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Tsimba Archaeological Footprints (Pty) Ltd

We are a young company established for the purposes of bridging the gap that exists in the Cultural Heritage Resources Management industry between young black heritage professionals and older professionals. In this regard Tsimba came as an effort to create a platform for formerly marginalised black heritage professionals to showcase their talents. Tsimba Archaeological Footprints is open to any young heritage professionals in need of a platform to gain experience.

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Tsimba Archaeological footprints is affiliated with the relevant professional bodies and complies with the standards and regulations as stipulated by the South African Government National Heritage Resources Act (No. 25 of 1999)

  • Association of Southern African Archaeologists (ASAPA-Southern Africa) i.e. Cultural Heritage Resources Management section (CRM): Industrial Archaeology, Iron Age, Colonial archaeology Human skeletal analysis and Grave relocations
  • Association of Professional Heritage Practitioners (APHP-Western Cape) i.e. Industrial Archaeology, Iron Age, Colonial archaeology Human skeletal analysis and Grave relocations
  • International Association of Impact Assessments (IAIA- South Africa)
  • The Society of Black Archaeologists (SBA- International)
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Tsimba Services

We bring an integrated and hands-on approach to all Cultural Heritage projects. The company boasts of seasoned young black professionals with experience in Archaeology, Heritage, Paleontology, Geological Information Systems, Land Surveys and Tourism. Tsimba will assist you in achieving compliance with every relevant statute and all applicable legislative conditions in the minimum possible time.

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"Tsimba provided Heritage Impact Assessment services for us. At no one time have they failed, and they have always been on time, making them a reliable partner to us. The company brought along good expertise. The results were phenomenon and met the required standards."

Phumzile Lembede

Director, Emvelo Quality and Environmental Consultant

"For your archaeological and heritage research, I would highly recommend Tsimba Archaeological Footprints as we have had a good experience with them for the services they provided to us. A dedicated team with valuable input and their results were excellent."

Gregory Netshilindi

Lushika Services (Pty) Ltd

"Our company has worked hand in hand with Tsimba Archaeological Footprints as part of the Environmental Authorisation process. We have had a good experience with them for the services they have rendered to us."

Sipheleliswe Gugulethu Sithole

Executive Director, Ziphelele Planning and Environmental Consultancy

Tsimba Archaeological Footprints undertook the services in a professional manner and the delivery was on time and was of acceptable quality. The delivery in the form of a Heritage and Paleontological assessment, was consequently accepted by South African Heritage Resources Agency, as part of the supporting decision-making information, pertaining to the heritage components of the site.
I recommend Tsimba Archaeological Footprints for any similar services pertaining to Archaeological and Heritage Assessments

Babalwa Fatyi

Director, Myezo Environmental Management Services