Brian Legge is the Founder and Managing Director of Shamrock Milling Systems, based in Pretoria South Africa. He entered the milling industry directly from high school, and briefly his career to date has been as follows:

  • Started his milling career at Odlums Mills in Dublin, Ireland.

  • Completed London City and Guilds Flour Milling Correspondence Course.

  • Worked as a shift miller at Ruto Flour Mills South Africa.

  • Worked a shift miller at Delmas Milling in Randfontein, which is part of the Tiger Brands Group, formerly known as Tiger Oats, South Africa.

  • Sponsored by Tiger Oats to study milling engineering at the Swiss Milling School, St Gallen, Switzerland.

  • Tiger Oats area technical manager Free State and Lesotho maize mills.

  • Built own mill, Maluti Maize Mills, in 1986 in Qwaqwa, South Africa.

  • Sold mill in 1996 to Genfood, now known as Premier Foods, South Africa.

  • Started Shamrock Milling Systems, specialising in the design, engineering, erection and commisioning of the highest quality wheat and maize milling plants.

Some of our projects completed to date, are:

  • Built a state of the art small capacity wheat mill for RC Mission Mill at Keimoes, Northern Cape, SA.

  • Built, what is regarded in South Africa as one of the most technically advanced maize mills, of the highest possible standard, for Blinkwater Mills, Stoffberg, Mphumalanga, South Africa.

  • Built a five star flour handling blending and mixing system for Kromdraai Best's Milling, Frankfort, Free State, South Africa. Following the completion of that project, we have completely updated their 'A' and 'B' Mills and attended to all technical upgrading on the site, in every section of the plant.

  • Citrusdal Rollermills in the Western Cape, ran for 40 years as an elevator mill and we installed a mill pneumatic conveying system.

  • Dismantled, crated and shipped the entire Bokomo Oudtshoorn flour mill, Western Cape South Africa,  to Manildra Australia.

  • Dismantled and removed milling equipment from the Goodman Fielder flour mill in Sydney Australia.

  • Dismantled and removed the entire milling plant from Bolands Flour Mills in Dublin, Ireland.

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