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Press Office - SEW Eurodrive

SEW Eurodrive

SEW-EURODRIVE is movement, tradition, innovation, quality, and service all in one - we prove this to our customers every day and have done so for 80 years. We do not just move countless conveyer belts, bottling plants, sports stadium roofs, gravel plants, assembly lines, processes in the chemical industry, your luggage at the airport, or even you on escalators; no, we also are moving ourselves. In our company, there is no such thing as standstill. Every day, nearly 550 researchers and developers are working on creating the future of drive automation and making it a little better.





Firm raises $42-million to deliver data solutions

27th January 2023 Digital mining solutions provider MineSense in December announced that it had secured $42-million in Series E funding, which would be used to accelerate the commercial deployment of its solutions, driving growth and profitability. The financing –  led by J.P Morgan Asset Management’s Sustainable... 

New drives added to extensive portfolio

By: Halima Frost     27th January 2023 Advanced engineering manufacturer Danfoss has successfully added its IC2 and IC7 drives, released in the final quarter of last year, to its existing VLT and VACON range of drives. The drives will be manufactured in China, Finland, Denmark and the US, depending on the configuration of the product,... 

Mobility solutions highlighted at global event

27th January 2023 Global technical equipment, drive and braking systems manufacturer Voith presented its solutions for the mobility shift in commercial vehicles at the IAA Transportation Expo held in Hannover, Germany, from September 20 to 25 last year. The solutions include Voith Electrical Drive System (VEDS),... 

Group excited for first Indaba appearance

27th January 2023 Hydraulic equipment provider Bosch Rexroth Africa is set to make its first appearance at this year’s Investing in African Mining Indaba, in conjunction with Bosch Rexroth companies Hägglunds Drives and Smart Mine. The companies will use the event to demonstrate how their innovations can shape the... 


27th January 2023 SEW-EURODRIVE South Africa is recognised as the specialist in drive and control technologies across Africa with the brand well-known and respected for its precision German engineering across the continent. A key aspect of the company’s high levels of customer support derives from its... 

Zest WEG

27th January 2023 Zest WEG, a subsidiary of leading Brazilian motor and controls manufacturer WEG, is committed to the development of the African region, and has been servicing the continent for over 40 years.  Leveraging best practice engineering and manufacturing capabilities, we offer a range of standard... 

New local zinc refinery deemed urgent

By: Leah Shelene Asaram     20th January 2023 The use of the multipurpose base metal, zinc, in South Africa, has “been through a rollercoaster over the past ten to 12 years”, says International Zinc Association (IZA) Africa Desk executive director Simon Norton. With the Zincor refinery – owned by minerals mining company Exxaro – being closed... 

Australia's first zero-emissions battery lands at Fortescue

By: Esmarie Iannucci     16th January 2023 Iron-ore major and green energy developer Fortescue has taken delivery of Australia’s first prototype battery system designed for a zero-emissions battery electric mining haul truck being developed with Liebherr. The state-of-the-art 1.4MWh prototype power system sets the pace for... 

1.4 MWh battery arrives in Australia for testing on 240 t mining haul truck

By: Donna Slater     13th January 2023 Battery and vehicle controller system WAE Technologies has completed and delivered to Australia the largest battery of its kind, ready to be installed in a 240 t prototype zero-emission battery-electric mining haul truck. The battery has now arrived at Fortescue’s workshop in Perth, Western... 

Bellevue tracking to plan

By: Esmarie Iannucci     22nd December 2022 Gold developer Bellevue Gold is on track to reach gold production in the second half of 2023, with the first draw down of A$35-million from its project loan facility with Macquarie Bank taking place this week. “We are in a strong position with the project running comfortably on time and on... 

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