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Weir Minerals Africa

Weir Minerals is committed to delivering market-leading products and services. Our whole project, whole process solutions are designed to meet both the technical and commercial challenges of customers operating within the global mining and minerals processing industry. Weir Minerals delivers end-to-end solutions for all mining, transportation, milling, processing and waste management activities. We are specialists in delivering and supporting a wide range of slurry equipment solutions, including pumps, valves, hydrocyclones, wear-resistant linings and de-watering products.


SSR faces temporary halt at Turkey mine over cyanide leak

By: Mariaan Webb     28th June 2022 US-based SSR Mining’s stock fell on Monday as the company reported a cyanide leak at its Çöpler mine, in Turkey, which may result in a temporary suspension of operations. SSR, which is listed on the Nasdaq, TSX and ASX, said local Turkish media and social media posts from the Environment... 

Engen pumps convenience as DSV Locker footprint grows

27th June 2022 Engen’ enduring promise ‘With us you are Number One” has always placed the customer at the very heart of its business. It is what inspires South Africa’s favourite* petrol station brand to invest great effort into remaining an attractive and convenient destination for motorists and shoppers.... 

Non-compliant plumbing more serious than anticipated

24th June 2022 The findings of the Institute of Plumbing South Africa’s (IOPSA) latest research into the level of plumbing compliance across the country are cause for concern. This is especially so in a water-stressed country that is also grappling with a severe water, sanitation and energy crisis.... 

Massey Ferguson has been part of Jajola Boerdery for six generations

21st June 2022 Such has been the success of Massey Ferguson at the Jajola Boerdery in Volksrust, Mpumalanga, that Japie Landman is now the sixth generation to use the trusted brand. “My grandfather owned MF, as did my father. While it was logical for me to follow in their footsteps, sentiment can only take you... 

SKF leads online lubrication innovation with DialSet 7.0

21st June 2022 SKF is proud to announce the recent update of its innovative and free-of-charge software programme, DialSet 7.0, to further streamline SKF automatic lubricator set-up. After selecting the criteria and grease appropriate for the application, the new fully updated programme calculates the correct... 

Adding engineering value to Grindex pump solutions

21st June 2022 Pumping solutions are all about adding value through the right technical expertise and resources, including design, engineering and construction capability, according to Integrated Pump Technology general manager Jordan Marsh.  “Customers don’t come to us for a pump-in-a-box; rather, they have a... 

Chevron eyes $2.5bn investments in low-carbon hydrogen

By: Bloomberg     17th June 2022 Chevron plans to spend about $2.5-billion building up its hydrogen business this decade as the oil major accelerates investment in low-carbon technologies. Chevron will develop both green and blue hydrogen, said Austin Knight, vice president of hydrogen at the company’s New Energies unit. The... 

Firm revamps pumps to support miners

17th June 2022 Revamping its distributorship base in recent years has given submersible pump specialist Integrated Pump Technology a solid foundation to support customers around sub-Saharan Africa. A key focus has been on mining areas, and the expansion has included new distributors in a number of Southern... 

Kusile power plant project, South Africa – update

By: Sheila Barradas     17th June 2022 Eskom’s actions to rectify major boiler defects at its newly built Medupi and Kusile power stations are improving the plants’ energy availability factor. 

Base restarts operations at Kwale

By: Esmarie Iannucci     15th June 2022 Mineral sands miner Base Resources has resumed operations at its Kwale operations, in Kenya. The company earlier this month reported that heavy rainstorms had caused flash flooding in the area, which had overwhelmed the project’s dewatering system. 

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