History

2016

Esor Construction regionalised into Inland, East Coastal, West Coast and Africa divisions for enhanced focus and opportunity, with each of these sub-divisions focussing on all five product areas in their respective regions.

2016

Esor acquires Tuboseal Services Proprietary Limited, effective from 1 September 2016.

Tuboseal will operate as a subsidiary of Esor Construction (Pty) Ltd, being a subsidiary of Esor Limited.

2015

Operational restructuring in 2015, the group focusses in two core divisions: Esor Construction and Esor Developments. Esor Construction has five focus areas: Esor Infrastructure, Esor Building and Housing, Esor Pipelines, Esor Sanitation and Esor Pipe Services.

2014

Refocus on higher margin operations.  Reverts to branding Esor Limited, comprising the core divisions of Civils, Pipelines and Developments.

2013

Geotechnical division sold to Keller for R578 million.  External debt settled in the majority.  Strengthened financial platform.  Special dividend paid to shareholders.

2011

Several legal entities within the Esorfranki group amalgamated into Esorfranki Construction (Pty) Ltd, a single, centralised company with various business units, namely:

  • Civils,
  • Pipelines,
  • Goetechnical and Shared Services.
2010

Esorfranki achieves R1.9 billion turnover

2009
  • Esor transfers to JSE Main Board
  • Esor renamed Esorfranki Limited
  • Esorfranki group revenue jumps to R1.4 billion
  • Esorfranki Limited branded
2008
  • Franki acquires Geo Compaction Dynamics and expands its market share
  • Esor acquires the Patula and Shearwater groups, diversifying into civil engineering and pipeline construction
  • Esor wins 'AltX National Business Award
2007

Esor achieves R1 billion turnover

2006

Esor lists on AltX
Esor acquires Franki

2002

Shearwater group established

1998

Management buy-out at Franki

1995

Patula group established

1994

Esor (Pty) Limited established following restructuring of geotechnical operations and property companies

1981

Esor Ground Engineering (Tvl) (Pty) Limited started in the Transvaal

1976

Esor Ground Engineering (Pty) Limited established in Durban

1946

Franki established in South Africa