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Crushing and Milling

Improved lead time secures more contracts

By: Henry Lazenby     1st October 2010 Local mill manufacturer and project management firm New Concept Projects (NCP) reports that it is currently delivering new and refurbished mills and milling spare components to a number of mines, both locally and internationally.

NCP project manager Brian Mills says that the company, which also... 

Healthy demand for spare parts and repairs during downturn

By: Lindsey Berry     27th November 2009 Mining equipment manufacturer and supplier Metso Minerals has experienced an increase in the demand for its repairs services during the economic downturn.  

Company to focus on developing its services portfolio

By: Lindsey Berry     27th November 2009 The South African-based division of diversified engineering company Metso has seen a decrease in capital sales as a result of project sales , but has identified its services division as a key area for growth, says Metso Minerals mining capital equipment GM Roy Hazell. 

Africa identified as hub 
for development

By: Lindsey Berry     27th November 2009 Diversified engineering group Metso has identified Africa as a key hub for development, Metso vice-president for Southern Africa Dave Moon tells Mining Weekly. 

Rubber mill liners 
save on costs, 

2nd October 2009 The use of slurry processing equipment manufacturer Weir Warman Africa’s Vulco rubber compound mill linings provides cost saving solutions for mines. 

New range of grooving 
and slot milling solutions introduced to market

2nd October 2009 Cutting tool and tooling systems specialist Sandvik Coromant has introduced a new range of grooving and slot milling solutions to its range of products. 

High-chrome iron parts produced for crushing and milling

2nd October 2009 Steel foundry Matt Cast Supplies has started producing high-chrome ironware parts for the crushing and milling industry. 

Roller bearings for efficient crushing, milling

2nd October 2009 Industrial consumables and engineering firm BMG’s range of bearings for use in diverse applications includes the NSK spherical roller bearings, which ensure efficient operation and extended service life in harsh conditions, including crushing and milling. 

Successful refurbishment of scrubber for diamond mining industry

By: Amanda Strydom     2nd October 2009 Heavy engineering firm Baldmin Engineering has completed the refurbishment of a 40-year-old scrubber for diamond producer Petra Diamonds’ Cullinan mine. 

Crushing specialist turns 
focus to service

2nd October 2009 Comminution specialist IMS Engineering is refocusing its value-add proposition to customers in order to improve service delivery.  

Liner solutions for minerals beneficiation plant mills

2nd October 2009 Circuit design has changed within mineral beneficiation plants, which means that traditional large banks of medium diameter mills have been replaced by single stage autogenous (AG) and semi-autogenous (SAG) mills. Added to this, mills are becoming much larger necessitating a range of mill lining... 

Company gears up to provide comprehensive mill solution

2nd October 2009 Equipment manufacturing and refurbishment firm Harcliff Mining Services have used the economic slump as an opportunity to strengthen its capabilities to offer a comprehensive mill solution. 

New milling solution increases energy savings 

2nd October 2009 Diversified engineering company Metso Minerals has already installed various units of the 3 000 horse powered (VTM-3000) Vertimills at various mining sites in Phalaborwa, Zimbabwe and Botswana. 

Engineering company gets set for Sishen South go-ahead

By: Jonathan Faurie     3rd October 2008 Equipment, service and comminution solutions company Metso Minerals South Africa has received the go ahead from iron ore miner Kumba Iron Ore to supply crushing equipment to its Sishen South project in the Northern Cape, reports Metso Minerals South Africa. 

Comminution engineering company surpasses government empowerment directives

By: Jonathan Faurie     3rd October 2008 Comminution engineering company C&E Engineering is establishing empowerment roots that surpasses black economic-empowerment (BEE) directives supplied by the Government. 

Crushing company brings international technology to local market

By: Jonathan Faurie     3rd October 2008 Crushers International (CI) has expanded its global reach by bringing US manufactures of crushing and screening equipment to the African marketplace, reports the company. 

Engineering company goes platinum

By: Jonathan Faurie     3rd October 2008 Diversified engineering company Bateman Engineered Technologies (BET), a strategic business unit of Bateman Engineering Projects, has completed the supply and installation of two ball mills to the Blue Ridge platinum project near Groblersdal, in Mpumalanga. 

Cement industry capacity expansion drives crusher popularity

3rd October 2008 Communition solutions focused IMS Engineering reports increased demand for its Hazemag horizontal shaft primary impact crushing technology, as South Africa’s cement industry engages in large-scale expansion to increase local manufacturing capacity. 

Crushing company offers cost-saving machine

3rd October 2008 As oil prices have reached unprecedented levels in recent months, the fuel economy benefits of the Terex Pegson X400S series have become a significant purchase driver for companies seeking the best value mobile jaw crusher. 

Anthracite project awarded to local engineering company

By: Jonathan Faurie     3rd October 2008 Local manufacturers of comminution equipment, Osborn Engineered Products, part of the Astec Group, is in the process of manufacturing a primary and secondary crushing station to tip for an anthracite project in northern KwaZulu-Natal, reports the company. 

Diversified project mix driving company growth

By: Jonathan Faurie     3rd October 2008 A diversified project mix across all commodities is driving growth for crushing and screening-focused Pilot Crushtec, reports the company. 

Engineering company awarded phase two of Nkomati nickel comminution plant

3rd October 2008 Diversified engineering company Cosira, part of the Cosira Group, has been awarded a phase two contract for the fabrication, supply and construction of the crushing and milling plant at the Nkomati nickel mine near Badplaas, in Mpumalanga, reports Cosira Group MD John da Silva. 

Structural steel crusher component set for December handover

By: Shannon de Ryhove     24th August 2007 The fabrication and erection of the structural steel component of the MP-type crusher at Assmang's new Bruce King Mokaneng mine, near Sishen in the Northern Cape, is progressing on schedule and is well on track for the handover in late December 2007, Cosira Group MD John da Silva tells... 

Crushing equipment exceeds expectations at refining plant 

24th August 2007 Local mining and quarrying equipment supplier Osborn has completed a challenging project at the new Xstrata Lion Smelter at Steelpoort. 

Crushing equipment performs well in Namibia

24th August 2007 Mining, building and civil construction equipment supplier, Rex Quip, has recently sold R8-million worth of crushing and screening equipment in Namibia. 

Comminution solutions provider wins Botswana contract

24th August 2007 Comminution solutions provider IMS Engineering has won another order for its Kawasaki primary gyratory crusher technology, this time for the expansion of Lion Ore Mining�s opencast operations at Tati Nickel in Botswana. 

New products to be exhibited at Orleans trade show

24th August 2007 International crushing and screening equipment manufacturers Powerscreen and Terex Pegson will be exhibiting a new range of products at the Sim 2007 trade show in Orleans France. 

Comminution solutions provider actively combats local skills dearth

By: Jonathan Faurie     24th August 2007 Comminution solution provider Metso Minerals South Africa is tackling the current skills dearth in the engineering and mining industry by training individuals through its in-house training programme, where learners gain insight into the industry from industry professionals. 

Marine vessel mill meets performance guarantees

24th August 2007 The roller supported mill (RSM) that was installed by diversified engineering company Bateman Engineered Technologies (BET) has passed through its 12-month warranty period successfully, meeting its process guarantees. 

Local firm's equipment sales reach record high

24th August 2007 New equipment sales for the local office of minerals processing system solutions supplier, FLSmidth Minerals, are at record highs, reports local FLSmidth capital sales manager Alistair Calver. 

New cold milling machine outdoes predecessor

24th August 2007 Higher performance, ergonomically designed driver seats and intelligent, fully automated functions, are a few of the features features of the new generation of cold milling machines from US manufacturers of asphalt and concrete milling machines, Wirtgen. 

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