• Bulk Water Supply Scheme for Ilembe District Municipality:
This project involves the project management and design of all engineering functions and responsibilities, together with associated sub-consultants, inclusive of geotechnical, land survey, legal, environmental and the like. Black Balance is responsible for the review and project execution of detailed designs, documentation and drawings for all bulk earthworks, bulk water mains, pump stations, rising mains and access roads, together with re-inforced concrete structural works for pump stations, retaining walls, storm-water culverts and foundations for 13 off-takes, each valued at approximately R100 million per phase.
Value: R1,4 billion
• Mpungose Bulk Water Phase 1D:
Supply pipeline comprising some 8,8km of uPVC gravity water pipeline, located/positioned, predominantly, along the left edge of a provincial road and reticulated from and connecting Reservoir K4 (500kl) to Reservoir K5 (400kl).
Value: R10,5 million
• Naidooville Sewer Reticulation:
12km water-borne sewer pipe. 13km of 100/150mm diameter uPVC sewer pipelines (in Joint Venture with Campbell Bernstein & Irving).
Value: R16 million
• Umlaas Trunk Sewer Extension to Webedacht West:
2,4km pipeline of 750mm RC pipes and 900mm diameter structured wall HDPe pipes, including two bridges across the Umlaas River and three bridges across streams.
Value: R20 million
• Culvert Development for eThekwini:
Design, development of tender documentation and management of contracting for two major culverts in the city.
Value: R10 million
• Enterprise iLembe Project Management Unit
Establishment of production facilities for LED/tourism projects.
Turnkey solutions for: iLembe Winery and Vineyards and iLembe Biodiesel Facility and Moringa Plantations
Strategy development – oversight and liaison of consultant teams:
Nonoti Area-based and Precinct Plans, EMF;
King Shaka Tourism Route;
iLembe Vegetable Market Feasibility; and
iLembe Packhouse Feasibility.
Value: R14 million
• Sherwood Affordable Housing Development
Bulk earthworks, sewer, storm-water and water reticulation networks, roads and structural retaining walls for 350 sites in Sherwood, Durban.
Value: R76 million
• Hampshire Housing Estate
Design of a 180-unit, middle-income estate with bulk earthworks, sewer, storm-water and water reticulation networks, roads and structural retaining walls in Pinetown, Durban.
Value: R110 million
• Manzini Shopping Centre
Design of earthworks, sewer, storm-water and water reticulation networks, internal roads, structural engineering and mechanical engineering design (air-conditioning, fire-fighting systems and the like).
Playing a leading role in Project Management with the architects).
Value: R127 million
• Richards Bay Industrial Development Zone
Development of design, costing and roll-out plan for the development of Phase 1A of the Richards Bay Industrial Development Zone.
Value: R170 million
• Thokoza Road Upgrade:
Project and programme managers for the upgrade and improvement of Thokoza Road Link, as part of the Mandeni Sundumbili Township Regeneration Strategy.
Improve pedestrian walkways, traffic calming linked to pedestrian crossings, street lighting, including area lighting, street-scape and furniture and beautification, inclusive of tree-planting.
Value: R15 million
• Sibusiswe Community Hall:
Programme and project managers for the upgrade and improvement of the Sibusisiwe Community Hall, as part of the Mandeni Sundumbili Township Regeneration Strategy.
Upgrade and extension to hall, incorporation of open-air events arena, landscaping, access and parking, fencing, access control and security.
Value: R18 million
• Sundumbili Sports Precinct:
Programme and project managers for the upgrade and revival of the Sundumbili sport and recreational facility, as part of the Mandeni Sundumbili Township Regeneration Strategy.
Upgrade of sports precinct and facilities, landscaping and parking, fencing, access control and security.
• Zithobeni Hostel Re-development:
The objective of the development was to establish social, affordable rental options by way of a social housing precinct, achieved through a partnership funding programme.
Value: R160 million