Best practices for tender and RFP submissions in SA’s construction industry

South Africa’s 2019 national and provincial elections are over, which will hopefully clear the way for government and the private sector to once again start investing in large-scale infrastructure projects. With infrastructure development highlighted as a priority in the finance minister’s 2019/20 Budget Speech, we should see tenders starting to flow after a dry spell.…

Complementing and offsetting energy opportunities for the South African water sector

The South African water sector is dependent on one source of electricity supply which makes it vulnerable to load shedding, shortage of supply and increasing steep tariffs. A Water Research Commission study has identified that municipalities have no backup plans for their major electricity requirements. Diversifying and complementing this input is of vital importance to…