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Package # VB-S-C-2017 SED Pond Repairs QBE Nomination Closing Date
Title SED Pond Repairs Tender Issue Date TBA
    Bid Closing Date TBA

For more information contact: Dwayne Chiasson
709-896-6426
709-752-3459
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Contract Scope

The Vale, NL Voisey’s Bay project is a 6,000 tons/day Nickel and Copper ore mining and processing facility located 300 kilometers north of Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL. The project involves an open pit mine with surface processing plant to produce Nickel and Copper concentrates.

It is the intent of Vale, NL to improve workplace quality through yearly capital investment. This project is an on-going initiative to reduce risk to employees to as low as reasonable achievable (ALARA) in the concentrator and surrounding area by installing a steel wall lined with wear plates in the Primary Crusher surge pocket, adding a ventilation unit for the courier shack, adding access platforms for various sample cutters and pebble crusher shroud, dust control at the primary crusher building, and improve belt cleaning and clean up options for the pebble conveyors.

The following document outlines the project requirements to be met by the Contractor. 

1.2       Safety

Consideration to safety and personnel protection shall be given to all aspects of the installation of the equipment. Requirements of OH&S, local safety legislation and regulations, and Vale, NL corporate safety policies and procedures shall be fully complied with for this project.

Contractor to supply all personnel safety equipment for their employees and must comply with Vale policy.  

2.0          SCOPE OF WORK

2.1       Work Schedule

The Contractor schedule is to include manpower requirements, mobilization and demobilization dates, daily work schedule, expected completion dates for each work component, and anticipated work delays.    

Schedule is to be submitted formally to the Company prior to commencing work.

Performance of the Work shall be in accordance with the direction from the Company’s Tailings & Water Management Coordinator, site manager or designate.  It is expected that the scope of work will be performed as per Company requested schedule, commencing Mid-July 2017.

2.2          Detailed Scope of Work

Areas to be repaired are shown on attached drawings and photos. Some additional liner patches maybe requested by Company’s Tailings & Water Management Coordinator, site manager or designate. Any additional work will be Company approved by written communication and agreed upon on a case by case basis.

Contractors to provide an hourly labor charge rates for all employees, minimum charge rate for each day while on site, and all applicable charges to be invoiced during the entirety of this project.  

The following are general notes regarding the scope of work to be performed by the contractor:

  • All work required by this specification is to be completed by experienced, qualified, competent workers. Contractor is to provide all documentation pertaining to the qualifications of its people at the request of the Company.

  • Personnel must be trained in First Aid and complete site specific training while onsite.  

  • Contractor is to ensure that the work areas associated with the scope of work is kept tidy, free of clutter, and accessible to the Company’s personnel.  All site safety policies and procedures are to be complied with throughout the entirety of this project.

  • Work is to be completed during dry conditions to ensure the safety of those walking on pond liners.

  • The Contractor shall take its day to day direction from the Company’s Tailings & Water Management Coordinator, site manager or designate.

  • The Contractor shall supply a copy of their quality assurance manual prior upon award of the contract.  The contractor shall also submit to the company a copy of their quality control checks, prior to the commencement of the work.

  • Estimated people to complete the project: One crew of 2-3 people. Any additional repairs requested by Vale will be agreed upon on a case by case basis. 

  • All garbage and waste materials are to be handled and disposed of according to the Vale waste management plan. Contractor will be instructed on the waste management procedure and are to be complied with throughout the entirety of this project.

  • Comply with Vale site visitor procedure. All contractors coming to site must complete requested visitor entry forms and Drug and Alcohol testing as per site policies.

2.3       COMPANY FURNISHED SERVICES & FACILITIES

The Company will provide the Contractor, at no cost, specifically for the performance of the Work of this Contract, the following Services and Facilities:           

  • Travel to and from worksite and accommodations/lunchroom

2.4       COMPANY FURNISHED EQUIPMENT & TOOLS

The Company will provide the Contractor, at no cost, specifically for the performance of the Work of this Contract, the following Equipment and Tools: 

Ø  Available fusing equipment

Ø  Generator and fuel

Ø  Grinders

2.5       COMPANY FURNISHED CONSUMABLES & MATERIALS

The Company will provide the Contractor, at no cost, specifically for the performance of the Work of this Contract, the following Equipment and Tools:

  • Fuel

  • Grinding, buffing, and cutting disks 

  • Rags and garbage bags

  • Ropes

  • Available HDPE fusing wire/rod

  • Available HDPE Liner material

     

     

2.6       Quality Assurance

Installation shall be of a type and quality of good industrial practice for reputable contractors. Unanticipated field conditions, modifications required during installation must be Company approved by written communication and other non-conformances shall be thoroughly documented and recorded