Contract Opportunity: Harvesting

September 19, 2019

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.

SCOPE OF PROJECT

HARVESTING

Conduct harvesting activities including phases of mechanical falling and mechanical processing for harvest areas located within the Canyon / Drill and Lawn Hill Areas 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: Canyon / Drill mainline
  • Block Name: YAK003
  • Harvest Area (ha): Ground Based: 15.7ha
  • Approx. Harvest Volume (m3): 5,106+/-
  • Approx. ROW Volume (m3): 1,030+/-
  • Hauling will be to Ferguson / Skidegate dry land sort’s

 

  • Location: Lawn Hill
  • Block Name: LAW001
  • Harvest Area (ha): Ground Based: 35.6ha
  • Approx. Harvest Volume (m3): 29,7616+/-
  • Approx. ROW Volume (m3): 4,845+/-
  • Hauling will be to Ferguson / Skidegate dry land sort’s

 

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.

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 & CRITERIA

The evaluation for a successful contractor will be based:

  • 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%.

 

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

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

 

TERM

Anticipated Start Date: October / 17 / 2019

 

PROPOSAL SUBMISSIONS

Please submit your completed proposal package via the follow options by the September 28, 2019 deadline:

  • Email: oppportunities@taanforest.com, Subject: GEI002, Attention General Manager
  • Taan Forest Office: Unit 3-Hwy 16 Commercial Center, Skidegate BC, V0T 1S1

Questions, additional information requests and Block Viewing: Richard Jones (250) 559-2337 or info@taanforest.com

 

DEADLINE FOR RFP

September 28th, 2019

Parties will be contacted after September 30th based upon their submissions and advised of the next steps.

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.

 

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