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TransGrid / Civil & Electrical Works - Tamworth Shunt Reactors - 1159

RFT ID 1159
RFT Type Open Tenders
Published 14-Dec-2007
Closes 29-Jan-2008 2:00pm
Category (based on UNSPSC)
72000000 - Building and Facility Construction and Maintenance Services
Agency TransGrid

Contact Person
Karen Mackinnon
Phone: 02 9284 3280

Tender Details

To enhance the reliability of the Principals transmission network and to maintain adequate voltage levels in electricity supply, two 330KV, 50MVar Shunt Reactors are currently being replaced at Tamworth 330kV Substation. A separate contract has been let for the supply and erection of two ABB 330kV, 50MVar Reactors currently scheduled for delivery on the 6th and 9th April 2008. To complete the substation augmentation work, the Principal will place a separate contract for the civil and electrical work associated with installation of the two new Shunt Reactors and the civil and electrical work associated with two new associated 330kV switchbays which connect the 330kV busbar to the new shunt reactors.


NSW Regions: Northern

RFT Type

Open Tenders - An invitation to tender by public advertisement with no restriction placed on who may tender. Tenderers will normally be required to demonstrate in their tender that they have the necessary skills, resources, experience, financial capacity, and in some cases licences, accreditations, etc., to fulfil the tender requirements.

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Related Records

  • Contract Award Notices:
    • 1159  Downer EDI Engineering

Additional Details / Instructions

A mandatory site inspection will be conducted as detailed below to enable Tenderers to fully familiarise themselves with the site conditions. All parties interested in attending the site inspection shall notify their attendance by telephoning, Mr Peter Hamilton, Project Manager on (02) 8204 6373. All persons attending the site inspection must wear long sleeve shirts, trousers, safety helmets, enclosed footwear and high visibility shirts or vests. Persons not so attired will not be allowed to enter the switchyard. Date of Site Inspection - 10:00am Tuesday 15th January 2008 Inspection Location - Tamworth 330kV Substation Burgmanns Lane, Tamworth NSW (Travel 6km south of Tamworth CBD along New England Highway, turn left into Burgmanns Lane and travel 2km east to Substation)