Bell Equipment and Kamaz provide trucks suited to Africa

The benefit of Bell Equipment’s new partnership with Russian-based tipper truck specialist, Kamaz, goes beyond providing the company’s southern Africa customers with a premium tipper truck range backed by leading local support.

New rigid haulers from Volvo to hit southern African markets

Babcock is preparing to introduce a new line-up of rigid haulers into the mining and quarrying sector in southern Africa following Volvo Construction Equipment’s announcement that the Swedish equipment manufacturer has launched its own range of Volvo CE-branded rigid haulers.

Underground mining tyres – maximising performance

Most workers in the mining industry use three simple words to describe South Africa’s underground mines: hot, dark and deep. Deep, as in 1 to 3 km deep. These mines are also remote; 500 to 1 000 km away from the nearest major city in some cases.

Venetia open pit on the safety front-line with proximity detection

As the open pit at De Beers’ Venetia diamond mine approaches the end of its life in 2023, the company is determined to stay at the leading edge of safety technology, with the upgrading of its proximity detection systems (PDS) and related safety equipment.

Vibramech establishes firm footprint in West Africa

Johannesburg-based screen manufacturer Vibramech has established a firm footprint across the West African region over its 41 years of operation and is recognised as a leader in its field.

Avesoro Resources: New Liberty turnaround just the beginning

West African gold producer Avesoro Resources has spent the last year stabilising its under-performing New Liberty gold mine in Liberia. Having successfully turned the asset around, the company is now firmly focused on growth.

Gold producer trims fat off operating costs

West African-focused gold producer Golden Star Resources is focusing on improving its margins, which it should succeed in achieving this year as it produces fewer ounces than it has done in the past but at lower operating costs and higher grades.

DRC Mining Week-Strong support for local non-profit NGO

The Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) premier flagship mining conference and exhibition DRC Mining Week has not only committed itself to connecting key stakeholders...

Navachab gold mine-Slurry pumps push the boundaries of reliability

KSB Pumps and Valves has broken the ‘slurry pumps have short lifespans’ myth with the ongoing success of its Navachab gold mine installation in...

Integrated Pump Rental-Adds stainless steel submersibles to rental fleet Integrated

Pump Rental recently bolstered its pump rental fleet with the inclusion of a range of stainless steel submersible pumps. MD LEE VINE says this...

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