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Karst MD Guy Richards.
Use underground mines for electricity storage, optimise mine water use – Karst Hydro
8th April 2024 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa’s many underground mines can be used as batteries that store the clean electricity that the water descending for cooling can provide. At the same time, the local community could end up... 


The next breakthrough must be zero fatality
Mines investing R46m to put an end to fall-of-ground fatalities
5th April 2024 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa’s mining industry is investing R46-million in an action plan to eliminate fall-of-ground (FoG) fatalities. The FoG action plan is being implemented through Minerals Council South... 


An image of a mining plant
Filter press aids in water sustainability
1st March 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

Coal exploration and mining company Canyon Coal reports that its newly commissioned 40 t/h filter press at its Mpumalanga-based Gugulethu mine is assisting in improving its sustainable use of... 


Man in hard hat assessing Enduron high-pressure grinding rolls
Smarter mining key amid current market conditions
23rd February 2024 By: Tracy Hancock

Despite the boon of improved uranium demand, overall, depressed commodity prices and costly operating conditions are emphasising the need for Namibian mining companies to ensure that they mine a... 


Nedbank CIB) Energy Finance Co-Head Amith Singh.
Power aggregators seen as key accelerators of South African mining’s energy transition
13th February 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Many energy projects selling to one buyer, who in turn sells to many mines – this procurement model is seen as a key financial tool to accelerate the energy transition of South Africa’s mining... 


FLSmidth discusses innovations for sustainable mining
FLSmidth discusses innovations for sustainable mining
7th February 2024 By: Tracy Hancock

With technological advancements expected to disrupt the traditional African mining sector, full flowsheet technology and service supplier FLSmidth outlines the most promising innovations on the... 


Weir Minerals discusses evolution of African mining
Weir Minerals discusses evolution of African mining
6th February 2024 By: Tracy Hancock

Mining technology company Weir Minerals discusses how it expects the African mining industry to evolve in the context of positive disruption while attending this year’s Investing in African Mining... 


President Cyril Ramaphosa at the Mining Indaba.
South Africa’s mining industry now 39% black-owned, Mining Indaba hears
5th February 2024 By: Martin Creamer

In 2004, the year South Africa’s far-reaching Mining Charter was first introduced, black ownership in South Africa’s globally recognised mining industry stood at a negligible 2%. This has now leapt... 


EFFICIENCY UPGRADE
The company reduces the number of mobile pump sets through upgrading existing diesel pump units to move more water in less time
Mobile pumps improve efficiency, sustainability
2nd February 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

South African coal mining operations, particularly in openpit environments, are confronted with the ongoing challenge of managing water levels for seamless operations. Pumps supplier Mechanical... 


BENEFICIAL CONTRIBUTION
The SlurrySucker contributes to cleaner ecosystems, healthier aquatic life and reduced ecological damage
Dredging system positioned for sustainability
2nd February 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

The integration of advanced technology, and precise customisation in mine dewatering and water treatment applications, not only contribute to efficiency and versatility, but present a practical... 


INTEGRATED SOLUTIONS
Weir Minerals offers a large portfolio of products to customers for an integrated dewatering solution
Planning key to effective implementation
2nd February 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

Planning and site-specific requirement evaluations can see comprehensive solutions deployed to assist mining operations to overcome significant challenges in water management that can disrupt... 


MAINTENANCE SUPPORT
The truck-mounted recycling jetting and vacuuming unit tackles the specific hurdles encountered by maintenance teams working in the mining sector
Recycling jetting and vacuum unit redefining maintenance
2nd February 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

With optimising operations, reducing costs and embracing eco-conscious practices being imperative in the mining industry, pumps manufacturer Werner Pumps’ truck-mounted recycling jetting and... 


3D ADVANTAGES
Schurco’s cast high chrome slurry pump parts are manufactured using accurate three-dimensional modelling
Efficient pump refurbishment reduces downtime, costs
2nd February 2024

The unexpected breakdown of essential equipment, such as pumps, can often entail significant downtime and substantial financial losses. Recognising this critical challenge, pump supplier Schurco... 


Gwede Mantashe
Cadastre imminent, 2024 to be used as year to clear backlogs, says Minerals Minister
18th January 2024 By: Martin Creamer

The introduction of an electronic cadastral system to record and enable online access to mining data is imminent, Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe emphasised in an interview... 


Mining's net fixed capital formation, shown in blue, must be boosted.
Greenfield investment lagging badly, mining’s contribution to economy halved
1st December 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The growth of investment in fresh new greenfield mining projects is lagging badly and the contribution of the South African mining industry to the national economy has more than halved in the last... 


ARM founder and executive chairperson Dr Patrice Motsepe and Wits ARM Building.
African Rainbow Minerals provides R20-million for Wits University research
23rd November 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Diversified mining company African Rainbow Minerals (ARM) is supporting postdoctoral research into water, energy and digitalisation at the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) in Johannesburg.... 


A segmented image of a Schurco Slurry Pump wet end pump made using a special polyurethane compound
Copper mine receives 20 new pumps
17th November 2023 By: Halima Frost

Heavy-duty centrifugal slurry pump manufacturer Schurco Slurry has successfully supplied 20 new pumps to a copper mine, in the Northern Cape, and has received an order for spares – valued at over... 


A large electric motor sat on the ground sealed in an orange corrosion proof and fire retardant paint at a mine in Africa
Collaboration to develop heavy-duty motors
13th October 2023

Industrial products supplier BMG’s electric motor designers and engineers have collaborated with global electric motor specialists to develop the Synergy IE3 range of electric motors that meet... 


RIGHT CHOICE
IPR's pump selector algorithm can be used to size any pump in the Atlas Copco range for a customer's specific requirements
Pump-sizing calculator prevents costly mistakes
15th September 2023 By: Tracy Hancock

Identifying the correct pump for the job has historically been a time-consuming process. Pump dewatering and dredging solutions company IPR is helping its customers streamline the selection process... 


Th above image depicts a Grindex Salvador sludge pump in action underground.
Congolese pumps distributor appointed by local manufacturer
15th September 2023

Earlier this year, sub-Saharan Africa importer and distributer of submersible pumping solutions Integrated Pump Technology (IPT) appointed Democratic Republic of Congo- (DRC-) based pumps company... 


Weir Minerals Warman mill circuit pump
Flexibility top of mind for manufacturer
15th September 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

With shifting operational conditions, including changing ore grades and the persistent need for increased throughput , original equipment manufacturer (OEM) Weir Minerals’ pump products GM Marnus... 


The above image depicts the Verder Pumps South Africa range of Verder Flex Dura peristaltic pumps.
Digitalisation drive
15th September 2023 By: Lynne Davies

By incorporating advanced technology, such as Internet of Things (IoT) technology, into pump systems, pumps manufacturing specialist Verder Pumps South Africa can assist with pump monitoring. This... 


TAILORED VERSATILITY
The adaptability of Faggiolati pumps allows them to be designed to suit specific application needs
Company secures order for power plant
15th September 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

Pumps supplier Integrated Pump Technology recently secured an order for three Faggiolati stainless steel submersible pumps for a major coal-fired power station, in Mpumalanga. The procurement... 


KREBS quick release system
Pump range accommodates midtier miners’ evolving needs
15th September 2023 By: Tracy Hancock

There is a sweet spot when selecting the correct pump for a specific application and the KREBS pump range from minerals processing and materials handling technology and systems supplier FLSmidth... 


Mogale Tailings Retreatment project operations manager Oriel Shikwambana.
Most of 500 employees for constructing gold-from-dumps project will be local
31st July 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Employees for the construction of the Mogale Tailings Retreatment project on Gauteng’s West Rand will be largely locally sourced. “We aim to employ approximately 500 employees during construction... 


An image depicting a process tank
Movable pump for iron-ore miner
28th July 2023

The Tornado T1 rotary lobe pump – designed by Germany-based pumps manufacturer NETZSCH for a variety of applications, including for the pumping of slurry – has had its use case for pumping process... 


An image of a Weir Warman pump
Upgrade pumps first when increasing minerals processing throughput
7th July 2023 By: Tracy Hancock

The demand for higher production rates is placing greater pressure on minerals processing plants to produce greater tonnages. Pumps play a crucial role in minerals processing and need to be... 


Pumps company targets expansion, bolsters skills training
7th July 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

As pumping applications solutions provider Integrated Pump Technology continues its growth story across the African continent, part of its success is attributed to the empowering of its local... 


Image of NETSCH product range
Localisation, growth strategy helps supplier connect with customers
7th July 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

To address several challenges associated with mining in Africa and pumps applications, Germany-based technology company NETZSCH Southern Africa is implementing a growth strategy that includes... 


IOT SUPPORTED PUMP CONTROL 
The Ds500 offers IoT enabled remote assistance monitoring and touch-screen control
Innovations help supplier service advancing industry
7th July 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Integrating Internet of Things (IoT) capabilities into its pump technologies is one way through which industrial equipment supplier Verder Pumps South Africa is keeping up with digital... 


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