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Electra Mining

Self-cleaning power nozzle to be launched

3rd September 2018 Gauteng-based Afri-Tech Mining Supplies is flushed with success as its new self-cleaning power nozzle cuts downtime in mines around the world. 

Optimise SAG milling with customised grinding ball design

31st August 2018 The sheer size and scale of new ore processing operations, with the aim being to substantially increase product throughput, means that primary semi-autogenous grinding (SAG) mills have grown to larger capacities.  

Optimise SAG milling with customised  grinding ball design
CRITICAL GRINDING Sino Grinding delivers grinding media that work effectively with a processing plant’s ore characteristics, milling method and other objectives

Industrial clothing maker develops women’s mining range

31st August 2018 For almost 25 years, industrial clothing manufacturer JAVLIN has been designing and manufacturing workwear to withstand the demands of Africa’s toughest workplaces. In line with this, the company has developed a women’s clothing and footwear range specifically for the mining industry. “The range... 

Integrated Pump Technology brings global products to local market

31st August 2018 Integrated Pump Technology will showcase its range of global original equipment manufacturing pumps at Electra Mining Africa. The company was established four years ago as the official Southern African distributor for the well-respected Grindex range of electrical submersible pumps and last year... 

Integrated Pump Technology brings global products to local market
ON DISPLAY Integrated Pump Technology will be showcasing the latest in the range of Grindex pumps

Merlin Systems

31st August 2018 As a proudly South African design, manufacture and supply company, Merlin Systems supports the electrical panel manufacturing industry by providing key products to various low voltage operations.   Merlin Systems will showcase an assembled steel enclosure, practical copper support solutions and... 

Merlin Systems

MBE Minerals

30th August 2018 As a leading supplier of minerals beneficiation technology to the African mining sector, MBE Minerals SA has an impressive reference base of successful installations in the region. The company has been active on the continent for well over 40 years. The company’s skilled engineers receive... 

MBE Minerals

Trafo Power Solutions

30th August 2018 Trafo Power Solutions was established to cater for the growing appetite and scope for the application of dry-type transformers on the African continent. These power solutions are suitable across a wide range of industry sectors including mining. The company offers a range of dry-type, or... 

Trafo Power Solutions

Crosible Filtration

30th August 2018 Esablished in 1996, Crosible Filtration celebrates 22 years of supply and service excellence and is proudly ISO 9001:2015 certified.   Crosible Filtration supplies custom-manufactured press cloths to the following industries: coal washing plants, mineral dewatering, gold and platinum concentrate,... 

Crosible Filtration

Snake courses offered to mine developments in Africa

30th August 2018 Mining houses looking for additional opportunities to develop new mines, or searching for new deposits, has resulted in an expansion into remote parts of Africa and an unexpected problem: the risk of dealing with snakes and snakebites in these remote locations.  “Snakebites can pose a real risk... 

Snake courses offered  to mine developments  in Africa
BEWARE African Reptiles & Venom offers specialist snake awareness courses to ensure the safety of Africa’s mineworkers

ToughLift jacking system redesigned

30th August 2018 Hydraulic tools designer, manufacturer and supplier Hi-Force has introduced to the market its new and improved range of ToughLift jacking systems. 

Young company to take on mining machinery rivals; sets sights on local assembly

30th August 2018 Although still a new and fairly small company, Itirele Mokwena Construction has lofty ambitions for the mining machinery business that it has set up to service the South African, and potentially, African markets. 

Young company to take on mining machinery  rivals; sets sights  on local assembly
LOAD, HAUL, DUMP Itirele Mokwena Construction will exhibit a 4 m3 Famibition Technology underground loader at Electra Mining Africa

Tecman sees automation as a boon for mining

30th August 2018 The mechanisation and automation of mining in South Africa will improve productivity and extend the operational lives of many mines that would otherwise have closed, benefiting equipment manufacturers, such as Tecman. 

Tecman sees automation as a boon for mining
ROCK ROBOT The new RocBot heavy-duty mining robot is the only robot that has been designed specifically for a mine operation and has a tool carrying capacity of up to 950 kg

Maximum Equipment

29th August 2018 From its early beginnings as a dealer in used construction equipment, Maximum Equipment has branched out and is now the local agent for a number of quality international brands. The company is already a featured supplier of plant and machinery to many blue chip South African organisations in the... 

Maximum Equipment

Banding & Identification Solutions Africa

29th August 2018 Banding & Identification (ID) Solutions Africa will display its full range of Band-It stainless steel band-and-buckle systems, preformed clamps, cable ties, and identification solutions, which are applicable for a diverse range of applications in the mining industry, at Electra Mining Africa... 

Banding & Identification Solutions Africa

Roff Industries on reducing dust explosion risks

29th August 2018 Local manufacturer Roff Industries believes that organisations spending huge amounts on certified explosion-proof electrical equipment could achieve substantial savings by avoiding the main hazard – the build-up of dust. 

Roff Industries on reducing  dust explosion risks

I-CAT to fly its green colours

29th August 2018 Environmental management firm I-CAT will display its diverse range of dust and fire suppression solutions at this year’s Electra Mining Africa, which the company sees as an important gathering place for industry participants. “Electra Mining is a great platform for I-CAT, as it showcases all... 

Manitou launches new telescopic handler

29th August 2018 Secrecy and mystery surround Manitou’s latest mining machine, which the global handling and lifting equipment manufacturer will be launching at this year’s Electra Mining Africa. Developed by Manitou Southern Africa (MSA), the new telescopic handler is designed for underground mining applications... 

Manitou launches  new telescopic handler
NEW BUGGY The MT420H is Manitou’s most compact telehandler in its MT range and is capable of negotiating confined, uneven and difficult-to-access spaces

Booyco Electronics

28th August 2018 Understanding evolving customer needs as well as the legislative compliance requirements of differing sectors ideally positions Booyco Electronics to offer application-specific and safety-related solutions to customers across a range of industries. Booyco’s safety products portfolio has grown... 

Booyco Electronics

Marthinusen & Coutts

28th August 2018 Marthinusen & Coutts, a division of ACTOM, is positioned as the leading independent electrical and mechanical services provider across Africa. Together with subsidiary, ACTOM Turbo Machines, the division offers the full range of maintenance, repair and special manufacturing services of electric... 

Marthinusen & Coutts

Band-It sees show as catalyst to propel African export strategy

28th August 2018 Challenging market conditions in the mining industry necessitate the use of innovative, simple-to-use systems that provide for high-quality and cost-effective solutions. This will be the focus of Banding & Identification (ID) Solutions Africa’s presence at this year’s Electra Mining Africa. 

Castings heavyweight offers quality HCWI mill, ore chute lining solutions

28th August 2018 High chrome white irons (HCWI) are renowned in mining ore processing plants for their hard-wearing, abrasion-resistant qualities. They have proven ideal for highly durable mill liners and for protecting ore-chutes. 

New laser welding system reduces downtime

28th August 2018 Laser welding systems manufacturer Alpha Laser will demonstrate its new ALFLAK 900 mobile fibre laser welding and cladding machine at this year’s Electra Mining Africa trade exhibition. “Alpha Laser creates a whole new range of possibilities, as our machines offer high laser power with great... 

New laser welding system reduces downtime
LASER METAL DEPOSITION The ALFLAK 900 flexible fibre laser system can be used for metal deposition and hard facing

Advanced FST uplifting the youth

28th August 2018 Electra Mining Africa-exhibitor Advanced Fire Suppression Technologies (Advanced FST), in conjunction with Pietermaritzburg-based Rural Metro Emergency Management Services, has rolled out a learnership programme that sees participants gain a certificate in fire rescue operations upon completion. 

Advanced FST  uplifting the youth
BOOT CAMP Learners participating in the 12-month fire rescue operations learnership undergo theory and practical training, followed by experiential learning

Magnet Service Binder

27th August 2018 Magnet Service Binder (South Africa) is the sole distributor of Binder, Kendrion, Siegerland, Linnig and Merobel brake products in Africa. The company also distributes Binder solenoids, Wistro Force cooling and EMG thrusters. Serving the market since 1981, Magnet Service Binder has gained a wide... 

Magnet Service Binder

Schauenburg Systems

27th August 2018 Schauenburg Systems, a member of Schauenburg International Group, is an original-equipment manufacturer of mine safety systems and equipment. The company offers the services of a system integrator with comprehensive turnkey solutions, including the full bouquet of multidisciplinary services and... 

Schauenburg Systems

Technicgum Polymères extends range, offers innovation

27th August 2018 Belgium-based industrial equipment designer and manufacturer Technicgum Polymères is showcasing several of its conveyor belt components at this year’s Electra Mining trade show, including the RacloFlex conveyor belt cleaner, the Star belt tracker and, for the first time, the Sirocco air cannon.... 

Technicgum Polymères extends range,  offers innovation

Merlin Systems displays its locally designed products

27th August 2018 Electra Mining Africa exhibitor Merlin Systems will put on display a range South African-designed products that offer the electrical panel manufacturing industry a local product that meets international standards. 

Keeping machinery spotless while caring for the environment

27th August 2018 Not prepared to wash its hands of environmental hazards or dirty equipment, Ecotech Africa has its vision set on cleaning industrial equipment and one day dominating the local car wash industry. 

BOGE raising the bar for energy efficiency in low-pressure systems

27th August 2018 German compressed air specialist BOGE is setting new standards for continuous energy-efficient supply with its new Low Pressure Turbo 150 machine, which it says offers some of the best energy efficiency values at an operating pressure of up to four bar. 

BOGE raising the bar for energy efficiency in low-pressure systems
OIL FREE With 100% oil-free compressed air, the Low Pressure Turbo 150 compressor is particularly suitable for use in sensitive areas

Afri-Tech Mining Supplies

24th August 2018 Launched in 2007, Afri-Tech Mining Supplies has achieved strong growth as a premier supplier of screen and filter cloths for the liquids/solids separation industries. The innovative, dynamic and growth-orientated company, under the expert guidance of founder Richard Arends, has rapidly expanded... 

Afri-Tech Mining Supplies

SBS Tanks

24th August 2018 SBS Tanks is a proudly South African company, passionate about local business. Born from humble beginnings in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN), it now manufactures its own 3.3-million litre reservoirs. The company employs over 150 staff across South Africa and its job retention rate over the past 20 years of... 

SBS Tanks


24th August 2018 Established over 42 years ago, Kwatani is the largest independent privately owned original-equipment manufacturer supplying and manufacturing custom designed vibratory equipment in Africa, with over 15 000 units in more than 35 countries. An average of one vibrating unit a day is dispatched from... 


Diamond industry’s confidence in XRT sorting growing

24th August 2018 X-ray transmission (XRT) technology has ushered in a new era for diamond recovery, with an increasing number of companies embracing the technology and scaling back on the use of conventional technologies, such as dense media separation, for the treatment of middle and coarse-sized material. “The... 

Diamond industry’s confidence in XRT  sorting growing
JACO PRINSLOO Imilingo Mineral Processing prides itself in building long-term relationships

Welding industry pioneer Kemppi showcases complete future welding ecosystem

24th August 2018 South Africa-based welding and fabrication equipment supplier AR Industrial is demonstrating Finnish-brand Kemppi’s new multi-process and multi-voltage welding solution for demanding industrial applications at Electra Mining Africa 2018. This is the latest technology in welding incorporating... 

Protecting the mining industry from effects of lightning

24th August 2018 Lightning threatens production in every industry in South Africa and the mining industry is no different, says the newly appointed national director of the Earthing and Lightning Protection Association (ELPA), Richard Evert, urging the industry to comply with regulations to protect their assets. 

Clean oil means great savings, grateful nature

24th August 2018 Lubricating the pistons of industry is a passion for established hydraulics company CT Hydraulics (Nqoba} that not only believes that keeping oil clean is key to running an efficient operation, but also keeping components spotless from within is vital. Founded in 1979, the Germiston-based company... 

New design for the Mixtec EDICT system

24th August 2018 Industrial agitator manufacturer Mixtec will be showcasing its very own high-level mixer designs and cutting edge impeller designs at this year’s Electra Mining Africa. 

New design for the Mixtec EDICT system
Rudi Swanepoel
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