FB Mining

Funding and SME support set to unlock between 60-90 jobs in mining sector.


fb-mining

FB Mining manufactures ventilation seals and lifting equipment, serving predominantly the Platinum Industry. Their MD, Andrew, is a seasoned Entrepreneur who saw an opportunity in mining ventilation services over 5 years ago. Together with his dad Will, they bought FB Mining, turned the business around and introduced new, disruptive technologies to the product offering.



Andrew approached The Vumela fund to help them harness the opportunities for growth in the mining sector.

Edge Growth, through the Vumela Fund, worked with FB Mining to address some of their constraints to growth, building a platform for growth and job creation

These interventions are estimated to create between 60-90 additional jobs, generating sustainable livelihoods for many families in the future. FB Mining epitomises the South African dream of pioneering new products and services to creatively serve and build the mining sector.

Through tailored growth support and access to funding, this business has been able to increase its turnover by 50% in the space of 3 years.

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