New Requirements for Construction Industry B-BBEE

The Revised Construction Sector B-BBEE Codes has been released. There are various interesting changes that will greatly impact companies’ B-BBEE strategies going forward.

The 3 Principles of Tenders in South Africa

Tenders in South Africa are based on three principles:

1.    Functionality
2.    Price
3.    B-BBEE 


Code of Good Practice is causing confusion

The government is committed to break the barriers that have been hindering small companies from winning tenders. One of the biggest challenges for small companies was the red tape that often would hinder their tender success.

The new B-BBEE Codes of Good Practice

By Werner van Rooyen

8 September 2014

If you are a business owner in South Africa and you haven`t heard of Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) or if you haven`t given it some thought you are going to be left behind in the future.

The new QSE B-BBEE Scorecard

By Werner van Rooyen

20 October 2014

On Friday 10 October 2014 the Minister of Trade and Industry, Minister Rob Davies, published the long anticipated draft Phase 2 B-BBEE Codes of Good Practice for public comment. In Phase 2 the Qualifying Small Enterprise (QSE) statement, Code 600, sets out the guidelines for measuring the B-BBEE Status Level for QSE’s.


Title Closing Date Tender No.
Supply and deliver EP 2 Premium Multi Purpose Grease in 18kg Drum. 2018-10-19 11:00 GQ10181952
Supply, deliver and install steam pot X01. 2018-10-19 11:00 ZNQ 188/ 2018
Appointment of a service provider to supply, install, configure and support virtual infrastructure equipment and Microsoft base operating system with cluster virtualization. 2018-11-02 11:00 SHRA/ RFB/ ADMIN/ 08/ 201718
Supply and Delivery of Laptops and Peripherals. 2018-11-02 11:00 RFT- 1- 2018/ 19
Software Audit for National and Provincial Elections (NPE) Results System 2019. 2018-11-02 11:00 IEC/ ICT- 01/ 2018
Supply, delivery, installation and Commissioning of Operation Phakisa School Based ICT Solution for 23 MST Focus schools for Kwazulu-Natal Department of Education. 2018-11-22 11:00 ZNB 0001 E/ 2018/ 2019
The South African National Roads Agency SOC Limited (SANRAL) invites tenders for the supply and delivery of two (2) number rescue motor vehicles at the Hugeunot Toll Plaza and tunnel. 2018-11-02 14:00 NRA RFQ 1: 5121- 603826- 2017
Appointment of a service provider for the complete management and operation of the prestige level (Cooked and fast foods) staff catering service for the period of Three (3) Years 2018-10-31 11:00 PO 2018/ 19: 001
Pvp - I Non - Adherent Dressing Consisting Of Low Adherent Knitted Viscose Fabric Impregnated With A Polyethylene With A Polyethylene Glycol Base Containing 10% Povidine Iodine 2018-10-23 11:00 ZNQ NO.2770/ 08/ 18
xlr8 Foam Kit Medium - 10 Packs; xlr8 Intergrated Npwt Collection Set/Canister 400mls - 10 Units 2018-10-23 11:00 ZNQ NO.2778/ 08/ 18
Supply water pressure regulating valve: 1/2 inch brass. spec: 0 to 5 bar water pressure pressure. 2018-10-23 11:00 ZNQ NO.2816/ 08/ 18
3/0 Poliglecaprone 25 Ps2 19mm 3/8 Circle Rc Ethalloy Prime Needle 45cm 2018-10-23 11:00 ZNQ NO.
Sphinctertome - Short Exchange, Triple Lumen - With 20mm Cuttingwire, Must Include A 260mm Length, 0.035mm Guidewire 2018-10-23 11:00 ZNQ NO.3099/ 09/ 18
Ercp Guidewire 0.025mm Diameter and 450cm Length, Nitinol With Teflon Coating. 2018-10-23 11:00 ZNQ NO.3100/ 09/ 18
Servicing of Main Kitchen Extractor Fans,Filters, Repairs to Motors and Cooker Hoods as Per Specification 2018-10-23 11:00 ZNQ NO.547/ 05/ 18
250lt Electric Steam Pot (Supply, Install And Commission) 2018-10-23 11:00 ZNQ NO.1447/ 06/ 18
Supply and Delivery of Diagnostic Kits to all Hospitals / Institutions Under The Control 0f the Department of Health, Western Cape Government for a Three Year Period. 2018-11-09 11:00 WCGHCC030/ 2/ 2018
Flow Cytometer, include the supply, delivery, installation, commissioning and training of a new fully functional system 2018-11-12 11:00 ARC/ 15/ 09/ 18
Supply, Delivery, Demonstration and Commissioning of an Ear/Nose/Throat (Ent) Treatment Unit & Chair for Use in the Department of Otorhinolaryngology Ent Clinic at Tygerberg Hospital. 2018-11-09 11:00 TBH 225/ 2018
Supply, Delivery, Installation, Demonstrationand Commissioning Of Two (2) Direct Steam Operated, Rack Conveyor Plate Washers and the Removal of the Existing Washers to a Designated Area, for the main Kitchen at Tygerberg Hospital 2018-11-09 11:00 TBH 211/ 2018R


Advantages and disadvantages of Consortiums

Consortiums are often considered as entities to use when responding to tenders in South Africa. The question that arises is whether to use a Consortium or a Joint Venture when responding to a tender. To help you with this we have compiled a list of advantages and disadvantages for both Consortiums as well as Joint Ventures. In this article we list the advantages and disadvantages of Consortiums. Look out for the same article on Joint Ventures.

Consortiums Advantages:

  • Easy to establish as there are no formal procedures... Read More
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