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Providing expert skills in road and transportation infrastructure

By Sascha Lamy / 23rd Mar 2021 /

Gert Maritz, a Lithon Project Consultant and Roads and Transportation specialist, gave us some insight into some of the projects that Lithon has been involved in. As experts in road, airport and rail infrastructure, Lithon is very proud to be a part of projects that are so important to a country’s development.  Here’s a closer…

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Lithon Foundation: Caring for Namibia’s most vulnerable

By Sascha Lamy / 3rd Mar 2021 /

Established in 2014 to formalise Lithon’s commitment to Corporate Social Investment, the Lithon Foundation exists to bring hope and possibility to people and communities.  “Do all the good you can, in all the ways you can, to all the souls you can, in every place you can, at all the times you can, with all…

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Meet Adri Grobler, Finance and Administrative Manager at Lithon

By Sascha Lamy / 3rd Mar 2021 /

With a heart to serve communities in need, Adri Grobler co-founded Lithon with her husband, Adriaan, in 2002. In the early days, they operated the company from their garage converted into an office with just one staff member to help out with admin. Now, almost two decades later, Lithon has grown into a group of…

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Mentorship: It’s part of the strategy

By Sascha Lamy / 5th Feb 2021 /

In 2002, Adriaan and Adri Grobler founded Lithon with a vision of positively impacting people’s lives. Initially, their focus was on making a meaningful difference to nearby communities in need. However, as the business developed, and the team grew, it became clear that they could also realise their vision within the company itself – by…

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We’re extending our consulting offering

By Sascha Lamy / 18th Jan 2021 /

The Covid-19 pandemic has had a devastating effect on SMEs across the globe, with the United Nations reporting that, “Small businesses, including those run by women and young entrepreneurs, are being hit hardest by the economic fall-out of the pandemic. Unprecedented lockdown measures enacted to contain the spread of the coronavirus have resulted in supply…

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Meet Gert Grobler, Lithon Executive Director

By Sascha Lamy / 18th Jan 2021 /

Gert may be a recent addition to the Lithon team, but already the effect of his creativity, innovative thinking and complex problem-solving skills are being felt by the business. An actuary with a strong financial and business acumen, Gert is energised by those around him and committed to positively impacting the lives of others in…

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A closer look at job shadowing

By Sascha Lamy / 18th Dec 2020 /

You’ll never know until you try – that’s essentially the idea behind job shadowing, where students spend time in an organisation getting hands-on experience and gaining insight into a particular career path. Job shadowing can last anywhere from a day to a few weeks and has benefits not only for students but for companies too. …

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Meet Scott Richards – Head of Project Management at Lithon

By Sascha Lamy / 8th Dec 2020 /

Scott Richards started his journey with Lithon in early 2019 as a project management consultant. Now, almost two years later, he’s a member of the Exco team and is heading up an exciting new project management business unit. We chatted to him to find out about his transition from engineering to project management, his focus…

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Why choose a Consulting Engineering firm for your development project

By Sascha Lamy / 23rd Nov 2020 /

Consulting engineering has gained momentum over the last few decades with the increase in complex, large-scale engineering developments. As a result, firms like Lithon, who are able to manage and execute all aspects of multi-disciplinary projects, have become an increasingly popular choice. If you’re looking to team with a consulting engineering company, here’s what you…

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Eros Airport rehabilitation and expansion

By Sascha Lamy / 5th Nov 2020 /

Located approximately 5km south of the Windhoek CBD, Eros Airport is a hub for business travel and tourism, managing around 150 to 200 movements a day. According to Namibia Airports Company (NAC) “In 2016, Eros Airport handled an incredible 74 356 passengers and 17 620 aircraft movements from commercial, private, and scheduled traffic ranging from…

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