Witbank is situated on the highveld of Mpumalanga, South Africa
The name Witbank is Afrikaans for White Ridge and is named after a white sandstone outcrop where wagon transport drivers rested.Witbank Ogies (town) and Kriel (town) forms Emalahleni Local Municipality which means 'place of coal.' It is a rapidly growing area and one of the growth points in South Africa.Witbank is in the heartland of electrical power generation and the regional office for Escom is in Witbank, as well as various coal power stations like Duvha, Kendal and Kriel Witbank is in the coal mining area with more than 22 collieries in an area no more than 40 Km in any direction, mostly opencast mining. The head office of Billiton mining has also relocated to Witbank.
Witbank is the home of Highveld Steel and Vanadium as well as other steel related industries.
The biggest Municipal dam in South Africa is found here and is a great asset to the city. Witbank is on the Maputo corridor and is connected to Pretoria and Johannesburg with national highways only 45 min away from OR Thambo International Airport and 2½ hours from the Kruger National Park.
The climate is very moderate - not too hot and not too cold.
Witbank is a good place to stay with loads of business opportunities
16 Lowe Street, Fransville, Witbank
Tel 082 336 9421
Fax 013 656 0774