Cost-competitive Dewatering Pumps

South Africa based, Integrated Pump Technology has been appointed as the exclusive distributor for Godwin diesel driven dewatering pumps in Zambia and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).  Jordan Marsh, Integrated Pump Technology MD, says the company’s appointment not only grants customers access to the full spectrum of Godwin dewatering pump units but also […]

Not an Off-the-Shelf Solution

The requisite levels of support are critical to ensure optimal performance of a mill circuit, as is the correct selection of the mill circuit pump. Attention to both these aspects will facilitate cost efficient and optimum operation of the circuit; however, cautions Marnus Koorts, General Manager Pump Products at Weir Minerals Africa, each is as […]

Service Extended to Namibia and Kenya 

Verder Pumps South Africa has confirmed the addition of two new distribution partners that will see the company expand its footprint and network in Namibia and Kenya,

Versatile Amphibious Pumps

Amphibious heavy-duty pumps like the Toyo VH range, available from IPR, are designed to operate effectively in challenging environments where versatility and durability are paramount.

Addressing Customer’s Pain Points

According to Teddy Malunga, Regional Integrated Solutions Manager at Weir Minerals Africa, mining plant performance often drops over time for various reasons. It may be that the combination of equipment is not optimal, or that the mined material being fed to the plant changes more than expected. The ad hoc replacement of individual items of […]

Understanding the Unloader Valve

When a high-pressure pump operates with a closed outlet, the pressure builds up to dangerous levels, risking potential damage or accidents. To prevent such hazards, the unloader valve serves as a vital safety measure, directing water flow and maintaining a stable maximum pressure. However, many users mistakenly attribute pressure problems to the unloader valve when […]

Patented Hinged Door Concept

A patented hinged door on Atlas Copco’s diesel driven dewatering pump sets saves users time and trouble, ensuring there is no longer any excuse to avoid regular inspection and maintenance. “The simple but brilliant hinged door concept has meant a massive improvement in ease of maintenance for users of these end-suction dewatering units,” says Steve […]

Robust, Low Wear Rotary Lobe Pump 

A Peruvian mining company reuses process water as part of their iron ore processing. In addition to an open pit of around 150 km², the complex comprises a processing area in a nearby town with a crushing plant that reduces the ore by 95 percent as well as a magnetic separation plant, a filter plant […]

Pumping Highly Viscous Slurry

The Geho pump range is well known in various pumping applications including tailings, backfill, ore transportation and dewatering. Weir Minerals Global Product Manager for Geho positive displacement (PD) pumps, Erik Vlot, highlights the pumps’ ability to pump highly viscous slurry, allowing mines to conserve water. The energy efficiency of pipeline transportation also helps cut energy […]

Innovative Wear Ring Technology

Global minerals process specialist, FLSmidth, has contributed to mines achieving new levels of efficiency with the initially-patented wear ring technology on its Krebs pumps, according to Stephan Kruger, FLSmidth’s Vice President Pumps, Cyclones and Valves for Sub-Saharan Africa, Middle East and South Asia.  Mines have seen significant efficiency gains by using these pumps, explains Stephen, […]