We aim to create long term value by building diversified growth businesses on the foundations of scale and relevance within the Bud Group.
Scale and responsive interaction make all our businesses stronger.
Our Bud experience is based on trust and integrity. Our four values of agility, performance, innovation and partnership, ensure we remain leaders in our markets’ and deliver meaningful value in the workplace.
We build diversified growth businesses across our chosen platforms: Chemicals and Minerals, Industrial Services, Building Materials and Financial Services.
People: The learning and development of our people is integral to our sustainability. Communities: Our contribution to our communities is key to sustainable growth Environment: We respect and are responsible for the impact on the environment in which we operate.
Nelson had no previous experience of welding and he laughs when he shares his journey. “Before this, welding was just a name. I had no idea what it really meant. Now I know all the machinery from laser to welding, Axl to robots. I didn’t think being a welder would be my career but I was unemployed since 2015 and Afrit helped me.”
Realising that most of the senior learners had never done a practical science experiment, they committed their own laboratory staff to hold laboratory sessions with the learners.
Bobcat Equipment South Africa stepped in as a proud sponsor and partner to Wildlife and Environment Society of South Africa’s (WESSA’s) Big Treasure Beach Clean-up. The event coincided with the UN World Environment Day and World Ocean Day.
Nelson Phihlela was unemployed for three years before he successfully applied for a learnership at Afrit.
When NCP Chlorchem renovated Phomolong Secondary School’s science laboratory in 2017 they saw a powerful opportunity to impact future young learners.
A beach littered with plastic and debris was the challenge a group of volunteers in KwaZulu Natal recently took on.