10 Years



Cape Environmental Assessment Practitioners(Pty) Ltd (Cape EAPrac) was established in March 2008 by Directors Doug Jeffery and Louise-Mari van Zyl. The full time professional team includes: Dale Holder (Practitioner / GIS / ECO), Melissa Mackay (Practitioner / GIS / ECO), Siân Davies (Practitioner / Environmental Education / ECO), Onke Nandipha (Project Assistant / Junior Practitioner / ECO) and Carin Naude (Business Administrator).

The firm implements legislation under the National Environmental Management Act (NEMA), National Environmental Management: Waste Act (NEM:WA) and the National Environmental Management: Air Quality Act (NEM:AQA).

Our main services include:
- Public Participation & Stakeholder Engagement
- GIS & Mapping
- Biophysical Inventories
- Retrospective Damage Assessment (Section 24G)
- Air Quality License Applications (AELs)
- Waste Management License Applications (Waste Licenses)
- Environmental Impact Assessments
- Environmental Management Policies and Plans
- Environmental Control, Monitoring and Auditing
- Environmental Awareness and Training Programs
- Environmental Education and Interpretation
- Environmental Feasibility Assessments


Renewable Energy projects (Wind & Solar);
Waste Management License applications for Waste Disposal Sites, Sewerage Plants & Abattoirs;
Waste-to-Energy projects including Biogas Facilities;
Marine Aquaculture;
Filling Stations and depots;
Air Emissions processes for Sawmills, Brick Works & Processing Plants;
ECO responsibilities on Private and State housing projects, Provincial Roads & Municipal infrastructure;
Private, Provincial and Municipal applications for development of infrastructure, housing & commercial components.


2017 Best Environmental & Civil Engineering Consultancy (South Africa) - Build UK Awards for excellence in the construction industry

Karatara River Weir Project - achieved second place for the South African Institute of Civil Engineering (SAICE) 2014 Environmental Division Awards

Sedgefield Desalination Plant Project - finalist in the 2010 IAIASA Premium Awards - Recognising Excellence in Integrated Environmental Management


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