The photograph (below) shows in the foreground a 600 ton Davy Press at work.
The plant also comprises: 20 ton Siemen's Open Hearth Furnace; 10 ton Siemen's Open Hearth Furnace; 25 ton Siemen's Open Hearth Furnace; 3.5 ton Heroult Electric Furnace; 22 inch Cogging Mill; 15 inch Merchant Mill; 12 inch Merchant Rolling Mill.
Re-heating Furnaces, Gas Producers, Machine Shops, Carpenters' and Pattern Shops, and a well equipped Foundry.
The chief products are rails, squares, rounds, flats, angles and tees, grizzley and tube mill bars of high carbon steel, shoes and dies for stamp mills, and high grade steel castings.
Coal is obtained from the neighbouring Collieries of the Vereeniging Estates. Magnesite and Silica bricks and fireclay are supplied by the Vereeniging Brick & Tile Co. The whole of the Works is electrified, the power being obtained from the adjacent station of the Victoria Falls and Transvaal Power Company.
The nut and bolt works belonging to Stewart Sanders & Company, have been transferred to a site adjoining the Steel Works at Vereeniging. This Company will draw the bulk of its raw material from the Steel Works, and will be a large consumer of the various products of other local industries.