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Title: Deep Digital Cornwall: Provision of Geochemical Sample Analysis Services
Published by: University of Exeter
Publication Date: 04/05/2021
Deadline Date: 01/06/2021
Deadline Time: 12:00
Notice Type: Contract Notice
Has Documents: No
Has ESPD: No
Abstract:

Cornwall Resources Limited (CRL), in support of work under the Deep Digital Cornwall (DDC) project, are seeking bids from accredited laboratories for laboratory analysis work planned to take place during Q3 2021. The work is particularly focussed on tin-tungsten-copper mineralisation, which analyses are of greatest importance. Analytical services are expected to be required from June 2021 until early 2022.

Bids should be based on the following criteria:

• analysis of approximately 2 500 soil samples;

• price should be expressed on a cost per sample basis;

• samples will each be around 1kg and will consist of moist soil with rock fragments;

• preparation at the lab;

— dried and sieved to separate the selected size fraction for analysis. (this may for example be +125 – 250 μm);

— analytes should be prepared from this fraction, using sodium peroxide fusion;

— samples will be analysed via ICP-MS;

• analysis will be for a minimum of 53 elements; Ag, As, B, Ba, Be, Bi, Ca, Cd, Ce, Co, Cs, Cu, Dy, Fr, Eu, Fee, Ga, Gd, Ge, Ho, In, K, La, Li, Lu, Mg, Mn, Mo, Nb, Nd, Ni, Pb, Pr, Rb, Re, Sb, Se, Sm, Sn, Sr, Ta, Tb, Te, Th, Ti, Tl, Tm, U, V, W, Y, Yb, Zn

• lower and upper detection limits should be stated and must be appropriate for soil samples;

• sample status should preferably be trackable in real time;

• QA/QC protocols should be included;

• turn-around time from sample receipt to delivery of results should be specified;

• costs for disposal of unused portion of sample, and/or return to client should also be included;

• bids should specify per-sample costings for prep and analysis and any batch costs for other items such as administration, customs, transport or storage.

Contract notice

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1) Name and addresses

University of Exeter

RC000653

Northcote House

Exeter

EX4 4QH

UK

Contact person: Jodie Underhay

Telephone: +44 1392723072

E-mail: j.underhay@exeter.ac.uk

NUTS: UKK2

Internet address(es)

Main address: http://www.exeter.ac.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://uk.eu-supply.com/ctm/Company/CompanyInformation/Index/53042

I.3) Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge at:

https://uk.eu-supply.com/ctm/Supplier/Documents/Folder/29270


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to the abovementioned address


I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5) Main activity

Education

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

Deep Digital Cornwall: Provision of Geochemical Sample Analysis Services

Reference number: UOE/2021/024/JU

II.1.2) Main CPV code

71620000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

Cornwall Resources Ltd (CRL), in support of work under the Deep Digital Cornwall (DDC) project, are seeking bids from accredited laboratories for laboratory analysis work planned to take place during Q3 2021. The work is particularly focussed on tin-tungsten-copper mineralisation, which analyses are of greatest importance.

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 75 000.00 GBP

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKK2

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Cornwall Resources Limited (CRL), in support of work under the Deep Digital Cornwall (DDC) project, are seeking bids from accredited laboratories for laboratory analysis work planned to take place during Q3 2021. The work is particularly focussed on tin-tungsten-copper mineralisation, which analyses are of greatest importance. Analytical services are expected to be required from June 2021 until early 2022.

Bids should be based on the following criteria:

• analysis of approximately 2 500 soil samples;

• price should be expressed on a cost per sample basis;

• samples will each be around 1kg and will consist of moist soil with rock fragments;

• preparation at the lab;

— dried and sieved to separate the selected size fraction for analysis. (this may for example be +125 – 250 μm);

— analytes should be prepared from this fraction, using sodium peroxide fusion;

— samples will be analysed via ICP-MS;

• analysis will be for a minimum of 53 elements; Ag, As, B, Ba, Be, Bi, Ca, Cd, Ce, Co, Cs, Cu, Dy, Fr, Eu, Fee, Ga, Gd, Ge, Ho, In, K, La, Li, Lu, Mg, Mn, Mo, Nb, Nd, Ni, Pb, Pr, Rb, Re, Sb, Se, Sm, Sn, Sr, Ta, Tb, Te, Th, Ti, Tl, Tm, U, V, W, Y, Yb, Zn

• lower and upper detection limits should be stated and must be appropriate for soil samples;

• sample status should preferably be trackable in real time;

• QA/QC protocols should be included;

• turn-around time from sample receipt to delivery of results should be specified;

• costs for disposal of unused portion of sample, and/or return to client should also be included;

• bids should specify per-sample costings for prep and analysis and any batch costs for other items such as administration, customs, transport or storage.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6) Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 75 000.00 GBP

II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 6

This contract is subject to renewal: No

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: No

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: Yes

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1) Conditions for participation

III.1.2) Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents


III.1.3) Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents


III.2) Conditions related to the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes

IV.2) Administrative information

IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 01/06/2021

Local time: 12:00

IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted

EN

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 01/06/2021

Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

Royal Courts of Justice

London

UK

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

29/04/2021


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Main Contact: j.underhay@exeter.ac.uk
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Technical Contact: N/a
Other Contact: N/a

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71620000Analysis servicesTechnical testing, analysis and consultancy services

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