Equipment News

Tenova Pyromet: conserving our heritage for generations to come

Tenova Pyromet | August 27, 2014
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To date this year, Tenova Pyromet, part of the global total technology solutions provider, Tenova Mining & Minerals, has presented beaded, wire rhinoceroses to clients hailing from Finland, Korea and Kazakhstan amongst others, with the clients expressing their support for the message of conservation carried by the gift.

IWC exhibiting amongst industry heavyweights at Electra Mining Africa 20145

IWC | August 28, 2014

IWC, Africa’s leaders in industrial water cooling solutions, will join the continent’s heavyweights in mining, industrial, construction, engineering and related industries at the Electra Mining Africa 2014 exhibition, taking place from 15 – 19 September 2014 at the Expo Centre Johannesburg.

Persistence pays off for first female dragline trainee operator

BHP Billiton | August 26, 2014

Marianne Finch may only be a rookie at the controls of Dragline 13 but as Saraji’s first female Dragline Trainee, she has a strong message for her female colleagues in the mining industry: “Don’t take no for an answer”.

Reliability & Innovation – crucial in High Pressure Pump Design

RMI Pressure Systems | August 22, 2014

The use of high pressure pumps, up to 1,000 bar, is widely seen in a variety of industries, including mining, steel production and oil & gas, each of which presents its own set of challenges. In industries such as these, where production losses during unplanned downtime can be astronomical, reliability is crucial. OE manufacturer innovation is therefore essential in order to reduce costs associated with maintenance and operation. Lee Derbyshire, Engineering Manager at RMI Pressure Systems, offers an insight into the design of the latest Quinmax S500 pumping system.

Emerson variable speed solutions enhance beam pumps in artificial lift process

Emerson Industrial Automation | August 22, 2014

Emerson Industrial Automation’s latest solutions, such as the Powerdrive FX four-quadrant drive in combination with an LSRPM synchronous magnet-type motor from the company’s Dyneo® range, are now delivering priceless advantages to increasing numbers of wells using beam pumps (RRP, reciprocating rod pumps).

Tenova Mining & Minerals South Africa sees increased demand for new magnetically-susceptible density tracers

Tenova Mining & Minerals | August 22, 2014

Total technology solutions provider Tenova Mining & Minerals South Africa is now marketing a full range of magnetically-susceptible density tracers, which offer easier recovery over the previously-marketed standard density tracers, popularly used for performance testing of dense media and diamond recovery plants.

Boart Longyear® Awarded Contract for Largest Natural Gas Storage Facility in Western United States

Boart Longyear | August 21, 2014

Boart Longyear (, the world’s leading integrated exploration drilling services, equipment and performance tooling provider, has been awarded a contract on August 1, 2014 for drilling services at the Magnum NGLs (Natural Gas Liquids) Storage Project at central Utah’s Western Energy Hub.

INFOGRAPHIC: The world's largest diggers Editor | August 21, 2014

Top machine can excavate 9,000 tonnes of earth in just one hour.

Boart Longyear® TruCore™ Delivers Instrumentation Designed For Drillers, By Drillers

Boart Longyear | August 20, 2014

Boart Longyear (, the world’s leading provider of integrated drilling services, equipment and performance tooling, is proud to introduce TruCore™. TruCore is a first-in-industry integrated core orientation system that enables drillers to increase productivity and decrease spend on consumables.

Sandvik Exploration participation in Drill 2014 underscores commitment to drilling sector

Sandvik | August 20, 2014

Sandvik Exploration is exhibiting at Drill 2014 – which opens in Brisbane, Australia today – highlighting its commitment to the country’s vital exploration drilling sector.

Tait EnableFleet is about to change the way mining, oil and gas organizations manage their radio fleet

Tait Communications | August 20, 2014

Global critical communications company, Tait Communications, has launched EnableFleet, an innovative solution that will revolutionize fleet management for Mining, Oil and Gas organizations across the world.

Emerson introduces new vibration transmitter to help prevent unscheduled downtime

Emerson Process Management | August 19, 2014

The field-configurable CSI 9360 delivers real-time information about rotating equipment for operational decision-making

Leading Online Mining Auctioneering Company Continues to Break Ground

Clear Asset | August 19, 2014

Representing most major mines in South Africa, Clear Asset continued to break ground taking a wide selection of assets to auction while providing full due diligence, images, specifications and service history per asset (where possible) in an effort to remove the uncertainty often related to auction purchases.

Verderflex Second Generation Hose Pump Technology

Verderflex | August 18, 2014

The New Dura 55 peristaltic hose pump is the latest addition to the Dura family, offering second generation hose pump technology. Offering the market 20% more performance, high flow rates, lower maintenance. Reducing your overall life cycle costs.

LADD Distribution Unveils New Catalog

Ladd Distribution | August 15, 2014

LADD Distribution, supplier of TE Connectivity’s heavy-duty DEUTSCH, AMPSEAL, and AMPSEAL 16 electrical connectors and accessories, announces the release of a new catalog.

Track and report surface movement with Maptek Sentry

Maptek | August 15, 2014

Maptek has announced Maptek Sentry – a new system that will help site personnel keep track of surface changes. Mining customers provided input and experience that helped enhance the Sentry system, which takes advantage of the latest sensor technologies in the I-Site 8820 laser scanner.

Atlas Copco Celebrates 30th Anniversary of Atlascopcosaurus

Atlas Copco | August 14, 2014

Atlascopcosaurus was discovered in 1984 and named in honor of Atlas Copco’s support of archeological research.

Self Adjusting Skirting For Reduced Conveyer Belt Maintenance

Martin Engineering | August 14, 2014

An innovator of modern bulk material handling technology has introduced a novel conveyor belt skirting system with a streamlined design engineered to fit virtually any conveyor with less maintenance and more efficiency.

The New Approach to Belt Cleaning

Motive Traction Pty Ltd | August 14, 2014

New South Wales based Motive Traction Pty Ltd in conjunction with a major Mining Companies, Development Team have recently upgraded Motives HPLV Conveyor Belt HPLV Conveyor Belt Cleaners.

Particle Size Analyser for Sedimentation Technique


Simple yet extremely effective technique provides particle size information for a wide variety of materials.

ABB wins new hoist order for LKAB in Kiruna

ABB | August 14, 2014

The new mine hoist together with the modernization of the following seven existing hoists will ensure high and safe production for another 20 years.

Do You Know The “Quality” Of Diesel Fuel You Are Buying?

Research Laboratories | August 14, 2014

Most fuel buyers assume the diesel fuels they purchase meet the established (ASTM – American Society for Testing and Materials) specification requirements. Whether diesel fuels are sourced from major producers or independent suppliers, there is absolutely NO guarantee this always happens.

Minerals Technologies Announces an Agreement with Sun Paper Group to Deploy its NewYield(TM) Integrated Process Technology in China

Minerals Technologies Inc. | August 12, 2014

NewYield(TM) Integrated Process Technology Converts a Papermaking Waste Stream into a Useable Filler Pigment

New Vice President of Sales & Marketing Hired at Ludman Industries

Ludman Industries | August 12, 2014

Milwaukee global manufacturer increasing its workforce.

Soucy Plastiques Raises the Bar

Soucy Plastiques inc. | August 6, 2014

Soucy Plastiques, a subsidiary of The Soucy Group is proud to launch a totally unique impact bar designed to increase replacement intervals and thereby increasing productivity in the crushing circuit.

APT Launches The RG30-T: A Mobile Exploration and Production Kit


A mobile minerals recovery and exploration system has been launched by APT, with the aim of taking small and medium scale exploration and production to a new level.

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