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Electra Mining

Bulk materials-handling group sees opportunity in emerging markets

US-based bulk materials-handling group Martin Engineering, whose South African business unit is exhibiting at Electra Mining Africa, sees significant opportunities for its technology in developing regions, such as China, India, South Africa and...
29th August 2014
Electra Mining

Engineering talent sets BKT apart, says local agent

The engineering talent of BKT is what keeps the off-highway tyre manufacturer globally competitive and sets its products apart from its competitors, says local distributor Tubestone founder and MD Pieter Kruger. “Over the years, a dedicated...
29th August 2014
Electra Mining

Gearbox manufacturer enlarges range

Radicon, a supplier of standard, modified standard and custom-engineered gearboxes, will exhibit a number of its products at this year’s Electra Mining Africa exhibition. The UK-headquartered company, which has a local distributor, will display...
29th August 2014

Indian acquisition is losing money and Mozambique wants it taxed

The financial director of the Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) has revealed the losses currently being borne by the Benga coal operation in Mozambique’s Tete province. Anil Chaudhary reported that Benga’s production costs were $165/t...
29th August 2014
Electra Mining

Indian firm to launch new range of shaft mounted gear units

Indian gearbox manufacturer Involute Powergear plans to introduce its new range of shaft-mounted gear units with taper clamps to the South African market at Electra Mining Africa 2014.
29th August 2014
Mining Services

Mining equipment manufacturer Kopex increases its presence in Africa

Mining equipment manufacturer and service provider Kopex Group, which is headquartered in Poland, is increasing its presence on African soil, where it sees increased demand for more user- and environment-friendly mining equipment. Through its...
29th August 2014
Electra Mining

ThoroughTec’s differentiation leads expansion in new simulation markets

Not only are mines increasingly buying into advanced simulation, but more simulator cabs are being developed across a diverse range of original-equipment manufacturers (OEMs) to meet the demand for this type of training, aimed at improving safety...
29th August 2014
Company Announcement

Bauma Conexpo Africa to move to a three-year cycle after 2015 PDF Available

Market-oriented cycle for Africa Bauma Conexpo Africa's organizers respond to industry's wish Africa's largest trade fair for the construction machinery and mining industry celebrated its premiere in 2013. The next Bauma Conexpo Africa takes...
28th August 2014

Nemaska Lithium core patent applications published

Quebec-based lithium project developer Nemaska Lithium on Wednesday reported that its  two core patents for its proprietary methods to produce lithium hydroxide and lithium carbonate were published as part of the review process under the Patent...
27th August 2014

Indian court rules coal block allocation ‘arbitrary and illegal’

India’s Supreme Court on Tuesday declared ‘arbitrary and illegal’ the allocation of 153 coal blocks by the federal government between 1993 and 2010. However, the court did not deliver a verdict on de-allocation of the coal blocks and would...
26th August 2014
Electra Mining

Sold-out Electra Mining Africa features 850-plus exhibitors Video Available

Specialised Exhibitions Montgomery MD Gary Corin Interest in Southern Africa’s biggest trade exhibition Electra Mining Africa continues to grow with exhibition floor space across six halls and outside precinct areas selling out months before opening day on September 15. To accommodate the...
25th August 2014

India’s SCCL to open new domestic mines and launches global ambitions

India’s Singareni Collieries Company Limited (SCCL) has announced plans to open 17 new mines – 11 opencast and six underground operations – to ramp-up coal production by 32-million tonnes a year over the next four to five years. The...
25th August 2014
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