Tender Bid – SAWEP 2 Component 3: UB Minigrid Wind Component EPC

Tender Bid – SAWEP 2 Component 3: UB Minigrid Wind Component EPC

Supply, Installation and connection of minimum 2, maximum 6 Small Scale Wind Turbines with total installed capacity of minimum 21 kW, maximum 24 kW and with one year Operation, Maintenance and Capacity building services for UB community

Deadline 13 March 2020.

Full tender info – HERE

Tender Bid – SAWEP 2 Component 3: UB Minigrid Wind Component EPC

Breakfast With The Minister of Employment and Labour

The Minister of Employment and Labour cordially invites you to join him for a breakfast engagement session. We are looking forward to your attendance at this valuable information session. 

Date: 06 March 2020

Venue: East London Golf Club Time, 08hoo – 10h30

Cost: FREE 

Please confirm the names of all attendees to: sanele.nkungwana@labour.gov.za by o2 March 2020 ENQUIRIES:

Tender Bid – SAWEP 2 Component 3: UB Minigrid Wind Component EPC


The draft Public Procurement Bill, 2020 ( “the draft Bill “) is hereby published for public comment. The draft Bill aims to create a single regulatory framework for public procurement and eliminate fragmentation in laws which deal with public sector procurement by, among others, providing for –

(a) general procurement requirements;
(b) an enabling framework for preferential procurement;
(c) a Public Procurement Regulator within the National Treasury and its functions;
(d) the functions of provincial treasuries;
(e) measures to ensure the integrity of the procurement process;
(f) the power to prescribe different methods of procurement;
(g) a framework for supply chain management;
(h) infrastructure delivery management;
(i) a framework on the disposal of assets;
(j) dispute resolution mechanisms; and
(k) the repeal and amendment of certain laws.

Public comment on the draft Bill emailed to CommentDraftLegislation@treasury.gov.za by 31 May 2020 will be considered.

Tender Bid – SAWEP 2 Component 3: UB Minigrid Wind Component EPC

LIFE CYCLE MANAGEMENT 2-day Training Workshop

The Life Cycle Management (LCM) training is presented as a two- day training workshop to raise awareness and understanding about life cycle management in South Africa, and aims to build capacity of life cycle management practices within organisations. 

Participants will learn, share and discuss how companies and the public sector can work towards a sustainable development platform using life cycle methodologies, and the overall purpose of the training workshops are to: 

  • To raise awareness and understanding among authorities, industry and academia in South Africa about life cycle management.
  • To capacitate industry delegates for further implementation of life cycle management practices within their businesses.
  • Build capacity on life cycle management o Provide a platform for future capacity building initiatives around life cycle management in South Africa.
  • Introduce related ISO standards and existing best practices in order to achieve sustainable development.
  • Provide a platform to share experiences and discuss issues related to the implementation and future development of life cycle management strategies in the country. 

The Life Cycle Management training workshops will include: 

  • The role of environmental footprints and life cycle management for sustainable businesses, aspects and opportunities for South Africa.
  • Introduction to Life Cycle Management and the Capability Maturity Model
  • Continuous Improvement in LCM – driving innovation o Basic concepts such as Life Cycle Assessments and Life Cycle Costing
  • Opportunities and challenges for life cycle management in South Africa 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND The Life Cycle Management 2-day training workshop is aimed at industry, academia and government, including: 

• Business and industry organisations to implement such tools in their company practices, 

• Government officials at different levels to create the relevant enabling policy framework, 

• Academics and other training institutions to continue building capacity (beyond the project’s implementation period), and 

• Standard-setters to participate in international negotiations and standard setting processes for a given region to adjust the system to local differences. 

No prior life cycle management knowledge is required. 

DATES AND VENUES The training workshops will be offered on the following dates: 


Pretoria 24 – 25 February CSIR Building 10, Meiring Naude Road, 

Brummeria East London 9 – 10 March To be confirmed 

Port Elizabeth 11 – 12 March To be confirmed 

Durban 16 – 17 March CSIR, King George V Avenue, 

Glenwood Pietermaritzburg 18 – 19 March To be confirmed 

Cape Town 23 – 24 March CSIR, 15 Lower Hope Road, Rosebank 


Click here to register for your preferred training course date and venue or, send an email to ncpc@csir.co.za for more information. 

There is no cost to attend, but registration is essential.