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Doing good while doing business

Bigen Africa reports more sustainable growth and exciting prospects

Bigen-Africa-reportsBigen Africa Group’s fourth integrated annual report, for the financial year ended September 2015, provides an overview of sustainable achievements in market penetration, operational efficiencies, financial prudence, enhanced governance protocols and social economic development. Some highlights include:

  • Strengthening of the brand in Africa;
  • Expanding projects pipeline;
  • Deeper involvement in the South African government’s strategic infrastructure programmes;
  • Forging of new partnerships in both private and public sectors across the continent;
  • Achievement of a strong financial performance;
  • Achieved Level 2 BBBEE Contributor status by BEE Verification Agency CC, and
  • Growth in revenue amidst robust economy.

The company’s objective of “doing good while doing business” is now firmly established and has resulted in value-add for communities where infrastructure projects are undertaken, as well as significant tangible benefits for several non-profit organisations.

Bigen Africa initiated many large projects during the year, for both the private and public sectors, including;

  • The Cipla Distribution Centre in Rivergate Park, Cape Town
  • The Clairwood Logistics Park in Mobeni East, Durban;
  • The Clanwilliam Dam wall extension project in the Cederberg Local Municipality,Western Cape;
  • Lufhereng housing project west of Soweto, Gauteng;
  • Infantcare Ward Upgrade at the Sebokeng Hospital, Vanderbijlpark, Gauteng;
  • Upgrading and Extension of Baviaanspoort WWTW, Pretoria; and
  • Maintenance and upgrade plans for 14 museums and monuments in Western Cape.

Bigen Africa’s growth strategy has resulted in a sustainable pipeline of work and the company structure and workforce have been adjusted to accommodate growth.

Bigen Africa’s chairman – Dr Iraj Abedian, said he is ‘grateful to all its stakeholders for their belief in its vision to create wealth and development impact, as well as to Dr Snowy Khoza, Chief Executive Officer for her visionary leadership; Bigen Africa EXCO and management for their commitment and interventions and staff for their dedication, loyalty and support’.

For more information on developments at Bigen Africa, follow the link to access the 2015 Annual Report.