560704_316929438394046_1946871852_nACO Associates provides heritage and archaeological impact assessment services for compliance with environmental and heritage legislation.

Our general heritage and archaeological services include:

  • Integrated Heritage Impact Assessments
  • Archaeological Impact Assessments
  • Notice of Intent to Develop (NID)
  • Section 34, 35 & 36 permit applications
  • Archaeological mitigation

Our broad skills cover all aspects of Southern African archaeology from the Early Stone Age to the late Colonial period. The team also has a great deal of experience in working on the analysis of early vernacular buildings, industrial and military archaeology, as well as San and Khoekhoen rock paintings and engravings.

In recent years the team has also successfully applied its skills to forensic contexts and the recovery of human remains. ACO Associates senior staff members have more than 25 years of experience each on both locally funded and internationally funded projects and research.