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Type Private, owned in trust
Industry Engineering, Design, International Development and Business Consultation
Founded 2009
Headquarters Main delivery centres in Australia and South Africa
80 Offices in 22 countries
Key people Paul Hardy, CEO
Teddy Daka, Non-Executive Chairman
Revenue A$ 820 million dollars 2012
ZAR 6.7 billion Rand 2009 [1]
Employees 7,200+

Aurecon is an engineering, management, design, planning, project management, consulting company based in Australia and South Africa.


Formed through the merger of three engineering consultancies, Africon, Connell Wagner and Ninham Shand, Aurecon has over 7200 staff.[2] The company operates in over 22 countries across Africa, Asia-Pacific and the Middle East.

Africon was formed in 1935. At the time of the merger, Africon was ranked amongst the world’s top 200 international design firms and was South Africa’s largest engineering company. The organisation operated in both the public and private sectors within the fields of transportation, property, municipal services,energy, and mining.

Connell Wagner was one of Asia Pacific’s largest multi-disciplinary engineering consultancies, with a history spanning more than 75 years. The firm provided a broad range of professional technical services across several market sectors, namely buildings, industrial, transportation, urban development, water, international development, environment, energy, telecommunications and defence.

Established in 1935, Ninham Shand was one of South Africa’s leading, privately owned companies of consulting engineers and environmental scientists. The organisation offered consulting services in areas including water resources and supply, heavy engineering, purification, infrastructure services, structures and buildings, transportation and roads, and environmental science.

Notable projects

The company delivers project design and management across eleven markets. They are:

  • Construction
  • Data & telecommunications
  • Defence
  • Energy
  • Government
  • International development assistance
  • Manufacturing
  • Property
  • Resources
  • Transport
  • Water

Major projects in Asia

Major projects in Australia/New Zealand

Major projects in the Middle East

Major projects in Africa

Associated companies

  • IDSS Pty Ltd
  • Aspirata
  • IMIS
  • Aurecon Hatch

Engineering & technical services


  1. ^ "Aurecon Australia Pty Ltd - Limited Profile Report". IBISWorld. 2012-06-30. Retrieved 2013-03-11. 
  2. ^ "Aurecon formed for global infrastructure projects". Logistics Magazine. 2009-03-17. Archived from the original on 26 June 2010. Retrieved 2010-06-16. 

External links

  • Aurecon Official Website
  • IDSS Official Webpage
  • Geostrata Official Website
  • Aspirata Official Website
  • IMIS Official Website
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