Motsepe’s Badplaas mine is auctioning 48 used vehicles

Motsepe's Badplaas mine is auctioning 48 used vehicles
WINDING UP: A variety of vehicles from billionaire Patrice Motsepe's Nkomati Mine will be auctioned off next week as the mine comes to a total shutdown. PICTURE BY C&C Rademeyer.

They are getting rid of the cars as they have closed the mine.

Patrice Motsepe’s Nkomati nickel mine in Badplaas is auctioning 48 used vehicles.

The auction will be run by C&C Rademeyer Auctioneers at the mine premises on Thursday 24 March 2022.

The cars are going under the hammer are –

a) 16 Toyota Hilux 3.0 D-4D double cab bakkies (2007-2011)

b) 4 Toyota Hilux 3.0 D-4D single cab 4×4 bakkies (2009-2010)

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c) 6 Toyota Hilux D-4D double cab 4×4 bakkies (2008-2015)

d) 13 Toyota Hilux D-4D single cab 4×4 bakkies (2002-2011)

e) 1 Toyota Hilux D-4D double cab bakkie (2010)

f) 4 Toyota Hilux D-4D single cab bakkies (2007-2011)

g) 2 Toyota Corollas (2011-2013)

h) A Toyota Quantum GL bus (2011), and

i) A Mitsubishi Triton Di-D bakkie (2009).

Auction details

Date: March 24
Time: 11am
Location: Nkomati Mine, Mpumalanga

Directions: From eNtokozweni (Machadodorp), take the R541 towards eManzana (Badplaas) for 13km and turn at the Slaaihoek turn-off towards Nkomati Mine (about 35km). GPS co-ordinates: 25°43’24.89” S 30°35’39.19” E

Buyers are advised that the quantity and description of vehicles being auctioned may change.

There will be strict security at the entrance to the mine. Arrive early on auction day to complete all the paperwork necessary to enter the property as well as a Covid-19 screening.

Prospective bidders must pay a refundable registration fee of R10,000 to C&C Rademeyer Auctioneers by no later than 24 March 2022 at 10.45am. A buyer’s number will only be issued on auction day if the deposit has reflected in the auctioneer’s account.

  • All vehicles will be sold inclusive of VAT.
    No vehicle will be released until the full payment reflects in C&C Rademeyer Auctioneers’ account.
  • A R1 500 admin fee (VAT inclusive) is payable for every vehicle.
  • A 5% buyer’s commission (VAT inclusive) is payable.

– For more information, contact C&C Rademeyer Auctioneers on 013-745-7077, 083-628-6482, 083-441-1691 or 083-675-0104, or email

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