Indicative Rates for Construction Works (December 2020)

A. General Notes
1. These rates shall be published periodically by the CIDB.

2. The rates are indicative only and have to be used with care. Depending on the nature of the works, these rates may be adjusted to suit project requirements.

3. The rates are meant to be used as a guide or benchmark by users for budget purposes and other costing.

B. Prices for Work Items
1. The rates for Work Items include the costs of labour, materials, plant/equipment (as applicable) inclusive of allowance for wastage and associated transportation.

2. The rates for Work Items exclude Value Added Tax (VAT) and also exclude other allowances such as Preliminaries or Attendance & Profit which are to be assessed by users based on specific requirements.

3. Specific circumstances relevant to a project may be factored in the rates and/or the Preliminaries, as applicable, in the computation of an overall cost estimate for a project by end users.

Indicative Rates for Construction Works (December 2020)
Rates for Work Items for a Typical House Construction

SNDescription of Work ItemsUnitWork Items (Range of Rates) (MUR)Work Items (Range of Rates) (MUR)
FromTo
ASite Clearance and Earthworks
1

Clear site of vegetation and dispose off-site

5055
2

Prepare and apply approved weedkillers prior to excavation

6570
3

Cut down trees (girth over 500mm) and cart away from site

no.32009300
4

Excavate topsoil (150mm or 200mm deep) and deposit in temporary spoil heaps

3040
5

Excavate in bulk starting from stripped level and deposit in temporary spoil heaps

320620
6

Temporary support to face(s) of excavation (for depth up to 6000mm)

270380
7

Allow for removal and disposal of ground water by pumping, bailing or other means (24-hour operation)

day44504650
8

Disposal of excavated material off site

N/A245
9

Backfilling with selected fill obtained from spoil heaps

200220
10

Imported soil fill

700740
11

Imported hardcore/Crushed stone filling

9502300
12

Anti-termite treatment

N/A30
13

UV resistant plastic sheeting 250 microns with dual function as damp proof membrane and anti-termite physico-chemical barrier

N/A150
14

Non-woven geotextile membrane laid in trenches/pits

90110
15

Allow for temporary support to existing structures not exceeding 2000mm high

m550620
16

Excavate preliminary trench starting from stripped level and deposit in temporary spoil heaps

290690
BConcrete Works and Blockwalling
1

Site-mixed plain concrete

Grade 15 (blinding layer 50mm or 75mm thick)

52505500

Grade 20

46004950
2

Pre-mixed plain concrete

Grade 15 (blinding layer 50mm or 75mm thick)

60006100

Grade 20

52705400
3

Site-mixed reinforced concrete

Grade 25

47405100

Grade 30

49005250
4

Pre-mixed reinforced concrete

Grade 25

52005400

Grade 30

54005600

Grade 35

56005800
5

Formwork for in-situ concrete

Class 3 finish

500620

Class 2 finish

6351150

Class 1 finish

6801270
6

Mild steel reinforcement of diameter 6mm for in-situ concrete, generally cut and bent to shapes and profiles. Rate includes for tying wire, steel chairs, spacer, waste, etc.

kg5560
7

High tensile reinforcement (diameter ranging from 8mm to 32 mm) for in-situ concrete, generally cut and bent to shapes and profiles. Rate includes for tying wire, steel chairs, spacer, waste, etc.

kg5060
8

Mesh reinforcement for in-situ concrete, including all necessary chairs, waste cutting, overlapping and tying with stout gauge mild steel tying wire.

ref. A98 (1.54kg/m²)

160170

ref. A142 (2.22kg/m²)

195205

ref. A193 (3.02kg/m²)

250260

ref. A252 (3.95kg/m²)

300310

ref. A393 (6.16kg/m²)

445455
9

Polystyrene 25mm thick as expansion joint filler in in-situ concrete

270280
10

Polystyrene 12.5mm thick as isolation joint filler in in-situ concrete

220230
11

Deep saw cut joints 8mm x 40mm in floor slab and filling with polysulphide sealant

m420425
12

Supply and fix water bar

mN/A420
13

Allow for dowelling of new reinforcement bar to existing concrete element.

no.90190
14

Hollow concrete blockwalling laid with cement and sand mortar

Walls; 100mm thick

545725

Walls; 150mm thick

590785

Walls; 200mm thick

670885
15

Infilled hollow concrete blockwalling laid with cement and sand mortar with voids filled with concrete Grade 20N/mm²

Walls; 150mm thick

8901145

Walls; 200mm thick

11351410
16

Infilled reinforced hollow concrete blockwalling laid with cement and sand mortar with high tensile reinforcement bar fixed vertically and filled with concrete Grade 20N/mm²

Walls; 150mm thick

10551190

Walls; 200mm thick

13001585
CPlastering
1

Cement and sand (1:4) render mixed with an approved plasticiser laid on concrete or blockwall surfaces.

12mm thick to walls internally with sponge finish

315385

12mm thick to reveals of openings with sponge finish

350430

12mm thick to walls finished to receive tiles

290355

20mm thick to walls externally in two coats with sponge finish

500600

12mm render to soffit of suspended slab

440570
DWaterproofing Works
1

Bituminous waterproofing membrane with pebble finish

N/A525
2

Cold applied liquid waterproofing for roof coatings.

N/A705
EOpenings
1

Powder coated aluminium windows

Window overall size 600 x 600mm

no.N/A4000

Window overall size 1200 x 1200mm

no.N/A10000

Window overall size 1500 x 1500mm

no.N/A13500
2

Powder coated aluminium doors

Single leaf glazed door overall size 900 x 2100mm

no.N/A13000

Double leaf glazed door overall size 1800 x 2100mm

no.N/A24500
3

Solid timber doors

Single leaf door overall size 900 x 2100mm

no.N/A31500

Double leaf door overall size 1800 x 2100mm

no.N/A50500
4

Semi-solid timber doors

Single leaf door overall size 900 x 2100mm

no.N/A11000

Double leaf door overall size 1800 x 2100mm

no.N/A18000
FFlooring and Tiling Works
1

Screed (ranging from 25mm to 45mm thick) laid on concrete floor and with smooth trowelled finish

330465
2

Screed (ranging from 20mm to 40mm thick) laid on concrete floor and finished to receive ceramic tiles

210445
3

Supply and lay ceramic tiles (assumed supply rate of Rs 500/m²) with adhesive.

10001200
GPainting Works
1

Prepare and apply one undercoat and two finishing coats of paint on walls, beams, and the like

N/A130
HPlumbing and Sanitary Appliances
1

Supply and fix the following sanitary appliances complete with pipes, fittings, etc.

W.C. suite (supply rate Rs 5,000/set)

no.71007700

Wash hand basin (supply rate Rs 7,500/set)

no.940010000

Urinal (supply rate Rs 4,000/set)

no.53005600

Stainless steel sink (Rs 4,500/set)

no.50007000

Shower tray (Rs 6,000/set)

no.80008500

Bath tub (Rs 20,000/set)

no.2500035000

Shower screen

no.1300025000
2

Supply and fix sanitary accessories such as floor drain, toilet paper holder, soap holder, soap dispenser, towel rail, hand dryer and mirror.

sum1500020000
IPaving Works
1

Excavation, supply and installation of precast concrete kerbs

m7801220
2

Imported hardcore/crushed stone filling to make levels under floors

9102200
3

Asphaltic concrete C10

N/A870
4

Supply and lay interlocking paving block (size 60 to 100mm thick)

11501500
JLandscaping Works
1

Soil preparatin for turfing

N/A380
2

Prepare and trim surface, plant "l'herbe bourik" or "l'herbe chien dent" of the following type, water and maintain for one month

sprig grass

N/A40

instant lawn

N/A215
KDrainage Works
1

Rocksand 0-6mm (laid and compacted in layers) in bed and surround to pipe, septic tank and grease trap

22502300
2

Aggregate 31.5-50mm (laid and compacted in layers) in trenches

14301460
3

Hardcore/crushed stone filling laid and compacted in layers to make levels in leaching field/soakaway

Hardstones not exceeding 100mm size

10001020

Crusher run size 0-32mm

22002225
4

Supply and fix heavy duty cast iron manhole cover and frame

600 x 600mm cover to manhole

No.81008200

450 x 450mm cover to catchpit

No.45004625
5

Supply and fix metal grating and frame - 300 x 500mm cover to catchpit

No.38203950