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Solicitation No. PQ-476721-00 62

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 initiating a process to qualify Respondents for soliciting a tender for the Demolition and Debris of the Core Industrial Area at the Giant Mine Site. 

This process will require Respondents interested to respond to a Regional PSIB Prequalification (PQ). Only those Shortlisted Respondents, considered by Parsons to meet the qualification requirements, will be invited to submit their competitive proposals for this work during the Request for Proposal (RFP) phase. Responses to the PQ in no way commit Parsons to any obligation or commitment for future work.

The purpose of this PQ is to solicit documentation that will enable Parsons to determine which Respondents:

  1. will be invited to submit proposals in response to Parsons’ RFP-476721-0062 for Demolition and Debris Removal – CIA
  2. are best qualified to successfully execute the abatement, demolition, and subsequent removal of infrastructure waste of the CIA which includes contaminated structures.

Parsons is interested in understanding the performance history and experience of the Respondent and its team members on projects that include technical elements similar to this project.

Procurement Approach: A two-phase procurement approach will be followed:

Phase One – Regional PSIB Prequalification (PQ) completed in early 2024. This solicitation is available on MERX at this link.

Phase Two - Request for Proposal (RFP) in February 2024, with a work start date of August 2024.

Phase One - Prequalification:

The ability to respond to this PQ, which aims to evaluate Respondents capable to abate, demolish, and remove the debris of significantly hazardous infrastructure for the GMRP, is open to all PSIB eligible through The evaluation of Respondents is based on defined mandatory and point-rated requirements specified in this PQ. Respondents must first be qualified by Parsons at Phase One.

PQ Respondents must submit a written proposal including the following points which evidence the

Respondents experience and capability to perform this type of work:

  • Key personnel required for this work must include a Professional Engineer with the ability to be registered with NAPEG, and a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) or Registered Occupational Hygienist (ROH).
  • Respondents to explain the expertise of personnel required for this type of work including, but not limited to ability to conduct structural stability assessments, experience in means and methods to handle highly contaminated structures, contents and equipment, the past abatement of hazardous building materials up to and including high-risk abatement, and experience in deconstruction of buildings and infrastructure.
  • Respondent must detail their expertise and ability to characterize, segregate and dispose of the hazardous, non-hazardous, legacy and operational wastes such as waste in surface debris piles and buried debris, and demolition of infrastructure including: painted and unpainted wood, drywall, metals and steel, brick, paper, glass, plastic materials, furniture, rubber tires, mechanical and electrical equipment, and utility infrastructure existing across the Site.
  • Respondent must detail the means and methods the Respondent would apply to foster an integrated and seamless abatement and deconstruction strategy for the overall project; where the safety of workers and environment is prioritized, and the progress occurs simultaneously including the ability to provide 24-hour asbestos air monitoring during abatement.
  • Respondent must demonstrate strong corporate and employee culture necessary to meet or exceed health, safety, and environmental requirements.
  • Respondent must demonstrate understanding of and adherence to Northwest Territories Mine Health and Safety Act as it applies to this type of work.
  • Capability of the implementation of Indigenous Opportunities Considerations (IOC) and understanding of future Socioeconomic Monthly reporting requirements.
  • Provide proof of ability to bond with insurance between CA$20,000,000.00 and CA$50,000,000.00.

Phase Two – Request for Proposal

The information provided in this section does not represent a commitment by Parsons and is provided solely for information purposes. Information is provided for guidance only and may be modified at Phase Two. The information provided herein may not be used as the basis of any future claims.

Only those respondents who are shortlisted by Parsons in Phase One will be eligible to submit a Bid for an RFP in Phase Two. The decision to participate in Phase Two is the decision of each shortlisted Respondent. The RFP will address specific technical, safety, IOC, and financial aspects of the requirement. The requirements of the technical submission will be determined by Parsons in its sole discretion.

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.