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Sandvik demonstrates its commitment to miners in Southern Africa

Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions have relocated its South African headquarters to brand new, purpose-built premises in Kempton Park, near Johannesburg, in a strategic move that it claims will consolidate its resources and further enhance its customer service. The state-of-the-art Khomanani facility includes three large workshop areas and office space …

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Botswana contract SA firm for its new online mining cadastre system

The Botswana Ministry of Mineral Resources, Green Technology, and Energy Security recently awarded Spatial Dimension South Africa, a subsidiary of Trimble, a hardware, software, and services technology company, a contract to design and implement an online mining cadastre system. Botswana Geoscience Institution is the contracting authority. Working with the local …

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Kalahari Automation Distributors appointed as Rockwell Automation’s new authorised distributor in Botswana

Kalahari Automation Distributors (KAD) has been appointed as a new authorised distributor in Botswana by Rockwell Automation. Botswana’s industrial terrain is fascinating, with an abundance of mineral deposits and a paucity of water, and it stands to gain from industry-leading automation and control technology. KAD is Botswana’s leading supplier of …

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BME puts its stamp on underground mining

Years of innovation and experience in the underground space have now positioned BME – part of the JSE-listed Omnia Group – as an important player in mines where low-profile, bord-and-pillar mining methods are employed. As a blasting and explosives leader in the opencast mining sector for decades, BME has steadily …

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Caterpillar enhance mining equipment simulators’ sustainability

Caterpillar customers will now enjoy the latest simulator-based equipment training solutions courtesy of a new deal with ThoroughTec Simulation. The development comes after a global cooperation agreement to help improve safety, boost productivity, increase machine availability and create more sustainable mining operations. Under the agreement, Caterpillar Mining will recommend ThoroughTec …

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Non-destructive testing (NDT) now offered by WearCheck

Advanced field services, transformer chemistry testing, reliability solutions – these are some of the extra services offered by condition monitoring specialists, WearCheck, in addition to traditional used oil analysis following recent expansion. The company’s advanced field services (AFS) division incorporates specialist monitoring techniques such as rope testing, technical compliance and …

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