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Press Office - Bobcat


Bobcat Equipment South Africa (Pty) Ltd, now part of the Goscor Group of Companies and the Imperial Group, came into being in 2006 when Consolidated Rock Machinery (CRM) took the strategic decision to direct all their resources toward the accelerated development of the Bobcat brand in South Africa.


Kemach JCB’s commitment to service builds long-term customer relationships

5th October 2018 Kemach JCB’s strong service ethic provides a solid foundation on which the company builds and maintains sound long-term relationships with customers like Lusthof Civil & Plant Hire. Founded by Anton Schonken, Lusthof Civil & Plant Hire specialises in quarry and gravel road building projects,... 

Global Compact Earthmoving Brand Refocuses in the Local Market

By: Creamer Media Reporter      19th July 2018 ELB Equipment has relaunched an exciting range of equipment including skidsteers, articulated loaders and BHL’s from one of the world’s leading compact equipment manufacturers. American-made Gehl machines are a well-known brand across the globe where the brand is known for its compact machines... 

Wacker Neuson appoints new dealer, strengthens foothold in Northern Cape

3rd May 2018 Wacker Neuson, South Africa’s foremost supplier of light construction equipment and compact machines, recently appointed Van Zyl Agri (Pty) Ltd. in Upington as its official dealer in a move to expand its footprint in the Northern Cape. “While we were exhibiting at Nampo 2017, Johan van Zyl Snr.... 

Skid steer loaders maintain popularity in projects

By: Marleny Arnoldi     6th April 2018 Construction and earthmoving equipment distributor CASE Construction South Africa says it has a healthy pipeline of equipment supply orders for the first quarter of 2018 to meet client requirements for construction projects.  

Wacker Neuson SA signs exclusive partnership agreement with Namibian dealer - IBS

9th February 2018 On Tuesday 28th November 2017 Wacker Neuson South Africa signed an exclusive partnership agreement with long-standing Namibian dealer, Industrial Building Supplies & Plant Hire (IBS). The agreement positions IBS as the exclusive supplier of Wacker Neuson light construction and compact equipment... 

CSA Hubs And RPC Receives Boost With Kemach JCB Deal

28th November 2017 On Monday 27th November 2017 CRICKET SOUTH AFRICA (CSA) welcomed Kemach Equipment on board as an official supplier on a three-year contract which will run until October 2020. Kemach Equipment, the South African Dealer for JCB machinery, used for earth-moving purposes, will play an integral role... 

Well-maintained equipment ensures market competitiveness

By: Simone Liedtke     13th October 2017 Ensuring that income-generation capacity is not reduced in any way by ill-maintained equipment is an important way of staying competitive in the market, states Cape Town-based specialised equipment hire company Burma Plant Hire Group (BPH) MD Theuns Burger. 

Ritchie Bros rakes in $40m from final auction of 2016

By: Megan van Wyngaardt     5th December 2016 Industrial auctioneer Ritchie Bros held its fifth and final Fort Worth, Texas auction for the year last week, selling 4 950 items over two days for more than $40-million. These items included oil, gas, power and utility equipment, as well as general construction equipment, vocational trucks and... 

Sales professionals receive ‘intensive’ training

7th October 2016 Global construction supplier Case Construction Equipment held a three-day training event in July to provide product and commercial training on construction equipment to sales professionals throughout the Southern African region. The event, themed Eagle Days, took place in Johannesburg from July... 

Plant hire company augments skid steer range

12th August 2016 Construction and earthmoving equipment distributor CSE Equipment has delivered six new Case SR130 skid steer loaders to plant and tool hire company Bo’s Plant Hire, at  its head offices in Mt Edgecombe, KwaZulu-Natal. These machines are meant to complement Bo’s Plant Hire’s fleet of skid steers... 

A Clean Sweep With C Series Brooms

3rd May 2016 An updated design and new technologies pass on more jobsite efficiencies. Caterpillar’s latest generation C-Series angle and pickup brooms for fitment on skid steer- , compact track-, multi terrain- and compact wheel loaders are now available locally. These brooms come in two sweeping widths,... 

MB crusher launches the new MB-LS170, a screening bucket for loaders, skid steers and backhoes

15th April 2016 It is innovative, versatile and reliable. A new screening bucket MB-LS170 suitable for wheel loaders and backhoes from 6.5 to 11 Tons, it is totally designed and produced in Italy at MB’s production facility of Fara Vicentino (Italy). Ideal for natural material selection, pre and post crushing,... 

Sa Defence Force Chooses Cat

9th September 2015 Armscor (Armaments Corporation of South Africa) has appointed Barloworld Equipment as its sole supplier for their earthmoving equipment replacement programme. The agreement applies to Category 1 and 2 machines in terms of Armscor’s MOEMS (Militarised Operation Earthmoving System) project. Armscor... 

Italian compact loaders well received since local launch

By: Dylan Slater     4th September 2015 After officially opening its head office in mid-February, Jet Park-based industrial equipment distributor MultiOne South Africa (SA) has sold more than 30 loaders and numerous attachments of the machinery the company is distributing from Italy-based manufacturer CSF MultiOne. 

Bobcat Expands African Footprint with appointment of dealer in Zimbabwe

4th September 2014 Bobcat Equipment South Africa (Pty) Ltd extends sales and service support to customers in Zimbabwe with the appointment in March 2014 of Harare-based SRTC (Southern Region Trading Company) as its official dealer in the region. Bobcat, part of the Goscor Group of Companies and the Imperial Group,... 


25th April 2014 Bobcat Equipment South Africa is a leading supplier of compact equipment on both a sales and rental platform, to diverse local and cross border market sectors including construction, landscaping, agriculture, grounds’ maintenance, government, utility, industry and mining. Bobcat incorporates... 

Portable PitbullTM 2300 Screening Plant Features Redesigned Conveyor, Increased Output, Electric Option

14th November 2013 The rugged Pitbull 2300 Screening Plant manufactured by Lake Erie Portable Screeners gives landscapers, contractors and municipalities a compact and portable machine that delivers maximum efficiency and high outputs with a wide range of materials such as topsoil, mulch, gravel and asphalt. It is... 

Expansion into construction market next step for range

By: Timothy Sibanda     18th October 2013 Johannesburg-based bulk materials handling and mineral processing specialist Osborn aims to improve market penetration with the BX and BXR hydraulic rock breaker range, noting significant opportunities in the construction industry. Osborn sells and markets the range in South Africa on behalf of... 

Untrained workers still entrusted with costly equipment

By: Yolandi Booyens     5th April 2013 South Africa lacks the skilled labour required to operate capital equipment machines safely and efficiently and construction companies often do not take the time to provide the necessary training before entrusting costly equipment to unskilled and untrained labour, says capital equipment supplier... 

Specially designed tools assist in road repairs

7th October 2011 Specially designed for Cat backhoe loaders and skid steers, equipment specialist Caterpillar’s comprehensive range of road maintenance attachments offer machine functionality beyond conventional materials handling applications.  

Company Announcement: Off-highway trucks, next generation excavators join the Barloworld Equipment Cat Rental Store fleet.

21st September 2011 Currently, the Cat Rental Store carries around 250 product items, a dedicated and modern machine fleet that is well equipped to serve today’s construction, mining and plant hire segments.  

Construction down time reduced

2nd April 2010 The Case TX 140 telescopic handlers, available exclusively in Southern Africa from construction equipment distributor CSE Equipment, is offering the construction sector increased performance and safety, as well as reduced downtime. 

Loaders designed for improved driving force

29th January 2010 Construction and earthmoving equipment company CSE Equipment’s new Case 430, series 3 skid steer loaders have been designed for improved driving force and better performance in materials-handling applications in demanding industries, such as mining, construction, cement, steel, agriculture and... 

Capital equipment supplier confident for 2009

3rd April 2009 Construction capital equipment supplier Bobcat Equipment South Africa GM Mark Shaw is optimistic that the second quarter of 2009 will see some improvement in the local economy and subsequently to Bobcat's business, owing to signs of the start an upswing experienced by the company. 

Capital equipment sector starting to feel the pinch

By: Irma Venter     6th March 2009 South Africa's capital equipment sector is following in the footsteps of the sharply weakening passenger car and truck markets. New Holland Construction (NHC) MD Jan Nell says a softening has indeed been evident in the yellow metal industry since July last year, despite the 2008 sales numbers –... 


17th July 2008 Tender work arising from state contracts  

Civil engineering company invests in new equipment

16th May 2008 JSE-listed civil engineering company, Sanyati Construction, has invested in its second case wheel loader that is used for loading pre-mix asphalt at Sanyati’s asphalt manufacturing plant in Verulam, in KwaZulu-Natal. 

Equipment supplier rebrands rental division

By: Loni Prinsloo     25th April 2008 Suppliers of industrial equipment Bobcat Equipment South Africa has concluded an agreement to rebrand its rental division and introduce a new line of pneumatics products. 

Case skid steer loaders offer efficiency, reduced maintenance

17th August 2007 Equipment supplier CSE Equipment Company, has a range of case skid steer loaders, available exclusively in Southern Africa from, which are designed for full efficiency, reduced maintenance and extended service life in diverse materials handling applications, says the company. 

Construction equipment sales surging and cycle expected to last beyond 2010

By: Irma Venter     13th July 2007 The construction industry is forecast to record a turnover of R30,7-billion this year. This is a significant increase from last year�s R25,7-billion, and from 1995�s R7,6-billion, says Imperial New Holland Equipment (INHE) MD Dr Jan Nell. INHE is the newly-launched division within Imperial... 

Newly launched plant-hire company focuses on needs of project

By: Dennis Ndaba     13th July 2007 The bar in the plant hiring arena has been raised with the launch of Ntsu, a plant hire and construction company with a strong focus on project management. 

Equipment supplier extends its range

By: Brindaveni Naidoo     2nd February 2007 Supplier CSE Equipment Company’s construction division has extended its range of case equipment to include the new 400 series skid steer loaders designed for increased efficiency in materials-handling applications in diverse industries. 

Going the BEE route

By: Mariaan Webb     3rd February 2006 For many years Criterion Equipment formed part of Murray & Roberts, but, during the second half of last year, the company changed ownership to become a large black-owned company in the forklift supply sector. 

New skid-steer introduced to the local market

22nd August 2003 Johannesburg company Consolidated Rock Machinery (CRM) has introduced the latest Bobcat skid steer to the market. 

Skid-steer loader for metal recycling

8th February 2002 Local company, SA Metal, has just received delivery of a Caterpillar skid steer loader from Barloworld Equipment, of Belville in Cape Town. 


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