Profiles of shortlisted contractors

Murray & Roberts : Murray & Roberts, a South African company has been present and operating in Botswana for more than four decades, making a significant contribution to the development of the country during this period.

As a subsidiary of leading South Africa-based JSE listed engineering and contracting Group, Murray & Roberts, the company’s core strength is its superior construction as well as construction management ability, with regard to structures requiring bricks and/or concrete materials, featuring a combination of scale, complexity and a design/build aspect.

With its proud history and track record of successful project delivery spanning more than 40 years, Murray & Roberts (Botswana) says it is committed to remaining an industry leader, delivering world class fulfillment in all that it does.

Its project highlights include the Central Business District’s tallest building I-Tower Phase 1, Tati Nickel Mine, First National Bank Botswana headquarters in Gaborone, Rail Park Mall, Airport Road Development Gaborone, Distribution Depot and Warehouses Gaborone, Jwaneng Mine Cut 8 Civils, Jwaneng Mine Slimes Dam No. 7, Bulk Diamond Sorting Centre (BDVC), FNBB building in Francistown and Shashe River Bridge.


 

Katz Holdings

Katz Holdings, the recommended contractor is 100% citizen owned and specialises in construction and maintenance solutions, property development, project development, project management services, security services and cleaning services.

Boasting of high qualifications in the industry, Katz has constructed several buildings in the country including the refurbishment of Kerekeng Flats, construction of Sub Land Board offices in Kweneng, construction of additional facilities at Lekgwabeng Primary School, construction of several private and government flats in the country, construction of Mogoditshane Senior Secondary School as well as construction and maintenance of Mahalapye Primary School among many others.

 

Stefanutti Stocks

Stefanutti Stocks is one of South Africa’s leading engineering and construction groups with an annual turnover in excess of R7 billion, over 9,000 employees and the capabilities to deliver a range of projects of any scale to a multitude of clients in diverse markets. Their operating sectors  include structures, roads and earthworks, property and concession, mining services, mechanical, electrical and power, interior fit-out and the construction and building sector.

They say their clients include governments, parastatals and local authorities, major mining houses, leaders of industry, large corporate groups, financial institutions and property developers. The company is active in South Africa and across sub Saharan Africa including South Africa, Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe. It is also active further abroad in the Middle East region.

The Botswana building division has undertaken a variety of projects for both private and public sector clients. In 2003 they completed the remote Maun Hospital, they have completed numerous retail and leisure facilities and were also the proponents of the first office accommodation public private partnership in Botswana in 2007.

In South Africa they operate in structures, roads and earthworks, property and concessions, mining services, mechanical, electrical and power as well as the construction and building sector. In the Middle East region their operations cover interior fit-outs, refurbishments, electro-mechanical installations and construction.

 

Landmark Projects

A company headed by a Chinese, Mr Ben Liu but 100% citizen owned. . Landmark has been delivering professional construction and development services for 16 years and its mission is to be nationally recognised as an excellent construction industry. The company says its registration with PPADB  as appended confirms the company’s ability to take on projects of unlimited value in both general building and civil engineering industry.

The company’s previous clientele includes high profile Botswana businesses and government such as Pop Inn, Botswana Power Corporation, Botswana Development Corporation, Pula Projects, Charlton Electrical, Sasa Investments, DBES, Botswana Housing Cooperation, Jwaneng Town Council, Botswana Defence Force, the then Ministry of Works and Transport, Kgatleng District Council, Botswana Meat Commission, government and North West District Council.

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