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Eightfold surge in profits in 2020 sees Shumani clinch major business award

23rd June 2022 An eightfold surge in profits during 2020, the height of the Covid-19 lockdown in South Africa, has seen Shumani Industrial Equipment awarded the 2021 Goscor Business Unit of the Year Award. Outstanding new equipment forklift sales, combined with a large contribution from the expanded rental... 

Glencore Coal hands revamped municipal service centre to Klarinet community

By: Schalk Burger     6th April 2022 Coal miner Glencore Coal has handed over a revamped service centre office to the community of Klarinet, in eMalahleni, Mpumalanga. The Klarinet Municipal Pay Point Centre will be used as a functional rates and taxes municipal service facility for community members who have been unable to access... 

Shumani diversifies into port-handling equipment in KZN

31st January 2022 The largest black-owned and managed industrial equipment supplier in South Africa, Shumani aims to become a significant player in the provision of port equipment to the public and private sector. “Durban has the biggest port in Africa. Now that our business has evolved to offering port equipment,... 

Focus on hygiene can contribute to health, safety

21st January 2022 Owing to high safety risks, mining is considered one of the most hazardous industries and, compared to 2020, South Africa, which has some of the deepest and oldest mines in the world, has already seen a 33% increase in mine deaths in the first half of 2021. This regression in safety has... 

Shumani boosted by growth in demand for forklift equipment in 2021

10th December 2021 The demand for forklift equipment grew in 2021, largely on the back of orders cancelled in 2020 now filtering through, comments Shumani Industrial Equipment MD Victor Nemukula. “We expect robust demand for our products in 2022.” Now the largest black-owned and managed industrial equipment... 

Shumani supplies 35 electric forklifts to major beverage manufacturer

25th November 2021 A major beverage manufacturer has been supplied with 35 Doosan B35X-7 electric forklifts powered by lithium-ion batteries, in addition to chargers, by Shumani Industrial Equipment. The supplier continues to make inroads into the burgeoning food-and-beverage sector, comments MD Victor Nemukula.... 

Forklifts delivered to liquor logistics company

By: Darren Parker     12th November 2021 Industrial equipment distributor Shumani Industrial Equipment has completed the delivery of 54 forklifts to logistics service provider Liquor Runners for use at a major beer producer in South Africa. This large-scale contract serves to consolidate the company’s position as an equipment supplier... 

Shumani mini golf day raises R50 000 for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

26th October 2021 One of the most common forms of cancer among women in South Africa is breast cancer. In order to raise awareness of the importance of early detection in contributing to effective treatment and a positive prognosis, October has been designated Breast Cancer Awareness Month by the National... 

Shumani looks to diversify into mining, construction industry

16th September 2021 As one of the biggest industrial equipment suppliers into the food and beverage industry, this remains the main target market for Shumani Industrial Equipment. However, the company aims to diversify and is investigating some opportunities in the mining industry, reveals MD Victor Nemukula. “There... 

Partnerships, service excellence stand Shumani in good stead

17th August 2021 The secret to the ongoing success of Shumani Industrial Equipment in the marketplace is the longstanding partnerships it enters into with key customers, according to MD Victor Nemukula. As a new kid on the block in 2015, Shumani was awarded a key contract by Imperial Fleet Management (IFM) to... 

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