The road to civil engineering in Zambia

Sara Drawwater
1 February 2011
There’s been a lot of talk about the improving African economies (See recent post,

There’s been a lot of talk about the improving African economies (See recent post, ‘So, will Africa rise?’). Central to economy improvement is building and construction work. Ng’andu Consulting Ltd is an innovative team available to help satisfy the increasing demand for civil engineering services in Zambia.

Ng’andu Consulting have considerable experience in the design and supervision of road and bridge infrastructure and provide a multi-disciplinary service through their dedicated specialist divisions — water, transport, structures, programme management and project management.

Ng’andu Consulting have achieved a significant amount for their clients:

  • The upgrade of the Kasaba Bay Airport runway
  • The award winning Pontoon Bridge on Chilubi Island
  • Construction and installation of the first artificial turf in Zambia at Independence Stadium
  • The design and construction of the Twin Palm ring road in Lusaka.

Current projects they are involved in include:

Zambezi road extension — The project involves consulting services for the design, supervision and upgrading from gravel road to asphalt pavement. It involves approximately four kilometres of the Zambezi road extension in Lusaka province. The works were based on the integrated construction unit (ICU) Method of Works. The budget sum of the project is US$1.8 million.

Landless, Mumbwa — The project involves road upgrade from gravel to asphalt pavement. Scope of works includes side drainage and road signs. The approximate distance is 114 kilometres in two phases. The road will be completed by two different contractors and supervised by once consultant. The budget sum of the project is US$3.6 million.

Serenje, Lukulu — The project involves periodic rehabilitation of the road. The scope of works include pothole patching, edge repair, shoulder reconstruction and surfacing.

CAIP (Community Access Improvement Program) — This project includes national technical assistance to local road authorities for the implementation of community access improvement under the Danida Road Sector Programme Support Phase two.

If you are in Zambia and need a team for building and civil engineering work in 2011 then Ng’andu Consulting are certainly worth considering. They have the ability to deliver as creative and innovative building contractors, project managers and civil engineers. You can send a direct enquiry to Ng’andu Consulting here.