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Sold For:
$ 2,930.7600
Waste Lead Acid Batteries - Cold Lake
Minimum bid:
Closing date:
21-December-2017 @ 10:57 a.m. EASTERN TIME
Deposit required:
$ 1,000.00
360 (unit(s) )
Description :
Waste Lead Acid Batteries - Cold Lake



  • 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
    • 2.2.1 Unit Definition - For the purpose of this contract a standard automotive battery shall be considered as the base unit. Heavy equipment batteries shall count as two (2) units. Forklift batteries shall count as ten (10) units. Estimated Qty 370 units in a 12 month period.
    • 2.2.2 Removal of Surplus - Contractor will be required to pick up on an "as and when required" basis. DND will notify the contractor when a pickup is required. The contractor must remove the product within 3 business days of notification.
    • 2.2.3 Containers - Plastic Bins and Documentation - DND will present the material to the contractor loaded into plastic cases, but the cases remain the property of DND Wainwright and must be returned in a timely manner if removed from DND Property
    • 2.2.4 A forklift operator / helper to load MAY be available but not guaranteed so it is ultimately up to the purchaser to ensure they have the proper material handling equipment for the removal.
    • 2.2.5 DND reserves the right to supervise and direct the loading so as to prevent the practice of "cherry picking". All batteries offered under this contract must be removed, regardless of size or condition.
    • 2.2.6 The contractor shall provide a copy of their bill of lading to the custodian, showing the quantity of batteries removed.
    • 2.2.7 The custodian will forward the bill of lading to GCSurplus and GCSurplus will invoice the contractor for the quantity removed.
    • 2.2.8 Special Pickup and Transport Requirements, Secondary Containment - Used batteries are often in poor condition and pose a significant spill hazard. For this reason the contractor is required to take steps to "leak proof" any vehicle transporting them. The means of leak-proofing is up to the carrier but should involve secondary containment such as: plastic bins or drums or a plastic liner for the cargo compartment. Vehicle / equipment used to carry out the work must be certified for the product it will carry and capable to empty waste containers of various sizes.
    • 2.2.9 Material Handling and Spills - All waste material being moved must be handled by certified personnel only using the contractors equipment. The contractor must have a spill kit in their vehicle and all spills occurring during loading, transport and unloading are the responsibility of the contractor. All spills must be reported to the Hazwaste Spill Response Team and in the event of a spill, all costs for cleanup are the responsibility of the contractor.
    • 2.2.10 WHMIS Training - WHMIS training for all contractor personnel is the responsibility of the contractor and must be provided to reflect that the training and qualifications are current upon request of DND.
    • 2.2.11 Recycle Docket - For each pickup the contractor shall complete a recycle docket form in accordance with Provincial regulations and shall provide a copy of the same form to DND upon transfer to their vehicle. This docket must show the quantity transferred. The DND will in turn send a copy of the document to GCSurplus for invoicing purposes.
    • 2.2.12 In addition, the successful contractor shall provide a copy of all Provincial / Municipal Permits / Approvals / Authorizations to conduct this operation in the jurisdictions involved.
    • 2.2.13 Already in Possession Notwithstanding any other provision herein, title to the goods shall not pass to the offeror until purchaser pays GCSurplus.
  • 2.3 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.
  • 2.4 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.
  • 2.5 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.
  • 2.6 Containers in outdoor locations must have a retractable cover.
  • 2.7 The Purchaser must remove filled containers during business hours, as specified by the Custodian, within twenty four (24) 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.
  • 2.8 As required by the Custodian, the Purchaser must provide the appropriate vehicles needed to remove large Asset(s).
  • 2.9 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 $1,000.00, 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-Jan-2018 to 31-Dec-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 two (2) additional one year periods of 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 Alberta.

Additional comments:


Location of asset(s):
COLD LAKE , AB     T9M 2C6

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

Contact :
Shana Langley - HAZMAT Officer
780-840-8000 (ext:8199 or 88)
GCSurplus sales rep:
Cindy Glover
Sale account:
The Purchaser agrees to make any payment requested (see available payment options) by the Minister within 14 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 14 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.