Construction of a specialised telescope building in Sutherland

Construction of a specialised telescope building in Sutherland

The SAAO is looking to appoint a service provider to Construct a new building at the Sutherland Observatory to house a new infrared telescope called PRIME.

The tender document can be downloaded by clicking on the link below:

NRF Bid invitation – NRFSAAO2018021 Prime Building -2.1

The drawings can be obtained from the link below:

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There will be no planned site visit.

The bid must be submitted before 11h00 on Monday, 27 March 2020.

Bids can be submitted electronically to bids@saao.ac.za or physically deposited into the tender box at the SAAO site in Observatory, Observatory Road, Cape Town, 7925

Any queries can be directed to Grant Southey on scm@saao.ac.za

Edit (26 March 2020): The closing time will be extended until after the 16 April 2020 at a time yet to be determined. This is in line with current communications with instructions on the effect for the COVID19 lockdown. Please continue to monitor this page for further developments.