R/€ = 15.66 Change: -0.01
R/$ = 13.90 Change: 0.00
Au 1416.34 $/oz Change: 0.93
Pt 843.69 $/oz Change: 4.80


Finding fault: determining the true cause of premature bearing failure

8th July 2019 Premature bearing failure is often blamed on ‘white etching cracks’ – but looking deeper for the true underlying cause will lead to a more effective solution, says Erik Vegter, Senior Scientist for Fatigue Modelling and Testing at SKF. Modern manufacturing practices, and techniques such as... 

Lincoln Lubrication SA

6th May 2019 Lincoln Lubrication SA offers a range of lub-rication system solutions for every industry and application. As the leader in our field of business, we incorporate and apply many years of experience to provide the best possible solution to every lubrication challenge.   Our team of experts and... 

SKF’s smart OEM-quality remanufacturing solution saves Capex for mining customer

9th April 2019 When a long-standing customer in the platinum mining space required urgent assistance to salvage its spherical roller bearings, SKF readily came to the fore. Through its in-depth remanufacturing expertise and capabilities, SKF was able to successfully refurbish twelve pallets of bearings for the... 

SKF bearing and Taconite seal combo improves reliability, increases uptime for Limpopo-based mine

4th April 2019 A Sealed Spherical Roller Bearings (SSRB) and Taconite seal solution supplied by SKF Authorised Distributor, Bearing Services Polokwane, to protect a tail end pulley operating in a severely contaminated area, has improved reliability and increased uptime for a platinum mine in Limpopo. Frequent... 

Robots go to the "bottom": development forecasts for automated mining systems in 2019

15th January 2019 It is not a secret that the mining industry has historically been extremely conservative, and it has always been difficult to bring miners to experiment in the production, which has been developing for centuries. But the 21st century dictates its terms and to stay afloat, traditional businesses... 

SKF Hosts Two Successful Life Cycle Management Conferences for Mining in South Africa

4th August 2015 SKF South Africa and Global Mining & Construction SKF Key Account Managers jointly hosted two Life Cycle Management Conferences to provide an opportunity for mining industry executives, directors, managers and engineers to network and share their experiences with other mining industry experts.... 

SKF South Africa takes its solutions offering to customers in Botswana

14th April 2015 SKF South Africa successfully completed its first ever Mapro roadshow in Botswana. When Pius Storom, owner of JRK Investments, based in Gaborone, Botswana, approached SKF South Africa to discuss bringing SKF products and application information closer to his customers in the region, the idea of a... 

Fixturlaser – Brand of Acoem AB, Sweden herby announce Distributor changes for South Africa

By: Creamer Media Reporter      15th January 2015 Fixturlaser, Sweden hereby announces distributor changes for South Africa. We are happy to announce that Fixturlaser, as from 1 of January has a new agent. The new agency is the Fixturlaser South Africa. SKF, South Africa had the agency of Fixturlaser since 1993 and for Fixturlaser it was a very... 

New range of electric motors to be launched in 2015

By: Ilan Solomons     10th October 2014 Electrical and mechanical motion-control and power-generation products manufacturer Regal Beloit South Africa will introduce a range of new products to the local market, including the high-efficiency IE2 and premium efficiency IE3 Regal Marathon TerraMAX range of electric motors, in July 2015.... 

Demand for couplings remains strong

By: Ilan Solomons     10th October 2014 The sales of technology company SKF South Africa’s gear, grid and rigid couplings, for use on belt conveyor drives, have been “extremely good” this calendar year, owing to steady growth in the industrial and mining after-market sectors, says SKF power transmission product manager Frans Pienaar.... 

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