Steeledale Reinforcing & Trading Namibia (Pty) Ltd: Beating the odds of steel

The steel industry hasn’t always been an ideal workplace for women. Worse off where the construction is related, for they are both, boys’ clubs. And for Renate Meyer all that has become too familiar in her 17 years at the helm of Steeledale Namibia. Not only is she in charge, but the two other most senior colleagues under her are [...]

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Nakathilo Commercial and Logistics Plaza

  Introduction: Nakathilo Commercial and Logistics Plaza is a regional significant project being facilitated by Trans-Kalahari Logistics. The main purpose of this [...]

Helena Uugwanga: Suited to Project Leadership

It’s early morning in the almost forgotten town of Aranos.  A Toyota SUV pulls in the parking lot of what should be a government building in southern Namibia. As the [...]

Diary of a ‘Struggle Kid’ Engineer

  The world doesn’t expect much from struggle kids. The private sector boss is looking to her standing by the traffic light, bowl in hand, a baby on her back, cracked [...]

Rachel Shafuda-Andreas: An Engineering name for the future

Female engineers have a hard time on site because it’s mainly a complete “boy’s club” culture on site with the wages staff. The wages staff tend to be uneducated [...]

Why Namibia is not among the top 2018 RMB Investment spots in Africa report

Egypt has knocked South Africa (SA) from its long-standing top spot regarding investments in Africa, according to a recently released Rand Merchant Bank (RMB) ‘Where to [...]

Namibbeton: The perfect fit for Namibia’s Civil Engineering

The profession is also expected to expand by 8 percent in the next 10 years, as increasing urbanization and an interest in renewable-energy create new projects for [...]

The future is Omusati Construction

“Having a skilled workforce is key in structuring a company so that it fulfills its goals of providing excellent services to the sector. We have also always had the youth [...]

Kahorongo’s Journey to Daimler AG

As the world and trends in technological advancement move towards sustainable systems of running machines and systems, Himeezembi Kahorongo is a name for the future. He has [...]

Déjà vu: As Former President realizes dream port in Walvis Bay

 Fast-forward two decades later, an air of urgency has gripped the Namibia Port Authority (Namport), and the western part of Walvis Bay. There is some sense of anxiety as [...]

Element Consulting Engineers receive EPA Certification

Sixteen engineers from Element Consulting have this month received certification as corporate members of the Engineering Professionals Association (EPA) of Namibia. EPA [...]