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Offices or Commercial Developments

• Prestigious office block located in Gaborone for Debswana Diamond Mine accommodating their technical services department.

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Education

• Akanyang Skinner Associates has been involved in the contsruction of two premier academic centres: the AMB University College (Block 6, Gaborone) and Ba Isago University (Block 9, Gaborone).

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ABM University Collegebuilding5
Ba Isago University

Mining and processing

• Provided quantity surveying service to Morupule Colliery Limited in procurement of the coal wash plant
• Also involved in the pre feasibility and feasibility study works and cost data

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Bulk infrastructure or civil works

Involved in procurement and cost management consultancy on various bulk infrastructure and civil projects. Types of projects include:
• Gaborone International Commerce Park
and Millennium Office Park infrastructure and roads.
• Morupule access roads and infrastructure.
• Morupule bulk water pipeline take off from the NSC to MCL.
• Proposed Kgale Gardens development infrastructure and roads.

Bank fit outs and refurbishments
• The consultancy has undertaken various specialists fit out projects for Barclays bank, Global Holdings, Bank of Baroda and Standard Chartered Bank.


Interior of Barclays Bank

Place of worship
• The imperial Universal Church of the Kingdom of God in the centre of Gaborone is one of the pretigious projects that Akanayang Skinner Associates was involved in.


Universal Church in Main Mall - Gaoborone

Health
• Akanyang Skinner Associates worked on the construction of 800m2 hospice for the Roman Catholic Church in Metsimotlhabe west of Gaborone.

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Metsimotlhabe Hospice

Residential houses
• We have been involved in the construction of upmarket residential houses in Phakalane and other prime areas around Gaborone. Highlights are a double story in Phakalane, townhouses in extension 9 (Gaborone) and a thatched house in Tonota.

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residential

1. QUANTITY SURVEYING

The normal full pre and post contract services for the Quantity Surveyor shall be deemed to include services 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 in broad terms and listed as follows as per South African Council for Quantity Surveying Profession, Government Gazette, 4 December 2009.

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STAGE 1: Inception stage

• Assisting in developing a clear project brief
• Attending project initiation meetings
• Advising on suitable procurement policies for the project
• Advising on other professional consultants and service solutions
• Defining the quantity surveyor’s scope of work and services
• Conclude terms of the agreement with client. The following deliverables are applicable:

Agreed scope of work
  Agreed services
  Signed client /quantity surveyor professional services agreement.

STAGE 2: Concept and viability stage

• Agreeing the documentation programme with the principle consultants and other professional consultants
• Attending design and consultants meetings
• Reviewing and evaluating design concepts and advising on viability in conjunction with the other professional consultants
• Receiving relevant data and cost estimates from the other professional consultants
• Preparing preliminary and elemental or equivalent estimates of construction cost
• Assisting the client in preparing a financial viability report
• Auditing space allocation against the initial brief
• Liaising, cooperating and providing necessary information to the client, principle
consultant and other professional consultants for which the following deliverables are applicable:

Preliminary estimate(s) of construction cost
Elemental/equivalent estimate(s) of construction cost
Space allocation audit for the project.

STAGE 3: Design developments

• Reviewing the documentation programme with the principal consultant and other professional consultants
• Attending design and consultants meetings
• Reviewing and evaluating design and outline specifications and exercising cost control in conjunction with the other professional consultants
• Receiving relevant data and cost estimates from the other professionals consultants
• Preparing detailed estimates of construction cost
• Assisting the client in reviewing the financial viability report
• Commenting on space and accommodation allowances and preparing an area schedule

• Liaising, cooperating and providing necessary information to the client, principle consultant and other professional consultants and for which the following deliverables are applicable:

Detailed estimate(s) of construction cost
Area schedule.

STAGE 4: Document and Procument

• Attending design and consultant meetings
• Assisting the principle consultants in the formulation on the procurement strategy for contractors, subcontractors and suppliers
• Reviewing working drawings for compliance with the approved budget of construction cost and /or financial viability
• Preparing documentation for both principal and subcontract procurement
• Assisting the principal consultant with calling of tenders and /or negotiation of prices
• Assisting with financial evaluation of tenders
• Assisting with preparation of contract documentation for signature and for which the following deliverables are applicable:

Budget of construction
Tender documentation
Financial evaluation of tenders
Priced contract documentation.

STAGE 5: Construction

• Site handover
• Preparing schedules of predicted cash flow
• Preparing pro-active estimates for proposed variations for client decision making
• Attending regular site, technical and progress meetings
• Adjudicating and resolving financial claims by the contractors
• Assisting in the resolution of contractual claims by the contractors
• Establishing and maintaining a financial control system
• Preparing valuations payment certificates to be issued by the principal agent
• Preparing final accounts for the works on the a progressive basis and for which the following deliverables are applicable:

Schedules of predicted cash flow
Estimates for proposed variations Financial control reports
Valuations for payment certificates
Progressive and draft final accounts.

STAGE 6: Close-out

• Preparing valuations for payment certificates to be issued by the principal agent
• Concluding final accounts and for which the following deliverables:

Valuations for payment certificates
Final accounts.

2. DEVELOPMENT SURVEYING

3. PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Mission and vision statement
Our mission and vision is to provide accurate and reliable advice to our clients based on the highest standards of code and ethics. We aim to establish the company as the leading construction cost and project management consultancies in Botswana.We seek to forge valued and long-lasting relation with our clients and to promote our reputation as a leading construction cost and management consultancy.

About the Company
Akanyang Skinner Associates is a quantity surveying and project management practice that was founded in 2003. The company has grown over the years has provided services across a broad spectrum of the construction industry which incudes, mining, heath, commercial, industrial, tourism, etc.

 

Our Core Values
Our core values are as follows;
• Integrity
• Transparency
• Competency
• Reliability
• Recognition of others
• Professionalism

Key technical competencies
• Cost Control and Management
• Construction Contract Practice
• Procurement and Financial Management
• Value Engineering
• Development Appraisal
• Project Management

Construction sector experience
• Mining
• Retail
• Commercial
• Education
• Health
• Residential Housing
• Industrial/Warehousing
• Place of Worship
• Tourism

Nature and scope of projects
Akanyang Skinner Associates has no limit to the size or nature of projects. The firm has worked in the building, civil and mining construction, as well as infrastructure sectors. In respect to siz and value, our projects range from small alteration type through to mega mining and construction projects.