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2018

Construction World 2018 Best Project: Upgrade of N11 between Middelburg and Loskop

HHO are proud to reflect on receiving two awards for 2018. Both awards are for design upgrades of the 54km of road between Middelburg and Loskopdam (N11 - Section 10) in the province of Mpumalanga. HHO wins Highly Commended award at the Construction World Best Projects Awards 2018. The HHO team: Bongani Matlala, Rirhandzu Mangotlo and Donovan Hugo (CEO) Photo courtesy of Crown Publications

CESA Aon Engineering Excellence Award 2018

HHO wins Commendation award at the CESA AON Engineering Excellence Awards 2018. The HHO team: Rirhandzu Mangotlo (Assistant Resident Engineer), Donovan Hugo (Contract Engineer), Rian Ilse (Resident Engineer), Makotsene Mukwamataba (Design Engineer), Meggyn Marot (AON) and Bongani Matlala (Assistant Resident Engineer) Photo courtesy of CESA

2017

HHO congratulates our client, Rabie Property Group, on this prestigious award

Century City Square, the new all-green commercial and hospitality hub of Century City, received the prestigious SAPOA Property Development Award for Innovative Excellence in the mixed use category at the 2017 SAPOA Convention in Cape Town on Thursday, 22 June 2017. The R1 billion development has also been awarded a 4-Star Green Star – Custom Mixed Use Design rating by the Green Building Council of South Africa. It was the first development in the Western Cape to be awarded this rating and only the second in the country. hho congratulates our client, Rabie Property Group, and is proud to be part of the team that delivered this project.

2016

CESA AON 2016 Engineering Excellence Commendation for the MyCiTi Station and facilities at Century City

In August HHO was proud to receive a CESA AON 2016 Engineering Excellence Commendation for the MyCiTi Station and facilities at Century City. We joined our client, Rabie Property Group, in celebrating this in recognition of the essential role public transport plays in quality urban developments. Pictured here with the award is, from left to right: Chris Blackshaw, Chief Executive of the Century City Property Owners' Association Colin Green, Director of Rabie Property Group Andre Frieslaar, Susan Smit and John Jones of HHO Africa

2015

Corobrik ILASA Award of Excellence for Blaawberg Road MyCiti Project (In association with Planning Partners)

Corobrik ILASA Award of Excellence for Blaawberg Road MyCiti Project (In association with Planning Partners)

SAICE/SAFCEC Environmental Engineering Award for the Cederberg Nature Reserve

The Cederberg Nature Reserve Project is a R20 million investment by the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) into an upgrade of the Algeria Campsite, operated by Cape Nature in the Cederberg Wilderness Area. At the Annual SAICE SAFCEC Awards 2015, held at the Bay Hotel on 8 October 2015, this project walked away with the National Award for Environmental Engineering.

2014

Makotsene Makgalemele receives the CESA Young Engineer of the Year Award

Makotsene Makgalemele was announced winner of the CESA Young Engineer of the Year 2014 at a gala event in Midrand. Her award recognises an outstanding performance in technical and educational performance, as well as her contribution to sustainable development, social responsibilities and her involvement in the community.

SAICE Western Cape Regional Award for Excellence in Civil Engineering

SAICE Western Cape Regional Award for Excellence in Civil Engineering for the MyCiTi BRT System The Blaauwberg and Potsdam Roads Integrated Rapid Transit (IRT) Project was presented with the 2014 SAICE Regional Award for Technical Excellence in Civil Engineering at the Western Cape Branch Annual Dinner held at Kelvin Grove on 7 October 2014. The Award adds to the growing list of accolades HHO Africa and the MyCITI team have received for the Atlantis Corridor 'MyCITI' IRT System. HHO, in partnership with its client, the City of Cape Town, and a large team of sub-consultants, have been instrumental in developing a world-class public transport network along the Atlantis Corridor since first appointed in 2007. Receiving the SAICE Regional Award for Technical Excellence, HHO were joined by the City of Cape Town, our client and Martin & East, the contractor on both projects. Pictured here on the evening are Ron Haiden (City of Cape Town), Dave Hugo (City of Cape Town), Leon Bester (HHO), Susan Smit (HHO), Lawrence Tennis (Martin & East) and André Frieslaar (HHO). Photo courtesy of Angus Rule

SAICE Lidwala Transportation Division Award 2014 - Blaauwberg and Potsdam Roads Integrated Rapid Transit (IRT) Project.

The HHO MyCITI Team were honoured to also receive the SAICE Lidwala Transportation Division Award for 2014, for the Blaauwberg and Potsdam Roads Integrated Rapid Transit (IRT) Project. This award is further recognition of the massive team effort by the City of Cape Town, the multi-disciplinary team of consultants and the contractor, Martin & East to bringing quality public transport to Cape Town. Pictured here at the SAICE National Awards 2014 Gala Event at the ICC in Durban in October this year, are André Frieslaar and Susan Smit, receiving congratulations from Manglin Pillay, CEO of SAICE. Photo courtesy of SAICE

2013

SAICE Awards: Technical Excellence Category

SAICE Awards: Technical Excellence Category for the MyCiti BRT System.

Andre Frieslaar receives the SAICE Civil Engineer of the Year Award

Andre Frieslaar receives the SAICE Civil Engineer of the Year Award

John Redding Jones receives Chairman’s Award from the SAICE Transportation Division

John Redding Jones receives Chairman’s Award from the SAICE Transportation Division

2012

SAICE Awards: Technical Excellence Category

Koeberg Interchange Upgrading wins the SAICE Awards: Technical Excellence Category

CESA Aon Engineering Excellence Award. Winner in category of Projects with a value in excess of R250 million

Koeberg Interchange Upgrading wins the CESA Aon Engineering Excellence Award. Winner in category of Projects with a value in excess of R250 million

SAICE Regional Award for Excellence

Koeberg Interchange Upgrading wins the SAICE Regional Award for Excellence.

2011

SAICE Western Cape Regional Award for Excellence in Civil Engineering

Koeberg Interchange Upgrading wins the SAICE Western Cape Regional Award for Excellence in Civil Engineering.

Construction World Award. Winner in 2011 Best Projects category, Civil Engineering and Building Contractors

Koeberg Interchange Upgrading wins the Construction World Award. Winner in 2011 Best Projects category, Civil Engineering and Building Contractors

2009

Fulton Award for Excellence in Concrete. Commendation in the Civil Engineering category for the 11km long continuously reinforced concrete (CRC) pavement of the mountain pass.

Ugie – Langeni Mountain Pass wins the Fulton Award for Excellence in Concrete. Commendation in the Civil Engineering category for the 11km long continuously reinforced concrete (CRC) pavement of the mountain pass.

Fulton Award for Excellence in Concrete. Commendation in Construction Techniques for the design and construction of the 245m long viaduct over an indigenous forest and gorge.

Ugie – Langeni Mountain Pass wins the Fulton Award for Excellence in Concrete. Commendation in Construction Techniques for the design and construction of the 245m long viaduct over an indigenous forest and gorge.

SAPOA Award for Innovation and Excellence in Residential Property Development

Bougain Villas wins the SAPOA Award for Innovation and Excellence in Residential Property Development to the Rabie Property Group. HHO Africa were the consulting Engineers to this project

2007

The Vinci International Awards for innovation, special jury prize

HHO was awarded the Vinci International Awards for innovation - a special jury prize recognized the use of anchored soil nails in the design and implementation of a large reinforced retaining wall as part of a road and viaduct project between Ugie and Langeni in the Eastern Cape, South Africa.

SAPOA Award for Innovation and Excellence Social/ Environmental Impact Development Award Category

Nelson Mandela Museum & Heritage Centre wins the SAPOA Award for Innovation and Excellence Social/ Environmental Impact Development Award Category

Gansbaai – Bredasdorp upgrading contract). S.A. Institute of Architecture

Gansbaai – Bredasdorp upgrading contract). S.A. Institute of Architecture. (In association with Piet Louw : Urban Designers & Planners and OvP Landscape Architects)

2004

Hostels to Homes Programme Cape Town

Impumelelo Innovations Award Trust : Certificate of Excellence in urban infrastructure design & implementation

2003

Mthatha Peri-Urban Water Supply Scheme

SAICE Regional Award in Civil Engineering (with Arcus Gibb & Kula Development Facilitators). Award for engineering excellence for community based projects

1999

Table Mountain Aerial Cableway Upgrading

EPPIC National Premium Award for Excellence in Integrated Environmental Planning

1998

Table Mountain Aerial Cableway Upgrading

Fulton Commendation for Excellence in the Use of Concrete

1997

Table Mountain Aerial Cableway Upgrading

SAICE National Award for Most Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement in Technical Excellence

1994

Cape Town Olympic Planning

SAICE Regional Award for Excellence in Civil Engineering (with Ove Arup)

1991

Upgrading of the N2 Highway through the Tsitsikamma Forest

EPPIC Regional Award for Environmental Excellence

1990

Victoria & Alfred Waterfront Cape Town

SAICE Regional Award for Excellence in Civil Engineering

1989

Lenasia Interchange Concrete Bridge

Fulton Award. Commendation for Excellence in the use of Concrete Presented by the Concrete Society of South Africa – 1989

1988

Blue Downs Residential Township

National Homebuilders of South Africa Award 1988 for the Best Residential Development

1987

Big Bend Usutu River Bridge, Swaziland

Fulton Award. Commendation for Excellence in the use of Concrete Presented by the Concrete Society of South Africa – 1987

Storms River Bridge Widening & Rehabilitation

South Africa Institute of Steel Construction Award – 1987; and SAICE Regional Award for Excellence in Civil Engineering – 1987

1986

Double Track Railway Tunnel at Isangoyana

Zululand Engineering Association Award – 1986

1985

Bicycle Demonstration Project

SAICE Regional Award for Excellence in Civil Engineering – 1985

1984

Voortrekker Road-over-Rail Bridge, Salt River

SAICE Regional Award for Excellence in Civil Engineering – 1984

1983

Sir Lowry’s Pass Road Widening

SAICE Regional Award for Excellence in Civil Engineering – 1983

1982

Concrete Launching Nose for Mzimkulu Bridge

SAICE Merit Award – 1982

1981

Drakensberg Pumped Storage Scheme

SAICE Award for the most outstanding Civil Engineering achievement 1981 (In association with Sir Alexander Gibb)

1980

Broadhurst Elevated Water Tower, Botswana

SAICE Merit Award – 1980

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2018

November 2018

HHO are proud to reflect on receiving two awards for 2018

2017

December 2017

In this issue we look at the N11 upgrades from Middelburg to Loskopdam

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