22 February 2012 - Aurecon South Africa (Pty) Ltd has been adjudicated as the Number One Company in South Africa in the Engineering Groups Sector, according to a recent ranking by the Top 500: South Africa's Best Managed Companies publication, for the sixth year running.
Published by Topco Media, the publication is a respected industry authority which ranks business in South Africa on the basis of a critical set of performance criteria. With a goal of profiling leading businesses in terms of both global and South African best practice standards, the publication identifies businesses which excel in their specific sectors and in addition, have a strong set of social, empowerment and development policies in place.
“Achieving this ranking for the sixth consecutive year is a testament to the ongoing success of our business in South Africa,” explains Albert Geldenhuys, Aurecon’s Managing Director: RSA.
“Our brand represents a shift beyond engineering. It’s about ‘fostering human achievement’ through our everyday interactions with clients and the communities in which they operate. Our mission to be a ‘Leading. Vibrant. Global. organisation describes more than just what we do, thereby encapsulating this shift in thinking,” he adds.
This year’s ranking saw Topco Media review a total of 3 741 companies, both listed and unlisted, against an extensive set of criteria related to three key areas of business:
CEO of Topco Media (Pty) Ltd, Richard Fletcher, has congratulated Aurecon on this achievement, adding that The TOP500 is the “…definitive guide to South Africa’s most successful businesses.”