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Capital Equipment News August 2018

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 Capital Equipment News August 2018On the cover:

SDLG customers in southern Africa can look forward to increased ‘reliability in action’ the OEM promises following Babcock’s introduction of three new models – the B877F backhoe loader, G9220 VHP motor grader and L958F wheel loader – benefitting from a radical feature upgrade compared with their predecessors.

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New compressors keep mining industry safe and cool under pressure

Published: 17 August 2018

Mining is a tough environment, combining harsh physical conditions, long operational hours and cost pressures. Evolving compressed air technologies are increasingly playing a vital role in mining processes including exploration...

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Multotec is first up for SABS local content verification

Published: 17 August 2018

Leading South African mineral processing equipment manufacturer Multotec has taken the pioneering step of having its local content verified by the South African Bureau of Standards (SABS), in line with...

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Mining transformation – the time is right, the technology is here

Published: 16 August 2018

By Sudip Chaudhuri, Global lead for Natural Resources, Wipro Limited The time is right for mining companies globally to move past siloed implementation of new technologies and begin investing in integrated...

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Four new Hyundai excavators for Basil Read

Published: 16 August 2018

Basil Read’s mining division has extended its fleet of mobile mining equipment with the addition of four new Hyundai excavators, which have been deployed on a diamond mine in Lesotho.

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Key appointments at Bridgestone SA

Published: 15 August 2018

Bridgestone has announced key appointments to strengthen its operations and the implementation of its business strategy. 

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German machine tool industry maintains record order level

Published: 15 August 2018

In the second quarter of 2018, order bookings in the German machine tool industry increased by 2% compared with the preceding year’s equivalent period. Domestic orders were up by 29%...

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Sandvik’s safety drive to take centre stage at Electra Mining

Published: 14 August 2018

Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology Southern Africa will showcase mining solutions which have been developed in conjunction with mines to boost overall safety and productivity across all types of mines...

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Epiroc boosts Mozambican support capability

Published: 14 August 2018

The drive to become a stronger partner and bolster services to customers in Mozambique fuelled the decision by global mining equipment specialist, Epiroc, to relocate to larger premises in Maputo...

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It’s a gas!

Published: 13 August 2018

By Quinton de Villiers It is encouraging to witness the concerted effort made by the international transport industry to develop a cleaner and more reliant fuel source. While electric-hybrid trucks dominated...

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Is construction ready for intelligent automation?

Published: 13 August 2018

Technology has the power to make construction cleaner, smarter and more efficient – yet progress has been slow. How can the industry take full advantage of intelligent automation? Alastair Hayfield...

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Wits courses in earthmoving, maintenance in mining

Published: 09 August 2018

Wits University’s Centre for Mechanised Mining Systems (CMMS) – part of the Wits Mining Institute – will be presenting its popular three-day courses in mechanised earthmoving and maintenance management this...

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Infrastructure specialists welcome return of renewable energy

Published: 09 August 2018

The long-awaited signing of power offtake agreements with independent power producers earlier this year is likely to boost Raubex Infra’s contribution in the renewable energy sector, according to MD Ean...

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AECOM continues to secure major infrastructure contracts in East Africa

Published: 08 August 2018

Integrated infrastructure delivery company, AECOM, continues to secure major contracts in East Africa through its Nairobi office. This forms part of a concerted strategy to target transportation, water and power...

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Konecranes CXT Explorer: a mobile workshop for in the middle of nowhere

Published: 08 August 2018

One of the most innovative products to come from Konecranes recently is the CXT Explorer. It is a combination of a 6,3 t mobile overhead crane, travelling on a gantry...

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Addressing crucial operational parameters

Published: 07 August 2018

At this year’s Volvo Days, Volvo Construction Equipment cast the spotlight on Total Cost of Ownership and Uptime, two principal parameters of sheer significance for every earthmoving equipment owner, writes...

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Taking a business approach to asset financing

Published: 07 August 2018

Year after year, many contractors, both large and small, list access to funding as one of their most formidable concerns facing the future of their businesses. In an environment where...

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Metso wins a significant mining equipment order from JSW Steel

Published: 07 August 2018

Metso has won a significant order to deliver a pellet plant, including grinding, filtration and a pyro-processing pellet plant to a large-scale steel operation of JSW Steel Ltd. in India...

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ELB relaunches Gehl into local market

Published: 07 August 2018

ELB Equipment has relaunched an exciting range of equipment including skidsteers, articulated loaders and BHL’s from Gehl, one of the world’s leading compact equipment manufacturers.

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Name: Munesu Shoko
Email: capnews@crown.co.za
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Name: Elmarie Stonell
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