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Urgent Notice Regarding Temporary Closure of cidb Kimberley Office:

The cidb would like to advise our clients in the Northern Cape that our offices in Kimberley will be closed until 4 July 2016 and will  re-open 5 July 2016. All queries and applications to be forwarded to the cidb office in Bloemfontein or alternatively, contact the Free State Provincial Manager, Ms Glory Moleleki, on 078 803 5435 for urgent matters, or the National Call Centre on 086 100 2432 . This is a temporary arrangement and we humbly apologise for any inconvenience caused.


Temporary Changes in Trading Hours at cidb Provincial Offices During 10 June – 12 July 2016

Please note that our Provincial Offices will open later than normal during 10 June 2016 to 12 July 2016. We apologise for any inconvenience that this may cause and we appreciate your understanding in this matter.  

To check when your Provincial Office will be affected, please see the table below: 

DateOpening Time Province
10 June 201611:30KwaZulu Natal
13 June 201611:30Eastern Cape
15 June 2016CLOSED ALL DAYGauteng , Limpopo, Mpumalanga and North West
22 June 201611:30Limpopo
30 June 201612:00Mpumalanga
11 July 2016 11:30Western Cape


Ramadan Mubarak

As the Holy month begins, we would like to wish our Muslim colleagues and stakeholders a blessed time of reflection and a peaceful Ramadan.

Clampdown on Registration Fraud and Corruption

Pretoria, 20 April, 2016: In a move to protect the integrity of the Register of Contractors the Board of Directors of the Construction Industry Development Board (cidb), has enlisted the help of the Special Investigating Unit to probe persistent allegations of fraud and corruption within the organization. The SIU has thrown its weight behind this initiative and on 15 April 2016, obtained a Presidential Proclamation strengthening its authority to carry out investigations into various claims.

 Lufuno Nevhutalu Appointed as the New cidb Chairperson

Public Works Minister Thulas Nxesi has named Mr Lufuno Nevhutalu as the new cidb Board Chairman. Nevhutalu brings to the cidb, a wealth of private sector leadership experience and expertise spanning roles in various ICT companies, including Conastone Technology Holdings, which he founded.   


nsf pic.jpgcidb's National Stakeholder Forum Addresses Transformation Issues

From contractors to academics, construction stakeholders across the broad spectrum converged for the cidb's 9th National Stakeholder Forum, to debate the slow pace of transformation in the construction industry on 29 March 2016. The new cidb Chairperson Lufuno Nevhutalu has committed to swift action to take forward issues raised by stakeholders and the role of the cidb in making the environment conducive to transformation in the construction industry. Addressing the Forum Minister Thulas Nxesi said it was very important to address the delays experienced  in aligning the Construction Sector Charter Codes with the amended generic BBBEE codes. He said he was encouraged by the commitment of all stakeholders to find solutions through a process of mediation. ​

​                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Concrete - Issue 5.jpg          cidb Newsletter: Concrete Issue 5

Download a copy of the latest cidb Concrete newsletter and read about: the cidb's new Board Chairman, Lufuno Nevhutalu; the cidb i.tender vs the new Treasury's eTender; and much more.  Read here...