Quoin Consulting Africa and Aurecon have merged, effective 1 July 2013. Together, the clients offer a strong skills base across multiple platforms, including quantity surveying.The combined company will operate under the name Aurecon, but will make use of both Aurecon and former Quoin premises and will continue to service its clients with the same dedication and professionalism as in the past. Gustav Rohde, Aurecon’s COO comments: “This merger reflects continued efforts to increase Aurecon’s skills base and capacity, resulting in Aurecon being uniquely positioned to provide its clients with an even more comprehensive set of solutions.” Aurecon provides engineering, management and specialist technical services for public and private sector clients globally across 26 countries. Quoin Consulting Africa is a quantity surveying practice which provides quantity surveying, contract administration and management, project controls and procurement services to the mining, energy, process and heavy engineering sectors.
It has experience in both developed and emerging markets across the five continents of Africa, Australia, Asia as well as North and South America. In particular, Quoin possesses extensive knowledge and experience of operating across Africa.Rohde adds: “Quoin’s vast experience of operating in emerging regions aligns with and will support Aurecon’s growth in emerging economies.” Aurecon believes this decision holds manifold benefits for its clients:
- Quoin’s services and skills in the quantity surveying, contract administration and management, project controls and procurement services arena will further enhance Aurecon’s ability to provide the full complement of skills needed to successfully manage and deliver large capital projects.
- Quoin brings to the table comprehensive project exposure and experience in the mining, energy and petrochemical industries both in Africa and internationally.
- Quoin’s presence in Johannesburg will enable Aurecon to further strengthen its operations and, consequently, service to clients in this location.