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For many months, after meetings we could only speculate and plan towards the day we could finally be in the hunting field as friends and colleagues. The waiting was worthwhile in all respects and we had a great weekend from 31st July to the 2nd of August 2015 in Aliwal North. 

We thank our hosts Louw and Charnè Brand for their hospitality and great effort; Louw was an excellent choice to become shareholder earlier this year! We stayed at the Toll Inn guesthouse and had a marvellous warm and welcoming experience thank you to Riem and Anina de Beer for the hospitality and accommodation efforts.The Toll Inn is truly a jewel of the Eastern Cape.

On Friday the gang gathered and streamed in from literally all over the country, Pretoria, Maseru, East London, Queenstown and also Aliwal North. Whilst some kept the Jägermeister cold and the fire warm throughout the night into the early hours, others got a good night’s rest to be at the top of their game for the imminent hunting expedition.   

Saturday morning after a light breakfast we went off to the shooting range to prove our talent. The anticipation was electric as the weather played out perfectly for a day that was sure to be remembered for a very long time. 

The rifles were shot in and the nerves were calmed and within an hour we were out on the hunting field. Our hosts from Maletswai Municipality, Gerrie and Jurie explained that we were one of the last groups and that shots within reasonable range will be a rumour.

Within three hours our quota comprising 4 Springbuck, a Red Hartebeest, a Black Wildebeest and a Blesbuck were on the hook and the guns could be stowed away for a soothing drink and some further clay pigeon shooting. It did not take long to exhaust our 100, 12 gauge rounds and the momentum was adjusted towards quenching the thirst and the braai. Some more clients joined the evening at the Toll Inn lodge where we were spoiled to a feast as only Charné can prepare.


On Sunday morning we had a quick breakfast at the Wimpy  and headed back whilst stories were still being chuckled amongst a group that had a great outing. 



Thank you all for this unique weekend, I sincerely hope we can do it again next year.


In closing as a colleague said very deservingly

“DFR once again shifted boundaries.”

Welcome to DFR Engineers

DFR Engineers is a dynamic and experienced electrical-, electronic- and mechanical engineering consultancy with the capacity to provide comprehensive and value-driven design and project management services.
We provide specialist solutions to clients in the property, banking, commercial and industrial markets.
Our dedicated and professional team of specialists have built a reputation of providing viable, durable and cost-effective solutions to meet challenging project requirements throughout Africa.

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electrical and electronic engineersEvident effort was spent in establishing our offices in Namibia and Botswana that afforded us the opportunity to not only secure some unique projects in the regions but also secure some valuable network alliances with uniquely selected partners.

We pride ourselves in continuing to establish a client base with most Central Banks in the SADC
region and that we are the most knowledgeable team of engineers that may provide engineering
solutions for integrated security systems for national key points.

Energy and Green Building initiatives by DFR Engineers also derived dividends in securing a number of energy optimization, off-grid and renewable energy solutions for a number of tertiary educational institutions, industrial, commercial and State departments.

DFR Engineers' Mechanical Department has grown to the extent where we can now offer full mechanical engineering services relating to HVAC, sanitation and water treatment plants. In addition this also includes pump stations, lift-, escalator- and fire protection solutions.

System integration and IT support has always been a grey area, however our engineers and project managers have positioned themselves to support our clients with system integration solutions, specialized control room and server room applications and high level business architecture solutions.

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Electronic | Mechanical | Electrical and Statutory Engineers

- Engineering consultancy with the flexibility and mobility to deliver excellent results in projects across Africa.
- Extensive experience in the design and management of large and medium electrical, electronic, mechanical and statutory engineering projects.
- Excellent references and strong relationships with our clients.
- Remaining at the forefront of trends and technological developments in our industry because we are passionate about engineering and value the pursuit of knowledge.
- Pride ourselves on consistently meeting the challenge of tough projects and compressed construction programmes.
- Provide innovative and targeted solutions to ensure on-time delivery, quality results and cost-effective construction and operating costs.

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DFR Engineers have escalated our endeavours to support Black Economic Empowerment and transfer of not
only skills, but also management ethics and exposure. To this effect we are excited to welcome our
newly appointed engineering technicians.

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