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13/Mar/2024

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13/Mar/2024

With its solid technical expertise and market experience in dewatering, slurry and sludge pumping solutions, Integrated Pump Technology has proved its capacity to support the highest quality pump brands.

Its offering recently grew from its established range of Grindex and Faggiolati submersible pumps to include the well-respected Godwin range of diesel driven pumps. Justin Bawden, Key Accounts Manager at Jet Park-based Integrated Pump Technology, explains that this adds considerable value to customers – as the pumping business is all about matching the right pump to each specific duty and application.

Expanding range

“The Godwin range of diesel powered pumps is a great boost for customers wanting to deploy a robust pumping solution in locations where electricity is not available,” says Bawden. “As important as the quality of these pumps, though, is our ability to support them to the demanding standards set by the original equipment manufacturer (OEM).”

To service its submersible and diesel driven ranges of pumps, Integrated Pump Technology boasts a modern technical workshop and warehouse which ensures that customers experience quick access to the equipment, servicing and spare parts they need. He highlights that the company’s active network of distributors around southern Africa visit customers regularly to offer support and technical advice.


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13/Mar/2024

Making mines safer and more productive has long been the strategic intention of mine automation, and surface drill rigs are now part of this technological evolution.

According to Kabelo Nkoana, Business Line Manager for Automation and Digitisation at Sandvik Southern Africa, AutoMine® is available for Sandvik i-Series models in the company’s intelligent range of down-the-hole top hammer and rotary blast hole drill rigs. Mining customers in southern Africa have been embracing the functionality, and reporting positive results.

“Sandvik AutoMine® system essentially replicates the machine control system to enable remote automation over the mine’s Wi-Fi network,” he says. “There is an awareness that safety could be compromised when rigs are operating close to a highwall, or when there are unstable geological conditions on the bench. Automating a drill rig in these conditions is an important contributor to safety.”

Surface drills

Sandvik’s i-Series machines come standard with features such as the onboard data collection unit technology for engine operation and other major components. Various operational and machine health data from the sensors are collected in the OEM’s Knowledge Box, and transmitted to cloud storage for analysis and real time reporting to support informed and accurate decision making. This creates the foundation for the automation process, which also enhances reliability and performance.


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13/Mar/2024

Pilot Crushtec’s crushing and screening solutions are key for a wide range of applications within the energy minerals sector, and the company has built a significant footprint in these industry segments.

Wayne Warren, Sales Manager Africa at Pilot Crushtec, highlights that the company has crushing and screening equipment operating successfully in lithium, cobalt, manganese, nickel, copper and graphite operations in the region.

“The flexibility of our mobile and modular equipment allows customers to tailor solutions to match diverse ore characteristics and processing plant requirements. This adaptability is crucial, especially when dealing with variations within the same commodity category, like lithium ores that differ in behaviour,” he explains.

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Pilot Crushtec’s equipment selection also considers material abrasiveness, minimising equipment wear by bypassing crushers when necessary. Their mobile equipment often includes pre-screening options as standard, reducing the need for additional screens.


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13/Mar/2024

The increasing reliance of South African businesses on generator sets (gensets) to mitigate power disruptions highlights a crucial need for proper selection based on specific operational demands. Despite their growing usage, there’s still widespread confusion about how to choose the appropriate genset, often leading to inefficient and costly decisions.

Understanding the differences between standby, prime and continuous applications is essential to optimise genset performance and longevity. This is according to Craig Bouwer, Senior Manager Gensets at WEG Africa, who explains that many customers mistakenly select gensets based solely on nameplate rating.

“Understanding the specific application of the genset is crucial for the right selection, and the first step is knowing that genset applications are broadly categorised into standby, prime and continuous, each with distinct operational requirements,” he says.

Gensets

Standby gensets are seldom used, typically kept for emergency situations. These units have a limit on operational hours per year and a specific load factor. In South Africa, due to frequent load shedding, few gensets are used solely for standby purposes.


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02/Nov/2023

Discover How We’re Shaping the Future of Key Sectors in Africa

In the heart of Africa, where industries are flourishing, and innovation is at its peak, there’s a source of knowledge that has been instrumental in shaping the growth and progress of the continent’s most critical sectors. We are PWL Global Network, and we’re the proud publishers of seven influential print magazines, each dedicated to providing invaluable insights, trends, and expertise in key African industries.

A Glimpse into Our Publications

  1. Logistics African Magazine: Our magazine dedicated to Transport and Logistics offers a comprehensive view of the networks that keep Africa moving. From supply chain optimization to cutting-edge technology, we bring you the latest updates and strategies driving the industry forward.
  2. Modern Energy And Mines Review: In the ever-evolving world of Mining and Energy, we’ve been the go-to source for industry professionals and decision-makers. Our magazine delves into mineral resources, sustainable energy solutions, and the economic impact of these sectors.
  3. Oil And Gas News Africa: Africa’s Oil and Gas industry holds tremendous potential. Our publication explores exploration, production, and the energy transition, delivering crucial information that drives the industry’s growth.
  4. Rail Management Review: The Railways magazine takes you on a journey through the rail systems that connect nations and fuel economic development in Africa. We provide the latest news and innovations within this vital transport sector.
  5. Pipes, Pumps and Valves: Keeping the heart of industries pumping is what we do best. Our magazine on Pumps and Valves covers the technologies and applications that drive efficiency and sustainability in African businesses.
  6. Fire and Security Journal: In an ever-changing world, staying ahead of security threats is paramount. Our publication is a beacon of information on fire safety and security systems, ensuring a safer Africa.
  7. Green Africa Magazine: Agriculture remains the backbone of Africa’s economy. We offer a comprehensive look at the latest trends, innovations, and sustainable practices in the agriculture industry.

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Over the years, we’ve earned the trust of industry experts, professionals, and readers alike. Our commitment to delivering accurate, timely, and relevant content has made us a reliable source of knowledge. Our magazines have not only informed but have also influenced decision-making, policy changes, and the overall development of these industries.

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We believe in the power of knowledge and its role in Africa’s growth. You can join us on this journey by subscribing to our magazines, engaging with us on social media, and exploring our website for more in-depth content.

In a world that’s constantly evolving, staying informed is your most potent weapon. With PWL Global Network, you have a trusted ally dedicated to keeping you updated on the trends, innovations, and opportunities that are driving Africa’s industries forward.

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