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Having an in-country presence allows Sandvik Rock Processing to service customers across Africa
Sandvik Rock Processing Screening Solutions builds on Africa footprint for screen business
24th August 2023

It is a well proven fact that companies succeed where they are closest to their customers, and this is driving Sandvik Rock Processing to leverage the extensive Sandvik footprint across Africa.... 

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Advancing bolt load measurement
18th August 2023 By: Donna Slater

Ensuring the reliability of bolted connections is vital for safety, performance and operational efficiency in mining and engineering applications, leading to bolt technology developer InterBolt... 

The above image depicts the SurfCleaner provided two SCO 1000 hybrid skimmer oil-water separators for use in an underground wash bay at a large iron-ore mine
Nature-inspired oil-water separator employed underground
4th August 2023

Water treatment specialist SurfCleaner has supplied its specialist water treatment technology to a large underground iron-ore mine, to treat water used in an underground wash bay. SurfCleaner... 

The Sandvik screen package included the supply of five feeders
First Sandvik screen package built in SA
18th July 2023

Sandvik Rock Processing, a global leader in the mining and rock excavation industry, has marked a significant step in its expansion across Africa with the successful completion of its first South... 

Firm’s products mitigate challenges
14th July 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

In the competitive fastener industry, substandard products often present a significant challenge, one that industrial machinery manufacturer Bearing Man Group (BMG) aims to mitigate through... 

Aerial view of the Kamoa-Kakula Copper Complex
Kamoa-Kakula Copper Complex, Democratic Republic of Congo – update
14th July 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The complex produced a record 103 786 t of copper concentrate in the second quarter, compared with the 93 603 t produced in the first quarter, representing an 11% increase quarter-on-quarter. 

Xtract reports good gold recoveries at Mozambique concession
6th July 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Resource development company Xtract Resources chairperson Colin Bird says the company is pleased with the progress being made at the Manica concession, in Mozambique, which produced 4 522 oz of... 

The Phase 1 and 2 concentrator plants at Kamoa-Kakula
Kamoa-Kakula sets another copper concentrate production record
5th July 2023 By: Darren Parker

TSX-listed Ivanhoe Mines' Kamoa-Kakula copper complex in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) produced a record 103 786 t of copper concentrate in the second quarter, compared with the 93 603 t... 

In situ iron and manganese removal: a solution for biofouling in groundwater
In situ iron and manganese removal: a solution for biofouling in groundwater
30th June 2023

By Sameera Mohamed and Lebogang Nhleko The engineering, environmental, mining and industrial sectors in South Africa and broader Africa are undergoing a dynamic transformation with the emergence of... 

Kenny Mayhew-Ridgers, Regional Business Director at Sandvik Rock Processing Solutions South Africa.
Matching cushers and screens for best results
22nd June 2023

The careful alignment of screens and crushers in processing makes for optimal throughput and efficiency, by ensuring that all settings and parameters are ideally matched. “The Kwatani product can... 

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High efficiency mobile trommels available locally
16th June 2023

Crushing and screening solutions provider ELB Equipment has added a complete range of high efficiency trommels that are “set to change the way screening is done in South Africa”. Its Powerscreen... 

An image of Consulmet's 5 t/h dense media separation (DMS) test plant
DMS test plant launched
2nd June 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

Minerals and metals process engineering company Consulmet launched its 5 t/h dense media separation (DMS) test plant at its facilities in Modderfontein, in Johannesburg, in March. The DMS test... 

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USGS invests millions in critical-minerals mapping in Alaska
24th May 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The US Geological Survey (USGS) will invest more than $5.8-million to map critical-mineral resources in Alaska in partnership with the Alaska Division of Geological and Geophysical Surveys. “I’m... 

Automotive market continues to drive platinum demand – WPIC
12th May 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

The automotive market will remain the biggest demand segment for platinum for the foreseeable future, comprising between 31% and 46% of total demand, as it has for the last five years, reports the... 

Matching crushers and screens for best results
5th May 2023

The careful alignment of screens and crushers in processing makes for optimal throughput and efficiency, by ensuring that all settings and parameters are ideally matched. “The Kwatani product can... 

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Gugulethu project continues to meet expected timeline
5th May 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

Coal exploration and mining company Canyon Coal, subsidiary of private investment firm Menar, has made “good progress” on the developmental phase of its Gugulethu project and expects to begin with... 

Packaging quality brands with in-house plant design
3rd May 2023

Leveraging its quality brands of screens and crushers, Weir Minerals Africa has the in-house capacity to design and build complete plants for customers – cost effectively and quickly. This has... 

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Celebrating 50 years of excellence
7th April 2023

Local manufacturer and mineral processing expert Multotec will celebrate its fiftieth anniversary in April 2023. Multotec Group CEO Thomas Holtz says the company’s success over half a century... 

5TPH DMS Test Plant Completed through Industry Collaboration
3rd April 2023

(Virtual Showroom): Mid-tier minerals and metals process engineering company, Consulmet, has completed the construction of a unique five-ton-per-hour Dense Media Separation (DMS) test plant at its... 

Adoption stage for autonomous Bell ADTs
28th March 2023

Four years after commencing extensive testing, global ADT specialist, Bell Equipment, reports that autonomous technology is now at the adoption stage with more customers in the United Kingdom,... 

A red carpet leading up to a newly revamped Tavern, The Spot 1818, in Soweto, as part of Heineken South Africa's Taverns of the Future initiative
Initiative sets out to improve tavern experience
17th March 2023 By: Halima Frost

Earlier this month, multinational brewing company Heineken South Africa spearheaded the launch of an initiative, Taverns of the Future, at The Spot 1818 in Phiri, Soweto.  The Spot 1818 is one of... 

New Sandvik drill rig stands on shoulders of giant
10th March 2023

Sandvik’s new D25KX rotary drill rig, combining reliability and technology, has arrived in Africa – but its legacy has preceded it. This is because the Sandvik D25KX is an improved version of the... 

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Company embarks on successful trommel projects
10th March 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

Minerals processing equipment manufacturer Multotec embarked on two major trommel projects in 2022 for the heavy minerals mining industry. The first project, completed in July, involved the... 

Sandvik Rock Processing Solutions South Africa will be formed from Kwatani, acquired in December 2021, and the mining related business of Schenck Process Group (SP Mining), acquired in October 2022.
Sandvik Rock Processing Solutions puts Kwatani and Schenck process mining under one umbrella
23rd February 2023

The global company Sandvik Rock Processing Solutions will this year integrate its two recent South African acquisitions into the Sandvik company structure – with the aim of becoming the preferred... 

Kwatani single deck screens ready to be delivered to a copper mining customer in Central Asia
Kwatani experiences best growth in its history
7th February 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

South Africa-based vibrating screen and feeder original-equipment manufacturer (OEM) Kwatani reports that orders for its equipment have surged in recent months to record levels, with orders coming... 

Ironveld Mining, Pace enter JV to produce, sell DMS-grade magnetite
27th January 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Iron-ore miner Ironveld’s subsidiary, Ironveld Mining, has entered into a joint venture (JV) agreement with mining and industrial supply chain solutions provider Pace as equal partners to produce... 

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27th January 2023

Kwatani is a Level 2 B-BBEE accredited South African company, and part of the multi-national Sandvik Group.  As Africaís leading engineered vibratory equipment original equipment manufacturer (OEM)... 

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Sandvik deploys its first locally made SmartPlant in Africa
18th January 2023 By: Darren Parker

A fluorite mine located about 100 km outside Pretoria has become the first recipient of mining technology company Sandvik Rock Processing’s first locally manufactured SmartPlant in Africa.... 

Aerial view of Mary River mine
Mary River mine, Canada
16th December 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

An iron-ore mine in the Qikiqtani region of Nunavut, in Canada. 

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New space weather centre to provide real-time solar storm forecasts
16th December 2022 By: Rebecca Campbell

For the South African National Space Agency’s (SANSA’s) Hermanus facility, 2022 has been the year of space weather – in August, its new Space Weather Centre (SWC) began operations, although its... 

How Holcim is using Komatsu’s iSite fleet management system to drive production and safety breakthroughs – and reduce CO2 emissions
1st December 2022

As a global leader in sustainable and innovative building and construction solutions, Holcim is committed to driving its operations towards net zero. Over the past two years the company has been... 

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... 

Expansion paves way for facility to play globally
7th October 2022 By: Natasha Odendaal

The extensive expansion – and leveraging of the latest technologies – of minerals processing equipment and solutions provider FLSmidth Delmas’ “supercentre” has positioned the company well to serve... 

Pilot Crushtec’s Pilot Modular range is an award-winning range of ready to use semi-mobile, skid mounted crushing, screening, washing and stockpiling equipment
Company has unique blend of crushing, screening equipment on offer
7th October 2022 By: Simone Liedtke

Focusing solely on crushing and screening equipment, mining equipment provider Pilot Crushtec offers customers a unique blend of Finnish industrial company Metso Outotec’s and its own brand of... 

An artist impression of a truck on a ramp next to a conveyor loading system,
Local supplier awarded conveyor distributorship
7th October 2022

Bulk materials handling specialist BLT WORLD has announced that it was appointed a distributor of materials handling manufacturer Convir stockpiling equipment in Southern and Central Africa earlier... 

Supplier’s equipment improves materials handling efficiencies
30th September 2022

Materials handling equipment supplier BLT WORLD’s MDS static and mobile trommels and apron feeders – which are able to screen rocks as large as 1.5 m –  have been designed for compatibility with... 

An image of the BME AXXIS Silver electronic initiation system at a mine in Lesotho
BME’s AXXIS Silver debuts at sub-zero Lesotho mine
9th September 2022 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

In the mountain kingdom of Lesotho, explosives and blasting specialist BME recently achieved the first blast outside of South Africa with its new AXXIS Silver electronic initiation system. BME – a... 

Bauxite Hills Mine expansion, Australia
Bauxite Hills Mine expansion, Australia
9th September 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

The project involves the expansion of the mine from four-million wet tonnes a year to seven-million wet tonnes a year over a 15-year mine life. 

The Kwatani assembly facility packed to capacity with vibrating screens.
Major export order signals Kwatani’s leadership
8th September 2022

Competing with leading OEMs from around the world, vibrating screen specialist OEM Kwatani has snatched a mammoth export order for over 70 screens. The order was signed in April with a large copper... 

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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FLSmidth focusing on ‘MissionZero’ at Electra Mining
7th September 2022 By: Simone Liedtke

Global leader in the supply of equipment and solutions to the minerals processing industry FLSmidth will be using this year’s Electra Mining Africa exhibition to demonstrate the progress it is... 

A photo of Zest WEG equipment being delivered
Zest WEG poised for African growth
7th September 2022 By: Simone Liedtke

After a decade-long expansion of its manufacturing capabilities in South Africa, Zest WEG, the South African subsidiary of Brazil’s WEG Group, is well placed to extend its already extensive... 

CEO Alan Fanton
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... 

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