Smelter welding project completed

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South Africa-based foundry and engineering company Thos Begbie successfully completed a smelter welding project and timeously delivered erosion-resistant copper coolers, which are being installed to a smelter in Southern Africa. Thos Begbie started the project in March this year…

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Thos Begbie extends its service offering

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South African foundry and engineering company Thos Begbie has extended its service offering by adding a new graphite facility to its production line having acquired a new graphite carbon refractory plant last year at its manufacturing campus…

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Expanding into North America

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Expanding into North America. The capacity of some aspects of the smelting industry in North America, such as the steel sector, has significantly deteriorated in the past 25 years, as a result…

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Copper industry in crisis, new areas pursued

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The global copper industry is in crisis – traditional orebodies are becoming depleted and the commodity market has depressed the price of copper to such an extent that mining companies cannot afford to invest in expansion…

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Thos Begbie profile: Edwin Dreyer

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Thos Begbie profile: Edwin Dreyer. Being a privileged Caucasian, I will not deny the horrors of the Apartheid years. The depth of the harm created by the previous unjust system ran far…

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New smelter in Zimbabwe.

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Foundry and engineering company Thos Begbie is working in the Great Dyke of Zimbabwe, close to the town of Shurungwi, where it is helping to construct the Unki platinum smelter, adjacent to a mining operation owned by platinum mining company Anglo American Platinum…

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Metix and Thos Begbie Collaborates

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Metix (SMS Group) and Thos Begbie have recently concluded a systems audit and associated agreement that sees Thos Begbie become an accredited refurbishment partner for Metix copper equipment. Thos Begbie will enjoy…

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Long Service Awards 2019

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30 Years Long ServiceMarianne Allison, Bettie Knoessen and Mr Eugene Rossouw 20 Years Long Service Elize Engelbrecht and Veronica Khoza 15 Years Long ServiceJacob Mankgane, Annetjie Meerkotter, Thosmas Msiza, Basil Smit,…

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