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Company Announcement: First Hydraulic Motors brand assembled in South Africa

Attached please find a press release on: is hosting the opening of its new premises on 24th July 2009 in Kuilsriver - less than 20 minutes from Cape Town International airport. Invited guests to this auspicious occasion include representatives of SAI

Company Announcement: ITT Extends Wedeco Ozone Systems Product Range

Attached please find a press release on: ITT Water & Wastewater?s new 900 WEDECO SMO/SMA Series ozone plant employs 12 pulse rectifier technology and the virtually maintenance free Effizon® HP electrodes to provide a cost effective and reliable system

Company Announcement: Multiflo Spider Allows Flexible Dredging Of Settling Ponds For Anglo Gold

Attached please find a press release on: Weir Warman Africa has successfully commissioned the first locally manufactured Multiflo Waterspider at Anglo Gold Ashanti in Klerksdorp.

Company Announcement: Viable Cost Effective Option To Product Collection On Spiral Banks

Attached please find a press release on: Multotec has launched a lightweight polypropylene product collection launder designed to achieve effective and efficient channelling of spiral products.

Company Announcement: Separate Amplifier Unit For Flow Measurement

Attached please find a press release on: Leading sensor expert, EGE has introduced a separate operating and display unit for the versatile EGE SDI 853 inline flow meter. This device, with an impulse output, enables remote meter reading and programming of

Company Announcement: Polysius Equipment at Voorspoed Diamond Mine Achieves first year of successful operation

Attached please find a press release on: Polysius, global leader in the supply of grinding and crushing equipment, manufactured, supplied and commissioned a Polycom (High Pressure Grinding Roll) for effective diamond liberation as well as a Scrubber for

Decline in world economy moderating – IMF's Lipsky

The International Monetary Fund is likely to revise up its 2010 growth forecast for the world economy with signs that the rate of decline in global output has moderated, a senior IMF official said on Friday. Addressing a Turkish business conference in

Engineers driving energy efficiency into the mines

Nowhere else is the news of an invention that provides significant energy savings more welcome than in the mining sector. Accused of being the major electricity guzzlers in the South African industry, mines can almost breathe a sigh of a relief with an

Vetter mini-lifting airbags available from PT Hydraulics Australia

reinforced with Aramide and have antistatic and self-extinguishing characteristics enabling them to be used within the mining industry.PT Hydraulics Australia supply industrial hydraulics from Power Team, Stone, Globe, Argo Hytos and Youli. PT

Employment outlook to remain weak until next year

Employment in South Africa would remain ?weak? until 2010, with the overall employment environment having become ?much more negative? in the first quarter of 2009, recruitment and market research firm Adcorp Holdings reported on Wednesday. The

Oil edges down towards $70 on bearish US inventory data

Oil edged down towards $70 a barrel for a fourth day on Wednesday, driven by bearish US weekly inventories data and renewed calls for tangible signs that world economies are on the path to recovery. The American Petroleum Institute reported a

Gekko Systems underground processing plant receives highly commended award

Systems won the highly commended award for their underground processing plant at the Annual Australian Mining Prospect Awards. Gekko Systems won the award in the minerals processing plant of the year category for the second time in the

Wormald fire protection solutions comply with Australian standard

equipment, AS 5062-2006, is the pre-eminent standard for fire protection of heavy vehicles used in industries such as mining. The standard promotes rigorous processes for risk analysis and assessment as a prerequisite to determine the design and

Rockwell Automation introduce Allen-Bradley DataSite RTU controllers

RTU controller is designed to operate in remote locations with extreme temperatures, such as those found in oil and gas, mining and wastewater industries. The DataSite RTU controller can operate on 12VDC, making it suitable for remote environments

GreaseMax single point automatic lubricators available from Delta Distribution

seals, used in many industries but particularly in mining and mineral processing, provide very efficient sealing of housings when properly purged.  If this is not done correctly then maintenance and productivity suffers.  A

EPA must not undermine Sacu – Minister

The recently signed Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) should not be allowed to undermine the SA Customs Union (SACU), Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies said on Monday. However, he emphasised that South Africa had not threatened to 'walk into the

Duff Norton SCN electric cylinder series SuperCylinders available from PT Link Systems

high capacities and high speeds. The new SCN electric cylinder series SuperCylinders are already being used in the mining, steel, defence, materials handling, communication, food and other industries, they replace both electric and hydraulic

New safety product for all hard hat wearers

new accessory for all hard hats has been released onto the market. Mining contractors, industrial workers, welders and other hard hat workers are showing interest in this popular accessory for safety helmets.  For years, nothing has

V100 fully rugged convertible PC

users working in environments where explosive gases are present such as oil refineries, pipelines, petro-chemical and mining.  The V100 fully rugged convertible PC’s new performance enhancing features include a processor upgrade from

Wormald SAPPHIRE fire detection systems for mining sector

Wormald, is a fire suppression system that protects mission critical control room and sensitive IT equipment within the mining sector.The SAPPHIRE fire detection system as part of the overall SAPPHIRE fire suppression systems is designed to

Company Announcement: Voith Simulation Software TurboSim for Higher Planning Safety in Plant Engineering

Attached please find a press release on: Conveyor systems in mining applications are reaching higher and higher outputs. On the one hand, this makes increasing demands on materials and functionality, on the other hand, plant engineers request detailed

Company Announcement: Economical All Round Motor Protection

Attached please find a press release on: NewElec?s robust MA range of motor protection relays come complete with integrated current transformers up to 250 A and an earth leakage core balance CT. The relay benefits the user in many ways through its

Company Announcement: Dry Run Protection Absolutely Essential With Certain Pumps

Attached please find a press release on: When concerned about ensuring that a pump is taken out of service when the medium dries up, NewElec recommends fitting the UCR 80 relay into the starter circuit.

Company Announcement: Next Phase Of Kalagadi Manganese Project

Attached please find a press release on: (AIM:MDM) is pleased to announce that it has commenced work on the Front-End Engineering and Design (?FEED?) phase of the ?s (?Kalagadi Manganese?) project at Hotazel, South Africa. The Company is also

Concentric Simulation Group launching 4DI technology at Simtect Conference

programs.  To date, 4Di simulation is being utilised for interactive and immersive training in defence, mining, resources, heavy industry. Its scope is endless. Training environments range from new recruits to more experienced