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Contributing to our clients' success since 1974

1,500+

People Worldwide

45+

Years in Business

45

Offices Worldwide

20,000+

Projects                 

 

Explore our Journey

1974

  • Oskar Steffen, Andy Robertson, and Hendrik Kirsten establish SRK in Johannesburg, South Africa, offering services in soil and rock mechanics and tailings disposal

1977 

  • Mine planning services introduced
  • Environmental engineering services introduced

1978 

  • North American practice established in Vancouver
  • Cape Town and Durban offices open in South Africa
  • Groundwater services introduced

1979 

  • Hydrology and hydraulics services introduced
  • Staff numbers reach 100

1980

  • Denver office opened in USA

1981

  • Zimbabwean practice established in Harare (closed in 2016)
  • Subsidiary Gemcom (Geotechnical Engineering and Mining Computing Services) formed in South Africa to take over development and sale of mining and technical software

1983 

  • Staff numbers reach 200

1985 

  • Gemcom Services Inc. formed in Vancouver to develop and market Gemcom products, which eventually include applications for mine planning, exploration management, scheduling, and pit optimization
  • Water quality services introduced

1987 

  • Reno office opened in USA
  • Hydrocarbon remediation services introduced
  • Staff numbers reach 300

1988

  • Binnie & Partners (SA) merges with South African practice, adding water and effluent, structural engineering, and hydraulics capabilities
  • United Kingdom practice established in Cardiff
  • Robinson Dames and Moore purchased and renamed SRK-Robinson Inc.
  • GIS services introduced

1991

  • Consult 4 consortium formed between South African practice and Ninham Shand Inc., Van Niekerk Kleyn & Edwards, and Keeve Steyn Inc. to work on multi-billion-dollar Lesotho Highlands water transfer scheme

1993

  • Port Elizabeth and Pietermaritzburg offices opened in South Africa

1994

  • International holding company SRK Consulting Limited formed in United Kingdom
  • Australian practice established in Perth
  • Chilean practice established in Santiago

1995

  • Joint venture company Resource Development Consultants (RDC) formed with Danish consulting firm Carl Bro and Danish Industrialization Fund (IFU) to focus on social and economic services and four offices established in South Africa
  • Staff numbers reach 400

1997

  • Geoscience consultancy Etheridge Henley Williams merges with Australian practice, adding Brisbane office
  • Gemcom Services Inc. (now minority shareholding rather than controlled subsidiary) changes name to Gemcom Software International and lists as public company on Vancouver Stock Exchange
  • Exploration services introduced

1998

  • SRK Consulting formalized as brand name for SRK Group
  • WESTEC acquired, adding US offices in Elko, Fort Collins, and Tucson
  • Sydney office opened in Australia
  • Staff numbers reach 500

1999

  • SRK Group celebrates 25th anniversary
  • Geoval merges with Australian practice, broadening geostatistics services
  • Yellowknife office opened in Canada
  • Pretoria office opened in South Africa

2000 

  • International holding company changes name to SRK Consulting (Global) Limited
  • Kairezi Resource Consultants merges with Zimbabwean practice
  • Toronto office opened in Canada

2001

  • Branch office opened in Ankara, Turkey
  • East London office opened in South Africa

2003 

  • SRK Exploration Services formed in United Kingdom
  • Rustenburg office opened in South Africa

2004

  • SRK Group celebrates 30th anniversary

2005 

  • Joint venture company RDC merges with South African practice
  • Brazilian practice established in Belo Horizonte
  • Chinese practice established in Beijing
  • Turkish practice established from branch office in Ankara
  • Newcastle office opened in Australia

2006

  • Indian practice established in Kolkata
  • Russian practice established in Moscow
  • Tanzanian practice established in Dar es Salaam (closed in 2011)
  • Saskatoon and Sudbury offices opened in Canada
  • Staff numbers reach 600

2007

  • Melbourne office opened in Australia
  • Kimberley office opened in South Africa (closed in 2017)
  • Staff numbers reach 700

2008

  • Anchorage office opened in Alaska
  • Staff numbers reach 800

2009

  • SRK Group celebrates 35th anniversary   Learn More
  • VS Consultores merges with SRK to form Argentinian practice in Buenos Aires
  • Indonesian practice established in Jakarta (closed in 2016)
  • Swedish practice established in Skellefteå
  • Nanchang office opened in China
  • Staff numbers reach 900

2010

  • DRC practice established in Lubumbashi
  • Kazakhstani practice established in Almaty
  • Mexican practice established in Zacatecas (closed in 2014)
  • Ulaanbaatar office opened in Mongolia
  • Staff numbers reach 1,000

2011

  • SVS Ingenieros merges with SRK to form Peruvian practice in Lima Learn More
  • Ghanaian practice established in Accra
  • Mendoza office opened in Argentina
  • Staff numbers reach 1,400

2012

  • Copenhagen office of SRK Exploration Services opened in Denmark (closed in 2015)
  • St. Petersburg office opened in Russia (closed in 2014)
  • Queretaro office opened in Mexico (closed in 2015)
  • Staff numbers reach 1,600

2013

  • Hong Kong practice established
  • Project office opened in Cameroon

2014 

  • SRK Group celebrates 40th anniversary   Learn More
  • Finland practice established in Rovaniemi

2015

  • SRK Group launches 40th anniversary book titled Forty Years in the Deep End  Learn More  Download Book
  • SVS Ingenieros celebrates 30th anniversary and announces new name Learn More
  • SRK Brazil, SRK China, and SRK Turkey celebrate 10th anniversaries

2016

  • Mine Ventilation Services (MVS) merges with US practice  Learn More
  • SVS Ingenieros renamed SRK Consulting  Learn More
  • SRK India and SRK Russia celebrate 10th anniversaries
  • Staff numbers now 1,400
     

2018

  • Labrecque Technologies Inc. merges with Canadian practice  Learn More
  • SRK North America celebrates 40th anniversary
  • SRK United Kingdom celebrates 30th anniversary
  • SRK Exploration Services celebrates 15th anniversary

2019

  • SRK South Africa and SRK Group celebrate 45th anniversaries
  • SRK Australia and SRK Chile celebrate 25th anniversaries
  • SRK Argentina and SRK Sweden celebrate 10th anniversaries

 

 

Ethics and Sustainability

We strive to conduct our business in a safe, ethical, and sustainable manner and stay accountable to clients, communities, and employees.

Quality

We’re committed to improving our consulting services and continuing to meet the needs and exceed the expectations of our clients.

Health and Safety

We place the highest importance on safety and endeavour to ensure all work by our staff is carried out in a safe manner.

Mission and Objectives

In providing specialised services, we devise and embrace new technologies and methodologies that add value to our clients’ projects.