Cancelation of Government Tenders

15 Aug 2016

Many who have responded to Government tenders have been disappointed when a tender is cancelled. Many days and nights’ worth of effort is wasted when the bad news is received.

The question is – do Government entities have the right to cancel tenders?

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Sub-contractors versus Consortiums and Joint Ventures

1 Aug 2016

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What is my chance of winning a tender?

27 Jul 2016

What is my chance of winning a tender? This question gets ask many times. The problem is that there is no straight forward answer. People expect us to say “your chances are 50% or 60%” or whatever the case might be.  But the real answer is much more complex than a simple percentage.

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Evaluation of Technical criteria according to the Draft Regulations

19 Jul 2016

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Pre-Qualification Criteria When Awarding Tenders

12 Jul 2016

On June 14 2016, the Draft Procurement Regulations 2016 were released for public comment. One of the new Regulations that will certainly have an effect on the awarding of tenders is the “Pre-qualification criteria” that is stated in paragraph 10 which states the following criteria:

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Draft Procurement Regulations Media Release

5 Jul 2016

 The Draft Procurement Regulations 2016 were released on 14 June 2016. If these regulations are going to be implemented it will change the Tender environment in South Africa. Below is the media release from the Office of the Chief Procurement Officer, explaining the major changes in the Regulations:

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Financial Guarantees for Tenders

27 Jun 2016

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Bid Adjudication Committee Rules

22 Jun 2016

All competitive Bids that are awarded by Government Entities must be awarded by a Bid Adjudication Committee.

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Completing Standard Bidding Document 7

13 Jun 2016

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General Procurement Guidelines

6 Jun 2016

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