Question NW689 to the Minister of Trade, Industry and Competition

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19 March 2021 - NW689

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Ngcobo, Mr S to ask the Minister of Trade, Industry and Competition

Whether (a) his department and (b) any entity reporting to him make use of private security firms; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, in each case, what is the (i) name of each firm, (ii) purpose, (iii) value and (iv) duration of each specified contract?

Reply:

  1. Yes, as set out below:

i. Name of Firm

ii. Purpose

iii. Value in Rand of Contract

iv. Duration of contract

Dibakoane Security (Pty) Ltd

Physical Guarding Security of Block G to protect Government assets and all occupants of Block G.

Total Value

R3 467 444.05

3 years.

Procurement through a bid process

Rainprop (RF) (Pty) Ltd

Physical and monitoring security of the dtic campus and perimeter to protect the campus and all occupants of the dtic campus.

Monthly payment:

R678 839 as at Feb 2021 (a service element of monthly PPP unitary payment charge)

25 years

In terms of the Public-Private Partnership (PPP)

(b) and (per public entity responses): Yes, as set out below:

No.

Entity

(b)

(b)(i)

(b)(ii)

(b)(iii)

(b)(iv)

1.

B-BBEE Commission

The B-BBEE Commission does not make use of any private security firms. It currently operates the dtic campus and the dtic is responsible for security of the campus. The B-BBEE Commission has employed only one (1) security official on its structure for the daily security requirements for its staff and offices

Not applicable

Not applicable

Not applicable

Not applicable

2.

Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC)

The CIPC does make use of a private security firms

CIPC SSC Cape Town

Royal Security

Private security firms at CIPC SSC safeguarding of CIPC assets and personnel within the office and also includes access control in duties terms of the ‘Control of Access to Public Premises and Vehicle Act, 1985 (Act 53 of 1985) Monday to Friday 06h00 to 18h00

R1 129 676.55

Three (3) years

     

CIPC SSC JHB

Kgaogelo Motau General Trading

Private security firms at CIPC SSC safeguarding of CIPC assets and personnel within the office and also includes access control in duties terms of the ‘Control of Access to Public Premises and Vehicle Act, 1985 (Act 53 of 1985) Monday to Friday 06h00 to 18h00.

R466 800.00

One (1) year

     

CIPC SSC Pretoria

Mabuzitha Security

Private security firms at CIPC SSC safeguarding of CIPC assets and personnel within the office and also includes access control in duties terms of the ‘Control of Access to Public Premises and Vehicle Act, 1985 (Act 53 of 1985) Monday to Friday 06h00 to 18h00.

R465 651.72

One (1) year

3.

Companies Tribunal (CT)

The CT does not make use of any private security firms but shares the security officers deployed on the dtic campus, who are under contract with the dtic

Not applicable

Not applicable

Not applicable

Not applicable

4.

Competition Commission

The Competition Commission does make use of a private security firm

Mafoko Security Patrols

The Commission has appointed a private security firm that has been responsible for providing security services and guarding the institutions premises

R2 424 868.00

R368 098.00

April 2020 to January 2021

February 2021 to April 2021

5.

Competition Tribunal

The Competition Tribunal does make use of a private security firm

The Tribunal signs an annual memorandum of agreement (MOA) with the Competition Commission (Commission) for shared services, which includes security services. The Commission contracts directly with the security firm, Mafoko Security. The Tribunal pays 27% to the Commission in terms of the MOA for the cost of the security services

The said security firm has been appointed to safeguard Block C on the dtic campus occupied by the Tribunal and the Commission on a 24-hour, 7 days a week-basis.

R206 416.00

The Tribunal signs an annual MOA with Competition Commission

6.

Export Credit Insurance Corporation (ECIC)

The ECIC does make use of a private security firm

Selkirk Security Services (Pty) Ltd (Reg. No. 2014/019174/07)

Provision of physical security and guarding services

R748 788.00

Twelve (12) months (1 Nov 2020 – 31 Oct 2021

7.

Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa Limited (IDC)

The IDC does make use of a private security firm

Fidelity Security Services (Pty) Ltd with Company Registration no: 1997/013274/07

The IDC as an organisation is exposed to potential security risks, threats and vulnerabilities which necessitate the need for a security structure responsible for safeguarding of property assets (office buildings), human lives (staff, visitors and service providers), personal belongings and information.

It is for this purpose that the IDC appointed a security firm that provides 24-hour security and guarding services to the IDC, covering Head Office in Sandton and Provincial Offices.

R43 087 225.40

5 years which commenced on 01 July 2019 and will expire on 30 June 2024.

8.

International Trade Administration Commission (ITAC)

The ITAC does not make use of private firms, as there has not been any need for security firms services

Not applicable

Not applicable

Not applicable

Not applicable

9.

National Consumer Commission (NCC)

The NCC does not make use of any private security. The NCC is a tenant of the South African Bureau of Standards (SABS) who provides security services

Not applicable

Not applicable

Not applicable

Not applicable

10.

National Consumer Tribunal (NCT)

The NCT does make use of a private security firm

Jalesca Technologies

The main purpose of this contract was concluded to ensure the provision of armed response services to the NCT

R25 700.00

The contract commenced on 1 October 2020 and will end 30 September 2022

11.

National Credit Regulator (NCR)

The NCR does make use of a private security firm

Phuthadichaba Trading Enterprise cc (sub-contractor is Fidelity Security)

Providing guarding and electronic security services

R4 689 713.59

Three years, contract ending on 13 February 2022

12.

National Empowerment Fund (NEF)

The NEF has previously procured security services for the Head Office. The NEF has resolved to insource the security personnel with effect from 01 April 2021. The NEF will therefore not be using any private security firm going forward.

Marshal Nights Security

Security Services for the National Empowerment Fund Head Office

R7 897 183.57

1 June 2017 to 31 March 2021

13.

National Gambling Board (NGB)

The NGB does make use of a private security firms

Ubomi Technologies (Pty) Ltd,

Fidelity ADT (Pty) Ltd

Security guarding service for office premises

Alarm system linked to armed response for office premises

R370 530.00

R20 311.05

12 months

36 months

14.

National Lotteries Commission (NLC)

The NLC does make use of a private security firm

Titanium Security Services

Provision of physical security services Head Office

R3 562 712.00

3 years

     

Rise Security Services

Provision of physical security services Northern Cape

R792 167.00

3 years

     

KRA Security and Projects

Provision of physical security services Free State

R1 757 257.00

3 years

     

HM Security and Armed Response

Provision of physical security services Mpumalanga

R432 000.00

1 year

     

Ensemble Trading 2366

Provision of physical security services Western Cape

R 2 133 105.00

3 years

       

Provision of physical security services Eastern Cape

R2 065 045.00

3 years

     

Amazim-Zim Security Services & Private Investigations

Provision of physical security services Kwa-Zulu Natal

R301 533.00

13 months

     

Katlego Security

Provision of physical security services North West

R464 999.00

1 year

     

The Lady Boss Security Services

Provision of physical security services Limpopo

R462 000.00

1 year

15.

National Metrology Institute of South Africa (NMISA)

The NMISA is a tenant of the CSIR within the CSIR campus both in Cape Town and Pretoria. In terms of the lease agreement between NMISA and the CSIR, the CSIR as landlord provides security for leased buildings NMISA occupies

Not applicable

Not applicable

Not applicable

Not applicable

16.

National Regulator For Compulsory Specifications (NRCS)

The SABS does make use of a private security firms

Bughatti Security Services

Provision of physical security services Cape Town

R455 999.96

1 February –31 July 2020

     

Joritans Logistics

Provision of physical security services Port Elizabeth

R405 999.00

1 February –31 July 2020

     

Results Security Services

Provision of physical security services Bloemfontein

R440 000.00

1 February –31 July 2020

     

Tikedi Security Services

Provision of physical security services Cape Town

R488 266.66

1 August 2020 - February 2021

     

Fidelity Security Services

Provision of physical security services Port Elizabeth

R249 018.20

1 August 2020 - February 2021

     

Vice Grip Security Services

Provision of physical security services Bloemfontein

R389 515.14

1 August 2020 - February 2021

     

Mupo Weshu Environmental Consultant

Provision of physical security services Bloemfontein

R399 000.00

1 March 2021 – 31 August 2021

     

Venus Security International (Pty) Ltd

Provision of physical security services Port Elizabeth

R432 000.00

1 March 2021 – 31 August 2021

     

Matome and Moloto Protection Services

Provision of physical security services Cape Town

R439 530.00

1 March 2021 – 31 August 2021

17.

South African Bureau of Standards (SABS)

The SABS does make use of a private security firm

Bidvest Protea Coin (Pty) Ltd

The main objective is for Bidvest Coin (Pty) Ltd to protect all SABS property and staff, to provide access control for staff, tenants, visitors and contractors at the following premises:

        • Groenkloof Campus, Pretoria
        • NETFA, Olifantsfontein
        • Secunda premises
        • East London Office
        • Durban Office
        • Cape Town Office
        • New Castle premises
        • Richards Bay premises

R45 846 360.00 (including VAT) for 36 months however savings of R1 454 644.80 (including VAT) were negotiated and realised in the 2021 financial year, due to revisions in contract as a result of COVID 19

The national contract was issued for a three (3) year period and currently the contractor is month 16 of the contract

18.

South African National Accreditation System (SANAS)

The SANAS does make use of a private security firm

Titanium Security Services

National Security and Fire

24 Hour Security and Monitoring of Office

Alarm response and Monitoring of the Office

R923 717.71

R 28,330.08

Three (3) Years

Three (3) Years

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