Rentech’s expertise in the Mining industry dates back to 1966, when its parent company, then known as Willard Africa, started the first local manufacturing of lead-acid batteries for industrial applications in South Africa. These batteries were used to power mining cap lamps, and in the 1980s the company initiated the

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Rentech is able to assist with locomotive battery solutions. The first industrial batteries in South Africa were imported from Oldham Batteries in the United Kingdom in the early 1960s, specifically for the use in battery-powered miners’ cap lamps. With the demand for industrial batteries rapidly increasing, Willard Africa started the

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