CCS Mining and Industrial

Software solutions for Mining and Heavy Industry

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  • Estimating, Planning and Project Control

    Estimating, Planning and Project Control

    A first principles resource based analytical estimating system that gives estimators the facilities and reports they need to depict project resources and costs accurately across feasibility, pre-tender and post-tender phases. The Candy software provides a powerful critical path network system, which has features useful to both non-planner and professional, is straightforward to use, and helps plan a better project. The planning tool also allows imports/exports from Microsoft Projects and Primavera.

  • The first choice in Project Management

    The first choice in Project Management

    More than 730 contracting, mining, and consulting companies, using over 7500 Candy systems in 54 countries, have chosen our software. It’s what makes Candy the preferred project estimating and control software in Southern Africa, Africa, Western Europe, Australasia and the Middle East – with strong growth in South East Asia, North America, West and North Africa.

  • Backed by industry expertise

    Backed by industry expertise

    Candy is backed by CCS’s 30+ years in project cost estimation and control, and dedicated development, training, support, and consulting teams, with relevant industry experience. This provides an unparalleled software solution and service to a challenging industry. CCSMI offers continuous development, dedicated support and a consulting division which specialises in cost engineering and planning for mining and renewable energy.

  • Candy Software Features

    Candy Software Features

    Candy’s extensive functions and analytical tools mean you’ll have all the information you need to confidently move forward through each phase, without worrying about the risks associated with incomplete or inaccurate data. Changes are immediately available to give you the latest overview – and in-depth understanding – of a project’s condition.


Candy is powerful Project Estimating and Control software for mining. It provides detailed Cost Estimation from Feasibility Study to Project Completion with Schedules and Cash Flows to optimise NPV. Progress measurement, Cost Control and Earned Value Management is provided across the project life cycle, providing increased accuracy, control and visibility to Owners, EPC, EPCM and Contractors. Project Life Cycle All this in a single package, scalable solution which is flexible enough to accommodate any size project, no matter how you plan and execute your projects…
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