Services Offered by Luriware Consulting Agricultural Engineers LLC
FARM PLANNING AND CONCEPTUALIZATION
Our farm planning unit will visit your piece of land/farm/agricultural land to assess and discuss with you about your proposed agricultural practice. They will guide you through the processes involved towards the realization of your dream, steps needed to be followed, relevant stakeholders and conceptualize a visual idea of your envisaged project.
FEASIBILITY STUDIES AND BUSINESS PLANNING
Our Feasibility and Agribusiness Team will assist you with the feasibility study to help determine whether your farming or value adding business is a viable option. Our feasibility study will be filled with calculations, analysis and estimated projections while our business plan is made up of mostly tactics and strategies to be implemented to grow the business at optimal level.
PRELIMINARY STUDIES TO ADVISE DESIGNING
Our consultants will assist you with Topographical surveys, buried services detection, geotechnical investigations, Environmental Impact Assessment (E.I.A), Geohydrological investigations, water testing, soil testing and analysis, Existing infrastructure assessment, reconnaissance surveys.
PROFESSIONAL DESIGN OF FARM BUILDINGS AND INFRASTRUCTURES
Our Team will assist in agricultural farm planning, design & development of controlled environment agriculture facilities, aquaponics facilities, hydroponics production facilities, agri-Hubs and AgriParks, Irrigation and drainage systems, mechanisation plans, farm storage facilities, packhouses, abattoirs, livestock housing, soil and water conservation systems biogas systems and general farm infrastructure. We also undertake research and development works for the development of better rural infrastructure. Our major experience is in farm planning, design, development of controlled agriculture farm infrastructure, biogas systems and general farm infrastructure. We specialize in agricultural infrastructure projects implementation and development, technology transfer, controlled climate agriculture, precision livestock farming research and development. We are passionate about provision of engineering advisory support to farming communities through, development of plans, designs, equipment or infrastructure needed for the production and processing of agricultural products. Our experience covers preliminary site investigation, conceptual & detailed design, preparation of design drawings, producing estimates, bid documentation, evaluation of bids, appointment of the contractors and supervision of the construction of agricultural infrastructure projects, research and development of new technology in controlled environment agriculture and livestock facilities. We have vast knowledge of Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) and livestock infrastructure development, AutoCAD, Revit, Civil 3D, GIS, GNSS and GPS RTK utilization skills. Some of the farming community project that we assist the farming community include: 1. Vertical Farming projects 2. Aquaponics projects 3. Hydroponics projects 4. Greenhouse tunnels projects 5. Controlled Environment Agriculture projects 6. Aeroponics projects 7. Housed Feedlots, hog houses, dairy systems, goats and sheep facilities 8. Biogas projects coupled to feedlots, dairy, hog houses and sweet sorghum fields.
PROJECT/PROGRAM MANAGEMENT AND CONSTRUCTION SUPERVISION
Our team will assist in directing and coordinating human and material resources throughout the life of your project by using modern management techniques to achieve predetermined objectives of scope, cost, time, quality, and participating objectives. manager fall into these seven categories: In Project management planning our team will assist with 1. Cost management 2. Time management 3. Quality management 4. Contract administration 5. Safety management Our construction management team will manage the team working on the project, define each person’s role and responsibilities. Some clients would also appoint us as their Project Management Unit (PMU) to manage consultants and contractors assisting and providing services to them
FARM DEVELOPMENT MODULES CONCEPTS (PLAN, DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT) PLATFORM FOR MENTORING & TRAINING YOUNG FUTURE EXPERTS
Our Farm Development team undertake mentorship and training of future agriculture experts whilst undertaking the development of the following: 1. Vertical Farming projects 2. Aquaponics projects 3. Hydroponics projects 4. Greenhouse tunnels projects 5. Controlled Environment Agriculture projects 6. Housed Feedlots, hog houses, dairy systems, goats and sheep facilities 7. Biogas projects coupled to feedlots, dairy, hog houses and sweet sorghum fields We are having a commitment and undertaking (C.U) with the engineering council of South Africa (CU2014014A). Our commitment is to create a conducive environment for the provision of training and mentorship of those thriving to be players in the Agricultural Engineering Field. Our Mentorship also extents to school going students to inspire them to consider Agriculture as a profession and a tool for sustainable livelihood.
Meet Our Main Members
Tendai Justin Mutenje
Founding Member and Agricultural Engineer
Tendai Justin Mutenje is a Registered Professional Engineer (Pr. Eng.) with the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA). He is a member of the South African Institute of Agricultural Engineers (SAIAE) and the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE). He has over 15 years experience in Agricultural Engineering: Farm Structures planning, design and development. Tendai oversees the running of the LLC and supervises the technical team.
DISCIPLINES OF EXPERTISE & EXPERIENCE
•Experience in agricultural infrastructure technology development, projects implementation & development, technology transfer, precision livestock farming research and development. Passionate about B.I.M (Building Information Modelling) Based standards development.
•Provision of engineering advisory support to rural communities through the development of plans, designs & develop the equipment or infrastructure needed for the production & processing of agricultural products with particular specialises in a specific field such as Agricultural Infrastructures and Engineering Structures (both Livestock and crop production)
•Preliminary Site investigation, design, preparation of design drawings, producing the bill of quantities, tender documentation, evaluation of tenders & appointment of the Contractors & supervision of the construction Agricultural Infrastructure & Livestock Projects
•Research & Development of new technology in livestock, Agricultural Infrastructure & Engineering Structures.
RESEARCH & SPECIALIZATION INTERESTS
Building Information Modeling (BIM) Based Farm Buildings Design Standards Development Initiative:
• Farm Structures and Livestock Environments,
• Agricultural Infrastructure Design and Development,
• Farm Buildings Design Standards Development and
• Application of Building Information Modeling (BIM) to Agricultural Engineering
Some of the farming community project that he can assist the Delaware farming community with include:
- Vertical Farming projects
- Aquaponics projects
- Hydroponics projects
- Greenhouse tunnels projects
- Controlled Environment Agriculture projects
- Aeroponics projects
- Housed Feedlots, hog houses, dairy systems, goats and sheep facilities
- Biogas projects coupled to feedlots, dairy, hog houses and sweet sorghum fields
Financial Officer and Agribusiness Head, BBanking
Works as a major finance and agribusiness planning head of LURIWARE Consulting Agricultural Engineers typically overseeing and managing all functions in the Company. Plans and implements departments strategies and also takes part in the company’s overall strategic decisions and ensures that her allotted department(s) are working in accordance with such goals
Fortunate is responsible for the performance of the company, as dictated by the board’s overall strategy. She reports to the board of directors.
A Professional Financial Expert with more than 8 years work experience in the Business Computerised finance system, bookkeeping field, Accounts, Financial Management and Advisory services industry. Accounts/Junior Bookkeeper in many organisation structures for more than 4 years with extensive knowledge of financial management and advisory services. Bank Liaison officer, Cashier and Merchandiser for an Openway for more than a year. Able to work on own initiative and as part of a team. Leadership skills involving managing and motivating teams to achieve their objectives. Possess excellent analytical and interpersonal skills, the ability to work independently and take initiative on problem solving; the ability to handle multiple tasks and assignments in combination with strong written and verbal communication skills. Dedicated to maintaining high quality standards
Specialties: Experience in Managing Consulting Agricultural Engineering Firm, computerized bookkeeping, accounting, administration clerk work, cashier and merchandising. Passion for financial administration and commercial Pastel accounting operations.
Years of Exp
Consultants in Engineering and related Fields
Mentored Candidate Engineers, Technicians and Technologists