United Mining Services Group (UMS Group) provides the expertise to allow mining companies to access their most challenging ore bodies and extract minerals safely and efficiently. UMS Group has the capability to undertake all concept, design, engineering, construction, commissioning and refurbishment projects for its mining and processing clients. UMS Group has the capability to undertake all concept, design, engineering, construction, commissioning and refurbishment projects for its mining and processing clients.
With its head office in Woodmead, in Johannesburg, the UMS Group provides mining and mineral processing project services across the globe. The UMS Group has 60 years of knowledge and experience behind it through its UMS SHAFT SINKERS and UMS METS brands. This experience is built up across 250 mining and shaft projects undertaken globally, 170 km of vertical shafts sunk, over 35 km of incline and decline shafts sunk, as well as numerous industry innovations. The UMS Groups’ expertise lies in helping its clients extract value from the world’s most challenging ore bodies. In doing so the company draws on a practical mix of proven design and innovation based on significant engineering expertise and proven construction experience. Important to any project that the UMS Group undertakes is to provide clients with the assurance that the company makes every effort in providing a solution to the clients’ needs.
The company has some of the best and most experienced mining experts found anywhere including professional engineers (mining, mechanical, electrical, C&I, civil and structural), design engineers, project engineers and project managers, sinking specialists, project planners and schedulers, natural scientists (geology and rock mechanics) as well as experts in project control and procurement. The company’s management and technical teams are recognised industry experts with decades of global experience.
Through its Integrated Management System, the Group rigorously monitors the safety performance and quality of all projects it undertakes. The Group is ISO 14001 – Environmental management systems, ISO 9001 – Quality management systems and ISO 45001 – Occupational health and safety management systems certified.