Aard Mining Equipment
Established 30 years ago, AARD Mining Equipment (Pty) Ltd (AARD), a South African company, designs, manufactures, services and supports a wide range of mining equipment in sub-Saharan Africa.AARD employs some 240 full time staff at the Chamdor factory and in the regional sales and support divisions. HDSAs make up 60% of the workforce, and 14% of the workforce comprises women.
The company’s corporate office and manufacturing facility are based in Chamdor on the West Rand, approximately 55km from OR Tambo International Airport. AARD’s comprehensive product range of trackless mobile mining machinery (TM3) is used extensively on more than 30 base metal, precious metal, coal and diamond mines in sub-Sahara Africa. The directors of AARD have vast experience in the mining and financial sectors. Together, the members of the management team have 160 years of experience in the mining industry.
AARD’s highly-qualified engineering and technical teams can custom design and build bespoke machines to suit customer’s needs. Modifications and changes to existing equipment, as well as complete or partial rebuilds, can also be undertaken at the factory in Chamdor, Gauteng.
AARD continuously undertakes research and development into design and manufacture equipment that meets customer requirements for improving safety and productivity. AARD has teams strategically placed in the field to offer support to clients, service products and provide spare parts.
AARD is 65.39% black-owned (24.48% Black Women Ownership) and controlled and embraces all BBBEE policies. AARD works diligently to maintain its BBBEE targets which are reviewed annually and the company is aiming at targets well beyond those set by current BBBEE legislation. AARD has a level 4 BBBEE rating.
Low Profile Range of Underground Vehicles
Standard Range of Underground Vehicles
New Product Development
As a manufacturer of underground drilling equipment, utility vehicles and earth moving equipment, our products must meet stringent SHREQ requirements. AARD is proud of our safety record and our ISO and OSHAS compliance