Turnarounds and Shutdown solutions for the energy sector

Maximise performance with our innovative
turnarounds solutions

We understand the impact that turnarounds have on your business, which is why we have worked tirelessly to develop an innovative cradle-to-grave approach that lessens this. Our experienced team effectively manages all turnaround solutions to ensure that your performance and deadline needs are executed safely. Aurex Constructors prides itself on being the turnaround specialist of choice and delivers on uncompromising excellence in this field.

Turnaround industry experience

Crude Refineries


Power Generation

Pulp & paper

Mining & metallurgy

Aurex Constructors turnaround service offerings

Turnkey turnarounds solutions

We provide complete turnarounds solutions with a fully integrated structural, mechanical, electrical, instrumentation and piping (SMEIP) service offering. We offer a one-team project management approach that assures cost savings, enhanced communication, and performance.

Structural, mechanical, and piping

With core competencies of the turnarounds business, we guarantee expert knowledge of industry-specific equipment and expertise that guarantees safety and quality.

Electrical, instrumentation and controls

With a team of experienced electrical constructors managing our electrical, instrumentation and control skills and services we are geared to provide efficient and effective turnarounds solutions.

Integrated project management approach

At Aurex we believe that an integrated management approach yields the best results in regards to complex, multi-disciplined Turnarounds events. We work diligently with our customers during plan and preparation phases to establish the balance that promotes the most efficient outcome.

Cradle-to-grave turnarounds philosophy

We utilise a cradle-to-grave methodology and 5-phase execution philosophy to ensure agility, flexibility and safety of all our turnarounds solutions.


Basic planning & prep
Plan for plan Cost proposal & development
Basic logistics


Detailed planning
Site establishment
Detailed scope ID
Strategy development
› Sub-contracting
› Project controls
Execution plan development


Pre-shut preparation
Pre-fabrication Sub-contractor implementation Schedule freeze/ review Readiness review Equipment mobilisation Labour mobilisation


Turnaround execution
Daily reporting
Management of change


Start-up & handover
Start-up support Post shutdown review
Productivity Safety
Schedule performance
Cost control Close out report Demobilisation

Turnarounds in the oil and gas sector

We combine decades of expertise, knowledge, and experience to design and develop turnaround services that talk to the needs of this sector. From detailed planning to strategy development, to turnarounds execution, we work tirelessly to streamline our systems to meet our customers’ performance and operational requirements.

Aurex Constructors turnarounds projects

Natref Inland Crude Refinery

Turnarounds & Maintenance
Customer: Natref Refinery Sasolburg

FT Wax Expansion

Construction, Turnarounds & Maintenance
Customer: SASOL One


Turnarounds & Maintenance
Customer: Sapref

Astron Refinery

Turnarounds & Maintenance
Customer: Astron Energy

What our customers say

Linden Emmerson
Linden Emmerson
Area Manager for Mechanical Solvents at Sasol Solvents
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I want to extend my thanks to the project team for the hard work and dedication that went into the AAA Clean-Out Turnaround project, which was a resounding success. Although there were challenges, long hours and cold conditions the project was handled exceptionally by your team and your efforts have not gone unnoticed.
Pieter Van Rooyen
Pieter Van Rooyen
Construction Manager at Hatch
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I want to thank the project team for the excellent performance, hard work and determination that they put into achieving the RFC on the C-West line. I commend the manner in which the project was executed. Your company spirit, passion and dedication is evident in your project approach, and the results speak for themselves. I have no doubt that the remaining projects will be handled in the same manner.
John Millineux
John MillineuxArea Manager at Sasol Synfuels Operations
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As the Company's client, you are part of the team. This business can turn a challenge into an opportunity by pulling together with their clients, ensuring that projects are completed safely, even in the toughest conditions. The quality of work, responsibility to ensure the safety of all involved is always at the forefront of everything they do. We want to thank the project team for their hard work and determination, for working with us as a team and ensuring that there is always open and transparent communication.

You have a vision.
We have a way to get you there.

Contact our experienced team today for more information on our turnaround offerings and to request a quote
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