Sparks Electrical News

Sparks Electrical News approached customers to find out what they have in store for this year's exhibition. This is what to look out for:

What to expect at Electra Mining this year


Where to find them: Stand P38A, Outside and Hall 7, Stand A02

ABB offers a full range of technologies across the electrical value chain from substation to point of consumption, enabling safer more reliable power flow. Our range of digital and connected innovations for low- and medium-voltage include: EV infrastructure, solar inverters, modular substations, distribution automation, power protection, wiring accessories, switchgear, enclosures, cabling, sensing and control. We have driven innovation in Africa for over 110 years, and have become the partner of choice for electrification of all consumption points to many leading companies. To find out more about us, visit our stand at EMA.


BEKA Schréder

Where to find them: Hall 7, Stand A9

BEKA Schreder’s range of industrial lighting products has grown substantially over the years. Our products are used in Africa’s harshest environments, where energy efficiency, reliability and low maintenance costs are essential. BEKA Schreder is the leading manufacturer of LED based luminaires, which are most effectively used in professional, industrial environments. Let us help you find the right solution for your business. Visit us at our stand to view our latest products and services and meet our sales team. We will be showcasing exciting new industrial LED lighting products so be sure to be there! Stand a chance to win a tablet or mobile fridge by taking part in our competition.



Where to find them: Hall 9, Stand 9F20

Learn more about professional safety and identification solutions through hands-on experience at the Brady booth. Brady will show its wide range of solutions to identify and protect people, premises and products; its highly professional portfolio of signs and label printers; labels and accessories; and its wide range of safety products and signs to fulfill specific requests for applications in the mining sectors. Experience the recently upgraded BMP21-Plus Label Printer’s unstoppable labelling power for wires, cables and flat surfaces. See portable and desktop printers in action at the booth. Discover professional safety and facility identification printers and software that allow you to take control of your workplace identification, to comply with safety requirements and make it safer and more efficient in line with 5S and lean manufacturing. Reduce accidents at work during machine interventions with Lockout/Tagout. Brady offers a complete 3-in-1 solution for an optimal Lockout/ Tagout implementation, even in multiple sites.


Dry Ice International

Where to find them: Hall 6, Stand D22

Dry Ice International will be promoting dry ice blast cleaning to the mining sector. We will have our dry ice blast cleaning specialists on hand to answer all related questions. We will also have various blasting machines on display as well as the locally manufactured Brilliant Blaster. This robust dry ice blast cleaning machine was officially launched at Electra Mining in 2016. Since then we have seen a steady demand for it.


Garry Lumpe Imports

Where to find them: Hall 9, Stand G24

Garry Lumpe Imports will be displaying Knipex, Rennsteig and Wiha German-made hand tools; Unilite LED work lights; and Irega shifting spanners at this year’s Electra Mining. Products include pliers, crimpers, screwdrivers, hex keys, LED torches, and toolkits to mention a few. There will also be two demonstration tables for visitors to try out these premium products as well as a range of unique tools not found anywhere else. As usual, there will be an assortment of show specials available to purchase for the duration of the show.


Major Tech

Where to find them: Hall 7, Stand B12

Major Tech will be exhibiting at Electra Mining from 10-14 September, displaying our fantastic product range and will also be launching exciting new and innovative products. Find Major Tech in Hall 7 to find out more about our extensive range.


Phoenix Contact

Where to find them: Hall 7, Stand D12

Phoenix Contact is a worldwide market leader of components, systems and solutions in the area of electrical engineering, electronics and automation. The Phoenix Contact Group has fourteen companies in Germany and more than 50 sales subsidiaries around the world. The product range comprises components and system solutions for energy supply, including wind and solar, device and machine building, and control cabinet engineering. A diverse product range of modular terminal blocks and special-purpose terminals, printed circuit terminal blocks and plug connectors, cable connection technology, marking and installation accessories offers innovative components. Electronic interfaces and power supplies, automation systems on the basis of Ethernet and wireless, safety solutions for man, machine and data, surge protection systems as well as software programs and tools provide installers and operators of systems as well as device manufacturers with comprehensive systems. The automotive, renewable energy and infrastructure markets are supported with holistic solution concepts including engineering and training services and further service features according to specific demands.


Vermont Sales

Where to find them: Hall 9, Stand B07

Vermont Sales will be at Electra Mining with a premium range of international brands relevant to the mining industry. This is the third time we have exhibited at the show, and we have always had good response to our blue chip international brands. Also on show with its own booth, is Rawlplug, world leader and original designer and manufacturer of wall fixings. The latest precision measuring instruments from Accud will be on exhibit; this brand prides itself on producing engineering spec measuring tools such as callipers, micrometres, dial gauges, indicators, height gauges, gauge blocks, plus high-technology measuring instruments.


World Power Products

Where to find them: Hall 6, Stand


For 55 years, World Power Products has led the way in South Africa in the field of panel and enclosure manufacturing. The company also offers their services to external client in terms of laser cutting, bending, punching, powder coating, machining, plating and design, and they encourage interested parties to visit them at Electra Mining.


Zest WEG Group

Where to find them: Stand P01, Outside

Zest WEG Group’s large outdoor stand at Electra Mining Africa will display its growing range of products as well as its integrated approach, which offers customers significant added value in the execution of large projects. One of the products being launched at the event, and which is expected to draw the attention of visitors and customers, is the WEG Motor Scan solution. This innovative device facilitates the monitoring of electric motor performance from a mobile phone and will help mines to avoid unplanned downtime.

According to Alastair Gerrard, integrated solutions executive at Zest WEG Group, the group’s entrepreneurial approach to aligning with customer requirements has led to the cost effective packaging of its offerings. “In today’s mining sector, it is no longer enough to come to market with a good product,” says Gerrard. “It is increasingly important to partner with customers in the design and delivery of integrated solutions that will enhance their bottom lines and achieve lower cost of ownership.”

Also, of interest will be WEG’s recent acquisition of steam turbine manufacturing specialist TGM, which has a wellestablished reference base in the Brazilian market. Together with this, Zest WEG Group is growing its energy generation offering to include solutions in the renewable energy space.


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