Projects

Recent Projects

Our core value is to provide excellent service results using a relationship based work structure with our clients to execute projects.

STRAC has been appointed as Engineering Consultants on the new townhouse development of stand 545.

DESCRIPTION OF THE SERVICES PROVIDED:

STRAC has been appointed as Engineering Consultants for the following:

  • Structural Design of the foundations, first floor slabs and roof trusses;
  • Water Reticulation Design;
  • Sewer Reticulation Design;
  • Stormwater Modelling and Design;
  • Paving Design

Client: Lenova Construction & Development

STRAC was appointed for the design of civil services for the above-mentioned project. STRAC was responsible for the design of the water reticulation network, sewer network, stormwater network and roads infrastructure.

DESCRIPTION OF THE SERVICES PROVIDED:

  •  Municipal roads design
  • Water reticulation network design
  • Sewer reticulation network design
  • Stormwater retention and reticulation design

Client: African Engineering & construction Solutions 

 

Location

STRAC has been appointed as Engineering Consultants to design sports facilities in Koffiefontein sports grounds which included a combo court (multipurpose facility), irrigation system and spectator stand.

Investigation of groundwater sources were also conducted accompanied with yield analysis of the boreholes.

DESCRIPTION OF THE SERVICES PROVIDED:

  • Data Collection – Existing Infrastructure investigation and surveying
  • Design – Design of all infrastructure
  • Site Supervision – Part time site supervision for construction duration

                                                                                                                                                Netball – Tennis Combination Court

Client: Engage Consulting Engineers

Location

STRAC has been appointed as Engineering Consultants for the design and project management of existing roads and Stormwater infrastructure in Steynville, Hopetown.

DESCRIPTION OF THE SERVICES PROVIDED:

  • Design of road layout and Stormwater infrastructure 
  • Tender documentation and procurement
  • Construction monitoring and site supervision

Client: Thembelihle Local Municipality

 

 

 

 

 

 

Location

STRAC was tasked with the design of civil services for 1,422 households in Bronville T15 Homestead. STRAC was responsible for the design of the water reticulation network and sewer network.

DESCRIPTION OF THE SERVICES PROVIDED:

  • Water reticulation network design
  • Sewer reticulation network design
  • Construction cost estimation
  • Tender documentation for construction

Client: Nala Consulting

Location

STRAC Consulting Engineers was appointed to design a Master and Maintenance Plan for Roads and Stormwater in the towns of Reitz,
Mamafubedu, Lindley, Arlington, Petsana, Petrus Steyn, Ntha and Leretswana.

STRAC inspected all roads and stormwater infrastructure together with a Arial survey to gather as much data possible to compile the
best maintenance plan possible.

DESCRIPTION OF THE SERVICES PROVIDED:

  • Site Assessment
  • Data Gathering and Inspection
  • Master and Maintenance Plan design
  • Cost Estimation
  • Risk Analysis

Client: Nketoana Local Municipality

Location

STRAC has been appointed as Engineering Consultants to determine the 1:50 and 1:100-year return period floodlines and feasinility study of pumping effluent from the Northern WWTW to the Dawn Valley dam for the Development: Bayswater 2865 Subdivision. The project also included a geohydrological study.

DESCRIPTION OF THE SERVICES PROVIDED:

  • Data Collection
  • Technical Report writing
  • Design of water systems

Client: Orcom Trading 285 (PTY)LTD

 

Location

STRAC was commissioned to undertake planning and analysis for sanitation, water and stormwater services within the Mangaung Metro Municipality. The study required STRAC to analyze future growth and densification scenarios and the impact it will have on bulk water, stormwater and sanitation infrastructure.

STRAC completed the hydraulic modeling and analysis with the following software: Bentley WaterGEMS, Sewsan and EPAswmm

STRAC produced the results in a report format with recommendation for upgrading of infrastructure and proposed infrastructure.

DESCRIPTION OF THE SERVICES PROVIDED:

  • Hydraulic Modeling
  • Water reticulation network design
  • Sewer reticulation network design
  • Stormwater retention and reticulation design

Client: DMV Baeletsie (Pty) Ltd

 

Location

This development is split into 4 phases.  Development of land which will be develop for Industrial, Single Residential, Multi Residential and Office uses.  STRAC is appointed by Imbazo Trading 16 (Pty) Ltd to design all civil services which include water, sanitation, stormwater and roads.  STRAC is also appointed by Imbazo as the Resident Engineer responsible for Site management and quality control.

DESCRIPTION OF THE SERVICES PROVIDED:

  • Municipal roads design
  • Stormwater retention and reticulation design
  • Site management system implementation
  • Site supervision and quality control

Client: Imbazo Trading 16 (Pty) Ltd 

 

 

The Knellpoort to Welbedacht pipeline is a large diameter bi-directional pipeline supplying water between the two dams. STRAC’s involvement in the project was to produce a Surge Analysis investigation and report for GIBB (Pty)ltd

STRAC Consulting Engineers was appointed by Gibb to conduct a transient (surge) analysis for the proposed Welbedacht Dam to Knellpoort Dam bidirectional pipeline. The pipeline consisted of approximately 30km of dia. 900mm steel pipeline. Water is pumped in both directions.

STRAC was responsible to model the pipeline and pump stations as well as to make recommendations for the surge protection required for the pipeline.

STRAC use Bentley Hammer and various other software for the analysis.

DESCRIPTION OF THE SERVICES PROVIDED:

  • Transient Analysis
  • Water pipeline hydraulic modeling
  • GIS

Client: Gibb Engineering

STRAC was tasked with the hydraulic Modeling of the water reticulation networks of Bloemfontein, Thaba Nchu and Botshabelo. STRAC was responsible for setting up the available data in a compatible GIS format that can easily be imported and exported to ArcGIS following the analysis process. STRAC also analysed the existing pump stations within the model and provided live SCADA links.

ArcGIS was used to update the water network form the provided sources. All analysis was produced with Bentley WaterGEMS and Water Hammer.

DESCRIPTION OF THE SERVICES PROVIDED:

  • Flow analyses of 700mm diameter pipeline (operational philosophy)
  • Investigation on impact of existing network philosophy
  • Possibility of in-pipe turbine installation
  • Cost benefit analyses
  • Water network Hydraulic Modeling
  • Preliminary network transient analysis (surge / water hammer analysis)
  • A full technical feasibility report
  • Pipeline route analysis

Client: Phetogho Consulting 

Location

STRAC has been appointed as Engineering Consultants to consult in the ongoing water supply problems of Oubos Estate.  STRAC investigated the infrastructure to determine if it sufficient for the summer peak water consumption.

Investigation of groundwater sources were also investigated accompanied with yield analysis of the boreholes.

DESCRIPTION OF THE SERVICES PROVIDED:

  • Hydraulic calculations – Reservoir capacity, flow rates and demand calculations
  • Data Collection – Pressure logging, Internal reticulation capacity, Firefight capacity, Grey water systems
  • Technical Report writing – Methodology to address the water supply systems, technical report on Geophysical investigation and technical report on the yield of the boreholes

Client: Oubos Estate

STRAC was tasked with the hydraulic Modeling of the water reticulation networks of Bloemfontein, Thaba Nchu and Botshabelo. STRAC was responsible for setting up the available data in a compatible GIS format that can easily be imported and exported to ArcGIS following the analysis process. STRAC also analysed the existing pump stations within the model and provided live SCADA links.

ArcGIS was used to update the water network form the provided sources. All analysis was produced with Bentley WaterGEMS and Water Hammer.

DESCRIPTION OF THE SERVICES PROVIDED:

  • Water network Hydraulic Modeling
  • Preliminary network transient analysis (surge / water hammer analysis)

Client: Aryx Consulting Engineers

Location

Nala Consulting was appointed by Bloemwater to design a 3Mℓ reservoir and bulk connection pipelines in Trompsburg. STRAC was subsequently appointed by Nala Consulting to produce a hydraulic model of the Trompsburg area as well as for the detail design of the new bulk water pipelines.

The bulk water network consists of approximately 3km of 300mm dia. uPVC pipelines and interconnecting pipework at the new 3Ml reservoir.  

STRAC also provided project management services to Nala Consulting for the duration of the project.

Client: Nala Consulting

 

STRAC Consulting Engineers entered into this project with SNA as a “New Entrant consultant” and was tasked with assisting in any design of any road infrastructure management required in the resurfacing of 58.5km of carriageway between Alice and King William’s Town in the Eastern Cape.  STRAC provided key personnel and work in close partnership with SNA in providing professional design and construction monitoring services.

DESCRIPTION OF THE SERVICES PROVIDED:

  • Provincial / Municipal roads design
  • Quality Control
  • Construction Monitoring

Client: SNA Civil and Structural Engineers

STRAC Consulting Engineers entered into this project with SNA as a “New Entrant consultant” and was tasked with assisting in any design of any road infrastructure management required in the constructing dual carriageway between Mthatha and Ngqeleni in the Eastern Cape.  STRAC provided key personnel and work in close partnership with SNA in providing professional design and construction monitoring services

DESCRIPTION OF THE SERVICES PROVIDED:

  • Provincial / Municipal roads design
  • Construction Monitoring
  • Quality Control

Client: SNA Civil and Structural Engineers

Location

STRAC has been appointed as Engineering Consultants to design of the booster pump station located at the existing supply reservoir.  STRAC investigated the infrastructure to determine if it sufficient for the summer peak water consumption.

Investigation of groundwater sources were also investigated accompanied with yield analysis of the boreholes.

DESCRIPTION OF THE SERVICES PROVIDED:

  • Data Collection – Infrastructure and consumption from Woodland Hills
  • Design – Hydraulic design, pump specification and production of construction drawings
  • Site Supervision – Part time site supervision for this project

Client: Woodland Hills Wildlife Estate.

STRAC Consulting Engineers was appointed by Phethogo Consulting to assist in the preliminary assessment, Inception Report and Design Report for Rapid Bucket eradication in the Eastern Free Sate.

DESCRIPTION OF THE SERVICES PROVIDED:

  • Concept and Viability Report for existing services, scope of works and design data.
  • Design Report for 800 new toilet structures, 1695 Re-construction of incomplete structures, plumbing for 4133 structures, construction of 66 700m of sewer network, pump stations and construction for 4800m of outfall sewer.
  • Project Inception Report

Client: Phetogho Consulting

 

STRAC Consulting Engineers was appointed to Design of approximately 10km of 1500mm diameter pipeline for Phetogho Consulting Engineers.

Client: Phetogho Consulting

STRAC Consulting Engineers was appointed by Phethogo Consulting to assist in the preliminary assessment, Inception Report and Design Report for Rapid Bucket eradication in the Eastern Free Sate.

DESCRIPTION OF THE SERVICES PROVIDED:

  • Concept and Viability Report for existing services, scope of works and design data.
  • Design Report for 1033 new toilet structures, 185 Re-construction of incomplete structures, plumbing for 4032 structures, construction of 29 114m of sewer network, 4 pump stations and construction for 4500m of raising main.
  • Project Inception Report

Client: Phetogho Consulting

STRAC Consulting Engineers was appointed by Phethogo Consulting to assist in the preliminary assessment, Inception Report and Design Report for the Wepener bulk water design in the Eastern Free Sate.

DESCRIPTION OF THE SERVICES PROVIDED:

  • New 4km bulk water pipe
  • New raw water trench
  • New abstraction point
  • New water treatment plant

Client: Phetogho Consulting

STRAC was appointed for the design and project management of a bulk water supply scheme with approximately 7 new boreholes.

DESCRIPTION OF THE SERVICES PROVIDED:

  • Data Collection – Existing Infrastructure investigation and surveying
  • Design – Design of all infrastructure
  • Site Supervision – site supervision for construction duration.

Client: Phetogho Consulting