Civil Structural Steelwork

TVE has more than 40 years experience in the design, contract administration and construction supervision of both structural and civil engineering projects in the private, corporate and public sectors, covering roads, railways, bridges, ports, water process plant, telecommunications and heavy industrial structures. Our engineers have the capability to deal both quantitatively and qualitatively with concepts, designs procurement and operations of civil and structural engineering projects.

The firm’s civil engineering skills encompass the full spectrum from conceptual and feasibility planning, to detail design, construction supervision and management. Effective integration and utilisation of construction projects goes hand in hand with the provision of associated utility, electrical and control systems. Projects range from corporate head offices, commercial, industrial, leisure and health related projects as well as civil engineering structures.


We provide civil engineering services in bulk infrastructure development, design & management:

  • Municipal engineering services
  • Bulk utility services supply and reticulation
  • Township services design
  • Institutional support / strengthening
  • Road pavement design / materials engineering
  • Road rehabilitation design
  • Pavement management systems
  • Road maintenance design and lifecycle strategy
  • Reinforced concrete
  • Post tensioned concrete
  • Heavy and industrial and special foundations

The firm’s structural engineering skills encompass the full spectrum from conceptual and feasibility planning, to detail design, construction supervision and construction management. Modern computer aided design techniques and structural modelling packages are used and the firm boasts specialist skills in areas such as complex analysis and design of all aspects in structural engineering.

Our range of structural skills includes:

  • Composite structures
  • Structural steelwork
  • Structural timber
  • Reinforced and unreinforced brickwork
  • Deep basements and lateral support
  • Raft and piled foundations
  • Special investigation


We have, in-house, the specialist expertise and experience to cover all aspects of these essential services ranging from the provision of feasibility reports and trials to innovative designs and specification as well as project management, system commissioning and maintenance. TVE’s Civil & Structures have been at the forefront of developing and introducing new technology into southern Africa. The firm has always kept pace with advancing technology and applies new techniques throughout its fields of expertise.


We have provided our services to many projects, including:

  • High rise buildings
  • Corporate head offices
  • Commercial office buildings
  • Distribution facilities and warehouses
  • Factories and other industrial buildings
  • Shopping centres
  • Leisure and health related facilities
  • Residential developments
  • Sport stadia and indoor sports facilities
  • Bridges, water reservoirs and elevated towers
  • Heavy engineering structures
  • Other civil engineering structures
  • Community based building structures