0 COMMENTSJohannesburg-based Transvaal Rubber Company (Truco) has completed two conveyor belt orders, valued at more than R500 000, to West and East Africa, respectively.
0 COMMENTSThe Palabora Mining Company’s Elphinstone fleet has been increased to six, with Barloworld Equipment delivering two new 14 t Caterpillar Elphinstone R1700G Supa 14S underground mining machines.
0 COMMENTSSpecialist supplier of mining and materials-handling plant and equipment to local mines and industry, Krupp Materials Handling (KMH), was approached to assist with the expansion of Sasol’s ash-dumping holding capacity.
0 COMMENTSA R50-million contract to expand the plant at Anglo Coal’s Kleinkopje Colliery is in the final stages of completion by bulk materials-handling and minerals processing specialist Osborn.
0 COMMENTSSouth African exports to Nigeria, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Togo and Benin increased by 160% by value in the last two years. A total of more than R4,4-billion was exported to these five countries in 2002.
0 COMMENTSAn initial order for Denver primary crosscut open flow samplers, initiated by Metso Russia, part of the global mining equipment supplier, has borne fruit for Metso South Africa.
0 COMMENTSA South African conveyor idler and steelwork manufacturer has produced an estimated 10 000 conveyor idler rollers for a client based in South America.
0 COMMENTSParamax helical and bevel helical speed reducers from Bearing Man’s industrial gear division, Power Drives, are said to be designed to meet the demands of heavy-duty shock-load drive applications in materials-handling on mines.
0 COMMENTSWhen its dedicated Liebherr R974A face shovel clocked 30 000 hours, Idwala Carbonates did not hesitate to order a new Liebherr R974B backhoe excavator for its calcium carbonates quarry in Kwazulu-Natal.
16th May 2003
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