Modern Quarrying

Caterpillar has introduced the 990K Aggregate Handler, designed to handle greater payloads in aggregates yard applications. With as much as a 25% payload increase, as compared to the standard 990K wheel loader, the new Aggregate Handler enables customers to load trucks and railcars faster and to move more material in load-and-carry and stockpile handling tasks.

The screening industry is all about performing faster and better. In this fast-paced world, being able to effectively cut costs becomes the cornerstone of ensuring a business remains profitable, efficient and relevant, says, Sandro Scherf, CEO of Pilot Crushtec International.

Afrimat, the JSE-listed open pit mining company providing industrial minerals, bulk commodities and construction materials, has released the findings of its Afrimat Construction Index (ACI) for the third quarter of 2018. The ACI is a composite index of the level of activity within the building and construction sectors, compiled by renowned economist Dr Roelof Botha on behalf of Afrimat.

Rising input costs, regulatory pressures and flat commodity prices are making it increasingly difficult for local miners to make enough money to stay afloat and sufficiently support the surrounding industries and communities, which were established primarily to service the former booming business.

Metso has closed the acquisition of the UK-based combustion solutions and technology provider Kiln Flame Systems Ltd, (KFS) to extend its pyro processing portfolio and capabilities.

Becker Mining South Africa’s advanced safety device – the Intelligent Collision Avoidance System (ICAS) – provides situational awareness for operators to ensure optimum safety on construction sites and open-pit mines.

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