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Electra Mining

Universal Storage Systems

26th August 2016 From its head offices at 6 Kruger road, Strijdom Park, Johannesburg, Universal Storage Systems offers steel racking, shelving and mezzanine storage solutions to the national and international markets.  With branches in Cape Town, Durban, Port Elizabeth and Nelspruit, Universal Storage Systems’... 

Electronic fire panel remotely monitors systems

26th August 2016 Fire engineering design specialist Failsafe Fire Projects, which provides mines and industry with fire detection and suppression systems for heavy vehicles and machines, will be using Electra Mining Africa 2016 as the platform to launch its newly developed electronic fire panel. 

Electronic fire  panel remotely monitors systems
Failsafe Fire Projects GM Andrew Hossack

RKB bearings the key focus at Drivetec’s stand

26th August 2016 Bearings and engineering services company Drivetec Maintenance and Engineering’s key focus and product at its Electra Mining Africa stand will be the RKB range of bearings, which it imports from Switzerland. 

David Brown Santasalo

By: Mariaan Webb     26th August 2016 First established in the UK in 1860, David Brown Santasalo delivers mechanical power transmission solutions, including a variety of industry-specific gears and drives, for industrial applications in critical industries such as mining, power generation, metals processing and water treatment. David... 

David Brown  Santasalo

Umbani Software

26th August 2016 Established in 1992, software development company Umbani Software specialises in custom database-driven applications and business intelligence solutions. The company initially specialised in writing bespoke software for clients, using a variety of technologies, but has developed into a dynamic... 

Umbani Software

Siemens AG

26th August 2016 German engineering company Siemens AG, headquartered in Berlin and Munich, is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. The company is active in more than 200 countries, focusing on the... 

Siemens AG

Oriental Rubber Industries

26th August 2016 Oriental Rubber Industries is a leading producer of an extensive range of rubber ply conveyor belts, including a large range of steel cord belts for the mining and industrial industries, in local and global markets. With an extensive research and development program, the company boasts various... 

Oriental Rubber Industries

Precious metals resurgence bodes well for mining suppliers

26th August 2016 Despite an unsettled global economic climate, local company Vital Engineering believes market turmoil bodes well for a resurgence of faith in precious metals, which, in turn, should have positive spin-offs for suppliers. 

French interest in mining events remains high

26th August 2016 The French Trade Commission-Business France will be hosting its fourth French Pavilion at Electra Mining Africa, showcasing at least 12 companies’ expertise in the mining industry. 

Hard times bring opportunity for Aury Africa

26th August 2016 While the recent mining industry downturn has led to mining companies tightening their belts, it is also a source of opportunity for local screening and vibration equipment specialist Aury Africa. 

Hard times bring opportunity for Aury Africa
FINANCIAL RELIEF Manufacturing polyurethane panel locally has helped Aury Africa to reduce its stockholding, which improves cash flow in challenging economic conditions

Becker expects growth opportunities from Electra Mining

26th August 2016 Becker Mining South Africa will be showcasing a wide range of mechanical, electrical and electronic products at Electra Mining. “Our display this year will showcase the company’s communication and automation solutions, energy distribution systems, mechanical, electrical and electronic mining... 

Newly launched locker promises a fresh approach

26th August 2016 Entrepreneur Malcolm Katz has launched a new South Africa-developed and -manufactured locker, which promises a fresh approach to design and functionality in the lock-up environment. 

New transfer pump to reduce downtime

26th August 2016 Pump manufacturer Franklin Electric South Africa will be demonstrating at Electra Mining Africa how the new Mono EZstrip transfer pump can make a day-long maintenance operation a 30-minute job. 

Mining companies advised to experiment with 3D printing

26th August 2016 A decline in productivity in the mining industry over the past decade has forced industry leaders to look at radical means of overhauling supply chain operations. One of the more innovative ideas is for mining operators to experiment with three-dimensional printing (3DP), which could potentially... 

Mining companies  advised to experiment with 3D printing
ON DEMAND Three-dimensional printing will allow companies to produce parts on-site and on-demand

Vert Energy to display solutions at PowerEx

26th August 2016 Solutions and service provider Vert Energy is participating at the new PowerEx show, which is being launched in Hall 9 of this year’s Electra Mining Africa, focusing on electric power and energy solutions. 

Import duty on polyurethane prepolymers pushes up price

26th August 2016 The government’s decision to impose an import tariff on polyurethane prepolymers has dealt a blow to the South African agents of Australia-owned and -operated Era Polymers, but Johannesburg-based Diverse Urethanes remains upbeat and believes that there is room for the imported product in the... 

Nexans displays its mining cable solutions

26th August 2016 Cable manufacturer Nexans will put on display its range of cable solutions and services for the mining sector in Hall 8 of this year’s Electra Mining Africa. 

MBE Minerals

26th August 2016 MBE Minerals, a leading supplier of minerals beneficiation technology to the African mining sector, has over the past 40 years built up an impressive reference base of its operation on the continent. Among its technologies is the Pneuflot® flotation cell, which improves product quality and... 

MBE Minerals

Southern Ropes

26th August 2016 Founded in 1984, Southern Ropes is one of the largest manufacturers of high-quality synthetic ropes, catering for the mining, commercial marine, leisure marine, industrial, and armed forces. The company manufactures twisted and braided ropes to standard and custom specifications, extruding... 

Southern Ropes

Kalahari Scientist to visit Afrox stand

26th August 2016 Interactive live demonstrations by the Kalahari Scientist, aka Jonathan Hartley, are expected to attract attention at the Afrox stand at Electra Mining Africa 2016. 

Applied Mineral Technologies

By: Zandile Mavuso     26th August 2016 Witbank-based Applied Mineral Technologies (Amtec) specialises in the fabrication and construction of materials handling systems and processing plants. 

Applied Mineral Technologies

Manitou improves aftermarket service and support offering

26th August 2016 Delegates visiting Manitou Southern Africa (MSA) at Electra Mining Africa will discover a lot more about the company’s aftermarket service and support offering. 

Manitou improves aftermarket service and support offering
The ManiTrax 35-t tow tractor is ideal for underground and confined spaces. It has received various modifications since it was unveiled at Electra Mining Africa in 2014

South Africa-based OEM showcases its screening expertise

26th August 2016 Electra Mining Africa has always been a key event for Joest Kwatani providing the South Africa-based original-equipment manufacturer (OEM) the opportunity to showcase its vibrating equipment solutions to the African mining industry. 

South Africa-based  OEM showcases its screening expertise
Joest Kwatani screens in the manufacturing facility

Safety equipment manufacturer offering value-added services

26th August 2016 Safety equipment manufacturer SpiderWebb has enhanced its portfolio by offering value-added services, such as training and risk assessments, to strengthen its businesses during turbulent times. 

New speciality tyres offered

26th August 2016 International technology company Continental will be displaying a new range of specialty tyres for mining and earthmoving vehicles at Electra Mining Africa 2016, as the company intensifies efforts to expand its industrial business and achieve a more balanced customer portfolio. 

New speciality tyres offered
Continental textile conveyor belts achieve extremely precise running performance through vertical and horizontal curves

Banding and Identification Solutions South Africa

26th August 2016 Banding and Identification Solutions South Africa, which was founded in 1996 as BAND-IT RSA, is an importer, manufacturer and distributor of stainless steel products from US band clamping technology firm BAND-IT-Idex. The BAND-IT product range provides speciality clamping solutions for use in... 

Banding and Identification Solutions South Africa

New braai and potjie brushes on display

26th August 2016 Industrial brushware manufacturer RKF Assemblies has expanded its range of domestic brushes with the launch of a heavy-duty braai brush and a potjie brush. 

EPF Systems installs dust filtration system at Gauteng porcelain factory

26th August 2016 Engineering company EPF Systems has successfully completed the design, fabrication and installation of a new dust filtration system at a new porcelain tile factory, in the south of Gauteng. 

Electra Mining Africa an opportunity to reinforce brand – FLSmidth

26th August 2016 Original-equipment manufacturer FLSmidth has long been a leader on the African continent with its suite of minerals processing, materials handling and cement processing solutions, and its participation at Electra Mining Africa 2016 will underpin the importance that this region continues to have... 

Electra Mining Africa an opportunity to reinforce brand – FLSmidth
NEXT STEP FLSmidth nextSTEP rotor/stator installed inside the FLSmidth 660 m3 SuperCell

Booyco Electronics

26th August 2016 Booyco Electronics is well established as a leading supplier of reliable innovative mine safety related products. An in-depth understanding of conditions in underground and surface mining operations has been leveraged to combine with best practice engineering and manufacturing expertise to... 

Booyco Electronics

Hi-Force’s answer to joint integrity

26th August 2016 In support of its range of hydraulic bolt tightening tools, UK-based hydraulic tool manufacturer Hi-Force recently launched Boltright Pro – an innovative, bolt joint integrity software program designed to assist engineers. 

Zest WEG implements best practices at SA manufacturing facilities

26th August 2016 It is never only about supplying products or technical support to the market. It is also about implementing best practice across all companies and, in particular, manufacturing operations. 

Zest WEG implements best practices at SA  manufacturing facilities
GENSETS Zest WEG Group generator set manufacturing facility in Cape Town

Bovu Pumps

26th August 2016 Local dredging specialist Bovu Pumps, which distributes heavy-duty auto self-priming pumps to the African mining, power generation and water purification sectors, also sells, leases and repairs pumps and earthmoving equipment, and provides several related services including dredging, dam... 

Bovu Pumps

North Safety adds engineering and consumable products

By: Creamer Media Reporter      26th August 2016 Local personal protection and safety equipment manufacturer North Safety Products Africa will showcase its full range of products designed to mitigate various hazards that mining workers are exposed to at Electra Mining Africa 2016, including its latest engineering and consumable products. 


26th August 2016 Konecranes, a world-leading manufacturer of cranes and hoists operating in 54 countries, provides productivity-enhancing lifting solutions. Established in Finland in 1933, the company supplies a wide range of cranes and hoists for manufacturing and process industries, shipyards, ports and... 


Preventive hearing conservation key to guarding hearing acuity

26th August 2016 Merely supplying hearing protection devices is not considered enough to protect employees’ hearing; companies should also consider introducing preventative conservation programmes to guard employees’ hearing acuity. 

Machine-to-machine solutions locally developed and priced

26th August 2016 Smart machines accurately and consistently capture and communicate data that enables early detection of inefficiencies and problems resulting in significant time and cost savings and supports business intelligence efforts. 

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