Contract Opportunity: Harvesting

October 19, 2018

Harvesting CONTRACT

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

Taan Forest Limited Partnership is requesting proposals for three phases of logging of a single harvest area within their Forest Licence to Cut A87661 located on the East side of Graham Island.

 

HaRVESTING

Conduct harvesting activities including phases of hoe chucking/skidding, loading and hauling for a single harvest area located within the Geikie Creek Area of Taan Forest's Licence.
The successful applicant will be required to implement and conform to the Taan Forest Corporate Management System, environmental standards, and utilization/quality specifications. All Wood will remain the property of Taan Forest and will be marketed at their discretion.

 

BLOCK DETAILS

  • Location: Geikie Creek
  • Block Name: GEI002
  • Harvest Area (ha): Ground Based: 32.5 ha
  • Approx. Harvest Volume (m3): 13,548+/-
  • Approx. ROW Volume (m3): 1,125 +/-
  • Hauling will be to Ferguson dry land sort.

Overview maps and General Contract Particulars can be picked up at the Taan Office located at the Skidegate Commercial Center or can be found on Taan's Website - Contract Opportunities.
The successful applicant will be required to implement and conform to the Taan Forest Corporate Management System, environmental standards, and utilization/ quality specifications. All wood will remain the property of Taan Forest and will be marketed at their discretion.

 

Summary of Work and Criteria

The evaluation for a successful contractor will be based on provision of local employment= 25% (15% local Haida Gwaii, 10% Haida Ancestry), local ownership of company 15%, machinery to conduct work 25%, ability/ experience to complete work 20%, past performance with Taan 10%, hourly rates 5%.

Term: Anticipated start date December 2018

Deadline for Submission: November 2, 2018.

Parties will be contacted after November 2nd based upon their submissions and advised of the next steps.

 

Submission Requirements

  • Cover letter
  • Proposal related to above criteria
  • List of Equipment to be used
  • $/m3 rate for listed area
  • Safe Company Certification
  • References

 

SUBMIT TO

  • By Email: Opportunities@taanforest.com - Subject GEI002, Attention General Manager
  • In Person: Taan Office Skidegate Commercial Centre
  • Questions, additional information requests and Block Viewing: Richard Jones (250) 559-2337 or info@taanforest.com
     

Taan is committed to creating a successful forest business and economy on Haida Gwaii based on the management principles of the Strategic Land Use Agreement. The underlying goal is to maximize the benefits from the forest resource on Haida Gwaii and for the Haida Nation. Specifically, manage for long term sustainability, increase the number of local logging and manufacturing jobs on Haida Gwaii, extract the best value possible from the areas harvested, and manage the business prudently and effectively.

 

DEADLINE FOR RFP: NOVEMBER 2, 2018

 

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Download Harvest Map PDF