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BI to expand offering in mining sector

By: Cameron Mackay     22nd March 2019 Bearings, power transmission and chain products distributor Bearings International (BI) hopes to increase its offering to the mining sector by providing various chain products to original-equipment manufacturers (OEMs) that supply equipment to this sector, says BI mining business development... 

Company highlights cost benefit of brand

By: Nadine James     13th October 2017 Bearings and power transmission product distributor Bearings International (BI) – a member of Hudaco Group – highlights the cost benefits of its KML bearings offering amid local economic conditions. The current economic climate, characterised particularly by the suppressed mining sector, has... 

High-quality components decrease downtime

By: Marleny Arnoldi     6th October 2017 The failure of mining conveyor components, such as bearings, is most often caused by improper sealing arrangements, lubrication and installation, and can cost some mines up to R1-million an hour in downtime, says industrial equipment supplier Bearings International.  

Company promotes Italian pneumatic vibrator range

By: Sascha Solomons     11th November 2016 A comprehensive range of electric and pneumatic internal and external vibrators suitable for ore screening and processing applications is now available in South Africa from industrial equipment supplier Bearings International (BI). BI has been a supplier of vibrator motors since 2012. 

Ventilated turbo pulley saves on costs

By: Robyn Wilkinson     30th September 2016 Industrial equipment supplier Bearings International (BI) is enhancing the marketing of its ventilated turbo pulley (VTP), which has the ability to significantly reduce operating costs, to the South African crushing industry. 

Split bearing saves on maintenance

By: Dylan Stewart     19th June 2015 Owing to its unique design features, the Cooper split bearing, distributed by bearings manufacturer Bearings International, lasts longer and saves on maintenance time, says Cooper split bearing product manager Matthew Tyler. 

Company supplies ‘tried and tested’ motors

By: Ilan Solomons     10th October 2014 Southern African bearings and power-transmission products distributor Bearings International in January introduced its new Bauer range of industrial gearboxes, complete with fluid couplings and electric motors that are mounted on a common fabricated base assembly, with a torque reaction arm.... 

Local company conducts site survey at Namibian mine

By: David Oliveira     3rd October 2014 Germiston-based imported bearings and transmission products supplier Bearings International (BI) conducted a site survey in May on its transmission and bearings products currently being used at diversified natural resources group Vedanta Resource’s subsidiary, Skorpion zinc mine, near Rosh Pinah,... 

Getting it Right

31st July 2009 In the 26 June–July 2, 2009, edition of Mining Weekly, we published the incorrect first paragraph of an article on Bearings International. The article should have read: “Bearings International (BI) and Bosworth, both divisions of Hudaco Trading, have successfully fulfilled a R25-million order... 

Bearings supplier shortens lead time, reduces mine down time

By: Guy Copans     25th April 2008 Although the global shortage of bearings is delaying many mining projects, bearings distributor, Bearings International, the sole supplier in Southern Africa for Cooper Bearings, is still able to produce virtually any bearings that customers want within six months, says Bearings International CE... 

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