About Us

About us

Benicon, headquartered in Witbank in South Africa’s mining province of Mpumalanga, is a leading earthmoving operator. The company was founded in 1979, and in 2006, became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sentula Mining Limited which has been listed on the Main Board of the JSE since 1993.

Benicon provides a full range of opencast mining operations, covering the movement and management of all aspects of overburden removal and coal extraction to specified production budgets, including all drilling and blasting operations, as well as the movement and management of mine rehabilitation programmes to EMPR specifications. The company owns a fleet of small to medium sized draglines and can also render plant hire services focusing on D11 dozers.

Benicon strives to be the safest, most cost effective and professional contractor and service provider in the mining industry. Safety, integrity, and quality forms part of the core values of the company.

Benicon has created a fully fledged in-house workshop in order to maintain its fleet of specialized mining equipment. The company has also the ability to strip and rebuild equipment and the components thereof.

Benicon operates an integrated management system which complies with the requirements of ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OSHAS 18001.

Benicon is a level 5 BEE rated company and employs in excess of 1 000 employees. Benicon is firmly committed to community development and supports various local organisations based in Witbank. The company also initiated numerous small scale enterprise development projects which successfully created job and career opportunities for the previously disadvantaged.