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.
Supply, installation and maintenance of standby generators and general electrical reticulation: 15 devolved stations in Eastern Cape Province Region two (02) for the period of three (3) years. 2018-08-28 11:00 19/ 1/ 9/ 1/ 34TB(18)
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)
Black & White Printing Multi-Function Copy Machine (80PPM – 90PPM) – 10 Machines (see description for more required items) 2018-09-07 11:00 MTVET\PRNT\2019
C1009: Rehabilitaion of a section of Divisional Road 1111 between Main Road 217 and Kalbaskraal (km 12.31 to km 23.50). 2018-08-22 11:00 S065/ 18
Kuilsriver: Western Cape Sports School: Structural completion of swimming pool and installation of Filtration System. 2018-08-22 11:00 S064/ 18
C1008.01: Rehabilitaion of Divisional Road 1688 from Calitzdorp (km1.00) to the Calitzdorp Spa turnoff (km 15.64). 2018-08-23 11:00 S066/ 18
C1114.09 - C1114.12: Four routine road maintenance contracts in the Paarl District Roads Engineers Region. 2018-08-23 11:00 S067/ 18
Rehabilitation of Asbestos Mine: Streatham Limpopo Province, South Eastern Works. 2018-08-24 12:00 MTK12/ 2018
Outsourcing of Electronic Document Management System (EDMS) for the Department of Defence, Simonstown Procurement Service Centre for a Period OF One(01) Year. 2018-08-22 11:00 SPSC- B- 041- 2018
Maintenance of Bird Guards. 2018-08-21 10:00 ETW5736
Supply and deliver suction pyrometer probes S-Type Pitot Tubes and Thin Wall Stainless Steel Tube for a period of two (2) years. 2018-09-19 12:00 CORP 4515
Interested and suitable qualified parties are hereby invited to submit proposals on the following fields: Cleaning Services 2018-09-14 11:00 SDT116/2018-19
Request for Information (RFI) on Multiple Gauge Freight three piece Wagon Bogies for Transnet SOC LTD operation as Transnet Engineering. 2018-08-21 10:00 TE18-BFX-05G-04574
Provision of a manufacturing facility in zone 1A of The Elidz. 2018-08-21 12:00 EB/ASP2/03/18/Z1A
Construction of Izixhotyeni Access Road. 2018-08-21 12:00 MNQ/SCM/04/18-19
Construction of Dyam-Dyam Access Road. 2018-08-21 12:00 MNQ/SCM/05/18-19
Construction of Lower Toboshane Access Road. 2018-08-21 12:00 MNQ/SCM/06/18-19
Supply and delivery of various valves on an as and when required basis for a period of five (5) years. 2018-08-22 14:00 MAT00312
Design, Manufacture, FAT, Delivery of new 400V AC Unit Boards System and Associated Equipment to Site, Offloading, Rigging, Erection, Installation, Site Testing and Commissioning for Units 1 - 4 at Drakensberg Power Station. 2018-08-23 10:00 E/LH3681
Completion of Libode Social Development Offices – including remedial works. 2018-08-23 11:00 SCMU5-18/19-0016


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1.    Leading suppliers may not tender

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