How To: Request Prices as a Buyer – Part 1

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For our L2Q Buyers – Request Prices Part 1 – includes how to add your Terms and Conditions, View/Download your Bill, Change Trades and Add Items.
Learn about some L2Q basic functionality with a quick video tutorial from “The How-To Series”.

(Duration 3m 56s)


 

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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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How To: View Open Quotes Vendor Home

View and interact with the icons and functionality on your Open Quotes Vendor Home Page. Record your responses, interact with Bills Currently being priced and Awards and improve your indicator.
Learn about some OQ Vendor Home basic functionality with a quick video tutorial from “The How-To Series”.

(Duration 3m 9s)

 


 

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Featured Tender: TAR Surfacing Repairs and Asphalt Overlay at King Street and Blyth Street Intersection

Featured Tender: Eastern Cape

Contract Number:

MNQ/SCM/56/19-20 – Mnquma Local Municipality

Description:

Mnquma Local Municipality hereby invites experienced contractors for the construction of the following projects: TAR Surfacing Repairs and Asphalt Overlay at King Street and Blyth Street Intersection.

Category Industry
Infrastructure Road
Region Site Inspection
Eastern Cape There will be no compulsory briefing sessions due to COVID19 pandemic
Closing Date Contract Period
15 July 2020 at 12:00 No details

 


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About Nazeema Shelembe

I am a content researcher who just started with Leads 2 Business in February this year, I work in the Daily Tenders South Africa department. I am a young vibrant lady who enjoys meeting new people and doing new things. I welcome challenges and always find new ways of doing things. I am a mum and I love spending time with my not so little, very talkative son.

How To: View Vendor Home

View and interact with the icons and functionality on your Vendor Home Page. Record your responses, respond to quotes online and improve your indicator.
Learn about some Vendor Home basic functionality with a quick video tutorial from “The How-To Series”.

(Duration 3m 23s)


 

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Tender Infographic: Gauteng

Tender Infographic: Gauteng
Get the inside scoop…

 

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About Marlaine Andersen

I have been working for Leads 2 Business, in the Private Projects Department, for 10 years this July. I am Deputy HoD for Private Projects. Researching mining projects and projects through-out the African continent are my areas of research and I find them most interesting.

Featured Tender: Proposal for the Panel of Service Providers (Consulting Engineers and Contractor) for the Planning, Design and Construction of WSIG (Using a turnkey strategy)

Featured Tender: Eastern Cape

Contract Number:

ANDM/IDMSWSA/148/04/05/20 – Alfred Nzo District Municipality

Description:

Alfred Nzo District Municipality (ANDM) is inviting all suitable Qualified and Experienced Professional Service Providers to submit bids for the following projects: Proposal for the Panel of Service Providers (Consulting Engineers and Contractor) for the Planning, Design and Construction of WSIG (Using a turnkey strategy).

Category Industry
Consultants, Infrastructure Water
Region Site Inspection
Eastern Cape NB: There will be no compulsory briefing
Closing Date Contract Period
23 June 2020 at 10:00 No details

 


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About Nazeema Shelembe

I am a content researcher who just started with Leads 2 Business in February this year, I work in the Daily Tenders South Africa department. I am a young vibrant lady who enjoys meeting new people and doing new things. I welcome challenges and always find new ways of doing things. I am a mum and I love spending time with my not so little, very talkative son.

Featured Tender: Consultancy Services for Undertaking Feasibility Study, Detailed Engineering Design, Environmental and Social Impact Assessment and Preparation of Tender Documents for Upgrading of Nangurukuru – Liwale Road Section (230 Km) to Bitumen Standard

Featured Tender: Tanzania

Contract Number:

AE/001/2019-20/HQ/C/55 – Tanzania National Roads Agency

Description:

This invitation for expression of interest follows the General Procurement Notice (GPN) which appeared in Daily News Issue no. N/A dated 26/09/2019. The Government of the United Republic of Tanzania has set aside funds for the operation of the Tanzania National Roads Agency – HQ during the financial year 2019/20. It is intended that part of the proceeds of the fund will be used to cover eligible payment under the contract for the Consultancy Services for Undertaking Feasibility Study, Detailed Engineering Design, Environmental and Social Impact Assessment and Preparation of Tender Documents for Upgrading of Nangurukuru – Liwale Road Section (230 Km) to Bitumen Standard. The Tanzania National Roads Agency – HQ now invites eligible Firms to indicate their interest in providing the services which include Consultancy Services for Undertaking Feasibility Study, Detailed Engineering Design, Environmental and Social Impact Assessment and Preparation of Tender Documents for Upgrading of Nangurukuru – Liwale Road Section (230 Km) to Bitumen Standard

Category Industry
Consultants Institutional
Region Site Inspection
Tanzania No Details
Closing Date Contract Period
22 June 2020 at 10:00 (Local Time) No details

 


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Featured Tender: Consultancy Services for Review of Feasibility Study, Preparation of Detailed Design and Tender Documents of the Proposed Pesi Dam Water Supply Project

Featured Tender: Kenya

Contract Number:

CRVWWDA/PESI/C/DAM/1/2019-2020 (Expression of Interest) – Central Rift Valley Water Works Development Agency

Description:

Central Rift Valley Water Works Development Agency was established under Water Act 2016, as an autonomous agency reporting to the Ministry of Water & Sanitation and Irrigation. The Agency was created to improve delivery of water services within areas of its jurisdiction which include Baringo, Laikipia, Nakuru, Narok and Nyandarua Counties mainly through construction of National Bulk Water and Sewerage Works. The primary objective of Pesi Dam Water Supply Project is to provide a reliable and sustainable water supply to Nyahururu Town, Ol Kalou, Ol Joro Olok, Ndaragwa, Mairo Inya, Karampton and other needy areas within the project areas. Kenya Water Security and Climate Resilience Project – Phase 1 Preparation of a National Water Infrastructure Investment Pipeline (NWIIP), Feasibility Study for Malewa Dam and Water Supply to Ol Kalou, Naivasha and Gilgil Towns in Nyandarua and Nakuru Counties Feasibility Study of Water Supply to Ol Kalou Town by EGIS – EAU in September 2019. The Ministry of Water, Sanitation and Irrigation through Central Rift Valley Water Works Development Agency intends to identify a suitable Consultancy firm to undertake the Review of the Feasibility Study, Carry out the Detailed Design and Prepare Tender Document for the water supply system for the proposed project area. Scope of works: (i) Review the Feasibility study of the dam and water supply system; ((ii) Carry out Hydrological study, Geological and Geotechnical Studies of the selected 2 dam sites and based on the results of the study, select the most suitable dam site; (iii) Carry out detailed Dam Design including spillway and Intake structure and other ancillary works based on the existing feasibility study; (iv) Prepare Dam Safety Plans / Report; (v) Carry out route survey, preliminary and detailed design of water transmission pipeline from the treatment plant to supply areas; (vii) Carry out Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) and assist the Client to acquire the Licence; (viii) Prepare the Resettlement Action Plan (RAP) and Valuation Report of Project Affected Persons / Institutions for areas affected by the Project and assist the Client in the Implementation of the RAP; (ix) Prepare Tender Documents; (x) Assist the Client in evaluation of the Tenders to Procure Contractor; and (xi) Prepare the Terms of Reference for Supervision Phase. The Central Rift Valley Water Works Development Agency hereby invites eligible Consultancy firms to indicate their interest for Consultancy Services.

Category Industry
Consultants Institutional, Water
Region Site Inspection
Kenya No Details
Closing Date Contract Period
15 May 2020 at 12:00 (Local Time) No details

 


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About Pauline Rainbird

I have been working at L2B since March 2011 and my current position is Deputy Head of Department - Africa. When I am not working I am either riding my bicycle or spending time with my dogs.

Featured Tender: Appointment of a professional Civil Engineering service provider for the construction of Roads, walkways and stormwater at Westlake Campus

Featured Tender: Appointment of a professional Civil Engineering service provider for the planning, designing, contract documentation and site supervision for the construction of Roads, walkways and stormwater at Westlake Campus – Western Cape.

Contract Number:

FBCT3/2020 – False Bay TVET College

Description:

Bids are hereby invited for False Bay TVET College: Appointment of a professional Civil Engineering service provider for the planning, designing, contract documentation and site supervision for the construction of Roads, walkways and stormwater at Westlake Campus.

Category Industry
Consultants Institutional
Region Site Inspection
Western Cape 2020-04-16 11:00 AM
Closing Date Contract Period
30 April 2020 at 11:00 No details

 


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About Carmen Van Der Westhuizen

I've been working for L2B since January 2020. I am lucky to be married to my bestfriend. I love a good Braai and spending time with my Family and friends. When I am not working or with those I love, I am planning my next holiday.

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