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OLI South Africa
23rd November 2021

OLI is the world’s top-selling supplier of electric external motovibrators.  The OLI product is distributed in Southern Africa by its subsidiary in Gauteng, South Africa.  

Why dust control is vital to miners's health
29th October 2021

Dust has long been a health hazard in mines where metals and metalloids are carried in atmospheric dust exposing workers to toxic contaminants. In particular, the smaller particles of around 0,3... 

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Oyu Tolgoi underground mine project, Mongolia – update
22nd October 2021 By: Sheila Barradas

Progress on the Oyu Tolgoi project continues to be significantly affected by Covid-19 constraints. 

Weba develops tool to model reliability
13th October 2021

Based on its experience in manufacturing and maintaining transfer points, Weba Chute Systems has developed a reliability model that allows customers to improve uptime in their plants. According to... 

Process effectiveness underpins Weba Chute quality
29th September 2021

Ensuring that every chute produced is to specification and to the highest quality, Weba Chute Systems gives customers peace-of-mind through its process effectiveness systems. According to Izak... 

Spillage solutions encouraged for mines
24th September 2021

Oscillating systems technology manufacturer OST-Africa’s range of materials handling, screen and transmission products includes a spillage solution designed to prevent production losses across... 

Design ensures conveyor success
24th September 2021

Technological mining solutions company TAKRAF India has outlined the design features and challenges overcome in designing an overland conveyor - “the lifeline” for Indian aluminum producer Utkal... 

Weba's product measurements prove performance
30th August 2021

Mines expect to see performance improvement from their newly installed Weba Chute Systems, but this needs to be measured. Fortunately Weba Chute Systems provides a scientific approach to measuring... 

Using less water to control dust, the new Cat® 777G Water Solutions truck offers a smarter, sustainable way to water
25th August 2021

At mining and quarry sites, haul road dust can take a toll on safety and productivity, leading to a continuous struggle to balance dust suppression with overwatering. Built on the proven Cat® 777G... 

Outlook strong as Weba supplies Chutes through pandemic
12th August 2021

Momentum is picking up in demand levels from the commodities sector for companies like Weba Chute Systems, who has been able to quickly adapt to Covid-19 conditions. According to Mark Baller,... 

Founder and chairperson of Weba Chute Systems & Solutions
Weba Chute Systems & Solutions - Materials handling across industry sectors with a strong foothold in the mining industry
30th July 2021

Year of Formation and Background to Founding: Weba Chute Systems & Solutions was founded in 1984 by Werner Baller when he purchased M&J Engineering, a small mining supply firm in South Africa... 

Linatex wear resistant rubber lining cuts costs at Sentinel
12th July 2021

Weir Minerals’ Linatex® Premium Rubber and Linard® 60 have significantly improved wear life at Kalumbila Minerals Limited’s Sentinel mine in Zambia, after the Weir Minerals Africa team was asked to... 

No short-cut to chutes that perform – reliably and safely
11th June 2021

While there are many ‘look-alike’ transfer chutes on the market, it is the demanding original equipment manufacturer (OEM) standards of Weba Chute Systems that keep mined material as well as... 

Research study leads Kwatani to better banana screen design
8th June 2021

Numerical simulation research that modelled the behaviour of particles on a conventional banana screen has been leveraged by local vibration screen specialist Kwatani to make fundamental... 

Tippers assist materials transport
28th May 2021 By: Khutso Maphatsoe

Niche container products supplier Specialised Container Agencies (SCA) designs and manufactures a range of containerised bulk materials handling equipment that ensures safe and efficient offloading... 

OH CHUTE Multotec's pulping chutes perform scrubbing action faster and more cost effectively than a traditional rotary scrubber
Manufacturer proves mettle in Botswana
21st May 2021 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Since establishing a presence in Botswana in 2011, mineral processing equipment manufacturer Multotec’s regional office has become an innovative equipment supplier, having started commissioning of... 

Demanding Chute design for sinter plant
20th May 2021

The recent installation of custom-engineered transfer chutes at a sinter plant in Turkey has highlighted the value of Weba Chute Systems’ decades of experience in design engineering and... 

Gold Fields CEO Chris Griffith
Gold Fields on track to deliver on guidance
6th May 2021 By: Martin Creamer

Notwithstanding the impact of Covid-19, gold mining company Gold Fields produced attributable equivalent gold production of 541 000oz, which was largely flat year-on-year and down 9%... 

Weba says no secret to getting real value from Chutes
29th April 2021

General maintenance service providers often show little respect for the engineering design of specialised on-mine equipment, which can cost the mine dearly in the long run. This applies as much to... 

Popular VSI crusher just got even better
13th April 2021 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Continually advancing its crushing technology, Pilot Crushtec International has released its new Pilot Modular VS100 vertical shaft impact (VSI) crusher for tertiary and quaternary applications.... 

The new 390 panel solar plant at Weba Chute Systems’ Germiston facility
Weba forges green path to the future
12th April 2021

A new 390 panel solar plant at Weba Chute Systems’ Germiston facility is now making an active contribution to the South African economy’s environmental protection and energy efficiency efforts. As... 

 Baita Plai mine, Romania
Baita Plai mine, Romania
9th April 2021 By: Sheila Barradas

A ploymetal mine located in the Bihor County of Romania, in the Apuseni mountain region. 

Farouk Abrahams
Farouk Abrahams
12th March 2021

This week we profile Farouk Abrahams, sales director at Weba Chute Systems, an original-equipment manufacturer of engineered transfer points and chute systems 

Rio-Carb’s approach offered an environment-positive option to the mining, steel and cement industries
Company adopts ‘three Rs’ approach to reduce environmental impact
26th February 2021 By: Mamaili Mamaila

Wear-resistant chromium carbide-clad liner plates manufacturer Rio-Carb has aligned itself with the ISO14001 environmental management system to benchmark its manufacturing processes by following... 

Value analysis proves worth of Weba Chutes
1st February 2021 By: Creamer Media Reporter

With the cumulative technical experience from 5 000 custom-designed chutes installed around the world, Weba Chute Systems delivers long-term value and quick payback times. According to Mark Baller,... 

Company continues to provide an array of services to the mining industry
Company continues to provide an array of services to the mining industry
29th January 2021

Mining services provider Moopetsi Mining Solutions provides the mining industry with an array of services in mining and engineering. The mining services range from contract mining, underground... 

Weba Chute Systems
Weba Chute Systems
29th January 2021

Chute systems have an enormous impact on production and profitability. Our world-renowned Weba Chute Systems are used for bulk materials transfer in the industrial and mining sectors. We are the... 

Right Chute design can save high conveyor costs
15th January 2021 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Conveyor belts are high cost items in any bulk materials handling application, so it is vital that damage and undue wear is avoided through the correct design of transfer points. “Where chute... 

For the expansion of the Booysendal mine, Booysendal Platinum opted for a RopeCon system to tackle the challenge of transporting 909 t/h of platinum ore
Transport system linking mining areas now operational
11th December 2020

As part of an expansion programme at local platinum miner Booysendal Platinum’s Booysendal concession platinum project, multinational ropeway manufacturer Doppelmayr Transport Technology has been... 

Weba Chute Systems address multiple bulk materials handling issues including correct delivery onto conveyor belts.
Quality chute designs solves many plant challenges
12th November 2020

Often there is more than one challenge that faces a plant in moving materials, and this is one of the advantages of the Weba Chute System: it addresses multiple bulk materials handling issues at... 

Transnet completes upgrades on tippler at Richards Bay port
9th November 2020 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Transnet Port Terminals reports that maintenance work and upgrades on Tippler 2 at the Richards Bay bulk terminal have been completed. The second tippler's capacity has thus increased from 74 t... 

Weba Chute Systems leverages the power of three-dimensional (3D) scanning technology
3D scanning paves way to quality chute solutions
12th October 2020

With the power of three-dimensional (3D) scanning technology, transfer point specialist Weba Chute Systems & Solutions ensures there are no surprises when designing and installing its solutions.... 

OLI South Africa
OLI South Africa
8th September 2020

Making business simpler for customers, while going global with a first-class product range, has proved successful in establishing industrial vibration technology company OLI as the world’s... 

Innovative pulping chute cuts scrubbing costs at Ekapa
3rd September 2020 By: Creamer Media Reporter

A revolutionary new concept in fines scrubbing has been installed by Ekapa Minerals at its Combined Treatment Plant (CTP) in Kimberley processing both virgin underground kimberlite as well as... 

Weba Chutes cut dust levels at Platinum Mines
18th August 2020 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Using the latest dust measuring technology, Weba Chute Systems has been able to demonstrate to platinum mining customers how its custom-engineered chutes significantly reduce dust at transfer... 

Safe working means Chute leader continues to deliver
21st July 2020 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Design, engineering and manufacturing supported by all other functions are up to speed at leading transfer point specialist Weba Chute Systems, thanks to its quick response to Covid-19... 

Outotec® expands grinding portfolio with new equipment transporter and reline machine solutions for easier, safer relining operations
24th June 2020 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Outotec’s commitment to facilitating safe, reliable, and efficient mill relining continues with the release of the Outotec Mill Equipment Transporter (MET) and Outotec Tube Mill Reline Machine... 

Cutting capital budgets in materials handling is no simple matter
1st June 2020 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Mark Baller, managing director of Weba Chute Systems, says the trend toward reducing capital budgets in the mining sector is not necessarily going to pay in the long term. This is particularly true... 

Custom engineered Weba Chute Systems offer major advantages to mining operations
Chute design’s complexity necessitates credible supplier
29th May 2020

The prevailing perception that anyone can build a transfer chute, and that the construction is little more than platework, is one that has lured companies into thinking that chute manufacture... 

Managing Chute assets closely can cut maintenance costs
14th May 2020 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Under today’s demanding economic conditions, many mines could improve the impact of their maintenance expenditure by being more vigilant and regularly recording wear data on transfer points. This... 

Managing chute assets closely can cut maintenance costs
13th May 2020

Keeping a closer eye on performance of assets like transfer chutes – and carefully monitoring wear – can save not only the cost of unplanned downtime, but also the cost of potential... 

Sizing-dispensing system for bulk abrasives
4th May 2020

A new Flexicon Sizing-Dispensing System for abrasive materials receives, scalps, stores and dispenses sand, rutile, zircon, and other dense, abrasive materials on-demand, free of dust. Fed by a... 

Industry learns the complexity of Chute design – the hard way
22nd April 2020 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Chute design is one of the most complex, and under-rated, aspects of materials handling – as a number of large equipment suppliers have discovered to their cost. “As a company with 30 years of... 



Booyco Electronics
Booyco Electronics

Booyco Electronics, South African pioneer of Proximity Detection Systems, offers safety solutions for underground and surface mining, quarrying,...

VEGA Controls SA (Pty) Ltd
VEGA Controls SA (Pty) Ltd

For over 60 years, VEGA has provided industry-leading products for the measurement of level, density, weight and pressure. As the inventor of the...

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ESAB South Africa

ESAB South Arica, the leading supplier of high-end welding and cutting products to the Southern African industrial market is based in...

Booyco Electronics
Booyco Electronics

Booyco Electronics, South African pioneer of Proximity Detection Systems, offers safety solutions for underground and surface mining, quarrying,...


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