Operates as holding company, which engages in civil engineering and building contracting activities
Wilson Bayly Holmes-Ovcon Ltd. is a holding company, which through its subsidiaries, engages in civil engineering and building contracting activities in the Republic of South Africa and internationally. The company operates its business through four segments: Building & Civil Engineering, Roads & Earthworks, Australia and Other Operations. The Building & Civil Engineering segment engages in the construction of retail shopping centres, commercial buildings, hotels, hospitals and other infrastructure. The Roads & Earthworks is engaged in the civil engineering disciplines, mainly the roads and mining sectors. The Australia segment engages in the construction of retail, residential and commercial buildings for the private building sector. The origins of the present group date back to 1970 when Wilson-Holmes (Pty) Ltd. was formed by John Wilson and Brian Holmes. Wilson Bayly Holmes-Ovcon is headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa.