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REPLACEMENT OF EXPANSION JOINTS AND BEARINGS OF STRATEGIC BRIDGES IN THE WESTERN CAPE

CLIENT: SANRAL SOC LTD CONSULTING ENGINEERS: MOWANA ENGINEERS (PTY) LTD CONTRACTOR: EMPA STRUCTURES
The Stellenberg-, Swartklip Interchange bridges and the Gouritz River Bridge were completed between the late 1970’s and 1990.  The expansion joints and bearings of these bridges are approaching the end of their service life and require replacement, with difficult access to these structur... read more

CONSTRUCTION OF V&A WATERFRONT CANAL PLAZA

CLIENT: V&A WATERFRONT CONSULTING ENGINEER: MOWANA ENGINEERS (PTY) LTD CONTRACTOR: AMANDLA CONSTRUCTION (PTY) LTD
The 7.6-hectare mixed-use development of the Canal Districts will have a considerable impact on a road system already severely congested, particularly during the afternoon peak period.  The Canal District straddles one of the main entrances into the V&A Waterfront, the extension of Walter S... read more

DESIGN OF PRECAST CONCRETE BRIDGE BEAMS FOR TIPPLER 3 INFRASTRUCTURE UPGRADE AT THE PORT OF SALDANHA BAY

CLIENT: CAPE CONCRETE (PTY) LTD CONSULTING ENGINEER: MOWANA ENGINEERS (PTY) LTD
Transnet SOC Ltd commissioned the construction of a third Iron Ore Tippler (Tippler 3) at the Port of Saldanha Bay, which forms the tail end of their Sishen-Saldanha iron ore railway link.  The construction of the new tippler structure, a bulk iron ore unloading facility, necessitated signific... read more

SANRAL STRATEGIC BRIDGE INSPECTIONS ON THE N2 EASTERN CAPE

CLIENT: SANRAL SOC LTD CONSULTING ENGINEER: MOWANA ENGINEERS (PTY) LTD IN PARTNERSHIP WITH ELEMENT CONSULTING ENGINEERS (PTY) LTD
Mowana Engineers, in partnership with Element Consulting Engineers, were appointed by SANRAL SOC Ltd to visually inspect and report on several strategic bridges located on the N2 route between Nature’s Valley and Jeffrey’s Bay. This route through the Eastern Cape is characterised by indi... read more

INDEPENDENT ANALYSIS OF THE STERKSPRUIT VIADUCT BRIDGES ON THE N3

CLIENT: BVi CONSULTING ENGINEERS (PTY) LTD CONSULTING ENGINEER: MOWANA ENGINEERS (PTY) LTD
BVi Consulting Engineers (Pty) Ltd was appointed by the South African National Roads Agency SOC Limited (SANRAL) to provide consulting engineering services for the detailed design and construction monitoring of the realignment of National Route 3, Section 2 from Key Ridge (km 2.8) to Hammarsdale (km... read more

Upgrading of the R573 (Moloto Road) between Moteti and Marble Hall for safety and capacity purposes

Client: SANRAL SOC Ltd Consulting Engineers: LEO Consulting in partnership with Mowana Engineers
The Moloto Road (R573), between Pretoria and Marble Hall, is notorious for serious and fatal accidents and has earned the title “Road of Death”.  The Leo/Mowana partnership was appointed by SANRAL to provide full engineering services for upgrading the section between Moteti and Marb... read more

EMERGENCY REPLACEMENT OF THE SISHEN-SALDANHA RAIL BRIDGE B31 NEAR VREDENDAL

CLIENT: TRANSNET FREIGHT RAIL CONSULTANT: MOWANA ENGINEERS CONTRACTOR: CAPE CONCRETE AND NAMAQUA ENGINEERING
The Sishen-Saldanha railway line is an 861 km long (535 mi) heavy-haul railway line in South Africa connecting the mines near Sishen in the Northern Cape with the Port of Saldanha Bay in the Western Cape, carrying in excess of 40 million tonnes of iron ore annually.   Daily, up to 7 trains... read more

Traffic Accommodation Plan for the transport of wind farm components to Gibson Bay Wind Energy Farm

Client: ALE Heavylift SA (Pty) Ltd Consulting Engineer: Mowana Engineers (Pty) Ltd
Mowana Engineers compiled a Traffic Accommodation Plan for ALE Heavylift for the transport of wind farm components from the Port of Coega to Gibson Bay Wind Energy Farm.  The components included hubs, drivetrains, nacelles and wind blades. Mowana Engineers assessed the proposed routes with reg... read more

Widening of Strand Street: Overhead road sign gantries

Client: ITS Innovative Transport Solutions Consulting Engineer: Mowana Engineers (Pty) Ltd
The widening of Strand Street between the R300 and Tienie Meyer in Kuilsriver, Cape Town necessitated the replacement of two of the existing ground-mounted road signs with overhead road signs to ensure visibility for travelling motorists.  Additionally, two new overhead road sign gantries were ... read more

Traffic Accommodation Alternatives for N7/Darling Road Interchange

CLIENT: Stefanutti Stocks Civils. CONSULTING ENGINEERS: MOWANA ENGINEERS
Stefanutti Stocks approached Mowana Engineers to review the existing accommodation of traffic measures implemented at the N7 interchange with Bokomo Road in Malmesbury.  The project was behind schedule and they required unhindered access at the N7 interchange to construct new bridges over Bokom... read more