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Wafi-Golpu gold project, Papua New Guinea – update
14th April 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

A memorandum of understanding with the Papua New Guinea government has brought Harmony Gold to what is described as a significant step closer to securing the special mining lease for the project. 

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Skouries gold/copper project, Greece – update
14th April 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Eldorado Gold has closed a €680-million project financing for the project. 

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New conveyor system to mitigate dust
7th April 2023

The risk of explosions caused by sugar dust emissions on conveyor belts in sugar production is an ongoing problem that engineers around the world are trying to prevent. Bulk materials handling... 

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Bell gears up to develop an underground mining business
4th April 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Mining, construction, agricultural, forestry and materials handling equipment supplier Bell Equipment has identified underground mining as an opportunity for growth and has created a dedicated... 

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Shaft ventilation project making headway
31st March 2023 By: Halima Frost

Mine ventilation, refrigeration and cooling engineering consultant BBE Group says it is on track to complete a turnkey project for the design and construction of the refrigeration plant and fan... 

Mining BEVs set to launch
17th March 2023 By: Tracy Hancock

Underground mining mobile equipment specialist MacLean Engineering is expanding its battery electric vehicle portfolio this year with the launch of three new mining vehicles that further address... 

OLI South Africa
10th March 2023

OLI is the world’s top-selling supplier of electric external motovibrators.  The OLI product is distributed in Southern Africa by its subsidiary in Gauteng, South Africa.  

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OLI South Africa
3rd March 2023

Making business simpler for customers, while going global with a first-class product range, has proved successful in establishing industrial vibration technology company OLI as the world’s... 

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Dust control systems ensure environmental protection
3rd March 2023

Bulk materials handling specialist BLT WORLD’s team works closely with German conveyor solutions provider ScrapeTec to offer the mining sector in Africa advanced solutions for conveyor systems used... 

Condra crane manufacturing facility in Germiston where orange and yellow painted cranes are being assembled by factory workers.
Bespoke crane to facilitate helicopter crew training
3rd March 2023 By: Tracy Hancock

Local crane manufacturer Condra’s Germiston workshop will soon take on the challenge of manufacturing a bespoke 5 t double-girder electric overhead travelling crane for the purpose of training... 

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New crawler excavators maintain high quality
3rd March 2023

Construction equipment supplier HPE Africa’s line-up of earthmoving equipment now includes automotive manufacturer Hyundai’s HX220HD crawler excavators. These machines, which are manufactured in... 

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Skouries gold/copper project, Greece – update
3rd March 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Eldorado Gold is forecasting a big jump in its production over the next five years, with the addition of the Skouries mine providing significant near-term growth. 

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Zondereinde Western Extension project, South Africa – update
3rd March 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

BBE Projects has been appointed to design and build the large surface refrigeration plant for the project. 

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BBE Projects appointed to construct refrigeration plant for Northam Platinum’s Zondereinde Western Extension Project
28th February 2023

BBE Projects, a specialist in the design, engineering and construction of mine ventilation, refrigeration and cooling systems, is currently executing a turnkey project to design and construct a... 

BBE provides large-scale refrigeration station for Northam
27th February 2023 By: Darren Parker

Mine ventilation, refrigeration and cooling systems company BBE Projects is busy with a turnkey design and construction project for a refrigeration plant and fan station at platinum group metals... 

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Weir Minerals Africa
24th February 2023

Weir Minerals Africa is the market leader in slurry handling equipment and has an unrivalled installed base of its Warman centrifugal slurry pumps across Africa.  

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Booyco Electronics
24th February 2023

Booyco Electronics, South African pioneer of proximity detection systems, continues to play a pivotal role in the quest for zero harm in the mining sector. An acknowledged leader in the field, the... 

OZ Minerals feeling the impact of a tough year
22nd February 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Takeover target OZ Minerals has seen net profits after tax for the 2022 financial year fall by 323.4% to A$207.3-million, while earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation fell... 

Local interest in autonomous mobile robots is specifically focused on increasing productivity, employee safety and wellbeing, as well as on curtailing errors
AMR uptake an opportunity to upskill workers
10th February 2023 By: Tracy Hancock

While autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) are becoming an integral part of future-oriented factories, job creation remains an important factor for a company considering AMR implementation at a facility... 

Battery-operated equipment solutions driven by lithium-ion batteries are not just a greener alternative to the conventional fossil-fuel-driven forklifts, but offer an array of benefits
Challenges transformed into opportunities
10th February 2023

The past few years have been characterised by numerous challenges that have negatively impacted the materials handling and warehousing industries. From riots and flooding in Durban, in... 

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Mining vital in net-zero transition
27th January 2023

Modern society is heavily reliant on metals and minerals and the demand is growing, driven by a combination of global trends, says materials handling solutions provider TOMRA Mining. “Rising... 

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Efficient Engineering
27th January 2023

With over 50 years of experience, Efficient Engineering specialises in the design, engineering and fabrication of equipment for the mining, earthmoving, materials handling and minerals processing... 

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Krone-Endora at Venetia project expansion, South Africa – update
20th January 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Diamcor Mining has reported that various operational upgrades have been advanced at the project. 

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Skouries gold/copper project, Greece – update
13th January 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The board of Eldorado Gold has approved an investment decision and full restart of construction activities at the Skouries gold project. 

Diamcor looks to continue operational upgrades at South Africa project
12th January 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Junior miner Diamcor Mining notes in an operations and corporate update for its Krone-Endora at Venetia project, in South Africa’s Limpopo province, that various operational upgrades were advanced... 

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Efficient storage for components
9th December 2022

Materials handling systems designer Conceptainer says its Thrift recyclable bulk collapsible bins, which weigh only 28 kg when empty, are an efficient system for the storage and transport of... 

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New dimple tube tech set to improve heat exchanger performance
2nd December 2022

Dimple Tube technology – developed and patented by Bosch Projects, part of the Bosch Holdings group of engineering, construction and operations management companies – is set to transform the... 

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Ten-week project cements supplier storage capacity
4th November 2022 By: Halima Frost

Heavy lifting and rigging specialists Lovemore Bros successfully concluded a substantial materials handling, stowage and delivery project of 73 parts weighing 307.1 t for a client based in Witbank,... 

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Major OEM commissions new low-voltage motor assembly line in Gauteng
14th October 2022 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Brazilian motor and controls manufacturer WEG’s South African subsidiary Zest WEG has commissioned a new assembly line for low-voltage WEG W22 IE3 and IE4 motors at the company’s corporate premises... 

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Camera for material monitoring launched
7th October 2022

The mining division of integrated mining solutions provider Hexagon introduced its HxGN MineMeasure Detect – a three-dimensional camera hardware, software and data solution – earlier this year. The... 

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Local supplier awarded conveyor distributorship
7th October 2022

Bulk materials handling specialist BLT WORLD has announced that it was appointed a distributor of materials handling manufacturer Convir stockpiling equipment in Southern and Central Africa earlier... 

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Charco Cranes
4th October 2022

Charco Cranes, based in Boksburg, Gauteng, South Africa, is a dynamic, innovative materials handling equipment service provider providing comprehensive sales and service of over-head cranes, hoists... 

Operations at Neves-Corvo suspended after fatality
3rd October 2022 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Base metals miner Lundin Mining has temporarily suspended operations at the Neves-Corvo mine, in Portugal, following a fatality late in the evening on Friday. In what the company has described as... 

Company aims to expand product range
30th September 2022 By: Cameron Mackay

Local industrial equipment supplier Shumani Industrial Equipment is expanding its product offering to compete in the South African mining sector. While the company’s exposure to the mining market... 

Supplier’s equipment improves materials handling efficiencies
30th September 2022

Materials handling equipment supplier BLT WORLD’s MDS static and mobile trommels and apron feeders – which are able to screen rocks as large as 1.5 m –  have been designed for compatibility with... 

Electric hoists ensure safe and stable operations
30th September 2022

Equipment supplier Becker Mining South Africa’s heavy-duty 10-t Kito electric hoist – which was installed in the head frame of a shaft at a platinum mine in 2014 – continues to offer safe and... 

Crocodile River mine restart project, South Africa
Crocodile River mine restart project, South Africa
23rd September 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

Eastplats plans to restart mining at the project using a hybrid mining method to a peak production rate of about 1.02-million tonnes a year. 

Brelko sales and service manager for Africa Jacques du Randt
Brelko using post-pandemic era to streamline manufacturing processes
13th September 2022 By: Simone Liedtke

While the Covid-19 pandemic has taken its toll on many companies, industrial engineer Brelko has used the global pandemic to streamline its processes in manufacturing. “There seems to be a buzz in... 

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Yale Lifting Solutions intends to create ‘intelligent motion’ to advance and improve lives
9th September 2022 By: Simone Liedtke

Lifting and materials handling equipment provider Yale Lifting Solutions’ purpose is to create ‘intelligent motion’ that moves the world forward and improves lives.  It is working towards achieving... 

Middle East and Africa VP Darren Hall
Manitou Group reveals new additions to product range at Electra Mining
9th September 2022 By: Simone Liedtke

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... 

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Manufacturers must increase export potential – export council
9th September 2022 By: Halima Frost

Igniting investor relations and export potential, as well as increased investment in projects, are paramount to gaining traction when trying to reignite the economy post Covid-19, stresses South... 

SEW-EURODRIVE national sales and marketing manager Jonathan McKey
High-tech launches from SEW-EURODRIVE at Electra Mining
8th September 2022 By: Simone Liedtke

Visitors to this year’s Electra Mining Africa exhibition in Johannesburg will be spoilt for choice as drive component manufacturer SEW-EURODRIVE South Africa unleashes more technology to drive... 

SEW-EURODRIVE South Africa will launch its DriveRadar® solution for remote condition monitoring and maintenance forecasting at Electra Mining Africa.
High tech launches from SEW-Eurodrive at Electra Mining
7th September 2022

Visitors to this year’s Electra Mining Africa exhibition in Johannesburg will be spoilt for choice as SEW-EURODRIVE South Africa unleashes more technology to drive productivity and efficiency.  

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Booyco Electronics
Booyco Electronics

Booyco Electronics, South African pioneer of Proximity Detection Systems, offers safety solutions for underground and surface mining, quarrying,...

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John Thompson, the leader in energy and environmental solutions through value engineering and innovation, provides the following: design, engineer,...


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