Solving Conundrums Creatively

Troy Mokawem, National Operations Manager at Hawk Pumps, says that a bit of inspiration and lateral thinking has resulted in effective solutions for mining and construction clients. He discusses two cases.

Slaking on Site

A stainless steel end-suction Grundfos booster pump is at work in Nafasi Water’s recently-commissioned lime-slaking facility in the Mpumalanga coal mining region.

Dewatering Pump on Hand

The tried-and-tested Sykes XH150 dewatering pump from Integrated Pump Rental once again came to the rescue of a Northern Cape mine following heavy rains in the region. The mine, which already had one of these units in operation, signed a long-term contract for a second unit – replacing a competitor’s product on site. The pump […]

Planet Carriers in Four Weeks

The BMG team works closely with sugar mill engineers in the industry’s off-crop period each year, to refurbish and relace worn components in preparation for high productivity in the upcoming season. Dorstener gearboxes have been used on diffuser drives, mill drives and feeder tables in the sugar industry for many years and three of these […]

Further investment into Namibia

The recently-established KSB Pumps and Valves Namibia will be headed up by newly-appointed managing director DeWet van Wyk. The evolution from a sales office of the South African operation to a fully-fledged company comes at a time when soaring demand for pumps and services necessitates a move to bigger premises with a fully-stocked distribution warehouse, […]

New Space-saving Inline Pump

KSB has introduced their new Etaline range of pumps designed to provide a flexible in-line pump for a wide range of applications for water distribution, heating, ventilation and air-conditioning systems in complex buildings.  It is also particularly useful in high-rise buildings and skyscrapers where it takes up considerably less of the expensive space that is […]

Mobile Pumphouse

Pumping slurry to tailings facilities requires a solution that can move as the dam grows, making Weir Minerals Africa’s mobile pumphouse ideal for the purpose. “A mobile pumphouse completely avoids the cost of any civil engineering for permanent on-site pump buildings,” says Weir Minerals Africa Pumps Product Manager Marnus Koorts. “Instead, it is designed to […]

New High Head Pump Series

Atlas Copco has unveiled its innovative new PAC H pump series. Featuring a maximum head size of 150m, a maximum flow of up to 1200 m3/h and a solids handling capability of up to 89mm, these high head centrifugal pumps maximise uptime and extend product lifespan, delivering substantial savings on Operational Expenditure (OPEX). These pumps […]

Throughout The African Continent

Werner Pumps, a South African company specializing in design, manufacture, supply and maintenance of high-pressure jetting equipment, is positioned to meet the requirements of customers beyond the borders of South Africa. With interest in its products from Nigeria, Ethiopia, Kenya, Zimbabwe and Namibia, the company is actively investigating opportunities throughout the African continent.Managing Director, Sebastian […]

Water Pump for CAT 3500 Engine

IPD has introduced its water pump for the CAT 3500 engine series. This is the first water pump engineered, manufactured and tested by IPD, and is a result of the demand for a reliable quality part with the market having long experienced many mediocre and sub-standard water pumps that either leaked or otherwise failed. The […]