Mechanical engineering group appoints new Business Director

Prominent South African supplier of mechanical seals and various mechanical engineering solutions, Mechanical Rotating Solutions (MRS), has announced Mrs Sadika Sheik as the new Business Director of its subsidiary Mechanical Rotating Solutions South Africa (MRSSA).

As a 26% shareholding partner in the venture Mrs Sheik will not only take management control over new mining business development but also focus on partnered solutions with The Department of Water & Sanitation and other national government departments.

“It has always been one of our key strategies to partner not only with the mining industry but also with government to find mutually beneficial solutions to today’s challenges.” says Franscois Steenkamp, Director of MRS.   “Sadika boasts more than 12 years’ experience in the mining industry having been responsible for various Health & Safety portfolio’s on various gold and platinum mines in South Africa.  Her expertise will be greatly welcomed as we are looking forward to new business ventures and growing MRSSA into a business entity that will strive to not only deliver the best service available but also create opportunities for young engineers and artisans from the rural areas of our business footprint. “

Whilst focussing on new business growth Mrs Sheik will also be responsible for expanding on the current business portfolio offered by parent company MRS. The Gauteng based company currently has several products designed to assist with uptime solutions specifically on the mining and industrial maintenance side. The product specifics which include Mechanical Seals, Rotating and Engineering Protection as well as Sealing Equipment amongst a wide range of engineering uptime solutions.