Geotechnical construction companies Franki Africa and Keller Middle East to merge

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Keller’s geotechnical construction businesses in Africa and the Middle East are joining together as one integrated business unit called Middle East Africa, branded as Keller, from 1 January, 2021. “We have a very proud history of success in both Africa and the Middle East,” explains Thorsten Holl, , President EMEA. “Combining our capabilities whilst improving efficiency will strengthen our position, …

Definitive Geotechnical Work Unveils Bumper Edition

Dulce Simoes Dredging, Excavation, Jet Grouting, Lateral Support, Marine Works, News, Piling, Pipe Jacking, Soil Improvement

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 …

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 …

FRANKI AFRICA JOINS KELLER

Evan Janovsky News

AT THE END OF NOVEMBER 2013, our business was acquired by Keller Holdings, who are the world’s largest, independent geotechnical contractors, with unrivalled coverage in Europe, United States and Australia and a growing presence in the Middle East, Asia and Africa. Keller was founded in Germany in 1860 and currently has approximately 9 000 employees worldwide. They are listed on …