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Expression of Interest Ground Engagement Tools

November 12, 2021

Expression of Interest (EOI)

Epiroc South Africa Pty (Ltd) a level 1 B-BBEE Contributor, is in the process of gathering information from Kathu based companies within Sishen local municipality in the Gamagara District municipalities, which are rendering a service of Ground Engagement Tools (GET) and labour services.

Existing local companies within the local area of Sishen mine that are rendering the above mentioned service or companies who have the potential and are interested in submitting an expression of interest, are herewith requested to confirm their expression of interest by sending a confirmation e-mail to  or complete the EOI register at: Epiroc Office based at Kuruman Branch before close of business on 26 November 2021.
The EOI Information Sheet, which has to be completed by the Applicant, with a list of documents required for registration, will only be sent to the companies that expressed their interest to register before the above-mentioned deadline date.  

For a company to register for this EOI, the company must adhere to ALL requirements listed below:

  • The company or entity must be registered with valid documentation

  • The Company must be classified as an EME or QSE as per the B-BBEE Codes of Good Practice relevant to the company
  • The Company must be based in Gamagara district.
  • The Company must have 51% - 100% Black Ownership.
  • The company must demonstrate potential and knowledge in this particular field.
  • (Advantageous but not compulsory) if the company already renders the service OR previously rendered the service specified in this EOI.
  • Ideal competency in the following areas: Site management | Rotary drilling knowledge | Drilling experience | GET operations on PV351 | Surface Mining experience

  Important notice:

Preference will be given to companies within the Sishen local municipality in the Gamagara District municipalities as well as Black Woman Owned and Black Youth Owned companies.

Please be advised that at this stage, your interest to register for this EOI is for research purposes only. This is NOT an invitation to tender or quote for the rendering of the above-mentioned service to Epiroc Propriety Limited. 

Epiroc reserves the right not to make an appointment. If you do not receive a response within a month of the closing date, please accept that your expression of interest has been unsuccessful.

The closing date for submission of documentation for registration is 26 November 2021.


The checklist to be completed:


Years of experience

1.      Experience on surface mining (minimum 5 years) (please select)



2.     Rotary knowledge on the following:

·         IADC codes

·         Dull bit grading

·         Drill string for PV351.



3.     A good back ground on change out of GET on the PV351 drills.



4.     Site management or project management references.



5.     Drilling experience.



6.     Registered Vendor with Sishen Mine




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