Consulting Engineers Limpopo

Our Projects / Experience

The company's experience spans from 2004 when Nnete Consulting Engineers was operating as the Polokwane office of Murango Consulting Engineers (the change to Nnete was done in March 2015).

Project Description Client Date Value

Vhembe Tariff Determination

Masibambane project: Water services tariff determination with capacity building by classroom environment. Included a tariff determination model in spreadsheet format. Tariffs were promulgated

Vembe District Municipality

2004 R0.5m

Water Services Planning Support

Planning support in the Limpopo Province for water services – includes area forum management.  Data base and GIS of community with water & sanitation backlogs.  WSDP support to municipalities and services providers

Dept of Water and Sanitation

2004 - 2012 R3.2m

WSDP Support

Support to Water Services Providers and DWS for Water Services Development Plans and Water Master Planning.  Included regional bulk water pans for Vhembe and Waterberg District Municipalities

Dept of Water and Sanitation

2013 - 2015 R2.0m

WSDP Compilation

Water Services Development Plan (WSDP) compile for Lephalale Municipality

Lephalale Municipality

2006 R0.25M


Project Description Client Date Value

Community Irrigation Systems

Irrigation systems design and owner builder implementation for community systems in various villages in Limpopo Province.  Total irrigated area is 60ha for 12 drip irrigation schemes.

Dept of Agriculture

2004 - 2005 R15m

Chicken Farming for Communal Systems

Chicken housing for broiler and layer purposes for communities.  Owner builder implementation for community systems in various villages in Limpopo Province.  Total of 15 chicken farming structures erected..

Dept of Water and Sanitation

2004 - 2012 R2.2M

Madzivhandila Agricultural College

Relocation of animal husbandry housing facilities due to the encroachment of the new Nandoni Dam

Dept of Agriculture

2004 R5m

Univen Sport Stadium Grassing and Irrigation

Reconfigure Univen soccer field and athletics track to new levels and installation of an automated pop-up irrigation system and upgrading the pump and filtration systems

University of Venda

2009 R5m

Mahwelereng Recreational Node Earthworks and Irrigation

Automated pop-up sprinkler system for the recreational node and main stadium in Mahwelereng which included major earthworks for preparing the former dumpiing site.  Equipping of three boreholes, a steel panel tank and a pumping station with filtering system was designed and constructed.

Mogalakwena Municipality

2009 - 2013 R12m


Project Description Client Date Value

Mogalakwena Water Master Plan Bulk Pipelines for Raw and Potable Water Supply

A bulk pipeline conveyance system for 48km of pipeline was designed which included the GIS mapping and hydraulic modeling.  Steel pipes were spigot & socket for the smaller diameters and butt weld ends for the larger diameters Pipelines designed to date were:

  • 1000mm dia steel pipe 26km long with MDPe coating and cement mortar lining Piet-se-Kop to Sekuruwe
  • 800mm dia steel pipe section 5.4km long with MDPe coating and cement mortar lining Sekuruwe to Witvlag
  • 700mm dia steel pipe section 2.9km long with MDPe coating and cement mortar lining Witflag to Phafola
  • 400mm dia steel pipe section 4km long with MDPe coating and cement mortar lining Phafola to Fothane

Mogalakwena Municipality

2007 - 2015 R305M

Weenen Wellfield Bulk Water Supply

450mm dia steel pipe 9.8km long with MDPe coating and cement mortar lining Weenen Wellfirld to Y-Junction for Mokapane water augmentation

Mogalakwena Municipality

2008 - 2010 R45M

Mogalakwena Raw Water Conveyance

Assistance in steel pipeline planning, design and construction supervision for the following  pipe raw water systems as part of the Element/Nemorango/Phekiso JV:

  • 1300mm dia steel pipe 14km long Pruissen to Mokjopane
  • 1100mm dia steel link pipe 9km long Mokopane to Piet-se-Kop

Mogalakwena Municipality

2015 - current R350M


Project Description Client Date Value

 Ga-Pila Services Investigation

Independent consultant investigation into the municipal services (water, sewerage roads and stormwater) supplied by the PPL mine for the relocated Ga-Pila village

Mogalakwena Municipality

2004 R0.05m

Senwabarwana Outfall Sewer

An outfall sewer to serve Desmond Park and part of Bochum extension.  The 200mm dia pipe was 940m long.  Connections to sewer networks were also included.

Blouberg Municipality

2007 R0.75m

Water and Sewerage Reticulation Networks

Water and sewerage network planning, design, documentation and constriction supervision for:

  • Maunavhathu and Mvelephanda Water Reticulation – Project value R3.0 mil
  • Mmotwaneng Water Reticulation  – Project Value R2.6 mil
  • Makhado Ext 9 and Eltivillas 1 Water and Sewer Networks – R3.4 mil
  • 110 Sites within Mahwelereng A & B – R1.2 mil
  • Replacement of AC Pipes in Lephalale Town – R 2.0 mil
  • Thohoyandou Business Water Network Extensions – R 6.0 mil
  • Malamulele Unit B Ext1 Water and Sewerage for 400 sites – R5 mil

Vhembe District Municipality,

Sekhukhune District Municipality,

Makhado Municipality, Mogalakwena Municipality,

Lephalale Municipality,

Thulamela Municipality

2005 - current As shown

Senwabarwana Municipal Services Master Plan for Additional Sites

The investigation as to the adequacy of the bulk municipal services (water, sewer, roads, stormwater and electricity) infrastructure capacity with specific reference to the current situation and for extension of 500 more sites

Blouberg Municipality

2007 R0.1m

Vondo CBD Upgrade and Bulk Water Feed

Upgrade the bulk water supply infrastructure to the Thohoyandou CBD from the command reservoir as well as the ringfeed system to the CBD.  This is part of the Vondo Regional Water Scheme (NN20A)

Vhembe District Municipality,

2012 - current R23m

Water and Sewerage Reticulation Network for Malamulele Industrial Sites

Water and sewerage network planning, design, documentation and constriction supervision for the industrial area Unit E for Malamulele.  A sewerage pumping station and outfall sewer was part of the scope

Thulamela Municipality

2013 - 2015 R22m


Project Description Client Date Value

Planning of Pipe Routes for Water Transfer System from Crocodile West Drainage System to Lephalale

Investigation of pipeline alternative routes for water transfer from the Crocodile West drainage system (close to Kilpvoor Dam) to Mokolo (Lephalale) for use by the mines and Eskom for power generation.  The pipe route is about 200km long and the pipe diameter for the largest transfer volume is about 1.0m dia.  The multi-disciplinary team includes environmentalists, geologists and electrical engineers.

Dept of Water & Sanitation

2006 R0.65m

Doubling of Majosi Pipe

The doubling of about 9km of a 350 mm dia pipe steel pipeline which pumps water from the Middle Letaba Water Treatment Works to Majosi System.  An additional 2km of GRP pipe was also installed as part of the system.

Vhembe District Municipality

2006 - 2008 R20m

Masisi Regional Rural Water Supply Scheme : Phases 1 & 2

The upgrading and provision of new water supply infrastructure to 6 vilages at Masisi.  The project entailed equipping of boreholes, erection of steel panel tanks, two 300kl concrete reservoirs and associated pipelines as well as village reticulation

Vhembe District Municipality

2005 - 2010 R15m

Moletjie East Regional Rural Water Supply Scheme : Phases 1 to 7

Upgrading and provision of new water supply infrastructure to 15 villages at Moletje East.  The project entailed equipping of boreholes, erection of storage facilities, and reticulation networks.  A comprehensive water supply feasibility study was done

Polokwane Municipality

2004 - 2012 R28m

Feasibility Studies for Grouped Scheme Areas in the Mutale Rural Area

The compilation of feasibility studies for water supply to villages in the Mutale Municipal area.  The studies were grouped within scheme areas and provided the technical development requirement for each area to reach RDP water supply level of service.

Vhembe District Municipality

2008 R0.5m

Technical Feasibility Report for the Mogalakwena Water Master Plan for domestic Use and Mining Potential

Technical development report of the Flag Boshielo Dam water augmentation bulk distribution system into the whole of Mogalakwena Municipal area.  The 39 mil m³/a was made available for distribution to the mines and for domestic consumption.  Assistance was for the water resource review, water demand and water balance evaluation.  A bulk pipeline conveyance system estimated at R1 200 mil was designed at a feasibility study level which included the GIS mapping and hydraulic modelling.  Continued support after compiling the report in 2007 was inter alia for: water balance reviews in 2010 and 2014, system analyses, assistance in groundwater source investigations, etc.

Mogalakwena Municipality

2006 - current R1.5m

Water Supply to Five Rural Water Scheme Areas in Molemole Area

A joint venture appointment with EVN Africa (lead partner), Nyeleti Consulting and Murango Consulting Engineers.  The services provided were for engineering designs and implementation of 5 of the capital works water supply projects (value R 19.9 mil) in Molemole Municipal area.

Capricorn District Municipality

2007 - 2008 R19m

Vondo Regional Scheme Water Master Plan

Water master plan for Vondo Regional Water Scheme (NN20A) which included the Thohoyandou internal bulk connector pipelines.  The investigation to the bulk water supply to Malamulele town is also part of the project.

Vhembe District Municipality

2009 - 2010 R1.4m

Weenen Wellfield Command Reservoir

A 2.5 Ml concrete reservoir and special valve system for the Weenen Wellfield.

Mogalakwena Municipality

2009 - 2010 R7.9m


BUILDING COMPLEXES AND INFRASTRUCTURE (Streets, Stormwater, Sewerage, Water and Fencing)
Project Description Client Date Value
Molemole Municipality
Multi-purpose municipal civic centre of about 2 000m² at Dendron in the Capricorn District.  Murango Consulting Engineers is part of the multi- disciplinary team of consultants and is responsible for the structural and civil engineering aspects.
Molemole Municipality
2005 R6.0m
Fire water system design
Cash and Carry fire water pipe system design for store of 6 000m² in Louis Trichardt
Cash and Carry
2006 R0.01m
Civil services technical reports for DFA
Technical Reports for various commercial and private developments: Elim Plaza, 80 Residential sites in Polokwane, various guest houses and fuel station
Various 2004 - current R0.01m
Tshilidzini Hospital Emergency Water Supply
Additional water supply from three new boreholes for the Tshilidzini Hospital and Thohoyandou Nursing Collage into 2 new elevated steel panel tanks (300 kl and 165 kl).  A pumping station for 51 ?/s for lifting the water to the tanks was designed.
Dept of Water & Sanitation 2012 - current R9.5m
Univen Building Civil Services and Roads and Parking Areas
The design for water, sewerage, roads, stormwater and parking for various new administration, auditorium, special purpose and residence buildings.  Fencing also formed part of the infrastructure provisioning
University of Venda
2008 - 2014 R2.5m
Fencing for Various Facilities
Pre-cast concrete fencing for the following facilities:
  • Cemetery in Mahwelereng
  • Recreation node and sport stadium in Mahwelereng
Mogalakwena Municipality
2009 - 2010 R2.5m
Maintenance and Repair On Government Buildings
Maintenance and repair for civil services (water, sewerage, stormwater, roads and fencing) and structural work for the following building complexes:
  • Thabamoopo Magistrates Court
  • Dendron Police Station
Dept of Public Works
2013 - current R2.5m
Mahwelereng Recreational Node Buildings
The design for water, sewerage, roads, stormwater and parking for the sports and recreation node for the new library, ablution building, amphitheatre and change rooms. The design of a water reticulation system for the whole recreational park for the buildings and drinking fountains were was included.
Mogalakwena Municipality
2009 - 2010 R1.5m


Project Description Client Date Value
Dept of Home Affairs Survey of Facility Premises
Assistance for both the audit phases of all 94 facilities in the whole of the Limpopo Province that the Dept of Home Affairs are housed in. The audit included furniture, working conditions, compliance to Health & Safety act, staffing, related functional aspects and a building CAD layout.  Management of the team comprising of 6 persons in the field, quality control, and collating the forms for submission formed part of the scope. Dept of Home Affairs 2004  -2005 R0.4m
Establishment and maintenance of the Regional Information Centre The second phase in the establishment and maintenance of the Regional Information Centre (RIC) in DWS offices in Polokwane.  The RIC comprises of a library a GIS Station, a Map Shop and a Monitor & Evaluation Unit.  Murango is part of the consultancy team and heads the professional services provided to DWS Dept of Water & Sanitation 2004 - 2005 R0.06m

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