Mobile Crushing Equipment

Crushing equipment specialist Pilot Crushtec is seeing growing demand from the mining sector as rising commodity prices breathe new life into this industry. This contrasts with the construction sector, which remains challenged, according to Francois Marais, director sales and marketing at Pilot Crushtec. Sluggish demand for construction materials has meant that capital expenditure for aggregate […]

Fit-for-Purpose Screens

“We focus on the detail of every project, so that the screen performance suits the customer’s mined product and expected output,” says Kwatani CEO, Kim Schoepflin. “This means working with all screen operating parameters like velocity,  stroke,  angle of stroke and deck inclination – as well as the appropriate screen media – to deliver results.” […]

Apron Feeders for DRC Project

Key equipment supplier Takraf South Africa, part of the global Takraf Group, has supplied two machines for a leading copper/cobalt producer in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The order was carried out during challenging Covid-19 pandemic conditions, with installation and commissioning assistance provided remotely due to travel restrictions. The apron feeders, which are being […]

Adopting a Modular Design Saves Money

Adopting a Modular Design Saves Money

It goes without saying that, in all industries, across all sectors, wasteful expenditure is a sure fire way to hasten a company’s demise. What comes to mind is the concept of ‘Just in Time’ manufacturing, made popular in the 70’s by the Toyota corporation which stated a company should be geared toward making just what […]

Claims To Be A Game-Changer

Claims To Be A Game-Changer

Amarillo Gold Corporation has selected Metso Outotec’s modular FIT Station for its Posse Gold greenfield mining project in the state of Goiás in central Brazil. The new game-changing crushing and screening solution was introduced to the market in 2020, and Amarillo Gold will be the first site where it will be installed. The cost-efficient FIT […]

Zimbabwe Export Order

Zimbabwe Export Order

Mining and quarrying equipment specialist Osborn, a subsidiary of Astec Industries Inc, has completed a significant export order for a new aggregate crushing plant in Harare, Zimbabwe.  New customer Beta Holdings, Zimbabwe’s largest brick and concrete roof tile supplier, has installed and commissioned six Osborn machines in the brand-new plant. “This order was secured through […]

Stacking Efficiencies and Performance in the Digital Space

Stacking Efficiencies and Performance in the Digital Space

Thyssenkrupp is an industry pioneer and world leader in the manufacture of stackers, drum reclaimers and other stockyard machines. Moving with the Industry 4.0 tide, the global engineering specialist has introduced new technology that improves stacker efficiency and performance. Thyssenkrupp stackers are responsible for stockpiling an extensive range of materials at mines, quarries and ports […]

Post-lockdown deliveries

Surface mining industry association, Aspasa, has called on miners to use the lag between the opening of surface mines and the delivery of products wisely, by preparing smart stockpiles, internal roadway systems and traffic separation measures to deal quickly and safely with the tide when markets reopen. Post-lockdown deliveries Carefully planned stockpiles should be prepared […]

Cold crushing

Cold crushing

Metso is delivering three Lokotrack crushing and screening plants retrofitted for extreme cold for the reconstruction of the U.S. National Science Foundation’s (NSF) McMurdo research station in Antarctica. The equipment enables crushing in temperatures as low as -40 °C. McMurdo Station, located on an island in the Ross Sea, is the U.S. Antarctic program’s logistics […]

The Cusp of a Crushing Revolution

The Cusp of a Crushing Revolution

thyssenkrupp’s new hard rock ERC is smaller, more efficient and suitable for processing a range of commodities above and undergroundThe Eccentric Roll Crusher (ERC) is a unique new crusher on the market. Designed, developed and manufactured by thyssenkrupp, the ERC beat the designers’ efficiency expectations in testing and offers miners and mineral processing plants a […]