Franki supports the Great River Bridge in Mauritius

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  Paving the future for one of the most aesthetic infrastructure landmarks in Mauritius, the Frankipile team achieved another milestone with the successful completion of the foundations for a new iconic ravine bridge. Located south of Port Louis, the A1M1 bridge – as it is commonly referred to – will effectively connect the areas of Chebel and Sorèze on either …

Franki Certified to provide construction related services on critical projects, in compliance with Level 4 restrictions

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  Franki complies fully with the Governmental Directive for workplace preparedness.  Over and above the usual / expected hand sanitizer, masks to all employees, etc… Franki has the following in place: Detailed “return to work” / Post Lockdown procedure document Awareness posters informing employees about Covid-19   Project Start-up checklists to prepare sites before work will re-commence Thermometers for screening …

Definitive Geotechnical Work Unveils Bumper Edition

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Reflecting the rich history of the Franki legend, the Fifth Edition of the widely acknowledged “Blue Book” on geotechnical engineering incorporates elements of its holding company, the Keller Group, and many of Keller’s state of the art ground improvement and grouting technologies. The book, entitled A Guide to Practical Geotechnical Engineering in Africa was officially launched by Keller’s Professor Michal …

AFRICAN PORTS & RAIL EVOLUTION

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Franki Africa – A Keller Company, was a proud silver sponsor of the African Ports & Rail Evolution Conference.  This event took place from the 2nd to the 3rd October 2018, at the Durban Convention Centre in Durban and provided the opportunity to meet with key players in the Ports and Rail Industry. Mr. Gavin Byrne chaired the African Ports …

UMHLANGA ARCH DEVELOPMENT DEMONSTRATES FRANKI AFRICA’S POWER OF INNOVATION… AND ITS HABIT OF GOING THE EXTRA MILE

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Introduction For construction programmes to be compressed into the shortest possible time to meet client handover deadlines is not unusual, but for contractors to offer innovative improvements to design to realise cost and time savings is far more so – particularly when this increases the pressure on the contractor to perform! For the prestigious new Umhlanga Arch development, north of …

FRANKI AFRICA – global strength and local focus

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LEADING SPECIALIST GEOTECHNICAL CONTRACTOR IN AFRICA Franki Africa recently  celebrated 70 years of continuous operations in Africa. As Managing Director Errol Braithwaite says: “This is a testimony not only to a company which has become synonymous with geotechnical expertise in Africa, but also to the many partners and customers who have entrusted their projects to us.” Franki’s success is based …

SAICE-SAFCEC Annual Awards 2016

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Franki Africa entered various projects into the SAICE-SAFCEC Annual Awards 2016, and was the proud winner of the Geotechnical Award for the New Old Mutual Head Office Building in Sandton. The following projects  carried out by Franki were also nominated in various categories and were well showcased at the event: Technical Excellence Project of the Year Award Burgan Cape Terminal Fuel Storage …

FRANKI CELEBRATES MANDELA DAY 2016

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On Monday, 18th July 2016, a group of ladies from Head Office set out to spend some time at an orphanage in Marlboro Gardens, as well as provide food and gifts for the children residing there on a full-time basis. However, due to an unexpected turn of events we ended up at the Hlayisanani Centre, on the outskirts of Alexandra!   …

FRANKI’S DISCOVERY WORK SHINES IN SANDTON

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Franki Africa has dominated the geotechnical industry in the plethora of major developments that have been taking place in Sandton in the recent past. Two of its most recent contracts include the 170 000m³ basement for the new Sandton premises of petrochemical giant, Sasol, and the 60 000m³ basement for the new head office of legal firm Webber Wentzel. A third, …