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Manitou Group reveals new additions to product range at Electra Mining 

By: Simone Liedtke     9th September 2022 Heavy equipment manufacturer Manitou will be revealing its newest Manitou Heavy Telescopic Handler Machines at this year’s Electra Mining Africa exhibition. Manitou is “committed to reducing its environmental impact” and has therefore embarked on a “massive” electrification project, says Middle... 

Kal Tire exhibits prototype technologies at Electra

By: Darren Parker     8th September 2022 At this year’s Electra Mining exhibition in Johannesburg, Canadian tyre company Kal Tire is showcasing prototypes for two unique tools that aim to improve safety and reduce unnecessary waste and expenditure in the tyre management space in mining. The first of these, named Wheel Inspection, will... 

Informative seminars by leading industry experts at Electra Mining Africa

30th August 2022 More than 650 local and international exhibitors will converge on the Expo Centre, Nasrec, in Johannesburg for Electra Mining Africa taking place from 5-9 September. In addition to the new products and technologies that will be on display, there is much learning to be gained at the event this... 

Electra Mining to showcase latest equipment, products & technologies

30th August 2022 Visitors to this year’s Electra Mining Africa exhibition will see latest cutting-edge machinery, products, technologies and services from hundreds of companies in the mining, electrical, automation, manufacturing, power and transport sectors. Many live demonstrations will be taking place and... 

Local truck company tipping the scales in favour of progress

By: Mariaan Webb     26th August 2022 Adaptability, intuition, and foresight are the key survival tools needed as business look to weather the myriad of storms currently facing South African companies. Years of neglect of South African ports, the recent unrest in KwaZulu-Natal, followed shortly by the floods, have forced transport... 

Original parts a must – supplier

19th August 2022 Heavy lifting solutions provider Criterion Equipment, which specialises in the supply and support of TCM forklift trucks, stresses that the local market must invest in quality branded replacement parts. “We encourage consumers to take special care when sourcing spare parts for forklifts from... 

Back in person: Virtual events no match for face-to-face connections - Electra Mining organisers 

By: Mariaan Webb     16th August 2022 Virtual events, conferences and meetings rapidly became the norm during the coronavirus pandemic, forcing businesses to adapt to a new reality as health concerns took top priority. While online gatherings were accepted with gusto in the thick of the Covid-19 pandemic, trade shows, exhibitions and... 

Forklift face-off puts drivers’ skills to the test

16th August 2022 Who will be the captain of the lift? The showdown will be one of the exciting events at this year’s Electra Mining Africa. With prize money of R20 000 up for grabs, the trophy will be lifted high by the champion forklift operator. Hosted by Lifting Africa and Lifting Equipment Engineering... 

New features, products and learning at this year’s Electra Mining Africa

15th August 2022 Celebrating 50 years this year, Electra Mining Africa is pulling out all the stops to deliver an event that continues to serve as an essential and valuable meeting place for the entire industry. A place where buyers and sellers come together to connect face-to-face and where innovative products,... 

Eightfold surge in profits in 2020 sees Shumani clinch major business award

23rd June 2022 An eightfold surge in profits during 2020, the height of the Covid-19 lockdown in South Africa, has seen Shumani Industrial Equipment awarded the 2021 Goscor Business Unit of the Year Award. Outstanding new equipment forklift sales, combined with a large contribution from the expanded rental... 

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