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Mineral beneficiation, industrialisation key to development – Finance Minister

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene The key to the development of South Africa lay in mineral beneficiation and industrialisation in joint development with its regional neighbours, South Africa’s new Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene told the Centre for Education In Economics and...
29th August 2014
 
Electra Mining

Air tool manufacturer sees higher demand for SA-developed product

Pneumatic equipment manufacturer ATS 2000 is hoping to cash in on increased demand for its rail cutting and drilling machine (Railsaw), which it designed at the request of one of the world’s leading platinum producers in 2012.
29th August 2014
 
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
 
Mining Services

Demand increase for diesel particulate catalyst

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Murray Engineering will supply its new human-machine interface integration systems to the mining industry from September
Western Australia-based engineering company Murray Engineering has noted a 100% increase in demand in the past year for its Microfresh stainless steel diesel particulate catalyst for light vehicles operating on mine sites, says business...
29th August 2014
 
Diversified Miners

Durable camps popular among remote mines

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DAP is one of the few companies that not only erects mobile buildings but also provides related services such as concrete and sewerage works, as well as water and electrical reticulation
Gauteng-based camp solutions provider Dynamic African Projects (DAP’s) mining camps can last for up to 20 years in constant use and are popular among mining companies operating in remote areas, says director Wesley Nel. He tells Mining Weekly...
29th August 2014
 
Corporate Profile

FB Crane Builders & Repairs

Customer-focused overhead cranes and lifting equipment manufacturer FB Crane Builders & Repairs (FB Cranes) has been manufacturing equipment for the Southern African market since its establishment in 1992. With a staff complement of 80, FB Cranes...
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
 
Coal

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
 
Corporate Profile

Klüber Lubrication

German group Klüber Lubrication is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of speciality lubricants, offering high-end tribological solutions to virtually all industries and markets worldwide. Most products are developed and made to specific...
29th August 2014
 
Corporate Profile

Konecranes

Konecranes, a world-leading manufacturer of cranes and hoists established in 48 countries, provides productivity-enhancing lifting solutions as well as servicing for cranes and hoists of all makes. Established in Finland in 1933, it supplies a...
29th August 2014
 
Electra Mining

New products for straighter holes

Finnish top hammer drilling tool manufacturer Robit is launching a new product group for increased straightness of blast holes in demanding rock conditions.
29th August 2014
 
 
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