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Explosion-proof hoists for Kusile coal conveyors

Condra has completed manufacture of eight explosion-proof, high-lift hoists – four of them articulated – for Tenova Bateman. All are custom-built, two-speed machines that utilise the modularity of Condra’s K‑Series to deliver performance capabilities precisely tailored to the individual requirements of each application. After commissioning at Kusile Power Station, the …

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Zambian emeralds beam hope to world as birthstone of May

Emeralds have been a beacon of hope across the world since time immemorial. Now Zambia is taking its place as the leading source of these precious gemstones, thanks to the world’s largest producing emerald mine – Kagem – in Lufwanyama, which is owned by Gemfields in partnership with the Zambian …

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CAMINEX 2020 has been postponed

Organisers of the Copperbelt Agricultural Mining Industrial Networking Expo (CAMINEX) 2020 have postponed this year’s event; this is in line with the government’s guidelines on the COVID-19 pandemic. The event which was scheduled to be held from the 2-4 June 2020 will now be held from 1-3 June 2021.Through a …

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Kagem leads the fight against COVID-19 in Lufwanyama District

Kagem Mining has donated disinfectants, cleaning products and public health posters worth K100,000.00 to Lufwanyama District Hospital, Lufwanyama, giving residents hope in the fight against COVID-19 in the province. The donation is part of the company’s community development work, aiming to improve access to quality healthcare in society. “These materials …

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Blast planning taken to new heights

As part of its continuous development of digital solutions, blasting leader BME has further enhanced its BLASTMAP™ blast planning tool with an added burden relief timing module. “As an enabling tool for our well-accepted AXXIS™ electronic initiation system, BLASTMAP™ now has a powerful burden relief feature that gives the blaster …

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