EXTENSION OF CLOSING AND SUBMISSION DATE
INVITATION TO TENDER FOR THE DESIGN, SUPPLY AND INSTALLATION OF OPGW OPTIC FIBRE CABLE AND UNIVERSAL OPTICAL TRANSPORT NETWORK (OTN) EQUIPMENT
The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) in the April 22nd2019 editions of Vanguard, Daily Trust, and Federal Tenders Journal has placed an advertisement for the Invitation of Tenders from reputable Companies for the Design, Supply and Installation of OPGW Fibre Optic Cable and Universal Optical Transport Network (OTN) equipment with the closing date of submission of tenders slated for 5thJune, 2019.
Due to the upcoming Eid-El holidays which may coincide with the earlier scheduled closing/opening date of tenders, and also because of the increasing requests for the extension of closing date, TCN management hereby extends the closing/opening date to 12:00 noon on Wednesday, 19thJune, 2019.
Prospective bidders that have already purchased the bid document before the date of this particular advertisement are requested to take note of the following additional piece of information.
The replacement of the existing sky wire (GSW) on the transmission line towers with the proposed OPGW is to be carried out as follows;
- Gombe – Jos 330KV Transmission line to be done live (without outage)
- Aja – Lekki – Alagbon 330KV line is to be done live (without outage)
- Benin – Ajaokuta 330KV line is to be done on cold line (through outage)
- Ikeja West – Egbin 330KV line is to be done on cold line (through outage)
All the lines listed in (ii) & (iv) above (whose jobs are to be carried out on cold lines) would be done on weekends as from 08.00 hours to 17.00 hours. However, bidders would be required to secure all the necessary approvals from the National Inland Waterways Authority for item (ii) above if awarded the contract.
The intended completion period for the entire duration of the contract for the above works shall be maximum of 6 months period from the date of signing the contract as against 18 months stated in clause “GCC 1.1 (w) in the instruction to Bidders.
Interested bidders are also hereby notified that management has fixed a pre-bid meeting with all the prospective bidders that have purchased bid document to be held on Monday 10thJune, 2019 at 10.00hours prompt at TCN Corporate Headquarters Conference Room 2ndFloor, to address any other clarification arising from the bid document.
OPENING OF BIDS
The Technical Bid submissions shall be opened after the closing time at 12:00 noon on Wednesday, 19thJune, 2019 at the Transmission Company of Nigeria, CHQ Conference Room, 2ndFloor.
Please note that all other information as contained in our earlier advertisement remain the same.
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