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DTI to develop plan to advance SA’s beneficiation ambitions

After indicating for several years its intention to develop a local minerals beneficiation industry, government has announced that it will, this year, develop a Minerals Beneficiation Action Plan as a component of the Industrial Policy Action...
23rd July 2014

DMR approves Buildmax acquisition of Vaal Quarry rights

After initially announcing the planned transaction in December last year, Buildmax said on Friday that the Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) had approved the acquisition of Vaal Quarry’s mining right and certain plant and equipment by...
18th July 2014

2014 PneuDrive Challenge focuses on green logistics

Finalists for this year’s 2014 PneuDrive Challenge – a yearly competition sponsored by pneumatic solutions provider Pneumax Southern Africa and drive engineering company SEW-Eurodrive – have until October 13 to work on their designs for this...
18th July 2014

Company takes new hydraulic range to mine operations

British high pressure hydraulic tools manufacturer Hi-Force has attended a series of roadshows to showcase some of its newly launched hydraulic solutions, as well as other mining-specific products, at various mining sites across Africa. These...
18th July 2014

Cost-saving hydraulic hose introduced onto local market

Local hydraulics solutions provider Genflex Hydraulics has introduced the Spiral Guard range of hydraulic hose protection to its product portfolio for South Africa’s mining industry, and other industries that apply hydraulic solutions. The...
18th July 2014

Pneumatics manufacturer to attend international expo

Representatives from the local branch of German pneumatic solutions provider Airtec Pneumatic, including MD Michael Wendemuth and two other employees, will this year attend the yearly Motek specialist international trade fair for production,...
18th July 2014

Shift to electronic blasting yields safety, efficiency benefits for miners

AEL is committed to making blasting safer
The evolution from fire setting in the Bronze Age to blasting using electronics in the modern era has yielded significant benefits for the mining industry, says explosives manufacturer and supplier AEL Mining Services group consulting mining...
18th July 2014

Fortescue awards A$64m Solomon Hub contract

Project house Sedgeman has landed a A$64-million contract for the design and construction of a 7.5-million tonne a year modular iron-ore processing plant for major Fortescue Metals at its Solomon Hub, in Western Australia. The modular plant...
17th July 2014
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