Since January 1996, Stedone has mentored various BEE emerging contractors
with strategies tailored to suit the enterprise and the desired outcome of the
The evolving Stedone Group mentoring strategy includes:
Development of competent contractors producing quality work under intensive practical supervision
Addressing the general failure to meet national targets as outlined by the
Governments Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment Policy - Act No 53 of 2003 along with the Department of Trade and Industry regulations, Codes of Good Practices
Eliminating many of the challenges facing the smaller contractors.
Acquiring, securing and procuring of insurances, guarantees, credit facilities and competitive prices for plant and materials
Transfer of skills, knowledge and systems regarding the administrative component of contracting
Assistance with the financial input required to manage and implement the operation
To date in excess of 30 companies have been incubated, mentored and
The Stedone Group’s transformation policy insists that meaningful support be provided to many BEE companies in various areas of the supply chain such as subcontractors, suppliers and service providers.
The Stedone Group employs various in-house comprehensive training programmes in all areas of the company operations. Given Stedone’s abundance of highly qualified, experienced personnel, it is practice that the academic aspect is followed up with strong mentorship in the field.
Further, Stedone uses the services of a specialist CETA accredited training provider in construction training to create a legacy of skills transfer. Relevant disciplines and skills such as bricklaying, carpentry, painting, plumbing, leadership, road workers, health and safety, first aid, HIV awareness, fire fighting are imparted to selected individuals through the course of operations.
The Stedone Group subscribes to the principles of sustainable social development. STEDONE employs appropriate social upliftment strategies which are aligned to the core functions of the GROUP. These initiatives act as an agent of change for affected and applicable communities.
The Stedone Group acknowledges that it has a collective responsibility to the environment and to its stakeholders to minimise the impact of its carbon footprint wherever possible.
It is a crucial component of STEDONE’s policy to undertake projects in a manner which complies with national environmental regulations and with an innate sense of responsibility to protect our natural environment, resources and heritage.
HEALTH AND SAFETY
Health and Safety issues are paramount to the founding principles of STEDONE.
It strives for the highest compliance of the Occupational Health and Safety Amendment Act, No 181 of 1993. STEDONE is intent on ensuring the well being of its stakeholders, employees, affected communities and clients. In order to implement the Health and Safety policy, STEDONE employs and deploys a team of 15 full time Safety Officers.
The Stedone Group operates on the premise of integrity and honesty.
Our collective diversity enables us to offer comprehensive development and construction based solutions. STEDONE's combined experience, dedication and commitment assures our clients of the highest standards of excellence.