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Bert Swart

Company secures key projects, locally and abroad

11th August 2006 One of South Africa’s most prominentturnkey refractory and mechanicalspecialists has been awarded contracts for several key industrial and mining projects, both locally and internationally. Dickinson group CEO Trevor Dickinson tells Engineering News that the company strives toremain at the... 

Burners supplied for all applications

11th August 2006 South African combustion-system specialist the Combustion Group (TCG) installs burners of high quality in the furnace industry and represents international agencies within southern Africa, taking on projects from small designs to projects of approximately R11-million. 

Engineering firm pioneers cleanroom technology

4th August 2006 Terrorists threatening to spread deadly viruses and coercing governments for political needs, are no longer only the substance of paperback fiction. 

Work pours in for new engineering firm

4th August 2006 Empowered engineering firm K’Enyuka is proud of its extensive workload, particularly given that the company was only established in February, says MD Mike Symonds. 

Firm takes action to redress skills shortage

4th August 2006 Although the skills shortage is a reality in engineering, construction craft and supervision, this is not unique to South Africa, and is a worldwide problem, according to Fluor SA MD Peter Watts. 

Preparations under way for key 2010 projects

4th August 2006 South African engineering firm UWP is involved in several key infrastructure projects in preparation for the 2010 soccer World Cup, MD,Zulch L 

Industry aligns with government’s growth plan

4th August 2006 Consulting engineering firm Bigen Africa believes that it is well poised to participate in government’s Accelerated and Shared Growth Iniative for South Africa (Asgisa),COO Andre Greyling reports. 

‘Huge investments and govt commitment needed to solve transport problems’

4th August 2006 Government is committed by its National Land Transport Transition Act (NLTTA) to ensuring that South African commuters have access to a reliable, world-class public transport system, says Arup transport economic adviser, Andrew Marsay. 

Local firm wins key water-infrastructure project

4th August 2006 South African engineering firm BKS has been awarded the project coordination contract for the R4,5-billion Olifants River Water Resource Development Project, including the De Hoop dam, on the Steelpoort river. This is a Presidential project which comprises the construction of the De Hoop dam and... 

‘Significant opportunities for growth’

14th July 2006 Several contractors have started declining participation in mining contracts in Africa due to capacity problems, underscoring the fact that there is a high level of activity, not only in Africa, but also globally. 

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