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Blue skies ahead for MMC with Volvo A40G

22nd February 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / To mark Mbuyelo Mining Contractors’ purchase of their 30th Volvo truck, Babcock presented the mining contractor with a uniquely branded Volvo A40G articulated hauler, sporting MMC’s signature blue and company logo on the ‘nose’ of the truck. MMC has been steadily increasing its fleet of Volvo... 

Strenx® 700 performance steel takes your equipment performance above and beyond

22nd February 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Do you want your equipment to do more with less? For exceptional performance under extreme loads, Strenx® performance steel from SSAB can help your equipment last longer and stay stronger – and take your business to new heights. Customers across a range of industries, from agriculture to heavy... 

New Hardox® HiAce meets wear challenges in acid environments

22nd February 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The Hardox® wear plate product range of abrasion-resistant steel has a worldwide reputation for being both hard and tough, fighting wear in the most severe conditions. Hardox® HiAce is the latest product in the range, targeted at applications in acidic and corrosive environments. The recycling... 

Hardox® wear plate for extreme abrasion resitance

22nd February 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Hardox® wear plate is the world's leading abrasion-resistant (AR) steel. Hardox® is hard through and through, from the surface deep down to its core, giving you extended service life and high productivity in the most challenging environments Hardox 500 Tuf wear plate is the latest upgrade in the... 

Protect personal safety and productivity with genuine Hardox® wear plate

22nd February 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / SSAB is a specialized steel company that manufacture its products in Scandinavia and the USA. Only SSAB produces genuine Hardox® wear plate. The well-known steel brand Hardox® wear plate is owned by SSAB and is a registered trademark. In Africa, Hardox® wear steel is solely available through... 

Duroxite® overlay products now available from SSAB in Sub-Saharan Africa

22nd February 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Duroxite® chromium carbide overlay (CCO) products safeguard equipment against wear in severe abrasive environments. The harder the abrasive material, the more Duroxite® is the solution. Duroxite® overlay products are made by welding a carbide-rich steel alloy on top of a steel plate. This... 

LED lighting solution for Shell service station

21st February 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / BEKA Schréder has supplied the LED lighting solution for the Shell service station located on the busy Bottelary Road just off the R300 in Brackenfell, Cape Town. Shell Brackengate @R300 is a newly built service station with a Spar convenience store, liquor store & Vida Shop available on site. It... 

Weir Minerals marks great decade for Warman® dirty water pump

21st February 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / It has been 10 years since Weir Minerals Africa sold its first Warman® DWU (dirty water unit) pump, with the locally developed and manufactured innovation achieving success in Africa and abroad. According to Weir Minerals Africa head of engineering Christian Stehle, the Warman® DWU pump was... 

Converting data into action

16th February 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Leveraging the powerful telemetry and data acquisition capability of its mining equipment, Sandvik Mining & Rock Solutions is rolling out its Remote Monitoring Service – which analyses data to optimise valuable uptime. By translating vast amounts of data from underground mining equipment into... 

The carbon to value initiative and Fluor announce year two of the carbontech accelerator program

16th February 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / As public and private sector stakeholders around the world increasingly recognize the climate imperative of carbon dioxide removal and the economic opportunity the growing carbontech industry represents, the Carbon to Value Initiative (C2V Initiative) together with Fluor Corporation, a leading... 

Envirotech® pumps popularity continues in Africa

7th February 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Underpinning the popularity of Envirotech® pumps is Weir Minerals Africa’s ongoing investment and support, as well as the pumps’ integration into various pumping solutions that the company offers. According to Marnus Koorts, general manager pumps at Weir Minerals Africa, Envirotech® pumps are... 

Full stainless steel pump set from local specialist

3rd February 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Pump specialist and local Sykes distributor Integrated Pump Rental is breaking new ground for customers in corrosive environments, offering a pump solution that is built entirely from stainless steel. According to Steve du Toit, rental development manager at Integrated Pump Rental. while the... 

Testing at Multotec improves manganese recoveries

3rd February 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Using its extensive in-house testing facility for material from a South African manganese producer, Multotec has defined a solution that will upgrade the quality of saleable concentrate while reducing the content of manganese in tailings. According to Faan Borman, technology manager : research... 

Genuine CAT® parts at the click of a button

3rd February 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / GETTING CAT® PARTS MADE SIMPLE Barloworld Equipment is all about simplifying everything for you, from purchasing a machine to purchasing parts for your machine. We understand your need for speed, convenience and easy accessibility when it comes to machine parts. To address these needs we created... 

Think SEM. Think reliable. Think affordable

3rd February 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / SEM MACHINES, CHANGING THE GAME Barloworld Equipment is proud to present to you, SEM machines. Machines that have been manufactured for more than 60 years and under the Barloworld Equipment umbrella for more than 13 years offering superior quality equipment as all our Cat® equipment. 

Cat® certified rebuild program – from end-of-life to good-as-new

3rd February 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / GIVE YOUR END-OF-LIFE MACHINE A SECOND LIFE If our experience of partnering with you has taught us anything, it is that loss in efficiency will influence your bottom line. Statistics show that if machine efficiency drops by 20% that translates to 1 lost day of production every 5 days. We all know... 

Barloworld Power & Cat® power systems brings you smarter energy solutions for Africa

2nd February 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / CUSTOM POWER SOLUTIONS TO MEET YOUR NEEDS Discover the gas generator sets we offer. 

The global impact of Cat® power systems & Barloworld Power

2nd February 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / YOUR POWER SOLUTION Discover our power systems. 

Maintenance tips to keep your cylinder clean

2nd February 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / MAINTAIN & REPAIR TO SAVE Discover the Repair Options we offer. 

Get the right size and fit

2nd February 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / PERFORMANCE BUILT FOR YOUR PEACE OF MIND Discover the Ground Engaging Tools we offer. 

Ukwazi acquires sidus consulting, solidifying transaction advisory capability

1st February 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Niched mining services company, Ukwazi, today announces its acquisition of financial modelling consultancy, Sidus Consulting. The transaction will help grow Ukwazi’s existing solutions portfolio, expanding the business’ integrated mining offering for clients across Africa, the Middle East and... 

Hybrid energy - what is needed to make hybrid energy solutions more affordable for smaller mines?

1st February 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / By Janine Espin, Managing Director at Economic Development Solutions  The energy consumption of the global mining industry amounts to 80% of the world's electricity use. This is comparable to the total energy consumption of Australia, Mexico, South Korea, Italy, and Canada combined - a situation... 

LED lighting for GIZ Energy Efficiency projects

31st January 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / BEKA Schréder is proud to be part of an Energy Efficient Street Lighting Retrofit Project implemented by GIZ German Development Cooperation and Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE), funded by the Swiss Government through the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO), based on... 

Sandvik's Harare powerhouse keeps mining moving

31st January 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / With exciting prospects for new mines and brownfield projects in Zimbabwe, Sandvik Mining & Rock Solutions’ Harare-based operation remains at full capacity and at the leading edge of industry innovation. “We are looking forward to two new platinum operations taking shape, which could be producing... 

What does the future hold?

27th January 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Digital Mining and AI-based solutions for the Mining and Cement Industry Increasing cost-efficiency is one of the biggest challenges in both the mining and the cement industry. Digitalization is the key to mastering these challenges – and our experts have been working hard to create solutions... 

What does the future hold?

New 650 model expands the innovate Cavex® 2 hydrocyclones range

26th January 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / When the Cavex® hydrocyclone was introduced to the industry over 20 years ago it set the benchmark for the rest of the market. The recently launched Cavex® 2 took this product range a step further with enhanced performance and design. It marked a new era in separation technology, with its LIG+™... 

Alcohol education and testing is the only way to effectively increase workplace safety in mines

21st January 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / By Rhys Evans, MD at ALCO-Safe With its reputation as one of the most dangerous industries in the world, it’s important that mining enterprises keep pushing to increase workplace safety. One of the most critical aspects of safety to address is the consumption of alcohol in the workplace. Given... 

New iron ore mine added to Kwatani's N Cape footprint

20th January 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / South Africa-based vibrating screen and feeder specialist Kwatani will soon add another installation to its extensive footprint in the Northern Cape, this time for a greenfields expansion of a new customer in the iron ore mining segment. “We have over 1,000 screens, grizzlies and feeders in this... 

“Unbelievable discounts” in Creamer Media’s new Online Store

20th January 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / In order to sharpen its product offerings, Creamer Media has launched a new upgraded version of its Online Store. 

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Locally built diesel pumps for every application

19th January 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / With its expertise and experience in custom-building diesel driven pumps locally, Integrated Pump Rental ensures their customers get exactly what they need with a short lead time. “Our in-house capability allows us to design and build pumps to any required specification,” says Steve du Toit,... 

Vulco® R67 mill lining rubber compound is revolutionising mine site mill operations

19th January 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Vulco® rubber is renowned throughout the mining industry for its exceptional wear life and reliability in mill lining systems. These abrasion- and impact-resistant rubber compounds have been developed with advanced technologies by the Weir Minerals’ team of expert engineers and material... 

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