Projects & Acquisitions

 


OUR BACKGROUND

Colossal Africa began as a formation between 2 companies: Motale Group of Companies (Pty) Ltd and Mahuma Investment Holdings (Pty)Ltd. This formation came about with a common vision of jointly pursuing Infrastructure related opportunities on the African Continent.

Motale Group of Companies has a footprint network in various countries in Africa. They have worked with some of the biggest and most exciting brands on the continent. They have extensive experience in the following fields:

• Logistics
• Project Management
• Export Finance

Mahuma Investment Holdings is a 100% Black women owned company with interest in the infrastructure sector. MIH has investments in various companies that supply services and products to the infrastructure space namely:

• Supply of Steel and Steel Products
• Manufacturing of Custom made Sheet Metal Products
• Reinforcement – mining and construction
• Building Materials Supply

The team brings together a vast network throughout Southern Africa. In the countries where we have identified projects we have strategic partners that have been specifically identified to satisfy local empowerment laws, local knowledge as well as local content requirements.

Colossal Africa Current Investments:


Colossal Concrete

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Colossal is a 16.7% shareholder of Colossal Concrete Products (CCP), a proudly majority black women-owned and controlled precast concrete manufacturing company based in Gauteng and Northern Cape provinces. CCP is a dynamic and agile partnership between 4 companies that acquired Aveng Infraset’s Brakpan and De Aar facilities for their rail, telecommunications, civil engineering and specialised precast concrete manufacturing capabilities and intellectual property (IP).

Following a professional, smooth and synergistic transaction with Aveng, the two precast concrete facilities rebranded under the new company Colossal Concrete Products. Infraset, originally a company within the renowned multibillion-rand Grinaker Group and later a core asset of JSE-listed international infrastructure and resources company Aveng, has been manufacturing a diverse range of high-quality, innovative precast concrete products in compliance with South African National Standards using the ISO 9001 quality management system for over 62 years.

The strategic acquisition of the Brakpan and De Aar plants was a really defining moment for us. This is because it represents a golden opportunity not only to service our long-term vision of diversifying into different vertical industries; but also as an excellent springboard for our planned Pan-African expansion,” Mahuma says.

CCP offers a range of concrete products with the facilities, intellectual property (IP) and licences to continue with the supply of a wide range of precast rails, poles, masts, pipes, culverts, enclosures and related specialised product ranges.




NAS | Colossal Africa

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Through our Company Colossal Africa Infrastructure Colossal has 40% a company that is the largest ground handler in South Africa, previously known as BIDAIR Services. NAS Colossal Aviation Services (NCAS) is a ground handling company within the aviation sector. It is the collaboration of NAS – National Aviation Services and Colossal Africa Infrastructure. South Africa’s largest ground handling company, BidAir Services has changed hands. National Aviation Services (NAS), Colossal Africa Infrastructure and a consortium comprised of the current executive management team have acquired the business from The Bidvest Group. BidAir Services provides quality handling services including passenger and ramp handling, load control and operations, cleaning, toilet and water services, amongst others at nine South African airports. The airports include three main international gateways - O.R. Tambo International in Johannesburg, Cape Town International and King Shaka International in Durban.

NAS Colossal Aviation Services (NCAS) is a fully fledged grounds handling company that seeks to provide a global standard place emphasis on quality and adhering to certification governing the aviation space. Our aspiration is to supersede the current offering within the sector and its current players. NAS Colossal Aviation Services (NCAS) was formed to provide a professional and appropriate service in the ground handling sector or aviation. BidAir’s clientele of over 28 major airlines includes international carriers such as Emirates, Etihad Airways, British Airways, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, Air France, Ethiopian Airlines and RwandAir. Through this transaction, BidAir Services joins the largest airport services network in Africa – NAS.

NAS Colossal Aviation Services (NCAS) are committed to investing into the development of facilities and infrastructure, latest equipment, technology, recruitment and training. Green technology and paperless digital platforms will be an important part of the operational landscape. The inclusion of the executive management team as part of the acquiring group will also ensure that there is a smooth transition to the new owners with no disruption to the excellent services that BidAir’s clients have become accustomed. NAS Colossal Aviation Services (NCAS) plans to provide professional and quality airport services

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