Tectra Automation boosts process industry with ex-stock OMAL ball valves

OMAL’s Thor split body stainless steel valves can handle extremely aggressive fluids in process applications.

Enhanced performance, greater reliability and longer life: that’s the reputation OMAL’s ball valves have built across the world’s process industries over the last 30 years. OMAL manufactures a complete range of ball valves for the process industry, which are distributed in sub-Saharan Africa exclusively by drive and control automation specialists Tectra Automation. The company maintains a number of these valves ex-stock, including wafer and split wafer valves and Thor Split Body valves in both carbon steel and stainless steel versions. The valves are ideal for a wide range of media,…

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Danfoss introduces enhanced VLT AutomationDrive

The VLT® AutomationDrive is designed to be modular and adaptable. Featuring the compact new generation D- and E-enclosures and a wider operating temperature range – from -25°C to +50°C (-13°F to +122°F) – without derating, the robust drive is engineered to operate reliably in the most demanding environments. The VLT AutomationDrive features both hardware and software enhancements that maximize performance. The integrated motion controller (IMC) provides advanced functionality to perform high-precision positioning or synchronization with asynchronous or PM motors with or without an encoder connection. The IMC is said to save cost…

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South African presence at DRC Mining Week in Lubumbashi indicates strong interest in DRC mining sector

South African presence at DRC Mining Week

“Renewing the presence of the South African National Pavilion at the DRC Mining Week positions South African companies as leading players in the mining and power sectors and will allow them to enhance their presence in the region, and for new companies to increase the South African foothold in the DRC.” This is according to Eric Bruggeman, CEO of the South African Capital Equipment Export Council (SACEEC), that is bringing a strong delegation of South African suppliers to the DRC Mining Week conference and exhibition, that is taking place in Lubumbashi, in the…

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Weir Minerals: Specialised Pumps for Processing and Transporting Mine Slurries

Weir Minerals

Weir Minerals is a global leader in delivering high-quality engineered products for slurry transportation, comminution and minerals processing applications in the mining sector. With over 140 years of experience, the company’s solutions aim to enhance productivity, operation longevity, capacity and efficiency by combining a hydraulic design and corrosion-resistant materials. Piston diaphragm pumps for handling abrasive materials The GEHO® TZPM pump is a crankshaft-driven piston diaphragm pump, which is designed to handle coarse mineral ores, minewater and tailings slurries. Designed for pumping solids and liquid mixtures, as well as high-pressures or…

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