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PROJECTS

PUBLIC PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS [PPP] INVOLVEMENT

Over the years, Claassen Auret has been involved in the submission of PPP tenders for various projects associated with:

  • Corporate Headquarters [offices]

  • Correctional Institutions

  • Public Health Institutions

HOTELS, RESORTS AND CASINO'S

The practice has experience in the following aspects related to Mechanical and Electrical services in hotels, resorts and casino’s:

  • Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning

  • Electrical Installation

  • Specialized decorative lighting

  • Standby and specialized power supplies

  • Telecommunication systems

  • Door control systems

  • BMS and Energy Management systems

  • Fire Defense and Evacuation systems

  • Access Control and CCTV systems

  • Background music and Evacuation systems

  • Hotel Management systems

  • TV/Satellite systems

  • Facilities and Maintenance policies, application and management

  • Casino Surveillance Systems

  • Audio Visual Systems

COMMERCIAL AND CORPORATE HEAD OFFICE FACILITIES

Claassen Auret has considerable experience, [± 3 000 000+ m²], in the following aspects related to High-tech facilities and have on various occasions represented the leading edge of local technology in these fields:

  • Auditing of services provision in Facilities

  • Post-occupation surveys and User-perceptions

  • Design of services for Adaptability and Flexibility

  • Energy-effective design. [Eskom Awards 1992 and 1993]

  • User-orientated planning

  • Overall Systems approach in the design of services

  • Lighting and Health research

  • Structured, saturated power/data/voice grids

  • Data/Voice networking services

  • Stability and reliability of Power Systems

  • Vertical Transportation systems

  • Security policy and management application

  • Facilities and Maintenance policies and management application

  • International Dealer Rooms

  • Call Centers

  • Audio and Video Conferencing

LUXURY APARTMENT BLOCKS

Michelangelo Towers
The development consists of a multi-story luxury apartment building located in the Sandton CBD; with basement parking areas, two retail floors and 24 levels of luxury apartments incorporating 194 apartments ranging from 80m² single bed units to 300m² penthouses.


Raphael Apartments
This development consists of 57 luxury apartments ranging between 90m² and 350m², located in the Sandton CBD. The electrical, electronic and audio visual facilities are similar to that of Michelangelo Towers.

 

The Fields at Hatfield
This development consists of 688 apartments and 2500m² retail in Pretoria.


Bedford Centre
Bedford Centre comprised of a multi-story 407 luxury residential apartments all equipped with multimedia services such as data and voice, distributed video, intercoms and smoke detection. The apartments were sized from 137sqm 2 bedroom units to 280sqm penthouses with pools. The development had an extensive parking basement allowing dedicated parking to the residential component and 30 000sqm of retail.

COMMERCIAL AND RETICULATION PROJECTS

The practice has undertaken a large number of commercial and reticulation projects over the years for the following Clients:

  • Amdev

  • Sanlam

  • Old Mutual Properties

  • Stocks Properties

  • Barprops

  • Liberty Life Properties

  • IProp [formally Barprops]

  • AECI Modderfontein [Property Development]

  • RMB Properties (Pty) Ltd

  • Hollard Insurance

  • Discovery Health

  • Momentum

MEDIA PROJECTS

Major projects for corporate Clients in the Media sector include the following:

  • SABC TV, Auckland Park

  • M-Net

  • Multichoice, Randburg

  • Bop TV Centre, Mmabatho

  • Naspers Head Office, Auckland Park

  • Rand Afrikaans University

  • CNBC Africa Business News Limited, Sandton

  • Cape Town Film Studios

  • Media 24

HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS

The practice has been involved in Electrical and Mechanical installations for various institutions for Higher Education:​

RETAIL

The practice has been involved in the green field construction of various Retail Projects in the Western Cape, Gauteng or in Africa:​

FACILITIES MANAGEMENT

The practice has extensive experience in inter-action with major property owners in the following areas:

  • Operational and Maintenance policies, application and operation.

  • ICT Infrastructure planning.

  • Cable Management Systems: Formulation of policies and application of management systems.

  • Security: Formulation of policies and application of security management systems.

  • Campus ICT and Operational Backbones.

  • Owning & Operating Costs

AUDIO VISUAL SYSTEMS

Various Audio Visual systems have been completed for Auditoria, Conference facilities and Training facilities for Corporate Clients over the past number of years.

 

These facilities included the planning and configuration of the following systems:

  • Fully integrated audiovisual systems.

  • Multiple motorized projection screens.

  • Lighting configurations, dimming systems and scene setting.

  • Computer data/video projection systems.

  • Audio and recording systems.

  • Satellite links and Terrestrial Antenna systems.

  • Display and Data system interfacing.

  • Tele- and Video conferencing.

  • Video wall display systems.

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

The practice undertakes regular overseas study tours to stay abreast of the latest Information and Communication Technology. These principles have been applied in the design of a number of data/voice network systems, International Dealer Rooms and Call Centres for First National Bank, the Standard Bank of South Africa Limited, Nedbank and ABSA.


The following modern principles are currently under research and application:

  • Convergence between voice and data technology

  • CTI management and voice platforms

  • Caller identification unified messaging, etc.

  • Dect technology and internet cellular telephony

  • Ability for groups to work together without complex conferencing

  • Global connectivity

  • Statutory implications for transmission of voice over Telkom data network

  • Integrated communication devices

CCHP (COMBINED COOLING, HEATING AND POWER)

The practice has extensive experience in the design, build and commissioning of CCHP plant as a turnkey.

Various other technologies is constantly being investigated:

  • Gasification Plants

  • Tyre paralyses plant

  • CSP

  • PV

DATA PROCESSING CENTRES

Claassen Auret has extensive experience relating to data processing, communication
and hosting for various disaster recovery services and dealer rooms.

BREWERIES AND INDUSTRIAL PLANTS

Claassen Auret has been involved in the following breweries and industrial plants:

  • Sedibeng Brewery - A 4000 hl plant dedicated to Heineken products.

  • Tafibra Panbult - Pressed wood chip board manufacturing plant.

  • SA Breweries - Isando Computer Centre - Electrical, Fire Protection and Access Control.

  • Aldor Africa - Candy Andy premises

  • RNE Pumps - Sebenza

  • Wrightech; New premises to manufacture Caterpillar TLBS and graders

  • OMC - Factory to repair and recondition military armoured vehicles

  • BMW factory; new vehicle painting shop in Rosslyn

  • Rustenburg Granite cutting factory

  • Tafibra Panbult

HEALTH INSTITUTIONS / HOSPITALS

Claassen Auret has been involved in the following healthcare institutions/hospitals:

  • Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital

  • Natalspruit Hospital

  • J.D. Allen Theatre upgrade [Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital]

  • Renal unit [Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital]

  • Refurbishment of Stanger Hospital laboratories

ENERGY CENTRES

Claassen Auret has been involved in the following Energy Centres:

  • The Standard Bank of South Africa Limited - Simmonds Street Energy Centre as well as the Samrand Computer Centre

  • Vodacom

  • MTN [ Various ]

  • Liberty Life

  • Nedbank

  • MultiChoice/MNet