industrial and
construction equipment


Supplying, servicing and renting of
industrial equipment & solutions

For nearly four decades, the Goscor Group has been bringing some of the best, most trusted equipment brands from all corners of the globe to the African continent. Established by George Owen Siddle in 1984, the Group has grown tenfold and now consists of seven impressive companies, each supplying the market with unique products and services from top brand names from around the world.

We employ more than 1 000 staff countrywide and have offices and dealer networks in all major centres in South Africa. Our holding company, Bud Group, was created to service the South African industry.

Other companies in this diverse group are Uni-Span, Afrit and Concord Cranes.


Philosophy that drives our company forward

The Goscor Philosophy aims to:

  • Be the employer of choice by attracting, retaining, and developing great people, inspired by strong leadership.
  • Provide customised and innovative solutions to our customers built on the foundation of lasting relationships.
  • Represent the highest quality products and industry-leading brands, backed by professional and reliable aftermarket support.
  • Promote and encourage collaboration between business units.
  • Be a responsible corporate citizen, fulfilling our obligations within South Africa.
  • Generate sustainable value for our shareholders.

vision-icon Vision

  • To make a meaningful difference in our world, every day.

purpose-icon Purpose

  • To improve the welfare of all our stakeholders and society.

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  • Trust, Integrity, Passion, Excellence and Empowerment.

Over the past four decades,
the Group has grown to over 1000 employees.

Over the past four decades,
the Group has grown to over 1000 employees.

Board of directors


Neil Wilson


Neil joined the Goscor Group of Companies in early 2008 as the Group Finance Director.

A qualified Chartered Accountant CA (SA), Neil studied at UCT and then completed his articles at Deloitte & Touche. Neil started his career at the asset management business called Melville Douglas which he was MD of for a number of years. This business was acquired by Standard Bank in 2001. As a Director Neil held leadership positions within Standard Bank, being appointed as Director and Head of Private Banking and Wealth in 2006. Neil was appointed as CEO of Goscor in 2010 and became CEO of Bud Industrial Services in 2019.

Tyler Magor


Tyler Magor


Tyler completed his articles at Investec Bank Limited. Here he gained exposure to Corporate and Institutional Banking, Credit and Principal Investments.

Upon completion of his articles, he immediately joined the Bud team and is involved in finance, treasury and mergers and acquisitions for the Group and its underlying subsidiaries.


Anusha Parbhoo

Anusha is a CA(SA) with over 25 years’ banking experience. She joined the Investec Export & Agency Finance team 6 years ago and in addition to her origination and execution role, she sources and implements commercial and political risk insurance products for Investec Group. Prior to joining Export & Agency Finance, Anusha has 12 years’ experience within the Investec Resource Finance division with particular focus on corporate facilities to mining companies on the continent as well as ECIC supported financings in the mining and power sectors.

Goscor Group structures

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Diversity and Equity Policy Statement

The diversity and employment equity policy of the Goscor Group of companies respects, and is founded on, Goscor’s vision and commitment to quality and equity; its values; its socio-political, cultural and geographical environment; and the legislative environment. To create an environment that supports, reflects and promotes equitable and inclusive behaviours and practices, and respects individuals and groups of people, it is crucial that Goscor examines its value and belief systems. Personal experiences, biases and prejudices can influence professional and ethical behaviour and affect: service skills and strategies; the value of interactions between employees, temporary staff/contractors; and the ability of stakeholders to work cohesively as a team.

The purpose of the Goscor Diversity and Equity Policy is to:

  • Ensure that all persons are treated equitably and with a level of mutual respect;
  • Reduce bias and prejudice;
  • Develop a range of practices and guidelines that actively counteract bias or prejudice; Promote inclusive practices;
  • Encourage all persons to communicate respectfully and fairly; and avoid stakeholders making comparisons between the difference in race, creed or sex, of staff/employees or any other stakeholders, their backgrounds, abilities or additional needs.

Goscor treats and respects people equally regardless of:

  • Gender, age, socio-economic status, race, language, beliefs, additional needs and family structure or lifestyle.
  • Goscor will not tolerate behaviours, language or practices that label, stereotype or demean others.
  • Goscor recognises and values the differences and similarities that exist between staff/employees or any other stakeholders, management, students and the wider community.

Social Responsibility

As part of our Social Responsibility Project, Goscor Group has undertaken the following:

  • Encourage and advance all employees to their full potential.
  • Planning to sponsor further education and training.
  • Planning to rotate employees with various positions in order to avoid stagnation within a particular discipline and ensure the broadest possible exposure to all spheres of our business.
  • Having an “open door” policy, encouraging communication amongst all.
  • Employ new staff from previously disadvantaged communities in order to achieve a balance of personnel reflective of the demographics of the country.
  • Teambuilding and creating unity amongst our staff by means of regular social and sporting events


List of charities, non-profit organizations and causes in support of disadvantaged or under-privileged communities

  • Pathways (School for disabled)
  • M Faber Farm School (Rural area)
  • Endangered Wildlife Trust
  • Albertina Sisulu Multipurpose Resource Centre
  • Togetherness Minister Association
  • Pretoria Child and Family Care Society
  • Jakaranda Childrens Home
  • Hillcrest HIV / Aids Foundation
  • Olivers House
  • Siphumelele Childrens Home
  • Mpumelelo Day Care Centre
  • St. Stithians Easter Festival and underprivileged Hockey Team
  • SETH Academy
  • CANSA • Thandulwazi
  • The Legacy Foundation
  • MES Work Projects
  • Adora-Bull Terrier Rescue and Rehabilitation
  • SPCA • Khanyisa Day Care
  • Pure Hope Primary

Our contribution to black economic empowerment

The Goscor Group fully concurs with the government’s sentiments regarding the importance of black economic empowerment as a critical underpinning for the stability of South Africa’s democracy, and the future development and success of the country.

We have adopted the government’s outlines for broad-based economic empowerment, and we are in the process of implementing the weighted scorecard as a measure of our contribution to B-BBEE.