1. The United Republic of Tanzania (hereinafter called “Borrower”)has received financing from the International Development Association (IDA) (hereinafter called “Credit”) towards the cost of Sustainable Management of Mineral Resources Project (SMMRP) and intends to apply part of this Credit to cover eligible payments under Contract No.: ME/008/SMMRP/G/64 for supply of Lapidary machines to support women in value addition.
  2. The Ministry of Minerals (MoM) now invites sealed bids from eligible and qualified bidders for the supply of Lapidary equipment and tools as shown below:
1. Machines and accessories Various
2. Polishing laps Various
3. Cutting laps Various
4. Polishing compounds Various
5. Wire wrapping tools Various


The above items constitute ONEbid,bidders shall quote all items and respective quantities. Bids not quoting all items and quantities will be considered non – responsive and rejected for evaluation.

  1. Bidding will be conducted through the National Competitive Bidding (NCB) procedures specified under the Public Procurement (Amendment) Act 2016 (Goods, Works, Non Consultant Service and Disposal of Public Assets by Tender) amendment Regulations, 2016 –and are open to all Bidders as defined in the Regulations.

Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from the Ministry of Minerals (MoM) and inspect the bidding documents at the Secretary, Ministerial Tender Board, Ministry of Minerals, Kikuyu Road,P.O. BOX 422,40474 Dodoma, Tanzaniafrom 08:00 to 15:00 hours on (Monday to Friday) inclusive, except on public holidays.

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