Tenders & RFQs

Tenders

Provision for Air-conditioning Upgrades for NRF SARAO’s Karoo Array Processing Building (KAPB) of the MeerKAT telescope at the Losberg Site.

RFQ Number: NRF SARAO SUSE 001 2018

Please be advised that the Closing date has been extended

Closing date: 01 March 2019 11:00 am

Bid Invitation

Specification and Supporting Documentation

Tenders are hereby invited for Provision for Air-conditioning Upgrades for NRF SARAO’s Karoo Array Processing Building (KAPB) of the MeerKAT telescope at the Losberg Site.

Sealed tenders marked, BID REFERENCE: NRF SARAO SUSE 001 2018 – Provision for Air-conditioning Upgrades for NRF SARAO’s Karoo Array Processing Building (KAPB) of the MeerKAT telescope at the Losberg Site., must be placed in the tender box at SARAO Observatory Office, Old Times Media Building, Black River Park, 2 Fir Street, Observatory on or before 11:00 on 1 March 2019.

A compulsory briefing session will be held on 13 February 2019 at 12:30am, at the SARAO Losberg Farm. (Follow R63 from Carnarvon in direction of Williston for 13km and turn right on the tar road (P02996) towards Brandvlei. Travel along this road for 65km and turn left on the tar road (P02337) to the security boom. Follow this road for a further 13km to the Site Complex, GPS Coordinates 30°45’22.46″S21°25’59.95″E )

Telegraphic, telephonic, facsimile, email and late tenders will not be accepted.

For queries, or to obtain additional information, contact the Supply Chain Specialist, Mr Rayyan Arnold, at rarnold@ska.ac.za or telephone number (021) 506 7415.

Supply, Delivery, and Installation of a 25KW 3 phase (+N) 400V diesel generator at the SARAO Losberg Site, near Carnarvon, Northern Cape.

RFQ Number: NRF SARAO STFR 004 2018

Closing date: 22 February 2019 11:00 am

Bid Invitation

The supplier shall provide:

  • A 3-phase (+N) 400V diesel generator with a power generation capacity >= 25 kVA
  • 50 m of suitable power cable to temporarily connect the generator to a distribution board (Change Over Panel), when required together with a 2m adaptor cable for connecting the female to female ends.
  • A suitable test load to terminate the generator when running the generator during maintenance periods
  • A low RFI external charging system with rudimentary 4-20 mA monitoring.
  • A secure, lockable enclosure(s) to store the power cables
  • Installation, commissioning
  • Inspection, demonstration and verification testing during a handover/training event as run by the supplier and where SARAO is present to witness all.
  • No automatic transfer switch is required. The generator will be connected manually.

Supply and Delivery of a Phase Noise Analyzer.

RFQ Number: NRF SARAO STFR 005 2018

Closing date: 20 February 2019 11:00 am

Bid Invitation

This bid is for the procurement of one phase noise analyser with a frequency range 5 MHz to 7 GHz which must include a 5-year calibration service. The phase noise analyser shall include a spectrum analyser mode. The phase Noise Analyser shall provide the following measurement results to the user:

  • Single Sideband Phase Noise
  • Spurious Noise
  • RMS Phase Deviation
  • Residual FM
  • Time Jitter
  • Frequency
  • Spectrum

Supply, Delivery, Support of 17 SKARAB units and cabling required to integrate with the Dish Verification System.

RFQ Number: NRF SARAO SCBF 001 2018

Closing date: 18 February 2019 11:00 am

Bid Invitation

300 SKARAB units where procured by SARAO through open tender BID NUMBER “R1000-000-000 SKA ROACH01/ 0102014” entitled “Design, Manufacture, Supply and Delivery of 300 ROACH3 LRUs”. The deliverables for this procurement included the 300 units, As-built documentation, CAD models and drawings a software repository, instructions for building, testing and deploying firmware and a limited warranty. These units were delivered and is now successfully being used in the MeerKAT telescope.

The DISH VERIFICATION SYSTEM (DVS) is the verification system that will be used to perform the acceptance testing of the SKA telescope production dishes. The DVS is based on the equivalent MeerKAT system and requires 17 additional MeerKAT SKARAB units to be built .

To appoint a service provider to implement a reading-with-comprehension programme at Carnarvon Primary School in the Northern Cape for a period of 3 years

RFQ Number: NRF SARAO SCMM 001 2018

Closing date: 15 February 2019 11:00 am

Bid Invitation

SARAO seeks to appoint a service provider to implement a reading-with-comprehension programme at Carnarvon Primary School in the Northern Cape for a period of 3 years.

Sealed tenders marked, BID REFERENCE: NRF SARAO SCMM 001 2018 TO APPOINT A SERVICE PROVIDER TO IMPLEMENT A READING-WITH-COMPREHENSION PROGRAMME AT CARNARVON PRIMARY SCHOOL IN THE NORTHERN CAPE FOR A PERIOD OF 3 YEARS, must be placed in the tender box at SARAO Rosebank, 1st Floor, Blend on Baker Building, 17 Baker Street, Rosebank, Johannesburg on or before 11:00 on 15 February 2019.

Archived Tenders

The Appointment of a Service Provider for the Maintenance of 3 Diesel Rotary Uninterrupted Power Supply (Drups)X 1250kva Euro-Diesel Generators on The Sarao Karoo Site for a period of 3 Years

RFQ Number: NRF SARAO SOPS 007 2018

Closing date: 21 January 2019 11:00 am

Bid Invitation

SARAO is inviting bids for a Service Provider for the Maintenance of 3 Diesel Rotary Uninterrupted Power Supply (Drups)X 1250kva Euro-Diesel Generators on The Sarao Karoo Site for a period of 3 Years.

A non-compulsory briefing session will be held at the SARAO Karoo Array Processing Building (KAPB) on 19 December 2018 at 11:00am. GPS for Losberg security: 30°45’16.1″S, 21°25’53.0″E ,Turn off the R63 on to the Brandvlei road at 30°59’40.0″S, 22°00’42.4″E and follow the road for 90km to the turn off (left) to Losberg.

For queries, or to obtain additional information, contact the Supply Chain Specialist, Mr Rayyan Arnold, at rarnold@ska.ac.za or telephone number (021) 506 7415.

The Supply, Manufacture and Delivery of Various PVC Parts Over Four Staged Deliveries to the Sarao Losberg Site near the town of Carnarvon, Northern Cape

RFQ Number: NRF SARAO HERA 008 2018

Closing date: 15 January 2019 11:00 am

Bid Invitation

Please refer to the Specification Document below:

  1. H0010-2000-001 PVC Manufacturing Datapack

SARAO is inviting bids for the supply of PVC pipe and associated fittings, cut and assembled to specification, and delivered to the HERA construction site at the SARAO Karoo observatory. Delivery is required to be split into four nominally equal batches.

The Supply, Manufacture and Delivery of Various Wood Pieces over Four Staged Deliveries to the Sarao Losberg Site near the town of Carnarvon, Northern Cape

RFQ Number: NRF SARAO HERA 007 2018

Closing date: 15 January 2019 11:00 am

Bid Invitation

Please refer to the Specification Document below:

  1. H0010-2000-002 Manufacturing Datapack

SARAO is inviting bids for the supply of various Meranti pieces, cut and assembled to specification, and delivered to the HERA construction site at the SARAO Karoo observatory. Delivery is required to be split into four nominally equal batches.

The Supply And Delivery Of 932 Rolls Of Welded Mesh Over Four Staged Deliveries To The Sarao Klerefontein Site Near The Town Of Carnarvon, Northern Cape

RFQ Number: NRF SARAO HERA 006 2018

Closing date: 15 January 2019 11:00 am

Bid Invitation

The South African Radio Astronomy Observatory (SARAO), a facility of the NRF, is hosting a low frequency telescope called the Hydrogen Epoch of Reionization Array (HERA) at its Karoo/Losberg site. The HERA reflectors have a low-cost design, and are constructed out of common hardware materials.

SARAO is inviting bids for the supply of welded mesh rolls, which are used in the fabrication of the reflector panels.

Delivery is required to be split into four nominally equal batches.

Bid to Industrialise the SKA BAND 2 SINGLE PIXEL FEED (SPF), SPF CONTROLLER and SPF VACUUM SYSTEM to achieve a successful PRODUCTION READINESS REVIEW (PRR) and to establish the PRODUCT BASELINE (PBL), with the option of extending the bid to deliver a total of 20 production units of each item.

RFQ Number: NRF SARAO SKA1 001 2018

Closing date: 19 December 2018 11:00 am

Bid Invitation

Notice of Tender advert extension of closing date

Specification Documents:

  1. 317-020000-003_Rev2_SPFBand2PBSDatapackDefinition
  2. 317-040000-010_Rev2_SPFControllerPBSDatapackDefinition
  3. 317-060000-002_Rev3_SPFVacuumPBS&DatapackDefinition
  4. SKA-TEL-DSH-0000083_Rev1_SPFB2DevelopmentSpecification – signed
  5. SKA-TEL-DSH-0000087_Rev2_SPFCDevelopmentSpecification – signed
  6. SKA-TEL-DSH-0000091_Rev1_SPFVacDevelopmentSpecification – signed

There wil be a compulsory briefing session at the SARAO Cape Town Office at 2 Fir Street, Black River Park, North Entrance, Observatory on 5 December 2018 at 11:00.

Telegraphic, telephonic, facsimile, email and late tenders will not be accepted.

For queries, or to obtain additional information, contact the Supply Chain Specialist, Mr Rayyan Arnold, at rarnold@ska.ac.za or telephone number (021) 506 7415.

Request for quotations

Procurement of Power System for The Mobile RFI Monitoring System

RFQ Number: SARAO RFQ SRFI 001 2019

Closing date: 6 March 2019 11:00 am

Request for quotations

SARAO modified a Toyota Hilux D4D D/C 4×4 vehicle into a Mobile RFI Monitoring System (RMS) that must be able to perform sensitive RFI measurements.

Due to an increase in activity at the SARAO South Africa Karoo Astronomy Reserve, a dedicated vehicle is required to make sensitive mobile RFI measurements on site and the surrounding areas. The Mobile RMS should be able to:

  1. Provide a stable mobile platform for sensitive RFI measurements on different types of rugged terrain in the Karoo and in various types of weather conditions.
  2. Perform both static point as well as mobile / drive-by measurements.

Scope of the work
Please refer to the attached document (Specification – RFI Bakkie Power system – M2925-0001-010) for a complete breakdown of the requirements to the aforementioned specification document.

Attachments
Specification – RFI Bakkie Power system – M2925-0001-010.

Procurement of Receiver System for The Mobile RFI Monitoring System

RFQ Number: SARAO RFQ SRFI 002 2019

Closing date: 6 March 2019 11:00 am

Request for quotations

SARAO modified a Toyota Hilux D4D D/C 4×4 vehicle into a Mobile RFI Monitoring System (RMS) that must be able to perform sensitive RFI measurements.

Specification Document

Due to an increase in activity at the SARAO South Africa Karoo Astronomy Reserve, a dedicated vehicle is required to make sensitive mobile RFI measurements on site and the surrounding areas. The Mobile RMS should be able to:

  1. Provide a stable mobile platform for sensitive RFI measurements on different types of rugged terrain in the Karoo and in various types of weather conditions.
  2. Perform both static points as well as mobile/drive-by measurements.

DESCRIPTION: Procurement of FASTNERS, MATERIAL AND TOOLS to be delivered at SARAO, Klerefontein Farm, Carnarvon, Northern Cape

RFQ Number: SKA/TM/345/2018

Closing date: 21 February 2019 11:00 am

Request for quotations

To procure fasteners, material and tools for SARAO.

DESCRIPTION: Procurement of PEDESTRAL DOOR LOCK to be delivered at SARAO, Klerefontein Farm, Carnarvon, Northern Cape

RFQ Number: SKA/TM/344/2018

Closing date: 21 February 2019 11:00 am

Request for quotations

To procure pedestal door lock for SARAO.

SPECIFICATION:
To appoint a service provider to provide the following:

  • Door lock – SPECIAL L-2209-78, nr L-2209-78SF X8

DESCRIPTION: Procurement of SYNC BELT to be delivered at SARAO, Klerefontein Farm, Carnarvon,Northern Cape

RFQ Number: SKA/TM/342/2018

Closing date: 21 February 2019 11:00 am

Request for quotations

To procure sync belt for SARAO.

SPECIFICATION:
To appoint a service provider to provide the following:

  • Sync Belt, 50mm x 8mm Pitch, Gates Powergrip GT3 belt LL8MR50 (item number- LL8MR50 GT3) X 50 METER

DESCRIPTION: Procurement of WINGSCREWS And WASHERS to be delivered at SARAO, Klerefontein Farm, Carnarvon, Northern Cape

RFQ Number: SKA/TM/327/2018

Closing date: 21 February 2019 11:00 am

Request for quotations

SARAO wishes to procure wingscrews and washers for SARAO.

SPECIFICATION:
To appoint a service provider to provide the following:

  • Wingscrew M10x20 DIN316. A4-70 X20
  • Washer 10.5 DIN6340 A4-70 X20

DESCRIPTION: Procurement of AC CENTRIFUGAL FAN (TYPE R2E280-AE52-23 / MOTOR M2E068-EC) to be delivered at SARAO, Klerefontein Farm, Carnarvon, Northern Cape

RFQ Number: SKA/TM/325/2018

Closing date: 15 February 2019 11:00 am

Request for quotations

SARAO wishes to procure AC Centrifugal Fan (Type R2E280-AE52-23 / Motor M2E068-EC) for SARAO.

SPECIFICATION:
To appoint a service provider to provide the following:

  • x1 – AC Centrifugal Fan (Type R2E280-AE52-23 /Motor M2E068-EC) Item number -R2E280-AE52-23

RE-ADVERTISEMENT: Appointment of a service provider to provide training for working at heights and FIRST AID LEVEL 2, Rigging and Lifting at SARAO, Klerefontein, Carnarvon, Northern Cape

RFQ Number: SKA/TM/306/2018

Closing date: 21 February 2019 11:00 am

Request for quotations

SARAO wishes to appoint a service provider to provide working on heights and first aid level 2, rigging and lifting training at SARAO.

SPECIFICATION:
To appoint a service provider to provide the following:

  • Rigging and lifting training X17
  • Working on heights training X19
  • First aid Level 2 Training X17

RFQ for the Azimuth Bearing with integral Gear

RFQ Number: NRF SARAO/YD19/S2SM13/02/2019

Closing date: 19 February 2019 11:00 am

Request for quotations

SARAO wishes to appoint a Service Provider to supply and deliver the Azimuth Bearing with integral Gear.

RFQ for the Appointment Of a Service Provider for the Maintenance of the UPS SYSTEMS at SARAO for a period of 24 Months

RFQ Number: SARAO RFQ SICT 002 2019

Closing date: 15 February 2019 11:00 am

Request for quotations

SARAO has UPS systems in service in the Western and Northern Cape. We would like to establish a regular service and maintenance contract for these UPS’s for the next 2 years.

The scope of this RFQ includes the maintenance of our UPS systems – checking that the UPS’s and their batteries are functioning within normal operating range, and the ability to call out a service provider for repair work should the need arise.

RFQ for the Appointment of service provider for the Maintenance of Gas and Fire Suppression Equipment for a period of 24 months

RFQ Number: NRF SARAO RFQ SICT 001 2019

Closing date: 15 February 2019 11:00 am

Request for quotations

SARAO moved into our offices at Black River Park in Observatory in September 2018. Our upstairs server room has a gas fire suppression system – server room dimensions approximately 7m x 7m x 3m. We would like to get this system serviced and working, and enter into a 2-year contract for regular
servicing and maintenance of the system.

The offices are located at:
SARAO Office, 2 Fir Street, Black River Park, Observatory, Cape Town
GPS: 33° 55.985’S ; 18° 28.247’E

RFQ for the Supply & delivery of cleaning materials for the SARAO Office CPT

RFQ Number: NRF SARAO RFQ SCTO 8647/19

Closing date: 14 February 2019 15:00 pm

Request for quotations

SARAO wishes to appoint a Service Provider for the Supply and Delivery of Cleaning Materials for a period of 24 months.

RFQ for the Supply of a Power System for the Mobile RFI Monitoring System

RFQ Number: SARAO RFQ SRFI 001 2019

Closing date: 11 February 2019 15:00 pm

Request for quotations

SARAO modified a Toyota Hilux D4D D/C 4×4 vehicle into a Mobile RFI Monitoring System (RMS) that must be able to perform sensitive RFI measurements.
Due to an increase in activity at the SARAO South Africa Karoo Astronomy Reserve, a dedicated vehicle is required to make sensitive mobile RFI measurements on site and the surrounding areas. The Mobile RMS should be able to:

  1. Provide a stable mobile platform for sensitive RFI measurements on different types of rugged terrain in the Karoo and in various types of weather conditions.
  2. Perform both static point as well as mobile / drive-by measurements.

Scope of the work:
Please refer to the attached document (Specification – RFI Bakkie Power system – M2925-0001-010) for a complete breakdown of the requirements to the aforementioned specification document.

RFQ for the Supply, configure and implementation of a Virtual Reality Solution

RFQ Number: SARAO RFQ SCSA 001 2019

Closing date: 08 February 2019 11:00 am

Request for quotations

SARAO requests the Supply, configure and implementation of a Virtual Reality Solution.

RFQ for the Supply and deliver box slurry application

RFQ Number: SARAO RFQ SOPS 002 2019

Closing date: 08 February 2019 11:00 am

Request for quotations

The runway is at a time in its design life where corrective maintenance is required. The materials and equipment below are required to perform this task. The project location is on the SKA Runway approximately 100km outside of the town of Carnarvon. The product and equipment needs to copme from one supplier to minimise risk to SKA. The Contractor needs to supply all the required bitumen, cement and labour to operate the Box slurry mixing and placing. SKA will supply the Crusher Dust, water truck and TLB and extra labour to clean the runway.

Requirements: –
To supply and deliver 25 800m2 Box Slurry application by slurry truck using Anionic Stable Mix 60/3% and med Fine Dust for the SARAO landing strip, 91 kms from Carnarvon Northern Cape.

Location:
SARAO landing strip. – (Follow R63 from Carnarvon in direction of Williston for 13km and turn right on the tar road (P02996) towards Brandvlei. Travel along this road for 65km and turn left on the tar road (P02337) to the security boom. Follow this road for a further 13km to the Site Complex, GPS Coordinates 30°45’22.46″S21°25’59.95″E)

Equipment/plant items supplied by SARAO:
1. Medium Dust from De Aar Quarry – supplied by SARAO.
2. Water truck supplied by SARAO.
3. TLB supplied by SARAO.

RFQ for the Supply, installation and commissioning of UPS for downstairs server room at SARAO Cape Office

RFQ Number: NRF SARAO RFQ SNET 001 2019

Closing date: 07 February 2019 11:00 am

Request for quotations

SARAO moved into our Black River Park offices in September 2018. Our downstairs server room requires a UPS to maintain power in the event of a blackout until our generator has started.

The scope of this RFQ includes supply, installation and commissioning of the UPS. Electrical connection of the UPS will be done by a SARAO appointed electrical contractor.

Site Visit – non compulsory
Bidders are welcome to visit our site to see where the UPS needs to be installed and connected to our Distribution Power Board. Arrangements should be made with Benjamin Lunsky (blunsky@ska.ac.za).

RFQ for the Procurement of dust filters to be delivered at SARAO, Klerefontein Farm, Carnarvon, Northern Cape

RFQ Number: SKA/TM/343/2018

Closing date: 07 February 2019 11:00 am

Request for quotations

SARAO wishes to procure dust filters for SARAO.

SPECIFICATION
To appoint a service provider to supply the following:

  • SDC Air Inlet Filter (360x160mm) (item number-M4000-0020) X256
  • SDC Air Outlet Filter (440x240mm) (item number-M4000-0021) X128
  • ACU Air Inlet Filter (80x80mm) (item number-M4000-0022) X128
  • Pre-Filter Class G4 490X592X200X5 (item number-PFC-G4-PLA-25) X32

NB: Please see the following drawings starting from page 24:

  • SARAO Drawing M4000-0020 D Rev 1
  • SARAO Drawing M4000-0021 D Rev 2
  • SARAO Drawing M4000-0022 D Rev 3
  • SARAO Data Sheet PFC-G4-PLA-25/490X592X200X5 DS

RFQ for the Procurement of concrete, stones & cements for HERA to be delivered at SARAO, Losberg Site, Northern Cape

RFQ Number: SKA/TM/338/2018

Closing date: 06 February 2019 11:00 am

Request for quotations

SARAO wishes to procure concrete, cement and stones for HERA Project.

SPECIFICATION

To appoint a service provider to supply the following:

  • Concrete sand, 25 litre bags, or nearest X2000
  • 9 – 13mm stones, 25 litre bags, or nearest X2800
  • 50kg PPC Surebuild, 42.5N or equivalent X300

N.B.
Incl Delivery to SKA SA Losberg Site which is located about 100km from the Northern Cape town of Carnarvon, 30°43’15″S 21°25’40″E
Please note that no SKA SA labour will be available at the delivery point to offload the delivery vehicle.
Items will be requested from date of PO issue on an as needed basis across 4 equally sized batches.

RFQ for the Procurement of Creosote for protection of wooden parts for HERA to be delivered at SARAO, Losberg Site, Northern Cape

RFQ Number: SKA/TM/328/2018

Closing date: 05 February 2019 11:00 am

Request for quotations

SARAO to procure creosote for protection of wooden parts for HERA.

SPECIFICATION
To appoint a service provider to supply the following:
Creosote for protection of wooden parts for HERA:

  • Post – Part as per Dwg. H1HS-P Rev A – 900
  • Post Diagonal support – Part as per Dwg. H1PS-D Rev C – 1090
  • Post Horizontal support – Part as per Dwg. H1PS-H Rev B – 1090
  • Pole stand horizontal support 2 – Part as per Dwg. H1PL-H2 Rev D – 360
  • Pole stand horizontal support 3 – Part as per Dwg. H1PL-H3 Rev B – 360
  • Pole stand diagonal – Part as per Dwg. H1PL-H4 Rev B – 360
  • Pole stand 45 deg – Part as per Dwg. H1HPL-V1 Rev C – 360
  • Post stand horizontal support 1 – Part as per Dwg. H1PL-V2 Rev B – 360
  • Pole stand vertical support – Part as per Dwg. H1PL-V3 Rev B – 360
  • Rim – Part as per Dwg. H1PR-H Rev A – 1452

PLEASE SEE THE DRAWINGS ON PAGE 27-38

RFQ for the Procurement of rebar-10mm dia. Y-bar, 600mm length for hera to be delivered at SARAO, Losberg Site, Northern Cape

RFQ Number: SKA/TM/329/2018

Closing date: 05 February 2019 11:00 am

Request for quotations

SARAO to procure Rebar-10mm diameter Y-bar, 600mm length for HERA Project.

SPECIFICATION
To appoint a service provider to supply the following:

  • Rebar-10mm diameter Y-bar, 600mm length x4750

N.B.

  • Delivery to SKA SA HERA Losberg Site, 100km from Carnarvon
  • No SKA SA resources will be available to assist in offloading of parts.

RFQ for the Procurement of 25 LITRE CREOSOTE, 50 drums for HERA PROJECT to be delivered at SARAO, Losberg Site, Northern Cape

RFQ Number: SKA/TM/330/2018

Closing date: 05 February 2019 11:00 am

Request for quotations

SARAO to procure 25 Litre Creosote, 50 Drums for HERA Project.

SPECIFICATION
To appoint a service provider to supply the following:

  • 25 Litre Creosote, 50 Drums X50

N.B.

  • Delivery to SKA SA HERA Losberg Site, 100km from Carnarvon
  • No SKA SA resources will be available to assist in offloading of parts.

RFQ for the Procurement of endcaps for HERA PROJECT to be delivered at SARAO, Observatory, Cape Town Office

RFQ Number: SKA/TM/331/2018

Closing date: 05 February 2019 11:00 am

Request for quotations

SARAO to procure end caps for HERA Project.

SPECIFICATION
To appoint a service provider to supply the following:

  • Items according to drawings Left Hand : H1PE-L_Fa_endCapLeft X900
  • Items according to drawings Right Hand: H1PE-R_Fa_endCapRight X900
  • Alodizing of items 1 and 2 above X1800

PLEASE SEE THE DRAWINGS STARTING FROM PAGE 25

N.B.

  • Delivery to SKA SA Blackriver Park Offices (No. 2 Fir Street Black River Park, 1st Floor Times Media Building)
  • Items will have to be offloaded by service provider labour at the delivery location
  • Items to be packed in appropriately sized sealed cardboard boxes containing 12 Left Hand and 12 Right Hand units
  • Delivery to be split into 4 equally sized batches

RFQ for the Procurement of material for construction to be delivered at SARAO, Observatory, Cape Town Office or Klerefontein Farm, Carnarvon, Northern Cape

RFQ Number: SKA/TM/332/2018

Closing date: 05 February 2019 11:00 am

Request for quotations

SARAO to appoint a service provider to supply Metal sheets for HERA hubs.

SPECIFICATION
To appoint a service provider to supply the following:

  • 5mm x 4.5″ flathead iron nails X3000
  • Self-adhesive rectangular reflectors, 65mm x 35mm, red or amber X200
  • 3x30m roll 250 micron plastic builders sheet (DPC), black X15

N.B.

Incl Delivery to:

  • Option 1: SKA BRP: 2 Fir Street Black River Park, Observatory
  • Option 2: SKA KLR Facility, 20 Km from the town of Carnarvon

RFQ for the Procurement of Mesh cutting for HERA PROJECT to be delivered at SARAO, Losberg Site, Northern Cape upon completion

RFQ Number: SKA/TM/333/2018

Closing date: 05 February 2019 11:00 am

Request for quotations

SARAO to provide mesh cutting for HERA Project.

SPECIFICATION
To appoint a service provider to supply the following:

Mesh Cutting as per the drawings:

  • Cutting of panel A as per the Dwg. H1RS-A Rev A X1884
  • Cutting of panel B as per the Dwg. H1RS-B Rev A X3768
  • Cutting of panel C as per the Dwg. H1RS-C Rev A X3768
  • Cutting of panel D as per the Dwg. H1RS-D Rev A X3768
  • Cutting of panel E as per the Dwg. H1RS-E Rev A X3768

PLEASE SEE THE DRAWINGS STARTING FROM PAGE 25

N.B.

Note: Quote Must Include:

  • Supplier MUST provide own labour to collect and load Mesh from SKA Klerefontein Farm, Carnarvon, Northern Cape to supplier’s facility
  • Items will have to be offloaded by Service Provider at the delivery location (SKA Losberg (HERA) Site) upon completion
  • Provide lead time on quote

RFQ for the Procurement of 5MM Steel Wire Forms, H1PS-RR REV a to be delivered at SARAO, Losberg, Northern Cape

RFQ Number: SKA/TM/334/2018

Closing date: 05 February 2019 11:00 am

Request for quotations

SARAO to appoint a service provider to supply Metal sheets for HERA hubs.

SPECIFICATION
To appoint a service provider to supply the following:

  • 5mm steel wire forms, H1PS-RR Rev A X2178

PLEASE SEE THE DRAWINGS STARTING FROM PAGE 25

N.B.

Incl Delivery to:

  • SKA Losberg (HERA) Site, 100 Km from the town of Carnarvon
  • No SKA Staff available to offload supplier must provide own labour
  • Items to be bundled in batches of 9

RFQ for the Procurement of Metal Sheets for HERA Hubs to be delivered at SARAO, Observatory, Cape Town Office

RFQ Number: SKA/TM/321/2018

Closing date: 04 February 2019 11:00 am

Request for quotations

SARAO seeks to appoint a service provider to supply Metal sheets for HERA hubs.

SPECIFICATION
To appoint a service provider to supply the following:

  • Inner hub according to attached dwg H1HI RevC (Galvanised) x130
  • Outer hub, according to attached dwg H1HO RevC (Galvanised) x260

PLEASE SEE THE DRAWINGS ON PAGE 25-26
N.B.

  • NB parts to be rolled post-manufacture
  • Both inner and outer parts to be bound in batches of 10 sheets to allow easy handling and transport
  • Delivery to SKA SA Observatory: 2 Fir Street Black River Park
  • No SKA SA resources will be available to assist in offloading of parts.

Archived RFQ’s

RFQ for the Procurement Of Metal Strips Needed For Hera Dishes For SARAO In Cape Town Office, Black River Park.

RFQ Number: SKA/TM/282/2018

Closing date: 28 November 2018 11:00 am

Request for quotations

SARAO is requesting to procure Metal Strips needed for dishes at SARAO.

Please refer to the specification documents below:

RFQ for the Supply and Delivery of Fans, Filter Assemblies and Associated Ancillaries for HERA

RFQ Number: SARAO HERA 4012

Closing date: 23 January 2019 11:00 am

Request for quotations

SARAO seeks to appoint a supplier to supply fans of the required specification, as well as the specified filter assemblies and ancillaries.

RFQ for the Procurement of RTA3 Band Filters

RFQ Number: NRF SARAO SCTO_8509

Closing date: 20 December 2018 11:00 am

Request for quotations

SARAO is requesting a quotation for the supply of RTA3 Band Filters. The requested components will perform the main bandshape Filtering in Planning RTA3.6 systems. Each system contains 6 Frequency-band Filters, with a total of 10 systems planned, bringing the total to 60 filters.

RFQ for the Provision Of Catering

RFQ Number: NRF SARAO SCTO_8509

Closing date: 14 December 2018 11:00 am

Request for quotations

SARAO is requesting to procure and appoint a suitable; qualified service provider for the delivery of catering requirements as and when required for a period of 12 months. The successful service Providers will be required to service the Cape Town Office, JHB office (Rosebank & Hartbees Farm).

RFQ for the Procurement of Wire Mesh for Hera Project at Klerefontein, Carnarvon, Northern Cape.

RFQ Number: SKA/TM/313/2018

Closing date: 13 December 2018 11:00 am

Request for quotations

To appoint a service provider to provide wire mesh for HERA Project.

Specifications:

To appoint a service provider to supply the following:

70 Rolls of wire mesh according to the requirements below:

  • [R1] Mesh size: 6.4mm x 6.4mm x 0.7mm welded mesh
  • [R2] Mesh base material: Low carbon steel
  • [R3] Mesh treatment: Hot dip galvanised after welding
  • R4] Mesh roll dimensions 1220mm wide x 30m long configuration

N.B.

  • Delivery and offloading to Klerefontein to be included as a separate line item
  • Items to be delivered no later than 7 working days after receiving a PO
  • Please ensure that each roll is at least 30m long – shorter rolls will not be accepted
  • Please ensure that each roll is at least 1220mm wide – narrower rolls will not be accepted
  • A manufacturers datasheet shall be supplied along with your response

RFQ for the Appointment of a Service Provider To Provide Training For Work-Ing At Heights And First Aid Level 2, Rigging And Lifting At Sarao, Klerefontein, Carnarvon, Northern Cape

RFQ Number: SKA/TM/306/2018

Closing date: 13 December 2018 11:00 am

Request for quotations

To appoint a service provider to provide working on heights and first aid level 2, rigging and lifting training at SARAO.

To appoint a service provider to provide the following:

Rigging and lifting training X17
Working on heights training X19
First aid Level 2 Training X17

RFQ for the Appointment of A Service Provider to Provide Training for Work-Ing at Heights and First Aid Level 2 at SARAO, Klerefontein, Carnarvon, Northern Cape

RFQ Number: SKA/TM/304/2018

Closing date: 13 December 2018 11:00 am

Request for quotations

To appoint a service provider to provide working on heights and first aid level 2 training at SARAO.

Specifications:

To appoint a service provider to provide the following:

  • Working at heights training X5
  • First aid level 2 training X5

RFQ for the Appointment of a Service Provider to provide Snake Handling Equipment at SARAO, Klerefontein, Carnarvon, Northern Cape.

RFQ Number: SKA/TM/304/2018

Closing date: 13 December 2018 11:00 am

Request for quotations

To appoint a service provider to provide snake handling equipment.

Specifications:

To appoint a service provider to provide the following:

  • ASI PRO 150 Snake Tongs X6
  • ASI Standard Snake Hook X6
  • ASI 750mm Snake Bucket 50L X6
  • ASI Snake goggles for spitting snakes X6
  • ASI Snake gaiters LITE X6
  • ASI Smart Pressure Bandages X12

RFQ for the Appointment of a Training Institution to offer Training to Electrical Trade Students Student from SARAO.

RFQ Number: SKA/TM/300/2018

Closing date: 13 December 2018 11:00 am

Request for quotations

To appoint training institution to offer training to SARAO student.

Specifications:

The scope of work is to training institution to offer training to SARAO student:
5 electrical trade students for the following:

  • PLC skills training course (roughly 4 weeks)
  • Electronics course (roughly 1 week)
  • Welding skills course (basic for roughly 1 week)
  • Accommodation and meals during training

RFQ for the Appointment of a Training Institution to offer Training to Fitter and Turner Student from SARAO.

RFQ Number: SKA/TM/299/2018

Closing date: 13 December 2018 11:00 am

Request for quotations

To appoint a training institution to offer training to SARAO student.

Specifications:

The scope of work is to appoint a training institution to offer training to SARAO student:
1 student: Fitter and Turner for the following:

  • Skills training for roughly 8 months (depending on the training centre)
  • Accommodation plus meals during that period of skills training
  • Tuition, registration and any other courses related to the student’s training
  • On the job training
  • Accommodation and meals during the on the job training period
  • Other costs associated with the on the job training
  • Trade test preparation (state how long)
  • Trade test

RFQ for the Appointment of a Service Provider to perform a calibration of O2 sensors for Data Rack Area at SARAO, Klerefontein, Carnarvon, Northern Cape

RFQ Number: SKA/TM/273/2018

Closing date: 13 December 2018 11:00 am

Request for quotations

SARAO wishes to To appoint a service provider to perform a Calibration of O2 sensors for data rack area.

Specifications:

To appoint a service provider to perform a calibration of O2 sensors for data rack area to do the following:
Calibration of O2 Sensors for Data Rack Area, Sensor O2 Device type -Pac5500 X4

RFQ for Frequency Counter with Option(s) and Mounting Kit(s)

RFQ Number: NRF SARAO SKASA/YD/S2SC/11/2018

Closing date: 13 December 2018 11:00 am

Request for quotations

SARAO wishes to appoint a supplier to supply Frequency Counters with Option(s) and Mounting Kit(s). The delivery need to be at our SARAO Office in Black River Park, North Entrance, Times Media Building.

RFQ for the Supply and Delivery of Optic Fibre Patch Panels

RFQ Number: SARAO HERA 4001

Closing date: 28 November 2018 11:00 am

Request for quotations

SARAO seeks to procure the supply and delivery of optic fibre patch panels in accordance with the attached specifications.

Please refer to the documents below:

RFQ for the Procurement of Wire Mesh for Hera Project at Klerefontein, Carnarvon, Northern Cape.

RFQ Number: SKA/TM/313/2018

Closing date: 13 December 2018 11:00 am

Request for quotations

To appoint a service provider to provide wire mesh for HERA Project.

Specifications:

To appoint a service provider to supply the following:

70 Rolls of wire mesh according to the requirements below:

  • [R1] Mesh size: 6.4mm x 6.4mm x 0.7mm welded mesh
  • [R2] Mesh base material: Low carbon steel
  • [R3] Mesh treatment: Hot dip galvanised after welding
  • R4] Mesh roll dimensions 1220mm wide x 30m long configuration

N.B.

  • Delivery and offloading to Klerefontein to be included as a separate line item
  • Items to be delivered no later than 7 working days after receiving a PO
  • Please ensure that each roll is at least 30m long – shorter rolls will not be accepted
  • Please ensure that each roll is at least 1220mm wide – narrower rolls will not be accepted
  • A manufacturers datasheet shall be supplied along with your response

RFQ for the Appointment Of A Service Provider To Service Fire Extinghuishers At The SARAO Karoo Site For 24 Months

RFQ Number: SARAO RFQ SOPS 006 2018

Closing date: 26 November 2018 11:00 am

Request for quotations

SARAO is requesting to Appoint a Service Provider to conduct the Annual Servicing of the Fire Extinguishing equipment at the SARAO Karoo Site.

RFQ for the Provision for Backup Network Link from SARAO Cape Town Office to Carnarvon Pop Station

RFQ Number: NRF SARAO RFQ SNET 006 2018

Closing date: 26 November 2018 12:00 am

Request for quotations

Provision For Backup Network Link From Sarao Cape Town Office To Carnarvon Pop Station. This link is to be utilized only in the event of a primary WAN link failure, thus annual data volume utilization will be low. However, when the link is in use, a high CIR (Committed Information Rate) is required.

RFQ for the Noise Diode for Receiver MK2

RFQ Number: NRF SARAO SKASA/YD/S2SC/11/2018

Closing date: 23 November 2018 11:00 am

Request for quotations

SARAO wishes procure a Noise Diode for Receiver MK2 at the Ghana Radio Astronomy Observatory.

Please refer to the datasheet attached for additional information.

RFQ for the Low noise Amplifiers for Receiver MK2

RFQ Number: NRF SARAO SKASA/YD/S2SC/11/2018

Closing date: 23 November 2018 11:00 am

Request for quotations

SARAO wishes procure a 4.5 – 6.8 GHz Low Noise Amplifier.

RFQ for Maser Room Sensor.

RFQ Number: NRF SARAO YD/S2CM/08/2018

Closing date: 20 November 2018 11:00 am

Request for quotations

SARAO wishes to appoint a supplier to supply us with the Maser room sensor. The delivery need to be at
our SARAO office in Black River Park.

RFQ for the Appointment of Service Provider to Conduct Team Development Facilitation and Consultation Interventions.

RFQ Number: SARAO RFQ SHRM 001 2018

Closing date: 19 November 2018 11:00 am

Request for quotations

SARAO is seeking to evaluate the team dynamic and conduct team development facilitation in order to improve communication and trust amongst teams.

Request for information

RFI for Information from Interested Parties for Financial Assistance Programme Participation in Ska Organisation Consortia and Bridging work.

RFI Number: SARAO RFI FAP 001 2018

Closing date: 28 November 2018 11:00 am

Request for information

For more information on the process and work package areas: Organizations fitting participation criteria are encouraged to attend the SARAO Information Session to be hosted at 14h00 on the 14th November 2018 at the SARAO Johannesburg ( 17 Baker Street, Rosebank, Johannesburg) and Cape Town offices (Black River park, Old Times media Building, 2 Fir Street, 1st Floor), linked via telecon, for further discussions and information dissemination on the requirements, work package and the associated financial assistance programme. In order to attend the Information Day, please RSVP by 3 pm on Monday 13th November to industry@ska.ac.za and note that places may be limited.

Request for Information for the development of Employee Housing in Carnarvon, Northern Cape

Closing date: 14 December 2018 11:00 am

Request for information

SARAO requests potential service providers to submit proposals for employee housing in the town of Carnarvon. Proposals should include costs, finance models and assumptions.

Ms Pontsho Maruping on: 021 514 1200 or at: pmaruping@ska.ac.za

Contact

Rayyan Arnold
Supply Chain Specialist
Email: rarnold@ska.ac.za
Call: +27 (0)21 506 7300