Mining Weekly | Material Handling http://www.miningweekly.com/page/materials-handling Thu, 23 Nov 2017 07:48:11 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Savannah completes construction of Mutamba pilot plant, commissioning under way http://www.miningweekly.com/article/savannah-completes-construction-of-mutamba-pilot-plant-commissioning-under-way-2017-11-20 Mia Breytenbach MINERAL SANDS Mon, 20 Nov 2017 11:42:00 +0200 471609 1511178148 1511170920 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000693244_resized_mineralsandssavannahresourcesmutambapilotplantmozambique1120171022.jpg The Mutamba mineral sands project, in Mozambique 511 287 Customised spillminator supplied to South African gold mine http://www.miningweekly.com/article/customised-spillminator-supplied-to-s-african-gold-mine-2017-11-17 Victor Moolman Material Handling Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469900 1510643480 1510869600 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 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 Material Handling 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 Grupo Mexico raises nearly $1bn in rail unit IPO – sources http://www.miningweekly.com/article/grupo-mexico-raises-nearly-1bn-in-rail-unit-ipo-sources-2017-11-10 Reuters IPO Fri, 10 Nov 2017 03:24:00 +0200 470596 1510297903 1510277040 1512770400 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Equipment maintenance, repair products showcased http://www.miningweekly.com/article/conference-highlights-new-advanced-offerings-to-prolong-equipment-life-and-enhance-maintenance-2017-11-10 Dylan Slater Maintenance Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469884 1510037547 1510264800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Transmission equipment components offer multiple benefits http://www.miningweekly.com/article/transmission-equipment-components-offer-multiple-benefits-2017-11-03 Victor Moolman Material Handling 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 Low capital cost key to continuous improvement http://www.miningweekly.com/article/low-capital-cost-key-to-continuous-improvement-2017-10-19 Simone Liedtke Material Handling Fri, 03 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468272 1509430636 1509660000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000685917_resized_metixprojectmanagement102017metixsmsgroupsubsidiary1022.jpg INDUSTRY UPLIFTMENT The efficient delivery of a safely executed and on-time project is key to the upliftment of the industry 511 287 Project management facility designed to enhance every plant http://www.miningweekly.com/article/project-management-facility-designed-to-enhance-every-plant-2017-11-03 Simone Liedtke Material Handling Fri, 03 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468234 1509430636 1509660000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000685928_resized_testrig102017bmg1022.jpg ADDITIONAL OFFERING BMG also offers extensive customer training on site at mining operations or at its upgraded premises 511 287 Technology to shift project relations from adversarial to cooperative http://www.miningweekly.com/article/technology-to-shift-project-relations-from-adversarial-to-cooperative-2017-11-03 Simone Liedtke Material Handling Fri, 03 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468270 1509430636 1509660000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000686626_resized_pic.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/71591_2017-10-20_ssg_-_hd_web.mp465935837Specialist business and project management consultancy SSG Consulting strategy and business development GM Jacques Marais discusses the company’s KEY360 mobile application. Camerawork: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Lionel da Silva. Specialist business and project management consultancy SSG Consulting strategy and business development GM Jacques Marais discusses the company’s KEY360 mobile application. Camerawork: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Lionel da Silva. Turnkey solutions provided for gold mine in East Asia http://www.miningweekly.com/article/turnkey-solutions-provided-to-gold-mine-in-east-asia-2017-11-03 Simone Liedtke Material Handling Fri, 03 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468238 1509430636 1509660000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000686364_resized_philsaga1500diametersingledrumservicewinder102017techedge1022.jpg FULL TURNKEY SOLUTION Tech Edge Group offered a full turnkey solution service that included high-level design 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 Material Handling 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 Material Handling 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 First locally manufactured Joy reclaim feeder is unveiled http://www.miningweekly.com/article/sa-made-reclaim-feeder-launched-to-domestic-market-2017-11-03 Dylan Slater MaterialS Handling Fri, 03 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469202 1509626517 1509660000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000688059_resized_p4243991copyfotor.jpg RECLAIM FEEDER The new Joy reclaim feeder can be used for synthetic-fuel plants, power plant facilities, synthetic-gypsum plants, truck load-out facilities, port load-out facilities and coal-mining operations 511 287 Scarce funding necessitates effective project management http://www.miningweekly.com/article/effective-project-management-essential-when-scarce-funding-secured-for-projects-2017-11-03 Simone Liedtke Material Handling Fri, 03 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468359 1510302334 1509660000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000691112_resized_jeremyclarke11017duane1022.jpg JEREMY CLARKE A common belief is that money should not be spent on project management 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 Material Handling 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 Material Handling 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 Bullish Caterpillar rebounds, beats Q3 profit, revenue forecasts http://www.miningweekly.com/article/bullish-caterpillar-rebounds-beats-q3-profit-revenue-forecasts-2017-10-24 Henry Lazenby MINING MACHINERY Tue, 24 Oct 2017 18:04:00 +0200 468802 1508915882 1508861040 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000687095_resized_caterpillar110220614duane.jpg 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 South Africa spending less than its peers on mining research and development http://www.miningweekly.com/article/sa-still-not-spending-enough-on-rd-requires-collaboration-2017-10-20 Mia Breytenbach RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467706 1508223544 1508450400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 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 Material Handling 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 Changes bring about new product lines, enhanced solutions http://www.miningweekly.com/article/changes-bring-about-new-product-lines-enhanced-solutions-2017-10-13 Nadine James Material Handling Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466034 1507616826 1507845600 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000681442_resized_altraindustrialmotionsouthafricaplatinumminechairliftbrakingsysteminstalled20141022.jpg EFFECTIVE SOLUTION One of the company's more distinctive solutions includes a braking system supplied for a chairlift at a platinum mine in 2013 511 287 Company highlights cost benefit of brand http://www.miningweekly.com/article/company-highlights-cost-benefit-of-brand-2017-10-13 Nadine James Material Handling Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466319 1507616826 1507845600 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000681496_resized_ballbearingunitsfromkmlbearingsbearingsinternational09171022.jpg KML BALL BEARING UNITS The KML brand caters for an array of applications, including automotive, materials handling and processing equipment 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 Material Handling 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 Shaft alignment tool benefits discussed http://www.miningweekly.com/article/shaft-alignment-tool-benefits-discussed-2017-10-13 Nadine James Material Handling Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466312 1507616826 1507845600 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000681473_resized_fluke830lasershaftalignmenttool09171022.jpg LASER PECISION Unlike the straight-edge method or dial indicators, Fluke’s 830 performs complicated alignment calculations automatically 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 Material Handling 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 Vacuum technology for secure conveyance http://www.miningweekly.com/article/vacuum-technology-for-secure-conveyance-2017-10-06 Marleny Arnoldi Material Handling Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 464739 1506954314 1507240800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000679146_resized_diamonds20171022.jpg VACUUM SECURITY There is scope for using vacuum conveyor technology in specialised applications, such as diamond conveyance, for greater efficiency and security 511 287 Local mineral processing mired in upkeep, development languishing http://www.miningweekly.com/article/local-mineral-processing-mired-in-upkeep-development-languishing-2017-10-06 Tasneem Bulbulia Material Handling Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465470 1506954315 1507240800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000679480_resized_minewatersantoshgunpathpic0420171022copy.jpg SANTOSH GUNPATH The mining sector cannot function without the essential part of the process flow sheet – crushers, screens and mills 511 287 Capital-saving solutions for crushing and screening http://www.miningweekly.com/article/capital-saving-solutions-for-crushing-and-screening-2017-10-06 Tasneem Bulbulia Material Handling Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465663 1506954315 1507240800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 Latest products showcased in real-life working environment http://www.miningweekly.com/article/latest-products-showcased-in-real-life-working-environment-2017-10-06 Tasneem Bulbulia Material Handling Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465606 1506954315 1507240800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000679844_resized_crushingmillingscreeningsandvikqj341lr0920171022.jpg JAWBREAKER The new QJ341+ tracked jaw crusher is especially ideal for quarrying applications with a high fines content 511 287 New attachment system enhances screening media change-outs http://www.miningweekly.com/article/new-attachment-system-enhances-screening-media-change-outs-2017-10-06 Tasneem Bulbulia Material Handling Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465465 1506954315 1507240800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000679700_resized_crushingmillingscreeningmetso8139450920171022.jpg MILESTONE REACHED The 500th Lokotrack sold in Germany, an LT120 jaw plant with a folding discharge conveyor, was handed over by Metso during Steinexpo 511 287 New compact crusher range unveiled http://www.miningweekly.com/article/new-compact-crusher-range-unveiled-2017-10-06 Tasneem Bulbulia Material Handling Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465630 1506954315 1507240800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000679905_resized_crushingmillingscreeningmccloskeyi34rcompactcrusher0920171022.jpg COMPACT CRUSHER The I34R compact crusher was on display at Steinexpo and is the first of a series of compact crushers available worldwide 511 287 Partnership now includes crushing and screening http://www.miningweekly.com/article/partnership-expanded-to-include-crushing-screening-2017-10-06 Tasneem Bulbulia Material Handling Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465529 1506954315 1507240800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000679715_resized_crushingmillingscreeningsuperiorindustries0920171022.jpg NEW SCREEN The Tandem Guardian screen plant gives operators more options for processing material and expands an application’s potential tons per hour produced 511 287 Upgraded mobile screen launched onto Southern African market http://www.miningweekly.com/article/upgraded-mobile-screen-launched-onto-southern-african-market-2017-10-06 Tasneem Bulbulia Material Handling Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465378 1506954315 1507240800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000679409_resized_0056ok.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/71075_2017-09-18_wirtgen_-_hd_web.mp415636020Wirtgen South Africa mineral technologies sales executive Mike Newby details the Kleeman Mobiscreen 953 EVO. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Wirtgen South Africa mineral technologies sales executive Mike Newby details the Kleeman Mobiscreen 953 EVO. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Company offers alternative to conventional splicing http://www.miningweekly.com/article/company-offers-alternative-to-conventional-splicing-2017-10-06 Marleny Arnoldi Material Handling Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465616 1506954315 1507240800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000679909_resized_bmgconveyorsandcomponentssuperscrewbeltsplicing20171022.jpg SUPER SPLICING The Super-Screw surface of the splice is level with the two ends of the original belt, making the splice surface as even and as thick as the belt itself 511 287 Conveyor belt manufacturer expands national footprint http://www.miningweekly.com/article/conveyor-belt-manufacturer-expands-national-footprint-2017-10-06 Marleny Arnoldi Material Handling Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465250 1506954314 1507240800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000679152_resized_contitechminingconveyorscomponents20171022.jpg LONG LASTING ContiTech provides a splice that can last the service life of a conveyor belt 511 287 High-quality components decrease downtime http://www.miningweekly.com/article/high-quality-components-decrease-downtime-2017-10-06 Marleny Arnoldi Material Handling 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