Appointment of a Service Provider for the Provision of Alien Plant Clearing and Maintenance Services for ACSA, DTPC and the La Mercy JV Property Investment (Pty) Ltd Over a Period of 3 Years

Tender Summary:


2020-06-02 11:00

Tender Closed on: 2020-06-17 11:00

Gardening, Vegetation Management and Landscaping Services

Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, La Mercy

Dube Tradeport

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JV/RFP/02/IFR/08/2019: Appointment of a service provider for the provision of alien plant clearing and maintenance services for ACSA, DTPC and the La Mercy JV Property Investment (Pty) Ltd over a period of 3 years


Dube TradePort Corporation (DTPC) a provincial public entity (section 3C in terms of the Public Finance Management Act) and Airports Company South Africa entered into a joint venture, forming the La Mercy JV Property Investments (Pty) LTD (LMJV) trading as Khwezela. Refer to  for more information on La Mercy JV Property Investments (Pty) Ltd (LMJV).


LMJV invites proposals from suitably qualified and experienced professional service provider to conduct invasive alien plant clearing (initial and follow-up) on the site for a period of 36 months


The primary objective of this project is to conduct the Clearing of Invasive Alien Plants services at King Shaka International Airport and surrounds.


This should entail, but not limited to: -

  • Clearing of all areas to the satisfaction of Client Project Management Team;
  •  Attend meetings;
  • Prepare Monthly Reports;
  • Prepare Annual Close Out Report; and
  • Prepare Final Close Out Report


In line with the PPPFA regulations 2017, sub regulation 4, the prequalification criteria for this bid is that only companies who meet with the following are eligible to tender:


  1. Only Companies having B-BBEE Level 1 with 40% sub-contracted to Black Owned EME/QSE companies are eligible to tender.
  2. Companies which are Black Owned EME/QSE will be exempted from complying with (a) above.





All proposals will be evaluated in various stages – compliance and functionality will be assessed and thereafter all responsive proposals will be evaluated in accordance with the PPPFA regulations, 2017 using the 80/20 preference points system.


Bid documents will only be available from, 25th May 2020 up to 1st June 2020 during the weekdays (Mon – Fri) between 08h30 and 16h00, at the Dube TradePort Corporation offices at 7 Umsinsi Junction, 4th Floor, 29˚ South, La Mercy, KwaZulu-Natal. A non-refundable document fee of R250 (Two hundred and Fifty Rands) must be paid via EFT and must be emailed in order for the Bid Documents to be sent via email. No cash will be accepted and proof of payment must be emailed on request for the Bid Documents. Please allow 2 days for funds to reflect in the account. DTPC will only email documents once the payment has been cleared in its bank account. Payments must contain the reference, “JV/RFP/02/IFR/08/2019” and must clearly identify the Bidder, e.g. “ABC (Pty) Ltd”. Electronic versions of these documents will only be available on confirmation and/or proof of payment.


LA Mercy JV Property Investments (Pty) Ltd banking details:

Bank: Nedbank, A/C No.: 164 818 2224, Branch Code: 198 765, A/C Name: LA Mercy JV Property Investments (Pty) Ltd, Account type: Current


A NON-COMPULSORY briefing session meeting (Virtual / Physical) for service providers, who have paid for and collected the Bid Documents during the collection period as specified above, will be held at DTPC, 7 Umsinsi Junction, 4th Floor, 29° South, La Mercy KwaZulu Natal on, 2nd June 2020 at 11h00.


Enquiries should be directed via email: 



Proposals must be submitted at the DTPC offices on or before 11h00, South African time on 17th JUNE 2020. Documents should be clearly marked “PROVISION OF ALIEN PLANT CLEARING AND MAINTENANCE SERVICES FOR ACSA, DTPC AND THE LA MERCY JV PROPERTY INVESTMENT (PTY) LTD OVER A PERIOD OF 3 YEARS”.


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