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Our Story

DDR is a multi-disciplinary project management and engineering consulting practice offering programme and project management, and civil and structural engineering solutions. Established in 2008 through the amalgamation of the founders’ original consulting practices.

We work with anything from small to large blue-chip clients in all spheres of development engineering and management, within and outside the borders of South Africa. The emphasis of our business is to assist our clients in the realization of their infrastructure goals through project development from cradle to grave whilst being mindful of financial and business constraints, as well as future requirements and growth.

DDR has gained valuable experience not only in consulting engineering, but also drilling deeper into projects by understanding requirement such as statutory requirements; risk assessment and mitigation strategies; exchange and funding requirements; as well as feasibility studies specific to client’s requirements.

Through strategic relationships with our clients and industry leaders, DDR has become a specialist in the Logistics Infrastructure sector, from container depots and warehousing to controlled environment buildings, whilst maintaining a strong presence in the conventional spheres of engineering.

The owner of DDR, Mr Richard Doyle, works extensively in the Cold Chain Sector and with role players within this sector to improve best practices. To this end he is a member of the Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA) and the Controlled Environment Building Association (CEBA-USA) and Thermal insulation products & systems association SA (TIPSASA-RSA) and has Pr. Tech. Eng-ECSA (RSA), PM-PMSA (RSA), PMP-PMI (USA), Prince 2 (UK) and M-SAICE (RSA) registrations.

The company is well established within the engineering community and has an extended team of specialist partners to ensure the best possible solutions for clients. DDR carries Professional Liability insurance in the amount of R 25 000 000.00.

Our Mission Statement

Our mission is to create a dynamic and professional partnership with our clients and our professional team to ensure –

  • Professional service delivery on projects from inception to delivery
  • The provision of a professional service of the highest order whilst always ensuring honesty and integrity with our clients, suppliers, and professional partners
  • The delivery of a holistic and innovative service that meets our client’s needs with out of the box thinking and going the extra mile.
  • The delivery of, through a process of quality control and change management, appropriate engineering solutions
  • Our people are important to us, so we embrace development through training, mentoring and empowerment of all our staff.
  • We endeavor to meet the changing needs of our clients in both the public and private sectors.
  • We believe in people…. our clients, our partners, and our team