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Gerrit Bezuidenhout

Gerrit Bezuidenhout


Merger leads to improved customer growth

7th March 2008 A merger between thermoplastic valve manufacturing company Astore Africa and industrial and security products company Hudaco Industries was concluded in February, after negotiations on the acquisition started in May 2007. 

Valve design may be an energy solution for mining industry

7th March 2008 A valve and pipeline solution, used in the cooling of deep-level mines, may be the answer to the current energy crisis sweeping the country, hydropower specialist company Hydro Power Equipment (HPE) CEO Andre Swart says.  

Energy crisis encourages consumer mindset shift

22nd February 2008 South Africa currently has its best opportunity in which to act decisively to prevent critical resource shortages, which would have an adverse effect on a sustained economic growth, World Wide Foundation of South Africa (WWF-SA) CEO Morné du Plessis said at a media briefing earlier this... 

Irish luck exploring African gold

22nd February 2008 Exploration and gold deposit development company Glencar Mining has announced that the drilling programme carried out at its Komana West project, which forms part of the company’s Yanfolila project in southern Mali, is progressing well. 

Green future awaits Tanzanian gem-miner

1st February 2008 Following its acquisition of the Lemshuku-Shamberai Tsavorite project, coloured gemstone mining company Tanzanite One has initiated a bulk sampling project on the eluvia component of the resource, and is also considering diamond drilling in terms of the available underground resource 

Consolidation and exploration the aim for 2008

1st February 2008 Mining exploration and drilling company Geosearch is looking at 2008 as a year of consolidation, while still making inroads into exploration areas where the company previously had only a passing interest. 

Exploration company continues exploration expansion in Africa

1st February 2008 Gold exploration and production company Pan African Resources, is confident that it will reach its intended mark of 500 000 oz a year, by 2012 

Control solutions provider delivers control centres to mining operations

25th January 2008 CHI Control Engineered Solutions have successfully delivered and commissioned low voltage motor control centres (MCCs) for phase one of the Nkomati nickel mine in Mpumalanga 

Expected coal demand leads to growth in units supply

18th January 2008 Cable manufacturing company Aberdare Cables has an exclusive agreement with mining machinery manufacturer Joy Mining Machinery for the supply of on-board screened cables for Joy Mining’s underground mining equipment 

Components manufacturer provides all components for new mining supplier

18th January 2008 Forgings and machining manufacturing company Frankwen Forge has been supplying components to Joy Mining Machinery and P&H Mining services for about 25 years 

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