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A blast fit for purpose

The cost of running a quarrying or mining business in South Africa is escalating, with energy, maintenance and labour being significant drivers. Charles Hurly, marketing lead, Solar Mining Services, explores what it takes to get the most out of...

Choose your rubber lining with care

Despite considerable research into the mechanics of abrasive wear, the choice of rubber lining in a particular mining or quarrying application remains complex and experience-based; but one certainty is that hardness and price per kilogram are...

Unlocking industrial power

Eskom Rotek Industries has provided diagnostic and engineering services for more than 100 years. The company boasts a national footprint and prides itself on being a dynamic business with expertise in five technically specific business areas....

ERWAT ventures into mining

ERWAT provides bulk wastewater conveyance and a highly technical and proficient wastewater treatment service to some 2 000 industries and more than 3.5 million users. The company is now looking to venture into the mining industry, offering...

Sustainable, inclusive growth

Despite tough economic times and the uncertainty facing the industry, some mining participants have responded to the market with optimism – not just in theory, but in practice too. Among these is mining equipment and service provider Sandvik Mining...

Outperforming expectations

Despite South Africa being the largest contributor to the ferrochrome industry, the sector remains under immense pressure. LANXESS is the only South African chrome industry player to handle the entire value chain, which carries great risk, though...

New CEO for Rare

Operational management capabilities, and proven financial and system management experience are some of the skills that Renier Viljoen will bring to Rare as the new CEO. His six years in the piping industry and experience in plastic-injection...