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Modern Quarrying Q1 2019

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Modern Quarrying Q1 2019On the cover:

In a ground-breaking development, Metso and its southern African distributor, Pilot Crushtec International, have rolled out an industry first, standard 5-year/ 10 000-hour warranty on all Metso crushers and screens. The move ushers in a new era in the crushing and screening industry where a 1-year/2 000-hour warranty is generally the norm on these mission critical assets.

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Modern Quarrying: Latest News

A call for urgent government intervention to save the construction industry

Published: 20 March 2019

Master Builders South Africa is calling for urgent government intervention to prevent further destruction of the construction industry in the country. The call follows Group Five’s filing for bankruptcy protection...

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New southern Africa head for SRK Exploration Services

Published: 19 March 2019

SRK Exploration Services has appointed John Paul Hunt as its local manager, representing the Cardiff-based company in close collaboration with the SRK Consulting (SA) office in Johannesburg.

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FLSmidth’s high-tech expansion in Delmas to manufacture screen media

Published: 14 March 2019

FLSmidth has relocated the manufacturing of its core screen media products to the modernised Delmas Supercenter facility, providing a cost-effective base from which to grow its sub-Saharan markets.

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Haver & Boecker offers Ty-Dura screen media for harsh materials

Published: 13 March 2019

Haver & Boecker, a leading equipment manufacturer and solutions provider in mining and aggregates applications, offers Ty-Dura rubber screen media for large tonnages, large top sizes and abrasive material. It...

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CDE launches new tech solutions for maximum plant efficiency

Published: 12 March 2019

CDE, the leading wet processing equipment manufacturer, is launching an innovative new range of technology solutions to enable customers to increase the efficiency of their plant, automate processes and lower...

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Aspasa members record zero fatalities

Published: 12 March 2019

Moving into a third year without a fatality, members of surface mining industry association, Aspasa are leading the way with the adoption of advanced health and safety systems that are...

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Scania’s total solutions for quarries

Published: 11 March 2019

As quarries strive to compete in a tough business environment, investment in new mining equipment takes on a more important role. End users now need to evaluate everything that surrounds...

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Afrimat Construction Index for Q4 2018 shows reality of sector challenges

Published: 11 March 2019

Afrimat, the JSE-listed open pit mining company providing industrial minerals, bulk commodities and construction materials, has released the findings of the Afrimat Construction Index (ACI) for the fourth quarter of...

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CDE named among Ireland’s best managed companies

Published: 07 March 2019

CDE has been named as one of the island of Ireland’s Best Managed companies in the Deloitte Best Managed Companies Awards programme, in association with Bank of Ireland.

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ICMM commits to creating an international standard for tailings dams

Published: 06 March 2019

The International Council on Mining & Metals (ICMM) has announced its governing Council of 27 member CEOs will establish an independent panel of experts to develop an international standard for...

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New McCloskey products at bauma 2019

Published: 05 March 2019

Screening and crushing industry leader McCloskey International is clearly demonstrating its continued growth with an exciting roster of new products and a significant presence at bauma 2019 in Munich, Germany...

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Roads overlooked in South Africa’s budget

Published: 28 February 2019

South Africa’s 750 000-kilometre road network is one of the pillars our economy and should have featured prominently in the budget that was presented in parliament last week. This is...

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CDE unveils new global centre of excellence

Published: 27 February 2019

CDE, the industry-leading solutions provider of wet processing equipment, has officially opened its new global headquarters in Cookstown, Northern Ireland. The Centre of Excellence will provide a world-class environment for...

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Analysts at AfriSam gathering call for new beginnings

Published: 27 February 2019

Following Finance Minister Tito Mboweni’s first budget, economist Dr Azar Jammine has raised hopes for a “major recovery” in the South African economy, but he warned it was unlikely to...

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The practical problems of working women in working men’s clothing

Published: 26 February 2019

By Vanessa Ronald, Senior Brand Manager at Sisi, BBF Safety Group South Africa is seeing an increase in female workers in industrial environments as the traditional barriers of gender specific roles...

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Is the new Mining Charter creating unreasonable community expectations?

Published: 26 February 2019

By Janine Espin, Managing Director at Economic Development Solutions The recent announcement of the new mining charter has highlighted a number of Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) changes including providing the community...

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Pilot Modular products take Metso to heart

Published: 22 February 2019

Pilot Crushtec’s award-winning Pilot Modular range of semi-mobile crushing and screening products, which have served local and export markets over the past two decades, will now feature Metso crushing and...

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Hillhead 2020 set to be even better for visitors

Published: 21 February 2019

Maintaining its reputation as the largest exhibition of its kind in the world, Hillhead 2018 boasted a record-breaking attendance with 19 753 unique visitors making the trip to the Derbyshire...

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CHRYSO for watertight concrete with crack-healing properties     

Published: 19 February 2019

An entire concrete structure can be transformed into an internationally accepted watertight barrier, with the use of the crystalline permeability-reducing admixture CHRYSO® CWA 10, from CHRYSO Southern Africa.

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ALLU to launch new products and solutions at bauma 2019

Published: 18 February 2019

ALLU will be exhibiting and demonstrating equipment from its Transformer, Processor and other equipment ranges at bauma 2019. In addition to its existing state of the art equipment solutions being...

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World class supply chain means savings for Weir Minerals customers in Africa

Published: 13 February 2019

Mines served by Weir Minerals Africa have experienced considerable added value through the company’s upgrades to its supply chain system. 

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Export sales growth places CDE among UK’s fastest growing companies

Published: 13 February 2019

CDE Global, an industry-leading solutions provider of wet processing equipment for the construction, mining, industrial sands and construction and demolition waste industries, has placed 169th in the 10th annual Sunday...

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Potential ground-breaking changes for mine closure

Published: 11 February 2019

The implementation of the changes proposed by National Environmental Management Laws Amendment Bill, dubbed NEMLA IV will pave the way for a ground-breaking new specialist rehabilitation industry to emerge in...

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Cost-effective solution for blasting accessories

Published: 06 February 2019

The battle to remain competitive and minimising the impact of pollution is not only topical in global terms, but equally relevant in our local mining environment too. The impact of...

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Sandvik launches non-cabin Ranger DXR series surface drill rigs

Published: 06 February 2019

In response to customer requests, Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology is expanding its Ranger™ DX series of surface top hammer drill rigs with two non-cabin Ranger DXR versions for improved...

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Mining Charter III: Piling the pressure on small miners

Published: 30 January 2019

By Manus Booysen and Rita Spalding, Partners and mining sector experts at Webber Wentzel Achieving Mining Charter III’s requirements for structuring broad-based ownership, local procurement and social and labour plans is...

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Metso’s innovations for aggregates and mining industries at Bauma 2019 

Published: 28 January 2019

Metso is introducing a number of new, state-of-the-art solutions for the aggregate, construction and mining industries at Bauma 2019, the industry’s leading tradeshow in Munich, April 8-14.  The launches include...

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High fuel economy with new Volvo EC200D

Published: 25 January 2019

The latest release for Russia, CIS markets, South Africa and Mauritius, the EC200D crawler excavator from Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) is the perfect partner for general-purpose applications.

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BME’s Africa offerings and focus on show at Indaba

Published: 22 January 2019

South Africa-based explosives leader BME will be showcasing its African presence, expertise and technology at the 2019 Investing in African Mining Indaba from February 4 to 7 in Cape Town;...

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Cambridge researchers developing self-healing concrete

Published: 18 January 2019

Researchers at the University of Cambridge are using microencapsulation technologies developed by Dolomite Microfluidics to develop self-healing construction materials. As highlighted in recent BBC News broadcasts, the Department of Engineering’s...

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Address the impact of mine closure – before it hits

Published: 16 January 2019

By Janine Espin, MD at Economic Development Solutions Mining is a cornerstone of the South African economy, providing jobs and security to thousands of workers across the country. When mines scale...

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New Sandvik CH800i series – a revolution in connected crushing

Published: 15 January 2019

The Sandvik CH800i series of connected cone crushers is the first to offer intelligent crushing based on actionable information via the My Sandvik portal. This enables managers and operators to...

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Growing readymix markets with CHRYSO technology

Published: 14 January 2019

Leveraging its admixture technologies and its growing range of value-added products, CHRYSO Southern Africa is helping its readymix customers expand their markets despite the tough conditions in the construction sector.

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Ash is the 21st century’s next big thing

Published: 10 January 2019

With a little innovation and a sound business plan any South African stands to make a fortune out of the millions of tonnes of coal ash produced by our generators...

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Intelligent crushing with new Sandvik CH800i series

Published: 09 January 2019

This new series of premium connected cone crushers includes a range of performance upgrades. Together with My Sandvik they bring digital transformation to mines and quarries.

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DustScrape dust emission system for bulk materials handling

Published: 07 January 2019

BLTWORLD offers dependable solutions for specific problems at the transfer points of conveyor systems in bulk materials handling on the mines.

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Email: quarrying@crown.co.za
Phone: (011) 622-4770


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Email: benniev@crown.co.za
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