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Kaefer Innovations Day

By: Creamer Media Reporter      10th October 2018 We would like to invite you to join us. As we Celebrate our centenary! through Kaefer Innovations Day. Date: 16th November 2018 Time: 09:00 - 17:00 Venue: 7 Nywerheid street, Germiston 1401, Gauteng 

Vital Engineering: ensuring quality and safety standards don’t slip in the local and pan-African mining sector

20th September 2018 “Electra Mining has definitely grown exponentially over the past few years in terms of the scale and variety of companies, products and solutions showcased”, was the observation by Glen Pringle, Technical Director at Vital Engineering, on visiting the show with members of his sales team last... 

Andrew Mentis Expanded Metal Products Increase Safety

19th March 2018 On-site safety remains a major focus for all industries. While slips, trips and falls can be attributed to a number of factors, inadequately designed and manufactured walkways remain a primary contributor to on-site accidents. According to Lance Quinlan, national technical sales consultant at... 

Specialist Knowledge Meets Innovation

10th October 2017 Local Engineering And Construction Company Develops Unique Formwork Solution For Dome Structures Durban-based engineering company, NOVARC, has developed a safe, fast and cost-effective formwork solution for concrete dome structures and reservoirs. 

Concrete Rehabilitation Success At Finsch By Botes & Kennedy Manyano

28th September 2017 Botes & Kennedy Manyano offered Petra Diamonds a practical workable solution for the rehabilitation of three concrete silos at its Finsch Diamond Mine in the Northern Cape. The design and construct project was aimed at restoring the structural integrity of the silos while addressing issues such... 

Pumps companies among winners at awards ceremony

16th June 2017 Family-owned, Centurion-based pumps manufacturer Hazelton Pumps has walked away with the Most Innovative Award and the Best Customer Service of the Year Award – as it did in 2015 – at the third annual Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of Southern Africa (Seifsa) Awards for Excellence.... 

Slurrysucker Makes Quick Work Of Cleaning Tank On Platinum Mine

13th June 2017 Integrated Pump Rental reports that its locally produced SlurrySucker Maxi dredge unit recently made quick work of desilting a process water tank at a local platinum mine. The ongoing build-up of slurry, due to inefficiencies in the thickener process, had become a major issue at this process... 

Australian mining industry cautioned to protect assets

By: Sebastian Whyle     5th August 2016 According to legal experts, the Australian mining industry is exposing itself to the unnecessary risk of losing multimillion-dollar assets, says technology, information and property settlement services provider GlobalX Legal Solutions CEO Peter Maloney.  

North West uranium miner helps establish agriculture venture for nearby community

By: Ilan Solomons     6th November 2015 Mines and municipalities can play a critical role in building local economies, says JSE-listed investment holding company Oakbay Resources & Energy CEO Varun Gupta. He points out that the company’s Shiva uranium mine, in Hartbeesfontein, in North West, has partnered with the Matlosana... 

Gold revenue funding uranium resource development at Shiva mine 

By: Ilan Solomons     11th September 2015 Gold production and other revenue streams, such as contract mining, are intended as a source of funding for current uranium resource development and as a cost underpin for future uranium production at JSE-listed investment holding company Oakbay Resources & Energy’s Shiva Uranium mine, in... 

Formwork and scaffolding move to modular

26th June 2015 Formwork has a direct impact on construction project timelines and cost efficiencies. This is according to Elaine Crewe, CEO of BAUMA CONEXPO AFRICA, the premier construction and mining event in Africa that will take place from 15-18 September 2015 at the Johannesburg Expo Centre (NASREC). In... 

‘Zero Harm’ Trend In Mining Industry Leads To Demand For Expanded Metal Products Complying With Latest Standards

2nd October 2014 The trend towards ‘zero harm’ in mining and general industry has resulted in an increased demand for expanded metal products that comply with SABS 190: Part 1 – 1983. In addition it is essential that manufacturers of such products adhere to ISO 9001 accreditation to ensure that proper quality... 


25th August 2014 With branches nationwide, portable sanitation company Sanitech is renowned for its service and superior product technology in the sanitation and hygiene solution markets. Founded in the early 1980s, Sanitech was the first portable toilet hire company to supply sanitation facilities to areas where... 

Maintenance specialist homes in on Tete

By: Ilan Solomons     11th July 2014 Outsourced plant operations and maintenance specialist Minopex, a member of global multidisciplinary organisation DRA Group, is moving its head offices from the Mozambique capital of Maputo to Tete province, the company tells Mining Weekly. This move, which follows the establishment of an... 


By: Alida Odendaal     11th April 2014 Tenders for work in the rest of Africa excluding South Africa 

Sheq accreditation to secure contracts at mines

By: David Oliveira     8th November 2013 South Africa-based turnkey camp accommodation construction and facilities management company, African Camp Construction (AfriCamp SA), is implementing various safety, health and environmental accreditations for its safety management system, which will enable the company to participate in larger... 

New scaffolding innovation to assist mining companies

By: Yolandi Booyens     9th August 2013 Access platform provider Boom Access states that its newest innovation could assist mining companies in improving health and safety performance, while offering time and cost savings. The Monkey Tower, which was locally launched in June , is inherently safer than scaffolding and will improve any... 

Companies in joint initiative to combat fatigue in the workplace

By: Nomvelo Buthelezi     24th May 2013 Healthy lifestyle and sports nutrition supplement brand USN and fatigue systems provider Fatigue Sharks have teamed up to deal with fatigue issues in the workplace. The two companies have created a programme that will enhance health and safety in the workplace. 


By: Asha Ramsaran     22nd February 2013 Tender work arising from state contracts  


By: Asha Ramsaran     15th February 2013 Tender work arising from state contracts  

Doors to improve the materials handling process

By: Chantelle Kotze     28th September 2012 Materials handling systems provider Dock Design and Layout (DDL) Equipment completed a R300 000 extreme-door installation for Vedanta Resources’ Skorpion zinc mine, in Namibia, to increase the opening and closing speed of the door and reduce the amount of dust entering the workshop. 

Near-mine communities up in arms against Freeport McMoRan’s DRC unit

By: Nomvelo Buthelezi     25th May 2012 Communities living near the new $2-billion Fungurume copper/cobalt mine, in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), are up in arms against the gigantic mine’s developer, which they accuse of not delivering on its pledge to create substantial employment for locals or to implement community... 

Nickel mine undertakes R1.7m smokestack refurbishment

By: Nomvelo Buthelezi     20th January 2012 Rope access specialist Skyriders Access Specialists have been contracted to refurbish the Ambatovy power plant smokestacks, at a nickel and cobalt project in Tamatave, on the east coast of Madagascar. 

Company Announcement: Internationally Acclaimed Formwork and Scaffolding Company PERI Invests in Southern Africa

1st November 2011 PERI Group, one of the largest manufacturers and suppliers of formwork and scaffolding systems worldwide, has successfully negotiated the takeover of Wiehahn Formwork and Scaffolding.  

Company Announcement: Successful Completion Of Ec&I Tailings Supply And Installation Contract At Gold Fields’ South Deep Mine

19th September 2011 Wade Walker, one of the largest electrical, control and instrumentation (EC&I) contractors in the mining industry, has successfully completed a significant 95 000 man-hour contract for the supply and installation of electrical equipment and instrumentation in preparation for the new tailings... 

Maintenance contract completed at mine

By: Tracy Hancock     17th June 2011 Specialist rope-access company Skyriders completed a R500 000 maintenance contract in May, which involved inspection and repairing the smoke stack at gold-miner Resolute Mining’s 80%-owned Syama openpit gold mine, near Bamako, in Mali. The company extended the mine’s smokestack from 75 m to 100... 


By: Site Administrator     10th September 2010 Tender work arising from state contracts  


By: Site Administrator     3rd September 2010 Tender work arising from state contracts  


By: Site Administrator     14th May 2010 Tender work arising from state contracts  


By: Site Administrator     7th May 2010 Tender work arising from state contracts  

Materials handling equipment for coal mine construction and maintenance

By: Beth Shirley     29th May 2009 Materials and personnel handling equipment distributor Eazi Sales and Service, a subsidiary of equipment distributor Eazi Access, has sold a mobile elevating work platform, or access platform, for the construction and maintenance at diversified miners Xstrata and African Rainbow Minerals... 

SA firm supplies access equipment to new DRC copper/cobalt mine

By: Loni Prinsloo     1st May 2009 Access equipment specialists Eazi Sales and Service (Eazi) have been contracted by electrical and instrumentation company Wade Walker to supply access equipment destined for a new copper mine project based in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). 


By: Site Administrator     21st November 2008 Tender work arising due to state contracts  


14th November 2008 Tenders arising from state arm procurement agency Armscor 


By: Site Administrator     7th November 2008 Tenders arising from state arm procurement agency Armscor  


7th March 2008 Tender work arising due to state contracts 


28th February 2008 Tender arising due to state contracts 


9th November 2007 Tender work arising due to state contracts 

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