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Who we are

About Us

Silkstar, is a local company with a 51% Black Shareholding.

We proudly boast with a Level Two(2) contributor, with 125% B-BBEE procurement recognition.

The company was established in 2013 and has been active since mid 2014. The company is currently stationed between Kathu and Deben. Here we have a new manufacturing workshop.

The owners of the company are Joseph Kente, Chantal Linters, Hennie Lombaard and Jacques Kotzee. All owners were born in South Africa, of which three (3), grew up in the Northern Cape. Silkstar strives to continuously improve the area, create job opportunities and develop various skills in the previously disadvantaged community. Weekly meetings are held where all owners and supervisors attend.

Silkstar offers a unique combination of skills collectively contributed to by the owners and key personnel. The owners come from a Mining and Finance Management backgrounds and all have several years of experience which contribute to the success of the company. Over the years they mainly Specialized in Contractor Management, Project Management, were part of First and Second Line Management, Civil and Mechanical Construction, and also Civil and Structural Design and Financial Planning.

All of the above mentioned have contributed to the acquisition of excellent supervisory, management and budget management skills.

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Safety Strategy

Our Vision

To create a proud and thriving business which prides itself on client satisfaction and house a zero harm environment where employees can excel through continuous development.

Our Mission

Through diligent management – employee collaboration we will align our business objectives with those of our clients to create a deserving reputation with which growth are made possible.

We are committed to continuously train, investigate, improve and implement safety standards along side our employees to instil a safety culture and a feeling of environmental harmony.

Our Values


    We believe in a zero harm environment for our people and the people around us.


    We believe that all people are equal and should be treated with care and respect at all times. Respect is earned and not given.


    We owe it to each other to be committed in all our endeavours, to spread the workload and to deliver a standard of work we and our clients can be proud of.


    We honour our clients values and would like to align ourselves with them and make it ours.

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