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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.


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 industries and services. 

SEW-EURODRIVE’s best-fit solutions match miners’ needs, provides every-day assistance 

By: Simone Liedtke     11th May 2022 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, gearboxes and girth gears that keep everyday mining equipment moving and working, along with the... 

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 2022. Johannesburg, South Africa – May 4, 2021: On its return to the CTICC, the Mining Indaba is... 


By: Creamer Media Reporter      22nd April 2022 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 world-class engineering and ISO 9001:2015 certified large-scale manufacturing capability. The company has an... 

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 history, drives and automation specialist SEW-Eurodrive will be exhibiting at the event. Under the... 

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

By: Irma Venter     15th April 2022 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 for the African continent. 

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 the field and during harvesting, transport, milling and refining. “To ensure the local market has... 

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 other lubricant systems at risk of corrosion from trapped water or moisture condensation. Corrosion... 

Couplings demand up year-on-year

By: Darren Parker     4th February 2022 The demand for low-maintenance, cost-effective couplings has increased year-on-year, with the emphasis on ease of assembly to alleviate hours of downtime, says industrial products provider BMG power transmission product manager Brandon Bouillon. BMG supplies premium Timken Quick-Flex couplings to... 

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