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Dates Search Filter

Searching by Dates

Using the Search by Dates feature, you can do a search for dates within a specific time frame.

Click on the ‘Dates’ option towards the bottom of the list to drop down the list of Date Search Options to choose from which are Published, Awarded, Closing, and Site Inspection:

Irrespective of which option you choose (‘Published’ displayed below as an example), a calendar is then displayed, allowing you to specify the date range from (Left Calendar) to (Right Calendar) by clicking the date which you would like to select:

or alternatively you can type the dates required directly into the date blocks provided:

Always remember, once your dates have been specified, click on ‘Apply’ to submit your selection:

Once you click on ‘Apply’ the calendar will then disappear, however there will now be a tick displayed to show which options has a date selection set:

Once you have made the date selections and you are happy with them, select ‘Search’:

Your search results will then display

User Tags search filter

User Tags are used to tag a keyword to a specific Tender/Project (one could imagine it being like a filing system, the tags are the individual “files” and the search result is the “filing cabinet”):

 

Default tags and custom tags you have added will be available under User Tags.

You can also tag/untag multiple Projects/Tenders buy using Actions when Search Result is displayed by selecting the tick box on the right hand side of each Project/Tender and clicking Tag/Untag Selection:

 

A pop up box will open that will allow you to select the relevant tags and then Add/Remove Tags:

 

Tags can also be added to an individual Project/Tender by opening up the Project/Tender and selecting the “Tags” icon to the left of the page:

When selecting the “Tags” icon, it will give you a box to type the tag you would like tag the Project/Tender with: 

You select the tick icon to tag the Project/Tender.

If you would like to Manage your Tags you can do so under Tag Management under Settings. Note: The “Ignore” tag will automatically get added when clicking on the dismiss icon

Region Search Filter

You may Filter your results by Region.

Select the check box next to the Region Filter.

To Search all of South Africa click the check box as shown below.

You may also filter your Results by South African Provinces by clicking the expand icon.

You will be presented with the following, where you may select your province of choice.

The list of South African provinces is shown below:

  •  South Africa
  •  Eastern Cape
  •  Free State
  •  Gauteng
  •  KwaZulu-Natal
  •  Limpopo
  •  Mpumalanga
  •  North West
  •  Northern Cape
  •  Western Cape

To Search all of  Africa click the check box as shown below.

You may also filter your Results by African Region by clicking the expand icon.

You will be presented with the following, where you may select your Region of choice.

Should you wish to filter by African Country click the expand icon next to the relevant African Region

You will now be able to select your relevant country and filter accordingly

 

 

  •  Central Africa
  •  Rwanda
  •  Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)
  •  Western Africa
  •  Nigeria
  •  Ghana
  •  Gabon
  •  Cameroon
  •  Northern Africa
  •  South Sudan
  •  Ethiopia
  •  Somalia
  •  Eastern Africa
  •  Uganda
  •  Tanzania
  •  Kenya
  •  SADC
  •  Zimbabwe
  •  Madagascar
  •  Zambia
  •  Lesotho
  •  Angola
  •  Botswana
  •  Mauritius
  •  Mozambique
  •  Swaziland
  •  Malawi
  •  Seychelles
  •  Namibi

 

Industry Search Filter

To filter your search by Industry you may select the following check box.

To further filter your results click the expand Icon.

You may now further filter your Industry Results using the following options.

 

Below is the  list of Industry Filters

  •  Factory & Warehousing
  •  Healthcare
  •  Hospitality & Leisure
  •  Industrial
  •  Institutional
  •  Mining
  •  Office & Commercial
  •  Power Grid
  •  Renovations
  •  Residential
  •  Retail
  •  Road
  •  Transport Terminal
  •  Water

 

Reset Search Filter

Reset Search Filter

This option allows you to clear all previous search criteria, along with their search results in order to start a new search afresh.

To reset all previous search criteria, click on the ‘Reset’ button:

Previous search criteria and search results are now cleared.

Advisory Settings Search Filter

Advisory Settings Search

The Advisory Settings Search, enables you to perform a search according to your profile’s advisory settings filters.

To perform this search, click on the ‘Advisory Settings Search’ option:

A list will generate and the search results then displayed.

Saved Search Filter

Saved searches allows you to access your previously saved searches in order to use the same search criteria that was previously used.

In the Search pane, click on the ‘Saved Searches’ option:

A dialog box will open listing your previously saved searches. To perform a previously saved search again, click on the ‘Perform This Search Again’ button on the right of the search you wish to execute. The dialog will then disappear and your previously saved search criteria will be executed and the results thereof displayed.

To save a search that you have just performed, type in a name for your search and click on (add icon):

To removed a saved search, click the red circled cross on the right:

 

Search History Search Filter

Search History allows you to access a history of any previous searches performed. This will include both saved searches as well as those which have not been saved.

In the Search pane, click on the ‘Search History’ option:

A dialog box will open listing your previous searches:

 

To perform a previous search again, click on the ‘Perform This Search Again’ button on the right of the search you wish to execute. The dialog will then disappear and your previous search criteria will be executed and the results thereof displayed.

 

Keywords Search Filter

When doing a search using a specific Keyword allows you to perform a search based on a specific keyword.

 

To search for a specific keyword, click in the Search block:

 

 

Type in the keyword to search for (ie: kva) and click the Search icon:

Note: Alternatively you can also click the ‘Search’ option towards the bottom of the screen:

Your search results will then generate and be displayed as follows:

You can also do a search for Tenders using the Keywords added to your Advisory settings by selecting the Keyword you would like for from the grey Search result toolbar on the left:

 

Pricing Opportunities Search Filter

The Pricing Opportunities Search Filter, allows you to search for Projects that have any attached pricing opportunities (such as a Bill of Quantities and Subcontractors added to a Project), for convenient follow-up.

 

In the Category search filter section, ensure that ‘Projects’ is selected:

 

Then scroll down to the ‘Pricing Opportunities’ option and select ‘Pricing Opportunities’ from the drop-down menu:

 

Once your filters have been selected, click on the ‘Search’ button to execute the search criteria:

 

 

 

The search will then execute and display the results as follows:

 

If you then click on a project heading (ie: Ntsokotha SSS as in the example), the Project notice will then open and the documents attached will reflect in the right-hand pane:

You will see that Projects with Pricing opportunities also reflects a little handshake icon on the Search result page:

 

 

RFQ State Search Filter

When doing a Directory Search, one can filter out Vendors who either “Receives RFQ” or “Does not Receive RFQ” by using the following Search result filter from the grey toolbar on the left:

Award Type Search Filter

When doing a search for Projects, you can use the “Award Type” search filter on the grey toolbar to filter out Projects with a Main Contract / Sub Contractor (or both) appointed:

 

If you did a search for Projects with a “Main Contractor” and “Sub Contractor” appointed, you will find that both reflects on the Projects under “Awards”:

Live Closed Search Filter

Our Search filters for Tenders allows you to search for “Live” or “Closed” Tenders

 

If a Tender is “Live”, it means the closing date has not expired yet (note: it does not, however, mean that the Site meeting date has not expired already)
If a Tender is “Closed” it means the closing date has expired

 

The Search result also reflects “Live” or “Closed” below the title:

 

 

Files Search Filter

Files are documents and photographs that obtain to a particular tender or project.

 

You may Filter your results to include Files.

Select the Files Drop down to select either Photo’s or Documents or both.

 

Implement the Search Filter to display your results

 

A list of tenders/projects that have files attached will be displayed:

When you hover your mouse curser of the icons it will inform you  whether or not it has the photos or documents attached.

 

Open the relevant project/tender to view the documents which will be listed on the right hand side of the page:

Photo’s are under the tab project photo, alternatively photo’s will be at the bottom of the document when you scroll to the end.

 

 

Monitoring Search Filter

Users have access to 5 monitors per subscription. This allows users to select whom they want to monitor their projects/tenders.

You may Filter your results to Monitoring by selecting the box.

Three options appear under Monitoring:

  • Monitored By
  • Assignment Type
  • Not Monitored By

 

 

Monitored By filters by the selected monitors. You can select one or multiple.

 

 

 

Implement the Search  filter in order to get a result. Remember to also select your relevant Category

 

Your monitors name can be seen as follows in your Search results:

 

 

Assignment Type filters by User Assigned or Auto Monitored (an option in Advisory Settings and only for main users)

And displays as follows in your Search results:

Not Monitored By filters by Projects/Tenders not monitored by the selected monitors. You can select one or multiple.

Trades Search Filter

Trades are the types of industry for a particular project or tender that requires manual skills and special training.

The Trades Filter allows you to filter results by selecting relevant trades from the list (scroll down for the full list of trades)

Implement the Search  filter in order to get a result.

Remember to also select your relevant Category

Professional Types Search Filter

Professional Types are the specialized professionals in your industry that aid in development.

Professional Types are able to be filtered by Professionals appointed and Not appointed.

Professional Appointed – drop down gives you an option to select the relevant professional to include in your search

Not appointed – drop down gives you an option to select the relevant professional to exclude from your search

Implement the Search  filter in order to get a result.

 

Remember to also select your relevant Category

 

 

Sector Search Filter

Sectors are areas distinct from one another. Sector allows you to Filter by the following:

  • Public Private Partnership
  • Commercialised State
  • Public
  • Private
  • Funding Agency

Implement the Search  filter in order to get a result.

 

Remember to also select your relevant Category

 

 

Project and Tender Value Search Filter

Project Values

To Search by all Project Value Click the select all check box

 

To view all Project Value filters click the expand icon.

 

To select a Project Value filter click the select checkbox next to the relevant Value.

 

Below is a list of all Project Values.

  •  R 0 Million – R 30 Million
  •  R 31 Million – R 60 Million
  •  R61 Million – R100 Million
  •  R 100 million+

Tender Values

To Search by all Tender Value Click the select all check box

To view all Tender Value filters click the expand icon.

To select a Tender Value filter click the select checkbox next to the relevant Value.

Below is a list of all Tender Values.

  •  CIDB 1: R 0 – R 200,000
  •  CIDB 2: R 200,000 – R 650,000
  •  CIDB 3: R 650,000 – R 2 Million
  •  CIDB 4: R 2 Million – R 4 Million
  •  CIDB 5: R 4 Million – R 6,5 Million
  •  CIDB 6: R 6,5 Million – R 13 Million
  •  CIDB 7: R 13 Million – R 40 Million
  •  CIDB 8: R 40 Million – R 130 Million
  •  CIDB 9: R130 Million Plus

Status Search Filter

The Status Filter allows you to search according to the Project Development Phases

CONCEPTUAL

This stage is the beginning phase of the project development. The following can occur at this stage of the development:

  • Appointment of a Client / Developer
  • Feasibility Process
  • Securing Funding
  • Request for Proposal

PROCEDURAL

This stage of project development involves obtaining various approvals and authorisations:

  • Basic Design
  • Geo-technical Study
  • Licensing
  • EIA Process
  • Property Rezoning
  • Professionals

DESIGN & TENDER STAGE

Development involves detailed design, the tender process and bill pricing. The majority of the Project Professionals have been appointed at this stage. Bidding Contractors’ details are listed under Bidders.

Where the following can occur:

  • Detailed Design
  • Expression of Interest
  • Negotiation
  • Tender
  • Appointment of an Anchor Tenant
  • Invited to Tender list

AWARDED AND UNDERWAY DEVELOPMENT PHASE

The main contractor and subcontractors have been awarded and project development is underway.

The Main Building and Civil Contractor details are listed under Awards.

COMPLETED PHASE

In the completed phase of project development, it means practical completion is nearing the end or it is already structurally complete.

POSTPONED

Project developments can be postponed or put on hold for various reasons. If you are monitoring a project where this occurs, you will receive an update email when the status changes.

CANCELLED

These Projects have been cancelled.

To Search Projects by All Status’s click on the Select All checkbox

To filter your results by a specific Status click the check box next to the relevant filter

Below is a list of all the Project Status’s

  •  Conceptual
  •  Procedural
  •  Design
  •  Tender
  •  Awarded
  •  Underway
  •  Postponed
  •  Complete
  •  Cancelled

Serviceable Region Search Filter

The Serviceable region filter allows you to find Companies who services are extended to certain Regions.

To filter by Serviceable Regions click the check box.

To Search all of South Africa click the check box as shown below.

You may also filter your Results by South African Provinces by clicking the expand icon.

You will be presented with the following, where you may select your province of choice.

The list of South African provinces is shown below:

  •  South Africa
  •  Eastern Cape
  •  Free State
  •  Gauteng
  •  KwaZulu-Natal
  •  Limpopo
  •  Mpumalanga
  •  North West
  •  Northern Cape
  •  Western Cape

To Search all of  Africa click the check box as shown below.

You may also filter your Results by African Region by clicking the expand icon.

You will be presented with the following, where you may select your Region of choice.

Should you wish to filter by African Country click the expand icon next to the relevant African Region

You will now be able to select your relevant country and filter accordingly

 

The list of African Regions and Countries is shown below:

  •  Central Africa
  •  Rwanda
  •  Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)
  •  Western Africa
  •  Nigeria
  •  Ghana
  •  Gabon
  •  Cameroon
  •  Northern Africa
  •  South Sudan
  •  Ethiopia
  •  Somalia
  •  Eastern Africa
  •  Uganda
  •  Tanzania
  •  Kenya
  •  SADC
  •  Zimbabwe
  •  Madagascar
  •  Zambia
  •  Lesotho
  •  Angola
  •  Botswana
  •  Mauritius
  •  Mozambique
  •  Swaziland
  •  Malawi
  •  Seychelles
  •  Namibi

Category Search Filter

The Category filter allows you to specify what type of Content you would like to search for.

This filter show the following options:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Projects

Search for information that focuses on private construction contracts in South Africa & Africa, identify new opportunities in the project development life-cycle, as well as which companies and people to target.

You may filter Projects results further by clicking the expand icon as shown below:

 

 

 

 

 

 

You may now select Building or Infrastructure to further filter your results.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tenders

We acquire tenders from various sources in South Africa and research these lead opportunities in all nine provinces in SA.

These regional tenders are collated and categorised according to their location, CIDB Grading, and industry.

You may filter Tender results further by clicking the expand icon as shown below:

 

 

 

 

 

 

You may now select  from the following to further filter your search results:

  • Air Con & Refrigeration
  • Alternate Energy
  • Building
  • Consultants
  • Demolition & Blasting
  • Electrical & Instrument
  • Facilities Management
  • Fencing
  • Fleet Management & Transportation
  • Infrastructure
  • IT & Telecom
  • Materials & Supplies
  • Mechanical
  • Plant & Machinery
  • Security & Fire
  • Supplier Database
  • Trades

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Directory

The On-Line Construction Directory

Should you wish to search the directory check the select box next to directory.

This option allows you to search both Companies and Contacts simultaneously.

To search by only Company or Contact click the Directory expand icon.

 

 

 

 

 

Now you have the option to filter your results by selecting either Company or Contact.

 

News

Building & Construction News.

To search for your favourite News articles select the following filter.

Search Content Summary

The Search Page (displayed below) has various Filters.

An explanation of how to to use each filter can be found under the following links:

The Page Size, Sort by and Actions drop downs can be used to interact with Search results as desired.

 

Floor Levels Filter

The Floor Levels Search enables you to filter your search by Floor Levels:

 

By selecting the various options under Floor Levels you can filter your search by either Two, Six, Over Ten, Unknown or Single Levels.