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Firm showcases industrial valve range
17th May 2024

Industrial equipment supplier BMG has presented its range of industrial slurry valves, which has been designed to cope efficiently in harsh conditions. This range includes robust butterfly and... 


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Company unveils latest pulse valve
17th May 2024

Pneumatic control device manufacturer SMC says that its new JSXF Series SmartVent pulse valve delivers higher impact force and reduced air consumption, making it ideal for use in mining... 


TESTED AND APPROVED
The Type 2200 is field-tested for reliability and proven performance, while simultaneously providing energy savings
New electric pneumatic control valve introduced to market
10th May 2024

Custom solutions provider Bellofram Precision Controls’ new Type 2200 electric-pneumatic control valve is a tailored solution that is customisable to fit unique operational needs of specific... 


Platinum nugget
Crocodile River mine restart project, South Africa – update
10th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Eastern Platinum has initiated the restart of the Zandfontein underground section. 


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Focus on programmes driving tech development
26th April 2024 By: Halima Frost

The five mining technology research programmes of the Mandela Mining Precinct (MMP) have garnered much attention and have, thus far, yielded positive results, pointing to “great future potential”,... 


The next breakthrough must be zero fatality
Mines investing R46m to put an end to fall-of-ground fatalities
5th April 2024 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa’s mining industry is investing R46-million in an action plan to eliminate fall-of-ground (FoG) fatalities. The FoG action plan is being implemented through Minerals Council South... 


Concorde Cells
Metso launches Concorde Cell flotation technology in Africa
8th March 2024 By: Darren Parker

Process and optimisation technology company Metso has launched the first of its Concorde Cell high-intensity pneumatic flotation units in Africa through local manufacturing partner Betterect, which... 


MADE TO LAST
KREBS Technequip knife gate valves are designed to provide long service life and easy maintenance
Valves are critical components that should not be overlooked
8th March 2024 By: Tracy Hancock

Viewing valves as insignificant components and, consequently, failing to procure the most suitable solution for a robust application is a common occurrence that impacts negatively on the uptime of... 


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Africa’s leader in fire suppression technology
25th January 2024

Since the Advanced Group of Companies’ humble beginnings in 2000, it has grown steadily to become a formidable force in the risk management, risk mitigation and emergency response markets across... 


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Developer progressing Gauteng project
15th December 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

Gold explorer, developer and producer West Wits Mining’s Witwatersrand Basin project (WBP) is set to reinvigorate the gold mining sector of west Johannesburg, says West Wits Mining COO Rudi Deysel.... 


SLOW RAMP-UP
The Crocodile River Mine is gradually resuming operations after being placed on care and maintenance in 2013 due to economic factors and challenges associated with the mining method
PGMs miner eyes reopening shuttered mine
8th December 2023

Midtier platinum group metals (PGMs) miner Eastern Platinum (Eastplats) reports that operations at its North West province-based Zandfontein underground operation – within the greater Crocodile... 


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OLI South Africa
17th November 2023

Global industrial vibration technology leader OLI makes business simpler for customers while going global with a first-class product that has proven successful in making OLI the world’s top selling... 


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Superlube vanes address concrete vibrator wear
10th November 2023

Wear parts and bushings manufacturer Vesconite Bearings supplied test vanes to a concrete vibrator manufacturer having difficulties with the vanes installed in its vibrators. The manufacturer... 


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AR Controls
10th November 2023

Gauteng-based AR Controls is a leading manufacturer, importer and stockist of a comprehensive range of internationally recognised valves and instrumentation ideal for critical process applications... 


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Family-owned business pioneers pumping solutions for four decades
13th October 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

With over four decades of experience in the development of pumping solutions, family-owned company Creamers Lubrication Products, which owns Pumprite and is based in Alrode, has firmly established... 


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OLI South Africa
6th October 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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Reactor improves liberated PGMs recovery
25th August 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

The recovery of fine liberated platinum group metals (PGMs) from ore can be improved using metallurgical technology company GoldOre’s MACH Reactor, which also offers economic and environmental... 


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HUD Mining Supplies
18th August 2023

HUD Mining Supplies (HUD) is a South Africa based specialist manufacturer  and supplier to the exploration and geotechnical drilling industries.  HUD has over 75 years’ heritage in this industry,... 


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OLI Electrical Vibrators
4th August 2023

It is our drive for innovation and industry service that forces us to evaluate our product offerings to all sectors on a continual basis.  


VITAL ROLE
Compressor recycle valves, also called anti-surge valves, play a vital role in safeguarding the compressor against expensive damage
Compressor recycle valve enhances efficiency, reliability
4th August 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

Increasingly demanding dynamic performance requirements and targets to reduce plant emissions are placing compressor equipment at risk of damage, but proven anti-surge and compressor recycle valve... 


THE BUTTERFLY VALVE 565
The valve provides “exceptional performance” while reducing installation, maintenance and replacement costs
Versatile valve solution introduced
4th August 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

Combining lightweight construction, modular capabilities, corrosion resistance and high-quality materials, industrial equipment supplier Instru-Serve’s butterfly valve 565 provides “exceptional... 


DRIES THE PROBLEM OUT

The new range of Sahara Series heatless twin-tower absorption air dryers has capacity ranges from 3 m³/min to 40 m³/min at 7 bar and is now available
Supplier releases new dryers
28th July 2023

Compressed air equipment supplier Artic Driers International’s Sahara Series heatless twin-tower absorption air dryers are well suited to industrial processes including automotive manufacturing.... 


Resources Watch
Resources Watch
25th July 2023

This week: Company highlights hand-held rock drill at customer day; South Africa dare not fail in securing future demand for platinum; and, as gold demand rises, South Africa has opportunity to... 


HRD 100
The HRD 100 poised to replace current pneumatic models in the market once its multistage pusher leg is made available
Company highlights hand-held rock drill at customer day
21st July 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

Conventional mining operations have relied on pneumatic machines for years, but mining equipment supplier Epiroc is confident that its hydraulic hand-held rock drill (HRD) 100, is poised to replace... 


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Metso to deliver €20m minerals processing equipment package to Kansanshi
4th July 2023 By: Darren Parker

Copper miner First Quantum Minerals has placed an order with original-equipment manufacturer Metso for the delivery of additional minerals processing equipment to its Kansanshi copper mine, in... 


The PMC Lift 2 expansion project is expected to extend the life-of-mine to at least 2038
Palabora’s vent shaft a 'triumph of collaboration’ and remarkable safety performance
4th July 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

The sinking of a 1 200 m ventilation shaft as part of copper miner Palabora Mining Company’s (PMC’s) Lift 2 expansion is proving to be a partnership success story, based on an unshakeable... 


The Palabora Copper Mine (PMC) Lift 2 expansion project is expected to extend the life of mine to at least 2038
Palabora's vent shaft a triumph of collaboration
4th July 2023

The sinking of a 1,200 metre ventilation shaft as part of the Palabora Mining Company (PMC) Lift 2 expansion is proving to be a partnership success story, based on an unshakeable commitment to... 


Unearthing efficiency in the Mining Industry with leading solutions from Festo
13th June 2023

In the Mining Industry, the use of a reliable detonator cord winder can be the difference between a successful, profitable and safe operation or a disaster. Without the proper equipment, the cord... 


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Lifting, rigging solutions for wildlife
19th May 2023

Industrial equipment supplier BMG’s dedicated lifting and rigging division has been involved in important projects recently, including the lifting and moving of wildlife. “A challenging task for... 


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Moving into the future with ‘controlled pneumatics’
12th May 2023

Automation company Festo has further developed its compressed air technology to make its pneumatics sustainable, resource saving and energy efficient. While the production of tyres and wafers are... 


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Crocodile River mine restart project, South Africa – update
12th May 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Eastplats has raised C$7.04-million through a rights offer to help fund its growth projects, with the Zandfontein underground project at the Crocodile River mine being a priority. 


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Is there a future for exoskeletons in SA mining?
5th May 2023 By: Darren Parker

While the world’s attention has been focused on the exponential advances being made in robotics and artificial intelligence, technological development in mechanical exoskeletons has largely been... 


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Is there a future for exoskeletons in SA mining?
5th May 2023 By: Darren Parker

While the world’s attention has been focused on the exponential advances being made in robotics and artificial intelligence, technological development in mechanical exoskeletons has largely been... 


Mineworkers drilling underground using Hydrovessel drilling system
Local mines adopting Hydrovessel drilling system
7th April 2023 By: Tracy Hancock

Another two local deep-level mines will completely remove compressed air from their operations over the next 18 months, equipping 120 mining crews with drilling equipment supplier HydroPower... 


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OLI South Africa
7th April 2023

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


Why follow when you can lead?
28th March 2023

Ever since Bell Equipment founder, Irvine Bell, invented his self-loading sugarcane trailer in 1954, the year in which the global manufacturer was established, the group’s innovation has seen it... 


Atlas Copco teams up with distributor, Airlif Compressors, to supply seamless mobile compressed air solution to opencast mine
3rd March 2023

Atlas Copco Power Technique, in collaboration with long-standing distributor, Airlif Compressors & Pumps, once again delivered an economical compressed air solution to a foremost opencast mine... 


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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... 


Premier's Zulu lithium, tantalum project nears completion
22nd February 2023 By: Donna Slater

Diversified miner and developer Premier African Minerals CEO George Roach reports that the company's Zimbabwe-based Zulu lithium and tantalum project is on track to produce spodumene concentrate... 


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New brake series available in sub-Saharan Africa
27th January 2023 By: Halima Frost

The new MV industrial brake series from power transmission component manufacturer and distributor RINGSPANN South Africa has an innovative locking mechanism and applies clamping forces of up to 25... 


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San José mine, Argentina
2nd December 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

A silver/gold project in Santa Cruz province, Argentina. 


In Peru's hills, an artisanal miner boom frustrates Big Copper's plans
1st December 2022 By: Reuters

In the hills of Tapairihua in Peru's Andes, Samuel Retamozo and other artisanal miners have found a rich seam of copper on their indigenous community's land. Armed with temporary government... 


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OLI Electrical Vibrators
18th November 2022

It is our drive for innovation and industry service that forces us to evaluate our product offerings to all sectors on a continuous basis.  We have always had all the internal and external... 


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Yale Lifting Solutions is a leading supplier of lifting and material handling equipment in Southern Africa. Yale offers a wide range of quality...

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

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We supply customers with practical affordable solutions for their testing needs. Our products include benchtop, portable, in-line process control...

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Avlock International is a leading manufacturer and distributor of Specialized Fastening Systems.

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