Bridging the Gap: Architecture meets Engineering at NUST

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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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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How Engineers Can Help in Times of War

How Engineers Can Help in Times of War

War is catastrophic. It tears lives and communities apart as it upends the fabric of society itself. Infrastructure crumbles, homes become ruins, and places we once knew and loved turn unfamiliar and hostile.  While the emotional and physical scars of war are often permanent, rebuilding society, if we work together, is possible. Helping countries get…

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ISO Certification and the Role of Quality Management Systems

ISO Certification and the Role of Quality Management Systems

In April 2023, Lithon received ISO 9001:2005 certification. While this demonstrates our commitment to exceptional quality, customer satisfaction, and continued improvement, it also means a lot more! Lithon’s Lynn Stephansen was part of the task team that led the implementation and certification process. She shares some insights into how this achievement helps us serve our…

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5 Exciting Ways Airports will Change in Future

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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Purpose, Passion & Plastic

Passion, Purpose & Plastic

Luzé’s Sustainability Story   Lithon’s sustainability champion, Luzé Kloppers-Mouton, has been passionate about sustainability for as long as she can remember, and it’s contagious. She chose to study interior architecture because of her desire to add life and nature to built environments with biophilia and biomimicry. During her studies she was quickly absorbed into the…

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Lithon Developers: Big Aspirations in the Making

Lithon Developers: Big Aspirations in the Making

This month, we’re honoured to be officially launching Lithon Developers. While our property development arm has been running since 2012, new impetus for Lithon Developers has now been created with the appointment of Sam Ekandjo as CEO. With Sam at the helm of Lithon Developers it will take us to new heights. We’re excited to…

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What to Expect in 2023 and Beyond

What to Expect in 2023 and Beyond

It’s always fun to imagine (and predict) what the future might hold. Lithon’s founder, Adriaan Grobler, has a few thoughts about what the world of engineering might bring us in 2023…   Technology will disrupt Possibly the biggest catalyst for change across the world – technology – will continue to force us to evolve at…

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