With advances in technology and the advent of a global marketplace, many public sector entities and large private sector companies advertise their bidding opportunities on the Internet. The following links may assist businesses in the identification of supply opportunities at the local, national and international level.
The Government Purchasing Agency is the central procurement unit for the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador. The Agency’s website includes provincial bidding opportunities for goods, services and construction-related requirements as well as procurement links for the other Atlantic Provinces.
Nalcor Energy’s business includes the development, generation, transmission and sale of electricity; the exploration, development, production and sale of oil and gas; industrial fabrication; and energy marketing.
Focused on sustainable growth, the company is leading the development of the province's energy resources and has a corporate-wide framework which facilitates the prudent management of its assets while continuing an unwavering focus on the safety of its workers and the public.
Nalcor currently has five lines of business: Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro (Hydro), Churchill Falls, Oil and Gas, Lower Churchill Project and Bull Arm Fabrication.
Hydro’s primary business is to generate and deliver electricity in Newfoundland and Labrador to utility, industrial, residential and commercial customers.
Hydro’s website includes a listing of current tender opportunities, vendor notices, tendering procedures, and standard terms and conditions for bidding.
The Churchill Falls Generating Station is one of the largest underground powerhouses in the world. The Churchill Falls Labrador Corporation also operates the town of Churchill Falls, including a school, grocery store, theatre, library and recreational facilities.
The Oil and Gas Division holds and manages Newfoundland and Labrador’s oil and gas interests. The company is currently a partner in three offshore developments - the Hebron oil field, the White Rose Growth Project and the Hibernia South Extension. Nalcor Energy - Oil and Gas is also the operator of an onshore drilling exploration program at Parsons Pond in Western Newfoundland.
The Lower Churchill Project is the most attractive undeveloped hydroelectric project in North America. The Project consists of two sub-projects: Generation and Transmission. Development of the 3,074 megawatts untapped hydroelectric potential at two sites on the lower Churchill River, Gull Island and Muskrat Fall, is the focus of the generation phase.
The Bull Arm Fabrication Site is Atlantic Canada's largest industrial fabrication site. This world-class facility spans over 2,560 hectares and has integrated and comprehensive infrastructure to support fabrication and assembly in three key project areas simultaneously.
Tender opportunities for Churchill Falls, Oil and Gas, Lower Churchill Project and the Bull Arm Fabrication Site are available through the Nalcor Energy website.
Voisey’s Bay Nickel Company Limited is responsible for the development of the Voisey’s Bay project, including the construction of a mine, mill and port, as well as a commercial nickel processing plant in Newfoundland and Labrador. The company’s website includes an overview of the procurement process, a vendor prequalification form and available bidding opportunities.