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A showcase in agility in upgrading DRC mine transformers

When a copper-zinc mine in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) needed mini-substations and transformers in a hurry, Trafo Power Solutions was able to pull out all the stops. The company leveraged its experience of the country, the mining sector and strong partnerships with EPCs to ensure all equipment is designed, manufactured and delivered in

By |2024-03-27T08:13:23+00:00March 26th, 2024|Industry News|Comments Off on A showcase in agility in upgrading DRC mine transformers

Modular substations, dry-type transformers pave way for African renewable energy projects

Renewable energy projects such as those relying on solar and wind power make special demands on their electrical infrastructure, but there are opportunities for cost savings in both capital and operating expenditure. Trafo Power Solutions’ David Claassen highlights some key advantages of modular substations and dry-type transformers.

By |2024-02-06T15:30:23+00:00February 2nd, 2024|Industry News|Comments Off on Modular substations, dry-type transformers pave way for African renewable energy projects

Pioneering vent shaft holes out safely at 1200 metres, ‘the PMC way’

Reaching a final depth of 1 200m on 9 January 2024, the new ventilation shaft sunk by Murray & Roberts Cementation at Palabora Mining Company is a triumph in many respects. Most importantly, the innovative project has been completed with an excellent safety record.

By |2024-02-06T15:30:26+00:00January 31st, 2024|Industry News|Comments Off on Pioneering vent shaft holes out safely at 1200 metres, ‘the PMC way’

Chute reliability depends on quality management and maintenance

With a strategic focus on efficient material flow and optimal uptime for plants and mines, Weba Chute Systems prides itself on producing transfer points that streamline operations. From a strong base of quality design and fabrication, the company is also facilitating better maintenance.

By |2024-02-06T15:30:32+00:00January 25th, 2024|Industry News|Comments Off on Chute reliability depends on quality management and maintenance

Modular substations, dry-type transformers pave way for African renewable energy projects

Renewable energy projects such as those relying on solar and wind power make special demands on their electrical infrastructure, but there are opportunities for cost savings in both capital and operating expenditure. Trafo Power Solutions’ David Claassen highlights some key advantages of modular substations and dry-type transformers.

By |2024-02-06T15:31:04+00:00December 6th, 2023|Industry News|Comments Off on Modular substations, dry-type transformers pave way for African renewable energy projects

The evolution of mining infrastructure and EPCM collaboration

Trafo Power Solutions firmly believes in partnering with adept EPCM professionals and says the key to successful partnerships lies in comprehending the EPCM domain. Established in 2017, the company specialises in dry-type transformers and has established robust collaborations with EPCM contractors globally, especially across South Africa, Africa, Australia and Canada.

By |2024-02-06T15:31:36+00:00November 9th, 2023|Industry News|Comments Off on The evolution of mining infrastructure and EPCM collaboration

More dry-type transformers for Bisie tin mine in DRC

Another three modular substations from Trafo Power Solutions, equipped with dry-type transformers, will soon be enduring the challenging journey to Alphamin Resources’ remote Bisie tin mine in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). This follows the successful delivery in 2018 of two such units, which have performed well since then, says the company’s David Claassen.

By |2023-10-04T10:42:11+00:00October 5th, 2023|Industry News|Comments Off on More dry-type transformers for Bisie tin mine in DRC

Monumental milestone reached on PMC vent shaft

“Leading” underground mining contracting company, Murray & Roberts Cementation achieved a remarkable milestone at the end of July 2023 when it successfully reached the 1 000m mark on its contract to sink the 1 200m ventilation shaft at Palabora Mining Company’s (PMC) Lift expansion. This significant feat stands as a testament to the company’s exceptional

By |2023-08-14T13:48:36+00:00August 11th, 2023|Industry News|Comments Off on Monumental milestone reached on PMC vent shaft

Saving costs and improving safety with virtual welding training system

Virtual reality (VR) is no longer the exclusive domain of the gaming community, and immersive simulators are gaining popularity in other applications, particularly the training sphere. In line with its purpose of creating a safe and secure world together with its stakeholders, Babcock is supporting virtual learning as a safe training platform in the welding

By |2023-01-17T06:52:05+00:00January 17th, 2023|Product news|Comments Off on Saving costs and improving safety with virtual welding training system
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