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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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Kusile power plant project, South Africa – update
20th August 2021 By: Sheila Barradas

Construction of Kusile has reached the half-way stage. 


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Medupi power station project, South Africa – update
20th August 2021 By: Sheila Barradas

Eskom confirmed on August 9 that an explosion at the Medupi power station's Unit 4 generator had resulted in extensive damage to the generator. 


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Medupi power station project, South Africa – update
13th August 2021 By: Sheila Barradas

Unit 1, the last of six generation units of the Medupi power station, has attained commercial operation status. 


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Kristineberg mine, Sweden
13th August 2021 By: Sheila Barradas

A copper/zinc mine in Skellefteå Municipality, Västerbotten County, Sweden. 


TAKRAF South Africa’s apron feeders
DRC project gets apron feeders
13th August 2021

Mining equipment supplier TAKRAF South Africa, part of the global mining solutions provider TAKRAF Group, has supplied two machines for a leading copper/cobalt producer in the Democratic Republic... 


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Obuasi gold mine redevelopment, Ghana – update
13th August 2021 By: Sheila Barradas

AngloGold Ashanti has reported in its results for the six months ended June 30 that more capital will be required for the Obuasi project. 


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Industrial properties remain resilient
30th July 2021 By: Nadine Ramdass

The industrial real estate sector has shown resilience during a period that has proven to be most volatile for the office property and retail sectors, says JSE-listed real estate investment trust... 


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HMA Wear Solutions South Africa - Mining, Power & Processing
30th July 2021 By: Yolande Botes

Year of Formation and Background to Founding: A great story of development and growth started from humble beginnings with two people, Keith Halley and Mike Mellowes starting the engineering... 


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Bearings International - Materials Handling
30th July 2021

Year of Formation and Background to Founding:   Bearings International (BI) opened its doors for business on March 14, 1958. It now forms part of the Hudaco group that was founded by J Hubert... 


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Founder and chairperson of Weba Chute Systems & Solutions
Weba Chute Systems & Solutions - Materials handling across industry sectors with a strong foothold in the mining industry
30th July 2021

Year of Formation and Background to Founding: Weba Chute Systems & Solutions was founded in 1984 by Werner Baller when he purchased M&J Engineering, a small mining supply firm in South Africa... 


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Ostem seeks to expand its contract manufacturing reach across industries
29th July 2021

Having purchased one of Metso Outotec’s facilities located in the industrial hub of Vereeniging, south of Johannesburg, together with the fabrication, machining, assembly and repair part of the... 


Shumani on track to double in size by the end of 2021
20th July 2021

Established six years ago as a start-up company with a single employee, Shumani Industrial Equipment is on track to double its size by the end of 2021. Significant contracts such as supplying the... 


FEEDER TRUCK
The apron feeders on a truck to the DRC
Local manufacturer supplies apron feeders to DRC mine
16th July 2021 By: Schalk Burger

Mining equipment manufacturer Takraf has supplied two apron feeder machines for a leading copper/cobalt producer, in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The apron feeders, which are being installed... 


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Decentralised drive technology boosts production
14th July 2021

A decentralised drive technology system is said to offer key industries the ability to save on operating costs, while providing the latest in energy efficiency technology. MOVIGEAR from... 


ioneer awards equipment package for Nevada project
13th July 2021 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed ioneer has tapped Danish firm FLSmidth as the supplier for engineering and equipment supply for the Rhyolite Ridge lithium-boron project in Nevada. “The contract with FLSmidth is one of... 


SAFER, DEEPER MINING
From its inception, Ya Batho decided to make products appropriate in explosive environments and close to electronic equipment, without interference, to adhere to mining regulations
Testing can ensure safe communication on mines
2nd July 2021 By: Cameron Mackay

The potential dangers of working underground make reliable communication vital for improving safety and enhancing operational efficiency, says communications device provider Ya Batho sales and... 


ASC, Wescoal ink coal beneficiation deal
28th June 2021 By: Simone Liedtke

International trade consultancy Acrux Sorting Technology’s subsidiary Acrux Sorting Coal (ASC) has signed a coal beneficiation agreement with two wholly owned subsidiaries of JSE-listed mining... 


Attaining port efficiency requires purpose rethink, says law firm
24th June 2021 By: Donna Slater

South Africa’s maritime ports, known to be highly inefficient, need to be repurposed and redesignated to increase their efficient use, says law firm Norton Rose Fullbright South Africa chairperson... 


The ABB Ability condition monitoring for belts is tailor-made for predictive maintenance of conveyor belts
New condition monitoring for conveyor belts
24th June 2021

A new condition monitoring digital service, tailor-made for predictive maintenance of conveyor belts has recently been launched. Belt damage can cause significant production downtime in mines and... 


Wasamac gold project, Canada
Wasamac gold project, Canada
18th June 2021 By: Sheila Barradas

Yamana Gold is expected to make a formal construction decision on the project soon. 


Grounded in success and geared for the future
17th June 2021

Over the last 18 years, customers of Kemach Equipment (Kemach) have become accustomed to being supplied with world-class equipment, outstanding customer service and competitive pricing that... 


Yamana aims for 200 000 oz/y at Wasamac, construction decision expected soon
Yamana aims for 200 000 oz/y at Wasamac, construction decision expected soon
14th June 2021 By: Mariaan Webb

Canadian bullion miner Yamana Gold would soon make a formal construction decision for the Wasamac project, the TSX-listed company said on Monday, while also announcing the acquisition of gold... 


SUSTAINABLE MANUFACTURING 
MAXJET’s manufacturing processes, which use waterjet cutting to design, supply and process flat part components, is an environmentally green process
Company launches new division
28th May 2021 By: Cameron Mackay

Waterjet cutting service provider MAXJET will launch a new manufacturing division, referred to as MAX LINERS, next month. The division will focus on providing a range of products to prevent wear in... 


COMPLETE SAFETY 
BMG works closely with its customers in all sectors to ensure that each plant is well-prepared to maintain full production
Quality stainless steel components supplied during pandemic
28th May 2021

Engineering solutions specialists BMG provided engineering components and support services to all sectors during the Covid-19 pandemic. “The BMG team is committed to making sure industry continues... 


Short-term rental solutions offered
28th May 2021 By: Khutso Maphatsoe

Forklifts and materials handling equipment supplier Goscor Lift Truck Company (GLTC) offers companies short-term rental solutions for its equipment. “The importance of flexibility cannot be... 


Tippers assist materials transport
28th May 2021 By: Khutso Maphatsoe

Niche container products supplier Specialised Container Agencies (SCA) designs and manufactures a range of containerised bulk materials handling equipment that ensures safe and efficient offloading... 


Medupi power station project, South Africa – update
Medupi power station project, South Africa – update
28th May 2021 By: Sheila Barradas

SABC News has reported that South Africa’s Deputy President David Mabuza has confirmed that Eskom’s Medupi power station will be fully operational by the end of 2021. 


Stefanutti Stocks to dispose of mining services division
26th May 2021 By: Simone Liedtke

The disposal of construction engineering company Stefanutti Stocks’ mining services division, comprising the materials handling and tailings subdivisions, has been approved by shareholders. The... 


EWSETA planning to bolster domestic hydrogen development readiness, capabilities
25th May 2021 By: Donna Slater

The Energy and Water Sector Education and Training Authority (EWSETA) is planning to work closely with hydrogen sector role-players in South Africa in an effort to ensure that as the uptake of this... 


Don’t ignore the remote revolution!
21st May 2021

Maximise plant productivity by using remote monitoring to enable predictive, condition-based maintenance If you’re in charge of maintenance, your job is to look after your company’s processing... 


Matla life-of-mine projects, South Africa
Matla life-of-mine projects, South Africa
21st May 2021 By: Sheila Barradas

First production from Mine 1 is expected to start in the second half of 2024. 


Durban port upgrade and expansion project, South Africa – update
Durban port upgrade and expansion project, South Africa – update
14th May 2021 By: Sheila Barradas

Ten new diesel electric straddle carriers have arrived at the Durban Container Terminal Pier 2. 


VALVE SHUT-OFF SYSTEM
This emergency system is hydraulically operated in case of a power failure. The hydraulic system was designed and manufactured by the BMG team in KZN
Solutions for all sectors provided in KZN
30th April 2021

Equipment supplier BMG’s regional service centre (RSC) in Riverhorse Valley, KwaZulu-Natal, plays a critical role in the province by providing engineering solutions – including hydraulics and... 


LOADED
The SK220XD-10 is loaded with features not usually found in 20 t machines
New excavator hits local shores
30th April 2021 By: Darren Parker

Original-equipment manufacturer (OEM) Bell Equipment, which through its Southern African distribution network is the exclusive distributor of Japanese OEM Kobelco excavators in Southern Africa, has... 


Equipment supplied for sewage plant
23rd April 2021

Materials handling equipment specialist BLT WORLD supplies a range of Samson apron belt feeders, designed for bulk materials handling in sewage treatment plants. Samson surface feeders offer... 


HEAVY DUTY
BLT WORLD’s Meclift heavy duty variable reach trucks increase efficiency and safety during materials handling procedures in automotive plants
Equipment ensures plant efficiency
16th April 2021

Heavy machinery supplier BLT WORLD distributes and supports a range of materials and container handling equipment, designed for optimum efficiency, reduced operational costs, enhanced safety and... 


SICK inductive sensor from RS Components
State-of-the-art IIoT technologies for smart manufacturing
15th April 2021

RS Components (RS), a trading brand of Electrocomponents, a global omni-channel solutions partner for industrial customers and suppliers, has expanded its industrial control portfolio with a range... 


Tombador readies for Brazilian start
12th April 2021 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Junior Tombador Iron is on track to start production at its namesake project in Brazil by the second quarter of this year, pending the award of regulatory approvals. The ASX-listed company on... 


TUNNEL SYNDROME
Positive metal prices have increased the cash flow of local miners, which could allow for more innovative ways to extract minerals from deeper underground
Company focused on autonomous equipment
2nd April 2021 By: Cameron Mackay

Local specialised original-equipment manufacturer (OEM) Rham Equipment is focusing on the development of battery operated, autonomous underground mining equipment, says Rham Equipment capital sales... 


Image of Kusile power station
Kusile power plant project, South Africa – update
2nd April 2021 By: Sheila Barradas

Unit 3 has achieved commercial operation. 


FIRM AND STEADY 
Stringent measures are taken to prevent roll back incidents that can cause injuries during conveying operations
Working to meet conveyer safety regulations
26th March 2021

The Mine Health and Safety Act states that “the installation of incline conveyor belts must include the fitting and use of one or more devices to prevent run-back or run-on, to prevent injury by... 


Matla life-of-mine project, South Africa – update
Matla life-of-mine project, South Africa – update
26th March 2021 By: Sheila Barradas

Construction on the project has started. 


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