H.P. Gauff Ingenieure GmbH & Co KG -JBG-

H.P. Gauff Ingenieure GmbH & Co. KG – JBG – is the principal firm of the Gauff Consultants group of companies. Since it was founded, the company has consistently evolved within the infrastructure and structural engineering planning sector.

Gauff Ingenieure – JBG – focuses on the supply of water and sewerage, road construction, building planning, and architecture. Within our business segments, we also provide services in the areas of construction engineering, line mechanics, hydraulics, hydrology, as well as surveying and geographic information systems (GIS).

Water supply

Wasserversorgung

Clean water – the origin of all life

Water is the source of life. It is essential to human life, production, and trade. The safe supply of clean water is therefore one of the basic challenges of our time. It determines the economic development, prosperity, and harmony of entire nations both now and in the future. We possess the knowledge that is required to safeguard and employ water resources in an optimal manner. The experience we have accumulated during more than 55 years and through thousands of projects enables our engineers to comprehend your challenges and develop sustainable solutions.

Our experts have in-depth knowledge of the entire water cycle:

  • Collection
  • Relay
  • Treatment
  • Storage
  • Transport
  • Distribution
  • Irrigation/agricultural spray irrigation
  • Operational concepts
  • Tariff structures
  • Power sources for the supply of water
  • Leak and pipe locating
  • NRW reduction
  • Pipeline network rehabilitation and optimisation
  • Hydraulic modelling/SCADA process automation
  • Planning and GIS
  • Accompanying measures
  • Institutional development

Waste water disposal and purification

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Water is a valuable raw material. So is waste water.

For the prevention of diseases and the resurgence of diseases that have already been overcome, the safe disposal and reprocessing of water must go hand in hand with the supply of clean drinking water. This represents a huge challenge because the global population is continually growing at the same time, thereby generating an increasing amount of waste water. If we want to keep pace with this growth, we need the best technical solutions for the treatment of waste water. For more than 55 years, Gauff Consultants has successfully employed intelligent, environmentally friendly, and economically viable solutions for the disposal and purification of waste water. We make sure that waste water is recycled into drinking water.

Our expertise includes:

  • Collection
  • Relay
  • Transport
  • Purification
  • Reclamation
  • Rehabilitation
  • Sewerage network rehabilitation
  • Hydraulic modelling
  • Planning and GIS
  • Sewer cleaning and inspection
  • Support
  • Institutional development

Environment and energy

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Climate and environmental protection affects everyone.

Climate and environmental protection has become one of the most pressing issues of our time and has permeated all aspects of our life and work for a long time. Very exacting requirements must be met: on a global, regional, and local level. These include the fight against increasing desertification as well as the protection of water resources and the reduction of air pollutants and ozone-depleting substances.

Our comprehensive experience and interdisciplinary expertise in all areas of environmental protection, such as energy efficiency and renewable energy, water conservation and renaturation, rain water treatment and waste water separation, soil purification, refuse recycling, and building material recycling, secure a high degree of quality in the planning that we provide to our customers and thus successful solutions for their requirements.

Our services:

  • Landfills for domestic and industrial waste
  • Soil purification
  • Refuse and building material recycling
  • Water conservation
  • Renaturation of aquatic environments
  • Hydraulic energy
  • Solar energy
  • Bank protection measures
  • Erosion control
  • Desertification control
  • Adaptation of buildings for climate protection
  • Nature conservation reports
  • Land conservation plans
  • Planting schemes
  • Land conservation
  • Environmental and social impact assessments (ESIA)
  • Socially acceptable resettlement planning (RAP)
  • Community-based resource management

Roads

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Roads connect people

Roads are lifelines, forge networks, and support cultural and economic development. Without roads, the development and strengthening of a location – along with the improvement of the quality of life in towns, regions, and countries – would be inconceivable. Roads thus form a fundamental aspect of our life, from an economic, social, and personal perspective.

Furthermore, constantly growing traffic flows and the associated traffic jams, delays, and even ecological damage continue to present us with new challenges.

The professionals at Gauff Consultants have the knowledge and expertise to solve these issues in a forward-looking manner with comprehensive planning and consulting.

Our range of services includes:

  • Moving and stationary traffic
  • Motorways
  • Trunk and urban roads
  • Traffic management systems
  • Park & ride facilities
  • Terminals for combined transport
  • Road planning/road construction
  • Road safety/traffic protection
  • Planning/dimensioning of parking facilities
  • Telematics/convoy parking
  • Truck/car parking
  • Traffic management during construction phase
  • Bus terminals (main bus stations)
  • Local public transport (local public transport plan, regional bus services, shared taxi services, section 45a of the German National Passenger Transport Act, PBefG)
  • Airfields and airports
  • Bridge construction

Mobility consulting

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Mobility – driving the quality of life

The current transformation of social and economic conditions, characterised by globalisation, fundamental demographic changes, and developments in the energy and commodity markets, is having a profound impact on urban, regional, and national transport policies. A skilled team of traffic planners, transport economists, geographers, sociologists, economists, and political scientists creates solutions to align the economic efficiency, quality, and financial viability of transport systems with the demands of economic, demographic, social, and ecological challenges. Our team’s consulting services include solutions that address increasingly complex transport issues, greater passenger and goods traffic mobility requirements, and the development of competition in transport markets, as well as the growing responsibility of public transport service stakeholders. Business opportunities and risks for transport companies, financing solutions for complex transport systems, as well as increasing requirements for environmental sustainability are important benchmarks for consulting within these interlinked and multifaceted fields.

Our services:

  • Mobility and strategy consulting
  • Rolling stock
  • Operational planning
  • General transport planning
  • Goods transport and logistics
  • Transport quality and safety
  • Local public transport tariffs and sales
  • Public transport feasibility studies
  • Transport planning
  • Mediation
  • Local authority consulting
  • Financing/maintenance management
  • Driverless driving
  • Vehicles
  • Surveys
  • Local public transport marketing
  • Outsourcing and invitations to tender

Constructive civil engineering

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Every structure is unique

It would almost be impossible to conceive any rail transport route or road without reliable, sustainable, and lasting civil engineering structures.
Our experts prepare their plans with particular attention to economic viability and reasonable maintenance costs.
Our portfolio includes repair and maintenance designs for structures that are already in operation as well as the planning of new construction projects.

Our range of services includes:

  • Bridges
  • Groundwater tanks, troughs, and tunnels
  • Support structures
  • Noise barriers
  • Platform roofing
  • Temporary bridges and structures, provisional arrangements
  • Port facilities
  • Airports
  • Dams
  • Reservoirs
  • Retaining walls
  • Specialist underground work

Structural engineering and infrastructure planning

Infrastrukturplanung

Experience, expertise, and intuition

Our experienced engineers have planned and managed challenging infrastructure and construction projects in Germany, Europe, and over 100 countries worldwide. Decisions must be taken on a local basis anywhere in the world as to how the client’s ideas can be aligned with the limiting conditions of the environment – which plan can best be realised at any specific point.

Our planners are able to develop complex criteria that can clarify all outstanding issues from building materials to integration in the surrounding area, and from compliance with country-specific legal requirements to safety. Furthermore, our planners are equipped with the best technical know-how in order to manage abstract, highly complex processes, as well as forecast risks. Gauff Consultants offers the optimal combination of experience, expertise, and intuition.

Our customers can rely on:

  • Environmental planning
  • Regional development
  • Land use planning
  • Development planning
  • Business parks
  • Office buildings
  • Banks
  • Educational centres
  • Socially acceptable resettlement planning (RAP)
  • Planning permissions
  • Infrastructures
  • Fire stations
  • Schools
  • Farm buildings
  • Hangars
  • Research buildings
  • Technical facilities
  • Workshop buildings
  • Accommodation buildings
  • Air terminals
  • Factories and industrial buildings
  • Health centres/hospitals