The Company

Becker Mining Systems the worldwide leader in the design, manufacturing and supply of “Energy distribution, Automation, Communication, Transportation and Roof support” underground mining infrastructure systems.

The “Becker Mining Systems group” founded more than forty years ago with its headquarters in Friedrichsthal – Germany, operates group companies in all key mining countries of the world namely Germany, France, Poland, Russia, China, Australia, USA, Canada, Chile and South Africa. From these locations mining operations on all continents are proudly supplied and serviced by Becker Mining Systems.

On the African continent “Becker Mining South Africa” previously known as Walter Becker SA is the holding company for the “Becker Mining Systems” African operations. All equipment, products and services that form part of our system solutions are now marketed through a single sales organisation namely Becker Mining South Africa.

“Becker Mining South Africa’s” equipment and products are locally manufactured by three wholly owned South African manufacturing companies namely Becker Electronics – (for all Electronic automation and communication systems), EMIS – (for all Electrical Energy distribution and control systems) and Bellambie Mining & Industrial – (for all mechanical and roof support systems). Additional specialised product solutions and services are sourced from our Global group operations in Germany, France, Poland and Canada.

“Becker Mining South Africa” manufacturing companies supply full in-house design, research and development services which include project management and project execution services on major infrastructure system installations.

All Becker Mining South Africa supplied products, services and manufacturing operations meet the requirements of ISO 9001:2008 as registered within the BM Trada certification scheme



The finest quality mining and industrial systems out of Africa

The Becker Group of Companies, which was established in South Africa in 1983, comprises various divisions which include mining equipment - namely shaft safety, transport and communication - pumps, electronics, underground and tunnel supports, as well as lifting and maintenance equipment.

The Becker Group provides a critical service to the mines and general industry that encompasses the latest technology and engineering, as well as the manufacture, assembly and supply of components for diverse applications.

The Group’s service is enhanced by a specialised consulting, training and support facility to ensure optimum efficiency and protection of a wide range of equipment and total safety for workers.

The success of the Becker Group in South Africa can be attributed to immediate access to the latest German technological innovations and international industry trends as well as an ongoing training programme that benefits the local team – all of whom are experts in their field.

The local operation benefits from the Group’s ongoing research and development programme locally and in Germany. Close international ties guarantee the edge on product design, impeccable manufacturing standards, cost efficiency, safety and reliability of equipment.

Rationalisation at the Alrode manufacturing plant has also ensured more efficient and cost effective production. The factory, which has highly sophisticated equipment, maintains a rigorous quality management system in accordance with ISO 9001: 2000, which include the chemical and mechanical verification of materials, are also performed throughout each production process.

The Becker Group of Companies offers a spare part and repair facility to diverse industries throughout the country, backed by a technical advisory and support service.