SRK_25 years of engineering innovation in Pietermaritzburg

Rob McNeill and Angus Bracken interviewed by Mining Mirror
Thursday, February 28, 2019
First presented: 
Borehole Water Journal and
Water Management

Starting small as a “one-man show” in 1993, the world-class Pietermaritzburg office of engineers and scientists SRK Consulting has served its region and beyond with projects as diverse as drought relief, water reticulation, stormwater infrastructure, tailings dams, waste management and cemetery planning
and developments.

It was Rob McNeill – now a corporate consultant and principal geotechnical civil engineering technologist at SRK – who first manned the office to get the ball rolling in 1993, after Durban-based SRK director Mike Slabbert pushed to have a presence in the KwaZulu-Natal capital.

“Although Durban was the commercial hub, it was important to have a presence in Pietermaritzburg, as its status as capital meant that many organisations – who were clients or potential clients – had their regional headquarters there,” said McNeill.



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