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Maxair pipe systems and Compressor packages from Dynamic Air Systems

Many Australian companies have benefited from the features of Maxair pipe systems and Compressor packages, as supplied by Dynamic Air Systems . An Australian mining company has recently taken delivery of a 63mm MAXAIR pipe system and an Atlas Copco compressor package comprising of three compressors and equipment.

Mining, margins soften Protech’s profit slide

Civil engineering group Protech Khuthele increased revenue by 24% to R426-million for the half-year ended August 31. This growth flowed mainly from increasing volumes of work. The strained private sector filled up only 8% of the company's burse for the period, with mining at 48% and infrastructure at 44%.

$2,7bn smelter becomes power-crunch casualty

Global aluminium giant Rio Tinto Alcan and South Africa's power utility Eskom confirmed on Thursday that plans for the proposed $2,7-billion Coega smelter project, which was destined for South Africa's Eastern Cape province, had been terminated, owing to

The Dräger FPS 7000 full-face mask

The Draeger Safety Pacific FPS 7000 full-face mask is the latest Dräger development in terms of safety and wearing comfort. Fire in tunnels, mines and subway shafts are extreme situations which demand maximum resilience from man and material. Mining and tunnel construction are fraught with hidden dangers. Simply following legal guidelines, regulations and standards is no guarantee for safety, which has lead to the fabrication of this full-face mask.

Growth fuels new branch for CAPS

(Compressed Air & Power Systems) recently opened its new purpose-designed branch in Paget, Mackay. A 100% Australian owned company, CAPS Australia is a supplier of a wide range of industrial products to the manufacturing, mining, oil and gas, infrastructure, and primary industries as well as other sectors.

Strong rand not competitive – Minister Davies

The South African currency was currently not 'competitive' and was also not conducive to industrial development, Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies said on Monday. He added that the South African government stood ready to 'defend' what it saw as

Hose reel rage catalogue from Alemite Lubrequip

Alemite Lubrequip has produced a catalogue of a comprehensive range of hose reels to suit applications in the mining, industrial, automotive and industrial market sectors. The catalogue contains images, information and specifications of the range of hose reels available.

Pronal sizes up pipeline testing, maintenance and safety

Maintenance of pipelines can be a tricky business. Sealing and testing operations need to be conducted not only with complete safety and environmental security, but also with considerable speed, to maintain flows of liquids and gases. One method of stopping and sealing that is attracting increasing interest and application in Australasia involves inflatable pipe stoppers that can be rapidly deployed, easily transported and widely applied in remote, temporary and permanent industrial situations.
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Company announcement: Xstrata Coal South Africa latest to join Weather Intelligence Systems (WIS)

Xstrata Coal South Africa, is one of the latest companies to adopt WIS as its strategic weather intelligence partner. Staying true to its people-centric ethos, XCSA, have invested in theWIS early warning weather detection systems at their Mpumalanga an...