About us

The Steelburger/Lydenburg News is the biggest free publication in the Lowveld Media stable, with a recently increased weekly distribution of 18 000 copies.

The Steelburger/Lydenburg News also won the 2013 Sanlam MDDA award for the Best Free Sheet (Corporate owned), and serves as a great testimony to the quality news and page lay-out of the publication.

46 Viljoen Street
Tel: 013-235-1624/4459
Fax: 013-235-4953

15 Limosa-Limosa
60 Marone Street
Tel: 013-231-7924
Fax: 013-231-7925


Buks Esterhuizen Regional Manager buks@lowvelder.co.za

Buks Esterhuizen
Regional Manager

Irma Green Managing Group Editor irma@lowvelder.co.za

Irma Green
Managing Group Editor

Leonie Jordaan Finacial Manager leonie@lowvelder.co.za

Leonie Jordaan
Financial Manager

Linda Pieters Marketing Manager linda@lowvelder.co.za

Linda Pieters
Marketing Manager

Mark Kinnear Group editor outside publications mkinnear@lowvelder.co.za

Mark Kinnear
Group Editor Outside Publications

Roche Esterhuizen - Classifieds Manageressroche@lowvelder.co.za

Roche Esterhuizen
Classifieds Manager

Michelle Botha

Michelle Botha
Sales Manager

Monya Burger - Distribution Manager monya@lowvelder.co.za

Monya Burger
Distribution Manager

Mirelle Jacobs Digital Manager mirelle@lowvelder.co.za

Mirelle Jacobs
Digital Manager

Chantel Olivier Production Studio Manager colivier@lowvelder.co.za

Chantel Olivier
Production Studio Manager


Bongani Hlatswayo
Editor Mpumalanga News & Mirror

Annalize Ferreira Management PA aferreira@lowveldmedia.co.za web

Annalize Ferreira
Management PA


Christopher de Wet Managing Editor

Christopher de Wet
Managing Editor


Narda Vermaak
Senior Journalist

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Gilbert Motseo


Johanri Coetzee

Nyeleti Machovani

Nyeleti Machovani
Online Journalist


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Cathleen Olivier
Sales Executive

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Hilda Fereirra
Sales Executive


Janita Pieterse
Sales Executive


Tammy Edwards
Sales Executive



Carla Painter
Admin and Classifieds Sales Representative

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Ilvia Fredericks
Admin and Classifieds Sales Representative


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Ebben Manyike
Graphic Designer

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Jolida van Heerden
Graphic Designer

Area statistics

Steelburger/Lydenburg News provides a wide area with its weekly news, and includes some of the most diverse communities in the country.

From the farmers on the highveld, to the miners in Steelpoort and the communities of the former homeland Tubatse, wait in queue on Friday’s to receive their weekly publication.

The area comprises of two provincial governments (Mpumalanga and Limpopo), two district municipalities (Ehlanzeni and Sekhukune), as well as two municipalities (Thaba Chweu and Greater Tubatse Municipality).

Newspaper content

The diverse nature of the publication’s readership greatly influences the news articles that are published, in either Afrikaans or English.

The Steelburger/Lydenburg News places the greatest value on quality publications, protection of the truth and the freedom of expression, and to give a voice to the colourful and enigmatic communities in which it serves.
The publication believes it strenghts lies in the integrity of the newsroom and the professional conduct of all its employees.

During a month, readers are treated to regular good hard news and community news, reporting on charity events and organisations, politics – both local and provincial, crime, as well as a well-established Auto Dealer and Mining and Industry Section.

The publication is managed from its two offices (Lydenburg and Burgersfort) and is the community’s favourite source of news.


Steelburger Map


  • Lydenburg
  • Burgersfort
  • Ohrigstad
  • Steelpoort
Distribution: Fridays – 18 000