Author: Royal HaskoningDHV

First engineering consultancy in South Africa to achieve level 1 Black Economic Empowerment

19 Oct 2017 Royal HaskoningDHV is proud to announce that the company has attained Level 1 Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) accreditation making it the first engineering consultancy in South Africa to achieve this.  Salani Sithole, Managing Director of Royal HaskoningDHV South Africa states, “Our journey to transforming our organisation to meet Government’s socio-economic development plan for the benefit of all South Africans started over 10 years ago. This journey and our focus on developing a diverse organisation matching our country’s demographics has ultimately led to the attainment of Level 1 B-BBEE.” Inclusive economy In attaining level 1 B-BBEE...

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Saturday Schools in South Africa celebrate 10 years of ‘Investing in education’

17 Oct 2017 Over the past month Royal HaskoningDHV has held celebrations across the country to mark 10 years of investing in education through their Saturday Schools programme. It is said a nation that fails to invest in its youth fails to invest in its future. This was the motivating factor for Royal HaskoningDHV’s Saturday Schools programme in South Africa that was launched in 2007 when the dearth of engineering students became apparent. To date the programme has benefitted more than 1,400 learners. Pauline Makama, CSI Manager at Royal HaskoningDHV South Africa, states, “The aim of our Saturday Schools...

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Royal HaskoningDHV assists key Clients to deliver ports in record time

4 Oct 2017 Royal HaskoningDHV’s key client Olam International Ltd, together with GSEZ Ports partners – the Republic of Gabon and the Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) – started the development of new port facilities in Owendo, Libreville in 2014. The new port facilities are located in the estuary of the Komo river and required a total investment of $500 million. These ultra-modern facilities will support the diversification of the Gabonese economy and will significantly improve the cost of living in the area by reducing transport costs. Royal HaskoningDHV assisted GSEZ drafting the port masterplan, undertaking the feasibility design of...

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