Rianke partners with Bobcat, SANY to service Anglo in Mpumalanga

A successful partnership with Bobcat Equipment South Africa and Goscor Earth Moving (GEM) has seen Rianke t/a Botshabelo secure a maintenance contract with Anglo American for its Bobcat and SANY fleet at its various mining operations in the Mpumalanga Coal Belt. Established in 2009 in eMalahleni, and starting out in corporate gifts and personal protective [...]


Multi-franchise Nelspruit branch meets all Goscor needs under one roof

The fact that Nelspruit is a multi-franchise branch of Goscor Industrial & Construction Equipment means it represents all brands and products in the Goscor stable. Recently it supplied Bobcat telehandler parts for Jindal Africa and Kenmare Resources, as well as selling two SANY front-end loaders to Lwandlelethu Business Enterprises. The multi-franchise branch approach is highly [...]


Obzza Construction walks the road with GEM Nelspruit

A word-of-mouth recommendation from a fellow satisfied SANY customer resulted in roads contractor Obzza Construction approaching the Nelspruit branch of Goscor Earth Moving (GEM) for all of its equipment needs for a major contract in the area. GEM Nelspruit has been practicing under the multi-franchise Goscor Industrial & Construction Equipment umbrella as of 1 January. [...]


Cummins helps SANY become a powerhouse OEM in Africa

The secret to SANY being the fifth-largest construction and related equipment manufacturer in the world is largely due to its strategy of using quality components from leading international Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) like Cummins, with which it has a well-established relationship. The SANY range of excavators, front-end loaders, graders, and rollers is distributed in [...]


GEM showcases ideal SANY equipment for agriculture at NAMPO 2019

Goscor Earth Moving (GEM), the official distributor of SANY, the fifth-largest construction and related equipment manufacturer in the world, will showcase its front-end loader and excavator range at Grain SA’s NAMPO Harvest Day from 14 to 17 May in Bothaville in the Free State. With the agricultural sector representing a potential growth area for the [...]


GEM positive in flat construction market

Despite there being no capital expenditure on projects in the construction sector, construction equipment supplier SANY GM Barry Owen says the company sees good opportunity to grow the SANY brand in a rather stagnant market. “We have seen phenomenal growth in terms of percentage, as we more than tripled the business turnover last year. However, [...]


From Nelspruit to Kathu, SANY is tops!

Marketing Manager Madel Dalla Pria, Nomvelo Buthelezi from our PR agency NGAGE, and cameraman David Clancy travelled South Africa for a week in mid-February to capture video testimonials from clients using SANY machines, to find out why they have put their trust in the toughest equipment in South Africa. Starting in Nelspruit, they met up [...]


Foreword and welcome from MD

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.” This is the famous line with which Charles Dickens began his epic novel “A tale of two cities” 160 years ago. I sometimes wryly think that that, in penning this, Dickens was writing of the South Africa of today. After all, 2018 was [...]


E&J Construction acquires largest excavator in Africa from GEM

Mining-services company E&J Construction of eMalahleni has acquired a SANY SY750H excavator from Goscor Earth Moving (GEM) for a coal-mine stripping contract in Mpumalanga. The giant 75 t excavator is the latest addition to the extensive fleet of SANY equipment owned by E&J Construction, which includes two SY956H front-end loaders, a SMG200 grader, a SY500H [...]


End users urged to opt for OEM components over aftermarket ones

OEM parts are manufactured specifically for the asset, and designed for optimum performance of equipment. Customers might realise a small saving when opting for cheaper aftermarket parts, but over time these machines will not perform at optimal levels, and incur potential critical failures that far outweigh the original cost-saving. This is the view of Goscor [...]