About Us

baughanBlogoThe Baughan Group consists of a number of separate companies each specializing in certain areas.

Baughan (Pty) Ltd which is the holding company for our South African, UK and Australian operations

CAI Industries who manufacture new capital equipment such as, miners, bolters, feeder-breakers, conveying equipment and battery operated vehicles.

Gauley Robertson, Gauley Robertson Australia and Gauley Robertson South Africa supply replacement parts and supplies for the global mining industry.

Legg's Welding specializes in custom underground mining equipment including, shuttle car bodies, scoops, booms and components.

RiJa, Inc. manufacturing precision gearing since 1966 for leading OEM's and aftermarket applications.


Swasap Ordnance is a manufacturer of high quality hollow bodies and other components for armaments use.

Salchain manufacture the worlds finest elevator and conveyor chains.

Swasap Axles manufacture and supply railway axles and wheel-set assemblies to clients worldwide.

Churston Engineering Designing and manufacturing chain and other products to meet the need of the Coal Mining Industry in South Africa.

The Baughan Group is succeeding at our passion to be the best in our business, because we care about our customers, suppliers and each other.

We pride ourselves in understanding our markets and know how to serve our clients through parts and equipment manufacturing, distribution and service.

Our group continuously improves our market position through innovative design, manufacturing, procurement and superior service. By concentrating on and innovating in the specialized niches that we know best, we continue to grow strongly.

We have globalized the group to where it now has parts distribution warehouses throughout the United States, Australia and South Africa. The company also operates equipment rebuilding facilities in the U.S. Midwest, Australia and South Africa.