Revolutionising South African Mining: Innovations from Gauteng-Based Companies


Welcome to another instalment in our ongoing series of mining industry highlights, where we delve into the intricate details of companies shaping our future, one mine at a time. Today, we turn our focus to Gauteng, South Africa to explore a rich array of mining companies operating out of this vibrant region. These Mining industry leaders operate in different niches, allowing them to contribute unique solutions to common challenges while maximizing natural resources. Each has a unique story to tell, their journey shaped by collective industry know-how and technological advancements.

In this series, we aim to shed light on the key players, exploring their histories, current operations, and visions for the future. We believe in broadening horizons, respecting the unique journeys of each company, and appreciating the role they play in shaping our shared future. By mapping out the various paths these companies have travelled, we hope to contribute to the broader understanding of the mining landscape and its potential for future growth and evolution.

Without further ado, let’s embark on this exploration journey. We’ll introduce you to the likes of Gold Fields, The MSA Group, Multotec, and many others. Get ready to be inspired by these companies’ contributions to the diverse mining scene in Gauteng, South Africa.

Gold Fields

Gold Fields Limited is a globally diversified producer of gold with operating mines in Australia, Ghana, Peru and South Africa. The company is known for their annual gold production of approximately 2.0 million ounces, and has attributable Mineral Reserves totaling around 46 million ounces. Facebook | Twitter | LinkedIn

DRA Global

DRA is a multi-disciplinary global engineering group that delivers mining, mineral processing, energy, agriculture, water treatment and infrastructure services from concept to commissioning and comprehensive operations. Facebook | Twitter | LinkedIn

The MSA Group

As a provider of exploration, geology, environmental consulting services to the mining industry, The MSA Group has solidified a commanding presence, offering services including data management and optimization. Facebook | Twitter | LinkedIn


Multotec has defined itself as a front runner of beneficiation technology through its provision of customized solutions spanning across metallurgical processes, wear linings, and much more. Facebook | Twitter | LinkedIn

Kanu Equipment

Kanu Equipment, the African heavy-equipment supplier of choice, operates in nine countries across Africa, servicing the agriculture, construction and mining industries and offering superior customer service and support. Facebook | LinkedIn

Videx Mining Products

Videx Mining’s operations are steeped in the realms of industrial engineering and manufacturing. Facebook

Elbroc Mining Products

Elbroc Mining Products adds value to the industrial and manufacturing sector.


DetNet’s stride into the electronic initiation systems landscape is noteworthy. Using their innovative designs, channel partners and users in the mining industry optimise their blasts. Twitter | LinkedIn

Mining Machinery Developments

Mining Machinery Developments have established themselves in the manufacture and supply of mineral processing solutions and associated machinery serving the mining, quarrying and recycling industries. Facebook | Twitter | LinkedIn

WEBA Chutes

WEBA Chutes Systems, renowned for ensuring its custom-engineered chutes, have successfully added immediate value to customers in the mining industry. Facebook | Twitter | LinkedIn

Buffalo Coal

Buffalo Coal, a high-quality thermal and metallurgical coal producer, operates in Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa, and continues to evaluate new acquisition opportunities to build a mid-tier high quality coal company.


Written by Mark Smith

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