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Founded in 2001, Holt Consulting Engineers (HCE) serves to provide design and engineering solutions mainly but not limited in the field of mechanical and structural engineering. HCE has been involved with various engineering designs, design reviews, optimization, concept development and trouble shooting. HCE has a cumulative engineering experience exceeding 16 years.

Holt consulting engineers provide a broad spectrum of specialized services. The main services includes but are not limited to the following:

HCE excels at problem solving and design optimization as well as plant and production optimization.

HCE are specialists in Pump and pipeline system designs including the sizing, specifications and selection of Pump stations. HCE calculates and specifies the pipe sizing and structural design complete with the required auxiliary equipment for Overland pipelines as well as the following pumping mediums – slurry, tailings, acids, reagents, oil and wax.

HCE calculates Pipe Stress Analysis – as required, hand calculation as well as computerized system (CEASAR II) calculations.

HCE designs Pontoon pump systems, Plant water reticulation systems as well as Fire water system design and specifications.

HCE calculates and compiles the specifications and reviews for conveyor designs.

HCE designs Pressure vessel and generates drawings to be ASME VIII Div1 and 2 compliant.

HCE draws up the structural designs of industrial buildings and structures to be SANS 10160 and SANS 10162 compliant

HCE designs Plant equipment support structures, Conveyor structures and Work Shop structures to clients needs and specifications.

HCE also designs Lifting and crawl beams as well as doing their certification.

HCE provides analysis on a broad spectrum of fields including Pipe Stress Analysis in accordance with ASME B31.3 and Finite Element Analysis services.

HCE designs Material handling systems, Chutes, bunkers, silos, tanks as well as doing the Plant layout work and optimization thereof.

Typical recent examples of Machine design done by HCE includes Industrial winches, power winches, Rotary drum filter design and Hydraulic brake accumulator design

HCE has a broad spectrum of drawings capabilities which includes Process Flow Diagrams and Process Instrumentation Diagrams, Engineering layouts and general arrangement drawings, Three-dimensional plant layouts complete with the “Walk Thru” and “Fly Thru” facilities. Drawing capabilities also includes Engineering and shop detail drawings. Designs and drawings are done on Solid Works, Inventor and AutoCAD products.

HCE delivers the service of process and production simulations for Feasibility Studies, scoping Studies, Pre-feasibility studies, Definitive Feasibility Studies as well as Front-end Engineering and Designs

HCE draws up Tender and specification documentation, does Scope of Work definition assistance, Tender documentation compilation assistance, draws up General equipment specifications, Specific equipment specifications as well as doing Fabrication and installation specifications and Technical tender adjudications and reviews

HCE has extensive experience in Project Management of small to medium size projects including Management of multi-discipline engineering design work, In-house mechanical and structural engineering design work, In-house drawing generation and management, Project execution and implementation as well as Project Close-out.