Trollope Mining Services (TMS) is a Level 2 BBBEE rated company which is 26% Black owned. The business was established in 1975 by Peter and John Trollope and operates in the Civil and Mining Industries. Services provided include opencast mining, crushing and screening, rehabilitation, bulk earthworks, road construction and plant hire.

In early 2000 TMS moved its base to Johannesburg as its geographical footprint grew out of Limpopo Province, and expanded into Gauteng, the North West, Mpumalanga and the Freestate.

The company boasts a substantial fleet of equipment and although traditionally operations were predominantly based in the coal sector, current operations have extended into coal, platinum, andalusite, gold, diamonds, crushing and screening as well as our latest venture into copper in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. All of which is in line with our strategic intent to diversify our offering and grow our geographical footprint into Africa.

Being a privately owned entity the company operates on good sound corporate practices and is renowned for delivering a superior service in the mining sector and services industry as a medium to large contractor, always at the highest levels of production and safety. With our focus being customer orientated and performance driven, we pride ourselves on the quality of workmanship on our operations. Industry best standard of maintenance of the company’s substantial fleet of equipment is paramount to ensure the highest levels of availability. It is the intent that TMS remains very much self-sufficient with little or no reliance placed on external suppliers.


The company’s core philosophy is that “business is about people”. A lot of time and money is therefore invested in employees and the communities in which the business operates in. This is done through various mechanisms including external and internal training, Learnerships, Social Economic Development programs and various charity fund raising initiatives. 


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