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Hydraulic solutions for Africa

22nd July 2022 Equipment supplier BMG’s regional service centres (RSC), which are situated in the major city centres and commercial nodes throughout the country, play a critical role by providing engineering solutions – including hydraulics, lubrication, greasing and pneumatics services – designed to optimise... 

A2C Distributors grows from strength-to-strength, attending EMA2022

By: Simone Liedtke     18th July 2022 Still going strong since it was established in 1997, business support services provider A2C Distributors has grown its range progressively. The company supplies a variety of tools and solutions to suit a customers’ needs and requirements. 

BI a proud distributor of Cooper split bearings for 85 years

14th July 2022 Leading supplier Bearings International (BI) has been distributing Cooper split bearings into the Southern African market for the past 85 years. “We are definitely one of the longest-serving Cooper distributors in the world. It is a fantastic achievement, especially as it remains one of our... 

Supplier replaces pump seals at coal mine

By: Sabrina Jardim     1st July 2022 Mechanical seals, pumps and complementary pumps products supplier Mechanical Rotating Solutions (MRS) replaced expeller seals on centrifugal pumps at a coal mining company’s facility, in Mpumalanga, at the end of April and beginning of May; the pumps were registering poor mean time between... 

So you bought your first EV? Now, how do you look after it?

By: Irma Venter     17th June 2022 The continuing global mobility move away from fossil fuels means that more of us will drive battery electric vehicles (BEVs) sooner than we probably may imagine. Experts have spoken about consumers’ range anxiety – will my BEV make it to my destination before the juice runs out? – or the fear... 

Local assembly of MACC drives to slash lead times

3rd June 2022 Drive technology supplier SEW Eurodrive’s expanded local capability out of its new Aeroton facility will include the assembly of SEW M-Series Air Cooled Condenser (MACC) air-cooled condenser drives for delivery at a rate of three units a week 

Longstanding SKF customer improves critical equipment monitoring and boosts mine production by switching to online data collection

1st June 2022 A leading nickel mine in Madagascar had been using a manual vibration data collection process on its critical equipment for many years. Fed up with frequent breakdowns and subsequent costly unplanned downtime, the mine heeded SKF’s sound advice on the cost-saving advantages and added value of an... 

AZ Hollink

27th May 2022 AZ Hollink South Africa is the sole representative for RENK Hanover in South Africa and authorised dealer for all RENK products in sub-Saha­ran Africa.  Established in September 2010, AZ Hollink South Africa is a sister company of the AZ Hollink Group, an exclusive international specialist in... 

BI offers a range of forged chain products for agri, mining, and timber applications

25th May 2022 Forged link chain is manufactured from special heat-treated alloy steel that is case hardened or through hardened. It combines strength with a relatively light weight, making it ideal for use with trolley attachments and scraper flight and assembly conveyors. Forged link chain is used in the bulk... 

The role of condition monitoring in optimising performance and safety in the mining sector

12th May 2022 Mining reserves in South Africa are vast. According to statistics from the South African Department of Mineral Resources and the US Geological Survey our ore reserves amount to a value of more than US$2.5 trillion [1]. Conversely, the industry is in crisis – why? Costs have become prohibitive,... 

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