CSV Construction, one of the Western Cape's biggest diversified civil engineering companies is celebrating 22 years of excellence this year. The three founding members took a leap into the uncertain world of private enterprise, and have since grown to be leaders of the industry. The company was launched by Alex von Klopmann, fellow engineering student at Stellenbosch University John Cullum, and Johan Scriven.

The trio - whose initials produced the name of their company, CSV - set up shop close to Ceres in a building that previously belonged to the Department of Water Affairs and was known in the town as The Whitehouse. Alex, a structural engineer, and Johan, the infrastructure specialist, both commuted from the Helderberg.

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Our big break

“He set us on the road; we were just a bunch of young guys just starting out,” says CSV Construction CEO Alex von Klopmann, recalling the company's first major contract.
In the early days of the company, the  three partners started out each with a bakkie and five workers. The turnover was small.

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CSV Directors: Alex Pospech, Alex von Klopmann (MD), Hannes Coetzee, Randall Davids


Managing Director:
Alex von Klopmann

Structural Division Director:
Alex Pospech

Civil Infrastructure Director:
Hannes Coetzee

Renewable Energy Director:
Randall Davids

Procurement Manager:
Edward Mellish




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