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PO Box 74381
Lynnwood Ridge
South Africa

Tel: +27 12 427 2000
Fax: +27 86 556 0521
Contact: Barend Smith - Technical Director

Aurecon provides environmental engineering, management and specialist technical consulting services for government and private sector clients globally. The group, with an office network extending across 23 countries, has been involved in projects in more than 70 countries across Africa, Asia Pacific and the Middle East.

Formed through the merger of three leading consultancies, Africon, Connell Wagner and Ninham Shand, in March 2009, Aurecon employs over 6,000 professionals who offer in-depth local market knowledge combined with international expertise across six key market sectors, including Energy, Community Development & Infrastructure, Mining & Industrial, Property, Transport and Water.

Aurecon is committed to best environmental practice and technical excellence. Our environmental team draws from the expertise of numerous highly qualified subject specialists to tailor solutions for each individual project, ensuring that biophysical and socioeconomic impacts can be anticipated and mitigated. Familiarity with a wide range of disciplines and project types and with all phases of the project cycle means that we are readily able to provide balanced and appropriate input to any project.

Environmental services

  • Environmental impact management
  • Environmental management programmes, systems and frameworks
  • Disaster risk management planning and GIS
  • Sustainability assessment and environmental and ecological planning
  • Landscape architecture
  • Assessment of water resource development and catchment management
  • Specialist facilitation, environmental training and public participation
  • Policy development and professional review services
  • Social assessment and resettlement studies
  • Climate change and energy efficiency