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Hydraulic cylinder manufacturer to focus on expansion, African markets

By: Erin Steenhoff-Snethlage     20th July 2018 Following Germiston-based investment company iSipho Capital Holdings’ acquisition of 90% of Boksburg-based hydraulic and pneumatic manufacturer Anderson & Kerr Engineering in 2017, the hydraulic manufacturer will actively focus on client and market expansion to increase turnover, market footprint... 

Distributor expands pumps offering with Italian range

By: Victor Moolman     15th September 2017 Pumps supplier Packaged Metering & Pumping Solutions (PMPS) has added Rotho peristaltic pumps from Italian pumps manufacturer Ragazzini to its South African product offering. “We see huge opportunity to supply peristaltic pumps to projects in neighbouring countries,” PMPS MD David O’Neill tells... 

Proper process control components increase processing efficiency

By: Marleny Arnoldi     8th September 2017 With technology and equipment used for mineral processing well established and generally highly automated, slurry control valves manufacturer eDART is focused on the efficient use of energy and the improved reliability of components.  

Astore Keymak

1st September 2017 Manufacturer of plastic pressure fittings brand KeyFit Astore Keymak was founded and driven on the premise of supplying and manufacturing superior-quality products complemented by sound technical support. Established as Astore Africa in 1985, the company was bought by Hudaco Trading in 2008,... 

Refurbishment centre streamlining to enhance mine fleet uptime

By: Dylan Slater     25th August 2017 The Boksburg-based Barloworld Rebuild Centre (BRC) is being streamlined to ensure the fastest replacement of key components to enhance the uptime of a miner’s fleet.  

Shaftless conveyor system repairs to be completed before year-end

By: Victor Moolman     30th September 2016 Materials handling solutions provider Spiral Tech Screw Conveyors expects to complete repairs to the triplex shaftless spiral conveyor systems at platinum miner Impala Platinum’s (Implats) Marula mine, in Rustenburg, before the end of the year. 

Shaftless spiral screw conveyors reduce costs

23rd September 2016 Spiral pipe machines manufacturer Spiral Tech says its custom-built shaftless spiral screw conveyors are gaining popularity in the mining industry, owing to their ability to reduce costs and boost productivity, especially in applications involving difficult materials. 

Robust Faggiolati Submersible Pumps Added To Integrated Pump Technology Offering

11th March 2016 Growing urbanisation in Africa has resulted in massive infrastructure development and this, according to Integrated Pump Technology, has resulted in an increased demand for robust submersible drainage and wastewater pumps. The company recently extended its product offering with the inclusion of... 

Supplier boosting productivity with new casting machine

By: Simon Sonnekus     11th March 2016 Screening and vibrating equipment supplier Aury Africa intends to boost its productivity this year with the acquisition of a new polyurethane casting machine. The multimillion-rand machine will enable the Boksburg-based company to produce its own polyurethane screening panels, liners and wedges... 

Hydraulic solutions provider opens cylinder repair facility

13th November 2015 Local hydraulic solutions provider Genflex Hydraulics opened a hydraulic cylinder repair division at its factory in Alrode South, in Alberton earlier this year. Previously located in Pretoria, the company decided to relocate its repair division to larger premises owing to an increase in demand... 

Campaign to build in-depth understanding of mining dewatering

30th January 2015 Boksburg-based pumps supplier Integrated Pump Technology has launched its “OneMine@ a Time” campaign to build an in-depth understanding of the dewatering requirements of the mining industry. “We are striving to comprehend the specific needs of all our individual clients, as we can only hope to... 

Local supplier, exclusive distributor

By: Pimani Baloyi     12th September 2014 Newly established Boksburg-based pumps supplier Integrated Pump Technology was named in June as the exclusive Southern Africa distributor for the world’s third-largest submersible pump manufacturer Grindex AB, which is based in Sweden. Integrated Pump Technology GM Klint Bawden tells Mining... 

New products launched at bauma Africa 2013

20th September 2013 Supplier of earthmoving, construction, mining and quarrying equipment ELB Equipment reports that it exhibited its range of equipment at the first bauma Africa exhibition, held at the Gallagher Convention Centre, in Midrand. As part of its exhibition, ELB showcased a number of quarrying brands... 

Platinum mine orders 20 discharge hopper wagons

31st May 2013 Mining giant Anglo American Platinum’s (Amplats’) Rustenburg Platinum Mines have placed an order with DCD Rolling Stock for 20 side-discharge hopper wagons, which will be used to transport platinum ore from the mine’s various shafts to the processing plant. Manufacturing of the wagons is under... 

Company Announcement: Rustenburg Platinum Mines Orders 20 off Discharge Hopper Wagons from DCD Rolling Stock

By: Creamer Media Reporter      5th April 2013 Anglo American Platinum’s Rustenburg Platinum Mines has placed an order with DCD Rolling Stock for 20 off new side discharge hopper wagons that will be used to transport platinum ore from the mine’s various shafts to the processing plant 

Turbines for DRC hydropower project being made in Boksburg 

By: Joanne Taylor     2nd November 2012 Two companies have teamed up to design, manufacture and deliver ten hydropower turbines to Randgold Resources, in Kibali, Democratic Republic of Congo 

A focus on employees

31st August 2012 Global industrial group Atlas Copco will focus on people, and more specifically employees, at this year’s Electra Mining Africa event. The group is a specialist designer, manufacturer and supplier of mining and construction equipment, compressors, power tools and assembly systems and a global... 

SA-manufactured safety products on show 

28th August 2012 South African manufacturer of fully serrated nonslip gratings, stair treads, pressed floors, expanded metals and safety handrails, Vital Engineering will showcase its range of patented products and new safety offerings at Electra Mining Africa 2012. Vital Engineering MD Dodds Pringle says that it... 

Fraser Alexander celebrating 100 years of service to mining 

By: Martin Creamer     14th May 2012 South Africa’s Fraser Alexander, which has been providing customised solutions to the mining industry since 1912, this year celebrates 100 years of service to the resources sector. Fraser Alexander and his cousin Fred Alexander founded the Boksburg-based company in 1912 to provide a tailings... 


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