Archive for October, 2018
24
Oct
2018

2018 Annual Engineer-in-training Conference

The 2018 annual Engineer-in-training (EIT)conference was recently held in Durban. This conference is the highlight of the calendar, for all our engineers and technicians from across Bosch Holdings, who are enrolled in the in-house EIT candidacy programme towards professional registration.  This event provides an interactive platform for graduates to showcase the skills and knowledge they…

22
Oct
2018

Bosch Projects receives commendation at Engineering Excellence Awards

Bosch Projects was awarded a commendation at the 2017 CESA/AON Engineering Excellence Awards for its role in special maintenance of the PE Bypass, which passes through the city of Port Elizabeth, forming the backbone of intraurban transport. The prestigious award was a great boost for the Bosch Projects team, who has a passion for excellence,…

21
Oct
2018
Civil and Structural engineers

Bosch Projects East London appointed as civil and structural engineers for challenging project

Econ Holding Properties (EHP), represented by Ms Nothemba Mlonzi, appointed Bosch Projects as civil and structural engineers for the construction of a R47.5 million building in Lusikisiki, Eastern Cape. The initial scope of the project involved construction of 2 651m2 of gross building area, for offices and retail letting. Most of the building is intended…

20
Oct
2018
Community-based projest

Bosch Projects wins SAICE Durban branch award for its role in a recent community uplifting project

The eThekwini Municipality’s ‘Provision of Water and Sanitation to Informal Settlements Project’was awarded the 2018 SAICE Durban Branch Award for the ‘Most Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement’ in the category of community-based projects. Bosch Projects is 1 of 4 design consultants to provide professional engineering and construction supervision services to the eThekwini Municipality, for the delivery…

19
Oct
2018
Crop monitoring

Booker Tate embraces App technology for crop monitoring

Booker Tate is currently working on a 4-year (2016-2020) project to develop a phone-based App for crop monitoring in sugarcane and wheat. The Mexican Crop Observation, Management and Production Analysis Services System (COMPASS) project aims to help farmers in Mexico to improve their systems of crop management, to increase yields and to improve profitability. This…

18
Oct
2018
the installation of 2 continuous vertical crystallisers

Bosch Projects overcomes challenging brown field installation of 2 Continuous Vertical Crystallisers

The installation of 2 continuous vertical crystallisers (CVC) were completed earlier this year by Bosch Projects at Umfolozi Sugar Mill (USM). The CVC project timeline was extremely tight so as not to delay the factories crushing season start and a lot of effort went into achieving this without compromising safety or quality. Both crystallisers comprise…

18
Oct
2018
the town of Makhanda

Innovative Solution for Makhanda Water Crisis

Water crisis experienced by the town of Makhanda, previously known as Grahamstown, is being resolved after being affected for many years by water shortages and no water at all in some areas, for days at a time. To solve this crisis, Amatola Water was appointed as the implementing agent, with Bosch Projects as the consultant,…

18
Oct
2018
Social housing project

Energy efficient design for social housing

Bosch Projects was appointed by Johannesburg Social Housing Company (JOSHCO) as the electrical and mechanical consulting engineers for the 133 Albert Street Social Housing Project in Johannesburg. The focus of this project – which utilises energy efficient designs – was to create quality public social housing, that complies with all legislative requirements and provides the…

17
Oct
2018

Bosch Projects, proud partner in the expansion for Sumitomo Rubber SA

Bosch Projects is proud to have played a critical role in the upgrade of the Sumitomo Rubber South Africa (SRSA) tyre factory in Ladysmith, KZN. SRSA, which acquired the manufacturing and distribution license for Dunlop tyres in 2013, embarked on these much needed modernisation and upgrade projects at the Ladysmith manufacturing facility in 2014, to…

16
Oct
2018
Structural engineering

Bosch East Africa expands to offer more services

Bosch East Africa Consulting Engineers (Kenya) has extended its mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) services to include civil and structural engineering services to further extend its footprint in Africa. The company’s civil engineering consultancy services now also include the design and construction supervision of bulk earthworks, roads, stormwater structures, dams, water and wastewater treatment plants,…

15
Oct
2018
National youth fund

Bosch Capital on a growth path

Following changes that took place in 2017 with the appointment of the new MD, the Bosch Capital team has grown further in 2018 with Prudence Chauke coming on board as Administrator. With the addition of an Administrator to the team, Bosch Capital is able to efficiently address client queries, arrange client appointments, speaking engagements of…

14
Oct
2018
Young professionals

Bosch Holdings 2018 Young Engineer of the Year attends FIDIC Conference in Germany

In September Loyiso Morrison completed the FIDIC Young Professionals Management Training Programme (YPMTP) in Berlin, Germany. He took part in this global programme by webinar in a virtual classroom over 6 months. It culminated in a leadership workshop and a completion ceremony as part of the FIDIC conference, where he and his peers received certificates….

13
Oct
2018

Bosch Munitech’s Underground Services Location: from humble beginnings to international excellence

Solutions driven utility management is at the core of Bosch Munitech and the company has always striven to achieve excellence and expand its services within this environment. In 2011, before underground services location (USL) was a formal service offering, Bosch Munitech was approached by a bulk water supplier to locate and map buried utilities along…

12
Oct
2018
Metropolitan municipalities in Gauteng

Bosch Projects powers up the Phomolong district

With the rapid growth rate of the City of Ekurhuleni (CoE) – which is 1 of 3 metropolitan municipalities in Gauteng – there is an urgent need for expansion of the electrical network, to adequately meet required demand. The CoE master-plan has established the need to build an 88 kV/11 kV substation in the Phomolong…

11
Oct
2018
Sweet success

Bosch Engenharia marks 10 years of sweet success

The doors of Bosch Projects do Brasil Ltda were opened on 30th January 2008 in Piracicaba, São Paolo state. As a member of the Bosch Holdings group of companies, the business was later renamed Bosch Engenharia in 2011, in line with the group wide Bosch “rebrand”. Bosch Engenharia provides multidisciplinary engineering and project services in…

05
Oct
2018
national skills upliftment programmes

Paving the way forward for unemployed youth in the Eastern Cape.

Bosch Ulwazi’s national skills upliftment programmes assist youth from disadvantaged communities to further their education and find meaningful employment close to home. One such programme is being offered to 410 unemployed young people in Peddie, a rural town near East London in the Eastern Cape and in uMshwathi in KwaZulu-Natal. The programme is a partnership…

01
Oct
2018
FIDIC

Bosch Holdings attends FIDIC in Germany

The annual International Federation of Consulting Engineers (FIDIC) International Infrastructure conference was held in Berlin, Germany from 9th to 11th September 2018.  With a focus on mobility and smart infrastructure, presentations and panel discussions focused on the future of infrastructure demand and development, the impacts of digital technology in the smart context, urban connectivity and…

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