Recognising the important role it plays in the development of the region and its people, RBCT subscribes to the principles of equal opportunities for all our employees. We view employment equity as more than a process aimed at addressing the wrongs of the past however, as a key business process integrated into the strategies and disciplines of the organisation. To this end, RBCT has implemented an Employment Equity Policy and Procedure that promote equity and diversity in the workplace.
RBCT recognises the need to develop key skills in line with its business needs as well as those of the community in which it operates. RBCT wishes to enhance the available skills pool in South Africa and particularly within the Zululand region. RBCT’s bursary scheme focuses on the following key fields of study:
RBCT offers traineeships to meet the future skills requirements of key positions at RBCT. Trainees include:
To work at RBCT means to have a career with bright prospects and a promising future. It is an opportunity to partner with a highly skilled and experienced Team who shares knowledge as well as support one another, however, most of all, it is a chance to be part of one of South Africa’s most dynamic industries that builds the economy and grows our communities.
As an RBCT employees enjoys access to:
RBCT’s ADP focuses on the training and development of employees from the designated groups in line with agreed employment equity targets.
The following milestones have been achieved:
RBCT’s slogan; “coal to the world, growth to the nation” fits in well with our sustainable community development initiatives. RBCT participates in a number of social and economic development initiatives aligned with the company’s overall growth strategy.
These programmes aim to promote the development and self-sufficiency of local communities within the uMhlathuze Municipality, in order to contribute to the creation of an environment in which the RBCT business can be conducted, with the focus on sustainability. RBCT’s Sustainable Community Development (“SCD”) strategy plays a constructive role in enhancing the quality of life in the communities within which it operates. RBCT’s employees play a significant role through the SCD Committee, which consists of volunteers from all levels within the company as well as the employee union representatives.
RBCT’s focus is within the following areas:
For more information regarding RBCT’s Community Projects, contact the Corporate Affairs Department.