Cementing a Partnership

With effect from August 2021, Kemach Equipment became the appointed South African partner to Liebherr for the sales and aftersales service of construction and earthmoving machinery.  Les Lothian, CEO of Kemach Equipment, is galvanised by the partnership, saying, “Our experienced sales team is now equipped to provide current and future customers with a 360-degree solution […]

Fuel-efficient Crawler Excavators

New to HPE Africa’s range of Hyundai crawler excavators, is the recently launched Hyundai R210 Smart Plus series, with advanced design features over the previous 210 Smart machines. Explains Ross Collard, Managing Director, HPE Africa, “Noteworthy features of the R210 Smart Plus series compromise fuel efficiency, high productivity, safe and smooth operation and easy control. […]

Wheel loader up for hire

Wheel loader up for hire

KZN-based Sage Trans has extended its portfolio of plant hire equipment with the investment in a new Case 1021F wheel loader from Case Construction Equipment SA. “The recent addition of a robust Case 1021F wheel loader to our fleet, forms part of the company’s expansion programme, which is geared to efficiently meet growing demand for […]

3 000 and Counting

3 000 and Counting

DISA Equipment has recently sold its 3 000th Doosan machine in South Africa to plant rental specialists, TKR Operations, in a joint venture with Medkoeriers, which provides material processing and handling services at Tharisa Minerals in Rustenburg, North West Province. “Delivery of the Doosan DX520 excavator to the mine in October last year, marks the […]

Nico Pienaar of ASPASA

Nico Pienaar of ASPASA

Laboratories costing concrete suppliers dearly An urgent meeting of the technical committee of surface mining industry association, ASPASA, was convened to address inaccurate and procedurally incorrect laboratory tests that are costing the sand and aggregate industry hundreds of millions of Rands every year. ASPASA is receiving ever-increasing complaints from its members with readymix concrete subsidiaries […]

Enterprise Collaboration for Digital Transformation Mining

Enterprise Collaboration for Digital Transformation Mining

Solutions and systems that have been tried-and-tested in other industries, from defence to aerospace, manufacturing, oil and gas, can deliver comparable results in the mining industry, which has been slow in the uptake of digital transformation.Key to unlocking this approach in the mining industry is Enterprise Collaboration, the foundation of the 3DExperience platform from French […]

Valuable Info on Our Market

Valuable Info on Our Market

The first comprehensive survey of the size and complexity of the construction, earthmoving and mining equipment industry in more than 20 years has been released to provide unparalleled market intelligence to stakeholders in the industry. Compiled by global research company, Off Highway Research, the 220-page report, The Construction Industry in South Africa, is a four […]

Loaders for gold project

Loaders for gold project

A service provider to the gold-mining industry based in Klerksdorp has taken delivery of two Sany SYL956 front-end loaders, reports Goscor Earthmoving (GEM) salesperson Klinton Kane. With an operating weight of 17 000kg, a 3.2m3 bucket and a 2 200rpm engine, the loaders are ideal for such an arduous and demanding application. Shakgapickle Trading & […]

A Positive Approach

A Positive Approach

With the failing of the country’s state-owned enterprises, a tough economy and slowdown in the mining and construction industries, owners and investors in the surface mining industry should take heart that the industry still holds many opportunities for those who remain committed. So says surface mining industry association, ASPASA, director, Nico Pienaar, who believes that […]

Scrap Processing Division Opts for a Green Solution

Scrap Processing Division Opts for a Green Solution

A local company is the first to use Sennebogen material handlers since the German-manufactured machines joined Babcock’s range of premium construction equipment available in southern Africa. The Sennebogen 830E electric material handlers were custom built to Scaw Metals’ specifications and are being used to feed a shredding machine, as well as to offload trucks. They […]