The NHBRC is governed by the Housing Consumers Protection Measures Act, 1998 (Act No.95 of 1998). The Act states that the NHBRC’s role is to:(a) Represent the interests of housing consumers by providing warranty protection against defects in new homes;(b) Regulate the home building industry;(c) Provide protection to housing consumers in respect of the failure of home builders to comply with their obligations in terms of this Act;(d) Establish and to promote ethical and technical standards in the home building industry;(e) Improve structural quality in the interests of housing consumers and the home building industry;(f) Promote housing consumer rights and to provide housing consumer information;(g) Communicate with and to assist home builders to register in terms of this Act;(h) Assist home builders, through training and inspection, to achieve and to maintain satisfactory technical standards of home building.
The construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) is a Schedule 3a public entity established to lead construction industry stakeholders in construction development. It is established in terms of the CIDB Act 38, of 2000.
The role of the CIDB is to facilitate and promote the improved contribution of the construction industry to SA's economy and society.
Amongst others the CIDB must promote:
uniformity in construction procurement
efficient and effective infrastructure delivery
construction industry performance improvement
development of the emerging sector, including industry transformation; and
Raubex Infra is certified in the following categories with the CIDB
9 CE – Civil Engineering
8 EP - Electrical Engineering Works (Infrastructure)
8 GB – General Building
The value of grade 8/9 denotes the maximum value of a contract the contractor is deemed capable of performing within a particular class of works.
Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (“BBBEE”) is a central part of South Africa’s economic transformation strategy. A multi-faceted “broad-based” approach has been adopted which aims to increase the number of previously disadvantaged individuals benefiting from the South African economy.
Raubex Infra is subjected to an annual independent BBBEE verification audit by a South African National Accreditation System (“SANAS”) accredited verification agency. The scorecards issued are used as the basis for internal target setting and measurement of transformation progress.
Raubex Infra has an overall consolidated rating of a Level 1 contributor to BBBEE using the Generic codes.
Raubex Infra has been certified on a level 1 by Empowerlogic, who is a SANAS accredited company in South Africa. Empowerlogic is an independent and impartial verification company that verifies the BBBEE status of the measured entity against the codes of Good Practice on Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment.
Quality is important to our business because we value our customers. We strive to provide our customers with products and services which meet and even exceed their expectations. We are committed to continuous improvement and have established a Quality Management System which provides a framework for measuring and improving our performance.
We are ISO 9001 2015 certified through Dekra, who in its own right, is accredited to certify the International Standard. All our systems and procedures are aligned to the specifications of the standard.
We have the following systems and procedures in place to support us in our aim of total customer satisfaction and continuous improvement throughout our business:-
Organizational leadership commitment
Regular gathering and monitoring of customer feedback
An organizational risk and opportunities management procedure
Selection and performance monitoring of suppliers against set criteria
Training and development for our employees
Regular audit of our internal processes
Measurable quality objectives which reflect our business aims
Management monthly reviews of audit results, customer feedback and complaints
Our internal procedures are reviewed regularly. We are also audited against the ISO 9001 standard on a yearly basis.
Though the Managing Director has ultimate responsibility for Quality all employees have a responsibility within their own areas of work, so helping to ensure that Quality is embedded within the whole of the company.
The Managing Director, management team and employees at Raubex Infra are committed to being an industry leader in Health, Safety practices, to maintaining a safe and healthy workplace, and to protecting the our employees. We believe excellence in Health and Safety practices is vital to the well-being of all people everywhere and essential to all aspects of our business.
We are ISO 45001 2018 certified through Dekra, who in its own right, is accredited to certify the International Standard. All our systems and procedures are aligned to the specifications of the standard.
The following principles guide and measure our corporate goals and objectives in Health and Safety:
We promote standards of safety, health and welfare so that they meet or exceed all applicable statutory, laws and regulation requirements and minimizes risk to our employees and the general public;
We are committed to continuously improving our Health and Safety performance;
We continually promote employee safety on and off the job;
We believe all occupational injuries and illnesses are preventable;
We respect the diverse environments and cultures in which we operate;
We endeavor to do business with companies and contractors that share our Health and Safety commitment and we regularly assess their performance;
We encourage reporting of all Health, Safety and Environment related hazards, potential hazards, incidents and near-misses. We take every report seriously, investigate to identify facts and ensure immunity for good-faith reporting of all incidents and issues.
We are registered with The Federated Employer’s Mutual Assurance Company Limited. This company is registered according to the Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act, 1993, Section6 (A0 – Annexure 13)
THE FEDERATED EMPLOYER'S; MUTUAL ASSURANCE COMPANY PROPRIETARY LIMITED (RF) was established as a mutual insurer in 1936 and on the introduction of the Workmen's Compensation Act 1941 was granted a licence to continue to transact workmen's compensation insurance for the building industry
Its business operations are essentially confined to the insurance of employers against their liabilities under the Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act 1993.
We are members of the South African Institute of Occupational Safety and Health
Saiosh is recognised by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) as a professional body to register Occupational Health and Safety Professionals in South Africa.
Saiosh is the leading source of information and networking opportunities within the Occupational Health and Safety profession. Members are from a wide range of industries from the private and public sector. Our non-profit organisation represents individuals and organisations committed to the enhancement of the Occupational Health and Safety discipline. Saiosh is the choice for OHS professionals and practitioners in Southern Africa, dedicated to the advancement of the OHS profession, through research, promotion, education, upliftment, training, guidance and strong relationships with other OHS organisations.
Raubex Infra is committed to the protection and preservation of the environment. The application of best environmental practice is an on-going priority. This will be achieved by promoting a culture of environmental sensitivity. Raubex Infra fully acknowledges the constitutional right of all employees and communities to exist and work in an environment that is conducive to sustainable development. This is delivered by implementing and maintaining an integrated SHEQ Management System. Raubex Infra management commits itself to actively participate in the implementation of all Environmental activities.
We are ISO 14001 2015 certified through Dekra, who in its own right, is accredited to certify the International Standard. All our systems and procedures are aligned to the specifications of the standard.
Raubex Infra is registered with the Department of Labour as an Electrical Contractor as per Occupational Health and Safety Act 1993, Electrical Installation Regulation Registration 6(4): Registration of Electrical Contractor
The Bargaining Council for the Civil Engineering Industry (BCCEI) is a statutory body created under the Labour Relations Act (LRA) 66 of 1995 to provide for the co-regulation of stable and productive employment relations in the civil engineering industry. The council is an industry based forum of organised business and labour that regulates employment conditions and labour relations in the civil engineering industry. It provides the necessary, administrative infrastructure and technical expertise to ensure effective collective bargaining, industry compliance, dispute resolution and social protection services.