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SA Hippo Submersible Slurry Pump® goes to Sierra Leone Diamond Mine

By: Creamer Media Reporter      9th March 2018 HAZLETON PUMPS® successfully manufactured and delivered five HIPPO Submersible Slurry pumps® for Carl Hamm PPS (Pty) Ltd, a subsidiary of the German company Carl Hamm GMPH. Carl Hamm Pipes Pumps Solutions specializes in dewatering from surface where access is problematic and provide complete... 

Partnerships key as South Africa tackles Gamsberg project

23rd February 2018 At global diversified miner Vedanta Resources’ Gamsberg mine, in the Northern Cape, motor and controls manufacturer Zest WEG Group is working closely with lead contractor ELB Engineering Services as a preferred supplier to standardise its range of transformers and motors across a number of... 

Partnerships Key As SA Tackles World-Class Gamsberg Zinc Project

5th February 2018 At Vedanta Resources’ Gamsberg mine in the Northern Cape, Zest WEG Group is working closely with lead contractor ELB Engineering Services as a preferred supplier to standardise on its range of transformers and motors across a number of on-site applications. The Gamsberg project is South Africa’s... 

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.  

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... 

Increasing demand for variable-speed drives

By: Simone Liedtke     24th November 2017 Following the successful commissioning of two MoviDrive B ventilation and air conditioning variable-speed drives (VSDs) at an underground mine in the North-West, in South Africa, drive engineering specialist SEW-Eurodrive South Africa will commission an additional four of its MoviDrive B drives... 

Dewatering: A vital part of minerals mining

23rd October 2017 The process of extracting ore and turning it into valuable commodities inevitably puts equipment under significant wear and tear. While equipment used in the dewatering process may not be expected to withstand the same levels of abrasion as, for example, a cone crusher or a mill discharge pump,... 

Solutions provider helping Zambia tackle mining challenges

By: Simone Liedtke     15th September 2017 The mining and mineral processing sectors present some of the most challenging production environments, as the large-scale operations are often located in harsh, remote areas, explains technical solutions provider BMG.  

New range of drives available to SA market

15th September 2017 Electrical solutions provider Magnet Group introduced a new range of variable-speed drives (VSDs) last month, the Altivar Easy 610, which improve equipment performance and reduce operating costs by optimising energy consumption, the company explains. 

Industrial solutions provider aiming to benefit Zambia’s mines

By: Simone Liedtke     15th September 2017 Industrial solutions provider RTS Africa Engineering (RTS) states that air compressors used in the mining industry – including in Zambia – are, for the most part, well-proven, reliable pieces of equipment that can operate for years with relatively little maintenance. 

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,... 

Tough times for motors and drives, but mechanisation creates hope

By: Sascha Solomons     7th October 2016 The uncertainty of the mining market necessitates that motors and drives businesses, among others, limit their operating expenses while supplying products and services at minimal cost to their clients, asserts engineering and project management services provider Logiman. Logiman MD Krzysztof... 

Haulage solution being modernised at Phakisa shaft

By: Robyn Wilkinson     23rd September 2016 Mining and industrial equipment supplier Deebar is upgrading the Deebar Rail-Veyor remote-controlled, electrically powered light-rail haulage solution which it installed in 2005 at gold miner Harmony’s Phakisa gold mine, in Welkom. 

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.  

Siemens Integrated Drive Solutions 

12th September 2016 Some of the innovations that will be presented at the event include integrated drive systems, couplings, automation systems and motors, including the demonstration of the newly launched process automation mobile unit outside Hall 7. 

Siemens 

12th September 2016 As part of the biggest mining and industrial trade show in Africa, Siemens will be presenting its drive and automation technologies at Electra Mining 2016.  

Spin filters reduce dust exposure underground

By: Kimberley Smuts     18th March 2016 Specialised engineering solutions provider RTS Africa Engineering is receiving an increasing number of enquiries from various markets, such as sub-Saharan Africa, Australia and India, for its inertial spin filters used in small to medium-sized mining applications.  This increase in interest can... 

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... 

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... 

Rockwell Automation Secures Contract for Letlhakane Mine Tailings Project in Botswana

8th December 2015 Rockwell Automation has been awarded the contract to supply low and medium voltage equipment and automation solutions for one of Debswana’s project in Letlhakane Mine. The project is known as Letlhakane Mine’s Tailings Resource Treatment Project , which includes a treatment plant, a 66 kV power... 

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... 

Apprenticeships key to pumps industry growth

By: Nadine James     11th September 2015 Pumps are a niche market – the only way for the industry to develop and compete internationally is, therefore,  to provide training and safeguard skills, says Southern African Pump Systems Development Association (Sapsda) chairperson Gareth Langton. He recommends that pumps companies should offer... 

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... 

Partnership to help tackle acid mine drainage

12th June 2015 Industrial automation provider Rockwell Automation and mine dewatering company Ritz Pumps South Africa (SA) are partnering to address South Africa’s acid mine drainage (AMD) challenge. Rockwell Automation and Ritz Pumps SA are providing variable speed drives (VSDs) and pumps, respecitively, for... 

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... 

Sparkling Project For Local Firm

9th March 2015 Leading panelbuilder JB Switchgear Solutions was recently awarded two multimillion Rand contracts by Petra Diamonds for the design, manufacture and supply of motor control centres to their Cullinan and Finsch Mines respectively. The primary purpose of the C-Cut Phase 1 project is to extend the... 

Zest WEG Group

20th February 2015 Zest WEG Group is Africa’s leading supplier of low- and medium-voltage electric motors, variable-speed drives, softstarters, switchgears, transformers, motor control centres (MCCs), containerised substations, diesel generator sets (gensets), cogeneration solutions and other energy solutions The... 

Pumps supplier to commission new slurry pumps at Gauteng mine

30th January 2015 Slurry pump supplier and pump solution specialist Pump & Abrasion Technologies plans to start commissioning the 23 new Battlemax 8/6FFPP high-pressure, high-head pumps it supplied to a Gauteng-based gold mine, this month. Pump & Abrasion Technologies transported the pumps to the mine for... 

Zest Weg Group Wins Major Contracts From Arcelormittal

8th December 2014 The Zest WEG Group is showcasing its full suite of products and manufacturing capabilities at a flagship infrastructure and iron ore mining project in Liberia. This follows Group company EnI Electrical clinching two major contracts for ArcelorMittal at Buchanan Port in Liberia as well as at the... 

Making mining safer with new products at Electra

12th September 2014 Ampcontrol is introducing a number of new products to the South African mining market at Electra aimed to improving safety underground. Using South Africa’s largest mining exhibition as a stage to promote these latest solutions, Ampcontrol will showcase the VSDguard, the advanced wide bandwidth... 

Vulkan turns gaze to rest of Africa

29th August 2014 Engineered drive solutions provider Vulkan Drive Tech is increasingly looking north of South Africa’s borders for growth opportunities, given the current conditions in the local mining industry. 

Zest WEG Group has increased focus on Africa

29th August 2014 While about 80% of the people who walk onto the Zest WEG Group stand have had some form of interaction with an operating entity within the group, many people do not fully understand the depth of product offering that is available through this multi-faceted group. For this reason, the primary... 

Zest WEG Group

29th August 2014 The Zest WEG Group, a subsidiary of leading Brazilian motor and controls manufacturer WEG, is a South African company with a strong commitment to the development of the African region. Zest WEG is a leading supplier of low-, medium- and high-voltage electric motors, vibrator motors, variable... 

Emerson Industrial Automation

29th August 2014 Emerson Industrial Automation is a leading global technology provider, offering the trusted and innovative brands in power generation, electrical protection, power quality, power transmission, fluid automation, materials joining, precision cleaning and machine motion. 

Zest WEG Group

8th August 2014 The Zest WEG Group, a subsidiary of leading Brazilian motor and controls manufacturer WEG, is a South African company with a strong commitment to the development of the African region. Zest WEG is a leading supplier of low-, medium- and high-voltage electric motors, vibrator motors, variable... 

Zest Weg Group Drives Comprehensive Product Portfolio At Electra Mining 2014

4th July 2014 While some 80% of the people who walk onto the stand have had some form of interaction with an operating entity within the Zest WEG Group, many people do not fully understand the depth of product offering that is available through this multi-faceted group. For this reason the primary objective of... 

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