Feet in the ground

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A professional civil engineer, MD of Franki Africa, Errol Braithwaite, has exposure in both the consulting and contracting environments. He has worked on projects in Europe, North America, the Middle East, Asia and Africa. These projects have included large infrastructure projects as well as buildings, tunnels, marine structures and dams. After fulfilling the role of technical executive in the concession …

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 …

SITE VISIT & TECHNICAL PRESENTATION AT THE CLAIRWOOD LOGISTICS PARK

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Franki Africa – A Keller Company, in collaboration with SAICE Durban Branch arranged a Site Visit to the Clairwood Logistics Park Project on the 22nd June 2018 .  This 4 billion rand development will set a new standard in prime grade A logistics facilities in KZN.  The project comprises a total area of  358 000m² of warehousing space and is being …

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 …

Construction World – Best Projects Awards 2016

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  Franki Africa recently submitted 3 projects into the Construction World Best Projects Awards 2016. We are very proud to announce that Franki was the winner of Category B – Specialist Contractors or Suppliers, for the 129 Rivonia Road (Village Walk) project. Our client decided to redevelop the old Village Walk site. The primary phase was to support the existing …

Franki Africa is 70 years old… and going strong

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Geotechnical icon, Franki Africa, famous for the Frankipile and the “Franki Blue Book”, amongst other things, is 70 years old this year and going strong. In November 2016, Franki celebrates 70 years of continuous operation in Africa and, according to MD Errol Braithwaite, the company is more motivated than ever to move forward vigorously in spite of challenging times in …

FRANKI AFRICA ON FIRM FOUNDATIONS

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There has been a changing of the guard at Franki Africa with Errol Braithwaite taking over as Managing Director from Roy McLintock, who will be retiring at the end of the year. According to Errol and Roy the transition has been a very smooth one, and, thanks to the fact that the company has firm foundations, with good people, sound …