MINISTRY OF MINES AND STEEL DEVELOPMENT

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FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA
MINISTRY OF MINES AND STEEL DEVELOPMENT
2, LUANDA CRESCENT, WUSE II, ABUJA, NIGERIA

INVITATION FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (EOI) FOR CONSULTANCY SERVICES FOR THE DESIGN OF MINING HOUSE

BACKGROUND
In line with the diversification Agenda of the Federal Government, the Federal Executive Council (FEC) approved an intervention fund under the National Resources Fund to facilitate activities that will lead to significant improvement in the mining sector.

The Ministry of Mines and Steel Development intends to implement the Design of Mining House in Abuja approved under the National Resources Fund and hereby invites competent and interested firms/consultants to submit Expression of Interest (EOI) for the project.

This involves the procurement of Consultancy Services in respect of the construction of the Mining House. The areas of specialization are in Architecture, Structural Engineering, Quantity Surveying, Mechanical and Electrical Engineering.

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SCOPE OF WORK
i. Preparation of Preliminary designs and estimates
ii. Advising on Cost estimates
iii. Production of Detailed Working Drawings
iv. Preparation of Detailed Bills of Quantities, Articles of Agreement, and checking of Tender Report
v. Normal site supervision

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
All submissions must be accompanied with the following:
i) Certificate of Incorporation with Corporate Affairs Commission.
ii) Current Tax Clearance Certificate for the last three (3) years (2014, 2015 and 2016).
iii) Current Pension Compliance Certificate from National Pension Commission (PENCOM).
iv) Evidence of Compliance Certificate with Industrial Training Fund (ITF) Amendment Act.
v) Company’s profile with evidence of previous experience in similar jobs including letters of award and job completion certificates and personnel experience and qualifications.
vi) Evidence of registration on the National Database of Federal Contractors, Consultants and Service Providers of Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP) in respect of current Interim Registration Report (IRR).
vii) Evidence of Bank Reference/Financial Capability.
viii) Company’s registration with relevant professional bodies as follows:
Architects Registration Board of Nigeria (ARCON)
Council of Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN)
Quantity Surveyors Registration Board of Nigeria (QSRBN)
ix) Sworn affidavit to certify that all information provided are true, that the company is not in receivership, insolvent or bankrupt and no officer of the Ministry or the Bureau of Public Procurement is a former or present Director, Shareholder or has any pecuniary interest in the company.

SUBMISSION OF EOI DOCUMENTS
Expression of Interest (EoI) shall be submitted in two (2) hard copies (original & copy) and one (1) soft copy clearly marked, on or before 12 noon on Monday, March 15th, 2018 to the Office of Director (Procurement), Block A, Room 207 of the Ministry. Opening of bids will take place immediately after the close of submission at 1:00pm on Monday, March 5th, 2018, in the Honourable Minister’s Conference Room, Block B, 1st Floor, Headquarters.

Please Note
a) Any bidder whose submission does not strictly adhere to the above Instructions to Tenderers will be disqualified.
b) This advertisement does not constitute a commitment or obligation on the part of the Ministry nor does it entitle any person to make any claim whatsoever from the Ministry for having responded to the advertisement.

Signed:
PERMANENT SECREARY
Ministry of Mines and Steel Development

SOURCE: THE GUARDIAN