Company profile

The AVEC office in Woodmead, Johannesburg, delivers a range of services to the Oil & Gas, Hydrocarbons, Minerals, Metals, Process and Petrochemical Industries. The services provided include studies, concept work, basic engineering, detailed engineering, project management and owner's team support on a reimbursable or fixed price basis.

The key personnel in AVEC possess a wealth of process, hydrocarbon, gas, petrochemical, mineral processing and metallurgical expertise and are well known in the hydrocarbon and metals industries, having been involved in numerous projects in South Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa over many years.

We also have relationships with process, mechanical, piping, electrical, instrumentation and civil/structural contractors who are established in the industry in South Africa and who can add resources and expertise when necessary.

Contracting Style
The AVEC office can execute services on a fixed price, reimbursable or on incentive basis contracts.

AVEC's modern office facility in Johannesburg is conveniently located in Woodmead. The office provides a mixture of private offices and open plan cubicles, well suited to the project environment and designed to assist in team building and improve communications.

Software and Systems
We have access to the software and systems typically used by engineering contractors and those currently being used in the office are:

  • MS Project is used for planning
  • Crystal Ball for economic evaluation
  • 2D drafting and modelling are done using AutoCAD 2010/11 and Intergraph Microstation
  • Process engineering software includes
    ChemCAD for steady state simulation, heat exchanger evaluation
        and conceptual cost estimating
    AFT for hydraulic analysis,
  • Refmodl for conceptual oil refinery modeling

Our quality management system is implemented in accordance with ISO 9001:2008 and is certified compliant to the standard via independent assessment and audit conducted by DQS.