REM Consulting


REM Construction Consultants (REM) was formed in 1998 and was involved in the design, project management, construction and delivery of Capital and Infrastructure engineering projects. REM office is in Randburg, South Africa.

Over 15 years ago REM was introduced to advances in cableway system technology. When the technology for RopeCon® use was emerging, REM changed focus to the application of the exciting and significant technology as local Partners to Doppelmayr Transport Technolgies

Our team focuses on projects that should include cable technology or Container track transport solutions as viable and economic . The RopeCon technology is the focus for bulk transport of materials. The market includes bulk material transport on fixed routes -in mining and industry, Container Transfer systems on tracks and Passenger transport using Cable-ways for

  • Tourism,

  • Mass Urban transportation

  • Bulk Material Handling.

REM focusses as Consultants and Project Managers on the Study and analysis of People and material transport needs and ideas. REM will identify and advise on the most suitable /viable transport system to meet the project goals.

Our small team has over 90 years of combined experience in the South African market. REM undertakes Concept Studies through to Bankable Feasibility studies independantly or as part of the Client Project team.

REM has combined expertise and experience in the areas of

      • Capital Projects - Analysis of system options including Concept Studies, Feasibility Studies and Risk analysis including life cycle costings

      • Assessment and advice on the option for Rope Technology systems in the local environment and specific projects

      • Mining Engineering - underground and open cast operations with ore and waste handling systems

      • Urban Mass Transport Systems

      • Co-ordination and advising on the integration of directly associated equipment & services etc with the option of the Ropeway systems

      • Assistance on the Construction co-ordination and management

REM Company Goals

For 15 years REM has focused on the analysis of Material and People transport opportunities using Rope Technology. This focus introduces dramatically improved transport systems and resulting economic improvements in the fields of :-

              • Open-cast and Underground Mining

              • Mining surface transport and Industry Materials Handling

              • Tourism and Recreational Transport

              • Mass Urban Transport

In 2021 REM added the introduction of the latest technology for transporting and handling Containers on rail tracks to its porfolio.

REM's goals are to:

      1. Provide a n experienced Consulting Service in the fields detailed above.

      2. Introducing technologies to as wide an audience of Clients, Investors , Engineers and Operators

      3. Preliminary review of specific Client plans to advise whether the technology could be applied as an option for study

      4. Development with the Client team of the detailed specifications and performance parameters for the specific System

      5. Interface with the Technology experts and System Suppliersto secure their designs, specifications, planning and budget costings based on the planned parameters and battery limits

      6. Develop the full interface of the Specialist Company scope within the overall project scope

      7. Conceptual preliminary Study / Analysis of the technology system vs other systems including life cycle costings and environmental issues

      8. Assist Client team with the Planning and Risk Assessment of RopeCon or Rope-way system within the project

      9. Developing Provision of an overall Supervisory role for or with the Client to monitor the project execution by the Engineering / Project team

      10. Monitoring of the interface of the Rope technology systems with all the other project work, foundations, equipment and systems, legal certification etc.

REM provides the detailed knowledge of the technology as part of the Client teams and operating staff. Our team supports the review of the project concepts and will provide advice on whether the systems are viable options to be considered by the Client.

The Client will then develop a contract directly with the selected Specialist System Technology Contractor. This ensures that the scope of work, performance and liability of the system is clearly defined and in a direct agreement between the Client and the Contractor.