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Capital Equipment News March 2019

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Capital Equipment News March 2019The leading story in this edition looks at the growing trend in the global forklift industry – the move towards battery-powered forklifts. In line with global trends, Goscor Lift Truck Company (GLTC), a supplier of leading forklift brands, reports an increase in demand of electrical forklifts in southern Africa. On the back of the increased uptake, GLTC has just introduced the new Doosan electric 7 Series, a four-wheel counterbalance forklift truck range.

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Volvo CE finalises acquisition of CeDe Group

Published: 20 March 2019

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has received all necessary approvals for the earlier announced acquisition of Swedish machine adaptation specialist CeDe Group and the deal is now closed.

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Small tweaks make all the difference in warehousing

Published: 20 March 2019

Bridgewater Logistics, a leading South African third-party logistics provider (3PL), is constantly benchmarking its operations to drive further improvements in warehousing efficiencies.

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Dry-type transformer excels on a mobile process plant in Sierra Leone

Published: 19 March 2019

Four dry-type transformers from Trafo Power Solutions have been proving their worth on a mobile process plant on a Sierra Leone mine since last year; so successful have they been...

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Liebherr-France invests €5-million Euro in new assembly line

Published: 19 March 2019

Liebherr-France SAS in Colmar has put a new assembly line into operation. It is based on the principles of lean management, and will thus contribute to further improvements in quality...

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Volvo CE and LEGO Technic futuristic concept wins gold at if design awards

Published: 18 March 2019

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has scooped a top prize at the design industry’s most prestigious awards – yet another success of the company’s unique collaboration with LEGO® Technic.

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GEM to showcase SANY equipment for agriculture at NAMPO 2019

Published: 14 March 2019

Goscor Earth Moving (GEM), the official distributor of SANY, will showcase its front-end loader and excavator range at Grain SA’s NAMPO Harvest Day from 14 to 17 May in Bothaville...

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Bridgewater Logistics is an extension of its clients’ customer-service teams

Published: 14 March 2019

Bridgewater Logistics’ team of skilled employees and technology capabilities are being harnessed by South African businesses to provide them with a strategic competitive edge.

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Metso introduces Performance Solutions for mining

Published: 13 March 2019

Mining companies globally are seeking solutions to help them improve productivity to deal with challenges like increasing processing costs and declining ore grades. To holistically address these challenges, Metso has...

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Volvo CE to test remote-controlled wheel loaders as 5G network becomes available

Published: 13 March 2019

Telia, Ericsson and Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) have launched Sweden’s first 5G network for industrial use at Volvo CE’s facility in Eskilstuna. Volvo CE will then become one of...

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Aury Africa ideally positioned to reap benefits from green shoots in mining

Published: 12 March 2019

Aury Africa is ideally positioned to take advantage of the uptick in the mining industry, as indicated by the prevailing air of optimism at the Mining Indaba in Cape Town...

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Multotec’s ceramic impellers to boost uptime at DRC mine

Published: 12 March 2019

A large order of 24 ceramic impellers destined for pumping equipment in a copper mine in the Democratic Republic of Congo signals the value this technology brings through longer wear...

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Rewriting the rules of the jobsite

Published: 11 March 2019

At bauma Munich 2019, Caterpillar is rolling out a wide range of equipment, technology and services that empower and encourage customers to ‘Rewrite the Rules’ of the jobsite. Advancing the...

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FPT Industrial expands presence in Africa & Middle East

Published: 11 March 2019

FPT Industrial is broadening its business in Africa & Middle East through a partnership with a new dealer in Egypt. M. Ahmed Daoud & Co, with its main office in...

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Diesel Power invests in Hyundai R850LC-9 excavator from HPE Africa

Published: 11 March 2019

Diesel Power, established 27 years ago as a plant hire company, has over time expanded its services to also include contract mining. The company – part of the Buildmax Group...

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Weba Chute Systems founder earns hall of fame accolade

Published: 07 March 2019

Werner Baller, founder and chairman of Weba Chute Systems, has been inducted into International Mining’s Technology Hall of Fame for 2018.

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Iron, steel and alcohol: a dangerous combination

Published: 07 March 2019

By Rhys Evans, Managing Director at ALCO-Safe The South African Iron & Steel industry is the third largest manufacturing industry in the country. Contributing to roughly 1% of the world’s crude...

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Simplified Hamm 3410 compactor for upcoming contractors

Published: 06 March 2019

Wirtgen South Africa is to launch a “Classic” version of the Hamm 3410 single-drum compactor to meet the needs of upcoming road contractors. While it retains the same German build...

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Industry first for Pilot Crushtec and Metso

Published: 06 March 2019

Pilot Crushtec and Metso have introduced the first five-year, 10-000 hour extended warranty plan in the industry for all Metso products on their crushing, screening and materials handling equipment. This...

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

Title: Advertising Manager
Name: Elmarie Stonell
Email: elmaries@crown.co.za
Phone: +27 11 622-4770
Fax: +27 11 615-6108

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