In the Structural sector, HN offers a range of services to clients for all reinforced concrete, structural steel, structural timber, and/or masonry structures. Our team is well versed in the recommended South African codes of practice for building and civil structures and our resources include the latest computer-aided draughting and design software.
Through the stages of the project from inception to close out, HN can provide professional consulting services for the design and construction of the following civil, commercial, industrial, and residential structures:
Municipal Engineering is primarily concerned with the development, operation, maintenance and management of urban & regional infrastructure. Our Urban Engineers have extensive experience working in both the private and public sectors and on projects ranging from informal settlement upgrades to upmarket housing developments.
Through the integration of multiple disciplines, the engineering services offered by HN for regional, urban and rural infrastructure developments include:
Stormwater management is a mechanism for controlling stormwater runoff for the purposes of reducing downstream erosion, water quality degradation, flooding, and mitigating the adverse effects of the changes in land use on the aquatic environment. HN offers this service which includes all aspects associated with the planning, design, maintenance, and regulation of facilities that collect, store and convey stormwater.
Sustainable drainage is a concept that includes long-term environmental and social factors in decisions about drainage. It takes account of the quantity and quality of runoff, and the amenity value of surface water in the urban environment. Many existing urban drainage systems can cause problems of sustainability. We recognise the benefit Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems (SUDS) techniques offer and therefore incorporate them into our planning and designs with the following objectives in mind.