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Booyco Electronics continues to play pivotal role in Zero Harm
7th September 2022 By: Simone Liedtke

South African proximity detection system (PDS) pioneer Booyco Electronics continues to play a pivotal role in the quest for Zero Harm in the mining sector. An acknowledged leader in the field, the... 

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New products and technology developments at thyssenkrupp
6th September 2022

Comminution specialist thyssenkrupp has rewritten the crushing and grinding technology rule book with the introduction of the High Pressure Grinding Rolls (HPGR) Pro. 

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... 

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Russia-Ukraine war impacting on sector
2nd September 2022 By: Sabrina Jardim

The war between Russia and the Ukraine has impacted the local food and beverage sector on several fronts, says bearings and power transmission supplier Bearings International (BI) market segment... 

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Melco rolls from strength to strength thanks to bulk unit handling capabilities
30th August 2022 By: Simone Liedtke

Goods conveying is a critical aspect of production, packaging and distribution of numerous large consumer products and industrial components, says conveyor equipment manufacturer Melco Conveyor... 

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Northam forecasts R5.4bn capex as growth projects progress
26th August 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Platinum group metals company Northam, which refined 9.7% more metal than the prior year in the 12 months to June 30, on Friday forecast capital expenditure (capex) of R5.4-billion for the current... 

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Oz looks at growth after tough interim period
26th August 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Copper miner Oz Minerals on Friday outlined its pathway to doubling production, while also revealing the financial results for a tough first half of 2021. Oz Minerals reported that net revenue... 

AFRICAN DEBUT A new Manitou telehandler has arrived on African shores. The machine in the MHT-X range promises versatility and is seen as an ideal solution for all types of maintenance and servicing
New Manitou telehandler makes Africa debut
26th August 2022

Material handling equipment manufacturer Manitou will unveil a new telehandler within its heavy duty MHT-X telehandler range to the African market at this year Electra Mining Africa. “With its... 

“The time is right” to advance the company’s waste management capabilities
More women join the industry
26th August 2022 By: Simone Liedtke

Material handling company CFAO Equipment South Africa has seen an increased interest from females that wish to enter the materials handling sector, which is largely perceived to be a male-dominated... 

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OLI South Africa
26th August 2022

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 worldís... 

AUTOMATED The Maxolution's automated guided vehicles
Company to launch new solution
25th August 2022 By: Mariaan Webb

Visitors to the SEW-EURODRIVE South Africa stand will be spoilt for choice as the company unleashes more technologies to drive productivity and efficiency. Addressing growing demand for reduced... 

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Pilot Crushtec
22nd August 2022

A solid track record with over three decades of experience in the crushing, screening and materials handling industry in Africa appropriately positions Pilot Crushtec as a leader and innovator. The... 

Supplier leveraging industry experience to carve out market segment
Supplier leveraging industry experience to carve out market segment
19th August 2022 By: Simone Liedtke

Industrial equipment supplier Caslad is leveraging its industry experience and contacts to solidify themselves as a large player within the light industrial and materials handling market segment.... 

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Crane supplier announces new distributorship
19th August 2022 By: Halima Frost

Materials handling equipment distributor and service provider Charco Cranes used the KwaZulu-Natal Industrial Technology Exhibition, held in February, as well as smaller industry-related events, as... 

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Original parts a must – supplier
19th August 2022

Heavy lifting solutions provider Criterion Equipment, which specialises in the supply and support of TCM forklift trucks, stresses that the local market must invest in quality branded replacement... 

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Back in person: Virtual events no match for face-to-face connections - Electra Mining organisers
16th August 2022 By: Mariaan Webb

Virtual events, conferences and meetings rapidly became the norm during the coronavirus pandemic, forcing businesses to adapt to a new reality as health concerns took top priority. While online... 

New features, products and learning at this year’s Electra Mining Africa
15th August 2022

Celebrating 50 years this year, Electra Mining Africa is pulling out all the stops to deliver an event that continues to serve as an essential and valuable meeting place for the entire industry. A... 

FLSmidth’s acquisition of TK Mining to conclude end of August
12th August 2022 By: Darren Parker

The final closing of mining engineering, equipment and services company FLSmidth’s acquisition of multinational engineering company ThyssenKrupp’s mining business TK Mining will take place on... 

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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... 

Oz Minerals lowers production targets
25th July 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Copper/gold miner Oz Minerals has adjusted its full year copper production expectations to account for a softer start to the year. Copper production expectations have been lowered from the... 

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Hydraulic solutions for Africa
22nd July 2022

Equipment supplier BMG’s regional service centres (RSC), which are situated in the major city centres and commercial nodes throughout the country, play a critical role by providing engineering... 

The new Lokotrack ST2.3 mobile scalping screen is the most compact mobile screener with wide screen and aggressive stroke in the company’s product portfolio
Company introduces versatile scalping screen
15th July 2022 By: Simone Liedtke

Local contractors can now deliver desired results across a variety of applications by taking advantage of Finnish industrial machinery company Metso Outotec’s Lokotrack ST2.3 scalping screen.... 

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Krone-Endora at Venetia project expansion, South Africa – update
15th July 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

Diamcor Mining has reported that optimisation and refinement efforts at its upgraded processing plant, at its Krone-Endora at Venetia project, are continuing as planned. 

SolGold appoints key executives
14th July 2022 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Dual-listed SolGold has appointed Steven Botts to the position of president of its Ecuador subsidiaries, Harold 'Bernie' Loyer to the position of VP projects, and Rufus Gandhi to the position of... 

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... 

Coal mine looks to Weba design for refit Chutes
11th July 2022

(Virtual Showroom): When a coal mine in South Africa’s Mpumalanga province needed to replace its high maintenance conventional transfer chutes, it looked to Weba Chute Systems for the best... 

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Eastplats positions new mining method to reopen CRM before year-end
8th July 2022 By: Donna Slater

Having completed a new long-term plan and mine redesign study, JSE- and TSX-listed midtier platinum group metals (PGMs) miner Eastplats envisages restarting mining operations at its flagship PGMs... 

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Kamoa-Kakula copper project, Democratic Republic of Congo – update
8th July 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

The Phase 1 and 2 concentrator plants at the Kamoa-Kakula mine have surpassed their 7.6-million-tonne-a-year throughput design capacity for the third consecutive month. 

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Nimba iron-ore project, Guinea – update
8th July 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

The Nimba Development Company has started with a preliminary technical information exchange process with the government of Guinea. 

Ivanhoe's Kamoa-Kakula achieves another quarterly production record
5th July 2022 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The Phase 1 and 2 concentrator plants at the Kamoa-Kakula mine, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, produced 30 379 t of copper in concentrate in June – the third consecutive month that the mine... 

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Manufacturer now offers new stainless steel braided hose
1st July 2022

Earlier this year, industrial hose specialist Truco announced it had started manufacturing stainless steel braided hose at its Chamdor campus in Johannesburg, Gauteng. Initial capabilities are for... 

OZ Minerals lowers its yearly copper production guidance
27th June 2022 By: Darren Parker

ASX-listed OZ Minerals has lowered its total yearly copper production guidance for 2022 to reflect a softer start to the year. The guidance was lowered from between 127 000 t and 149 000 t to... 

Booyco Electronics
Booyco Electronics
24th June 2022

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

Eightfold surge in profits in 2020 sees Shumani clinch major business award
23rd June 2022

An eightfold surge in profits during 2020, the height of the Covid-19 lockdown in South Africa, has seen Shumani Industrial Equipment awarded the 2021 Goscor Business Unit of the Year Award.... 

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OLI South Africa
17th June 2022

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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Company produces over 1Mt of corrosion resistant steel
10th June 2022 By: Halima Frost

Stainless steel manufacturer Columbus Stainless, based in Middelburg, Mpumalanga, says that it has produced more than one-million tons of its 3CR12 chromium-containing corrosion-resistant stainless... 

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Pilot Crushtec introduces new versatile scalping screen to the South African market
9th June 2022 By: Simone Liedtke

With a growing requirement to do more with less, contractors can now take advantage of industrial machinery company Metso Outotec’s Lokotrack ST2.3 scalping screen, the versatility of which enables... 

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Advancing and localising SA’s automotive industry
9th June 2022

Back in 2018, South Africa’s automotive industry directly employed some 110 000 people and contributed 6.8% to our GDP – 4.3% in manufacturing and 2.5% in retail. In 2020, NAAMSA reported that this... 

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M&R's Mining platform achieves strong recovery, order book at pre-pandemic levels
8th June 2022 By: Schalk Burger

Engineering and mining contracting firm Murray & Roberts’ (M&R’s) Mining platform says its order book has recovered to pre-pandemic levels. M&R Mining Platform CEO Mike da Costa adds that the... 

Murray & Roberts' mining business makes strong recovery
6th June 2022

The Mining Platform of Murray & Roberts, one of the world’s leading mining contracting businesses, is fast putting the economic effects of the COVID pandemic behind it and its order book has now... 

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New system benefits mining operations
3rd June 2022 By: Sabrina Jardim

Global mining specialist and supplier of equipment and systems for openpit and underground mining, bulk materials handling and minerals processing company TAKRAF has introduced a materials handling... 

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Mining specialists active in energy transition
3rd June 2022 By: Sabrina Jardim

In light of the global energy transition, global mining specialist and equipment supplier for openpit and underground mining, bulk materials handling and minerals processing TAKRAF is guided by... 

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Acquisitions strengthen contractor’s capability
3rd June 2022

The global mining platform of engineering and mining contractor Murray & Roberts has significantly extended its capabilities over several years with two key acquisitions in the US and Australia,... 

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