No flash in the pan’: Betterect and DryTech achieve a trio of mineral concentrate drying plant successes

  Betterect, a South African fabricator and erector of large processing equipment structures, undertakes steel fabrication projects within the mining, petrochemical and other industries, for clients as far afield as Austria, Italy, Germany and Australia, as well as throughout Southern and Central Africa. With more than four decades in the industry, they are the recognised leaders within their field. As such, Betterect has conceptualised and developed the ‘Team Africa’ concept, in which steel industry suppliers and manufacturers join forces and share skills and expertise to supply mining, power generation, industrial…

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A ‘Heads-up’ from Rand-Air for the mining sector

A ‘Heads-up’ from Rand-Air for the mining sector

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An outstanding ‘paper trail’ of success for Rand-Air with Durban pulp and paper mill customer

: 5 PTS 1600 oil-free diesel compressors and DAU, desiccant air dryers, which provide 100% oil-free, clean and dry air hired out to the pulp and paper mill in Durban

An outstanding ‘paper trail’ of success for Rand-Air with Durban pulp and paper mill customer

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Crushing’ the competition: Betterect builds semi-mobile crushing plant for Mozambique mine

Loading of bottom section of sizer base frame on SMCP project.

Crushing’ the competition: Betterect builds semi-mobile crushing plant for Mozambique mine

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Navigating a steady course : Namdock announces Covid-19 lockdown measures

Heritha Nankole Muyoba, Acting Chief Executive Officer of Namdock

The current COVID-19 pandemic has impacted organisations on both a global and local scale. Astute governments, as well as public and private sector organisations worldwide, are adapting at a rapid rate to mitigate the health and economic impacts of the Novel Coronavirus. Established ship repair and wholly Namibian-owned company Namdock, strategically located on the west coast of Africa in Walvis Bay, has the health and wellbeing not only of  its local and international client and supplier base, but also of the Namibian people at heart during this extraordinarily challenging and…

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Moving with the times – Pilot Crushtec makes coal crushing simple and mobile

DoppiaTrac DR400

If the 21st century has taught us anything, it is that that things are changing quicker than ever before. To succeed in the current business landscape, companies need to be agile and tool their operations to cater to the ever-changing environment with innovative and appropriate solutions. Case and point is a company operating in KwaZulu Natal that had to rethink their equipment needs, to meet the requirements of their client. The company has had to increase their average monthly processed coal production from some 20 000 tons a month to just…

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OSBORN EQUIPMENT SHINES AT PETRA’S CULLINAN MINE

Mining and quarrying equipment specialist Osborn has secured a significant order from Petra Diamonds, for an apron feeder that will be employed at the diamond mining group’s renowned Cullinan Diamond Mine in Gauteng. This is the latest in numerous orders awarded to Osborn over many years by long standing customer Petra Diamonds, reveals East Africa area manager Chris Slade. “We are very proud that Petra Diamonds has once again trusted its equipment needs to Osborn. This order for an Osborn D6C 1 500 x 6 000 apron feeder reflects the growing global…

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TRANSNET NATIONAL PORTS AUTHORITY APPOINTS BIDFREIGHT PORT OPERATIONS (PTY) LTD AS TERMINAL OPERATOR OF SHEDS 10 AND 11 AT THE MULTI-PURPOSE TERMINAL FACILITY AT THE PORT OF PORT ELIZABETH

Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) has concluded an agreement with Bidfreight Port Operations (Pty) Ltd (BPO) for the design, development, financing, construction, operation, maintenance and transfer of a Multi-Purpose Terminal at Sheds 10 and 11 in the Port of Port Elizabeth, following an open tender process. “We are extremely excited that the agreement with BPO has been concluded and that we can welcome a world-class independent operator to the Port of Port Elizabeth,” said Nozipho Mdawe, Chief Operating Officer of TNPA. She added that the development would optimise the use…

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Kelmeg Lifting Services provides customer support ‘on site and on demand’ with its mobile LMI unit

When it comes to lifting, rigging and lashing, Kelmeg Lifting Services (KLS) is South Africa’s leading manufacturer and supplier, and a company within the Commercial Products division of Bidvest. For the past 26 years, KLS has been providing customers in all industry sectors with excellent lifting equipment and outstanding after sales-support. This year, KLS is pushing the boundaries of excellence even further by bringing this support right to the customer’s premises or project site. “We have recently expanded our service offering to include a mobile Lifting Machinery Inspection (LMI) unit.…

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‘Uplifting’ local industry: Kelmeg’s dedication to innovation, quality and customer service

Lifting and rigging is a fundamental industrial activity, using a wide range of products throughout all industry sectors. Kelmeg Lifting Services (KLS), founded in 1991, is South Africa’s leading specialist in manufacturing and supplying equipment for lifting, rigging and lashing. With a proud 26-year track record, the company has grown into a thriving operation. Its portfolio of products is marketed throughout South Africa via an established distribution network. KLS General Manager Rodney Young and his team are extremely passionate about the lifting industry and their company; which, in 2016, became part of…

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