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Solid growth strategy for slurry pump group

Slurry pump group Weir Warman Africa has a solid growth strategy going forward, following the company’s acquisition earlier this year of pump supplier CH Warman Pump Group. 

Electricity supply security concerns inspire diesel-driven pump installation

Unplanned power outages, which have affected business across South Africa in recent years, has prompted a major platinum miner in the Thabazimbi district to invest R6-million on the installation of stand-by diesel-driven underground dewatering pumps to prevent flooding in the event of serious or... 

Pumping scheme at vanadium plant proves challenging

By: Clement Deane The pumping scheme developed at Vanchem’s vanadium beneficiation plant in Witbank provided a challenge for engineering firm Golder Associates Africa. 

Refurbished pumps supplied to mines

Leading supplier of refurbished mineral-processing equipment, Manhattan Corporation, has secured various contracts and successfully supplied a variety of refurbished pumps to numerous mining groups, says technical director Michael Pouroullis. 

Specialised valves for specialised needs

By: thamashni naidoo “Our objective is to become market leaders in the specialised valve market,” reports Weir Valves & Controls GM Jimmy Georgiou. 

Company in drive to grow beyond power generation industry

By: nkolola halwindi In its drive to become South Africa’s largest specialised valve supplier, catering for the full industrial spectrum and not just power generation industry, Hopkinsons South Africa, a division of Weir-Envirotech, has acquired yet another agency, Burgess-Manning Europe, in its third agency... 

Supplier acquires two agencies

By: marisa rodrigues In order to provide its customers with a more complete package, Hopkinsons Valves, a division of Weir-EnviroTech, acquired two agencies earlier this year. 

Industry maintains steady growth

By: Zonika Botha With platinum operations leading the way, the mining pumps industry is quite vibrant at present. Mining Weekly features reporter Zonika Botha speaks to South African Pump Manufacturing Association (Sapma) chairperson Bob Mackie about the industry and the association’s activities. 

New pump material for corrosive applications

A new material developed by Weir-Enviro Tech for use in the manufacture of metal centrifugal pump components suited for corrosive and erosive applications is now available in South Africa. 

New technology for transporting solids

By: System Author A new technology for the hydro-transportation of solids has been developed in South Africa. 

R2,5m Ugandan pump contract

By: System Author Contracts for the supply of 116 pumps worth more than R2,5-million to the Kasese Cobalt company for use in a new cobalt-processing plant near the old Kilembe copper-mine in Uganda have been secured by Weir-Envirotech. The plant is a world-first in that it will be utilising bacterial leaching of... 


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