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Capital Equipment News October 2018

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Capital Equipment News October 2018On the Cover:

Mining machines working in hazardous environments, both on and below surface, need reliable, robust engines that are cost-effective to maintain. The Cat C7.1 engine, with a power range from 112 kW to 186 kW, has become the engine of choice for flameproof OEMs looking to power a wide variety of machines and utilising components from respected flameproof equipment manufacturers.

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Volvo Trucks’ future transport solution

Published: 12 October 2018

Volvo Trucks presented a new transport solution comprising autonomous electric commercial vehicles which contribute to a much more efficient, safer and cleaner transportation solution. The long-term goal is to offer...

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FLSmidth combines steel, ceramic in wear panels for longer life, more uptime

Published: 12 October 2018

Using a unique matrix design, the FerroCer® impact wear panel from FLSmidth combines the strength and malleability of steel with the superior abrasion resistance of ceramics to extend the availability...

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Supplier capability ensures crossdocking success 

Published: 11 October 2018

While crossdocking provides many benefits over conventional warehousing, the success of this supply chain solution hinges mainly on the capacities and skills of the selected service provider. Quinton de Villiers...

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New Bobcat parts distribution centre enhances customer service in EMEA

Published: 11 October 2018

Bobcat has announced the opening of a new distribution and spare parts centre for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), located in Halle, Germany. As a result of a...

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Doosan opens new branch in Port Elizabeth

Published: 10 October 2018

Doosan has strengthened its position in the earthmoving equipment sector with the recent opening of a new branch in Port Elizabeth. The operation is well-positioned to meet demand for the...

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Top-end Ctrack solution for Time Link Cargo fleet

Published: 10 October 2018

Ctrack’s comprehensive fleet management solution has been fitted to all trucks in Time Link Cargo’s fleet. The top-end telematics solution gives Time Link Cargo, a leading South African logistics service...

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Driving increased efficiency and productivity

Published: 09 October 2018

In recent years, R&D efforts by leading excavator OEMs have resulted in the development of energy-efficient excavators and more productive machines. The major technological advancements are positively impacting fuel efficiency...

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Into new terrain

Published: 09 October 2018

With an apparent growth of the 100 t rigid hauler market – mainly driven by demand from the contract mining fraternity – Liebherr Africa is entering this market segment for...

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Hidden costs behind cheap tyres

Published: 09 October 2018

When it seems like there’s always more money left at the end of the month, it’s worth taking a longer term perspective, particularly when it comes to buying items as...

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COMANSA cranes for Nigerian residential complex

Published: 09 October 2018

Contractor ITB Nigeria is using six COMANSA cranes for the construction of the Azuri Peninsula apartments, developed by Eko Development Company in a brand new city on reclaimed land in...

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WEG Motor Scan set to change industry

Published: 08 October 2018

Leveraging digital technology is said to be key to participating in the next wave of economic growth. At the very least using it will allow mines, process plants and other...

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Agile mining operations integrate data systems

Published: 08 October 2018

Schneider Electric’s global mining experience has led the company to conclude that the way to industry transformation is in the creation of mining organisations, built around connected agile mining operations.

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Big orders for Epiroc from Murray & Roberts Cementation

Published: 05 October 2018

Epiroc has won significant mining equipment orders from Murray & Roberts Cementation (Pty) Limited in South Africa. 

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Johnson Crane Hire rolls out its own ‘big five’

Published: 05 October 2018

Customers of Africa’s lifting leader Johnson Crane Hire were recently treated to an impressive display of a selection of the company’s lifting equipment at an open day where its heavy...

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Weba expands into Russia with Somex

Published: 04 October 2018

South Africa-based original equipment supplier Weba Chute Systems has further extended its footprint into the northern hemisphere with the recent appointment of a licensee in Russia. Mark Baller, MD of...

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New Tomra X-ray sorter a game changer for mineral processing

Published: 04 October 2018

The contribution of X-ray ore sorting to the efficiency of mineral processing is growing, and TOMRA’s new COM XRT 2.0 sorters are taking the value added by this technology to...

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2018 a mixed bag of performance for SA’s mining industry – PwC

Published: 03 October 2018

The 2018 financial year proved to be a challenging year for South African mining companies. Globally, the financial performance of the mining industry improved considerably from the previous year. That...

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Multotec builds high recovery water treatment plant in Middle East

Published: 03 October 2018

After extensive test work and design, mineral processing specialist Multotec Group is commissioning a full scale DeSALx® plant to treat waste water from a flue gas desulphurisation scrubber, at a...

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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
Phone: +27 11 622-4770
Fax: +27 11 615-6108

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