SGS has completed its acquisition of the South African mining EPCM business, Bateman Projects, from Tenova.
Bateman Projects specialises in providing process plant design and engineering, project management and commissioning and optimisation services for mineral processing plants for a variety of minerals, including gold, iron ore, copper, uranium and coal.
“This acquisition will significantly expand and improve our mine and plant services activities, providing SGS with a team of high qualified staff with extensive project experience in key commodities,” said Frankie Ng, CEO of SGS, when the acquisition was announced in October 2015.
Tenova will continue to develop its mining and minerals business through its Takraf and Delkor businesses, focusing on the equipment and process technology sector.
Bateman Projects is based in Johannesburg and its active throughout South Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa. It generated revenues of more than €30 million in the financial year closing 30 June 2015.
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