Certificate of Independent Bid Determination

By W van Rooyen


16 February 2015

Treasury Regulation 16A9 prescribes that the accounting officers and accounting authorities of Organs of State must take all reasonable steps to prevent abuse of the supply chain management system and authorises them to take action against system abusers.


Title Closing Date Tender No.
Tender for the bacteriological analysis of water samples, swabs and foodstuffs for the period ending 30 June 2021. 2018-09-27 12:00 KCDM/27/2018
Re-Lining of the Steel Pipe Penstock and the draft tube at Steenbras Power Station 2018-08-27 10:00 17Q/2018/19
Provision of panel of temporary employee services to Eskom Rotek Industries Soc Ltd on "as and when required basis over 3 years. 2018-08-27 11:00 PSCED0144
Provision of Travel Management Services for a period of 24 months. 2018-08-27 12:00 GTLM/FS01/2018/2019
Provision for short term insurance for a period of 36 months. 2018-08-27 12:00 GTLM/FS02/2018/2019
Storage facility needed for filling and archiving of replicas and documentation. 2018-08-28 10:00 ERIC7615
The treatment, testing and supply of wood poles and cross arms on an “as and when” required basis. 2018-08-28 10:00 CORP4254R
Supply, installation and maintenance of standby generators and general electrical reticulation: 15 Devolved stations in Eastern Cape Province region three (03) for the period of three (3) years. 2018-08-29 11:00 19/1/9/1/35TB(18)
For the services, repairs and providing spares for a LECO GCXGC-TOFMS instrument fitted with Gerstel auto-sampler on a as-and-when required basis over a period of two (2) years. 2018-08-30 10:00 ERIC6984
Supply and application of RTV coating at Duvha and Kendal 400kv HV Yards. 2018-08-30 10:00 PSCED0114
Request for proposal for the appointment of implementation partners for Rand Water’s Socio-Economic Development and Enterprise Development Implementation for a period of three. 2018-08-31 12:00 RFP00516/17
To manufacture, calibrate and deliver four (4) off 1000 kg cystom calibration mass-pieces to the Eskom Calibration Laboratory at Eskom Research and Innovation Centre, Rsherville, Johannesburg. 2018-08-29 10:00 ERIC8071/5
Road transportation service to transport coal from designated loading points to the designated offloading points. 2018-09-04 10:00 GEN3304
The Acquisition of a Contractor for the Upgrading of the Existing Fire Booster Pump Station. 2018-09-17 11:00 GRJ 26/2018
Supply, Installation and Commissioning of a Rotary Screw Vacuum Pump for Klerksdorp/ Tshepong Hospital Complex- CIDB grading: 3ME or higher 2018-08-28 11:00 KTM 1/2018
Rendering of Specimens Courier Services for NHLS Limpopo, Mpumalanga Region for a period of three (3) Years 2018-08-21 11:00 RFB 048/ 18/ 19
Rendering of Specimens Courier Services for NHLS Gauteng Region for a period of three (3) Years 2018-08-21 11:00 RFB 046/ 18/ 19
Training for Eskom full time and part time shop stewards 2018-09-12 10:00 CORP4517
Security Services are Required For 10 Sites As Follows: Safeguarding of the buildings on the campuses; Safeguarding of College assets/property on campus and in the buildings; Safeguarding of all officials and visitors on campuses; Random searching of incoming and outgoing vehicles at campuses; Registering of all visitors entering the College premises; Crowd control during registrations and unrests; Overall Security matters. 2018-09-07 11:00 MTVET/ SEC/ 2019
Appointment of a capable service provider to manage gym / wellness centre for the Department of Sport & Recreation South Africa for a period of three years 2018-08-24 08:00 SRSA001/ 2018- 19


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