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Weir Minerals Africa

Weir Minerals is committed to delivering market-leading products and services. Our whole project, whole process solutions are designed to meet both the technical and commercial challenges of customers operating within the global mining and minerals processing industry. Weir Minerals delivers end-to-end solutions for all mining, transportation, milling, processing and waste management activities. We are specialists in delivering and supporting a wide range of slurry equipment solutions, including pumps, valves, hydrocyclones, wear-resistant linings and de-watering products.


Mining countries being helped to build supply chains

By: Martin Creamer     Updated 2 hours 33 minutes ago CAPE TOWN ( –  The United States of America wants to support mineral producing countries to build enabling environments for investment throughout the critical minerals supply chain and not just focusing on extraction alone – a negative feature of the colonial past of undeveloped... 

SEW-EURODRIVE all set to support Africa’s growth 

By: Simone Liedtke     Updated 4 hours ago Despite the travails of the global economy and uncertainty in many countries, Africa will be the place to do business in the coming years. So says SEW-EURODRIVE South Africa MD Raymond Obermeyer, whose company has worked successfully around Southern, Central and East Africa for decades. The... 

Modernising SA’s mineral extraction sector through research development and innovation 

By: Simone Liedtke     Updated 4 hours ago The Mandela Mining Precinct (MMP), will again this year form part of the South African Pavilion at the “Investing in African Mining” Indaba exhibition, jointly with the  Department of Science and Innovation. Together with other State-owned entities, it will be creating awareness of investment... 

SRK Consulting focusing on clients' success, not just own growth 

By: Simone Liedtke     Updated 4 hours ago With several African countries currently the source of key minerals, and potentially hosting other minerals, engineering consultancy SRK Consulting newly appointed MD Andrew van Zyl expects the demand for key minerals to continue supporting the ongoing development of both the continent, and the... 

Methano Group advances goal of becoming leading EPCM firm in Africa 

By: Simone Liedtke     Updated 4 hours ago Multidisciplinary engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) firm Methano Group is in the late engagement stage with its strategic partners in setting up offices in Southern Africa Development Communities (SADC) countries, such as Zambia. This, says group CEO Sereme Maphaka, will... 

Rapid renewables roll-out key to tackling loadshedding, but OCGTs ‘only short-term defence'

By: Terence Creamer     Updated 4 hours ago An increased use of the diesel-fuelled open cycle gas turbines (OCGTs) represents South Africa’s only short-term defence against higher levels of economically damaging loadshedding, a new analysis of the country’s power crisis shows. However, the new Meridian Economics briefing note also makes a... 

Kumi Consulting advancing plans to assist miners with increasing regulatory requirements 

By: Simone Liedtke     Updated 4 hours ago Supply chains are coming under increasing focus, with sustainability consultancy Kumi Consulting highlighting the impact of growing regulation, particularly in Europe, which sees manufacturers and consumer brands possibly being held accountable for the actions of their raw material producers.... 

Logistics provider Crossroads building on strengths  

By: Simone Liedtke     Updated 5 hours ago General freight, fuel and bulk logistics company Crossroads will be building on its strengths and honing its strategy this year to grow its business, improve operational efficiency and increase value-add to its customers. This strategy will significantly increase the company’s market share in the... 

Minerals Council's Roger Baxter encouraged by board-level engagement with Transnet 

By: Martin Creamer     Updated 5 hours ago Minerals Council South Africa CEO Roger Baxter said on Monday that the council is encouraged by the board level engagement it has undertaken so far with State rail enterprise Transnet and is hoping that this engagement will deliver some very specific results in stabilising rail performance in the... 

Minerals Council stresses mining industry's role in mitigating climate change

By: Marleny Arnoldi     Updated 6 hours ago In sharing its stance on climate change at the Investing in African Mining Indaba, in Cape Town, the Minerals Council South Africa has acknowledged that the mining industry can, and should, play a role in adapting to and mitigating the consequences of climate change in South Africa. This includes... 

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