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RFx Number Status & Type Details Date
0183
Awarded
Request for Tender
Issued by: Dental Health Services Victoria
UNSPSC 1: 72000000 - Building and Facility Construction and Maintenance Services - 50%
UNSPSC 2: 95120000 - Permanent buildings and structures - 50%
opened
Wed, 07 July 2021 8:00 AM
Closed
Fri, 06 August 2021 5:00 PM
07/07/2021 08:00

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Buyer Post #30 - Tender Notice This post is publicly visible

Tender Notice.

Tenderers to refer to attachment 3 (uploaded today 02082021).

Tenderers to exclude, the removal of workstations, cabinetry and loose furniture in highlight (yellow) area on the attached plan, only.

The selected workstations, cabinetry and loose furniture will be repurposed by the client.

Posted on 02/08/2021 15:57 by Dental Health Services Victoria

Supplier Post #29 - Corporate entry glazing This post is publicly visible

Can I please confirm the thickness of the glazing in the corporate entry. 

Posted on 02/08/2021 13:04 by Supplier Person

Supplier Post #29 Response

Glass thickness has not been specified. Tenderers to ensure all glazing is in accordance with AS 1288 & AS 2047.

Replied on 02/08/2021 15:54 by David Cassar of Dental Health Services Victoria

Supplier Post #28 - Planter boxes / fire sprinklers This post is publicly visible

Can you please confirm:

  1. Are the internal and external planter boxes to be painted in P3
  2. Are there fire sprinklers in the scope of this project

 

Posted on 29/07/2021 13:14 by Supplier Person

Supplier Post #28 Response

  1. All internal and external planter boxes to be P3 as per the finishes schedule. Colour: Beige Intent, Finish: Render.
  2. No fire sprinkler works are required for this project. This has been covered off with the projects Building Surveyor.

     

Replied on 29/07/2021 15:03 by David Cassar of Dental Health Services Victoria

Supplier Post #27 - RFI This post is publicly visible

How many people can attend site visit per Builder?

The existing floor is to be lowered 300mm. What is the existing floor and sub floor?

Concrete slab above to be removed to store room are there any photos, thickness and current layout drawing? To complete this work it will need to be access from the floor above.

Posted on 28/07/2021 13:26 by Supplier Person

Supplier Post # 27 Response

Only one (1) representative per builder will be permitted to attend the site visit, as outlined in the tender particulars.

The existing raised floor is a timber bearer and joist system, that sits above an existing concrete slab.  Tenderers will be able to review the existing floor during the site briefing meeting.

During the site visit, tenderers will be shown the concrete slab that is to be removed. Access will not be provded from the floor above. It is believed there is sufficient access to remove the slab from the ground floor.  This will become clear during the site visit.

 

Replied on 28/07/2021 17:14 by David Cassar of Dental Health Services Victoria

Supplier Post #26 - Query on the Reduction of the RFT Closing Time This post is publicly visible

Good afternoon

Given that we have already released the tender documents to sub-consultants with a closing date for them of Friday 6th August and as yet we have not had the site inspection, which may generate other forum questions, is it possible for us to keep the closing date of the tender to the Wednesday 10th August deadline? 

Can you plese confirm ASAP? 

Many thanks for your assistance

Posted on 27/07/2021 13:39 by Supplier Person

Supplier Post #26 Response

The Tender Close Date will remain as 17:00pm on Friday 6th August.

Considering the tender period has been extended by 10 days from the original close date, tenderers have been afforded sufficient time to request further information.

The Site Briefing Meeting will be an opportunity for tenderers to visually verify the site conditions.

For clarification, the Enquiry period ends at 17:00 on Monday 2nd August 2021.

We appreciate all tenderers' effort and understanding.

Replied on 27/07/2021 15:51 by David Cassar of Dental Health Services Victoria

Supplier Post #25 - Site Visit Confirmation This post is publicly visible

Hi there

In wake of todays easing of restrictions announcement, could you please confirm whether the site visit will go ahead this Friday? 

Many thanks for your assistance

Posted on 27/07/2021 11:50 by Supplier Person

good afternoon,  pls note various detail regaridng this tender is now updated to reflect the latest easing of COVID restrictions.  You will receive a systemised notice containing the applicable detail.

 

 

Replied on 27/07/2021 13:06 by David Cassar of Dental Health Services Victoria

Supplier Post #24 - Mechanical Services Condenser locations This post is publicly visible

Good morning 

The drawings refer to the roof for the Condenser placement , drawings show a riser location  dose this run all the way to the roof or do we have to core hole, is there space on the roof for theses condensers ?

Thank you 

Posted on 23/07/2021 10:38 by Supplier Person

Supplier Post #24 Response

There is access to the roof via existing risers and core holes. There is space available for the consider units on the roof, exact placement is still to be confirmed.

Replied on 23/07/2021 11:35 by David Cassar of Dental Health Services Victoria

Supplier Post #23 - RFI- metal seat support to timber external seating This post is publicly visible

Architectural drawings A1134 has painted finish to the metal seat support and to refer to engineering drawings for timber seating. Engineers details has it to be galvanized. Please confirm if timber seat support is to be galvanized and/or painted. Not shown painted on architectural painting drawing.

Posted on 22/07/2021 10:41 by Supplier Person

Supplier Post #23 Response

All exposed steel members specified in the engineering drawings (including all beams, columns and seat supports) are to be Hot Dipped Galvanised and painted on-site. Paint Colour: Dulux Colourbond Monument.

Replied on 23/07/2021 11:07 by David Cassar of Dental Health Services Victoria

Buyer Post #22 - tender dates including the site briefing This post is publicly visible

Dear Tenderers

Due to COVID restrictions the tender dates relating to site briefing registration, site briefing meeting, online forum end date and tender submission end date continue to move.

Pls check the Buying for Victoria portal for the latest update.

 

Vendors who have already registered for previously scheduled site briefing meetings, are not required to re-register.

Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

Posted on 21/07/2021 16:16 by Dental Health Services Victoria

Supplier Post #21 - Isolating Switches This post is publicly visible

Hi there

Could you assist us with the  following please? 

Drawing EL-001 shows 2 x 3 phase isolating switches that are to be located on the roof. The building appears to be about 12 levels high. Please confirm whether these 2 x mechanical isolators are to be located on the roof above level 12.

Many thanks for your assistance

Posted on 21/07/2021 13:45 by Supplier Person

Supplier Post #21 Response

The building is only two (2) storeys, where the works are occurring. The isolator switches will need to be install on the roof as per the documentation.

Replied on 21/07/2021 14:32 by David Cassar of Dental Health Services Victoria

Supplier Post #20 - RFI- Internal Planter box This post is publicly visible

Joinery J16, J17, J18 and J19. Please confirm material of planter boxes. Currently has P3 paint finish.

Posted on 21/07/2021 09:32 by Supplier Person

Supplier Post #20 Response

Please see response to Supplier Post #9 - 33mm MDF, with P3 rendered finish.

Replied on 21/07/2021 11:41 by David Cassar of Dental Health Services Victoria

Supplier Post #19 - RFI This post is publicly visible

Please specify aluminum frame size?

Corporate entry drawing A0102 has glazing and soffit to match existing. Please confirm what existing is? Site visit on Friday to submission on Tuesday will not be enough time for suppliers to price based of site visit.

Will a J-section and U-value be provided for glazing?

Specify type fo glazing required for example clear laminated or comfort plus? Building surveyor will need to sign off on the 6 start report.

Joinery detail J15 has LED profile to be recessed in beams. No LED lighting is shown on the electrical drawings . Please confirm if required?

Are the two large potted trees supplied and installed by client?

Joinery- J13 dining bench on joinery but can't find J13 on joinery plan A1103. Please confirm location and if required?

Posted on 21/07/2021 08:38 by Supplier Person

Supplier Post #19 Response

  • Tenderer to provide clarity on aluminium frame size question, specifically what is it in relation to?
  • Tenderers will have an opportunity to review the existing conditions during the Site Briefing Meeting.
  • Tenderers who have registered for the Site Briefing Meeting, where notified, that the tender close period will be extended. The same amount of time will be allocated from the Site Briefing meeting to Tender Close date. Confirmation on dates will be issued to all tenderers once lockdown restrictions ease.
  • Sections Js have been provided to the project building certifier. Builder certifier has not requested u-value for glazing, therefore none has been provided. Tenderers to ensure they meet relevant Australian Standards and notes outlined in the architectural documentation.
  • See Architectural drawing A5100 Rev C – Clear glass nominated, glass type to meet relevant Australian Standards as noted.
  • LED to J15 is required.
  • All plants are excluded from the tender, to be supplied by others.
  • J13 has been deleted.

Replied on 21/07/2021 11:42 by David Cassar of Dental Health Services Victoria

Supplier Post #18 - Request for Information This post is publicly visible

Good afternoon 

Do you have details on the Foundation Stone  , Exact Size , Weight and Fixing method 

Thank you 

 

Posted on 20/07/2021 13:01 by Supplier Person

Supplier Post #18 Response

Specific details of the foundation stone is unknown. Tenderers will be shown the Foundation stone, during the Site Briefing Meeting, for review.

See upload photo as a reference, Photo 3 - Foundation Stone.

Replied on 21/07/2021 08:53 by David Cassar of Dental Health Services Victoria

Supplier Post #17 - RFI- Door hardware This post is publicly visible

Will a door hardware schedule be provided?

Posted on 19/07/2021 10:59 by Supplier Person

Supplier Post #17 Response

Tenderers to ensure all door hardware to comply with AS1428.01 DDA Access requirements, as per architectural drawings A5000 Rev C. No product specific hardware will be nominated.

 

Replied on 19/07/2021 15:38 by David Cassar of Dental Health Services Victoria

Supplier Post #16 - RFI This post is publicly visible

1. Response to glass partiton detail- The below drawings do not reference the glass partiton but reference the steel design. Please refer to drawing A0102 rev C and A5100 rev C. Will a glass parition detail be provided for the new corporate entry?

  • Refer to Architectural drawing A0102 Rev C and Structural Engineering Sketches SK1 17787 & SK2 17787.

2. Is the metal blade fencing to entry to be stainless steel or aluminum? Supplier has advised Stainless steel Blade does not come16x65mm. Can we price the next closest size?

3. Glazing correct at 12mm thickness? Standard is 10mm. 

4. Raised flooring on drawing A1101 the grey shaded area on plan. Drawing does not specify which area of flooring is raised.

Posted on 19/07/2021 08:34 by Supplier Person

Please see response below, to Supplier Post.

Supplier Post #16 Response

  1. Refer to Architectural drawingsA0102 Rev C, Structural Engineering Sketches SK1 17787 & SK2 17787 and attached image Photo 2..JPG. There are no glazed partition details. New glazed partitions are to match existing.
  2. The fencing is to be Powdercoated Black Aluminium. Tenderers will need to nominate dimensions, if alternative size is specified. DHSV will review, during the tender assessment period.
  3. 12mm thick glass is correct.
  4. Architectural plans nominate height of raised floors. For clarity, please find uploaded the floor plan highlighting (in yellow) the raised floor areas. Please refer to nominated RLs for finished levels.
    1. file name:  RDHM_Cardigan Lane_A1100 GENERAL FLOOR PLAN_RevK (Highlighted Raised Floor).pdf

Replied on 19/07/2021 13:25 by David Cassar of Dental Health Services Victoria

Buyer Post #15 - Site Inspection on Fri 16th - postponed This post is publicly visible

Dear Tenderers

Due to current lockdown restrictions, tomorrow’s scheduled site briefing is postponed.

The site briefing will be tentatively rescheduled, to the first Friday available, once restrictions are lifted.

The tender advertising period will be extended accordingly.

I will issue further correspondence once restrictions ease.

Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

 

Posted on 15/07/2021 17:08 by Dental Health Services Victoria

Supplier Post #14 - Site Inspection This post is publicly visible

Good afternoon 

Will the site inspection still go ahead tomorrow Friday  16 th July 10.00 am

Posted on 15/07/2021 17:01 by Supplier Person

Supplier Post #13 - Site Visit in wake of Snap Lockdown This post is publicly visible

Hi there

We have just heard there is to be a snap lockdown as of midnight tonight. Are you postponing the site visit because of this? 

Kind regards

Posted on 15/07/2021 14:03 by Supplier Person

Buyer Post #12 - Base Build Contractors This post is publicly visible

All Tenderers

Please see below list of Base Build Contractors, for your reference. You are under no obligation to use these contractors to complete your submission

Electrical

 

iSpark Solutions

 

 

Leon Desmond

Mb. 0433 405 166

leon@isparksolutions.com.au         

Hydraulic

 

Reliable Plumbing

 

 

Matthew Mansour

Mb. 0407 886 700

Matthew.m@reliableplumbing.net.au

Fire

All Essential Fire Services

 

Dan Gilmore

Mb. 0411 747 422

dan@aefs.com.au

Mechanical

AG Coombes

Wayne Maggs

Mb. 0428 001 784

wmaggs@agcoombes.com.au

Posted on 15/07/2021 10:34 by Dental Health Services Victoria

Supplier Post #11 - RFI Fencing This post is publicly visible

Is there a fencing specification for what is required? It says Metal Blade Fencing but has no size of blade, Rail, Post etc

Posted on 14/07/2021 16:59 by Supplier Person

Supplier Post #11

Metal blade fencing

Blade:              16x65mm with 90mm c/c max.

Frame / rail:     50x50mm

Post:                 75x75mm / to be confirmed by fence supplier.

Colour:            Powder coat black.

Replied on 15/07/2021 16:32 by David Cassar of Dental Health Services Victoria

Buyer Post #10 - Asbestos Register Review This post is publicly visible

Post #10

All Tenderers,

For your reference and consideration, please find attached current Asbestos Register Review, dated June 2021.

Posted on 14/07/2021 16:37 by Dental Health Services Victoria

Supplier Post #9 - Internal Planter Boxes This post is publicly visible

Please confirm the material the internal planters J17, J18 & J19 from the joinery drawing set are to be constructed from. 

Posted on 13/07/2021 16:33 by Supplier Person

Supplier Notice #9 – Internal Planter Boxes

33mm MDF, with P3 rendered finish.

Replied on 14/07/2021 10:16 by David Cassar of Dental Health Services Victoria

Supplier Post #8 - Lintels & Propping This post is publicly visible

Further to drawing A2000, please provide details for new lintels required. 

Is there a temporary propping detail we are to follow when creating the new openings? 

Posted on 13/07/2021 16:18 by Supplier Person

Supplier Notice #8 – Lintels & Propping

No new lintels or propping required. Openings have been designed to sit under existing lintels. See uploaded photo, file name photo 1.

Replied on 14/07/2021 10:16 by David Cassar of Dental Health Services Victoria

Buyer Post #7 - Mandatory onsite Briefing Session This post is publicly visible

To All Tenderers,

As per Clause 3.3 Tender Briefing Session, the site briefing session scheduled for 10am Friday, 16 July is mandatory.

Failure to attended the briefing session, will result in submissions not being considered.

Each tenderer is permitted to have a maximum of one (1) representative at the briefing session.

Tenderers are required to Provide the Tender Officer, with the names and contact details of the representative attending site, at least 24hrs prior. Registration Closes: 11am Thursday, 15 July.

Posted on 13/07/2021 15:01 by Dental Health Services Victoria

Buyer Post #6 - Pebble Mix This post is publicly visible

 Please see below response to Supplier Post #4

Product can be sourced from:

Company:       Décor Stone

Address:           84-90 Highbury Road, Burwood VIC 3125

Phone:             03 9888 9888

Email:               sales@decorstone.com.au     

Tenderers are free to source the same product from alterative suppliers.

Posted on 13/07/2021 13:58 by Dental Health Services Victoria

Supplier Post #5 - RFI- Raised flooring This post is publicly visible

Drawing A1101 has a not for raised flooring. Please confirming where raised flooring is located?

Provide a detail for raised flooring framing.

Provide a partiton detail for new corporate entry.

 

Posted on 13/07/2021 12:13 by Supplier Person

Please see below response to Supplier Post #5

       •  Please refer to RLs noted on Architectural Documentation for floor levels and height of raised floor.

  • Refer to Architectural drawing A1101 Rev D for raised floor notes, raised flooring to be constructed as per timber framing manual.
  • Refer to Architectural drawing A0102 Rev C and Structural Engineering Sketches SK1 17787 & SK2 17787.

Replied on 13/07/2021 14:37 by David Cassar of Dental Health Services Victoria

Supplier Post #4 - Pebble Mix This post is publicly visible

The RDHM schedule of finishes lists PEBBLE- pebble mix - Colour Black Pearl- Supplier Western Distrubutors 

Western Distrubutors do not produce this product or install pebble mix- Is there another specific supplier we are to use or can we put forward our own?

Posted on 13/07/2021 11:11 by Supplier Person

Supplier Post #3 - Specifications / Nominated Contractors This post is publicly visible

Does this project have any nominated sub contractors?

Is there an Architectural specification document and services specifications?

Posted on 12/07/2021 15:32 by Supplier Person

Responses as follows.

 

Q 1. Does this project have any nominated sub contractors?

A: The project does not have any nominated sub-contractors.

 

Q2. Is there an Architectural specification document and services specifications?

A: There is no additional architectural specification document, to the drawing set. Only mechanical services, have a specification document in addition to the drawing set

Replied on 12/07/2021 17:08 by David Cassar of Dental Health Services Victoria

Buyer Post #2 - Notice 1: Change in Wall Tile Selection. This post is publicly visible

Due to availability, change in selection for “Tile-02 Wall Tiles” noted  in the finishes specification, to be replaced with:

Brand:                          Beaumont Tiles

Product Name:            Aspired White Gloss

Product Code:            1226679

Size:                             600 x 300mm

Posted on 12/07/2021 11:52 by Dental Health Services Victoria

Buyer Post #1 - Quotes for Demolition Works This post is publicly visible

Q. Is DHSV open to accepting quotations for demolition works or would it be best to wait and get in touch with head contractors pricing the project?

A. DHSV do not intend to accept quotes for demolition component in isolation.

Posted on 07/07/2021 15:39 by Dental Health Services Victoria