Business 2019-02-27T13:24:24+02:00
  • The first Willard Batteries site in Port Elizabeth underwent renovations to be more inclusive of employees. Image credit: Willard Batteries

Saving the ocean with a battery

In order to raise awareness on the effect that plastic pollution has on the environment, Willard Batteries embark on saving the ocean with a limited-edition Blue battery, writes Ntsako Khosa. [...]

  • Blending material on coal mines is important, and stockpiling without stackers, as in this case, can have an adverse effect on later reclaiming. Image credit: Leon Louw

A handle on stacks of stockpiles

Stackers remain a critical component of effective stockyard management, writes Leon Louw. […]

  • Roads in southern Africa are in serious need of rehabilitation and upgrades. Image credit: Leon Louw

Opportunity on the horizon

Although adverse economic conditions have stifled growth in southern Africa, there are signs of recovery, writes Leon Louw. […]

  • Wirtgen large milling machine retrofitted with the Performance Tracker.. Image credit Wirtgen

Measuring milling performance automatically

Edited by Tarren Bolton Wirtgen has developed a solution that, for the first time, makes it possible to accurately and reliably document actual milling work completed. […]

  • Kenny Gaynor, integrated accounts leader, Cummins Africa Middle East.

Fix before failure

By Kenny Gaynor The more time and effort you put into proper planning and scheduling of maintenance, the more reliable the equipment will be and the longer its productive lifespan [...]

  • The success of the Ambatovy‚Äôs safety interventions speaks volumes for its policies and procedures and points to astute selection of fire suppression systems that are correctly suited to the kind of risks associated with its type of surface mining activities.

Effective fire suppression

By Tarren Bolton | All images by Sandvik Ambatovy Nickel Mine in Madagascar, one of the biggest nickel mines in the world, has an enviable fire safety record. Plant Equipment [...]