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Opportunity magazine is a niche business-to-business publication that explores various investment opportunities within Southern Africa’s economic sectors. The publication is endorsed by the South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SACCI).


SACCI MEMBER PROFILE Plus 94 Research (Pty) Ltd A strong service ethos underpins the work of Plus 94 Research, a company which designs, implements and interprets research surveys. Plus 94 Research is a market research company that delivers actionable market-research solutions to clients, achieved through uncompromising professionalism, commitment and integrity. People Plus 94 Research employs over 250 full-time research professionals. Members of staff have a strong work ethic, the will and the means to improve continuously, as well as a focus on maximising quality while minimising the time taken to achieve objectives. Services Product Testing: The product testing tool assesses a product from concept stage and increases its likelihood of success in the market. Packaging Testing: The packaging testing tool evaluates every facet of a product’s proposed packaging to ensure that it is aligned with the brand image, performance and target market. Price Testing: Price-testing techniques not only help to establish a brand’s price utilities, but also inform the client about market performance at different price points. Advertising Pre- and Post-Tests: Advertising pre-testing assesses the potential of an ad in terms of relevance, simplicity and effectiveness, while post-testing establishes whether the commercial is achieving its objectives. Customer Satisfaction Measurement: The CSM tool benchmarks customer satisfaction against critical norms to determine if the customer is satisfied or dissatisfied and helps the client to target dissatisfied customers with modified messages, products or services. Reputation and Image Assessment: Reputation and image assessment is indispensable to a business’s long-term success. Plus 94 Research also offers specialised techniques for specifically studying corporate brand identity in terms of the image of the brand. Digital Innovations Syndicated (Available on iOS and Android Platforms): Syndicated is a multi-purpose mobile application that provides customers with quick access to restaurant information such as special offers and directions and enables customers to rate and review outlets. Plus94it (Available on iOS and Android Platforms): Plus94it is a mobile application that allows consumers to rate and review services across all sectors, both private and public. DigiTill (Available on iOS and Android Platforms): DigiTill is a mobile application that gathers product information by using barcode-scanning technology. Dr Sifiso Falala, CEO Research Express: Research Express conducts digital in-depth and analytical surveys. The platform authenticates and segments participants, allows for fast-paced discussion using text in combination with videos and pictures, and features a built-in automatic transcription functionality. Target Market The business community at large. Plus 94 Research’s existing client base spans various industries and sectors both within South Africa and outside of its borders, including business entities within the private sector, parastatals and government departments. History Plus 94 Research was founded in 1998 by its main shareholders, Dr Sifiso Falala and Dr Tirhani Mabunda, and has since grown to become a worldclass, full-service market research company. Memberships and Affiliations • SACCI: Member since July 2022 • Pan African Media Research Organisation • Southern African Marketing Research Association • European Society for Opinion and Marketing Research • Corporate member of the Research Industry Transformation Action Group Contact details Dr Sifiso Falala, CEO - Email: | Mr Rafal Pasich, Director - Email: Ms Takalani Mudau, Director - Email: Address 2 Albury Road, Hyde West Building, Dunkeld West, Johannesburg 2196 | Postal address: PO Box 411070, Craighall 2024 Tel: +27 11 327 2020 | Fax: +27 11 327 2019 | Email: | Website:

Tega Industries Africa (Pty) Ltd Tega designs, manufactures and supplies abrasion- and wear-resistant products and services required for mining, mineral processing and the bulk-material handling industries. Tega is the world’s second-largest producer of polymerbased mill liners, which are critical components in driving efficiency and lowering cost per ton of operation. It has manufacturing facilities in India, South Africa, Australia and Chile and exports its products and solutions to over 70 countries. It is a true Indian multinational with a global sales and distribution network and a workforce of over 1 700. With a reputation for product quality and durability as well as aftersales service, Tega has established a strong presence in the world and is well positioned to continue its impressive growth in the mining consumables space. Tega Industries Africa offers a range of specialised abrasion- and wear-resistant rubber, polyurethane, steel and ceramic-based lining components required for mining and mineral processing, screening, grinding and material handling. SACCI MEMBER PROFILE Vision Tega’s philosophy is “Partnerships in Practice” – to uphold traditional values through the empowerment of professionals, providing technical and economically unrivalled solutions to complex problems in mining, beneficiation, power, material handling and engineering. Products and services The company offers value-added consultancy services and solutions in the areas of mineral beneficiation and material handling, which are tailored to suit specific customer needs. Tega supplies products such as mill liners, screen panels, chute combination liners, hydrocyclones, conveyor accessories and other mining and mineral processing consumables. Target markets Mining and mineral processing industry. BBBEE Level: Verification planned for January 2023. History Tega is the flagship company of the Tega Group of Companies. It was promoted by the Mohanka family in 1976 as “Tega India Limited”. The company commenced operations in 1978 in India with a foreign collaboration with Skega AB, Sweden with the objective of providing Vishal Gautam, CEO unique products and services for handling complex problems in material handling and mineral processing industries. Madan Mohan Mohanka acquired the entire equity stake of Skega AB in 2001. Tega Industries Africa (Pty) Ltd (formerly Beruc Equipment) was incorporated in 1984, and is governed under the laws of South Africa. Tega Africa was acquired in 2006. Key facts and figures Year established: 1976 in India, 2006 in South Africa No of staff: + 130 in South Africa and + 1700 globally Major clients: Anglo Platinum, Sibanye Stillwater, Glencore, Northam, Impala Platinum, among others Turnover: + R300-million Memberships and affiliations SACCI: Member since June 2022 CII: Confederation of Indian Industry IBF: Indian Business Forum MMMA: Mine Metallurgical Managers Association Contact details Vishal Gautam, CEO, Head of Operations Physical address: 2 Uranium Road, Vulcania Ext 2, Brakpan | Postal address: PO Box 17260, Benoni Tel: +27 11 421 9916/7 | Email: | Website: | 13

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