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Furnaces, Kilns, Ovens and Dryers

Furnace technology applied to magnesium project

By: System Author     26th May 2000 Furnaces, kilns, ovens & dryers 

R1m rotary kiln for Tanzanian project

By: System Author     28th May 1999 R1-million contract for the manufacture and supply of a 600 kg/h rotary kiln for Ashanti Goldfields’ Geita Mine project in Tanzania has been awarded to Custom Furnaces of Randvaal, Gauteng, MD John Lee tells Mining Weekly. The company, which attributes 70% of its turnover to activities... 

R1,5-million heater for Zambian cobalt plant

By: System Author     28th May 1999 R1,5-million 3 MW heater for Anglovaal Mining’s (Avmin’s) Chambishi Metals cobalt-recovery plant in Zambia has been manufactured, delivered and commissioned by thermal-process engineer Hi-Tech, of Troyeville, Gauteng. The mammoth task required lightning-fast lead times – with... 

New testing-facility boon for mining

By: System Author     28th May 1999 Mining in South Africa stands to benefit from a new testing facility established by Prestige Furnaces and Engineering, of Wadeville, Gauteng, which will eliminate incorrect equipment selection for mineral processing. Mintek, in tandem with Anglogold, has made use of the new service for the... 

R1,5m facility for mineral research

By: System Author     28th May 1999 brand-new R1,5-million mineral- beneficiation research facility has been completed by thermal-process engineer Thermopower Furnaces at its Olifantsfontein, Gauteng, manufacturing plant. Construction on the building began in January this year after it was decided to designate separate facilities... 

Cheap imports continue to erode profit margins

By: System Author     28th May 1999 The erosion of profit margins due to the proliferation of cheap imports, and desperate local traders who have been known to make as little as R500 on a deal, has resulted in Lenton Furnaces, of Randburg, Gauteng, shifting its focus from the mining sector in recent years, MD Jon Hughes tells... 

New rotary kiln range is developed

By: System Author     28th May 1999 THE gold-mining industry’s ongoing use of carbon-in-pulp, leach and heap-leach processes has encouraged Efco Furnaces of Boksburg, Gauteng, a leading manufacturer of kilns and furnaces, to develop a new range of rotary kilns. The gas-fired or electrically-heated kilns are available in a... 

Top SA–Zambian cobalt renaissance

By: System Author     28th May 1999 South Africans will next month begin building a new R500-million-plus metals-treatment plant in Zambia – a project which is providing an early flicker of contribution towards the realisation of Thabo Mbeki’s African Renaissance dream, Mining Weekly can today report. While decisions on... 

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