Aveng was founded in the 1880s and today the South African conglomerate prides itself on being a leader in the infrastructure sector, with expertise in engineering; steel; mining; manufacturing; water treatment; public infrastructure and concessions. Aveng is active in not only Africa, but also the Middle East, South East Asia, New Zealand and Australia.

The company currently has 5 subsidiaries, including Aveng Grinaker-LTA; McConnell Dowell; Aveng Mining; Aveng Steel and Aveng Manufacturing.

Aveng Grinaker-LTA is an engineering and construction group whose focus is on energy, infrastructure, rail and mining in Africa. The companies range of service offerings include earthworks, roads, building, concrete, piping, civil engineering, ground engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering and instrumentation contracting.

Aveng Grinaker-LTA is currently actively involved in the industrial; retail and commercial sectors, with capabilities including engineering; construction; design; procurement and material selection.