The decision by FLSmidth’s South African business to reshape the way it serves its customer base underpins the company’s belief that greater end-user engagement with OEMs like itself will ensure improved operational performance at plants.
In a first for South African mining, Gold One’s Modder East mine has rolled out an innovative infrastructure to use emulsion explosives for all 70 of its underground narrow-reef stope panels, as part of its strategy to reduce its cost per ton mined.
During her address at the recently held CESA Infrastructure Indaba in Durban, CESA president Lynne Pretorius reiterated that her organisation would actively partner with stakeholders to improve on the process of infrastructure delivery in South Africa. “Despite a challenging environment, it is imperative that we form partnerships with those role players with whom we share similar values.”
Inspection of rubber wear plates just became easier with the recent introduction of Multotec’s Yellow Belly wear indicator. The Yellow Belly Liner is the same quality rubber liner or plate that the market has come to accept, but now it is supplied with an integral yellow rubber compound which acts as a visual aid specifically for condition monitoring purposes.
Global wet processing industry leader CDE will once again participate in CONEXPO-CON/AGG (on 7-11 March 2017) where the company will unveil its latest innovation, the CDE M5500 wash plant that can produce up to 550 tons per hour of washed materials on a single chassis. A selection of Infinity screens, the company’s new development in screening technology, will also be launched on the North American market along with other technological surprises.