The road to civil engineering in Zambia

Civil engineering work on Zambezi Road by Ng'andu Consulting with before and after pictures

There’s been a lot of talk about the improving African economies (See recent post, ‘So, will Africa rise?’). Central to economy improvement is building and construction work. Ng’andu Consulting Ltd is an innovative team available to help satisfy the increasing demand for civil engineering services in Zambia.

Ng’andu Consulting have considerable experience in the design and supervision of road and bridge infrastructure and provide a multi-disciplinary service through their dedicated specialist divisions — water, transport, structures, programme management and project management.

Ng’andu Consulting have achieved a significant amount for their clients:

  • The upgrade of the Kasaba Bay Airport runway
  • The award winning Pontoon Bridge on Chilubi Island
  • Construction and installation of the first artificial turf in Zambia at Independence Stadium
  • The design and construction of the Twin Palm ring road in Lusaka.

Current projects they are involved in include:

Zambezi road extension — The project involves consulting services for the design, supervision and upgrading from gravel road to asphalt pavement. It involves approximately four kilometres of the Zambezi road extension in Lusaka province. The works were based on the integrated construction unit (ICU) Method of Works. The budget sum of the project is US$1.8 million.

Landless, Mumbwa — The project involves road upgrade from gravel to asphalt pavement. Scope of works includes side drainage and road signs. The approximate distance is 114 kilometres in two phases. The road will be completed by two different contractors and supervised by once consultant. The budget sum of the project is US$3.6 million.

Serenje, Lukulu – The project involves periodic rehabilitation of the road. The scope of works include pothole patching, edge repair, shoulder reconstruction and surfacing.

CAIP (Community Access Improvement Program) — This project includes national technical assistance to local road authorities for the implementation of community access improvement under the Danida Road Sector Programme Support Phase two.

Ng'andu Consulting Community Access Improvement Project - before and after pictures

If you are in Zambia and need a team for building and civil engineering work in 2011 then Ng’andu Consulting are certainly worth considering. They have the ability to deliver as creative and innovative building contractors, project managers and civil engineers. You can send a direct enquiry to Ng’andu Consulting here.

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12 Responses to The road to civil engineering in Zambia

  1. Samara says:

    Very good know-how! I have been hunting for something such as this for a time now. Thank you!

  2. I am interested to know how is the upgrading the Mutanda- Zambezi road which has been neglected for many years.

    Good road network provides economic development to the locals and the nation at large.

    Looking forward to seeing the completion of this project!

  3. Tububular Civil cc (Merchants) says:

    We supply to the civil engineering industry and is looking to venture into Zambia.
    We are based in Gauteng Johannesburg and would appreciate it someone can make contract with us regarding future business
    Thank you,
    Christine Le Roux.

  4. Colin says:

    I want to say thanks a lot for that work you have made in writing this piece of writing. I am hoping the same effective work from you in the future also.

  5. Coen Visser says:

    Very interesting…..and promising.
    I specialize in gravel roads.
    Geologist, materials technician, engineering laboratory, and 30 years’ exp.
    Kimberley, South Africa

  6. Arthur thole says:

    This is fantastic,hs zambian youths we nid 2 b motivatd cncern’g career choice. And such thngs do. Thnx alot.

  7. Bangi rose says:

    This is amazing, finally found my passion n its civil engineering. Do u have a lot of female engineers in your company?

  8. machila bubala says:

    hey i want 2 be a civil engineer now i wantd 2 ask hw much civil engineers in zambia earn?pliz i wnt 2 knw

  9. Lesego Samuel Kobedi says:

    We are a company Based in Botswana with experience in rural roads construction gravel , bitumen ,drainage , bridges , bush clearing , excavations ,bridges and general civil works.we would like to work with your company in Zambia

  10. Jack Rose says:

    Thank you for your article. Would you also have some news on the Kazungular Bridge project?

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