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.
The provision of occupational health and vaccination services to support current occupational health services rendered to employees of the City of Cape Town. 2018-10-16 10:00 77S/2018/19
Five (5) fridges for community halls 2018-09-20 12:00 118/2018/19
Cisco Ip Phones 7942 2018-09-21 12:00 Q09.09.18
Appointment of a Service Provider to Supply, Install, Repair and Maintain of the Access Control Systems and Equipment at Polokwane Municipal Premises on a Ad-Hoc Basis for period of three (3) Years. 2018-10-16 10:00 PM80/2018
Appointment of Service Provider to Reblade the Fire Breaks for a Period of Three(3) Years. 2018-10-16 10:00 PM64/2018
Supply and Delivery of Heavy Duty Rescue Hydraulics Equipment for a period of three(3) years. 2018-10-16 10:00 PM65/2018
Supply and delivery of 5 Cubic Metre Skips 2018-09-26 11:00 15/19 FQ
Supply and install a book detection system at the Franschhoek Library 2018-09-26 11:00 30/19
Hera watershed 275KV line ground clearance improvement -build 422A suspension tower between tower 86 and 87. 2018-10-16 10:00 PSCED0133
Supply and Delivery of Various IT parts 2018-09-20 12:00 119/2018/19
Ground maintenance services at Kayamandi Economic Tourism Corridor, Stellenbosch until 30 June 2019 2018-09-25 11:00 FQ/SM 4/19
Supply, delivery and construction of stock water systems in JTG. 2018-10-16 11:00 NC/DALC/1883
Supply, repair and fitment of tyres: Solid Waste Management 2018-09-26 11:00 FQ/SM : 16/19
Sighting, drilling and testing of 7 boreholes in JTG region. 2018-10-16 11:00 NC/DALC/1884
The provision of maintenance and refurbishment of all HV and LV motors for a period of 36 months at Camden Power Station. 2018-10-18 10:00 MPGXC004717R1
Accredited Firefighter 2 Training (Firefighter 2 course and Hazmat Operations) 2018-09-20 12:00 105/2018/19
The installation of new chlorine dosing systems and plant safety upgrade projects for a period of 08 months. 2018-10-18 10:00 MPGXC005325
Hiring, installation, servicing and cleaning of molok(s) 2018-09-27 11:00 FQ/SM : 14/19
Construction of Ntibane Water Supply. 2018-10-16 12:00 ORTDM SCMU 10-18/19
Construction of Ntsonyini off Channel Storage Dam. 2018-10-16 12:00 ORTDM SCMU 12-18/19


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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