South-32 Request for Information to tender

Posted on Thursday, 9 September 2021  198 Views




South32’s purpose is to make a difference by developing natural resources, improving people‘s lives now and for generations to come. We are trusted by our owners and partners to realize the potential of their resources.

We are committed to the development of our host communities in areas we operate. Our focus areas for host communities are education and leadership, economic participation, good health and social wellbeing, and natural resource resilience.



Hotazel Manganese Mines are inviting interested entities from our host communities with relevant skills and experience to confirm Expression of Interest to tender for the opportunity below. Preference will be given to suppliers based within the JTG District, as well as to black woman-owned and black-owned SMMEs within this district.

Key Functions per Scope of Work

The potential vendor will be responsible for ensuring the skilled fulfilment and timeous performance of the services set out in this brief, with time being material to the performance of the services. The potential vendor will be responsible for ensuring the correct loading, handling and transportation of the products as per the requirements.

Hotazel Manganese Mine requires the road transport of Manganese Ore by means of side tippers to various Warehouses/Ports in Southern Africa. The trucks will operate on a 24/7 basis. Volumes may be across multiple vendors and the prospective operator should have previous experience in road logistics.

Minimum Requirements

In order to be successfully considered for potential progression of this expression of interest all the below requirements will need to be met by the relevant incumbents:

i. Preference will be given to companies local to the JTG District

  • i. Registered business address in JTG
  • ii. Business premises to be in JTG (verified by local municipality)
  • iii. Business owner’s residence in JTG (verified by local municipality)

ii. Ownership (BO (minimum 51%), BWO (Minimum 30%)

iii. EME or QSE with Minimum Level 2 BBBEE

iv. Large Enterprises turnover > R50m (Generic) with Minimum Level 3 BBBEE

v. Only Logistics companies will be considered for the scope with a minimum of 5 side tipper trucks for EME/QSE and 10 side tipper trucks for Generic

vi. Transport industry experience and a minimum of 5 years in logistics with references

vii. Companies must sub- contract a minimum of 30% of the volumes from the JTG District

viii. The company must employ South African drivers, preferably from the JTG District for these services

ix. As a minimum, the drivers must hold a Code 14 (EC1) drivers licence with a Professional Driving Permit (PrDP)

x. The drivers must have a minimum of 2 – 4 years’ experience



Interested bidders must submit their expression of interest with the relevant supporting documents that meet the above requirements to: by 16:00 on 30 September 2021.

The closing date for submissions of Expression of Interest is 30 September 2021 at 16h00

Open Day (Optional) – 23 September 2021

An optional open day will be held for interested companies to attend to gain clarity and ask questions

  • Venue: Hotazel Recreational Centre
  • Time: 10h00

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South-32 Request for Information to tender
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