About Us

Prana Consulting is a Level 1 BBBEE Civil Engineering consulting firm which offers comprehensive services in the built environment industry as well as the mining and landfill disciplines. The company was instigated in 2011 in response to a niche market which required professional services in the civil engineering industry.

The firm offers services to public and private sector and has demonstrated capabilities and experience with highly qualified engineers and designers. Each of our principal engineers has more than 10 years of application and hands-on experience in civil engineering. Their commitment to quality delivery ensures that our clients receive value-add and cost effective solutions and designs. The firm invests in continued professional development to ensure that our staff is up-to-date with developments in the industry. At Prana Consulting we invest in efficient technological tools to provide reliable and accurate analysis for all planning, design and implementation. The firm has a low overhead company structure which ensures that our clients receive excellent value and high quality services.

It is also the firm's focus to create opportunities for young people through actively participating in inspiring pupils to elect maths and science as core subjects, assist them to find bursaries, provide support during undergraduate studies and offer experiential training in the civil engineering discipline.

Vision

Our vision is to become a significant contributor towards sustainability and innovation in the civil engineering industry and also towards improvement of quality of services provided to all communities.

Mission

Prana Consulting aims to provide excellent quality facilities to clients and communities. In addition, the firm aims to increase the efficient use of labour in projects to mitigate the escalating unemployment challenges faced by the country. The firm also aims to offer excellent quality, cost efficient and environmentally sustainable engineering solutions at all times.

The Company

Prana Consulting is wholly black owned by a dedicated female Professional Engineer who is devoted to improving the level of service of the continent's infrastructure, employment creation and education & rural development.

The managing director, Refilwe Lesufi, is a professional Civil Engineer who holds a Master's Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Witwatersrand. Her dissertation focused on assessing labour construction projects in the Madibeng Municipality in the North West Province. She has extensive experience in geotechnical investigations and foundation designs, pavement designs, roads rehabilitation, estate and housing developments and facilities management. Our professional team comprises of qualified engineers , technicians and project managers who are skilled and have a proven track record of quality delivery.

Our Expertise

From minor works to major projects, Prana Consulting has a proven record for the delivery of superior quality services through civil engineering excellence.

The company's diverse skills pool and dynamic management of resources means that Prana Consulting delivers cost-efficient, tailor-made services for every client. In its projects, the Prana Consulting Professional team works in close partnership with our Clients, sharing skills and expertise to facilitate efficient project delivery.

Our Culture

Prana Consulting's culture is about embracing change, encouraging continued professional development and welcoming new ideas. The firm supports the move towards environmentally friendly and sustainable solutions. This culture is incorporated in our day-to-day running of the company and in our processes for service delivery.

Company Social Responsibility

Drimchild is Prana Consulting's CSI project instigated more than ten years ago in response to challenges that many pupils face in South Africa. The objective of Drimchild is to ensure that our youth receive quality education despite the limitations that their backgrounds pose. This is achieved by helping pupils with the immediate challenges that they face in their quest to attaining good quality educated such as providing sanitary pads for disadvantaged girls, and Maths and Physical Science tutoring sessions for high school pupils. We work mostly in poor townships and hope to expand to rural villages.

Environmental Commitment

At Prana Consulting we strive to achieve excellence in all our endeavours and we recognise that our business activities interact with and may have an impact on the environment. Our objective is to adhere to the principles set the Environment Policy in our operational businesses and to deliver "best practice" solutions to Clients while minimising our effects on the environment. We are committed to identify environmental issues associated with our core activities and to find solutions to mitigate these impacts.