Lesedi evolved from Intens Engineering, which was founded in the mid-1980s. Lesedi has since diversified into a major engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) company, having successfully completed numerous key projects in nuclear, industrial power, mining and oil and gas environments.
Our Roots are in nuclear for Africa
Construction of Koeberg Nuclear Power Station commences in 1976
Establishment of Lesedi Nuclear services
First two units of Koeberg starts commercial operation
Lesedi Engineering partners with global nuclear leader - AREVA NP, to acquire a 45% stake in the company and form Lesedi Nuclear Services, a BBBEE shareholding company
AREVA acquires a 6% stake in Lesedi, giving it majority shareholding of 51%
Lesedi is joined by industrial partners Group Five and J&J Group
Responsibility for the future
In Aug 2015 Lesedi acquired a specialist resource pool with over 25 years’ experience in the areas of sugar, biomass, oil and gas and pharmaceutical to gain access to these markets and compliment Lesedi's existing resource base.
A new era: Lesedi has diversified into a major engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) company, having successfully completed numerous key projects in nuclear, industrial power, mining and oil and gas environments. Lesedi’s main shareholder is Framatome (previously AREVA and renamed in January 2018).
EmPOWERing Africa: Lesedi Nuclear Services comes into its own - a home grown South African Company, ready to take on the next challenge for Africa.
Lesedi Launches new identity