Benhaus has kept its Management structure simple in order to promote easy communication amongst the staff. The Benhaus Top and Senior Management team and the specialists from various departments who support them under the leadership of our CEO Herman Botha, COO Gustav Heuer and Director Themba Khumalo. We ensure we apply effective recruitment methods to enable us to acquire the best possible talent as well as retain these skills to create a secure company environment for our staff and maintain a healthy company culture under our Senior members.

How we started

The name Benhaus has been developed over the last 30 years and has become synonymous with the hard rock Opencast Mining Industry in South Africa. Benhaus evolved from a proud history in Transport and Civil Construction into the hard rock Opencast Mining Contractor that it is today.

Benhaus founder, Mr Ben Botha, has more than 30 years of experience in the main disciplines of the Benhaus Group of Companies.

BBBEE Status

We believe that BBBEE is crucial for the continued success of Benhaus.

Our approach to this matter includes:

career path planning through Employment Equity;
furtherment of staff through Skills Development;
new venture creation through Enterprise Development;
good corporate citizenship through Socio-Economic Development.

Benhaus fully support government’s initiative in transformation and supporting the aim of BBBEE in promoting greater black economic participation We are  committed to making a positive difference in Society by actively participating in  BBBEE legislation.

A copy of our BBBEE certificate is available upon request.


Financial Strengths

Benhaus being a privately owned entity places high emphasis on financially sound corporate practices.

Continuous investment in maintenance of the company’s substantial fleet of equipment is paramount to ensure the highest quality of service.

Benhaus owns all its equipment and the company gearing is very low.

Quality Promise

Our commitment to quality begins with:

  • Only using fully qualified personnel to complete a project;

  • Only using materials that are guaranteed or have SABS approval;

  • Using professional engineers and other consultants in order to ensure that all requirements are met;

  • Regular control testing by approved laboratories.

Code of Ethics and Business Principles

We are committed to fair dealing and to maintaining the highest possible levels of integrity.

This commitment flows from our CEO, down through our group, who believes business should be conducted honestly, fairly and legally.

The Code of Ethics is distributed to our staff and all employees are expected to share our commitment to the highest levels of courteous, moral, ethical and legal standards.