Basic Information

Reference Number


Issuing Organization

City of Calgary

Owner Organization

Fleet Services

Solicitation Type

RFP - Request for Proposal

Solicitation Number



Supply and Install of Knuckleboom Cranes

Source ID




Canada, Alberta, Calgary and Area

Delivery Point


Purchase Type

Duration: 1 year
Option: Option to renew for an additional term of up to four (4) years



2017-02-03 14:15 MST

Question Acceptance Deadline

2017-02-17 12:00 MST

Questions are submitted online


Closing Date

2017-02-24 16:00 MST

Contact Information

Nigel Thorley




The City is requesting proposals for the supply and install of a family of cranes for single axle and tandem axle trucks.  The crane lifting capacities will range from 1200 kg (2640 lb) to 7.3tonnes (8 tons), with and without winches.  Proponents are to supply all mounting, controls, outriggers and sub frames necessary to install cranes on City supplied trucks. The City requires an initial order of four (4) cranes from Schedules A through C. The City could require up to an additional seven (7) cranes, from schedule A to D, within the next five (5) years.  The number of crane orders required each year is dependent on The City’s operational requirements and needs.

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Bid Submission Process

Bid Submission Type

Electronic Bid Submission


In attached document


In attached document

Bid Documents List
Item Name Description Mandatory
Bid Documents Documents defining the proposal Yes
Additional Bidding Instructions

Refer to section 2.3 Submission Instructions for full details.

  • Proposal must be submitted electronically on the MERX portal located online at www.calgary.merx.com at or before the stated closing date and time in the RFP package. 
  • Proponents must submit their proposals electronically in MS Word or Adobe PDF format online on the MERX portal as set out in section 2.3 of the attached RFQ document.  The electronic copy of a proponent’s proposal as submitted online on the MERX portal will be the “Original Copy” of the proposal.

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