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Capital Equipment News November 2018

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In this edition of Capital Equipment News, the leading story focuses on the arrival of the new SANY SY500H excavator in South Africa. In a deal worth around R12-million, Goscor Earth Moving has delivered the first three units of the mining excavator to mining and beneficiation company, Africa Mining Group (AMG).

The 50 t SY500H is the second-biggest model in SANY’s large excavator line-up, and forms part of the Chinese OEM’s mining range, which also comprises the 36-t SY365H and the recently-launched 75-t SY750H.

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Capital Equipment News: Latest News

Unique fall protection challenges for mobile cranes

Published: 14 November 2018

Construction regulations demand that measures be put in place to address the risk of falling from height, but the mobile crane segment has particular needs that require users, manufacturers and...

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Latest compact excavators on arrival lounges

Published: 14 November 2018

As the compact excavator continues to dig for a sizeable share of the local yellow metal equipment market, several leading suppliers have recently introduced new offerings or updated models to...

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MultiMAX semi-trailer for P&L Machine Moving and Rigging

Published: 14 November 2018

Gareth Lucas from South Africa’s P & L Machine Moving and Rigging made a special trip to Belgium and Luxemburg recently to visit Faymonville facilities and get first-hand training on...

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Affiliation to leading security association provides peace of mind

Published: 14 November 2018

The ability to provide a secure logistics solution is a critical requirement for any reputable third-party logistics (3PL) provider. This is exactly why Bridgewater Logistics is associated to the Transported...

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Transport infrastructure remains a chief vehicle for economic growth

Published: 13 November 2018

For any country, the transport infrastructure networks are some of the most important assets it can have – not only in pure monetary value, but also the socio and economic...

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Five machine innovations promising to cut fuel emissions

Published: 13 November 2018

With the rise of fossil fuel prices and the pressure to lower carbon footprints many consumers and companies are demanding more fuel-efficient vehicles. This article explores the truth behind some...

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Global trade show promotes trenchless technology

Published: 12 November 2018

With growing calls for non-disruptive installation of services such as sewerage, water and fibre connectivity, the requirement for trenchless technology is surging and the need to educate installers and end-users...

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Done right, infrastructure will unlock Africa’s vast potential

Published: 12 November 2018

An expert panel comprising Coenie Vermaak, chief executive of Electronic Toll Collection (ETC); Bongani Mankewu, executive director of the Infrastructure Research Development Centre and Mesela Nhlapo, CEO of the Railroad...

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Ongoing evolution keeps Booyco PDS fit for purpose

Published: 09 November 2018

In line with the Mine Health and Safety Act’s regulations on machinery and equipment, the onus is on mines to ensure that their proximity detection systems (PDSs) are ‘fit for...

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MTU South Africa consolidates operations

Published: 09 November 2018

MTU South Africa has consolidated its operations in South Africa in order to better serve customers and seize business opportunities offered by the recent attainment of the highest possible rating...

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New Cat 740 GC expands articulated truck line-up

Published: 08 November 2018

The Cat® 740 GC articulated dump truck (ADT) re-introduces the 40-ton (36,3 mt) size class to the Cat ADT range. The new model is designed to incorporate the proven features...

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Cavex hydrocyclones expand footprint across Africa

Published: 08 November 2018

Weir Minerals Africa has expanded its Cavex® hydrocyclone footprint across Africa with its most two recent orders going into the Central African Copperbelt; one in Zambia and one in the...

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Volvo Group invests in driver learnership programme

Published: 07 November 2018

Volvo Group Southern Africa has invested R1,9-million in the advanced development and training of 20 unemployed commercial vehicle drivers. 

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Cat Financial establishes Johannesburg office

Published: 07 November 2018

Cat Financial, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Caterpillar Inc., recently established its newest legal entity to support customers in South Africa. The company celebrated the opening of its finance office in...

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Local UD truck drivers perform well in Japan

Published: 06 November 2018

Two local UD Trucks’ fleet drivers proudly represented southern Africa at the finals of the Extra Mile Challenge driver competition in Ageo, Japan. Tatiya Sisilia from Clover SA in Johannesburg...

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Epiroc Drilling Solutions invests in autonomous mining solutions business

Published: 06 November 2018

Epiroc Drilling Solutions, LLC., a leading productivity partner for the mining, infrastructure and natural resources industries, has acquired part of ASI Mining, LLC, a US-based company that provides technology solutions...

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SRK shares mineral valuation insights with China

Published: 05 November 2018

An important Chinese mining sector delegation visiting South Africa was recently able to gain valuable insights from specialist engineers and scientists from SRK Consulting (SA), focusing on the range of...

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SKF’s Digital tachometer offers pinpoint accuracy

Published: 05 November 2018

The SKF TKRT 10 is a fast and accurate tachometer utilising laser or contact to measure rotational and linear speeds. Equipped with a laser and a range of contact adapters...

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Contact Capital Equipment News

Title: Editor
Name: Munesu Shoko
Email: capnews@crown.co.za
Phone: +27 11 622-4770
Fax: +27 11 615-6108

Title: Advertising Manager
Name: Elmarie Stonell
Email: elmaries@crown.co.za
Phone: +27 11 622-4770
Fax: +27 11 615-6108

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