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Highly advanced top hammer tool systems launched

FEATURING an industry-first curved thread design, Sandvik’s new CT55 and CT67 top hammer tool systems are the most advanced the company has launched. The...

Crushing and screening operations benefit from skilled customer support technicians

CRUSHING and screening on mines and quarries often entails 24/7 operations where downtime is out of the question. The importance of skilled customer support...

Hydraulic crawler drill hammer drives drilling costs down

JAPANESE master manufacturer, Furukawa Rock Drills (FRD), has released an all-new crawler drill to drive down the cost of drilling in southern Africa. FRD...

Advanced wear life measurement technology for transfer chutes

TRANSFER chute wear life measurement, an intricate process involving meticulous tracking of multiple components, is essential for enhancing uptime in materials handling applications —...

Mining giant recognises logistics service provider’s excellence

UBUNYE Mining Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Unitrans, has been awarded the prestigious Rio Tinto Safety Award for Best Contract Partner at Richards...

Alloys facility the start of a downstream aluminium hub in RB

LEVERAGING access to primary molten aluminium from the nearby Hillside smelter, Bingelela Alloys realised the beginnings of a vision to establish a sustainable downstream...

Supplier relationship helps South Coast blaster grow its fleet and footprint

BASED near Port Shepstone on the KwaZulu-Natal south coast, Brauteseth Blasting’s success has evolved into a national footprint – and beyond – with multiple...

Innovating adds safety and sustainability benefits

WHILE innovation is often associated with technology and production, companies also need to carry this approach into their health, safety and environmental performance, says...

On-site contact maximises coal mine’s critical HVAC uptime

KEEPING its mobile equipment operators comfortable in hot, cold or dusty conditions is a priority for a South African coal miners, so it has...

Customised pre-sink crane was an engineering challenge

CONDRA is to manufacture a high-lift, high-speed, heavy-duty kibble hoist of complex design as the key component of a 15-ton pre-sink portal crane. Lifting height...

Lubricant sets a new benchmark for reliability in heavy industries and mining

TODAY’S heavy industries and mines should be relying on superior high-performance lubricants to protect their equipment from breaking down in extreme operating conditions, according...

Expert webinar will highlight the role humans play in collision prevention

BOOYCO Electronics, a leading provider of innovative safety solutions in the mining industry and pioneer of Collision Prevention Systems (CPS), will be hosting a...

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R3.4bn multimodal Bayhead terminal a leap in the right direction for Durban Port

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Sites on the N3 to be first in network of off-grid electric truck charging stations

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President praises upgraded Pinetown packaging plant

ON a visit to KwaZulu-Natal on 4 April, President Cyril Ramaphosa officially reopened Tetra Pak’s plant in Pinetown following an upgrade and expansion programme...

Tapping into young STEM potential in eThekwini

THE Water and Sanitation Unit of eThekwini Municipality hosts a biennial student conference to raise awareness in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and...