ASGA Issues RFP for Economic Impact Study Go back

Thursday, July 27, 2017

  • The Request for Proposal

This request for proposal is issued by the ASGA for the purpose of identifying organizations or individual professionals that may qualify to be awarded a project-based contract related to the services described in Appendix A.

Interested parties are asked to read this invitation carefully and are invited to submit an application in accordance with these instructions.

  • ASGA is not Committed to Applicant’s Expenses

The application process will not necessarily result in a commitment to sign a contract with the Applicant. ASGA shall not be liable for expenses associated with the cost of preparing the Application.

1.                  Distribution of the Invitation for Proposals:

 This invitation is being released simultaneously to current members of the ASGA and to the public. 

 

  • Entering into Contract with the ASGA:

The successful applicant will be required to enter into a Service Agreement with the ASGA.

Please be advised that successful Applicants will be required to:

  • Provide the services for a defined period of time,
  • Provide contract-based invoicing to the ASGA as determined by the Service Agreement;
  • Provide the ASGA with a GST number for their business; and
  • Report their income and directly remit the payment of all taxes or payments assessed to, levied against or in respect of their business, including income tax, Canada Pension Plan and all other premiums or levies required by law to the appropriate government agency.
  • External Factors:

The ASGA reserves the right to withdraw this RFP or terminate the resulting contract within the terms of the contract without penalty.

ASGA programs and services receive funding from various sources and therefore all contracted services are subject to budget constraints and projected participation.

  • Selection Process:

The ASGA will review all applications. Applications will be judged based on the quality of response, experience, qualifications and cost.

References will also be included as part of the evaluation.

Interviews may be requested by the ASGA, in addition to a requirement for additional written materials, to ascertain the qualifications of applicants.

The ASGA reserves the right to reject any or all proposals. Proposals may be rejected if incomplete, illegible or conditional.

  • Project Goals:

The ASGA will review the proposals received and determine which proposal best suits current needs and its goal of building on-going education programs for government and the public.

  • How to Apply:
  • Applicants are invited to submit a proposal that outlines what an economic impact report would include.
  • Applicants are encouraged to e-mail us to discuss the proposal or for further information.
  • Proposals must include a resume highlighting related work experience, two references from recent clients and two professional samples.
  • Submit applications by Friday, August 11 at 4:00 pm by e-mail or regular mail to:

Alberta Sand and Gravel Association

ATTN: John Ashton

Suite 308, 10080 Jasper Avenue

Edmonton, AB T5J 1V9

Appendix A

Aggregate Industry Economic Impact Study

Reference Number: ASGA-2017.1

The ASGA would like to receive submissions for an Economic Impact Study of the aggregate industry in Alberta.

The successful applicant will produce a report that gives an overview of the economic impact of the industry. This can include (but not be limited to):

  • Albertans employed by the aggregate industry
  • Revenue for the province and municipalities from the aggregate industry
  • Value of the aggregate provided to the government and industry
  • Consequences of reduced access to aggregate

Program Requirements for the Applicant:

  • The applicant will have an educational background in economics
  • Experience or education in aggregates would be an asset
  • Deliver a report document based on the above

The ASGA will oversee and provide:

  • Administration support

Aggregate Facts #3

Did you know that it takes approximately 60,800 tonnes of aggregate to construct a 1 lane-km of a four lane highway.