Project experience

2012 Pre-feasibility Studies on Solar PV sites for EEPro Renewable Energy
2011-12 Basic Assessment processes on Solar PV projects for Mulilo Renewable Energy
2011 Pre-feasibility Studies on Wind and Solar projects for Electro-Green Power
2011 Pre-feasibility and application preparation on Renewable Energy projects for Unitech Energy
2010-12 Member of Planning Advisory Board advising Western Cape Provincial Minister of Environment and Planning on Town Planning applications.
2009-11 Scoping Report for Regional Waste Site for West Coast District Municipality (with Anel Blignaut Environmental Consultants).
2007-10 Basic Assessment applications & Heritage Notification of Intent to Develop for dualling TR28 into Hermanus & upgrading of Onrus and Vermont Intersections.
2008 Pre-proposal investigation for YMCA Conference Centre expansion, Constantia
2008 Environmental Management Plan for Realignment of road near Riebeek West.
2007 Applications for West Coast road re-gravelling incl. borrow pits in Koringberg, Riebeek West, Riebeek Kasteel and for realignment of road near Riebeek West.
2006 Scoping application: Belhar R300 pedestrian bridge (incl. Heritage notification).
2004-5 Scoping applications for Tea Rooms at Karoo Desert and Harold Porter National Botanical Gardens for South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI).
2005 Environmental Monitoring for Hemel-en-Aarde Intersection Upgrading and Diesel tank permit application, near Hermanus.
2004-5 Environmental Scoping study for Groot Drakenstein Rural Settlement (with Arcus Gibb for Boland District Municipality).
2004 Environmental Scoping study for Hemel-en-Aarde Intersection Upgrading near Hermanus (for Provincial Road Infrastructure Branch and Jeffares & Green).
2003 Environmental Impact Assessment for new facilities for the National Port Authority, Saldanha (with Mastakimu Environmental Management).
2002 Investigation of options for disposal of sewage sludge for Johannesburg Northern Treatment Works as sub-consultant to Jeffares & Green.
2002 Scoping report for rezoning application to service industrial land in Kommetjie area (with Ecosense).
2001/2002 Engineers Representative on construction site for Stewart Scott Inc. Monitoring widening of section of the Lourens River in Somerset West.
2001  Finalisation of Engineering Conceptual Planning Report for Cape Flats Freeway Extension (Philippi link) for Jeffares & Green Inc.
2000/2001 Environmental Impact Assessment on the processing and disposal of solid sulphur from Caltex Oil refinery, Cape Town (with CCA Environmental).
2000/2001 Supplementary Environmental Report, process management and response to authorities comments for the Cape Flats Freeway Extension (Philippi link)
2000 Resolved outstanding public participation problems on Prince George Drive
1999 Began practicing as independent environmental engineering consultant.
1995-1999 Environmental Engineer with Jeffares & Green Inc
1998 Public participation, consideration of alternatives & report production for intersection (part of Dualling of Prince George Drive).
  Marketing: co-ordination of submissions & advertising for SAICE & SAACE environmental project awards.
  Environmental Opportunities & Constraints Study for proposed Multi-Purpose Community Facility for His People Ministries on land near the Black River.
1997/98 Environmental Impact Report and IEM co-ordination for on the Cape Flats Freeway Extension (Philippi link) incl. co-ordination of five specialist studies.
1997 Assistance with design of stormwater reticulation and environmental mitigation for the upgrading of Prince George Drive.
1996/7           Preparation of research report on composting pilot plant for Ceres Municipality.
  Environmental monitoring on TR27 and MR27 between Rooi Els and Strand.  Project later received the 1998 SAACE and 1999 EPPIC environmental awards as well as the 1999 SAICE Western Cape Branch technical award.
  Environmental Scoping process for the upgrading of Prince George Drive.
1996 Engineers Representative with Jeffares & Green Inc. supervising a composting pilot plant and modifications to Waste Water Treatment Works for Ceres Municipality.
1995 Junior Engineer with Jeffares & Green Inc.  Involved in cost and quantity estimation and design of wastewater treatment works. Research into environmentally acceptable solid waste disposal options for Ceres Municipality.  Also assisting in preparation of services report for road upgrading.
  Environmental report on a proposal for a shared Olympic/Church facility on a piece of environmentally sensitive land for His People Ministries.

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Parliament calls for comment on the effectiveness of environmental assessment in South Africa

Do you think Environmental Assessment in South Africa is effective or do you think it is just producing a mountain of paper to comply with regulations? We struggle with the irony of some of most comprehensive environmental regulations in the world (and most expensive to comply with), but an environment that nevertheless rapidly degrading.

Parliament is calling for your comment on this issue (see link below). How could it be improved? If you have a an opinion, please email it to Ms Tyhileka Madubela ( by the 12th April 2013

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