Welcome to our company website. Here is a glimpse of who we are, what we do, and how it all began…

Our Company:

Dirk van Aarde, a registered, professional engineer, obtained his Masters Degree (Cum Laude) in 1990 in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Stellenbosch.

He gained his experience and insightful expertise at Kendal Power Station and ALSTOM, John Thompson Boilers.

make employment at CARAB/TEKNIVA more than just a job, but rather a career path where personal growth and development go hand in hand with the company's success.

Currently, there is a total complement of more than 80 staff members comprising qualified engineers, technicians, draughtsman, IT personnel as well as financial and administrative personnel.

If you are a dedicated career seeker and interested in learning more about opportunities at CARAB/TEKNIVA, please email us a copy of your CV.

Our Community

TEKNIVA and CARAB Technologies strive to make a positive difference in our community. By contributing time, finance and expertise we seek worthy causes where we can make a contribution.

A couple of months before the turn of the millennium, TEKNIVA was born. A birth that would lead to innovative engineering solutions in South Africa and even internationally.

Today, Dirk van Aarde is also the Managing Director of CARAB Technologies (Pty) Ltd, a plant engineering consulting company providing an extensive range of services to meet the specific needs of its clients in the power boiler industry.

Together, TEKNIVA and CARAB Technologies, established a professional organization that can effectively address the desperate need for design engineering, project management, plant care and maintenance engineering.

Our People

At CARAB/TEKNIVA, we know that people are our most important asset. We strive to




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