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Caterpillar introduces the new 374 and 395 hydraulic excavators to SA mines

8th March 2021 Equipment manufacturer Caterpillar is launching its next generation of excavators, the 374 and 395 hydraulic excavators, into Southern Africa in 2021. “In 2018, Cat introduced its medium-sized excavators of between 20 t and 30 t and, in 2019/20, launched the 36 t to 49 t range of excavators. The... 

Online purchasing first for South Africa

6th March 2020 US construction machinery manufacturer Caterpillar’s mini excavators will be one of the first Cat product lines to be sold online through its Southern Africa dealer, Barloworld Equipment, this year. Following the launch last year, there is growing excitement around the Cat Next Generation mini... 

Exxaro, Barloworld partner to help contractors acquire equipment

29th November 2019 Diversified miner Exxaro Resources and industrial equipment provider Barloworld Equipment (BWE) on Wednesday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to formalise a partnership that will see contractors gain access to mining equipment at competitive rates and terms. The three-year,... 

Economy challenges construction equipment industry

19th July 2019 The local construction and mining equipment industry is facing a number of challenges, owing to economic changes, a lack of projects and a downsizing of construction companies because of disinvestment, says industry body the Construction and Mining Equipment Suppliers’ Association (Conmesa). 
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Tax from ‘resilient’ mining sector underpins R38.9bn post-riot relief package

Tax revenues from South Africa’s high-flying mining industry have provided the financial underpin for a new R38.9-billion relief package unveiled by Finance Minister Tito Mboweni on Wednesday to support businesses devastated by recent looting and property destruction and to provide ongoing relief... 

Power Metal exercises option to acquire Tati gold/nickel project in Botswana

Aim-listed Power Metal Resources has exercised its option to acquire a 100% interest in two gold/nickel exploration licences located within the Tati Greenstone Belt, near Francistown, Botswana, through its local wholly owned operating subsidiary Power Metal Resources Botswana. "The Tati... 
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