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Crushing and Milling

Trial crusher steps in to sustain cement production plant

24th August 2007 Local engineering company CE Engineering's new Hyprocone 300 crusher recently came to the rescue when industrial cement producer Afrisam. 

Mobile Crusher wins design excellence award

By: Jonathan Faurie     24th August 2007 Manufacturer of crushing, screening and washing equipment for the mining and quarrying industries, Pilot Crushtec, has received an award from the Design Institute of South Africa's Design Excellence Awards 2007 for its TwisterTrac AC 210 mobile vertical shaft impact (VSI) crusher. 

Industry upswing encourages manufacturing facility upgrade

By: Jonathan Faurie     24th August 2007 Mining equipment refurbishing and manufacturing company, Manhattan Corporation is in the process of upgrading its manufacture and repair facilities, reports Manhattan Corporation CEO Michael Pouroullis. 

Engineering group supplies grinding mills to new mining projects

By: Jonathan Faurie     24th August 2007 Diversified engineering group Bateman Engineered Technologies (BET), part of the Bateman Engineering group, has successfully completed the design, fabrication, delivery and installation of a ball mill for Spanish mining company Rio Narcea, reports BET comminution manager John Watson. 

Specialised attachments reduce standby equipment need

24th August 2007 Specialised attachments save time and costs on site and also reduce the need to keep rarely used machinery in readiness, reports press officer for Messe Munchen GmbH Henrike Burmeister. Messe M�nchen GmbH organised the Bauma 2007 trade show. 

70-year anniversary for foundry local foundry company

24th August 2007 Prima Industrial Holdings (Pty) Ltd is an internationally recognised foundry originally established in 1937. At present the foundry site covers a total area of 35 000 m2, and consists of two foundries using 4 x four tonne direct arc furnaces. The company employs approximately 250 people and... 

Zim firm celebrates 75th birthday

By: Amy Heydenrych     25th August 2006 Celebrating its 75th anniversery this year, Bulawayo-based company Nimr and Chapman continue to strive to offer first rate engineering products and services. 

Refurbished-plant supplier secures top contracts

By: Amy Heydenrych     25th August 2006 Leading supplier of refurbished and new process plant, mining and mineral-processing equipment, Manhattan Corporation has secured a number of recent contracts for various mining groups. 

All-round service key to success

By: Amy Heydenrych     25th August 2006 With a number of exciting export oppurtunities in the pipeline, second-hand equipment specialist Marsay Equipment, has found that an all-round service is the key to success. 

New type of crusher for iron-ore mine

By: Amy Heydenrych     25th August 2006 Local manganese, iron ore and chrome producer Assmang Limited (jointly owned and controlled by African Rainbow Minerals and Assore Limited) has commissioned a primary crushing system for its Khumani Mine in the Northern Province employing some of the largest cone and gyratory crushers in the... 

New portable crusher launched

25th August 2006 Local company Pilot Crushtec has recently launched its TM0605 trailer-mounted horizontal impact crusher. This 30 tph machine has evolved from a skid-mounted version, which Pilot Crushtec has been manufacturing for approximately 15 years. 

Pilot modular plant performs well

25th August 2006 Quickstone Crushers has put a Pilot Crushtec modular crushing and screening plant to work on a mine dump recycling operation at Aquarius Platinum’s Kroondal mine. 

Projects, expansions increase on strong commodity prices

By: Amy Heydenrych     25th August 2006 Project House TWP has embarked on, and is presently busy with, a number of projects in the crushing and milling sector, which, according to CEO Nigel Townshend, underlines the growth in this sector spurred by higher commodity prices. 

Supplier wins R4,8-million equipment contract 

25th August 2006 Bulk materials handling and minerals processing specialist Osborn has been awarded a R4.8-million contract for crushers and vibratory equipment for the new Somkhele Coal Mine in northern KwaZulu-Natal. 

Shorter delivery times boost company’s market position

By: Amy Heydenrych     25th August 2006 With a demand for shorter lead times, the past few years have seen local company Baldmin Engineering moving from strength to strength. ?Directer Max Giannoccaro notes that some of the major foundries’ delivery times are too long and they refuse to cast, leaving a niche in the market for... 

Mobile crusher wins design-excellence award

25th August 2006 A recent award has reinforced Pilot Crushtec’s place in the market as a leading supplier of mobile crushing and screening equipment. The company was recently announced as the overall winner of the first annual SA Pro/ Awards competition, which recognises engineering design excellence. 

Cost-effective grinding media developed

25th August 2006 State-owned researcher Mintek, in association with industry and university partners, has begun a major project to develop a more cost-effective type of grinding ball for the minerals industry. 

Comminution solutions for Africa

25th August 2006 More and more mining companies are venturing into Africa, a mineral-rich continent with a wealth of untapped resources in copper, gold, platinum, tantalite, diamonds, tanzanite, emeralds and a host of other minerals and gemstones. 

Sishen crusher contract awarded to local firm

25th August 2006 DCD-Dorbyl Heavy Engineering Vereeniging has secured the contract to machine the large components and assemble and shop test the crushers for the Sishen Expansion Project (SEP) at its Vereeniging Works. The order for the crushers for all the crushing stages of the entire crusher circuit was... 

High-pressure grinding rolls for iron-ore industry

26th August 2005 IMS Engineering, which has entered into a cooperation agreement with the Germany company K 

Screening solution a crushing success

26th August 2005 The Humboldt Wedag VSL/VSK screens are considered ideal for use in crusher plants for sizing applications. 

Mining industry opts for rubber liners to protect mills

26th August 2005 The process of milling ore results in considerable abrasion and erosion of unprotected surfaces, which necessitates mills being protected by mill linings. 

Crushing its way through Africa

By: thamashni naidoo     26th August 2005 Reinforcing its position as a leading supplier of crushers, Johannesburg-based bulk materials-handling and minerals-processing specialist Osborn is set to add yet another offering to its expansive range of crushers for the mining and quarrying industries. 

Leading in grinding mill technology

By: thamashni naidoo     26th August 2005 Having recently landed two major milling projects, FFE Minerals-Vecor (FFEM-V), based at the Constantia Office Park, has again reinforced its position in the industry. 

Blue-chip companies seal R10m deal

By: thamashni naidoo     26th August 2005 Two major blue-chip companies, Germiston-based Bearings International and Jet Park-based Metso Minerals Minerals, have combined forces, becoming the proud holders of a R8-million contract, signed between the two earlier this month. 

Crushing equipment very popular in the Middle East

By: thamashni naidoo     26th August 2005 Meadowdale-based family company ACT is one of the largest suppliers of the horizontal shaft impact crushers to the Middle East, in the world.? 

Foundry corners 60% of local crushing-and-milling market

By: thamashni naidoo     26th August 2005 With an annual turnover of some R700-million a year, 70% of which comes courtesy of crusher wear parts, mill liners and grinding media, Benoni-based OZZ Foundries is in a position to claim that it is South Africa’s leading foundry group serving the crushing and mining industries. 

Crusher launched at expo

By: renay de     27th August 2004 Mobile crushing and screening equipment specialist Pilot Crushtec will launch its new tracked 2X1 000 Tornado crusher at Electra Mining 2004, which will run from September 6 to 10 at the Expo Centre at Nasrec, in Johannesburg. 

Second tracked crusher unit is made

27th August 2004 Osborn has produced its second primary jaw crusher track unit, and displayed the machine recently at the annual Institute of Quarrying Exhibition and Conference. 

Diamond-sampling plant has been commissioned

27th August 2004 A Kawasaki 800 Cybas Cone crusher installed in a moveable sampling plant has been commissioned successfully at Alexkor’s diamond mining operations at Alexander Bay in the Northern Cape. 

Crushing industry turnaround predicted

By: renay de     27th August 2004 Looking to the future, Manhattan Mining Corporation MD Chris Pouroullis tells Mining Weekly in an exclusive interview that he foresees the future of the crushing industry to continue growing at a positive and healthy rate. 

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