TENDER NO: 118/2017

  • Date Created: Tuesday, 20 March 2018
  • Closure Date: 27 March 2018
  • Locality: BERG RIVER



The scope of the works comprises of the bidder submitting a proposal and bid on the best economical and acceptable method to remove all unwanted biomass material over a riparian zone of the Berg river called the Grootverlangen site of 15.16 hectares, situated between over four farms for a distance of 5.8 kilometres on one side of the river. The farm starts at Grootverlangen and goes up the river on a continuous basis over the 4 farms. The biomass material comprises of dry logs, live growing trees and broken trees lying in the river as well as re-growth.

The proposal must include methodology for the removal of said biomass and must take into account environmental laws, regulations and sensitivity of the area with regard to the bidders proposed methodology and will therefore be a functional requirement in the award of this bid. The proposal must have a timeline, itemised, and cost indicated as well as the discounted economic value and market use of the disposed biomass on bid form CBD 3.1. Further functional requirements is the capacity to perform the work in said time and references of past and similar work.


Conditions that may pose a risk:

The removal of invasive alien vegetation from the environmentally sensitive riparian zone is specialized work that requires competent human resources that are adequately skilled in working with heavy and dangerous machinery in aquatic and undulating conditions. The safety of all staff is of paramount importance in the implementation of this project. Due to the sensitive biodiversity within the riparian zone of the Berg River, the use of any equipment which has the potential to cause extensive damage to the river banks and indigenous flora may not be used.


The specialised skill of work will also entail the contractor to have extensive experience with fire management and control measures. This is extremely dangerous work and the requirements of the Occupational Health and Safety Act will be strictly enforced. The contractor must put all necessary precautions in place to work under these conditions.A detailed risk management plan and Occupational Health & Safety specification is provided.


The scope of works will include:

The scope of the works comprises of the supply and management of machinery and specialised labour to fell trees, site preparation, treat tree stumps with herbicide to prevent re-growth, cut to size and remove all specified biomass from site.


Documents are available at Casidra SOC Ltd, 22 Louws Avenue, Southern Paarl. Documents can also be obtained from Mr Jacques Swanepoel via email on jswanepoel@casidra.co.za.     


Documents for the purpose of this bid include:

1.    Conditions to Submit Bid (Form CBD 2.1 (Lump Sum)

2.    Price Form, Bill of Quantities and Schedules (Form CBD 3.1 (Lump Sum)

3.    Scope of Works (Form CBD 4)

4.    PPP Evaluation Form (Form CBD 5.1 (80/20)

5.    Bank Entity Form (Form CBD 7), unless the banking details of the company indicate “verified” on the Central Supplier Database (CSD).

6.   Registration on the CSD for all suppliers is compulsory and registration numbers must be supplied.

$17.    Drawings MAPS A, B and C

$18.    Occupational Health and Safety Risk assessment and Specifications according to Construction Reg. 5 (b)


In accordance with Casidra’s Preferential Procurement Policy, this bid as further indicated in CBD 5.1 is subject to:

·         B-BBEE certified bids will receive preferential scores;


BID DEADLINE: The closing date for the bid is 27th March 2018 strictly at 12H00.

Bids must be submitted in a sealed envelope with the name of the bidder clearly marked “REMOVAL OF ALIEN BIOMASS – GROOTVERLANGEN – BID NO. 118/2017” and placed in the bid box available at Reception of Casidra’s Head Office, 22 Louws Avenue, Southern Paarl. No faxed, counter-to-counter courier or posted bids will be accepted.

All bids above R30 000 will be subjected to the Preferential Procurement Policy Framework Act and regulations, whereby B-BBEE certified service providers will receive a preferential score.