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As a dynamic Quantity Surveying and Project Management practice, Hencon strives to provide professional and effective services throughout the Southern African and Indian Ocean region.

We are capable of handling any sized project, and are diverse in the service offerings we have, ensuring that the client receives the most efficient solution to each specific need.

We believe that achieving a project target involving budgets, programmes, quality and technical outcomes are centred on effective and transparent contractual agreements. With a full knowledge and range of contracts including JBCC, NEC, Fidic, Civil Engineering as well as client specific contracts we are able to efficiently prepare and adopt a suitable contractual document for the any type or size of project.

  • Bills of Quantities
  • Procurement Management and administration
  • Full Tender Process and evaluation
  • Contract and Sub-contract negotiation
  • Contract Administration
  • Labour and material procurement contracts
  • Contract Risk Management
  • Claims Management
  • Expert Opinion

We utilise up to date cost management systems and Quantity Surveying software to effectively forecast, monitor and control construction costs before, during and after the life-cycle of a project.

  • Initial Cost Advice and Feasibility Studies
  • Preparation of Budget Estimates, Cost Planning and Cash Flow Projections
  • Bills of Quantities
  • Labour and Material Procurement
  • Work Progress Valuations and Certification
  • Cost monitoring and reporting
  • Final Accounts and close-out reports
  • Value Engineering

We take pride in supporting our clients throughout the construction process. By understanding the client’s needs and the adaptation of effective management and programming tools, we are able to provide certainty of outcome to any building or engineering project. Consistent governance, risk and scope change management, engagement of client and development team are crucial to the successful completion of a project.

  • Client Representation and Project Monitoring
  • Preparation, monitoring and reporting of a project programme
  • Effective planning and resource utilisation and monitoring
  • Consultant, specialist and inspection authority co-ordination
  • Turnkey design and build
  • Site Management and Meeting Facilitation
  • Completion, sectional completion and handover including specialist certification and commissioning documentation
  • Contracts administration, Cost reporting and risk analysis
  • Town planning, including local authority, municipal and utility approvals
  • Safety, health and quality
  • Construction Management and mentorship of contractors

We have adopted the cost engineering methodologies that grew with major mechanical engineering projects worldwide. These are now incorporated into Hencon’s daily practice yet remain distinct in their specialisation. From major civil to process industries, the need for effective cost control during major capital projects, ongoing maintenance and maintenance shutdowns and turnarounds minimises the impact on production and cost risk.

By working closely with the client team and setting up clear Work Breakdown Structures, we are able to set clear guidelines in terms of cost and programme. Effective change management, risk analysis and cost reporting are the tools the client needs to manage major investments and production affecting maintenance.

  • Initial Cost Advice and Budget Estimates
  • Setting up Work Breakdown Structures and effective Cost Reporting Systems
  • Preparation and ongoing monitoring of Project Plan
  • Integration of costing systems with client business systems, e.g. SAP
  • Bills of Quantities and Works Valuation of process related construction services; including civils, mechanical, piping, electrical and instrumentation, structural steel, scaffolding, insulation and painting, building management systems and automation, HVAC and refrigeration, specialist services, man-hour, material, plant and equipment control.
  • Contracts and Sub-Contracts Administration – utilisation of best practice
  • Material Procurement and Labour Management including Central Wage Bureaus
  • Collation of actual cost and work progress and daily, weekly monthly reporting against budget whilst incorporating change management
  • Final Accounts and close-out reports

We offer a full range of services to effectively manage and maintain your investments.

  • Facilities Management incorporating maintenance contract employment, blanket service agreements, periodic service monitoring for warranties. We strive to manage facilities to the extent that the building and facilities available to the client are in a condition that renders maximum use to the client while ensuring that the clients business can operate at optimum efficiency and production.
  • Tenant Occupancy and Tenant Coordination
  • Building refurbishments including space planning, staff and facility growth planning, office design and relocation. In major projects a brief will be prepared for the appointment of architects, engineers, specialist space planners and interior designers.
  • Office and factory relocation including planning, contract and project management, logistics, costing and programming.
  •  Purchase and rental feasibility studies and valuations.

We can efficiently and effectively prepare valuations in terms of property valuations, reinstatement and/ or replacement of property, plant and equipment damaged as a result of fire, weather, blasts and water; natural or civil. 
Our service also extends to assisting clients in dealing with claims. These may be property owners, banks, insurance brokers and loss adjusters.

Hencon minimizes risks and maximizes opportunities to successfully manage a program.

In today’s economy, effective risk management is a critical component of any winning management strategy. Managing risks in construction projects has been recognised as a very important management process in order to achieve the project objectives in terms of time, cost, quality, safety and environmental sustainability. We will assess and develop risk management strategies to mitigate potential risks that can adversely impact any project.

    A typical risk management process includes the following key steps:
  • Risk identification
  • Risk assessment;
  • Risk mitigation;
  • Risk monitoring.

Any risk can be categorised as strategic, technical or related to cost and schedule, Hencon will develop a customized risk register to help clients to identify risks; establish risk likelihood and consequence; and develop mitigation plans and ownership of required mitigation measures. Every step of the way, we are involved in the elements inherent in risk management, spanning from assessment and measurement of program progress to resetting of priorities based on the project’s status.

Our safety professionals at Hencon are registered safety practionioners who are fully conversant with the OHS Act and current safety guidelines and regulations.