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Acting Chief Executive Officer: Tony McCusker
Chairperson: Teddy Daka (Global)
Managing Director: Albert Geldenhuys (General Manager South Africa)
Chief Financial Officer: Fanus le Roux (Africa and Middle East)
Marketing and Communications Manager: Jeff Isaacson (Africa and Middle East)
Human Resources Manager: Swarna Bhargava (Africa and Middle East)

Physical address: Aurecon Centre, Lynnwood Bridge Office Park, 4 Daventry StreetLynnwood Manor, Tshwane 0081
Postal address: PO Box 74381, Lynnwood Ridge 0040
Telephone: +27 (0)12 427 2000
Fax: 086 556 0521
Email: aurecon@aurecongroup.com
Website: www.aurecongroup.com

Aurecon

VALUE PROPOSITION

Aurecon provides engineering, management and specialist technical services for government and private sector clients globally. The company has been involved in projects that span multiple markets across Africa, Asia Pacific, the Middle East, a nd the Americas.

Aurecon understands that success means different things to different people. The company’s business model gives it the ability to deliver its full range of services globally by creating the best teams for its clients, developing strong relationships and delivering innovative solutions that are built on a deep understanding of the markets in which it operates.

Aurecon’s collaborative business model nurtures the development of market leading expertise.

Ranked the Number One Company in South Africa in the Engineerin g Groups Sector by Topco Media’s Top500 Best Managed Companies publication in 2014, Aure con’s success can be attributed to its shift beyond engineering – acknowledging that its staff and its relationships with its clients are at the very heart of its business.

Aurecon’s values form the foundation of its commitment to client relationships and the contribution it makes to the communities in which it operates.


 

COMPANY INFORMATION

Year founded: 2009
Founding members: Africon 1951, Connell Wagner 1934, Ninham Shand 1932
Employees: > 7 500 employees worldwide
Branches: Offices in over 26 countries
Memberships: Consulting Engineers South Africa (CESA), Association of Consulting Engineers Australia (ACEA)

 

CONTRACTS & AWARDS

  • Three CESA Aon Engineering Excellence Awards in 2013
  • South African Institution of Civil Engineering (SAICE) Award for the Dr Chota Motala Interchange upgrade in 2013
  • Four South African Property Association (SAPOA) Innovative Excellence Awards in 2013
  • Three Retail Design and Development Awards in 2013
  • 2013 Institute of Risk Management South Africa (IRMSA) Award in the Environmental Initiative category
  • Three Diamond Arrow Awards from the Professional Management Review Africa (PMR Africa) journal in 2013
  • Three Golden Arrow Awards from the PMR Africa journal in 2013
  • Number One Company in South Africa in the Engineering Groups Sector according to the Top500 Best Managed Companies publication for the seventh consecutive year in 2014

 

TRAINING, EMPOWERMENT & CSI

Training programmes: Comprehensive skills development and mentorship programmes
Empowerment initiatives: Growing black enterprises through targeted enterprise development initiatives
CSI initiatives: Aurecon Cares is an on-going programme which aims to encourage all staff to embrace a philosophy of giving back to the communities in which we operate through various outreaches like old age homes, hospitals, rural schools, child care centres, etc.

 

EMPOWERMENT STATUS

BEE contribution rating: Aurecon has been verified as a Level 2 contributor to B-BBEE

 

STATISTICS / DEMOGRAPHICS / HISTORY

Year founded: 2009
Founding members: Africon 58/1951, Connell Wagner 75/1934, Ninham Shand 77/1932
Employees: >6 000
Branches: Over 80 offices in 23 countries
Memberships: Consulting Engineers South Africa (CESA), Association of Consulting Engineers Australia (ACEA)
Strategic partnerships: Aurecon Hatch

 

BUSINESS & FINANCE

Turnover: US$950-million
Accountants: KPMG/Ernst & Young

 

CONTRACTS & AWARDS

Awards: Winner, 2010 CESA/Glenrand M.I.B. Engineering Excellence Award for Mentoring Company of the Year; Six Professional Management Review (PMR) Awards in 2011; Diamond Arrow Award (highest rated in category): Civil Consulting Engineers; Golden Arrow Award: Structural Consulting Engineers, Combined Civil and Structural Consulting, Electrical Consulting Engineers, Combined Electrical and Mechanical Consulting Engineers; Silver Arrow Award: Mechanical Consulting Engineers

 

TRAINING & CSI

Training programmes: Skills development and mentorship programmes.
Empowerment initiatives: Growing black enterprises through enterprise development initiatives.
CSI initiatives: ‘Aurecon Cares’ is an ongoing programme which aims at encouraging all staff to embrace the philosophy of giving back to the communities in which it operates.

 

EMPOWERMENT STATUS

Black Empowerment Level:
shareholding: 5%-25% / executive directors/
senior management: 25.1%-50% / total staff: 25.1%-50%

Gender Empowerment Level:
shareholding: 5%-25% / executive directors/senior management: 5%-25% / total staff: 25.1%-50%

BEE rating: Level 2 – BEE Verification Agency (Pty) Ltd

 

EMPOWERMENT STATUS

Black Empowerment Level:
shareholding: 5%-25% / executive directors/
senior management: 25.1%-50% / total staff: 25.1%-50%

Gender Empowerment Level:
shareholding: 5%-25% / executive directors/senior management: 5%-25% / total staff: 25.1%-50%

BEE rating: Level 2 – BEE Verification Agency (Pty) Ltd

 

FAST FACTS

  1. Adjudicated as one of South Africa’s Top empowered companies by Impumelelo
  2. Number 1 in the South African Engineering Group sector by Top500 Best Managed Companies
  3. Number 42 according to the Top 150 Global Design Firms ranking compiled by Engineering News-Record
  4. Overall Winner: 2011 SAISC Steel Awards – Protea Court Rooflight (Structural Engineer)
  5. Housing Project of the Year: 2011 SAHF Awards – City of Cape Town’s CRU Refurbishment Programme

Aurecon South Africa (Pty) Ltd

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