Modern Quarrying

Taking place from 12-16 September at the Expo Centre in Johannesburg, Electra Mining Africa 2016 will be host to over 850 local and international exhibitors and unveiling many new products and technologies.  “Many of our exhibitors will be launching new products at Electra Mining Africa and showcasing their latest innovations and technologies,” says Gary Corin, MD of Specialised Exhibitions Montgomery, the organiser of the show.

JA Engineering will be launching its first-ever designed and manufactured Continuous Miner. As a truly South African company introducing its innovative technology in design and manufacture at the show, the official Ribbon Cut Ceremony will be taking place on Monday 12 September, the opening day of Electra Mining Africa, at 11:00. The Department of Trade and Industry has confirmed its attendance to this event.

SEW-Eurodrive is celebrating its 85th anniversary and will be unveiling a range of new products which include the new energy-efficient IE3 DRN asynchronous motors, the new X-Series agitator and its Movitrac LTP-B Eco HVAC unit for mining, industrial and commercial applications.

Another company exhibiting at Electra Mining Africa is fire suppression specialist Failsafe Fire Projects, who will be launching its newly-developed electronic fire panel, integrated with a remote monitoring GPS system. This new system will allow Failsafe Fire Project’s head-office to remotely monitor its customer’s fire suppression systems and receive information on any potential fire incidents immediately. This information will help to reduce machine down-time and maximise machine productivity.

Exhibiting for the first time is worldwide leader in automation SMC Pneumatics, showcasing a wide array of fully-functional demo units with an expert team on hand.

Manufacturer of energy-efficient luminaires BEKA Schréder, will be launching its new Roughguard LED industrial luminaire into the local market. Designed for use in industrial corrosive and harsh environments, the vandal proof polycarbonate diffuser is secured to the body by six stainless steel Allen head tamper-proof screws.

The Continental ContiTech division will launch its brand new Conti Ultimate technical rubber product with wear indication technology. Leading industry experts will be on the stand to discuss technical rubber products and plastics technology.

Verder Pumps is launching the next generation Peristaltic Case Pump, the Verderflex Vantage 5000 which delivers precision dosing with advanced touch screen technology and internal memory that stores up to 30 dosing and batching programmes.

Other exhibitors include: Voith Turbo, which will be launching its Hese and the Conveyor Belt Smart Motion Monitor; while RKF Assemblies is excited to show you its latest edition of Rugby-branded braai brushes. Also on display will be the company’s road sweepers, floor care and other industrial brushes; and Industrilas AB is presenting the new generation of extra flush handles for gensets, trucks and machines on their stand at Electra Mining Africa.

Launching first in South Africa at Electra Mining Africa, ABB will be introducing the Dodge Raptor coupling, featuring patented WingLockTM technology, finite-element optimized winged elastomeric design providing longer driven equipment life and increased reliability.

Derrick Solutions International Africa of South Africa will showcase its popular 5-deck Stack Sizer technology. Representatives from its USA manufacturers will be on the stand to interact with visitors about the latest technology.

I-CAT Environmental Solutions will unveil a range of new products which include the Retractable Stockpile Dust Ring, the Waste Water Evaporation Cannon and the Roto-Fire-Pac Backpack Fast Response System.

Demag’s newly-launched V-Type crane girder will take centre stage at Electra Mining Africa, where the crane technology leader will display its full product range. Launched in Sub-Saharan Africa in March this year following its successful debut in Europe and North America, the new V-Type crane girder will be available at highly-discounted prices to exhibition visitors.

Beckhoff Automation will be launching various new technologies, with live demonstrations of the eXtended Transport System (XTS) combining the advantages of two drive principles (rotary & linear motion) in a single system. Also available will be the Industrie 4.0 (TwinCAT loT and TwinCAT Analytics) and EtherCAT P One Cable Automation.

A visit to the Hi-Force Hydraulics stand will enable visitors to see the new Hi-Force ToughLift Jacking Systems incorporating a 3-speed pump unit for increased output, improved valve manifold design, a redesigned base plate, and offering enhanced manoeuvrability.

ViRDI and iMAT will be launching a new collaborative product catering specifically to the mining industry. The Minestyle – a flat pack turnstile incorporated with a breathalyser, will provide a high degree of security and an effective means of access control. 

Manitou Southern Africa and dealership representatives from its 14 dealerships across the country will be sharing detailed information on latest innovations, aftermarket service, and the latest mining machine and attachment innovations.

Kal Tire will showcase its award-winning technology – the Ultra Repair tyre patch for earthmoving tyres with large injuries. The Ultra Repair patch restores the tyre's original strength, integrity and performance at a fraction of the cost of new tyres.

Metso is featuring its newly developed Poly-cer wear products and Trellex 305PS modular screening media systems with the focus on reducing costs and downtime. Innovative truck bed lining is also being showcased for the first time. The liner offers longevity, reduces vehicle stress and assists with the safety of the driver.

Rapid Armor will be introducing a revolutionary liner system that would change the way maintenance is done on liner systems in mining plants, providing an improved life cycle that increases the plant operation and revenues.

Electra Mining Africa will also see the official launch of global cutting tool group TDC's Cleveland product brand in South Africa, focusing on industrial grade drills. 

Rapid 3D will be showcasing Direct Metal Printing (DMP) technology which is used for rapid prototyping, functional prototyping, bridge tooling and production manufacturing. DMP samples will be available at their stand.

Rhine Ruhr Pumps & Valves will be hosting its partners from Germany and visitors will be able to meet them on their stand and learn about the latest technologies.

Dust-A-Side will have specialists on their stand to discuss dust suppression requirements, including dust and road management for opencast and underground mines.


Enhancing the visitor experience

The visitor experience will also be enhanced by Electra Mining Africa sponsors Altech Netstar, Festo, Dromex and Multotec. A ride on the Altech Netstar monorail gives you a great bird’s eye view of Electra Mining Africa; there’s easy navigation of the halls with the Festo aisle signage; a Dromex gift of a nifty visitor bag and lanyard will be given out at visitor registration; and you can take the pressure off your feet by using the comfortable hop-on-hop-off shuttle service around the showgrounds courtesy of Multotec.

Show organisers Specialised Exhibitions Montgomery is a member of the prestigious Montgomery Group, one of the most widely respected exhibition companies in the world with trade shows, consumer shows and specialist projects currently spanning Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia.


Contact Modern Quarrying

Title: Editor
Name: Munesu Shoko
Phone: (011) 622-4770

Title: Advertising Manager
Name: Bennie Venter
Phone: (011) 622-4770
Fax: (011) 615-6108


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