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Solution suited to harsh African mining conditions

16th June 2017 South African vacuum and pressure equipment filters and spares supplier Air and Vacuum Technologies recommends its representee Price Pumps’ T15 and T20 air-operated double-diaphragm (AODD) pumps for applications in the harsh African mining industry. The company, based in Midrand, Gauteng, notes... 

Legislation plays ‘big role’ in uptake of healthcare services 

By: Simone Liedtke     19th May 2017 In many countries, health and safety legislation is either nonexistent or not effectively enforced and, therefore, greatly influences the number of mining-related work opportunities available for healthcare service providers, such as International SOS in Midrand, South Africa 

First SA-made four rope handling system 

By: Victor Moolman     31st March 2017 South Africa’s first locally designed and built mobile rope-handling system, designed for installing both head and tail ropes onto a four-rope Koepe friction winder, is ready to be used at platinum miner Wesizwe Platinum’s Bakubung mine in the North West, mining equipment manufacturer Tech Edge... 

Drilling operations achieve impressive safety records

24th March 2017 Two underground diamond drilling sites operated by mining industry services provider Rosond have achieved five years of ‘zero harm’. Platinum producer Anglo American Platinum’s (Amplat’s) Dishaba mine, previously known as Amandelbult before being split into Dishaba and Tumela, near Thabazimbi, in... 

High-tech solution for Letlhakane tailings project

19th February 2016 The contract to supply voltage equipment and automation solutions for Debswana’s Letlhakane Mine Tailings Resource Treatment Project (LMTRTP) has been awarded to industrial automation and information provider Rockwell Automation (RA). The P2.2-billion LMTRTP is meant to safeguard jobs at diamond... 

Ongoing Success For Worleyparsons’ Ed Programme

8th July 2015 The ongoing success of WorleyParsons RSA’s industry-leading Enterprise Development programme reflects a real commitment to stimulate growth in the South African economy. Established in 2011, the programme is currently incubating 10 small businesses, most of which have enjoyed year-on-year growth... 

CMP Products opens new office in Johannesburg, South Africa to serve the African market

6th March 2015 CMP Products, a division of British Engines Limited, a company registered in England, is expanding its international footprint. The company has established a branch in Johannesburg, South Africa to serve the African market. This branch provides additional support to the Company’s global network... 

Company launches smartphone-enabled time switch system

By: Ilan Solomons     31st October 2014 Mining and other industry-focused companies can now use smartphones to switch an electricity load on or off by calling or sending SMSs to the SAGITECH GSM switch, a new remote-controlled time switch for automation and load management that was launched by Midrand-based technology innovation... 

New service-driven geomatics supplier breaking even

By: Pimani Baloyi     29th November 2013 Geospatial products distributor Aciel Geomatics has attributed its start-up success to the company’s approach to business and its focus on being more of a service provider than simply a products provider. “We recognised that the future of this business would be to enter into a contractual... 


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