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Reference to Tender Clarificaitons -MAL/CPA/F/001 - Invitation to tender for finsihing works of 65 apartments and 115 car parking spaces at Triq Hanover, Triq L-Irlandiz, Triq San Mark & Triq Santa Liena, Cospicua, Malta.


 

 

 

Date: 20/11/2020

Tender: MAL/CPA/F/001

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 CLARIFICATIONS 

 

Query 1  Item 2.6.05 - Steel Balcony - please provide a drawing and specify type of railing (wrought iron railing), please note that in the BOQ the height of the balcony is 2080mm and railing 1100mm this is not clear.

Clarification 1

3 Drawings (with Clar1 in name) attached; including railing and Aperture type 5 details (which is referred to in BoQ Item 2.6.05). Sizes between the detail and aperture schedule only vary with a few millimetres but if it makes a difference, you should always quote on the larger size. Tolerances should be allowed as these are to be measured on site before any manufacturing is carried out. Variations will not be entertained for milli-metrical variations.

 

Query 2  Item 2.6.09 - Drying area -  please provide a drawing and specify type of railing

Clarification 2

Drawing (with Clar2 in name) attached. Drying area is Aperture Type 4, also indicated in Door Schedule. Ditto as above re. sizes and on-site measurements. Variations will not be entertained for milli-metrical variations.

The mesh itself serves as an enclosure, therefore there is no need of “railing”.

 

Query 3  Item 2.6.13 - Ventilation Grill - Are these installed on the wall?

Clarification 3

Ventilation grilles are to be installed on the exterior part of the wall as per BoQ description to cover holes in walls (prepared by others during construction phases)

 

Query 4  Item 2.6.14 - Galvanised steel flashing -Does the 600mm width include the bent part or we need to add?

Clarification 4

BoQ indicates approximate 600mm. This shall be measured on site accordingly, however 600mm should be sufficient for width of apramorta, wrap on both ends and bends.

 

  • Reference to the drawings  04/CA007/00, 04/CA008/00, 04/CA009/00 for 30mm hexagonal, circular and diamond pattern wrought iron screen, we can manufacture the patterns from a steel plate and cut with CNC Plasma, please advise if this is acceptable.  If yes please advise thickness and strand width

Thickness of circular/diamond/hexagonal wrought iron screens shall be 30mm, as indicated on drawings 04/CA007/00, 04/CA008/00, 04/CA009/00. Strand width, detail and thicknesses are shown on drawing ‘Clar1_Common Area_Railing’. Refer to item 9.5.01 in Common Areas BoQ

Regards item patterns and material, it shall be left as is and not changed to steel plate. This might be discussed at later stage but kindly provide rate for wrought iron screen composed of such geometrical patterns.

 

Query 5  In the above drawing there is "6mm Perforated steel sheet" can you please advise what is the item in BOQ because it seems missing

Clarification 5

Item is indicated in ‘Common Areas BoQ’ Item 9.5.03, as copied hereunder. BoQ states thickness of 4mm, however kindly provide rate for 6mm instead of 4mm thickness.

Item 9.5.03 - Supply, install and connect dark grey powder coated hot dip galvanised 4mm thickness perforated steel sheets for lift shaft cladding. Perforations to be circular of 4mm diameter at a staggered pitch of 5mm as indicated on drawings and as instructed by AIC. Rate is to include for installation for both walkways and stairs. Rate is to include all fixing to steel and concrete elements as indicated on drawings. Refer to drawing numbers 04/CA007/00, 04/CA008/00, 04/CA/009-00 & 04/CA010/00.

 

Query 6  In the drawing 04/CA011/00 there is Walkway Type 1, can you please indicate the item in the BOQ because it seems missing

Clarification 6

The walkway in itself, even though is done in steel (including precast concrete slab and other items) is not included in this BoQ as this shall be carried out during construction stages. All other ancillary items regards the walkways, such as railing, rainwater systems and light fittings are included in the ‘Common Areas BoQ’

 

Query 7  In the drawing 04/CC004/00 there are Railing Type 1 and 2 can  you please indicate the item in the BOQ because it seems missing

Clarification 7

Items are indicated in ‘Childcare Finishes BoQ’ Items 8.6.03 & 8.6.04, as copied hereunder. Drawing number in description of item shall be 04/CC004/00.

Item 8.6.03 - RAILING TYPE 1: Supply and install white powder coated hot-dip galvanised wrought iron railing (traditional type), as indicated on drawings and as instructed by AIC. Rate is to include for all galzanised and black powder coated steel vertical and horizontal supports, welding, fixings to steel and concrete elements as indicated on drawings. Refer to drawing number 04/CC003/00.

Item 8.6.04 - RAILING TYPE 2: Supply and install white powder coated hot-dip galvanised wrought iron railing (traditional type), as indicated on drawings and as instructed by AIC. Rate is to include for all galzanised and black powder coated steel vertical and horizontal supports, welding, fixings to steel and concrete elements as indicated on drawings. Refer to drawing number 04/CC003/00.

 

Query 8  Can you please provide the exact location and photo in order to be able to check accessibility or please advise a day for a site visit.

Clarification 8

Location image attached. Site is between Hanover Street, St Mark Street, Irish Street & St Helen Street, Cospicua

 

Query 9  Please clarify regarding Installation of Sanitary ware because there is no mention in the tender for M & Es.

Clarification 9

The installation of sanitaryware is within the M&E tender.