Inmins has been in existence since 1996 when it became an amalgamation of the industrial companies within the then Winbel Group. It now comprises of 15 operations which were divided into two divisions, namely, Mining Supplies and Industrial Supplies. Inmins operations are strategically situated across the country to service the mining and industrial sectors on a decentralised basis.

Inmins supplies a wide range of consumable products, both locally manufactured and imported. The Industrial Supplies Division specialises in various niche markets on a selected range of products.

The company is 100% black owned.

The various operations are listed below:



As one of the largest mining supply networks in the Republic of South Africa, the various branches have successfully implemented a ‘one-stop-shop’ concept to the mining industry for its consumable products which is very cost effective, adding value to the procurement of a number of products by the mines.

The main products supplied to coal, gold, platinum, iron ore, chrome, manganese and other types of mines are conveyor belting, hose and fittings, pipes and fittings (Steel, PVC and HDPE), valves and idlers and a wide variety of related products.



This operation specialises in distributing a large range of agricultural, mining and industrial hoses, fittings, valves, clamps and pumps locally and into Sub-Saharan Africa through its own branch infrastructure, 6 major distributors in the remote centres and more than 200 re-sellers. The operation has built up a large customer base of end-users in Gauteng and is expanding its footprint in the Western Cape and Mpumalanga.

An industrial range of products is successfully supplied to the rest of the Inmins Group with Chick Henderson providing the in-house technical expertise. Products are sourced from local and foreign manufacturers with exclusive distribution agreements from various manufacturers in Europe and the East.

Chick Henderson has developed a strong belief in quality through product and services, born from their responsibility towards the markets they serve and constantly strive towards their slogan “quality in everything we do”.

Two operations are situated in Pretoria West and Pretoria North. These two operations have established themselves as suppliers to the retail, DIY and light industrial manufacturing markets. Core products include tubing, expanded metal, palisade fencing, steel plates and profiles and a variety of hardware iteMs The business has built an excellent relationship with suppliers and is continuing with its strategy of growing its product range.

Millennium Pipe & Steel has a service orientated approach to the steel industry. It provides high quality products at affordable prices. In the past decade the industry has become more dynamic and consumer focused.

This division supplies conveyor belts, conveyor pulleys and a wide range of hose, steel and non-ferrous piping, valves and transmission products.

The Heko steel ‘round link’ conveyor chain, bearings, sprockets and large Roller Chain replacement drives fitted to Eskom Submerged Scraper Conveyors, as supplied by Belting & Sprockets (Cape Town), are products that have recently been added to the standard product range.

This branch is strategically placed to service the Eastern Cape, Western Cape and the West Coast but also supplies end users and resellers throughout Southern Africa with a full range of the high quality products available at competitive pricing.

Products and services are supplied to the fruit handling, cement, packaging, beverage filling, industrial/automotive and engineering industries. The core ranges of products are: roller and conveyor chains steel round link chains manufactured to very high standards for use in more robust applications including wagon tipplers and bucket elevators of special design as well as , sprockets, bearing units, PVC/PU conveyor belts and heavy duty truck and bus drive belts.

The operation also supplies submerged scraper conveyor chain, bearings, sprockets and related products of a very high standard to Eskom and the cement industries through the Group operations.

The company is well positioned to be able to offer high quality steel round link chains as well as central, single and double strand elevator chains and wheels manufactured by Heko Chain, for high capacity bucket elevators.

Exclusive supply and technical backup agreements are in place with principals in Europe and the East.