Spec Engineering

SSC Spec Engineering, a subsidiary of the SSC Group,  is a World Class Heavy Engineering, Contract Mining and Consulting Company located in Johannesburg, South Africa. With 16 reputable years’ experience, we boast outstanding Manufacturing, Project Management and Performance levels which has positioned us as a market leader in the Heavy Engineering Industry.


Customers have come to rely on our reputation for delivering Turnkey Solutions, tailored for their individual requirements and challenges, engraining us as a trusted partner for bespoke services across a broad span of industries. We have complete in-house resources for Civil, Structural and Mechanical Engineering. Our dedicated project services Department integrates the planning, procurement, cost control and project accounting across our engineering disciplines, which include but are not limited to the following list of services.


The Company collaborates its expertise in Mechanical Engineering with leading companies in the Heavy Engineering industry in order to create and implement innovative strategies. Our customers rely on us to find solutions to complex engineering problems and to help them achieve maximum performance and profitability. We have the capability to recondition existing equipment as well as Purpose Design and Manufacture new equipment to specification.

Engineering services include:

Maintenance Management
Drill Rig Booms Refurbished and rebuilds to OEM Specification-Atlas Copco & Sandvic
Fabrication and Erection
Commissioning and Training
Commissioning of plant installations
Refurbishment & Renovation Projects
Inspection & Maintenance
LHD Rebuilds
On-site Line Boring

Workshop capabilities:

The Company has the capability to re-manufacture entire units to fit existing configurations, without altering foundations or original equipment. This includes substituting or modifying redundant equipment to equal or improved standards from the original specifications.
The Engineering Workshop (3,400 m2) is divided in 2 functional sections:
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The company specialises in the complete manufacture of Winches and Winders as well their associated equipment. Due to our capability to completely fabricate and machine all the necessary components, we are able to overhaul and replace worn components.

Winches & winders:

Due to the size of our workshop we are equipped with a crane lifting capacity of 30 Tones, and coupled with the skill levels of our staff, we are able to supply various hoist types and sizes:

Ground engaging tools (GET):

The company manufacturers GET for construction and mining Industries as well as commercial casting for various Heavy Industries. Our in-house design team specialises in open-cast mining equipment castings, using AutoCAD drafting and Infinite Element Analyses to reverse engineer and design new equipment.


The company is committed to providing turnkey solutions; we offer our services on a conslutancy basis specialising in mining and engineering with iniative and resourcefulness being our core values throughout the business. The composition of the departments within the business reflects the diversity of disciplines involved in engineering and mining. Our portfolio of expertise includes design, civil engineering, procurement, construction, commissioning, project management and training & development in accordance with our client’s needs.

Quality Control and Assurance

The Company adheres closely to its best practice policy which places extensive focus on health and safety. All Quality Management Systems are ISO 9001-2008 TUV RHEINLAND accredited. All completed jobs are delivered with a QCP and Data Pack.

Proven Track Record

2002 – Fidelity Gaurd pension pay out security upgrade. Eastern Cape Government, 9 Months, +- R5 Million revenue.
2003 to 2014 – South Deep Gold Mine Rock Bucket manufacture and repair, +- Rock Buckets per month
2001 to current – Manufacture and repair winders
2006 to current – Atlas 282 Boom Drill Rig Manufacture and Repairs
2005 to current – Aveng Mining Winder Manufacture and repair to OEM.
2006 to 2009 – IMS Engineering Crusher component manufacture.
2007 – GSE India Winder Manufacture
2007 – BCL Botswana Stainless Steel Fabrication.
2007 to 2010 – Shiva Uranium Ball Mill repair and Winder.
2008 to 2015 – Anglo Coal Winder Repairs.
2012 to 2014 – Denel Auto CC AV6 Repair.
2015 to current – Redpath Mining Shaft sinking equipment.

Directors and Key personnel
Fred Arendse

Physical address

Golf Gardens Office Park, Unit 5 & 8, corner John Vorster Drive and Marco Polo Street, Highveld, Centurion, 0157
Tel:  +27 12 665 5336
Email:  info@sscgroup.co.za