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RIBCCS Candy System

An integrated single-package construction application designed with, and by industry professionals.

The closely linked modules produce an accurate model and timeous forecasts of the project’s anticipated construction process. Candy’s strict control of resource rates, activity durations and projected cash requirements can also feed the BuildSmart Cost Management system its vital financial data to cost-manage all the projects in your enterprise.


  • Estimating
  • Planning
  • Valuations
  • Cost & Allowables with Earned Value analysis
  • Project Cash Flow
  • Seamless integration with BuildSmart Procurement and Accounts
  • Forecasting
  • Subcontract Management
  • Electronic 2D and 3D quantity take-off – linked to the bill of quantities


Since 1978, Construction Computer Software has focused on providing an integrated Project Management System specifically designed for the construction industry. The integrated Project Management System includes Estimating, Valuations, Critical Path Planning, Forecasting and Cashflow Modelling.

In addition there are a variety of construction related tools such as Material Costing, Drawing Register, Sub-contract database, Allowable Cost Reconciliation, Information Schedules and Time-Location charts.



The CCS team is almost exclusively comprised of experienced, construction industry professionals. Interaction between users and the system designers is encouraged, enabling us to keep the software abreast of user requirements and developing industry trends.

Current users

Many of the world’s largest construction companies are among the more than 10 000 users of Candy Systems today. Contractors all over the world use CANDY to increase productivity and enhance profits.


Installations are serviced by CCS offices, distributors and toll-free telephone support in Britain, Australia, Germany, Hong Kong, New Zealand, Portugal, Singapore, South Africa, Thailand and the United Arab Emirates (Dubai).


Expert support

Users have access to a permanent telephone help line that offers expert assistance to users needing to perform complex or unfamiliar tasks. System experts are also available by email and fax.


Courses on various CANDY topics are run regularly and can be arranged to be on-site or at the users’ premises.

On-going development

The system is continually being adjusted and extended to comply with changing conditions in the construction industry, new computer technology and user requirements.

Want to know more about the Candy System and how it can help your business?

Ask for a demonstration and see for yourself.