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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.


Public Works to release RFP for renewable energy programme this quarter

By: Darren Parker     Updated 6 hours ago The Department of Public Works and Infrastructure (DPWI) will publish a request for proposals (RFP) for its Integrated Renewable Energy and Resource Efficiency Programme (iREREP) in the first quarter of this year, it said in a statement on January 27. The iREREP will be the largest programme for... 

Ageing water infrastructure requires urgent maintenance

Updated 6 hours ago Local municipalities are going to have to commit to major investment in water and wastewater treatment works, in addition to a need for urgent proactive maintenance of ageing infrastructure. “The demand for clean water will continue to increase as more and more people move to cities due to... 

How water helps us prepare for climate change

27th January 2022 By Chetan Mistry, Strategy and Marketing Manager for Xylem Africa The threat of global warming is essentially a threat to water. Rising temperatures impact water cycles, increasing the intensity of rainfall and the severity of drought.  

Merits of mechanical and digital options in dosing pumps

24th January 2022 Dosing pumps play an important role in many industries from mining and wastewater treatment to pharmaceuticals and food production – and are available in a growing range of mechanical and digital options. “Choosing the right pump starts with understanding the respective areas where mechanical and... 

Condra to supply six cranes to local mine

By: Schalk Burger     21st January 2022 Crane and hoist manufacturer Condra Cranes will supply six cranes, a portal and five double-girder overhead cranes, to a local mine. Four of these cranes are identical 10 t overhead machines with spans of 6.5 m, with two already delivered. 

GIBB oversees refurbishment of Nalubaale dam in Uganda

By: Creamer Media Reporter      17th January 2022 After being awarded the contract to design and oversee the refurbishment of the Nalubaale dam, in Uganda, in 2018, engineering firm GIBB said that construction deadlines were met, high technical standards were achieved and the project budget was not exceeded, despite the limitations brought on by... 

Rubber lining protects equipment against wear, but choose carefully

17th January 2022 Mines are well aware of the significant cost savings that can be achieved by using rubber to increase the wear life of equipment, however selecting the right product for the application is vital. Perhaps the first issue to clarify is that there is no single lab test to provide a definitive... 

Set up to assist with sewerage service delivery

13th December 2021 With local government elections having taken place in early November, “service delivery” is a phrase on many South Africans’ lips as new municipal leaders step into office. Sebastian Werner, Managing Director at Werner Pumps, says the company is poised to assist with service delivery solutions... 

Is your power backup investment failsafe when Eskom load shedding strikes?

9th December 2021 Wave after wave of load shedding has hit the country, as you would have experienced, no doubt. This has resulted in incidents where service providers and businesses in all industries have been unable to operate at full capacity. Initially, when all of this started in 2020, we ourselves suffered a... 

Grundfos pumps keep up pressure in new Rosebank blocks

6th December 2021 To reliably serve the water needs at three recently constructed multi-story apartment buildings in Rosebank, Johannesburg, ACS Consulting Engineers has installed a range of the latest pumping solutions from Grundfos. Reaching heights between 10 and 22 floors, the three buildings required domestic... 

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