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About PBA 

Through transparency and communication, we are able to promote growth in a safe and fair working environment

PBA offers integrated and collaborative engineering, design, consulting, and project management solutions tailored to the unique needs of our clients throughout Southern Africa.

World leaders in engineering, consulting and modular plant processing, PBA was founded by engineering professionals and provides comprehensive support by way of consulting, information, customer service, and advice.

PBA is cognisant of the emerging needs of local entrepreneurs, and as such, we are diversifying the range and scale of projects we work on. We are growing and evolving into other industry sectors and extending beyond the projects where we have become reliable stalwarts.


Our Mission

To deliver high-quality, efficient, and cost-effective solutions without compromising safety.


Our Vision

We are committed to bringing about positive change within our industry and believe that respect is a key component required to support a positive change, development and growth.

We stand for:

  • Respect for the environment
  • Respect for our local communities
  • Respect for our teams, clients, and ourselves

Progressing Beyond South African Borders

We are a proudly progressive company based in South Africa, with a footprint in Namibia, Zambia and Tanzania. We have a staff complement of almost 50% female and are BEE compliant. Our core team is comprised of highly experienced engineers, designers and technical staff who provide professional assistance and guidance, where necessary.

Our staff also have access to employee development interventions, training, and apprenticeships encouraging growth and excellence within the industries.

We service multiple industries across Southern Africa, extending into Africa, and abroad, including:


  • Engineering services industry
  • Chemical processing industry
  • Offshore and deep-sea mining industries
  • Minerals processing industry
  • Food and feed processing industry
  • Construction industry

The PBA Team

The PBA team is comprised of multiple levels of professionals, each bringing boundless engineering and industry knowledge to their area of expertise:

Project Management

Specialist project management services to the mineral mining and other industries. 



Design and detailed engineered modular process plants. 


Full spectrum engineering solutions. 


Electrical control and instrumentation specialists.


Turnkey packing and materials handling solutions. 

Packaging Systems

Fruit handling and packaging systems and solutions. 

Quality Standards

PBA has the advantage of being able to tackle multidisciplinary projects at once. We do this by offering complete custom packages to our clients, integrating the disparate solutions offered by PBA as a whole.

We partner with our clients on each project we undertake. This hands-on, personalised approach has resulted in our client base being strongly supportive of the company since inception. We will continue to deliver service excellence within these partnerships, while also going above and beyond for new, prospective clients.

The Company Structure

Since 1996, PBA has expanded to provide a total solution to a number of industries. The primary advantage is our ability to tackle multidisciplinary projects by pulling together and seamlessly integrating
disparate disciplines to provide a complete turn-key package to clients.

Utilising The Most Advanced Engineering Software And Technology To Deliver Expert Services

We make use of the latest engineering software and technologies combined with our extensive experience and expertise. This combination allows us to provide cutting edge solutions for all the industries we serve.

We use this to create a structural and detailing analysis of the proposed design prior to development. Results of the analysis provide structural capabilities, thus eliminating possible design defects while ensuring the safety and integrity of every design.

AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT
An industry standard 2D and 3D computer-aided design software for drafting and 3D modelling. This allows seamless collaboration and integration with other software and systems.

Autodesk Navisworks Manager
3D design software for design review and presentation, with real-time navigation, 4D time simulation, and photo-realistic rendering functionality.

Finite Element Analysis (FEA) software through use of engineering and mathematical physics problem-solving algorithms provides us with a fully integrated virtual environment for the construction, simulation, analysis, and review of technical design models. A thorough and detailed analysis of individual modular elements though digital simulation enables us to carry out efficient problem solving, while eliminating any possible design defects and associated delays prior to development.

A project management programme for the development and co-ordination of resources, tasks, analysis of workloads, and budget management. This helps us ensure that projects are completed on time and to budget.

Software solutions for infrastructure design and management, with an AutoCAD integration application. Primarily used to model and design plant and isometric piping and structural elements.

Offers an intuitive and integrated multi-material modeller for the design, assembly, and management of complex steel and metal work structures.

Software specifically developed for modern plant design that provides an efficient piping and equipment designing tool.

Through the use of a ‘flowsheet aware’ drawing package built into Microsoft Excel spreadsheets, we are able to easily and efficiently generate report quality flowsheets for the use in process related design.