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Mining Equipment and Contractors

Increased demand for automated mine lab services

27th August 2020 Covid-19-related disruptions to the mining sector, such as restrictions on movement and requisite physical distancing, have led to a renewed demand for automated laboratory offerings. Laboratory services company, FLSmidth, states that its hands-off technology helps to keep laboratory personnel... 

New spiral means better recoveries for ferrochrome

31st July 2020 Following years of detailed test work in the ferrochrome sector, a new spiral concentrator that eliminates beaching and enhances recoveries in the 1 mm to 3 mm fractions of high density material, has been successfully developed. In addition, the new spiral has shown significantly higher metal... 

New spiral means better recoveries for ferrochrome
The Multotec SC25 spiral concentrator’s steeper angles facilitate the flow of material and increase separation efficiency

Custom-built screens provide effective solutions

17th July 2020 Customised screening and feeding solutions are designed to improve processing performance and tonnage, while reducing total cost of ownership. A South African diamond operation recently required a customised solution to improve the performance of its degrit screens and Kwatani customised a... 

Custom-built screens provide effective solutions
Kwatani’s vibrating multi-slope screen

Managing chute assets helps cut maintenance costs

17th July 2020 Under today’s demanding economic conditions, many mines could improve the impact of their maintenance expenditure by regularly monitoring and recording wear data on transfer points. This is according to a leading South Africa-based transfer point original equipment manufacturer (OEM). Monitoring... 

Managing chute assets helps cut maintenance costs
A Weba Chute Systems team conducting on-site inspections

Plug-and-drill raiseborer offers mobility and speed

3rd July 2020 In response to customer requests for a different approach to the raise drilling and blasting sequence, a mobile ‘plug-and-drill’ raiseborer has been launched. The new mobile unit is said to offer fast set-up times and high drilling productivity, providing an integrated solution that allows mines... 

Plug-and-drill raiseborer offers mobility and speed
The Rhino 100 offers improved mobility and drilling speed

BOT concept can boost emerging contractors, transform mining

26th June 2020 The build, operate, transfer (BOT) model is seen as a way of opening the doors of the mining sector to junior miners and emerging contractors. The concept is based on a partnership between experienced mining contractors and junior miners or emerging contractors, in which the experienced partner... 

BOT concept can boost emerging contractors, transform mining
Custom-built track mounted coal crushers supplied by B&E International

Make transportation safer

25th June 2020 What means of transport do you take to reach your regular place of work? While some might consider cycling, some will use their private vehicles. Others will travel using a form public transport or taxi. In context of the current pandemic, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control,... 

Make transportation safer

Level-9-ready PDS system installed in platinum mine

28th May 2020 The mining industry is striving to meet Level 9 proximity detection systems (PDS) compliance, in order to enhance safety levels. At this level, electronic systems are required to take mechanical control of trackless mining machinery (TMM) and automatically slow it down or bring these to a stop... 

Level-9-ready PDS system installed in platinum mine
Exsence cap lamps provided by Booyco Electronics

Mineral sampling improves plant optimisation

13th May 2020 With the general decline in ore grades in mining, mineral sampling and laboratory automation is of increasing importance to mines. Sampling allows for improved understanding of the characteristics of the ore entering a process plant and the most suitable way of treating it. Technology that can... 

Mineral sampling improves plant optimisation
An automated zinc laboratory

Gearbox delivers improved screening throughput performance in coal application

13th May 2020 A project that successfully delivered optimised throughput performance for one of the largest coal mining companies in South Africa, has recently been completed. Kwatani was contracted to assist one of the largest coal processing plants in the country, to return its screening throughput... 

Gearbox delivers improved screening throughput performance in coal application
A batch of Kwatani manufactured gearboxes

Slurry removal keeps environment-protection in focus

17th April 2020 The need to incorporate environment-preservation techniques on site has become an ongoing and critical action point for the global mining and industrial sectors. A slurry removal solution that aims to ensure that mine and industrial water contaminated sites do not negatively affect surrounding... 

Slurry removal keeps environment-protection in focus
Dredging solution from Integrated Pump Rental

Filter press saves water, reduces impact

8th April 2020 A Limpopo chrome mine facing a number of risks in disposing of its tailings, has found an environment-friendly and cost-effective solution. The chrome operation was aware of the challenges that a traditional tailings storage facility (TSF) could create, including the large footprint of a tailings... 

 Filter press saves water, reduces impact
A Multotec dewatering solution

Collaboration boosts local mining economy

6th March 2020 Specialist vibrating equipment original-equipment manufacturer (OEM) Kwatani is leveraging a recent multi-year service contract at a large mining customer in the Northern Cape to further boost the area’s local economy. The company explains that its branch near the customer’s mining operation has... 

Collaboration boosts local mining economy
Training customer employees on site

Range of hydraulic hose expands

31st January 2020 Three new wire spiral hydraulic hoses are now available to the South African market. Used mainly on earthmoving machines and underground mining machines, all three hoses have a hydraulic oil temperature range of -40 °C to 121 °C, with occasional peaks of up to 125 °C.  

Strutfast Ltd

19th November 2019 CABLE LADDER SYSTEMS: The Strutfast cable ladder systems are designed, manufactured & tested to the NEMA International standards. CABLE TRAY SYSTEMS: A comprehensive range of perforated & wire mesh cable trays made to the highest standards. 

Trollope Mining

15th November 2019 Opencast mining, rehabilitation, bulk earthworks, roads, plant hire.  

Trollope Mining

Immersive Technologies

15th November 2019 As a global technology leader in the mining industry, Immersive Technologies’ mission is to increase your site's profitability by optimizing the safety & productivity of your operators. 

Hanna Instruments Pty Ltd

15th November 2019 Hanna Instruments Pty Ltd, is a global manufacturer of analytical instrumentation. Our products include benchtop, portable & in-line process control instrumentation that test parameters in solutions: pH, ORP, EC, turbidity, chlorine and DO. 

Hanna Instruments Pty Ltd

Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology

15th November 2019 Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology is a business area within the Sandvik Group and a global leading supplier of equipment and tools, services and technical solutions for the mining and rock excavation industries.  

Most affordable and robust Diesel Particulate filter, designed for the South African Market

11th November 2019 Rush Exhaust Purification cc primary line of business is catalytic converters (Purifiers) and Diesel Particulate Filters (DPF). Specializing in designing and manufacturing of exhaust systems, diesel particulate filters, water cooling pipes, air filtration systems and turbo intercooler charge... 

Most affordable and robust Diesel Particulate filter, designed for the South African Market

Advanced technology takes to the skies

7th November 2019 A remote-controlled, semi-autonomous vehicle that can detect blast movement monitor (BMM) locations post-blast has been launched, in answer to the growing demand for mining digitisation. The system is aimed at helping mining companies to maximise ore recovery and profitability, while reducing... 

Growing demand for representative sampling in West Africa

21st August 2019 The growth and diversification of West Africa’s mining sector has led to a growing market for mineral samplers. Sampling that complies with ISO standards and best practice as prescribed by the Theory of Sampling (TOS), confirms that a mine is supplying product that meets the end-customer’s... 

Low density spiral for the coal industry

16th July 2019 A new low density spiral with advantages for fine coal beneficiation, is now available. The spiral has a reduced cut point of 1.55 g/cm3  which offers a number of benefits compared to the cut points of 1.6 g/cm3 to 1.8 g/cm3 that are currently achieved in the industry. 

South African innovation in the coal-mining sector

9th July 2019 A self-driven roll-crusher has recently been developed in South Africa, designed specifically for African mining conditions. The concept for the machine arose when a coal-processing company required a mobile crusher and could not find a machine that met its requirements.  

Tamper-proof spindle reduces safety risks

9th July 2019 A tamper-proof spindle has been designed and developed to reduce safety risks to underground mining personnel. The tamper-proof spindle prevents the restrained plug from being removed without first isolating the circuit. 

Swagefast

8th July 2019 Swagefast first entered the South African market in 1994. Since then, we have built up our reputation on delivering quick response and reliable service which is backed by value-added after-sales support. 

Swagefast

Zizwe Opencast Mining

12th November 2018 Opencast mining Materials Handling Crushing & Screening Rehabilitation Civil Construction Tel: 27 13 235 2688 

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

Solar Mining Services

12th November 2018 Solar Mining Services is a relatively new entrant to the South African market.  The company has already committed by investing in the South African mining market by way of an emulsion manufacturing plant and accessories assembly plant situated in Middelburg. The company differentiates itself by... 

Solar Mining Services

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... 

Dickinson Group of Companies

12th November 2018 Integrated and multidisciplinary “One Personalised Solution” by providing essential furnace and industrial services, and optimal solutions which increase productivity and performance, and reduce costs for our customers. We provide our customers with a wide range of high quality niche products and... 

Kemach Equipment (Pty) Ltd

6th November 2018 Kemach Equipment (Pty) Ltd is the sole distributor of JCB earthmoving equipment in South Africa, referred to as Kemach JCB, was established in 2003. Equipment on offer includes the world number one backhoe loader, ranges from skidsteers, wheel loaders, excavators, telescopic handlers, mini... 

Platchro Mining Services

15th November 2017 Platchro actively identifies, develops and co-ordinates the implementation of an industry-focused mining contracting solution. We pride ourselves by providing our clients with commitment to quality service, sound advice and our commitment to the highest level of integrity. 

Platchro Mining Services

ProVest Group

15th November 2017 ProVest's mission is to engage every level of the Group to achieve the highest quality,customer care,respect and shareholder value. We believe in sound principles to govern safety,business conduct,social,environmental and economic activities, all of which are integral to the way we do business. 

ProVest Group

Cyclone Engineering Projects (Pty) Ltd

15th November 2017 Our expertise is to operate and manage cycloned Tailings Storage Facilities (TSF’s). The field of expertise, apart from the cycloning, has been expanded into spigot TSF and the paddock TSF construction and the full range of TSF construction/management is now covered. 

Cyclone Engineering Projects (Pty) Ltd
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