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Crushing and Milling

Crushing and screening specialist launches new triple-deck screen

By: Kimberley Smuts     2nd October 2015 South African crushing and screening specialist Pilot Crushtec International aims to start manufacturing the production version of its DynamiTrac TDH6118 triple-deck screen in the last quarter of the year, the company says. In explaining the purpose for which the DynamiTrac is intended, Pilot... 

New mill liner increases productivity

By: Kimberley Smuts     2nd October 2015 Abrasion- and wear-resistant products and services provider for the mining industry Tega Industries South Africa announced in June that large-scale testing on its easy-to-fit new combination mill liners has been completed. The mill liners were designed to increase productivity on large mills and... 

COMBILINER MILL LINER 
The Combiliner is a composite liner that uses an upper layer of impact- and abrasion-resistant metal that is bonded onto a lower rubber matrix for easy and secure fitting to the mill
COMBILINER MILL LINER The Combiliner is a composite liner that uses an upper layer of impact- and abrasion-resistant metal that is bonded onto a lower rubber matrix for easy and secure fitting to the mill

Company presents wear solutions for trommel screens

By: Kimberley Smuts     2nd October 2015 Preventative maintenance is key in ensuring the longevity of trommel screens, says mineral processing equipment and solutions provider Multotec. The company adds that the high wear rates of the screen media, as a result of the high peripheral speed of the trommel screen itself, are a significant... 

ANTHONY YELL
We have supplied mill and scrubber trommel screens to the four corners of the earth
ANTHONY YELL We have supplied mill and scrubber trommel screens to the four corners of the earth

Low-grade, high-tonnage challenge significant

By: Kimberley Smuts     2nd October 2015 Multinational corporation ThyssenKrupp notes that the low-grade, high-tonnage challenge is the most significant hurdle the mining industry is facing in relation to the comminution process. The company explains that most of the higher-grade orebodies have been mined, requiring the processing of... 

INCREASED EFFICIENCY
ThyssenKrupp is focusing on service and process optimisation  amid low commodity prices
INCREASED EFFICIENCY ThyssenKrupp is focusing on service and process optimisation amid low commodity prices

New range of tangential face milling cutters and inserts launched

By: Kimberley Smuts     2nd October 2015 Tooling manufacturer Dormer Pramet launched its new range of tangential face milling cutters and inserts for heavy roughing in April this year. “Sales figures have constantly increased since the launch of this product range. We have positive results in many countries, especially Germany, Czech... 

NEW RANGE
The tangential mounting of the new robust double-sided inserts, which ensures rigid clamping, is an important addition to Pramet brand’s wide assortment of milling products for heavy machining
NEW RANGE The tangential mounting of the new robust double-sided inserts, which ensures rigid clamping, is an important addition to Pramet brand’s wide assortment of milling products for heavy machining

Demand for crushing and milling equipment increases following acquisition

By: Kimberley Smuts     2nd October 2015 Following Weir Minerals’ acquisition of crushing and separation equipment original-equipment manufacturer (OEM) Trio Engineered Products in October last year,  the first load of containers carrying the range of Trio crushing and separation equipment stock arrived in South Africa last month, says... 

DEMAND INCREASE 
Weir Minerals Africa now offers a wide range of crushing and separation equipment
DEMAND INCREASE Weir Minerals Africa now offers a wide range of crushing and separation equipment

Cost-effective equipment still valued

By: Kimberley Smuts     2nd October 2015 Despite the downward commodity pricing cycle making operating conditions increasingly challenging in the African mining sector, screen and vibrating equipment solutions supplier Aury Africa has sold a considerable amount of jaw and cone crushers to operations located across South Africa and... 

PE JAW CRUSHER 
Aury Africa's goal is to provide the best innovative screening and vibrating equipment solutions and services to the African mining market
PE JAW CRUSHER Aury Africa's goal is to provide the best innovative screening and vibrating equipment solutions and services to the African mining market

Comminution pilot projects successfully completed

By: Kimberley Smuts     2nd October 2015 Crushing and milling equipment developer Energy and Densification Systems (EDS) completed  pilot projects in the cement and chrome industries in June this year where it successfully implemented its Multishaft Mill. The EDS Multishaft Mill can be applied in a wide variety of industry sectors,... 

EDS MULTISHAFT MILL
The EDS Multishaft Mill can be applied in a wide variety of industry sectors, including mining, waste management, construction, environmental rehabilitation, agriculture and general milling. The mill is currently available in 10, 6 and 4 shaft models
EDS MULTISHAFT MILL The EDS Multishaft Mill can be applied in a wide variety of industry sectors, including mining, waste management, construction, environmental rehabilitation, agriculture and general milling. The mill is currently available in 10, 6 and 4 shaft models

Customised screens becoming the preferred equipment

By: Kimberley Smuts     2nd October 2015 Specialist vibrating equipment manufacturer and supplier Joest’s screens are customised to match the metallurgical requirements of a client’s processes and the associated mechanical duty, as part of the company’s ‘Engineered Solutions’ approach aimed at supplying clients with a total solution.... 

PREFERRED EQUIPMENT
A Joest vibrating screen in a gold application in Namibia
PREFERRED EQUIPMENT A Joest vibrating screen in a gold application in Namibia

Plant engineering specialist supplies third mill to Angolan diamond mine

By: David Oliveira     3rd October 2014 Plant engineering specialist, ThyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions South Africa will deliver another mill to a diamond mine, in Angola’s Luanda Sul province, next month. Catoca is owned and operated by a joint venture company comprising State-owned Angolan mining company Endiama, Russian diamond... 

CATOCA MILLING PLANT
ThyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions South Africa will deliver a third mill to Catoca diamond mine, in Angola
Photo by Laverick Media Communicaions
CATOCA MILLING PLANT ThyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions South Africa will deliver a third mill to Catoca diamond mine, in Angola

Beneficiation specialist at Electra Mining Africa

3rd October 2014 A stalwart at Electra Mining Africa (EMA) for over 35 years, beneficiation product and services supplier Multotec Group is well known as a supplier to the mining industry. To add to the customer experience, the group used EMA 2014, which was held at the Nasrec conference centre from September 15... 

Local company conducts site survey at Namibian mine

By: David Oliveira     3rd October 2014 Germiston-based imported bearings and transmission products supplier Bearings International (BI) conducted a site survey in May on its transmission and bearings products currently being used at diversified natural resources group Vedanta Resource’s subsidiary, Skorpion zinc mine, near Rosh Pinah,... 

Lubrication reduces energy consumption of mill motors

By: David Oliveira     3rd October 2014 Interim studies by South Africa-based wear control, lubrication and filtration company Filter Focus have indicated reduced energy consumption of up to 12% on the milling motors at mining major Impala Platinum’s Rustenburg-based UG2 mine, following the introduction of Filter Focus’ Pyroshield... 

ENERGY SAVINGS Energy consumption on the milling motors has been reduced by up to 12% following the introduction of Filter Focus’ Pyroshield lubrication
ENERGY SAVINGS Energy consumption on the milling motors has been reduced by up to 12% following the introduction of Filter Focus’ Pyroshield lubrication

Local supplier to increase stockholding

By: David Oliveira     3rd October 2014 The South African branch of Belgium-based mobile track-mounted crushing and screening equipment manufacturer Keestrack will increase its local stockholding of mobile crushing and screening machines by the end of the year. Keestrack South Africa MD Zdenek Fischer tells Mining Weekly that the... 

IMPROVED STOCKHOLDING Keestrack will increase its local stockholding of mobile crushing and screening machines by the end of the year
Photo by Keestrack
IMPROVED STOCKHOLDING Keestrack will increase its local stockholding of mobile crushing and screening machines by the end of the year

New jaw crusher module launched

3rd October 2014 Global diversified manufacturing company Terex Minerals Processing Systems (MPS) launched the new MJ47 primary jaw crusher module, last month, increasing the application capabilities and crushing capacity of its existing modular product range with its largest jaw module to date. The Terex MJ47... 

KZN colliery applies crushing solution

3rd October 2014 A KwaZulu-Natal-based colliery has established the capability to produce coking coal to precise standards, owing to the products and technical assistance of crushing and screening specialist Pilot Crushtec International, as of May this year. The customer’s fleet of Pilot Crushtec modular... 

Solutions provider diversifies service offering

3rd October 2014 Integrated crushing, mining and minerals processing solutions provider B&E International is offering its operational expertise in the design and engineering of custom-built solutions for projects specific to the mining and construction industries, says B&E International MD Dewald Janse van... 

Keestrack

3rd October 2014 Established in 2012, the South African branch of Belgium-based crushing and screening solutions provider Keestrack designs and manufacturers mobile track-mounted crushing and screening equipment. The company fabricates fixed and modular processing plants, including crushing and screening plants,... 

Keestrack

Local supplier on track for R50m turnover 

By: David Oliveira     3rd October 2014 Local screening and vibrating-equipment solutions supplier Aury Africa was on track to achieve a R50-million turnover this year, Aury Africa MD Mark Houchin told Mining Weekly at the company’s Jetpark factory launch earlier this month. Aury Africa is a subsidiary of Chinese screening and... 

MANUFACTURING CAPABILITIES Aury Africa can manufacture woven wire screens, which are extensively used in mining and quarrying operations
Aury Africa MD Mark Houchin discusses the company's move to a new facility

New Barloworld home for Metso mobile

3rd October 2014 Diversified engineering group Metso’s mobile crushing and screening solutions footprint in Southern Africa has been given new traction with the October 1 launch of a dedicated Metso mobile business unit within the Barloworld group’s Handling division. The transfer of Barloworld’s Metso business,... 

Kazakh copper mine places orders for milling solution

4th October 2013 Mineral processing equipment and systems provider Metso has been contracted by Kazakhstan-based copper miner Altay Polimetally to deliver two Vertimill grinding mills, basic engineering, supervision, commissioning and transportation to the project. This order follows previous contracts, valued at... 

Local comminution equipment company expands its portfolio

4th October 2013 Local comminution equipment supplier Weir Minerals Africa [WMA] reports that it has expanded its product line with the introduction of the Enduron line of crushers, screens and feeders. The new line will be sold and serviced through WMA’s existing regional network and create a platform for future... 

Milling company introduces energy-saving mill

By: Timothy Sibanda     4th October 2013 Johannesburg-based milling company Energy & Densification Systems (EDS) reports that it is planning to upgrade its energy-saving EDS multishaft mill, which it believes works more efficiently than other designs in the market. “We are currently designing an even more mobile units. This would make... 

Company receives large order from Namibia

4th October 2013 Geared mills manufacturer ABB South Africa reports that it has secured a large order for variable-speed drives (VSDs) for a mill at the Namibia-based Husab uranium mine. The N$20-billion greenfield project, which is operated by Swakop Uranium, is expected to become the third-largest uranium mine... 

Software saves company unnecessary capital expenditure

By: Timothy Sibanda     4th October 2013 Australia-based schedule firm Orelogy Consult’s Evorelution scheduling software has been used to save unnecessary capital expenditure for iron- ore specialists Polaris Metals. Polaris commissioned Orelogy to run the software to schedule the openpit Mineral Resources Limited mine, in Western... 

Zinc-production company mill performs above par

4th October 2013 Zinc-focused Trevali Mining Corporation (TMC) says that the ramp-up of the processing plant serving its zinc/lead/silver-producing Santander mine in west-central Peru is progressing well, having recorded a 75% use of its capacity in August, with the expectation that it will operate at full... 

Silver mining company completes expansion project

4th October 2013 South America-based silver producer Fortuna Silver Mines has completed a 1 800 t/d mill expansion on time and within budget at its fully owned silver and copper San Jose mine, in Mexico. San Jose is located in the Taviche mining district in the southern portion of the state of Oaxaca, about 47 km... 

New cone module increases production capabilities

4th October 2013 Mining equipment manufacturer Terex Minerals Processing Systems (MPS) reports that it has launched the new MC1300 Cone Module in response to customer feedback, increasing the application and production capabilities of its existing modular product range. The modular product line consists of... 

Peru mine receives final mill construction permit project

By: Timothy Sibanda     4th October 2013 Underground precious metals producer Hochschild Mining reports that it has received approval from the Peruvian government for the construction of a mill at its 60%-owned Inmaculada advanced project. This represents the completion of the final stage of the project’s construction permitting... 

Materials handling company appoints dealer to meet product demand

4th October 2013 Australia-based Samson Material Handling (SMH) reports that it has appointed ScreenMasters Australia to distribute its mobile handling equipment for the Australian market. SMH explains that it appointed ScreenMasters as it needed a representative in the geographically vast territory. “Its strong... 

Crushing systems provider contracted for Russian project

4th October 2013 Russian supplier of crushing systems TerraSource Global [TG] reports that it has been awarded a multimillion-dollar contract to provide crushing and screening systems to Uralkali, a potash fertiliser company, at one of it plants in Moscow. The system will include three Gundlach brand crushers,... 

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