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.
Provision of Office Accommodation:Vereeniging Justice Centre for a period of 5 years.(Leases ranging from seven to ten years will also be considered).Office space between 642.48m²and 754.80m² and 12 parking bays are required. 2018-01-25 11:00 42/ 2017
Supply, delivery and installation of Tables at Driving Licence Testing Centers (DLTCs) nationwide. 2017-12-15 11:00 DLCA/ 2017/ 01
Supply and install Voile curtains at ministerial houses 2017-12-05 11:00 ZNQ 489/ 17/ 18
Provision of Office Accommodation: Lebowakgomo Satellite Office for a period of 5 years. (Leases ranging from seven to ten years will also be considered). Office space between 148.47m² and 226.80m² and 3 parking bays are required 2018-01-25 11:00 43/ 2017
Printing and delivery of study material for Lilitha Training College in Eastern London, Eastern Cape Department of Health 2017-12-08 11:00 SCMU3- 17/ 18- 0251- HO
Invitation to Tender for the Leasing of an Office Building for Icasa’s Head Office, for a period up to nine (9) years and eleven (11) months 2017-12-14 11:00 ICASA 24/ 2017
Supply and delivery of protective clothing for NDPW Staff within Mthatha 2017-12-14 11:00 MTH 20/ 2017
DTPC invites tenders from competent contractor(s) for rehabilitation, upgrade and maintenance works in the Dube TradePort AgriZone. 2018-01-15 11:00 DTP/ RFP/ 27/ IFR/ 10/ 2017
Westcol hereby invite bids from reputable, experienced providers to render out-sourced Internal Audit Services to Westcol for a period of 24 months. 2018-01-12 11:00 WT 2017/ 0013
Framework Agreement for the transversal provisioning of security services to the Western Cape Government: Period 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2021 2017-12-15 11:00 WCPT/ TR 01/ 2017/ 18
Request for Proposal to appoint a Travel Management Company/s to provide Presidency with a comprehensive travel service for the period of 36 months. 2017-12-18 11:00 PO 2017/ 18 : 006
The appointment of a co-source partner in implementing Business Continuity Management (BCM) and resilience programme in the presidency for a three (3) year-period 2017-12-18 11:00 PO 2017/ 18: 004
KIMBERLEY DEPT OF MINERAL RESOURCES: Alternative office accommodation: 2 211.3600m² and 68 parking bays for a period of 9 years and 11 months 2017-12-15 11:00 LS06/ 17
Ngqamakawe Regional Supply Cheme Phase 5 Butterworth Emergency Supply Scheme (Volumes) 2017-12-08 11:00 W11268
Appointment of the employee health and wellness service provider on a three (3) year contract 2017-12-18 11:00 PO 2017/ 18 : 007
Appoint a Service Provider to research and report to the commission on the appropriateness of the current remuneration package of the judiciary for a period of (9) nine months 2017-12-18 11:00 PO 2017/ 18 : 003
Zeekoevlei: Pelikan Park High School: Upgrades and Additions 2018-01-30 11:00 S107/ 17
Internal audit services at The Playhouse Company for a period of 3 years 2018-01-18 11:00 PHC 55/ 2017
CALVINIA DEPT OF LABOUR: Alternative office accommodation: 475.00m² and 9 parking bays for a period of 5 years 2017-12-15 11:00 LS05/ 17
Security services at the Playhouse Company Premises for a period of 3 years 2018-01-17 11:00 PHC 54/ 2017


Functionality and Tenders

In all competitive bids (tenders) you as the bidder will have to respond to Functionality. You will need to score a set minimum number of points, measured as a percentage, on Functionality of a competitive bid (tender) in order to advance to the next phase of evaluation in the tender process.

Usually Organs of State evaluate competitive bids (tenders) as follows:

  • The tender response is evaluated on Functionality where the bidder must score points out of a maximum of 100 points.
  • A threshold of between 65 to 75 out of 100 points... Read More
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