Stone River’s Arch mixed-use development

Stone River’s Arch mixed-use development

  • Project Name

    Stone River’s Arch mixed-use development
  • Client

    Thaba Ya Batswana Eco-Tourism (Pty) Limited
  • Project value

    R8 billion
  • Purpose

    Thaba Ya Batswana Eco-Tourism (Pty) Limited (TYB) has proposed a unique mixed-use development, to be known as Stone River’s Arch (SRA), on an 89-hectare site in the Klipriviersberg Nature Reserve area. The plan is to incorporate a regional mixed-use node with retail, office, residential and tourism facilities, integrated seamlessly with the surrounding natural environment, which is a key asset in the area.
  • Scope

    Appointed to undertake the scoping/ EIA for SRA and to assist TYB with the water-use licence application.
    In addition, the scope of work includes a range of environmental advisory services, such as providing environmental architectural guidelines, green building guidelines and biodiversity guidelines, which are designed to assist the developer in implementing actions and managing the development during and after construction.
  • Responsible business units

    GA Environment

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Environmental impact assessment and environmental advisory for a petroleum storage terminal

Environmental impact assessment and environmental advisory for a petroleum storage terminal

  • Project Name

    Petroleum storage terminal
  • Client

    Leuven Terminals (Pty) Limited
  • Project value

    R350 million
  • Purpose

    To manage the design and construction of the Leuven Terminals refraction and storage facility, located on a five-hectare site at the junction of the N14 towards Ventersdorp and R24 from Krugersdorp, adjacent to the Transnet terminals. The facility was a 40 000 000 litre storage plant in the first phase. In the second phase, refractionation unit was constructed for the separation of various products such as diesel, petrol and Jet A-1 fuel.
  • Scope

    risk assessment, and various specialist studies. GA Environmental is also
    advising on all other environmental risks, and occupational health and safety aspects.
    Project value
    Undertaking the scoping and environmental impact assessment, which
    includes a hazard and operability assessment, a major-hazard installation
  • Responsible business units

    GA Environment

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Accelerated Schools Infrastructure Delivery Initiative (ASIDI)

Accelerated Schools Infrastructure Delivery Initiative (ASIDI)

  • Project Name

    Accelerated Schools Infrastructure Delivery Initiative (ASIDI)
  • Client

    Development Bank of Southern Africa
  • Project value

    R198 million
  • Purpose

    Replacing of 50 schools in the Eastern Cape constructed with inappropriate materials, (e.g. mud schools) with new schools that meet the Department of Basic Education’s specified levels of functionality. The project includes the relevant environmental aspects of the initiative.
  • Scope

    Identification of environmental aspects and issues to be managed
    during the design and construction stages; drafting and implementing
    an environmental management programme for each site; and serving
    as the environmental control officer (compliance monitoring) during
    the construction. Occupational health and safety services entail the identification of safety hazards during the planning and design stages; risk assessments; and the development of safety specifications for the tender documentation. Safety audits and monitoring will be carried out during construction.
  • Responsible business units

    GA Environment

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Lesotho Highlands Water Project Phase 2

Development of Tlhabane Square

  • Project Name

    Safety, Health, Environment and Quality Management (SHEQ) Audits for the Lesotho Highlands Water Project Phase 2
  • Client

    Lesotho Highland Development Authority
  • Project value

    R24.9 billion
  • Purpose

    Phase II includes several work packages, with bulk power supply and telecommunications, roads, bridges, two diversion tunnels from the main Polihali Dam, the project housing and associated infrastructure, the North East Access Road, the Polihali Western Access Roads and the Northern Access Road. Construction of
    the Polihali Dam and related infrastructure will guarantee the desired level of water availability
    in Gauteng and the Vaal River
    water supply region in the most cost-effective manner. The project provides for the transfer of 780,000 million litres of water as well as electricity supply to towns and villages in Lesotho (through the Lesotho Electricity Company).
  • Responsible business units

    GA Environment

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Environmental impact assessment for the Mangaung water augmentation project

Development of Tlhabane Square

  • Project Name

    Design of Gariep Bulk Water Pipeline
  • Client

    Mangaung Metropolitan Municipality
  • Project value

    R7 billion
  • Purpose

    Mangaung Metropolitan Municipality has taken a decision to find a sustainable water supply for Bloemfontein and the surrounding areas and has proposed a bulk water supply scheme from Gariep Dam. Phase 1 of the project includes a bankable feasibility study of the bulk water supply scheme, while phase 2 of the project will include detailed studies and designs.
  • Scope

    Undertake the environmental feasibility study, assess the occupational health and safety risks, and deal with the land matters
    as part of the larger bankable feasibility study.
  • Responsible business units

    GA Environment

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Upgrading of Paterson Wastewater Treatment Works

Development of Tlhabane Square

  • Client

    Embo Environmental Solutions on behalf of Sunday’s River Valley Local Municipality
  • Project value

    R16 million
  • Purpose

    Sunday’s River Valley Local Municipality requires normal civil engineering services and additional studies for the upgrading of the Paterson wastewater treatment works (PWWTW), following an assessment which investigated different treatment processes and upgrading alternatives.
    A municipal infrastructure grant (MIG) technical report and business plan, which motivated the upgrading of the PWWTW and an extension of the current oxidation ponds system, was prepared and approved.
  • Scope

    Upgrading of the PWWTW to a future capacity of 1,030 cubic metres
    per day required the undertaking of a scoping environmental impact assessment (EIA) process, and assisted with the waste management licence and water-use licence applications. The aim was to ensure that the plant ultimately attains the Green Drop standard.on.
  • Responsible business units

    GA Environment

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Proclamation of two municipal nature reserves: Klipriviersberg and Kloofendal

Development of Tlhabane Square

  • Client

    City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality
  • Project value

    R7 million
  • Purpose

    Environmental advisory and conservation planning services for
    the Department of Environment and Infrastructure Services in the proclamation of the Klipriviersberg and Kloofendal Nature Reserves, in accordance with the National Environmental Management: Protected Areas Act 57 of 2003.
  • Scope

    The scope of services include the compilation of management plans
    for both nature reserves, and ensuring that all legal aspects of the proclamation process are adhered to, in consultation with the competent authorities. The project entailed, among other tasks, a landownership audit, the preparation of proclamation diagrams (to be approved by the Surveyor General), public participation and key stakeholder consultation.
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    GA Environment

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Infrastructure Upgrade of Cape Town Airport

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Infrastructure Upgrade of Cape Town Airport

Infrastructure Upgrade of Cape Town Airport

  • Client

    Airports Company South Africa (ACSA).
  • Project value

    R813 million
  • Purpose

    In preparation for the increased passenger volumes associated with the 2010 FIFA Soccer World Cup, ACSA initiated a national infrastructure upgrade programme to airside and landside infrastructure. As part of this programme, upgrades to infrastructure elements were undertaken for both landside (terminals, parkades and support facilities) and airside (runways, docking aprons, service roads, fuel lines, etc) infrastructure elements.
  • Scope

    Provision of 2 x new large aprons, five x remote narrow-body aprons and a new major service road. A primary goal of ours was to ensure integration and accommodation of a new A380 aircraft at the Cape Town International Airport from other international airports.
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Construction of the New Cape Town Stadium

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Construction of the New Cape Town Stadium

Construction of the New Cape Town Stadium

  • Client

    City of Cape Town.
  • Project value

    R4.5 billion
  • Purpose

    Provision of project management
    services for the construction of a new
    55 000-seater multi-purpose stadium
    completed in time to host the 2010 FIFA
    World Cup TM. The stadium was specifically designed as a multi-purpose facility in order to maximise revenue-generation through a long-term legacy.

    The stadium comprises of the following notable provisions:

    • 50 000+ general seats over 3 tiers
    • 68 VIP hospitality suites providing an additional 4700+ seats • 360no. 200W floodlights
    • 1172 internal parking bays
    • 13 535m2 pitch area
  • Scope

    Planning, design and construction of the New Cape Town Stadium for the 2010 FIFA World Cup TM
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FNB 5 Star Green Contact Centre

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FNB 5 Star Green Contact Centre

FNB 5 Star Green Contact Centre

  • Client

    Planning,design and construction of 5 Star Green (Designand As-built)Contact Centre in Randburg, Gauteng.
  • Project value

    R250 million
  • Purpose

    Phase 1 : A new two level Shopping Mall; a new 4-Storey office block; a new building to accommodate Cashbuild; 2 x Drive-thru fast food outlets (KFC confirmed lease agreement for one); a new Taxi Rank and associated offices and facilities; internal roads, engineering services and parking; external road upgrades and new traffic lights at existing and new intersections. Phase 2 : New Magistrates Court New Police Station.
  • Scope

    As part of an ongoing commitment, and desire to continually improve and reduce environmental impact, minimisation of its corporate and retail real estate, FirstRand Bank Limited initiated a process of “greening” existing real-estate holdings, as well as seeking to achieve Green Star rating and certification of a number of new key corporate real estate developments.

    As a means of accommodating aggressive expansion and increased market share take-up, FirstRand Bank has seen fit to provide additional capacity in terms of its call centre support facilities to accommodate an ever-increasing clientele base. This project entails the development of a new, large-scale 5 Green Star-rated Contact Centre in Randburg, Gauteng, that will serve to provide significant additional capacity to service FirstRand’s existing client base, as well as a growing base throughout South Africa.

    The facility comprises: 13 900m2 of basement parking over two levels

    • 10 900m2 of operational contact centre space (including offices) over 2 No. levels • Extensive backbone data and cabling • Onsite waste digestion and conversion
      • Complex uninterruptible power supply and data protection systems
      • Cafeteria facilities • Extensive external hard and soft landscaping.
      • Appointment as Project Manager and Principal Agent for the project.
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    GladAfrica Project Managers

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