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Contract Price Escalation
Indices used in the civil engineering industry's escalation formula are monitored, collated and made available to members. This page contains the following file libraries: -

CPAF (Contract Price Adjustment Formula) Indices by Year

SAFCEC publishes these indices as a service to its members. These are sourced from StatsSA and are not calculated by SAFCEC. SAFCEC uses publications from Statistics South Africa (StatsSA) to populate the indices. These are sourced from tables P0141 - Consumer Price Index (CPI); P0141 - Consumer Price Index (CPI) Additional Tables and P0151 - Contract Price Adjustment Provisions (CPAP) Work Groups and Selected Materials Indices; also available for download.
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File Library: 2015 CPAF (Contract Price Adjustment Formula) Indices
File Library: 2014 CPAF (Contract Price Adjustment Formula) Indices

Additional Resources

  • Basket of Goods for Mixed Indices |StatsSA publishes 3 sets of indices for Plant and Materials, namely Civils, Roads & Eartworks and Concrete Works. This document contains details of how the basket of goods is made up for each functional set.
  • CPAF (Contract Price Adjustment Formula) Coefficient Guidelines |This guideline contains coefficients for use with CPAF for Works of Civil Engineering Construction. (Guide on the a, b, c, and d figures to be used for Labour, Material, Plant and Fuel for different types of works). The coefficients provided are issued as a basic guideline only and are provided subject to amendment, depending on specific requirements and variations contained in various contract types.
  • Escalation Formula in General Conditions of Contract (GCC)
  • 2015 GCC CPAF Formula
  • 2010 GCC CPAF Formula

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File Library: Additional Resources

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