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Press Office - Concor



Agility, flexibility and an innate evolutionary mindset has seen diversified infrastructure construction company Concor adapt to meet the changing times. As a leading black-owned company, Concor is committed to the ongoing delivery of sustainable infrastructure, building and opencast mining projects enabling economic and social development across the region.

This Level 1 B-BBEE business has core competencies in infrastructure development, building, property development and opencast mining. Through a unique combination of engineering, construction and design disciplines and expertise, Concor delivers world class infrastructure solutions to customers and stakeholders, leveraging this competence and expertise to deliver major projects in both rural and urban settings.

With a 120-year legacy, Concor has delivered numerous infrastructure, building and opencast mining projects across the region. These include iconic projects like the Bloukrans Bridge in the Eastern Cape, The Huguenot Tunnel, the Braamhoek/Bedford dams as part of the Ingula Pumped Storage Scheme in KZN, the Portside Building in Cape Town, Melrose Arch Precinct, Menlyn Shopping Centre, Embassy Towers, Gautrain, Jubilee Hospital in Hammanskraal, Oxford Parks Precinct, Blinkwater Tailings Storage Facility at Mogalakwena and more than ten wind farms across South Africa. Current contracts include the iconic Msikaba Bridge project in the Eastern Cape and the Conradie Parks development in the Western Cape.  

Concor’s operating model based on streamlined methodologies with direct reporting lines to management offers a bird’s eye view of the entire business ensuring projects are delivered on time, within budget, safely and at the highest quality.

A focused commitment to economic transformation has seen Concor invest significantly in the upliftment of communities where projects are undertaken as well as skills development, training and mentoring of its own people.


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MBAWC calls on the youth to pursue careers in the built environment and curb the skills shortfall

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Tjeka Training Matters committed to transformation

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Implats, AMCU sign five-year wage deal

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