About Our Company

About MultiGro Africa

MultiGro Africa (PTY) Ltd,a 51% BWO Level 2 BBBEE Contributor is a group of companies established in 2020 combining 46 years of expertise’s experience from predominantly the Paper, Petrochemical and Mining industry.

Operating within a vast network of expertise and strategic partnerships, the integration of all disciplines are critical to ensure success of any project and ultimately the Client’s business itself.

MultiGro Africa has been, and is currently, active in the Sugar, Paper, Material Handling and Mining industries with a specific focus on South Africa. 

Most of work has been in the Republic of South Africa and neighbouring African countries where the focus is for hands-on, cost effective and practical Maintenance solutions with the focus on Pro-active inspections, Shutdown Planning and executing, Construction work from Conceptual Engineering to execution.

Our Core Values


An integrated principle of our core value is to prevent failures on maintenance Equipment with the help of condition monitoring equipment and experience personnel.

Sound knowledge of shutdown managing, planning and executing with labour teams geared to execute medium size shutdowns from planning to final execution.

Practical and feasible solutions for the extension of the life expectancies of existing equipment and structures, failure investigation and analyses of new and/or existing equipment structures.

Hands on approach on project construction from design to project management and execution on major structures in the current operation of plants in an African environment of strained budgets, corrosion, age, heat exposure etc.

Combined Years of Experience

Completed Projects

Field Workers (Peak)

Field Workers (Off Peak)

Office Staff

MultiGro Africa Experts


Salome Motubatse (VP) Experienced human resources manager,   who managed to apply her skills in developing a successful business supplying services to the mining industry, managing contracts from civil construction to technical milling contracts, labour hire and services.

Melissa Swanepoel (CEO) Procurement specialist with maintenance planning, 12 years’ experience in contracts and procurement of items and services in the mining industry. Certificate in Purchasing and Supply Management (NQF Level 6)


Patrick Visser Specialist Mechanical with 26 years of experience in the Mining, Paper, Wood, Pulp, Sugar, industries and all their associated services.  Experience in the provision of mechanical equipment maintenance construction and project management. Specialized experience in mechanical equipment failure investigations and solutions

Rassie Erasmus Aircraft Mechanic with 27 years of experience in the Mining, Petrochemical, Paper and Power Generation environment. Qualified Level 2 NDT Technician. Extensive construction experience in the Mining and Paper industries.

Kobus Koen Qualified Engineering Technician Has 20 years extensive experience in Construction supervision on projects in Mining, Paper and Process plants. 


Robert Whiteman Qualified mechanical drafts person with 17 years’ experience in detailed engineering of 3D models and /or 2D drawings. 

James Luus BSc Civil engineering with 30 years of experience. ECSA registered with extensive experience in the Mining and Process plants

Ben Herholdt GCC Factories registered Mechanical Engineer with 27 years’ experience in mining, Petrochemical, Power generation and Sugar Mill projects and construction projects. 

Rian Van Veen Engineer in training B Ing Mechanical degree Two Years’ experience in projects and construction work in Paper mills and Process plants. 

Contact Us

Commercial Enquiries

+27 (0) 84 429 7006 - Melissa Herholdt


Technical Enquiries

+27 (0) 82 335 7005 - Patrick Visser

PO Box 18231, Nelspruit, 1201