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cidb Newsletter: Concrete Issue 12

Download a copy of the latest cidb Concrete newsletter and read about the cidb Board Deputy Chairperson: Mboniseni DlaminiBending the regulations to benefit the small guy; Smoothing over the cracks in the road to safer construction; and much more. Read here

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. 

Call for Public Comments on Proposed cidb Regulation Amendments on Tender Value Limit Adjustments

Comments are invited from interested parties on the proposed changes to cidb Tender Value Limits (TVL) applicable to all contractor gradings. The proposed adjustments to the TVLs are published in Government Gazette No10827 Notice 41633 of 18 May, 2018.  Click here for a copy of the proposed amendments published by Minister T. Nxesi

Construction Monitor - April 2018

The cidb Construction Monitor (previously called the cidb Quarterly Monitor) provides an overview of the contracting sector in South Africa.  This 1st quarter instalment of the publication places emphasis on Supply & Demand.

Q1 - SME Business Condition Survey, March 2018

Read about the contractor's sentiments on business conditions in the construction industry in our 1st quarter SME Business Conditions Survey released in March 2018. The Business Conditions Survey measures business sentiment among contractors in cidb Grades 3 to 7.

 Introducing the new cidb Board

The cidb welcomes and congratulates members of the new Board appointed by the Minister of Public Works, Minister Nathi Nhleko in December 2017. They are Ms Nonkululeko Sindane (Chairperson), Mr Mboniseni Dlamini (Deputy Chairperson), Mr Kennedy Maimela, Ms Malebo Matolong, Mr Danny Masimene, Mr Eric Manchidi, Ms Bongekile Zulu, Mr Mpendulo Ndlazi, Ms Thuthuka Songelwa, Mr Lufuno Nevhutalu, Dr Natalie Skeepers, Mr Denzel Maduray, Mr Sipho Mosai. The new cidb Board will serve a three year term starting January 2018.

Pace of Transformation in the Construction Industry Shows Little Signs of Improvement

Pretoria 19 January, 2018: According to the latest cidb annual Construction Monitor: Transformation, even though there is a steady increase in the number of black-owned contractors in higher grades, less than 40% of cidb registered Grade 9 contractors are black-owned. Read here...

Compliance Monitor - January  2018  

The 4th 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.  


Red Tape in the Procurement of Public Sector Construction

Market access and government efficiency are the biggest constraints facing SMMEs, according to local and international studies. The studies highlight regulation as one of the cost drivers, and that both design of the regulations and their poor administration can impose unnecessary costs that reduce productivity.  The cidb has undertaken a study on Red Tape in the Procurement of Public Sector Construction to assess  the regulatory cost of doing business in the SA construction industry