Tenders & RFQs

Tenders

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.

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.

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, 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.

Request for quotations

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.

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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.

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