The Lesotho Highlands water and hydro-electric project calls for bids to develop a Safety, Health, Environment and Quality Management (Sheq) framework, before 5 April 2016.
The Lesotho Highlands Water Project (LHWP) is a multi-billion Maloti /Rand bi-national project, established by the treaty of 1986 between the Kingdom of Lesotho and the Republic of South Africa.
The LHWP includes large scale civil engineering, socio-economic and environmental disciplines. Phase II of the LHWP has two components; a Water Transfer Component, and a Hydro-Electricity Component.
The Water Transfer Component of Phase II will comprise a Concrete-Faced Rockfill Dam at Polihali, downstream of the confluence of Khubelu and Senqu (Orange) Rivers, and a gravity tunnel that will connect Polihali Reservoir to the Katse Reservoir.
Other Phase II activities include the establishment of advance infrastructure (roads, camps, power line, telecommunication system, etc), feeder roads and implementation of environmental and social impact mitigation measures.
To accomplish this, the Lesotho Highlands Development Authority (the implementing Authority of the LHWP) intends to procure the following professional services (consultancies):
Contract Number; Contract LHDA No. 6010.
Contract Name; Professional Services for the Development of a Phase II Safety, Health, Environment and Quality Management (Sheq) Framework.
Availability of Documents; 21 March 2016 to 5 April 2016.
Compulsory pre-bid meeting; 6 April 2016.
Submission deadline; 9 May 2016.
COLLECTION OF BID DOCUMENTS
Bid Documents may be obtained during the periods indicated above at NO COST from the Phase II Project website: http://www.lhda.org.ls/phase2/tenderbulletin/
Alternatively, for a non-refundable fee of M1000, the documents may be collected from the Lesotho Highlands Development Authority, LHWP II Project Management Unit, 10th Floor Lesotho Bank Tower, Kingsway Road, Maseru, Lesotho, between 9am and 3pm during the dates above.
Proof of payment to the LHDA account must be provided at the time of document collection.
Banking details and specific information regarding these procurements can be obtained from LHDA’s website; http://www.lhda.org.ls/phase2/tenderbulletin/