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Rham Equipment

Rham Equipment

Since 1980 Rham has supplied over 2000 roofbolting units to the underground mining industry,

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both hard rock and coal. The range of equipment has grown to include load haul dumpers, face drilling rigs, long hole drill rigs, and dump trucks. For underground material handling Rham produces hydrostatic belt conveyor drives, and a variety of material transporters built to customer specifications.
Rham Equipment is a 100% South African company with its Headquarters and manufacturing facilities near OR Tambo International Airport, and stores in both Steelpoort and Delmas. The company boasts an R&D team with the ability to improve and enhance its product range with innovative designs. In addition, Rham has an established network of sales and service personnel. Rham Equipment is ISO 9001 accredited and has 31% Black ownership.

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Novatek Drills

Novatek Drills

Novatek develops, manufactures and maintains innovative rock drilling and mining machinery

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– providing productivity, safety, energy and economic benefits. Our expertise lies in hydropowered (water hydraulic) mining equipment – our range of products and services includes;
Complete turnkey hydropowered mining systems.
Rock drills for hand-held and rig use;
Drilling rigs for ‘appropriate mechanisation’ to electro-hydraulic rigs for drilling in large ends, raises, gullies, etc.;
Roofbolting rigs;
Mining tools – water jetting guns and cleaners, hole desludgers, chainsaws, emulsion loaders;
Powering systems; HP pumps and controllers, tanks, filters and strainers; and
Reticulation; control valves, piping, valves, fuses, manifolds and hoses.

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Mine Support Products

Mine Support Products

Mine Support Products (“MSP”) manufactures innovative support systems for the mining industry,

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in particular for deep level gold, platinum and coal mining.
Its flagship product is the unique ROCPROP roof-support system, which is exported to Africa the USA and Australia. The company also provides roof-control systems catering for both soft- and hard-rock mining environments, and manufactures and distributes yielding steel elongates, temporary support systems, tendon roof support systems, pumps, control panels, headboards, and footplates.
MSP has an active R&D program fuelling new product development and providing customers with bespoke solutions. MSP also launched a first-of-its-kind onsite dynamic testing facility, which is able to accurately simulate underground seismic activity by testing static loads of up to 100 tons and dynamic loads of 40 tons at three-meters-per-second.

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Buraaq Mining

Buraaq Mining

Established in 2017, Buraaq Mining Services is a cost-effective provider of repair and refurbishment services for all equipment in the mechanised mining environment, both hard and soft rock. 

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We offer our clients unique service and maintenance plans as well as ad-hoc repair and refurbishment options that are based on their specific requirements, so as to ensure they meet their stringent production targets with a controlled cost base.

Buraaq Mining Services was founded on the significant experience of key management and has a strong association with a bucket and frame fabrication firm. Buraaq Mining is Level 1 BBBEE company with a focus on hiring employees with specialist critical skills. We are an agile and innovative company operating out of Jet Park, Gauteng.

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Kwanele Engineering Works

Kwanele Engineering

Kwanele offers equipment rebuilds, while supplying a wide range of mining equipment and

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parts as well as field services. A preferred contractor in underground mining component & equipment rebuilding, we strive to add value to clients’ businesses & operations. Commitment to excellence ensures services superior to expectations in a shorter turnaround time.

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JA Engineering

JA Engineering

J.A. Engineering was established in 1987 to provide the South African mining industry

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with alternative aftermarket support through exceptional reverse engineering solutions. The company soon established itself as an OEM in the design of battery scoops and now continuous miners for the South African coal mining industry, and holds 80% of the market share on battery scoops in SA.
In 2016, JA Engineering launched its first in-house designed continuous miner to the South African Coal Industry, the Wildcat JAE42CM. The Wildcat 90% locally manufactured and procured, and aims to create a safer, more productive mining environment. Extensive repair and rebuild services includes both surface and underground mining equipment such as large surface blasthole drills, rope shovels, walking draglines, continuous miners, haulage equipment feeder breakers and roof bolters.

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Hydro Power Equipment (HPE)

Hydro Power Equipment

Hydro Power Equipment (Pty) Ltd has, since 1985, pioneered the use of hydropower

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(high pressure water) as an alternative power source in mining and industry throughout Africa, Australia, Brazil, USA and Canada. The company, through innovative design and engineering excellence, has proven the viability and necessity for hydropower as an energy efficient delivery medium for cost-effective mining and industrial water hydraulic systems. HPE’s main line of business is high and low pressure valves (rated up to 250 bar), drilling equipment, rock handling machines and devices, energy saving products, water jetting as well as auxiliary equipment associated with stoping in narrow ore bodies. As an industry leader, HPE has the technical strengths and manufacturing expertise which enable the company to remain at the forefront of hydropower innovation, whilst ensuring efficient engineering solutions for its customers.

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Great Shift Trading

Great Shift Trading

Great Shift Trading (GST) is situated near Brits in the North West Province,

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and manufactures innovative mining machinery specifically for the mining industry in South Africa. The company has twelve years of experience in mechanised mining, and specialises in rail bound mechanised equipment.
GST provides an innovative approach to underground drilling: its electro hydraulic single and double boom drill and support rigs are designed and manufactured specifically for safe quality drilling in all development ends. The company’s working culture emphasises a safe working environment by providing all necessary work procedures, risk assessments and training manuals to operators, ensuring a protected and productive workplace. In its twelve years of operating, the company’s SQD drill rigs have recorded no operational injuries. GST is a B-BBEE compliant company, and is ISO 9001 and ISO 14000 accredited.

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Fermel

Fermel

FERMEL (Pty ) Ltd is a privately owned company which was established in 1962 .

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The company’s core business is in providing ‘tailor made’ mining solutions that encompass the manufacture and supply of an extensive range of underground, trackless mining machinery and integrating the supply thereof ,with the appropriate service delivery solution. Conceptualized as a provider to the local industry, FERMEL’s roots and major market remain within the confines of  South Africa. Utilizing our SA infrastructure as a springboard, FERMEL operate in a number of African nations and are represented in the Namibia, DRC, Tanzania and South America, with wholly owned FERMEL entities in Zambia, Zimbabwe and Botswana.

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Fabchem Mining

Fabchem Mining

Founded in 1996, FABCHEM Mining manufactures, repairs and supplies the mining industry

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with safety critical, highly efficient and cost-effective products, equipment and consumables for all mine types. The company has a diversified product and service offering, catering not only to the mining and civil industries, but to the manufacturing and construction industries as well. Our vision is to be the South African leaders in strata control solutions, by delivering the best value solutions to our customers, with a reputation for innovation, customer service, reliability and safety excellence.

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Drill Rod Specialist

Drill Rod Specialist

Drill Rod Specialist (PTY) LTD was established in 2014 and the manufacturing facility is situated

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in Chamdor, Krugersdorp. The Company specializes in manufacturing of rubber collar drill rods for the mining industry. We manufacture new drill rods and refurbish used drill rods to conditions suitable for re use. We also do CNC machining and general engineering work.
Other supporting services include
CAD design and drafting services for mining and other products.
Metallurgical testing and failure analysis of rock drilling tools and other metal products.
Tests are conducted at our in house metallurgical lab with state of the art equipment and expertise.
Drill Rod Specialist is a 51% black owned company and a level two B-BBEE contributor.

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Desmond Equipment (Dezzi)

Desmond Equipment (Dezzi)

Dezzi is a South African family owned OEM who designs and manufactures the Dezzi

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range of machinery. All products manufactured are designed in our factory based in Port Shepstone. Our product range has been developed over 18 years to includes Articulated Dumps Trucks, Front End Loaders, Tractors & Graders. Our practical design philosophy is aimed at building equipment that operate in demanding environments like Africa. We use sophisticated components in a manner that allows ease of maintenance, and unnecessary electronic gadgetry is avoided. This is an outstanding sales feature in Africa with its remote areas.
Dezzi prides itself on designing and building innovative solutions to meet customer specific requirements, within a relatively short lead time.

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CMTI

CMTI

CMTI Consulting is a multi-design company that is developing equipment for the

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mining industry in various fields. Products currently on offer include ultra-low profile mining equipment, a Hybrid 10t Loco for underground use, and specialised brake testers. In addition CMTI offers services i.e. brake testing and analysis, and measuring the quality of underground rail and shaft guides using a specialised equipment developed by CMTI.
Ultra-low profile mining equipment:
MT100 – battery operated platform with dozer/sweeper attachment
MT1000 – tethered machine equipped with multi drill

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Cheetah Technologies

Cheetah Technologies

Cheetah Tech is a medium sized company, established in 1980, and based in Alrode south of

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Johannesburg at a newly refurbished 4000 m² facility. Cheetah’s manufacturing capabilities range from CNC Machining, Eccentric Pressings, Precision Grinding, to Welding and more. Our In-House R&D team is continuously improving the existing product range as well as developing new products. We manufacture a wide range of products including pneumatic mining equipment, pinch bars and innovative capsule loaders for grout guns.

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Bird Machines

Bird Machines

Bird Machines designs, manufactures and services a range of trackless underground

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mining machines. Established in 1952, the company is situated in Nelspruit, Mpumalanga, South Africa. The range of equipment manufactured by Bird Machines now includes Multi Purpose Vehicles, Utility Vehicles, Maintenance Units, Scissors Lifts, Dump Trucks, Personnel Carriers, All Wheel Steer Flatbed vehicles, Pipe Manipulators, Road Compactors, Agicars, Roof Scalers, Rock Breakers, Haulers and machines to meet specific client requirements. Most vehicles are available in flameproof (for coal mines) or standard configuration (e.g. hard rock mines).

The Bird Machines strategy of providing standard mechanisation solutions (with some customization to suit unique requirements) to the underground mining industry has been largely successful and the company is the market leader in a number of product classes. Representation has been set up in Australia, Argentina, Botswana, China, Canada, Chile, Zambia, Zimbabwe and India.

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Aard Mining Equipment

Aard Mining Equipment

AARD Mining Equipment (Pty) Ltd (AARD) has been associated with mining capital equipment

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for over 30 years. Under the management of an experienced team, AARD has built a comprehensive product range to complement drilling, blasting, loading and support operations in both low profile and standard height mechanised underground mines. AARD designs and manufactures a wide range of equipment for the mining industry. In addition, we are able to custom design equipment to meet the requirements of specific clients. Our range of equipment includes hydraulic rock drills, drill rigs, roof bolters, load haul dumpers (LHDs), dump trucks, utility vehicles (UVs) and cassettes, scalers and graders for both standard and low profile underground applications. Aard has corporate and manufacturing facilities in Chamdor, Gauteng, and subsidiaries in Zambia and Zimbabwe.

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