The Practice has had wide extents of rational design involvement, ranging from small building developments to power station fire protection (which are some of the largest in the world), for most of the well-known clients in South Africa.
Protection Projects has provided services in the following sectors:
Aviation, chemical, pharmaceutical, petroleum, high rise properties, hotel, education, hostel accommodation, grain milling, rubber products, motor, textiles, paper, warehousing, saw milling, printing, retailing, iron & steel, mining, transport, tobacco, electrical utility, defense, government, exhibition, entertainment, IT suites, as well as residential, industrial & commercial property development and fire & failure investigations.
SELECTION OF PROJECTS UNDERTAKEN SINCE 1982
State President's Guest House - fire protection rational designs and plans.
Bloemfontein prison, Louis Trichardt Prison - fire safety review and recommendations.
Market Theatre Foundation - risk assessments, rational design, fire protection designs and project management.
Fire risk assessments and Audits: Mondi Paper Mills, SASOL 2 & 3, Sappi Saicor & Enstra paper mills, SAA Technical Site, platinum catalyst plant, Spice Works explosion risk, Amalgamated Beverages syrup handling, SA Airways cargo warehouse, Afrox, Air Liquide, Triomf Fertilizer, Market Theatre.
Soap factories, Ruto and SASKO Flour Mills, Brush factory, Farmfare Egg Plant Adcock Ingram, Waterval Smelter, Suprachem Tar plant, Barlow Manufacturing, SAPPI Paper Mill, Pelindaba Nuclear Fuels, Kanhym Meat Factory, Zimbabwe Triangle Sugar Mill, Pillsbury Foods, Kitwe Breweries, Maputo hazardous waste plant - fire detection and protection systems advice, detailed designs (CO2, sprinklers, sprayers, hydrants, hosereels & pumps), specifications, tender documents, adjudication, construction monitoring, commissioning and acceptance testing.
Power Stations and Substations:
Hendrina, Vierfontein, Vaal, Wilge, Ingagane, Acacia, Kendal, Arnot, Elgen, Duhva, Matla, Palmiet, JHB Electricity, Kelvin, Tutuka, Morupule, Lethabo, Majuba, Kariba, Braamhoek,Medupi: investigations of fire detection & protection systems, hazard assessment, protection scheme proposals, budgets, detailed designs, quantities, specifications, tender documents, commissioning & testing.
Racked, Open and Block Storage
Rohek, Mercedes Benz, Omnipark, SAB, Midway, Tongaat Foods, African Explosives ammonium nitrate, Denel flammable store - fire detection and protection systems advice, designs for installation contractors, specifications, construction monitoring, commissioning.
Grootvlei Reduction Works, Richards Bay Minerals, Waterval Smelter, Rustenburg Plats Solvent Refinery, Botswana Soda Ash, JCI Mortimer Smelter, Columbus Steel, CMI Lydenburg Furnace D, MOZAL Smelter Mozambique, Samancor Tubatse East, Russian diamond plant, Billiton smelter site pellitiser plant - hazard assessments, fire detection and protection recommendations and budgets. detailed designs, specifications, tender documents, adjudication, installation contract management and acceptance testing.