Bradken® is a leading global manufacturer of differentiated consumable and capital products to international markets, supplying an extensive range of cast and fabricated products through four market focused divisions and an independently branded business:
Bradken uses its years of experience to develop innovative products for the mining, freight rail, steel making, smelting, transport, cement, oil & gas, power generation, sugar and other primary industries.
As a leading heavy engineering company, Bradken can manufacture fully machined cast iron and steel products from a mass of 1 kg to over 25 tonne. Visit our Manufacturing Capabilities webpage for further information about the Company and our technical, product development and manufacturing capabilities.
To meet the needs of its customers, Bradken employs over 4,000 people globally and operates 52 manufacturing, sales and service facilities throughout Australia, New Zealand, the United States of America, Canada, China, Malaysia, South Africa, Indonesia, South America and the United Kingdom.
To ensure all customers have access to regional expertise of the very highest calibre, Bradken employs experienced sales and service teams, complemented by in-house product development groups, offering customers high quality products, local service and technical support. This in turn promotes a culture of continuous improvement and personal development.
CODE OF CONDUCT AND ETHICS
Bradken has developed a statement of values and a Code of Conduct and Ethics ("Code") which is fully endorsed by the Board and applies to all directors and employees. The Code is regularly reviewed and updated as necessary to ensure it reflects the highest standards of behaviour and professionalism and the practices necessary to maintain confidence in the Company's integrity and to take into account legal obligations and reasonable expectations of the Company's stakeholders.
All directors, managers and employees are expected to act with the utmost integrity, objectivity and in compliance with the letter and spirit of the law and Company policies, striving at all times to enhance the reputation and performance of the Company. Every employee has a nominated supervisor to whom they may refer any issues arising from their employment.
The Company has advised each director, manager and employee that they must comply with the Company's Whistleblower Policy. The policy covers the following:
encouraging employees to report any behaviour that may be dishonest, fraudulent, corrupt, illegal, in breach of Commonwealth or State Legislation, unethical, improper, unsafe or any other behaviour that may cause financial or non-financial loss to the Company or would be otherwise detrimental to the interests of the Company; and
ensuring that the Company complies with its obligations to protect the reporter of any such behaviour.
The Company also has a Securities Trading Policy which details the insider trading provisions of the Corporations Act 2001. In summary, trading of the Company's shares is restricted to a period of six weeks after the release of the Company's half-year and annual results to the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX), the Annual General Meeting of the Company, at any time a prospectus or similar disclosure document has been lodged with ASIC and is open for acceptances and at such other times as the Board of Directors declare trading permissible. These windows are not available to individuals that possess inside information.
At Bradken, we care about our people and our environment and strive to meet our social, environmental, and community obligations.
We recognise and value diverse perspectives and seek people who will passionately share their ideas and opinions including diversity of thought, background, experience and lifestyle, because it is these things which encourage us all to innovate and grow.
We set high expectations and trust our people to deliver extraordinary results and we take the time to recognise and celebrate when they do.
Our values drive our success.
We take a long-term proactive approach to educating our people and improving our manufacturing facilities and processes to protect the environments in which we operate.
We believe that our socially responsible practices will not only enhance our financial performance but also benefit the communities in which we operate our business.