REM Consultants (REM) specializes in developing concept studies through to bankable feasibility studies in the areas of cableway and materials transport systems. We operate independently or as part of the client project team and have experience with both foreign and domestic partners. The REM office is in Randburg, South Africa and have executed projects throughout Africa.

During 18 years of operation REM has introduced advances in cableway system technology to Southern Africa. Initially REM operated as a local partner to Doppelmayr Transport Technologies of Austria and focused on deploying the emerging RopeCon® technology in the sub-continent. The RopeCon technology is the focus for bulk transport of materials and continues to be a core focus of the company.

In addition REM has completed cable car projects for Southern Africa partners and has expanded its portfolio to support other modern technologies such as container on rail track systems amongst others. See the expertise page for more.

Our small team has over 90 years of combined experience in the South African market. Our experience covers the fields of:

    • Capital Projects: Analysis of system options including concept studies, feasibility studies and risk analysis.

    • Assessment and advice on the selection between the options for the various Rope Technology systems.

    • Coordination and advice on the integration of directly associated equipment & services for the Ropeway systems.

    • Assistance on construction coordination and management.

Our team focuses on projects that could include cable technology or container track transport as viable and economic solutions. These markets include:

    • Opencast and underground mining (materials transport),

    • Mining surface transport and industrial materials handling,

    • Industry / Commercial bulk materials handling,

    • Tourism and Recreational Transport,

    • Mass Urban Transport,

    • Construction work, cranes and transport facilities.

REM Consultants will apply their particular expertise and undertake

    • Conceptual studies up to full feasibility studies of transport options,

    • Assistance in mine planning adjustments and options,

    • Consultation and advice with respect to specialist cable technologies,

    • Recommend and deal with the selected OEM Contractors,

    • Assist with project coordination with existing and future infrastructure and services,

    • Project risk reviews and due diligence studies,

    • Operation approvals and government certification.