March 20, 2013
Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia (RPRN) 03/20/13 — Four Saudi Readymix’s factories met the environmental management standards requirements of the ISO 14001:2004 and have received its certification. The rest of Saudi Readymix’s factories are to apply within the third quarter of this year and be certified before the year is out.
ISO 14001 sets out the criteria for an environmental management system with benefits that include reduced costs from waste management, energy and material consumption and distribution.
“We are one of the few ready-mixed concrete companies, if not the only, in the region with a fully functional and dedicated QHSE department,” said Salam Abduljabbar, QHSE Manager at Saudi Readymix. “The department employs more than 15 Health, Safety and Environment
|Saudi Readymix's Jeddah Factory. One of four Saudi Readymix factories to obtain the ISO 14001.|
Over the past few years has sought programs and initiatives to improve the company’s overall performance and meet the highest standards of operation in concerns to QHSE. These initiatives include the ISO 14001 certification of all its factories, the OSHA certification program for all its factory managers and the annual safety roadshows that the company runs for all its employees Kingdom-wide.
Saudi Readymix is the leading producer and supplier of concrete in Saudi Arabia. The company employs over 3,000 staff and operates 30 commercial and on-site ready-mixed concrete factories throughout the Kingdom, all of which meet the strictest of operating standards.
Saudi Readymix is the leading producer and supplier of ready-mixed concrete and related products in Saudi Arabia. The company was established in 1978 and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Khalid Ali Alturki & Sons, a leading investment and development company.
Saudi Readymix employs a workforce of over 3,000 managerial, administrative, technical and operational staff. Its teams of technical experts offer specific advice and assistance to customers throughout the Kingdom. The teams operate local, regional and central laboratories that develop unique mix designs, perform routine testing and analysis on concrete products and research new and underdevelopment products. All of Saudi Readymix employees, not only technical teams, undergo intensive in-house technical training.
Since its establishment, Saudi Readymix has worked on an impressive array of prestigious projects for the public, private and governmental sectors. Most of the company’s factories are officially approved as suppliers to major governmental and industrial authorities, such as Saudi Aramco, SEC, SABIC, the Royal Commission, MoDA, to name a few.
The company’s network of factories is strategically located throughout the Kingdom in order to cover all major commercial and industrial areas. These areas include: Dammam, Sihat, Aziziyah, Hofuf, Jubail, Khafji, Khursaniyah, Ras Al Khair, Riyadh North, Riyadh South, Riyadh West, Al-Kharj, Jeddah North, Jeddah South, Jeddah Briman, Makkah, Medina, Yanbu and Rabigh.
Saudi Readymix boasts the largest fleet of ready-mixed concrete equipment in Saudi Arabia with over 550 truck mixers and 170 mobile and stationary pumps.
Its products include an extensive library of concrete recipes, many of which are unique to the company, aggregates and concrete masonry units.
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