Finding Sub-contractors

18 Oct 2016

These categories are:

  • Black female owned EME's or QSE's;
  • Black youth owned EME's or QSE's;
  • Black owned EME's or QSE's.

After the Preferential Procurement Regulations were gazetted there is a need for businesses to find sub-contractors.


Difference Between a RFI, RFQ and RFP

11 Oct 2016

We are regularly asked what the difference is between a Request for Information (RFI), a Request for Proposal (RFP) and a Request for Quote (RFQ).

"RFX" is a term used, to refer to all 'Request For…' documents used to solicit responses, of various types, from suppliers. The three common documents are:


7 New Sectors added to Designated Sectors

5 Oct 2016

Designated Sectors are those sectors that have been identified to have a certain percentage of Local Content. Meaning that Designated Sectors' goods must be manufactured locally or a certain percentage of these goods must be manufactured locally.


8 Rules When Submitting Your Tender Response

28 Sep 2016

We recently presented our tender workshop: 'How to respond to a tender correctly', and we realized that there are still people that struggle when it comes to submitting their tender response.

Here below are eight rules to follow, when submitting your tender response.


10 Principles When Pricing Your Tender

20 Sep 2016


New Functionality Scoring Rules

13 Sep 2016

The new Preferential Procurement Regulations 2017 makes provision for new Functionality Scoring rules.

It is stipulated in the new Preferential Procurement Regulations 2017, that the evaluation criteria should be objective, giving enterprises a fair shot at being able to advance to the next phase of evaluation, namely Price and B-BBEE.


New Requirements for Construction Industry B-BBEE

6 Sep 2016

The Revised Construction Sector B-BBEE Codes has been released. There are various interesting changes that will greatly impact companies’ B-BBEE strategies going forward.


Tender Preparation Time

23 Aug 2016

We have been asked many times if there is something in the Preferential Procurement Policy Framework Act that specifies how much lead time there should be for responding to tenders. The Preferential Procurement Policy Framework Act does not make provision for any time period.


Cancelation of Government Tenders

15 Aug 2016

Many of you who have responded to Government tenders have been disappointed when a tender is cancelled. You have put in many days and nights' worth of effort just to receive the bad news the tender is cancelled.

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


Sub-contractors versus Consortiums and Joint Ventures

1 Aug 2016

The Preferential Procurement Regulations, 2017 states that 30% of all Government Contracts above R30 million must be sub-contracted to specific categories of SMME's. These SMME's include, but are not limited to, black female owned and black youth owned businesses.



Title Closing Date Tender No.
Appointment of a panel of engineers for the National Lotteries Commission 2019-06-25 11:00 NLC/ 2019 - 9
Consulting Engineering Services for the Routine Road Maintenance of National Route N9 Section 3 Km 37.08 to Section 4 Km 116.74 and R61 Section 1 Km 74.02 To Km 147.08 2019-06-14 14:00 NRA X.003- 036- 2019/ 1F
Cape Town: SAPS: IPID: New office accommodation area - 110.91m² 2 parking bays: Category B & D: 5 year period 2019-06-14 11:00 CPTL65 / 19
Consulting Engineering Services for the Routine Road Maintenance of National Routes N9 Section 6 (Km 62.97) to (Km 103.29), Section 7 (Km 0.0) To (Km 28.82) And National Route N10 Section 4 (Km 0.0) to (Km 95.26), Section 5 (Km 0.0) To (Km 6.34) And National Route R56 Section 1 (Km 1.11) To (Km 58.78). 2019-06-14 14:00 NRA X.003- 038- 2019/ 1F
Cape Town: SAPS: IPID Parliamentary office: New office accommodation area - 160.91m² 2 parking bays: Category B & D: 5 year period 2019-06-14 11:00 CPTL64 / 19
Consulting Engineering Services for the Routine Road Maintenance of National Route R63 Section 8 Km 20.2 to Km 23.03, R63 Section 9 Km 0 to Section 11 Km 23.97 and National Route R75 Section 4 Km 0 to Km 59.08. 2019-06-14 14:00 NRA X.003- 048- 2019/ 1F
Consulting Engineering Services for the Routine Road Maintenance Of National Route R63 Section 14 Km 0 To Km 58.56, R63 Section 15 Km 0.47 to Km 28.51 and N2 Section 14 Km 0 To Km 65.76 and N6 Section 1 Km 50.38 to Section 3 Km 8.04 2019-06-14 14:00 X.003- 049- 2019/ 1F
Materials for the upgrading of Security Fencing for Regional Works Unit, Western Cape. 2019-06-25 11:00 SPSC- B- 008- 2019
Supply and Delivery of Construction Material for Rapid Deployment Accommodation for Joint Operational Headquarters. 2019-06-26 11:00 CPSC- B- G- 041- 2019
Construction of a Perimeter wall (Phase3) at eZakheni A Campus 2019-06-20 11:00 EZK/ 01/ 2019
Supply, Delivery and Installation of Fence Surrounding the Memorial Wall at DOD Mobilisation Centre for Joint Operations Headquarters. 2019-06-27 11:00 CPSC- B- G- 005- 2019
Construction of a Perimeter wall and Fence at Ladysmith Campus 2019-06-20 11:00 LAD/ 02/ 2019
Construction of a Perimeter wall (Phase2) at Estcourt Campus 2019-06-20 11:00 EST/ 03/ 2019
Supply, Delivery, Installation and Demonstration of Gym Equipment for Human Resource Division. 2019-06-26 11:00 CPSC- B- G- 039- 2019
Request for proposal for design, development and commissioning of a customs management system for the Coega Special Economic Zone (SEZ) 2019-06-18 12:00 CDC/ 124/ 19
Provision of On-Site Maintenance and Repair of Communication Radios at RTI station including installation and de-installation of Radios 2019-06-25 11:00 ZNB0018/ 19T
Parkstation main concourse waterproofing 2019-06-07 10:30 RFQ05-0613/05/2019
Consultant to Study the impact of the mining sector on children and their rights in South Africa 2019-06-07 16:00 No reference number
Denel Group internal audit services 2019-06-20 12:00 DG418/05/13/2019
Tender for the supply, commissioning, service and maintenance of the high volume monochrome digital printer at Printing Department Rietvlei 2019-06-28 12:00 Rand Water