About Us

WEC Projects is a leading EPC contractor that specialises in the provision of engineered solutions in the water and wastewater treatment industry. Based in Johannesburg, South Africa, WEC Projects is active throughout the African continent.

Providing Quality Engineering Solutions

WEC Projects is a leading EPC contractor that specialises in the provision of engineered solutions in the water and wastewater treatment industry. Based in Johannesburg, South Africa, WEC Projects is active throughout the African continent. Our core focus areas include water treatment, sewage treatment and renewable energies. 

We undertake biogas-to-energy projects and we offer sludge beneficiation solutions. WEC Projects is the exclusive South African licensee for Nereda® which allows for sustainable and cost-effective large-scale sewage treatment.

Our Vision: WEC Projects, The Ultimate Team.
Together we are engineering a better tomorrow and improving our world as we purify its water.

Our Mission: The ultimate plan.
we create lasting solutions in water and wastewater purification and renewable energy generation.

Strategic Intent

The Ultimate Goal

  • to position ourselves as the flagship company in the water and wastewater treatment industry
  • to give our clients distinguished service and to continuously evolve to meet their needs
  • to sustain our competitive advantage through nurturing a skilled workforce and through leveraging our differentiators
  • to generate sustainable growth and above-average returns for all our stakeholders
  • to establish ourselves as the employer of choice in our field
  • to maintain effective structures and excellent organisational architecture

Values and Attitude

  • we show initiative, integrity and flexibility
  • we maintain high quality, prioritise safety and pursue sustainability
  • we have a can-do attitude
  • we are resilient
  • we have fun and take pride in our work

Our Professional Team

Wayne Taljaard

Managing Director

Dr Gunter Rencken

Technical Director

Rudi Scholtz

Financial Director

Rick Grundlingh

Sales Manager

Nigel Birchall

Contracts Manager

Ruan Kellerman

Contracts Manager

Gerhard Horn

Mechanical Engineering Manager

Ryan Larter

Construction Manager

André Aggenbach

Process Specialist

Tim Fisher

Process Engineering Manager

Our evolution

2002
WEC Projects (Pty) Ltd. Founded
Model A-D package sewage treatment plants

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2005
Exclusive agent in South Africa
Ngezi First Package Water Treatment Plant
2006
WEC Premises Built
2007
Aspen Pharma First Membrane Bioreactor

Membrane bio-reactors merge two technologies into a single system. Learn more here.

2008
WEC Projects Logo Update
Old WEC logo
First 500m³/day Model R built
2009
Vale - First Process Water Treatment Plant
Updated Logo Design
Old WEC Logo
MLE process configuration for packaged sewage treatment plants
2011
Trickle filter technology added to WEC Projects portfolio

Trickle Filters are non-submerged media with attached growth-activated sludge and have been utilised in wastewater treatment for many years.

2012
A South African First

Biogas to Energy on Domestic Wastewater

2013
WEC Projects Cape registered in Cape Town
Exclusive agent for CNP in RSA
2015
Exclusive license for Nereda® in RSA
2016
A new WEC
2018

The number one solution in Africa

Within Sub-Saharan Africa in over 20 countries, we are completing various water treatment and sanitation projects.

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Our Vision

We aspire to a world where economic growth supports environmental sustainability, with better living standards for everyone.

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