From Our Founders

Mekan Group of Companies was founded in 2000, by myself Lekgari Mekgwe, Jose Antunes. The name MEKAN was derived from our two last names. MEKgwe and ANtunes. Mekan Group of Companies is a multi disciplinary group of four companies Mekan Engineering Services, Mekan Civils, Mekan Facilities Management and Project Management. Myself and Sebenzile Bakubaku later founded Mekan Engineering Services in 2003. We were later joined by Vivian Shabangu and recently Thapi Thoka.


We strive to transform communities, companies, and the industrys’ landscape, adopting dual roles as both caring neighbors and innovative nation builders. Since its foundation, the Company has built a focused portfolio of high quality assets with an attractive growth profile. We have built a lasting legacy that today forms the foundation on which we continue to serve and grow.


We continue to leverage our collective expertise and experience to provide services that are efficient and sustainable. We strive to provide services which are safer, more accessible and environmentally sustainable.


Corporate governance is one of the fundamental aspects of our business model. Mekan Engineering Services is committed to best practice in corporate governance and upholds strong governance throughout every strand of the organisation. We believe united and decisive management, along with effective corporate stewardship, is one of the competitive strengths of our company which fosters a centralised business model and underpins our long-term performance.


Mr Lekgari Mekgwe

Group Chairperson

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