Engineers Solving Food Insecurity

From climate change to poverty and distance, food insecurity is complex and multifaceted. But how can engineers help to solve this global challenge? We tapped into the minds of some of Lithon’s experts to understand how engineers can contribute to tackling food insecurity.   Expert Insights from the Agricultural Engineer Willie Knouwds says that climate…

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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 Luzé Kloppers-Mouton, Assistant Manager

Lithon’s new assistant manager of economic development, Luzé Kloppers-Mouton, is a woman of many creative talents! She has a passion for all things green and sustainable, including fitting out her own house with green technologies. When she’s not working hard at making the world a better place, she loves to go camping with her three-year-old…

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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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Why every company needs an X-team

When Namibia recorded its first cases of Covid-19 in March 2020, Lithon was perfectly positioned to meet the pandemic’s challenges head-on and seamlessly transitioned to remote work within a single weekend. And that’s largely thanks to the company’s strategic planning and its earlier deployment of an X-Team – a group of young employees tasked with…

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