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CCS Candy WEBINAR Series – Import/Export – Candy Planning with P6 & MSP

Filed under: All regions, Events, Middle East, Middle East, Middle East, Software, Technical, Training

Join us online, in the comfort of your office or home to learn more about Import/Export – Candy Planning with P6 & MSP. Planning data can be exchanged between Candy and other planning software like Oracle Primavera P6 or Microsoft Project (MSP). A program can be exported from Candy (SitePlan) via an XML file to the […]… read more

Candy Users – Candy Subcontract Manager Webinar – Thursday, 20th July 2017

Filed under: All regions, Events, Middle East, Software, South Africa, Technical

Join us online, in the comfort of your office or home to learn more about Candy’s Subcontract Manager. The Subcontract Manager is used to manage payments to subcontractors. With the subcontractor’s bill residing in Candy, you will have better controls on the appointment of subcontractors and better controls on the management of progress quantities resulting […]… read more

CCS Gulf is Ready for VAT

Filed under: All regions, Media, Middle East, Software

Ian Hauptfleisch, General Manager, CCS Gulf advises contractors how it can help them implement better cost control and prepare for VAT and other changing market conditions in the GCC. “The construction industry is a challenging one with low margins and high risks attributable to many unknowns, variables and complexity under immense time and resource restraints,” […]… read more

Windows 10 compatibility

Filed under: All regions, Software, Technical

This week Microsoft released Windows 10. Candy We have tested Candy and it works well in both the 32- and 64-bit versions. We expect this to be our preferred operating system by year end. The Windows 10 Home version is not generally encouraged, since the Home versions of Windows do not support full networking capability. BuildSmart BuildSmart requires Internet […]… read more

New Candy Quantity Take Off module

Filed under: Software

We have recently launched a new module into the Candy suite of project control applications, at no additional cost to Candy users. Candy QTO is an electronic take-off application which measures off 2D and 3D drawings and seamlessly integrates the quantities into Candy. This take-off system can be used to prepare a Bill of Quantities […]… read more

Microsoft discontinue Windows XP support

Filed under: Software

Microsoft has announced that they will no longer support Windows XP at all from April 2014 – even the Service Pack 3 version. Candy is still XP compatible, with certain exceptions, but obviously we will continue to write software for the Windows Vista,  7 and 8 operating systems. Candy also looks better on these later […]… read more

*New* Subcontract Manager & Cost and Allowables

Filed under: Software

A new version of the Subcontract Manager is now on its own application tab at the top of the screen, rather than being an option in Valuations. It contains revised and more focused subcontract management functions. The Costs and Allowables module has also been moved to its own tab. This simplifies the work done at the Valuations stage […]… read more