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Weir Minerals Africa to tackle mine dewatering using new model

By: Erin Steenhoff-Snethlage     4th May 2018 Mine dewatering equipment supplier Weir Minerals Africa is exploring enhanced holistic measures to tackle mine dewatering in Africa. The company, a subsidiary of Scottish engineering company Weir Group PLC, has long provided the global and local mining and industrial sectors with sustainable and... 

Mining equipment supplier Weir buys US market leader Esco in $1.3bn tie-up

By: Henry Lazenby     19th April 2018 UK-based mining equipment dealer Weir has signed a binding $1.29-billion accord to buy Portland, Oregon-based Esco – a local market leader in the mining, construction and industrial markets. "We are acquiring a high-quality business at the right time, with the market in the early stages of its... 

Vulco R67 mill lining rubber compound

By: Creamer Media Reporter      5th April 2018 The mill liner that lasts longer Fields results show that the new Vulco® R67 mill lining rubber compound from Weir Minerals delivers an increase in wear life of 20%. With a liner that can run significantly longer, operators will experience a measurable reduction in mill downtime, installation and... 

WEIR MINERALS and ANDRITZ together make tailings a valuable product

27th March 2018 WEIR MINERALS announce their long term strategic cooperation agreement with International technology group ANDRITZ to supply equipment for processing tailings in the mining industry.  As part of this agreement, ANDRITZ will supply proven separation and dewatering technologies, thus enabling WEIR... 

Signs of industry recovery at bauma CONEXPO AFRICA amidst regional economic challenges

By: Creamer Media Reporter      21st March 2018 The premier trade fair for construction machinery, building material machines, mining machines and construction vehicles in Africa has firmly established itself in the market following its third edition. 454 exhibitors from 34 countries and 14,167 visitors attended the international trade fair,... 

Weir Minerals launches Multiflo® RF dewatering pump

19th February 2018 Weir Minerals announced the expansion of its extensive dewatering solutions portfolio with the global launch of the Multiflo® RF dewatering pump unit.  The new Multiflo® RF range sets the benchmark for dewatering pump units, expertly engineered in a compact package, offering customers a light and... 

Introducing Cerasmooth™ compound – the wear life solution for the FGD market

7th February 2018 Weir Minerals has announced an upgrade to its polymer-ceramic composite for the Flue Gas Desulphurisation (FGD) market. Specially engineered for use in FGD applications, the new and improved Cerasmooth™ compound is designed to provide ultimate wear and corrosion resistance. “We are focused on the... 

Pumping solutions positioned to address most pressing needs

By: Robyn Wilkinson     2nd February 2018 Mining equipment supplier Weir Minerals Africa has invested heavily in developing its infrastructure and resources to meet the challenges that the mining industry has faced over the past five years, modifying its products and streamlining its service offering to ensure that its pumping solutions... 

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,... 

Local mineral processing mired in upkeep, development languishing

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     6th October 2017 While South Africa’s crushing, milling and screening sector is in maintenance and operation mode, projects in countries such as Tanzania, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Madagascar and Mozambique are experiencing capital growth, owing to greenfield developments which are contributing directly to the gross... 

Weir Minerals expands its unique service network to be even closer to customers around world

7th September 2017 With changing market conditions and improvement expected over the next two years, Weir Minerals is positioning itself even closer to its customers. The company has announced its ambitious growth plans, building upon its leading 130 service centres strategically positioned across the globe.... 

Hazleton Pumps Takes Top Honours At 3rd Annual SEIFSA Awards For Excellence

12th June 2017 Founder of HAZLETON PUMPS, Thys Wehmeyer, acknowledges receipt of two Awards at the third Annual SEIFSA AWARDS for EXCELLENCE The third annual SEIFSA Awards for Excellence gala ceremony, honouring companies that have excelled during 2016 in the metals and engineering ceremony was held in Sandton... 

Lift trucks and support services boost warehouse efficiency

2nd June 2017 Forklift and warehouse specialist Goscor Lift Truck has supplied 38 machines to mining and industrial equipment supplier Weir Minerals’ Alrode facility, in Gauteng. 

Mining new discoveries with Weir Minerals

29th March 2017 The world is ever-changing; from technology to education, health to politics, manufacturing to mining, change is pervasive and demands adaptation. With declining ore grade and low commodity prices, the mining industry has had to adapt to stay competitive. As merger and acquisitions opportunities... 

Weir Minerals: A Powerful Presence at Conexpo-Con/Agg 2017

8th February 2017 Weir Minerals is set to inspire with its latest product launch and extensive range of process equipment at Conexpo-Con/Agg 2017. Weir Minerals will exhibit its world class comminution portfolio at Conexpo-Con/Agg 2017, held from 7th – 11th March in Las Vegas. This major construction and aggregate... 

Pumps manufacturer to launch mechatronics solution this quarter

By: Nadine James     3rd February 2017 Industrial equipment supplier Weir Minerals will launch its mechatronics solution, Synertrex, before the end of the first quarter. The solution leverages the Internet of Things (IoT) – combining integrated equipment technology with everyday electronic and mechanical equipment with network... 

New pump designs improve longevity, reduce costs 

By: Robyn Wilkinson     9th September 2016 With the global mining industry facing a challenging commodities price decline, industrial equipment supplier Weir Minerals has developed pump designs that offer improved cost effectiveness and a greater lifespan. 

Weir Minerals powerful presence at MINExpo

5th August 2016 Weir Minerals will exhibit its world class mining solutions at MINExpo 2016, held from 26th – 28th September in Las Vegas. This major mining exhibition will witness Weir Minerals launch of the Trio® TP900 cone crusher and a pre-release preview of its much anticipated remote monitoring technology... 

Valve in operation on tailings line for four years

5th August 2016 A Delta Industrial knife gate valve from slurry equipment solutions provider Weir Minerals has been operating at a large international mining company for four years without any unscheduled maintenance, says Weir Minerals valves global product manager John Abbott. 

It Pays To Reduce Toc

16th July 2015 Achieving the lowest total ownership cost on plant and equipment is essential to the profitability of any operation. Centrifugal slurry pumps lie at the heart of many operations in mineral processing, tailings and sand and gravel applications. Amongst the various  pump manufacturers in the... 

Fitting solutions from Weir and Trio

17th June 2015 With Weir Minerals acquiring Trio Engineered Products, customers are already benefitting from the ease and convenience of sourcing complete solutions from a single, respected supplier. The combination of the Trio® product range with Weir Minerals’ expertise, superior materials technology and... 

Pumps company grows product portfolio, focuses on R&D

By: Pimani Baloyi     12th September 2014 Scotland-headquartered specialist slurry equipment solutions provider Weir Minerals has been focusing on enhancing its growing pump portfolio by ongoing investment in research and development (R&D) with a focus on improving material technologies to increase wear life and offer clients a lower... 

Weir Minerals upgrades business management system as shipments more than double

By: Leandi Kolver     22nd March 2013 Mining solutions provider Weir Minerals has upgraded its business management system to Infor LN from January 1, as its business grew from shipping between 2 000 and 3 000 parts a day to shipping between 5 000 and 8 000 parts a day, Weir Minerals CEO Dave Athey said at business software and... 

Slurry pump designed to improve efficiency and life span

By: Zandile Mavuso     31st August 2012 Mining solutions provider Weir Minerals designed its Warman SLR slurry pumps to increase operating life and improve efficiency by means of a full face adjusting throatbush and back liner.  


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