Closing Date: 05 May 2017
Zambia Railways Limited (ZRL) is a State Owned Enterprise (SOE) whose mandate is to provide rail freight and passenger transportation services in Zambia. It is a company incorporated in Zambia and having its registered offices in Kabwe.
ZRL owns land in Nankunko, Chisamba, which it has identified for the development of a quarry plant through a Public-Private Partnership (PPP) arrangement.
ZRL now invites interested eligible bidders to submit proposals for a feasibility study regarding the development of a quarry plant in Nankunko, Chisamba, Central Province through a PPP.
A firm will be selected under Quality & Cost-Based Selection (QCBS) process and procedures described in the RFP.
The RFP includes the following documents:
Preferential Procurement regulations apply as per provisions of the Statutory Instrument No. 36 of 2011 on preferential procurement, to be read in conjunction with The Citizens Economic Empowerment Act No. 9 of 2006, as read together with the Zambia Public Procurement Act No. 12 of 2008.
A complete set of bidding documents may be purchased by interested bidders from Zambia Railways Limited, Top Office, Corner of Ghana and Buntungwa Avenue, Kabwe upon payment of a non-refundable fee of Seven Hundred Kwacha (K700.00) inclusive of VAT.
Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from and inspect the Bidding Documents at Zambia Railways Limited, Top Office, Corner of Ghana and Buntungwa Avenue, Kabwe. The Bidding Document can also be accessed on the Zambia Railways Website; http://zrl.com.zm/tenders/.
An optional pre-bid conference will be held on Thursday 13th April, 2017, 10:00 hours local time at Top Office, Corner of Ghana and Buntungwa Avenue, Board room, Kabwe.
Sealed proposals should be sent and clearly labelled “RFP NO. ZRL/TEN/MPS/001/2017- CONSULTANCY SERVICES FOR A FEASIBILITY STUDY REGARDING THE DEVELOPMENT OF A QUARRY PLANT IN NANKUNKO, CHISAMBA, CENTRAL PROVINCE THROUGH A PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP” addressed to the Manager Procurement, Top Office, Corner of Ghana and Buntungwa Avenue, P.O. Box 80935, Kabwe, Zambia and must be received not later than Friday 5th, May, 2017 at 10:00 hours local time. HOWEVER, ELECTRONIC OFFERS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
Appropriately bound and sealed proposals must be deposited in the tender box situated at Zambia Railways Limited, Top Office, Corner of Ghana and Buntungwa Avenue Kabwe on or before Friday 5th May, 2017, 10:00hrs local time.
The closing date for receipt of the proposals is Friday 5th May, 2017 at 10:00 hours local time and any bids received after the time and date stipulated above will not be accepted. The proposals will be opened soon after closing in the Board room, at Zambia Railways Limited, Top Office, Corner of Ghana and Buntungwa Avenue in the presence of the bidders or their representative who may choose to attend.