Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital
The existing hospital facilities restructure upgrades program.
“What makes our Company one of the best engineering companies in the country is our determination
to ensure we do not compromise the excellence of the product we deliver to our clients.
More importantly, we aim to do this by ensuring a healthy working environment for our employees and by playing
a leading role in the training of professionals to cater for the accelerating growth of the engineering sector.”
Blue Quartz International Consulting Engineers and Project Managers was appointed by the Gauteng Department of Infrastructure for the Roads improvement in the Soweto Region. The project was an Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP), which focuses on skills development. It is one of overnment's programmes aimed at alleviating poverty and provide income through temporary work for the unemployed.
Sun International has an existing timeshare facility called the Sun City Vacation Club situated immediately behind The Palace Hotel. The demand for the timeshare units prompted a development of an additional 148 units scheduled to be ready for the 2005 festive season. The units were constructed in two phases (phase 1 -134 units and phase 2-14 units). The units are self catering and have an attractive existing infrastructure against the backdrop of the Pilanesberg Mountains. Modern finishes and outdoor amenities make the facility extremely popular.
The Air Cargo building is a 12000m2 warehouse facility. Air freight is handled into and from the building, which facilitates speedy loading of planes on the one side and on the other side of the building an extensive loading area gives quick access to Cape Town’s road network.
The civil engineering work was treated as a separate contract and in this manner vast lead time was gained in the letting of rental space and consolidating cash flow before the builder moved onto site.
The decentralization of businesses from the Cape Town CBD offered an opportunity for this office park development. The site is adjacent to the Kenilworth Shopping Centre and borders the Kenilworth Racecourse. The location offers easy access to the highway and main transport routes to Claremont and Wynberg.
The office park was constructed in phases with a final outcome of five separate buildings totaling some 6500m2.
The project involved the principle inspections of 22 bridges in the Cape Peninsula and Mpumalanga. These included railway bridges, road-over-road, road-over-rail, road-overcanal and culverts. The purpose of the inventory was to update the database systems of the respective clients and to ascertain the state of the bridges and prioritise any repair work. All this work had to be done to a prescribed format.