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Crushing and Screening News

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. 

South African coal miner looks to continent for growth

By: Jade Davenport     30th June 2006 The coal arm of diversified mining house Metorex, Wakefield Investments, has embarked on a number of local and continental growth initiatives that include the expansion of three of its four mining operations in South Africa and the exploration of coalfields in sub-Saharan Africa. 

Saving laboratory costs

By: peter cromberge     3rd February 2006 The introduction of portable particle counters for analysing oil in circulation systems is set to help decrease the amount of money that mines spend on obtaining laboratory readings. 

Company nets three orders from cement producer

23rd September 2005 Reinforcing its reputation as a leading supplier of reliable, hard-wearing machines for the quarrying industry, Osborn has netted three orders from Holcim SA. 

Czech-made grinding-ball range makes SA entry

By: Irma Venter     27th May 2005 Czech manufacturer V 

Screen manufacturer wins order for new platinum project

By: elizabeth rebelo     20th May 2005 Process screening equipment manufacturer and supplier, Schenck, has received a R1,6-million order for two Multislope screens for Aquarius Platinum’s Everest South project. 

Company to expand track-mounted offering

13th May 2005 Having made mining-industry history with the launch of South Africa’s first locally-manufactured primary jaw crusher track unit, bulk-materials handling and minerals processing specialist Osborn is now manufacturing its first secondary gyrasphere crusher track mounted unit. 

Processing technology supports opencast mining industry

13th May 2005 Minerals and materials processing specialist IMS Engineering has introduced several industry-leading crushing and sorting solutions into the Southern African opencast mining environment, including primary impact crushers, primary gyratory crushers, jaw crushers and sorting technology. 

Opencast mining ends after nine years

By: Mariaan Webb     13th May 2005 Rustenburg Platinum Mines’ Amandelbult Section, with its core business of underground mining, using conventional and trackless mining methods, is the flagship of Anglo Platinum. 

SA-linked mineral-sizing solution marketed in Russia

By: elizabeth rebelo     25th March 2005 Leading mineral-sizing technology group MMD Africa, which is the first company within the larger MMD group to have manufacturing capabilities outside the UK, will be demonstrating a new South African-manufactured fully-automated scale model of a sizing system at this year’s Moscow... 

Quarry orders R1m worth of equipment

By: Liezel Hill     24th September 2004 Johannesburg-based equipment suppliers IMS Engineering recently supplied some R1-million worth of crushing and screening equipment to Scirocco Enterprises, operating at a quarry in Zambia. 

Botswana, Zambia deals complete

By: Liezel Hill     24th September 2004 International supplier of process plants, mining and mineral processing equipment and turnkey mining projects, Manhattan Corporation is also supplying crushing equipment to the South and Southern African quarrying industries. 

Boom 6 months for equipment supplier

By: Liezel Hill     24th September 2004 The current boom in the South African quarrying industry is welcomed by mobile crushing, screening and washing solutions business Pilot Crushtec, which has sold more sand-washing plants in the last six months that the previous three years, having supplied eight complete turnkey plants to quarries... 

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. 

First order received for mobile crusher

By: renay de     27th August 2004 The newly-developed mobile crusher from Komatsu, in Japan, is expected to arrive in South Africa in September. 

7-million Euro order placed

27th August 2004 The world leader in power and automation technology, ABB has announced that it has received the order for the fiftieth gearless mill drive system to be supplied by the company. 

Indian firm has sights on Southern African market

27th August 2004 ISO 9001 rated Indian stone crushing and screening equipment manufacturer; Marsman will be introduced into Southern Africa at Electra Mining 2004. 

Sorting technology used in milling and crushing circuits aids in ore recovery

27th August 2004 According to IST Technik business development manager Peter van den Steen, one of the issues that drives up the costs on most production plants is the treatment of mineral free ore, or waste material. 

Primary crusher installed at diamond-mine

By: andrew lanham     27th August 2004 A multi-disciplinary engineering and project management company based in Edenvale, Senet, was awarded the contract in 2004 for the installation of the primary crusher at De Beers’ Finsch diamond mine near Lime Acres. 

Zimbiwa Dolomite, South Africa

21st November 2003 Benoni, Gauteng 

South–South techno partnership announced

By: Keith Campbell     14th November 2003 A South African and a Brazilian company, which produce crushing and screening systems respectively for the mining and minerals industries, have established a mutually-beneficial relationship involving two-way technology transfer and product marketing and support. 

Underground mining project supplied with giant crushers

14th November 2003 Four double-toggle jaw crushers, supplied by Krupp Materials Handling (KMH) for the Palabora underground-mining project, are among the largest crushers to have been manufactured locally, reports KMH project manager Tony Haskell. 

Mobile crusher called in to support N1 project

By: Helene Le Roux     12th September 2003 Local distributor of Extec screens and crushers in Southern Africa, Milestone Equipment recently supplied mobile plant to Thaba Bosiu Crushers in Winburg, Free State Province, to help supplement production on their fixed plant due to a backlog of product for use on the N1 between Winburg and... 

Manufacturer secures R60m crusher contract

By: Helene Le Roux     29th August 2003 The successful adaptation of crushing technology used to crush clay-covered riverbed pebbles in Japan’s aggregate industry, to now crush diamond-bearing material in Namibia, has won local supplier of crushing and screening equipment, IMS Engineering, what is believed to be the biggest... 

Crushers need the correct electric motor, says firm

By: Helene Le Roux     29th August 2003 Selecting the correct electric motor to drive a crusher or mill is crucial to the success of any mine’s mineral processing operation, says Zest Electric Motors sales and marketing manager Chris Chryssoulis. 

New technology for North West platinum-mine

By: Helene Le Roux     29th August 2003 The first stirred-media detritor (SMD) production unit in South Africa, based on global specialist minerals process equipment supplier Metso Minerals’ licensed technology, will be installed at Lonmin’s Eastern platinum-mine, in the North West province, before the end of the year. 

Rubber company seeks new solutions

By: Helene Le Roux     29th August 2003 Rubber and composite linings protect mills from abrasion and corrosion, and improve energy transmission to mill loads. 

Container-sized crusher developed

29th August 2003 Reflecting its ability to supply bulk materials-handling solutions tailormade to meet customers’ requirements, minerals-processing specialist Osborn has produced a jaw crusher designed to fit into a container for shipping to the end-user in southern Angola. 

Company reapplies milling technologies

29th August 2003 The applications of ultrafine wet and dry milling micronising techniques to a coarser milling application, such as secondary milling, has resulted in the development of turbo micronising mills. 

Twenty grinding mills to Africa in the last five years

29th August 2003 Minerals mining equipment specialist, Outokumpu, acquired the worldwide grinding mills business of Nordberg Mills from the Finnish Metso Corporation in September 2001. 

New mobile scalping plant shows results for diamond diggings

29th August 2003 The installation and commissioning of a Finlay 595 Hydratrak mobile scalping plant at the diamond-digging operation of Millet Investments is reported to have resulted in significant benefits for the company. 

Outsourcing agreement is finalised

29th August 2003 Johannesburg company Humboldt Wedag has entered into a contract with a local steel fabrication company to facilitate the manufacture of its range of vibrating screens. 

Local partnership to market Indian crushers

29th August 2003 The companies W Marsay & Sons, and local partner R & B Atlanta, have teamed up to form Marsman Southern Africa, as a result of their appointment by Marsman India to service Southern Africa. 

Materials-handling could benefit from underground plant improvement

By: candice haase     6th June 2003 The cost of materials-handling is largely related to the costs associated with the equipment used to transport raw material from underground to the surface, and then on to processing plants. 

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