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Shosholoza Gumboot

The iconic Shosholoza gumboot from Neptun Boot is a benchmark for mining gumboots in Southern African and is well recognised around the world for its patented metatarsal protection. Available with international certifications under the brand Stimela, the Shosholoza gumboot was the 2007 winner of the prestigious DISA AWARD (Design Institute South Africa) in the Mining and Industrial … continue reading this article.

Clipper Kids Gumboots

A quality pair of kids gumboots is one of the best ways to ensure that your child can enjoy the world around them without you having to worry about them getting dirty, wet, or cold feet. In Clipper Kids Gumboots, you can be sure that your kids are protected from the elements and having fun … continue reading this article.

SAFLEC Supports Made in SA

In light of our recent engagements with SAFLEC, Neptun Boot is on a journey and mission to help our current situation. In fact, prior to the recent unrest and riots, we had identified the need for South Africans to start supporting local.  “We really want this to become a reality and we need South Africans … continue reading this article.

Metal-Free Mining Safety Boots

Metal-free mining safety boots feature composite toe caps, as opposed to the more traditional steel toe caps. While composite toe caps offer the same durability as steel toe caps, they are much lighter. Metal-free mining safety boots can contribute to decreasing fatigue for mine workers who are on their feet and walk long distances underground … continue reading this article.

Forestry Gumboots

Forestry gumboots need to be heavy-duty and able to protect workers from the many dangers present in the forestry industry. Safety toe protection, an anti-penetration midsole, metatarsal protection, and non-slip soles are all important safety features that forestry safety footwear should ideally feature. The forestry industry is one of the most hazardous industrial sectors in … continue reading this article.

Mining Safety Boots

The Dangers of the Mining Industry Mining safety boots need to fulfil a number of protective requirements to adequately protect wearers from a variety of workplace hazards found in mining. These hazards can include heavy objects that can fall on feet, slippery or muddy surfaces that can cause slips and falls, and sharp objects that … continue reading this article.

Food Processing White Gumboots

The food processing industry has some of the highest standards of hygiene and safety when it comes to personal protective wear. A high-quality pair of anti-bacterial PVC food processing gumboots is of utmost importance to make sure that an employee is adequately protected from physical and chemical hazards, as well as reducing contamination risks while … continue reading this article.

General-Purpose Gumboots

General-purpose gumboots are water-resistant, so that workers in a number of industries are protected from wet conditions. General-purpose gumboots are easy to clean and aim to provide superior footwear protection to the medical, food processing, and agricultural industries. No matter what the industry, an effective pair of high-quality gumboots can be the difference between being … continue reading this article.

The History of Gumboot Dancing in South Africa

The Origins of Gumboot Dancing The story of gumboot dancing in South Africa is a story of expression, communication, and solidarity. Gumboot dancing began in the mines, where mineworkers used their gumboots to create a code so that they could communicate with each other while they worked. From these roots, it evolved into a rich … continue reading this article.

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NEW GUMBOOTS ARE SUPPLIED TO WORKERS, THE OLD BOOTS ARE COLLECTED BY AN APPROVED RECYCLER.
THE BOOTS ARE WASHED, GRANULATED AND BAGGED FOR RETURN TO NEPTUN BOOTS.
WHERE THEY ARE USED AGAIN IN A BLEND FOR USE IN GENERAL PURPOSE BLACK BOOTS.