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Cummins announces appointment of new executive MD for Africa and Middle East
Cummins is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Thierry Pimi as executive managing director, Cummins Africa and Middle East Area Business Organization (ABO) as of 1 September 2018
Constitutional Court determines the fate of labour brokers
This section has been considerably debated. The debate centres on what the legislature intended by introducing the deeming provision
Cummins Filtration provides total Fleetguard solution to Zambian mine
A total fuel-filtration solution from Fleetguard has ensured that a haul-truck fleet at a large copper mine in Zambia has achieved utilisation rates of between 85 percent and 90 percent
Clean work environments can save billions in compensation costs
Dust and debris on mine and construction sites represents a significant danger to workers and can have dire consequences for employers.
Caterpillar and Rio Tinto retrofit trucks for Australian mine operation
Caterpillar and Rio Tinto have signed an agreement for retrofitting 19 Cat 793F mining trucks for autonomous operation at the Marandoo iron ore mine in Western Australia.
Control relays designed for cable theft detection
Becker Mining South Africa's Proloc and ProBeck electronic protection and control relays have been designed for motor protection, as well as cable theft detection.
Cummins Filtration partners with oil giant to boost mine fleet performance
Fleetguard embarked on a value-add improvement project with a key mining customer and an oil giant to increase the oil-drain intervals on a specific fleet of Rigid Dump Trucks (RDTs) operating at the Tharisa open-pit PGM and chrome mine.
Cummins relocates to Waterfall City, Midrand
Cummins has announced that it has relocated to new premises in the Allandale Building in Waterfall City, Midrand, in close proximity to the Mall of Africa development.
Clamping down on cable theft in the mining industry
Banding & ID Solutions Africa highlights that cable theft is a particular hazard on mine sites due to the potential health and safety implications.
Capital-saving solutions for crushing and screening
B&E International, specialist in crushing and screening plants, has a toll model that reduces the capital demands of mining entrepreneurs.
Centre-punch clamps for mining and plumbing applications
Band-It centre-punch clamps, distributed locally by Banding & Identification Solutions Africa, were used on low-pressure water and air lines at a mine in Phalaborwa
Clean TeQ awarded contract by Multotec for its CIFZ wastewater treatment solution
Clean TeQ has been awarded a contract by Multotec to design, procure and commission its proprietary CIFZ wastewater treatment solution
Canadian students given eye-opening tour of Multotec's manufacturing facilities
Canadian students from the University of British Columbiaâ€™s Mining Engineering faculty were given an eye-opening tour of Multotec's manufacturing facilities
Celebrating 50 years serving the crushing and screening industry
Powerscreen celebrates 50 years designing and manufacturing mobile crushing equipment and mobile screening, taking machines to the quarry rather than moving material to the machine.
Cat breakers deliver high impact power
Introducing the Cat B20, B30 and B35 hydraulic hammer line-up in top mount configuration (TM) for hydraulic excavators
Customised solutions from Zest Generator sets resolve challenging standby power supply issues
Zest WEG Group’s Generator Division has a solid reputation and clearly demonstrates its capability to cater for large-scale standby power projects
Complete Festoon and Catenary Solutions from Powermite
Powermite, a specialist manufacturer of state-of-the-art, customised cable reeling drums and festoon systems customise products for customers
Change your industrial environment from a hazardous area to a safe place to work
Weidmuller German engineered junction boxes and Klippon Control Systems are manufactured to meet specific individual requirements for the oil and gas industry. Both are available from Phambili Interface in South Africa.
Chairlift systems for safe transportation underground
Becker Mining South Africa's chairlift systems are designed to transport up to 900 personnel per hour. These chairlifts, with a simple, yet robust structure, are installed in underground sites with steep inclines up to 45C and long haulages up to 2 000 m, at drive speeds between 1,5 m/s and 3 m/s.
Concor partners with Australian mining giant
The combined effort, resulting from Concor Opencast Mining's partnership with Downer Mining of Australia, will ensure that any joint operation has sufficient resourcing, infrastructure and systems to enable the delivery of a Tier 1 project.
Continued growth and success
Contract mining firm Redpath Mining South Africa experienced several successes during 2014, which contributed to the growth of the company despite problems in the industry brought about by the strikes in the mining sector
Customised screens prove popular across market
Screens from specialist vibrating equipment manufacturer and supplier Joest are customised to match the metallurgical requirements of a client’s processes and the associated mechanical duty
Contract awarded for DRC power plant
Marthinusen & Coutts, a division of Actom, recently secured a contract at the N’Zilo hydroelectric power station in the Katanga Province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Cushman introduces 8K Tug with higher towing capacity
Cushman vehicles are manufactured by the E-Z-GO® Division of Textron Inc.
Comprehensive solutions for electrical test engineers
Megger Limited is a leading worldwide manufacturer of electrical test and measurement equipment, producing equipment to assist in preventative maintenance and troubleshooting since the advent of the electrical industry.
Control valve redesign to increase productivity
The control valve range of AZ-Armaturen recently underwent a complete redesign, resulting in a modular system that will increase productivity in the process, food, chemical and petrochemical industry.
Canadian mines order South African arrestors
Technogrid is a South African product and is an energy absorption system widely used for arresting mine cages in over-wind or under-wind conditions. The Horne Group received three orders for these from potash projects in Canada.
Contractors given a passport to streamlined and reciprocal practices
The Contractor Passport electronically monitors, records and stores medical and training records of all on-site employees in a central database to ensure employer compliance with occupational health and safety regulations, while eliminating the risk of duplication and loss of hardcopy documents.
Concor Opencast Mining completes 13-year project for Impala Platinum
The Impala Opencast project, located on the Western Limb of the Bushveld Complex near Rustenburg, was awarded in 2002 by Impala Platinum and mining commenced in the vicinity of Impala # 6 shaft, with the Concor Opencast Mining team tackling the Merenksy ore body first.
Colliery chooses Viking
The Viking model H4124A internal gear pump sets fitted by supplier Mather+Platt at Optimum Colliery form part of a proposed solution to inefficiencies experienced with the older, belt-driven pumps installed on crushers at the colliery, where vibration was causing belts to slip on their pulleys and occasionally become dislodged.
Cummins drives focus on customer support
The Cummins Master Rebuild facility is equipped to rebuild the full range of high horse power products (HHP) to original specifications and also provide for customer specific repairs
Condra secures Husab crane order
Swakop Uranium has ordered nine overhead maintenance cranes from Condra for its Husab mine development in Namibia. Crane spans in this contract are unusually large with two being 30 metres and one being 24 metres.