Master Blasters SA (Pty) Ltd is a Level 1 BBBEE rock blasting and demolition company that was formed to drive economic transformation relating to the lack of employment opportunities and economic benefit for historically disadvantaged persons, in the explosives sector. We specialise in assisting emerging Black owned companies to gain invaluable experience in the explosives industry by partnering with them to provide the knowledge, skills and resources that is essential in ensuring that they successfully meet the objectives of their projects. We strongly believe that major projects in a community should economically benefit the local residents, who have historically been excluded from being major role-players. Our aim is to train and up-skill local residents participating in their local economy, in the use of explosives in the construction and mining sectors. We are a 100% Black owned, managed and operated business.

We have 43 years of combined experience in the explosives industry.

Our Senior Management

Mr. Dean Pather

Mr. Dean Pather

Chief Executive Officer

Our CEO, Mr Dean Pather is an explosives engineer readmore

Mr. Mabu Moroaswi

Mr. Mabu Moroaswi

Managing Director

Mr Mabu Moroaswi is a registered blaster readmore

Mr. Vela Nhlapo

Mr. Vela Nhlapo

Sales and Marketing Director

Mr Vela Nhlaphos’ career boasts 15 years mine blasting experience... readmore

Miss Musa Mpofu

Miss Musa Mpofu

Finance and Administration Director

Miss Musa Mpofu holds a master of commerce degree and has 5 years experience in business development.. readmore

Our Vision

To achieve economic transformation in the explosives sector by changing the status quo from it being a White dominated industry, to one that also includes and economically benefits the Black role players.

Our Mission

To provide the means for people from previously disadvantaged backgrounds to be knowledgeable, skilled and competent role players relating to the use of explosives in the mining and construction industries, through employment at Master Blasters SA, thereby financially benefiting from this sector.

Our Objectives

To provide our clients with unrivalled professional rock drilling and blasting service, effectively and efficiently without compromising on safety, through the exclusive recruitment and training of historically disadvantaged individuals, thereby actively transforming the economy of the explosives sector to equally benefit the Black role players.

Economic Transformation

We specialise in mentoring emerging Black-owned companies to gain invaluable experience and knowledge in the explosives industry by partnering with them to provide the knowledge, skills and resources that are essential in ensuring that they become meaningful participants in the explosives industry.


Master Blasters SA (Pty) Ltd, was incorporated after its shareholders decided to actively address the inequalities, lack of opportunities and economic benefit of Black persons in the explosives industry.

At Master Blasters SA, we recruit and train highly motivated individuals from historically disadvantaged backgrounds who share in our vision, to become skilled and knowledgeable in the explosives environment, enabling them to meaningfully contribute to the upliftment of their families, communities and the country at large.

We provide rock drilling and blasting services to the national and international mining and construction sectors. We ensure that our excellent service and expertise give our Clients a distinctive advantage of reducing their overall project costs, thus enabling them to remain profitable and competitive in their respective sectors.

Master Blasters SA also specialise in the demolition of buildings and structures with the use of explosives or by mechanical methods.

We have our head office in Randhart, Gauteng, South Africa.