About Us

Who We Are

LPR Group has been a leader in Lubrication and Engineering Support Services since 2000, boasting over 21 years in the field and a collective experience of over 50 years in the Oil industry. We are proud to be the driving force behind various projects supporting Castrol Mining services and other key industries in Southern Africa. Our group comprises three dynamic companies: Lowe, Re-Eme, Peo and Rock, each contributing specialised skills and services.

Castrol South Africa has appointed the LPR Group as the High Performance and Industrial route to market partner. The product portfolio includes the legendary Molub-Alloy, Tribol, Optigear, Optileb and Viscogen brands as well as the full range of industrial lubricants, Alpha, Hyspin, Spheerol , Aircol, Magna and Perfecto to name a few.

We are very excited to take the Castrol Industrial offer to market and help customers create efficiencies, boost productivity and unlock value with advanced products.

Our mission

Our vision is to supply innovative and cost-effective solutions to mining and heavy industrial industries, in a manner that is both safe and environmentally responsible. We are committed to creating wealth in the local communities where we operate.

Our Vision

We strive to:

Supply innovative solutions to industry-wide challenges.

Act as equal partners in the business development process.

Differentiate our products from competitors through continuous innovation.

Back our products and services with 24/7 availability and on-site visits.

What We Offer

Industry Expertise

With a proven track record in Africa’s mining sector, we bring years of hands-on experience and unparalleled customer satisfaction to every project.

Comprehensive Hydrocarbon Management

We offer a full range of services aimed at improving cost-efficiency and operational effectiveness, which include:

  • Inventory Oversight
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Health, Safety, Security, and Environmental (HSSE) Protocols
  • Asset Lifecycle Management
Fluid Management Systems

Our advanced solutions in fluid handling and filtration are designed to optimise fluid-related processes and reduce operational complexities.

Continuous Evolution

Our focus on continuous improvement and cost-saving projects, like our partnership with Castrol Industrial, ensures that your operations are always at the forefront of efficiency and innovation.

Operational Excellence

We utilise best practices in fluid handling, lubrication, and maintenance to maximise equipment longevity and performance.

Holistic Project Management

From planning to execution, our project management services are designed to ensure that timelines, objectives, and budgets are met without compromise.

On-Site Support & Education

Our on-site training and technical assistance are more than just value-adds. They’re essential services designed to minimise risks, increase productivity, and reduce downtime.

Tailored Solutions

In addition to our specialised and commercial-grade lubricants, we also offer High-Performance and Industrial grade Castrol lubricants tailored to meet your specific operational needs.

Our Team

Allan Konald

Sales | Technical

Metal Working Fluid Specialist

Babs van den Berg

Sales | Technical

Plant Lubrication Specialist

Chantelle Amos

Accounts | Internal Sales

Gert van der Walt

Sales | Technical

Hydrocarbon Site Management Specialist

Hennie Steyn

General Manager

Kenneth Thupayagae

Managing Director

Kiewiet van der Westhuizen

Sales | Technical

Industrial & Cement Specialist

Kulani Shikwambana

Sales | Technical

Mining & Industrial Account Manager

Mike Maudlin

Sales | Technical

Mining and HME Specialist

Piet Burger

Engineering | Technical

Pr. Engineer (Mechanical)