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GCSurplus Atlantic Sales Center update

The GCSurplus warehouse located at 13 Akerley Blvd., Dartmouth, N.S. will remain...

Lot details

Sold For:
$ 172,544.0000
Scrap - Metal (e.g. iron, steel, brass, batteries)
Minimum bid:
Closing date:
27-October-2017 @ 1:22 p.m. EASTERN TIME
Deposit required:
$ 5,000.00

Contract Contents

Quantity Description
40 (metric ton(s) ) Scrap Non Ferrous Metals (Aluminum, Magnesium, Titanium, Copper) - 12 Month Period Contract

400 (metric ton(s) ) Scrap Ferrous Metal - 12 Month Period Contract

40000 (kg ) Scrap vehicle batteries - 12 month Period Contract

Additional comments:



  • Pursuant to the Department of Public Works and Government Services Act (S.C. 1996, c.16), the General Terms and Conditions B, identified in the website by date, and title are incorporated by reference and form part of the bid solicitation and resulting contract as though expressly set out in the bid solicitation and resulting contract.
    • There is no security requirement.
    • 2.1 For the purchase, pickup and removal of the Asset(s) described in section 2.2 on an "as and when requested basis" for the duration of the period of the Contract as detailed in Section 5.0 entitled Term of Contract.
    • 2.2 Details of the Asset(s) and Work Requirement
      • The purchaser shall leave containers on the site as directed by and to the satisfaction of the custodian.
      • The required number of containers can vary during the period of the contract. The buyer will have to provide the additional number of containers required within 48 hours.
      • From May 1st to September 30th, the buyer must also provide a container for the cadet camp and a container for the Vimy camp.
      • As required by the Custodian, the Purchaser must provide the appropriate vehicles needed to remove large Asset(s).
      • Full containers shall be removed within 48 hours of notification by the custodian.
      • Weight scale tickets are essential; merchandise sold by weight shall be weighed at or near the point of loading on an independent public or other scale chosen by the custodian. The contractor shall pay the cost of the weight scale tickets. The contractor shall remit within 2 working days the weight scale tickets to GCSurplus and the custodian. The custodian shall keep GCSurplus informed of removals as they occur. Failure to provide the referenced weight scale tickets as indicated will result in termination of the period contract.
      • All weight scale tickets must be in accordance with the "Unit of Issue" as shown on the Offer to Purchase.
      • The contractor must provide appropriate, sealed packaging and shipping materiel that meet industry standards.
      • Vehicle/equipment used to carry out the work must be certified for the product it will carry.
      • WHMIS Training: WHMIS training for all Contractor personnel is the responsibility of the Contractor and documentation MUST be provided to reflect that the training and qualifications are current upon request by GCSuroplus.
      • The Contractor must comply with all Transport Canada regulation pertaining to the Dangerous Goods Act and all federal and provincial environmental regulations with regard to handling, packaging and shipping of the above noted material and assumes full responsibility for damages to property, personal injuries or loss of life that may result from processing such items. The contractor agrees to and shall indemnify and save harmless Canada, PWGSC, GCSurplus and client department from and against all claims or demands in respect of any damages, injuries or loss.
      • The Contractor understands and agrees that the batteries they acquire as a result of this requirement will be recycled. The Contractor will recycle the batteries in a manner that conforms with all applicable laws, regulations and other requirements of the jurisdiction in which they operate (federal, provincial, and municipal) as they relate to the Environment, Public Health and Safety, Labour and Dangerous and/or Hazardous Wastes and their collection, storage, transportation, and processing.
      • The Contractor also understands and agrees that should they decide to dispose of the batteries in any way other than to have them recycled all applicable provision of the province will apply to the contractor as the contractor will be considered as waste generator.
    • 2.4 Any Contract will be for the actual quantity of Asset(s) that Canada requests the Purchaser to purchase during the period of the Contract and will not constitute an agreement by Canada to sell any or all of the said Asset(s). The quantity of Asset(s) sold under the Contract may be more or less than the Estimated Quantity of Asset(s) and the Estimated Extended Price specified herein.
    • 2.5 Upon request, the Purchaser must provide the required number of containers, of appropriate size, on designated government sites, remove, weigh, and purchase the Asset(s) in accordance with the terms and conditions of the Contract.
    • 2.6 Prior to the removal of any Asset(s), the Purchaser must ensure that an empty container is left at the site to replace the full one that is picked up.
    • 2.7 Containers in outdoor locations must have a retractable cover.
    • 2.8 The Purchaser must remove filled containers during business hours, as specified by the Custodian, within forty-eight (48) hours of notification by the Custodian. Should the Custodian notify the Purchaser that there are Asset(s) available for pick-up that are too bulky to be placed in the container, the Purchaser must immediately make all necessary arrangements to have this Asset removed within a mutually agreeable timeframe.
    • 2.9 As required by the Custodian, the Purchaser must provide the appropriate vehicles needed to remove large Asset(s).
    • 2.10 The loading and removal of the Asset(s) are the sole responsibility of the Purchaser and at the Purchaser's own expense.
    • The estimated quantity of Asset(s) and its corresponding estimated extended price specified herein are only an approximation of requirements given in good faith. The Purchaser will have no claim against GCSurplus for shortages. Amounts in excess of the Estimated Quantity or Estimated Extended Price will be paid in accordance with the Basis of Payment specified herein.
    • A security deposit in the form of a certified cheque, an irrevocable standby letter of credit or a credit card payment as accepted and approved at the discretion of the GCSurplus Sales Representative, made out to the Receiver General for Canada of an amount of $5,000.00, is a condition precedent to Contract award. Should the Purchaser fail to respect fully his/her obligations under the Contract, the deposit will be forfeited to GCSurplus. Such forfeiture must not limit or curtail any of GCSurplus rights as stipulated by law or in the Contract.
    • 5.1 Period of the Contract
      • The period of the Contract is from 01/12/2017 to 30/11/2018 inclusive.
    • 5.2 Option to Extend the Contract
      • 5.2.1 Upon mutual agreement of both Parties, the period of the Contract may be extended by and up to one (1) additional periods of one (1) year under the same terms and conditions. The Purchaser agrees that, during the extended period of the Contract, he will pay Canada in accordance with the applicable provisions as set out in the Basis of Payment.
      • 5.2.2 Canada will notify the Purchaser within thirty (30) calendar days before the Contract expiry date of its desire to extend the period of the Contract. The option may only be exercised by the GCSurplus Sales Representative.
      • 5.2.3 The agreement to extend the period of the Contract will be evidenced, for administrative purposes only, through a Contract amendment prepared by the GCSurplus Sales Representative.
    • The GCSurplus Sales Representative will send an invoice upon receipt of weight scale ticket.
    • 7.1 The Contract must be interpreted and governed, and the relations between the parties determined, by the laws in force in Ontario.


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Location of asset(s):
Gestion intégrée des déchets Edifice 540
Courcelette , QC     G0A 4Z0
Courcelette, QC

The exact location of this sale could not be determined. Please contact the GCSurplus sales rep for more information.

Contact :
Carole Gariépy
418-844-5000 (ext:5197)
GCSurplus sales rep:
Jean Crête
Sale account:
The Purchaser agrees to make any payment requested (see available payment options) by the Minister within 21 calendar days from the date of such request and prior to removal of any of the property.
The Purchaser, upon acceptance of this offer by the Minister and after payment in full has been received by the Minister, shall at his expense, pack, load and remove the property by the date indicated on the bill of sale or, if no date is shown, within 2 calendar days after the date the bill of sale is issued.


This sale is subject to all of the clauses outlined in the GCSurplus General terms and conditions A , unless General terms and conditions B are cited.