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4776 MEIDECC Bids Construct Bldg 21 Mar - 7 May 2019

MINISTRY OF METEOROLOGY, ENERGY, INFORMATION, DISASTER MANAGEMENT, ENVIRONMENT, CLIMATE CHANGE AND COMMUNICATIONS (MEIDECC)

Specific Procurement Notice

Construction of Headquarter Building
for Tonga Meteorological Service (TMS) and National Emergency Management Office (NEMO)

Request for Bids

Small Works

(One-Envelope Bidding Process)

Country: Tonga
Name of Project: Pacific Resilience Project (PREP)
Contract Title: Construction of a Headquarter Building for Tonga Meteorological Service (TMS) and National Emergency Management Office (NEMO) at MATAKIEUA, TAUFAAHAU RD, TONGATAPU ISLAND
Grant No.: GEF/SCCF GRANT NUMBER TF0A0900/ GFDRR GRANT NUMBER TF0A1232
RFB Reference No.: PREPTONGA/WORKS 01

The Government of Tonga has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Pacific Resilience Program (PREP) and intends to apply part of the proceeds toward payments under the contract for Construction of a Headquarter Building for Tonga Meteorological Service (TMS) and National Emergency Management Office (NEMO) at MATAKIEUA, TAUFAAHAU RD, TONGATAPU ISLAND.

The Ministry of Meteorology, Energy, Information, Disaster Management, Environment, Climate Change and Communications (MEIDECC) now invites sealed Bids from eligible Bidders for the construction of a new facility for TMS and NEMO headquarters. This is to be a 3-level concrete masonry building, with concrete structure throughout, with a steel framed roof clad in profile metal. This new facility is located on a green field site in Mataki’eua, Nuku’alofa, in Tonga. It is anticipated that the construction period will be for a duration of 14 months.

Bidding will be conducted through International Competitive Procurement as specified in the World Bank’s “Procurement Regulations for IPF Borrowers, July 2016, revised in November 2017 (“Procurement Regulations”), and is open to all Bidders as defined in the Procurement Regulations.

Interested eligible Bidders may obtain further information from Lilika Fifita (Procurement Officer) or Maliu Takai (PREP Project Manager) Project Management Unit, PacificResilience Project (PREP, MEIDECC), Telephone (676) 23-160 and inspect the bidding document during office hours 8:30 am – 5:00pm at the address given below.

The bidding document in English may be purchased by interested eligible Bidders upon the submission of a written application to the address below and upon payment of a nonrefundable fee of TOP 500.00. The method of payment will be Bank Cheque written to Government of Tonga. The document will be sent by courier or paper copies for collection.

The Bidding documents shall consist of the following;

  1. World Bank – Request for Bids (Small Works)
  2. Volume I: Bill of Quantities
  3. Volume II: Specifications
  4. Volume III: Drawings
  5. Volume IV: Supplementary Information

Bids must be delivered to the address below on or before Tuesday, 7th May 2019. Electronic Bidding will not be permitted. Late Bids will be rejected. Bids will be publicly opened in the presence of the Bidders’ designated representatives and anyone who chooses to attend at the address below on Tuesday, 7th May 2019.

All Bids must be accompanied by a Bid-Security of USD 100,000 (One Hundred Thousand United States Dollars) or equivalent.

The addresses referred to above are:

Attention: Paula Ma’u
The Chief Executive Officer
Ministry of Meteorology, Energy, Information, Disaster Management, Environment,
Climate Change and Communications (MEIDECC)
1st Floor OG Sanft Building
Nuku'alofa
TONGA
Tel: (676) 23-160 or 28-170
E-mail: paulm [at] mic [dot] gov [dot] to

For inspecting the Bidding Documents:

PREP PMU, Level 4, OG Sanft Building, Taufa’ahau Rd, Nuku’alofa
Procurement Officer – Lilika Fifita
Email: preptonga [at] gmail [dot] com
PREP Project Manager – Maliu Takai
Email: moeaotakai [at] gmail [dot] com
Tel: (676) 23-160