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Victor Industrial Equipment
15th September 2023

With over 80 years of dedicated service to the mining sector, Victor Industrial Equipment expanded its expertise by introducing the Pumps division in 2018. This strategic move has translated into... 

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Kusile power plant project, South Africa – update
15th September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Nine people were arrested at the Kusile power station for theft of coal and fraud on September 7. 

KREBS quick release system
Pump range accommodates midtier miners’ evolving needs
15th September 2023 By: Tracy Hancock

There is a sweet spot when selecting the correct pump for a specific application and the KREBS pump range from minerals processing and materials handling technology and systems supplier FLSmidth... 

The adaptability of Faggiolati pumps allows them to be designed to suit specific application needs
Company secures order for power plant
15th September 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

Pumps supplier Integrated Pump Technology recently secured an order for three Faggiolati stainless steel submersible pumps for a major coal-fired power station, in Mpumalanga. The procurement... 

Th above image depicts a Grindex Salvador sludge pump in action underground.
Congolese pumps distributor appointed by local manufacturer
15th September 2023

Earlier this year, sub-Saharan Africa importer and distributer of submersible pumping solutions Integrated Pump Technology (IPT) appointed Democratic Republic of Congo- (DRC-) based pumps company... 

The above image depicts the Verder Pumps South Africa range of Verder Flex Dura peristaltic pumps.
Digitalisation drive
15th September 2023 By: Lynne Davies

By incorporating advanced technology, such as Internet of Things (IoT) technology, into pump systems, pumps manufacturing specialist Verder Pumps South Africa can assist with pump monitoring. This... 

IPR's pump selector algorithm can be used to size any pump in the Atlas Copco range for a customer's specific requirements
Pump-sizing calculator prevents costly mistakes
15th September 2023 By: Tracy Hancock

Identifying the correct pump for the job has historically been a time-consuming process. Pump dewatering and dredging solutions company IPR is helping its customers streamline the selection process... 

Weir Minerals Warman mill circuit pump
Flexibility top of mind for manufacturer
15th September 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

With shifting operational conditions, including changing ore grades and the persistent need for increased throughput , original equipment manufacturer (OEM) Weir Minerals’ pump products GM Marnus... 

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Pumps manufacturer excited about expansion into the US
8th September 2023 By: Bridget Lepere

Design, original equipment manufacturer (OEM) and repairs specialist Ryalsan North Engineering’s (RNE’s) Pumps Canadian branch is excited about  its expansion into the US market, increasing the... 

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Breather range prevents contamination
8th September 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

Lubrication and industrial equipment specialist ISO-Reliability Partners’ desiccant breather range is a cost-effective solution to prevent fuel contamination. Companies can reduce internal tank... 

Rubber lined mill circuit pumps handle large particle impacts and are more cost effective and easier to handle.
Keeping mill circuit pumps running: The key to efficient operations
7th September 2023

The requisite levels of support are critical to ensure optimal performance of a mill circuit, as is the correct selection of the mill circuit pump. Attention to both these aspects will facilitate... 

Image of an Atlas Copco Weda D electric submersible pump from IPR
Choosing the right pump for dewatering projects
1st September 2023

Recently appointed master dealer for Atlas Copco dewatering pumps in Southern Africa, IPR, says it is well-placed to advise on selecting the most appropriate pumps for specific dewatering projects.... 

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Kusile power plant project, South Africa – update
1st September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The temporary stacks being introduced at the Kusile coal power station, where three previously operational units have been out of service for ten months, have been built. 

Final cleaning underway on a foundation
Concor conquers rocky terrain forging access for Phezukomoya Wind Energy Facility
28th August 2023

Constructing wind energy facilities on mountains presents unique challenges, particularly in terms of accessing the construction sites. The Phezukomoya Wind Energy Facility, situated near Noupoort... 

Atlas Copco: Home of Industrial Ideas
Atlas Copco: Home of Industrial Ideas
25th August 2023

Based in Stockholm, Sweden, Atlas Copco is a global, industrial company with approximately 43 000 employees and customers in more than 180 countries. Atlas Copco focusses on four main business... 

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Stewarts & Lloyds - Women in Industry
25th August 2023

Carol Lloyd - Branch Manager – Pipes & Fittings and Excom Member Your career journey – where did you start, how did you decide to work in this industry? I initially accepted a part time opportunity... 

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Windfall gold project, Canada – update
25th August 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Gold Fields has reported that the joint venture will start and finalise permitting for the project, hopefully by the fourth quarter. 

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Benefits of diesel vs electric pumps
24th August 2023

The choice between using either a diesel or electric pump for dewatering projects depends on a variety of factors such as the volume to be pumped, the amount of solids in the liquid, emission... 

Vesconite Hilube lantern rings have proved to be corrosion-proof at Hoover Dam
Four-foot diameter lantern rings solve corrosion issues in Hoover Dam hydro plant
22nd August 2023

When engineers at Hoover Dam determined that the original cast iron lantern rings built into some of its turbines needed to be replaced, they were looking for a solution to help them overcome the... 

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Technology optimises grinding operations
19th August 2023

Efficient operation and minimal downtime are crucial for maintaining productivity and profitability in grinding circuits and FLSmidth says that many operations are opting for its KREBS SmartCyclone... 

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Technology optimises grinding operations
19th August 2023

Efficient operation and minimal downtime are crucial for maintaining productivity and profitability in grinding circuits and FLSmidth says that many operations are opting for its KREBS SmartCyclone... 

Image of the SKF TKST 21 stethoscope monitors noise in industrial equipment
Early detection through noise monitoring
19th August 2023

Monitoring noise in industrial equipment and machine components allows for the early detection of errors and preventative maintenance in machinery. The SKF TKST 21 stethoscope can be used for noise... 

US President Joe Biden
A year on, Europe less fearful of US green subsidies push
18th August 2023 By: Reuters

When the United States launched its massive green subsidies push a year ago, many in Europe feared it would be a fresh blow to their regional economy grappling with the knock-on effects of war in... 

The above image depicts the PowerFlex 750 series of drives
New products garner attention
18th August 2023

To help improve efficiency, reduce downtime and save on costs within the mining sector, electrical and automation systems supplier Referro Systems provides a wide range of products, from valve... 

Werner Pumps accredited by Scania South Africa
Werner Pumps accredited by Scania South Africa
17th August 2023

Werner Pumps South Africa has received accreditation as a body-builder by Scania South Africa for its locally manufactured high-pressure vacuum and jetting trucks. Theuns Naude, Pre-Sales Engineer... 

Spray Nozzles for Washing and Cleaning
Spray Nozzles for Washing and Cleaning
17th August 2023

The cleaning effectiveness of a spray nozzle, impact, or the total force of the spray as it hits a create conveyor or product, are the main criteria’s to evaluate spray pressure and impact. The... 

Drought conditions affecting water resources
Water-mining interdependence poses operational challenges, risks to miners
11th August 2023 By: Schalk Burger

The water-mining interdependence, or nexus, poses several operational challenges to mining companies, including physical, reputational and regulatory-related risks and, as water-related risks... 

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Additives offer substantial cost savings
11th August 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

Industrial equipment supplier BMG has teamed up with global leaders in additives, motor, transmissions and hydraulic oils Liqui Moly to offer cost-saving solutions to the local generator market. As... 

The Enduron HPGRs can crush material as small as 5mm to 8mm and requires significantly less water
Weir Minerals' integrated solutions deliver process improvements
7th August 2023

Taking in the full scope of factors within any mining challenge or context, integrated solutions are the best way to reduce operational costs and increase throughput – while maximising water... 

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Market hindered by interest rates, economic stagnation
4th August 2023 By: Bridget Lepere

The commercial property market experienced a 5.6% decline in sales activity in the first quarter of 2023, compared with the same quarter in 2022, owing to numerous factors, including rising... 

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Delba's Field Services: Your Trusted Onsite Solution for All Electrical Rotating Equipment Problems
2nd August 2023

Collectively, electrical rotating equipment is the workhorse of modern industrial operations, powering a wide range of machinery across various sectors. However, like any complex mechanical system,... 

Kamoa-Kakula is one of many projects in Africa to request the installation of SEW-EURODRIVE’s monitoring equipment on the supplied product
Kamoa-Kakula power pack order is among many for SEW-EURODRIVE
31st July 2023

With well over 100 units already delivered, SEW-EURODRIVE in South Africa is set to continue supplying Ivanhoe Mines’ prestigious Kamoa-Kakula Copper Complex in the Democratic Republic of Congo... 

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Victoria bans gas in new-build homes
28th July 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Victorian government has announced a landmark decision to phase out gas in new homes, drawing criticism from the industry. From January 2024, planning permits for new homes and residential... 

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Movable pump for iron-ore miner
28th July 2023

The Tornado T1 rotary lobe pump – designed by Germany-based pumps manufacturer NETZSCH for a variety of applications, including for the pumping of slurry – has had its use case for pumping process... 

ISO-Reliability laments the casual approach to fuel cleanliness and handling
Cleaner fuel crucial – specialists
28th July 2023 By: Bridget Lepere

International Organisation for Standardisation- (ISO-) compliant tribology and lubrication specialist and supplier ISO-Reliability Partners is unlocking the hidden and lost value in business... 

Integrated Fire Technology extends its fire suppression portfolio with the addition of QTEC’s low pressure foam spray technology
Integrated Fire Technology extends its fire suppression portfolio with the addition of QTEC’s low pressure foam spray technology
25th July 2023

Integrated Fire Technology (IFT), the new trading name of Fogmaker South Africa, has boosted its fire suppression line-up with the addition of QTEC fire suppression solutions, having secured the... 

Prieska shaft
Orion’s burgeoning copper prospects required much investor patience, says analyst
24th July 2023 By: Darren Parker

Copper mine developer Orion Minerals has benefitted from significant investor patience to fulfil its redevelopment of two significant and historic mining hubs, owing to the difficulty in securing... 

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Online solutions support portable equipment
22nd July 2023

Atlas Copco Power Technique has developed a portfolio of online solutions to support its portable range of generators, air compressors, light towers, pumps and hand-held tools. The solutions are... 

Electromechanical actuators gain traction
21st July 2023

Despite electromechanical actuators being highly suitable for applications within the materials handling sector, hydraulic sales to the sector are still rapidly growing, according to market... 

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Singida mine, Tanzania
21st July 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

A gold mine in the Ikungi administrative district of the Singida region, central Tanzania. 

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Prieska copper/zinc project, South Africa – update
21st July 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The Prieska project is transitioning to the mine development and construction phase. 

External view of the NEC XON SolaMD containerised BESS installed at the Clapham pump station in Limpopo
Battery energy storage system installed at Limpopo pump station
19th July 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

Energy solutions provider NEC XON Systems and the Lebalelo Water User Association (LWUA) have partnered to install an emergency battery energy storage system (BESS) at the Clapham pump station, in... 

Prieska copper/zinc mine shaft head
Orion issues first drawdown notices for Prieska funding
17th July 2023 By: Darren Parker

ASX- and JSE-listed Orion Minerals has issued the first drawdown notices in relation to the R370-million of committed funding for the Prieska copper/zinc project, in the Northern Cape, having... 

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Booyco Electronics
Booyco Electronics

Booyco Electronics, South African pioneer of Proximity Detection Systems, offers safety solutions for underground and surface mining, quarrying,...

Environmental Assurance (Pty) Ltd.
Environmental Assurance (Pty) Ltd.

ENVASS is a customer and solutions-driven environmental consultancy with established divisions, serviced by highly qualified and experienced...

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Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions

The AutoMine® product group offers autonomous and remotely operated mobile equipment. It allows operators to simultaneously control and monitor...

Goodwin Submersible Pumps Africa (Pty) Ltd
Goodwin Submersible Pumps Africa (Pty) Ltd

Goodwin Submersible Pumps Africa is sole distributors for Goodwin electrically driven, submersible, abrasion resistance slurry pumps.


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