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.
Servicing of Air conditioners(Split Units) 2018-11-28 11:00 ZNQ 87 / 18- 19
Servicing of Exctractor Fans 2018-11-28 11:00 ZNQ 85 / 18- 19
Infrared Testing/ Thermal Imaging of Electrical Equipment 2018-11-28 11:00 ZNQ 88 / 18- 19
Servicing of UPS 2018-11-28 11:00 ZNQ 86 / 18- 19
Supply 1 Unit of Flexible Grasper Forceps with Double Action Jaws 5fr 80cm And 90cm Storage Case 2018-12-21 11:00 ZNQ 00187/ 18
Infonto Meters as per Hts Spec No: S 130 2018-11-30 11:00 ZNQ 800 OF 2018/ 19
Service and Repairs to Sewer Plant 2018-11-30 11:00 ZNQ 175/ 1819
Service to Mortuary Fridge / Cold Room 2018-11-26 11:00 ZNQ 181/ 1819
Service to Diesel Fuel Tank Cleaning (CIDB RATING ME1) 2018-11-30 11:00 ZNQ 178/ 1819
Service and Repairs to Ups Batteries 2018-11-26 11:00 ZNQ 182/ 1819
Service to Standby Generator 2018-11-30 11:00 ZNQ 179/ 1819
Provision of learner transport to public schools: From Groendal Residential Area Turn-Off / Franschoek Squatter Camp, L’ormanis / Dennegeur, Normadia /Robertsvlei, Rhodes Fruit Farm / Weltevrede, Deltameer / Lubeck, Simondium Primary School,Paarl School Of Skills To Desmond Tutu And Ihlumelo Secondary Schools. 2018-12-07 11:00 B/ WCED 2468/ 18
Render a Cleaning Service at the Premises of the Metro North Education District (Mned) Office, Situated at 9 Timmerman Street, Parow for a period of two (2) years, starting From 1 April 2019 To 31 March 2021 2018-12-14 11:00 B/ WCED 2473/ 18
Hiring of seated stands and podium with canopy. 2018-12-14 11:00 SPSC- B- 060- 2018
Hiring of day and night big screens. 2018-12-14 11:00 SPSC- B- 059- 2018
Hiring of mobile toilets and showers. 2018-12-12 11:00 SPSC- B- 058- 2018
Hiring of Speed Fencing 2018-12-12 11:00 SPSC- B- 057- 2018
Hiring of buses for the transporting of members to different areas within 300 km radius of the Cape Town area over the period 16 - 21 February 2018. 2018-12-12 11:00 SPSC- B- 056- 2018
Appointment of a security companies to provide security services in the kei, matiwane and east griqualand districts in the Eastern Cape for the period of three (3) years 2018-12-07 11:00 7/ 18
The Western Cape Department of Agriculture (WCDOA) Requires the services of a service provider to Repair and Refurbishment of Fraunhofer Ibmt Bischoff & Scheck Mobile Biosafety Level 3 Laboratory At Western Cape Provincial Veterinary Laboratory In Stellenbosch 2018-12-13 11:00 BID 851 - 2018/ 2019


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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