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Gear Industries

Rusren Enterprises cc trading as Gear Industries was initially started in 2003 by Russell Hendry who is a qualified Mining Engineer with 25 years experience in the mining industry.

His last designation, prior to establishing  Gear industries was as a General Manager of four mines and an alternate director in Xstrata Coal SA.


Gear industries was contracted by Xstrata Coal SA in September 2004, as a specialized service provider,  to perform safety compliance inspections on all contractor equipment that may enter their mine premises and to attach tags to all equipment that must comply with the necessary safety requirements.

Tagging’ for safety compliance is Gear Industries’ core business.

Throughout the past 20 years, our clientele has grown exponentially, and we have added more services to offer, such as; LMI related services, Brake testing, Lux testing, Safety Consulting and Health & Safety Training.

Safety Compliance is not a game, We are here to make a difference.




Land Mining

Gear Industries offers the following services

Safety Compliance Inspections of equipment and vehicles 

This is our core. 
Our highly competent assessors can assist you on site or at our workshop with Inspections and "TAGGING" of the following:


  • Light vehicles

  • Heavy vehicles

  • Earthmoving vehicles

  • Hand operated tools

  • Fire fighting and emergency equipment

  • Scaffolding material

  • Ladders


  • Hydraulic

  • Electrical

  • Fuel driven

  • Pneumatic

  • Fall arrest

Vehicle inspection
Simret brake test machine

SIMRET Brake efficiency testing & lux testing

We do brake testing and lux testing on all vehicles, on-site or at our workshop. 

Rigging gear

LMI - Load testing, inspection and Tagging 

Our LMI can assist you with accredited load testing, inspection, tagging and certification of lifting and rigging equipment. This service can be done on site or at our workshop. 

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Safety consulting

We offer safety consulting services in accordance with the Mine Health & Safety Act, Occupational Health & Safety Act and

ISO 45001:2018 

We can assist your business with the development of Policies, Procedures and compiling of safety files.

GI - Sifundisa Safety logo

Level 4 B-BBEE



Skills Development & Safety Training

Accreditation Number: FPM-2022-000036968

DEL Certificate Number: CI 705/3/12/1

Gear Industries Sifundisa Safety is Accredited with FP&M Seta, an affiliate member of Intra-safe, a corporate member of SAIOSH and certified by the Department of Labour. 


We offer high quality, risk specific legal-compliance & accredited skills development training. We have a wide range of short courses for you to choose from and a H&S Management course that meets the requirements for SAIOSH Technical membership as a Safety practitioner.​

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Fire Extinguisher


  • Fire extinguisher supply & service exchange

  • Fire extinguisher bracket supply & fitment

  • First aid kits supply

  • Reverse hooter (12v,24v) supply & fitment

  • Toggle switch supply, fit & rewire

  • Buggy whip, flag/sleeve

  • Cargo net - LDV

  • Magnetic strobe lights

  • Triangles - light & heavy vehicles

  • Stop blocks - light & heavy vehicles

  • Magnetic Reflective tape for vehicles(Yellow, red, white) 

  • Wheel nut tamper plugs

The Gear Industries Team

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Russell Hendry


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Kelsey Hendry

CEO & Financial Manager

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Jacquie Paile

Logistics Manager

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Alex McGinley

Operations Manager

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Ronnie Laing

LMI Manager

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Duan Coetzee

Safety Consultant

Head of Training

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Hansie Van Rooyen

Workshop Manager

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 Matildah Mankge

Executive Administrator

Remote Office

Contact Us

Stand 73 Voortrekker St, Marelden ext5, old middelburg road, Witbank, Mpumalanga
South Africa

013 650 0772

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