Established in 1996, the Global Group brings together a network of like-minded companies and individuals focused on providing sustainable long term solutions to diverse clients around the globe.
Global Railway Engineering focuses primarily on the international railway engineering market with a proud history of research and innovation. The company has a significant Research and Development capacity which has enabled it to introduce some market leading technologies to the global railway industry. An example of this is the Sheffel Self-Steering Bogie, a patented design of H. Sheffel, which makes it possible to cost-effectively operate some of the longest production trains in the world. Global Railway Engineering has been granted the exclusive rights to adapt this technology further and implement it in new territories. During its 10 year history, the company has developed a reputation for delivering innovative solutions cost-effectively with a short turnaround time. Global Railway Engineering has been appointed as the African representative for a number of high-profile international companies and is well positioned to manage further global relationships.
Global Railway Africa is a Level 4 Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (BBBEE) contributor providing traction motors, major castings and other rail related components as a registered vendor to clients such as Metro Rail, Transnet Rail Engineering and several of the large mining houses.
Global Bulk Logistix was created to support the efficient and cost-effective transportation of goods by rail and to promote rail transportation as opposed to the more commonly used road transportation. The company provides comprehensive logistical solutions including the supply of rented rolling stock to private enterprise. This allows clients to focus on their key area of expertise while enjoying the benefits and cost savings associated with the bulk transport of goods by rail without the exorbitant capital expense or headaches of fleet management and maintenance concerns.
Global Worx, a division of Global Railway Engineering, was established to fulfil the growing demand for the fabrication of wagons and other rail related equipment. The company operates from premises in Vanderbijlpark, South Africa and manufactures a wide range of heavy equipment such as Super-sucker tankers, Excavation and Drag-line Buckets, Earth Moving buckets and Load Bins.
Global Civil Solutions specialises in the field of environmentally driven engineering focusing on innovative methods for the construction of road and rail infrastructure. A growing demand for infrastructure development from within Africa and other developing economies led to the development of a unique natural soil stabiliser which acts as a faster and far more cost-effective alternative for road and rail construction.
Global Natural Products was established in 2008 in response to witnessing first-hand the debilitating and devastating effects of burns in the communities within which the Global Group of companies operates. Global Natural Products focuses on educating carers, nurses and doctors in rural areas and has introduced exciting new South African technology to safely, cost-effectively and painlessly treat burns and other wounds.
In 2009, XCMG appointed the Global Group of Companies as the sole importer and distributor of the XCMG range of products in Southern Africa. XCMG is the largest construction equipment manufacturer in China and the third largest in the world. XCMG Africa services the needs of the local construction industry by supplying a wide range of XCMG construction equipment as well as a full parts and after-sales service.