New Requirements for Construction Industry B-BBEE

The final draft for gazetting of the Amended Construction Sector B-BBEE Codes has been released. There are various interesting changes that will impact heavily on company’s B-BBEE strategies going forward.

The 3 Principles of Tenders in South Africa

By Werner van Rooyen

7 September 2015

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.

The Amended B-BBEE Codes of Good Practice

By Werner van Rooyen

4 May 2015

On 1 May 2015 the new Amended B-BBEE Codes of Good Practice kicks in. There has been a lot of talk about how the new Amended B-BBEE Codes of Good Practice is going to change the B-BBEE Score Cards of all businesses that do not comply with the Amended Codes. Many businesses will drop considerably in their B-BBEE score should they not prepare well in advance to comply with the new Amended Codes.


Title Closing Date Tender No.
Supply and deliver warmer fluid cabinet. NB: specification no. M27 (mechanical) will be attached on tender documents. 2018-06-01 11:00 ZNQ 51/ 18/ 19- H
Supply and deliver materials for shelves. 2018-06-01 11:00 ZNQ 59/ 18/ 19- C
Supply and deliver carpentry materials. 2018-06-01 11:00 ZNQ 60/ 18/ 19- H
Annual servicing of all hospital fire fighting equipment x 1 2018-06-01 11:00 ZNQ 231 / 18 / 19
Refurbishment and Waterproofing of roofs at SARS Alberton Campus Building 2018-06-25 11:00 Gauteng: South African Revenue Service: Facilities
Upgrade, Install, Repair and Mantain the HVAC at Lehae La SARS 2018-08-20 11:00 RFP 24/ 2018
Appointment of a service provider for SANParks to act as a Single Service Aggregator (SSA) for all ICT services for a period of five (5) years with an option to renew. 2018-06-18 11:00 GNP- 008- 18
South African Social Security Agency Hereby Invites Potential Service Providers for the Issuing of Social Relief of Distress Through the Redemption of a Voucher System for Identified Beneficiaries for a period of three (3) years 2018-06-18 11:00 SASSA: 02/ 18/ GA/ KZN
Servicing of all doors in theater including main entrance and ward 9 x 11 machines 2018-06-01 11:00 ZNQ 297 / 18 / 19
Appointment of a project and event management service provider for the Kimberley Diamond Cup Skateboarding Programme. 2018-06-15 11:00 DEDaT 0001/ 2018
Appointment of an operator to operate the restaurant at the lowveld National Botanical Garden, Riverside, Mbombela, Mpumalanga, for a period of five years 2018-06-25 11:00 SANBI: G297/ 2018
Annual servicing domestic hot water inline heaters x 16 units 2018-06-01 11:00 ZNQ 299 / 18 / 19
Panel for the Provision of Debt Collection Services. 2018-06-15 11:00 NUR- DCS006/ 05/ 2018/ 19
Appointment of an independent SANAS accredited service provider to assist the Department of Correctional services with inspection and testing of textiles, clothing, footwear, leather, metal badges and insignia for a period of 36 months (3 years). 2018-06-25 11:00 HO2/ 2018
Annual servicing of autoclaves x 4 2018-06-01 11:00 ZNQ 233 / 18 / 19
Panel for the Provision of Recruitment Agent Services. 2018-06-15 11:00 NUR- RAS004/ 05/ 2018/ 19
Proposed acquisition of a vacant piece of land, approximately 3000m2 - 5000m2 in extent, Cale-don Central Business District for the construction of a new Provincial Shared Office Complex. 2018-06-19 11:00 PM 001/ 18
Appointment of Panel of Recruitment Agency for thirty six (36) months period from the date of engagement. 2018-06-15 11:00 RFP: 019/ 12/ 2017
Panel for the Provision of Legal Services 2018-06-15 11:00 NUR- PLS005/ 05/ 2018/ 19
Provision for a Panel of Professional Experts (Quantity survey, Land Surveyors, Engineers,etc) for thirty six (36) months period from the date of engagement. 2018-06-15 11:00 RFP: 010/ 10/ 2017 2018


Tender adjudication process

The SBD/WCBD6.1 document must form part of all bids invited.  It contains general information and serves as a claim form for preference points for Broad -Based Black Economic Empowerment (B -BBEE) Status Level of Contribution, and explains how tenders or bids are decided.

The document says:

  • The bidder obtaining the highest number of points will be awarded the contract.
  • Preference points shall be calculated after prices have been brought to a comparative basis.
  • Points scored will be rounded off to two decimal places... Read More
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