Subsidiary of Thebe Services
|Timrite is a leading supplier of underground mining support products and services to the gold and platinum mining sectors with over 40% of the market share of the timber support market in the South African mining industry. Timrite supplements its own timber with long-term supply agreements with private and corporate plantation owners.
It has four sawmills in Mpumalanga where the timber is processed and supplied to its customers, which include on the gold side, Harmony, AngloGold Ashanti, Gold One, Village and Goldfields, and on the platinum side Impala Platinum, AngloPlat and Lonmin.
Timrite, a private company, has a strong business history and a state-of-the-art R&D technology centre in Gauteng, where latest innovative timber, steel and polymer based support products are developed for the mining and industrial sectors.
Reatile Timrite (Timrite) was established in 2005 when Mondi Imbani Mining Supplies (MIMS) and Izingodo Timrite were merged. The MIMS business was initially purchased as part of a larger transaction between Mondi and HL&H in 1996 and thereafter acquired by the Reatile Group. Timrite was established in 1995 when former HL&H executives started a new mining services venture.