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 ICT Support Services for NURCHA 2018-06-15 11:00 NUR- ISS003/ 05/ 2018/ 19
The supply and delivery of Dry Rations to the Department of Defence (Free State Province) for a period of Three years. 2018-06-27 11:00 CPSC- B- PC- 010- 2018
Motheo District: 24 Months Preventative Maintenance, Servicing and Repairs to High Tension Installation: 3 EP Or Higher OR 2 EPPE 2018-06-19 11:00 BL18/ 009
In country Event Management Agency (Australia). 2018-06-14 12:00 SAT AUSTRALIA 003/ 18
Appointment of a service provider to provide an Infrastructure Network (Fibre Line , Microwave And Least Cost Routing) for a period of 5 years 2018-06-15 11:00 NCR503/ 05/ 2018
Panel of Professional Valuers to Provide The Housing Development Agency with the required capacity on an as and when required basis for a thirty six (36) month period 2018-06-18 11:00 HDA/ JHB/ 2018/ 002
Consulting services – Firms selection: SAP training services for NEPAD finance staff on the SAP FI; CO; FM and PS financial aspects modules 2018-06-12 14:30 90/NPCA/BS/FIN/CQS/2018
KZN: Department of Transport: Durban: Rossburgh RTI: Storm Damage Contract Period: Six (06) months 2018-06-25 11:00 ZNTD 04425W
Provision of Gate Management Services for Table Mountain and West Coast National Parks for a period of five (5) years. 2018-06-13 11:00 GNP- 001- 18a
Support, implementation and supply of Tourism Property Management System for SANParks. 2018-06-29 11:00 GNP- 010- 18
Expression of interest to undertake an assessment municipal tariff setting that will inform credible tariff modelling for municipalities. 2018-06-08 11:00 EOI001- 2018
Invitation to bids for printing and photocopy solution to MICT SETA for a period of three (3) years subject to MICT SETA license renewal. 2018-06-15 11:00 MICT- SETA/ PRINT- COPY/ 2018
Appointment of a service provider to lease 9 GIS plotter machines to Chief Directorate: Spatial Development Planning for a period of four (4) years 2018-06-14 11:00 5/ 2/ 2/ 1- RDLR 0009(2018/ 2019)
Invitation to bids for internet service provision and GSM Data services to MICT SETA for a period of three (3) years subject to MICT SETA License Renewal. 2018-06-25 11:00 MICT- SETA/ ISPGSM/ 2018
Repatriation of Corpses from Referal Hospitals or Institutions. 2018-06-06 11:00 ZNQ 86/ 18
Monitoring and evaluation for the speech competition. 2018-06-19 11:00 FSCA2018/ 19- T002
The Financial Intelligence Centre requires request for proposals from service providers that will provide a Syspro support and upgrade. 2018-06-18 11:00 FIC/ RFB/ SYSPRO/ 0003/ 2018/ 19
Appointment of a forensic information technology service provider. 2018-06-19 11:00 FSCA2018/ 19- T001
Fasset requires the services of a panel of service providers to provide public relations and media liaison services on behalf of the organisation. 2018-06-18 11:00 FAS/ ZS/ MCD/ PRSERVICES/ CON978
The supply and delivery of Wet Rations to the Department of Defence (Free State Province) for a period of Three years. 2018-06-26 11:00 CPSC- B- PC- 011- 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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