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Crushing and Screening News

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. 

€20bn worth sold worldwide last year

By: Irma Venter     8th June 2007 According to sector estimates, mining machinery to the value of €20-billion were sold worldwide last year, excluding equipment for the oil and gas industries. 

'Unprecedented growth' in aggregate and sand demand

By: Clement Deane     1st December 2006 The aggregate and sandsector is experiencing unprecedented growth, says chairperson of the Aggregate and Sand Producers Association of Southern Africa (Aspasa) Harley Dent. He attributes this to large-scale infrastructural development leading up to the 2010 soccer World Cup, to be hosted in South... 

Crushing and screening firm reports demand increase

By: Clement Deane     22nd September 2006 Supplier of crushing and screening equipment Pilot Crushtec reports a continuing rise in demand for its equipment. 

Quarries turn to impact-crushing technology

22nd September 2006 Growing pressure to curb the use of natural sand has seen an increasing number of South African quarries turn to impact-crushing technology to manufacture sand from rock, says IMS Engineering’s Shannon McEwan. 

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. 

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. 

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