KSB Pumps and Valves has been at the forefront of designing and manufacturing pumps that are specifically built to meet the needs of the mining industry. With a focus on sustainability the company is leading the charge when it comes to providing equipment that can handle a variety of mining conditions, is easy to maintain, and provides a long wear life.

“In addition to our focus on sustainability, we dedicate time and energy to minimising downtime on our mining pumps which is achieved through a range of measures, including the use of high-quality materials and manufacturing processes, as well as extensive testing and quality control procedures,” says Rob Bond, KSB Pumps and Valves, area manager for mining in Southern Africa. 

Global expertise

This ensures that pumps are built to last, with minimal need for maintenance or repairs but when issues do arise, KSB’s after-sales service is there to provide support and assistance underpinned by a global network of service centres and technicians, “We can provide rapid response times and quick repairs, minimising downtime and ensuring equipment is up and running as quickly as possible,” says Rob. 

This commitment to after-sales service is a key part of KSB’s approach to sustainability, as it helps to extend the life of their pumps and reduce the need for replacement or disposal. “One of the biggest challenges facing the mining industry is the need to operate in a sustainable and environmentally friendly manner. 

In top condition

“To meet this challenge, we have focused on developing pumps and valves that are designed to reduce energy consumption and minimise the environmental impact,” Rob adds. 

By using the latest technology and materials, KSB has been able to produce pumps that are more energy-efficient, while still delivering the high performance that the mining industry demands. The company’s after-sales offering is also focused on preventative maintenance, with a range of services available to help customers keep their pumps and valves in top condition. 

“We have 37 production sites in 18 countries and nine foundries on three continents. Plus, we have over 3 500 worldwide service staff ready to assist the client wherever they may be. KSB Mining has proven it is well-equipped to offer our partners a complete package of products and services,” Rob concludes.


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