About

Company History

Founded by Nik Moroff in 1997, Moroff & Kühne Consulting Engineers (M&K) has grown to become a service provider of choice within the professional engineering and consulting services environment. From its humble beginnings when its core business was structural/ civil engineering it has diversified its engineering footprint to include mechanical, fire and electrical engineering consulting services.

Since its inception M&K has been committed to serve our clients to the best of our ability. To this end we strive to execute our work in the best interest of our clients by providing cost effective and innovative design solutions. Our commitment to service excellence has resulted in a company that has grown steadily in size, expertise and quality of service.

With over twenty years in the industry, M&K has built a solid track record of successful projects resulting in a healthy base of repeat clients who have the following to say about us:

"The Moroff and Kühne team is easy to work with and at all times demonstrate a high degree of commitment, professionalism and integrity. Their effective management, partnering and cooperation with the rest of the professional team is contributing tremendously to the smooth running of the project, making my work as project manager a lot easier and more pleasurable."
Jacky Jacobs, Director: SIP Project Managers
"The performance of their team was outstanding, often having to make critical decisions on the spot. Their effective management of their engineering disciplines ensured that information flow was always on time"
Saul Berman, Director: Berman Brothers Group (BBG)
"Mr Moroff is known for his professional conduct, organizational skills, and clear communication with his team members. His firm is known to be thorough, well organized, responsive and I have great appreciation for their close involvement throughout the project."
Dr Jacko Koen, CEO: Jimmey Construction (Pty) Ltd
"We have worked with Moroff and Kühne on a number of projects throughout Africa, including Angola, Congo, Kenya and Ivory Coast and they have provided peer review of structural design where we have worked with new engineers."
Stefan Antoni, Director: SAOTA Architects
WHAT WE DO

We provide Structural, Civil, Mechanical, Wet Services, Fire and Electrical Engineering consulting services to the following market segments:

  • Industrial
  • Commercial
  • Residential
  • Health care
  • Education


 

BUSINESS PRINCIPLES
OUR VISION

Our vision is to become a consultant of choice in our field of expertise both locally and internationally and to develop a sustainable practice which will long outlive its founders.

OUR MISSION

As engineering consultants in the service industry the mission of Moroff & Kühne is to always deliver consistent excellence and professional service to our clients through persistent improvement of the skills of our staff and our systems, while maintaining our integrity, our commitment to honesty, accuracy and quality.

WE STRIVE TO
  • ensure that our Quality Management System is suitable and fitting for our Company, and that it is reviewed regularly
  • achieve an overall awareness of quality and to create a climate of continuous improvement of quality
  • ensure that all staff are adequately equipped and trained to perform their duties in a professional manner;
  • remain true to our ethics, beliefs and values regarding our business, our clients and our employees.
COMMITMENT TO EXCELLENCE
OUR QUALITY PLEDGE

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This is our commitment to you!
The first E is for EXCELLENCE

We are committed to service excellence through continual self-improvement of our people and systems

The second E is for ETHICS

We hold strong intrinsic values and have pledged to conduct our business ethically

I is for INTEGRITY

We strive for consistency, honesty, accuracy in our daily actions

S stands for SERVICE

We serve our clients with professional conduct, an excellent product and on-time delivery

and, finally, T is for TRUST

Trust underpins everything: without trust we cannot build a brand.

This is the Quality Pledge you receive when signing up with Moroff & Kühne.

EXPERTISE
STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING
Structural Due Diligence and Assessment
  • Special investigations
  • Reinforced concrete
  • Post tensioned concrete
  • Structural steel
  • structural timber
  • Composite structures
  • Reinforced and unreinforced masonry
  • Raft foundations
  • Piled foundations
  • Deep basements
  • Temporary works
CIVIL ENGINEERING
  • Building civils
  • Infrastructure design for industrial and commercial developments
  • Infrastructure design for low, middle and upper income developments
MECHANICAL ENGINEERING – BUILDING SERVICES
Design, procurement and project management of:
  • Heating and air-conditioning systems both refrigerant based and hydronic
  • Building wet services including foul sewer, plumbing and drainage
  • Building thermal modelling and heat load calculations
  • SANS 204 fenestration calculations and reports
  • Energy audits and reports
  • Extract air systems, smoke extract systems and extract canopies
  • Fresh air supply systems and fresh air flush systems
  • Stair pressurization systems
  • Fume cupboards and spray booths
  • Medical gas installations
  • Industrial gas installations
  • Water reticulation, storage and pumps
  • Compressed air systems
  • Industrial refrigeration
  • Rainwater harvesting systems
  • Greywater collection and treatment systems
  • Solar, heat pump and hybrid hot water generation systems
FIRE ENGINEERING
  • Rational fire design and general fire protection plans
  • Fire protection documents and plans for Local Authority submission and approvals
  • Signage and escape route plans
  • Fire detection design
  • Gas suppression to computer and server rooms
  • Fire Hose reels, fire hydrants and general fire protection plans
  • Automatic pumps and tanks design for automatic sprinklers and fire water
  • Fixed water-based fire protection system design – automatic sprinkler systems, high and medium velocity sprayers, Foam systems, water mist protection, conveyor protection
  • Smoke ventilation designs
  • Statutory emergency signage design
  • Fire risk assessment
ELECTRICAL
ENERGY AUDITS
  • Assessment of energy consumption
  • Metering
  • Implementation of solutions
  • Techno-economic feasibility studies
SOLUTIONS INVOLVING THE FOLLOWING PRODUCTS:
  • Diesel generators
  • Solar water heaters, solar PV panels and Concentrated Solar Power (CSP)
  • Wind power
  • Bio-fuel/gas generators
CONSULTING SERVICES
  • Building services
  • Site reticulation
  • Medium voltage (up to 33 kV) line and substation design
  • Electrical reticulation for mining and industrial applications
  • Feasibility studies (planning studies, etc)
  • Transmission and Distribution Grid Studies
ASSESSMENT OF RENEWABLE ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES
  • Comparison with grid electricity
  • Optimal use of renewable energy when compared with grid
  • Feed-in into grid
  • Different technologies
  • Solar PV
  • Concentrated Solar
  • Wind Power
  • Biogas/Biomass
METERING OF BUILDINGS AND TOWNSHIPS
  • Metering of gated communities (estates, flats and townhouses)
  • Metering of shopping centers
  • Metering of towns and villages
  • Check metering, including Utility Management and Council Payment Management
ELECTRONIC SERVICES
In-house Sub Consultants
  • Building Management Systems (BMS)
  • Home Automation Systems
  • Fire Detection Systems
  • Audi Visual Solutions
  • Home Automation Systems
  • Gas Suppression Systems
  • Electronic Security Systems