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Crawler Cranes – Framework Agreement

Type of document: Contract Notice
Country: United Kingdom

2. Awarding Authority: SCS JV, GB. Web:
3. Contract type: Supply contract
Competitive Quotation
4. Description: About the Opportunity:
The Awarding Authority require the provision of Crawler Cranes (WP021) on site for various lifting operations from small lifts (5t) to heavy lifts (600t) and more, depending on the specific details of installation methodology for major structures, some of which are still in development
5. CPV Code(s): 42414100
6. NUTS code(s): UKG, UKG3, UKG31, UKI
7. Main site or location of works, main place of delivery or main place of performance: Delivery point HS2 route from London Euston to Ruislip
8. Reference attributed by awarding authority: WP021
9. Estimated value of requirement: Not provided.
10. CompeteFor response deadline 3.12.2021 (17:00:00).
11. Address to which they must be sent: Note: This is a CompeteFor opportunity. Opportunities may be with both public and private sector businesses. To apply, please click the following link to register on the CompeteFor portal Web:
12. Other information: Opportunity Method Contract Opportunity
Opportunity Status Open
Opportunity Type Public Sector
Notice Type Notice
Nature of Opportunity Services
Procedure type Competitive Quotation
Estimated contract value (GBP) Not disclosed
About the buyer’s selection process:
Following responses to this CompeteFor advert, suppliers will be shortlisted and successful suppliers will be invited to a competitive tender for the framework of works and services whereby final selection will be based upon a balanced scorecard assessment. The criteria of this assessment will consider quantitative and qualitative evidence supplied by tenderer’s.
About the buyer:
We are an unincorporated joint venture between Skanska, Costain and Strabag working on HS2 main works civil engineering contract, currently in the early contractor involvement stage for Section 1 and Section 2 of the planned HS2 route. Not only have the individual companies delivered high speed rail, major infrastructure and some of the most iconic structures internationally, the joint venture also has a proven record of working together. Skanska and Costain have a long history of successfully delivering civil engineering projects together in the UK, dating back 30 years. In joint venture they have delivered many major infrastructure projects, including the M25 in the 1980s, High Speed 1 in the early 2000s and the current Crossrail endeavor coming to completion under the streets of London in 2018. STRABAG and Skanska have worked together for over 15 years on European projects in Switzerland, Slovakia and Norway. As a joint venture, we are bringing together our collective strength to deliver world-class engineering, contributing to the long term economic growth of local and international markets. This is perfectly encapsulated in our mission; to draw everyone together to create a strong foundation from which to launch a transformative legacy.
Estimated tender close date 09/05/2022
Estimated contract award date 13/06/2022
Estimated contract start date 20/06/2022
Estimated contract end date 13/04/2026
Is SME Yes
Is framework agreement Yes