Basil Read Ltd

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Basil Read Ltd
1001-5000 employees

South Africa

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Established in 1952 by Mr Basil Leonard, it all started from a simple basic unit which this powerful brand was created from through a number of achievements reached in construction, development, engineering and mining within Southern Africa. The company has overcome many obstacles e.g. economic recession but reached many milestones too; In 1987 Basil Read got listed on the JSE, then it received a landmark empowerment deal in 2005. The companies Turnover in 2008 was R5 billion. Then being listed as one of the Top 100 companies survey in the Sunday Times, in 2008/09. With that in mind, they are planning to reach a turnover of R10 billion in Global construction group by the end of this year (2013). Their Vision is “to build an international construction, engineering and related services group with a focus on emerging markets, operating in the mining, energy and infrastructure sectors.” They regard their employees as their greatest assets, nurturing unity, team spirit and respect for one another, always focusing on the main vision of the company. Basil was awarded best Employer Certificate based on the following, outstanding working conditions; committed to training their staff, support for attainment of further qualifications, competitive salaries/benefits and by identifying growth of employees.

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