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Africa’s burgeoning mines will need a heavy lift

The growing scale of Africa’s mineral and infrastructure projects is demanding expert skills and fit-for-purpose equipment to lift, transport and install heavy plant in remote and often inhospitable sites, according to SA-based heavy-lift specialist Vanguard. According to Vanguard General Manager Craig Pace, recent figures indicate that, despite low commodity prices, …

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African mines drive pump sales

South Africa’s leading pump manufacturer and supplier, KSB Pumps and Valves (Pty) Ltd, is making significant inroads into African markets where exploding mining activities are feeding an ever-growing demand for fluid handling solutions. With new operations constantly being undertaken in remote locations, mining firms are seeking reliable equipment which is …

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Putzmeister offer MINELIFT 4: New scissor lift platform for mining

To continue optimizing logistics of underground mining operations, Putzmeister has developed the MINELIFT 4 scissor lift platform. With a lifting height of 4 meters and 4 ton capacity, the equipment provides a mobile and secure working platform for load- and personnel lifting in underground mining and can also be set …

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Indian group takes over marble quarry in Mozambique

Indian group Sarla will re-launch quarrying of marble deposits in Montepuez in Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado province, under the terms of an agreement signed last week with the government of Mozambique. Signed by the Minister of Mining Resources, Esperanca Bias, the agreement includes an initial investment of US$10 million and later …

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