Lithon Foundation: A Bridge of Hope

Lithon Foundation: A Bridge of Hope

The Lithon Foundation is dedicated to spreading love and hope by connecting with organisations that are passionate about making a difference. One such inspiring story comes from Bridge of Hope, a non-profit organisation based in Katutura, Windhoek.   Building Bridges of Hope Founded in 2010 by Eugenia Gcilishe, a retired teacher with a big heart…

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Meet Brandon van Wyk, Civil Engineer in Training

Meet Brandon van Wyk, Civil Engineer in Training

From a young age, Brandon was captivated by the world of civil engineering, learning the ropes from his father during holiday jobs. Now at Lithon’s Swakopmund office, he’s inspired by the potential to positively impact communities and the environment. When he’s not engineering solutions, Brandon enjoys personal development and quality time with loved ones. What…

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The Nuances of Multi-Disciplinary Engineering

The Nuances of Multi-Disciplinary Engineering - Website Image

Like a clock with its many different moving parts, so is the world of engineering. By now you know more about civil, structural, mechanical, and electrical engineering, each with its own subdisciplines. Most engineering projects, especially big ones like skyscrapers, bridges, or power stations, require a harmonious interplay of these distinct disciplines. This collaborative process,…

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How Architects and Engineers Really Collaborate

How Architects and Engineers Really Collaborate

Architects are often praised for the beautiful buildings they design, but their behind-the-scenes partners, structural engineers, are equally important to achieving the design vision and ensuring that it works. If you’ve ever wondered how architects and engineers work together; how they divide, conquer and collaborate, Lithon’s Dalene Vries has some answers for us.    1.…

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Structural Engineering

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Structural Engineering

For many people, structural engineering conjures images of towering city office blocks, bridges spanning across rivers or sports stadiums with their awe-inspiring domed roofs. But these aspects of structural engineering are merely the tip of the iceberg. What really goes on is far more intricate than meets the eye.  We chatted to Lithon’s head of…

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Meet Sam Ekandjo, CEO of Lithon Developers

Meet Sam Ekandjo, CEO of Lithon Developers

Lithon Developers has a new CEO. He’s passionate about the difference well-planned property development can make in the world, but did you know that this hard-working guy also has a 5th Dan black belt in karate, and likes to prepare budgets (just for fun) in his free time? We sat down with Sam to find…

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