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Earthmoving & Surface Mining Equipment

New battery-electric loader unveiled

14th October 2020 A new battery-electric loader has been introduced as the world’s first 18 t battery loader. The LH518B from Sandvik has been designed around the loader’s Artisan battery system and electric driveline, with the objective of maximising the potential of battery technology. In designing the loader,... 

New generation loader available in South Africa

30th April 2020 A new flameproof underground loader is now available for order in South Africa. The loader is an enhanced 12 t high-capacity heavy-duty utility vehicle that is said to offer improved performance, reduced emissions and lower total cost of ownership Sandvik explains that its LS312 loader builds on... 

New generation loader available in South Africa
The Sandvik LS312 loader

Hydraulic shovel meets strict emissions standards

20th March 2020 A new hydraulic mining shovel is available in configurations to meet the strictest diesel emissions standards, such as those in North America and Europe. The Cat 6030 Hydraulic Mining Shovel features Product Link Elite, which enables data communications for machine health monitoring in the... 

Hydraulic shovel meets strict emissions standards
The Cat 6030 Hydraulic Mining Shovel

New tyre size for heavy machinery

13th March 2020 A new size has been added to a range of tyres designed for the heaviest of machinery and the most difficult terrain in forestry, earthmoving and road maintenance In 2018 Nokian Tyres launched the Nokian Tractor King, designed to combine the strength of an earthmoving tyre with a new kind of lug... 

New tyre size for heavy machinery
Nokian Tractor King offers a range of tyre sizes

Dumper swivels in small spaces

6th February 2020 A swivel site dumper designed for small to medium jobsites and crowded or confined areas, has been introduced. The dumper measures 3.95 m in length and 4.41 m in width and features forward and swivel tipping mechanisms, allowing the load to rotate 90° on either side before being tipped. This... 

Apron belt feeder promises strength and control

6th December 2019 A new apron belt feeder for run-of-mine (RoM) and stockyard applications offers the strength of an apron feeder with the spillage control of a conveyor system. The belt-over-apron feeder has a low-profile loading deck and a modular design, for adjustable-rate feeding of abrasive materials such as... 

Apron belt feeder promises strength and control
The HAB feeder is a heavy-duty modular solution

Battery electric loader set to launch

10th September 2019 A new battery electric load-haul-dump (LHD) underground mining loader is currently being developed. The design promises the use of advanced technology lithium-ion batteries and fast, onboard charging to advance safety and promote higher production. 

Battery electric loader set to launch
The new battery electric loader will use lithium-ion batteries and onboard charging

New tipper trailer design wins international prize

11th June 2019 A ground-breaking tipper trailer, guaranteeing maximum payload; fuel efficiency; and extreme durability, has been developed. By implementing design advances in the use of high-strength steel, the weight of the tipper trailer was significantly reduced. The new design won the international Swedish... 

High-performance motor grader added to portfolio

7th May 2019 A new motor grader, featuring a cabin with 360° all-round visibility and a 75 dB silent mode for noise cancellation, has been added to Goscor Earth Moving’s portfolio. It has a load-sensing hydraulic system for motion control and a system which regulates the flow volume automatically, according... 

Epiroc South Africa (Pty) Ltd

12th November 2018 Epiroc is a leading productivity partner for the mining, infrastructure and natural resources industries. With cutting-edge technology, Epiroc develops and produces innovative drill rigs, rock excavation and construction equipment, and provides world-class service and consumables. Tel: +27(0) 11... 

Epiroc South Africa (Pty) Ltd

Tesmec SA

12th November 2018 Tesmec Group is a world leader in the design, production, and supply of large track-trenchers for cables and pipelines as well as surface miners for bulk excavation and selective mining, they can excavate any material from very hard rock to soft soil, from permafrost to desert areas. Tesmec also... 


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