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Capital Equipment News November 2017

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Capital Equipment News November 2017ON THE COVER:

The leading story in the November edition of Capital Equipment News explores Goscor Earth Moving’s (GEM) landmark deal with a contract miner. GEM, the official dealer of SANY’s earthmoving equipment in South Africa, has delivered four new machines to mining contractor, Exclusive Benefits Enterprises.

The transaction is a landmark deal, not only due to its R7 million value, but most importantly because it’s Goscor’s first customised sale to the mining industry, which saw the supplier go beyond the call of duty to tailor the buckets of the machines to suit the customer’s taxing chrome handling application.

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South African wins UD Trucks’ international driver competition

Published: 23 November 2017

Lafras Kruger was recently named the best driver at the finals of UD Trucks’ Extra Mile Challenge fleet driver competition in Japan. Kruger took top honours in the UD Quester...

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Heavy Kwatani screen for Gamsberg

Published: 23 November 2017

Spartan-based vibrating screen specialist Kwatani, driven by its aggressive cost leadership strategy, is supplying a large exciter-driven grizzly feeder and a sizing screen to the Gamsberg zinc project near Aggeneys...

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Outsource fleets for economic survival

Published: 22 November 2017

Outsourcing fleet during economic challenges could save businesses cash flow and mitigate risk. According to the latest figures from the Southern African Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (SAVRALA), the South...

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New generation engines raise the bar for remanufacturers

Published: 22 November 2017

So complex has modern engine design become that companies wanting to have their engines remanufactured should first look carefully at their service provider’s equipment and in-house skills profile.

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Doosan DX140LCR-5 excavator on show at the 2018 World of Concrete

Published: 21 November 2017

Doosan Construction Equipment will display its 15-tonne DX140LCR-5 reduced tail swing crawler excavator at the annual World of Concrete Exhibition to be held at the Las Vegas Convention Centre from...

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Changes in Metso’s executive team

Published: 20 November 2017

Olli-Pekka Oksanen, currently Senior Vice President, Strategy and Business Development and a member of Metso’s Executive Team, has been appointed Vice President, Minerals West Europe Market Area as of December...

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Daimler Trucks & Buses Southern Africa unveils SelecTrucks Zimbabwe

Published: 15 November 2017

Daimler Trucks & Buses Southern Africa, under the banner of ZIMOCO (the only official distributor of Daimler commercial vehicles, including Mercedes-Benz Trucks, Buses and Vans, FUSO, Freightliner and Western Star...

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Drones set to take off in construction

Published: 15 November 2017

Floating effortlessly and able to be positioned with great accuracy, drones – also referred to as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) – are becoming an increasingly popular tool in the construction...

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Young welder wins WELDCUP for Manitowoc Cranes

Published: 14 November 2017

Manitowoc Cranes has recognised Gisela Brust for her outstanding performance at this year’s WELDCUP, the European, young welder competition that took place in Düsseldorf, Germany, in September. Brust ranked second...

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New range of lightweight mobile compressors for utility trucks from Atlas Copco

Published: 13 November 2017

Atlas Copco has launched a new range of lightweight and versatile air compressors for secure integration into utility trucks and other OEM applications. The space-saving 8 Series Utility range has...

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DACHSER South Africa recognised for skills development initiatives

Published: 10 November 2017

At the 29th Logistics Achiever Awards ceremony held on November 2 at Montecasino in Fourways, Gauteng, DACHSER SA scooped a Silver category award for leading in skills development.

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Vector partners with Pick ‘n Pay in new frozen distribution agreement

Published: 09 November 2017

Vector Logistics’ long-standing relationship with Pick ‘n Pay has been cemented with a new contract making Vector Logistics responsible for distributing Pick ‘n Pay’s entire basket of frozen products –...

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New Caterpillar Utility Compactors with rental in mind

Published: 07 November 2017

By making them easy to operate, simple to transport and quick to service, Caterpillar has launched new compactor models designed to help customers become more efficient and profitable.

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Cummins breaks ground for new premises at Waterfall Logistics Precinct

Published: 07 November 2017

Cummins Southern Africa has announced the relocation of its Southern Africa Distribution Business to Waterfall Logistics Precinct – Gauteng’s new innovative work, live and play destination in Waterfall, Midrand. The...

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Rock intrusions a problem when specifying sizers and breakers

Published: 06 November 2017

With coal miners moving into more difficult geological conditions, a detailed characterisation of the ore body is increasingly vital when specifying feeder breakers or mineral sizers, according to PC Kruger...

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Redefining the truck stop concept

Published: 06 November 2017

ExxonMobil and its authorised distributor in South Africa, Centlube, are to join forces with Michelin Truck Service Centre (MTSC) and Laser Fast Truck & Trailer Wheel Alignment (Truck Stop) to...

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Global Powerscreen award for ELB Equipment

Published: 06 November 2017

ELB Equipment has been awarded the highly prestigious Regional Dealer of the Year award by its principal crusher and screen supplier, Powerscreen. Measured among distributors in the Middle East and...

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Numerous industry leaders on board for bauma CONEXPO AFRICA 2018

Published: 03 November 2017

The economic comeback of sub-Sahara Africa and positive market opportunities in South Africa are reflected in the number of companies that have already signed up for the upcoming bauma CONEXPO...

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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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