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Three #DisruptMining finalists named

By: Mariaan Webb     26th February 2019 A new drilling approach, an artificial intelligence (AI) solution for mineral processing and an Internet of Things (IoT) application for conveyors will go head to head in this weekend's live finale of the #DisruptMining finale in Toronto. The three innovations have been selected as the finalists... 

Sensor detects energy use, idler wear

5th October 2018 German mechanical engineering company Voith’s BeltGenius Alignment Expert (ALEX) – which analyses the alignment of carrying idlers in conveyor systems – boosts production efficiency and energy reduction for mining houses. The sensor system detects imprecise belt conveyor alignment and provides... 

New speed control product for pumps, compressors

16th June 2017 The first member of a new product family in the field of speed control for compressors and pumps, the VECO-Drive, combines the reliability of mechanical gears with the productivity of low-voltage, variable-frequency drives (VFDs). Introduced by intelligent drive solutions, systems and... 

Power & Electricity World Africa 2017

9th March 2017 Africa’s largest power and electricity show - Power & Electricity World Africa 2017 celebrates its 20th anniversary. The show welcomes over 7000 attendees and hosts a mecca of solution providers spanning 3 halls and thousands of square meters. Taking place in Johannesburg South Africa, this is a... 


15th September 2016 The Voith TurboBelt Hese pulleys are technically and economically optimised belt conveyor pulleys that allow for a long product life cycle.  

Electra Mining Africa to unveil new products and technologies  

8th September 2016 Taking place from 12-16 September at the Expo Centre in Johannesburg, Electra Mining Africa 2016 will be host to over 850 local and international exhibitors and unveiling many new products and technologies. This is the place where Africa’s mining, industrial and power sectors will meet. As... 

Voith now offers broader range of materials handling technology

26th August 2016 German engineering group Voith has long provided top-line fluid couplings for use in belt conveyors, armoured face conveyors and crusher drives, in addition to highly-efficient drive solutions.  

Voith to unveil latest materials-handling technology at Electra Mining Africa 2016

23rd August 2016 Voith has long provided top-line fluid couplings for use in belt conveyors, AFC and crusher drives, in addition to highly-efficient drive solutions. In 2015 it added the field-proven systems of mining conveying manufacturer Hese Maschinenfabrik to its portfolio. Thus it is now able to offer an... 

Drive mitigates energy costs

11th September 2015 Power-transmission specialist Voith Turbo’s new closed loop differential pump (CLDP) servo drive enables customers to mitigate rising energy costs caused by interrupted power supply as a result of load-shedding. Voith Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) division VP Grant Robinson says the... 

Coupling specialist awarded spares contract

By: Pimani Baloyi     5th June 2015 The South African wing of Germany-headquartered couplings manufacturer Voith has been awarded a contract to provide repair work and spares for a major coal operation in Tete, Mozambique. Voith regional sales manager for Africa Hans Voshol explains that the contract follows the company’s supply... 

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