Keller Group plc, the world’s largest geotechnical contractor, announces that it has been awarded a major ground improvement contract in Durban, South Africa. The total contract is valued at over £40m.
They will design and construct the complete ground improvement solution for over 350,000 square metres of warehouses and ancillary offices as part of the Clairwood Logistics Park Development, situated at the old Clairwood racecourse in Durban. The work will be executed over the next three years.
Alain Michaelis, Chief Executive, commented: “I am delighted to announce Keller’s success in winning this important project. Our continued ability to transfer established technologies to new geographies demonstrates Keller’s collaborative strength and ability to deliver large and complex projects around the world.”
About Keller Group:
Keller is the world’s largest geotechnical contractor, providing technically advanced geotechnical solutions to the construction industry. With annual revenue of around £1.8bn, Keller has approximately 10,000 staff world-wide.
Keller is the clear market leader in the US, Canada, Australia and South Africa; it has prime positions in most established European markets and a strong profile in many developing markets.
Keller employs around 10,000 people worldwide, most of whom are working in front-line roles meeting with, and delivering for, our customers. We are only as good as our employees, which is why we want to be known as a responsible employer which people are proud to join.
We promote working together to create an environment where everyone at Keller has equal opportunities to achieve their full potential, diversity can flourish, everyone is respected, and talent is recognised and developed. No employee will be discriminated against due to their age, gender, race, religion, national origin, sexual preference or gender identity. This is not only about ‘being fair’, it also makes sound business sense.
In addition to safety, technical and competency based training, management training programmes operate at a Group and at a divisional level.