Page 1



marvels MINING

Engineering and project-management company SENET, based in Johannesburg, is an internationally respected leader in the design, engineering and construction of mining projects in Africa.




ngineering and projectmanagement company SENET is an internationally respected leader in the design, engineering and construction of mining projects. The Joburg-based firm is a “diverse and dynamic” design, engineering and project management company and it provides professional services to host of clients. Services including scoping studies, feasibility studies, bankable feasibility studies, consultancy services, EPCM projects, and EPC/turnkey projects help SENET stand out in a crowd. It also offers design and estimate audits, due diligence studies, project procurement and logistics, project financial services, and FEA and dynamic analysis. “SENET have established themselves as one of the most dynamic engineering companies in Africa today,” the firm’s website - says. “Continuing to expand through a forward looking policy and diversification of its already widespread range of activities, servicing a variety of clients,” it adds. SENET’s capabilities include the ability to design, manufacture, supply, transport, construct and commission gold CIL/ CIP/CIS process plants, heap leach projects, mineral beneficiation plants, bulk materials handling and storage facilities, coal washing plants and rapid loadout/loading terminals. It designs and supplies mobile heap leach stacking systems, mobile and radial stacking systems and agglomeration and acidification drums as standard proprietary equipment, as well as overland conveyors, belt feeders, cement handling systems, stackers, sicon conveyor systems, pipe conveyors and high angle conveyors. “SENET’s core capabilities include EPCM & EPC/Turnkey Projects, Consultancy Services,

SENET have established themselves as one of the most dynamic engineering companies in Africa today



© Goran Bogicevic

Scoping Studies, Prefeasibility & Feasibility Studies, Design & Estimate Audits, Project Financial Services, HAZOPS Studies, Test work Supervision, Process Development & Design, Detailed Engineering & Design, Value Engineering, Due Diligence Reports, Technical Audits, Specialist Engineering (Finite Element & Dynamic Analysis),” the SENET website confirms. “SENET’s in house capabilities include Process, Civil/Structural, Mechanical, Piping, Electrical and Instrumentation disciplines including SCADA, PLC Automation, Project Procurement, Spares Management, International Shipping expertise and Logistics Management services.” SENET was established in 1989 by a group of qualified engineers and project managers with many years of experience in design, 4

project and construction management of turnkey materials handling and minerals process projects. It grew quickly when, in the early 1990s, it developed a range of proprietary heap leach stacking and agglomeration equipment, which has enjoyed global success. “We are today considered as a world leader in heap leach equipment technology,” a source at SENET told South Africa Magazine. Since 1991 it has actively completed export type projects all over West Africa, North Africa, Sub-Sahara Africa as well as in Asia, Central and South America. SENET has worked with some of the world’s major gold producers and some of the countries that it has completed projects in, operated in, or has clients and/



Years of serving many different sectors of industry has enabled Tank Manufacturers to becomes a leading force in the manufacture of technically advanced pressure vessels, heat exchangers and a great diversity of other capital equipment. Tank Manufacturers’ expertise has expanded dramatically over the years and now includes products for the beverage, bulk handling, chemical, dairy, food, mineral processing, mining, petrochemical, power generating, pulp and paper, plastic, textile and water treatment industries as well as general fabrication. Tank Manufacturers (PTY) Ltd, 7 Brunel Road, Tulisa Park, Republic of South Africa Tel: (011) 613-7043/7044 | Fax: (011) 613-7048 |

We serve industry, Construction and Mining with efficiency friendliness, reliability and integrity.

We are comitted to your success Heavy Duty Industrial (pty) ltd Tel: (011) 974 8725 Fax: (011) 974 2366

Roymec Technologies (Pty) Ltd

is a leading

supplier of filtration, screening and thickening process equipment, with reference installations in 25 countries on 5 continents Telephone Number: +27 (0)11 656-2523 Fax Number: +27 (0)11 656-2537 E-Mail Address: 100% South African

Global Technology Supplier


or representation in are Angola, Botswana, Borneo, Canada, Chile, Cote d’Ivoire, DRC, Ghana, Guinea, Honduras, Mali, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Peru, Senegal, Zambia and Zimbabwe. “SENET have supplied and built projects for many clients over the years, with a high degree of repeat business,” its website says. © Sergey Galushko


Key clients include end-users such as African Copper, Aluminium Chemicals, Anglogold, Anglogold Ashanti, Ashanti, Anglovaal, Anglo Platinum, Avmin, Axmin, BHP Billiton, De Beers, ESKOM, First West Gold, Ghanaian Australian Goldfields, Glamis Gold, Glencor, Impala Platinum, Ingwe Coal, Iscor, JCI, Johannesburg City Council,

We are today considered as a world leader in heap leach equipment technology


Khutala Mining Services, Randgold Resources, SA Port Operations, Sasol, and Tarkwa Goldfields, as well as project houses and clients like Babcock, Bateman, Hatch, IMS, and Murray & Roberts. SENET has been heavily involved in the Sishen South Iron Ore Project. “The Contract for handling 9MTPA of iron ore was awarded by Kumba Iron Ore Limited at the end of March 2009,” SENET’s website says. “The Plant is situated in the Postmasburg area some 80 km south of the Sishen’s main plant in the Northern Cape Province.

“The project consists mainly of several in-plant belt conveyors complete with the associated equipment and controls and handles the ROM iron ore from the offloading pit area, to the export load out station. “The scope includes the design, supply, fabrication, erection and commissioning of nine new belt conveyors complete with transfer stations, tramp iron removal, sampling stations for material quality control, Moisture and Partical Analysers as well as three yard conveyors which interface with the stacker and reclaimer machines supplied by others.” END

SENET have supplied and built projects for many clients over the years


Kimtrac Earthmoving Equipment and Cranes is a division of Kimble Investments (Pty) Ltd, which was started in 1963 by Dennis Kimble. The company specializes in the procurement and supply of Earthmoving Equipment, Trucks and Cranes for International Companies working in Africa.

Tel: +27 12 372 0009 Fax: +27 12 372 1712 E-Mail: Dennis Kimble Cell: 082 457 7778

Importers and exporters of conveyor equipment


With our vast technical and marketing experience, we can offer superior quality of conveyor equipment such as conveyor belting, conveyor idlers, conveyor pulleys and rubber lagging which meet all international standards. Our credentials were established through commitment in quality in both domestic markets and export markets.

160 Main Reef Road, Anderbolt, Boksburg Postnet Suite #286, Private Bag X1, East Rand 1462 Cell: 082 600 7574 Cell: 082 526 2207 Fax: 086 654 1260 Email:

South Africa Magazine, Suite 9 and 10, The Royal, Bank Plain, Norwich, Norfolk, UK. NR2 4SF TNT Magazine, 14-15 Child’s Place, Earl’s Court, London, UK. SW5 9RX ENQUIRIES Telephone: 0044 (0)1603 343267 Fax: 0044 (0)1603 283602 SUBSCRIPTIONS Call: 00441603 283573

MODDER House No. 1 High Street Moddercrest Office Park Modderfontein Gauteng South Africa 1609 Tel: +27 11 608-2141 Fax: +27 11 608-2142


SA Mag - Issue 13 - SENET FEATURE

Read more
Read more
Similar to
Popular now
Just for you