http://www.engineeringnews.co.za
  SEARCH
Login
R/€ = 13.29Change: -0.09
R/$ = 11.70Change: -0.05
Au 1207.85 $/ozChange: 1.57
Pt 1174.50 $/ozChange: -1.50
 
 
Note: Search is limited to the most recent 250 articles. Set date range to access earlier articles.
Where? With... When?








Start
 
End
 
 
And must exclude these words...
Close Main Search
Close Main Login
My Profile News Alerts Newsletters Logout Close Main Profile
 
Agriculture   Automotive   Chemicals   Competition Policy   Construction   Defence   Economy   Electricity   Energy   Environment   ICT   Metals   Mining   Science and Technology   Services   Trade   Transport & Logistics   Water  
What's On Press Office Tenders Suppliers Directory Research Jobs Announcements Letters Contact Us
 
 
 
RSS Feed
Article   Comments   Other News   Research   Magazine  
 
 
Aug 17, 2012

Equipment supplier flies in the North West

Back
Engineering|Conveyors|Crushing|Materials Handling|Metromax Chrome Ore Processing & Beneficiation|Mining|OMV Crushers|Road|Screen|Screens|Steyns Diamante|Terex|Vryburg Crushers|Building|Crushing|Diamond Miner|Diamond Mining|Equipment|Maintenance|Materials Handling|Materials Handling Equipment|Product|Products|Road Building|Service|Solutions|North West Cape|Northern Cape|Graham Kleinhans|Pilot Crushtec
Engineering|Conveyors|Crushing|Materials Handling|Mining|Road|Screen|Screens||Building|Crushing|Equipment|Maintenance|Materials Handling|Products|Service|Solutions|||
engineering|conveyors|crushing-company|materials-handling-company|metromax-chrome-ore-processing-beneficiation|mining|omv-crushers|road|screen|screens|steyns-diamante|terex|vryburg-crushers|building|crushing|diamond-miner|diamond-mining|equipment|maintenance|materials-handling|materials-handling-equipment|product|products|road-building-industry-term|service|solutions|north-west-cape|northern-cape|graham-kleinhans|pilot-crushtec
© Reuse this

Supplier of mobile and semimobile crushing, screening, washing and materials handling equipment Pilot Crushtec reports that its regional marketing strategy, which is based on having professional representation in every province, is proving to be effective.

“Domestic sales have shown a sharp upward trend but what is really interesting is that much of this growth has been achieved off the beaten track.
“Some of our most dramatic gains have been in rural areas where the presence of a dedicated regional sales engineer has enabled us to build up and improve relationships with new and existing customers. Simul- taneously, this has unlocked opportunities for business development in diverse industries,” states Pilot Crushtec sales director Graham Kleinhans.

He points out that most of the company’s representatives hold engineering qualifications and are, therefore, able to provide the best advice when it comes to offering solutions for specific applications.
“Over the past six months, we enjoyed exponential growth in the Northern and the North West Cape, where industries like road building and maintenance, quarrying, diamond mining and the extraction of chrome ore are alive and well,” he says.

New and refurbished product sales to four customers alone are worth in excess of R15-million.
Quarrying and road stone specialist Vryburg Crushers has acquired an exact replica of its existing plant, which comprises a Pilot Modular/TRIO MJ2436 jaw crusher, a Pilot Modular MC90 cone crusher, a refurbished Twister AC08, two Pilot Modular/TRIO DD3615 double-deck screens and several Pilot Modular conveyors.

Alluvial diamond miner Steyns Diamante substantially increased its existing Pilot Crushtec fleet with the purchase of six mobile Terex Finlay 883 heavy-duty scalping screens and a Terex Finlay 984 triple-deck horizontal screen.

Two significant first-time buyers in the region are OMV Crushers and Metromax Chrome Ore Processing & Beneficiation, which bought Pilot Crushtec products on the basis of their suit- ability for specific applications.

OMV Crushers recently took delivery of a Terex Finlay C-1540 mobile cone crusher, which is being used for a long-term high-volume contract to produce G2 road stone.
Metromax is now enjoying the benefits of using a Pilot Modular BRO605 impact crusher to increase production. This product has proved to be suitable for this specific application.
Kleinhans says Pilot Crush-tec’s experience in the Northern Cape, as well as the North West province, goes to show what can be achieved by simply being there for the customer.
‘We have made it our priority to continually knock on doors and make it known that Pilot Crushtec is now a permanent presence in the region. It has taken time, but people have got the message that we are here to look after all our customers, irrespective of size.”
He adds that Pilot Crushtec’s mission is not merely to sell products but to provide lasting solutions, which will add value to its customers’ businesses.

Further, he notes that distance is no obstacle when it comes to service. Should the need arise, the company’s mobile service arm, SupportLink, can have a technician on site within hours and, in the event of a customer in, say, Prieska or Kimberley urgently needing a part, it will be sent overnight or even over a weekend.
“Service is the cornerstone on which we found our business relationships. We aim to provide world-class service to all our customers, regardless of location,” says Kleinhans.

Edited by: Chanel de Bruyn
© Reuse this Comment Guidelines (150 word limit)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Other Materials-Handling and Logistics News
Total technology solutions provider Tenova Mining & Minerals’ client support services division secured the supply and installation contract in November last year for the refurbishment of a  Redler chain elevator for a brewery in Johannesburg. The contract was awarded...
Johannesburg-based forklift sales and rental company Action Equipment Company (AEC) won its second generator and forklift supplier Kipor Dealership of the Year award in a row, in November last year, following sales of over 50 Kipor forklifts in 2014. Kipor South...
PAPER WEIGHT Honeycomb paperboard has significant compression strength and a 30-mm-thick honeycomb board can withstand a load of more than 8 t
Since July last year, honeycomb paperboard and corrugated pallet manufacturer Kimmo has been supplying KimmoBin honeycomb paperboard crates, each month, to the South African branch of global materials handling equipment manufacturing and distribution company Bell...
More
 
 
Latest News
Updated 7 hours ago Oger Telecom is looking at the possibility of selling its majority stake in Cell C, South Africa's third-largest mobile telecoms network operator, the chairman of the Middle Eastern firm told Reuters on Thursday. Goldman Sachs has been appointed by Oger Telecom to...
Updated 7 hours ago South Africa’s national oil company PetroSA, through its subisidiary PetroSA Ghana, has secured a seven-year $150-million reserve-based lending credit facility with a consortium of banks. PetroSA CFO Lindiwe Bakoro said the company was pleased to close this...
Updated 7 hours ago The $200-million ‘loop line 1’ project to expand the capacity of the gas pipeline from Mozambique to South Africa has been completed, the Republic of Mozambique Pipeline Investments Company (Rompco) has confirmed. Rompco is the gas transport joint venture set up in...
More
 
 
Recent Research Reports
Construction 2015: A review of South Africa’s construction sector (PDF Report)
Creamer Media’s Construction 2015 Report examines South Africa’s construction industry over the past 12 months. The report provides insight into the business environment; the key participants in the sector; local construction demand; geographic diversification;...
Liquid Fuels 2014 - A review of South Africa's Liquid Fuels sector (PDF Report)
Creamer Media’s Liquid Fuels 2014 Report examines these issues, focusing on the business environment, oil and gas exploration, the country’s feedstock supplies, the development of South Africa’s biofuels industry, fuel pricing, competition in the sector, the...
Water 2014: A review of South Africa's water sector (PDF Report)
Creamer Media’s Water 2014 report considers the aforementioned issues, not only in the South African context, but also in the African and global context, and examines the issues of water and sanitation, water quality and the demand for water, among others.
Defence 2014: A review of South Africa's defence industry (PDF Report)
Creamer Media’s Defence 2014 report examines South Africa’s defence industry, with particular focus on the key participants in the sector, the innovations that have come out of the sector, local and export demand, South Africa’s controversial multibillion-rand...
Road and Rail 2014: A review of South Africa's road and rail infrastructure (PDF report)
Creamer Media’s Road and Rail 2014 report examines South Africa’s road and rail transport system, with particular focus on the size and state of the country’s road and rail network, the funding and maintenance of these respective networks, and the push to move road...
Real Economy Year Book 2014 (PDF Report)
This edition drills down into the performance and outlook for a variety of sectors, including automotive, construction, electricity, transport, steel, water, coal, gold, iron-ore and platinum.
 
 
 
 
 
This Week's Magazine
Updated 19 minutes ago The World Bank, the European Union, the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the government of Sweden have agreed to provide Zimbabwe and Zambia with $294-million for the repair of structural deformations on the Kariba dam wall and avert the possible collapse of the...
Global Electricity Initiative executive chairperson Philippe Joubert
Updated 19 minutes ago Executive chairperson of the Global Electricity Initiative (GEI) Philippe Joubert says energy utilities globally, together with the business community more generally, have come to terms with the science of climate change, particularly as extreme weather events begin...
JAMES TEMPLETON Emira’s operational performance is the best it has been in a long time
Updated 19 minutes ago JSE-listed Emira Property Fund reported distribution growth per participatory interest (PI) of 9% for the six months ended December 31, 2014.
JOAN MACNAUGHTON Many countries were also struggling to balance the energy trilemma of energy security, energy equity and environmental sustainability
Updated 19 minutes ago Sub-Saharan Africa is still faced with the challenge of providing citizens access to electricity and an additional $450-billion will need to be invested to ensure that people in urban areas have access to electricity by 2040.
ABE THELA Cuban engineering skills are not recognised by the Engineering Council of South Africa
Updated 19 minutes ago Consulting Engineers South Africa (Cesa) last month said it was dismayed that the Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) was seconding 35 Cuban engineers on a two-year contract to share their expertise with South African engineers in the water sector.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Alert Close
Embed Code Close
content
Research Reports Close
Research Reports are a product of the
Research Channel Africa. Reports can be bought individually or you can gain full access to all reports as part of a Research Channel Africa subscription.
Find Out More Buy Report
 
 
Close
Engineering News
Completely Re-Engineered
Experience it now. Click here
*website to launch in a few weeks
Subscribe Now for $96 Close
Subscribe Now for $96