History in Brief

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PrepQuip was founded in 2000 by the managing director Mr. Nardus Terblanche. Mr. Terblanche saw an opportunity in the mining industry with regards to column flotation and the recovery of fine coal and sulphide related minerals. PrepQuip has since grown to the world leader in platinum column flotation. Moreover, the PrepQuip Group has grown since and is currently conducting business in the mining, metallurgical and waste water treatment industries with various companies in South Africa and throughout the world.

1989

Mr. Terblanche started working with mineral processing equipment at Multotec (Pty) Ltd.

1993

Mr. Terblanche signs an agreement with Technicas Hydraulicas (TH filter press) to become the sole supplier and distributer of the TH filter press on the African continent.

2007

BLS (Pty) Ltd was established to service the equipment supplied by PrepQuip.

2016

BLS (Pty) Ltd was renamed to PrepQuip Technical Services (Pty) Ltd.

1991

The first turn-key project was conducted by Mr. Terblanche.

2000

PrepQuip (Pty) Ltd. was founded by Mr. Nardus Terblanche and was based at 5 Zurich Road, Spartan Ext 2, Kempton Park. This was a management takeover of the Column Flotation Division in Multotech by PrepQuip.

2014

PrepQuip Green (Pty) Ltd was established supplying enzymes and bacteria consumables to the effluent treatment and water purification industries.