Meet Kobus Steyn, Structural Engineer

Inspired by a documentary he watched as a boy, Kobus knew exactly what he wanted to do from a very young age. He now brings his lifelong passion to life as a Structural Engineer at Lithon. When he’s not tackling challenging projects at work, he’s outdoors spending quality time with his family.   What inspired…

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5 Insights into How Towns are Imagined From an Engineer’s Perspective

From the early stages of a town’s conception to its full-fledged infrastructure, urban engineers work behind the scenes to make a town planner’s visionary ideas functional. We’ve been discussing the influence of urban engineers on the planning and development of towns and cities (read our previous article). In this article, we’ll explore five key insights,…

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Coffee, Vetkoeks & Networking with Lithon Foundation

What brings a bunch of Namibia’s distinguished business-folk and entrepreneurs together early on a Friday morning? Well, hot coffee and tasty vetkoeks, of course! (What else!? 😉)   We’re talking about our Lithon Breakfasts, organised by Lithon Foundation, which happen on the second Friday of every month at our Windhoek office. We invite local business…

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A favourite project: the Monte Christo Road upgrade

The Monte Christo Road upgrade is set to have a significant impact on the city of Windhoek. The project officially started in August 2020 – and fortunately, design work was able to continue despite the Covid-19 pandemic. “Monte Christo Road lies at the heart of the Windhoek community and forms a vital part of the…

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