West Lothian Council (The Authority) currently operates large Ro-Ro skip roller packers / compactors at its 6 Community Recycling Centres (CRCs). Four of the machines used at these sites are now due for replacement.
Tenders are invited for the following:
Lot 1 - Replacement of 4 of the existing machines.
Lot 2 - An offer to part-exchange one or all of the machines.
Lot 3 - An offer to include a fixed term routine maintenance and repair contract for the new machines.
Each machine will be as follows:
The machine will be wheeled, self-powered, mobile, and able to manoeuvre on site.
The machine will be fitted with a standard hydraulically operated ro-ro skip hook lift.
The machine will be able to pick up and exchange empty skips for fully loaded ones.
The machine will be able to lift and tow a loaded skip of up to 10 tonne (minimum) capacity over short distances.
The machine will have retractable anti-vandal guards for doors and windows.
The machine will be fitted with an operational hours counter.
The machine will be fitted with reversing mirrors or reversing camera.
The machine will have running lights (headlights).
The machine will have an automatic audible reversing warning.
The machine will have an enclosed and heated cab and driver seat.
The machine will be fitted with interior cab lighting and illuminated controls.
The machine will be fitted with a driver microphone and external speaker(s).
The routine maintenance and repair contract will be for a period of 36 months with an option to extend the contract for a further period up to a maximum of 24 months, subject to continued requirement by the Authority.
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West Lothian Council
West Lothian Civic Centre, Howden South Road
Contact point(s): Corporate Procurement Unit
For the attention of: Steven Menzies
EH54 6FF Livingston
Telephone: +44 1506281808
Fax: +44 1506281325
General address of the contracting authority: http://www.westlothian.com/councilcontracts
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00140
Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Contract value: Estimated value excluding VAT: Range: between 220 000 and 280 000 GBP
Published: 23 Jan 2013, Receipt by: 5 Mar 2013
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