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Title: Fibre Cable Management & Redrumming
Published by: Balfour Beatty Rail
Publication Date: 12/11/2020
Deadline Date: 18/11/2020
Deadline Time: 12:00
Notice Type: Speculative Sub-Contract Opportunity
Has Documents: No
Has ESPD: No
Abstract: Overview
As part of the Transport for Wales’ (TfW) Core Valley Lines (CVL) Project, Balfour Beatty Rail have been asked to submit a quotation for the project’s Telecoms - Phase A (TAM) works.
The works are a requirement to provide Fibre Optic Cable connectivity for Signalling, Telecom and Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA) circuits. This work will include the installation of 24F, 48F and 432F Cables.
Balfour Beatty Rail is seeking to engage the market for proposals which shall include the storage of cable procured by Balfour Beatty Rail and its client, management, redrumming and delivery of the cables, including:
> Arrange and management of secure storage area for the cables.
> Accepting deliveries of cable drums from the cable supplier at storage location, which shall include the supply of mechanical means to safely offload the drums from delivery wagons.
> Visual inspection of cables/drums on arrival reporting any damages or anomalies with the delivery to Balfour Beatty Rail.
> Cut and redrum 432F cable to design lengths. Design lengths and redrumming requirements for Phase A works shall be listed within enquiry. Note: design lengths are taken from the latest draft design, lengths may change with future design issues and site surveys.
> Redrumming details shall be supplied; redrumming from 8no. x 6km drums of 432f cable to be re-drummed on to 19no. Drums from end of January 2021
> Delivery of redrummed cable, on call-off to TfW’s Depot, Treforest Industrial Estate, South Wales. (Plant for offloading at Treforest Depot will be supplied by TfW.)
Programme
Phase A – Installation of approx. 44km of 432F Cable. We would require the delivery of the cable from your storage depot to Treforest from begin February 2021.
NB: Potential Future Works - Phase B of the works is due to commence in Summer 2021. Balfour Beatty Rail will also be looking to carry out these works for TfW, and would require additional cable storage, cutting & redrumming of fibre cables.
Tender Documents
Suppliers requested to express an interest and shall be subject to meeting Balfour Beatty Rail’s pre-qualification criteria for this package of works.
Documents shall be issued to those who qualify via Balfour Beatty’s Jaggaer portal. Access shall be supplied to those who qualify.
Responses, including any tender queries, shall be via the Jaggaer portal only.
Response shall be based on best value (commercial and technical) which shall include:
> Details of cutting and redrumming techniques used
> Address of Cable Storage Facility
> Detail of the security supplied at the Cable Storage Facility
> Timescales from receipt of call off instruction (notice period for a cable delivery)
> Price based on scope with visibility of rates used and additional transport costs should Balfour Beatty Rail require collection of existing cable drums already procured and delivered. Collection from Treforest Industrial Estate to your cable storage facility.

Sub-Contract - Speculative Opportunity

WORKS

1 Purchasing Organisation Details

1.1

Purchasing Organisation Name and Address


Balfour Beatty Rail

Procurement, Transport for Wales CVL Infrastructure Depot, Treforest Industrial Estate,

Pontypridd

CF37 5UT

UK

Steven Murrell

+44 7980904426

steven.murrell@balfourbeatty.com

https://www.balfourbeatty.com/expertise/rail-engineering/

1.2

Obtaining Documentation

Documents issued via Jaggaer Portal

1.3

Further Information

Request for further information should be submitted through the Questions and Answers function on Sell2Wales. Please record your interest in the notice to submit a question.

1.4

Receipt of Documents

2 Contract Details

2.1

Title

Fibre Cable Management & Redrumming

2.2

Reference number attributed to the notice by the contracting purchasing organisation

CVL-00013

2.3

Details of the Main Contract

Published ID: DEC276198

Title: CVL Transformation - Package 03 Power Distribution, Switching and Commissioning - ITT

Purchasing Organisation: Transport for Wales

2.4

Description of the goods or services required

Overview

As part of the Transport for Wales’ (TfW) Core Valley Lines (CVL) Project, Balfour Beatty Rail have been asked to submit a quotation for the project’s Telecoms - Phase A (TAM) works.

The works are a requirement to provide Fibre Optic Cable connectivity for Signalling, Telecom and Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA) circuits. This work will include the installation of 24F, 48F and 432F Cables.

Balfour Beatty Rail is seeking to engage the market for proposals which shall include the storage of cable procured by Balfour Beatty Rail and its client, management, redrumming and delivery of the cables, including:

> Arrange and management of secure storage area for the cables.

> Accepting deliveries of cable drums from the cable supplier at storage location, which shall include the supply of mechanical means to safely offload the drums from delivery wagons.

> Visual inspection of cables/drums on arrival reporting any damages or anomalies with the delivery to Balfour Beatty Rail.

> Cut and redrum 432F cable to design lengths. Design lengths and redrumming requirements for Phase A works shall be listed within enquiry. Note: design lengths are taken from the latest draft design, lengths may change with future design issues and site surveys.

> Redrumming details shall be supplied; redrumming from 8no. x 6km drums of 432f cable to be re-drummed on to 19no. Drums from end of January 2021

> Delivery of redrummed cable, on call-off to TfW’s Depot, Treforest Industrial Estate, South Wales. (Plant for offloading at Treforest Depot will be supplied by TfW.)

Programme

Phase A – Installation of approx. 44km of 432F Cable. We would require the delivery of the cable from your storage depot to Treforest from begin February 2021.

NB: Potential Future Works - Phase B of the works is due to commence in Summer 2021. Balfour Beatty Rail will also be looking to carry out these works for TfW, and would require additional cable storage, cutting & redrumming of fibre cables.

Tender Documents

Suppliers requested to express an interest and shall be subject to meeting Balfour Beatty Rail’s pre-qualification criteria for this package of works.

Documents shall be issued to those who qualify via Balfour Beatty’s Jaggaer portal. Access shall be supplied to those who qualify.

Responses, including any tender queries, shall be via the Jaggaer portal only.

Response shall be based on best value (commercial and technical) which shall include:

> Details of cutting and redrumming techniques used

> Address of Cable Storage Facility

> Detail of the security supplied at the Cable Storage Facility

> Timescales from receipt of call off instruction (notice period for a cable delivery)

> Price based on scope with visibility of rates used and additional transport costs should Balfour Beatty Rail require collection of existing cable drums already procured and delivered. Collection from Treforest Industrial Estate to your cable storage facility.

NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Sell2Wales Web Site at https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=105650.

2.5

Notice Coding and Classification

31341000 Insulated cable reels
32562200 Optical telecommunication cables
32572000 Communications cable
45234000 Construction work for railways and cable transport systems
1015 Central Valleys (Merthyr Tydfil, Rhondda Cynon Taf)

3 Administrative Information

3.1

Type of Procedure

Dual stage – Candidates must first pass a selection procedure before being invited to tender or negotiate.

3.2

Time Limits



Deadline for requests to participate
    18-11-2020  Time  12:00

Estimated award date 20-01-2021

3.3

Tender Submission Postbox

4 Other Information

4.1

Additional Information

Please note this is a speculative opportunity. The contractor has not yet won the prime contract and so a sub contract is not guaranteed.

Sub-contracting opportunities published on Sell2Wales are business-to-business transactions and are not subject to the normal public sector and EU rules regarding procurement. The Welsh Government does not accept responsibility or liability for the content, evaluation or award of sub-contracting opportunities.

(WA Ref:105650)

Relates to the following project/programme financed by EU Community Funds: South Wales Metro - Core Valley Lines

4.2

Additional Documentation

4.3

Publication date of this notice

 12-11-2020

Information added to the notice since publication.

Additional information added to the notice since it's publication.
No further information has been uploaded.
Main Contact: steven.murrell@balfourbeatty.com
Admin Contact: N/a
Technical Contact: N/a
Other Contact: N/a

Commodity Categories

Commodity Categories
IDTitleParent Category
32572000Communications cableCommunications equipment
45234000Construction work for railways and cable transport systemsConstruction work for pipelines, communication and power lines, for highways, roads, airfields and railways; flatwork
31341000Insulated cable reelsInsulated cable accessories
32562200Optical telecommunication cablesOptical-fibre cables
84Transport for Wales Rail Services / Keolis Amey Operations LimitedSell2Wales Projects

Delivery Locations

Delivery Locations
IDDescription
1015Central Valleys (Merthyr Tydfil, Rhondda Cynon Taf)

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