Tender Training

By Werner van Rooyen


4 August 2014

People often ask me how I know so much about tenders and the completing of tender documents. The answer is easy; training. I believe that we must always try to train as much as possible. The more training you will do the better you will get at responding to a tender. Gary Player, one of South Africa’s best golfers of all time, used to say: “The more I practice, the luckier I get.”


Title Closing Date Tender No.
Breede Valley Municipality, the Employer, invites tenders for BID BV 742/2018: Supply and delivery of (hydrate) water purifying lime for the period ending 30 June 2021. 2018-11-23 11:00 BV 742 / 2018
Supply and deliver wall mounted cabinet at Eskom Witbank Laboratory. 2018-11-30 10:00 ERIC9142/R3
Construction of Juno - Gromis 400kV Line (Sections A,B and C). 2018-12-07 10:00 PSCED0151
Speed Humps on P32 & P33-1. 2018-11-20 11:00 ZNT373T/C238/1100/S/17
Speed Humps on P208 & P325. 2018-11-20 11:00 ZNT373T/C238/1100/S/18
Speed Humps on P333 & P32. 2018-11-20 11:00 ZNT373T/C238/1100/S/19
Construction of Headwalls on L3150. 2018-11-20 11:00 ZNT373T/C238/1100/S/71
Design, Manufacture, Install and Validate/Commission a Fume Extraction Hood for RT&D Coal Laboratory. 2018-11-27 10:00 ERIC7449
Supply, installation and replacement of fire damaged tail rotor blades, boot door, passenger door window and stabilizer fin for aircraft ZS-RXI. 2018-11-27 10:00 ERIC1995
Bulk meter replacements and telementry installations on an as and when basis for a period of 36 months. 2018-11-20 10:30 JW 13901
Linbro Water Upgrades. 2018-11-20 10:30 JW 13899
Project Management Accelerated Short Courses, Project management Diploma NQF Level 6 and Project Management Advance Diploma NQF Level 7 on an "as and when required" basis at Eskom Academy of Learning. 2018-11-21 10:00 CORP4556
Maintenance/service of the Sartorius Arium Comfort II & Rephile Water System for a period of five (05) years. 2018-11-22 10:00 ERIC0419
Establishment of a prequalified list of construction mentors for a period of three (3) years. 2018-11-23 11:00 SCMU5-18/19-0026
The Maintenance of Jet-A1 Fuel Hydrant Systems for period of 36 Months at Regional International Airports. 2018-11-26 10:00 REG 5688/2018/RFP
Tender for the design and construction of crane concrete beams and installation of emergency gates at the barrage (Minimum CIDB Grading 8CE / 7CE PE. 2018-12-07 12:00 RW01400/17
Supply, delivery, installation and Commissioning of Operation Phakisa School Based ICT Solution for 23 MST Focus schools for Kwazulu-Natal Department of Education. 2018-11-22 11:00 ZNB 0001 E/ 2018/ 2019
Re-invitation of bid for the provision of Integrated Facilities Management Services for the Western Cape Rehabilitation Centre and Lentegeur Psychiatric Hospital for an 8-year period. 2019-03-01 11:00 WCGHSC0114/ 1/ 2018
Due Diligence Service For PetroSA. 2018-11-20 11:00 CTT20222
Request for proposal for supply, deliver and maintenance of end user equipment at Rand Water for a period of three years. 2018-11-23 12:00 RFP00492/16


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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