Every incident on a mine can shut down operations. The right systems provide both early detection of problems and quick interventions to prevent and contain incidents of fire and fumes.
“Water scarcity has a profoundly negative influence, impacting economic productivity, livelihoods, safety and security,” says Raymond Obermeyer, Managing Director at SEW-Eurodrive.
As the old joke goes, what should you do if your hammer isn’t suitable for a job? Get a bigger hammer! When managing clogging in wastewater pumps, the ‘bigger is better’ mentality often holds sway. But this is not correct. A recent whitepaper from Xylem, demonstrates that big is not the problem. The complexity of […]
Chlorine and other chemical disinfectants have been popular for their price/performance ratio. However, ozone has proven to be a highly effective and useful alternative. On its own, ozone is a potent yet environmentally friendly disinfectant agent that outshines other choices. When using treatments that combine ozone’s immediate effects with long-term disinfectants, the results and savings […]
As governments and municipalities across Africa grapple with ways of dealing with growing wastewater requirements, it has become increasingly evident that a “one-size-fits-all” approach does not work and that differing conditions, such as sand contents, water quality and existing infrastructure, plays a large role in the specification of future pumping infrastructure requirements.This has prompted the […]
Critical pumps in the provision of water and sanitation services, as well as pumps used in the generation of electricity continue to be fully supported during the nationwide Covid-19 lock down period.Major supplier, KSB Pumps and Valves company spokesman, David Jones, regional sales manager for sub-Saharan Africa, says the company supplies largescale pumps for the […]
Responding quickly with the right solutions, Integrated Pump Rental has continued as a secondary emergency supplier throughout the lockdown, including helping to dewater a coal mine in northern KwaZulu-Natal.“The customer urgently needed fit-for-purpose dewateringequipment to prevent flooding in the open pit,” says Henru Strydom, operations manager at Integrated Pump Rental. The unexpected failure of one […]
Aquamarine Water Solutions, a wholly South African company and independent business unit within the Murray & Roberts stable, introduced its expanded water treatment solutions offering in late 2019.The company’s mission of empowering Africa with technology-driven water solutions is intended to help overcome water scarcity on the continent and simultaneously provide quality water tailored to customers’ […]
Allmech is a South African manufacturer of boilers and supplier of water treatment components, and is bringing in the valve for a pilot project in the agricultural food processing industry. Lionel Maasdorp, GeneralManager, explains that iron and manganese can be effectively removed from water using a number of treatment processes, depending on both the form […]