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Sustainable strategy engenders results

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     6th April 2018 Consulting firm Knight Piésold’s sustainable, quality process ethos across the board, from executing projects to implementing transformation, has enabled the company to maintain its competitive advantage amid a currently turbulent consulting engineering industry. Knight Piésold CEO Vishal... 

Nevsun's Timok UZ PFS elevates deposit among best anywhere

By: Henry Lazenby     3rd April 2018 A new prefeasibility study (PFS) on Canadian base metals producer Nevsun Resources’ Timok Upper Zone (UZ) copper/gold project, in Serbia, has confirmed the project as one of the best development-stage copper assets in the world, the company reports. Vancouver-headquartered Nevsun reported last... 

Lesotho Highlands Water Project – Phase II, Lesotho and South Africa

By: Sheila Barradas     19th January 2018 The contract for designing and supervising the construction of the Polihali water transfer tunnel has been awarded. 

LHDA awards Polihali transfer tunnel design contract

By: Schalk Burger     10th January 2018 The Lesotho Highlands Development Authority (LHDA) has awarded the contract to design and supervise the construction of the Polihali water transfer tunnel – the largest of all the Lesotho Highlands Water Project Phase Two (LHWP II) engineering design contracts – to the Metsi a Senqu-Khubelu... 

Gamsberg zinc project a thumbs up for South Africa amid investment slowdown

By: Mia Breytenbach     20th October 2017 Amid low levels of capital project activities in South Africa, the $400-million Gamsberg zinc and lead project, in the Northern Cape, has become the largest mining project under execution in the country. “Commentators have noted that this significant investment in the South African mining... 

Danakali to short-list mining contractors for Colluli

By: Esmarie Iannucci     5th April 2017 Potash developer Danakali has completed the expressions of interest process for mining contractors at its Colluli potash project, in Eritrea, saying the contract tendering process will start shortly. The company received expressions of interest from mining contractors in Australia, South Africa... 

Royal HaskoningDHV Triumphs at 2016 SAICE & SAFCEC National Awards

20th October 2016 Projects of Royal HaskoningDHV came out triumphant once again at the South African Institution of Civil Engineering & South African Federation of Civil Engineering Contractors (SAFCEC) Annual National Awards held at Emperor’s Palace on the 13th October, winning 4 awards in the Technical... 

2016 engineering awards offer glimpse into South African profession's excellence

By: Samantha Herbst     18th August 2016 Creamer Media’s Engineering News was among the organisations and individuals recognised at 2016 Engineering Excellence Awards, hosted by Consulting Engineers South Africa (Cesa) and Aon South Africa in Gauteng on Wednesday night. Engineering News received recognition for Publishing Excellence in... 

Consulting company creates innovative infrastructure solutions

By: Victor Moolman     27th May 2016 Engineers are continuously searching for more creative ways to design and complete infrastructure and other projects, says international engineering and project management consultancy Royal HaskoningDHV, which has in joint venture with Knight Piesold and Naidu Consulting completed the Ashley... 

Kaytech supplies economical solution to Kusile Ash Dump

8th April 2016 Kaytech has played a major economical and environmental role at Kusile Power Station in the Nkangala District of Mpumalanga by supplying huge quantities of its Neoweb and EnviroFix. Kusile is considered to be Eskom’s most advanced coal-fired power plant project to date and once completed, is... 

KZN water pipeline project to be completed by mid-2017

By: Kimberley Smuts     11th December 2015 Plans are on track for Phase 2 of Durban’s Western Aqueduct project, the city’s biggest-ever bulk water pipeline project, with completion expected by mid-2017, confirms eThekwini municipality water and sanitation unit head Ednick Msweli. Phase 1 of the project, which spans 20 km from the Umlaas... 

Northern aqueduct augmentation project, South Africa

By: Sheila Barradas     11th October 2013 The first contract of Durban’s Northern aqueduct augmentation has gone to tender and is expected to be awarded during the fourth quarter of this year. 

First Northern Aqueduct contract out to tender

By: Leandi Kolver     2nd October 2013 The first contract of Durban’s Northern Aqueduct bulk water pipeline project has gone out to tender and is expected to be awarded during the fourth quarter of this year, project manager Martin Bright said on Wednesday. Construction on this first contract of the project was expected to start next... 

Ingula pumped-storage scheme project, on the border between the Free State and KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

By: Sheila Barradas     22nd February 2013 Work on the pumped-storage scheme is progressing well, with the bulk of the initial excavation work completed. 

Ingula advancing toward 2015 completion date despite gradient challenges

7th December 2012 Work on the region’s largest hydropower and tunneling project, currently under construction in the Drakensberg mountain range between Harrismith and Ladysmith, in Kwazulu Natal, is progressing well, with the bulk of the initial excavation work completed, despite the steep gradient presenting a... 


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