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International Mandela Day 2023

International Mandela Day 2023

Mandela Day is a time when we reflect on the extraordinary legacy of Nelson Mandela and the values he embodied: compassion, unity, and service to humanity. It serves as a reminder that each of us has the power to create change and uplift those in need. In line with...

Nelson Mandela Day – 18 July 2022

Nelson Mandela Day – 18 July 2022

Traditionally Bigen has always joined countless people across the world in celebrating Nelson Mandela Day - inspired by global icon and former South African President Nelson Mandela - to support the less fortunate.  As such we have assisted many welfare organisations...

It is not about Mining, it is about Logistics!

It is not about Mining, it is about Logistics!

A transportation and railways subject matter expert with 30 years' experience in business management that includes global exposure to project development and execution, Henk has been the Managing Director of Bigen's Transport Directorate since 2018. Henk's deep...

Bigen supports Mauritian Government in major social housing drive

Bigen supports Mauritian Government in major social housing drive

Established 50 years ago, the Bigen Group has earned a solid reputation as an innovative, solutions-focused infrastructure development Group invested in the future of Africa. With its Head Quarters in South Africa and Mauritius, the Bigen Group has grown its footprint...

You think load shedding is bad – water shedding is far worse

You think load shedding is bad – water shedding is far worse

Dr Mias van der Walt, Managing Director of Bigen’s Water and Agriculture Directorate and widely recognised thought leader in his field, explores why he believes water shedding is even worse than load shedding. Someone once said: “One of our greatest freedoms is how we...

A message to the Youth, doors will only open if you move

A message to the Youth, doors will only open if you move

To be honest, starting this article was tough. In a time where things seem pretty dark (no pun intended), we find ourselves faced with profound inequalities in our modern age. High rates of unemployment, crime on our doorstep, gender-based violence and the list goes...