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Capital Equipment News April 2018

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Capital Equipment News April 2018ON THE COVER:

In this edition of Capital Equipment News, we lead with a close look at the growth of the Powerstar truck range in the local construction market. In a market previously dominated by premium offerings, Powerstar, supplied locally by Ever Star Industries (ESI), has established itself as a dominant force in the construction vehicle segment. A key pillar of growth is the rugged nature of the competitively priced product that comes with no extra bells and whistles, complemented by a strong dealer and service network throughout southern Africa.

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B&E International records significant growth in the coal sector

Published: 20 April 2018

Raubex Group company B&E International’s 15 years of experience in coal today places it in the top rung of crushing and screening specialists in this competitive segment of mining, according...

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Zest gensets keep farms running smoothly during outages

Published: 20 April 2018

Any type of power outage, no matter how short, can place crops and farm animals at risk – which is why a reliable source of backup power has become vital...

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More strategic investment in Africa’s ports can accelerate growth

Published: 19 April 2018

Africa needs to take advantage of the economic potential of its ports and shipping sector if it is to realise its growth ambitions. Globally, ports are gateways for 80% of...

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Optimising mill lining changeout gives major payback advantage

Published: 19 April 2018

The correct time to change mill liners is when the efficiency of the mill drops and not when you think the lining is completely worn. Spike Taylor, managing director of...

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I-CAT expands Fire and Agri-Forestry divisions

Published: 18 April 2018

A successful diversification strategy has seen I-CAT expand two of its biggest growth areas at the moment, namely its Fire and Agri-Forestry Divisions.

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Liebherr achieves highest turnover in its history

Published: 18 April 2018

In 2017, the Liebherr Group achieved the highest turnover in the Group's history, with total sales of €9,845 million. Compared to the previous year, the family-run company increased its revenue...

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Global equipment sales surge

Published: 17 April 2018

Global construction equipment sales rose 28 per cent last year to almost 894,000 units, according to Off-Highway Research. This was the highest the market has been since 2012, and was...

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Bobcat to showcase compact muscle at NAMPO 2018

Published: 17 April 2018

Bobcat Equipment South Africa, part of the Goscor Group, will showcase its full range of compact machinery, which is well-suited for application in the agricultural sector, at Grain SA’s NAMPO...

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Cutting-edge tech changing the face of mining at Kumba

Published: 16 April 2018

Four years ago, Leigh Ann Booysen worked gruelling shifts at Kumba’s Kolomela iron ore mine as a drill operator. That meant sitting on a truck-sized drilling machine in an iron...

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Volvo machines help change the face of Sierra Leone’s diamond mining

Published: 16 April 2018

To say that Sierra Leone is rich in resources would be an understatement. Rutile, bauxite, gold and iron ore all number among the country’s abundant minerals. However, its diamonds the...

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Mahindra launches its EarthMaster TLB into the local market

Published: 13 April 2018

Leveraging its strong automotive network and success in southern Africa, with over 40 000 vehicles sold since its inception in October 2004, Mahindra South Africa, a fully-owned subsidiary of Mahindra &...

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Booyco delivers 5 000th PDS

Published: 13 April 2018

As one of South Africa’s leading companies in the deployment of proximity detection systems (PDS) in the mining sector, Booyco Electronics has celebrated another massive landmark: its 5 000th PDS installation.

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Maximum Equipment takes over distribution of Hidromek TLBs in SA

Published: 12 April 2018

At bauma CONEXPO AFRICA, Hidromek and Maximum Equipment announced the expansion of their relationship. Apart from excavators, Maximum Equipment has also become the distributor of Hidromek’s range of backhoe loaders...

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Grand entrance for IVECO’s award-winning Eurocargo

Published: 12 April 2018

IVECO South Africa used bauma CONEXPO AFRICA 2018 to display its award-winning new generation Eurocargo heavy commercial vehicle range for the first time at a public event in South Africa...

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MAN SA partners Cartrack to offer full suite of telematics

Published: 11 April 2018

MAN Automotive South Africa, locally representing both VW and MAN heavy commercial vehicle brands, has recently demonstrated the overarching value that can be derived through establishing cross-market partnerships, specifically in...

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First DAF XF105 Super Space Cab in SA

Published: 11 April 2018

Blue chip transporting solutions company, Mid West Bulk, has acquired the first DAF XF105.510 Super Space Cab in South Africa, which will be officially launched by Babcock, the sole importer...

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How uncertainty is culling SA’s mining industry

Published: 10 April 2018

By Allan Reid, Director of the Corporate and Commercial practice and the Head of Mining and Minerals sector at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr The prolonged uncertainty created by the introduction of Mining...

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Volvo CE moves into 3D printing of parts

Published: 10 April 2018

As the construction industry looks to new methods for efficient production, equipment manufacturers are likewise exploring additional ways to boost productivity. Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has introduced 3D printing...

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Title: Editor
Name: Munesu Shoko
Email: capnews@crown.co.za
Phone: +27 11 622-4770
Fax: +27 11 615-6108

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Name: Elmarie Stonell
Email: elmaries@crown.co.za
Phone: +27 11 622-4770
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