+27(0)21 863-5000 tender@casidra.co.za



Wellington, Western Cape

Post Date:

2022-11-04 11:09:00

Closing Date:

2022-11-11 12:00:00

Contact Person:

Mr. N Tsama

Contact Email:


Bidding on this tender has ended

Tender Details


This document is not for sale. Any entity that requests payment must be reported at the contact person indicated in this tender.


The scope of the works comprises of the bidder submitting a proposal and bid on the best economical and acceptable method to cut, treat and stack all cleared biomass material over the riparian zone of the Berg River. The work involves alien clearing on De La Fontaine, an area of 1,12 hectares respectively. The biomass material comprises of dry logs into the river and outside the river, live growing tree, plants including reeds and broadleaf plants as well as 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 are the capacity to perform the work in said time and references of past and similar work.

Conditions that may pose a risk: (Summary of Risk analysis)

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.

A detailed risk management plan and Occupational Health & Safety specification is provided.

The scope of works will include:

The scope of 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 ankle size and remove all biomass from the Nbal, stack above the 32 metre riparian zone and the biomass will be processed on site, all trees above the diameter of 250mm must be removed from site, trees with stems between 50mm to 250mm may be stacked and left on site. Any biomass material below the diameter of 50mm must be chipped and left on site.

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.
  7. MAP showing stockpile site and exit routes
  8. For Construction works – 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:

  •  a functionality compliance test;
  • B-BBEE certified bids will receive preferential scores;

The successful bidder will be required to fill in and sign a written Contract Form (CBD 8). Included are a penalty clause of R 2000.00 / calendar day that apply for late completion of works and a 10% retention fee for 3 months not bearing interest.

All technical enquiries can be referred to Mr N. Tsama at (021) 863 5000.

A compulsory site meeting will be held on Monday the 07 November 2022 at 10h00 am at De La Fontaine off the R45 to Lady loch road, head straight with Lady Loch road, turn right to Haaskral Road at GPS coordinates -33.596055’’S, 18.968037’’E.  Directions for compulsory site meeting indicated as blue line in bid document.


From Paarl CBD, follow R45 to Malmesbury road, continue with R45 until you cross over R44 and R45 robots, for about 1 km turn Right to Lady Loch bridge, pass the Lady loch bridge, turn right to Haaskraal road, drive for about 1.9 kms and then turn drive slowly for about 450 metres.

RFQ DEADLINE:  The closing date for the RFQ is 11 November 2022 strictly at 12H00.


RFQ documents must only be e-mailed, and the process below must be followed:

  • Bids to be uploaded onto the Casidra website

The following documents (including fully completed and signed CBD forms numbered 1 to 7 as supplied) must be valid for a period of 90 calendar days after closure of the bid and submitted as a bid packet:

Document number Document description Action required/comment 
CBD 1 General requirements Signed
CBD 2.1 Conditions to submit bid Signed
CBD 3.1 Price form (lump sum) Complete, sign
CBD 3.1 Experience Proof of previous work and contact details of three work-related references that are qualified to comment on work. Compulsory
CBD 3.1 Rates Unit rates for the works on the forms as supplied Compulsory
CBD 3.1 Changes Indication if any changes are proposed in scope of works and cost implication. If required
CBD 3.1 Plant List of machinery and plant available Compulsory
CDB 3.1 CM (Construction works only) Proof of competency of a Construction manager in terms of the Construction regulation 8. Valid/ compulsory
CBD 4 Scope of works Signed
CBD 5.1 (80/20) PPP Evaluation form Complete, sign
CBD 7 Bank Entity form (Not needed if “verified” on CSD) Complete, bank stamp
TCC of principle and sub-contractors Registration and verification of Tax Clearance on CSD. Compulsory
BEE B-BBEE Certificate or Sworn Affidavit (as applicable, see CBD 5 for detail) Certified Original affidavit or certificate/Valid/not compulsory
Company profile Detailed company profile including the core competencies of personnel and subcontractors Compulsory
COIDA Letter of good standing of the Contractor in terms of COIDA Compulsory
OHS Plan Occupational Health and Safety Plan approved by the Client Valid/ Proof after appointment
CI Proof of construction insurance Valid/ Proof after appointment
PD/MH Completed estimate of machine hours and person days Valid/ Compulsory
QUALIFICATIONS Chainsaw/Brush cutter/Herbicide applicator/OHS/First Aider certificates Compulsory
METHOD STATEMENT Project proposal & method statement Compulsory