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.

News

Masters graduation of our senior intern – Camille Olianti

August 1, 2016

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Umvoto – Winner of the National Science and Technology Forum Award

July 1, 2016

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Umvoto nominated for 2015-2016 NSTF Award

June 29, 2016

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Umvoto – Finalist at the 2015/2016 Open IX Challenge

June 13, 2016

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David McGibbon – trainee geologist at Umvoto – and the Comrades Marathon

June 6, 2016

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Umvoto and the Riverine Rabbit and Black Jackal Thinking Path

May 31, 2016

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Photograph of Camille and her supervisor Chris Harris celebrating after the graduation ceremony

Masters graduation of our senior intern – Camille Olianti

We are pleased to announce that one of our interns, Camille Olianti, recently graduated with a Masters degree in Geochemistry that she obtained from the University of Cape Town. Camille joined Umvoto Africa a few months ago. We are glad to count her as a member of the team and proud of her achievement.… Read the rest

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