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Aurecon achieves six PMR accolades

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03 March 2011 - Awarded six accolades in the PMR annual national survey on consulting engineers in South Africa, Aurecon once again excelled across a number of categories.

PMR is a respected South African management journal which conducts annual interviews with 125 key decision-makers and professionals from within the built environment industry. The respondents rated consulting engineers across a range of nine attributes, namely:

  • Accommodating client changes/requirements
  • Competitive pricing
  • Co-operation with client
  • Expertise
  • Problem solving
  • Quality of workmanship
  • Reliability
  • Responsiveness
  • Timeous completion

The ratings, which are based on the perceptions of the respondents, are published according to the following engineering sectors: Civil Consulting Engineers; Structural Consulting Engineers; Combined Civil and Structural Consulting Engineers; Electrical Consulting Engineers; Mechanical Consulting Engineers; Combined Electrical and Mechanical Consulting Engineers.

“These are a very good measure of the group’s reputation and acknowledgement in industry,” comments Gustav Rohde, Aurecon Chief Executive Africa – Middle East. He goes on to say that “Of particular significance is the fact that although Aurecon is a multidisciplinary group, we achieved accolades in each of the six sectors. This is indicative of our depth of skill and ability to deliver excellence in each one of these.”

A summary of Aurecon’s awards (in the category ‘companies with more than 400 employees’) appears below:

Diamond Arrow Award (highest rating)

  • Engineering Sector: Civil Consulting Engineers

Golden Arrow Awards

  • Engineering Sector: Structural Consulting Engineers
  • Engineering Sector: Combined Civil and Structural Consulting Engineers
  • Engineering Sector: Electrical Consulting Engineers
  • Engineering Sector: Combined Electrical and Mechanical Consulting Engineers

Silver Arrow Award

  • Engineering Sector: Mechanical Consulting Engineers

“These accolades confirm that our approach is succeeding in delivering value for our clients. Our business model focuses on establishing our clients’ definition of success and tailoring the best Aurecon team across sectors, expertise and geographies to engineer that success. Our international expertise places us in a unique position to advise clients on solutions which are both globally competitive and locally relevant,” comments Rohde.

“This is greatly encouraging and motivates our team to continue ensuring our clients experience excellence with Aurecon” he added.

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