The Aveng Group’s capability in the materials and processing segment complements its multi-disciplinary engineering and construction expertise, ensuring that it meets the highest delivery standards with solutions that add value to its customers.
Through its diverse range of manufacturing and processing activities in the construction and engineering sectors, The Aveng Group has the capability to provide a comprehensive and integrated design, construction and fabrication service. This comprises structural design and detailing, as well as civil, electrical, mechanical and process engineering.
Specialised operating companies provide a comprehensive fabrication and construction service spanning structural steel, mechanical, piping, marine piles, pre-cast concrete elements, electrical and instrumentation installations and commissioning in the metals and minerals, oil and gas and energy sectors.
In addition, The Aveng Group has the capability to provide an integrated service comprising structural steel design and detailing, procurement, fabrication and painting of heavy, medium and lightweight structures and platework.
Through its specialist businesses focused on supplying steel and allied products and services, The Aveng Group is also equipped to supply reinforcing steel and mesh, engineered support solutions as well as concrete products for the infrastructural market.
Aveng Trident Steel, unveiled its new blanking press line at its Port Elizabeth premises in July 2011. The 630 ton Servo Press Blanking line, which was manufactured by Shuler of Gemminen in Germany, allows Aveng Trident Steel to press curved, trapezoidal or straight-edge blanks cost effectively for the motor manufacturing industry. The press will supply the local motor industry, which is currently supplied from press operations in Gauteng, thereby saving on transport costs and increasing associated local activities such imports of special steels through the Port Elizabeth harbour.
Aveng Grinaker-LTA, through its Buildings division, in 2010 began work on the Blue Route Mall. This includes refurbishments and additions to regional shopping centre. Through Aveng Manufacturing Steeledale, the group also involved in the manufacturing and supply of a comprehensive range of quality wire and welded mesh products used in the construction and engineering sector. Some of their specialist construction products include reinforcing mesh, multi-purpose steel lattice, welded mesh gabions and mattresses and cold rolled hard-drawn wire.
Helio’s new 448 000m3 oil storage facility was commissioned to meet increasing market demand for additional tank capacity by bulk fuel suppliers.
McConnell Dowell was the contractor for mechanical and civil works associated with the new liquid storage and blending facility, procuring and constructing tank foundations, pipe racks, bund walls, valve and pump manifold, piping, loading arms, jetty topsides, among others. All structural steel and large bore pipe spools were fabricated at McConnell Dowell’s fabrication facility in Batam.
Aveng Trident Steel secured a substantial portion of the supply of steelwork for the new coal fired power station being built by Eskom. When completed, the power station will have six boilers each powering an 800MW turbine, producing 4 800MW of power.
Aveng Grinaker-LTA, through its DSE division, fabricated the compression ring, columns supporting the compression ring and temporary support steelwork for the main arch of the stadium, which has a planned maximum capacity of 70 000. The total steelwork mass fabricated for the stadium amounted to 3 900t. All steel was supplied by the DSE fabrication facility in Vanderbijlpark.