Nigeria

PWO GIBB is a subsidiary of GIBB Holdings, which was formed as a result of the merger between Popham Walter Odusote (PWO) and GIBB. PWO GIBB are experts in architecture; project management and engineering and are 100% indigenous to Nigeria. The amalgamation of the two powerhouses serves to catalyse infrastructural development that will support the country’s economic growth.

The GIBB Nigerian chapter was established in 2009 and has been delivering world-class solutions across a diverse range of markets.

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GIBB in Nigeria

GIBB recently merged with the Popham Walter Odusote (PWO), which has been operating since 1983. PWO are experts in architecture; project management and engineering and are 100% indigenous to Nigeria.

The amalgamation of the two powerhouses serves to catalyse infrastructural development that will support the country’s economic growth.

 

GIBB in Africa

With infrastructure being the backbone of the continent’s economy, we find ourselves broadening our own scope, to offer turnkey solutions to our clients and ultimately taking Africa forward.

At GIBB, we nurture the skills, starting at our own offices by harnessing top talent and developing future leaders in engineering, and our work speaks for itself.

Port Harcourt

Government of the Rivers State
Port Harcourt, Nigeria

Shiroro Hydropower Project

North South Power Company
Nigeria

Port Harcourt Monorail

Government of the Rivers State
Port Harcourt, Nigeria

Port Harcourt Monorail

Government of the Rivers State
Port Harcourt, Nigeria

Greater Port Harcourt City Development S...

River State Government
Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria

Why mega-projects fail

Channel Tunnel

While fingers have been pointed at examples of mega-projects with cost and schedule challenges such as Medupi and the multi-product pipeline, it not a new or uniquely South African phenomenon. Internationally many flagship project...

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South African women in rail and safety

Dr Urishanie Govender

GIBB, South Africa’s leading black-owned engineering consulting firm is commended for their gender equity in training and equal pay. Dr Urishanie Govender confirmed a ratio of 1:1 across 49 unique job categories for GIBB’s ...

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Updated IRP essential for local players to exploit opportunities in the gas sector

Gas

The South African engineering consulting industry has positioned itself to harness opportunities in the gas sector, but a clear gas master plan is required to convince investors and other stakeholders to put their weight behind th...

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GIBB opens doors for young civil engineer

Young Engineer

As one of South Africa’s leading consulting engineering firms, GIBB continues to pave the way for bright young minds across the country. As part of GIBB’s continuous development of its people and up and coming engineers, the f...

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Water restrictions here to stay

dripping tap

Water conservation experts say restrictions implemented in parts of the country are likely to remain in place for a while. The experts were speaking at a panel discussion hosted by washing powder brand 'Sunlight' in Sandton, wh...

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Reaching your full potential, leads to endless opportunities

Kate Murphy

As a Junior Civil Engineer at GIBB, Kate Murphy owes her successful career at a young age to her own perseverance and determination. She strives harder each day to make a positive impact on the lives of the people around her, thro...

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The need for women town planners

Women Townplanners

Women are fast becoming valuable resources in the engineering industry, however, there is a need for more women to pursue town planning as a career. Statistics provided by the South African Council for Professional Planners indica...

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Development of a Railway Safety Strategy to be presented in Paris

Dr Willem Sprong

While the number of railway related fatalities remaining fairly consistent at 450 since 2011, the cost of incidents and related measures has increased by R220 million from the last financial period, according to the Rail Safety Re...

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Women also help shape the engineering industry

Women in Engineering

Women in the engineering industry shared their views on the equality of men and women in the engineering industry at the Women in Engineering roundtable at engineering company GIBB’s head office in Woodmead. The event was to ...

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Local expert recognised for geotechnical contribution

Ron

"Tunnelling is evident in every part of people's lives from water supply and sewerage, road and rail transportation, power, and even underground cabling for communication and internet coverage," says Ron Tluczek, senior associate ...

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SA hydro plant reaches commercial operation

SA Hydro Plant

In South Africa, the Stortemelk Hydro Power Plant reached its commercial operation in July 2016. Having won preferred bidder status in round 2 of government's renewable energy programme, Renewable Energy Holdings (REH) has now ac...

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Prestigious building goes green

Green Building

The increasing demand on South Africa’s national grid has driven many businesses to invest in alternative energy efficient sources of power. One of South Africa’s leading consulting engineering firms, GIBB, has over the years ...

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Responsible practice could eliminate water-shedding

Jacques Laubscher

Water-shedding is a concept borrowed from the electricity sector due to the country’s dwindling water supply. However, according to Jacques Laubscher, senior associate integrated infrastructure and business development manager ...

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