Belfast Silica Mine (Pty) Ltd , Level 4 BBBEE certified, owns and operates an opencast silica mine on the outskirts of Emakhazeni (Belfast) in Mpumalanga Province.

The mine produces:

- Silica, with a typical 97% SiO2 content, for the metallurgical industry -

- Aggregates for building and road construction mainly in Mpumalanga and Limpopo Provinces -


The mine has been in operation for more than 20 years supplying the aggregate market. Since the take-over by the current owners during 2006 the metallurgical market has been developed, resulting in long term supply agreements with various smelters.

Belfast Silica Mine is owned by the executive directors and Nexia SAB&T (BEE shareholder) and is Level 4 BBBEE certified. The directors have extensive experience in Mining, Commercial- and Financial fields and together with a well experienced management team the company is geared to ensure that customers’ needs are met.

- Our Motto -

Match or Beat any Delivered Price


Metallurgical Silica (Quartz)

Products are sized according to our customer's specification. Our major customers are metallurgical smelters with long term supply agreements.


19 mm Stone Concrete Sand (River Sand) G4 / G5 (COLTO)
13 mm Stone Building Sand G6 - G9 (COLTO)
19 mm Building Mix Plaster Sand Dump Rock
13 mm Building Mix Gabions

Other Applications

Equestrian tracks Golf courses Farm roads

Technical assistance for optimal use of our material.

- Our Motto -

Match or Beat any Delivered Price

Contact Us


  • Physical address:
  • Farm Klipfontein
  • Leeuwklip
  • Belfast
  • Postal:
  • P.O. Box 1014
  • Belfast
  • 1100

  • Phone: 082 904 6332
  • Phone: 082 904 6348
  • Fax: (012) 346 2969
  • Email: info@belfastsilica.co.za


  • Physical address:
  • 469 Julius Jeppe Street
  • Building B - Upper Floor
  • Waterkloof
  • Pretoria
  • 0001
  • Postal:
  • Postnet Suite 317
  • Private Bag x04
  • Menlo Park
  • 0102

  • Phone: (012) 346 2546
  • Fax: (012) 346 2969
  • Email: headoffice@belfastsilica.co.za


  • Chris Wessels Executive Chairman
    Pr Eng: BSc (Eng) (Hons), MDP (Unisa), TEP (Darden), AMIIE
  • Gawie Stoltz Executive Director - Social Services
    B Comm, MBL
  • Theo Schoeman Executive Director - Finance
    B Comp Sc, B Comm Hons, CTA, CA (SA)
  • Bashier Adam Director
    B Comp Acc, B Comm Hons, CTA, CA (SA)
  • BBBEE Partners
    SAB&T Mining Resources (Pty) Ltd, a subsidiary of a leading black empowered firm, providing accounting, auditing, business consultancy and tax advisory services

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