Services

IQhawe Consulting Engineers has developed extensive expertise and experience in the civil / structural engineering and project management fields and is therefore well-placed to undertake all project developmental phases from inception through to commissioning.

IQhawe Consulting Engineersoffers the following services:

Civil Engineering and Infrastructure
Water and Sanitation

  • Water resource planning
  • Master planning of water bulk and distribution systems for rural and urban water supply schemes
  • Hydrology studies of water catchment areas
  • Interpretation of geohydrological studies
  • Water source development inclusive of abstraction infrastructure
  • Bulk water supply schemes including pipelines, pump-stations, reservoirs and water towers
  • Water demand and water loss management systems
  • Regional and local water supply schemes
  • Master planning of sewerage disposal systems
  • Sewerage conveyance systems inclusive of outfall and interceptor sewers
  • Sewer pump stations and rising mains
  • On-site sanitation systems
  • Water and wastewater treatment
  • Planning, design, tender documentation, construction supervision and contract administration for conventional and labour-based contracts for water and sanitation services
Municipal Infrastructure

  • Gravel and surfaced roads
  • Pavement management systems for gravel and surfaced roads
  • Stormwater drainage inclusive of open and piped drainage systems and stormwater detention systems
  • Subsoil drainage systems
  • Sewerage reticulation design
  • Water reticulation design
  • Water demand and water loss management systems
  • Engineering services master planning for structured human settlements
  • Planning, design, tender documentation, construction supervision and contract administration for conventional and labour-intensive contracts for municipal infrastructure
Major Roads and Highways

  • Material surveys, borrow-pit and quarry investigations
  • Assessment of traffic loading and pavement design for flexible and rigid pavement
  • Low and high volume access, district, provincial and national roads
  • Route selection, planning and geometric design
  • Stormwater drainage including side drains, culverts, bridges, cut-off drains, sub-surface drainage, etc.
  • Road safety audits
  • Road Rehabilitation
  • Visual condition surveys and pavement management systems
  • Planning, design, tender documentation, construction supervision and contract administration for conventional and labour-intensive contracts for roads projects
Structural Engineering
  • Multi-storey residential, commercial, institutional and industrial buildings
  • Reinforced concrete design
  • Structural steel design
  • Pre-stressed concrete design
  • Composite structural design
  • Structural masonry and timber design
  • Bridges and culverts
  • Deep foundation design
  • Planning, design, tender documentation, construction supervision and contract administration for conventional and labour-intensive contracts for structural and building projects
Development Management
Project Management

  • Management of housing development
  • Development infrastructure upgrade projects
  • Management of rural and urban community based labour-intensive projects
  • Cost control
  • Management information systems single / multi-disciplinary projects
  • Project facilitation and community empowerment
Green Building Projects

  • Design of projects to Green Building standards.

Projects

  • Matatiele Ward 5 Water Supply
    Preparation of a Technical Report to DWA
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  • Matatiele Ward 7 Water Supply
    Preparation of a Technical Report to DWA
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  • Matatiele Regional Bulk Water Supply
    Detailed design of a 350mm diameter
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Key Personel

Putuma Mbewana
Putuma Mbewana the surviving spouse of the late Mr Lulamile Mbewana, is now the owner and Director of Iqhawe Consulting Engineers...

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