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Beat the Closing Date for Submission of Comments to the Minister

With only a few days left to submit comments on the proposed amendments to the Construction Industry Development Regulations, we have summarized the changes to make it easy for stakeholders to make their inputs. The full text of the proposed amendments is contained in Government Gazette No. 41572 Notice 426 of 13 April, 2018. Click here for a copy of our summarized version.    

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.

Call for Public Comments on Proposed cidb Regulation Amendments

Comments are invited from interested parties on the proposed amendments to cidb regulations on the registration criteria for renewals , published in Government Gazette No41572 Notice 426  of 13 April, 2018 . Click here for a copy of the proposed amendments published by Minister T. Nxesi and find out how they will benefit contractors registering with the cidb.

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.

cidb Free State Provincial Office is open

Please note that full business operations have resumed at the cidb Free State Provincial Office in Bloemfontein.  Thank you for your patience.                                                                                                                       

cidb Newsletter: Concrete Issue 11

Download a copy of the latest cidb Concrete newsletter and read about: New Board Members; Pushing Perfomance from Standard  to Superior; Sindi Turns Her Hand to Engineering An Enviable Enterprise; Rubble no Trouble in the Green Economy and much more. Read here...


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