Knight Piésold Southern Africa's Torch Burns Bright for 2018
Knight Piésold Southern Africa's Torch Burns Bright for 2018

Knight Piésold Southern Africa's Torch Burns Bright for 2018

November 5, 2018, Johannesburg, South Africa – With the year-end almost approaching, Knight Piésold Southern Africa continued to shine at the final industry awards for 2018. It was another proud moment as we were recognised at the 2018 Institute of Municipal Engineering of Southern Africa (IMESA) Excellence Awards and Construction World Awards that took place on the 30th and 31st of October.

At the IMESA Awards, the Western Aqueduct Project was victorious, winning the Engineering Excellence in Structures & Civils category. The Rehabilitation of Main Road between Atlantic Road, Muizenberg and Clovelly Road Project was placed as the 3rd runner up, allowing Knight Piésold Southern Africa to dominate the Structures & Civils category. 

Knight Piésold Southern Africa claimed the night at the 2018 Construction World Awards and was announced as the overall winner for the Consulting Engineers category with the Rehabilitation of Main Road between Atlantic Road, Muizenburg and Clovelly Road Project. The company also went on to receive a high commendation in the same category for the Neckartal Dam Project.

Knight Piésold Southern Africa’s Accolades in 2018:

South African Institute of Civil Engineers (SAICE) Regional Awards

  • Winner: Engineer of the Year, Amal Doorgapershad
  • Winner: Engineer of the Year, Kendall Slater
  • 3rd Place: Gamsberg 4Mtpa Zinc Mine Project, Geotechnical Category

Consulting Engineers South Africa (CESA) Aon Awards

  • Winner: Mentor of the Year, Graham Jennings
  • Winner: Business Excellence
  • Winner: Job Shadow Day Poster
  • Commendation: Mentoring Company of the Year
  • Commendation: Rehabilitation of Main Road between Atlantic Road, Muizenberg and Clovelly Road Project
  • Commendation: Best International Project, Von Bach Dam

South African Institute of Civil Engineers (SAICE) National Awards:

  • Winner: Gamsberg 4Mtpa Zinc Mine Project, Geotechnical Category

Institute of Municipal Engineering of Southern Africa (IMESA) Excellence Awards: Engineering Excellence in Structures & Civils

  • Winner: Western Aqueduct Project
  • 3rd Place: Rehabilitation of Main Road between Atlantic Road, Muizenberg and Clovelly Road Project

Construction World Awards:

  • Winner: Rehabilitation of Main Road between Atlantic Road, Muizenberg and Clovelly Road Project
  • High Commendation: Neckartal Dam Project

In an industry with over 550 consulting engineering firms and over 24,000 consulting civil engineers, the recognition received is a true reflection of Knight Piésold’s project, technical, and business excellence.

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