Contract Tendering and Technical Specifications

The integrity of a project or facility is paramount, and the procurement of various goods and services will require a detailed tendering process that includes the definition of all technical aspects of the good or service. Detailed tendering and technical specification is required when procuring:

  • Engineering services
  • Financing services
  • Construction contracts
  • Major plant equipment (turbines and generators, pumps, milling equipment, etc.)

Knight Piésold has extensive experience in all aspects of tendering and technical specification of goods and services for a variety of industrial projects in the mining and power industries. Services provided include the development of:

  • Performance specifications for various plant equipment
  • Design specifications for overall project development
  • Technical specifications that are compliant with regional codes and standards
  • Tender documents, including draft form contracts, request for expression of interest, and request for proposal documents

Knight Piésold has experience developing construction procurement contracts under various contracting models, including:

  • Engineering, procurement and construction
  • Design-bid-build
  • Owner, procurement and construction
  • Alliance (target price contract)

With our varied international experience, Knight Piésold works with our clients to develop contracts that are compliant with:

  • International Federation of Consulting Engineers (FIDIC) standards
  • African Development Bank standards
  • World Bank standards
  • Client-specified contract forms