Why join MEMSA?

Be part of a deliberate collective effort to grow the market share of SA-made mine equipment in South Africa, SADC and beyond, and to realise the potential that holds for wealth, job and enterprise creation. MEMSA has the support of government and private sector partners, and has come into existence at a time of great challenges and opportunities for our industry. We believe cooperation has as much of a role to play as healthy competition.


The Value of Membership


Strength in Numbers

As a cluster MEMSA provides a collective identity and position of strength for South African mining equipment manufacturers by increasing industry cohesion, repute and market access.


Your Network is your Net Worth

Joining our cluster will allow you to connect with key decision-makers in government and private business, tap into exclusive industry networks and associated projects, as well as a wealth of high-tech IP and cutting edge technological advancements.


A Brains Trust

We are driving technology development in the South African mining equipment sector through our collaboration with a range of innovation partners.


Additional Benefits of Membership

Market Access

  • Through the Africa Trade Group, MEMSA and our sister cluster SAMPEC, collaborate with the dtic to promote trade and investment in key African markets.
  • MEMSA members have exclusive market exposure through the Mandela Mining Precinct’s Technology Availability & Readiness Atlas (TARA) online database. This ‘search engine’ for locally manufactured equipment and technology is also actively marketed to the mining industry

Information and Resources

  • Quarterly industry newsletter and regular updates on events and opportunities
  • Member-only information resources on the MEMSA website
  • Informative webinars on topics such as 4IR Technologies, Incentives, Investment Opportunities and Transformation
  • Bi-Monthly Market Research Bundle

Innovation & New Technology

  • Updates and shared reports on SAMERDI and CSIR research studies and opportunities for members to participate in these programmes
  • Technology interest groups to explore possible areas for collaboration and information sharing Annual MEMSA Innovation Awards
  • Top Level Networking & Partnerships
  • Annual Golf Day
  • Annual MEMSA Manufacturing Awards
  • High level access to public and private institutions including dtic, IDC, DSI, DMRE and merSETA Metals Chamber

Top Level Networking & Partnerships 

  • Annual Golf Day
  • Annual MEMSA Manufacturing Awards
  • High level access to public and private institutions including dtic, IDC, DSI, DMRE and merSETA Metals Chamber

Become a Member today

1. Gather your Company Information
Ensure you have the relevant information at hand to complete our comprehensive membership application form on the Glue Up platform.

2. Member Application Form
Complete our comprehensive membership application and one of our team members will contact you back with the next steps. (All information collected is treated with the strictest of confidentiality and member information shared with any third party is only ever done so in an aggregated format as a representation of the industry and never on a company level).

3. Shift Ground with MEMSA
Once reviewed and approved you will be notified by the MEMSA team and you can begin your cluster journey