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Next-gen hydrocyclone boosts throughput, wear life

WEIR Minerals has launched its Cavex 2 hydrocyclone, an upgrade to the successful model launched in the 1990s. The design of the new version marks...

PDS specialist expands coal footprint in KZN

COAL mines were among the first customers of proximity detection system (PDS) specialist Booyco Electronics, and the company continues to grow its footprint in...

Popular crusher gets safer and smoother

PILOT Crushtec International has released its new Pilot Modular VS100 vertical shaft impact (VSI) crusher for tertiary and quaternary applications. The newcomer is a remodelled...

New surface rock drills safer and quieter than ever

ATLAS Copco’s lightweight 20kg and 25kg Surface Rock Drills boast a “world-class” power-to-weight ratio and perfect balance, enhancing handleability, comfort and safety. That’s according to...

Women making their mark in mining and construction

THE smell of diesel and dust in the early morning is like an addiction for the hardworking sales teams at ELB Equipment, where women...

Mobile pumphouses make for more flexible tailings management

PUMPING slurry to tailings facilities requires a solution that can move as the dam expands to make room for additional tailings, making a mobile...

Chutes offer for quick payback and long-term value

WITH the cumulative technical experience from 5 000 custom-designed chutes installed around the world, Weba Chute Systems delivers long-term value and quick payback times. That’s...

Heavy-duty 20-tonner beefs up excavator range

BELL Equipment, the exclusive distributor of Kobelco Excavators in Southern Africa, has introduced the new tenth generation Kobelco SK220XD to its range, which bolsters...

Conveyor benefits stack up for Estcourt quarry

BLUROCK Quarries, whose opencast pit is an institution in Estcourt, KwaZulu-Natal, recently took delivery of a Finlay TC-80 Tracked Conveyor. This was after Chief Executive...

Newly tipplers enhance efficiencies of containerised bulk handling

BAYHEAD, Durban-based Specialised Container Agencies (SCA) recently launched a locally manufactured portfolio container tipplers for fast unloading of open-top containers of either half or...

Cranes orders a big lift for Richards Bay company

NORTH Coast Cranes & Lifting, the Richards Bay-based lifting equipment company, has won separate orders for Condra cranes to be installed in a chemical...

World first 18-ton battery loader

SANDVIK has revealed its new battery-electric loader, the 18-ton LH518B. According to the multinational engineering company, the LH518B has been designed, ground-up, entirely around the...

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Freight body ‘dismayed’ as cyber-attack cripples ports

THE Road Freight Association (RFA) has voiced its dismay and grave concern at the recent cyber-attack on Transnet which caused crippling delays and disruptions...

Insurer pledges R10 million to rebuild SMEs following riots

OLD Mutual Insure says it is working around the clock to finalise looting-related claims – which it is mandated to handle on behalf of...

Big rebrand for top civils stable of companies

OSBORN Engineered Products, a leading manufacturer of specialised equipment for asphalt road building, aggregate processing and concrete production has unified under the new global...

N3 upgrades on track says roads agency

CONSTRUCTION work on the upgrade of N3 from the Cato Ridge Interchange to the northern end of the Dardanelles Cutting started on 14 April...

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Freight body ‘dismayed’ as cyber-attack cripples ports

THE Road Freight Association (RFA) has voiced its dismay and grave concern at the recent cyber-attack on Transnet which caused crippling delays and disruptions...

Insurer pledges R10 million to rebuild SMEs following riots

OLD Mutual Insure says it is working around the clock to finalise looting-related claims – which it is mandated to handle on behalf of...

Big rebrand for top civils stable of companies

OSBORN Engineered Products, a leading manufacturer of specialised equipment for asphalt road building, aggregate processing and concrete production has unified under the new global...

N3 upgrades on track says roads agency

CONSTRUCTION work on the upgrade of N3 from the Cato Ridge Interchange to the northern end of the Dardanelles Cutting started on 14 April...