Engineering News | Consulting Engineers https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/consulting-engineers Sun, 11 Apr 2021 03:42:48 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Local company shines in furnace rebuilds https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-company-shines-in-furnace-rebuilds-2021-04-02 Darren Parker Consulting Engineers Fri, 02 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0200 579382 1616684352 1617314400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000929648_resized_consultingengineersenthosbegbiefurnacerebuild0320211022.jpg ALL-ROUND SOLUTION Thos Begbie uses advanced casting simulation and machining simulation programs to reproduce what has been designed on computer-aided design programs by design houses 511 287 New warehouse structure erected with bolted tech https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-warehouse-structure-erected-with-bolted-tech-2021-04-02 Darren Parker Consulting Engineers Fri, 02 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0200 579176 1616684352 1617314400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000929654_resized_consultingengineersenpeikkosparepro0320211022.jpg BIG ERECTION The 18 500 m2 structure was erected between October and January 511 287 Vaccination success key to igniting SA’s infrastructure roll-out https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/vaccination-success-key-to-igniting-sas-infrastructure-roll-out-2021-04-02 Darren Parker CONSULTING ENGINEERS Fri, 02 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0200 579906 1617191761 1617314400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000931638_resized_recovery.jpg 511 287 Backed-up infrastructure pipeline a concern https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/backed-up-infrastructure-pipeline-a-concern-2021-04-02 Darren Parker Consulting Engineers Fri, 02 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0200 579385 1617199120 1617314400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000929642_resized_consultingengineersenn2concorinfrastructure2017construction1022.jpg GETTING OVER IT Over the past few months, there has been an uptick in the number of tenders put out by State-owned entities, particularly in the transportation sector 511 287 Firm expands service offering https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/firm-expands-service-offering-2021-04-02 Darren Parker Consulting Engineers Fri, 02 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0200 579300 1617199533 1617314400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000929651_resized_consultingengineersenknighpiesoldvishalharipersad0320211022.jpg VISHAL HARIPERSAD Knight Piésold celebrates its centennial anniversary this month 511 287 Triple warehouse project under way https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/triple-warehouse-project-under-way-2021-04-02 Darren Parker Consulting Engineers Fri, 02 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0200 579350 1617200015 1617314400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000929645_resized_consultingengineersenicongroupearthworksb0320211022.jpg LAYING THE GROUNDWORK The bulk earthworks work packet was tendered in January and work began in February 511 287 Nigeria Minister pushes timeous project completion https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nigeria-minister-pushes-timeous-project-completion-2021-03-10 Halima Frost Consulting Engineers Fri, 26 Mar 2021 00:00:00 +0200 578768 1615447367 1616709600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000928241_resized_harbourinfrastructurelekkiquay03211022.jpg MINISTERIAL MOTIVATION The Minister of Transportation in Nigeria has pushed promoters for the on-time completion of the Lekki Deep Sea Port 511 287 M&R's subsector classification shifts to engineering and contracting on the JSE https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mrs-subsector-classification-shifts-to-engineering-and-contracting-on-the-jse-2021-03-19 Donna Slater ENGINEERING Fri, 19 Mar 2021 15:06:00 +0200 579795 1616159733 1616159160 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Industry body seeks purposeful rebuilding https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industry-body-seeks-purposeful-rebuilding-2021-02-12 Darren Parker Consulting Engineers Fri, 12 Feb 2021 00:00:00 +0200 575168 1612849223 1613080800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000920652_resized_sugenpillaycesa0120donna1022.jpg SUGEN PILLAY Cesa’s call to purposefully rebuild the economy and infrastructure will aim to foster an enhanced social compact between all industry partners and stakeholders 511 287 Food warehouse expansion under way https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/expansion-of-food-factory-under-way-2021-02-12 Darren Parker Consulting Engineers Fri, 12 Feb 2021 00:00:00 +0200 575171 1612879931 1613080800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000920659_resized_businessinafricapeikkomddanielpetrov3010201022.jpg DANIEL PETROV Installations on site are expected to start this month 511 287 Strategic forethought hindered by crisis mindset https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/strategic-forethought-hindered-by-crisis-mindset-2021-02-12 Darren Parker Consulting Engineers Fri, 12 Feb 2021 00:00:00 +0200 575059 1613396439 1613080800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000920353_resized_saicenewceovishaallutchman0320201022.jpg VISHAAL LUTCHMAN Government has not prioritised infrastructure development for the past decade and it will likely not prioritise it in 2021 either 511 287 Company makes a significant investment locally https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fuchs-lubricants-south-africa-makes-a-significant-investment-in-sa-2021-01-21 Khutso Maphatsoe Consulting Engineers Fri, 05 Feb 2021 00:00:00 +0200 574508 1612192013 1612476000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000919169_resized_oilsandlubricantsfeaturefuchs0120211022.jpg REACHING FOR THE SKY The latest materials handling equipment will be in use, for example, narrow isle lift trucks stacking to 17 m high 511 287 M&R subsidiary Clough secures Waitsia Stage 2 construction, engineering contract https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mr-subsidiary-clough-secures-waitsia-stage-2-construction-engineering-contract-2021-01-11 Donna Slater CONSTRUCTION Mon, 11 Jan 2021 12:16:00 +0200 573528 1610702974 1610360160 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Record number of companies disclosing sustainability impacts https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/record-number-of-companies-disclosing-sustainability-impacts-2020-12-01 Donna Slater SUSTAINABILITY Tue, 01 Dec 2020 16:24:00 +0200 571721 1606833776 1606832640 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000913432_resized_erichespenheide1022.jpg GRI chairperson Eric Hespenheide 511 287 Bridge takes top spot at Steel Awards https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bridge-takes-top-spot-at-steel-awards-2020-11-04 Mc'Kyla Nortje Consulting Engineers Fri, 20 Nov 2020 00:00:00 +0200 569161 1605858426 1605823200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000908167_resized_vaswingbridgesteelconstruction20201022.jpg FAR AND WIDE The new swing bridge spans 40 m and the deck is cable-stayed, with a single plane of four locked coil cables connecting to a central, upstand spine beam 511 287 Cesa Aon Awards 2020 showcase ‘resilience, commitment’ of industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cesa-aon-awards-2020-showcase-resilience-commitment-of-industry-2020-11-12 Simone Liedtke CONSULTING ENGINEERS Thu, 12 Nov 2020 15:28:00 +0200 569901 1605188313 1605187680 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Economic Reconstruction and Recovery Plan presents opportunity to build a better economy, says Saice https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/economic-reconstruction-and-recovery-plan-presents-opportunity-to-build-a-better-economy-says-saice-2020-11-04 Donna Slater ECONOMY Wed, 04 Nov 2020 12:15:00 +0200 569111 1604650406 1604484900 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Expansion set for completion https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/water-supply-expansion-set-for-completion-2020-10-16 Halima Frost Consulting Engineers Fri, 16 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0200 566089 1602679441 1602799200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000901288_resized_waterengzimileconsuphill1022.jpg UPHILL BATTLE One of the challenges faced during the project entailed an uphill installation which Zimile Consulting Engineers successfully completed without complications 511 287 Tech helps address nonrevenue water loss https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tech-helps-address-non-revenue-water-loss-2020-10-16 Halima Frost Consulting Engineers Fri, 16 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0200 566087 1602679571 1602799200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000901283_resized_waterengxylemsmartballwater10201022.jpg SMART DETECTIVE The Smart Ball water leak detection an assessment tool can be deployed without having to disrupt the flow within the system 511 287 Proactive national water programme on the cards https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/proactive-national-water-programme-on-the-cards-2020-10-16 Halima Frost Consulting Engineers Fri, 16 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0200 566076 1602769881 1602799200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000901249_resized_waterengdbsatreatmentplant10201022.jpg FINANCIAL FILTER The DBSA looks to offer a proactive infrastructure and financial based water reuse sub-programme as part of its national water programme 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/83505_2020-09-22_dbsa.mp428635055 DBSA disruption specialist Johann Lübbe and infrastructure finance specialist Konstant Bruinette discuss the progress being made on a new national water programme that the DBSA is developing. DBSA disruption specialist Johann Lübbe and infrastructure finance specialist Konstant Bruinette discuss the progress being made on a new national water programme that the DBSA is developing. Role models directly contribute to more women pursuing technical careers https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/role-models-directly-contribute-to-more-women-pursuing-technical-careers-2020-10-02 Schalk Burger WOMEN IN ENGINEERING Fri, 09 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0200 565488 1601904529 1602194400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000901368_resized_womengcofounderandcivilengineernaadiyamoosajee10201022.jpg NAADIYA MOOSAJEE Professional role models and having engineering work and careers explained in one's own language are immensely relevant to motive young women 511 287 Structures assist in practical training https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/scaffolding-assists-in-practical-training-2020-09-25 Halima Frost Consulting Engineers Fri, 25 Sep 2020 00:00:00 +0200 564323 1600770261 1600984800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000897362_resized_workingheighkbc09201022.jpg HIGHER GRADE Being able to do practical training at height is now possible with the structures erected at KBC's various training facilities 511 287 CESA’s School of Consulting Engineering forging ahead with virtual courses https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cesas-school-of-consulting-engineering-forging-ahead-with-virtual-courses-2020-09-02 Tasneem Bulbulia BUILT ENVIRONMENT Wed, 02 Sep 2020 15:13:00 +0200 563754 1599052828 1599052380 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Consulting engineer woes have spanned two decades, says Cesa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/consulting-engineer-woes-have-spanned-two-decades-says-cesa-2020-08-24 Marleny Arnoldi CONSULTING ENGINEERS/CONSTRUCTION Mon, 24 Aug 2020 15:59:00 +0200 562913 1598277633 1598277540 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Science and tech key to sector’s survival https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/science-and-tech-key-to-sectors-survival-2020-08-21 Halima Frost Consulting Engineers Fri, 21 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +0200 561360 1597735978 1597960800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000890186_resized_infrastructuresrkstevebartels08201022.jpg STEVE BARTELS Communication and data-sharing technologies will be increasingly important tools in the country’s ‘new normal’ working practices since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic 511 287 Investing in infrastructure now will boost economy https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/investing-in-infrastructure-now-will-boost-economy-2020-08-21 Halima Frost Consulting Engineers Fri, 21 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +0200 561353 1597744710 1597960800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000890162_resized_infrastructureaecomfadzainyamasve08201022.jpg FADZAI NYAMASVE The industry cannot afford to wait for the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic to subside 511 287 Sustainable solutions needed to build economy https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sustainable-solutions-needed-to-build-economy-2020-08-21 Halima Frost Consulting Engineers Fri, 21 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +0200 561354 1597744782 1597960800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000890166_resized_infrastructurecesachriscampbell08201022.jpg CHRIS CAMPBELL Explains that it makes sense to use private-sector capacity on a good governance model basis 511 287 Noncarbon future epitomises ideal energy mix https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/non-carbon-future-epitomises-ideal-energy-mix-2020-08-21 Mamaili Mamaila Consulting Engineers Fri, 21 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +0200 550427 1597746389 1597960800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000866111_resized_energystoragejamestrudeau5x5hc300dpi1004201022.jpg JAMES TRUDEAU It is “very critical” that Eskom increases its energy storage capacities to support a more diversified energy portfolio 511 287 Focus set on intellectual support services https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-focusing-on-intellectual-support-services-2020-08-14 Cameron Mackay Consulting Engineers Fri, 14 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +0200 560718 1597238076 1597356000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Zutari recognised as the best in Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/zutari-recognised-as-the-best-in-africa-2020-08-11 Marleny Arnoldi CONSULTING ENGINEERS Wed, 12 Aug 2020 04:00:00 +0200 561724 1597159109 1597197600 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000891160_resized_drgustavrohdeceozutari1022.jpg Zutari CEO Dr Gustav Rohde 511 287 Use of integration platforms increases in sector https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/use-of-integration-platforms-increases-in-sector-2020-07-24 Halima Frost Consulting Engineers Fri, 24 Jul 2020 00:00:00 +0200 558842 1595321748 1595541600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000884567_resized_projectmanagementunipretoria1022.jpg TECH TAKE-UP Lockdown regulations have forced organisations to take up collaborative tools and integrated platforms 511 287 Post-lockdown solution offered https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/alliance-offers-post-lockdown-solution-2020-07-24 Halima Frost Consulting Engineers Fri, 24 Jul 2020 00:00:00 +0200 558841 1595322462 1595541600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000884563_resized_projectmanagementintegrated1022.jpg RETURN JOURNEY The team has fine-tuned a workplace journey tracker that highlights where the company would need to implement safety measures before returning to work 511 287 EPC firm suggests experienced team is key factor https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/epc-firm-suggests-experienced-team-is-key-factor-2020-07-24 Halima Frost Consulting Engineers Fri, 24 Jul 2020 00:00:00 +0200 558915 1595585649 1595541600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000884751_resized_projectmanagementlesedimedupi1022.jpg KEEPING THE LIGHTS ON Having an experienced project management team allows Lesedi Nuclear Services to maintain clients such as State-owned power utility Eskom’s Medupi power station 511 287 New technology offers effective communication https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-blockchain-technology-offers-effective-communication-2020-07-24 Halima Frost Consulting Engineers Fri, 24 Jul 2020 00:00:00 +0200 558840 1595597562 1595541600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000884559_resized_projectmanagementdoshexalexdebruynceo1022.jpg ALEX DE BRUYN Sherlock provides a smart contract management network using blockchain and distributed technology 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/82673_2020-06-26_doshex.mp416358510DoshEx CEO Alex de Bruyn discusses the use of its Sherlock blockchain solution in the project management sector. Camerawork: Halima Frost. Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Recorded: 25.06.2020 DoshEx CEO Alex de Bruyn discusses the use of its Sherlock blockchain solution in the project management sector. Camerawork: Halima Frost. Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Recorded: 25.06.2020 Zutari geared with creative, collaborative approaches for infrastructure-led recovery in Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/zutari-geared-with-creative-collaborative-approaches-for-infrastructure-led-recovery-in-africa-2020-07-21 Marleny Arnoldi SERVICES/CONSTRUCTION Tue, 21 Jul 2020 14:21:00 +0200 559896 1595338366 1595334060 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000886935_resized_marleny.jpg Zutari CEO Gustav Rohde 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/82761_2020-07-21_zutari.mp480787368Zutari CEO Gustav Rohde discusses the new company's Africa-centric approach Zutari CEO Gustav Rohde discusses the new company's Africa-centric approach Noise, acoustic standards and testing can boost industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/noise-acoustic-standards-and-testing-can-boost-industry-2020-07-01 Cameron Mackay Consulting Engineers Fri, 17 Jul 2020 00:00:00 +0200 558124 1594974371 1594936800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000883683_resized_excavationnoisemeasureementsuct0620201022.jpg NOISE DEFENDERS Machoy places significant importance on the role of acoustics and acoustic engineers, advertises in journals and liaises with environmental practitioners throughout Africa 511 287 CESA supporting municipalities to improve service delivery, spending https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cesa-supporting-municipalities-to-improve-service-delivery-spending-2020-07-15 Tasneem Bulbulia CONSULTING Wed, 15 Jul 2020 13:12:00 +0200 559379 1594815089 1594811520 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0