Our Companies

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

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Baughan (Pty) Ltd
The holding company for our South African, UK and Australian operations
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Churston (Pty) Ltd
Manufacture of OX Chain, Track Chains, Flight Chains, Take-ups and many other components for the underground mining industry in South Africa.
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Gauley Robertson Australia, Gauley Robertson South Africa
Supplier replacement parts and supplies for the global mining industry.
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Salchain
Manufacture of the world's finest elevator and conveyor chains.
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Swasap Axles
Manufacturer and suppler of railway axles and wheel-set assemblies to clients worldwide.
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Kirkwood Engineering
Kirkwood Engineering is a specialty machining facility manufacturing components for the mining, military and automotive industries, including hopper axles, hopper wheels, bearing boxes, machined hollow bodies and hubs.
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Phillips Global
Phillips Global is the newest addition to The Baughan Group companies with the merger of Rija, Gauley-Robertson, CAI Industries, and Phillips Machine Service assets.
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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.