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Crushing and Screening News

Refinery employs interparticle crusher

     23rd August 2002 The Anglo Platinum Rustenburg base metals refinery has selected a Rodax inter-particle crusher for its reduction ratio of up to 100:1. 

Hydrocyclone contract for Zim platinum project

     21st June 2002 A contract for the design and supply of hydrocyclones for the Mimosa platinum-mine expansion project has been awarded to Linatex Africa. 

Cripple Creek & Victor ( gold project)

     10th May 2002 Name of the project and location Cripple Creek & Victor (CC&V) Expansion Project, USA. Project description The project will increase average annual gold production by 40% and extend the life-of-mine from 2008 to at least 2013, yielding an additional 2,8-million ounces. Average life-of-mine cash... 

South African screen for Saudi desert mine

     14th December 2001 A vibrating screen produced by Linatex Africa, on the East Rand, will be installed at one of the most desolate mines in the Saudi Arabian desert. 

Underground crushing plant handles 565 t/h

     14th December 2001 Leading rock and mineral processing company, Metso Minerals South Africa has won a R3-million order to supply two Nordberg model C110 single-toggle jaw crushers and two Nordberg vibrating grizzly feeders to Avgold’s new Target gold-mine, reports manager Alan Fletcher. 

Gravity-separation units record strong sales

     16th November 2001 The gravity separation industry is undergoing a renaissance in the mineral-processing sector, Gekko Systems CEO Elizabeth Lewis-Gray reports. 

Machines fitted with fast fuel systems

     16th November 2001 Eight new machines supplied by Komatsu to Debswana, Orapa and Letlhakane mines have been fitted with Wiggins fast fuel systems and dry-break coupling functions from IMS Industrial Products. 

Meeting mining and quarrying needs

     16th November 2001 The range of Pilot Crushtec’s modular hoppers and conveyor systems continue to meet the needs of South African and international mining and quarrying sectors. 

New gyratory crusher for diamond-mine

     16th November 2001 A contract for the supply of a primary gyratory crusher to the Orapa Diamond Mine has been awarded to IMS Engineering. 

Screening company boosts capacity

     16th November 2001 Leading mining contract screening company Ruslyn Mining has strengthened its operating capacity by acquiring new equipment and by reallocating existing screening plants to service newly-awarded contracts. 

World's largest screens ordered for diamond plant

     16th November 2001 A R10,5-million contract for the supply of specialised screens – including some of the world’s largest double-deck ‘banana’ screens – has been secured by Linatex Africa for installation at De Beers Consolidated Mines’ Kimberley Mines plant. 

Installation completed at diamond-mine

     5th October 2001 Local company Electron Technologies has successfully completed an electrical and instrumentation installation at the secondary crusher on De Beers’ Venetia Mine, 80 km west of Messina in the Northern Province. 

SA firm wins worldwide sales rights

     5th October 2001 German firm KHD Humboldt Wedag has allotted the worldwide sales rights of its screens to its wholly-owned South African operation. 

High-tech dry mill installed at platinum mine

     7th September 2001 The first multimillion-rand high-tech dry mill from Particle Separation Systems has been installed in one of South Africa’s largest platinum-producing mines. 

Crusher still serving after 30 years

     31st August 2001 Since its appearance on live demonstration at Hillhead 1999, the Rotamill has been in steady production, with both static and mobile versions of this rugged hammer mill now installed in a range of demanding applications. 

Crushing plant for Zimbabwean colliery

     31st August 2001 Bulk materials-handling and minerals processing specialist Osborn has completed a R10 million contract for long time customer, Wankie Colliery in Zimbabwe for a new crushing and screening plant. 

Firm refocus gains momentum

     31st August 2001 German engineering firm Krupp is to focus on new applications and products in the field of processing equipment. 

Innovative technology from crusher firm

     31st August 2001 Kawasaki’s range of cone crushers, available locally from IMS Engineering (IMSE), are the only crushers to use an innovative technology in the form of a curved crushing chamber with grooved crushing plates. 

New dry-mill technology for SA

     31st August 2001 The first multimillion rand high technology dry mill has been installed in one of South Africa’s largest platinum mining operations. 

Russian firm finds home in SA

     31st August 2001 An established Russian manufacturing firm has set up an office in South Africa and is making a name for itself on the local market. 

SA screens for China coal operation

     31st August 2001 Selective product development over the nearly 30 years that Humboldt Wedag has been operating in South Africa allows the company to offer a complete range of process plant. 

Crushing plant for Ethiopian quarry

     20th July 2001 Crushing, screening and material preparation plant company IMS Engineering is expanding into Africa to meet the continent’s needs for cost-efficient and productive equipment. 

Crusher company adds a new design dimension

     29th June 2001 One of South Africa 

More orders for global materials-handling firm

By: Joanne Delaurentis     29th June 2001 Mining and materials handling specialist Krupp MMH is processing two more orders for heavy-duty apron feeders for Debswana's Jwaneng and Orapa Mines. 

Control system gains popularity

     15th June 2001 A contract has been awarded to Svedala’s Cisa division to optimise the milling circuits at Gold Fields Kloof No 1 gold plant, in Westonaria. 

How to have ‘good vibrations’

By: System Author     3rd September 1999 Crushing and Milling 

New comminution methods researched

By: System Author     3rd September 1999 Crushing and Milling 

New-plant testwork grinds on

By: System Author     3rd September 1999 Crushing and Milling 

Mid-South outsourced

By: System Author     30th July 1999 For Assmang to meet the 5,5-million tons-a-year iron-ore target at Beeshoek in two years, a heavy media separation jig plant is required. Avmin ferrous metal director Jan Steenkamp report an 8-million-ton dump of non-conforming contaminated ore could be treated by the jig plant at a rate of up to... 

R30m crusher

By: System Author     16th July 1999 Turnkey equipment, plant and product support supplier IMS Engineering of Johannesburg was awarded R30-million worth of orders for cone crushers as well as for the primary gyratory crusher for the Orapa 2000 expansion project in Botswana. The first four cone crushers for the existing tertiary... 

A crushing victory

By: System Author     23rd April 1999 Twelve-million rands worth of crushing, screening and milling equipment has been sourced from one company for Kroondal. Successful bidder Nordberg, of Johannesburg, which is supplying a jaw crusher, cone crusher, vibrating screens and the rod mill for the metallurgical plant, says, however, that... 

Where plant operators’ buck stops

By: System Author     23rd April 1999 The responsibility of the contracted plant operator begins with the flow of run-of-mine material from on-surface grizzleys, includes the overland conveyor and all associated surface infrastructure, and ends with the removal of the final platinum-group metal (pgm) concentrates by the road tanker... 

Where underground meets opencast

By: System Author     23rd April 1999 As the underground and opencast ores have two separate flotation characteristics, the ores will be crushed separately and stored in two separate silos ahead of the dense-media separator (DMS). The separate crushed products will be blended on to the main conveyor to the DMS, which is designed to... 

Gap for SA in Peru copper

By: System Author     2nd April 1999 At the beginning of last month one of the world’s top ten privately-owned copper producers completed the first element of a US$1,25-billion expansion and modernisation programme. The company is the American-owned Southern Peru Copper Corporation (SPCC), and the commissioning of the... 

R80m opencast-mining contract

By: System Author     26th March 1999 MINING company and Concor Roads division Concor Opencast Mining has been awarded a contract worth R80-million from Amplats for the opencast mining operations at the Bafokeng Rasimone Platinum Mine near Rustenburg. The three-year contract calls for the company to handle all opencast operations,... 

Refurbishing crushes price

By: System Author     26th March 1999 A R500 000 contract for a refurbished crushing and screening plant placed by the Hillside Aluminium Smelter in Richards Bay, Kwazulu-Natal, was awarded in September 1998 and completed in three months. The contract was undertaken by Brakpan, Gauteng, company Manhattan Mining, and procurement... 

Technology to revolutionise South African milling circuits

By: System Author     5th March 1999 A NEW screening technology has been developed by local company Particle Separation Systems to assist with the accurate screening of mineral particles. The pansep screen is a unique screening device that screens large quanities of particles and is helping mines to improve throughput as well as... 

Fluid coupling refurbishment technology for South Africa

By: System Author     26th February 1999 In June last year, Stratford Engineering converted type SCR25 scoop-type fluid couplings into new free-standing SCR26 models at Richards Bay Coal Terminal, Kwazulu-Natal. “This is the first time that such a conversion has been done outside Europe,” reports Stratford Engineering... 

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