Munitions Production & Test Ranges
The Company was appointed by Pretoria Metal Pressings to provide the full range of project management, engineering and cost control services for the planning and construction of an integrated non-ferrous foundry and rolling mill facility for the production of high quality copper and brass strip for the manufacture of small to medium calibre military ammunition, as well as hunting and sporting ammunition.
The Company was similarly appointed for the construction of munitions loading facilities with associated explosives magazines and also four test firing ranges.
The Company provided full professional services to Eloptro for the planning and construction of a factory and offices with subsequent extensions, for the production of night vision products, lasers, thermal imaging cameras, optical sighting systems and coated optical components for the defence force. The facilities included an optical glass smelting and casting plant.
Environmental & Vehicle Testing
Workshops and an environmental test laboratory were engineered and constructed by the Company to provide Gerotek with a capability for design assurance, environmental simulation, electro-magnetic compatibility, mechanical testing, metrology services and quality systems for vehicle testing.
The Plate Float Glass (PFG) factory in Springs is the largest facility of its kind in South Africa. In 2006, TvE assisted in the structural design and suspension of 2 new furnaces, a temperature-controlled kiln for annealing glass known as a ”Lehr” installation and a 100% increase of their warehouse facilities.