Mining Weekly | Valves https://www.miningweekly.com/page/valves-1 Tue, 27 Sep 2022 17:36:08 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Replacement valves supplied to gold and coal mines https://www.miningweekly.com/article/replacement-valves-supplied-to-gold-and-coal-mines-2022-08-05 Tracy Hancock Valves Fri, 05 Aug 2022 00:00:00 +0200 621526 1658470325 1659650400 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0001012675_resized_lvsagroupvalves0720221022.jpg MANUFACTURING FOR MINES LVSA Group started manufacturing valves for mining applications in 2020 and recently delivered locally manufactured valves to two African mining operations 511 287 Commodities surge boosts demand https://www.miningweekly.com/article/commodity-upswing-boosts-valve-demand-2022-08-05 Tracy Hancock Valves Fri, 05 Aug 2022 00:00:00 +0200 621589 1659423171 1659650400 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0001012661_resized_afsvalves0720221022.jpg SUPPLY STRATEGY AFS offers better lead times compared with those associated with imported products, by carrying more stock of components that generally have a lengthy lead time 511 287 Local demand lower than rest of Africa https://www.miningweekly.com/article/local-valve-demand-flat-compared-with-rest-of-africa-2022-08-05 Tracy Hancock Valves Fri, 05 Aug 2022 00:00:00 +0200 621523 1659423420 1659650400 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0001012492_resized_rgrtechnologiesvalves0720221022.jpg CUTTING COSTS RGR Technologies has developed products that are less costly to manufacture as price is the determining factor when mining companies procure equipment and not local content 511 287 Manufacturers feeling pressure as payment delays continue https://www.miningweekly.com/article/manufacturers-feeling-pressure-as-payment-delays-continue-2022-08-05 Tracy Hancock Valves Fri, 05 Aug 2022 00:00:00 +0200 621519 1659423550 1659650400 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0001012486_resized_kbtypediaphragmvalve0720221022.jpg OVER BORDER OPPORTUNITIES South African manufacturers are looking to export their valves in light of the volatile local business environment as the rest of Africa presents huge opportunities 511 287 Control valves offer multiple advantages https://www.miningweekly.com/article/high-performance-control-valve-offers-multiple-advantages-2022-02-24 Nadine Ramdass Valves Fri, 11 Mar 2022 00:00:00 +0200 607819 1646810955 1646949600 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000985476_resized_trisharktripleoffsetvalveszwick1022.jpg TRI-SHARK TRIPLE OFF-SET VALVE The valve has many advatages including zero leakage and maintenance-free operations 511 287 German actuators brought to South African shores https://www.miningweekly.com/article/german-actuators-brought-to-south-african-shores-2022-02-24 Nadine Ramdass Valves Fri, 11 Mar 2022 00:00:00 +0200 607828 1646811051 1646949600 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000985464_resized_automatedactuatorsdecmaactuationsolutions1022.jpg SMART ACTUATORS MEET DEMAND Electricity instability has led to increased demand for low-voltage actuators 511 287 Water pretreatment can protect RO plants https://www.miningweekly.com/article/water-pre-treatment-can-protect-reverse-osmosis-plants-2022-02-24 Nadine Ramdass Valves Fri, 11 Mar 2022 00:00:00 +0200 607835 1646811144 1646949600 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 Coatings key to optimal -operation https://www.miningweekly.com/article/protective-coatings-key-to-optimal-valve-operation-repair-2022-02-25 Nadine Ramdass Valves Fri, 11 Mar 2022 00:00:00 +0200 607852 1646811214 1646949600 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000985534_resized_swingcheckvalveprerefurbishment1022.jpg SWING CHECK VALVE PER-REFURBISHMENT The valve had cavitation damage which could result in process failures 511 287 Automation trend prompts actuation range introduction https://www.miningweekly.com/article/automation-trend-prompts-actuation-range-introduction-2022-02-25 Nadine Ramdass Valves Fri, 11 Mar 2022 00:00:00 +0200 607851 1646811297 1646949600 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000985516_resized_valveemvafrica1022.jpg AUTOMATED FUTURE EMV Africa anticipated that processes involving valves will become automated 511 287 Company helps mines manage water https://www.miningweekly.com/article/company-assists-mines-with-water-management-2021-07-15 Khutso Maphatsoe Valves Fri, 30 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +0200 589530 1627359928 1627596000 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 Company’s products doing well in mining market https://www.miningweekly.com/article/companys-products-doing-well-in-mining-market-2021-07-15 Khutso Maphatsoe Valves Fri, 30 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +0200 589540 1627359929 1627596000 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000951262_resized_valvedfcrfcontrolvalve1022.jpg WORST CASE SCENARIO A valve that is too small or too big can even cause the pipeline to implode or explode 511 287 Valve products reliable in harsh conditions https://www.miningweekly.com/article/valve-products-reliable-in-harsh-conditions-2021-07-15 Khutso Maphatsoe Valves Fri, 30 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +0200 589538 1627359928 1627596000 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000951068_resized_valvesfeaturebmgknifegatevalves0720211022.jpg EFFICIENCY IS KEY BMG’s valves meet stringent quality and safety specifications and are highly efficient at mines to control and isolate abrasive slurries 511 287 Valves prove advantageous for local mining https://www.miningweekly.com/article/valve-proves-to-be-advantageous-for-local-mining-sector-2021-07-16 Khutso Maphatsoe Valves Fri, 30 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +0200 589598 1627359929 1627596000 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000951279_resized_valvesgfbarracudadn2001022.jpg FIRST-HAND EXPERIENCE Georg Fischer Piping Systems has had to physically show customers how the plastic valve looks, how it feels and the benefits of the valve 511 287 Mining sector requires support from government https://www.miningweekly.com/article/mining-sector-requires-support-from-government-2021-07-30 Khutso Maphatsoe Valves Fri, 30 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +0200 591010 1628156574 1627596000 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 Specialised valves business established https://www.miningweekly.com/article/group-establishes-specialised-valves-business-2021-02-18 Cameron Mackay Valves Fri, 05 Mar 2021 00:00:00 +0200 576919 1614667943 1614895200 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000924530_resized_esgafsfpvpinchvalve1022.jpg EXTENSVE SUPPLY Through BMG’s broad branch and distributor network, industry has easy access to a comprehensive portfolio of locally manufactured and imported valves 511 287 Improved valve design, helps mine save water https://www.miningweekly.com/article/company-improves-valve-design-helps-mine-save-water-2021-02-17 Cameron Mackay Valves Fri, 05 Mar 2021 00:00:00 +0200 576783 1614781119 1614895200 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000924533_resized_ucvratioreducingvalve1022.jpg GOING WITH THE FLOW UCV supplies a range of ratio-reducing valves, which reduce pressure in a ratio between upstream and downstream pressures 511 287 Additional government support could boost industry growth https://www.miningweekly.com/article/additional-government-support-could-boost-industry-growth-2021-02-09 Cameron Mackay Valves Fri, 05 Mar 2021 00:00:00 +0200 576150 1614781630 1614895200 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000924507_resized_brimisengvalves11022.jpg DESIGNATING LOCAL VALVES Brimis Engineering aims to offer locally manufactured valves, in some highly specialised applications, while ensuring that all global standards are met 511 287 Support needed for black owned downstream players https://www.miningweekly.com/article/support-needed-for-black-owned-downstream-players-2021-02-16 Cameron Mackay Valves Fri, 05 Mar 2021 00:00:00 +0200 576720 1614781932 1614895200 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000924518_resized_dfcrfpinchhero1022.jpg RF PINCH VALVE The RF pinch valve has a rubber sleeve with proprietary technology that includes a tube fold design 511 287 Local industry pressurised by ‘cheap imports’ https://www.miningweekly.com/article/cheap-imports-putting-local-industry-under-pressure-2020-05-15 Mamaili Mamaila Valves Fri, 31 Jul 2020 00:00:00 +0200 551907 1595860621 1596146400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000869292_resized_valves2astorekeymak1505201022.jpg EXCLUSIVE VIBES Astore Keymak is the sole South African distributor of the Italian-manufactured FIP thermoplastic valves range 511 287 New technology increases valve life https://www.miningweekly.com/article/new-technology-increases-valve-life-2020-07-15 Theresa Bhowan-Rajah Valves Fri, 31 Jul 2020 00:00:00 +0200 559309 1595940280 1596146400 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000885650_resized_mwvalvesbrimisengineeringmoeketsi0720201022.jpg MOEKETSI MPOTU The DISTRAN Ultra Pro imaging device is being used by the largest air-separation plant globally 511 287 Local sourcing of valves reduces impact of lockdown https://www.miningweekly.com/article/local-sourcing-of-valves-reduces-impact-of-lockdown-2020-07-16 Theresa Bhowan-Rajah Valves Fri, 31 Jul 2020 00:00:00 +0200 559556 1595940422 1596146400 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000886270_resized_miningvalvesrgrtechnologies0720201022.jpg BRIGHT HORIZONS RGR Technologies aims to increase its product offering for the heavy-duty services and applications sector going forward 511 287 Mining trending toward thermoplastic valves https://www.miningweekly.com/article/mining-trending-toward-thermoplastic-valves-2020-07-17 Theresa Bhowan-Rajah Valves Fri, 31 Jul 2020 00:00:00 +0200 559606 1595940494 1596146400 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000886266_resized_mwvalvesbmg0720201022.jpg INNOVATIVE PLASTIC A SAFi installation in the hydro-metallurgical sector was at a copper mine, where thermoplastic valves provided a solution for the storage and transport of sulphuric acid 511 287 Parts analysis, diagnostic tools avoid downtime https://www.miningweekly.com/article/parts-analysis-diagnostic-tools-avoids-downtime-2020-07-16 Theresa Bhowan-Rajah Valves Fri, 31 Jul 2020 00:00:00 +0200 559543 1596191808 1596146400 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 Supplier expands footprint https://www.miningweekly.com/article/valves-supplier-expands-footprint-2020-03-06 Darren Parker Valves Fri, 06 Mar 2020 00:00:00 +0200 545122 1583155056 1583445600 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000854311_resized_valvesinvinciblevalvespamduplessis0818dylan1022.jpg PAM DU PLESSIS The new premises and satellite branches will make operations more efficient 511 287 Valves body hopes for surge in course enrolments https://www.miningweekly.com/article/valves-body-hopes-for-surge-in-course-enrolments-2020-03-06 Darren Parker Valves Fri, 06 Mar 2020 00:00:00 +0200 545130 1582268685 1583445600 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000854326_resized_valvesinvinciblevalves20818dylan1022.jpg EMPLOYMENT INLET The training courses are particularly valuable when seeking employment in the valves sector 511 287 Local company becomes authorised Saunders distributor https://www.miningweekly.com/article/company-becomes-authorised-saunders-distributor-2020-03-06 Darren Parker Valves Fri, 06 Mar 2020 00:00:00 +0200 545110 1583155056 1583445600 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000854279_resized_valvessaundersweirtypeabi0220201022.jpg “A” VALVE The Saunders A series weir-type valve design is now available through Bearings International and Ernest Lowe 511 287 Valves industry continues to struggle https://www.miningweekly.com/article/valves-industry-continues-to-struggle-2020-03-06 Darren Parker Valves Fri, 06 Mar 2020 00:00:00 +0200 545119 1583310250 1583445600 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000854301_resized_valvesoldabandonedmetallurgicalplantadobe020201022.jpg MANUFACTURING COOLDOWN Numerous South African foundries and smelters have doused their furnaces and shut their doors, leading to job losses in a number of manufacturing sectors 511 287 New valves premises on the cards https://www.miningweekly.com/article/new-valves-premises-on-the-cards-2020-03-06 Darren Parker Valves Fri, 06 Mar 2020 00:00:00 +0200 545125 1583310381 1583445600 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000854315_resized_valvesmoeketsibrimis020201022.jpg MOEKETSI MPOTU The new premises will include improved repair and refurbishment capacity 511 287 New ventures to boost flow offerings https://www.miningweekly.com/article/company-aims-to-boost-flow-offerings-2019-08-09 Halima Frost Valves Fri, 09 Aug 2019 00:00:00 +0200 526629 1564752911 1565301600 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000814550_resized_minvalvesmetsocontrol08191022.jpg CONTROL FREAK Metso's flow control business will be fully operational by the second quarter of next year 511 287 Valves division revamped to boost mining visibility https://www.miningweekly.com/article/valves-division-revamped-to-boost-mining-visibility-2019-08-09 Halima Frost Valves Fri, 09 Aug 2019 00:00:00 +0200 526566 1565258673 1565301600 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000813968_resized_ksbvalves250414duane1022.jpg LOCALLY MADE The revamped valves division will contribute to KSB's 70% local-content manufacturing capability goals 511 287 Company obtains certification for valves https://www.miningweekly.com/article/company-obtains-certification-for-valves-2019-08-09 Halima Frost Valves Fri, 09 Aug 2019 00:00:00 +0200 526540 1629880478 1565301600 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000813886_resized_valvesavkcem08191022.jpg ON THE BALL The CEM, IPV one-piece ball valve is one of the two valves to achieve the European standards certification 511 287