The Mandate

The CSCC is legally entrusted with the following mandate and regulatory responsibility:

  • Monitoring and overseeing the implementation of the CSC across the private and public sector value chain.
    • This means that the CSCC will advocate for the enforcement of the Construction Sector Code (CSC) as the measurement instrument whenever there is approval of and development of private sector infrastructure projects (The retail malls, the office & residential parks & estates, industrial building renovations & improvements) and public sector infrastructure projects such as roads, schools, housing & dams.
  • Through the implementation of the CSC, address inequalities in the construction sector, by unlocking potential of the emerging contractors and enhance the sector’s growth.
    • This means that the CSCC shall facilitate engagements with key & strategic stakeholders to invest in programmes that remove bottle-necks (such as late payments, unfair treatment of emerging contractors) unblocking potential of emerging contractors by creating linkages and enterprise development initiatives with established and financial support institutions.
  • Providing guidance on construction industry transformation and empowerment programme.
    • This means that the CSCC shall be in the fore-front of communicating guidelines, indicators that can be used by both public & private sector institutions in rolling out empowerment initiatives
  • Providing annual reports to the DPW, the DTI and the BBBEE Advisory Council on the state of transformation and empowerment in the industry