A world-class Africa-based solutions provider of infrastructure planning.
GIBB has, for more than half a century, been at the forefront of development in Africa from design to delivery.
GIBB delivers world-class projects within scope, budget and time.
Black-owned Company
Employee-owned Company
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At GIBB, complexity forms part of our DNA. As a company operating in a deeply complex society, we understand the many elements that influence successful project delivery. The more moving parts there are to a project, the more we revel in creating integrated solutions that are responsive to a demanding environment.

Our large footprint, combined with the vast expertise of our people and more than 65 years of experience in the power, mining, water, transport, industrial, project finance & development, property and petrochemicals & energy markets in Africa, provides us with a profound understanding of the opportunities and challenges presented by complex projects on the African continent.

Combined with our multi-disciplinary approach, we are the right partner for project delivery. Through our subsidiaries and affiliates, we also partner with project developers and owners to finance early-stage project development in the water sector, undertake joint development of renewable energy projects and provide life cycle services, such as asset management and operations & maintenance of infrastructure projects.

Market Sectors



Petrochemicals & Energy

Project Finance & Development





Ingula Pumped Storage Scheme

GIBB was appointed to design and monitor the construction of a 1 344 MW pumped storage scheme in the Drakensburg of South Africa. The design and construction included an upper reservoir (50 m high CFRD dam) and lower reservoir (40 m high RCC dam), an underground power house complex, with access tunnels and associated waterways which link the two reservoirs.


GIBB was appointed to be a member of the transaction advisory team for public-private partnerships on the Gauteng Rapid Rail Link Project in Johannesburg, Tshwane and Ekurhuleni.

Nuclear 1

GIBB acted as the Environmental Impact Practitioner in terms of the application for Environmental Authorisation. This included managing the scoping and Environmental Impact Assessment process over a 10 year period, compilation of an Environmental Management Programme, Public Participation process and input into appeal responses.

Cosmo City

GIBB acted as the lead consulting engineer for this project. It entailed the development of a mixed land use integrated township with a proposed 12 300 stands, which targeted low and middle income families.

Green Point Athletics Stadium

GIBB, as part of the Joint Venture responsible for the design and preparation of the stadium for the 2010 World Cup Soccer, was responsible for electrical engineering and lighting design.

Nestlé Gum Factory

GIBB’s tasks included the design and contract administration of the civil, structural, electrical and mechanical engineering.

What We Offer

Help us design the future

Join a collaborative team of experts that thrives on challenge and unconventional thinking. We’re passionate about doing purposeful, sustainable work that helps shape our communities and the future.

Our offices

Acting locally means being present in our communities. With offices in major centres in SADC, West Africa and Mauritius and having worked in more than 20 African countries.

Corporate Social Investment

Social responsibility is an ethical framework and suggests that an entity, be it an organisation or individual, has an obligation to act for the benefit of society at large.

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Africa – the Fastest Growing Continent

GIBB’s reputation as a hub of technological intelligence, along with its professional service and solid track record, has seen the company become increasingly involved in landmark projects across Africa. The depth and breadth of expertise ensures that GIBB is well positioned to provide a variety of engineering solutions to clients through service excellence.

GIBB has developed deep insight into the socio-economic dynamics of several countries on the continent, with completed and on-going projects in South Africa,  Angola, Botswana, Cameroon, Dijbouti, DRC, Ethiopia, Gambia, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Seychelles, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe and Zambia.

GIBB is one of South Africa’s leading multi-disciplinary engineering consulting companies with a solid footprint on the African continent. The company is a wholly owned South African entity with a 67% black ownership, with a legacy that spans over 60 years. The company offers design, planning and management services across the entire engineering consultancy spectrum.