This year marks the 175th anniversary of the Wacker Neuson Group; and the South African subsidiary hosted a vibrant local ‘Family & Friends 175-Year Celebration’ on Friday 6 October 2023 to celebrate this historical milestone.
Following the success and positive customer feedback of the ABC introduction in the Pit Viper 270 series, Epiroc recently released its Automatic Bit Changer (ABC) – now available for the Pit Viper 351 blasthole drill rig.
Edited by Sharyn Macnamara Amidst the scorching heat and diamond rich landscapes of Botswana, a unique challenge emerged at Karowe mine in Botswana: cooling excellence without the hassle was ‘the ask’. IWC (Industrial Water Cooling) Industrial, in collaboration with its client, Howden, answered the call to action with the IWC FM range of cooling towers.
It is now a full century that mines and industry have been relying on Linatex® rubber products from Weir Minerals to protect equipment from abrasion, impact and corrosion. “The remarkable qualities of natural rubber in a range of demanding mining and processing applications have made Linatex integral to our customers’ success over the past 100
The well-established presence of KwaZulu-Natal based Brauteseth Blasting is now being felt around South Africa and beyond. The drilling and blasting company is growing rapidly, supported by a long collaboration with Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions.
Weir Minerals Africa emphasises the critical importance of support levels and pump selection for mill circuit operations. These factors are essential for achieving optimal performance, cost efficiency and the lowest total cost of ownership. As a result, the Warman® mill circuit pump has emerged as the preferred choice for numerous plants across Africa.
Critical to mining operations, are effective cleaning systems. According to Werner Pumps, a leading manufacturer of high-pressure jetting equipment and industrial vacuum solutions in South Africa, having the right equipment is invaluable for keeping sites functioning well and aligned with regulatory requirements.
The modular principle of SEW-EURODRIVE’s gearboxes is central to the company’s promise to customers, allowing it to deliver greater flexibility in its solutions. Modularity means more possibilities to select the optimal solution while prioritising cost-effectiveness and quick lead times.
“The IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things) controller is a powerful, communicative and flexible PLC solution in machine and plant digitalisation,” says ifm South Africa.
In mining, materials handling is very challenging for engineering and equipment alike. Wherever bulk materials are transported, stored or processed, damage and wear cause unplanned downtime and inefficient processes. Losses can now be avoided with intelligent lining technology. The technology involves a plastic sheet equipped with sensors that monitor the condition of the sheet supplies