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Astec Industries

Astec Industries builds equipment that can be found operating globally in the Infrastructure and Aggregate & Mining industries, among others

Today Astec Industries, Inc. manufactures more than 100 products from rock crushing and screening plants to hot mix asphalt (HMA) facilities, concrete plants, milling machines, asphalt pavers, and material transfer vehicles.

Astec's goal is to design, manufacture and provide the most innovative, productive and reliable equipment for the industries we serve, Rock to Road, coupled with unparalleled customer service, training, education and support. 

Astec’s innovative products have led to a continuous stream of new patents and are in ever increasing demand. The Astec brands have become leaders in their respective markets by giving Astec customers the means to be more productive and profitable.


Jumpers Informal Settlement in Cleveland raided

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     4th June 2021 The Johannesburg Roads Agency (JRA), in partnership with the South African Police Services (Saps), departments and entities of the City of Joburg (CoJ) and private companies that are affected by illegal mining activities, embarked on a joint operation raiding the Jumpers Informal Settlement, in... 

Uniting innovation with experience to deliver turnkey mining solutions

13th May 2021 Uniting innovation with a wealth of industry experience that spans six decades, the United Mining Services Group is continuing to grow from strength to strength. With projects throughout southern Africa and as far afield as Brazil and the USA, the organisation draws on considerable industry... 

Sandvik and Kwatani announce game-changer for vibrating equipment industry

7th May 2021 In an exciting joint announcement, Sandvik Rock Processing Solutions and Kwatani have confirmed that an agreement has been signed for the multi-national Sandvik Group to acquire the shares of this leading African OEM of custom-engineered vibrating equipment. The transaction is expected to be... 

DFS confirms feasibility of expanding AfriTin’s Uis Phase 1

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     4th May 2021 The definitive feasibility study (DFS) for the expansion of the Phase 1 mining and processing facility and the accompanying ore reserve estimate for the V1 and V2 pegmatites at Aim-listed AfriTin’s Uis tin mine, in Namibia, has confirmed the feasibility of expanding the current Phase 1 processing... 

On-The-Air (16/04/2021) 

By: Martin Creamer     16th April 2021 It’s that time again on a Friday when Update At Noon presents another Update From The Coal-Face with Martin Creamer, publishing editor of Engineering News and Mining Weekly. Sakina Kamwendo: Barberton, according to explorers, still has so much gold that it can put South Africa back on the gold map. 

Exploration industry has tight deadline to comment on controversial draft regulations  

By: Martin Creamer     9th April 2021 South Africa’s exploration industry has until April 19 to comment on controversial regulations still in draft form. “They’ve never consulted industry about it and what they are requesting is impractical,” says Allan Saad, a consulting exploration geologist, who formerly represented the now... 

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 construction, drop raising and secondary support, through to earthmoving, crushing and screening,... 


29th January 2021 Firmly entrenched as an Africa-based diversified heavy engineering company, Raubex Group continues to excel as a world-class player in the heavy construction sector, with a focus on infrastructure development. Founded by industry legend Koos Raubenheimer in 1974, the company has a proud record of... 

First ore delivered to PureGold mill

By: Creamer Media Reporter      17th December 2020 Dual-listed Pure Gold Mining has reached a major milestone at its namesake mine, in Red Lake, Ontario, by introducing first ore to the mill, setting it on a path to first gold production this month. With more than 21 t tonnes of broken ore available, crushing has started and first ore has been... 

Eskom’s bailout emerging as equity swap by biggest bondholder 

By: Bloomberg     17th December 2020 South Africa’s biggest pot of available cash – R1.91-trillion of civil-servant pensions and unemployment funds managed by the Public Investment Corporation (PIC) – is emerging as the key to rescuing the debt-stricken national power monopoly. The money manager has approached its parent agency, the... 

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