Underground Support Solutions

We service the coal mine industry by conveyor belt maintenance, including construction and reclaiming

Underground Support Solutions

About us

Underground Support Solutions (PTY) LTD (USS) is a company that emanated from Underground Solutions (PTY) LTD (US) servicing the coal mine industry since August 2006, services include; Conveyor belt maintenance, including construction and reclaiming. Secondary roof support including, pillar wrapping, air support with Gophers, mechanical support with hydraulic/electric roof bolters, wire mesh installation on hanging roof and rib sides and high wall support.

With a head office situated in Witbank and a satellite office/workshop in Trichardt, as a supporting structure to 9 business units across several mine shafts in Mpumalanga. The company has a BBEEE rating of a level 1 as a generic enterprise, with 52% black shareholding of which 48% is black female shareholding.

The USS management team

Operational Personnel

Sthembile Thabethe

Human Resources Manager

Johan Botha

Chief Executive Officer

Chris Smith

Operations Manager

Leigh-Anne Botha

Engineering and Safety manager

USS employ over 1000 employees including, production manager, several mine overseers, shifbosses/miners with fiery mine blasting certificates, Fitters, Electricians, Diesel Mechanics, Competent As, Competent B operators (Load Haul Dumpers, Flameproof tractors, Light duty vehicles and Dyna’s, Roofbolters, Gophers, Bobcats), Safety Officers, Full Time Safety Representatives, Safety Representatives, Administrators

Mission Statement

Our vision is to remain a leader in specialized underground support and mining services within the South African coal mining industry through

Excellent safety first production methods

Cost-effective, fit for purpose solutions

Industry leading rates of production and availibility

Constant engagement with all levels of end users and employees

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