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.
Why mega-projects fail
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...Continue Reading
South African women in rail and safety
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 ...Continue Reading
Updated IRP essential for local players to exploit opportunities in the gas sector
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...Continue Reading
GIBB opens doors for young civil 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...Continue Reading
Water restrictions here to stay
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...Continue Reading
Reaching your full potential, leads to endless opportunities
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...Continue Reading
The need for women town planners
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...Continue Reading
Development of a Railway Safety Strategy to be presented in Paris
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...Continue Reading
Women also help shape the engineering industry
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 ...Continue Reading
Local expert recognised for geotechnical contribution
"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 ...Continue Reading
SA hydro plant reaches commercial operation
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...Continue Reading
Prestigious building goes green
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 ...Continue Reading
Responsible practice could eliminate water-shedding
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 ...Continue Reading