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Location map of Nimba iron-ore project
Nimba iron project, Guinea
21st January 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

Ivanhoe Liberia is developing what is considered to be one of the best undeveloped iron-ore resources in the world. 

Forklift perimeter lights improve warehouse safety
18th January 2022

With forklifts constantly moving items from one place to the next and visibility often compromised by narrow aisles and high stacking, the industrial equipment environment can present an element of... 

Shumani boosted by growth in demand for forklift equipment in 2021
10th December 2021

The demand for forklift equipment grew in 2021, largely on the back of orders cancelled in 2020 now filtering through, comments Shumani Industrial Equipment MD Victor Nemukula. “We expect robust... 

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Tough seal ensures longevity of tapered roller bearing
9th December 2021

The performance and product life of a new mounted tapered roller bearing has been extended by pairing it with a superior seal.   SKF explains that adding the robust seal has created a new product... 

A large yellow mining machine with EV capability used to load ore onto Unitrans road trains
Transport group eyes Copperbelt
3rd December 2021 By: Halima Frost

Specialist logistics group Unitrans Africa plans to use its copper handling success, in Botswana, as a launchpad to enter into mining operations in the Copperbelt of Zambia and the Democratic... 

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Service centre assists in optimisation solutions
3rd December 2021 By: Nadine Ramdass

Engineering solutions provider BMG’s Regional Service Centre (RSC) in Riverhorse Valley, KwaZulu-Natal, plays a critical role in the sugar sector by providing engineering solutions designed to... 

Explorer announces positive PFS results
3rd December 2021

Guinea-focused developer Société des Mines de Fer de Guinée (SMFG) chairperson Guy de Selliers and SMFG CEO Mamady Youla have announced the positive findings of its prefeasibility study (PFS) for... 

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Cascabel copper/gold/silver project, Ecuador – update
26th November 2021 By: Sheila Barradas

The release of the prefeasibility study for the Cascabel project will be delayed to assess certain upside options that could deliver a more robust value for the project. 

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OLI South Africa
23rd November 2021

OLI is the world’s top-selling supplier of electric external motovibrators.  The OLI product is distributed in Southern Africa by its subsidiary in Gauteng, South Africa.  

V-belts in operation in a mine
High-strength belts work well in mining
19th November 2021

Engineering solutions provider BMG’s portfolio of Fenner power transmission components includes a range of high-strength friction transmission belts that offer dependable performance in demanding... 

Optimise your plant’s performance with thyssenkrupp’s condition-based maintenance solutions  
18th November 2021

While there can be no argument against the crucial role that maintenance plays in optimizing your plant’s overall performance, adopting the correct maintenance strategy is equally important.... 

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Forklifts delivered to liquor logistics company
12th November 2021 By: Darren Parker

Industrial equipment distributor Shumani Industrial Equipment has completed the delivery of 54 forklifts to logistics service provider Liquor Runners for use at a major beer producer in South... 

Le Roux steps down as Scotgold chair
2nd November 2021 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Scottish gold miner Scotgold on Monday announced the appointment of a new chairperson, with Peter Hetherington succeeding Nat Le Roux as nonexecutive chairperson with immediate effect. "Seven... 

Shumani mini golf day raises R50 000 for Breast Cancer Awareness Month
26th October 2021

One of the most common forms of cancer among women in South Africa is breast cancer. In order to raise awareness of the importance of early detection in contributing to effective treatment and a... 

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Mine operators need to take hydrogen very seriously, law firm webinar hears
22nd October 2021 By: Martin Creamer

Mine operators need to take hydrogen and fuel cells very seriously as a pathway to decarbonisation, a webinar hosted by law firm Fasken heard this week. “There’s no pathway to zero carbon that does... 

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Oyu Tolgoi underground mine project, Mongolia – update
22nd October 2021 By: Sheila Barradas

Progress on the Oyu Tolgoi project continues to be significantly affected by Covid-19 constraints. 

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No zero carbon without green hydrogen, US pledging $1/kg coal-parity price
21st October 2021 By: Martin Creamer

The world will be unable to meet its zero-carbon targets without the introduction of green hydrogen solutions, says Plug Power chief strategy officer Sanjay Shrestha, at a time when the US has... 

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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,... 

BI plays a key role in Hudaco Group’s expansion into Africa
11th October 2021

In a drive to increase sales into Africa across all of its companies, the Hudaco Group has structured its exports division into smaller clusters, each with a specific product focus. Here Bearings... 

Image of The Combi-XLE electric powered forklift from Combilift
Electric powered forklift for tough working conditions
7th October 2021

In line with the growing demand for electric powered equipment, a new multidirectional, electric powered forklift has recently been launched. Irish materials handling company Combilift launched its... 

Lokotrack LT120 crusher on the SPH Kundalila mine
Another Lokotrack for SPH Kundalila contract
1st October 2021

Leading crushing and materials handling contractor SPH Kundalila has reaffirmed its faith in Metso crushers by installing another Lokotrack LT120 from local distributor Pilot Crushtec. The... 

TAKRAF crusher pictured outside
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... 

Particle ore sorting solutions continuing
1st October 2021

Mineral processing equipment supplier Metso Outotec and mining materials handling company TOMRA Mining have agreed to continue the non-exclusive cooperation to supply particle ore sorting solutions... 

Diamcor notes continued progress on growth objectives
29th September 2021 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Dual-listed Diamcor Mining says the Phase 1 upgrade at the company’s Krone-Endora at Venetia project, in South Africa,  is demonstrating its ability to achieve the targeted 100% increase in... 

ABB launches new zero-carbon technologies
29th September 2021 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Global technology company ABB has launched a portfolio of solutions that will help accelerate the move towards a zero-carbon mine, called ABB Ability eMine. The eMine solution comprises... 

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... 

Supplier to break into mining
24th September 2021 By: Claire O'Reilly

Industrial equipment supplier and specialist Shumani Industrial Equipment is striving to secure its spot and compete in the mining industry, with Shumani MD Victor Nemukula noting that a few... 

Launch of Combilift's new Combi-XLE
23rd September 2021

Irish materials handling specialist Combilift has officially launched its latest product, the Combi-XLE, as a further addition to its impressive range of electric models. In line with the growing... 

Mine fatalities remain a concern, says DMRE chief inspector
23rd September 2021 By: Simone Liedtke

Although there has been a historic improvement, the continued loss of life, injuries and diseases in the South African mining sector still remains of great concern, Department of Mineral Resources... 

Image of the location of the Krone Endora at Venetia project
Krone-Endora at Venetia project expansion, South Africa – update
17th September 2021 By: Sheila Barradas

Diamcor Mining has completed the first phase of planned upgrades at the Krone-Endora at Venetia project ahead of schedule. 

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... 

Image of open pit mine to illustrate that ABB has launched a portfolio of solutions to help accelerate the move towards zero-carbon mines
Fast-tracking the transition to all-electric mines
16th September 2021

A new range of solutions designed to help accelerate the move towards zero-carbon mines, has recently been launched. The ABB Ability eMine portfolio of electrification technologies is said to make... 

ABB launches solutions for zero-carbon mining
16th September 2021 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Global technology company ABB has released a portfolio of solutions that will help accelerate the move towards a zero-carbon mine. Dubbed ABB Ability eMine, the portfolio comprises electrification... 

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Safety checks key to fork lift operations
10th September 2021

Forklift distributor Criterion Equipment considers the safe operation of forklift trucks one of the most critical aspects in materials handling in manufacturing, warehousing and distribution... 

Mobicon straddle carrier standing in a warehouse lot
Steel handling made easier
10th September 2021

Mobicon container handlers have been used in the global steel industry for over 15 years, to enhance the efficiency and safety of handling components like steel reinforced bars. These versatile... 

a large truck standing idle
Supply chain solutions provider fills industry gaps
10th September 2021 By: Theresa Bhowan-Rajah

The current challenge facing the freight, logistics and warehousing industry is that companies do not provide a full service offering and offer only one service, such as transport, in the supply... 

Diamcor completes first phase of upgrades at Krone-Endora at Venetia
8th September 2021 By: Simone Liedtke

TSX-V-listed Diamcor Mining has completed the first phase of planned upgrades ahead of schedule at the company’s Krone-Endora at Venetia project, in South Africa. The initial upgrades, originally... 

Logistics company cites advantages of its facility at OR Tambo International Airport
8th September 2021 By: Rebecca Campbell

Rhenus Logistics South Africa has highlighted the value of its secure airside facility at Johannesburg’s OR Tambo International Airport (ORTIA). In addition to security, the facility also provides,... 

Aerial image of the Matla coal mine
Matla life-of-mine projects, South Africa – update
3rd September 2021 By: Sheila Barradas

Exxaro Resources has reported that construction is continuing on all four projects. 

S Australian government invests in testing at Kanmantoo
31st August 2021 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The South Australian government has awarded ASX-listed Hillgrove Resources with a A$2-million grant to trial new underground mining technology developed by Komatsu. The Komatsu MC51 will be used... 

3D image of Matla silo
Matla life-of-mine projects, South Africa – update
27th August 2021 By: Sheila Barradas

Exxaro Resources has reported that construction is progressing on all four projects. 

Disposal of Stefanutti’s Mining Services division falls through
23rd August 2021 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

JSE-listed Stefanutti Stocks has advised that not all conditions precedent to the proposed sale of its Mining Services division to Akhona Mining Services have been fulfilled or waived and,... 

Sandwich belt high angle conveyor on show
20th August 2021

Conveyor systems manufacturer Dos Santos International (DSI) will be exhibiting at MINExpo International this year in Las Vegas, Nevada, in the US. The company will occupy booth #25515 and will... 

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Leading condition monitoring specialists, WearCheck, help boost machinery lifespan and reduce catastrophic component failure through the scientific...

M and J Mining
M and J Mining

M and J Mining are leading suppliers of physical support systems as used by the underground mining industry. Our selection of products are not...


FlameBlock is a proudly South African company that engineers, manufactures and supplies fire intumescent and retardant products to the fire...

Weir Minerals Africa and Middle East
Weir Minerals Africa and Middle East

Weir Minerals Europe, Middle East and Africa is a global supplier of excellent minerals solutions, including pumps, valves, hydrocyclones,...


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