Backhoe Loaders Bonanza

In an endeavor to provide a more significant value proposition to its customers, Kemach Equipment, a leader in the sale of backhoe loaders (BHL’s or TLB’s) in the South African region, has joined with BULL to promote its range of the world’s most efficient BHL’s. ‘I am very excited to announce the next chapter in our […]

Distribution and Support Agreement for Zambia

Two and half years ago, Tata International signed an agreement with Afgri Ghana to buy the distribution rights for John Deere agricultural equipment. The success and growth in selling and supporting the full line of John Deere products in Ghana as well as other African countries has resulted in a new strategic decision to invest […]

SCA 4-Way Tipper – A Versatile Tipping Frame Compatible With Most 6 m/20 ft Skeletal Trailers

SCA 4-Way Tipper – A Versatile Tipping Frame Compatible With Most 6 m/20 ft Skeletal Trailers

The Benefits of Road and Rail Specialised Container Agencies (SCA) manufactures niche market container products that ensure safe and efficient off-loading of materials from both rail wagons and road trucks. This equipment improves efficiencies, lowers operating costs and protects product integrity during bulk handling. “SCA focuses on the design of containerised bulk material handling products […]

From The Chairman’s Desk

From The Chairman’s Desk

The CMA is a proud supporter of the IMHC and the Beltcon conferences. If you haven’t already done so, please make a note of the Beltcon 20 conference dates in your diary. The conference takes place at St George Hotel, Centurion, on 31 July and 1 August. Exhibition stands are selling fast and some eager […]

3 TIPS for Meeting Production Targets

3 TIPS for Meeting Production Targets

Mines are dynamic environments with loads of pressure on managers, department heads and procurement officers to keep up the pace. There are three key bases to be covered, if they are to consistently meet daily goals and keep the wheels turning smoothly. 1. Communication vitalGood communication is vital, so that everyone is clear on the […]

Race to the Bottom

According to the PwC Mine 2017 report, the world’s Top 40 miners recovered from a race to the bottom, with bolstered balance sheets and a return to profitability in 2016. The PwC Mine 2017 report was released at the Junior Indaba conference held in Johannesburg on 7 & 8 June. The report analysed 40 of […]

A Regional Focus

Looking forward to some warmer weather, “Bulk Handling Today” went down to the KZN Industrial Show (KITE) in late July this year. Having set up our stand, we found ourselves chatting to many visitors who showed a keen interest in getting to know more about the publication and the industries it serves. Over three days, […]

Real Cost per Ton

When mines go out to tender on the goods and services they require, procurement officers should be looking beyond the service provider’s rates to the contribution they make to the mine’s cost per ton of minerals produced; not an easy task when there are so many hidden factors at play. In fact, says SPH Kundalila […]

Gathering Steam

Although Kitwe is essentially a small town, the exhibition was well-attended, situated as it is in the hub of Zambia’s mining sector. Quite a few visitors flew in from the neighbouring states. We noticed many Zimbabweans coming past our stand as well as visitors from other neighbouring states such as Angola and Mozambique. Of course, […]