Ripplemead Citrus Pack House
Lukhozi Consulting Engineers was appointed by the Department of Rural Development and Agrarian Reform for the of the Ripplemead Citrus Pack House in Peddie.
The services required for this project was planning, design and construction. The project is situated near Peddie which is in the Ngqushwa Municipality and entailed the construction of modern citrus pack house to EuroGAP standards to produce citrus for export markets.
The pack house project included the construction of the main pack house structure, double storey administration building, canteen and ablution building, cold room and de-greening rooms and the complete sorting and packing line internally. The ESKOM supply was upgraded, a rain water harvesting system constructed and all other necessary services were installed.
The construction value of the project was R51.97 million.
The project was complete and is currently operating and packing citrus for export markets.