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186/MVT - 8MN Test Machine (Hydraulic Actuators and Load Cells)The University of sheffield is seeking tenders from organisations to provide:The supply of 4 off hydraulic actuators and load cells to support the construction of an 800 Tonne 8 MN test ...

Contract award notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

University of Sheffield
Floor 5, The Arts Tower, Western Bank
S10 2TN Sheffield
Telephone: +44 1142224204

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract
186/MVT 8MN Test Machine (Hydraulic Actuators and Load Cells)
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

NUTS code UKE31

II.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
186/MVT - 8MN Test Machine (Hydraulic Actuators and Load Cells)
The University of sheffield is seeking tenders from organisations to provide:
The supply of 4 off hydraulic actuators and load cells to support the construction of an 800 Tonne 8 MN test capability. This facility will be assembled in the Advanced Structural Testing Centre at the AMRC in Rotherham. Anticipated projects include static and low cycle fatigue this will provide a unique and high capacity testing solution in the UK.
Actuators should be capable of applying a tensile load of 200 Tonnes (2MN) at a hydraulic supply pressure of 210 Bar

This is an open EU procurement procedure. The ITT can be downloaded by registering and expressing your interest on the University"s e-tendering system Completed tenders must be returned through the same e-tendering system.

The closing date for return of tenders is 12 noon on 22.1.2013 (UK time).
II.1.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

42132120, 31131100

II.1.6)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.2)Total final value of contract(s)
II.2.1)Total final value of contract(s)

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction has been used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Contract notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2012/S 240-395223 of 13.12.2012

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: 186/MVT Lot No: 1 - Lot title: 8MN Test6 Machine
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 5
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

The Hen House, Chadwick End, Oldwich Lane West
B93 0BJ Solihull

V.4)Information on value of contract
V.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be sub-contracted: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Reference to project(s) and/or programme(s): ERDF Ref 9.4647 and Catapult
VI.2)Additional information:
VI.3)Procedures for appeal
VI.3.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.3.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The contracting authority will incorporate a minimum 10 day standstill period at the point information on the award of contract is communicated to tenders. This period allows unsuccessful tenders seek a further debriefing before the contract is entered into. If an appeal regarding the award of contract cannot be resolved, the Public Contracts regulations 2006 (as amended) provide for aggrieved parties to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action should be brought promptly (generally within 3 months).
VI.3.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: