Contract Opportunity: Harvesting – Full Phase Road & Stump to Dump

December 15, 2021

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS/Rates

Taan Forest Limited Partnership (Taan) is requesting harvesting contractors propose an all found rate for road construction by linear meter of road ($/LM) and stump to dump harvesting delivered to Ferguson Dry Land Sort by m3 ($/m3).

Rates should include but not limited to:

  • ROW Falling
  • Sub Grade construction
  • Culvert Installation
  • Ballast hauling and spreading
  • Block road maintenance
  • Delivery of all merchantable logs
  • Delivery of scheduled harvested monumental logs (If applicable)
  • Brush piling
  • Seasonal Deactivation
  • Prime Contractor responsibilities
  • Taan’s Corporate Management System including crew training (CMS Level 1 and Supervisors training CMS Level 2)

Tree Crown Modification will not be the responsibility of the successful stump to dump contractor. Culverts will be supplied by Taan Forest, contractor will be responsible for delivery to site from Juskatla Taan will be responsible for rock development, contractor will haul rock from designated quarry.

All wood will remain the property of Taan Forest and will be marketed at their discretion

 

PROPOSALS MUST INCLUDE:

  • Cover letter with summary
  • Ability to complete work (list of Equipment and previous experience)
  • Commitment to hire local (people who live on Haida Gwaii) including number of people who will be working on this block.
  • $/Linear Metre for road construction (Row falling, Subgrade, culvert installs, ballasting)
  • All found stump to dump rate $/m3
  • BC Forestry Safety Council Safe Company number
  • Worksafe BC number
  • References
 
IN NO SPECIFIC ORDER, PROPOSALS WILL BE RATED ON:
  • Ownership of contract (Haida Owned and Local Haida Gwaii ownership take precedence)
  • Past experience/ performance with Taan Forest
  • Ability to hire local and number of local people employed with this work. Preference to Haida workers
  • Ability to complete the work with available resources
  • M3 rate
  • Linear Metre construction rate – Mainline and spur roads

 

CONTRACT DETAILS

BLOCK DETAILS:
  • Location: East Yakoun – Graham Island
  • Block Name: LOW001
  • Harvest Area (ha) Ground Based: 35.0 ha + 8.0 ha ROW
  • Approx. harvest volume (m3) 19,314 m3 block, 4,415m3 ROW Total = 23,729m3
 
ROAD SPECIFICS:
  • Total Length of Proposed road: 2906m
  • NEY3000 = Start 0+833 Stop 2+304 = 1495m must be constructed to Taan Main Line standards – see Road Instructions
  • All remaining road must be constructed to allow for logs to be hauled to Ferguson in accordance with contractor’s harvesting system

 

BID RESOURCES:

 

CONTRACT TERM:

  • Anticipated Start Date January 10, 2022
  • ½ volume delivered to Ferguson DLS by March 31, 2022
  • End date May 13th, 2022

 

Deadline for Submission

December 30th, 2021 @ 3:00pm. Parties will be contacted after January 4th, 2022 based upon their submissions and advised of next steps

 

SUBMIT TO:

  • By e-mail: info@taanforest.com - Subject: LOW001 Stump to Dump Opportunity
  • In Person: - Due to Covid 19 restrictions, we ask that all submissions be submitted via e-mail at this time.
  • Questions, Additional Information and Block Viewings: Paul Leslie (250) 626-7528 or Gary Russ (778) 260-0372

Road Construction is active near this area, please schedule a block viewing.

 

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