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Flexible girth-gear drive systems for Mpumalanga mill

By: Darren Parker     28th January 2022 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 5.3-m-diameter girth gear drive systems, coupled with the X2FS220 drive system, was issued in mid-2020,... 

Polished performance for automotive sector

28th January 2022 Cutting, welding and grinding equipment manufacturer and supplier First Cut assists the automotive sector through its extensive range of Italy-based BLM Group’s tube bending machinery. BLM is dedicated to designing, manufacturing and digitising systems for processing of tubes, wires and sheet metal. 

Fuelling South Africa’s Gas Revolution

28th January 2022 It is no secret that there is a global shift towards smarter and greener energy use. While still predominantly relying on coal, South Africa is aiming towards combining gas and renewables as the best future energy solution. Across multiple sub-sectors in the gas industry, it is vital then for key... 

Barrick’s previously ailing Tanzanian gold mines declared tier one assets

By: Darren Parker     25th January 2022 Gold mining group Barrick Gold’s North Mara and Bulyanhulu gold mines, in Tanzania, have both been declared as tier-one assets, Barrick said in a statement on January 25. A tier one gold asset has a reserve potential to deliver a minimum ten-year life, production of at least 500 000 oz/y of gold... 

Integrated solution offers less reliance on national grid

By: Claire O'Reilly     21st January 2022 South Africa-based renewable-energy solutions company Solareff has designed and installed an integrated solar photovoltaic (PV), diesel generator and battery energy storage system (BESS), with an engineered energy management system (EMS), for a retail developer on the West Rand. 

Water treatment system designed for Mauritius Island

By: Anna Moross     21st January 2022 Industrial water treatment solutions company Watericon has been tasked to design, build, transport and install a containerised water treatment system for the island of Mauritius. 

New board advances uranium project with renewed vigour

By: Darren Parker     20th January 2022 A newly appointed board of directors is advancing Australian mineral resources company Aura Energy’s Tiris uranium project, in Mauritania, with gusto. The new board was appointed in December, with members strategically chosen to focus on production. In a statement on January 20, chairperson Phil... 

New iron ore mine added to Kwatani's N Cape footprint

20th January 2022 South Africa-based vibrating screen and feeder specialist Kwatani will soon add another installation to its extensive footprint in the Northern Cape, this time for a greenfields expansion of a new customer in the iron ore mining segment. “We have over 1,000 screens, grizzlies and feeders in this... 

Successful trials culminate in Tirupati adopting own column flotation system at Vatomina 

By: Donna Slater     20th January 2022 Following successful trials, specialist graphite and graphene company Tirupati Graphite will ship the first commercial-scale column flotation system (CFS) for installation and operation at its 9 000 t/y Vatomina graphite production plant in Madagascar. In July 2021, the Tirupati Graphene &... 

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 industrial companies lose close to US$1 trillion due to unplanned downtime each year, squandering an... 

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