5 ways to find available tenders

By W van Rooyen


3 November 2014

We often get asked by business owners where can they find tenders that are currently available. Although we are not in the business of finding available tenders, our Tender Manual does have a chapter that deals with finding available tenders.

Due to the high demand for this I have decided to advise you on five different ways to find available tenders.

1. News Papers


Title Closing Date Tender No.
Appointment of a Company to Provide a Magenetotelluric Software for the Council for Geoscience. 2019-02-05 15:00 CGS- 2018- 36F
Appointment of a Service Provider for analysis of soil samples in large batches for the duration of 2 years for the Council for Geoscience. 2019-02-05 11:00 CGS- 2018- 038P
Appointment of service provider to upgrade and installation of a security systems at Council for Geoscience Head Office. 2019-02-08 11:00 CGS- 2018- 041A
Appointment of a Service Provider/Recruitment Agency to Provide The Department of Rural Development and Land Reform (Drdlr) With Twenty (20) Contract Workers to Perform Records Management Work in Gauteng National Office for a Period of 12 Months. 2019-01-14 11:00 5/ 2/ 2/ 1- RDLR 0054(2018/ 2019)
Appointment of a service provider for the supply of equipment and materials for the Agriparks in Gauteng province 2019-01-18 11:00 GT/ GDARD/ 165/ 2018
The Department of Public Enterprises Invites Services Providers to Submit a Proposal to be appointed on a Panel of Forensic Investigators 2019-01-07 11:00 DPE 12/ 2018- 2019
Appointmentof a Construction Health and Safety Agent / Manager Construction of New Rural Police Stations: Cluster 2 (Tabase, Mthombe, Tafalehashe): Eastern Cape Province 2019-01-29 11:00 19/ 1/ 9/ 1 / 121 TB (18)
Contracting of a service provider for the supply and delivery of heifers-incalf to Umkhumbana Farm (Normandien,Newcastle) 2019-01-07 11:00 ADAB 21/ 2018
Appointmentof a Construction Health and Safety Agent / Manager Construction of New Rural Police Stations: Cluster 1 (Huku, Mdeni, Ntamonde): Eastern Cape Province 2019-01-29 11:00 19/ 1/ 9/ 1 / 120 TB (18)
Invitation of bids for the appointment of a service provider for the design and construction of the exhibition stand to lease, for the realisation of the South African Pavilion at the Mining Indaba conference, 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa. 2019-01-16 11:00 DMR/ 009/ 2018/ 19
Appointment of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Professionals on the Department’s Database, to provide the services for a period not exceeding 5 years 2019-01-30 11:00 ZNB40/ 2018/ 19HSE
Appointment of service provider(s) to supply stationery for a period of two (2) years. 2018-12-28 11:00 HSRC/ 09/ 2018/ 19
Appointment of Environmental Impact Assessment And Monitoring Services on the Department’s Database, to Provide The Services for a Period Not Exceeding 5 Years 2019-01-29 11:00 ZNB39/ 2018/ 19HSE
Printing and distribution of delivery of PHC clinical records and registers. 2019-01-14 11:00 NDOH 34/ 2018- 2019
Printing of 6000 copies of revised HTS participants training manuals and 3000 revised HTS facilitators manuals. 2019-01-14 11:00 NDOH 36/ 2018- 2019
Appointment of Project Managers on the Department’s Database,to Provide Management Services for a period not exceeding 5 years 2019-01-28 11:00 ZNB38/ 2018/ 19HSE
Supply and delivery of perishable provisions, non-perishable provisions and groceries for a period of 02 years to the following Management areas: Baviaanspoort; Boksburg; Leeuwkop; Zonderwater 2019-01-25 11:00 GTC 1/ 2018
To invite bids from suitable service provider(s) to Design, Supply, Deliver, Install and maintain/ repair counters, furniture, operator chairs, visitors chairs, photo booth desk and chair, writing ledgers in the Department of Home Affairs various offices in all nine provinces for a period of three years. 2019-01-18 11:00 DHA31- 2018
To appoint service providers for the supply, installation and maintenance of backup generators, uninterrupted power supply units (UPS), airconditioners including consequential general building, electrical, mechanical, civil and engineering work in various Department of Home Affairs’ offices and ports of entry for a period of three (3) years in the Northern Cape, North West and Free State Provinces. 2019-01-18 11:00 DHA30- 2018
Bid for the supply and delivery of endoscopic consumables to all hospitals/institutions under the control of the Department of Health, Western Cape Government for a three year period. 2019-01-31 11:00 WCGHCC021/ 1/ 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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