CCS Mining and Industrial

Candy: Cashflow

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Candy Cash Flow models the financial requirements of a construction project so that the cash flow can be optimised.


The lags on payment of invoices to suppliers and subcontractors can be specified, together with predicted escalation on cost and value. Interest rates, retention rules, pre-payments and other factors can be specified to model the cashflow.


Valuations payments from the client can be normal certificates or a predetermined milestone payment plan can be used or certificates can be limited to preset monthly maximums.

Nett Present Value

The Nett Present Value of the cash flow on the contract is generated from the weekly cash flow calculations. This can be viewed either from the client or the contractor’s perspective.

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In addition, weekly results are produced of cash flows and bank balances, together with monthly valuations and cost figures.

Currencies and exchange rates

Like Estimating, Cashflow handles foreign currencies and can accept data from Estimating in multiple currencies. The exchange rate between each currency and the pricing currency can be varied over time, giving the user the ability to examine the effects of currency fluctuations on a project.

Integration with the Bill and Program

CashFlow accepts data directly from the Bill of Quantities or from the Bill of Quantities/Planning linked relationship, or else data can be entered from the keyboard – or any combination of the three. This forms a financial model describing what has to be done in terms of the cost of labour, plant, material, etc., and the time scale within which these must occur.

By testing various models with different parameters and comparing the NPV results, the optimum tender strategy can be determined so as to maximise return on investment


  • Financial modelling
  • Integrated Estimate and Program
  • Payment lags
  • Escalation
  • Payment plans
  • Advance payments and loans
  • Client and subcontract retention
  • Interest on savings and borrowing
  • Nett Present Value calculation
  • Multiple currency modelling
  • Summary reports and data export