Backed by six decades of construction expertise, Basil Read has become synonymous with excellence in the spheres of construction, engineering, mining and property development.

Today we stand out as a proud symbol of quality, service excellence and professional integrity both in South Africa and beyond our borders.

We’re proud of what we offer all stakeholders, we’ve stayed ahead of the curve and we’ve cemented our legacy.

St. Helena


  • Reviewed results for the year ended 31 December 2013
  • Revenue from continued operations R6.3 billion (2012: R5.5 billion)
  • Profit after tax from continuing operations R100.5 million
    (2012: loss of R191.1 million)
  • Earnings R310.7 million
    (2012: loss of R170.4 million)
  • Cash on hand R1.2 billion
    (2012: R1.0 billion)
  • Total debt R426.4million
    (2012: R890.4 million)
  • Order book R12.5 billion
    (2012: R10.2 billion)
  • → Unaudited Results (30 June 2013)
  • → Integrated Annual Report 2013

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