LAUNCH OF THE SANTOU BLOCK
IN THE REPUBLIC OF GUINEA
OPEN INTERNATIONAL TENDER FOR THE EXPLOITATION OF THE BAUXITE BLOCK OF SANTOU (TELIMELE)
Call for tenders N°:01 /MMG/CAB/CPDM/2022
Contracting Authority: CENTER FOR MINING PROMOTION AND DEVELOPMENT (CPDM) / MINISTRY OF MINES AND GEOLOGY
The Republic of Guinea ("Guinea" or the "State"), represented by the Minister of Mines and Geology, is launching an open tender procedure (the "Procedure") for the marketing of mining rights to the Santou Houda bauxite block (the "Santou Block").
The Ministry of Mines and Geology is soliciting sealed bids from qualified applicants for the mining of the Santou Block. The Applicants must undertake to process all of the mining substances extracted from the Santou block on the territory of the Republic of Guinea.
Participation in this international open tender, as defined in Article 20 et seq. of the Public Procurement Code, is open to all candidates who meet the conditions defined in the Open Tender Documents and who are not concerned by one of the cases of ineligibility provided for in Article 51 of the Public Procurement Code.
Interested candidates may obtain information from the Transaction Advisor, CPCS Transcom Limited, at the following address AOSantou@cpcs.ca; Moussa BERETE, Tel: (+224) 622 617 081/669 051 309, Email : email@example.com and Raphaël GNAMBALAMOU, Tel: (+224) 628 106 430/664 234 839, Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Interested applicants may obtain a complete bidding package online for a non-refundable payment of thirty thousand U.S. dollars ($30,000). The method of payment will be by bank transfer, made to a bank account managed by the Transaction Advisor.
Central Bank of the Republic of Guinea
6 Boulevard du Commerce C/Kaloum
BP 692 - Conakry
Republic of Guinea
Account name: Santou South Bauxite Block 3
Bank number: 001
Account number: 2011 000 498
CITIBANK NEW YORK
Interested applicants should request the Bidding Documents, indicating the name and address of the person representing them for correspondence relating to this invitation to tender (the declared correspondent), from the following addresses AOSantou@cpcs.ca with a copy to email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org. They should include, for each of the declared correspondents: name, surname, position held, telephone numbers, e-mail address and postal address.
Instructions for obtaining the DAO will be shared by the Transaction Advisor with the declared correspondents by email within 24 hours of receiving their request.
Tenders must be written in French and submitted in hard copy, one (01) original and three (03) copies (as well as an electronic version on a USB key) by the tenderer to the attention of the Chairman of the Technical Committee for Mining Titles, Ministry of Mines and Geology, no later than Wednesday, October 05, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. at the following address
CENTER FOR THE PROMOTION AND DEVELOPMENT OF MINING / MINISTRY OF MINES AND GEOLOGY (CPDM/MMG),
BP : 295-Kaloum near the governorate of Conakry, corniche Nord, Coronthie, Commune de Kaloum, Conakry, Republic of Guinea
Bids not received by the time and date indicated above will be rejected outright and returned unopened at the expense of the bidders concerned.
The bids will be opened in the presence of a representative of the Direction Nationale du Contrôle des Marchés Publics (DNCMP); an independent observer of the Autorité de Régulation des Marchés Publics (ARMP), a representative of the Transaction Advisor and representatives of the bidders who wish to participate in the opening of bids on Wednesday, October 05, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. at the following address
CENTRE DE PROMOTION ET DE DEVELOPPEMENT MINIERS / MINISTERE DES MINES ET DE LA GEOLOGIE (CPDM/MMG), Immeuble CPDM, 2ème Etage, Salle de Réunion
BP: 295-Kaloum near the Governorate of Conakry, Corniche Nord, Coronthie, Commune de Kaloum, Conakry, Republic of Guinea,
Tel: (+224) 622 617 081/669 051 309 / 628 106 430/664 234 839
Bids must include a bid security in the amount of five hundred thousand U.S. dollars ($500,000). Each bid security shall remain valid for thirty (30) calendar days from the end of the bid validity period for which it was issued and may only be called upon during these thirty (30) calendars day period for an event or events occurring during the bid validity period for which it was issued.
Bids shall remain valid for twelve (12) months from the deadline for submission of bids as stated in the bidding documents.
Conakry, August 12, 2022