Tenders and Black Ownership

By Werner van Rooyen

2 March 2015


This article is about the fine print in tenders or request for proposals that one tends to overlook when confronted with a tender document and deadlines.


Title Closing Date Tender No.
Supply and delivery of photoelectric smoke detectors with a 10-year lithium battery and hush feature. 2018-09-28 12:00 TENDER 15-18/19
Supply, fitment, balancing and repair of tyres. 2018-09-28 12:00 8/3/1-11/2018
Rectification to 106 houses at Smartie Town, Cloetesville, Stellenbosch. 2018-09-28 12:00 Tender BSM 09/19
Provision of professional services for a detailed design for the replacement of the floating gravity caisson at the Robinson Dry Dock in the Port of Cape Town. 2018-10-02 10:00 TNPA 762
Provision of a traffic contravention service for The City of Cape Town. 2018-10-01 10:00 52S/2018/19
Rehabilitation of Qumbu Sport Field. 2018-10-03 12:00 MIG/CS/EC/12532/15/18
Rehabilitation of Tsolo Sport Feild. 2018-10-03 12:00 CS/EC/12531/15/18
Expression of interest for blinds & curtaining. 2018-10-11 11:00 SCM/19-37/C
Expression of interest for tiling works. 2018-10-11 11:00 SCM/19-35
Request For Proposals: Establishment Of A Go-Karting Track And Its Related/ Ancillary Facilities On The Remainder Of Erf 1 Newcastle. 2018-10-24 12:30 A042 - 2017/18
Notice to register on Lepelle Northern Water Database. 2018-12-30 16:30 DATABASE 2018/2019
Print, Supply and Delivery of Patient Records to all Institutions within the Provincial Government of the Western Cape Department of Health for a three (3) year period. 2018-10-26 11:00 WCGHSC0109/ 2017
Supply and delivery of Anti-Retroviral Medicines to the state for the period 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2021 2018-09-25 11:00 RT71- 2019
The supply and delivery of anti-retroviral medicines to the state for the period 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2021 2018-09-25 11:00 RT71- 2019
Betterment and Re-gravelling of P215 2018-09-21 11:00 C253/ 1819/ BR/ 782
Appointment of a contractor for the demolition and replacement of the low-level bridge, demolition and removal of the artificial pond and reinforcement of the Banks of the crocodile River at the Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden, Roodepoort/Mogale City. 2018-09-21 11:00 SANBI: G307/ 2018
New 4 Bed Staff Accommodation Unit at Vergelegen Nature Reserve 2018-09-21 11:00 EKZNW 11/ 2018
New 4 Bed Staff Accommodation Unit at Kamberg Nature Reserve 2018-09-21 11:00 EKZNW 08/ 2018
Registration Staff – Short- sleeve white T-shirt. 2018-09-21 11:00 10385915
New 6 Bed Staff Accommodation Unit at Hillside Nature Reserve 2018-09-21 11:00 EKZNW 09/ 2018


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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