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Press Office - Integrated Pump Rental

Integrated Pump Rental

Integrated Pump Rental is a specialist pump rental organisation that caters to the needs of all sectors including mining, construction, wastewater, energy and general industry. The company, a member of the GiGi Investments Group of Companies, was established to meet the growing demand for rental pump solutions.

Our extensive rental fleet comprises submersible drainage and dewatering pumps, slurry and sludge pumps, diesel driven pumps, dredging system, flotation devices and accessories. All pump rental solutions available from Integrated Pump Rental are ISO 9001 certified.

Integrated Pump Rentals’ technical team conducts a full needs assessment of individual applications and assists customers in selecting the most appropriate fi t-for-purpose pump rental solution. The company also offers a full engineering capability that includes from design through to FEA, EFD and CFD simulations, to supply and installation. All work is conducted by highly skilled experienced personnel to the highest quality standards.


Anova starts development at Second Fortune

By: Esmarie Swanepoel     14th November 2017 Junior gold developer Anova Metals has reported the start of mine development at the Second Fortune operation, in Western Australia. Anova, which in June this year merged with fellow-listed Exterra Resources, on Tuesday told shareholders that mining contractor GBF had been mobilised to site and... 

Mark Ii Slurrysucker Dredger Takes Large Objects In Its Stride

     13th November 2017 Large numbers of solid objects are often found in unmaintained process water or return water ponds, which can be a real hindrance when those ponds need to be dredged; but this is no longer a problem, with Integrated Pump Rental’s newly designed dredge head on its SlurrySucker Mark II. “In some of... 

Company offers valve solutions for abrasive, slurry applications

     10th November 2017 ARVALV through-port knife-gate valves have long been the product of choice for challenging abrasive and scaling applications at plants and facilities where extended service life is a must, states valve and instrumentation supplier AR Controls. The ARVALV range is manufactured, stocked, and... 

PEA supports development of underground mine at Lucara’s Karowe

By: Natasha Odendaal     3rd November 2017 A preliminary economic assessment (PEA) has revealed the potential for the development of an underground mine at Karowe, in Botswana, TSX-listed Lucara Diamond said on Friday. The Vancouver-based diamond producer is considering the development and commissioning of an underground mine after the... 

Construction of South Crofty water treatment plant starts

By: Mariaan Webb     24th October 2017 The South Crofty tin mine, in Cornwall, has received the last permit required to render the project fully shovel ready – a permit to proceed with the construction of a mine water treatment plant (WTP). Canadian project developer Strongbow Exploration said on Monday that the UK Environment Agency... 

Senex brings Western Surat wells on line

By: Esmarie Swanepoel     23rd October 2017 ASX-listed Senex Energy has brought the first 30 appraisal wells on line as part of its Phase 2 investment in the Western Surat gas project, in Queensland. The company in February this year announced that it would invest A$50-million in the 30-well drilling campaign to further its understanding... 

Miner defends Western Cape phosphate project, highlights its importance

By: Ilan Solomons     19th October 2017 Emerging miner Kropz has warned that the West Coast Environmental Protection Association’s (WCEPA’s) application to have the water-use license (WUL) for Kropz’s Elandsfontein phosphate mine, near Saldanha Bay, in the Western Cape, suspended, would, if successful, cause “irreversible environmental... 

BHP’s entry into nickel sulphate ‘well timed’, cobalt sulphate may be next

By: Esmarie Swanepoel     17th October 2017 Mining major BHP is reviewing the timing of its Stage 2 nickel sulphate plant at the Kwinana refinery, in Western Australia, on the back of high demand. BHP Nickel West asset president Eduard Haegel said on Tuesday that potential customer visits had confirmed that the company’s entry into the... 

New Slurrysucker Model Passes Trial With Flying Colours

     6th October 2017 The new, high solids capacity SlurrySucker dredging unit from Integrated Pump Rental recently proved its mettle at a Limpopo municipality’s wastewater treatment plant. “We were requested to clean two wastewater settlement ponds which had silted up and were no longer performing their function of... 

Local pumps supplier’s range extended

     6th October 2017 Engineering equipment supplier Mechanical Rotating Solutions (MRS) was appointed in August as a service and product supplier by international pumps company HCP Pumps’ South African subsidiary HCP Pumps South Africa. MRS MD   explains that being appointed to the network of accredited suppliers... 

Supplier extends pumps offering

     6th October 2017 Industrial equipment supplier Atlas Copco’s portable energy division expanded its offering for the dewatering market, launching more than 20 new heavy-duty, high capacity pumps in August. The launch included the addition of three high-flow models to its PAS range of centrifugal dry prime pumps.... 

Water solutions company active at World Water Week

     6th October 2017 International water pump technology company Xylem Water Solutions attended and participated in the annual World Water Week event, which took place in Stockholm, Sweden from August 27 to September 1, where the company coconvened several forums and workshops to showcase its dedication in developing... 

Screen Worm Centrifuge Proves Itself In Dewatering Crystalline Salts

     2nd October 2017 Multotec Process Equipment’s custom designed version of the innovative Conturbex screen worm centrifuge has allowed a customer to almost double its production of dewatered sodium sulphate, while improving plant availability. Gerrit du Plessis, product specialist in solid liquid separation at... 

Pan African rolling out vibrant internal growth projects 

By: Martin Creamer     21st September 2017 Midtier gold mining company Pan African is rolling out vibrant internal growth projects involving the revival of Evander Mines’ 7 Shaft and the alleviation of congestion at Barberton Mines’ Fairview operation, which will provide the flexibility needed to better exploit what is arguably the... 

Integrated Pump Rental Dewaters Tunnel Under Vaal River

     20th September 2017 Integrated Pump Rental recently made short work of dewatering a large pipe deep under the Vaal River, expelling over 1800 cubic metres in one day in a rapid turnkey solution. The job was to clear a 2,5 metre diameter pipeline of water, so that engineers could safely enter the tunnel to conduct... 

Atlas Copco liquid ring vacuum pumps - resource-conserving plug-and play solutions

     14th September 2017 The tough construction and proven operating principle of AWS, AWD & AWL liquid ring vacuum pumps from Atlas Copco make them suitable for use in the most demanding of environments across all sectors, from food processing and petrochemical to construction. Pre-engineered and fully assembled... 

Atlas Copco Adds High Flow Models to Vastly Expanded Dewatering Pumps Portfolio

     8th September 2017 Atlas Copco Portable Energy has expanded its offering for the dewatering market with the launch of over thirty new heavy-duty, high capacity pumps. This includes the addition of three high-flow models to its PAS range of centrifugal dry prime pumps. The new pumps are capable of accommodating... 

Alrosa to appoint international experts to probe Mir accident

By: Mariaan Webb     31st August 2017 Russian diamond major Alrosa has announced an independent investigation into the August 4 accident at its Mir underground mine, which was partly flooded by water from an openpit mine above it. The company will appoint an international auditor to conduct the assessment and has identified SRK... 

Strongbow announces C$8.5m royalty sale and equity financing for UK project

By: Mariaan Webb     31st August 2017 Canadian project developer Strongbow Exploration has announced an C$8.5-million royalty sale and equity financing agreement to fund the water treatment plant at its South Crofty tin project in Cornwall, in the UK. 

Osisko reports biggest step-out to date at Windfall’s Lynx deposit

By: Henry Lazenby     10th August 2017 Project developer Osisko Mining has reported significant exploration success at its flagship Windfall Lake deposit, in Quebec, extending the satellite Lynx deposit. The Toronto-based mineral explorer on Wednesday reported assays from 12 holes drilled at Windfall Lake, focused on the Lynx Zone,... 

South Crofty water treatment plant project, UK

By: Sheila Barradas     4th August 2017 The mine water includes dissolved contaminates and metals in solution (primarily iron), which will be removed to allow for safe discharge of the water into the nearby Red river. 

Wacker Neuson hosts farmer’s day following successful exhibition at Nampo 2017

     2nd August 2017 Following yet another successful exhibition at Nampo, light equipment and Compact Equipment specialist, Wacker Neuson South Africa, recently hosted a farmer’s day in Hartswater in collaboration with their dealer, Hooiland.  Low operational and input costs are fundamental to farm sustainability... 

Pan African sharpens gold focus as Sylvania buys Phoenix for R89m

By: Martin Creamer     31st July 2017 Gold-focused mining company Pan African has successfully concluded a conditional agreement with Sylvania Platinum for the disposal of all of its shares and loan accounts in its wholly-owned subsidiary Phoenix Platinum to Sylvania for R89-million cash. The disposal of Phoenix, which for some time... 

Coal mine switches to Atlas Copco LED light towers

     25th July 2017 Atlas Copco Portable Energy supplied four state-of-the-art HiLight V5+ LED light towers mounted on custom-built double-axle trailers to trading partner, Tracpart Mining Supplies. The end-user, a coal mine in Mpumalanga, uses the light towers for above ground lighting applications. When approached... 

‘Near-new’ processing plant puts Mt Mulgine on accelerated path

By: Mariaan Webb     21st July 2017 Tungsten developer Tungsten Mining is embarking on a fast-tracked, low capital expenditure (capex) development pathway for its Mt Mulgine project, in Western Australia, with the acquisition of a second-hand processing plant from Pilbara Minerals. Tungsten will pay A$600 000 for the “near-new”... 

Sharp Pan African gold production rise on way

By: Martin Creamer     20th July 2017 Gold-mining company Pan African Resources is looking forward to a much improved performance in 2018 with a substantial increase in gold production. The group’s gold production guidance for the financial year ending June 30, 2018, is 190 000 oz-plus, a 10% increase on 2017 gold production. 

Boiler Users Gain Advantage From Vertical Turbine Pumps

     17th July 2017 Floway® vertical turbine pumps (VTPs) from Weir Flow Control group company Floway have particular advantages for condensate extraction pumping applications in facilities that operate boilers, such as power stations and petrochemical plants. According to Weir Minerals Africa’s dewatering product... 

Atlas Copco Portable Energy dewatering pump solutions - the perfect balance between portability, performance, efficiency and reliability

     14th July 2017 Portable Energy, a division of the Atlas Copco Construction Technique business area, offers a comprehensive range of electrical, diesel and petrol dewatering pumps that offer the perfect balance between performance, efficiency and portability. The rugged and lightweight design of these pumps... 

Slurrysucker Makes Quick Work Of Cleaning Tank On Platinum Mine

     13th June 2017 Integrated Pump Rental reports that its locally produced SlurrySucker Maxi dredge unit recently made quick work of desilting a process water tank at a local platinum mine. The ongoing build-up of slurry, due to inefficiencies in the thickener process, had become a major issue at this process... 

Boart Longyear Earns Safety Awards in Canada

     7th June 2017 Boart Longyear was recognized by the Canadian Diamond Drill Association (CDDA) with year-end safety achievement awards for working more than 100,000 hours in 2016 with a best in class incident frequency rate. The awards, one for surface drilling and one for underground drilling sites, were... 

Osisko Mining takes first step towards permitting Windfall Lake

By: Henry Lazenby     7th June 2017 Exploration company Osisko Mining has taken the first steps in the environmental approval processes for its cornerstone Windfall Lake project, in Quebec. The TSX-listed company has filed the project description with the federal Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency and the preliminary project... 

Strongbow appoints engineering firms for South Crofty water treatment plant design

By: Henry Lazenby     7th June 2017 Canadian project developer Strongbow Exploration has engaged engineering firms Siltbuster Process Solutions (SPS) and Nomenca to undertake process specification and outline design works for a water treatment plant at the company's South Crofty project, in Cornwall, in the UK. The TSX-V-listed... 

Newcrest firms up expansion plans

By: Esmarie Swanepoel     18th May 2017 Gold miner Newcrest Mining will progress the permit modification process at its Cadia project, in New South Wales, to increase capacity from the current 26-million tonnes a year to 35-million tonnes a year, in an effort to save time. The company earlier this month announced the completion of a... 

Dampier and Vango team up on K2 mine development

By: Esmarie Swanepoel     16th May 2017 ASX-listed Dampier Gold and fellow listed Vango Mining have inked a farm-in agreement over the K2 mine development, in Western Australia. In January last year, Vango took full ownership of the greater Plutonic Gold project, which includes the K2 project, after a A$6.2-million deal with Dampier. 

Why the future of Africa’s water and oil sectors is a key focus of INDUTEC 2017

     15th May 2017 From pumping systems designed in a 3D virtual world to the world’s biggest pipe producer – for three days this week Johannesburg is home to cutting edge innovation. Africa’s leading industrial technology and supply expo INDUTEC 2017 opens its doors at 10am on Wednesday (May 17). INDUTEC is also... 

Westgold on the move at Fortnum

By: Esmarie Swanepoel     11th May 2017 ASX-listed junior Westgold Resources has started openpit mining and the wet commissioning of the refurbished one-million-tonne-a-year gold plant at its Fortnum gold project, in Western Australia. The Metals X spin-off on Thursday said that the plant was currently being fed from existing... 

Mining continues despite flooding at Teck's Highland Valley Copper ops

By: Henry Lazenby     9th May 2017 Canada’s largest diversified miner, Teck Resources, has advised the market that it continues to mine areas unaffected by flooding at its Highland Valley Copper operations, in British Columbia, after unusual spring weather conditions and rapid snow melt have resulted in water inflow into the... 

Seismic event hits Newcrest’s Cadia mine

By: Esmarie Swanepoel     18th April 2017 A seismic event in the region of the Cadia gold operation, in New South Wales, has seen gold miner Newcrest Mining suspend operations at the mine. The seismic event occurred on Friday and an assessment of the damage caused is currently under way. 

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