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Press Office - Raumix Aggregate

Raumix Aggregate

Raumix Aggregates (Pty) Ltd manufactures and supplies a broad range of crushed aggregate (stone and sand) to the construction and associated industries. Typical applications for our products include the following: Road construction material; Readymix concrete; Asphalt manufacturing; Concrete bricks and blocks; Precast products; Metallurgical processes; General construction aggregates.

Raumix Aggregates (Pty) Ltd operates nationally in Gauteng, the Free State and the Eastern Cape.

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Aggregate recycling to benefit industry

     26th May 2017 South African aggregate producers are drawing up plans to formalise the aggregate recycling industry to ensure that previously used materials are given new life, in the best possible manner. The aggregate producers’ organization Aggregate and Sand Producers Association of Southern Africa (Aspasa)... 

Afrimat posts strong FY17 results

By: Megan van Wyngaardt     18th May 2017 Local industrial minerals and construction materials company Afrimat on Thursday reported a 25.4% increase in headline earnings a share to 196.4c for the year ended February 28, resulting from a strong performance by its mineral producing operations. The group also achieved an increase in its... 

New audit service to support concrete product manufacturers

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     12th May 2017 Cement and construction materials supplier AfriSam is providing additional support for its Concrete Product Manufacturers (CPMs) customers through its new Efficiency Audit service offering. AfriSam national sales manager Amit Dawneerangen says there has been a downturn in infrastructure projects... 

New research facility enhances offerings

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     12th May 2017 Chemicals solutions provider Chryso Southern Africa (Chryso) has established a research facility in Jet Park, Johannesburg, to develop products specifically for the African market while offering regional testing services. Chryso CEO Norman Seymore tells Engineering News that South Africa has been... 

Making the most of history with the MB Crusher BF90.3 crusher bucket

     3rd May 2017 We are in Mömlingen, a small town in the heart of Bavaria, where recently-finished work has brought new splendour to one of the German town’s main squares, in front of the Church of St. Martin. A location rich in charm and historical importance, and the subject of a global restoration project for... 

Kaytech Reinforces Site of new Mamelodi Mall

     3rd April 2017 Kaytech’s quality separation, basal reinforcement and subgrade stabilisation solutions for the new Mamelodi Mall, east of Pretoria, resulted in significant savings for New Africa Development. With the planned Mall strategically situated in the centre of Mamelodi, a township of over half a million... 

Inverter system uses automatic shutdown system

     17th March 2017 The new intelligent inverter system from photovoltaic (PV) company SolarEdge has an automatic safety control feature that allows the system to use a module-level voltage shutdown, where the PV array is reduced to a safe direct current (dc) voltage in the event of alternating current (ac) shut... 

Chryso Enviromix® Gives Contractors The Green Edge

     10th March 2017 Billed as a very innovative technology by CHRYSO, EnviroMix® is engineered to boost the performance of Supplementary Cementitious Materials (SCM). SCMs are industrial by-products which when used as a partial replacement for Portland cement reduce the amount of cement that is required for... 

Afrisam Steps In To Boost Customer Efficiency

     10th March 2017 A new initiative by leading cement and construction materials supplier, AfriSam is helping concrete product manufacturers (CPMs) to reduce their costs of production while maintaining quality output. According to Amit Dawneerangen, AfriSam’s national sales manager, the new service is an Efficiency... 

Westgold, RNC sign toll processing deal

By: Esmarie Swanepoel     13th February 2017 ASX-listed Westgold Resources has struck a deal with Canadian firm RNC Minerals, which will process ore from its Beta Hunt mine at Westgold’s South Kalgoorlie Operations (SKO). Under the terms of the agreement, RNC will have access to 50% of the 1.2-million-tonne-a-year Jubliee processing plant... 

PPC’s R1bn empowerment deal boosts balance sheet

By: Anine Kilian     3rd February 2017 JSE-listed PPC’s balance sheet has shown significant improvement following the conclusion of its first broad-based black economic-empowerment (BBBEE) transaction. The BBBEE transaction resulted in a cash inflow of R1-billion in December, which PPC says will be used to further reduce its debt and... 

New bearings simplify the woodworking industry

     24th January 2017 Both speed and precision are desirable attributes for the bearings used in spindles for machine tooling applications.  High-speed capability and accuracy are significant factors also for woodworking and other ‘soft material’ industries, Add the increasing pressures of a globalised market –... 

Dragflow Announces Four New Contracts For Custom Dredgers

     12th January 2017 The last quarter of the 2016 has been a busy time for DRAGFLOW technical and manufacturing teams as we received four important orders for custom-made dredgers. In the first place. A contract for five (5) dredgers, model DRH300E23 has won  for sand and gravel extraction in Middle East. The... 

New division, new products, larger presence at CONEXPO 2017

     10th January 2017 See what’s next for McCloskey International New division, equipment and features to be highlighted Screening and crushing industry leader McCloskey International will clearly demonstrate its continued growth with a significant increase in its presence at CONEXPO/CON-AGG 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada.... 

High demand for infrastructure drives equipment manufacturer to focus on Southern Africa

By: Dylan Slater     11th November 2016 Wet processing equipment manufacturer CDE Global will continue to work with its customers to enhance the return on their investment and in so doing gain significant competitive advantage while reducing environmental impacts.  

Carbon tax will help lower South Africa’s emissions, study shows

By: Terence Creamer     10th November 2016 A newly published analysis of South Africa’s proposed carbon tax suggests that the intervention could have a “significant impact in reducing the country’s emissions”, while having only modest consequences for growth. In addition, the study, titled ‘Modeling the Impact on South Africa’s Economy of... 

Continued diversification drives Afrimat earnings growth in H1

By: Anine Kilian     3rd November 2016 Empowered openpit mining group Afrimat, which on Thursday celebrated ten years of being a JSE-listed company, lifted its headline earnings a share by 25.3% and its revenue by 15% year-on-year for the six months ended August 31. Revenue increased to R1.2-billion, profit to R109-million and cash... 

MB Crusher, To Each Yard Its Screener

     3rd November 2016 Some people use it to select the material directly on site and reuse it, some others for regenerating foundry waste. There are companies that seek to sift natural material under water and to clean landfills and beaches, some to remove impurities and to obtain good soil for gardens. Not to mention... 

MB Crusher - To each yard its screener

     3rd November 2016 Some people use it to select the material directly on site and reuse it, some others for regenerating foundry waste. There are companies that seek to sift natural material under water and to clean landfills and beaches, some to remove impurities and to obtain good soil for gardens. Not to mention... 

Emerson Launches New Plantwebtm Digital Ecosystem

     31st October 2016 Pervasive SensingTM, Secure First MileTM, Connected Services and new software bring the most comprehensive Industrial Internet of Things Portfolio to industry.   Leveraging decades of digital automation expertise, Emerson today introduces the expanded Plantweb digital ecosystem, a scalable... 

Fit-For-Purpose Design Meets Low Cost Of Ownership

     26th October 2016 Partnering with quarries from design stage right through to decommissioning ensures that they get the lowest cost per ton of quality product over the life of their crushing equipment, according to JD Singleton, general manager Trio® crushing and screening equipment at Weir Minerals Africa.... 

Starting A Blockyard Could Be Profitable – But Do Your Homework First, Advises The Concrete Institute

     24th October 2016 With South Africa experiencing a critical shortage in housing, the manufacture of concrete bricks and blocks would not only help provide affordable building materials but also assist in the establishment of small businesses, says Matthews Magwaza, lecturer at The Concrete Institute’s School of... 

Concrete Benefits From New Technology Chryso Admixtures

     24th October 2016 The current evolution taking place with raw materials in the construction environment is exciting and should not be seen as any form of constraint. It is actually enabling for architects and contractors alike, opening up new avenues. This is according to Marc Plancon, marketing director for... 

New Cat® MD6420C Rotary Drill Boosts Productivity and Lowers Operating Costs

     7th October 2016 The Cat® MD6420C Rotary Drill is built to deliver high production at the lowest total cost in hard- and soft-rock applications. With a bit load force of up to 42 000 kg (92,594 lb) and the ability to drill holes up to 311 mm (12.25 in.) in diameter and down to 74.3 m (244 ft) deep, the new drill... 

B&E International breaks 550 tph with Metso Mobile products

     6th October 2016 Thanks to the innovative use of Metso Mobile crushing and screening products, B&E International (Pty) Ltd has set up a production train that consistently produces G1 road stone product at a rate in excess of 550 tonnes per hour (tph). This is regarded as one of the first mobile trains in the... 

Superior Debuts Expanded Line of Mine Duty Idlers at MINExpo International 2016

     4th October 2016 Superior Industries a U.S. based manufacturer and global supplier of bulk material processing and handling systems, debuted an expanded line of Mine Duty Idlers at MINExpo International 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Exclusive to Superior, a new double tube (DT) design features inner and outer... 

SenseFly and Maptek sign agreement around data collection and analysis solution

     28th September 2016 Swiss professional drone maker, senseFly, has signed an agreement with Maptek, experts in precision measurement and visualisation for the mining industry, that enables Maptek to offer its customers a full, end-to-end data collection and analysis solution. Under the terms of the agreement, Maptek... 

Paramount showcases new infantry fighting vehicle at AAD

By: Dylan Slater     15th September 2016 South Africa-headquartered defence and aerospace platform manufacturer Paramount Group this week unveiled, for the first time in Africa, its high-mobility 8 X 8 infantry fighting vehicle (IFV), the Mbombe 8, during the Africa Aerospace & Defence (AAD) 2016 exhibition, held at Airforce Base... 

Haver & Boecker Appoints New Sales Engineer

     30th August 2016 Haver & Boecker, a leading manufacturer in processing, handling, mixing, packing, filling, palletizing and loading systems, named Matthias Griesdorn its sales engineer earlier this year. He brings three years of industry experience to his new role, which is based in Texas and covers the central... 

The new Kubria® cone crusher from thyssenkrupp

     25th August 2016 The Kubria® cone crusher from thyssenkrupp (see Fig. 1) has proved effective for many years under the toughest application conditions in the field for hard-rock crushing. It is used mainly in the aggregates industry for the secondary and tertiary crushing of granite, basalt, gneiss and other hard... 

KWG and Chinese engineering group move ahead with RoF rail feasibility study

By: Henry Lazenby     23rd August 2016 Junior exploration firm KWG Resources has appointed a China-based consulting engineering group to undertake a conditional bankable feasibility study (BFS) on a proposed railroad from the mineral properties in Ontario's Ring of Fire (RoF), to a junction with the CN Railroad at Exton, Ontario. KWG... 

Excellence in Asphalt Production

     18th August 2016 More than manufacturing and supplying equipment’s, it´s key to present technical solutions for each application, and currently there are an extensive portfolio of products and solutions for a wide range of applications in construction, maintenance and rehabilitation of asphalt pavements. In each... 

Sustainable concrete structures actively reduce energy consumption

By: Kimberley Smuts     12th August 2016 Being active in reducing energy consumption, The Concrete Institute (TCI) notes that concrete is a cost-effective material with low embodied energy and is, therefore, important in contributing to the sustainability of South Africa’s infrastructure. Embodied energy is the energy consumed by all of... 

Afrisam Centre Of Product Excellence Cements Knowledge In SA Construction

     1st August 2016 Not only is Roodepoort in Johannesburg, Gauteng, home to the AfriSam state-of-the-art clinker grinding plant, it is also a hotspot of construction materials expertise. AfriSam’s Centre of Product Excellence is a major driver of innovative cement, aggregate and readymix products and has become a... 

Terex|Finlay Launch New Variant Of C-1540 Mobile Cone Crusher.

     20th July 2016 The NEW C-1540 direct drive cone crusher is the latest addition to the Terex|Finlay range of tracked mobile cone crushers. This machine has been developed to satisfy the requirements for any aggregates producer or contract crusher looking for a high output capacity machine that provides large... 

Afrisam Cements Growth Of Concrete Product Manufacturers

     8th July 2016 South Africa is home to a vibrant concrete product manufacturing industry, ranging from small to large scale manufacturers, with many of these turning to an independent third party to advise them on best practice in terms of concrete technologies. AfriSam’s Centre of Product Excellence has been... 

Locally developed low-water brickmaking machine uses industrial waste 

By: Schalk Burger     8th July 2016 Local mechanical and chemical engineer Professor Mulalo Doyoyo has developed a low-water brickmaking machine, acid-resistant bricks and chemical-resistant paints that consume industrial waste. The brickmaking machine is adaptable to local conditions and uses vibration compaction to compress the... 

Afrimat acquires Bethlehem-based quarry

By: Anine Kilian     7th July 2016 JSE-listed construction company Afrimat has acquired construction products provider WG Wearne’s quarry, Wearne Aggregates, located in Bethlehem, in the Free State, through its subsidiary Rodag Holdings,  as well as Wearne Ready Mix Concrete, for R30-million. The Wearne Bethlehem plant and... 

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