SMT Scharf opens new manufacturing hub in South Africa

SMT Scharf Africa has announced the official opening of a new manufacturing facility located in Johannesburg, South Africa.

In conjunction with the SMT Scharf Canada subsidiary in Alban, Ontario, both entities will build both new and remanufactured underground mining equipment for customers around the world.

With the establishment of the new facility, SMT Scharf has doubled its output capabilities and further demonstrated its commitment to the African mining sector, it said.

This new facility adds nearly 3,000 sq.m of manufacturing space including six bays for rubber tyred mobile equipment.

The location will also serve as the regional manufacturing and support centre for SMT Scharf’s monorail and chairlift products.