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Eskom officially declares Lethabo tower collapse an act of sabotage  

By: Terence Creamer     19th November 2021 Eskom CEO Andre de Ruyter has confirmed that the collapse of a distribution-line tower providing power to the coal conveyor system at the Lethabo power station, in the Free State, was a “deliberate act of sabotage”. The sabotage occurred at about 18:00 on Wednesday November 17 and was implemented... 

Partnerships crucial to perfecting proximity detection

By: Marleny Arnoldi     5th November 2021 Amid an increasingly digitalised and connected environment, mining customers are demanding integrated solutions in the mine health and safety space, which necessitates partnerships.  

Range now includes Rexnord RN series

5th November 2021 Industrial equipment supplier BMG’s bearings portfolio, which spans precision miniature bearings to giant bearings for steel and mining applications, has been enriched with the addition of the new RN series, launched recently by leading global bearing manufacturer Rexnord. “What’s impressive... 

Company offers diverse conveyor chains

22nd October 2021 Engineering solutions provider BMG’s comprehensive range of power transmission components incorporates chain manufacturer ZMC industrial conveyor chains, which offer dependable service in diverse applications, especially for use in food production. BMG product manager Gavin Kirsten explains that... 

Dry running conveyors help food and beverage sector

15th October 2021 Engineering solutions provider BMG’s light materials handling division supplies and supports a range of dry running conveyor components for the food and beverage sector, offering high productivity, low energy and reduced water consumption, as well as a safe and hygienic work environment.  

Global offering showcased in Las Vegas

1st October 2021 Buoyed by recent success, mining equipment supplier TAKRAF Group joined MINExpo 2021 eager to discuss the future of the global mining industry, as renewed interest spurs investment in the Americas and elsewhere. TAKRAF Group’s engineering and service experts from across the continent engaged with... 

Quality expertise extends component longevity

By: Nadine Ramdass     1st October 2021 Conveyors are the veins of many operations, as they are used to transport materials efficiently and effectively, which makes proper expertise when sourcing conveyors and its components, as well as quality maintenance, key to ensuring reduced cost and extended equipment longevity, says industrial... 

BI launches bearings for demanding applications

By: Natasha Odendaal     1st October 2021 Bearings and power transmission products distributor Bearings International has launched a new bearing solution for demanding applications in industries such as cement, fertiliser, power generation, steel, aggregates, mining and mineral processing. The new Rexnord RN series of metric bearings... 

Cameroon palm oil producer prototypes Hitemp 150 hanger bearings

30th September 2021 Vesconite’s Hitemp 150 hanger bearings have been installed at a palm oil processing factory in Cameroon, Central Africa. This followed a suggestion to test Vesconite Bearing’s most abrasion-resistant polymer - which also has a high-temperature rating. Abrasion resistance is important for a... 

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. 

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