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Company launches on-site mechanical seal replacement

By: Khutso Maphatsoe     1st February 2019 Heavy-duty slurry pump manufacturer Hazelton Pumps launched its latest innovation, the Hazelton Pumps On-Site Mechanical Seal Replacement System, for its Hippo slurry pump range used predominantly in mining. “The system is designed so that the client can replace the mechanical seals of the pump... 

Upgrades to mine increase plant efficiency

By: Thabi Madiba     2nd November 2018 Mining electrical equipment manufacturer Emis Sales 2002 has completed upgrade projects comprising the design and installation of communication, automation and protection systems at South African anthracite producer and exporter Zululand Anthracite Colliery (ZAC), in KwaZulu-Natal, to improve... 

SAPSDA joins SASSDA

By: Creamer Media Reporter      10th October 2018 In 2013 the South African Pump Manufacturers Association (Sapma®) was requested by the dti as well as ESKOM to form the South African Pump Cluster and in order to comply with the dti requirement to form a cluster, Sapma had to change from being an employer’s association to become a development... 

Zest WEG packages diverse portfolio into mining solutions

4th September 2018 On display at Zest WEG Group's large outdoor stand at Electra Mining Africa this year will be not only its growing range of products, but also its integrated approach that offers customers significant added value in the execution of large projects. One of the new products being launched at the... 

Zest WEG Group 

5th February 2018 The Zest WEG Group has a strong commitment to contributing to the development of the African region, and has been servicing the mining sector on the continent for more than 35 years.  

HIPPO Flameproof Medium-High Voltage Submersible Slurry Pump 

2nd February 2018 Used For De-Sitling Of Dams And Can Assist To Resolve The Water Crisis In Drought Stricken Areas Hazlet on Pumps has been actively involved with the de-silting of tailings dams – specifically in Canada. The HIPPO Flameproof Medium-High Voltage; High Volume; Submersible Slurry Pump® has... 

Junior projects lighting bright path into Africa for ‘search and solve’ group

By: Martin Creamer     26th January 2018 Motor and controls manufacturer Zest WEG Group, which designs, manufactures, markets and installs electrical products and solutions across the full electrical spectrum, is achieving great success with its new specially crafted ‘pavement pounding, search and solve’ business model that ensures... 

Junior projects lighting bright path into Africa for ‘search and solve’ group

By: Martin Creamer     26th January 2018 Motor and controls manufacturer Zest WEG Group, which designs, manufactures, markets and installs electrical products and solutions across the full electrical spectrum, is achieving great success with its new specially crafted ‘pavement pounding, search and solve’ business model that ensures... 

Gold sponsor to exhibit latest tech and services

26th January 2018 Capital equipment giant Caterpillar says it is focused on optimising operations – whether surface or underground, large or small – and resolving the issues critical to their success, and will present its technologies and services at the 2018 Investing in African Mining Indaba, in Cape Town.  

SA Hippo Submersible Slurry Pump Range Extends Warrantee Period

23rd January 2018 The HIPPO SUBMERSIBLE SLURRY PUMP RANGE is manufactured locally with a 98% local content – with only the bearings and the mechanical seals being imported and due to reliability of this pump range Hazlet on Pumps has introduced an extended warrantee period on all new submersible slurry pumps. The... 

AfriTin marks progress at Uis mine

By: Natasha Odendaal     17th January 2018 Aim-listed tin miner AfriTin Mining has acquired the entire front-end crushing component for the processing circuit of the Phase 1 processing plant at the company’s Uis tin mine, in Namibia. The equipment includes a jaw crusher, three cone crushers, stacking and conveying equipment and an... 

At Mining Indaba 2018, Caterpillar presents broad range of machines, technology and services to support African mining

15th January 2018 Caterpillar will present its unmatched range of innovative technologies and services at Mining Indaba, February 5-8 in Cape Town, South Africa. With a focus on optimizing operations, whether surface or underground, large or small, Caterpillar and Cat® dealers are dedicated to working with mining... 

Caterpillar selected to help install solar PV system for Otjikoto

10th November 2017 Gold producer B2Gold has selected capital equipment giant Caterpillar (Cat) and global industrial company Barloworld to install a solar photovoltaic (PV) system at Otjikoto mine, Namibia, which will provide 7 MW of solar power to the mine. “For many years, B2Gold has relied on dependable,... 

Switchgear Solution At DRC Mine From Shaw Controls

12th September 2017 Leveraging the advantages of a containerised solution, Zest WEG Group company Shaw Controls has provided an optimal medium voltage switchgear solution for the supply of power at a copper mining project in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The WEG MTW05 MV switchgear, the first to be supplied by... 

Barloworld to install 7 MW solar power installation at Namibia mine

By: Anine Kilian     28th August 2017 Gold producer B2Gold has appointed Caterpillar and Cat dealer Barloworld to supply a 7 MW solar power plant at the Otjikoto mine, in Namibia. The full system, including Cat photovoltaic (PV) solar modules and the Cat microgrid master controller (MMC), will be used to reduce reliance on a heavy... 

Modular, mobile dry-type transformers ideal for Africa

By: Robyn Wilkinson     25th August 2017 As mining projects move into ever more remote locations in Africa, modular and mobile energy solutions – such as dry-type transformers – are gaining popularity, says transformer supplier Trafo Power Solutions MD David Claassen. 

Incremental improvements now leading to energy efficiency  

By: Robyn Wilkinson     25th August 2017 Having reached an advanced stage, power generation technology development has slowed worldwide, with companies instead intensifying their focus on the cumulative energy savings that can be realised through intensive equipment modifications and the disciplined application of existing technologies,... 

New automatic system safeguards equipment

By: Nadine James     9th December 2016 Early detection is critical to combat electrical fires in confined spaces and mitigate the risk of injuries and fatalities while limiting high-value equipment damage and system downtime, says environmental solutions provider I-CAT. To eliminate the difficulties associated with fire detection in... 

Energy sector trade show launch a ‘success’ – organiser

By: Simone Liedtke     28th October 2016 The inaugural PowerEx trade show, held last month alongside the biennial Electra Mining Africa at the Johannesburg Expo Centre, in Nasrec, has been declared a success by the show’s organiser, Specialised Exhibitions Montgomery. 

Power management company showcases new products at Electra Mining

By: David Oliveira     30th September 2016 Power Management Company Eaton launched a number of new products at this year’s Electra Mining Africa exhibition, which took place earlier this month at the Expo Centre, in Johannesburg. “We pride ourselves on being the go-to provider of reliable, safe and efficient products within the mining... 

Zest WEG Group 

15th September 2016 Zest WEG Group, a subsidiary of leading Brazilian motor and controls manufacturer WEG, has a strong commitment to contributing to the development of the African region, and has been servicing the mining sector on the continent for more than 35 years.  

Eaton Demonstrates their Turn-Key Solutions to Address Growing Energy Requirements

8th September 2016 Johannesburg, South Africa … Power Management Company Eaton are participating in this year’s Electra Mining Africa exhibition from 12th to 16th September 2016, held at the Expo Centre Nasrec, Johannesburg, South Africa. The company will showcase a top selection of their safe and efficient... 

Siemens eyes international markets with new trolley assist substation

By: Natasha Odendaal     2nd September 2016 Siemens South Africa  (SA) is targeting international markets with its fourth-generation 11 MW fully automated direct current (DC) containerised trolley assist substation – the Siemens E House. One of the six inaugural in-house-developed units heading to an undisclosed Namibia-based opencast mine... 

Voltex

26th August 2016 Electrical and lighting products distributor Voltex offers a range of products and services relating to the electrical industry, including electrical cables and wires, wiring accessories, cable accessories, lighting, industrial sockets, chemical lubricants, and power generation products,... 

Innovations For The Mining Industry: Ibs Presents New Products At Bauma 2016 – Hall C2, Stand 302.

8th April 2016 Bischofsheim/Rhön, Germany, 16th February 2016 – the development face in underground mining can be a dangerous and uncomfortable place of work – risks to the miners include gas explosions, gas and rock outbursts, dust, heat, humidity or any combination thereof.  IBS, together with the newly... 

Power, co-generation and integrated energy solutions specialist

12th February 2016 Energy will continue to be a highly sought-after commodity in Africa. Many companies help to address the continentís insatiable need for electricity, but not many have the ability to take a holistic approach and integrate their solutions with the electrical infrastructure of mines and other... 

Specialist to track key projects, new technologies

By: Mia Breytenbach     22nd January 2016 Australia-based diversified mining major Rio Tinto’s Simandou iron-ore project, in Guinea, will be among the key topics of interest for global energy management specialist Schneider Electric at this year’s Investing in African Mining Indaba. The event will take place from February 8 to 11 at the... 

Electra Mining Africa is best attended trade show

25th November 2015   UFI-audited figures for Electra Mining Africa 2014 confirm that Electra Mining Africa is still the best attended trade show in Southern Africa. As the biggest mining, industrial, machine tools, electrical and power trade show in Southern Africa and ranked as one of the world’s largest mining... 

Motor control and protection range keeps industry up to speed

9th October 2015 Electric motors supplier Zest Weg Group in August introduced the Weg range of RW_E electronic motor protection overload relays to meet industry needs, such as cost reduction, while keeping abreast of the latest trends and developments in electric motor control and protection systems. 

Spin filtration limits electrical equipment failures at coal mines

By: David Oliveira     18th September 2015 Spin filtration systems should be employed to effectively eliminate electrical equipment failures at coal mines, says specialised engineering services provider RTS Africa Engineering MD Ian Fraser. He explains that coal dust is exceptionally conductive and can cause expensive electrical... 

Increasing safety focus on power assemblies necessitating compliance

By: Mia Breytenbach     18th September 2015 The mining industry’s increased adoption of the latest IEC/SANS 61439 series of safety and performance regulations for low-voltage (LV) and medium-voltage (MV) power assemblies has encouraged manufacturers to revise the certification of their electrical products, states power management company... 

Cost-effective submersible pumps replace vertical spindle pumps

11th September 2015 The mining sector’s growing need to reduce costs without hindering operational efficiencies or reliability has led to a marked trend towards the use of submersible pumps as opposed to vertical spindle pumps, says pumps supplier Integrated Pump Technology (IPT).  The company notes that submersible... 

Anglo spends R5bn on employee housing since 2010

By: Anine Kilian     28th August 2015 Anglo American and its South African business units have invested more than R5-billion since 2010 to improve employee housing and living conditions, by offering a range of housing options that cater to the diverse circumstances and needs of employees. The housing programme gives eligible... 

Mining systems and technologies on show

21st August 2015 Energy distribution, automation, communication, transportation and underground mining infrastructure roof support systems manufacturer and supplier Becker Mining South Africa will be showcasing its latest products and systems at this year’s Electra Mining Botswana exhibition, which is taking... 

Integrated solutions launched at Electra Mining Botswana

By: David Oliveira     21st August 2015 Energy management specialist Schneider Electric will launch a number of its latest integrated mining solutions, which form part of the company’s Eco Structure method to improve energy consumption and asset performance, at the Electra Mining Botswana exhibition. Schneider Electric Africa mining,... 

Zest WEG Group

By: Creamer Media Reporter      7th August 2015 Zest WEG Group is the leading supplier of low- and medium-voltage electric motors, variable-speed drives, softstarters, switchgears, transformers, motor control centres (MCCs), containerised substations, diesel gensets and cogeneration and energy solutions, as well as electrical and... 

Live fire demonstrations showcase technology

By: Mia Breytenbach     24th July 2015 To emphasise the importance of adopting effective fire-suppression solutions designed for specific, special fire risks, environmental solutions company I-Cat showcased several fire-suppression technologies, which the company recently introduced to the industry, through live demonstrations last... 

Cullinan, Finsch MCC contracts drawing to a close

By: Kimberley Smuts     5th June 2015 Switchgear solutions designer and manufacturer JB Switchgear Solutions’ contract for the design, manufacture and supply of motor control centres (MCCs) to diamond mining group Petra Diamonds’ Cullinan and Finsch mines, in Gauteng and the Northern Cape respectively, is drawing to a close. The... 

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