Mining Weekly | Earthmoving http://www.miningweekly.com/page/earthmoving-and-surface-mining Fri, 23 Feb 2018 19:54:27 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Leon expects mining industry to have a future under Ramaphosa’s Presidency http://www.miningweekly.com/article/leon-expects-mining-industry-to-have-a-future-under-ramaphosas-presidency-2018-02-16 Nadine James LEGISLATIVE ENVIRONMENT Fri, 16 Feb 2018 11:39:00 +0200 478550 1518997848 1518773940 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000708263_resized_peterleon610220616duane.jpg Herbert Smith Freehills partner and Africa co-chairperson Peter Leon 511 287 Mining-specific staff recruitment, management app developed http://www.miningweekly.com/article/new-app-to-revolutionise-disrupt-recruitment-in-mining-industry-2018-02-09 Mia Breytenbach MINING SERVICES Fri, 09 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476717 1517899893 1518127200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000704036_resized_diggerappshowcase0120181022.jpg DIGGING IT Through the Digger app mining professionals are informed of available positions globally, directly on their mobile devices 511 287 Engineering group Sandvik rides strong demand as profit tops forecast http://www.miningweekly.com/article/engineering-group-sandvik-rides-strong-demand-as-profit-tops-forecast-2018-02-05 Reuters MINING SERVICES Mon, 05 Feb 2018 10:11:00 +0200 477235 1517820182 1517818260 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Joi Ito to headline #DisruptMining finale http://www.miningweekly.com/article/joi-ito-to-headline-disruptmining-finale-2018-02-02 Creamer Media Reporter MINING INNOVATION Fri, 02 Feb 2018 21:44:00 +0200 477201 1517817943 1517600640 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Showcase of SA's manufacturing prowess to debut in 2019 http://www.miningweekly.com/article/broader-exposure-for-south-africa-at-2019-expo-2018-02-02 Dylan Slater Manufacturing Fri, 02 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476093 1517295056 1517522400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Gold sponsor to exhibit latest tech and services http://www.miningweekly.com/article/gold-sponsor-to-exhibit-latest-tech-and-services-2018-01-26 Marleny Arnoldi MINING INDABA PREVIEW Fri, 26 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 474846 1516688546 1516917600 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000699887_resized_catad22undergroundtruckinmine1022.jpg DRIVING EFFICIENCY At 22 t capacity, the AD22 is the smallest underground truck in the Caterpillar equipment line, yet it offers greater payload than competitor trucks of the same size 511 287 Manufacturer expands offering http://www.miningweekly.com/article/manufacturer-expands-excavator-portfolio-2018-01-26 Marleny Arnoldi MINING INDABA PREVIEW Fri, 26 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 474767 1516688546 1516917600 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000699718_resized_komatsupc700miningindabapreview20181022.jpg EXCAVATING INTEREST The first two units of Komatsu’s PC700 excavator range to reach South African shores are already hard at work 511 287 Upgraded condition monitoring app launched http://www.miningweekly.com/article/company-launches-upgraded-conditioning-monitoring-app-2018-01-26 Nadine James MINING INDABA PREVIEW Fri, 26 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 474877 1517294682 1516917600 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000699962_resized_wearcheckneilrobinson12171022.jpg NEIL ROBINSON The app is free of charge, data is highly secure and the login process uses the same password credentials as the WearCheck online system 511 287 Middle Island plans follow-up drilling to enhance Wirraminna deposit http://www.miningweekly.com/article/middle-island-plans-follow-up-drilling-to-enhance-wirraminna-deposit-2018-01-18 Dylan Slater GOLD Thu, 18 Jan 2018 12:00:00 +0200 475572 1516269825 1516269600 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 Environmental permit bodes well for project financing http://www.miningweekly.com/article/environmental-permit-bodes-well-for-project-financing-2017-11-08 Nica Schreuder Earthmoving and Surface Mining Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471907 1512454254 1512684000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 Intermin reaffirms guidance as first ore is hauled from Teal Stage 2 http://www.miningweekly.com/article/intermin-reaffirms-guidance-as-first-ore-is-hauled-from-teal-stage-2-2017-12-06 Dylan Slater GOLD Wed, 06 Dec 2017 15:45:00 +0200 473313 1512568142 1512567900 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 Atrum incorporates Elan project directly into portfolio, reverses decision to list http://www.miningweekly.com/article/atrum-incorporates-elan-project-directly-into-portfolio-reverses-decision-to-list-2017-12-06 Dylan Slater COAL Wed, 06 Dec 2017 11:28:00 +0200 473257 1512554655 1512552480 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 Pilot Crushtec launches modular solutions, increases service offering http://www.miningweekly.com/article/pilot-crushtec-launches-new-modular-solutions-increases-service-offering-2017-11-24 Mia Breytenbach CRUSHING & SCREENING Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471319 1511853919 1512079200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000692570_resized_pilotcrushtecscalperquarry112017001hrsml1022.jpg MODULAR FLEXIBILITY The MAXIscalp 600 scalping plant has a set-up that provides flexibility to adapt to changing operational requirements 511 287 Ausdrill wins contract extensions in Africa and Australia http://www.miningweekly.com/article/ausdrill-wins-contract-extensions-in-africa-and-australia-2017-11-28 Creamer Media Reporter MINING SERVICES Tue, 28 Nov 2017 11:18:00 +0200 472390 1511861078 1511860680 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 Atlas Copco splits into entities focusing on mining and civil engineering, and the industrial ... http://www.miningweekly.com/article/atlas-copco-splits-business-focus-on-mining-sector-2017-11-24 Dylan Slater CAPITAL EQUIPMENT Fri, 24 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471170 1511247645 1511474400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000692330_resized_sanjayahujaregionalgeneralmanagercopyfotor.jpg SANJAY AHUJA Epiroc is now a house where we can live and breathe mining and rock excavation 511 287 Flexible couplings able to withstand extreme mining conditions http://www.miningweekly.com/article/flexible-couplings-able-to-withstand-extreme-mining-conditions-2017-11-17 Victor Moolman Earthmoving and Surface Mining Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469409 1510643480 1510869600 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000688598_resized_hydraulicspneumaticscoalleeuwpancoalmineconveyorsouthafricaexxaro0220171022.jpg FLEXIBLE APPLICATION The Quick-Flex coupling’s design makes it suitable for high-speed, low-torque, excessive-vibration drives, to a low-speed, high-torque applications 511 287 Transmission equipment components offer multiple benefits http://www.miningweekly.com/article/transmission-equipment-components-offer-multiple-benefits-2017-11-03 Victor Moolman Earthmoving and Surface Mining Fri, 03 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468285 1509430636 1509660000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000685947_resized_bmgkabelschlepprsccablecarriersystemforlongtravelcablesaccessories0620171022.jpg STRONG STRETCH The elasticity of the PowerTwist's woven polyurethane fabric enables these belts to be stretched over a pulley drive without any damage 511 287 Mechanised mining produces indirect jobs, uptake increasing http://www.miningweekly.com/article/mechanised-mining-produces-indirect-jobs-uptake-increasing-2017-11-03 Victor Moolman Earthmoving and Surface Mining Fri, 03 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468476 1509430636 1509660000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000686493_resized_drillingtunnellingsandvikdd422ie0320171022.jpg AUTOMATED SYSTEMS Sandvik is increasing its focus on automated mining equipment 511 287 Modular electric houses destined for mine in Africa http://www.miningweekly.com/article/modular-electric-houses-destined-for-mine-in-africa-2017-11-03 Victor Moolman Earthmoving and Surface Mining Fri, 03 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468286 1509430636 1509660000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000686367_resized_parnismanufacturing408171022duane.jpg MOBILE OR MODULAR E-Houses are mobile or modular houses that are fully equipped electrical substations manufactured using insulated steel panels 511 287 Influence of association grows in surface mining sector http://www.miningweekly.com/article/influence-of-association-grows-in-surface-mining-sector-2017-10-27 Nica Schreuder Earthmoving and Surface Mining Fri, 27 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467605 1508762248 1509055200 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000684387_resized_tinusmullerbloombergminingcommuinities1022.jpg LOOKING LOCAL Aspasa advocates the recruitmet of workers living in close proximity to mining operations 511 287 Drill series evolved to increase cost effectiveness and productivity http://www.miningweekly.com/article/drill-series-evolved-to-increase-cost-effectiveness-and-productivity-2017-10-27 Nica Schreuder Earthmoving and Surface Mining Fri, 27 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467774 1508762248 1509055200 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000684905_resized_sandvikdx900iinaction1022.jpg DEVELOPED ON DEMAND The DX900i is Sandvik's latest answer to the evolving technological needs of the surface mining industry 511 287 Openpit mining prolific in recovery of miner’s diamonds http://www.miningweekly.com/article/openpit-mining-prolific-in-recovery-of-miners-diamonds-2017-10-27 Nica Schreuder Earthmoving and Surface Mining Fri, 27 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467650 1508762248 1509055200 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000684539_resized_orapaminebotswanadebeers1022.jpg ORAPA Orapa is the oldest operating mine in Botswana and the largest openpit diamond mine in the world. The mine is expected to produce 145-million carats from 157-million tonnes of ore during its 14-year life 511 287 Supplier takes on larger equipment market http://www.miningweekly.com/article/supplier-takes-on-larger-equipment-market-2017-10-27 Nica Schreuder Earthmoving and Surface Mining Fri, 27 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467371 1508762248 1509055200 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000683896_resized_sanyequipmenthasbeenengineeredspecificallyforafricanoperatingconditions1022.jpg SPECIAL CONDITIONS Sany equipment has been engineered specifically for African operating conditions 511 287 ECSA renews Wits School of Mining accreditation http://www.miningweekly.com/article/ecsa-renews-accreditation-for-wits-school-of-mining-2017-10-20 Dylan Slater Education & TRAINING Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467570 1508223543 1508450400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000684269_resized_profcuthbertmusingwini3copyfotor.jpg CUTHBERT MUSINGWINI Renewal of the Wits School of Mining Engineering’s ECSA accreditation illustrates the high standard of the school’s standard 511 287 Materials handling software enhanced http://www.miningweekly.com/article/materials-handling-software-enhanced-to-provide-three-dimensional-modelling-2017-10-20 Dylan Slater TECHNOLOGY Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467569 1508223544 1508450400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Gamsberg zinc project a thumbs up for South Africa amid investment slowdown http://www.miningweekly.com/article/s-africa-zinc-project-shows-commitment-buoyancy-amid-sluggish-investment-climate-2017-10-20 Mia Breytenbach BASE METALS Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467692 1508245473 1508450400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000685462_resized_vote.jpg 511 287 Product tackles inclement conditions, improves productivity http://www.miningweekly.com/article/specialised-product-tackles-inclement-conditions-improves-productivity-2017-10-13 Nadine James Earthmoving and Surface Mining Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466293 1507616826 1507845600 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000681499_resized_aussiepumpsuseenvelopcoverstoprotectcapitalequipment09171022.jpg COMPREHENSIVE PROTECTION Envelop covers protect key assets from dust, corrosion, heat and ultraviolet light, reducing the cost of maintenance 511 287 High-quality, regular maintenance enables multiple engine overhauls http://www.miningweekly.com/article/high-quality-regular-maintenance-enables-multiple-engine-overhauls-2017-10-13 Nadine James Earthmoving and Surface Mining Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466323 1507616827 1507845600 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000681493_resized_metricautomotiveworkshop09171022.jpg NEW LEASE ON LIFE Beyond their first overhaul at about 15 000 hours, most diesel engines are designed to be overhauled several times 511 287 Energy efficient motors used for Mpumalanga chrome conveyor system http://www.miningweekly.com/article/energy-efficient-motors-used-for-mpumalanga-chrome-conveyor-system-2017-10-13 Nadine James Earthmoving and Surface Mining Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466030 1507876037 1507845600 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000684634_resized_seweurodriveoctober20171.jpeg CONVEYING CHROME The IE3-compliant DRN electric motors will propel a chrome producer's main incline conveyors, which carry mined ore to the surface for handling and stockpiling 511 287 High-quality components decrease downtime http://www.miningweekly.com/article/high-quality-components-decrease-downtime-2017-10-06 Marleny Arnoldi Earthmoving and Surface Mining Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465865 1506954316 1507240800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000680564_resized_bearingsinternationalbauermotorsanddrives1220161022.jpg MORE OPTIONS Bauer is expanding its B2000 Geared Motors range to include a few intermediate sizes per type to be more competitive in the South African market 511 287 World’s ‘largest wheel loader’ bound for Zambian copper mine http://www.miningweekly.com/article/largest-wheel-loader-destined-for-use-at-copper-mine-2017-10-06 Dylan Slater MINING EQUIPMENT Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466132 1506954316 1507240800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000681031_resized_komatsuphl2350wheelloadercopyfotor.jpg INCREASED PAYLOAD The P&H L-2350 was chosen for loading applications at Sentinel mine owing to its capability of loading the mine’s ultra class haul trucks 511 287 Caterpillar to localise components as part of R1.3bn empowerment deal http://www.miningweekly.com/article/caterpillar-to-localise-components-as-part-of-r13bn-empowerment-deal-2017-10-04 Terence Creamer BLACK EMPOWERMENT Wed, 04 Oct 2017 16:15:00 +0200 466763 1507129040 1507126500 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000682540_resized_zakieyaparker1022.jpg Caterpillar Industries MD Zakieya Parker 511 287 Noticeable increase in use of in-cab video surveillance http://www.miningweekly.com/article/noticeable-increase-in-use-of-in-cab-video-surveillance-2017-09-29 Nadine James Earthmoving and Surface Mining Fri, 29 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 464645 1506412342 1506636000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000677902_resized_henrysmithsalesvpforafricaorbcomm09171022.jpg HENRY SMITH Stringent mine health and safety requirements are driving the use of in-cab video surveillance 511 287 Tech support, repair and maintenance service critical to 20 years http://www.miningweekly.com/article/technical-support-repair-and-maintenance-service-critical-to-20-years-in-s-africa-2017-09-29 Nadine James Earthmoving and Surface Mining Fri, 29 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 464667 1506412343 1506636000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000678157_resized_doosandx225lcahydraulicexcavator091711022.jpg DX225LCA EXCAVATOR The hydraulic excavator’s 21.5 t operating weight is enhanced by new specifications that include a 0.92 m³ bucket capacity 511 287 Offshore capital equipment markets come in handy amid ‘turmoil’ in domestic mining sector http://www.miningweekly.com/article/resilience-pays-off-for-local-capital-equipment-exporters-as-local-support-lacking-2017-09-29 Dylan Slater CAPITAL EQUIPMENT Fri, 29 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465506 1506422071 1506636000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000680521_resized_export.jpg 511 287 Minerals processing business bullish about future, despite industry challenges http://www.miningweekly.com/article/minerals-processing-business-bullish-for-the-future-despite-industry-challenges-2017-09-22 Nica Schreuder Earthmoving and Surface Mining Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463868 1505894731 1506031200 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000676327_resized_allencompassingfraseralaxander20171022.jpg ALL ENCOMPASSING Fraser Alexander is able to service clients across the coal washing and processing value chain 511 287 Companies find use for abandoned underground coal mines http://www.miningweekly.com/article/companies-find-use-for-abandoned-underground-coal-mines-2017-09-22 Nica Schreuder Earthmoving and Surface Mining Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463939 1505894748 1506031200 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000676459_resized_secondchancebloomberg20081022.jpg SECOND CHANCE The trend of returning to underground mines and turning them into opencast mines is a cost-effective alternative to exploration 511 287 Real-time analysis aids coal mining efficiency http://www.miningweekly.com/article/real-time-analysis-aids-coal-mining-efficiency-2017-09-22 Nica Schreuder Earthmoving and Surface Mining Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463947 1505894802 1506031200 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000676570_resized_scantechphotocoalscan20171022.jpg REAL-TIME EFFICIENCY The COALSCAN 9500X is installed on the conveyor and only takes up one metre of belt space 511 287