Bridging the Gap: Architecture meets Engineering at NUST

When one of our Senior Structural Engineers, Estee Beukes, was invited to help guide young architects at The Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST), she welcomed the opportunity to share her expertise.  It’s this kind of initiative that forms a core part of Lithon’s mission to nurture talent and give back to the community…

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Engineers Solving World Problems – Providing Clean Drinking Water

Water gives life to people, cities, and nature. While at times a plentiful resource, there are many places on earth where it is extremely scarce, or heavily polluted. As a result, millions of people around the world do not have access to clean drinking water.  Lithon has some smart engineers tackling this challenge. We weighed…

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Lithon Foundation: Helping to tackle HIV/AIDS in Namibia

According to 2019 UNAIDS estimates, there are between 190,000 and 220,000 adults and children in Namibia living with HIV. As part of its outreach programme, and its ongoing commitment to uplifting the children of Namibia, the Lithon Foundation has teamed with two incredible organisations supporting AIDS orphans in the country.   “Little by little, bit by…

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How a successful CSI programme benefits everyone

In 2019, “companies spent an estimated R10.2 billion on corporate social investment (CSI) in South Africa.” (Trialogue Business in Society Handbook 2019) The retail and wholesale (22%), mining and quarrying (19%) and financial services (16%) sectors made up the top three contributors. While CSI is not to be confused with a company’s purpose, the two…

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