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News June 2013
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Contributing to communities

Welcome to our June eNewsletter.

I enjoy hearing stories about our people and our clients contributing to communities. Cape Town Project Manager Khomotso Mantikwe has a fantastic story. Please click on the image to the left to watch Khomotso talk about his love for giving back through his project work at Aurecon.

Read this eNewsletter to find out about our recent award wins, project news, and thinking. We also list

upcoming conferences and feature stories about our diversity and community programmes.

Please contact us at Aurecon if you have any questions regarding the contents of this eNewsletter.

Best regards



Aurecon involved in four SAPOA award winning projects

The South African Property Owners Association (SAPOA) Awards for Innovative Excellence in Property Development were announced last month and Aurecon is proud to have been part of the project teams on four award-winning projects. Read more


Aurecon supports the Society of Petroleum Engineers’ Golf Day in Ghana

Aurecon was a sponsor at the prestigious golf day, the purpose of which was to raise funds toward two worthy causes: firstly, for Orphan Aid Africa, a non-profit organisation that develops programmes and projects in care reform, family support and education; and secondly, in support of funding students who to wish to study Petroleum Engineering. Read more


Oxford Terrace precinct kick starts Christchurch CBD rebuild

The Oxford Terrace Entertainment Precinct redevelopment will be one of the first precincts to help kick start the rebuild of the Christchurch CBD. Aurecon is assisting with the structural design of this mixed use development, which will have the latest in low damage seismic technology. Read more


Aurecon receives high praises at the Fulton Awards 2013

This year, the Chota Motala Incremental Launch Bridge in Pietermaritzburg – South Africa, which saw Aurecon play the role of design engineer, was awarded a coveted ‘Commendation’ in the ‘Civil Engineering Projects’ category. Read more




8-11 Jul

Bernard van Biljon, Mike van Tonder and Dave Bekker from Aurecon will be speaking at the Southern African Transport Conference in Pretoria.
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10-14 Jul

At the 9th Design and Health World Congress and Exhibition in Brisbane, Aurecon will be presenting a paper, hosting an exhibition booth and running a breakfast panel discussion.
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New thinking

Delivering programme excellence

In a roundtable discussion with Aurecon's leaders in programme and project management, we look at the elements typically found in a programme where excellence is the norm, rather than the exception. Read more

Will urbanisation break the big cities?

Aurecon’s Colin Dominish – Industry Director for Communications and Utilities and Matt Coetzee – Urbanisation Leader discuss the threats and opportunities placed on the world’s largest cities by the trend towards urbanisation. Read more

People and projects

Aurecon Cares lends a helping hand at an old age home in Eersterust

Aurecon's support included sponsoring paint, toiletries, personal accessories, mattresses, pillows and various nutritional products.
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Nile Basin Initiative’s new Decision Support System a win-win

Aurecon has successfully delivered data processing and modelling services for the recently completed Nile Basin Decision Support System (DSS) project, which aims to assist the Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) in water resources planning and investment decisions.
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Saigon’s Children Charity celebrates opening of new kindergartens

Aurecon provided pro bono engineering services for Saigon’s Children Charity (SCC) which celebrated the much anticipated opening on 25 April 2013 of its Dai Truong kindergarten, one of two SCC kindergartens in Vietnam’s Tra Vinh province.
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Westgate Footbridge, New Zealand

Creative solutions were needed for a new 220 metre long pedestrian and cyclist connection in Auckland. Aurecon used 3D drafting and 3D structural analysis models due to the complex geometry of the trusses and skewed piers.
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