ADVANCE NOTICE OF CONTRACTING OPPORTUNITY – SURFACE CARE AND MAINTENANCE – REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL

Friday, November 25, 2022

Solicitation No. 476721-0058

Regional Procurement Strategy for Indigenous Businesses

Parsons, as the Main Construction Manager (MCM) for the Giant Mine Remediation Project (GMRP) and acting as both the Mine Manager and Prime Contractor, will be soliciting a tender for the Surface Care and Maintenance (SCM) for the Giant Mine, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories. This RFP is being set up as a Regional Procurement Strategy for Indigenous Businesses, (PSIB). More information on how to qualify as a PSIB business can find information here: https://www.sac-isc.gc.ca/eng/1587562362075/1587562382213 This Regional PSIB RFP will include, but is not limited to, the following:

• The SCM subcontractor will be required to perform the maintenance functions of the mine Site. However, they will also be assigned additional tasks to support the ongoing remediation.
• The work included in this subcontract is comprised of all general care and maintenance of the surface infrastructure and facilities at Giant Mine. This includes ongoing operation, maintenance, inspection, testing, and repairs required to maintain the Site equipment in a safe, serviceable condition.
• The SCM subcontractor is to provide all mobile equipment, including certain pieces of equipment that must either be on Site on a full-time basis or available within two hours.

A mandatory pre-bid and site tour meeting will take place in December 2022. Work is anticipated to start Spring 2023.
Parsons is committed to ensuring procurement is conducted in a fair, open and transparent manner while meeting Comprehensive Land Claims Agreement (CLCA) commitments and the Government of Canada’s procurement objectives regarding Indigenous opportunities. Competitive proposals will be solicited using the MERX Canadian Public Tenders website to select the best value firm to deliver the product to the Giant Mine in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories.