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ROSSING URANIUM MINE The Hippo duplex stainless steel vertical slurry submersible pump used at the Rössing uranium mine, in Namibia
South African pumps enter Israeli market
10th June 2016 By: Sascha Solomons

Centurion-based slurry pumping solutions provider Hazleton Pumps has entered another market, supplying an Israeli company with its locally manufactured Hippo pumps range, which is designed to meet... 

Sinvac Piping
Sinvac Piping
10th June 2016

Original-equipment manufacturer Sinvac Mining & Engineering is capable of supplying its South African Bureau of Standards-approved Sinvac Piping Systems not only across South Africa but into other... 

Recertification still limiting industry growth
10th June 2016 By: Sascha Solomons

Centurion-based slurry pumping solutions provider Hazleton Pumps notes that the South African pumps industry continues to be hampered, losing out on export opportunities, owing to the South African... 

Ensure the effective and environmentally safe reduction of excess wastewater in the mining industry
Technological advancements continue despite mining sector’s downturn
29th April 2016 By: Sascha Solomons

Beneficial trends and technological advancements in the mining industry are being introduced regardless of the depressed market conditions that the sector faces, says environmental management... 

Dewatering pump to help reopen shaft at Orkney
29th April 2016 By: Sascha Solomons

Johannesburg-headquartered dewatering specialist Letaba Dewatering expects to start supplying dewatering pumps to Shaft 7 at the Orkney gold mine, in the North West, in October, enabling gold... 

The West African Mining & Power Exhibition serves as a valuable platform for networking between key industry players
West African chamber to launch at Ghana mining event
8th April 2016

The newly formed West African Chamber of Mines (Wacom), which comprises chief executives from the chambers of mines in Ghana, Mali, Sierra Leone, Liberia and Burkina Faso, will be officially... 

Apprenticeships ensure that a steady stream of qualified fitters and turners enters the pumps industry
Expert aims to further BEE goals
29th January 2016 By: Malusi Mkhize

Pump supplier, testing and servicing expert AESPUMP intends to further expand its apprenticeship programme, which it says is at the heart of its recent upgrade to Level 4 black economic empowerment... 

Atlas Copco is placing the same emphasis on its pumps range as that of its compressors and generators
Provider looks to complement its other solutions
29th January 2016 By: Malusi Mkhize

Global sustainable productivity solutions provider Atlas Copco is focused on the development and extension of its pumps in 2016 and 2017 to take advantage of the synergies within its compressors... 

ProMinent's Orlita MF pumps have a diaphragm that withstands permanent loading from both sides, preventing liquids from leaking
German leak-free hydraulic diaphragm metering pumps available locally
29th January 2016

South Africa-based components and systems provider for metering liquids and water treatment and disinfection solutions the ProMinent group has introduced a new range of hydraulic diaphragm metering... 

Mather + Platt has been operating in South Africa since 1954
Experience reason for competitive advantage, pumps’ longevity
29th January 2016 By: Malusi Mkhize

Pumps manufacturer Mather + Platt claims to have built up one of the largest number of pumps operating in the South African mining and water sectors. Mather + Platt marketing and business... 

Hazleton Pumps’ Hippo model is destined for one of Canada’s highest-quality oil sands deposits
SA pumps manufacturer supplies significant Canadian mine
29th January 2016 By: Malusi Mkhize

Comprehensive pump manufacturer Hazleton Pumps expects to deliver two Hippo model 200MH slurry submersible absorbing 185 kW pumps to the Kearl oil sands project in Canada by the end of the next... 

The Slurry Blaster is a hydro mining solution for the removal of slurry build-up
Pumps supplier offers new hydro mining solutions
29th January 2016 By: Malusi Mkhize

Industrial pump solutions leasing company Integrated Pump Rental has introduced Slurry Blaster, a cost-effective cleaning tool for slurry removal. The Slurry Blaster forms part of the company’s... 

Positive displacement pumps offer efficiency at a low life cost
Cost savings of positive displacement pumps outlined
29th January 2016

Global progressing cavity pumps manufacturer for the oil and gas industrial sectors PCM Pumps has highlighted the benefits of positive displacement pumps as the overall efficiency and life cycle of... 

Pump Summit Americas aims to create a pumps community across several industries and share knowledge of the pump industry
Inaugural pumps summit aims to expand pumps industry
29th January 2016

The inaugural Pump Summit Americas is set to expand the pump industry network and offer a professional platform for the pump community members and experts across North and South America to stay... 

Kirton Mechanical Equipment
Kirton Mechanical Equipment
29th January 2016

  Technical consulting services provider Kirton Mechanical Equipment (KME), the vacuum technology-specific,  KwaZulu-Natal-based  rotating equipment supplier, offers solutions to the very... 

Cooperation between the South African Bureau of Standards and international standards authorities can pave the way for pumps of South African manufacturers to enter lucrative overseas markets
Call to adopt internationally recognised pumps standards certification processes
29th January 2016 By: Malusi Mkhize

South African exports to lucrative overseas markets will be simplified when the South African Bureau of Standards (SABS) product certification processes and procedures are amended to be recognised... 

DTI invites local companies to participate in DRC expo pavilion
19th January 2016 By: Megan van Wyngaardt

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has invited South African manufacturers and exporters of mining equipment and related products and services to apply to participate at DRC Mining Week... 

Eaton's new valve was designed prioritise work functions, improving machine efficiency and safety
Hydraulic solutions provider launches new sectional mobile valve
13th November 2015

Power management company Eaton last month announced the launch of its CLS sectional mobile valve. The CLS provides patented load sense bleed off, pre- and post-compensated load sense relief on each... 

Creamer Media publishes Input Sector Review: Pumps 2015 research report
Creamer Media publishes Input Sector Review: Pumps 2015 research report
12th October 2015

South Africa has an established pumps industry that is considered to be well equipped and highly professional. The quality of pumps produced locally is of a high standard, with several local... 

QUALITY BEATS PRICE RMI Pressure Systems delivers high pressure pumping systems to a variety of industries including oil and gas and mining
Specialist pumps manufacturer prioritises product reliability
11th September 2015

In heavy industries, such as mining, building something to last could be the difference between unnecessarily expensive downtime and eventual profitability, says RMI Pressure Systems marketing... 

The Sapsda chair believes that while the pumps industry is stable, training apprentices is the future
Apprenticeships key to pumps industry growth
11th September 2015 By: Nadine James

Pumps are a niche market – the only way for the industry to develop and compete internationally is, therefore,  to provide training and safeguard skills, says Southern African Pump Systems... 

MTN/2285STC DUAL-OUTPUT SENSOR. The sensor measures temperature and vibration and acts as a secondary safety measure for pumps, motors and compressors
Local industrial electronics manufacturer introduces dual-output sensor
11th September 2015

Process control instrumentation and specialised systems distributor and manufacturer Instrotech, has launched a dual-output sensor for industrial monitoring applications. The Monitran MTN/2285STC... 

BATLLESUB Pumps and Abrasion Technologies recently introduced the stainless steel Battlemax submersible dewatering pump
Pumps manufacturer’s value-added services boost growth
11th September 2015 By: Nadine James

Pumps and Abrasion Technologies (PAT) has expanded its range of services to counteract the current skills shortage in the South African mining industry while ensuring the lowest total cost of... 

CLDP SERVO DRIVE Voith Turbo's new servo drive helps mitigate energy costs
Drive mitigates energy costs
11th September 2015

Power-transmission specialist Voith Turbo’s new closed loop differential pump (CLDP) servo drive enables customers to mitigate rising energy costs caused by interrupted power supply as a result of... 

The range of light, medium and heavy-duty slurry pumps are designed for optimum efficiency in harsh operating conditions
Slurry pumps designed for optimum efficiency
11th September 2015

Becker Mining South Africa’s range of light, medium and heavy-duty slurry pumps includes the hydro solids range, available in vertical, horizontal and submersible configurations. These pumps,... 

WARMAN MCR 450 The pump's easily adjustable throatbrush helps reduce wear
Pumps range lowers ownership cost
11th September 2015

Slurry equipment solutions provider, Weir Minerals’ Warman centrifugal pump range illustrates the long-term cost benefit of purchasing durable equipment, the company says, not that a focus on... 

Water solutions company to expand mining range
11th September 2015 By: Nadine James

Water technology provider Xylem is adding high-pressure boosting pumps to its mining industry range.  The pumps are designed for high-head boosting applications in water and grey water and can be... 

One of the products available at the new Xylem branch in Port Elizabeth
Water technology provider opens ECape branch
11th September 2015

Global water technology provider Xylem earlier this month opened a new facility in Port Elizabeth extending the company’s service offering to its customer base in the Eastern Cape. This move is in... 

SUBMERSIBLE PUMP Submersible dewatering pumps offer major advantages over vertical spindle pumps
Cost-effective submersible pumps replace vertical spindle pumps
11th September 2015

The mining sector’s growing need to reduce costs without hindering operational efficiencies or reliability has led to a marked trend towards the use of submersible pumps as opposed to vertical... 

Polymeric coatings are specifically designed to improve the efficiency of fluid handling systems and protect metals against the effects of erosion-corrosion
Polymer solutions improve the efficiency of water systems
11th September 2015

Coating technology can help decrease efficiency and performance losses in fluid handling equipment, caused by physical or mechanical damage, and localised erosion and corrosion, thereby increasing... 

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