GAUFF Engineering - a success story

2018 « our big five » With the projects Maputo-Katembe bridge, OMVG, the second and third longest bridge in Africa of the Project Port Gentil, the future port of Bukasa and the drinking water supply of the city of Luanda, we implement infrastructures of all superlatives. And in addition, there is the electrification of 300 villages in Senegal.
2017 The infrastructure planning for the new district of Lichtenreuth begins in Nuremberg by order of Aurelis Asset GmbH.
2016 In Dakar GAUFF takes over technical assistance for the multinational Client “OMVG” (Senegal, Gambia and Guinea-Bissau) in order to implement the biggest current energy project in West Africa, comprising four countries.
2015 GAUFF is charged with the construction of the Bukasa port in Kampala, Uganda. The project of the port has the highest individual contract value for Gauff up until now. Furthermore, seven new project countries have been developed in 2015.
Gerhard Gauff has withdrawn as partner of the company and the remaining partners have accepted full responsibility for his shares.
2014 The construction of Africa`s largest suspension bridge begins in Maputo. GAUFF is responsible for the construction supervision and quality control in this path-breaking project.
GAUFF Engineering intensifies further its activities in Germany and obtains new orders a.o. from the Fernwasserversorgung Oberfranken and the airport of Munich.
2013 Taking over the construction supervision for the project "Port Gentil - Omboué", in the frame of which two of the largest bridges of Africa will be built, GAUFF Engineering confirmed its position as a key player within the consulting engineering offices in Gabon.
2012 By transfer of company's shares to his children, Uwe Gauff assures the continuance of GAUFF as a third generation family enterprise.
2011 Implementing the EPPM project "PALUB I" GAUFF lays the foundations for a sustainable water supply of the Angolan province capital Lubango. The core of the project is water exploration, the new construction of a total of 32 km of transport lines as well as the rehabilitation of the drinking water supply net.
2008 Start up of the Project „Grand Poubara“ in the South East of Gabon. Within a period of four years a hydro power plant with a total capacity of 160 MW is to be built above the waterfalls of Poubara. Here GAUFF is responsible for the base of planning and the entire construction management.
Helmut P. Gauff celebrates 50 years of successful entrepreneurship and GAUFF celebrates its 20th anniversary. To secure the company`s succession in long-terms, Helmut P. Gauff transfers his shares of the Gauff group to his son Uwe Gauff.
2007 Uwe Gauff becomes partner of GAUFF Engineering. His brother Dieter withdraws as partner.
2006 In the frame of an EPPM contract GAUFF is awarded the assignment for the new construction of the road from Ntoum to Cocobeach in Gabon.
2003 GAUFF is extensively involved in the reconstruction of Angola with the implementation of EPPM projects in the field of infrastructure and water supply.
2001 Completion of the "Tuy IV" planning in Caracas. With this project GAUFF establishes the basis to develop and to sustainably ensure the water supply in the Venezuelan metropolitan area .
2000 Gerhard Gauff becomes partner of GAUFF Engineering by way of transfer of shares by his father Helmut P. Gauff.
1998 The company’s head office is relocated from Berlin to Nuremberg.
1996 By delivering pipes and valves, GAUFF is involved in establishing Baghdad's new water supply system, thus giving assistance in the framework of the Humanitarian Aid of the United Nations “Oil-for-Food”-Programme.
1995 The company’s name is changed into the present name of GAUFF GmbH & Co. Engineering KG.
1993 Progress for Venezuela: With the construction of the waste water treatment plant of the city of Puerto la Cruz, GAUFF improves the cleanliness of the beaches and the health situation of the entire region within the scope of an EPPM project. For the first time, GAUFF arranged the financing of an EPPM project.
1991 GAUFF engages in first business contacts to Jordan and Iraq establishing itself on the Asian continent.
1989 GAUFF takes over the responsibility for the construction equipment and supervision of several projects of the Senate of Berlin, i.a. for the new construction of the Police Department at Tempelhofer Damm.
1988 In Berlin, Gauff Ingenieure GmbH & Co. Consulting KG (GAUFF) is founded by the founding members Helmut P. Gauff and his son Dieter. The company is specialised in the management of large-scale projects implemented by highly qualified staff, in which traditional engineering, procurement and project management services are bundled.