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Barloworld plans gender-bond sale in first for South Africa

By: Bloomberg     15th August 2022 Barloworld, the South African car dealer and supplier of equipment to the mining industry, is marketing the nation’s first sale of debt linked to gender-diversity targets. The Johannesburg-based company is planning to raise as much as R1-billion in three-year and five-year bonds, with the rates... 

Minimizing downtime in mining operations with set to spec equipment

14th June 2022 Machine downtime has a major impact on profit and productivity in any mining operation. It is critical that mining companies have access to reliable heavy equipment and machinery 24/7 to achieve their objectives. Described as a duration the machine cannot work when needed, machine downtime has... 

Barloworld posts solid interim HEPS, but lower BEPS amid Eurasian headwinds

By: Marleny Arnoldi     23rd May 2022 Diversified group Barloworld has delivered a noteworthy increase in group operating profit of 34.7% year-on-year to R2.8-billion for the first six months ended March 31, despite starting to feel the pinch from Eurasian volatilities. The industrial brand-owner plans on paying a 165c apiece... 

World Coal Association welcomes new South African members

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     16th May 2022 Industry body the World Coal Association (WCA) has welcomed two new members to the growing alliance of responsible coal participants. These are Seriti, a major South African mining company that operates seven large-scale thermal coal mines, predominantly supplying State-owned utility Eskom power... 

The future of mining in South Africa

12th May 2022 Mining can’t continue as it has: that’s the core of this year’s Mining Indaba with a theme that centres on greening a historically harmful industry. With carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere at their highest levels ever, Barloworld Equipment is well aware of the monumental changes needed to... 

Financial support is key to growing emerging business owners

6th April 2022 A closer look at the benefits of access to funding in the agriculture and construction sector Growing any business is no easy feat. Challenges range from access to market, limited customer base as well as inadequate financial support. This is no different for emerging businesses within the... 

Increase productivity with the new Cat® R1700 Underground Loader

5th April 2022 The South African mining industry contributed 7% of the total GDP in 2021 (Stats SA, 2021). As such, it is no secret that with effective and appropriate selection of fleet, operators are enabled to maximize production while minimizing capital and operational costs. Despite the mining industry’s... 

Barloworld says Russia operations have sufficient facilities to operate 

By: Schalk Burger     1st March 2022 Heavy-duty equipment multinational Barloworld says all local payments from customers in Russia to its Russian operation Vostochnaya Technica (VT) are effected through the Russian central bank system. It adds that it does not use banks that have currently been barred from using the SWIFT system. 

Genuine CAT® parts at the click of a button

3rd February 2022 GETTING CAT® PARTS MADE SIMPLE Barloworld Equipment is all about simplifying everything for you, from purchasing a machine to purchasing parts for your machine. We understand your need for speed, convenience and easy accessibility when it comes to machine parts. To address these needs we created... 

Think SEM. Think reliable. Think affordable

3rd February 2022 SEM MACHINES, CHANGING THE GAME Barloworld Equipment is proud to present to you, SEM machines. Machines that have been manufactured for more than 60 years and under the Barloworld Equipment umbrella for more than 13 years offering superior quality equipment as all our Cat® equipment. 

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