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M113 Demilitarization and Scrap Metal Sales 0.0000 kg(s)

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M113 Demilitarization and Scrap Metal Sales
Minimum bid:
Closing date:
30-April-2012 @ 2:02 p.m. EASTERN TIME
Deposit required:
$ 1.00
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Description :
M113 Demilitarization and Scrap Metal Sales

Note:  Do not submit an electronic bid on this website as no electronic bids will be accepted. 

All bids must be in hardcopy and submitted to the Bid Receiving Unit listed in the bid package by 14:00 hrs Eastern Time on April 30, 2012.

We have a requirement where the bid solicitation include controlled goods information or technology and the bidder has to be certified, exempt or excluded under the Controlled Goods Program (CGP) before receiving the bid solicitation, attend the optional bidders conference, and the successful bidder issued a contract.  

If you are interested in the requirement, please send an e-mail to Raymond Touchette at with your valid controlled goods certification number in order to obtain a copy of the bid solicitation document including specifications and all applicable terms and conditions.

M113 Demilitarization and Scrap Metal Sales

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Brief Summary of Requirement: 
The requirement is for the demilitarization of the Department of National Defence (DND) surplused M548A1, M113A2, M577A2 vehicle fleet and additional components and subcomponents, and the sale of approximately 3,075,506 kg of scrap. 

These vehicles will be destroyed and subject to specific CTAT and ITAR certificate requirements for each vehicle, components and spare parts as required. The scrap metal generated by the demilitarization will be sold by the kilogram. This requirement includes the removal of canvases, plastics, batteries, spall liner removal or shredding, grease removal from track tensioners, the emptying of fire extinguishers of CO2 and the removal of any other items not compatible with the disposal of metal and a danger to the environment. The requirement also includes drainage of all liquids, petroleum products prior to scraping metal by crushing or shredding.

The Purchaser will be paid by the kilogram for the services provided under the contract and for the duration of the Sales Contract (including option years). 

Estimated weight of scrap metal by type.

Aluminum and alloy scrap No.5083, 2,152,856 kg (70%)
Iron and steel scrap, 461,326 kg (15%)
Non-Ferrous metal scrap, 76,887 kg (2.5%)
Copper and copper alloy scrap, 76,887 kg (2.5%)
All other scrap, 317,550 kg (10%)

The unit prices for the scrap will be monthly adjusted by the change in the corresponding Canadian Industry Price Indexes (not seasonally adjusted), as published in the Statistics Canada in Catalogue 62-011-X.

Location of Asset(s): DND will be responsible and will pay for the delivery of the assets. DND will deliver the assets on Canadian soil within a radius of 600 km of Farnham, Quebec.

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Location of asset(s):
Base Militaire de Farnham
Farnham , QC     
Farnham, QC

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

Contact :
Raymond Touchette
GCSurplus sales rep:
Raymond Touchette
Sale account:
The Purchaser agrees to make any payment requested (see available payment options) by the Minister within 1 business 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 1 business 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.