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Image of industrial diamonds from the Krone-Endora at Venetia project
Krone-Endora at Venetia project expansion, South Africa – update
20th January 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Diamcor Mining has reported that various operational upgrades have been advanced at the project. 


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Skouries gold/copper project, Greece – update
13th January 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The board of Eldorado Gold has approved an investment decision and full restart of construction activities at the Skouries gold project. 


Diamcor looks to continue operational upgrades at South Africa project
12th January 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Junior miner Diamcor Mining notes in an operations and corporate update for its Krone-Endora at Venetia project, in South Africa’s Limpopo province, that various operational upgrades were advanced... 


Bell Equipment expects to report higher full-year EPS, HEPS on stronger market conditions
19th December 2022 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Materials handling equipment manufacturer and distributor Bell Equipment expects to report earnings per share (EPS) and headline earnings per share (HEPS) of at least 420c for the financial year... 


A black box with Thrift Box printed on the side
Efficient storage for components
9th December 2022

Materials handling systems designer Conceptainer says its Thrift recyclable bulk collapsible bins, which weigh only 28 kg when empty, are an efficient system for the storage and transport of... 


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New dimple tube tech set to improve heat exchanger performance
2nd December 2022

Dimple Tube technology – developed and patented by Bosch Projects, part of the Bosch Holdings group of engineering, construction and operations management companies – is set to transform the... 


Stefanutti sees opportunities in various sectors, swings to interim profit
24th November 2022 By: Schalk Burger

JSE-listed construction group Stefanutti Stocks reported a profit of R9.25-million for the six months ended August 31, compared with a loss of R188.48-million posted for the six months ended August... 


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Advanced power solutions help OEMs through the energy transition
12th November 2022

A range of innovations designed to address the needs of original-equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and customers, was recently on show at the bauma construction and mining machinery trade fair held in... 


Image of Kusile chimney damage
Kusile power plant project, South Africa – update
11th November 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

Eskom has reported severe damage to a chimney at Kusile in the latest blow to the beleaguered power station. 


A large element of a gas plant which was dismantled and transported by Lovemore Bros being offloaded and then placed on a ship using heavy materials handling machinery at he Richards Bay port
Ten-week project cements supplier storage capacity
4th November 2022 By: Halima Frost

Heavy lifting and rigging specialists Lovemore Bros successfully concluded a substantial materials handling, stowage and delivery project of 73 parts weighing 307.1 t for a client based in Witbank,... 


ASP Fire ensures world-class fire protection for new state-of-the-art FUCHS warehouse
2nd November 2022

Constructed as part of its Phase 1 expansion project, the new warehouse at FUCHS LUBRICANTS SOUTH AFRICA in Isando, Johannesburg not only incorporates the latest technology, but complies with... 


Zutari renews its focus on mining, petrochemicals and manufacturing under the resources umbrella
25th October 2022

What do mining, petrochemicals and manufacturing have in common? They are all critical market sectors contributing to sustainability and quality of life for millions. Now leading consulting... 


Image of Kusile power station pylons/dry cooling
Kusile power plant project, South Africa – update
21st October 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

A fire damaged one of the generating units that has not yet been synchronised to the grid at Kusile on October 14.  


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Yaskawa diversifying markets as demand for welding, materials handling, logistics robots picks up
18th October 2022 By: Schalk Burger

Industrial robotics multinational Yaskawa is using its foundational market in the automotive industry in South Africa to drive a diversification in its markets, with demand for general industrial... 


low-voltage motor assembly line of Zest WEG Group
Major OEM commissions new low-voltage motor assembly line in Gauteng
14th October 2022 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Brazilian motor and controls manufacturer WEG’s South African subsidiary Zest WEG has commissioned a new assembly line for low-voltage WEG W22 IE3 and IE4 motors at the company’s corporate premises... 


Motors ready for the paint booth.
More local focus as Zest WEG launches new motor assembly line
13th October 2022

A new assembly line for its low voltage (LV) premium efficiency WEG IE3 electric motors is yet another advance by Zest WEG in sustainability and local economic impact. Zest WEG CEO Eduardo... 


BI celebrates its 65th anniversary with solid growth and expansion
13th October 2022

Leading supplier Bearings International (BI) grew its countrywide distribution network by four branches this year alone and is looking to add a completely new complementary business unit to the... 


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Camera for material monitoring launched
7th October 2022

The mining division of integrated mining solutions provider Hexagon introduced its HxGN MineMeasure Detect – a three-dimensional camera hardware, software and data solution – earlier this year. The... 


An artist impression of a truck on a ramp next to a conveyor loading system,
Local supplier awarded conveyor distributorship
7th October 2022

Bulk materials handling specialist BLT WORLD has announced that it was appointed a distributor of materials handling manufacturer Convir stockpiling equipment in Southern and Central Africa earlier... 


Astec Industries announces new dealer partnership in Saudi Arabia
5th October 2022

A new dealer partnership with Saudi Arabia-based Saleh Abdulaziz Al Rashed & Sons Co. (Al Rashed & Sons) has been announced by Astec Industries. It will enhance and expand the sales and service of... 


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Charco Cranes
4th October 2022

Charco Cranes, based in Boksburg, Gauteng, South Africa, is a dynamic, innovative materials handling equipment service provider providing comprehensive sales and service of over-head cranes, hoists... 


Operations at Neves-Corvo suspended after fatality
3rd October 2022 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Base metals miner Lundin Mining has temporarily suspended operations at the Neves-Corvo mine, in Portugal, following a fatality late in the evening on Friday. In what the company has described as... 


Company aims to expand product range
30th September 2022 By: Cameron Mackay

Local industrial equipment supplier Shumani Industrial Equipment is expanding its product offering to compete in the South African mining sector. While the company’s exposure to the mining market... 


Supplier’s equipment improves materials handling efficiencies
30th September 2022

Materials handling equipment supplier BLT WORLD’s MDS static and mobile trommels and apron feeders – which are able to screen rocks as large as 1.5 m –  have been designed for compatibility with... 


Electric hoists ensure safe and stable operations
30th September 2022

Equipment supplier Becker Mining South Africa’s heavy-duty 10-t Kito electric hoist – which was installed in the head frame of a shaft at a platinum mine in 2014 – continues to offer safe and... 


Crocodile River mine restart project, South Africa
Crocodile River mine restart project, South Africa
23rd September 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

Eastplats plans to restart mining at the project using a hybrid mining method to a peak production rate of about 1.02-million tonnes a year. 


Brelko sales and service manager for Africa Jacques du Randt
Brelko using post-pandemic era to streamline manufacturing processes
13th September 2022 By: Simone Liedtke

While the Covid-19 pandemic has taken its toll on many companies, industrial engineer Brelko has used the global pandemic to streamline its processes in manufacturing. “There seems to be a buzz in... 


Yale FD Khutso Mashile
Yale Lifting Solutions intends to create ‘intelligent motion’ to advance and improve lives
9th September 2022 By: Simone Liedtke

Lifting and materials handling equipment provider Yale Lifting Solutions’ purpose is to create ‘intelligent motion’ that moves the world forward and improves lives.  It is working towards achieving... 


Middle East and Africa VP Darren Hall
Manitou Group reveals new additions to product range at Electra Mining
9th September 2022 By: Simone Liedtke

Heavy equipment manufacturer Manitou will be revealing its newest Manitou Heavy Telescopic Handler Machines at this year’s Electra Mining Africa exhibition. Manitou is “committed to reducing its... 


A row of capital equipment, or construction equipment, including graders and diggers on a construction site with the sun rise in the background
Manufacturers must increase export potential – export council
9th September 2022 By: Halima Frost

Igniting investor relations and export potential, as well as increased investment in projects, are paramount to gaining traction when trying to reignite the economy post Covid-19, stresses South... 


SEW-EURODRIVE national sales and marketing manager Jonathan McKey
High-tech launches from SEW-EURODRIVE at Electra Mining
8th September 2022 By: Simone Liedtke

Visitors to this year’s Electra Mining Africa exhibition in Johannesburg will be spoilt for choice as drive component manufacturer SEW-EURODRIVE South Africa unleashes more technology to drive... 


SEW-EURODRIVE South Africa will launch its DriveRadar® solution for remote condition monitoring and maintenance forecasting at Electra Mining Africa.
High tech launches from SEW-Eurodrive at Electra Mining
7th September 2022

Visitors to this year’s Electra Mining Africa exhibition in Johannesburg will be spoilt for choice as SEW-EURODRIVE South Africa unleashes more technology to drive productivity and efficiency.  


A photo of Booyco's solutions
Booyco Electronics continues to play pivotal role in Zero Harm
7th September 2022 By: Simone Liedtke

South African proximity detection system (PDS) pioneer Booyco Electronics continues to play a pivotal role in the quest for Zero Harm in the mining sector. An acknowledged leader in the field, the... 


 	OPENCAST MACHINERY thyssenkrupp is a manufacturer of crawler mounted spreaders.
New products and technology developments at thyssenkrupp
6th September 2022

Comminution specialist thyssenkrupp has rewritten the crushing and grinding technology rule book with the introduction of the High Pressure Grinding Rolls (HPGR) Pro. 


ROCK MUNCHER The twin-shaft mineral sizer is tough enough to handle any material – from soft coal right through to hard granite.
Hard rock no match for MMD sizer
6th September 2022 By: Mariaan Webb

The story of MMD Mineral Sizing began in the UK in the 1980s, when the mineral processing solutions company started marketing its innovation – a twin-shaft mineral sizer – to the underground coal... 


An image depicting the Varispeed V Drive Plus
Russia-Ukraine war impacting on sector
2nd September 2022 By: Sabrina Jardim

The war between Russia and the Ukraine has impacted the local food and beverage sector on several fronts, says bearings and power transmission supplier Bearings International (BI) market segment... 


RGM acquisition brings Surelift into the product stable
1st September 2022

Through its acquisition of HoistHub, RGM Cranes will once again be the sole distributor for the Surelift brand in South Africa. RGM Cranes Managing Director, Alex Dowling, explains: “HoistHub was... 


Image of phone screen to show that Magnitude Gold Rapid Response app
New app helps reduce downtime in warehouse operations
30th August 2022

Reliable materials handling equipment is essential for warehouse operations to be able to consistently meet deadlines.  Breakdowns and unscheduled maintenance can be disruptive, leading to reduced... 


Pic of Melco's Germiston-based manufacturing facility
Melco rolls from strength to strength thanks to bulk unit handling capabilities
30th August 2022 By: Simone Liedtke

Goods conveying is a critical aspect of production, packaging and distribution of numerous large consumer products and industrial components, says conveyor equipment manufacturer Melco Conveyor... 


Northam Platinum CEO Paul Dunne.
Northam forecasts R5.4bn capex as growth projects progress
26th August 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Platinum group metals company Northam, which refined 9.7% more metal than the prior year in the 12 months to June 30, on Friday forecast capital expenditure (capex) of R5.4-billion for the current... 


Image shows molten copper
Oz looks at growth after tough interim period
26th August 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Copper miner Oz Minerals on Friday outlined its pathway to doubling production, while also revealing the financial results for a tough first half of 2021. Oz Minerals reported that net revenue... 


AFRICAN DEBUT A new Manitou telehandler has arrived on African shores. The machine in the MHT-X range promises versatility and is seen as an ideal solution for all types of maintenance and servicing
New Manitou telehandler makes Africa debut
26th August 2022

Material handling equipment manufacturer Manitou will unveil a new telehandler within its heavy duty MHT-X telehandler range to the African market at this year Electra Mining Africa. “With its... 


SONIA PRETORIUS
“The time is right” to advance the company’s waste management capabilities
More women join the industry
26th August 2022 By: Simone Liedtke

Material handling company CFAO Equipment South Africa has seen an increased interest from females that wish to enter the materials handling sector, which is largely perceived to be a male-dominated... 


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