At the inception, LETTAM Building and Civils (LB&C) was operating as an idea in the brain for several years. At that level, the company was ‘constructing’ a chart on how to rescue the construction industry from the menace of quackery and inefficiency. It was also looking for ways in which every individual can be sheltered in a decent and humane accommodation.
With an emergence from the core values of diligence, competency and excellence, LB&C was established by Mokoatle, the executive director, as a company to provide various services including bulk earthworks, road works, paving, storm water management, building renovations, construction of low cost houses and specialist raft foundations. Incorporated as a construction firm in 2002 under the close corporations act of South Africa, LB&C has been offering unmatched services to various organizations and individuals.
With the headquarters located in Kempton Park, the company has spread its tentacles by having representatives in Pretoria, and has also been for sale with operating in Guateng and the surrounding provinces. This extension, within the few years of founding the company, has been made possible by the array of professional personnel that Mokoatle has enriched the company with. Among these personnel are civil engineers, surveyors, construction managers, foremen and support staff that is committed to the growth of the company and the delivering of quality services to the populace.
In her words, Mokoatle emphasized that “the competence and dedication of our staff with up-to-date know-how is crucial,” adding that “it’s not our size that matters but our capability.” LB&C is composed of about thirty employee that are committed to the company’s mission of providing quality, durable and satisfactory construction services.
Recently, the tremendous activities of the company was given an accolade at the 2011 Special Women in Construction Excellence Awards where Mokoatle was recognized with an award of excellence to commend the effort of her company in sticking to its mission statement. This was a plus for Mokoatle, who doubles as the Director for Centre for Excellence in Foundation Engineering (CEFE), a joint partner of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and Raft Foundation Solutions.
Apart from the human resources, LB&C is also endowed with high-tech machines in road construction and many other services it renders. Although, it is a general feeling that the construction industry has been overtraded, however, Mokoatle is convinced that excellence is always a key that will create a room for any firm within the sector. Moreover, she believes that growth opportunity will always be rolex replica presented for the country if it can invest in infrastructural development by constructing more houses, roads and bridges. With these convictions, the company is envisioning to be the leading construction firm in South Africa by touching the swiss replica watches life of every individual in a positive and commendable manner.