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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 industrial materials moving smoothly. “Through our focused dedication for many years, we have developed... 

Electrification, digitalisation and automation to increase mines safety and productivity

By: Donna Slater     10th June 2021 South African mines wanting to drive greater operational safety, productivity and sustainability, as well as increase mine life, should tap into electrification, digitalisation and automation, says engineering company ABB South Africa process industries division manager John Manuell. From a... 

MINExpo INTERNATIONAL® Empowers the Industry to Meet Global Demand

By: Reinette Classen     10th June 2021 Explore Every Level of Equipment and Technology at the Largest Mining Show of Its Kind 

Epiroc bolsters its digital portfolio through the acquisition of MineRP

By: Simone Liedtke     8th June 2021 Mining company Epiroc has acquired software company MineRP, which specialises in increasing productivity for mines through integrated planning, execution and analytics. “The acquisition is a perfect fit [owing] to the synergies between the two companies,” says Epiroc integration manager Kumeshan... 

BlueRock secures £1.61m loan for Kareevlei expansion

By: Schalk Burger     21st May 2021 Aim-listed BlueRock Diamonds has agreed nonbinding heads of terms with investment company Teichmann Group to provide capital to deliver the expansion project at the Kareevlei mine, in the Kimberley region. A £1.61-million loan note was agreed with the intention that it will be replaced by a... 

Gold Fields going greener and cleaner across broad front 

By: Martin Creamer     7th May 2021 Gold mining company Gold Fields, which this week announced the board’s green light for a 40 MW solar photovoltaic plant at the South Deep mine, near Carletonville, intends taking short- medium- and long-term steps to lower emissions in underground mining in general and at South Deep in... 

Sandvik Group to acquire African OEM Kwatani

By: Schalk Burger     7th May 2021 Mining and construction equipment and services company Sandvik Group will acquire African original-equipment manufacturer (OEM) of custom-engineered vibrating equipment Kwatani. The transaction is expected to be finalised in the fourth quarter of this year, subject to regulatory approvals and... 

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... 

New unit designed for efficiency

7th May 2021 Industrial products provider, BMG’s new NORD DuoDrive unit, an integrated geared unit that combines the recently launched NORD IE5+ synchronous motor and a single-stage helical gear unit in one compact housing, has been designed for optimum system efficiency.  

Gold Fields ramping up climate change mitigation measures 

By: Donna Slater     30th April 2021 Gold miner Gold Fields derived 5% of its group electricity from renewable sources in 2020. It plans to further ramp this up in the coming years, its 2020 Climate Change Report shows. At its Agnew operation, in Australia, the miner derived 57% of its electricity from renewable sources, mostly... 

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