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The Department of Science and Technology (DOST), Regional Office No. IX, through its Bids and Awards Committee (BAC), invites qualified suppliers / distributors to apply for eligibility and to bid for the supply of Industrial Equipment for the following:

Title of Project: Procurement of  Biomass Steam Boiler and Process Dryer Assembly for the Project Innovation Center for Agriculture Sector
Requesting Unit/Location: DOST IX Zamboanga City
Source of Funding: DOST-GIA :  Innovation Center for Agriculture Sector
Total ABC: PhP 2,785,000.00
ABC per Item: Item no. 1: PhP 1,900,000.00
  Item no. 2: PhP 885,000.00



Item No. Quantity Unit Particulars
-    50 BHp, Logic Heat (784 kg/hr Steam Flow including Supply, Installation and Commisioning)
Shell and Tube type with the following material specifications:
- Shell and Tubesheets: ASTM-515 Gr. 70
-Non Pressure Plate: ASTM-36
-Tubes: ASTM 192, Seamless, Gage 10
-Shell Insulation: Mineral Wool
- Cladding: G.I. Sheets Ga. 18 BWG
- Front and rear door: Light refractory insulation
Connections: Steam Valve, Feedwater Valve, Walter Level Control, Water Column, Pressure Controller, Blowdown Valve
Furnace specifications:
- Desugn: Double Wall Design
- Grate: Cast Iron
- Bricks: SK-36 or better
- Access Door: Cast Iron with Refractory Insulation
- Tubes: ASTM 192 seamless tubes G10
- Headers: Boiler plate ASTM 515 G70
- Fins: Boiler Plate ASTM 515 G70
Forced Draft Fan
- Scroll: ASTM-36
- Blade: ASTM-36
- Shaft: ASTM-4140
- Bearing: Tapered Roller
- Motor Drive: Open Drip Proof
-Oven fire air
Induced Draft Fan
- Scroll: ASTM-36
- Blade: ASTM-36
- Shaft: ASTM-4140
- Bearing: Tapered Roll
- Motor Drive: Open Drip Proof
Blade: ASTM-36
- Bearing: Bushing on all blades
- Frame : ASTM-36
Cyclone Dust Collector
- Material: ASTM-36
- Hopper: ASTM-36
- Structural Support
Structural Steel Support
- Material: ASTM-36
-complete with Automation and controls, 2.3M x 3M x 2.2M *Dimensions), 220V x 60 Hz, Training/Operations Manual are included. Max: 200,000 Btu/hr. Field temperature Adjustable with PID Control


Bidding will be conducted through open competitive bidding procedures using a non-discretionary “pass/fail” criterion as specified in the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of Republic Act (RA) 9184, otherwise known as the “Government Procurement Reform Act”.

Bidding is restricted to Filipino citizens/sole proprietorship, partnership, or organization with at least sixty percent (60%) interest or outstanding capital stock belonging to citizens of the Philippines, and to citizens or organizations of a country the laws or regulations of which grant similar rights or privileges to Filipino citizens, pursuant to RA 5183 and subject to Commonwealth Act 138.

Bid amount in excess of the ABC shall be rejected at the opening of bids.

Delivery of equipment is required within 90 calendar days.  

Bidders should have similar on-going and completed contract / project within 3 years from the date of submission and receipt of bids.   

A complete set of Bidding Documents may be purchased by interested Bidders on September 24, 2015 to  October 15, 2015  before 1:29 PM  from the address below and upon payment of a non-refundable amount stated below:

Item no. 1               5,000.00

Item no. 2               1,000.00

It may also be downloaded free of charge from the website of Philippine Government Electronic Procurement System (PhilGEPS) and DOST IX at, provided that Bidders shall pay the non refundable fee for the Bidding Documents not later than the submission of their bids.

Direct download link:

The schedule of activities are as follows:

Activities Schedule / Venue
1. Pre-Bid Conference October 1 , 2015 ( 1:30 PM)
DOST IX Office, STIC Library, MCC Bldg., San Jose,
Zamboanga City
2. Submission of Eligibility Documents Not later than October 15, 2015 (1:29 PM)
DOST IX Supply Section,
Pettit Barracks, Zamboanga City
3. Opening of Bids October 15, 2015 ( 1:30 PM)
DOST IX Office, STIC Library, MCC Bldg.,  San Jose
Zamboanga City
4. Bid Evaluation Within Seven (7) calendar  days
5. Post Qualification Within Thirty (30) calendar  days
6. Issuance of Notice of Award Seven(7) calendar days after post qualification


The pre-bid conference shall be open to all interested parties, however only those who have purchased the bidding documents may participate in the discussion at said conference. Bids will be opened on the scheduled date/time at the venue specified above in the presence of the Bidders and/or their authorized representative who choose to attend the bidding. Late submission of Bid Documents shall not be accepted. 

DOST-IX assumes no responsibility whatsoever to compensate or indemnify bidders for any expenses incurred in the preparation of the bid.

The agency has the right to reject any or all bids, to waive formality or defects therein, or to accept such as may be considered most advantageous to the government.

All inquiries shall be directed to the BAC Secretariat at tel. no. (062) 991-1024/992-1114.  This announcement is also posted at the DOST-IX website at and in the Philippine government electronic procurement system (GEPS).

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Department of Science and Technology
Regional Office No. IX
Pettit Barracks, Zamboanga City
Tel.: (062) 991-1024
Telefax: (062) 992-1114