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Pumps News

Sales escalate for local pump firm

By: Brindaveni Naidoo     31st August 2007 South African pump distributor Verder Pumps previously reported in Mining Weekly its expectation to exceed sales records for 2007. The company is a step closer to fulfilling this objective through the acquisition of a contract to supply junior miner Eland Platinum with its VerderFlex DURA range... 

Seals specialist makes strides in saving water

By: Brindaveni Naidoo     31st August 2007 Seals specialist AESSEAL (AES) slurry division manager Hans Keus tells Mining Weekly that the company’s environmental control systems (ECS) continue to make a significant impact in the applications in which it is used for in industry in South Africa. 

Pumps can extend service life of mine-says local pump manufacturer

31st August 2007 High-pressure booster pumps, manufactured by Becker Alert Pumpmor with the support of US company ITT/Goulds Slurry Pumps, are designed for enhanced performance, easy maintenance and extended service life on the mines, says Becker Group of Companies chief sales officer Ken Quick. 

Positive displacement pumps see growing interest from gold, platinum mines

31st August 2007 Local pump manufacturer, Unique Engineering reports that the company's positive displacement pumps are performing significanlty well in the platinum and gold mining markets. 

Locally designed, manufactured pump enters SA market

31st August 2007 Local specialist manufacturer, Innovation Pumps, has designed a 50 mm discharge, vertical spindle sump pump for slurry or dirty water applications. 

Pump manufacturer assists with new gold recovery concepts

31st August 2007 Pump manufacturer Cemo Pumps (Cemo) is working closely with consulting engineering firms to install and implement two concepts designed to help recover gold. 

Electricity supply security concerns inspire diesel-driven pump installation

31st August 2007 Unplanned power outages, which have affected business across South Africa in recent years, has prompted a major platinum miner in the Thabazimbi district to invest R6-million on the installation of stand-by diesel-driven underground dewatering pumps to prevent flooding in the event of serious or... 

Castings company supplies diffuser bowls to Middle East

31st August 2007 South African stainless steel foundry group Steloy Castings has started delivery of 30 large diffuser bowls for a desalination plant in the Middle East. 

Progressive cavity pumps suited to slurry pump stuffing boxes water supply

31st August 2007 South African pump specialist Denorco's product manager Steven Rose says that progressive cavity (PC) pumps are better suited for the supply of gland service water to slurry pump stuffing boxes. 

Engineering firms secures new mining contract

31st August 2007 Engineering firm Thuthuka Group has been awarded the contract for all of the on-site water reticulation for the new Elands Platinum mine near Brits in the North West province. 

Local pump manufacturer supplies total solution for Moma Sands

31st August 2007 Pump manufacturer, CH Warman Pump group (CH Warman) has concluded a maintenance agreement with London-listed company Kenmare Resources to service all the Warman pumps on-site at its Moma Sands project in Mozambique. 

Declawing the copycats

15th June 2007 In 2006, pump manufacturer Grundfos conducted trials in various countries around the world, putting the concept of �buy the original’ to the test. The concept entailed that each pump manufacturing-stage is engraved with the Grundfos logo while the name and logo appears on the cable guard... 

Local supplier pumps up its range

By: Esmarie Iannucci     15th June 2007 Local pump supplier Ecochem Pumps has added a new range of reagent dosing pumps to its already extensive range of Milton Roy equipment. The new Primeroyal range of industrial dosing pumps is designed around the concept of variable eccentric mechanism, for which the patent is still pending.... 

Pump manufacturer branches out

15th June 2007 Pump manufacturer CH Warman has opened a new branch in Steelpoort. The branch features a comprehensive parts stockholding and is capable of performing technical audits, reconditioning, site repairs, and service contracts. 

No blockages ahead for peristaltic pump demand

By: Neal Goldwyer     15th June 2007 With R19-million worth of orders already in the pipeline for 2007, R14-million of which will fulfil mining sector demand, the South African branch of peristaltic pumps manufacturer Watson-Marlow Bredel expects to double last year’s R30-million turnover, GM Nico van Schalkwyk tells Mining... 

Pump company signs BBBEE empowerment deal

By: Neal Goldwyer     15th June 2007 Two hundred disadvantaged women from various communities including Soweto, Swannyville and Diepsloot are set to benefit from a genuinely broad-based black economic empowerment deal with an established family-run pump manufacturer. 

Froth pump enhances established range

By: Neal Goldwyer     15th June 2007 Process, slurry and dewatering pumps manufacturer Becker Alert Pumpmor is receiving positive feedback from a handful of processing plants that are successfully running its newly developed froth pump, company MD Ken Quick tells Mining Weekly. 

Pump manufacturer submerged in success

15th June 2007 In May this year, pump manufacturer Hazleton Pumps was awarded the National Science and Technology Forum (NTSF) award in the small, medium sized and micro sized enterprise division. The award is made to South African companies that have made outstanding contributions to science, engineering and... 

Pump manufacturer shuts off persistent challenges

By: Esmarie Iannucci     15th June 2007 The manufacturing arm of Crown Group, Cemo Pumps feels that it has finally solved the persistent challenges of water-jetting dry shutoff systems. Cemo Pumps MD Brian Leib says although the dry shutoff system has been on the market for several years, none of the previous models, has been entirely... 

Froth and slurry pump manufacturer rides the resources wave 

By: Neal Goldwyer     15th June 2007 This year promises to be a good one for Metso Minerals South Africa, the local branch of global equipment, service and process solutions suppliers Metso Minerals. 

Pump replacement meets high static head demands

By: Esmarie Iannucci     15th June 2007 Pump distributor Ian Dickie, supplier of Sykes High head pumps, recently fitted a number of Sykes Xtra High (XH) head pumps in a South African mine. Ian Dickie director Iain Fraser says the Sykes XH pumps replaced existing units, which were unable to function fully, within the strains and demands... 

International company acquires local pump manufacturer

15th June 2007 The world’s largest manufacturer of submersible electric motors, and a leading supplier of water pumping and fuelling pumping systems, Franklin Electric, announced today that in an agreement dated February 14, 2007, between Franklin Electric and Howden Africa Holdings Limited, Franklin has... 

Record distribution for monster pump firm

By: Neal Goldwyer     15th June 2007  

Pump manufacturer offers first five-year warranty

By: Esmarie Iannucci     15th June 2007 Peristaltic pump manufacturer Watson-Marlow has become the first manufacturer to offer a five-year warranty on its 520, 620 and 720 range of cased pumps. “The new warranty provides an extension to the existing three-year guarantee, and reflects the superior engineering of... 

JSE-listed PSV to sell equity to black-led Vunani

By: Christy van der Merwe     15th June 2007 Industrial engineering company PSV Holdings (PSV) has signed an agreement selling a 25,67% stake in the group to it�s new black economic-empowerment (BEE) partner, Vunani Capital, founded by Ethan Dube and Butana Khoza in 1998. 

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