With over 45 years’ experience, Zulu Burrow Consulting offers civil and structural engineering consultancy services in a wide range of sectors. This includes transportation in the widest sense (including roads and bridges), commercial, industrial and engineering (including rural/township water supply and sewerage reticulation and treatment, both in urban and rural setting) and infrastructure development to support smallholder and commercial agriculture. This company is committed to provide efficient and cost-effective engineering and consultancy services to develop sites that meet their client’s specific construction goals.
Zulu Burrow Consulting has been responsible for the design and/or supervision of construction of more than 6,000 kms of roads and highways, four airports including the Lusaka International Airport and the Luangwa South Airport. It has also been involved in the design and supervision of bridges (concrete and steel) most recently being Luena Bridge in Western Province and the Kalungwishi Bridge in Luapula Province as well as the Nkalamabwe Bridge on the Great East.
Professional design and/or supervision of roads, runways and taxiways as well as bridges
Company works closely with contractors to preserve schedules and overcome any challenges
Engineers apply innovative designs to the delivery of long-term sustainable solutions
Roads and bridges are the cornerstone of any nation’s infrastructure. Zulu Burrow Consulting is one of Zambia’s leading providers of road and bridge design and supervision services.
By working closely with contractors, Zulu Burrow seeks to help its clients to convert their projects into practical realities that can be achieved as quickly and cost-efficiently as possible. Their team is experienced in all forms of design, including large span roads and bridges.
Zulu Burrow Consulting is committed to providing world class professional services with integrity and excellence, to its clients, by engaging highly qualified, experienced and multi-disciplinary consultants whose knowledge and appreciation of engineering and sustainable Development varies from local and regional, to international level.
Chingola – Kasumbalesa Road
Supervision of works on the Chingola – Kasumbalesa road in the Copperbelt Province, Zimba Livingstone road in Southern Province, Serenje Mpika Road in Northern Province and Chipata – Nyimba Road are other road projects undertaken by Zulu Burrow Consulting.
Chipata – Nyimba Road
The design of the upgrading of Mumbwa – Landless corner (M20) road project is another recent project undertaken.
Zulu Burrow Consultancy was part of the seven joint venture consultancy team that included Nippon Koei Company Ltd, Chodai Company Ltd, Arcus GIBB(pty)Ltd, Bothagka Burrow Botswana (pty) and CPP Botswana (pty).
The scope of consultancy works included design, review of tender documentation and supervision of the construction of the Kazungula Bridge.
Lusaka and Livingstone International Airport
Air transportation projects undertaken are the design and supervision of the runway and taxiways at Lusaka International Airport and the rehabilitation and upgrading of Livingstone Airport into an International Airport.
Environmental impact assessments
Zulu Burrow Consulting work in association with Riverine Consultants, Chalo Environmental & Sustainable Development Consultants and Ruralnet, three firms specialising in conducting environmental impact assessments for feasibility studies carried out by the firm. Specific projects include:
Feasibility study for the improvements and extensions to the access roads within the South Luangwa National Park and the Lupande Game Management Area
Update of the environmental study of the T4 Road between Luangwa Bridge and Malawi Border
Environmental Impact and Socio – Economic Study for the upgrading of Mumbwa - Landless corner (M20) road
Environmental Impact and Socio – Economic Study for the Chipata – Lundazi Road
Environmental impact study for the Mansa-Luwingu Road
The civil engineering department of Zulu Burrow Consulting has also been involved in water and infrastructure projects comprising feasibility studies, designs, documentation and supervision. The company has recently undertaken a number of Institutional reviews of schools, colleges, health centres, hospitals and municipal premises to assess the state of civil installations and to recommend rehabilitation or reconstruction of the various amenities.
Feasibility studies, designs, documentation and supervision of water and infrastructure projects
Designs and systems that are well proven and can be tested and guaranteed to meet performance standards
A dedicated water department
Zulu Burrow Consulting has had an active involvement in the water and sanitation sector for various institutions and a dedicated water department has been firmed up within the company to handle this requirement.
Projects executed under the water and sanitation sector include:
Groundwater development under JICA in Northern, Central, Lusaka, Copperbelt and Luapula Provinces
Improvement of water supply for Chirundu town, involved topographical and material surveys, design, and working drawings
Treatment works refurbishment for Chilanga Cement Plc
Sewerage system improvements for the University of Zambia
Design of sixty-two (62) inch and fifty-eight (58) inch diameter pipes at Nakambala Sugar Estates
Design of pump stations, treatment works, and pipelines for a $50 million
Investment plan for bulk water transfer from Kafue River to Lusaka
Detailed Engineering design and tender documentation for source development treatment storage and primary reticulation of water supply to five townships in the Southern sector
Feasibility study of the Water Supply to the towns of Limulunga in the Western Province
Engineering design and contract documentation of Rural Towns water supply for five towns for the then Ministry of Agriculture and Water Development
Social impact assessment inclusive of water and sanitation projects
In the socio-economic sector coupled with the water and sanitation hygiene projects, some assignments undertaken by Zulu Burrow Consulting include:
Supervision phase of the follow-up cooperation on groundwater development and rural water supply projects in Zambia under JICA
Groundwater development and sanitation Improvement in the Northern Province of Zambia under Japanese aid
Study of follow-up cooperation on groundwater and rural water supply under JICA
Thematic Evaluation Study of JICA water supply projects in George, Ngombe, Kalikiliki and Bauleni compounds of Lusaka
Study of Community management of the Kanyama Aquifer under UN-Habitat
RDA socio-economic baseline study of feeder roads in Central and Eastern Provinces
Comprehensive Review of the National WASHE Programme under the Ministry of Local Government and Housing
Evaluation of the Northern Province water supply and sanitation programme under Ireland aid
Study on the Peri-Urban water supply and sanitation situation, options and recommendations for Lusaka Water & Sewerage Company
Facilitation of the community water supply situation analysis workshop for Zambia
Facilitation of the Situation Analysis for the Peri-Urban water supply for Lusaka Water and Sewerage Company
Preparation of Gender for Water Supply & Sanitation in Zambia ‘Field Note’
Study on Water Demand Management and Adaptive Capacity for the Water Research Fund of Southern Africa, under SADC
Review of N-WASHE Training Gender Training Materials/Modules
JICA follow-up studies on Groundwater phases 1 & 2. in Central. Copperbelt, Southern and Lusaka Provinces
JICA socio-economic Study in Luapula Province
JICA groundwater Development in Northern Province phases 1 & 2
Multi storey buildings
Zulu Burrow Consulting has been responsible for the design and/or supervision of construction of a large number of commercial, residential and industrial projects, including many multi-storey office, residential, commercial, leisure and industrial buildings in various locations of Zambia. Among some of their projects is the structural design and construction supervision of Godfrey Chitalu House and the New Central Statistics Building.
Design/supervision of large scale commercial, industrial and residential building construction
Buildings built to high architectural and environmental standards
Highly qualified and experienced team of engineers
The design of complex buildings and multi-storeys requires expert consultants and engineers – preferably those who can also manage the installation and ongoing support for a consistent and quality service.
With expertise in civil, structural, mechanical, electrical and public health engineering, Zulu Burrow Consulting ensures that costs, time, build-ability, durability, functionality and aesthetics are carefully balanced to meet the needs of their clients, the end user as well as the general public without compromising on safety and sustainability.
No matter your building construction needs, Zulu Burrow is committed to help you realise your visions. Their team will work with your architects and contractors to ensure you build a structure that is not only beautiful looking but very functional – a building that will stand the test of time.
With a reputation for innovative designs and technical solutions, Zulu Burrow guarantees to deliver even the most complex projects. Get in touch today and find out how their team can help.