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We are Closed for Business on 29 and 30 November 2018

Please note that the cidb Head Office and all the Provincials Office will be temporarily closed on Thursday 29 November to Friday 30 November 2018, due to staff training. Full business operations will resume on Monday 03 December 2018. We apologise for any inconvenience that this will cause. Thank you for your understanding.

Construction Monitor – October 2018

The cidb Construction Monitor (previously called the cidb Quarterly Monitor) provides an overview of the contracting sector in South Africa. This 3rd quarter instalment of the publication places emphasis on Employment.  

MEDIA STATEMENT - Civil Contractor Sentiment Falls to a Historic Low, General Builders also Remain Under Pressure

Pretoria 16 October 2018: The cidb SME business conditions survey showed that civil contractor confidence fell by 6 index points to a historic low of 27 during the third quarter. Weakness in all the underlying indicators, especially construction activity, supported the drop in confidence. Discouragingly, demand for new construction work remains a constraint and implies that activity growth is likely to remain under pressure in the near future. Read here...

Q3 - SME Business Condition Survey, September 2018

Read about the contractor's sentiments on business conditions in the construction industry in our 3rd quarter SME Business Conditions Survey released in September 2018. The Business Conditions Survey measures business sentiment among contractors in cidb Grades 3 to 7.  

cidb Annual Report 2017/2018 

Annual Report 2017/18 was tabled to Parliament by Minister Thulas Nxesi  of Public Works on 28 September 2018. Click here for your copy.

cidb Newsletter: Concrete Issue 13 

Download a copy of the latest cidb Concrete newsletter and read about the cidb Board Member: Bongekile Zulu; A breakfast toast to women in construction; Make cents of funding; and much more.  Read here...

Compliance Monitor - July 2018 

The 2nd quarter cidb Compliance Monitor providing indicators of the level of compliance to i-tender/ Register of Projects by public sector construction client is now available. 

Confidence Ticks Lower for Both General Builders and Civil Contractors in 2018Q2

Pretoria 02 July, 2018: General building confidence, as measured by the cidb SME business conditions survey, fell by 3 notches to 33 index points in 2018Q2. Confidence deteriorated as underlying indicators remained at weak levels relative to their long-term averages. Constraints to operating conditions were largely unchanged barring the rating of insufficient demand for new building work which increased.

The Postal Address for cidb Northern Cape Office has Changed

Our postal address for the cidb Provincial Office in Kimberly, Northern Cape has changed. In future please send mail to the following postal address: cidb Head Office, PO Box 2107, Brooklyn Square, 0075.