Mining Weekly | Material Handling http://www.miningweekly.com/page/materials-handling Thu, 21 Sep 2017 01:08:28 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 800 000 t copper output by year-end conservative estimate http://www.miningweekly.com/article/800-000-t-copper-output-by-year-end-conservative-estimate-2017-09-15 Simone Liedtke Material Handling Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463257 1505199181 1505426400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000675042_resized_kcmmining082017miningforzambia11022.jpg DRAWING DOLLARS $12.4-billion was invested in new mining ventures in Zambia from 2000 to 2014 by just six mining companies 511 287 Combination of factors influence pumps’ life cycles http://www.miningweekly.com/article/combination-of-factors-influence-pumps-life-cycles-2017-09-15 Victor Moolman Material Handling Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463499 1505199184 1505426400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000675506_resized_pumpsksblccslurrypumplccmapppicdata0520171022.jpg PUMPS MAINTENANCE Routine mechanical maintenance, along with other factors, significantly improves a pump’s reliability 511 287 Distributor expands pumps offering with Italian range http://www.miningweekly.com/article/distributor-expands-pumps-offering-with-italian-range-2017-09-15 Victor Moolman Material Handling Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463531 1505199184 1505426400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000675580_resized_pumpspumpstransferproblemsprovided201709011022.jpg PAINLESS UPKEEP The maintenance of peristaltic pumps is simple and can be done on site 511 287 Establishing connectivity, visibility critical to economic growth http://www.miningweekly.com/article/establishing-connectivity-visibility-critical-to-economic-growth-2017-09-15 Simone Liedtke Material Handling Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 464361 1505397280 1505426400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000677290_resized_stephendupreez092017bt1022.jpg STEPHEN DU PREEZ Mines will be transitioning from manual to autonomous operations, with a higher reliance on digitalisation 511 287 Five new pumps supplied to Limpopo platinum mine http://www.miningweekly.com/article/five-new-pumps-supplied-to-limpopo-platinum-mine-2017-09-15 Victor Moolman Material Handling Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463320 1505199183 1505426400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 German companies to display digital solutions for Zambian mines http://www.miningweekly.com/article/german-companies-to-display-digital-solutions-for-zambian-mines-2017-09-15 Simone Liedtke Material Handling Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463265 1505199181 1505426400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000675039_resized_panelatgermanzambiabusinessforum2017082017sagermanchamberofcommerceandindustry1022.jpg BUSINESS FIRST The first German-Zambian Business Forum was held in Lusaka, Zambia, earlier this year to strengthen economic ties between Germany and Zambia 511 287 Hydrogen detection solutions to increase safety at Zambian mines http://www.miningweekly.com/article/hydrogen-detection-solutions-to-increase-safety-at-zambian-mines-2017-09-15 Simone Liedtke Material Handling Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463509 1505199184 1505426400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000675537_resized_hyalerta500082017rtsafricaengineering.jpg HIGHLY VERSATILE The H2Scan Hy-Alerta 500 instrument is a “highly versatile” hand-held detection device 511 287 Industrial solutions provider aiming to benefit Zambia’s mines http://www.miningweekly.com/article/industrial-solutions-provider-aiming-to-benefit-zambias-mines-2017-09-15 Simone Liedtke Material Handling Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463507 1505199184 1505426400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000675530_resized_spinfiltersbackchannelcooling082017rtsafricaengineering.jpg EFFECTIVE SUPPLY The use of a spin filter is a truly effective means of feeding clean air at ambient temperatures 511 287 Kalumbila facility will service global mining industry http://www.miningweekly.com/article/kalumbila-facility-will-service-global-mining-industry-draws-in-other-manufacturers-2017-09-15 Simone Liedtke Material Handling Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463268 1505199181 1505426400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000675045_resized_miners082017miningforzambia1022.jpg TANGIBLE EXCITEMENT There’s a tangible feeling of excitement in the air at Kalumbila with the coming of the ME Elecmetal plant 511 287 New bulk materials solution supplied to Kansanshi http://www.miningweekly.com/article/new-bulk-materials-solution-supplied-to-kansanshi-2017-09-15 Simone Liedtke Material Handling Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463323 1505199182 1505426400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000675018_resized_cleanscrape082017martinengineering1022.jpg CLEANSCRAPE The primary cleaner has been supplied to mining company First Quantum Minerals’ Kansanshi mine 511 287 New range of drives available to SA market http://www.miningweekly.com/article/new-range-of-drives-available-to-s-african-market-2017-09-15 Victor Moolman Material Handling Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463455 1505199183 1505426400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000675439_resized_minewaterslurrybloombergm13518430320171022.jpg DIVERSE USE The Altivar Easy 610 variable-speed drives can be used in a diverse range of environments 511 287 Nitrogen generator offers Zambian mines extended tyre life http://www.miningweekly.com/article/nitrogen-generator-offers-zambian-mines-extended-tyre-life-2017-09-15 Simone Liedtke Material Handling Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 464816 1505400752 1505426400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000678322_resized_nitrogengenerator082017nitralife1022.jpg NITROGEN GENERATOR Minimal maintenance is needed to keep the NitraLife generator operating effectively 511 287 Peristaltic pumps key in war on water wastage http://www.miningweekly.com/article/peristaltic-pumps-key-in-war-on-water-wastage-2017-09-15 Victor Moolman Material Handling Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463446 1505199183 1505426400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000675398_resized_bergwaterprojectdsc00724jade1022.jpg SAVE ON WATER On a plant processing slurry at 75 t/h with 65% solids, every time a peristaltic pump replaces a process slurry pump, more than 1 100-million litres of water is saved every year 511 287 Peristaltic pumps operating at Zambian mines http://www.miningweekly.com/article/peristaltic-pumps-operating-at-zambian-mines-2017-09-15 Simone Liedtke Material Handling Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463264 1505199181 1505426400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000675036_resized_vf125peristalticpump082017verderpumps1022.jpg VERDERFLEX 125 The peristaltic pump is in operation at the Kansanshi copper mine 511 287 Pumps offer suitable for minimal lubricity http://www.miningweekly.com/article/pumps-offer-suitable-for-minimal-lubricity-2017-09-15 Victor Moolman Material Handling Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463322 1505199183 1505426400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000675548_resized_pumpsbmgsteimelsffeedpumpstransportprovided201708311022.jpg WIDE REACH A wide area across Africa is supported by BMG, where the company supplies maintenance and repairs 511 287 Repackaged technology to serve local minerals market well – FLSmidth http://www.miningweekly.com/article/established-technology-refined-to-assist-in-installation-and-commissioning-2017-09-15 Dylan Slater MINERAL PROCESSING Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 464068 1505396799 1505426400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000676786_resized_evolutionpic01copyfotor.jpg REFLUX CLASSIFIER Multiple Reflux Classifiers can be installed to process material 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/70869_2017-09-06_mintek_-_hd_web.mp413508009minerals processing technology expert Taavi Orupold tells Mining Weekly about the FLSmidth Refulx Classifier. Video and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. minerals processing technology expert Taavi Orupold tells Mining Weekly about the FLSmidth Refulx Classifier. Video and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Second Copper Cobalt Africa Conference to be held next year http://www.miningweekly.com/article/second-copper-cobalt-africa-conference-to-be-held-next-year-2017-09-15 Simone Liedtke Material Handling Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463427 1505199183 1505426400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000675334_resized_copper0820171022bloomberg.jpg INDUSTRY REVIVAL The African Copperbelt is again experiencing a resurgence of activity following the commodity downturn of recent years 511 287 Solutions provider helping Zambia tackle mining challenges http://www.miningweekly.com/article/solutions-provider-helping-zambia-tackle-mining-challenges-2017-09-15 Simone Liedtke Material Handling Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463327 1505199182 1505426400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000675033_resized_vltvacondrives082017bmg1022.jpg LONG-TERM SUSTAINABILITY To ensure the long-term sustainability of a mine, it is essential to always keep operating costs down 511 287 Specialist helps Zambian mines save on maintenance costs http://www.miningweekly.com/article/specialist-helps-zambian-mines-save-on-maintenance-costs-2017-09-15 Simone Liedtke Material Handling Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463430 1505199183 1505426400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000675338_resized_neilrobinsonmd082017wearcheck1022.jpg NEIL ROBINSON Customers are able to see for themselves the savings on the bottom line that are attributable to condition monitoring 511 287 Submersible pump that can run dry a safer option http://www.miningweekly.com/article/submersible-pump-that-can-run-dry-a-safer-option-2017-09-15 Victor Moolman Material Handling Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463325 1505199183 1505426400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000675544_resized_pumpshazletonlargesubmersibleprovided201708311022.jpg LARGE PLAYER Hazleton has supplied some of the largest submersible pumps in the world 511 287 Zambian interest in heavy-duty equipment range http://www.miningweekly.com/article/zambian-interest-in-heavy-duty-equipment-range-2017-09-15 Simone Liedtke Material Handling Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463324 1505199182 1505426400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000675026_resized_samsonmf0814tmaterialfeeder082017bltsa1022.jpg HIGHLY ACCURATE The MF0814T tracked material feeder has a holding capacity of up to 100 t and is designed for high discharge control accuracy 511 287 Company’s solutions address minerals processing inefficiencies http://www.miningweekly.com/article/company-solutions-address-minerals-processing-inefficiencies-2017-09-08 Marleny Arnoldi Material Handling Fri, 08 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 462630 1504594106 1504821600 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000673546_resized_multotecwatertreatmentprocessingplantmineralprocessingaugust20171022.jpg MINERALS RECLAMATION Multotec's ion-exchange system can also be used to recover valuable minerals from effluent streams at mineral processing plants 511 287 Industry challenges encourage new tech developments http://www.miningweekly.com/article/industry-challenges-encourage-new-tech-developments-2017-09-08 Marleny Arnoldi Material Handling Fri, 08 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 462915 1504704187 1504821600 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000674218_resized_takrafafricadrumbreakerminingmaintenance20171022.jpg BREAKING THROUGH Junior miners prefer semimobile equipment, such as the Bradford Breaker, owing to its low capital cost and ease of transport 511 287 Mineral processing plants prioritising cybersecurity http://www.miningweekly.com/article/minerals-processing-plants-prioritising-cybersecurity-2017-09-08 Marleny Arnoldi Material Handling Fri, 08 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 462624 1504594107 1504821600 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000673540_resized_cyberattack2017bloomberg1022.jpg HELD AT RANSOM A proper cybersecurity strategy can address this risk and block, for example, ransomware from gaining access to computers that run the process control software 511 287 Proper process control components increase processing efficiency http://www.miningweekly.com/article/proper-process-control-components-increase-processing-efficiency-2017-09-08 Marleny Arnoldi Material Handling Fri, 08 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 462627 1504594106 1504821600 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000673543_resized_recirculatingpipesampleredartmineralprocessingaugust20171022.jpg FLUID CONTROL eDART uses computational fluid dynamics to design splitter boxes for increased efficiency and controlling the flow distribution in a minerals processing plant 511 287 Success at C-Cut, but earlier design input needed http://www.miningweekly.com/article/success-at-c-cut-but-earlier-involvement-in-plant-design-needed-2017-09-08 Marleny Arnoldi Material Handling Fri, 08 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 462841 1504789299 1504821600 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000674168_resized_riocarb1022.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/70684_2017-08-28_riocarbv2_-_hd_web.mp421620207Rio-Carb GM Sias Suurd discusses challenges with liner installations and total cost of ownership in mineral processing plants. Video: Nichols Boyd. Editing: Lionel da Silva Rio-Carb GM Sias Suurd discusses challenges with liner installations and total cost of ownership in mineral processing plants. Video: Nichols Boyd. Editing: Lionel da Silva Sandvik unveils new R15m local production facility, launches new LHD line http://www.miningweekly.com/article/sandvik-unveils-new-r15m-local-production-facility-launches-new-lhd-line-2017-09-05 Ilan Solomons MINING SERVICES Tue, 05 Sep 2017 16:20:00 +0200 463805 1504867783 1504621200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000676190_resized_sandviklh115l110220918duane.jpg The new 5 t, Sandvik LH115L low-profile load haul dumper on display 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/70803_2017-09-05_sandvik_-_hd_web.mp423207067Sandvik Southern Africa sales area VP Simon Andrews and Ekurhuleni mayor Mzwandile Masina discuss the importance of Sandvik’s new production facility Sandvik Southern Africa sales area VP Simon Andrews and Ekurhuleni mayor Mzwandile Masina discuss the importance of Sandvik’s new production facility Botswana event provides notable sales platform http://www.miningweekly.com/article/event-provides-prominent-sales-platform-2017-09-01 Nica Schreuder ELECTRA MINING BOTSWANA PREVIEW Fri, 01 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 461675 1503989784 1504216800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000671580_resized_cleanscrape2017martinengineering1022.jpg CLEANSCRAPE DIFFERENCE Unlike conventional cleaners mounted perpendicular to belt travel, the CleanScrape design addresses the belt diagonally 511 287 Conveyor belts tackle Botswana diamond mining conditions http://www.miningweekly.com/article/conveyor-belts-tackle-botswana-diamond-mining-conditions-2017-09-01 Nica Schreuder ELECTRA MINING BOTSWANA PREVIEW Fri, 01 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 461904 1503989784 1504216800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000671869_resized_reliableresistancecontitechfortressxpdateunknown1022.jpg RELIABLE RESISTANCE The ContiTech ForstressXP provides essential cut and gouge resistance 511 287 Despite high upfront costs, technology investments yield long-term savings – BMI http://www.miningweekly.com/article/despite-high-upfront-costs-technology-investments-reap-long-term-savings-bmi-2017-09-01 Mia Breytenbach MINING & THE ENVIRONMENT Fri, 01 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 462737 1503989787 1504216800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000673790_resized_angloamericanminasrioaaironorecdm76296284copy1022.jpg LONG-TERM BENEFIT BMI expexts long-term cost savings to benefit companies that are ahead of the curve when it comes to prioritising green strategies 511 287 Heavy industries equipment supplier adapts to stay relevant http://www.miningweekly.com/article/heavy-industries-equipment-supplier-adapts-to-stay-relevant-2017-09-01 Nica Schreuder ELECTRA MINING BOTSWANA PREVIEW Fri, 01 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 461765 1503989784 1504216800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000671519_resized_robotmoleinactioncoal120171022.jpg SAFETY SOLUTION Hencon Vactech’s Robot Mole is designed to clean hard-to-reach or potentially dangerous areas 511 287 Rapid drying oven offers faster minerals processing http://www.miningweekly.com/article/rapid-drying-oven-improves-mineral-processing-turnaround-time-2017-09-01 Nica Schreuder ELECTRA MINING BOTSWANA PREVIEW Fri, 01 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 461934 1503989785 1504216800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000672028_resized_cannedheat2017thyssenkrupp1022.jpg HEAT RETENTION The oven does not lose heat, even with the door open 511 287 thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions South Africa http://www.miningweekly.com/article/thyssenkrupp-industrial-solutions-south-africa-2017-09-01 Creamer Media Reporter COMPANY PROFILE Fri, 01 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 462468 1503995124 1504216800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000674394_resized_0000673228tkissishensept2016144newbrand1022.jpg 511 287 Mining contractor activity progressing at Moz gold project http://www.miningweekly.com/article/mining-contractors-progressing-work-at-mozambique-gold-project-alluvial-mining-expected-to-start-soon-2017-08-25 Mia Breytenbach GOLD Fri, 25 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 462034 1503384972 1503612000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000672228_resized_goldnuggetssourceshutterstock1022.jpg ALLUVIAL MINING Mining contractors Omnia Mining and Moz Gold and Sino Minerals Investment Company will exploit the alluvial gold deposits 511 287 Refurbishment centre streamlining to enhance mine fleet uptime http://www.miningweekly.com/article/equipment-manufacturer-aims-service-at-maintaining-miners-uptime-2017-08-25 Dylan Slater MINING EQUIPMENT Fri, 25 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 462036 1503384972 1503612000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Ontario sets timeframe for road construction into Ring of Fire mining camp http://www.miningweekly.com/article/ontario-sets-timeframe-for-road-construction-into-ring-of-fire-mining-camp-2017-08-23 Henry Lazenby RING OF FIRE Wed, 23 Aug 2017 00:42:00 +0200 462396 1503476550 1503441720 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000673060_resized_ringoffirebelt.jpg The Ring of Fire’s rich ores are estimated to hold some C$60-billion worth of nickel/copper/platinum group metals mineral wealth 511 287 Beneficiation solution for fines, sludges superior – developer http://www.miningweekly.com/article/new-solution-for-beneficiating-fines-sludges-superior-developer-2017-08-18 Simone Liedtke Material Handling Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460379 1502782681 1503007200 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000668149_resized_mineralagglomeration072017mineralagglomerationsolutions1022.jpg USEFUL WASTE The Briquettes By Extrusion technology allows mining and smelting companies based worldwide to exploit the waste/by-products from all commodities 511 287 Local mine to adopt new generation jumbo drill rig http://www.miningweekly.com/article/local-mine-to-adopt-new-generation-jumbo-drill-rig-2017-08-18 Simone Liedtke Material Handling Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460577 1502782681 1503007200 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000668745_resized_sandvikdd422i082017sandvik1022.jpg SANDVIK DD422i The drill rig, which includes bit-navigation and tele-remote tramming readiness, also employs software for blasting optimisation 511 287