Solid Foundations is a turnkey raft foundation company with offices in Pretoria, Gauteng. We specialise in a variety of raft foundations and concrete related work. We understand the importance of on time project completion and we strive to fully meet our clients expectations, ensuring top quality rafts, with service excellence. The sister company of Solid Foundations, Kaan Development nr 4 (pty) ltd. was established in 2015 and is a full turnkey development & civil company that has built over 400 houses.

This provided Niekkie de Beer with an opportunity in the market to stop outsourcing the raft foundations and Solid Foundations were born. Solid Foundations have entered the raft industry in 2018, quality of work is an important aspect to us and therefore have we involved two industry experts to take charge of operations and together.

Solid Foundations have over 40 years of experience in the industry. 

The Mission & Vision

Our mission is to ensure quality of service to all our current and prospective clients, we are focused in integrity of work, teamwork and a safe working environment for our personnel. We have the ability to provide our clients with personal customer service, building strong relationships with contractors and staying true to our word with owners and developers.


Our Team

Niekkie de Beer - Founder and COO

Niekkie is a born leader with exceptional skills in project management. His attention to detail shows in the quality of work that he performs and comprise of a responsive, can do attitude. Taking control of projects and successful time management is one of Niekkie’s strong attributes to the team.

Herman Potgieter – Project Manager

An experienced Construction Supervisor and Leader with a wealth of knowledge and capabilities within the construction and business operational space.
Partnering with the business in order to manage project personnel and build top performing teams to achieve corporate objectives. Skilled in directing multiple projects, including but not limited to talent attraction and management, training and development and performance management. Accomplished in developing a diverse and inclusive work environment.

Armando Sendela - Ditch Switch Operator

  • Experience since 2015
  • TLB Operator
  • Bobcat Operator
  • Ditch Switch Operator

Willem Mkize – Bobcat Operator

  • Experience since 2009
  • Bobcat Operator
  • TLB Operator
  • Working with Raft Foundations.

Robert Mphepu - Current site Foreman

  • Experience since 2008
  • Formwork
  • Full construction in building, concrete structure and wet works
  • Foreman Assistant.

“To provide our clients with professional service that ensures quality and value in a timely manner while maintaining a safe and healthy workplace for workers.”

Pule John Motlong and James Tsie - Operational & General managers

Pule and James together comprise off over 35 years of experience in the raft foundation and construction industry. Their knowledge within the industry, ensure that on time successful project management is acquired throughout and with every project that Solid Foundations tackle head on. They understand employee management as well as stock & supplies management with the different projects that Solid Foundations take on.