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Modern Quarrying Q2 2018Modern Quarrying’s Q2 issue is in print. To see what this issue contains, simply click on the headline and you’ll be directed to the complete article.

Weir entrenches Trio® comminution range in Africa

Swift progress in rolling out and supporting the Trio range of crushing and screening equipment has been an important part of Weir Minerals Africa’s solutions-driven focus in the quarrying sector, according to process director JD Singleton.

Having acquired the product line in mid-2015, the company established its own direct route to market in South Africa for its Trio range by mid-2015. It has put in place local teams to deal with aftermarket and product support, developing a local Trio-specific stockholding of what is today worth close to R100-million to underpin quick and efficient response times.

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Modern Quarrying: Latest News

International launch of Volvo rigid hauler range

Published: 20 April 2018

Volvo Construction Equipment recently unveiled its new range of Volvo-branded rigid haulers to customers and dealers at the company’s Motherwell facility in Scotland.

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ELB boosts Sumitomo excavator stockholding to meet demand

Published: 19 April 2018

ELB Equipment is aggressively gearing its excavator offering to meet an anticipated upsurge of demand as the economy turns.

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Quarry saves costs and fuel with downhill hauling

Published: 18 April 2018

Hauling shot rock downhill in order to then go uphill may seem like a crazy way to run a quarry. But total cost of ownership and productivity have both jumped...

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Metso agrees to acquire P.J. Jonsson och Söner

Published: 17 April 2018

Metso has agreed to acquire mobile crushing and screening plant provider, P.J. Jonsson och Söner, based in Sweden. With the acquisition, Metso aims to strengthen the breadth and availability of...

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Haver & Boecker’s new Ty-Rail increases vibrating screens’ adaptability 

Published: 17 April 2018

Haver & Boecker, a leading equipment manufacturer and solutions provider in aggregates and mining applications, has introduced new configurations of its Ty-Rail quick-tensioning system for screen media.

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Drilling firm lauds Epiroc drill rigs

Published: 16 April 2018

“Mobility, flexibility, reliability, efficiency and precision drilling capacity define Epiroc’s ROC family of drilling machines making them the most suitable and up for the task,” states Pieter Malan, GM Booysen...

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Mining Insight

Published: 16 April 2018

In this opinion piece, Johan Olivier, partner at Webber Wentzel looks at strike action as a relatively high deterrent to investment in the mining industry.

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Hillhead announces further extension

Published: 16 April 2018

A new 70 m-long structure will be sited alongside the existing Registration Pavilion to boost its capacity to 90 exhibitors.

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A blast from the past

Published: 16 April 2018

MQ has been going through its archives and found a paper presented at an international conference in 1984. It was a keynote address in which the author maintained that the...

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CDE announces massive expansion

Published: 16 April 2018

CDE, a global leading wet processing equipment company, has bought the Caterpillar Northern Ireland manufacturing facility in Monkstown, giving the company 300 000 sq feet of extra plant, effectively multiplying its...

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Industry hopes that the new broom sweeps clean

Published: 16 April 2018

by Jonathan Veeran, Partner at Webber Wentzel The mining industry is poised on a knife’s edge with its future largely dependant on what the ANC's newly-installed management team does in the...

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Aspasa secures a prosperous future for surface mines

Published: 16 April 2018

Aspasa embarked on a new focus in the last quarter of 2017, retaining the acronym only and making Aspasa its brand name. The association is now able to represent a...

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New crushing plant sets benchmark

Published: 16 April 2018

In the heart of the Northern Suburbs of Johannesburg, in the midst of some of the most fiercely-contested markets in the country, the acquisition of a new crushing plant has...

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Terex plant – the quality differentiator for quarries

Published: 16 April 2018

ELB Equipment (ELB), is one of a few South African companies offering a broad range of earthmoving, construction, mining and quarrying equipment from a single supplier. The company has established...

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This is au revoir but not goodbye

Published: 16 April 2018

To everything there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven: a time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, a...

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Weir entrenches Trio® comminution range in Africa

Published: 16 April 2018

Swift progress in rolling out and supporting the Trio range of crushing and screening equipment has been an important part of Weir Minerals Africa’s solutions-driven focus in the quarrying sector...

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FLSmidth completes Sandvik Mining acquisition

Published: 15 March 2018

With the transfer of assets in South Africa now completed, the previously-announced acquisition of the Sandvik Mining Systems projects business has been finalised. The acquisition includes continuous surface mining and...

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Terex haulers shift sand in Dorset

Published: 15 March 2018

G Crook & Sons, a family-run business, is putting a fleet of Terex Trucks’ 28 t articulated haulers to work at its sand and aggregates quarry in Dorset, south west...

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Komatsu launches ‘super’ earthmover

Published: 15 March 2018

A welcome new addition to the Komatsu range of excavators is the PC700LC-8R SE, specifically introduced as a result of consultation with many operators engaged in the mining industry.

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Effective dust suppression from I-CAT

Published: 15 March 2018

I-CAT offers highly-effective dust suppression systems for mines, based on extensive research and development, coupled with affordability. It is able to provide end-to-end integrated dust-management solutions that comply with all...

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Trio crushers and screens on a roll

Published: 15 March 2018

In the three short years since Weir Minerals Africa acquired the Trio® range of crushing and screening equipment, a strong network of skills and aftermarket services has been built across...

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Showcasing wet processing technology

Published: 15 March 2018

Leading materials wet processing equipment and engineering company CDE is showcasing 25 years of international expertise to South African mine and quarry operators at bauma CONEXPO AFRICA in Johannesburg from...

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Conveyor belt safety in the 21st Century – Part II

Published: 05 February 2018

by Jaco Swartz, Legislative Compliance Specialists (Pty) Ltd Part 1 of the above paper published in the November 2017 issue of Modern Quarrying discussed the reasons behind health and safety legislation...

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Scania solutions tailored for optimal uptime

Published: 05 February 2018

Vehicles in Scania’s construction range are rugged, robust and reliable. Known for their excellent manoeuvrability and handling, they are well suited for hard work in the most challenging conditions. Key...

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Local quarryman blasts rock in Ireland

Published: 05 February 2018

It is always lovely to hear about our quarrymen who have made good in other parts of the world, and a while back Eike Grunwald, whom many of our older...

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Aspasa – the voice of the industry

Published: 05 February 2018

As this is the first issue of the year, Modern Quarrying would like to reiterate the importance of joining an association like Aspasa, and to underline the advantages, which include:

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Transfer points can contribute to maintenance costs

Published: 05 February 2018

Although transfer points potentially contribute to some of the highest maintenance costs on a mine, engineers seldom view transfer systems as a critical element of the minerals processing system. So...

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Kloppers joins SA Hall of Fame

Published: 05 February 2018

FLSmidth board member and former CEO of BHP Marius Kloppers, was recently inaugurated in the South Africa Mining Hall of Fame by the Joburg Mining Indaba 2017 in South Africa.

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Governments are prime owners of construction projects in Africa

Published: 05 February 2018

The 2017 edition of Deloitte’s Africa Construction Trends report, which looks at the regions and sectors that have been the driving force for construction across Africa, has been released.

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Unroadworthy truck stats on the rise

Published: 05 February 2018

This month I am writing about another subject not being efficiently addressed by the authorities, if at all; and that is the increasing number of unroadworthy trucks that are on...

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H&I group keeps its head up in difficult times.

Published: 05 February 2018

Great Karoo Crushing (GKC) was formed in 1999 as a joint venture between Haw & Inglis (H&I) and the then Worcester-based Prima Klipbrekers (Afrimat) to fulfil the material requirements of...

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Epiroc takes mining and civil engineering stage

Published: 05 February 2018

To enable further growth, Atlas Copco has emerged into two separate groups of companies, Atlas Copco and Epiroc. Globally, the entire Mining & Rock Excavation Technique Business Area together with...

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Manage risk better says SRK

Published: 02 February 2018

With Africa still low on the global mining risk rankings, explorers and developers being drawn back into the continent by the commodity price recovery would be wise to step carefully...

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Sandvik’s UJ540 jaw crusher sets the bar

Published: 08 January 2018

The Sandvik UJ540 mobile jaw crusher has been designed for the most demanding hard rock applications. This tracked jaw crusher is compact, versatile and fuel efficient, which reduces overall operating...

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Eco-friendly dust suppressants from Chryso

Published: 08 January 2018

Chryso Southern Africa has launched a new range of dust suppressants locally developed by the company specifically for the sealing of dirt roads on the African continent. The new Chryso...

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Martin Engineering’s innovative dust control strategy

Published: 08 January 2018

A global UK provider of quicklime and chalk products has resolved a significant fugitive material problem by implementing state-of-the-art containment and dust suppression on one of its primary limestone conveyors...

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Title: Editor
Name: Dale Kelly
Email: dalek@crown.co.za
Phone: 083 419 9162


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Name: Bennie Venter
Email: benniev@crown.co.za
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