Design of complex structures in structural steel, reinforced concrete, structural timber or load bearing brickwork. Rehabilitation of above structures due to corrosion, fatigue or any damage. Reinstatement of heritage buildings
Geotechnical investigations for foundation design. Design of heavy industrial foundations and deep foundations. Rehabilitation or underpin of failing foundations.
Design of harbour and related structures. Underwater foundations, quay and sea walls, hydraulic fill to quay extension, breakwater extension and placing of concrete armature units (dolos), deepening of harbour, new jetty
Civil infrastructure, earthworks, roads and stormwater drainage, sewage reticulation, sewage pump stations and rising mains
Solutions to Promote Your Competitiveness in the Market Place
Ivo Huisman & Associates
Our mission is to provide our clients with innovative and cost effective engineering solutions to promote their competitiveness in the market place. In the process we wish to enhance the quality of life of all our people, in particular those from a previously disadvantaged background. We see our mission as being achieved through a proud and motivated staff, and the end result will be prosperity for all.
Ivo Huisman founded our practice in 1988 in Port Elizabeth. Initially he was recognised as a structural expert, but in due course expanded into Geotechnical as well as Civil Engineering. The practices’ work load distribution is approximately Structural and Building engineering 40%, Civil Engineering 40%, Geotechnical 10%, Marine Engineering 5%, Project Management 5%. We ensure that our staff are continually attending extensive and varied courses.
Since the establishment of the practice in excess of 1200 projects have been registered. It is our pride that we have never been found professionally negligent nor have we had to concede damages to a client.
P.I. cover is as required by the SA Association of Consulting Engineers. We have a formal Quality Management System in place as per CESA requirements, which is in accordance with the FIDOC QMIG and assessed annually. This aligns with the ISO 9001 QMS.
through life skills
Since inception our practice has promoted Black Empowerment either through teaching life skills to black children, or training young engineers or technicians. We also promote tertiary education with our bursary scheme, this is an ongoing process. Our staff complement is 60% from historically disadvantaged communities.
As a matter of policy we target unemployed students, without work experience. We employ one such person a year for a two year training period. Thereafter they are empowered to negotiate a new future for themselves in the work place.
We are available to answer any questions you may have about your project
Passionate About Engineering
Your Success is Our Achievement
Ivo Huisman and Assoc - Structural Engineering design
Ivo Huisman was member of Arup Engineer’s structural design team
Ivo Huisman and Assoc Structural Engineering design and Project Managers
Ivo Huisman and Assoc - Structural Engineering design and Project Managers
Ivo Huisman was member of Arup Engineer’s structural design team for 36m glass facade