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An image of the Liqui Moly silicone sealing compounds product in motion
Silicone compounds benefit various operations
16th February 2024

The range of oils, additives and care products produced by industrial equipment supplier BMG contain silicone sealing compounds, which have been developed by Liqui Moly to seal various materials in... 


Flood-hit municipalities are proactively upgrading their equipment for stormwater and sewer maintenance
Flood-hit municipalities are proactively upgrading their equipment for stormwater and sewer maintenance
14th February 2024

Severe flooding events in South Africa’s coastal regions over the past few years have highlighted the importance of maintaining infrastructure to deal with excess rainfall. A municipality in... 


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Pump accessories locally available
10th February 2024

Local pump supplier IPR also supplies specialised, fit-for-purpose accessories to ensure an effective dewatering solution. IPR sales manager Steve du Toit says the company has an extensive... 


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Kusile power plant project, South Africa – update
9th February 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Unit 5 of Kusile was synchronised to the national grid at the end of December 2023. 


Multotec optimistic about African mining
Multotec optimistic about African mining
7th February 2024

Despite economic challenges globally, international minerals processing specialist Multotec Group remains optimistic about the future of mining in Africa and the company is looking forward to a... 


petrol pumps
Petrol, diesel prices to go up by more than 70c/ℓ on Wednesday
6th February 2024 By: Darren Parker

Both 93 and 95 unleaded petrol (ULP) and lead replacement petrol (LRP) are going to cost an additional 75c/ℓ from February 7. The cost of diesel is also going to increase. For 0.05% sulphur diesel,... 


Quality components for greater safety
Quality components for greater safety
5th February 2024

Invicta Holdings Limited’s specialist automotive division has recently been restructured, with the establishment of Universal Parts Group (UPG) comprising Autobax, Driveshaft Parts and IMEXPART UK,... 


 Hudaco CEO Graham Dunford.
Hudaco grew turnover by 9%, operating profit by 5% in 2023
2nd February 2024 By: Schalk Burger

JSE-listed industrial, automotive and electronics distributor Hudaco has increased turnover by 9.1% for the financial year ended November 30, 2023, to R8.9-billion, and its operating profit by 5.1%... 


Installing higher efficiency motors can help address energy crisis
2nd February 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

Energy-intensive industries, such as mining, are increasingly seeking out ways to reduce energy consumption, and the use of the latest motor and drive technology can play a significant role.... 


BENEFICIAL CONTRIBUTION
The SlurrySucker contributes to cleaner ecosystems, healthier aquatic life and reduced ecological damage
Dredging system positioned for sustainability
2nd February 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

The integration of advanced technology, and precise customisation in mine dewatering and water treatment applications, not only contribute to efficiency and versatility, but present a practical... 


INTEGRATED SOLUTIONS
Weir Minerals offers a large portfolio of products to customers for an integrated dewatering solution
Planning key to effective implementation
2nd February 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

Planning and site-specific requirement evaluations can see comprehensive solutions deployed to assist mining operations to overcome significant challenges in water management that can disrupt... 


MAINTENANCE SUPPORT
The truck-mounted recycling jetting and vacuuming unit tackles the specific hurdles encountered by maintenance teams working in the mining sector
Recycling jetting and vacuum unit redefining maintenance
2nd February 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

With optimising operations, reducing costs and embracing eco-conscious practices being imperative in the mining industry, pumps manufacturer Werner Pumps’ truck-mounted recycling jetting and... 


EFFICIENCY UPGRADE
The company reduces the number of mobile pump sets through upgrading existing diesel pump units to move more water in less time
Mobile pumps improve efficiency, sustainability
2nd February 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

South African coal mining operations, particularly in openpit environments, are confronted with the ongoing challenge of managing water levels for seamless operations. Pumps supplier Mechanical... 


3D ADVANTAGES
Schurco’s cast high chrome slurry pump parts are manufactured using accurate three-dimensional modelling
Efficient pump refurbishment reduces downtime, costs
2nd February 2024

The unexpected breakdown of essential equipment, such as pumps, can often entail significant downtime and substantial financial losses. Recognising this critical challenge, pump supplier Schurco... 


A Trump win won’t sink IRA's climate benefits, California regulator predicts
31st January 2024 By: Bloomberg

California’s top environmental regulator said it’s unlikely that the Inflation Reduction Act’s climate-focused tax credits will be undone, even if Donald Trump recaptures the White House in... 


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Heat pump saves manufacturer’s site 169 MWh/y
26th January 2024

According to a recent press release from firm specialising in developing, producing and marketing “forward-looking” machinery Ecoclean, premium car manufacturer BMW has replaced its electric water... 


New couplings perform under rigorous demands
26th January 2024

Engineering products and services provider BMG offers an extensive range of power transmission components that encompass robust products – from leading components manufacturer Regal Rexnord – that... 


Energy efficient solutions for loadshedding
26th January 2024

South Africa’s electricity problems have left the country without power for many hours a day, causing grave difficulties for businesses and households, notes power generation and electromechanical... 


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Processing solutions manufacturer optimistic for African mining
26th January 2024 By: Halima Frost

Despite economic challenges globally, international minerals processing specialist Multotec Group remains optimistic about the future of mining in Africa and the company is looking forward to a... 


City of Cape Town issues independent power tender
26th January 2024 By: Irma Venter

The City of Cape Town has issued the latest in a series of power-related tenders aimed at mitigating the impact of loadshedding and diversifying its energy supply from Eskom. The city says this is... 


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IPR
26th January 2024

IPR, previously known as Integrated Pump Rental, is recognised across the SADC region as the pump, heavy-duty slurry handling and dredging specialist, operating across all sectors including... 


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Diesel driven dewatering pumps for Zambia and DRC
24th January 2024

South Africa-based Integrated Pump Technology has been appointed as the exclusive distributor for Godwin diesel driven dewatering pumps in Zambia and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).... 


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First-in-Africa electric compressor for Madagascar
21st January 2024

Atlas Copco has supplied the first E-AIR electric compressor in Africa to its distributor in Madagascar.  The electric compressor is designed to provide clean, quality air without harmful fuel... 


Image of An Atlas Copco submersible dewatering pump distributed by IPR
Advantages of submersible pumps for fluid handling
21st January 2024

Submersible pumps are said to offer a variety of advantages for demanding applications such as sump pumping, wastewater management and numerous industrial processes. IPR rental development manager... 


Continued need for Vesconite overseas as US pumps industry demand grows
Continued need for Vesconite overseas as US pumps industry demand grows
21st January 2024 By: Tracy Hancock

The US pumps industry is showing great demand for wear components supplied by bearings manufacturer Vesconite Bearings, which was recently acknowledged at the 2023 South African Capital Equipment... 


Firm prioritises emissions reduction
19th January 2024 By: Lynne Davies

‘Possibility in every drop’ is international leader in pumps solutions and water technologies Grundfos’ new brand signature, as it actively addresses critical issues related to water conservation... 


Sylvania marks important milestones on ESG journey
19th January 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

Platinum group metals producer and developer Sylvania Platinum (Sylvania) has been advancing its various environmental, social and governance (ESG) initiatives since the publication of its... 


A pontoon equipped with pump flotation devices and a galvanised walkway.
Pump with the right accessories, advises IPR
17th January 2024

When a customer needs a dewatering solution, they might not always be able to specify the exact accessories that must accompany the pump to get the best outcome – which is where IPR can help. “With... 


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City of Cape Town issues independent power tender
15th January 2024 By: Irma Venter

The City of Cape Town has issued the latest in a series of power-related tenders aimed at mitigating the impact of loadshedding and diversifying its energy supply from Eskom. The city says this is... 


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Pump tackles tough slurry challenges
12th January 2024

The challenging conditions in slurries require pumps that are robust and reliable, to ensure effective pumping of fluids with high concentrations of abrasives, such as sand and stones. The abrasive... 


SKF Maxilube lubrication system optimises bearing and machine operation for Moroccan paper mill
SKF Maxilube lubrication system optimises bearing and machine operation for Moroccan paper mill
10th January 2024

SKF enhanced personnel safety, increased machine reliability, boosted uptime and delivered substantial time and cost savings for a leading paper mill in Morocco with the installation of a complete... 


Engen collaborates with contractors to support 6 South Durban schools
Engen collaborates with contractors to support 6 South Durban schools
9th January 2024

Engen joined forces with Engen Marine Terminal (formerly Engen Refinery) contractors, to enhance the learning environments of six Secondary Schools in Merebank and Wentworth, all identified as in... 


Dinokana water project makes progress
15th December 2023

Water and Sanitation Minister Senzo Mchunu has committed to ensure that Operation Bulela Metsi meets its obligations to the people of Dinokana, in the North West, and ultimately the whole province.... 


An image depicting the pump station under construction.
KZN bulk sewer project well under way to meet deadline
15th December 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

Engineering, project and construction management firm Zimile Consulting Engineers has been contracted to work on a bulk sewer rising main and pumpstation project, in KwaZulu-Natal. The project aims... 


A photo of one of the rehabilitated boreholes
PPC rehabilitates boreholes for Madibeng villages
14th December 2023 By: Schalk Burger

Construction materials company PPC has rehabilitated nine boreholes in Madibeng, in the North West, and handed them over to the Madibeng municipality. This project forms part of the cement maker’s... 


Image of a WEG motor driving a pump, controlled by a WEG CFW11 VSD
Motors and drives key to energy solutions
13th December 2023

The manufacturing and processing sectors, which include minerals processing plants, are energy-intensive industries, with electric motors and drives used across industries to operate pumps, mixers,... 


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Customised dewatering solutions for mines and quarries
13th December 2023

Dewatering solutions are essential to remove excess water from mines or quarries to allow operations to continue while safeguarding operators and maintaining productivity. Every operation’s... 


Image of  KREBS Technequip knife gate valves
New generation knife gate valves offer more advantages
13th December 2023

Well known for use in abrasive slurry applications, KREBS Technequip knife gate valves minimise pressure drop across the valve by being fully out of the pipeline when open. The new generation... 


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Liqui Moly range offered for automotive industry
8th December 2023

Industrial equipment supplier BMG’s Liqui Moly range of oils, additives and care products includes a highly efficient sealant remover that ensures thorough cleaning of mechanical components and... 


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Microgrids gain traction to combat critical outage impacts
8th December 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

Microgrids are gaining traction globally owing to its ability to alleviate the impact of critical outages, caused by extreme weather, climate events, and various other reasons.  Microgrids can... 


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Hydraulic motor promises efficiency with compact design
7th December 2023

A new H1F fixed displacement bent axis hydraulic motor is said to boast best-in-class efficiency, proven reliability and a compact design Designed for open- and closed-circuit applications, the H1F... 


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John Thompson secures additional order for Rand-Air containerised boilers
7th December 2023

On the back of the successful delivery of two 3 t/h TR300 containerised boiler models this year, industrial rental solutions provider Rand-Air ordered two additional containerised boilers from... 


Challenging environments are ideal opportunities to explore new innovations
Challenging environments are ideal opportunities to explore new innovations
6th December 2023

In the midst of tight economic constraints and water scarcity challenges, maintenance teams are increasingly seeking innovative solutions that can work more efficiently and save on time, money,... 


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