The construction division includes two main reporting segments, namely:
Road surfacing and rehabilitation; and
Road construction and earthworks.

This division specialises in all aspects of road construction, rehabilitation and related infrastructure development including bulk earthworks, services, concrete structures and asphalt surfacing.

 

 

Milling Techniks is a Pinetown-based company who are specialists in the use of road reclaimers, planers and cold recycling mixing plants. Milling Techniks own and operate the largest reclaimer fleet in southern Africa and are well equipped to do both bitumen emulsion and foamed bitumen stabilisation.

Milling Techniks are equipped and experienced to do specialist fine milling operations to improve drainage and ride-ability. The company prides itself on the fact that it is highly mobile and can offer its services to clients throughout southern Africa.

After the listing of the Raubex Group on the JSE in 2007, Milling Techniks experienced significant growth through taking advantage of group synergies. The company has completed contracts in all regions within South Africa, although predominantly in the province of KZN.

Key services

  • Asphalt milling
  • Fine milling (planing of asphalt and concrete surfaces)
  • In-situ cement stabilisation
  • In-situ bitumen stabilisation
  • Production of in-plant mixed bitumen stabilised material ("BSM") using recovered asphalt ("RA")
  • Placement of BSM with pavers as base course layer on roads

 

 

Raubex Group Ltd has been operating in Zambia since 1998. During 2004, Raubex Construction Zambia Ltd was established and registered in Zambia. The company specialises in civil works and have completed several contracts in Zambia and Malawi. They have an established office in Lusaka from where operations are directed. The company maintains an annual turnover in excess of R200 million. Raubex Zambia is continually tendering in East and Central Africa on road and other infrastructure contracts. Raubex Zambia also cooperates with other companies in the Raubex Group on fibre, concrete and pipeline contracts.

Road contracts successfully completed:

  • Chingola – Solwezi 200km
  • Solwezi – Lumwana 75km
  • Chisamba – Kabwe 80km
  • Serenje – Lukulu 100km
  • Kasama – Mpulungu 210km
  • Lusaka – Luangwa 230km
  • Chipata – Lundazi 100km
  • Kasempa gravel roads 250km

Civil works successfully completed

  • Construction of Kaoma bridge
  • The upgrade of the Livingstone airport

Current commitments
Two contracts were awarded to Raubex Zambia during 2014 both with a contract duration of 30 months:

  • Safwa – Chinsali 94km
  • Mfuwe – Nabwalya 117km

Key services

  • Construction of new roads and highways
  • Upgrading of existing roads
  • Rehabilitation of existing roads
  • Construction of airport runways and associated infrastructure
  • Construction of bridges
  • Rehabilitation of concrete structures

 

 

Raubex Construction is a road and civil infrastructure construction company with over 40 years of experience in the industry. It has notable project management expertise and a reputation for delivering effective and specialised solutions under local industry conditions. Whether delivering a standalone project or bringing strength as part of a Raubex Group team, Raubex Construction consistently demonstrates its flexibility, creativity and ability to deliver a standard of service and quality of product that underpins the longevity of its customer relationships.

This operational unit has an annual turnover of R1,25 billion. Raubex contracts emanate from government-related bodies including local municipalities, provinces and SANRAL as well as the mining and energy sector.

The key areas of competence include new road construction, pavement rehabilitation by deep milling, concrete structures, steel structures, pipelines and service networks. The company operates in South Africa (all provinces), Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, Malawi and Zambia.

The company owns one of Africa’s largest fleets of earthmoving and specialised equipment. Raubex can call on an extensive network of long-term relationships with goods and services suppliers. Raubex project management teams are well resourced and skilled. Teams are built around experienced and tested engineers, technologists, artisans and safety officers.

Key services

  • Construction of new roads and highways
  • Upgrading of existing roads
  • Rehabilitation of existing roads
  • Construction of airport runways and associated infrastructure
  • Construction of bridges
  • Construction of concrete pavements
  • Rehabilitation of concrete structures

 

 

Raubex KZN was formed through the amalgamation of three reputable in-house companies namely, Roadmac Surfacing KZN, Phambili Road Surfacing and Space Construction. Raubex KZN’s primary mandate is to provide contracting services to various private and public clients in the eastern region of South Africa.

We specialise in a wide range of construction activities which include bulk roads and earthworks operations, infrastructure development, road rehabilitation, asphalt surfacing and road re-seals.

Our client base ranges from public bodies such as Department of Transport, SANRAL, Transnet, Ethekweni and other municipalities, to private clients and developers. Being a subsidiary of a stable JSE listed construction company, we have access to additional resources and expertise from a wide range of our sister companies, thus giving us a broad range and level of both expertise and professionalism we can offer to our clients..

We consider ourselves to be market leaders in our prescribed fields and to be a professional, capable and responsible contractor providing quality workmanship within the required timeframes.

Key services

  • Greenfields bulk earthworks and road construction
  • Road rehabilitation
  • Road re-seals
  • Asphalt operations
  • Slurry seals
  • Infrastructure development

 

 

Roadmac Surfacing ("RMS") specialises in bituminous surfacing and is the largest contractor in this market in southern Africa. It is also the leading, light road rehabilitation contractor in southern Africa, surfacing over 10 million square metres of road annually. Their fleet of modern equipment and proprietary products reflects the latest technology available.

RMS teams are known to be amongst the best in the industry and teams deliver quality on time and within budget. RMS has over the years collected the best talent and skills in the industry with regards to laying of asphalt, chip and spray, surfacing enrichments, crack sealing and road surfacing rehabilitation.

Key services

  • Asphalt paving
  • Asphalt milling and replacement
  • Pavement recycling
  • Chip and spray
  • Slurry application
  • Surface enrichments
  • Crack sealing
  • Application of dust suppression agents

 

 

Roadmac Surfacing Cape (Pty) Ltd was founded in 2001 and operates in the Eastern, Western and Northern Cape. We take pride in being part of the Raubex Group of Companies, who are the leading, largest road contractors in South Africa.

Whilst striving to satisfy our clients’ needs and maintaining a high standard and quality of work, we also pride ourselves on our business ethics, values and integrity.

Roadmac Surfacing Cape employs around 500 people at any given time, of which 70 are monthly paid staff members and 100 permanent hourly paid employees. As our work is seasonal, the balance of employees are employed on a "Contract Only" basis.

We own a large plant base, consisting of 269 plant items and a highly skilled workshop maintaining and servicing our plant. We believe the reason behind our success is a fully committed management team, who are involved hands on with the running of our contracts and the ongoing training and developing of our employees.

Key services

  • Asphalt overlays
  • Cold in-situ recycling
  • Major road rehabilitation
  • Mill and pave asphalt
  • Rejuvenation of roads
  • Reseals (chip and spray)
  • Slurry seals
  • Greenfields earthworks and road construction

 

 

Raubex established a branch in Namibia on 7 July 2009 for the upgrading of 236km of the Rundu to Elundu Road in Northern Namibia for a combined value of N$1 billion. The project comprised the upgrading of the existing gravel road to bitumen surfaced standard on route TR10/1 between Kurenkuru and Mbambi along the Kavango River and route TR10/2 from Mbambi to Elundu parallel and south of the Namibia – Angola border.

The works included inter alia:

  • The establishment of two construction camps including offices, laboratories, housing, workshops and stores in a very remote area.
  • Extensive bush clearing and construction of temporary diversions.
  • Drilling and equipping of a number of boreholes and the construction of temporary dams for the supply of construction water.
  • Crushing and screening of base material at two quarries and the hauling thereof.
  • Construction and widening of road formation, including roadbed preparation, removal of unsuitable material, benching, cut, fill and the construction of two selected sub-grade layers.
  • Construction of sub-base, shoulders and base layers.
  • Provision of drainage, including the construction of three in situ culverts.
  • Application of prime coat and construction of a bituminous surfacing consisting of a 19,0mm and 6,7mm stone double seal.

After the successful completion of this project in July 2011, activities in Namibia continued with the award of various new contracts including the upgrading to bitumen standards of MR118 from Rosh Pinah to Oranjemund for N$559 million which was completed in June 2017. The Namibian branch has full access to one of Africa’s largest fleets of earthmoving and specialised equipment as well as the skills, expertise and financial backing of Raubex Construction, its South African parent company.

Key services

  • Construction of new roads and highways
  • Upgrading of existing roads
  • Rehabilitation of existing roads
  • Construction of airport runways and associated infrastructure
  • Construction of bridges
  • Construction of concrete pavements
  • Rehabilitation of concrete structures