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Vacation work for Engineering Students

Engineering students in need of vacation work over the June/July 2022 university holidays are invited to apply for work experience opportunities by completing our application form: Click here to apply:  https://lnkd.in/dmtywBBp

Australian Society of Sugar Cane Technologists Conference 2022

Steve Rosettenstein recently attended the 43rd ASSCT (Australian Society of Sugar Cane Technologists) Conference which was held in Mackay, Australia. The theme this year was “Futureproofing a Resilient Industry” which is a relevant topic not only in the Australian industry but also in the global sugar industry. There were over 300 delegates at the event with [...]

A successful partnership in Brazil

Bosch Engenharia was appointed by Lago Azul Soja e Álcool (LASA) in 2012, to execute the operations, maintenance and technical support contract, for the company’s alcohol distillery, in the State of Goiás, Brazil. At the time of the appointment, the distillery was going through a rehabilitation process and was only able to crush 280 000 [...]

Driftsands collector sewer augmentation project well underway

The Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality appointed Bosch Projects as consulting engineers for the phase two of the Driftsands collector sewer augmentation contract. The subsequent augmentation contract was awarded to HT Pelatona Projects. Bosch Projects successfully implemented the augmentation of the phase one contract, which was constructed by WK Construction and was commissioned in August 2019.  [...]

A new build for Kemin Industries (Gauteng)

Kemin Industries (Pty) Ltd appointed a professional team through Bosch Projects, for the development of a new production facility located on its 5,055 ha property in the 21 Industrial Estate, in Olifantsfontein, Gauteng. The project requirements included: Design and construction of a 6 340m² production building, which includes factory offices, quality control laboratory, workshops and [...]

Fixed Term Contract Mentors Needed!

Bosch Ulwazi was recently endorsed as the first ECSA Certified Training Academy based on our program for the development of multi-disciplinary engineering graduates. With the support of the Bosch Holdings group of companies, Bosch Ulwazi has embarked on a project to offer our services to companies to develop their graduates. We are looking for professionally [...]

Bosch Ulwazi offers new services

Bosch Ulwazi has expanded its offering from training and skills development, to also include consulting engineering and project management services. Bosch Ulwazi an emerging enterprise, with a level 1 BBBEE rating and a majority black ownership profile is currently providing consulting engineering services to clients in both the private and public sectors.  One of Bosch [...]

Bosch Projects continues to work hard to solve the water shortages in Makhanda

Amatola Water, Makana Municipality and Bosch Projects continue to work hard to solve the water shortages in Makhanda, formerly Grahamstown. To combat this problem, a carefully structured three-phased upgrade project of the James Kleynhans Water Treatment Works (WTW) is currently underway and is due for completion by May 2022. Amatola Water was appointed as the [...]

Bosch Projects focusses on building communities in the city of Cape Town

Bosch Projects was appointed by the City of Cape Town Metro to assist with the planning, design and implementation of almost 100 projects, over the last two years. To achieve this mandate, Bosch Projects acted as lead consultant and engineers in a consortium of 23 professional companies, covering 31 building services disciplines. These projects were [...]

Rare earth metals recycling facility set for Pietermaritzburg

Lighting and electronic-waste recycling company, EWaste Africa, appointed Bosch Projects to design a prototype rare earth metals recycling facility in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal. EWaste Africa entered into an agreement with the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) in May 2021, which gives the company exclusive access to the intellectual property, that will allow for the construction of the [...]

Bosch Holdings Celebrating 60 years of Innovation in Engineering

This year marks the 60th anniversary for Bosch Holdings. It is a great achievement to have reached such a significant milestone and we believe that hard work, innovation, authentic people and pursuing excellence in every aspect of our business, have been the key to our success. We know our founders would be proud that Bosch [...]

Bosch Holdings and Booker Tate sponsor the International Sugar Organisations 30th anniversary Seminar

The International Sugar Organisations two day seminar is held each year in London in November.  Although not the largest sugar conference in the world, it is nevertheless attended by the greatest number of sugar producing countries of any conference and also attracts senior representatives from a very wide range of companies.  Focusing on a different [...]

Bosch Projects wins at CESA Engineering Excellence Award 2021!

We are proud to announce that Bosch Projects were the joint winners in the CESA Aon Engineering Excellence Awards for the UCL 175 TCH Factory expansion project, in the category of projects valued at between R50 & R250 million. Bosch Projects was appointed by UCL Company (Pty) Ltd in February 2020, to undertake three major projects [...]

Underground Utility Detection in the Kwa-Zulu Natal Midlands

Our Bosch Munitech team were recently appointed to clarify the depth and dimensions of a newly installed Earth mat for a Raw water pump station in the Kwa-Zulu Natal Midlands. An earthing mat helps in the protection against a faulty electrical current. These mats are mostly used in places where large fault currents are experienced. The [...]

Specialist utility management services ensure a better life for all

Publication:  First Africa Guide - 19 October 2021 Bosch Munitech provides specialist utility services, which include underground utility detection, 3D laser scanning and leak detection. “The company’s professional, solutions-driven team works closely with clients to balance sustainable and technical requirements, in both the private and public sectors,” says Keshan Moodley, Director, Bosch Munitech. The company’s [...]

Infrastructure upgrades for eThekwini municipality

Publication: Engineering News - 10 September 2021 Consulting engineers Bosch Projects and financial institution Bosch Capital – members of the Bosch Holdings group of companies – work closely with municipalities nationally to assist with upgrading infrastructure. In a recent project, the Bosch Projects and Bosch Capital team completed conceptual wastewater feasibility studies and financial modelling [...]

Bosch Projects completes the worlds first diffuser widening project!

Bosch Projects increases throughput through the first chainless diffuser (originally designed and supplied by Bosch Projects) by widening the diffuser by 1m. This was a world first diffuser widening project which was made possible by the chainless, modular design. The time-lapse video indicates the relative ease of expanding this uniquely designed diffuser. Bosch Projects has supplied [...]

Bosch Ulwazi certified as an official ECSA training academy!

We are really proud to announce that Bosch Ulwazi has been endorsed through the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA) as a Certified Training Academy! This initiative was a direct response to the Stakeholders concerns and ECSA has taken proactive steps to rectify the lack of support regarding skills development of engineering practitioners ranging from [...]

Water Institute of Southern Africa award

Mohammed Vawda, who is the technical director/divisional manager for the water division at Bosch Projects has been awarded Senior Fellow Membership of the Water Institute of Southern Africa (WISA). The award is for the dedication and support Mohammed has shown the water sector throughout his career.  Mohammed has 32 years’ experience in this sector and [...]

3D scanning is key in Construction says the Bosch Munitech team

3D laser scanning is becoming vital to all aspects of the construction lifecycle. Firstly, in many instances as-build drawings are outdated or even non-existent hence having 3D Scanning done will be the initial step in understanding what infrastructure is presently available. Then having this 3D scan data from site imported into design software will facilitate [...]

Bosch Holdings Durban office is moving!

From the 19th July 2021, Bosch Holdings Durban office will be in their new location: 23A Flanders Drive, Mount Edgecombe, Durban. New office space - same exceptional service.

Celebrating 60 years of Engineering Excellence

This year represents a major milestone for Bosch Holdings as we celebrate our 60 year anniversary. There are very few companies that can claim this honour and we are all very proud to be a part of a business with such a long and distinguished history. Over the years we have done exceptionally well in [...]

Bosch Munitech scans container ship for Turkish client

Tecnor, a company that specialises in ship design and marine engineering who are based in Turkey, approached Bosch Munitech to undertake 3D scanning services for a container ship that had ported in Durban Harbour.  The  team boarded the vessel and commenced scanning areas in the ship for the proposed Ballast Tank Water Treatment System installation. [...]

New Managing Director for Bosch East Africa

We would like to congratulate John Kithinji who has recently been appointed as Managing Director for Bosch East Africa. John is a BSc. Graduate of the University of Nairobi and is a registered consulting and professional engineer with the Engineers Board of Kenya.  He joined Bosch East Africa in April 2018 and his experience covers [...]

Bosch Projects successfully completes diffuser expansion project

Bosch Projects recently completed a successful diffuser expansion project as part of the UCL 175 TCH factory expansion project.  The project team carried out the design, supply, project management, construction management, installation and commissioning of the diffuser widening project. The entire side structure, troughs/trays, the majority of all piping and ancillaries such as the kicker [...]

Bosch Holdings celebrates 60 years of engineering excellence

From the beginning, we have been working hard to change lives through innovative engineering and delivering unique solutions.  Having successfully completed over 1000 projects, designed more than 20 pieces of equipment and are locally present in 10 offices, in 4 countries across the globe.  We have become the preferred service provider to many of our [...]

Bosch Projects creates new augmented reality app

In August 2020 we were awarded the opportunity to undertake a complex brownfield project, in which there was a need for more efficient and accurate communication of design intent to the construction team on site.  To answer this need, the Bosch Projects deployed a custom-built Augmented Reality app we built in-house that allowed the team [...]

Bosch Projects receives Golden Arrow Award

We are pleased to announce that Bosch Projects have received the golden arrow award for Project Management at the recent PMR Africa awards ceremony which took place at the Royal Johannesburg Golf Club.  Our regional director for Gauteng, Gert Fourie accepted the award on behalf of the company.  Well done to the team, this is [...]

Water conservation project in the Eastern Cape

PrintFriendlyBosch Munitech were appointed by the Eastern Cape Municipality to undertake a Water conservation and demand management project. One of the objectives of this project was to replace all water meters within the towns of Somerset East, Pearston and Cookhouse of which Geographical Information Systems (GIS) was pivotal for the facilitation of this process. Using […]

Volumetric calculations done for two raw sugar warehouses in KZN

Bosch Munitech’s scanning team as well as Bosch Project’s design team collaborated in undertaking volumetric calculations at the two raw sugar storage warehouses at Tongaat Hulett Refinery. Due to the complex nature of the holding structures, a 3D model of these warehouses had to be created using the available drawings that was supplied to the [...]

New spiller for the efficient handling of sugarcane is set to assist small-scale sugar farmers in KZN

Bosch Holdings was appointed as the consulting engineers for the design and project management of a new cane transloading station in Mkuze, after the completion of a feasibility study. The new facility will assist small-scale sugarcane farmers in Makhathini region, on the North Coast of KwaZulu-Natal. The new rail side facility incorporates the design and [...]

Bosch Munitech scans iconic SA Sugar Terminals

PrintFriendlyBosch Munitech recently received an appointment for 3D Scanning services at the iconic SA Sugar Terminals in Durban.  These huge bulk sugar storage silos, have a particular relevance in Bosch Holdings history as being the project that successfully launched the company. The design was noted with great interest in the Sugar Industry around the world. […]

Bosch Munitech consults with eMalahleni local municipality on improving waste management services

PrintFriendlyThe Bosch Munitech team recently consulted with the eMalahleni local municipality in Mpumalanga to assess ways in which the level of waste management services could be improved within their municipal area. The assessment was compiled using the public comparator model as well as an alternate external model. The public comparator model includes all waste management […]

The new Dell Rugged Extreme Tablet 7220 arrives!

PrintFriendlyWe have just received our new Dell Rugged Extreme Tablet 7220 and have loaded the dedicated Faro Scene software license onto it. This tablet was launched in October 2019, making it the latest technology on the market and one of the most advanced rugged tablets available.  It has a unique design with two batteries which […]

Bosch Munitech undertakes a Solid Waste Management Assessment for Local Municipality

PrintFriendly Bosch Munitech recently undertook a solid waste management assessment for Steve Tshwete Local Municipality.  This study was aimed at improving the efficiency of waste management services offered within the municipal.  The Bosch Munitech team provided a compilation of detailed analysis of various social, scientific and technical models.  These included status quo analysis, public participation […]

Bosch Holdings takes delivery of the new Faro S150 laser scanner

PrintFriendlyBosch Holdings has just taken delivery of our new laser scanner – the Faro S150 Plus. This scanner is one of the fastest scanners on the market with the ability to capture 2 million points per second at full range of 150m. It’s also the first of its kind in SA. The S150 Plus scans […]

New installation for Mapleton pump station

PrintFriendly Bosch Munitech has recently been appointed to design, manufacture, supply and install two new 900kW, 11kV electrical squirrel cage motors for the Mapleton pump station. The new installation is part of the minor works program and the scope of work includes electrical, automation and mechanical installation. The Mapleton pump station receives it RAW water […]

Bosch Munitech expands Underground Services Location to the Western Cape

PrintFriendly After the successful launch of its Underground Services Location (USL) offering into the Gauteng market in 2015, Bosch Munitech is pleased to announce the further expansion of this service into the Western Cape. Working from its offices in Cape Town, Bosch Munitech is now in a position to provide a quality, cost effective USL […]

Bosch Munitech Maintains eThekwini’s Water Pump Stations

PrintFriendly Bosch Munitech has commenced work on its recent eThekwini Water and Sanitation (EWS) appointment for the mechanical and electrical servicing, ad hoc repair and refurbishment of water pump stations, water treatment works and miscellaneous plants. The 36 month appointment commenced in September 2015 and encompasses 135 water pump stations. Bosch Munitech’s role is to […]

Bosch Munitech and EWS Ensure Environmental Protection

PrintFriendly As part of its appointment by eThekwini Water and Sanitation (EWS) for the mechanical and electrical maintenance of wastewater infrastructure in the western area of the municipality, Bosch Munitech was recently called upon to replace a Motor Control Centre (MCC) panel at the Umhlatuzana Inlet Wastewater Pump Station. Bosch Munitech was tasked with building […]

SAIPPA – Engineering News latest on Bronkhorstspruit Biogas Plant

PrintFriendly Extract from the article in the Engineering News: After several years of navigating project-threatening red tape and currency fluctuations, the 4.4 MW Bronkhorstspruit biogas power plant, which will supply clean energy to a leading automotive manufacturer in Gauteng, is expected to enter production before June. Continue reading…  

Enterprise Development Breakfast

PrintFriendly Bosch Ulwazi hosted the first Enterprise Development Breakfast on 27th November 2014. The event is envisaged to become an annual event and to be aligned with Global Entrepreneurship week. The aim of the event was to honour Corporate and SMME companies that participated in the Enterprise Development Programme for 2014, and also to expose […]

The 2014 Annual Engineering Job Shadowing Initiative

PrintFriendly “A Day in the life of a Consulting Engineer” A work experience day, aligned with the CESA National Job Shadow Initiative, was organised on 24 July 2014 at Bosch Holdings Head Office in Durban. Bosch Stemele, Bosch Projects, Bosch Ulwazi and Bosch Munitech hosted the event which informed scholars about the multi‑disciplinary Consulting Engineering industry. […]