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KEMIN New Build

CLIENT: Kemin Industries (Pty) Ltd

LOCATION: Olifantsfontein, Gauteng

TYPE OF CONTRACT: EPCM Consultants for Civil, Structural, Mechanical (Fire, HVAC and Wet Services) and Electrical Disciplines

Services Provided:

  • Full consulting engineering services
  • Architectural and Quantity Surveying services through specialist sub-consultants
  • 3D modelling of Process Engineering installation
  • Technical advisor for photovoltaic (PV) energy installation
  • Technical advisor for rainwater harvesting and process water storage

Project Scope:

Construction of a new manufacturing facility comprising of a production building, office building, laboratory building and weighbridge within an existing security controlled industrial park.


  • The project site is underlain by dolomite classified in two risk zones, the second of which was avoided when designing the development footprint
  • Production building of 6,340m2
    • Split level with 4m high retaining wall within the building to facilitate production process flow
    • Concrete and steel columns, steel roof
    • Post-tensioned (PT) concrete raft floor designed to allow roof and sides to be enclosed prior to floor construction.
    • PT floor designed for 5m continuous loss of support
  • Office building of 1,400m2 – Two-storey reinforced concrete frame with steel roof
  • Laboratory building of 570m2 – Single storey reinforced concrete frame with steel roof
  • Site layout to facilitate logistics of incoming raw material and outgoing finished goods in various packaging formats and dock-leveller access at various levels / locations
  • All external pipework designed as continuous, butt welded lengths to comply with dolomite risk mitigation requirements
  • 27,000m3 earthworks, including blasting, crushing, removal of unsuitable and pioneer layer construction
  • 17,000m3 of engineered soil mattress
  • 8,500m2 of concrete hardstand
  • 2,700m2 of asphalt surfaced roadways and parking
  • 270m of concrete block retaining wall
  • Guardhouse and waste buildings

Project Value: R 121,350,000.