Project Review: Castle Gate

Partnering with Atterbury Property, EDS Engineers offered civil engineering services for the new Castle Gate commercial and retail development in Tshwane. The upgraded road infrastructure will improve transport in the area, while the precinct has been designed for optimal use by commercial, retail and residential tenants. Castle Gate is a truly world-class and modern multi-use development.

EDS Engineering services included:

  • Traffic: Impact study and signal design
  • Stormwater: Design of stormwater for Castle Gate precinct and surrounding residential area totalling approximately 11 m³/s
  • Roads: Design, contract administration and construction monitoring for road upgrades. Road upgrades include the construction of all internal and external roads. Construction will also include a new three lane bridge on Solomon Mahlangu across the N1 highway.

Welcome to the EDS team

We are excited to announce three new engineers that will add their valued skills to the EDS team.

Chris Botha boasts an honours degree in structural engineering, while Milner Benadé will join as a junior civil engineer and Dylan Hart as a junior structural engineer.

Welcome to EDS Engineers, we look forward to collaborating as a team to ensure we keep offering quality services to our clients.

Project Review: IQ Brooklyn Apartments

Uniqon Wonings partnered with EDS Engineers to create a prestigious new development –  iQ Brooklyn apartments situated in Brooklyn, Pretoria. This contemporary development with 344 luxury apartments, is built on energy-saving design concepts and include modern extras like fibre internet, bio-access control, central DSTV and other amenities.

Engineering services included:

  • Structural: Design of reinforced concreted framed buildings consisting of a basement, ground and six residential levels to a combined area of 40 000m² GBA. The building system consisted of piled foundations, transfer level on first floor to transfer from a parking to residential occupancy layout, and concrete shear wall system to roof level.
  • Civil: Encompassed bulk earthwork with lateral support up to the property boundary all round, stormwater and sewer planning.
  • Traffic: Traffic impact studies were performed to facilitate rezoning to a high-density residential development.

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Turning possibilities into reality

EDS Engineers (EDS) is a professional consulting engineering firm with over 40 years’ experience. EDS delivers sustainable, custom made solutions through innovative design and personal service, thereby creating wealth for our clients and the community. This makes EDS the first choice for clients and staff.

The EDS Team

The EDS directors, senior associates and associates are all professionally registered with the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA). The directors are actively involved in all projects from design to execution – supported by a team of 35 qualified and experienced engineers, technologists, technicians and draughts people.

Excellence in Project Delivery

Project execution is accomplished by using the latest Building Information Modelling (BIM) compliant software and technology available in the industry to enhance project coordination, while focusing on cost-effective and tailor-made solutions to deliver outstanding projects.

EDS is known for various project design services – ranging from large-scale commercial, residential and industrial projects. Our portfolio includes prestigious projects such as the Jewel City inner city rejuvenation project in Johannesburg, various Teraco Data Centres requiring specialised designs for exceptionally heavy floor loads and projects such as the Centurion Gate which required specialised foundation design for dolomitic soil conditions.

Other projects include low- and high-rise residential buildings such as the Hatfield Square redevelopment, motor dealerships, mining structures, traffic studies, road designs and civil engineering infrastructure. Current road projects include the upgrading of the Woodmead Drive interchange in Gauteng to a diverging diamond type interchange to increase capacity.

Complete Engineering Service

EDS is proud to offer a comprehensive service from start to finish, while stringent measures are implemented to ensure quality control on each project. EDS strives to offer unmatched professional service to all clients and end users.

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Congratulations to Marinus de Jager (Pr.Eng) who was recently bestowed a globally recognised Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification through the Project Management Institute – demonstrating knowledge, skills and experience to lead and direct projects, using tools and techniques based on international standards and best practices.

With a B.Eng Civil and Honours degree behind his name, Marinus is a project management expert at EDS Engineers, with key responsibilities of comprehensive planning, executing to managing teams and to successfully deliver excellent and timely projects.

Well done, we are proud of you Marinus and pleased to have you as part of the EDS team.