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Planning, including stockholding of spare parts, can be done in advance with the reliability model in place
Advanced wear life measurement technology for transfer chutes
18th September 2023

Transfer chute wear life measurement, an intricate process involving meticulous tracking of multiple components, is essential for enhancing uptime in materials handling applications — a direct... 

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Testing ore materials ensures efficiency in operations
15th September 2023 By: Bridget Lepere

Testing ores is necessary so that bulk handling and logistics processes run smoothly in the mining material bulk handling and logistics industry, says mining operations support company Isithelo... 

Proficiently trained technicians conducting inspections to facilitate pre-emptive maintenance procedures
Elevating material transfer efficiency with custom engineering
29th August 2023

In the world of mining and industrial material handling, transfer chutes play a crucial role in maintaining smooth and efficient operations. While many manufacturers offer similar products, it is... 

Weba Chute Systems Technical Manager, Dewald Tintinger and Director Denise Abrahams during a site survey at a steel plant
Optimising transfer points in brownfields projects
25th July 2023

As mining companies embark on brownfields initiatives to meet rising market demand for battery and other minerals, the optimising of transfer points presents a valuable opportunity to deliver more... 

The Sandvik screen package included the supply of five feeders
First Sandvik screen package built in SA
18th July 2023

Sandvik Rock Processing, a global leader in the mining and rock excavation industry, has marked a significant step in its expansion across Africa with the successful completion of its first South... 

The PMC Lift 2 expansion project is expected to extend the life-of-mine to at least 2038
Palabora’s vent shaft a 'triumph of collaboration’ and remarkable safety performance
4th July 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

The sinking of a 1 200 m ventilation shaft as part of copper miner Palabora Mining Company’s (PMC’s) Lift 2 expansion is proving to be a partnership success story, based on an unshakeable... 

The Palabora Copper Mine (PMC) Lift 2 expansion project is expected to extend the life of mine to at least 2038
Palabora's vent shaft a triumph of collaboration
4th July 2023

The sinking of a 1,200 metre ventilation shaft as part of the Palabora Mining Company (PMC) Lift 2 expansion is proving to be a partnership success story, based on an unshakeable commitment to... 

Zimplats sees significant dust reduction and increased productivity with Weba Chute Systems
20th June 2023

Custom engineered chute systems have significantly reduced dust levels while increasing productivity at Zimplats. Over the last two decades, Weba Chute Systems has installed 99 of its tailormade... 

Weba Chutes Systems secures contract to supply chutes to Sibanye-Stillwater's Marikana operation
31st May 2023

Weba Chutes Systems, a leading local manufacturer of custom engineered chute systems, has secured a contract to supply four chutes to Sibanye-Stillwater's Marikana operation in South Africa. These... 

Weba Chutes prove their worth at US power plants
13th April 2023

Coal dust is a major problem for the operators of facilities such as coal processing plants and power stations as it not only reduces the efficiency of machinery and equipment but it can also... 

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Careful chute design can cut coal dust generation
30th March 2023

The generation of coal dust around conveyer systems and transfer points is a problem for operators of coal mines, coal plants and similar facilities. Coal dust is a contributor to lung disease and... 

Multotec celebrates 10 years of operating, expanding and giving back to the community in Mozambique 
2nd March 2023

Multotec Services Mozambique Lda, recently celebrated 10 years of operating in the Southern African country, where it established a branch to service clients in the coal fields in the Tete... 

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Weba Chute Systems
27th January 2023

Weba Chute Systems is world-renowned for ensuring that its custom-engineered chutes add immediate and significant value to customers profitability, uptime and on-site health and safety. The... 

Liner manufacturer driving innovation
25th November 2022

Internationally recognised manufacturer of abrasion-resistant liner materials for the mining, chemicals and power generating industries Rio-Carb notes that its R-C 700 Chromium Carbide Overlay... 

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Camera for material monitoring launched
7th October 2022

The mining division of integrated mining solutions provider Hexagon introduced its HxGN MineMeasure Detect – a three-dimensional camera hardware, software and data solution – earlier this year. The... 

Gabisile Khoza founder of Siyazigabisa Home of Hope. Weba Chute Systems has supported Siyazigabisa for the past 12 years.
Weba takes the lead in sustainable development
8th September 2022

Weba Chute Systems’ commitment to transformation, skills development and corporate social investment is rooted in the company’s understanding that the business is not separate from society, but... 

Multotec South African operations CEO Rikus Immink
Multotec technology assists in achieving ESG goals
6th September 2022 By: Simone Liedtke

South Africa-based minerals processing equipment specialist Multotec will have a strong presence at this year’s Electra Mining Africa (EMA) exhibition, and will have its in-house experts on hand to... 

PERFFECT ATTENDANCE Multotec has exhibited at every Electra Mining Africa since its inception
Using technology to achieve ESG goals
26th August 2022

Multotec, which has exhibited at every Electra Mining Africa exhibition since the show was launched in the 1970s, will have a strong presence at this year’s event, with its in-house experts on hand... 

Sayona tracking well at NAL
Sayona tracking well at NAL
4th August 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The restart of the North American Lithium (NAL) operations, in Québec, remained on track for first spodumene concentrate production in the first quarter of 2023. ASX-listed Sayona Mining said on... 

Coal mine looks to Weba design for refit Chutes
11th July 2022

(Virtual Showroom): When a coal mine in South Africa’s Mpumalanga province needed to replace its high maintenance conventional transfer chutes, it looked to Weba Chute Systems for the best... 

An image of construction activities taking place at the Platreef project site, with shaft 1 depicted on the left, and the high-to-collar advancement for shaft 2 portrayed on the right
Equipping, changeover on track for March
1st April 2022

Diversified mining company Ivanhoe Mines is expected to complete the equipping and changeover of its Platreef Project Shaft 1 by the end of last month. The construction of the 996-m-level station... 

Why EPCM gain from considering transfer points early
7th March 2022

The mining sector relies increasingly on Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management (EPCM) firms for new builds and expansions – allowing miners to focus on their core mandates. The... 

Rubber increases wear life
25th February 2022

Mines are well aware of the significant cost savings that can be achieved by using rubber to increase the wear life of equipment; however, selecting the right product for the application is vital.... 

Duroxite® overlay products now available from SSAB in Sub-Saharan Africa
22nd February 2022

Duroxite® chromium carbide overlay (CCO) products safeguard equipment against wear in severe abrasive environments. The harder the abrasive material, the more Duroxite® is the solution. Duroxite®... 

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Weba Chute Systems
28th January 2022

Weba Chute Systems is world-renowned for ensuring that its custom-engineered chutes add immediate and significant value to customers’ profitability, uptime and on-site health and safety. The... 

Rubber lining protects equipment against wear, but choose carefully
17th January 2022

Mines are well aware of the significant cost savings that can be achieved by using rubber to increase the wear life of equipment, however selecting the right product for the application is vital.... 

Image of Platreef’s Shaft 2 construction, raising the headframe from the hitch to the collar (at surface). The headframe for Shaft 1 is in the background
Platreef palladium/platinum/rhodium/nickel/copper/gold project, South Africa – update
19th November 2021 By: Sheila Barradas

Platreef's updated feasibility study for the phased development plan is progressing well towards completion in early 2022. 

The Saldanha Bay iron-ore export terminal
Saldanha iron-ore terminal's air emissions licence renewed for five years
10th November 2021 By: Schalk Burger

The West Coast district municipality, in the Western Cape, has issued a five-year air emissions licence to the Saldanha Iron Ore Terminal. The terminal handled more than 54-million tonnes of... 

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... 

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... 

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... 

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... 

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,... 

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HMA Wear Solutions South Africa - Mining, Power & Processing
30th July 2021 By: Yolande Botes

Year of Formation and Background to Founding: A great story of development and growth started from humble beginnings with two people, Keith Halley and Mike Mellowes starting the engineering... 

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Columbus Stainless (Pty) Ltd - Stainless steel manufacturer
30th July 2021

Year of Formation and Background to Founding: Columbus Stainless was registered on December 24, 1964 by Rand Mines as Southern Cross Steel. The South Africa Stainless Steel Development Association... 

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... 

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... 

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... 

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... 

Raising beneficiation efficiencies in coal
23rd March 2021 By: Creamer Media Reporter

With South Africa now working hard to contain the cost of its coal-fired power generation, efficiencies are vital throughout the value chain – not least in beneficiation. This means the continuous... 

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Saldanha Terminal invests R1.2m in additional dust suppressing canons
8th March 2021 By: Simone Liedtke

The Saldanha Bulk Terminal, in South Africa, has invested R1.2-million in two additional dust-suppressing cannons that will be used on ship loaders as cargo flows from the chutes to the vessel... 

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,... 



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