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Barloworld Equipment is the sole Caterpillar dealer for earthmoving machines and power systems in southern Africa.
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Increase productivity with the new Cat® R1700 Underground Loader
The South African mining industry contributed 7% of the total GDP in 2021 (Stats SA, 2021). As such, it is no secret that with effective and appropriate selection of fleet, operators are enabled to maximise production while minimising capital and operational costs. Despite the mining industry's high production and profitability, the sector still faces several challenges. From resource scarcity to increasing expenses, safety, environmental as well as challenges pertaining to the quality of loading and haulage equipment.
 28 Apr 2022 Read more


Financial support is key to growing emerging business owners

A closer look at the benefits of access to funding in the agriculture and construction sector. 19 Apr 2022 Read more


Genuine Cat parts at the click of a button

Barloworld Equipment is all about simplifying everything for you, from purchasing a machine to purchasing parts for your machine. We understand your need for speed, convenience and easy accessibility when it comes to machine parts. To address these needs we created an online shopping platform for genuine Cat® parts. This platform combines the convenience of online shopping with the quality you have come to expect from Cat®. 10 Feb 2022 Read more


Think SEM. Think reliable. Think affordable

Barloworld Equipment is proud to present to you, SEM machines. Machines that have been manufactured for more than 60 years and under the Barloworld Equipment umbrella for more than 13 years offering superior quality equipment as all our Cat® equipment. 9 Feb 2022 Read more


Cat Certified Rebuild Program - From end-of-life to good-as-new

If our experience of partnering with you has taught us anything, it is that loss in efficiency will influence your bottom line. Statistics show that if machine efficiency drops by 20% that translates to one lost day of production every five days. We all know that no worksite can afford that. The solution, our Cat® Certified Rebuild Program. 8 Feb 2022 Read more


Barloworld Power and Cat power systems bring you smarter energy solutions for Africa

We have all been experiencing energy challenges for years and, on top of that, Africa has the lowest electricity access rate in the world at just over 40%. Let's face it, current energy challenges are forcing us to be more self-reliant or we risk losing productivity. Barloworld Power understands the need for smarter energy solutions. 7 Feb 2022 Read more


The global impact of Cat power systems and Barloworld Power

Barloworld Power is proud to be a part of the global impact made by Cat® power systems. Our power systems are designed to fit a wide range of applications - across mining, construction and mining industries, commercial enterprises, businesses and office buildings, and essential services such as health clinics and hospitals. These power systems bring new meaning to reliable power wherever you are. 7 Feb 2022 Read more


Maintenance tips to keep your cylinder clean

Barloworld Equipment understands that keeping your worksite productive at the lowest possible cost is your goal. Taking this goal into account we want to share some cylinder maintenance tips with you to achieve just that. We all know the importance of regular maintenance and the disastrous effects of not doing regular maintenance on your machines. 4 Feb 2022 Read more


Get the right size and fit

Barloworld Equipment is all about providing you with quality equipment and trustworthy service that you can be confident in. We want to help you find Ground Engaging Tools (GET) that are the right size and fit for you and your business. Let's explore ground engaging tools and what you should consider when choosing these tools. 3 Feb 2022 Read more