Frequently Asked Questions


Barloworld Equipment is the southern African dealer for Cat® equipment. We offer a range of high-quality machines suitable for the earthmoving industry in mining, construction, industrial and agriculture.

Barloworld Equipment offers equipment and solutions across a wide range of industries, including mining, construction, agriculture, industrial, marine, waste and forestry.

We have branches located across southern Africa, with our Head Office based in Isando, Gauteng. To locate a Barloworld Equipment branch in your area, click here.

Our solutions are designed to suit your need – whether you're looking to invest and buy a machine or prefer to rent the equipment you need on a project basis. We offer a range of Cat® equipment and power solutions for purchase or rent, to suit the terms this need. This enables you to select the machine you need, with the option to rent for short-term commitments, that suits your budget. Renting also provides the opportunity to test out a machine, before you make the long-term commitment decision to purchase.

The Barloworld Equipment Learning Academy offers a range of Technical, Operator Development, and Technology Training Courses to upskill yourself or your employees for the earthmoving industry. To find out more about our training courses on offer, click here.

Barloworld Equipment Technical Academy offers a Heavy Earthmoving Equipment Mechanic apprenticeship, giving around 200 students the opportunity to join the company. The intake periods are January and July, with the duration of the apprenticeship program being 3 years. For further information and registration for the apprenticeship program, contact Harambee Youth Employment directly:

Harambee Youth Employment Accelerator Office: (011) 593 0500
Mobi site: (free of charge)

Take advantage of our latest special offers on Cat® equipment and parts, click here.


Cat® machines are engineered to perform, and designed to last. These machines are world-renowned for their unmatched performance and quality, exceeding the expectations of customers time and time again. The durability of these machines is one of the key features, having the ability to take on applications in a range of environments and even the harshest conditions.

Parts.Cat.Com is the official online platform for all Cat® parts and accessories. With over 1.4 million parts available, you can find exactly what you need, and order online safely and securely.

If you’re on a budget but still looking for a high-quality machine for the job, we offer Cat® Certified Used Equipment to purchase or rent. Our range of used equipment offers the same quality, reliability and performance you’d expect from a brand new Cat® machine. Find your Cat® Certified Used Machine now.

We’ve got your best interest in mind, and financial setbacks shouldn’t stop you from getting the job done. Through our partnership with Cat® Financial, we offer our customers tailored financing solutions that allow them to get the equipment they need today but only pay later through monthly instalments. To find out more about how Cat® Financial can assist you, click here.

Ensure your Cat® machine or power system is regularly serviced to maintain optimal performance and avoid unnecessary downtime or machine failure. Book a service through Barloworld Equipment here.




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