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Weir Minerals Warman mill circuit pump
Flexibility top of mind for manufacturer
15th September 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

With shifting operational conditions, including changing ore grades and the persistent need for increased throughput , original equipment manufacturer (OEM) Weir Minerals’ pump products GM Marnus... 

A total of 46 individuals graduated from Multotec for various 12-month learnership programmes
Programme contributes to skills upliftment
8th September 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

Mineral processing solutions provider Multotec celebrated the successful completion of its 12-month learnership programme in June, underscoring the company’s commitment to skills development,... 

Rubber lined mill circuit pumps handle large particle impacts and are more cost effective and easier to handle.
Keeping mill circuit pumps running: The key to efficient operations
7th September 2023

The requisite levels of support are critical to ensure optimal performance of a mill circuit, as is the correct selection of the mill circuit pump. Attention to both these aspects will facilitate... 

Multotec has developed a range of self-extinguishing flame-resistant rubber screen panels to mitigate the risk of fire
Mitigating fire risk with Multotec’s robust flame-resistant rubber screen panels 
6th September 2023

Multotec has developed a range of flame-resistant rubber screen panels that self-extinguishes in under 60 seconds, thereby significantly reducing the risk of fire and the associated loss of... 

Private-sector participation at Cape Town Port seen generating R6bn in additional exports
1st September 2023 By: Irma Venter

The City of Cape Town (CoCT) says it is seeking an urgent meeting with national government on private-sector participation in the Port of Cape Town. This follows the announcement that the Port of... 

TSF cyclone offers durability, flexibility
25th August 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

Minerals processing specialist Multotec has designed its tailings storage facility (TSF) GV cyclones for use in extreme weather conditions and being able to withstand considerable pressure spikes,... 

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Magino gold project, Canada – update
18th August 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The ramp-up of the project is under way. 

Antidumping duties on Chinese tyre imports welcomed
18th August 2023 By: Irma Venter

The South African Tyre Manufacturers Conference (SATMC) says it welcomes the decision by Minister of Trade, Industry and Competition Ebrahim Patel to impose antidumping duties on what it calls... 

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Global demand for coal is bringing mayhem to South African towns
1st August 2023 By: Bloomberg

An often impenetrable logjam of trucks laden with coal at South Africa’s crossing with Mozambique has brought chaos to a sleepy border town. Elephants escaping from the nearby Kruger National Park... 

In the race to mine the seabed, China takes a hard line
1st August 2023 By: Bloomberg

In an international showdown that is pitting China against dozens of other nations, one company’s quest to strip-mine the seabed for valuable metals has hit a roadblock. Friday marked the... 

Ariel view of the expanded Sumitomo Rubber South Africa Ladysmith factory
Tyre manufacturer to boost local production with investment
28th July 2023 By: Bridget Lepere

A proposed new investment drive by tyre manufacturer and distributor Sumitomo Rubber South Africa (SRSA) – a division of Sumitomo Rubber Industries (SRI) – will enable SRSA to undertake a series of... 

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Movable pump for iron-ore miner
28th July 2023

The Tornado T1 rotary lobe pump – designed by Germany-based pumps manufacturer NETZSCH for a variety of applications, including for the pumping of slurry – has had its use case for pumping process... 

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Multotec opens manufacturing plant in Brazil to better serve iron-ore miners
21st July 2023 By: Darren Parker

Multotec has expanded its operation in Brazil with the opening of a manufacturing facility. This enables the company to bring its manufacturing capabilities closer to its customers in the country.... 

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New technology helps reduce respirable dust
21st July 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

To minimise exposure to hazardous amounts of respiratory dust released through mining operations, dust suppression specialists CDC Dust Control and centrifugal and axial flow fan supplier Air Blow... 

SA tyre makers commit to net zero by 2050
21st July 2023 By: Irma Venter

All four of South Africa’s local tyre manufacturers have committed to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050. Bridgestone South Africa, Continental Tyre South Africa, Goodyear South Africa and Sumitomo... 

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Upgrade pumps first when increasing minerals processing throughput
7th July 2023 By: Tracy Hancock

The demand for higher production rates is placing greater pressure on minerals processing plants to produce greater tonnages. Pumps play a crucial role in minerals processing and need to be... 

The South Crofty mine
UK needs to revive rich mining history to counter China
6th July 2023 By: Bloomberg

When work began at the South Crofty tin mine in Cornwall, Queen Elizabeth I was on the throne, the first English settlement in America had only just been established, and the world’s trade with the... 

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Regional Expansion
23rd June 2023 By: Halima Frost

International minerals processing specialist Multotec will be opening its new 4 000 m2 manufacturing facility in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, in July. This facility is geared to manufacture the... 

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Bunker Hill zinc/lead/silver mine restart project, US – update
2nd June 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Bunker Hill Mining Corp is restarting one of the most storied base metal and silver mines in US history.  

Pumping innovation underpins GEHO success
1st June 2023

The technical advancement of Weir Minerals’ GEHO® positive displacement pumps has ensured they play a key role in reducing mines’ environmental footprint. The GEHO® pump range is well known in... 

KREBS® pumps support mine's efficiency drive
24th May 2023

In the mining industry’s drive to conserve energy, a focus on pumps is essential, especially given the sheer scale of pumping equipment required on the average mine and mineral processing plant. On... 

This image shows the coiled 2 inch assembly with a 2 ½” and 4 inch Victaulic™ couplings
Robust hose meets requirements for various applications
12th May 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

Global hydraulic and industrial hose products manufacturer Alfagomma’s 740AA 85 bar high-pressure concrete pumping hose offers a range of benefits to customers and has been designed to suit their... 

Multotec unveils new MultoComposite integrated liners to meet the challenges of the mining industry 
9th May 2023

Multotec has developed a range of composite integrated mill liners in response to the needs of local and international mining clients. The solution not only showcases the company’s advanced... 

Tackling sticky situations: Designing transfer points minerals processing plants
9th May 2023

Handling sticky material in mining and minerals processing plants can be a complex challenge. These materials can cause blockages, equipment wear and increased maintenance requirements, leading to... 

Maclean Bev Fleet solution selected by Torex for Media Luna Project
3rd May 2023

MacLean EV SeriesTM production support mining equipment has been chosen by Torex Gold Resources Inc. for their Media Luna Project at the gold producer’s Morelos Complex in Mexico. The fleet of... 

TPT expects to invest just over R8-billion over the next five years
South African port operator pursuing R8bn OEM strategy in bid to bolster equipment performance
24th April 2023 By: Terence Creamer

Transnet Port Terminals (TPT) is optimistic that its emerging strategy of entering into long-term agreements with original-equipment manufacturers (OEMs) for the supply and life-cycle maintenance... 

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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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Co-created solutions
31st March 2023 By: Terence Creamer

Even though South Africa’s just energy transition has not really started, there is already significant cynicism and even resistance. This is to be expected for several reasons, not least the fact... 

‘Go anywhere, do anything’ with Bell Equipment’s Tracked Carrier
28th March 2023

Markets for the Bell Tracked Carrier have expanded following the machine’s launch in Western Europe in 2022, with interest shown from Africa, South East Asia and Australia. This has brought the... 

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Boiler tube cleaning equipment to the rescue
24th March 2023 By: Leah Shelene Asaram

Boilers have to be cleaned regularly to keep power plants and other equipment operating efficiently because ash build-up forms slag deposits on the boiler tubes, acting like a layer of insulation,... 

Trackless mobile machine safety next big challenge, says Minerals Council
17th March 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Having last year achieved the lowest fall of ground fatalities ever, South African mining’s next big safety challenge is to achieve greater safety in the use of trackless mobile machines –... 

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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... 

Refuse-derived fuels helpful in waste management
3rd March 2023

The mining industry at large is embracing change and finding new ways to integrate innovative waste management strategies into its operations. There are various mines mitigating risks by conducting... 

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Trackless mobile machine safety next big challenge, says Minerals Council
27th February 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Having last year achieved the lowest fall of ground fatalities ever, South African mining’s next big safety challenge is to achieve greater safety in the use of trackless mobile machines –... 

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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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Recycled rubber range aids sustainability initiatives
24th February 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

Vinyl flooring and wall protection specialist Polyflor launched the R-Range recycled-rubber wall protector last year to protect buildings against damage caused by wheeled traffic. The first product... 

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Partnership to benefit rubber recycling industry
24th February 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

With a global emphasis on environmental consciousness and the circular economy, demand for recycled rubber pallets has increased in the seven-billion-unit pallet industry, thereby sparking a... 

An image depicting a smiling man and woman, Wayne Tozer and Sue Supasar
Rubber company innovates to meet industry challenges
24th February 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

High levels of unemployment, raw material shortages and energy constraints have negatively affected the South African rubber manufacturing industry as the economy begins to recover from the effects... 

Photo of Transnet freight train on railway line.
Mindset change a must for effective PSP
17th February 2023 By: Tracy Hancock

Effective public-sector participation (PSP) in the funding, management, operation and maintenance of South Africa’s depreciating road, rail and port infrastructure requires a mindset change by... 

A group of people representing Assurance International Limited the official licensee of global tyre corporation Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company for Goodyear Lubricants at the unveiling of the new Lubricant oil range launch
Lubricant oil range and reach extended
17th February 2023

Furthering its endeavour to innovate and redefine the automotive lubricants product segment, India-based manufacturer Assurance International Limited unveiled its new range of lubricant oils last... 

Dunlop looking to sponsor township startups
3rd February 2023 By: Irma Venter

Tyre manufacturer Sumitomo Rubber South Africa (SRSA) is on the hunt for 48 township entrepreneurs who could qualify for startup support to run their own local tyre centres. SRSA is the... 

(Almost) Wholly Sustainable
3rd February 2023 By: Irma Venter

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has unveiled a demonstration tyre comprised of 90% sustainable materials.  This demonstration tyre has passed all applicable regulatory testing in the US, as well... 

Brazil miner lobby seeks end to illegal mining that caused Yanomami tragedy
31st January 2023 By: Reuters

The Brazilian government must act to stamp out illegal gold mining that has caused a humanitarian crisis of hunger and disease in the Yanomami indigenous population, mining industry lobby Ibram... 

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Werner South Africa Pumps & Equipment (PTY) LTD
Werner South Africa Pumps & Equipment (PTY) LTD

For over 30 years, Werner South Africa Pumps & Equipment (PTY) LTD has been designing, manufacturing, supplying and maintaining specialist...

Hudaco Power Transmissions
Hudaco Power Transmissions

Formerly known as Bauer Geared Motors South Africa, the company was founded in 1984 as the sole distributor in Southern Africa of the Bauer Geared...

Schauenburg SmartMine IoT
Schauenburg SmartMine IoT

SmartMine IoT has been developed with the mining industry in mind, to provides our customers with powerful business intelligence and data modelling...


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