Drakenstein Municipality, Western Cape, South Africa

Project Description

The project comprised the design and construction of an upgrade of the Paarl Solid Waste Transfer Station from a facility that utilised open top containers to a facility that utilises a static compactor and compaction containers.

The facility consists of a static compactor, hopper and 30m³ compaction containers on a rail and bogey system.

Waste from this transfer station is transported by road in 30m3 hook-lift containers to the licensed Drakenstein Landfill outside Wellington.


South 33o43’11,52” East 18o58’33,31”

Date Completed


Mechanical: Akura Manufacturing Engineering Company (Pty) Ltd

Civils: Corkon (Pty) Ltd

Completion date: September 2010