Bid Number: NRF/SARAO SUSE 001 2018
Closing date: 24 May 2019 11:00 am
The South African Radio Astronomy Observatory (SARAO) spearheads South Africa’s activities in the Square Kilometre Array Radio Telescope, commonly known as the SKA, in engineering, science and construction. SARAO is a National Facility managed by the National Research Foundation and incorporates radio astronomy instruments and programmes such as the MeerKAT and KAT-7 telescopes in the Karoo, the Hartebeesthoek Radio Astronomy Observatory (HartRAO) in Gauteng, the African Very Long Baseline Interferometry (AVN) programme in nine African countries as well as the associated human capital development and commercialisation endeavours. Information about the project is available from www.ska.ac.za.
Tenders are hereby invited for Provision for Air-conditioning Upgrades for NRF SARAO’s Karoo Array Processing Building (KAPB) of the MeerKAT telescope at the Losberg Site. Sealed tenders marked, BID REFERENCE: NRF SARAO SUSE 001 2018 – Provision for Air-conditioning Upgrades for NRF SARAO’s Karoo Array Processing Building (KAPB) of the MeerKAT telescope at the Losberg Site., must be placed in the tender box at SARAO Observatory Office, Old Times Media Building, Black River Park, 2 Fir Street, Observatory on or before 11:00 on 24 May 2019.
A compulsory briefing session will be held on 10 May 2019 at 12:30 pm at the SARAO Cape Town Office: 2 Fir Street, Black River Park, North Entrance, Observatory, Cape Town, South Africa, 7925. GPS coordinates 33°55’58.8″S, 18°28’15.3″E or at the SARAO Johannesburg Office: 17 Baker St, Rosebank, Johannesburg, South Africa. GPS coordinates -26,14778, 28,04031. Bidders can attend at any location.
A compulsory site inspection will be held on 15 May 2019 for bidders that did not attend the first site visit of the original advertised tender:
Venue: SARAO Losberg Complex, Northern Cape, SA – (Follow R63 from Carnarvon in direction of Williston for 13km and turn right on the tar road (P02996) towards Brandvlei. Travel along this road for 65km and turn left on the tar road (P02337) to the security boom. Follow this road for a further 13km to the Site Complex, GPS Coordinates 30°45’22.46″S21°25’59.95″E )
Telegraphic, telephonic, facsimile, email and late tenders will not be accepted.
Bid documentation is obtainable on the SARAO website at https://www.sarao.ac.za/tenders/
For queries, or to obtain additional information, contact the Supply Chain Specialist, Rayyan Arnold, at firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone number (021) 506 7415.