PREQUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

THE PREQUALIFICATION OF CONTRACTORS BY THE ONTARIO DEPARTMENT OF HIGHWAYS STARTED IN 1956. THIS PAPER ASSESSES THE RESULTS OF THE SYSTEM AND DESCRIBES THE REVISED PREQUALIFICATION FORMULA IN USE. PREQUALIFICATION PROVIDES A PROCEDURE WHICH ENABLES GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENTS TO MAKE AN IMPARTIAL AND OBJECTIVE DETERMINATION, AT THE TIME TENDERS ARE CALLED ON A PROJECT, OF THE CONTRACTORS FROM WHOM BIDS WILL BE ACCEPTED. IT ALSO PROVIDES AN EFFECTIVE INSTRUMENT OF CONTROL OVER THE PERFORMANCE OF SUCCESSFUL BIDDERS. THE SYSTEM REQUIRES THAT THE FINANCIAL RESOURCES, INITIAL EXPERIENCE AND TECHNICAL ABILITY AND THE DAY-TO-DAY DEMONSTRATED EXPERIENCE AND TECHNICAL ABILITY OF A CONTRACTOR CAN BE IMPARTIALLY AND OBJECTIVELY MEASURED IN TERMS THAT CAN BE RELATED TO THE ACCEPTABILITY OF A CONTRACTORS BID. THE ONTARIO ASSESSMENT PROCEDURES AND PENALTIES ARE DESCRIBED IN THE PAPER. /CGRA/

  • Authors:
    • Crosbie, D A
  • Publication Date: 1964-10-19

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  • Accession Number: 00200117
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: P318-323
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 1 1994 12:00AM