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 [...]

GEM to extend SANY range even further in 2019

Despite tough market conditions, Goscor Earth Moving (GEM) achieved significant growth in 2018, and is poised to extend its SANY range even further in 2019. This includes the addition of an even larger excavator. Currently GEM offers a 75 t SANY excavator for mining applications specifically, but MD Barry Owen reveals that an even larger [...]

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 [...]

GEM Kathu supplies three SANY excavators to the AMG Group

Goscor Earth Moving (GEM) Kathu, part of the Goscor Group, has continued its growth in the important Northern Cape mining region with the recent delivery of three SANY SY500H excavators to the AMG Group (Africa Mining Group) in September. This major new manganese-mining client currently has a fleet of ten excavators, ten load-haul dump trucks, [...]

75t SANY excavator expected to be a big hitter in the mining industry

What is believed to be the largest excavator in Africa has been launched by Goscor Earth Moving (GEM), part of the Goscor Group, and official distributor of SANY. The SY75 is a primary loading tool for the mining industry, from opencast to alluvial diamond mining. The 75 t excavator is ideal to load blasted material [...]

R15m worth of SANY equipment supplied for coal-mine rehabilitation

Goscor Earth Moving (GEM) has supplied over R15-million worth of SANY equipment to a construction and rehabilitation company in eMalahleni for a rehabilitation project at the Arnot coal mine in Mpumalanga. Two SY956H front-end loaders, a SMG200 Grader, a SY500H excavator, and a SY335 excavator have been delivered to Ukubhukuda Trading, whose subsidiaries Tipper & [...]

21 t SANY excavator is a perfect gem for the mining industry

The 21 t SANY SY210C-9 excavator from Goscor Earth Moving (GEM), part of the Goscor Group, offers the highest level of efficiency and productivity demanded by arduous applications such as mining. The SANY SY210C-9 features a six-cylinder in-line water-cooled Cummins 6BT5.9-C140 engine, with a rated engine power of 140 hp at 2 000 rpm, and a [...]