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Halima Frost

Halima Frost

Halima Frost is a Creamer Media Reporter for Engineering News and Mining Weekly.

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New brake series available in sub-Saharan Africa

27th January 2023 The new MV industrial brake series from power transmission component manufacturer and distributor RINGSPANN South Africa has an innovative locking mechanism and applies clamping forces of up to 25 000 N to the disc. The MV series offers higher braking forces with compact dimensions, as well as... 

Coils and poles manufactured for client in Cameroon

27th January 2023 Electric motor repair service provider Marthinusen & Coutts finalised the manufacture and delivery of four new replacement field coils and poles for a 25 MVA 36-pole generator at a hydroelectric power station in Cameroon. Finalised in September, the order, booked in June, for hydropower project... 

New drives added to extensive portfolio

27th January 2023 Advanced engineering manufacturer Danfoss has successfully added its IC2 and IC7 drives, released in the final quarter of last year, to its existing VLT and VACON range of drives. The drives will be manufactured in China, Finland, Denmark and the US, depending on the configuration of the product,... 

Prioritising energy security

16th December 2022 As part of its greater five-year, R50-billion capital investment programme to extend life-of-mine (LoM) development at several of its operations, platinum group metals (PGMs) miner Impala Platinum (Implats) has allocated R4.3-billion to its energy security and decarbonisation projects in South... 

Increased output attributed to facility expansion

16th December 2022 Aim-listed metals processing company Jubilee Metals Group’s Inyoni platinum group metals (PGMs) processing facility, in Gauteng, has successfully increased its operational output, subsequent to the completion of its capitalisation and expansion programme in March. This is based on Inyoni’s... 

Manufacturer launches new bushes material

9th December 2022 High-performance plastic products manufacturer igus launched its new range of alternative bushes for the automotive sector at this year’s manufacturing, energy and logistics trade show, Hannover Messe 2022, held in Germany, May 30 to June 2. The bushes are made from igus’ new trademarked iglidur... 

New implements to complement tailings testing portfolio

25th November 2022 Civil and mining geotechnical service provider GeoGroup has received the first of three new geotechnical surveying implements, which the company has commissioned to complement its range of tailings monitoring equipment. GeoGroup operations director Grant Rijsmus points out that, of the projects... 

Water stewardship key to sustaining mining sector

25th November 2022 Mines must use water stewardship to improve water conservation and water saving, thereby enhancing perception of the industry in the twenty-first century, says innovative solutions developer Xylem South Africa African strategy and marketing manager Chetan Mistry. The benefits of becoming water... 

Specialist awarded testing, maintenance contract

11th November 2022 Industrial valves and pumps specialist Brimis Engineering was awarded a major service contract for the maintenance, refurbishment and testing of boiler safety valves for a power generating plant near Middleburg, in Mpumalanga, last month. The company says the maintenance contract is due to run... 

Local supplier adds valves to portfolio

11th November 2022 Steel, tube and valve supplier Stewarts & Lloyds’ Pipes & Fittings division has received its first consignment of vacuum break valves from local valve manufacturer Variant Air and has distributed the stock to its outlets for sale to clients.  Stewarts & Lloyds has been selected as an agent for... 

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