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Spillage solutions encouraged for mines

24th September 2021 Oscillating systems technology manufacturer OST-Africa’s range of materials handling, screen and transmission products includes a spillage solution designed to prevent production losses across diverse sectors.  

Design ensures conveyor success

24th September 2021 Technological mining solutions company TAKRAF India has outlined the design features and challenges overcome in designing an overland conveyor - “the lifeline” for Indian aluminum producer Utkal Alumina International’s Utkal plant, which coveys bauxite ore from mine to plant. 

Berg River Voëlvlei Augmentation Scheme, South Africa

By: Sheila Barradas     10th September 2021 A laboratory hydraulic model study has been successfully completed at the Berg river project. 

Lesotho Highlands Water Project – Phase II – update

By: Sheila Barradas     27th August 2021 The Lesotho Highlands Develeopment Authority has reached a milestone in the construction of Phase II LHWP, with the break through of two diversion tunnels on August 16. 

Lesotho Highlands Water Project – Phase II – update

By: Sheila Barradas     13th August 2021 The construction tender process for the Polihali dam has marked the start of the final construction phase of the water transfer component under the project. 

LHDA calls for tenders for the construction of Polihali dam and appurtenant works 

By: Natasha Odendaal     6th August 2021 The Lesotho Highlands Development Authority (LHDA) has called for the submission of tenders for the construction of Polihali Dam and appurtenant works under phase 2 of the multibillion rand bi-national Lesotho Highlands Water Project. Interested and suitably qualified tenderers have until... 

Weba Chute Systems & Solutions - Materials handling across industry sectors with a strong foothold in the mining industry

30th July 2021 Year of Formation and Background to Founding: Weba Chute Systems & Solutions was founded in 1984 by Werner Baller when he purchased M&J Engineering, a small mining supply firm in South Africa specialising in underground coal mining equipment. The Weba name is derived from the first name and... 

Linatex wear resistant rubber lining cuts costs at Sentinel

12th July 2021 Weir Minerals’ Linatex® Premium Rubber and Linard® 60 have significantly improved wear life at Kalumbila Minerals Limited’s Sentinel mine in Zambia, after the Weir Minerals Africa team was asked to provide a lining solution that would last longer than the incumbent product. To date, the Linatex®... 

European Space Agency reports major progress in Mars probe landing parachute tests

By: Rebecca Campbell     5th July 2021 The European Space Agency (ESA) has reported that the first successful high-altitude drop tests for the braking parachutes for the joint ESA/Roscosmos ExoMars probe have taken place. The ExoMars mission is scheduled for launch in September 2022 and will be composed of ESA’s Rosalind Franklin... 

Tippers assist materials transport

By: Khutso Maphatsoe     28th May 2021 Niche container products supplier Specialised Container Agencies (SCA) designs and manufactures a range of containerised bulk materials handling equipment that ensures safe and efficient offloading from rail wagons and road trucks. Key advantages of this equipment include improved productivity,... 

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