South African Operations

Service Centres:

Sibanye Gold Service Centre, Carletonville

Rustenburg Platinum Service Centre

Sales Manager: Andrew Roodt

Operations Manager: Giepie Joubert

This service centre is situated on the Bleskop Siding and within close proximity of Anglo Platinum’s Rustenburg Mines. On-site logistics, bundling and stock rotation are some activities taking place here and the centre handles approximately 5,000m³ of support products per month.

Sibanye Gold Service Centre

Service Centre Manager: Brian Bradnick

The flag ship of service centres is sited adjacent to the Kloof 8 shaft complex of the Kloof – Driefontein Consolidated Mine, south-east of Carletonville. The centre caters for all the timber support needs of the KDC complex and all timber is treated with fire retardant chemicals on site, before distribution to the various shaft heads in the area.

Lonmin Service Centre

Sales Manager: Johan van Rooyen

Operations Manager: Dirk Viljoen

This service centre is situated on the property of Lonmin Platinum and caters for all the timber support requirements of the Lonmin Platinum shafts. Apart from on-shaft inventory management and rotation, the central yard holds surge capacity for the smaller shafts.

Welkom Service Centre

Sales & Operations Manager: J C de Villiers

Operating from the old goods shed, adjacent to the Welkom station, this service centre facilitates the needs of Beatrix Mines some 30km further to the south. With a large under cover shed the mine support products are held and rotated for further delivery on a daily basis.

Amandelbult Service Centre

Sales Manager: Niclas Makua

This service centre is situated on mine property next to the main railway line from Thabazimbi. From here all timber based support products are dispatched to the individual shaft heads after marking and bundelling. A feature of this site is the massive shed construction under which product is kept to protect it from the harsh climate and improve shelf life.


Rutland Mill, White River

Glenthorpe Mill (Barberton)

Mill Manager: Glenn Barker

One of the largest mining timber mills in South Africa, this mill is situated 25km west of Barberton. It produces about 5,000m³ of mine support products.

Piet Retief Mill

Mill Manager: Petrus Mbuyane

Sourcing timber mainly from surrounding farmers the Piet Retief mill produces around 4,000m³ of support products per month. The mill has been upgraded and modernised to take full advantage of timber availability in this area.

Rutland Mill (White River)

Mill Manager: Callie Swart

The Rutland Mill is situated some 10km north of White River on the Hazyview road and produces approximately 5,000m³ of support products per month, including elongated products and dunnage for the industrial market.

Associated Sawmills:

Makhado Associated Sawmill

Paulpietersburg Timbers

Makhado Mill


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