How We Work

Babcock manages critically important assets that help to bring power to our homes and businesses, carry out work for infrastructure growth and enable the long haul collection and delivery of goods within Southern Africa.

Managing asset portfolios of this scale and complexity requires modern technical skills, a thorough knowledge of the operating environment and the flexibility to meet changing needs. Which is why, when selecting a service partner who can be trusted to deliver, Babcock is chosen again and again.

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Supporting sustainable growth.

Our priority is to ensure that Babcock continues to be a strong, successful and sustainable business that will create long term value for our shareholders and in so doing we recognise there are other stakeholders to consider – our employees, our customers, our suppliers and the communities in which we operate. We believe that we will only be able to do this if we have regard to the long-term sustainability of what we do and by behaving in a safe and responsible way and upholding the highest standards of business ethics in all we do.

  • Over 130 years in Africa
  • Long term partnerships
  • Strategically located
  • Extensive footprint in Southern Africa
  • Critical support to customers in a wide range of sectors
  • Competent in highly regulated environments
  • Experienced management team
  • Local expertise
  • Leading market positions and brands
  • Safety and quality a priority


Skills Development and Enterprise Development are the cornerstone of sustainable transformation.
Babcock has aligned its transformation activities with Skills Development, EE and B-BBEE requirements. Babcock has invested in a number of key initiatives that will have far-reaching positive benefits to the beneficiaries of these programmes and contribute to job creation as well as economic growth in the long-term.

Socio Economic Development (SED)

Babcock funds educational programmes with specific focus on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) such as the Thandulwazi Maths & Science Academy. Our objective is to increase the number of engineering graduates, thereby creating a pool of trained engineers for the future.

Enterprise Development (ED)

Babcock selects deserving entrepreneurs to participate in Babcock's ED programme. Entrepreneurs with the potential to become future suppliers are chosen from the fields of construction, recruitment, gardening, engineering, security & cleaning.


The Babcock International Group is proud of our reputation as a company that is trusted to deliver. Our performance, across a broad range of industries worldwide, has been recognised with many external awards:

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