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.
Design and print Oct-Dec municipal newsletter 2018-09-25 12:00 No reference number supplied
Supply, Delivery and Installation of Cable Between Meyer Switching Station and Gevangenis Switching Station 2018-10-03 12:00 BS48/08/2018
Supply of toners and cartridges - three year contract. 2018-10-11 11:00 SACAA/SCM/006/2018-2019
Supply and deliver information communication technology equipment for smart classrooms to 105 selected schools. 2018-10-12 11:00 B/WCED 2459/18
Supply, delivery and Installation of 1200m X 2.4m High Concrete Palisade Fence at three Reservoirs (Skietbaan, Nazareth and Kanonkop Reservoirs) In Middelburg 2018-09-27 12:00 BS30/08/2018
Supply of Quantity Surveying Services in the Regions of SANParks for a period 3 (three) years. 2018-10-12 11:00 SP-GK-0086/10
Supply of Electrical Engineering Services in the Regions of SANParks for a period 3 (three) years. 2018-10-12 11:00 SP-GK-0086/09
Supply: 100 L Green bark acacia, fever tree (Acacia Xanthophloea) 2018-09-26 12:00 No reference number supplied
Supply of Mechanical Engineering Services in the Regions of SANParks for a period 3 (three) years. 2018-10-12 11:00 SP-GK-0086/08
Construction of New Access Control Building at Civic Centre Office, Middelburg 2018-10-02 12:00 BS37/08/2018
Supply of Civil & Structural Engineering Services in the Regions of SANParks for a period 3 (three) years. 2018-10-12 11:00 SP-GK-0086/07
Supply of Architectural Services to the Regions of SANParks for a period 3 (three) years. 2018-10-12 11:00 SP-GK-0086/06
Supply and Delivery of Cleaning Materials to SSA for a period of three (3) years. 2018-10-12 11:00 SSA/17/2018-19
Tender for the maintenance of an air quality monitoring system for the City of Tshwane (CoT) (supply, operate, reporting and maintenance): three year period. 2018-10-15 10:00 EMS 02-2018/19
The appointment of service provider/s to supply, deliver and maintain medical equipment and requisites as and when required basis for the Health Department within the City of Johannesburg for a period of three years. 2018-10-15 10:30 559/18
Wash of carpets Finance building 2018-09-20 12:00 B202/2018/19
Supply and delivery of Road Traffic Signs 2018-09-21 12:00 Q10.09.18
Supply and Delivery of Various Light Commercial and Passenger Vehicles. 2018-10-16 10:00 74G/2018/19
Refurbishment of existing ablutions at Cape Town Civic Municipal Bulding - Phase 2 - Podium CHQ. 2018-10-16 10:00 76Q/2018/19
Supply and delivery of Learners Licence Test Material. 2018-09-21 12:00 Q11.09.18


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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