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Fuelling success in the mining industry

1st September 2023


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In the dynamic landscape of the mining industry, success is not only measured in productivity but in the ability to overcome challenges and adapt to ever-changing circumstances. Fuel company Astron Energy, with its experience spanning 30 years, stands as a beacon of innovation and support for mining enterprises seeking to maximise uptime, optimise equipment performance and ensure uninterrupted operations.

Astron Energy’s track record speaks for itself, with three decades of dedication to helping customers conquer operational hurdles and meet compliance demands. The mission is clear: to provide tailor-made solutions that resonate with the unique operational and compliance needs of mining businesses. Astron Energy understands the urgency of staying on schedule, and its commitment to mining business continuity shines through.

A testament to Astron Energy’s prowess and total fluid management expertise, Astron Energy products have demonstrated their ability to ensure lasting equipment performance in harsh operating and environmental conditions. 

In the mining sector, quality is paramount. Astron Energy proudly offers fuels and lubricants that adhere to stringent OEM approvals, assuring customers of top-tier products that meet the industry’s highest standards. Moreover, Astron Energy’s commitment to safety and excellence is reflected in its adherence to the SANS 342:2016 specifications and ISO 9001, 14001 and 45001 certifications.

The quality of Astron Energy’s diesel is exceptional, maintaining fuel injector cleanliness to maximise engine performance and providing powerful protection against corrosion. This dedication leads to optimal equipment uptime and performance even under harsh conditions.

Being the only fully integrated South African oil company with a Level 1 B-BBEE scorecard underscores Astron Energy’s dedication to transformation and empowerment, providing a holistic and inclusive approach to business growth.

Exceptional Service

Astron Energy boasts a highly experienced and dedicated team of technical support professionals, call centre support and account managers. This team is ready to support customers at every step of their journey, ensuring that issues are promptly addressed and solutions are tailored to add substantial value to their business.

The agility and impressive business continuity planning track record of Astron Energy guarantees uninterrupted operations, even in the face of challenges. Decades of servicing the mining industry have endowed Astron Energy with an intimate knowledge of the sector, enabling it to provide solutions that drive growth through performance, reliability and partnership.

Astron Energy’s mining solutions team is primed to deliver exceptional customer experiences. It offers expertise in health, environment and safety; supply reliability; homebase solutions; transformation & economic and social development (ESD); and technical support. 

Astron Energy goes beyond product offerings to provide comprehensive support for your business growth. With a seasoned credit team support, the company helps structure credit terms that fuel expansion. The highly skilled call centre agents offer peace of mind and swift issue resolution, while the knowledgeable account managers bring sector experience to the table, adding value through tailored solutions.

Dedicated technical support ensures proactive solutions that optimise your equipment, while flexible credit solutions provide you with the flexibility your business needs to thrive.

Astron Energy’s technical support team is a crucial asset for enhancing a competitive advantage. By reducing maintenance costs, minimising component failures, maximising lubricant potential, and increasing equipment reliability, the team drives key performance indicators for improvement and a healthier bottom line.

Sustainability and Transformation

Astron Energy is driven by a strong commitment to environmental stewardship, safety and quality. The goal of zero environmental incidents is at the forefront of its operations, reflected in continuous improvement initiatives and proactive safety programmes.

The company’s holistic approach to business continuity involves robust supply solutions, operational compliance and preventive maintenance measures. Astron Energy’s storage capacity analysis improves inventory management, while its supply efficiencies through multiple terminals and hauliers guarantee swift and agile service.

Astron Energy’s approach to transformation and ESD is strategically grounded. It supports diverse and inclusive participation in mining through procurement, empowers emerging suppliers and drives localisation. This approach transforms communities surrounding mining operations into prosperous and resilient societies.

The partnership-based procurement and development model fosters growth of local emerging suppliers, reduces dependency on mines, and builds competitiveness. It ensures transformative results, expanded value procurement, reduced supply risks and improved relations with communities.


The Astron Energy LubeWatch programme offers insight into equipment condition and performance through oil analysis. This allows precise maintenance scheduling, reducing downtime and catastrophic failure risks. Further, the IsoClean® Fluid Reliability Programme maintains product integrity and fluid quality, optimising equipment performance and reliability.

In the world of mining, Astron Energy stands tall as a partner committed to excellence, transformation and unwavering support. With a history rooted in expertise and a vision focused on innovation, it paves the way for mining businesses to thrive, no matter the challenges they face.

Edited by Creamer Media Reporter



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