Progressive & Innovative Engineering

Small Civils helps individuals, companies & municipalities succeed in a range of civil works projects including Bulk Water & Pipelines, by providing customised, turnkey solutions with a driven and flexible work ethic.

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Our Services

We specialise in world-class bulk water and pipelines, and also provide general civil works from planning and design, through to fabrication and installation. We work with our clients to meet their deadlines and overcome the challenges that the civil engineering industry often presents. We love to celebrate success together and build lasting relationships around hard work, trust and care.

What We Do



  • Welded steel pipelines up to a diameter of 1200 dia
  • Bulk water meters and related piping
  • Pressure reducing valve’s and ancillary works


  • Steel structural & pipeline manufacturing
  • CNC Milling & Lathe with digital readouts
  • CO2 & Arc Welding
  • Design & Prototype manufacturing


  • Reservoirs
  • Pump stations
  • Sewer works
  • Various other concrete works


  • Rilsan Powder Coating
  • Plascoat (PPA 571)
  • Quality Control (eg. Elcometer Readings)
  • Plascoat
  • Rilsan

Our Legacy

We are a family run business, who see our clients & staff as an extension of this family. We aspire to continue the legacy left by our founder Bill van Zyl, who started Small Civils in 1982 and built the company around the following values:

Professionalism & Integrity
Quality Services Designed around our Customers’ Needs
Strong Relationships

Our Accreditations

  • Construction Industry Development Board
  • BBBEE Level 1

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A Few of Our Satisfied Clients