ZRA/BSAR/09/2015: Tender for the maintenance of the 14.5km south bank gravel access road for the proposed Batoka Hydroelectric Scheme and the gravel airstrip.
The Zambezi River Authority (ZRA) has set aside funds to finance various operations during the 2015 financial year and intends to apply part of the proceeds to payments for the works contract for the maintenance of the 14.5km South Bank gravel access road for the proposed Batoka Hydroelectric Scheme (BGHES) and gravel airstrip
ZRA is a corporate body jointly and equally owned by the Governments of Zambia and Zimbabwe. In addition to the operation and maintenance of Kariba Dam Complex, ZRA is mandated to investigate, develop, monitor and maintain new dam sites on the stretch of the Zambezi River (from Kazungula to Kanyemba) forming a common border between the two Contracting States.
ZRA now invites sealed bids from eligible Bidders in Zimbabwe for the maintenance of the 14.5km South Bank gravel access road for the proposed Batoka Hydroelectric Scheme (BGHES) and gravel airstrip
The scope of work will include among other things:
Maintenance of the 14.5 km access gravel road from the Victoria Falls- Deka Mouth Road to the Batoka Gorge Dam Site including the maintenance the gravel airstrip. The maintenance works include provision of additional storm water drainage structures.
This tender is open to contractors of road works registered in Zimbabwe. Contractors’ current and past performance will be assessed prior to award of contract through a strict due diligence exercise conducted on the two (2) most recent projects completed.
Bidding will be conducted through Open National Bidding Procedures and the complete set of tender documents are available on the ZRA Website; www.zaraho.org.zm. Bidders may also inspect the tender document from the Procurement Section on the 4th Floor, Club Chambers Cnr N. Mandela/3rd Street, Harare. A complete set of tender document may be purchased at the above address upon payment of a non-refundable fee of US$20 cash.
The contact telephone numbers are +263 4 704031/6. Telegraphic and telefax offers will not be accepted.
Bids must be placed in a sealed envelope clearly marked “TENDER FOR THE BATOKA SOUTH ACCESS ROAD & AIRSTRIP accompanied by a bid security in the amount of US$10,000, must be deposited in the TENDER BOX placed on the 4th Floor, Club Chambers Cnr N. Mandela/3rd Street, Harare on or before 9th October 2015 at 1430 Hours Local Time.
Mandatory Site Visit will be held on 16th September 2015. The bidders are requested to meet at Victoria Falls- Deka Mouth Road 0845 hours. Departure to Site will be at 0900 hours. Following the site visit, a pre-bid meeting will be held to clarify all issues that bidders may raise. The venue and time of the meeting will be advised just after the site visit.
Questions and clarifications regarding this Tender must be submitted to Zambezi River Authority in accordance with provisions stated in the tender document no later than 28th September 2015.
The closing date for the receipt of bids is Friday 9th October 2015 at 1430 hours local time. Bids shall be opened immediately thereafter in the Board room on the 4th Floor, Club Chambers Cnr N. Mandela/3rd Street, Harare in the presence of bidders or their representatives who choose to attend.
LATE BIDS SHALL NOT BE ACCEPTED.