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RIGHT FACILITIES UNDERPIN SPH KUNDALILA PROJECT SUCCESS
Posted On: 13 June 2022

Good technical infrastructure manned with the right skills and experience provide SPH Kundalila with a solid foundation from which to deliver projects reliably.

 
CENTURIES OF COMBINED EXPERIENCE IN SPH KUNDALILA
Posted On: 31 May 2022

The success of SPH Kundalila is rooted in the experience of its team, argues managing director Jeremy Petter-Bowyer, which adds up to an incredible 278 years of service among the executive committee alone. 

 
HERE’S WHAT EMERGING MINERS NEED IN AN OPENCAST CONTRACTOR
Posted On: 19 April 2022

The trend for small and emerging miners to outsource their openpit or surface mining to a contractor is well established, but what should they look for when trying to find a competent partner?

 
SPH KUNDALILA UPSKILLS STAFF, COMMUNITY TO BUILD ECONOMY
Posted On: 29 March 2022

Expertise and experience remain the backbone of every business and the broader economy, and SPH Kundalila takes its skills development responsibility very seriously, says Graeme Campbell, group commercial and operations manager.

 
BUSY TIME FOR SPH KUNDALILA, WITH BRIGHT PROSPECTS AHEAD
Posted On: 16 March 2022

These are exciting times for SPH Kundalila, which now operate over a wide national footprint from Lephalale and Steelpoort in the country’s north-east to Cape Town in the south-west.

 
CONDITION OF FLEET, WORKSHOP IS GOOD SIGN OF REPUTABILITY
Posted On: 03 March 2022

Mines use opencast contractors to ensure efficiency and streamlined production – but how can mines be sure of finding the right company who will constantly deliver?

 
MINES LOOK TO OPENCAST CONTRACTORS FOR SUSTAINABILITY VISION
Posted On: 22 February 2022

While the role of opencast mining contractors is generally focused on production targets, there is a growing expectation among mining customers that all strategic partners will contribute to driving sustainability.

 
Can good partnerships lower contractors’ cycle times?
Posted On: 19 October 2021

Close co-operation between the contract mining service provider and the customer cannot be over-emphasised. This is especially true when implementing load-haul mining contracts at surface operations, irrespective of the commodity being moved.

 
What ensures success in contract mining
Posted On: 19 October 2021

There are numerous factors which ensure success in contract mining, but perhaps one of the most important is a sound relationship between the service provider and the client.

 
What are the merits for contract mining opposed to owner mining
Posted On: 19 October 2021

In tough financial times such as the ones many mining operations find themselves in, a key benefit to be had from engaging with a contract mining service provider is that the mine owner is able to reduce exposure to capital costs.

 
What should mines look for in contract mining service providers
Posted On: 19 October 2021

The most important criteria to look at when engaging a contract mining service provider is their track record.

 
Three Tips to Meet Production Targets
Posted On: 18 October 2021

Tip Number One

 
Size Counts in Opencast Mining Contracting
Posted On: 23 September 2020

With decades of opencast mining experience – both for clients and for its mining operations – SPH Kundalila has extensive insight into how to maximise efficiency on site.

 
Sph Kundalila Keeps Mining Wheels Turning
Posted On: 08 June 2020

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Management commitment to health and safety standards, combined with good planning and ongoing auditing, has allowed opencast contractor SPH Kundalila to sustain operations, wherever permitted.

 

 
50 Years of Greatness:
Posted On: 17 September 2019

50 years ago, SPH started from humble beginnings with one Front End Loader and has grown to be the respected industry leader you have all grown accustomed to.

 
How Experienced Procurement Officers Unlock Hidden Savings
Posted On: 24 July 2018

Procurement officers play a central role in the success of a business. In service of mines, their decisions are vital. The contractors and products hired determine timelines & even whether production goals are met. How can they make sure optimum results are obtained?

 
Three Tips for Meeting Production Targets
Posted On: 24 July 2018

Mines are dynamic environments with loads of pressure on managers, department heads and procurement officers to keep up the pace, but there are three key bases to be covered if they are to consistently meet daily goals and keep the wheels turning smoothly.

 
The REAL cost per ton
Posted On: 24 July 2018

When procurement officers and mine operators have to decide on which service providers to use, a proper investigation into costing is vital. The tender process can feel tedious, but determines success and can save you large amounts of money. Calculating the true cost per ton is part of this process.

 

Our Current Projects and Initiatives

 
Vedanta
Gamsberg Mine

Screening; Crushing; Material Loading and Hauling; Plant Hire; Aggregate Supply

 
Bauba Resources
Kookfontein Mine

Crushing; Material Loading and Hauling

 
Vedanta
Black Mountain Aggeneys

Screening; Crushing; Material Loading and Hauling; Plant Hire; Aggregate Supply

 
Kumba Iron Ore
Saldanha Port

Screening; Ore Loading and Hauling; Plant Hire

 
Assmang
Saldanha Port

Supplying of Equipment; Handling of non-reclaimable material

 
Platinum Mine Resources
Pilanesberg Platinum Mine

Crushing; Material Loading and Hauling