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Preventative maintenance reduces overall engine costs

9th May 2008 Diesel engine specialists Metric Automotive Engineering’s operations manager Andrew Yorke says opencast contractors generally fall into two loose categories: those who believe in scheduled preventative maintenance and those who drive their engines to failure. However, sometimes even those... 

US coal producer installs longwall mining system

By: Brindaveni Naidoo     9th May 2008 Underground mining services and systems company Joy Mining has successfully installed its new longwall mining system at coal producer Arch Coal's Mountain Laurel complex, in the US 

Infrastructure, global mining spend driving revenue growth, says Bell

By: Irma Venter     4th April 2008 Infrastructure spending internationally, as well as strong demand from the global mining industry due to high commodity prices, have been the driving forces in Bell Equipment revenue jumping 31% from 2006 to 2007, reaching R4,6-billion, says CEO Gary Bell. 

Local steel company to expand into international markets

By: Brindaveni Naidoo     4th April 2008 A local manufacturer of steel products for the mining industry is expanding its global footprint as a result its expanded product line. VR Steel says that the expanded product line will include attachments for rope and hydraulic shovels, excavators and rigid and mining dump trucks.  

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