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Supplier hones in-country offering
22nd September 2023

Industrial products supplier BMG has established itself in Zambia as a single point of contact and reliable supplier of all essential quality branded products and essential support services,... 

Karowe Cool: IWC’s cooling solution beats Botswana’s heat
Karowe Cool: IWC’s cooling solution beats Botswana’s heat
21st September 2023

Amidst the scorching heat and diamond rich landscapes of Botswana, a unique challenge emerged – cooling excellence without the hassle. The demand was clear: a cooling solution that would harmonize... 

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Breather range prevents contamination
8th September 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

Lubrication and industrial equipment specialist ISO-Reliability Partners’ desiccant breather range is a cost-effective solution to prevent fuel contamination. Companies can reduce internal tank... 

Supplier protects inner mechanisms
28th July 2023

Local lubricants supplier Lubrication Engineers (LE) South Africa is celebrating 15 years of supplying its Pyroshield 9000 Synthetic Open Gear Lubricant to a major freight rail company in South... 

ISO-Reliability laments the casual approach to fuel cleanliness and handling
Cleaner fuel crucial – specialists
28th July 2023 By: Bridget Lepere

International Organisation for Standardisation- (ISO-) compliant tribology and lubrication specialist and supplier ISO-Reliability Partners is unlocking the hidden and lost value in business... 

The Sandvik screen package included the supply of five feeders
First Sandvik screen package built in SA
18th July 2023

Sandvik Rock Processing, a global leader in the mining and rock excavation industry, has marked a significant step in its expansion across Africa with the successful completion of its first South... 

Head shot of Bearings International GM Christian Chipamaunga.
Supplier on the pulse of market’s needs
7th July 2023 By: Bridget Lepere

  Industrial solutions supplier Bearings International (BI) has been supplying industrial power transmission products to the sugar industry for 65 years, with its chains selection for the sugar... 

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Durable drives for belt conveyor systems
2nd June 2023

Industrial equipment supplier BMG reports that its NORD Maxxdrive-XT industrial gearboxes, launched at the Electra Mining trade show in 2022, have been well received by leaders in bulk logistics,... 

A feed milling plant manufactured by Dalein Agriplan
Increased demand for automation in agri sector
5th May 2023 By: Tracy Hancock

The growing African population and consequent rising demand for food continues to drive the need for processing equipment that can increase food production in the most efficient manner possible,... 

The power take-off (PTO) gearboxes, planter bearings and agricultural chains help farmers to increase productivity and efficiency in the field
Company boosts productivity, lessens environmental impact
5th May 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

Bearings and power transmission supplier Bearings International is staying up to date with emerging trends and technologies in the agriculture industry by incorporating this knowledge into its... 

Sintech image
5th May 2023

Since 1984 Sintech has supplied the South African market with clutches, brakes and engineering solutions for a range of applications not only in mining and mining-related industries but also the... 

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Support services provided for sugar industry
7th April 2023

Leading engineering solution specialist BMG plays a critical role in the sugar sector, not only during the operational period of sugar production, but also in off-crop seasons, when maintenance and... 

R66bn worth of component exports at risk from move to EVs
31st March 2023 By: Irma Venter

Catalytic converters, engine parts, engines, clutches/shaft couplings, silencers/exhausts and ignitions/starting equipment are the component groupings most at risk from the global move to electric... 

Man with white hard hat operating Kito RX wire rope hoist in an industrial plant.
First wire rope hoist ordered
3rd March 2023 By: Tracy Hancock

Mining infrastructure systems supplier Becker Mining South Africa has sold its first Kito RX wire rope hoist to a processing plant in Rustenburg, in the North West, after launching the range in... 

Ready availability of stock is ensured by SEW-EURODRIVE's new facility in Aeroton, Johannesburg
SEW-EURODRIVE all set to support Africa’s growth
6th February 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

Despite the travails of the global economy and uncertainty in many countries, Africa will be the place to do business in the coming years. So says SEW-EURODRIVE South Africa MD Raymond Obermeyer,... 

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27th January 2023

Kwatani is a Level 2 B-BBEE accredited South African company, and part of the multi-national Sandvik Group.  As Africaís leading engineered vibratory equipment original equipment manufacturer (OEM)... 

AM adapter gets an upgrade
27th January 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

Automation specialist SEW-EURODRIVE has introduced its AMS adapter, an upgrade of the company’s well-known AM adapter, into the South African market. The AMS adapter, which enables SEW-EURODRIVE’s... 

An image depicting MCL’s Rodney Mclagen and Bearings 2000’s Ross Trevelyan shaking hands
Bearings company completes acquisition
11th November 2022 By: Sabrina Jardim

National industrial supplies specialist Bearings 2000 has acquired bearings and power transmission supplier MCL Engineering Products – based in Gqeberha, in the Eastern Cape. The acquisition, which... 

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Specialist recommends bearings for extreme conditions
11th November 2022

Industrial equipment supplier BMG specialists recommend HKT split cylindrical roller bearings for dependable use in extreme conditions, including applications above ground, underground and in... 

SEW-EURODRIVE's girth gear solution on display at Electra Mining Africa 2022.
SEW-EURODRIVE installs girth gears for Venetia scrubber upgrade
3rd November 2022

Drive technology specialist SEW-EURODRIVE is installing four of its large segmented girth gear systems at De Beer’s Venetia Diamond Mine in Limpopo province. 

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Venetia Underground Project, South Africa – update
28th October 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

Drive technology specialist SEW-EURODRIVE is installing four of its large segmented girth gear systems at the Venetia mine. 

Gear unit range for lifting drives launched
30th September 2022

Equipment supplier BMG has launched a new range of NORD MAXXDRIVE-XD industrial gear units, designed to enhance the efficiency of lifting gear used in many industries, including the mining sector.... 

BMG MD Robin Briggs
BMG confident about post-Covid recovery
14th September 2022 By: Simone Liedtke

While economic recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic has been slower than expected, industrial equipment supplier BMG is confident that this will speed up as infrastructure development starts to... 

A photo of Zest WEG equipment being delivered
Zest WEG poised for African growth
7th September 2022 By: Simone Liedtke

After a decade-long expansion of its manufacturing capabilities in South Africa, Zest WEG, the South African subsidiary of Brazil’s WEG Group, is well placed to extend its already extensive... 

ROCK MUNCHER The twin-shaft mineral sizer is tough enough to handle any material – from soft coal right through to hard granite.
Hard rock no match for MMD sizer
6th September 2022 By: Mariaan Webb

The story of MMD Mineral Sizing began in the UK in the 1980s, when the mineral processing solutions company started marketing its innovation – a twin-shaft mineral sizer – to the underground coal... 

PREDICTIVE MAINTENANCE BMG’s NORD predictive maintenance solutions a comprehensive evaluation of analogue and digital data, to enhance the operational efficiency and safety of machines.
Drives company to exhibit at EMA
26th August 2022

NORD Drive Systems, in partnership with BMG, will be exhibiting at Electra Mining Africa. Getriebebau NORD, a global manufacturer of drive technology for mechanical and electronic solutions, is... 

ON THE ROAD Zest WEG will showcase its mobile substation capabilities at Electra Mining Africa.
Zest WEG poised for African growth after decade-long expansion of SA manufacturing
23rd August 2022

After a decade-long expansion of its manufacturing capabilities in South Africa, Zest WEG, the South African subsidiary of Brazil’s WEG Group, is well placed to extend its already extensive... 

A visual representation of the DriveRadar Internet of Things predictive maintenance solution
Purpose-built drive solutions for African mining
29th July 2022

Motors and drives original-equipment manufacturer (OEM) SEW-EURODRIVE notes the completion of the new multimillion local assembly facility in Johannesburg has resulted in lead time advantages.  The... 

Purpose-built drive solutions for African mining
11th July 2022

Johannesburg, South Africa : SEW-EURODRIVE’s National Sales and Marketing Manager, Jonathan McKey highlights some of the company’s customised solutions for the African mining industry and the lead... 

Zest WEG poised for African growth
4th July 2022

After a decade-long expansion of its manufacturing capabilities in South Africa, Zest WEG, the South African subsidiary of Brazil’s WEG Group, is well placed to extend its already extensive... 

A number of 12-meter-long blue water pipes on a truck set for delivery at a water works
Pipe supply proves manufacturer’s metal
1st July 2022 By: Halima Frost

Steel and tube supplier Stewarts & Lloyds Pipes & Fittings have successfully delivered over 1.4 km of pipe to a project in Tshwane – cementing its position as a leading pipe supplier in Africa. The... 

Heavy-duty mechanical face seals offer dependable performance
3rd June 2022

Industrial equipment supplier BMG’s extensive range of seals and gaskets includes engineering group Trelleborg’s mechanical face (torric) seals, that have been specially engineered for rotating... 

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AZ Hollink
27th May 2022

AZ Hollink South Africa is the sole representative for RENK Hanover in South Africa and authorised dealer for all RENK products in sub-Saha­ran Africa.  Established in September 2010, AZ Hollink... 

BI offers a range of forged chain products for agri, mining, and timber applications
25th May 2022

Forged link chain is manufactured from special heat-treated alloy steel that is case hardened or through hardened. It combines strength with a relatively light weight, making it ideal for use with... 

By Raymond Obermeyer, Managing Director at SEW-EURODRIVE South Africa
Mining sector offers significant opportunity in enabling economic growth with a multiplier effect
12th May 2022

South Africa’s economy was built on its mining industry prowess which not only helped to fund the country’s infrastructure but also precipitated the growth of a number of a number of supporting... 

MD Raymond Obermeyer
SEW-EURODRIVE’s best-fit solutions match miners’ needs, provides every-day assistance
11th May 2022 By: Simone Liedtke

Drives and automation specialist SEW-EURODRIVE offers customised best-fit solutions that match a mine’s application needs, which it achieves through providing the electric motors, gearmotors,... 

SEW-EURODRIVE joins the Mining Indaba community
5th May 2022

For the first time in its history, drives and automation specialist, SEW-EURODRIVE will be exhibiting at the Mining Indaba at the Cape Town International Conference Centre (CTICC) from 9-12 May... 

Kwatani Photo
22nd April 2022 By: Creamer Media Reporter

As Africa’s leading engineered vibratory equipment original equipment manufacturer (OEM) with a proud South African legacy stretching back to 1976, Kwatani is recognised globally for its... 

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Drive tech company joins Indaba community
22nd April 2022

On its return to the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC), the Investing in African Mining Indaba is "looking forward to a reunion like no other" and, for the first time in its... 

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SEW-EURODRIVE joins the Mining Indaba community
20th April 2022

For the first time in its history, drives and automation specialist, SEW-EURODRIVE will be exhibiting at the Mining Indaba at the Cape Town International Conference Centre (CTICC) from 9-12 May 2022. 

Mass production of all-electric bus for pan-African market to start next year
15th April 2022 By: Irma Venter

Opibus has introduced an African-designed all-electric bus to the Kenyan market. Opibus is a Swedish-Kenyan technology company that designs, develops and deploys electric vehicles (EVs) tailored... 

An image of Liqui Moly's Cera Tec which is available through BMG
High-performance additives protect gears
1st April 2022

Engineering solutions provider BMG’s team works closely with key players in the sugar sector to enhance production efficiencies, minimise downtime and extend the service life of critical systems in... 

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Company unveils new inhibitor for turbine and gearbox oils
11th February 2022

Corrosion control technology company Cortec’s newest lubricant additive offers advanced corrosion protection and compatibility for ashless oil systems. This is valuable for gearboxes, turbines, and... 

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Sandvik Rock Processing Solutions
Sandvik Rock Processing Solutions

Sandvik Rock Processing Solutions is a leading supplier of equipment, tools, parts, service and solutions for processing rock and minerals in the...

Werner South Africa Pumps & Equipment (PTY) LTD
Werner South Africa Pumps & Equipment (PTY) LTD

For over 30 years, Werner South Africa Pumps & Equipment (PTY) LTD has been designing, manufacturing, supplying and maintaining specialist...


Pepperl+Fuchs has been a pioneer in industrial sensor technology and explosion protection for over 70 years. The company offers a unique range of...

Weir Minerals Africa and Middle East
Weir Minerals Africa and Middle East

Weir Minerals Africa is a global supplier of excellent minerals solutions, including pumps, valves, hydrocyclones, wear-resistant linings,...


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