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Beware the dangers of using fake parts

Using imitation or fake parts in OEM equipment poses a major risk to the health and safety of machine operators, in addition to being hugely detrimental to the overall performance of the equipment, warns Bobcat Equipment South Africa, part of the Goscor Group of companies. (more…)

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XCMG showcases advanced technology at bauma CONEXPO AFRICA 2018

XCMG showcased seven state of the art construction machinery products at bauma CONEXPO AFRICA 2018, which took place from 13 to 16 March. (more…)

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Wheel-slogger-BMG

Safe and efficient loosening and tightening of nuts and bolts

BMG’s extensive range of tools and equipment now encompasses the versatile Slogging Hammer and Wheel Slogger, developed and manufactured locally by precision engineering and tooling specialists, Slogging International. ‘The new Slogging Hammer and Wheel Slogger series, which is used to loosen and tighten bolts and nuts quickly and easily, also improves safety for operators,’ explains […]

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Bureau Veritas announces high tech innovative breakthroughs for clients

Bureau Veritas, the global leader in testing, inspection and certification, unveiled more transformative and innovative professional solutions and services, further assisting clients to meet the growing challenges of quality, health and safety, environmental protection and social responsibility. (more…)

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Caterpillar LHD

Caterpillar develops battery electric proof of concept LHD

The Underground Mining group within Caterpillar Inc. has shipped a proof of concept battery electric LHD to a mine site located in Canada. The initial build and validation testing of this R1300G test unit began in early 2017 at the Caterpillar Peoria Proving Grounds and continues now, moving muck in a Canadian mine. (more…)

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Caterpillar and Rio Tinto retrofit trucks for Australian mine operation

Caterpillar and Rio Tinto have signed an agreement for retrofitting 19 Cat 793F mining trucks for autonomous operation at the Marandoo iron ore mine in Western Australia. Caterpillar will also install Cat Command for hauling software for operation of the autonomous fleet. The result of the agreement will be the first fleet of Cat autonomous […]

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Electra Mining Africa visitors

Electra Mining Africa over 80 percent sold

Benefitting from 46 years of experience accumulated since the inaugural event, Electra Mining Africa has a proven track record for driving sales, sales leads and building brand awareness. For many exhibitors, Electra Mining Africa is seen as a gateway into Africa for further business expansion. (more…)

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The definitive event for construction and mining

Stakeholders in the African and international construction and mining industries are set to meet up at bauma CONEXPO AFRICA in Johannesburg, South Africa, from 13 to 16 March 2018. (more…)

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Numerous industry leaders on board for bauma CONEXPO AFRICA

The economic comeback of sub-Sahara and positive market opportunities in South Africa are reflected in the number of companies that have already signed up for the upcoming bauma CONEXPO AFRICA. The third international trade fair for construction machinery, building material machines, mining machines and construction vehicles will be held at the Johannesburg Expo Centre in […]

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What is the real cost per ton?

When mines go out to tender on the goods and services they require, procurement officers should be looking beyond the service provider’s rates to the contribution they make to the mine’s cost per ton of minerals produced; not an easy task when there are so many hidden factors at play. (more…)

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