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Specialised Milling by African Pegmatite

20th June 2022 African Pegmatite has been at the forefront of toll milling and the grinding of all types of products since 1971.  Specialising in the milling of dark materials such as iron ore, manganese, chrome, slag and many others, African Pegmatite uses state-of-the-art, in-house, custom equipment to... 

Supplier introduces tailings portfolio

13th May 2022 Mining equipment supplier Metso Outotec is introducing its comprehensive tailings management solutions offering for the sustainable management of mine tailings. The offering unites the company’s frontrunning products with decades of process expertise and covers tailings thickening and dewatering,... 

Anglo American launches much anticipated hydrogen-powered zero-emission haul truck  

By: Marleny Arnoldi     6th May 2022 Diversified miner Anglo American on May 6 launched a prototype of its first self-developed zero-emission hydrogen-powered mine haul truck, which was developed as part of its Future Smart Mining strategy. The 2 MW hydrogen-battery hybrid truck, which is stationed at the Mogalakwena platinum mine,... 

Actuator can contribute to growth of auto sector

By: Tracy Hancock     6th May 2022 The Parker Water Retract Actuator (WRA250) can help the welding cell become an important contributor to the plant-wide adoption of lean best practices that support the goals of the South African Automotive Masterplan, says motion and control technologies specialist Parker Hannifin Motion Systems... 

Privately run Cape Town wastewater plants in good nick

By: Tracy Hancock     29th April 2022 To improve the operating efficiency of its wastewater treatment works (WWTWs), South Africa needs to increase the number of plants operated by private companies, such as the Zandvliet WWTW in Cape Town, global water technology company Grundfos Cape Town branch manager Hennie Hanekom tells... 

Correct screen media selection is key to lowering TCO

20th April 2022 Screen media is a critical part of the metallurgical process, and it is therefore essential that the appropriate screen panel or screen panel combinations are selected, not only to improve efficiencies, but also to lower the overall cost of operation.   This is according to Gerrit van den Heever,... 

Inventus Designs develops high-output water-harvesting device

By: Natasha Odendaal     18th March 2022 Innovative mechanical design services firm Inventus Designs is developing a new water harvesting product intended to produce water in areas that are affected by water shortages. The project, which started in November 2020 and is currently in the prototyping phase until the end of March, was... 

Solution offers effective ballast water treatment

By: Nadine Ramdass     18th March 2022 With ballast water discharge posing significant disruption and potential damage, regulations are being incrementally enforced to reduce the environmental impact, which, in turn, has created a need for cost-effective, efficient ballast water treatment. South African electronics and systems... 

Water pretreatment can protect RO plants

11th March 2022 Reverse osmosis (RO) is a separation technique that is suitable for a wide range of applications, especially when salt and/or dissolved solids need to be removed from a solution. It is one of the most common types of water treatment.   South African boiler manufacturer and water treatment... 

Kamoa-Kakula Phase 1 and 2 de-bottlenecking plans approved 

By: Donna Slater     22nd February 2022 A de-bottlenecking plan for TSX-listed Ivanhoe Mines’ 39.6%-owned Kamoa-Kakula project in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has been approved by Ivanhoe’s board and will increase the combined design processing capacity of the Phase 1 and Phase 2 concentrator plants by about 21%. Once... 

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