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Treasury orders organs of state to stop issuing tenders

Treasury orders organs of state to stop issuing tenders

  • 28-02-2022
  • Taranis

In response to the recent Constitutional Court judgement, which declared the 2017 Preferential Procurement Regulations invalid, Treasury has issued a communique to all organs of state to stop issuing tenders, until it has received clarification fr...

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Investec Property to launch Africa’s largest solar rooftop PV plant at Cornubia Mall

  • 28-02-2022
  • Property Wheel

Investec Property will launch Africa’s largest solar PV rooftop plant on top of Cornubia Mall in Durban as part of its mission to embrace renewable low carbon emission technology across its assets.

“We are incredibly proud of...

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SA road network needs R75bn over the next five years

  • 25-02-2022
  • Moneyweb

A total of R75 billion needs to be invested over the next five years to stop the decline of South Africa’s road network, according to Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula.

Addressing the Road Construction and Maintenance Indaba at a h...

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Another new ‘smart city’ planned for South Africa

  • 25-02-2022
  • Business Tech

Limpopo premier Stan Mathabatha says construction on a new smart city in the province has begun.

Presenting his state of the province address on Thursday (24 February), Mathabatha said the Nkuna Smart City will be led by the Masingita Gr...

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Citi-Con and Greene Consulting Engineers forge ahead on another concrete repair project

  • 24-02-2022
  • The Content Engine

Citi-Con’s extensive skills and experience have been harnessed to successfully complete major concrete repairs at two apartment blocks in Tshwane, Gauteng.

This leading specialist contractor commenced working on the project in Octo...

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Why tenders are disqualified for being non-responsive

  • 24-02-2022
  • Taranis

One of the key reasons why tenders are getting disqualified, is that bidders are mostly under the impression, that by merely completing the tender forms, their bids would be considered as responsive.

Firstly, bids have to comply with the...

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Bold steps needed to improve state capability and reduce corruption, says Minister Enoch Godongwana

  • 23-02-2022
  • IOL

Cape Town - Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana said on Wednesday that the government should take bold steps to improve state capability and reduce the scope for procurement corruption.

Delivering his Budget speech in the National Assembly...

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Qualified plumbers help property owners realise full benefit of heat pumps

  • 23-02-2022
  • The Content Engine

Heat pumps have become extremely popular considering the significant savings in electricity that they provide property owners – whether for industrial, commercial or residential applications. However, there are many important factors that ne...

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Four companies take Tshwane to court over security tender allegedly awarded unlawfully, irregularly, unfairly

  • 22-02-2022
  • IOL

Pretoria - Four companies have hauled the City of Tshwane to court over a security tender which they allege was awarded unlawfully, irregularly and unfairly.

In their urgent application to the Gauteng High Court, Pretoria, Vimtsire Secur...

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Construction on Concor’s fast-track student block underway

  • 22-02-2022
  • Property Wheel

Construction on Concor’s latest student accommodation project in Braamfontein, Johannesburg is underway.

Conveniently located opposite the South Gate of Wits University, the 13-storey development, The Groove, will provide space for...

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