CONTRACT ESCALATION RESOURCES
SAFCEC publishes these indices as a service to its members. However SAFCEC does not calculate the indices. These are sourced from the Statssa website.
Stats SA have rebased their Consumer Price Index (CPI) for Labour ("L" is the "Labour Index”) for the urban area nearest to the Site, as stated in the Contract Data. The new base is 100 s from December 2012.
SAFCEC uses publications from Statssa to populate the indices. These are sourced from 2 tables:
For an archive of these documents use the links below :
CPAF Coefficient Guidelines
Coefficients for use with the Contract Price Adjustment Formula (CPAF) for Works of Civil Engineering Construction. It is stressed that the coefficients provided are issued as a basic guideline only and are subject to amendment, depending on the specific requirements and variations contained in deffering types of contracts. This gives a guide on the a, b, c, and d figures to be used for Labour, Material, Plant and Fuel for different types of works.
Escalation Formula in GCC