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Crushing and screening operations are central to theproduction output of mineral processing plants, thereby warranting the use of equipmentthat is productive, reliable and well supported to ensure optimum availabilityand output.With this in mind, the country’s largest supplier of mobilecrushing and ...
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ELB and Ammann Entrench Their High Level of Commitment in Africa

Global compaction and paving equipment manufacturer, Ammann,alongside its southern African distributor, ELB Equipment, entrenched the highlevel of service and support provided on the range of world-class compactionand paving equipment at a busy and well-attended open day in Benoni recently.ELB ...
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Replacing Gauteng's Aging Pipelines

Aging waterinfrastructure in cities throughout Gauteng is leading to a loss of millions oflitres of potable water, while sewerage leaks silently contaminate ourwaterways and ground water.With thousands ofpipelines already well over the 50-year mark and equally many over 100-yearold, failures are ...
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Screen Improves Processing Production

Faster, more aggressive screening technology is allowing mine processing contractor, Two Pedestrians Mining, to push production to new levels and radically shorten processing times on behalf of their clients in the mining industry. According to Neel Rademeyer, who is the hands-on owner of Two ...
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Ground Breakers Powerscreen Warrior

Producing building materials on site Rather than sourcing expensive sand and aggregates on building sites, a start-up company on the West Rand has begun a ground breaking new operation that turns spoils and site rubble into valuable building materials for reuse on site. The aptly named Ground ...
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Aftermarket

The value of aftermarket support When calculating the profitability of operations using capital equipment, the sums are done with the assumption that each piece of equipment is operational and working at its full capacity. Which means the bottom line is directly impacted every and any time a ...
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New Range of Ammann Light Compaction Equipment

New range of light compaction equipment ELB Equipment has extended its range of Ammann compaction equipment to include the manufacturers impressive range of light compaction and walk-behind machines. According to Craig Sheppard, national product manager for ELB Equipment the machines are ultra-...
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Time to stop digging trenches manually

Time to stop digging trenches manuallyWith the advent of trenching machines nearly seventy years ago, Ditch Witch the inventors, revolutionized the industry and put paid to manual trenching throughout most of the world.Yet in South Africa the chain gang still prevails with manual labour used to ...
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No more trenches in busy centres

No more trenches in busy centresDangerous trenches spanning roads and sidewalks in urban areas can be a thing of the past if contractors laying new utilities adopt the latest horizontal directional drilling (HDD) technologies.South Africa’s already congested roadways and pavements can ill-afford ...
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Masters of Trade

Masters of TradeBuilding a capital equipment fleet A number of key criteria should form the basis of establishing or replenishing capital equipment fleets based on performance and reliability rather than simply making decisions based on a single-brand mentality, or purely a price consideration. ...
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Rock drill for varied construction jobs

Rock drill for varied construction jobs Finding a rock drill that is versatile enough to work in all areas, regardless of space constraints and underfoot conditions, is a top requirement of construction fleet owners who additionally require power and reliability to ensure uninterrupted drilling ...
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Screening Technology-Screens to reduce costs per ton

Screening Technology-Screens to reduce costs per tonFar from merely acting as a means of separating and sizing materials, the effective use of screening technologies can contribute to the overall efficiency of a plant and can significantly improve return on investment in term of processing costs. ...
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Hillary Construction has an Ace up the sleeve

December 2016 Hillary Construction has an Ace up the sleeve Just a decade ago no contractor in their right mind would ever have believed that a ‘simple’ roller could give them the edge over their road-building opposition, nor that such a machine would one day play such an important role in ...
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Supplying graders for Africa

July 2016Supplying graders for AfricaIn Africa, we need graders that have enough power to work in tough, rocky and sometimes very dry conditions. Most importantly they need to be tough and durable enough to last out in the middle-of-nowhere for years on end with minimal support.For years Africa’s ...
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Top 10 criteria to buy right

November 2016 Top 10 criteria to buy right ELB Equipment fleet specialist, Desmond van Heerden says company owners and fleet managers should take note of his Top 10 key criteria to measure when buying a new piece of capital equipment. This relates to: 1. Finding a machine that is fit-for-purpose ...
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Road contractor with an Ace up the sleeve

Road contractor with an Ace up the sleeve Polokwane based road construction specialist, Hillary Construction, has adopted the latest smart compaction technology to assist in its efforts to build roads of the highest possible standard.  With the high tech Ammann AcePro (ASC110D) smart compactor ...
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Building quarrying legacy on trust

Building quarrying legacy on trust Lion Park Quarries team shown to have “The right stuff” A three-decade long relationship between a large-scale equipment supplier and a family run quarrying operation on the West Rand has become a prime case study in the establishment of a successful symbiotic ...
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ELB’s graders conquer Namibia

July 2016 ELB’s graders conquer Namibia While a number of grader manufacturers have opted to sell smaller-engined, computer controlled machines into the African, market ELB Equipment is of the opinion that larger displacement engines are better for our conditions, with more than enough grunt when ...
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Sumitomo logger is a hit

February 2016 Sumitomo logger is a hit Unless you are in the logging business it is almost impossible to describe just how tough a job it can be on both man and machine. For this reason logging machines are traditionally built tough and come with a particularly heavy price tag. Until now that is....
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The right rollers for plant hire

February 2016 The right rollers for plant hire Growing demand for effective and efficient compacting equipment has led plant hire specialists, Renico Plant Hire, to expand its growing fleet with an additional three 10 ton Ammann ASC 100 single drum rollers, supplied by ELB Equipment. The Ammann ...
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In celebration of machine Number 8

February 2016 In celebration of machine Number 8 If you ever wondered just how tough our legendary Kawasaki Wheel Loaders are, then you really need to read on to find out why they are widely regarded as the toughest of their type in the world. To fleet managers the big Kawasaki ZV90 wheel loader ...
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The right rollers for plant hire

The right rollers for plant hire Growing demand for effective and efficient compacting equipment has led plant hire specialists, Renico Plant Hire, to expand its growing fleet with an additional three 10 ton Ammann ASC 100 single drum rollers, supplied by ELB Equipment. The Ammann rollers were ...
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FRD - Rock breakers for real hard labour

Excavator-mounted rock breakers from Furikawa are proving to be extra-durable in the field which is driving contractors to reexamine their long-held belief that rock hammers be regarded as “consumables” with only a relatively short life span. Thanks to Furukawa’s unique Monoblock construction with ...
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Building quarrying legacy on trust

Building quarrying legacy on trust Lion Park Quarries team shown to have “The right stuff” A three-decade long relationship between a large-scale equipment supplier and a family run quarrying operation on the West Rand has become a prime case study in the establishment of a successful symbiotic ...
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New crushing and screening champions

October 2015 New crushing and screening champions Mobile crushing and screening equipment manufacturer, Powerscreen, has come of age celebrating 21 years in the southern African industry in partnership with ELB Equipment, its longtime local distributor. Throughout this time the company has ...
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New crushing and screening champions

New crushing and screening champions Mobile crushing and screening equipment manufacturer, Powerscreen, has come of age celebrating 21 years in the southern African industry in partnership with ELB Equipment, its longtime local distributor. Throughout this time the company has remained ...
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Cost-effective forestry platforms

July 2015 Cost-effective forestry platforms Loggers working the high-yield plantations of Mpumalanga are getting their first glimpse of the ultra-efficient logging capabilities of the new purpose-built Sumitomo forestry platforms from ELB Equipment. Based on the underpinnings of the Japanese ...
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Induna

March 2015 This Induna knows best Loyalty to equipment brands is a luxury that cannot be afforded in the ultra-competitive port logistics business, where operators rather want round-the-clock-performance and reliability from machines and back-up to keep fleets productive at all times. Having ...
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Wheel loaders thrive on back breaking work

Wheel loaders thrive on back breaking work Kawasaki wheel loaders have become an indispensible part of the Radds stevedoring fleet in the port of Richards Bay, where the company is responsible for loading and off-loading approximately a million tons per month of iron, magnetite and chrome onto ...
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