South Africa

GIBB is a South African firm wholly owned by staff. Our overall ownership is a combination of our Broad- Based Ownership Trust comprising of 67% black employees and a Staff Share Trust of 33%. This qualifies GIBB as a truly 100% employee-owned, value-adding local firm, further reaffirming our commitment to ensuring a broader and more meaningful participation to previously disadvantaged groups in the economy.

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GIBB in South Africa

With a rich history of excellence, the firm has been operating since 1956 and has proven capabilities in delivering world-class projects of any magnitude. GIBB prides itself on delivering high quality projects underpinned by an independently certified ISO 9001 quality system since 1999 ensuring that GIBB’s quality is of the highest standards and are consistent throughout service delivery to clients.

GIBB commits itself to comply with the requirements and the implementation of a Quality Management System (QMS). The QMS will be reviewed and implemented to continually improve efficiency and effectiveness of the organisation. With its headquarters in Johannesburg and offices located across the African continent, GIBB is well positioned to offer its services and solutions to clients through the continent.

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.

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.

 

 

Thornhill Raw Water Pipeline Phase 1

OR Tambo District Municipality
Kempton Park, Gauteng, South Africa

Sir Lowry’s Pass Outfall Sewer

City of Cape Town
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Bulk Sewers to Sicelo and Other Areas

Midvaal Municipality
Sicelo, Gauteng, South Africa

Lords View Industrial Park

Lords Trust
South Africa

City of Johannesburg (CoJ) Special Devel...

City of Johannesburg
Gauteng, South Africa

Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) System

City of Johannesburg
Gauteng, South Africa

Nasrec and Inner City Bus Rapid Transit ...

Johannesburg Development Agency (JDA) on behalf of...
Soweto to Nasrec and Central Business District (CB...

Operational Support for Phase 0, Phase 1...

City of Cape Town
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Cosmo City Traffic Impact Study

City of Johannesburg
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Durban Inland Intermodal Terminal and Lo...

eThekwini Municipality and Transnet
Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

OR Tambo Fuel Tank Farm Upgrade

Airports Company South Africa (ACSA)
South Africa

Upgrade of taxiways to Code F standards ...

Airports Company South Africa (ACSA)
South Africa

Thornhill Bulk Water Supply Scheme

OR Tambo District Municipality
Greater Mthatha, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Ekurhuleni 5 Regional Spatial Developmen...

Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality
Gauteng, South Africa

Cosmo City Integrated Township Developme...

City of Johannesburg – Private Developer Consort...
Gauteng, South Africa

Transnet Port Terminals – Particulate ...

Transnet Port Terminals
Saldanha Bay, Western Cape, South Africa

Sun International ISO 14001 Internal Aud...

Sun International
Eight hotel and resort sites within South Africa, ...

Thornhill Bulkwater Environmental Constr...

OR Tambo District Municipality
Greater Mthatha, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Feasibility Study of a Community Employm...

Department of Trade and Industry
Gauteng, South Africa

De Hoop Dam

Department of Water Affairs
South Africa

Piekenierskloof Pass

South African National Road Agency (SANRAL)
Western Cape, South Africa

Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project: (N3...

South African National Road Agency (SANRAL)
Gauteng, South Africa

Gautrain Rapid Rail Project

Gauteng Provincial Government
Johannesburg, Tshwane and Ekurhuleni, Gauteng, Sou...

Rolling Stock and Depot Procurement

Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA)
South Africa

Moses Mabhida Commuter Station

Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA)
KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Kanonkop Housing Project – Atlanti...

City of Cape Town
Tsitsikamma Road, Atlantis, Cape Town, South Afric...

Green Point Athletics Stadium – 2010 W...

City of Cape Town
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Electrification of Ndwedwe Ward 3 and 11

Ndwedwe Local Municipality
Mthomb isa an d Mdum iseni, KwaZulu-Natal, South A...

West Coast 1 Phase 1: Wind Farm

Aurora Wind Power Pty (Ltd)
6 km north of Vredenburg, Western Cape, South Afri...

City of Cape Town IRT – Inner City

City of Cape Town
Western Cape, South Africa

King Williams Town Bulk Regional Sewerag...

Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality
Eastern Cape, South Africa

Happy Valley Extension 2: Upgrading of I...

City of Cape Town
Western Cape, South Africa

NMBM Waste Drop-off Centre Master Plan

Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality (NMBM)
Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Ingula Pumped Storage Scheme

Eskom Holdings Limited
Ladysmith, Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa

Nuclear 1 Environmental Impact Assessmen...

Eskom Holdings Limited
Western Cape, South Africa

Airport Perimeter Security Infrastructur...

Airports Company South Africa (ACSA)
South Africa

OR Tambo International Airport Midfield ...

Airports Company South Africa (ACSA)
South Africa

East London Airport: Rehabilitation of r...

Airports Company South Africa (ACSA)
South Africa

Gauteng Rapid Rail Link Tunnel

Gautrans
Gauteng, South Africa

Ingula Pumped Storage Scheme

ESKOM
Ladysmith, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

WINTER WARMER OUTREACH HELPS THOSE BATTLING THE WINTER FREEZE

As temperatures drop, sometimes to below freezing point in South Africa, winter represents cruel and cold nights for many who don’t have the means to stay warm. With the cold winter grip set to continue GIBB staff set out...

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LHDA appoints JV to oversee Polihali dam design, construction

Lesotho Dam

The Lesotho Highlands Development Authority (LHDA) has appointed the Matla a Metsi joint venture to oversee the R445-million design and construction of the Polihali dam. The dam is one of the two main water transfer components of...

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Rabbits pulled out of hats in the name of transformation.

Muzi Siyaya

The Competition Commission has approved without conditions the buyout by Kutana Construction of a 51% beneficial interest in Aveng Grinaker LTA from Aveng Africa. The former is a black women-owned company. The deal ticks off...

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The inevitable advance of technology in engineering

Paul Fitzsimons

by Paul Fitzsimons, GIBB Power and Energy Sector South Africa will have to adopt global engineering and construction standards and technologies to compete on the world stage. While some industries such as the fast-moving consu...

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Greater support for water sector’s female entrepreneurs

Richard Vries

Providing support to upskill female entrepreneurs in the water sector is being is one of GIBB Engineering’s latest commitments. The company recently signed a memorandum of understanding with the South African Water Research C...

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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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