Issue 60

Alubond Global Architectural Facades

Total Solutions in Façade Engineering

SC Group

Precision Planning

Tamarind Group

Catering for Quality

Panafrican Equipment Group

Panafrican Equipment Group has a unified vision to become the supplier and service provider of choice across Africa’s mining, construction and agriculture industries  Writer: Phoebe Calver  Project Manager: Donovan Smith Since the Panafrican Group was founded in 1997 it has gone on to establish itself as a leader in the delivery of Komatsu, Wirtgen and AFCO equipment and aftersales support solutions across East and West Africa.The Company has grown at a rapid rate over the years, truly taking off in 1999 when its first Tanzanian operations commenced at the Geita gold mine. With ever-growing confidence in Panafrican’s abilities it went onto work on the Uganda Oil Palm project in 2003, and shortly after in 2005 its Dar es Salaam offices opened.“The projects we were working on began to grow in size and prominence and in 2008 we were awarded the Buzwagi gold mine maintenance and repair contract in Tanzania,” explains Jakes Luus, Operations Director at Panafrican Equipment Group. “In 2009 we were able to expand our West African operations, commencing in Ghana first and moving into Nigeria and Sierra Leone in 2011.“Three years later with the implementation of the Wirtgen, Agriculture, Valtra and Challenger product lines, we were able to supply and support our customers with a vast variety of product ranges that covered agriculture, forestry, civil and infrastructure, construction, mining and many more sectors.”In the present day the Company’s shared services are based in Dubai and its operating countries include Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Ghana, Nigeria and Sierra Leone. Within those areas Panafrican has created a structure with

Mbuyelo Coal

The Homegrown Mining Giant