The challenge for mining managers¹

  • 78% believe that having fewer equipment breakdowns would decrease their total cost of ownership

  • 60% want to use technology to enable smarter maintenance and reduce downtime

  • 36% feel there is a lack of trusted third-party experts to provide support

1Based on a survey with mining industry staff, commissioned by Shell and conducted by research firm Edelman Intelligence.

Shell Fuels Distributor Locator in South Africa

Shell Fuels Distributor Locator in South Africa

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Why choose shell commercial fuels

Fuels innovation

More than 100 years of fuels technology and expertise, delivering the advantages to your business.

Reducing total cost of ownership

Our holistic approach to help your business cut operating costs and unlock efficiency.

Price risk management

Manage your fuel costs in times of volatile energy prices with support from Shell as one of the largest hydrocarbon trading companies in the world.


Providing more and cleaner energy solutions to help you reduce the environmental impact of your operations.

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Shell Diesel Extra

Shell Diesel Extra

Cut operating costs with our most advanced, dual-detergent formulation for heavy-duty engines. Compared to regular diesel, our DYNAFLEX Technology works to clean up the injectors from carbon deposits and prevent further build-up.

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Lubricants for Mining

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