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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 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 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 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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