Tuesday, August 1, 2023

Solicitation No. RFFR-476721-0096

Parsons, as the Main Construction Manager (MCM) for the Giant Mine Remediation Project (GMRP), and acting as both the Mine Manager and Prime Contractor, is soliciting a Request for Framework Rates (RFFR) for a Master Services Agreement at Giant Mine, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories on a Call-up Agreement basis. A MSA is not a contract but is an offer from a potential supplier to provide goods and/or services at pre-arranged prices, under set terms and conditions, when and if required. It is not a contract until Parsons issues a Call-up Agreement to the MSA list of approved subcontractors. This MSA includes, but is not limited to, the following:

  • Investigative Drilling – drilling boreholes with HW casing and HQ2 and HQ3 tooling using diamond coring rig and drilling geotechnical boreholes using track-mounted rigs.
  • Sample Drilling – carry out sonic drilling for the collection of samples, including enlarging access holes as required

An optional Pre-bid Conference and Site Visit will be held for this solicitation. The optional Pre-bid Conference will be held both in-person and virtually. The Site Visit is optional and will be held in-person only, immediately after the optional Pre-Bid Conference. Bidders must register via email to, no later than August 4, 2023 and provide the name(s) of the person(s) who will attend and state if that attendance will be in-person or virtual.  

Work is anticipated to start in 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 are 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. This solicitation can be found on MERX here.

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