8 Types of Engineering Studies You Didn’t Know Existed

The world generally experiences an engineer’s work through visible outcomes like bridges, skyscrapers, and machines. But, behind these structures and devices are detailed research planning and analyses. Various types of preliminary engineering studies help to test the viability of a client’s project idea and to scope out the costs involved. With help from Lithon’s resident…

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5 Exciting Ways Airports will Change in Future

Air travel helps people and goods travel safely between sometimes far distances, at the fraction of the time it takes any other type of transport. It’s one of the great engineering achievements of the 20th Century. Think of the ancient sailing ships fraught with the dangers and health risks of lengthy time spent at sea,…

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Meet Stephan Calitz, Civil Engineer-in-Training

From building his own fishing kayak to working on large scale civil engineering projects, this young civil engineer-in-training has a drive to make things happen, and achieve his goals. He’s passionate about technology and how it can help engineers deliver their work faster and better, but he also loves a good hike in nature. He…

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What does an Agricultural Engineer do?

Did you hear about the magic tractor? It turned into a field of crops. ✨ If you chuckled at that, you might be an agricultural engineer at heart! From installing irrigation systems to extending the life of fruit and vegetables, these super smart engineers make sure the world stays fed.  Agricultural engineers are the masterminds…

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Meet Scott Richards – Head of Project Management at Lithon

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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