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Q4 - SME Business Condition Survey, December 2018

Read about the contractor's sentiments on business conditions in the construction industry in our 4th quarter SME Business Conditions Survey released in December 2018. The Business Conditions Survey measures business sentiment among contractors in cidb Grades 3 to 7.  

cidb Newsletter: Concrete Issue 14

Download a copy of the latest cidb Concrete newsletter and read about the cidb Board Member: Kennedy Maimela; Strong Ministerial Views and Some Positive News at NSF Meeting; cidb Gives Stakeholders Notice; Randeer to steer IMESA to 2020; and much more. Read here... 

Standard for Health and Safety Plans and Auditing  Requirements

The Standard provides clients with a uniform and consistent assessment of a principal contractor's Health and Safety plan at the beginning of a project and auditing of implementation of the plan during the construction period. It applies to contracts of Grade 2 to 9 contractor tender value limits and it forms part of the cidb Best Practice Project Assessment Scheme. Click here for a copy of the standard. 


Standard for Primary Health Assessments for Construction Works Contracts

This Standard sets out the process and responsibilities by which a client specifies requirements for primary health assessments for workers on construction sites. Primary health care assessments apply to workers employed by the principal contractor and subcontractors across all skills levels. The Standard applies to contractors of Grades 5 to 9 contractor tender value limits and forms part of the cidb Best Practice Project Assessment Scheme. Click here for a copy of the standard.

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...