A holiday SAFETY message from UMS

BE SAFE ON THE ROADS THIS EASTER. ZERO HARM means that the safety of our employees does not end when they come off shift and exit our premises. Road travel remains a risk to all our employees and their families. To be safe on the roads over these upcoming holidays please remember the following basic...
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UMS Botswana: PROJECT UPDATE

Last week the official sod turning took place for the formal launch of the Karowe Underground Project. This coincided with the celebration of the 10th Anniversary of mining operations at Karowe. It was a special moment for us to have his Excellency, Dr M. Masisi, President of the Republic of Botswan...
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THE VOICES AND FACES OF UMS: Alan Wilmont

As a civil engineer at UMS METS, Alan Wilmot provides design and engineering solutions throughout project lifecycle. He is involved in both greenfield and brownfield operations which he finds exciting and rewarding. Alan enjoys working with a multi-disciplinary team at UMS and engaging with the vari...
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DID YOU KNOW?

UMS Shaft Sinkers was established in 1961. Going back to the 1960’s, our archives show that we sank 32 mine shafts, between 1963 -1969. These included two Pres. Steyn shafts, Sigma Colliery shafts, Freddies # 3 shaft, Western Reef shafts, Harmony and Durban Deep sub-vertical shafts, Richards shaft...
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THE VOICE AND FACES OF UMS: Pieter Pieters

Meet Pieter Pieters, Chief Design Engineer at UMS, who has been with the company for 35 years. Drawing on 60 years’ engineering and design experience for the mining industry, UMS METS is recognised as a global expert in all aspects of shaft design and engineering. Together with a vibrant team of e...
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DID YOU KNOW:

UMS METS has a proven track record of over 6 decades in the design of all underground mining and metallurgical processing infrastructure. OUR DESIGN OFFERINGS INCLUDE: • Surface mining and infrastructure. • Underground mining and all planning services. • Sinking and permanent requirements for ...
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THE VOICES AND FACES OF UMS: Stuart Doran

Our people are our greatest asset! In 2021 we introduced some of the executive team of UMS. This year we are introducing our amazing teams of professionals and leaders in the mining and processing industries. Meet Stuart Doran, Lead Structural Engineer for UMS, bringing with him a wealth of mining a...
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DID YOU KNOW?

We provide clients with a single source for the design, costing, scheduling and construction execution of all mining and processing projects from; 1. DESIGN AND ENGINEERING SERVICES For all new and existing projects, from concept designs to detail engineering. 2. SPECIALISED CONSULTING SERVICES Stud...
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Happy Human Rights Day!

By caring for, protecting each other, and treating each other with respect and dignity we can start making a real difference. From all of us at the UMS Group we wish you a happy Human Rights Day! #UMS #UMSMETS #UMSShaftSinkers #United #Mining #Services #HumanRightsDay #Care #Protect #Dignity #Differ...
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