The company, established on 22 May 2017, provides environmental consulting and project management services in various sectors such as the transport; utilities; social infrastructure; mining, renewable energy and nuclear industries. In this regard Legacy EMC has concluded contracts with all spheres of Government and the private sector, mainly in the Western Cape and Gauteng.
As of 1 March 2019, Legacy EMC have acquired a 100% stake in Withers Environmental Consultants (WEC). WEC was established in Stellenbosch in 1999 by Aubrey Withers, and is a well-respected name in the environmental industry.
Since the acquisition, Legacy EMC is able to offer a greater range of environmental services and with an increased service offering, 30+ years of combined experience and a larger staff compliment, we believe this acquisition will provide our clients with added value and peace of mind in respect to continuous service provision.
Our goal is to assist clients with finding value in their current situation and to create sustainable environmental solutions throughout the project life cycle, that meet the demanding and challenging expectations of a growing socio-economic environment.
Legacy EMC believes that effective environmental management reflects responsible business practice, and the realisation of growing socio-economic expectations without compromising the environment for future generations, as the environment is our common Legacy!
Legacy EMC is a dynamic and expanding company, dedicated to excellence!
The Lobunye Group (Pty) Ltd (Lobunye) was then established with the purpose of investing in companies operating in niche markets, all in the built environment that share much values and attributes and would complement one another in all aspects of business. The Group and its association with other business entities have the following goals – transformation, sustainability of specialist and ‘boutique’ professional services providers; synergy and inclusivity.
Kim Pontac is the Managing Director of the company and has many years relevant experience within the environmental management industry
Our Team Members
Kim has co-ordinated and managed numerous environmental processes within the public and private sectors for national and international companies. As Principle Consultant, she has successfully conducted a variety of environmental investigations and evaluations for Green and Brown Field projects.
Her core experience includes IEM and guiding projects through tendering, design, and construction, operational and decommissioning phases. Kim also has experience in environmental and social due diligence (in accordance with IFC Standards and Equator Principles), environmental compliance audits and environmental legal reviews, permitting and/ or licencing, facilitation and training, and environmental construction monitoring.