Bobcat News

Powasol ExtremeX at Royal Show a roaring success thanks to Bobcat B730 TLB

The Powasol ExtremeX Regional Championship from 1 to 2 June at the 2019 Royal Agricultural Show in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal was a resounding success thanks to the generous donation of a B730 tractor loader backhoe (TLB) by the Durban branch of Bobcat Equipment South Africa. The Bobcat B730 TLB played a crucial role in 90% of the track build, ranging from trenching for tyre obstacles, piling ramps and compacting them, and making a specific gradient required for a water pit. “Time [...]

Rianke partners with Bobcat, SANY to service Anglo in Mpumalanga

A successful partnership with Bobcat Equipment South Africa and Goscor Earth Moving (GEM) has seen Rianke t/a Botshabelo secure a maintenance contract with Anglo American for its Bobcat and SANY fleet at its various mining operations in the Mpumalanga Coal Belt. Established in 2009 in eMalahleni, and starting out in corporate gifts and personal protective equipment before branching out into maintenance work, founders Jarryd Abdinor and Bisco Mohlala saw an opportunity to secure the Anglo American contract due to its [...]

Full line-up of tough Bobcat agricultural machines at NAMPO 2019

From fencing to trenching and excavating to loading and cleaning, and even grapples for bales, Bobcat Equipment South Africa will have a full line-up of equipment ideal for the agricultural industry on display at Grain SA’s NAMPO Harvest Day from 14 to 17 May in Bothaville in the Free State. Bobcat will once again have a significant presence at the Goscor Group stand at this leading event for the farming community, according to National Sales Manager Brian Rachman. “The agricultural [...]

Bobcat Conference 2019

The Bobcat Conference 2019 was held at Intundla Game Lodge and Bush spa in Dinokeng on the 21-24 of February this year. The sales team lead by Brian Rachman was trained on sales and products throughout the course of the conference. Barry Owen, MD explained in detail regarding the focus and strategy that the business would embark on in 2019. Supporting roles had an opportunity to address the team regarding new ideas and processes to ease the workings within [...]

Picturesque castles

Picturesque castles, Charles bridge, Old Town Market, a charming little description of what you would see entering the Czech Republic. In this Central Bohemian region, about 40km southwest of Prague one would find a little village, Dobris, which is home to one of the Bobcat’s factories where R&D and manufacturing of some of our biggest selling units are conducted. In this establishment there is also a training centre, whereby training is held regularly to ensure that the employees skills in their field of expertise is continuously [...]

Muddy Princess

“Our very own Bobkittens set out early February to compete in the Muddy Princess at Rietvlei Zoo Farm. The team participated as a group and what fun was had, one epic team building exercise and we are proud to have such tough kittens on board! Well done ladies!”

Mpeke Plant Hire acquires four machines from Bobcat Cape Town

A major trenching and loading contract has seen plant-hire company Mpeke Plant Hire acquire its latest batch of equipment from Bobcat Cape Town. Mpeke Plant Hire started off in 2014 as an enterprise development initiative. However, since 2017 it started renting out machines throughout the Western Cape, to all market segments. Today it is a flourishing independent plant-hire company, aiming to become the preferred plant-hire company in the region. Bobcat Cape Town has been instrumental to the company’s growth, enjoying a [...]

Complete solution from Bobcat paves the way in roadwork projects

Not only does Bobcat Equipment South Africa offer some of the toughest and most innovative machines on the market, it can also supply complete equipment solutions to speed up project delivery, enhance health and safety, and improve overall quality. A recent example was well a known civils company utilising Bobcat machines for a cold-asphalt walkway and road-patching repairs. This comprised of a S650 and S850 skidsteer loader, a Pavijet MG7, a 610 mm to 1 m planer attachment, and a [...]

Bobcat Rental has largest skidsteer fleet in South Africa

Whether it’s the economic climate or the desire to ensure business continuity throughout projects, Bobcat Rental gives the assurance of new, regularly-serviced plant that is ready to take on any job. Daily, weekly, monthly, and evergreen rental contracts cater for the full market spectrum, Bobcat Rental General Manager Vanessa Koszulinski explains. “All our rental machines are serviced and repaired at our workshops at each branch to ensure maximum uptime, while equipment is replaced to ensure business continuity for our clients.” The [...]

Message from the MD – Barry Owen

Dear loyal Bobcat and SANY customers And, just like that, it was (almost) over! 2018 is rapidly drawing to a close, and I’m sure we all look eagerly forward to spending some well-deserved time off with our families. What a year it’s been! Essentially, 2018 in South Africa has been a year of polar opposites, with both good news and disappointing news seemingly the order of the day. On the whole, though, we at SANY/Bobcat remain optimistic about the future of [...]