From the Chairman’s Desk

What a spectacular day we had at the CMA 29th Annual Golf Day at Bryanston Country Club!  The weather couldn’t have been better, the course is in excellent condition, players in great form, and the record was broken (yet again) with the amount of money collected for charity. Winners were Mike, Guy, Brandon and Barry […]

New Heavy-duty Scalping Screen

Superior Industries, a US-based manufacturer and global supplier of bulk material processing and handling systems has announced another advancement in its lineup of Guardian horizontal screens with a brand-new heavy duty scalping model. The new HD scalping screen handles a maximum feed size of 18-inches (457mm). This surpasses its medium-duty predecessor, which maxes out at […]

From the Chairman’s Desk

What a great meeting of the SAIMH and CMA Joint Forum on 10 April. It was good to see somany from industry attending to hear interesting presentations from Graham Shortt, SimonCurry and Bruce Watts. The next Joint Forum meeting is scheduled for August, so watch this space! Congratulations to our new batch of achievers of […]

Fifty Years of Air Cannon Technology

A world leader in bulk handling solutions Martin Engineering is marking the 50th anniversary of its invention of the world’s first low-pressure air cannon. Air cannons have transformed material flows in bulk processing systems, eliminating problematic internal buildups and blockages.   The company launched the world’s first low-pressure pneumatic air cannon, its legendary Big Blaster […]

From the Chairman’s Desk

The CMA has some interesting items on the Calendar in the next few weeks, starting with the SAIMH and CMA Joint Forum meeting being held on Wednesday 10 April at Brelko premises. Graham Short is presenting a paper on the design of screw take-ups, Bruce Watts is speaking on modern day project challenges, Simon Curry’s […]

Belt Misalignment Solutions

With belt misalignment remaining the biggest headache for conveyor system operators across a variety of bulk material handling industries, Tru-Trac has evolved from this valuable niche into a full service conveyor solutions business. Having patented and commercialised its belt tracker back in 1996, Tru-Trac has leveraged its engineering expertise and market knowledge into a comprehensive […]

Conveyor Automation Made Easier

Superior Industries, a US-based manufacturer and global supplier of bulk material processing and handling systems, has announced the launch of version 14.0 of its TeleStacker Conveyor PilePro Automation programme. This latest edition brings significant enhancements to user interface and functionality. Among the notable changes is the introduction of an updated touch screen boasting a higher […]

From the Chairman’s Desk

The year has got off to a flying start and already the first of the Design Diploma courses for the year has been completed and the first Members’ meeting for the year has been held. Other events that are coming up are listed on the website but I would like to highlight some of them, […]

‘Can-do’ Approach of South Africans

A world leader in bulk material handling solutions Martin Engineering has celebrated its 20th anniversary of growth across the African continent. The company, which works with mining and mineral processing companies to improve safety, efficiency and productivity, first entered Africa in November 2003 with the acquisition of South African business, Scorpio Conveyor Products.  Two decades […]

From the Chairman’s Desk

What an eventful year the CMA has had! We celebrated the CMA 50th Anniversary with a dinner and show appropriately named 50 Carat Gold at the Barnyard Theatre recently and Beltcon 21 held in August was a great success.  The bulk materials handling industry were treated to some excellent papers presented by well renowned speakers […]