ZKE Zonke Enterprises was founded in 2004.

  • The key business focus has been in the mining sector including; quarries, drilling, construction and land development.
  • The strategy has been to increase market share in the hydraulic mining sector. This has been successful over the last ten years of operation, especially in the hydraulic hammer and excavator repair segment.

ZKE’s Repair and Manufacturing facility is in Alrode South, Alberton. This range includes hydraulic hammers, cylinders, mobile excavators, stationary pedestal breakers and associated hydraulic products.  The operation is compliant to client listing inspections on all levels of safety and production requirements.

The ZKE team continue to promote and build on:

  • ZKE’s history of service excellence & reliability
  • Providing a tailor-made and cost-effective solution
  • Giving a comprehensive service back-up within the best turn-around time frames.

OUR VISION

At ZKE, we aim to continually build on our history of service excellence and reliability to our growing client base.

 

ZKE has increased production and service capacity, offering a broader range of hydraulic attachments with back-up service & selected engineering components thereby expanding across the mining, construction and demolition sectors.

OUR MISSION

To provide a tailor-made and cost-effective solution for each client.

To provide comprehensive service back-up within the best turn-around time frames.

THE DIRECTORS

The directors: Mike Freer and Holger Wörm have collectively over 50 years’ experience in the hydraulic engineering industry.
MIKE FREER

Mike is ZKE’s commercial director and brings 40 years experience in leading organisations in the mining, medical and entertainment industries.

Briefly, he toured the American and European tennis circuits as a professional player in the early 1980’s. Then, settling down, he joined American Cyanimid in Johannesburg, completed his B. Comm. degree and left the company during the global sale of divisions as director of the Medical Device division in 1995.

Mike developed the concept of bringing the Blues genre of music to the northern suburbs of Joburg and opened 2 live music venues called ‘The Blues Room’.

He returned to the corporate world in 1998 as director of the Vision Care division of Johnson & Johnson Medical. Then in 2001 he joined Fegen Engineering as general manager, focusing on the sale of hydraulic hammers and general engineering services into the mining sector.

In 2008, he joined Holger Wörms in a partnership at Zonke Enterprises.

Mike Freer Holger Wörm
HOLGER WöRM

Holger is the production director and has been involved in the mining industry for over 35 years, specialising in all aspects of hydraulic equipment. His reputation as a technical expect is widely known and sought.

 

He apprenticed at Liebherr / Dirchdorf in Germany and on his return to South Africa in the early 1980s, joined Gute Hoffnungs Hutte in their underground operations, working on loading hauler dumpers and trackless mining. 1988 to 1992, Holger worked at Krupp and Broyt on hydraulic engineering systems.

 

Holger started H+L Hydraulics, which became Quattro Engineering in 1998; partnering with Mike to form Zonke Enterprises in 2008.

 

As with all technical operators, Holger continuously updates his skills by attending workshops at both NPK and Atlas Copco.

 

ZKE PEOPLE

Petrus Pretorius
Petrus Pretorius
Charlie Stephens Jurie Louw John Ndaba
Charlie Stephens, Jurie Louw, John Ndaba
LtoR Chris Leventis Petrus Mokoena Vusi Sibiya Stephan Riekert Lebogang Rantsatsi
Chris Leventis, Petrus Mokoena, Vusi Sibiya, Stephan Riekert, Lebogang Rantsatsi
Alex Leventis is the financial manager.

ZKE COMPLIANCE CERTIFICATES
(copies on request)

 

  • BBBEE Certificate – Level 2
  • Tax Clearance Certificate
  • Workmen’s Compensation Compliance Certficate