Lafarge: Mapepe Aggregate Plant

WBHO recently secured work with Lafarge Zambia to construct the civil work associated with their new Crusher.

The scope of works consisted of:
  • Terrace (36 000m3) and ramp (19 000m3)
  • Foundations for the Conveyor and secondary crushers
  • Retaining wall of 35m long, 9.2m high and 1.2m thick (320m3 done in three night pours)
  • Cable trench and plinths
  • Water tank base

Contract duration:   July 2013 - January 2014

Contract value: ZAR 15.3 Million 

Client: Lafarge

Contractor: WBHO Construction Zambia Ltd

Location:Chilanga, outside Lusaka, Zambia

Ndola Expansion Project

The Ndola Expansion Project, in Zambia is funded by SAB Miller as part of their investment strategy into Africa. The project is being constructed in two phases at an estimated cost of US$ 27.8 million. The first phase of the project started in March 2012 and was finished in May 2013. The Ukukula Project was awarded thereafter and has been under construction for over 18 months and is close to completion. The phase two works includes 13500m² of Internal Roads, 3500m² for the new Warehouse, the Truck Gate Building and Workshop. The project is creating job opportunities with knowledge transmission and skills development to the Ndola community. Over 726,000 LTI free hours have been achieved from the start of the project to date.

Location:
Zambia, Ndola

Client:
Zambian Breweries (SAB Miller)

Consultants:
Kiran & Musonda 

Contract Duration:
20 Months

Elidz

Elidz
EMPLOYER
East London Industrial Development Zone

CONSULTANT
Osmond Lange Smale and Partners

YEAR COMPLETED
2010

VALUE AT COMPLETION
R450M

LOCATION
South Africa, Eastern Cape, East London

PROJECT TYPE
Industrial Buildings

DESCRIPTION
Automative supplier park buildings

PPRust Workshops

EMPLOYER
Rustenburg Platinum

CONSULTANT
Semane Consulting Engineers

YEAR COMPLETED
2008

VALUE AT COMPLETION
R129M

LOCATION
South Africa, Limpopo, Mokopane

PROJECT TYPE
Industrial Buildings

SCM Warehouse

SCM Warehouse
EMPLOYER
Lexshell 280 (Pty) Ltd

CONSULTANT
Preside Prop.

YEAR COMPLETED
2006

VALUE AT COMPLETION
R102m

LOCATION
South Africa, Gauteng, East Rand

PROJECT TYPE
Industrial Buildings

Nestle Warehouse

EMPLOYER
Nestle SA

CONSULTANT
Osmond Lange

YEAR COMPLETED
2003

VALUE AT COMPLETION
R104M

LOCATION
South Africa, Gauteng, Edenvale

PROJECT TYPE
Industrial Buildings

DESCRIPTION
This 33,000m2 warehouse facility is one of the largest in South Africa. The project includes a 3,000m2 two-storey office block and all associated civil work. This won the tubular structures category award in 2004.

Ibhayi Breweries

EMPLOYER
South African Breweries

CONSULTANT
Arup

YEAR COMPLETED
2000

VALUE AT COMPLETION
R95M

LOCATION
South Africa, Eastern Cape, Port Elizabet

PROJECT TYPE
Industrial Buildings

DESCRIPTION
Situated in Perseverance Industrial area 19km north of Port Elizabeth this brewery produces 750ml (quart) bottles for five SAB popular brands. The design and construction program of 18 months was extremely tight but the original target was met.

Alrode Tank Farm

EMPLOYER
South African Breweries

CONSULTANT
South African Breweries

YEAR COMPLETED
1994

VALUE AT COMPLETION
R60M

LOCATION
South Africa, Gauteng, Alberton

PROJECT TYPE
Industrial Buildings