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Capital Equipment News February 2018

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Capital Equipment News February 2018ON THE COVER:

Ahead of bauma CONEXPO AFRICA, leading Turkish OEM, Hidromek, has announced that it will officially take the wraps off its new 39 t HMK 370 LC HD crawler excavator, making it the biggest excavator model currently offered by local South African supplier Maximum Equipment.

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Cross-docking – the devil is in the detail

Published: 21 February 2018

There has been a marked growth in demand for cross-docking capabilities in South Africa, considering the many benefits this service offers businesses by being able to move products directly to...

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Safe fleet, safe business

Published: 21 February 2018

Second only to people costs, a fleet of vehicles is often one of the biggest operating costs for any business. It is also one of the most prominent representations of...

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Kwatani says on-spec and on-time are keys to serving EPCs and mines

Published: 20 February 2018

Faced with the ongoing challenge of being price sensitive in new capital projects, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) must also ensure that their product and service offering helps create a sustainable...

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Record Abidjan bus contract for IVECO BUS

Published: 20 February 2018

IVECO BUS has just signed an historic order for 400 Crossway Low Entry and 50 Crealis 18-m CNG buses for the Abidjan Transport Company SOTRA. The vehicles will be delivered...

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Balancing strategies required in the import sector in 2018

Published: 19 February 2018

Globally, the import sector, particularly from a shipping perspective, has been dominated in 2017 by unsustainable low rates, bigger vessels and soft demand. This has resulted in industry consolidation and...

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Fixing construction's productivity problem

Published: 19 February 2018

Even the smallest construction projects are multi-disciplined events that involve hundreds of individual actions. When scaled up to mega project size, managing the sequencing of man, machine and material so...

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CMTI Group at the forefront of local innovation in mechanisation

Published: 16 February 2018

CMTI Group’s locally-developed and patented mechanised underground mining equipment is now ready for commercial contracting. The cutting-edge technology includes ultra-low profile (ULP) mining and integrated brake-testing equipment, as well as...

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Atlas Copco to acquire SA exploration business

Published: 16 February 2018

Atlas Copco has agreed to acquire the assets of Renegade Drilling Supplies Proprietary Ltd., a South African manufacturer and distributor of drilling consumables for mining exploration.

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Topics of the future at bauma CONEXPO AFRICA 2018

Published: 15 February 2018

The supporting programme for bauma CONEXPO AFRICA 2018 gives both exhibitors and visitors a comprehensive overview of the technologies of the future. The focus will be on networking and communication...

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ELB and Ammann restate commitment to Africa

Published: 15 February 2018

Global compaction and paving equipment manufacturer, Ammann, alongside its southern African distributor, ELB Equipment, recently entrenched their high level of service and support provided on the range of Ammann’s compaction...

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Booyco’s new fire suppression technology

Published: 14 February 2018

Building on its reputation in proximity detection systems (PDS), Booyco Electronics is now also offering the latest fire suppression technologies to help customers manage their health and safety risk.

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Wacker Neuson SA signs exclusive partnership agreement with Namibian dealer

Published: 14 February 2018

In November 2017, Wacker Neuson South Africa signed an exclusive partnership agreement with long-standing Namibian dealer, Industrial Building Supplies & Plant Hire (IBS). The agreement positions IBS as the exclusive...

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Effective insurance can minimise risk in mining construction projects

Published: 13 February 2018

Increasing commodity demand in lockstep with rising prices has put a fresh spring in the step of the mining sector.

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Atlas Copco to divest concrete and compaction business to Husqvarna Group

Published: 13 February 2018

Atlas Copco has taken a decision to divest its concrete and compaction business to Husqvarna Group’s Construction division. The planned divestment will enable Atlas Copco’s Power Technique business area to...

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Weir boosts capacity and footprint in Africa & Middle East

Published: 12 February 2018

Process solutions is now the focus of Weir Minerals Africa as it works to bring its growing range of services and products closer to customers in Africa and the Middle...

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New Sprinter sets new large van standards

Published: 12 February 2018

With a range of new cutting-edge features, the third generation of the Sprinter is said to define set new premium standards in the large van segment.

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Serco delivers new truck bodies for Bakers SA Limited

Published: 09 February 2018

Serco is supplying 31 dry freight truck bodies – including seven demountable load units – to Bakers SA Limited. The new bodies will be used for the distribution of FMCG...

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Michael Wellenzohn to remain on the DEUTZ AG board until 2023

Published: 09 February 2018

The Supervisory Board of DEUTZ AG has extended the contract of Michael Wellenzohn (51) by an additional five years until December 31, 2023.

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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
Fax: +27 11 615-6108

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