Intermodal Side Tipper Bins

Intermodal Side Tipper Bins

Specialised Container Agencies (SCA) – suppliers of niche market container products – has developed SCA Intermodal Side Tipper Bins, that provide efficient bulk handling rail solutions, encouraging greater utilisation of rail wagon container haulage. “SCA’s Intermodal Side Tipper Bins ensure quick, safe and cost-efficient bulk handling in rail and road applications. What’s notable is this […]

Intermodal Tipper Bins

Intermodal Tipper Bins

Specialised Container Agencies (SCA), suppliers of niche market container products, has developed an intermodal side tipper bin, that provides efficient bulk handling rail solutions, encouraging greater utilisation of rail wagon container haulage. “SCA’s intermodal tipper bins ensure quick, safe and coste efficient bulk handling in rail and road applications. What’s notable is this intermodal side […]

Mining partnership for Africa

Mining partnership for Africa

Mining industry equipment supply company Austin Engineering, suppliers of customised equipment to large global mining clients, mining contractors and original equipment manufacturers, and ETT, manufacturers of open pit mine support equipment and specialised mobile industrial equipment, have signed the beginning of a partnership agreement which sees them jointly marketing, selling and supporting their products through […]

Trains Imperative for African Development

Trains Imperative for African Development

African conditions are perfectly suited to rail transport solutions, due to long distances interspersed with rich mineral deposits and dense population centres. The fact that our rail infrastructure is somewhat lacking is testament to past policy and implementation failures, but rail still offers vast opportunities for our continent. The question is how to unlock these […]

Large Investments

Large Investments

Traxtion has opened its new Rosslyn-based maintenance facility for business, allowing it to provide locomotive rebuild and overhaul services at scale. The industrialised area of Rosslyn, a suburb of Tshwane, is the manufacturing centre of Gauteng, best known for its automotive industry. “The opening of this facility signals a giant leap as we solidify our […]

Getting into the mining sector

Getting into the mining sector

VDM Plant Hire plans to expand its operation to supply construction equipment to the mining sector. “We are currently extending our fleet of excavators, road rollers, wheel loaders and TLBs to include machines that comply with mining specifications and standards,” explains Lindo van der Merwe, owner of VDM Plant Hire. “This expansion programme encompasses the […]

Improving lives

Improving lives

In celebration of last Month’s International Women’s Day, Engen showed off its efforts to achieve a balance across its business, including their female bulk truck drivers. One such example is Phindile Sithole, one of 16 female bulk truck operators employed by Engen. She says that while she fully supports Engen’s drive to secure a more […]

Demolishing with high-grade steel

Demolishing with high-grade steel

For over three decades, steel company SSAB has delivered steel plates to England-based Kocurek Excavators, a company specialising in the manufacture of demolition equipment. SSAB helps family business, Kocurek Excavators in Ipwich, England to continually push the boundaries on behalf of their worldwide-customers. The extreme forces needed when tearing down buildings with demolition equipment up […]

Improving run time capacity

Improving run time capacity

A total fuel-filtration solution has ensured that a haul-truck fleet at a large copper mine in Zambia has achieved utilisation rates of between 85% and 90%, after previously experiencing operational difficulties relating to substandard fuel qualities, which had reduced the fleet’s run-time capacity to 65%. The haul trucks were not achieving the targeted 350-hours service […]

Nitrogen Tyre Inflation

Nitrogen Tyre Inflation

Less widely known is the significant cost-savings that commercial transport fleet owners can enjoy when they run their vehicle tyres on nitrogen inflation.Small and large fleets“The benefits of inflating your fleet tyres with nitrogen are really significant if you are a major commercial transportation company with dozens of vehicles on the road,” says NitraLife’s sales […]