East London IDZ GE1 Factory

14th Apr 2020

Lukhozi has been appointed by the East London Industrial Development Zone (ELIDZ) as Project Managers for the construction of one of its new factories.

The commercial development is a greenfields project.  The factory is located within the ELIDZ and comprises of the construction of a complete tenant installation ready manufacturing facility with two covered hardstand truck collection and delivery areas, an office block, mechanical and electrical plant rooms and two gatehouses.
The factory is enclosed with a portal frame steel structure with a floor area of approximately 11,000sqm.  A unique feature of the structure is that it includes a 12m high bay housing a travelling overhead crane with a safe working load of 50 tonnes.
Lukhozi Consulting Engineers - Project Management - ELIDZ GE1 Factory

Lukhozi is responsible for managing the project team consisting of a multi-disciplinary design team and contractors on this accelerated project.  Lukhozi is further responsible for client interaction.

Lukhozi is pleased to report on the progress of another successful commercial development in our portfolio of projects.

Currently, the project is in month 7 of a 14 month project.  The project is at the halfway point in terms of the planned project duration. The project team has progressed swiftly with accuracy and foresight.   Potential delays are constantly being identified as soon as possible and are being dealt with rapidly as they arise.  This proactive approach to project management has resulted in the project team exceeding the planned expenditure and progress targets ensuring that the project is completed on time and within budget.

This project is 1 of 4 factories within the ELIDZ where Lukhozi are the appointed Project Managers and is a showcase of our specialist expertise and skill in this discipline. The success of this project to date is contributed by the excellent work of the project team and the performance of the principal contractor, WBHO.

Photos: ELIDZ

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