Equipment News

Metso's financial information in 2015

Metso | September 22, 2014

Metso Corporation's Financial Statements and Interim Reviews Publications' Schedule for 2015

Atlas Copco among top ranked companies in Dow Jones Sustainability Index

Atlas Copco | September 22, 2014

Atlas Copco has received noteworthy recognition as a sustainable company.

“It was an instant marriage”: Omnicomm launches joint activities in South Africa

Omnicomm LLC | September 22, 2014

Omnicomm, one of the leading developers and manufacturers of fuel monitoring solutions and other equipment for fleet management needs, has presented its products at the key mining industry show on African continent – Electra Mining Africa 2014.

Electra Mining Africa 2014: the unveiling of the world’s largest telehandler

Manitou Southern Africa | September 22, 2014

With a nominal lift capacity of 35 tons on its 14-metre duplex turret, the Manitou MHT-X 14350 delivers an unprecedented level of mobile handling capacity to surface mining, heavy and general logistics industries. Designed with a renewed emphasis on size for increased productivity in the increasingly heavy-load handling requirements characterising modern heavy industrial applications, the MHT-X 14350 from Manitou is a versatile, reliable and robust rough terrain, all-purpose vehicle that delivers unparalleled handling capabilities with increased safety and ergonomic operator comfort.

Parked-off brake increases safety for on-site conveyor maintenance

Twiflex Ltd. | September 19, 2014

A heavily laden conveyor can have an enormous amount of potential energy, so has to be treated with the utmost respect if accidents are to be avoided. Steve Powell, Product Manager for Twiflex Ltd., an Altra Industrial Motion company, looks at parked-off conveyor brakes, and how they can improve safety during maintenance.


Asset Services | September 18, 2014

BIDDING OPENS: Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at 12:00 P.M. * * * BIDDING CLOSES: Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 10:00 A.M.

Leading Online Mining Auctioneering Company Enters Agricultural Sector

Clear Asset | September 18, 2014

Clear Asset, currently representing most major mines and contractors in South Africa, quickly entrenched themselves in the mining sector taking to auction a wide selection of used mining and plant equipment. The company achieved a first for South Africa when they successfully sold a 3,300-ton dragline machine valued at over R1billion new. The company currently represents the likes of Anglo American, Sibanye Gold, Glencore, Exxaro, Rockwell, Diesel Power, Genet, Anglo Gold Ashanti and other mining giants.

Gebrüder NETZSCH Maschinenfabrik GmbH renamed NETZSCH Pumpen & Systeme Österreich GmbH


For decades NETZSCH has been a global market leader for NEMO® progressing cavity pumps, evolving from pump specialists for a single type of pump into a solution provider for NEMO® progressing cavity pumps, TORNADO® rotary lobe pumps, multi screw pumps, macerators/grinders, dosing technology, and equipment for custom built and challenging solutions for many applications.

Goldcorp’s Red Lake Mine Recognises Training Simulation Benefits

Thoroughtec | September 16, 2014

With workforce health and safety a top priority, Red Lake invested in a fourth-generation CYBERMINE simulator made by global training simulator provider ThoroughTec Simulation. This was to help them not only maintain and improve safety levels but also productivity. The containerised system started being put to good use toward the end of 2013 and is proving to be a valuable part of the mine’s training and evaluation programme.

K-Vee Spidler – Spiral Cleaning Idler

Kinder & Co | September 16, 2014

We are very pleased to introduce the newest addition to our range of Conveyor Belt Cleaning Systems: the K-Vee Spidler – Spiral Cleaning Idler, offering a maintenance and adjustment free solution to conveyor belt cleaning.

Xylem Water Solutions South Africa brings some drama to Electra Mining

Xylem Water Solutions | September 11, 2014

Players in the mining and related industries are well aware of the fast approaching Electra Mining Africa Expo taking place at the NASREC Expo Centre in Johannesburg from 15 – 19 September this year. Top companies from all over the continent will be pulling out all the stops as they exhibit cutting-edge technology and services. Being a global thought leader, the team at Xylem Water Solutions South Africa decided to complement their outstanding range of products with something special this year…

New High Power Stainless Steel Flat Super Air Nozzle™ Saves Space and Money, Resists Corrosion and High Temperatures

Compressed Air Australia Pty Ltd | September 11, 2014

EXAIR's new 1" High Power Stainless Steel Flat Super Air Nozzle produces a flat 1" (25mm) wide airstream with a strong blowing force of 462g when mounted 12" (305mm) from the target. The unique design of this super-efficient nozzle makes it an ideal fit for both tight spaces and tight budgets.

Construction equipment among quickest recovering industries from recession

Aggregates Manager | September 11, 2014
Construction, not mining lifts Caterpillar’s profit

According to a new study of the construction equipment industry released Tuesday by the Association of Equipment Manufacturers, the industry was among the quickest to recover from the throes of the Great Recession and contributes nearly four times its market share in value to the U.S. economy.

STRIKER launches the new Etrac crushing range

Striker Australia Pty Ltd | September 10, 2014

Striker's design and technical team have just completed development of the new range of electric track crushing and screening plants known as the Striker Etrac range. Striker Etrac is available in three configurations to meet the requirements of Striker's many Australasian and Chinese clients who share the same pressures to reduce running costs and carbon emissions. Combinations of full electric, electric/hydraulic or electric diesel are available.

Composition of Metso's Nomination Board

Metso | September 9, 2014

Metso Corporation's four biggest registered shareholders on September 1, 2014, have named the following persons as their representatives in Metso's Nomination Board

ABB awarded $103 million order for world’s largest iron mine in Brazil

ABB | September 9, 2014

Mine of the future to be fitted with complete truckless transport system controlled by intelligent digital substations to reduce emissions and cut fuel costs.

First female fatality in Chile’s mining industry

Cecilia Jamasmie | September 8, 2014
First female fatality in Chile’s mining industry

A 25-year-old female truck driver died when her vehicle flipped over near Antofagasta Minerals' Los Pelambres copper mine.

RMI brings new high pressure pump stations on line

RMI Pressure Systems | September 4, 2014

As China aims to improve its coal mine safety record, it is investing in new, large-scale mining operations with modern equipment, while also improving the safety and productivity of the medium sized enterprises. In order to assist this initiative, RMI has launched a range of high pressure pump stations which are designed to provide a cost effective pumping system; predominantly used for powering the roof support systems.

Joy Global profit drops as sales continue to fall

Cecilia Jamasmie | September 4, 2014
Joy Global profit drops as sales continue to fall

Fiscal third-quarter profit dropped 61% to $71.3 million, or 71 cents a share, down from $183.2 million, or $1.71 a share, a year earlier.

Metso's Nomination Board consist of representatives of Cevian Capital, Solidium, Varma and Ilmarinen

Metso | September 4, 2014

Representatives of the four largest shareholders registered in Metso's shareholder register as of September 1, 2014 are elected to the Shareholders' Nomination Board along with the Chairman of the Board of Directors as an expert member.

How do weak mining numbers and low capital expenditure impact Caterpillar

Seeking Alpha | September 4, 2014
Caterpillar profit beats estimates but sales fall

Demand for Caterpillar's construction equipment and machinery has been slipping globally since the last quarter of the 2012 fiscal year.

Sandvik Materials Technology divests its distribution business in Australia and New Zealand

Sandvik | September 3, 2014

The divested operations include leading processors and distributors of stainless steel products and other corrosion and wear-resistant products in Australia and New Zealand.

Sepro releases lower strike point (LSP) insert to further extend Falcon bowl wear resistance

Sepro Minerals Systems Corp | September 3, 2014

Sepro Mineral Systems Corp is pleased to offer an enhancement in design for the Semi-Batch 5200B Falcon Concentrator rotor bowl lining. The Lower Strike Point (LSP) Insert has demonstrated significantly improved wear resistance during equipment operation.

Graysonline Auction – Underground Mining Equipment

Graysonline | September 3, 2014

Drilling Rigs, Rock Drills & Equip, Hydraulic Test and Repair Equip, Parts & Consumables, Truck & Motor Vehicles, Forklift, Telehandler, Shipping Containers, Workshop & Office, …and more!

Accella Performance Materials Announces Acquisition of Zeus Tyrefill Systems GmbH

Accella Performance Materials | September 2, 2014

Accella Performance Materials, Inc., a leading manufacturer of polyurethanes, plastisols and recycled rubber products, today announced the acquisition of Zeus Tyrefill Systems GmbH (“Zeus”), a leading manufacturer of tyre fill systems and flatproofing solutions for heavy duty industrial and “off the road” vehicles.

New Verderflex Dura 55 Industrial hose pump for medium flow applications

Verderflex | September 1, 2014

Following the highly successful, class leading Verderflex Dura 45 hose pump, Verderflex are proud to announce an expansion to the range, the Verderflex Dura 55. This innovative, superbly engineered pump is designed to deliver over 20% more flow, increasing the Dura Hose pump family’s flow range.

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