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June 11, 2020

Powerstar FT’s a cut above say PMB favourites

Pietermaritzburg’s Oscar’s Real Salamis are delighted with their five-strong fleet of Powerstar FT trucks. The company, established in 1968, currently owns four Powerstar FT5’s and one […]
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Dragon’s Insatiable Dozing Appetite

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North Star Logistics Fleet

North Star Logistics buys 200 Powerstar V3 trucks for their fleet

North Star Africa International Logistics Company (NSL) is a cross border transport company. It’s operations run between South Africa Durban Port and DRC, going North to […]

Vertical Engineering

Sales executive Steyn Roode proudly congratulates Vertical Engineering on partnering up with Powerstar Paarl. “Right price and great quality vehicle. We look forward to working with Powerstar in the future.”

Deltra Base

Director Ms Bongi of Deltra Base Cc, based in Middelburg bought herself our down to earth VX 2628 , LWB Water Tanker. “I am ecstatic about my first purchase and look forward to working with Mmboniseni Gavhi, from Powerstar Middelburg.”

EMT Holdings

The Burgers family of EMT Holdings, based in Delmas ,Mpumalanga have just purchased their first Powerstar VX2642s Truck Tractor from Marc Mynhardt of Powerstar Centurian. “We are very happy with the purchase and service thus far and will be using a side tipper application to load coal, which will be running all over South Africa.”


Director of Zalopath, Stuart Scharnick has been in the construction business since 2005 and headed up the company since 2012. His hands-on approach to his business as well as the experience he has gained over the years has resulted in the company obtaining a Level 6GB CIDB grading in Construction, 5CE in Civil and 3EB & 5EP in Electrical works. No better vehicles to grow the business ever more than the additional of 2 x Powerstar VX 2628 10m3 Tippers, handed over my Lukas Meyer of Powerstar Empangeni.

North Star Logistics

NSL know when they can rely on a truck company to provide them the best vehicles and after sales service for their fleet. That’s why Kerry Hu of Powerstar Centurion could proudly hand over 200 x Powerstar V3 2646 6x4 Truck Tractors! Thank you to NSL for the incredible support!

MSC Logistics (Pty) Ltd / National Adhesive Products / Spice Importers and Millers cc

Everyone wants their hands on a Powerstar FT Series truck because you get more loads, more value! Thank you MSC Logistics (Pty) Ltd for adding 5 x Powerstar FT8 Chassis Cabs to their fleet from sales person Kevin Vadivaloo of Powerstar Pietermaritzburg. Deepesh Ghela of National Adhesive Products took ownership of 2 x Powerstar FT5 Van Bodies from Truck Centre Durban. Sales person Irvin Mabe of Powerstar Jetpark handed over a FT5 Van Body to Spice Importers and Millers cc.

I.R. Projects

“Great value for money!” That’s what Loyiso Ranuga of I.R. Projects had to say about his recent purchase of a Powerstar VX 2527 Dropside which will be used to transport TLB’s, concrete slabs and pavers.


Sales person Anthony Dube of Powerstar Zimbabwe (Machinery Exchange) recently handed over an impressive Shantui SD32 Bulldozer to it’s new owner.

Legare Mining / Mbokolwane Traders / EMFN Projects

It’s no wonder our Powerstar VX2628 6x4 Water Tankers are some of the best selling in SA with their affordability and robust nature! Thank you to Mr Ngwediotswele Mabilo of Legare Mining, Mr Oupa Khumalo of Mbokolwane Traders and Mr Tshepo France Lekota of EMFN Projects for partnering up with Powerstar and trusting the brand to progress their businesses. They have just taken ownership of their 16,000L Water Tankers from the Sales Executive, Mmboniseni Gavhi from Middelburg, and are ecstatic about their purchase. “The future looks bright from where we are standing.”

UKT Aggregate

Sales Executive, Mmboniseni Gavhi from our Middelburg dealership, was proud to handover a new VX2628 10m3 Tipper to Mr Jacob Nkhambule of UKT Aggregate. Mr Nkhambule can’t wait to put this vehicle to work in a demanding 12 hour per day shift pattern because he knows how robust and durable these Powerstar trucks are! “Great service and great truck. Who better to partner with than the leaders in the tipper range.”

TCB Engineering

TCB Engineering was established in 2013 by Bertram Soloma, Jeffrey Morolong and Gadijah Morolong. Since then, they have been distributing coal and various construction materials throughout the mines within Kimberley. They were recently introduced to the Powerstar range by a friend, tested the vehicle and decided that the Powerstar products, suits their needs best. “Due to us working on the mines, we cannot afford to have downtime, as time is money. We then looked for a product in the market that was cost effective, reliable and could be easily repaired when it came to breakdowns”, says Bertram Soloma. “We then went out to the market and started doing our comparisons and met Irvin Mabe, who sold us our first Powerstar VX 2628 Water Tanker. We are very happy with our purchase and looking forward to our future partnership with Powerstar”, added Jeffrey Morolong.

Purple Rain Game Breeding

Proving that Powerstar trucks can handle Africa’s harshest conditions, Colin George Lombard of Purple Rain Game Breeding has just taken ownership of his new Powerstar VX 2628 10m3 Tipper, seen here with sales executive Bradley van Onslen. His plan is to use the truck for removal of rubble and debris when clearing new areas of bush and road on the farm that breeds and rehabilitates game for non-hunting reserves in SA. “Quality of service and price of vehicle. The tough and ready ability of Powerstar Trucks, along with the sales team and support, gave us the peace of mind that we wanted when making the decision to purchase”, says Colin on his reasons for choosing Powerstar.

Tiebong Engineering and Projects

Titos Bongani Maphanga and his wife of Tiebong Engineering and Projects were only too thrilled to accept the handover of their brand new Powerstar VX 2628 10m3 Tipper from salesman, Irvin Mabe. They have already requested a quote for an additional Powerstar VX 2628 10m3 Tipper as their business continues to grow. These trucks will be used for coal transportation from the mines and to power stations around Ogies, Mpumalanga. “We believe that Powerstar is a great truck and good value for money. We needed a truck that could sustain us when it comes to the line of work that we do on these mines and being a manual vehicle, downtime will be less which means more work done and more money saved. This is the perfect brand for our business. Powerstar is the way.” concludes Titos.

Kamo Trading

It was a confident move by owner, Floyd Nakeng of Kamo Trading to add 5 x VX 2642 Truck Tractors for Side Tipper Application to their fleet to move chrome at Rustenburg Mines. These machines are so up for the job that they have already ordered yet another 5 x VX 2642’s to be delivered soon!

Ogies Palour

Huge smiles from Irvin Mabe (Powerstar sales executive) with the Mabena’s of Ogies Palour. No strangers to the value and reliability of the Powerstar range, Managing Directors, Sibongile Agnes Mabena and Desmond Mabena of Ogies Palour, have just added another VX 2642 Truck Tractor with Side Tippers to their coal carrying fleet in the mines. Already owning a VX 2628 10m3 Tipper and VX 2642 with Side Tipper, Desmond Mabena has this to say “Powerstar is our first and best choice of truck for our business. Irvin has given us fantastic customer service. We are now planning to add another 2 x VX 2642’s with Side Tippers to our fleet before the end of the year. Powerstar is affordable and well recommended by other owners in the field. Our VX 2628 10m3 Tipper moves more loads than the other brands, with less issues, easy on-site maintenance and affordable parts and services. Powerstar, we will be back!” concludes Sibongile Mabena.

Pooballa Naidoo - CPMS

CPMS a construction company based in Ballito, is focused on project management and urban planning. After considering similar brands and sizes in its category, Sales Executive, Powerstar Empangeni, Lukas Meyer, placed a FT3 demo vehicle in their fleet. Within a few days of testing, CPMS owner Pooballa Naidoo decided the Powerstar FT3 was without a doubt the best vehicle for their company’s needs. “The size of the truck was perfect fit as it is not too big to get into the restricted urban developments and the payload big enough to transport enough materials at a time." says Pooballa. “Add to that the price and combination of the Cummins Engine, ZF Gearbox, Wabco Air Brake system and all the extras such as Aircon, Cruise Control & Radio there was no better option.”

Unyazi Transport Coastal

Unyazi Transport Coastal, a subsidiary Group of MSC, have just added 20 x Powerstar VX 2642 Truck Tractors to their fleet. Although they own other brands, they chose the Powerstar range for their reliability for medium and short haul operations.

Paul & Mike Zimu - Dreads Construction

“He ain’t heavy, he’s my brother” takes on a whole new meaning as brothers Paul and Mike Zimu of Dreads Construction add yet another VX4035 Tipper to their growing Powerstar family. They both value Powerstar’s good reputation with other owners, the affordability and the brand’s commitment to go the extra mile.

Aventino Group

Sales Manager, Marc Mynhardt, proudly handed over a VX2628B 6m3 Mixer to Aventino Group in Polokwane recently, to deliver concrete within the surrounding areas. This is their second Powerstar, now joining a VX2642 they purchased last year to pull a flat deck trailer with a crane fitted for transporting bricks. They are excited to be partnered up with Powerstar again and in the future.

Oupa Rhayi - Divestec Mining

According to Leonardo da Vinci, “Water is the driving force of all nature.” We tend to agree, but that water has to get to where it’s needed first! Oupa Rhayi, owner of Divestec Mining, has just added this second VX2628 LWB 16,000 liter dual-purpose water tanker to his current fleet of 4 Powerstars. These trucks are working all over, such as Glencore Mines in Ogies, Mpumalanga.

Umesh Singh

Umesh Singh from Ballito, recently purchased his family-owned logistics company their very first Powerstar truck from Sales Executive, Wesley Keenan. This is their first Powerstar and after a fantastic service with a quality product, they are looking to slowly replace several trucks with Powerstar.

Comberero Consulting and Equipment

Comberero Consulting and Equipment was established to provide concrete pumping, placing and floating services in South Africa. Managed by a highly skilled team in various fields, the company started its operations in March 2014 and continues to grow. We welcome them onboard and look forward to working together as partners in the future! (Sales Executive – Charles Fieldhouse.)

Amrudi Trading and Projects’ Powerstar VX 2628 Tipper

Comberero Consulting and Equipment was established to provide concrete pumping, placing and floating services in South Africa. Managed by a highly skilled team in various fields, the company started its operations in March 2014 and continues to grow. We welcome them onboard and look forward to working together as partners in the future! (Sales Executive – Charles Fieldhouse.)

DSV Empangeni and Roadmaster

Powerstar Empangeni salesman, Lukas Meyer, recently handed over a Powerstar FT to DSV Empangeni and Roadmaster. Both companies have been in business for over ten years and invested in the FT range . The added benefits of the extra standard features that come with the FT’s such as cruise control, radio and air conditioning made this an excellent offer overall, and couldn't be refused.

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