From the Chairman’s Desk

I would like to remind all readers that the training in bulk transfer chute design and modelling has undergone a facelift.  This three-day Seminar comprises two days of virtual lectures by Dr Dusan Ilic of the University of Newcastle in Australia and one day of lectures on the practicalities as well as using DEM software, […]

Major Belt Cleaning Systems Contracts

To unlock its next growth wave, Mato will unveil a range of new belt cleaners at Electra Mining Africa 2022 and also use the platform to highlight plans to expand its supply footprint. Having been founded with a specific mandate to manufacture and supply mechanical conveyor belt fastening systems, Mato Products, a Multotec Group company, […]

Offshore Wind Jacket Lifts via Ring Crane

Offshore wind projects taking place in macrotidal environments, such as around the UK, must deal with water level changes of more than four metres every six hours. This extreme tidal range is difficult to compensate for using ballasting, so projects that require load-in or load-out of large jackets are delayed when waters are too high […]

Wealth of Preparation when Moving a Yacht from A to B

Kashief Schroeder, owner, and co-founder of Container Intermodal Trading CC (CIT) explains how expensive yachts get transported around the globe.These vessels are the ultimate plaything for the world’s super-rich and a visible symbol of wealth. About 8 000 exist in the world today, with prices starting at an eye-watering R10 million upwards, depending on their […]

Out with the old, in with the new

As many as 57% of buyers have already completed the decision process of what they think they want in a materials handling solution before they engage with a salesperson “By moving away from defined categories of basic, standard and premium lift trucks, the Series N offers a new customer experience that enables them to define […]

New Crushing Solutions for Quarry Owners

Quarry owners have given an enthusiastic reception to two new Sandvik static crushing solutions – the Reborn plant and the FastPlant – which both offer fast delivery times and substantial cost savings. The plants clearly fill a market need and several installations are already up and running in South Africa’s quarrying industry. The Reborn package […]

No Need to Replace Linear Guides

Thanks to the adoption of NSK’s linear guides with K1 lubrication units, a British timber manufacturer has managed to reduce conveyor downtime by a factor of more than 12, prompting annual cost savings of more than €77,000. The manufacturer supplies wooden beams to the building industry. At one production station, a conveyor system transports the […]

Complacency is the Enemy of Safety 

An alarming drop in company leaders participating in health and safety related activities has been noted by surface mining industry association, ASPASA, which it sees as a significant threat to miners’ wellbeing. In every mine the senior leader of each unit and the company’s directors are ultimately responsible for providing the leadership, systems and processes […]

Complete set of Lifting and Handling Elements

AGCO, an American company founded in 1990, is a global leader in the manufacture and distribution of agricultural equipment. It provides agricultural solutions to farmers worldwide through the distribution of recognised brands and its lines of tractors, combine-harvesters, haymaking equipment, seeding and tillage implements, grain storage and protein production systems, as well as spare parts. […]

New Crusher Generation for Sustainable Use

The jaw crusher Mobicat MC 110(i) EVO2 and the cone crusher Mobicone MCO 90(i) EVO2, with their efficient crusher direct drive, have a holistic drive concept that forms the basis for high cost-effectiveness.  Both Kleemann machines of the new EVO2 generation are equipped with a patented power train. The crusher is driven directly, and thus […]