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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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Couplings demand up year-on-year
4th February 2022 By: Darren Parker

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... 

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Flexible girth-gear drive systems for Mpumalanga mill
28th January 2022 By: Darren Parker

Drive technology company SEW-Eurodrive has delivered four of its modern industrial girth gear drive systems to a mine in Limpopo for the refurbishment of the rotary scrubber. The order for four... 

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Support services ramping up for new motor distributor deal
28th January 2022 By: Darren Parker

Bearings and power transmission supplier Bearings International (BI) is aiming to provide a comprehensive support service for engineering company ABB Africa’s motors this year, which the company... 

Compact crane reaches higher-than-normal lifting height
28th January 2022 By: Natasha Odendaal

Condra has manufactured and delivered a complex crane with traditionally opposing specifications, namely compact dimensions and higher-than-normal lifting height. The 30/10 t double-girder electric... 

Raymond Obermeyer, Managing Director at SEW-EURODRIVE South Africa
Avoid unplanned downtime with a planned maintenance programme
20th January 2022

Unplanned downtime has serious consequences in nearly every single industry. According to a report published by Senseye titled ‘The True Cost of Downtime’, Fortune Global 500 manufacturing and... 

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Service centre assists in optimisation solutions
3rd December 2021 By: Nadine Ramdass

Engineering solutions provider BMG’s Regional Service Centre (RSC) in Riverhorse Valley, KwaZulu-Natal, plays a critical role in the sugar sector by providing engineering solutions designed to... 

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Recycled rubber can reduce environmental impact
26th November 2021 By: Nadine Ramdass

Recycled rubber manufacturer Xtyre Global provides patented products made from recycled tyres that can replace wood and plastic products, particularly in the industrial environment. Xtyre Global... 

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Solutions on offer for entire mining chain
22nd October 2021

From the beginning of mining operations to the end-of-life, distributor of bearings, power transmission and allied products in Southern Africa Bearings International (BI) has products that service... 

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Synchronous belt technology advanced
8th October 2021 By: Claire O'Reilly

Manufacturer of application-specific fluid power and power transmission solutions Gates Industrial Europe has released the Gates PowerGrip GT4 – a newly designed ethylene elastomer (EE) high-torque... 

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1st October 2021

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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Exacting industrial gearbox requirements met for DRC mine
2nd September 2021

When a greenfields project for a major copper mine in the Democratic Republic of the Congo required 55 conveyor drive packages and 25 spare Industrial gear units for its underground in-plant and... 

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Industry faces multiple challenges amid unrest
20th August 2021 By: Theresa Bhowan-Rajah

The recent spate of riots in parts of KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng has resulted in a difference in demand in the food and beverage industry, says industrial solutions provider and distributor Bearings... 

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Gearboxes ensure increased safety
30th July 2021 By: Theresa Bhowan-Rajah

Engineering solutions provider BMG supplies the local railway sector with custom-designed planetary gearboxes for use in railway maintenance programmes. Design customisations are adjusted according... 

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Bearings International - Materials Handling
30th July 2021

Year of Formation and Background to Founding:   Bearings International (BI) opened its doors for business on March 14, 1958. It now forms part of the Hudaco group that was founded by J Hubert... 

BI offers complete solutions for the entire mining value chain
20th July 2021

From the beginning of mining operations to their end-of-life, leading supplier Bearings International (BI) has products for the entire mining value chain. This encompasses all types of mining... 

Danfoss, DryTech and BMG improving material processing in South Africa
16th July 2021 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Danish engineering company Danfoss, in support of engineering components provider BMG Electronics, has helped to assist DryTech International in its development of a unique wet screw feeder for use... 

BMG has designed, fabricated and installed new carriers, reducing the normal 24-week delivery period to only four weeks
Various services available to sugar mills
16th July 2021

Engineering components company BMG is working closely with KwaZulu-Natal’s sugar mill engineers in the industry’s off-crop period to refurbish and replace worn components in preparation for high... 

Bearings International
Bearings International
25th June 2021

Industrial solutions provider and distributor Bearings International (BI) has supplied customers with total solutions for 64 years. Its extensive product range includes bearings and seals, chains... 

Hino SA upgrades its 300-Series truck range
18th June 2021 By: Irma Venter

Hino South Africa (SA) has upgraded its 300-Series medium truck range, while adding some new features and realigning the model mix. The range now offers 13 derivatives, with a body and payload... 

Specialists mitigate conveyor challenges
11th June 2021

Some of the toughest maintenance challenges at manufacturing facilities are presented by large belt-driven conveyor systems, which require gear oil for gearboxes, electric motor grease for motors,... 

BMG works closely with its customers in all sectors to ensure that each plant is well-prepared to maintain full production
Quality stainless steel components supplied during pandemic
28th May 2021

Engineering solutions specialists BMG provided engineering components and support services to all sectors during the Covid-19 pandemic. “The BMG team is committed to making sure industry continues... 

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Facilities equipped for custom orders
28th May 2021 By: Cameron Mackay

Original-equipment manufacturer (OEM) Kwatani’s fabrication jobbing processes are designed to deliver custom-designed vibrating equipment within timeframes similar to those of other OEMs that... 

The Pratley RTV Silicone Grey Gasket Maker is ideal for gasket making in the automotive repair market
Silicone gasket maker for DIY and automotive repair market
14th May 2021 By: Claire O'Reilly

Industrial and do-it-yourself (DIY) adhesive producer Pratley’s latest innovation for cost-effective DIY and professional auto repairs, the Room Temperature Vulcanisation (RTV) silicone grey gasket... 

BMG works with sugar farmers and engineers at mills by providing components and support services to enhance production, minimise downtime and extend equipment service life
Company plays maintenance role
26th March 2021

Engineering solutions 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... 

19th March 2021

Sintech proudly services and supports a range of high-quality, original-equipment products imported from around the globe. CARLISLE: 

Solutions ensure cleanliness standards are met
19th March 2021

Engineering components provider BMG’s fluid technology filtration solutions comprise a range of fluid power components and systems, which are supported by the team’s broad technical capabilities to... 

Crane company optimistic about its prospects in 2021
12th February 2021 By: Natasha Odendaal

While 2021 is expected to be just as challenging as 2020, Condra Cranes is confident of the prospects for the year ahead after emerging from the past year strong. The company reported steady sales... 

29th January 2021

Kwatani is Africa’s leading OEM  producing  engineered  vibratory  equipment. The 44-year old South African OEM is recognised for its world-class engineering and ISO 9001:2015 certified large-scale... 

The XT gearbox is a unique gearing system that has a twin-shaft mixer instead of a single-shaft mixer
Mixer successfully increases plant efficiency
22nd January 2021 By: Theresa Bhowan-Rajah

German drive technology manufacturer SEW Eurodrive provided its services and gearboxes for a mixer replacement which was fabricated by family-owned feed milling original equipment manufacturer... 

BMG’s Sumitomo gearbox brands also include Paramax large industrial gearboxes and Fenner Shaft Mounted Reducers
Components create high efficiency in cooling towers
22nd January 2021

Engineering solutions provider BMG’s electromechanical team plays an important role in ensuring the dependable operation of wet and dry cooling towers, through the supply and support of many power... 

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Range of solutions ensures clean fluids
27th November 2020 By: Mc'Kyla Nortje

Engineering solutions provider BMG’s Fluid Technology division’s filtration solutions comprise a range of fluid power components and systems. These solutions are supported by the team’s broad... 

Gearboxes ideal for wet, dry cooling towers
20th November 2020

Industrial equipment provider BMG’s electromechanical team plays an important role in the dependable operation of wet and dry cooling towers in the mining sector, through the supply and support of... 

Bearings International to distribute ABB’s IE3 motors
20th November 2020 By: Natasha Odendaal

Bearings and power transmission products distributor Bearings International (BI) is preparing to distribute low-voltage IE3 electric motors for global engineering company ABB after the duo inked an... 

The Garlock sealing solutions offered by BMG have proven effective in many environments
Bearing isolators faring well in bearings sector
6th November 2020

Bearings distributor BMG tells Engineering News that its Garlock Klozure and Guardian Bearing Isolators have fared notably well subsequent to being introduction to the BMG range of isolators. A... 

The main challenge posed by the Covid-19 pandemic for businesses was also to mitigate the economic impact of the associated lockdown
Increased focus on mining sector during pandemic
2nd October 2020 By: Mamaili Mamaila

Power transmission products distributor Bearings International (BI) was heavily focused on the mining sector during all stages of the South Africa’s national lockdown, which was triggered by the... 

Innovative pulping chute cuts scrubbing costs at Ekapa
3rd September 2020 By: Creamer Media Reporter

A revolutionary new concept in fines scrubbing has been installed by Ekapa Minerals at its Combined Treatment Plant (CTP) in Kimberley processing both virgin underground kimberlite as well as... 

Countrywide Gearbox Repairs
Countrywide Gearbox Repairs
28th August 2020

Countrywide Gearbox Repairs specialises in the repair of Flame Proof tractors, 120G Graders, forklifts, earth moving equipment, cranes, load-haul-dump (LHD) machines,  loaders and  underground... 

BMG works closely with the food and beverage sector to raise hygiene standards throughout the food and logistics chain
Company provides support for food sector during pandemic
14th August 2020

Engineering solutions specialist BMG provides critical engineering support to ensure safe and efficient food and beverage production and handling during the Covid-19 pandemic, says BMG group... 

C-AIM provides engineering consulting services to assist industry in optimally managing the structural integrity of physical assets over their life cycles
Centre’s expertise can improve asset testing
17th July 2020 By: Cameron Mackay

The Centre for Asset Integrity Management (C-AIM Consult), a business unit of research organisation Enterprises University of Pretoria (UP), can serve the local industry with key capabilities... 

FLSmidth gives stacker reclaimer new life
FLSmidth gives stacker reclaimer new life
29th June 2020

A comprehensive refurbishment on an FLSmidth stacker reclaimer in South Africa is preparing this giant machine for another decade of sustainable productivity. “As OEM and intellectual property... 

Accelerated renewables roll-out ‘one of the few substantial recovery opportunities’ open to SA
Accelerated renewables roll-out ‘one of the few substantial recovery opportunities’ open to SA
19th June 2020 By: Terence Creamer

The South African government is being urged to accelerate the implementation of its renewable-energy-heavy Integrated Resource Plan 2019 (IRP 2019) as part of the country’s post-Covid-19 economic... 

Condra manufactures eight explosionproof, high-lift hoists
5th June 2020 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Crane manufacturer and refurbishment specialist Condra has completed the manufacture of eight explosionproof, high-lift hoists for Tenova Bateman. The custom-built two-speed machines will be... 




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