Founded in 1992 by Geologist Rowena Hay, Umvoto Africa is an earth sciences consultancy, specializing in environmental resource development, management and sustainability. Our name Umvoto, is the respectful word that Xhosa brides use for water. Key areas of our expertise are groundwater and mineral exploration, environmental planning, geo-hazard assessment and disaster risk management.

Umvoto Africa is BEE Level 1 certified and fully ISO9001-compliant in terms of quality management procedures.

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Corstorphine and Draper Memorial Medal celebrations

August 3, 2015

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Making a difference on Mandela Day

July 13, 2015

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Umvoto at Water Resource Management course

May 18, 2015

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NEW ASSOCIATE APPOINTMENTS AT UMVOTO AFRICA

April 1, 2015

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Umvoto Newsletter 2014

December 10, 2014

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Frames of Reference

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Corstorphine and Draper Memorial Medal celebrations

Corstorphine and Draper Memorial Medal celebrations

Dr Steve Richardson (right) will receive the Draper Memorial Medal of the Geological Society of South Africa (GSSA); the highest award of the GSSA. It is awarded annually to recognise “an exceptional member of the Geological Profession who in the spirit of Dr David Draper has excelled in the advancement of South African Earth Science” .… Read the rest

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from Dr. Chris Hartnady

Been neglecting this page for the past year, but now planning to make a more regular contribution every Friday (whenever possible) to introduce the Umvoto Image of the Week (IOTW). Last week's is posted (belatedly) below. This weeks is up next.