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SEW Eurodrive

SEW-EURODRIVE is movement, tradition, innovation, quality, and service all in one - we prove this to our customers every day and have done so for 80 years. We do not just move countless conveyer belts, bottling plants, sports stadium roofs, gravel plants, assembly lines, processes in the chemical industry, your luggage at the airport, or even you on escalators; no, we also are moving ourselves. In our company, there is no such thing as standstill. Every day, nearly 550 researchers and developers are working on creating the future of drive automation and making it a little better.


KwaZulu-Natal vital for bearing distributor growth

By: Mamaili Mamaila     1st May 2020 Power transmission products distributor Bearings International (BI) has earmarked KwaZulu-Natal as a key growth area for its business going forward. 

Agri hub units remain focus for supplier

By: Darren Parker     1st May 2020 Power transmission products distributor Bearings International (BI) is maintaining its focus on promoting its bearing hub units for agricultural applications this year. The BAA0005 is the latest in the series of specially designed, self-lubricating bearing hub units. It is a completely modular... 

Tata Motors Enriches Lives Of Youth With Intensive Skills Training Programme

14th January 2020 Tata Motors, India’s largest commercial vehicle manufacturer, has launched an initiative to train under-privileged youth from Africa under the SkillPro program, in an effort to enhance employability for the African youth. Judas Tlou Kobo and Lesego Faith Banda were the two students selected under... 

Proudly South African continuous miner on its way into Australian mining market  

By: Martin Creamer     13th December 2019 A Proudly South African continuous miner, which is being shipped to Australia for final assembly, is due to go into operation Down Under in May, Mining Weekly Online can today report. “It certainly shows that the Australian mining industry has gained a lot of confidence in our ability,” said... 

SEW-EURODRIVE (Pty) Ltd. Durban passes international audit with flying colours

20th September 2019 The Durban branch of SEW-EURODRIVE (Pty) Ltd. has passed an internal audit by its German parent with flying colours. This means that not only does it comply with the latest standards such as ISO 9001:2015, but is on par with other group companies globally in terms of quality and internal policies... 

Agri hub units from BI feature tri-ply ball bearing arrangements

By: Creamer Media Reporter      17th September 2019 The agricultural industry presents a very harsh operating environment for bearings, as farmers plant in extremely dusty conditions. In order to prevent premature bearing failure, leading supplier Bearings International (BI) has designed special agri hub units with tri-ply seal ball bearing... 

SAMSS launches hydrostatic drive underground mining vehicle in South Africa

By: Schalk Burger     12th September 2019 Metals industry equipment and service company South African Mining and Smelting Solutions (SAMSS) on Thursday launched its range of underground mining utility vehicles in the South African market. At the launch event, SAMSS, which is a subsidiary of multinational foundry industry equipment... 

Food & Beverage Expo at BMG World

By: Creamer Media Reporter      6th September 2019 BMG is organising a Food & Beverage Expo at the BMG World distribution and engineering facility in Droste Park, Jeppestown, on 19 and 20 September 2019. “This specialist food and beverage event will showcase BMG’s extensive solution services for this growing industry,” explains Mark Barbour,... 

Proactive maintenance saves mines reactive costs

By: Tracy Hancock     12th July 2019 US condition-based monitoring device supplier SpotSee is in the process of obtaining certification in Africa for its Wi-Fi radio, which enables its OpsWatch vibration monitoring system to stream condition-based data to central operations through a Web-hosted platform. The system can detect... 

New drive technology meets industry demands

21st June 2019 The current trend of rolling high-strength materials requires higher torque capabilities at the drive train in metallurgical plants and stainless steel technical services and products provider SMS group’s drive technology meets this demand. “SMS group drive technology features rolling mill drive... 

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