Franki Africa, formerly a key member of the worldwide Franki Group, was started by Wally Rowland in 1946.  It grew steadily over the years and is today the most established specialist geotechnical contractor in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Franki offers a comprehensive range of geotechnical and marine engineering services including both design and construction for the General Construction, Civil Engineering and Mining industries.

Franki’s work in both commercial and infrastructure projects is implemented to the exacting standards required by its ISO 9001 accreditations and undertaken safely with its OHSAS 18001 certification as a priority in all its activities.

Environmental commitment is ensured through our ISO 14001 accreditation.

Franki Africa are specialists in:

  • Piled Foundations
  • Soil Improvement – In-situ Compaction
  • In-situ Replacement
  • Rigid Inclusions
  • Deep Soil Mixing
  • Jet Grouting
  • Grouting
  • Underpinning
  • Lateral Support
  • Pipe and Culvert Jacking
  • Marine Foundations and Structures
  • Environmental Remediation
  • Geotechnical Investigations
  • Geotechnical Design and Advice

Franki Africa was acquired, in November 2013, by the Keller Group, the world’s largest specialist ground engineering contractor and the leading independent piling contractor. Keller has a leading and established presence in Europe, North America and Australasia and a growing presence in Africa, Asia and the Middle East.