Featured Project: Barclays ABSA Head Office, Ghana

 

Description
Construction of the Barclays ABSA head office in Ghana. The development has 5 floors plus the ground floor.

 

Status Region
Tender Ghana
Category Value
Building R 100 million+
Industry Timing
Office & Commercial September 2020.
Sector Class
Private Invited / Negotiated

 


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About Minnie Zondi

I am an insanely optimistic ambivert that does everything from the heart instead of the mind. Deeply interested in people and matters that pertain to mankind.

L2B Terminology & Acronyms

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At Leads 2 Business we often use terminology to refer to information specific to our website.

 

Here are some Acronyms unique to us:

Firstly L2B short for Leads 2 Business, also our domain ie L2B.co.za

PP: Private Projects

PPA: Private Projects Advisory or Private Project Reference

DT: Daily Tenders

SI: Site Inspection

CL: Closing Date

DTA: Daily Tender Advisory or Daily Tender Reference

L2Q: Leads 2 Quotes

OQ: Open Quotes

 

Some other Acronyms you may come across in the Construction Industry that we often refer to on our website and in communication with subscribers are:

BAR/DBAR/FBAR: Basic Assessment Report / Draft Basic Assessment Report / Final Basic Assessment Report
BBEEE: Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment
BOQ: Bill of Quantities
BID: Background Information Document
Bid: A formal proposal to deliver goods or services at a specified price, as well, describing that the tender contract requirement will be met
BFS: Bankable Feasibility Study
DFS: Definitive Feasibility Study
CIDB: Construction Industry Development Board
CIPC: Companies and Intellectual Property Commission
CSD: Central Supplier Database
CSR: Corporate Social Responsibility
DFA: Development Facilitation Act
DSR: Draft Scoping Report
EA: Environmental Authorisation
ECO: Environmental Control Officer
EIA: Environmental Impact Assessment
EME: Exempted Micro Enterprises are small entities, with an annual turnover of R10 million or less.
EOI: Expression of Interest is a multi-staged process that is used early in the procurement process.

EPC: Engineering, Procurement & Construction
EPCM: Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Management

EMPr: Environmental Management Programme
EMP: Environmental Management Plan
ESIA: Environmental & Social Impact Assessment
FS: Feasibility Study
FSR: Final Scoping Report
GEN: Generic Enterprises are large entities, with an annual turnover in excess of R50 million
I&AP’s: Interested and Affected Parties
IDP: Integrated Development Plant
JV: Joint Venture is a business entity created by two or more parties with the purpose to achieve a specific task, such as win a tender, PFI, PPP

MBD: Municipal Bidding Document – standardized documents used for tenders
NHBRC: National Home Builders Registration Council – a regulatory body of the home building industry
PFS: Pre-feasibility study
POSEIA: Plan of Study for Environmental Impact Assessment
PPA: Purchase Power Agreement
PPP: Public-private partnership is a contract between a public-sector institution and a private party, where the private party performs a function that is usually provided by the public sector and/or uses state property in terms of the PPP agreement.

PPPFA: Preferential Procurement Policy Framework Act of 2000 and the Preferential Procurement Regulations of 2001 establish the obligation of government to award preferential procurement points to enterprises owned by historically disadvantaged persons, including females
QHSE: SHE/SHEQ – Quality, Health, Safety, Environment
QSE: Qualifying Small Enterprise is one of the categories of South African businesses as per BBEEE with an annual turnover of between R10 million and R50 million
RFT: Request for Tender is a formal, structured invitation to suppliers to submit or bid to supply products or services.
RFP: Request for Proposal is submitted in an early stage in the procurement process and is commonly used when it is required technical expertise, specialized capability, or in some cases where the product or service requested do not already exist and must be developed.
RFQ: Request for Quotation is when Suppliers are invited to provide a quote for the provision of specific goods or services.
RFI: Request for Information is requesting information necessary to decide the procurement process. Hence, RFI typically occurs during a planning phase.
SLA: Service Level Agreement is  An agreement between two or more parties. Where one party is the customer and the other party is a supplier delivering a service.
SMME: small, medium and micro enterprises, also referred to as small business, play an important role in an economy. They can be key drivers of economic growth, innovation and job creation.

Did you find these helpful?
Is there any terminology or acronyms we missed? If so leave a comment below and we will be happy to update our post.


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Featured Project: East London Beachfront Precinct

Eastern Cape

Description
Construction of the proposed new East London Beachfront Precinct, Court Crescent. The scope of work for this project is as follows: Construction of new facilities comprising of an Information Centre and Ablutions, Hawker Stalls, Amphitheatre, Planters, Seating Areas, Water Feature and Drinking Fountains. There is also electrical and mechanical installation, associated site works such as retaining walls, walkways, steps, platforms, water, sewerage, stormwater reticulation and the refurbishment of existing structures. Estimated Contract Value: R87 000 000.00. -33.0132059, 27.920364999999947

 

Status Region
Underway East London
Category Value
Building R61 Million – R100 Million
Industry Timing
Hospitality & Leisure January 2020 – June 2021 (18 Months)
Sector Class
Public Open Tender

 


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Millennial Mom + wife living the hash-tag life

Featured Project: Kaptis Hydropower Plant

Kenya

Description
Construction of the 14.7MW Kaptis Hydropower Plant in Western Region, Kenya.

 

Status Region
Procedural Kenya
Category Value
Infrastructure R 100 million+
Industry Timing
Power Grid, Industrial 2020 onwards
Sector Class
Private Open Tender / Pre-Qualification / Invited


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About Minnie Zondi

I am an insanely optimistic ambivert that does everything from the heart instead of the mind. Deeply interested in people and matters that pertain to mankind.

Uganda’s Standard Gauge Railway Project

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What is the Uganda Standard Gauge Railway Project?

Uganda is revamping it’s 100-year-old railway lines to improve cargo transport in the country. The 1266 km meter-gauge rail line was built by the British during colonial times to transport copper. The condition of the rail network deteriorated due to economic instability and political upheaval. The railway line will now boast a length of 1724 km linking the country to the neighbouring countries of Kenya, Rwanda, Democratic Republic of the Congo and South Sudan.

The railway will consist of 4 major sections:

Malaba–Kampala Section: Also referred to the Eastern Line, this stretches from the border of Kenya at Malaba through Tororo and Jinja to end at Kampala, Uganda’s capital and largest city. Total distance of approximately 215km.

Tororo–Gulu Section: Referred to as the Northern Line this would extend from Tororo and go through Mbale and Lira to Gulu, approximately 400kms in distance.

From Gulu, one line will continue North to Elegu and onto Nimule and Juba in South Sudan. The section in Uganda measures approximately 107km. Another extension stretches from Gulu to Pakwach to end at Goli the Border of the DRC with a distance of approximately 190km.

Kampala–Mpondwe Section: This referred to as the Western Line, starting in Kampala and passes through Bihanga in Ibanda District continuing on to Mpondwe at the border with the DRC, a distance of about 430km.

Bihanga–Mirama Hills Section: This also referred to as the South Western Line which stretches from Bihanga, through Ibanda and Mbarara to end at the Mirama Hills at the border with Rwanda, a distance of about 205km.

Costing of this project was quoted at a staggering USh45.6 trillion (approximately US$13.8 billion). Funding has not come easy for this project as Uganda has approached China again in 2019 in a resubmission for a loan which was rejected by China’s Exim bank. The project is now expected to be completed in 2025.

To get more information on this monitor the Project on the Leads 2 Business website PPA 15831.

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Sources: Wikipedia


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About Sharika Raman

I have worked for Leads 2 Business from January 2015 till present. I work for the Leads 2 Quotes Department for Directory and Control List.

Featured Project: The Cedar – Building

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The Cedar – Building (Western Cape)

Description
Construction of 15 apartments and 3 exclusive penthouse apartments for The Cedar development which will be a 5-storey building at 6 Firdale Avenue, Gardens, Cape Town in the Western Cape. The development will consist of 13 one-bedroom apartments (40m² – 59m² including a terrace); 2 two-bedroom apartments; (62m² including a terrace); 3 two-bedroom penthouses (152m² – 206m² each including a terrace and roof-deck). Estimated GPS Coordinates: -33.935708, 18.402804

 

Status Region
Awarded Cape Town
Category Value
Building R61 Million – R100 Million
Industry Timing
Residential April 2020 onwards. TBC
Sector Class
Private Negotiated


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About Nadia Milln

My journey at Leads 2 Business all started back in September 2014 as a content researcher in the Daily Tenders Africa Department. In March 2018 I was promoted to content researcher in the Private Project department. I am a fun loving, bubbly person and mom to a beautiful baby boy who is the absolute light of my life.

Featured Project: The Rubik – Building

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The Rubik – Building(Western Cape)

Description
Construction of the proposed 27-storey mixed-use development known as The Rubik, situated at 19 Loop Street in Cape Town, Western Cape. The development will consist of luxurious penthouses, apartments, offices, retail outlets and restaurants. Estimated GPS Coordinates: -33.919247, 18.421625

 

Status Region
Design Cape Town
Category Value
Building R 100 million+
Industry Timing
Retail, Office & Commercial, Residential 2020 onwards
Sector Class
Private Invited / Negotiated


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About Nadia Milln

My journey at Leads 2 Business all started back in September 2014 as a content researcher in the Daily Tenders Africa Department. In March 2018 I was promoted to content researcher in the Private Project department. I am a fun loving, bubbly person and mom to a beautiful baby boy who is the absolute light of my life.

Featured Project: Kianda Towers – Angola

Kianda Towers – Angola

Description
Construction of four 12 story towers that will house a commercial center, offices and a patio with garden in Angola. Value: US$ 323m.

 

Status Region
Underway Angola
Category Value
Building R 100 million+
Industry Timing
Office & Commercial, Retail, Residential 2013 – 2017 Extended to 2020
Sector Class
Private Invited / Negotiated


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About Melanie Miles

One girl who would rather wear boots than high heels...

Featured Project: Eco Industrial Park – Office / Commercial

Eco Industrial Park – Office / Commercial

Description
Construction of the 7 000 m² office component as part of the proposed new 35ha Eco-Industrial Park (EIP) consisting of 254 000 m² light industrial, 25 600 m² retail and 7 000 m² office, laboratories and places of refreshment which will be strategically located along R80 John Vorster Drive, Daspoort, Pretoria, Gauteng. Estimated project value 1.1 Billion

 

Status Region
Procedural Pretoria
Category Value
Building R 100 million+
Industry Timing
Office & Commercial Late 2020 Onwards
Sector Class
Private Invited / Negotiated


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About Michelle Hosford

I started my journey at Leads 2 Business in the Directory Department in 2012. I was then promoted to the Private Projects department in 2014 and have been working as the Regional Gauteng content researcher ever since.

Featured Project: City Mall Refurbishment

City Mall Refurbishment – Johannesburg, Gauteng.

Description
Refurbishment and renovations to the existing 996m² 5 level City Mall situated at Erf 4787, corner of Small Street and Albertina Sisulu Street, Johannesburg, Gauteng. The scope of work comprises of the supply and installation of all materials and workmanship for the City Mall Refurbishment. Approximate GPS co-ordinates -26.2043192, 28.0465419

 

Status Region
Tender Johannesburg
Category Value
Building R61 Million – R100 Million
Industry Timing
Renovations, Retail February 2020 – August 2020 (6 Months)
Sector Class
Private Invited / Negotiated

 


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I started my journey at Leads 2 Business in the Directory Department in 2012. I was then promoted to the Private Projects department in 2014 and have been working as the Regional Gauteng content researcher ever since.

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