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SANY Global in Africa: SANY Southern Africa

Thabile Dube (MBA), Exco Member, SANY South Africa

Thabile Dube (MBA), Exco Member, SANY South Africa

27th January 2023


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SANY Southern Africa is a subsidiary of SANY Group, a high-end equipment manufacturer with research & design (R&D) centres and manufacturing bases in China, India, Germany, US, Brazil, and Indonesia.  

Founded three decades ago, in Changsha, Hunan, China, SANY has become one of the largest construction and mining equipment manufacturers in the world and is expanding its offering to port, precast concrete and renewable energy equipment.   

In 2021 SANY Group sales revenue reached $27-billion – an increase of more than 330 times in 20 years – and sold over a 100 000 excavators positioning us amongst the top players in the industry.  

We invest 7% of our sales revenue in R&D annually, and have a team of over 9 000 engineers dedicated to R&D and innovation, bringing our mission Quality Changes the World to life – both from our commitment to quality in all aspects of our business, to providing a premium experience to our customers, and our contribution to society. 

The SANY Group has a long-standing commitment to Africa, and sees the continent as a strategic partner for growth. We continue to be well positioned for such growth, As Stats SA Economic Statistics deputy director-general Joe de Beer indicated in the third quarter of 2022: the size of the economy in the period was larger than it was before the pandemic, showing economic recovery from COVID-19, with the mining and agriculture sector growing by 8.2%. 

The very first SANY Southern Africa regional head office was opened in Johannesburg, South Africa in 2006, catering to the Southern Africa region, namely Botswana, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique,  Namibia, Seychelles, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe, allowing us to support the over 3 000 units of SANY equipment operating in the region – a first in  footprint amongst Chinese brands.

We regard ourselves as a one stop solution shop, offering not only equipment, but rental options and inhouse financing.

SANY Global in Africa:  SANY Southern Africa

Excavation – Our world class excavators ranging from 1.6 to 300 tonnes are built to deliver versatility, efficiency, safety, and guaranteed performance.  All SANY machines are loaded with the latest technologies to assist in the reduction of costs and increase in productivity.

Loading – Featuring low fuel consumption, strengthened structural parts, and multi-functional configuration, our 5 and 7 tonne competitively priced front-end loaders remain ideal for construction and mining applications.  

Hauling – built for demanding jobsites, our articulated dump trucks, rigid dump trucks and wide body dump trucks, offering ranges from 40 to 150 tonne payloads cater for all customer mining requirements and promise low operating costs.  

Other ranges – Over and above excavation, loading and hauling machinery, we offer motor graders, rollers, cranes, concrete, piling rigs, and port machinery.


We strive to be the most reputable service provider in the region by providing our customers 24/7 aftersales services.  We do this through our spare parts reserves which we will be increasing from a current R90-million to R270-million by FY2023.

SANY Rental:

Our rental offering  is an opportunity to support customers in sustaining their business through volatile times, with a focus on assisting small, medium-sized and micro-enterprises to grow into fully-fledged 
blue-chip organisations, and we also work with blue-chip organisations. Our rental division focuses on short-term (six months plus) and long-term rental of large earthmoving equipment in both the construction and mining sectors. SANY rental  is committed to assisting customers succeed through its three-pronged ideology – Accessibility, Affordability, and Availability.

SANY Capital: 

Our newly launched inhouse financing arm, SANY Capital, adds further value to customers’ businesses by providing them with efficient and competitive inhouse financing solutions.

SANY at the African Mining Indaba:

This year is SANY’s debut  at the African Mining Indaba. Our exhibition stand (P51) will feature digital displays of our competitive products and service solutions.  

Visit us and meet our Regional Managing Director and Product specialists.  We will have branded gifts, lucky draws, and an exciting opportunity to win a trip to the 2023 Rugby World Cup Final in France.  

After the Mining Indaba, visit our office at SANY Equipment South Africa, 72 Denne Rd, Driefontein 85-lr, Boksburg or call us at 

+27 11 918 0318.

Edited by Creamer Media Reporter



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