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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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Upskill your workforce with WearCheck training

Condition monitoring technology is advancing so fast that ongoing training for staff working in the machinery maintenance arena is essential in order to stay abreast of current trends. So says WearCheck’s technical manager, Steven Lumley, who plays an instrumental role in developing the company’s training schedule as well as ensuring …

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Sandfire to proceed with the $259-million development of Botswana copper/silver project

Following the completion of a positive definitive feasibility study (DFS) on a base case 3.2-million-tonne-a-year operation, with “clear visibility” to expand rapidly to a 5.2-million-tonne-a-year operation, ASX-listed Sandfire Resources has decided to proceed with the $259-million development of the T3 Motheo copper/silver project, in Botswana. It has appointed Lycopodium to …

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Aviation monitoring programme is flying high

Did you know that a dedicated aircraft testing programme is conducted by condition monitoring specialists, WearCheck, to reduce the risk of catastrophic engine failure, boost safety and reduce maintenance costs? WearCheck’s thriving aviation division analyses used aircraft oil and filters for wear particles, oil degradation and cleanliness of hydraulic fluids. …

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Bureau Veritas partners with TWAA, innovative digital female-driven mentorship platform in support of women in business in Africa

  There is no limit to what we, as women, can accomplish – Michelle Obama Bureau Veritas, a world leader in testing, inspection, and certification, is proud to announce the launch of its “BV Women in Africa Mentorship Program” a strategic collaborative partnership with TWAA, an innovative and disruptive global …

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Mining Indaba 2021 goes virtually

Organisers of the continent’s biggest mining jamboree – African Mining Indaba have announced postponement of the event, slated for early next year. Simon Ford, Portfolio Director at Investing in African Mining Indaba the decision has been propelled by the on-going COVID-19 pandemic. “We are sorry to announce the 2021 edition …

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SRK –Supporting mines in striving for zero harm

Rock-related accidents have reduced significantly in recent decades, due in large part to incremental improvements in rock engineering practice. According to William Joughin, chairman of SRK Consulting and himself a leading rock engineering expert, the company’s contribution in this field has included assisting mines with reviews of safety practices, as …

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Blasting tech takes mines into the future

Built on innovation since its inception over three decades ago, global explosives leader BME – a member of the JSE-listed Omnia Group – paves the way for mines to leverage the latest technologies for ever-greater efficiencies and productivity. “Harnessing technology as quickly as it develops – and applying it to …

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Pix4D and SAP start a joint innovation project for the 3D inspection of transmission masts

Lausanne, Switzerland; Pix4D, technology pioneer and market leader in industrial photogrammetry software solutions, announces that it is starting a joint innovation project with SAP® to open up the market for drone-based, digital 3D inspections for telecommunications companies. SAP, a global leader in ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) software, has included Pix4D …

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