About Ukwazi

“We wear many hats… but when it comes down to it, we do mining”

Ukwazi, a level 2 BEE contributor, is one of the largest specialist mining service providers in Africa; focused on advisory, technical systems integration and operational contract mining services.

Who We Are 

Ukwazi, a Zulu word meaning “to know”, was founded in 2004 when we noticed a gap in the market for independent mining services. Since then we have delivered quality, specialist mining services to a range of clients, across multiple projects, markets, and geographies.

What sets us apart? Our:

  • Specialised, diverse teams with complementary skills sets
  • In-depth understanding of the markets in which we operate – we know what to expect and when to expect it
  • Data-driven approach
  • Experience and track record

Our ultimate aim is to continue to drive effective transformation, sustainable growth and shared value within the resources sector – in partnership with our clients, technical partners, and communities.

Services/Products We Offer

We advise our clients at every touchpoint of the mining value chain. We service sector demand for:

Advisory – from project inception through to execution, we provide everything from mineral exploration and bankable feasibility studies, to independent reporting, onsite training, and skills transfer. These include independent audits and reviews, due diligence budget monitoring and workflow management.

System integration – creating a platform for holistic, integrated mining systems that reduce costs and enhance efficiencies. Make data-driven decisions and mitigate risk with comprehensive dashboards and performance analytics tailored to your needs, in line with our “one size fits none” approach.

Operations – delivering outsourced contract solutions that optimise client operations, enhance safety and add value to their businesses. This comprises equipment operation and maintenance and full compliance with regulatory requirements. When mine owners and contractors are aligned, operational performance is enhanced.

Our services ensure for ongoing industry growth, skills development, and capacity building  – impacting people and communities across the value chain.

Our aim for you?

To leverage our technical and industry insight and expertise to drive operational excellence and commercial success.

Contact Details

Contact details:

Head office

Unit DSF01, 2nd Floor, Block D

Southdowns Office Park

22 Karee Street, Southdowns

Centurion, 0157


Get in touch on:

Call us: +27 (0)12 665 2154



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