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INVITATION TO TENDER FOR GENERAL ENVIRONMENTAL CHAINSAW WORK (HIGHLAND PERTHSHIRE)

The Forestry Commission is setting up a Framework agreement for General Environmental Chainsaw Work in the Highland Perthshire beat of Tay Forest District.

Work is primarily for conservation works (peatland restoration clearance of non native species, clearance of invasive species, scheduled site clearance) but could also include smaller amounts of windblow clearance, cleaning and singling for FM, etc. within the HIGHLAND PERTHSHIRE BEAT of Tay Forest District. At least half the work will be in Allean/Errochty, Glassie, Drummond Hill and South Rannoch.

The estimated total value of the Framework Agreementcontract is between £ with a £30000, up to a maximum value of £60000

The anticipated contract start date will be late January 2015 to be completed by the end of March 2016.

For further enquiries regarding this contract please contact Peter Fullarton (peter.fullarton@forestry.gsi.gov.uk) no later than 1200 8th December 2014.

To express your interest and to request tender documents please contact Peter Fullarton (peter.fullarton@forestry.gsi.gov.uk) no later than 1200 8th December 2014.  Please note that completed tender documents must be received no later than 1400 15th December 2014.

ROOF/WALL CLADDING REPLACEMENT, TO FORESTRY COMMISSION MES WORKSHOP AT ABERFOYLE, FK8 3UX

The Forestry Commission is inviting tenders for roof and wall cladding replacement works to existing MES Workshop at Aberfoyle, FK8 3UX.  The works include the safe removal and disposal of asbestos cement fibre cladding to both roof and walls and the installation of insulated roof and wall panel and associated heating (flue) and electrical works

The estimated total value of the contract is £60,000

The anticipated contract start date will be: as soon as reasonably practicable with completion no later than 31st March 2015

For further enquiries regarding this contract please contact

Zac Manning: zac.manning@forestry.gsi.gov.uk / 07795 060665 no later than Monday 8th December 2014, 17:00

To express your interest and to request tender documents please contact

Zac Manning: zac.manning@forestry.gsi.gov.uk / 07795 060665 no later than Monday 8th December 2014, 17:00

We must receive your completed tender by 5pm Wednesday 15th December.

INVITATION TO TENDER: DIRECT PRODUCTION CONTRACT FOR THE PROVISION OF MECHANISED HARVESTING OPERATIONS IN MORAY & ABERDEENSHIRE FOREST DISTRICT

The Forestry Commission is seeking expressions of interest from suitably experienced, capable and competent contractors to carry out harvesting and extraction to roadside on clearfell and thinning operations sites in Moray and Aberdeenshire Forest District.
Sites will be located within the mid and south end of the forest district and work will consist of harvesting standing timber to FC prescribed specification and extracting to be presented at roadside.
The medium term contract will be awarded on a 4 year contract with annual break points.

The estimated contract volume including extensions is:
160,000m3

The anticipated contract start date will be 01 April 2015 to be completed by 31 March 2019 including extensions.

For further enquiries regarding this contract please contact Carol Davidson
01466 794161
carol.davidson@forestry.gsi.gov.uk
no later than 18th December 2014

To tender for this work please download the tender documention and send an email confirmation to
Stuart Gartly
01466 794161
procurement.mryabd@forestry.gsi.gov.uk
no later than 18th December 2014 to inform him you have downloaded the tender documents and ensure your made aware of any questions and answers that are raised during the tender process.

41km OF VEGETATION CONTROL TO EXISTING FOREST ROAD GLEN URQUHART AREA INCLUDING FOREST AT GLEN URQUHART, BALNAIN, BUNTAIT, GLEN CANNICH & HERDSHILL

The Forestry Commission is inviting tenders for Vegetation Control to existing forest roads. This incorporates road corridor clearance, shrub clearance and some small scale tree felling along the existing road network in Glen Urquhart, Balnain, Buntait, Glen Cannich and Herdshill Forest Areas

The estimated total value of the contract is £55,000.00

The estimated contract volume is 41 km of forest road network

The anticipated contract start date will be 06 January 2015  anticipated completion date is 31 March 2015 (but this will be subject to an ongoing reviewed).

For further enquiries regarding this contract please contact Mr Ron Davies (ron.davies@forestry.gsi.gov.uk) no later than 14:00 on 25 November 2014

To express your interest and to request tender documents please contact Mr Ron Davies (ron.davies@forestry.gsi.gov.uk) no later than 14:00 on 20 November 2014. 

EXPRESSION OF INTEREST FOR A HARVESTING FRAMEWORK AGREEMENT COVERING SOUTH SCOTLAND

The Forestry Commission are setting up a Framework Agreement covering Dumfries and Border Forest District and Galloway Forest District and are inviting tenders from Contractors who are interested in tendering for this opportunity.

There will be two Lots available for contractors to bid for under this Framework Agreement:

Lot 1 – Galloway Forest District (there is an estimated annual volume of potentially 60k tonnes of contract work to be offered under this Lot per annum)

Lot 2 – Dumfries and Border Forest District (there is an estimated annual volume of potentially 20k tonnes of contract work to be offered under this Lot per annum)

There is no guarantee of any work being allocated under a Framework Agreement

The estimated total value of the Framework Agreement is around £3million but as noted above there is no guarantee of any contracts being awarded under the Framework Agreement.

The estimated contract volume is identified under each Lot available to bidders.

The anticipated contract start date will be March 2015 to be completed by March 2019 with a Framework break point in March 2017.

For further enquiries regarding this contract please contact procurement.dumbor@forestry.gsi.gov.uk  no later than 26th November 2014

To express your interest and to request tender documents please contact procurement.dumbor@forestry.gsi.gov.uk  no later than 26th November 2014

Tender Documentation will be sent to all bidders who Express their interest in this opportunity after the 26th November 2014.

THE PROVISION OF GROUND PREPARATION AT EAST GRANGE, SCOTTISH LOWLANDS FOREST DISTRICT

The Forestry Commission are seeking to award a contract to a contractor who can demonstrate the experience, technical ability (all machine operators must have FMOCS), quality and reliability coupled with cost effective pricing and operational capacity to provide ground preparation within Scottish Lowlands Forest District. 

The estimated total value of the contract is £20,000

The estimated contract volume is 39ha

The anticipated contract start date will be 10th December 2014 to be completed by the 9th Feb 2015

For further enquiries regarding this contract please contact James Hand no later than 14/11/2014

To express your interest and to request tender documents please contact James Hand no later than 15:00 on the 14/11/2014.  There is an optional site visit on the 17th November 2014 and the tender closing date is the 21st November 2014 @1500

James Hand
Operations Forester
Forestry Commission Scotland
Scottish Lowlands Forest District
Five Sisters House
Five Sisters Business Park
West Calder EH55 8PN

james.hand@forestry.gsi.gov.uk
+44 (0)7798844636(mobile)

EXPRESSION OF INTEREST ADVERT FOR CONTRACTORS INTERESTED IN LEASING LAND IN WEST ARGYLL FOREST DISTRICT

The Forestry Commission is inviting expressions of interest from contractors (specifically suited to timber haulage, harvesting and forestry civil engineering contractors) to notify their interest in a lease of an area of land (0.2 hectare approximately) at Dervaig, Isle of Mull for development and use as a contractor’s yard, by one contractor.

For further enquiries regarding this contract please contact Raymond Mundie no later than 13/11/14.

Expressions of interest should be received no later than 13/11/14 with Pre-Qualification Questionnaire/Tender returned by 27/11/14

To express your interest, request tender documents and submit queries please contact - waprocurement@forestry.gsi.gov.uk no later than 13/11/14.

Please note tender responses must be received no later than 27/11/14 @ 1300.

EXPRESSION OF INTEREST FOR DIRECT PRODUCTION CLEARFELL HARVESTING INVERNESS ROSS & SKYE FOREST DISTRICT INVITATION TO TENDER

The Forestry Commission is inviting expressions of interest  from suitably qualified and experienced contractors for Clearfell Harvesting.

The work will include some Skyline coupes as well as conventional harvesting throughout Inverness, Ross and Skye.

The current DP area extends from Nairn in the east to Fort Augustus in the west and goes as far south as Laggan but some work might occur outside this area.

Coupes for the first year and further requirements will be detailed on the tender documents.

The estimated total value of the contract is £3000000

The estimated contract volume is 240000mobs

The anticipated contract start date will be 1st April 2015 to be completed by 31st March 2019

For further enquiries regarding this contract please contact Martin Macpherson 07776225315 (martin.macpherson@forestry.gsi.gov.uk ) no later than 12th December 2014

To express your interest and to request tender documents please contact  invernessrossskye@forestry.gsi.gov.uk or the admin team on 01463791575   no later than12:00 12th December 2014

Tender documents will be sent out to all bidders who have expressed an interest after the 12th December 2014

EXPRESSION OF INTEREST FOR DIRECT PRODUCTION  THINNING/CLEARFELL HARVESTING INVERNESS ROSS & SKYE FOREST DISTRICT INVITATION TO TENDER

The Forestry Commission is inviting expression of interst from suitably qualified and experienced contractors for Thinning Harvesting with a small amount of Clearfell work throughout Inverness Ross and Skye.

We require contractors who can demonstrate the experience, technical ability, qualitative outputs and reliability.

The current area extends from Nairn in the east to Fort Augustus in the west and goes as far south as Laggan but some work might occur outside this area.

Coupes for the first year and further requirements will be detailed on the tender documents

The estimated total value of the contract is £1800000

The estimated contract volume is 120000mobs

The anticipated contract start date will be 1st April 2015 to be completed by 31st March 2019

For further enquiries regarding this contract please contact Martin Macpherson 07776225315 (martin.macpherson@forestry.gsi.gov.uk ) no later than 5st December 2014

To express your interest and to request tender documents please contact invernessrossskye@forestry.gsi.gov.uk   or the admin team on 01463791575  no later than12:00  5TH December 2014

Tender documents will be sent out to all bidders who have expressed an interest after the 5th December 2014.

5 YEAR MEDIUM CONTRACT GROUND PREPARATION, DRAINAGE & ATV CONSTRUCTION IN COWAL & TROSSACHS FOREST DISTRICT WEST BEAT
INVITATION TO TENDER

The Forestry Commission is inviting tenders for Ground Preparation, ATV Track Construction and Drain Installation in Cowal & Trossachs Forest District - West Beat.  The majority of work will be from April 1st- December 31st.
All yearly programmes are to be completed by 31st December of the proceeding year.
Average Ground Preparation per year – 104 ha

Programme detailed outlined. FCS may remove/change sites from programme due to financial/programme reasons.

Site visits for 2015-2016 programme will be on Wednesday 29th October 2014 09.00 – 16.00. Meeting place will be Glenbranter Forest Office, Strachur, Dunoon, Argyll, PA27 8DJ.
Bidders who fail to attend the site visit on Wednesday 29th October 2014 will not be eligible to tender any further.

The estimated total value of the contract is £500,000

The estimated contract volume is:
Average Ground Preparation per year – 104 ha over 5 year period.

The anticipated contract start date will be Wednesday 1st April 2015 to be completed by 31st December 2020.

For further enquiries regarding this contract please contact Simon Hirst no later than Friday 21st November 2014

To apply:-
Express your interest and request tender documentation via email to simon.hirst@forestry.gsi.gov.uk no later than Friday 17th October 14.00hrs

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