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The use of Corflex Pinch Valves through Ergo Operations in South Africa
17th November 2022

In 1978 the Anglo American Ergo Operation started on the eastern side of Johannesburg in South Africa for the recovery of pyrite containing gold, uranium and sulphur from old gold mines slimes dams... 

Aerial view of Magino gold deposit
Magino gold project, Canada – update
4th November 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

Argonaut Gold has completed the financing for its over-budget Magino project. 

Safety comes first
28th October 2022

Specialist industrial products and services provider INDUSTRI Tools & Equipment offers a comprehensive range of personal protective equipment (PPE), to assist industry in creating a healthy and... 

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One-piece liner unveiled at Electra Mining
14th October 2022 By: Sabrina Jardim

Heavy duty slurry pump manufacturer Schurco Slurry released its new rubber one-piece cover plate liner – installed in the cover plate of a pump – at this year’s Electra Mining Africa exhibition,... 

Weir Minerals Africa regional MD Rajen Govender
Weir Minerals Africa has big plans for Electra Mining
7th September 2022 By: Simone Liedtke

Equipment and solutions provider Weir Minerals Africa, which enjoyed excellent attendance at its stand at the last Electra Mining Africa in 2018, will once again be exhibiting its extensive range... 

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Roytec credits diversification for business growth, sustainability
6th September 2022 By: Simone Liedtke

International equipment supplier Roytec Global has seen an increase in tendering activity, with a significant increase in its global pipeline, largely owing to its diversification in terms of... 

ON SITE Weir Minerals’ GEHO positive displacement pump installed in the tailings section at a fluorspar application
Minerals processing equipment firm bolsters capacity to better serve Africa
24th August 2022

Minerals processing equipment firm Weir Minerals Africa, which enjoyed excellent attendance at its stand at the last Electra Mining Africa in 2018, will once be exhibiting its range of equipment at... 

JV company offering complete thermoplastic piping system solutions
JV company offering complete thermoplastic piping system solutions
22nd August 2022 By: Simone Liedtke

South African joint venture (JV) company African Pipes, Valves & Fittings (APVF) Piping Systems offers a complete thermoplastic piping system for the industrial, gas and mining markets. The JV... 

A large shipping vessel with gantry cranes and materials handling equipment is the first vessel to dock at the new Lekki port in Nigeria
Major milestone achieved
19th August 2022

In what has been described as a major milestone and a significant boost ahead of the start of port operations, Lekki deep sea port, on July 1, 2022, took delivery of three Super Post Panamax ship... 

BHP's Spence operation in Chile
BHP working on carbon neutrality at Spence
11th July 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Major BHP will take delivery of the world’s first carbon neutral conveyor belt at its Spence copper mine, in Chile, as part of an exclusive pilot project with China’s Wuxi Boton. The two companies... 

A large mobile valve testing instrument owned by Brimis Engineering on display at a launch event
Pumps project under way
8th July 2022 By: Halima Frost

Industrial valves and pumps specialists Brimis Engineering has been subcontracted by customised water treatment solutions provider Aqua Pro Solutions to size, recommend and supply new pumps for the... 

Weir Minerals Africa has big plans for Electra Mining
4th July 2022

Weir Minerals Africa, which enjoyed excellent attendance at its stand at the last Electra Mining Africa in 2018, will once again be exhibiting its extensive range of minerals processing equipment... 

Dealing with fire risk in a mining environment
30th June 2022

Mining vehicles such as excavators, haul trucks and even drag lines are high-value assets that operate in arduous conditions where there is a high fire risk. This means that pre-shift and weekly... 

Dealing with fire risk in a mining environment
28th June 2022

Mining vehicles such as excavators, haul trucks and even drag lines are high-value assets that operate in arduous conditions where there is a high fire risk. This means that pre-shift and weekly... 

Gold rises as G7 nations plan to ban bullion imports from Russia
27th June 2022 By: Reuters

Gold prices gained on Monday, as news of some Western nations planning to officially ban imports of the metal from Russia for its invasion of Ukraine sparked some interest in bullion. Spot gold... 

Global growth for proven Multotec trommel screens
21st June 2022

The demand for trommel screens is picking up globally, contributing to the growing international footprint of South Africa-based minerals processing equipment specialist Multotec. According to... 

Corrocoat SA
Corrocoat SA
10th June 2022

With more than 35 years of experience, coupled with over a million square metres of successfully applied ultra-heavy-duty chemical, abrasion and impact-resistant coatings and linings, all... 

An image showing the sectors contributing most to South Africa's GDP
GDP returns to pre-pandemic levels, up 1.9% q/q in the first quarter
7th June 2022 By: Donna Slater

Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) reports that the country’s seasonally-adjusted gross domestic product (GDP) rose by 1.9% quarter-on-quarter in the first quarter of the year, driven primarily by... 

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Circular economy prompting steel, oil, carbon recovery from end-of-life mine truck tyres
6th June 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Highest and best use of ultra-large end-of-life mine truck tyres is being brought about by a change to the model in which resources are mined, made into products, and then become waste. Just one of... 

The Dunlop Sure Truck Tyre Insurance provides fleet owners with peace of mind that s/he will be covered, should a tyre be lost for any unforeseen reason
Truck tyre insurance a local first
3rd June 2022 By: Tracy Hancock

Dunlop Tyres manufacturer and distributor Sumitomo Rubber South Africa (SRSA) says it is the first tyre manufacturer in South Africa to launch truck tyre insurance. As of April, the company... 

REDUCED DEMAND About 60% to 70% of Widney Transport Components’ bus orders are linked to government tenders, with activity currently muted
Local bus sector under the pump
3rd June 2022 By: Tracy Hancock

The South African bus sector has faced challenges over the past two years, with commercial-vehicle sliding-window designer and manufacturer Widney Transport Components noting a drop in volumes,... 

The Metso Outotec team with the new truck body
Metso Outotec launches new padded truck body
23rd May 2022 By: Darren Parker

Industrial technology company Metso Outotec has launched its new truck body, which is a one-piece, lightweight, hybrid truck bowl that combines the benefits of high-strength steel and rubber. It... 

An image depicting people at an AFS launch function in the company's hydraulic press room
Company celebrates one year anniversary
20th May 2022

Slurry related valves design and manufacturing company Abrasive Flow Solutions (AFS) celebrated its first year of being in business in March. The company hosted a two-day launch function at its... 

Image of the Magino gold project
Magino gold project, Canada – update
20th May 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

Argonaut Gold is still reviewing the final cost estimate for the Magino project. 

Britain to increase tariffs on Russian platinum, palladium in new sanctions
9th May 2022 By: Reuters

Britain announced on Sunday it will increase tariffs on platinum and palladium imports from Russia and Belarus in a new package of sanctions targeting £1.7-billion ($2.10-billion) of trade, which... 

Liberia to review ArcelorMittal concession agreement
22nd April 2022 By: Reuters

Liberia will review its iron ore concession agreement with steel and mining company ArcelorMittal, as well as other concessions signed by the West African country's current and previous... 

Cast resin transformers show significant benefits
22nd April 2022

Electrical and digital building infrastructure specialist Legrand’s range of cast resin transformers (CRT) has been designed for high-efficiency, enhanced safety and low environmental impact during... 

It is not about Mining, it is about Logistics!
21st April 2022

By Henk Bester Managing Director: Bigen Transport Most of the 100,000 route-km of railway network in Africa was built more than a century ago and very little was added over the corresponding... 

Correct screen media selection is key to lowering TCO
20th April 2022

Screen media is a critical part of the metallurgical process, and it is therefore essential that the appropriate screen panel or screen panel combinations are selected, not only to improve... 

Three sanders launched
8th April 2022

German power tools company FLEX-Elektrowerkzeuge has developed three new, innovative palm sanders - the ORE 2-125 EC, the ODE 2-100 EC and the OSE 2-80 EC. This new generation of "Multi-Sanders"... 

Multotec's SA-made pumps delivered to Kazakh mine
28th March 2022

The global reach of mineral process equipment specialist Multotec has been highlighted by the recent supply of its South African-manufactured slurry pumps to a chrome project in Kazakhstan.... 

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Leveraging better water waste treatment to save the environment and ourselves
18th March 2022

With International Water Day commemorated on March 22, the spotlight is rightfully on one of the most precious lifegiving elements upon which we all depend – water. For water to truly be used... 

Coffee and hydrogen the key to green steel - UNSW
18th March 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The University of New South Wales (UNSW) has released three research papers showcasing that waste coffee grounds and hydrogen could be used in the fabrication of green steel. Under its Sustainable... 

Agreement signed for petrochem product offtake
18th March 2022

Sustainable chemicals manufacturer Bolder Industries announced in January a landmark 20-year strategic marketing agreement with independent petroleum marketer Tauber Oil for exclusive offtake of... 

Sector expected to grow from ICT trade
18th March 2022

Market research organisation Kenneth Research last month released a report which showed that the petrochemicals and polymers market is anticipated to grow, primarily on the growth in trade of... 

Kwatani screens support golden opportunity in Namibia
25th February 2022

Namibia’s bustling mining scene is seeing an exciting expansion and technological innovation at a leading gold mining operation, with Kwatani supplying five mill discharge screens – all custom... 

Kwatani’s single deck screen for gold mine in Namibia
OEM’s screens support Namibian expansion
25th February 2022 By: Simone Liedtke

Namibia’s bustling mining scene is witnessing exciting expansion and technological innovation with original-equipment manufacturer (OEM) Kwatani supplying five custom-designed and -manufactured... 

New tyre models launching later this year
25th February 2022 By: Claire O'Reilly

Two models from the SPVAN01 tyre range, manufactured by global tyre and rubber company Sumitomo Rubber, are set to be launched later this yea 

Rubber increases wear life
25th February 2022

Mines are well aware of the significant cost savings that can be achieved by using rubber to increase the wear life of equipment; however, selecting the right product for the application is vital.... 

Hopes that website will shape future of online tyre sales
25th February 2022

Tapping into the enormous growth in e-commerce in South Africa, has been launched with the hope that it will become the benchmark for the best online tyre retail customer... 

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Metals, engineering need govt support to ensure sustainable economic recovery
8th February 2022 By: Martin Creamer

South African businesses in the metals and engineering sector have faced enormous challenges over the past few years, with the Covid-19 pandemic compounding an already difficult situation, Steel... 

Envirotech® pumps popularity continues in Africa
7th February 2022

Underpinning the popularity of Envirotech® pumps is Weir Minerals Africa’s ongoing investment and support, as well as the pumps’ integration into various pumping solutions that the company offers.... 

A photo of an Envirotech pump with WRT technology in operation on site at a gold mine
Leveraging industry-leading brands improves technology offering
4th February 2022 By: Darren Parker

The Envirotech pumps range from pumps manufacturer Weir Minerals benefits significantly from synergies in research and technology development, as well as application knowledge sharing across a... 

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Leading condition monitoring specialists, WearCheck, help boost machinery lifespan and reduce catastrophic component failure through the scientific...


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Multotec, recognised industry leaders in metallurgy and process engineering help mining houses across the world process minerals more efficiently,...

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