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Local pump manufacturers expand

By: Pimani Baloyi Johannesburg-based pump manufacturers APE Pumps and Mather+Platt, owned by India-based multinational pumps manufacturer WPIL, have bought factory space alongside their existing pump factory as part of efforts to expand their portfolio as pumps suppliers. APE Pumps and Mather+Platt sales GM... 

Expansion planned for WPIL subsidiaries

The WPIL stand at this year’s Electra Mining Africa focuses on products manufactured and supported by South African subsidiary companies APE Pumps and Mather+Platt. WPIL is an Indian pump multinational extensively involved in mining operations worldwide. The company acquired APE Pumps and... 

Twin pumps manufactured for DRC gold mine

South Africa-based pumps manufacturer APE Pumps reports that it has completed the manufacturing of two vertical turbine pumps for return water duty at the Namoya gold mine in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). APE Pumps has orders of R8-million at present, with the Namoya pumps making up... 

Growth sees pump manufacturer moving premises

By: Natasha Odendaal Pumps manufacturer Mather & Platt has strategically relocated to larger premises in Wadeville, Germiston, in Gauteng, in March.  

Zambian copper mines benefit from local stock

By: Darren Parker The JSE AltX-listed engineering group, PSV Holdings, has further entrenched its influence in African territories through a five-year vendor-held stock (VHS) contract for servicing the dewatering pumps at Mopani copper mines in Zambia.  

Manufacturer to import space-saving brand

By: Nomzamo Dladla Local pump manufacturer APE Pumps is to import Seoca vertical in-line multistage pumps as an add on to its range of locally manufactured products. 

Rubber-lined pump cuts costs

By: Amy Heydenrych The mining industry’s consistent drive towards cost savings, propelled by the rising price of steel, has opened a niche in the market for a rubber-lined hard iron pump. The VacSeal centrifugal pump, a product by South African company APE Pumps, is finding its way into mines locally and in... 

South African pumps sourced for Zambian, Namibian mines

Local firm APE Pumps has reported an increase in orders from mines in Namibia and Zambia, among them two orders for multiple units. 

Pumps enquiry imminent

Leading pump manufacturer APE Pumps is poised to claim a place on the short list when the pump enquiry for Sishen’s Expansion Project (SEP) is issued in early August. 

Mine dewatering pumps for Africa

By: renay de Local suppliers of mine dewatering pumps, APE Pumps, provide pumps to the local market and export into Africa, supplying vertical spindle turbine pumps, as well as a full range of split-case pumps that are well-suited to the mining industry. 


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