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The upfront capital cost of a transformer is only one aspect of the total cost of ownership over its lifecycle
Specify your transformer with total cost of ownership in mind
18th July 2024

Rather like a vehicle, the total cost of running and maintaining a transformer over its lifespan will be considerably higher than its purchase price; these other cost factors therefore deserve... 

COMRO’s Legacy author Brian Protheroe (right) interviewed by Mining Weekly's Martin Creamer.
Mining’s dormant gold analyser seen as potential gold optimiser with help of today’s tech
11th July 2024 By: Martin Creamer

For 30 years, 800 people at the now defunct Chamber of Mines Research Organisation (COMRO) devoted intense ongoing effort to research and development to advance mining in general and gold mining in... 

Industrial and mining solutions from RS South Africa on show at MTE Hotazel and MTE Kathu in the Northern Cape
9th July 2024

RS South Africa, a trading brand of RS Group plc (LSE: RS1), a global provider of product and service solutions, will exhibit at MTE Hotazel on 9 July and at MTE Kathu on 11 July, both in the... 

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VEGA Controls SA
5th July 2024

For over 60 years VEGA has been creating solutions for demanding and critical measuring tasks, developing measurement technology that is easy to use and offers maximum safety and reliability.  VEGA... 

Through the precise identification and quantification of noise sources, these tools pave the way for a safer and more regulated work environment
Sound level meters find local distributor
5th July 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

Local test and measurement company TANDM Technologies has introduced engineering company Brüel & Kjaer’s (B&K’s) wireless, smartphone-operated 2245 and 2255 sound level meters (SLMs) to the South... 

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ATEX-certified fuel transfer pumps improve marine diesel offloading times
4th July 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The intricate logistics of fuel loading and unloading in marine transport demands efficiency and reliability at every turn. Central to this process are cargo pumps, the unsung heroes facilitating... 

Harmonic filters and the quest for power quality in utility environments are an integral part of the transition to clean energy generation
Harmonic filters and the quest for power quality in utility environments are an integral part of the transition to clean energy generation
21st June 2024

By Wesley Govender, Digital Power Services Lead at Schneider Electric While there is a growing need for renewable energy as countries around the globe seek to reduce their dependency on fossil... 

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Dwyka, Deep Tech highlight new drone technology at showcase
20th June 2024 By: Darren Parker

Mining technology company Dwyka Mining Services and its sister company Deep Tech have announced the launch of several new drone technology services through its partnerships with drone technology... 

Navigating sustainability in East Africa
Navigating sustainability in East Africa
13th June 2024

By Carol Koech Strategy Director, Sustainability & Thought Leadership – Schneider Electric International Operations In this, the second article in my blog series focusing on East Africa’s... 

Integrating the ‘S’ in ESG: “Socio-economic development is everybody's business”
7th June 2024

Mining companies, along with other businesses, need to make the fundamental shift towards realising that corporate sustainability is dependent on the ecosystems in which they operate. So says... 

Greener Mining: Achieving Efficiency and Environmental Responsibility through Water Management Strategies
Greener Mining: Achieving Efficiency and Environmental Responsibility through Water Management Strategies
4th June 2024

(Virtual Showroom) - The National Water Act of 1998 in South Africa has put in place stricter regulations on water management, including for the mining sector which is a significant source of water... 

The above image depicts the fourth generation Outotec Kaldo L furnace is able to achieve smelting, reducing and converting in a single vessel
Flexible furnace system launched
24th May 2024

Finnish industrial machinery company Metso has launched the compact fourth generation, heavy-duty Outotec Kaldo L Furnace, which is ideally suited for the melting, reducing and converting of... 

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DC furnaces aid autocatalyst recovery
24th May 2024 By: Lynne Davies

The recycling of used automotive catalytic converters (autocatalysts) has become economically and environmentally important in the wake of autocatalysts becoming one of the most significant... 

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Firm unveils latest product industrial applications
17th May 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

Industrial sensor and technology company, Senseca South Africa recently unveiled its FF series of flow switches for water, oil, gas and industrial applications, as well as for general industry... 

The Omniplus IO-link transmitters are specifically tailored for precision in oil flow measurements
New tool released
10th May 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

In a strategic move that signifies a pivotal enhancement in the confluence of digital and analogue technologies within the hydraulics and pneumatics sectors in South Africa, flow measurement... 

RS South Africa showcases mining products solutions at MTE Zondereinde and Emalahlenind
8th May 2024

RS South Africa, a trading brand of RS Group plc (LSE: RS1), a global provider of product and service solutions, will exhibit at MTE Zondereinde in Limpopo on 9 May and MTE in Emalahleni on 22 May.... 

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Epiroc acquires South African rock drilling parts maker Weco
3rd May 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Swedish equipment manufacturer Epiroc has successfully acquired Weco, a South African manufacturer of precision-engineered rock drilling parts. Weco has been operating in Krugersdorp, Gauteng,... 

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Dwyka Mining Services proudly represents incredible bulk handling with LASE Industrielle’s TVM-3D-M
26th April 2024

The Problem  Traditional load and haul analysis methods have been characterised by estimations and disjointed data, resulting in delayed decision-making and suboptimal load optimisation. The... 

Anglo American CE Duncan Wanblad.
Anglo helping to restore Amazon-like rainforest near Brazil iron-ore mine
23rd April 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Diversified mining company Anglo American is taking steps to help to restore an Amazon rainforest equivalent of which less than 10% remains intact. The Mata Atlántica carbon forest is located near... 

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Fibre optic cables improve monitoring, safety
19th April 2024 By: Nadine Ramdass

Innovative applications of fibre optic cable technology can provide a proactive solution to detect potential tailings storage facility (TSF) risks and improve protection of the associated... 

German coal mines emit much more methane than reported, study says
German coal mines emit much more methane than reported, study says
16th April 2024 By: Bloomberg

German coal mines spew 184 times more methane than what the country reports to the United Nations, according to a new analysis by Ember. The energy think tank used methodology developed by... 

Copper mining in the DRC powered by VEGA
Copper mining in the DRC powered by VEGA
10th April 2024

VEGA sensors are an integral part of the continuous monitoring and control systems in mining and beneficiation processes across the board. These instruments work alongside pumps and other equipment... 

Izak Potgieter, Systems Manager at Weba Chute Systems, inspecting a transfer chute at a coal mine
Weba Chute Systems: Revolutionising performance with scientific precision
8th April 2024

In the competitive and demanding world of mining, efficiency and sustainability are paramount. Mines are constantly seeking solutions that not only enhance operational effectiveness but also ensure... 

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Breaking ground: expanding our product range
5th April 2024

Leading stainless-steel supplier ENERGYMetals is expanding its product range to include instrumentation fittings and tubes. Renowned for its expertise in stainless steels, ENERGYMetals has... 

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Microwave consistency meters brought to greenfield pulp, paper mill
29th March 2024

Technology leader in electrification and automation ABB has completed the delivery of KPM KC7 microwave consistency sensors to a new paper mill in Pelasgia, Greece, owned by integrated paper and... 

Flyability announces industry milestone
Flyability announces industry milestone
29th March 2024

Market leader in confined space drones Flyability has announced a new ultrasonic thickness measurement (UTM) payload for its flagship drone the Elios 3. This payload was developed in partnership... 

Varsity, private firm in partnership to develop protocol for production of radiopharmaceuticals
29th March 2024 By: Irma Venter

Stellenbosch University (SU) and high-tech company Enlightened Isotopes, a subsidiary of ASP Isotopes, have entered into an R8.5-million research partnership to develop a protocol for the... 

East Africa’s sustainability journey – the road ahead is clear
East Africa’s sustainability journey – the road ahead is clear
12th March 2024

By Carol Koech, Strategy Director, Sustainability & Thought Leadership – Schneider Electric International Operations. In a time when countries are proactively moving toward more sustainable... 

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Partnership to facilitate process technology development, broaden product range
9th February 2024

Sensor company SICK and measurement and automation technology specialist Endress+Hauser are aiming to enter a strategic partnership to broaden Endress+Hauser's product range, enhance SICK's process... 

Analyser offers high performance at low cost
9th February 2024

Gas analysis company Servomex’s feature-rich Servotough Oxy 1900 digital oxygen analyser is specifically designed for hazardous area use and delivers high performance with a low cost of ownership.... 

Measuring is knowing
Measuring is knowing
9th February 2024

In any control and instrumentation (C&I) project, the ultimate goal is to pinpoint the essential process variables and ensure their precise measurement. Accurate measurement of these identified... 

Mintek celebrates nine decades of transforming the minerals industry
Mintek celebrates nine decades of transforming the minerals industry
1st February 2024

South Africa's national mineral processing and metallurgical research council Mintek celebrates its 90th anniversary in 2024, offering a well-timed opportunity to reflect on how deeply Mintek is... 

A pontoon equipped with pump flotation devices and a galvanised walkway.
Pump with the right accessories, advises IPR
17th January 2024

When a customer needs a dewatering solution, they might not always be able to specify the exact accessories that must accompany the pump to get the best outcome – which is where IPR can help. “With... 

A coal mine in Australia
Australia adviser urges improved reporting of methane emissions
19th December 2023 By: Bloomberg

Australia needs to improve the accuracy of fossil fuel producers’ reporting on greenhouse-gas emissions, especially on methane releases from opencut coal mines, a review of the nation’s climate... 

A water body near a mine
Sibanye supports ICMM Water Stewardship Maturity Framework
14th December 2023 By: Schalk Burger

Diversified mining company Sibanye-Stillwater has welcomed and expressed its support for global leadership body the ICMM’s Water Stewardship Maturity Framework, which is a practical tool for all... 

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TotalEnergies takes steps to broaden methane emission reductions in the oil, gas sector
5th December 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

TotalEnergies has announced the signing of three cooperation agreements with national oil and gas companies – Petrobras in Brazil, SOCAR in Azerbaijan and Sonangol in Angola – to carry out methane... 

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Smart monitoring solutions offered for tailings dams
24th November 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

Demand for smart monitoring solutions in tailings storage facilities (TSFs) and waste management infrastructure has increased, following governing bodies’ introducing new standards to mitigate TSF... 

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Tailings monitoring tech making headway in African mining
24th November 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

Geotechnical instrumentation supplier, installer and monitoring company Terra Monitoring – a subsidiary of geotechnical services group GeoGroup – is installing a ShapeArray electronic monitoring... 

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Manufacturing Indaba fosters industry ties
17th November 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

The recent Manufacturing Indaba conference provided State-owned research body National Metrology Institute of South Africa (NMISA) with a platform to highlight the importance of accurate... 

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SA urged to adopt innovation as it confronts big waste management problem
20th October 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

At the heart of South Africa’s environmental discussion is the pressing need to embrace a circular economy, but such a shift demands practical collaboration, inventive thinking and a resolute... 

A large electric motor sat on the ground sealed in an orange corrosion proof and fire retardant paint at a mine in Africa
Collaboration to develop heavy-duty motors
13th October 2023

Industrial products supplier BMG’s electric motor designers and engineers have collaborated with global electric motor specialists to develop the Synergy IE3 range of electric motors that meet... 

Originating in Australia, the range of SafeGauge solutions is being distributed in South Africa by Proximity Detection Systems specialist, Booyco Electronics
Booyco Electronics hails safety breakthrough in live testing of large equipment
11th October 2023

While essential to effective maintenance, the live testing of mining vehicles and equipment can be hazardous and time consuming – but this has all changed with the SafeGauge range of digital... 

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Boosting operational productivity
5th October 2023

It starts and ends with your first line of defence: your supervisors 

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