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Lifting company expedites heavy lift for offshore mining vessel

30th October 2015 An extensive reference base of successful heavy lifts, an experienced design, rigging and operational crew, the company’s cost effective 50 t, 38 m radius lifting capability, and the ability to mobilise quickly and efficiently were deciding factors in the award of a heavy-lifting contract to... 

Conmesa outlook positive amid political and investment uncertainty

By: Mia Breytenbach     30th October 2015 Despite the current constrained state of the local mining and construction industries, industry body the Construction and Mining Equipment Suppliers Association (Conmesa) expects an increase in business in 2016, underpinned by a financial year-end boost in sales. These sentiments reaffirm the... 

Conmesa outlook positive amid  political and investment uncertainty
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CAUTIOUSLY OPTIMISTIC Conmesa expects current market conditions to remain low or to decline, only starting to improve in 2016

Increased volumes of mining, construction assets auctioned online

By: Mia Breytenbach     30th October 2015 Owing to the continued global and local economic challenges that the local mining industry faces, several mining houses are shifting their focus from growth and expansion to efficiency and cost control, says online mining and construction equipment auctioneering company Clear Asset. The slowdown... 

Increased volumes of mining, construction assets auctioned online
ONLINE ATTRACTION Clear Asset’s September auction registered 29 000 unique auction views and 1 674 bids, with the Vermeer trencher sold to a buyer in the US

Compact articulated loaders supplied to local gold miner

By: Mia Breytenbach     30th October 2015 Following the official launch of Jet Park-based industrial equipment distributor MultiOne South Africa’s (SA’s) head office in mid-February, the company has sold more than 15 MultiOne 6 series compact articulated loaders, worth several million rand, to a local gold mining company. MultiOne SA... 

Compact articulated loaders supplied to  local gold miner
IDEAL APPLICATION The MultiOne 6 series articulated loader is being used in spillage loading and crosscut revamping at a gold mine

Strand jacking an economical lifting solution

By: Mia Breytenbach     30th October 2015 Using strand-jacking technology as a heavy lifting method in mining and construction projects is a key focus for international heavy-lift specialist Vanguard, which tells Mining Weekly that applying this technology is proving to be an economical solution, also enhancing worker safety and... 

Strand jacking  an economical  lifting solution
ALTERNATIVE LIFTING Strand jacking as a lifting method can result in cost savings, improve safety and facilitate closer quality control

New screen and crusher launched

30th October 2015 Mobile crushing and screening equipment provider Powerscreen, in conjunction with its local distributor ELB Equipment, launched new mining equipment at its exclusive open day in Johannesburg, South Africa, this month. The open day was the official African launch of the Powerscreen Warrior 600... 

Bell Equipment

30th October 2015 Established in 1954, Bell Equipment is a proudly South African company with over 60 years of experience in the design, manufacture, distribution and support of materials handling equipment. The Bell Articulated Dump Truck (ADT) is the company's core product. Bell is regarded globally as an ADT... 

Bell Equipment

New range of wheel loaders increases capacity, enhances productivity

30th October 2015 Japanese engineering company Hitachi reports that the launch of its new ZW-5 wheel loaders has significantly extended the capacity of its wheel loader range, bringing the efficiency and reliability of Hitachi wheel loaders to large quarries and the lower end of the mining market. The biggest... 

New range of wheel loaders increases capacity, enhances productivity
KEY CONSIDERATION Operator comfort is considered in the sloped ladder with wide steps for ease of access, double-filtered air conditioning and a high level of sound insulation in the wheel loader

Crane hire company expands local presence

31st October 2014 In response to growing customer demand, mobile crane hire company Johnson Crane Hire (JCH) in July established a new branch in the manganese-rich mining area of Deben, in the Northern Cape, says the company’s Mpumalanga South, Vanderbijlpark and Northern Cape regional manager, Nigel Levendale.... 

Crane hire company expands local presence
CRANE AND LIFTING Johnson Crane Hire prides itself on its ability to provide turnkey project lifting solutions that are driven by client-specific needs

Manufacturer prioritises safety-assured equipment

By: Pimani Baloyi     31st October 2014 Fulfilling its commitment to ensuring mineworker and property safety, rough-terrain machinery manufacturer Manitou Southern Africa says its mining equipment features the most advanced safety technology, such as flameproofing systems, explosion-resistant designs and enhanced operability. Company... 

Manufacturer prioritises  safety-assured equipment
MANITOU MHT-X 14350S This machine’s maximum lift capacity of 35 t makes it the world’s largest telehandler available on the market

Miner adds mobile light towers to existing fleet

31st October 2014 Crushing and screening equipment supplier Pilot Crushtec International has sold an additional four VT8 8m TowerLights to mining and infrastructure construction company Scribante Mining Africa, adding to the company’s existing fleet of mobile lighting towers, which was also supplied by Pilot... 

Miner adds mobile light towers to existing fleet
VT8 8M TOWERLIGHTS Scribante Mining Africa has 20 lighting towers at several construction sites across South Africa

Company sells new underground mining pipes at expo

By: Pimani Baloyi     31st October 2014 Local pipes manufacturer Marley Pipe Systems sold several of its newly launched MegaTuff co-extruded flame-retardant high-density polyethylene (HDPE) and ventilation pipes for underground mining at this year’s Electra Mining Africa exhibition, where the products were introduced to the market for... 

Company sells new  underground mining  pipes at expo
MARLEY TEAM AT ELECTRA There is great potential for Marley Pipe Systems’ MegaTuff co-extruded fire retardant high-density polyethylene in the underground mining industry

Manufacturer showcases new fibreglass range

By: Pimani Baloyi     31st October 2014 Gratings, stair treads, pressed floors and safety handrails manufacturer Vital Engineering last month showcased its range of fibreglass products to the local mining industry. The range was introduced at this year’s Electra Mining Africa exhibition, which took place in Johannesburg from September... 

Manufacturer showcases new fibreglass range
IDEAL MATERIAL Fibreglass is fire-retardant, non-conductive and non-slippery, with a quartz-grit top surface

Company showcases customised equipment at Electra Mining Africa

By: Pimani Baloyi     31st October 2014 Welding and construction-related equipment and solutions provider Renttech South Africa (SA) displayed its specialised range of equipment and consumables at this year’s Electra Mining Africa (EMA) exhibition, hosted at the Nasrec Centre in Johannesburg. Renttech SA, which sells and rents welding,... 

Bell Equipment

31st October 2014 Established in 1954, Bell Equipment is a proudly South African company, which this year celebrates 60 years in the design, manufacture, distribution and support of materials handling equipment. With 75% of what the company sells in South Africa manufactured in-country, Bell is focused on... 

Bell Equipment
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