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Shumani looks to diversify into mining, construction industry

16th September 2021 As one of the biggest industrial equipment suppliers into the food and beverage industry, this remains the main target market for Shumani Industrial Equipment. However, the company aims to diversify and is investigating some opportunities in the mining industry, reveals MD Victor Nemukula. “There... 

From improving equipment reliability to unearthing the riches of tomorrow

9th September 2021 Shell Lubricants believes that there is potential for lubrication to deliver significant business value by contributing to improved productivity and reduced costs. Whether your mining operations involve underground or open-pit drilling, earthmoving, digging or crushing, your business relies on... 

BHP not banking on green hydrogen

By: Esmarie Iannucci     8th September 2021 Diversified giant BHP will not be relying on green hydrogen to meet its decarbonizing targets, the miner said on Wednesday. Speaking at the Hydrogen and Mines virtual summit, BHP’s manager for energy, carbon and technology research, Lee Levkowitz said that it was unlikely that green hydrogen... 

Litter spills onto Cape Town beach as heavy rain causes breach at old landfill site

By: News24Wire      31st August 2021 Heavy rain over the weekend has caused dunes at a decommissioned landfill site to shift, spilling litter onto the beach at Witsand in Cape Town. City of Cape Town Mayco Member for Water and Waste Xanthea Limberg said the recent heavy rainfall caused the mobile dunes, which covered the waste, to... 

Real-time ore analysis set for African market

By: Halima Frost     27th August 2021 Digital mining solutions provider MineSense is establishing offices in Africa and Europe to introduce its real-time ore analysis technologies to the African Copperbelt by the fourth quarter. “Once we have successfully introduced the technology to the upper Africa region, we intend on filtering... 

Kemach Equipment cements partnership with Liebherr

26th August 2021 With effect from August 2021, Kemach Equipment is the appointed South African partner to Liebherr for the sales and aftersales service of construction and earthmoving machinery. Les Lothian, CEO of Kemach Equipment, is galvanised by the partnership, saying, “Our experienced sales team is now... 

BHP turns to electric pickups as miners seek emissions cuts

By: Bloomberg     25th August 2021 BHP Group and Mitsubishi Corp will deploy electric pickup trucks and fast-charging units at an Australian coal mine to test technology that could aid the challenging task of cutting the sector’s greenhouse gas emissions. The BHP Mitsubishi Alliance joint venture, Australia’s top coal producer,... 

Partnership formed to teach rural women excavator operating skills 

By: Donna Slater     19th August 2021 As part of efforts to uplift women during Women’s Month, South Africa-focused platinum developer Nkwe Platinum and multinational gold and copper explorer and developer Zijin Mining Group, have partnered with heavy machinery manufacturer Sany Southern Africa, to provide an entry-level excavator... 

Telecoms solutions solve connectivity challenges

By: Nadine Ramdass     13th August 2021 Mobile satellite telecommunications company Inmarsat aims to solve some of the Australian mining industry’s biggest connectivity challenges. Inmarsat products and services have been used across Australian mines for a long time, at every stage of the mining lifecycle, explains Inmarsat global... 

MHS Plant & Equipment set to shake up yellow metal procurement for large mining houses

10th August 2021 With commodity prices on the rise, heralding the advent of a potential super-cycle in the mining industry, the current focus is on the availability of larger yellow metal equipment. Here is where an equipment disposal specialist like MHS Plant & Equipment of Kyalami, Johannesburg stands to play a... 

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