“We bring expertise to the specific markets we serve while applying core competencies and skills to all our work” - Yehuda Elimelech, Managing Director.
Shikun & Binui S.B.I. Infrastructures Ltd. ("SBI") is a diversified conglomerate with a strong presence in the international construction industry and a widely respected reputation for performance, reliability and innovation. Established in 1958, SBI is a key player in all areas of civil engineering, development and construction, with a project listing featuring hundreds of landmark projects around the globe.
SBI is structured for high performance in a competitive marketplace. Headquartered in Schaffhausen, Switzerland, and part of Israel’s largest International construction company – Shikun & Binui Ltd.
SBI is organized under a flexible holding company structure with a solid financial base. In addition to standard contracts, SBI implements turnkey projects, joint ventures and participation in promoted projects. Both a developer and contractor, SBI operates through its worldwide network of subsidiaries and stand-alone engineering, construction and management teams, and is fully qualified to answer the full spectrum of project demands.
SBI core competencies:
• Public works, roads, highways and bridges
• Building and construction
• Civil engineering
• Waterworks and sewage
• Hydroelectric & Thermal Power Plants
• Quarries and Aggregates Processing Plants
• Turnkey projects
• Project management
The growing preference worldwide for large-scale projects to be implemented as BOT projects is a central factor in leading the group’s infrastructure activities to new areas of endeavor.
A reliable partner for growth
SBI’s innovative engineering capabilities, advanced construction technologies and strict adherence to schedules and budget constraints, have earned the group high regard from a multinational client list in both the private and public sectors. A dynamic, forward-moving organization with a high degree of flexibility, SBI has the resources and experience to structure creative financial solutions and advanced processes, which drive down costs and raise efficiency. These strengths together with the ability to respond quickly to project opportunities have given the group the leading edge when competing for major cross-border contracts financed by the World Bank, Inter-American Development Bank, African Development Bank, and other international funding institutions.
Promoting understanding and sharing compatible goals
SBI’s commitment to cooperation and to optimizing local human resources is supported by the presence of SBI subsidiaries on three continents. Its excellent track record for responsiveness to local needs is particularly evident in developing countries. It is founded on the principal of customer satisfaction and is a direct outcome of the long-term relationships SBI maintains in all areas of operation.
Main regions of activity
West Africa - Nigeria, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Benin
East Africa – Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania
Central America – Guatemala
Central Europe – Romania
Asia – Azerbaijan
SBI’s emphasis on excellence in every facet of its activities is evidenced by compliance of all its companies with ISO-9002 Quality Management standards and thus conforming to the world’s most demanding standards. SBI has been consistently placed 90th to 115th out of 225 construction companies in the Engineering News Record’s Survey of Top International Contractors.