Portable Appliance and Fixed Wire Testing
The suppliers who were successful at the PQQ stage have been invited to participate in the second stage ITT. The closing date for the submission of the ITT responses is the 21st January 2015.
This agreement has been advertised, if you know or are using any suppliers that would be interested in submitting a tender submission, could you please advise them that they will have to register on the In-Tend website from where they will be able to access the tender documents. The closing date for receipt of supplier responses is the 2nd February 2015.
High Value Lab Equipment (HVLE)
Tender returns came back on the 12th December 2014 for the HVLE Framework Agreements as follows:
- X-ray and Elemental / Micro Analysis Equipment – 14 Returns
- Magnetic Resonance Equipment – 5 Returns
- High Value Imaging / Analysis Systems and Microscopy Instrumentation – over 20 Returns
Work is well under way evaluating the tender returns.
An additional two agreements have been advertised with a return date of the 26th January 2015:
- High Value Spectroscopy (made up of 3 lots).
- Gene Expression and Genotyping Analysis Equipment (made up of 3 lots).
The current Framework Agreement has been extended with the three current suppliers and will now end on 31st July 2015. This further extension has been invoked to allow continuity of supply during the retendering process. An updated Buyers’ Guide is available on Unibuy (GeM).
Cleaning and Janitorial Supplies
Work on retendering this agreement has begun and the kick off meeting for the Tender Working Party will be held in January 2015. If you are interested in working on this renewal then please contact [email protected] This Framework sees the amalgamation of the following Frameworks and is due to start on 1st August 2015:
- Cleaning Chemicals and Janitorial Supplies
- Recycling Bins
- Refuse Sacks
- Toilet Tissue
Gas Equipment Maintenance and Repair Services
The ITT documents have been issued with a return date of 19th January 2015. This new Framework is scheduled to commence on 1st March 2015.
The current Framework expires on 31st July 2015. A Tender Working Party meeting has been arranged for 20th January 2015 to commence work on the re-tendering of the Framework.