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Capital Equipment News May 2019

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CapitalEquipmentNews May 2019On the Cover: Scania Southern Africa is introducing a completely new truck range. This is the result of more than 10 years of development work and investments globally.

With the new range, Scania is extending its offering and can now supply more performance stages, connectivity and a comprehensive palette of productivity-enhancing services, as well as sustainable transportation solutions that are precisely customised for each type of customer in the highly-competitive transportation industry. With the new range, Scania promises that customers – regardless of the industry and area of application – will be able to carry out their work in the most sustainable and profitable way.

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Volvo adds Stage IIIA engines to SD115B, SD135B and SD160B soil compactors

Published: 23 May 2019

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) is to introduce a Tier 3/Stage IIIA engine option for its larger SD115B, SD135B and SD160B soil compactors in Africa, the Middle East, Russia and...

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Bottom line benefits from composite mill liners

Published: 23 May 2019

FLSmidth has launched redesigned mill lining components engineered to suit the specific functions and differing operating environments of the mining industry. The new mill liners will increase the throughput of...

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Vent block sealer is a boon for coal mines, and other uses

Published: 22 May 2019

Developed to assist coal mines to seal their ventilation walls and air-crossings, the CHRYSO® Vent Block Sealer can, in fact, seal any porous substrate – quickly and cost-effectively.

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Tata proves its worth for feedstock manufacturer

Published: 22 May 2019

With more than 1,1-million km on its odometer, a Tata 8-t dropside that’s used as a maximum-load workhorse is well into its second decade of delivering exceptional service for Meyerton-based...

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Traka accelerates expansion into wider African markets

Published: 21 May 2019

Leveraging almost two decades of experience in South Africa, and a presence in a further six African countries, networked key and equipment management solutions company Traka Africa announces an acceleration...

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Multotec Rubber MD acknowledged by IOM3

Published: 21 May 2019

The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining Southern Africa (IOM3) has acknowledged Spike Taylor, MD of Multotec Rubber, for the significant role he has played in the industrial rubber industry...

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RFI scoops Bosch Service Centre of the Year Award

Published: 20 May 2019

Reef Fuel Injection Services has earned the coveted Bosch Service Centre of the Year award. The workshop grading for the award, conducted every two years, recognises the service centre for...

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Mahindra showcases full product range at NAMPO

Published: 20 May 2019

Mahindra South Africa showcased its full range of products, including generators, pick-ups, construction equipment and – for the first time – its range of newly launched tractors and farming implements...

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What do equipment users want from automation?

Published: 17 May 2019

Automation technology is advancing, but what features do customers actually want? In this article, Volvo CE’s Tine Lefebvre, global director Connected Services and Koen Sips, VP Customer Solutions, highlight how...

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Digitalisation as a toolbox

Published: 17 May 2019

Selecting the most appropriate digital technologies – and implementing them in a practical way – will help manufacturers improve machine output and provide a better service to their customers, says...

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New FAW 6.130 FL rolls in

Published: 17 May 2019

FAW Vehicle Manufacturers SA has launched its new FAW 6.130 FL medium commercial truck, built in South Africa and specifically configured for the local market.

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More plant uptime with Weir Minerals’ fit-for-purpose valves

Published: 16 May 2019

Abrasive and corrosive slurry can quickly wear out valves and cause costly downtime, unless mines insist on quality OEM (original equipment manufacturer) products that are engineered specifically for their application.

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Manitowoc recognises CLT as a top EMEA dealer

Published: 15 May 2019

In a ceremony at bauma 2019 in Munich, Germany, Manitowoc honoured southern Africa’s CLT (Crane Load Technology) as a top EMEA dealer for parts sales. Astrid Hager-Guthrie, parts sales and...

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GLTC sets new lift truck warranty standards

Published: 15 May 2019

In a ground-breaking development, Goscor Lift Truck Company (GLTC) has rolled out an industry first, standard 5-year warranty on its Doosan 7 Series range of lift trucks. The new offering...

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Locally made Multotec trommel screen for Tronox

Published: 14 May 2019

South African original equipment manufacturer, Multotec won a tender from Tronox’s Namakwa Sands to replace a trommel at the mine’s Primary Concentration Plant East (PCPE) at its Brand se Baai...

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Hitachi outlines vision for autonomous mining

Published: 14 May 2019

Hitachi Construction Machinery (HCM) has announced its vision for autonomous mining – an open, interoperable ecosystem of partners that integrate their systems alongside existing mine infrastructure.

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GLTC achieves Level 3 B-BBEE status   

Published: 13 May 2019

In a proud moment that speaks to its transformational attitude, Goscor Lift Truck Company (GLTC) has just become the only importer of capital goods in South Africa to attain a...

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Talking condition monitoring

Published: 13 May 2019

South Africa-based condition monitoring specialist, WearCheck, is dedicated to remaining at the forefront of the reliability solutions sector, and regularly attends international conferences to gain insight into global trends.

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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
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Fax: +27 11 615-6108

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