BLASTING DIVISION

JOLAS Engineering & Consulting (Pty) Ltd (established in 2012) is headquartered in Sandton, Johannesburg with operations in Gauteng, Mpumalanga and KZN. The Blasting division was established in 2015.

JOLAS Engineering – Blasting division operates as a highly proficient and dedicated team. This team specialises in Open Cast Blasting and Civil Blasting. Our senior blaster’s have an inclusive 17 years of technical experience. This allows us to offer highly skilled workmanship in this particular field.

JOLAS has served satisfied clients throughout the above provinces in the past few years. We are a young dynamic company that focuses on building long-term relationships with our clients through delivery of quality service and demonstrable value add. Our philosophy is to help our customers grow and to grow with our customers.

In South Africa, JOLAS Engineering enjoys 100% black ownership and provides Level 1 Broad-based black economic empowerment scorecard compliance to our clients.

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SERVICE BOUQUET

Jolas Engineering – Blasting division specialises in various types of Drilling and Blasting, which includes: 

  • Open cast blasting,
  • Bulk blasting (road cuttings, dams, etc.),
  • Trenching,
  • Pole holes (electrification projects),
  • Specialised Chemical blasting,
  • Precision blasting (environmentally sensitive),
  • Non explosive rock breaking and demolition.

As demands for this industry have grown, the JOLAS engineering Surface and rock blasting division will provide additional advice, as the company support goes beyond the blasting. This also incorporates consulting and blasting products and latest equipment.

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Jolas Engineering – Blasting Division is 100% committed to health, safety and environmental standards and adhere to the South African Explosives Act Regulations. Safety of our employees and clients, on all blasting sites, are of utmost importance. We ensure that all employees have the correct personal protective equipment on all sites, are thoroughly skilled and highly competent individuals. The blasting division has an accident free track record and safety files accompany every blast and are relevant for the particular job at hand.

Jolas Engineering Blasting division ensures that our high standards are always maintained by on-going training and refresher courses, which are done timeously. Our employees have many years of experience as drillers and blasters and also possess the correct training for the jobs they perform as well as many years of site and field training.

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CLIENTS

Jolas Engineering – Blasters and drillers have executed work for the following clients over the past years:

Jolas Engineering – Blasters and drillers have executed work for the following clients over the past years:

  • Eskom
  • Raubex
  • KZN Powerlines
  • Luav Services
  • Siza-Makaar Electrical
  • Zizamele Electrical
  • Winwater
  • Arm Electrical
  •  Somkanda Plant Hire
 

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Safety & Training

Jolas Engineering – Blasting Division is 100% committed to health, safety and environmental standards and adhere to the South African Explosives Act Regulations. Safety of our employees and clients, on all blasting sites, are of utmost importance. We ensure that all employees have the correct personal protective equipment on all sites, are thoroughly skilled and highly competent individuals. The blasting division has an accident free track record and safety files accompany every blast and are relevant for the particular job at hand.

Jolas Engineering Blasting division ensures that our high standards are always maintained by training and refresher courses, which are ongoing. Our employees have many years of experience as drillers and blasters and also possess the correct know-how, technical skills and training for the jobs they perform.

EXISTING CONTRACTS

  • Raubex:
    • Upgrade to surface standard Roads Project – Port Saint John’s
      • Bulk and trench blasting.
  • Siza-Makaar Electrical:
    • Electrification Project – Ulundi,
      • Blasting for installation of powerlines.
  • Luav Services:
    • Electrification Project  – Nongoma District,
      • Blasting for installation of powerlines. 
  • Somkanda Plant Hire:
    • Water reticulation Project – Greytown/ Tugela Ferry,
      • Blasting of trenches.