Technology

SKF Zambia, SA collaborate to optimise maintenance practices

SKF MaPro tools and online lubrication solutions from SKF Zambia, in collaboration with SKF South Africa, is optimising maintenance practices at a processing plant as well as at six mills in Zambia. SKF’s Regional Customer Experience Manager CEA Central and East Africa, Tonny Luwo, explains that the customer recognised that …

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Wacker Neuson Pumps Prime Africa’s Growth with Reliable Water Management Solutions-Updated

In a continent as diverse and dynamic as Africa, where infrastructural development and resource extraction often go hand-in-hand with challenging environments, dependable water management solutions are paramount. Wacker Neuson, a globally recognized name in light and compact equipment, is making a significant splash in the Sub-Saharan market with its premium …

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LIFECYCLE APPROACH WITH OEM PARTS FOR SUSTAINABLE PUMPING SOLUTIONS

Capital equipment like pumps operate only as well as their components and wear parts allow, so it makes little sense to risk this performance by installing a replicated part. “Mining and other industrial applications rely heavily on continuous operations to reach the productivity levels that make them profitable,” says Marnus …

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SKF unleashes raid to stamp out counterfeit bearings

Authorities, with collaborative support from SKF, recently conducted a large, highly effective raid action on a very well-known bearing seller of SKF bearings in Cape Town. The bearing seller, who has been on SKF’s radar for quite some time, has been selling counterfeit SKF bearings to numerous customers in the …

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Sunward South Africa unlocking new opportunities for growth

The Sunward Group, one of the top 50 construction equipment manufacturers in the world (being ranked 37th in the KHL Yellow Table 2023), offering world-class piling machines, drilling rigs, aerial work platforms, skid-steer loaders, crawler and wheeled cranes, mobile crushing stations, plus a complete range of (1t-95t) excavators has announced …

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Hydrogen meets gold-plated pressure sensors

Hydrogen is a trending topic and a booming market, now revolutionizing hydrogen measurement is KELLER’s gold-plated pressure sensors for unparalleled stability and innovation KELLER manufactures isolated piezoresistive pressure sensors for the type of pressure measurements invented by KELLER founder Hannes W. Keller. The great advantage of the piezoresistive measuring principle …

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FQM continue to empower local communities

First Quantum Minerals (FQM) recently handed over 13 houses to resettled families in the latest phase of its industry-leading project to leave a positive legacy at its former Bwana Mkubwa mine in Ndola.   The mining firm has also donated 10 hectares of land to the Zambian Aged People’s Association …

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Metso launches Skega™ Life

Metso is introducing to its mill lining portfolio an innovative rubber, Skega™ Life, with up to 25 percent longer wear life compared to the current premium rubber, Skega™ Classic.   The new rubber type is developed in Metso’s own laboratory and validated by field studies. Skega™ Life is a part …

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Paratus goes live with Starlink

…for industries’ reliable and constant connectivity Paratus, the telco, data center and network services provider, has signed a reseller agreement with Starlink. Marius van Vuuren, Country Manager of Paratus Zambia applauded the hard work done by government, regulator, and other authorities, in conjunction with Starlink, in ensuring this leading-edge technology …

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Atlas Copco distributor, Brutes Air, delivers reliable standby power solution to new mine customer with QAC 1100 TwinPower™

The flexibility, reliability and efficiency of the Atlas Copco QAC 1100 TwinPower™, which is essentially two QAC generators housed side-by-side in a 20-foot container, prompted the customer to order a second unit from Brutes Air Solutions in March 2023 for their coal plant in Mpumalanga! Appointed by Atlas Copco as …

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