Projects

Projects in South Africa

Projects by location - South Africa projects

Fibre roll-out programme

Dark Fibre Africa is rapidly laying fibre optic cables throughout South Africa and Aurecon is responsible for the planning, designing and implementation of the project.

Markets: Data & Telecommunications, Fixed systems

Expertise: Environment & planning

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Nelson Mandela Bay Transport Operations Centre

In preparation for, and during, the 2010 FIFA World Cup event, Aurecon was tasked with the design, implementation, training, staffing, operation and maintenance of the Nelson Mandela Bay Metropolitan Municipality (NMBMM) Transport Operations Centre (TOC).

Markets: Data & Telecommunications, Data centres

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Bethlehem Hydro Project

Aurecon was appointed to undertake the detailed design and project management duties for two mini hydro stations as part of the Bethlehem Hydro Project.

Markets: Water, Energy, Renewable energy, Power generation

Expertise: Environment & planning, Project management, Power generation, Dams

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Stortemelk Hydropower Project

The Stortemelk hydropower project is the implementation of one of the three projects included in the Botterkloof and Merino II feasibility study by Aurecon for Stortemelk Hydro (Pty) Ltd, with NuPlanet as the project developers.

Markets: Energy, Water

Expertise: Power generation, Dams, Project management

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Gauteng Department of Health Asset Management

Aurecon was engaged by the Gauteng Department of Health to provide various asset management services, including full life-cycle assessments, to determine the repair and maintenance requirements for all health facilities in the Province.

Markets: Government, Health

Expertise: Environment & planning

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Human settlement development, Western Cape

Aurecon was responsible for all the project management, consulting civil and structural engineering as well as the community liaison, dispute resolution and subsidy application administration for the resulting integrated human settlement development for the City of Mossel Bay.

Markets: Government

Expertise: Infrastructure advisory

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Ultra-thin Reinforced Concrete Project

The Gauteng Department of Public Transport, Roads and Works (GDPTRW), in partnership with the City of Tshwane, and Council for Science and Industrial Research, initiated the Ultra-thin Reinforced Concrete Pavement (UTRCP) project to address the growing demand for street resurfacing in a number of previously disadvantaged townships.

Markets: Transport, Government, Construction

Expertise: Environment & planning, Roads & transport networks

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University of South Africa

The first phase of construction at the University of South Africa’s (UNISA) Muckleneuk campus began in the early 1970s, while the Sunnyside campus was obtained in the 1980s.

Markets: Construction, Government, Property

Expertise: Environment & planning

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44 on Grand Central, Gauteng

Aurecon was commissioned to provide sustainable development guidance to the 44 on Grand Central project team and to manage the achievement of a 4-Star Green Star SA – Office Design v1 rating.

Markets: Property

Expertise: Building design, Environment & planning

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ABSA Towers North

Although Johannesburg's CBD isn’t a conventional location for environmentally friendly design, the towers demonstrate an exemplary commitment to sustainability through the resources which were conserved during the design, construction and operation phases.

Markets: Commercial office buildings, Construction, Property

Expertise: Environment & planning

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Atholl Towers

Aurecon provided Environmentally Sustainable Design (ESD) services for the Atholl Towers office development in South Africa.

Markets: Property, Commercial office buildings

Expertise: Building design

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Coca Cola Production Facility

The new Coca-Cola production facility in Gotche Street, Bloemfontein, was designed to replace the existing, outdated facility in order to accommodate the growing demand for Coca-Cola products throughout South Africa.

Markets: Property, Light Industrial, Construction

Expertise: Water & wastewater treatment

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Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO)

The DIRCO project was a flagship Public-Private Partnership contract which showcased Aurecon’s engineering capabilities. The outcome is a landmark building that is a fitting emblem of South Africa’s new democracy and successfully provided the Department of International Relations and Cooperation with a ‘home’ in which to enact its vision.

Markets: Property, Commercial office buildings

Expertise: Building design

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Kirstenhof Office Park

Growthpoint appointed Aurecon as the Environmentally Sustainable Design consultant for the 3 837 m² multi-tenanted office park refurbishment.

Markets: Property, Commercial office buildings

Expertise: Building design, Environment & planning

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Leopard Creek Golf Estate

The development of Leopard Creek Golf Estate in Malelane, South Africa, involved a full spectrum of civil, electrical, electronic and structural engineering design, including geotechnical investigations.

Markets: Property, Sports & leisure, Construction

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Nedbank Phase II

Nedbank’s head office in Sandton, Johannesburg, is owned and was developed by Nedbank Limited, who enlisted Aurecon as mechanical engineers for this innovative project – one that is pioneering in terms of sustainable building in South Africa.

Markets: Property, Commercial office buildings

Expertise: Building design

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Nedbank Phase I

Completed in December 2010, the Nedbank Ridgeside Office Block is approximately 6 500 square metres, consisting of a four-storey office block and a three-level super basement.

Markets: Property, Commercial office buildings, Water

Expertise: Water resources management

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The Peter Mokaba Sporting Complex

South Africa played host to the 2010 FIFA World Cup™. This was the first time this premier sporting event on the international calendar had been held on the African continent.

Markets: Property, Sports & leisure, Construction

Expertise: Sports & entertainment

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"The Towers"

Aurecon demonstrated the effectiveness of BIM technology when appointed as structural engineer on “The Towers” redevelopment project in Cape Town, South Africa.

Markets: Building information modelling (BIM) for Built Environment, Property, Commercial office buildings

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Two Oceans Aquarium, Western Cape

Aurecon was appointed as the structural, civil and wet services engineer on a new large-scale exhibit as well as the complete refurbishment of the two main exhibits at the Two Oceans Aquarium.

Markets: Property

Expertise: Building design

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Woolworths Distribution Centre

Aurecon was engaged to design a Woolworth’s distribution centre in Midrand, Gauteng, to serve its network of stores in that region and replace five separate distribution centres to maximise efficiency.

Markets: Manufacturing, Property, Light Industrial

Expertise: Environment & planning

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Zevenwacht Mall

Aurecon completed the structural engineering design for Zevenwacht Mall in Kuilsrivier, Western Cape.

Markets: Property, Residential, Construction

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ASA Chrome Beneficiation Plant

Aurecon formed part of a joint venture to deliver the ASA Chrome Beneficiation Plant through a modified engineering, procurement and construction project.

Markets: Manufacturing, Construction

Expertise: Project management

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The Ore Line Expansion Project FEL-2

The Ore Line Expansion Project is being undertaken to determine viable strategies to expand the throughput capacity of the ore line from 60 Mtpa to over 100 Mtpa.

Markets: Resources , Transport

Expertise: Bulk transport, Ports & marine, Rail & mass transit

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Bayhead Road Upgrade

Aurecon project managed and supervised the construction of 2 100 m of dual carriageway road and associated infrastructure.

Markets: Transport

Expertise: Roads & transport networks

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Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project

The Gauteng Province experienced exponential growth in terms of its housing, office, retail and industrial needs over the past 10 years. Government has taken a decision to implement infrastructure projects aimed at increasing the capacity of the roads infrastructure.

Markets: Transport, Government

Expertise: Project management, Roads & transport networks

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Gautrain Rapid Rail Link

The Gautrain Rapid Rail Link is a state-of-the-art dedicated light rail line between Johannesburg, Pretoria and O.R. Tambo International Airport, supporting a fast transit system capable of operating at 160 km/h.

Markets: Transport

Expertise: Rail & mass transit

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Granger Bay Boulevard and Green Point Traffic Circle

Aurecon was appointed by the City of Cape Town for the design and construction supervision of the Granger Bay Boulevard and Green Point Traffic Circle which now provide effective access for vehicles and pedestrians to the Green Point Stadium and the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront.

Markets: Transport, Urban transport

Expertise: Roads & transport networks

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KwaMashu Interchange

The original KwaMashu interchange carried high volumes of traffic in all directions, resulting in extreme congestion throughout the day, with queue back-up extending onto the N2 northbound carriageway for several kilometres.

Markets: Transport

Expertise: Roads & transport networks

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Upgrade of the N2 between Tsitsikamma and Witelsbos

A unique commitment to minimising impact on the environment underpinned all work completed during the recent upgrade of the N2 between Tsitsikamma and Witelsbos. The 14 km section of this strategic and scenic National Road through South Africa’s Garden Route was the final section to be upgraded to Toll Road standards. The scope of work included the widening of the road to accommodate wider lanes and shoulders, as well as flattening the horizontal planes to increase visibility.

Markets: Transport, Government

Expertise: Environment & planning, Roads & transport networks

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Transport Management Centre

Aurecon played a key role in enabling a R130-million Transport Management Centre (TMC) in Cape Town, completed for the 2010 FIFA World Cup.

Markets: Transport, Data & Telecommunications, Urban transport, Government

Expertise: Expertise, Environment & planning

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Algoa Reconciliation Study

Aurecon was appointed by the DWA to undertake the Algoa Reconciliation Study in the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality (NMBM) and the Coega Industrial Development Zone.

Markets: Water, Government

Expertise: Environment & planning, Water resources management

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Berg Water Project

The Berg water project was undertaken to augment the water supply of the Western Cape region of South Africa. Aurecon provided extensive management, technical and environmental input to this project.

Markets: Water, Government

Expertise: Water & wastewater treatment, Environment & planning, Project management, Dams, Bulk water

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Mokolo Crocodile Water Augmentation Project

The Mokolo and Crocodile Water Augmentation Project (MCWAP) entails the phased construction of two main bulk raw water transfer systems, as well as associated infrastructure to meet the new power station, mines, and domestic demands.

Markets: Water, Energy, Government, Construction

Expertise: Dams, Project management, Water resources management, Bulk water

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Olifants River Water Resources Development Project Phase 2

The Olifants River Water Resources Development Project is an extensive water resource development project which will supply water for domestic and industrial (mining) use in the Limpopo Province.

Markets: Water, Government

Expertise: Water resources management, Water & wastewater treatment, Project management, Environment & planning

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Oudtshoorn agricultural water feasibility study

Aurecon provided a number of engineering services for this important study, including hydrological studies and water supply system modelling; civil engineering studies of the canals and possible augmentation schemes; and project management.

Markets: Water, Government

Expertise: Water resources management, Project management

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Potsdam Wastewater Treatment Works

Potsdam Wastewater Treatment Works (WWTW) is one of the major treatment works of the City of Cape Town and in 2004 decided to expand its capacity. Aurecon was appointed to carry out the feasibility investigation, preliminary and detail design and implementation of the new extension.

Markets: Water, Government

Expertise: Water & wastewater treatment

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Preekstoel Water Treatment Works

The Overstrand Municipality appointed Aurecon to provide engineering services to increase the water supply and treatment capacity of the Preekstoel Water Treatment Works (WTW).

Markets: Government, Water

Expertise: Water & wastewater treatment

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Vaalharts Irrigation Scheme Study

Aurecon, in joint venture, was tasked with undertaking a feasibility study and compiling a business plan that focused on the rehabilitation and upgrading of the irrigation scheme and agribusiness development in the Vaalharts and Taung areas.

Markets: Water, Government

Expertise: Water resources management, Project management, Environment & planning, Bulk water

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Vlakfontein Canal Upgrade

The Vlakfontein canal transports raw water being pumped from Grootdraai Dam at Standerton, Mpumalanga over a 37 km long distance to the Grootfontein Pump Station.

Markets: Water, Government, Construction

Expertise: Project management, Dams, Water resources management, Bulk water

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