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MEETING INTERNATIONAL STANDARDS
Atlantic Pumps is a specialist in pumping abrasive and aggressive fluids and works closely with the quarrying, mining, recycling and aggregates industries
ISO 9001 success for pumps company
31st January 2020

UK-based pump manufacturer Atlantic Pumps is celebrating after achieving ISO 9001 accreditation. ISO 9001 is the internationally recognised quality management system standard that is issued to... 


SEAL OF APPROVAL
MRS can provide affordable seal conversion kits to upgrade seals or change the OEM equipment seal environment to improve seal life
Mechanical seal solution saves water at mine
31st January 2020 By: Cameron Mackay

Pump solutions provider Mechanical Rotating Solutions (MRS) contributed to a Limpopo-based platinum mine’s water-saving initiative towards the end of 2019 by replacing the existing pump gland... 


HANDS-ON TRAINING

Training can involve using a cut-away model to help explain the function of the internal components and how they interact
Global pumps manufacturer brings training and expertise to SA
31st January 2020 By: Cameron Mackay

Pump manufacturer and independent maintenance specialist Sulzer is investing in its South African operations to ensure that it is well positioned to cover the needs of the mining sector locally and... 


ANDILE NQANDELA

Our capabilities as an end-to-end supply, fitment and maintenance organisation mean that we are ideally placed to be part of KSB SA’s service offering
Local company expands service offering as pumps service centre
31st January 2020

Mpumalanga-based mechanical engineering contractor Brimis Engineering has been accredited as a service centre for pumps manufacturer KSB Pumps and Valves in South Africa. The company received a... 


FOR TOUGH CONDITIONS

The Grindex Bravo submersible slurry pump is proving its worth in slurry pumping applications, as the hydraulic components are made from Hard Iron
Slurry pump’s enhanced wear resistance reduces TCO
31st January 2020

Pumping fluids with high solids concentrations is far more complicated than pumping water. To avoid sedimentation in the system, the correct pump size with appropriately dimensioned hoses and pipes... 


Pumps supplier aims to grow footprint of ‘technical excellence’
31st January 2020 By: Cameron Mackay

Industrial equipment supplier Verder Pumps South Africa is focused on expanding its footprint in Africa by growing its network of local facilities and distributor partners. “With a history of over... 


FIT-FOR-MARKET 
Cummins supplies fit-for-market solutions that are suited to the harsh operating conditions in Africa, with an aftermarket service spanning most African countries
Engine specialist introduces low-emission engines for pumps
17th January 2020 By: Mamaili Mamaila

Amid a bleak global economic outlook, mining companies are exploring means of tightening their budgets. 


EXPLOSIVE PUMPING 
The MP2 emulsion pumping system is ideal for large-scale mechanised underground operations
Mobile emulsion pumps technology goes global
1st November 2019 By: Darren Parker

South African explosives company BME is taking its MP2 mobile mechanised emulsion pump technology for underground blasting applications to international markets. BME product manager Neil Alberts... 


HYDROSTATIC RANGE

Aussie Mine Boss hydrostatic testers are vital for verifying the integrity of water, as well as gas and oil pipelines
‘Resurgent’ sector crucial to growth
25th October 2019 By: Cameron Mackay

Pumps manufacturer and supplier Australian Pumps Industries has a prominent presence in the Australian mining industry, particularly with 6-inch pumps in diversified miner Rio Tinto’s Dampier Salt... 


Investing in African Mining Indaba.
First glimpse into Mining Indaba 2020 programme
26th September 2019 By: Martin Creamer

The twenty-sixth Investing in African Mining Indaba – scheduled to take place in Cape Town from February 3 to 6 next year – will offer delegates new insight into issues facing Africa’s resources... 


LOOKING AHEAD 
PCF Engineering sees a positive future for pumps used in mining in Africa, especially in artisanal mining
Local demand for gravel pumps declining
13th September 2019 By: Mamaili Mamaila

The demand for gravel pumps in South Africa has been on a steady decline over the past twenty years, says mining equipment manufacturer PCF Engineering managing partner Jan Feldtmann. “At times, it... 


OPTIMAL SYSTEMS
The future of pump technology may be in optimal system integration rather than the pump itself
Marked increase in company’s pump refurbishment orders
13th September 2019 By: Mamaili Mamaila

Pumps supplier Mechanical Rotating Solutions (MRS) has witnessed a marked increase in refurbishment orders for its pumps division in the first quarter of 2019 – as opposed to new installations –... 


STRAUB COUPLIGS
The Straub Grip and Open Flex reduces pipe assembly to just fifteen minutes
Pump couplings supply completed
13th September 2019 By: Mamaili Mamaila

Since being appointed the South African distributor for coupling manufacturer Straub’s couplings range, pumps supplier Mechanical Rotating Solutions (MRS) has completed several mining projects that... 


MARNUS KOORTS 
Weir Minerals Africa slurry pumps product manager
Supplier supports pumps through the life cycle of mine operation
13th September 2019

Mines need to partner with suppliers who can support pumps through the full life cycle of the mine. “As a market leader with more than 80 years of experience in providing slurry transportation... 


WATER FILINGERS
Two of the different water flingers that have been produced
Water flinger adopted by pumps manufacturer
13th September 2019

A Southern African pump manufacturer has received its order for Vesconite low-swell hard-wearing water-flinger polymer bearings for four of its pump sizes. 


HIGH HEADS
A Sykes Xtra High Head dewatering pump provided reliable dewatering to a mine in Lesotho
High-head dewatering saved the day at Lesotho mine
13th September 2019

Normal mining operations continue at a Lesotho mine, thanks to the quick delivery by pump solution specialist Integrated Pump Rental of a rapid dewatering solution. 


DEWATERING SOLUTIONS 
Sykes diesel driven pump sets offer a dewatering solution where there is no access to power
Pumps solutions specialist celebrates distributorship
13th September 2019

Pump solutions specialist Integrated Pump Rental is celebrating being the Sykes diesel-driven pump set distributor for over three years. Integrated Pump Rental rental development manager Ruaan... 


MAGNETIC
The permanent magnet motor is suited to mine de-watering and is considerably more energy efficient
Energy efficient pump launched for mines to reduce life-cycle costs
30th August 2019

Submersible motor pump manufacturer Pleuger Industries presented an energy-efficient synchronous motor with permanent magnet drive at this year’s Asia-Pacific’s International Mining Exhibition 2019... 


New pumps and valves to be used in mine water purification
23rd August 2019 By: Khutso Maphatsoe

As heavy-duty industrial valve manufacturing and services provider Flowrox continually develops and improves its product and service offering using state-of-the-art technology, the company has... 


FIRE FIGHTING BOSS 

Aussie’s Pumps' new Mine Boss version of the Fire Chief fire fighting pump is vital for mine sites where combustion hazards occur
Trash pumps suitable for water transfer
9th August 2019

Industrial equipment supplier Australian Pumps Industries highlights industry experts’ recommendations that heavy duty wet prime trash pumps be used in the transfer of site tailings water, silt, as... 


DON’T BE REACTIVE
Having measures in place to predict pending failures, enables mining companies to be proactive and stay ahead of problems instead of waiting to react and, as a result, spending capital to solve them
Proactive maintenance saves mines reactive costs
12th July 2019 By: Tracy Hancock

US condition-based monitoring device supplier SpotSee is in the process of obtaining certification in Africa for its Wi-Fi radio, which enables its OpsWatch vibration monitoring system to stream... 


SYKED UP
Integrated Pump Rental’s diesel-driven Sykes units offer pumping capabilities of up to 1 130 ℓ/s and maximum heads of up to 208 m
Diesel-driven pump ideal for remote, corrosive environments
14th June 2019 By: Marleny Arnoldi

With mines’ ever-expanding need for efficient dewatering solutions in remote locations, pump rental specialist Integrated Pump Rental has added the stainless steel Sykes diesel-driven pump to its... 


MULTISTAGE PUMPS

Donnlee Pump Tech has exclusively focused on the supply and reconditioning of a range of multistage dewatering centrifugal pumps to the mining industry
Company creates new opportunities, targets new regions
14th June 2019 By: Cameron Mackay

Water pump manufacturer and supplier Donnlee Pump Tech has increased its service offering to supply pumps and pump services to the copper fields in Zambia, as well as parts of the Democratic... 


ON SITE 
Marthinusen & Coutts technical personnel inspecting oil levels on a 3300 kW pump motor
Zambia mine’s pump motors rehabilitated
14th June 2019

Electromechanical services provider Marthinusen & Coutts’ Cleveland Engineering Services Division, a division of electromechanical equipment company ACTOM, has teamed up with the Marthinusen &... 


ACCEPTANCE UNDERTAKING The acceptance trials of the six pumps, for which the mine’s technical management, together with pumps distributor Wellford, travelled from Chile to Hamburg, in Germany, took a week
Process water pumps supplied to Chile copper mine
14th June 2019

Motor pumps manufacturer Pleuger Industries has supplied six high-performance process water pumps to the Chilean Collahuasi copper mine in the Pica district of the Tarapaca region. The mine relies... 


SLURRY OPPORTUNITIES IN MINING

WEDA L pumps manage water of specific gravity of up to 1 700 kg/m3 and have a solid handling of between 20 mm and 60 mm
New slurry pumps range offers opportunities in local mining
14th June 2019 By: Cameron Mackay

Industrial tool and equipment manufacturer Atlas Copco Power Technique’s completion of its portfolio of WEDA electric submersible dewatering pumps, with the addition of a new pumps range for slurry... 


New techniques can yield optimum results, savings
14th June 2019

Using novel techniques, during the extraction and concentration phases of mined ore,  which focus on the efficiency and the associated operational costs, will yield optimum results for the miner,... 


REFURBISHMENT OPTIONS
Engineered polymer coatings, such as the Belzona product, include a selection of paste-grade materials designed to offer repair solutions for a variety of applications
Pumps company gears up for refurbishment increases
14th June 2019 By: Cameron Mackay

Pumps refurbishment solutions provider Mechanical Rotating Solutions (MRS) has expanded its premises, in Pretoria, to accommodate a marked influx of refurbishment orders from the mining industry.... 


KRIS VERGOTE
Multotec supports its products and regularly communicates with and visits clients
Minerals processing company sees growth opportunity in Moz
7th June 2019 By: Jessica Oosthuizen

Minerals processing specialist Multotec boasts an entrenched presence in Mozambique, having operated in the country’s mining sector for more than 15 years, and Multotec Mozambique regional manager... 


DARRYL MACDOUGALL Verder has improved the technology of the Verderflex peristaltic hose and tube pumps to provide a solution for demanding applications
Water management a reality for mining industry
3rd May 2019 By: Khutso Maphatsoe

Amid cost balancing; global economy fluxes; revolving regulatory changes; geopolitical, civil and social pressures; and the effects of climate change, water management is emerging as the... 


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Werner South Africa Pumps & Equipment (PTY) LTD

For over 30 years, Werner South Africa Pumps & Equipment (PTY) LTD has been designing, manufacturing, supplying and maintaining specialist...

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AQS Liquid Transfer

AxFlow AQS Liquid Transfer (Pty) Ltd is an Importer and Distributor of Pumps in Southern Africa

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M and J Mining

M and J Mining are leading suppliers of physical support systems as used by the underground mining industry. Our selection of products are not...

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Weir Minerals Africa and Middle East
Weir Minerals Africa and Middle East

Weir Minerals Europe, Middle East and Africa is a global supplier of excellent minerals solutions, including pumps, valves, hydrocyclones,...

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