GMH Consulting Engineers is a dedicated Civil design engineering consultancy. The company, established in 1987 as GM Hattingh & Partners, has a 35-year history. GMH Consulting serves the private sector within the fields of Traffic Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Civil Engineering and development assistance.  The company has a proven track record with long working relationships with various mines, fuel companies and private developers.

Ownership and Management

The firm is owned and managed by George Hattingh (Pr Eng) and with shareholding of 100%.

George Hattingh is a Civil Engineer with some 45 years experience. He obtained a B Eng (Civil) degree from the University of Pretoria (1975) and a B Com (Hons) degree from UNISA (1982). He is a professional civil engineer (ECSA registration 790244) and has an NQF7 certificate of competency in labour intensive construction strategies (U002666). He is a founder member of SAT (Society for Asphalt Technology), and is also registered with the Botswana Institution of Engineers. George has spent his career involved with all aspects of road design, and is a specialist in road rehabilitation, road materials, concrete block paving and geotechnical investigations. He has worked in South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Zambia and Tanzania.


GMH Consulting has a skills base comprising of professional engineers, professional technologists, technicians, landscape architect, project and programme management and geotechnical capability.

GMH Consulting’s progressive resources enables them to provide core engineering services (traffic related work, roads, full spectrum of municipal services, structural work, landscape design and geotechnical studies) through the project lifecycle.

Therefore, GMH Consulting is able to provide an integrated solutions package across the infrastructure life-cycle of projects falling within the firm’s expertise.

GMH Consulting is privileged to have competent and loyal staff, some of whom have been with the firm for more than 32 years. GMH Consulting realises that excellence can only be achieved through competent and dedicated staff members, and thus the company continually invest in its human resources through
training programmes that covers technical and managerial positions.

Black Economic Empowerment

GMH Consulting is committed to the implementation of BroadBased Black Economic Empowerment (BBBEE) within its operations.

GMH Consulting is a Qualifying Small Enterprise in terms of the BEP (Built Environment Professionals) division of the Construction Charter as published in the Government Gazette Number 32305 of 5 June 2009 and comply in all aspects to the legal requirements for appointment for projects by Local Authorities under the supply chain legislation as set out under Regulation 50 (MFMA) in Government Gazette number 27636 of 30 May 2005. GMH Consulting has recently been assessed in terms of the Construction Charter a rating of Level 6 contributor.

Areas of Expertise

GMH Consulting has the professional capacity to undertake projects in the following fields:

  • Feasibility Studies
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Traffic & Transportation Engineering
  • Municipal  Township Services
  • Commercial Development
  • Construction Management
  • Project and Programme Management
  • Routine maintenance projects
  • Road rehabilitation design
  • Urban & Rural Road Design
  • Bridge design
  • Structural Engineering
  • Labour Based Construction
  • Landscape Architecture