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FLSmidth to supply acid-bake kiln to Hastings Technology Metals

15th November 2018 FLSmidth has been chosen as the supplier of an acid-bake rotary kiln to the Hastings Technology Metals, Yangibana Rare Earths Project in Australia. FLSmidth has been chosen as the supplier of an acid-bake rotary kiln to the Rare Earths Hastings Technology Metals (Hastings) Yangibana Rare Earths... 

FLSmidth launches a completely re-engineered trommel chassis and associated screen media package

13th November 2018 The new trommel designs have been engineered using Finite Element Analysis (FEA) design calculations to ensure they are structurally sound and will offer excellent service life. The screening media has been custom designed to be less than 25kg per piece which provides safe handling and fast... 

Breakthrough In Copper Recoveries From FLSMIDTH

29th October 2018 In an effort to improve leach kinetics and recoveries of primary copper concentrates, minerals process solutions provider FLSmidth developed the Rapid Oxidative Leach (ROL) process – capable of attaining over 97% copper dissolution in less than six hours under atmospheric conditions. This advance... 

FLSMIDTH Combines Steel, Ceramic In Wear Panels For Longer Life, More Uptime

3rd October 2018 Using a unique matrix design, the FerroCer® impact wear panel from FLSmidth combines the strength and malleability of steel with the superior abrasion resistance of ceramics to extend the availability of crusher chutes and hoppers. These modular panels are designed to offer the longest possible... 

Krebs Brings New Levels Of Hydraulic Efficiency In Slurry Applications

17th September 2018 The Krebs slurryMAX™ range of slurry pumps from global minerals process specialist FLSmidth has brought new levels of hydraulic efficiency to Africa’s slurry operations. Offered with a range of material options for liners and impellers, the slurryMAX handles most plant applications across various... 

Low-Capacity Reclaim Feeder Suits Mines Of Any Size

21st August 2018 Adaptability is the watchword in FLSmidth’s Buffalo™ range of low-capacity modular reclaim feeders, making it a versatile offering for anything from run-of-mine applications by medium-tier miners to flexible stand-in units for larger operations when stacker-reclaimers require maintenance... 

FLSmidth head office conversion, Denmark

By: Sheila Barradas     20th July 2018 FLSmidth and ATM Real Estate are embarking on a full-scale renovation to bring the head office to contemporary standards. 

Flsmidth Offers Economic Options For Large Thickeners

11th June 2018 Finding the optimal design and delivery solution for a large thickener at a remote gold mine in the West African state of Mauritania meant considering a complex range of technical, transportation and assembly options, according to FLSmidth senior account manager Ricus van Reenen. The cost of... 

New optimisation solution to improve SAG efficiency

20th April 2018 Danish engineering company FLSmidth has launched a process optimisation solution for semi-autogenous grinding (SAG) milling, SAGwiseTM. The system is designed to optimise the use of the three main consumables in SAG milling: power, media and liners. 

FLSmidth concludes acquisition of remaining part of Sandvik Mining Systems

1st March 2018 With the transfer of assets in South Africa now completed, the previously announced acquisition of the Sandvik Mining Systems projects business has been finalised. The acquisition includes continuous surface mining and minerals handling technologies and competences that strengthen the company's... 

Lubricants company creates specialist division to drive localisation

By: Marleny Arnoldi     9th February 2018 Lubricants specialist FUCHS Lubricants South Africa (FUCHS) and its parent company FUCHS Petrolub SE, based in Germany, have created a Lubritech division to drive a specialisation and localisation agenda.  

Joi Ito to headline #DisruptMining finale

By: Creamer Media Reporter      2nd February 2018 Tech mogul Joi Ito will deliver a keynote address at the #DisruptMining finale on March 4, during the annual Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) Conference, in Toronto. A director of the MIT Media Lab and professor of the Practice of Media, Arts and Sciences at MIT, Ito is an... 

Sustainable Productivity Improvements Through Quality Maintenance

2nd February 2018 Choosing an appropriate maintenance package from an original equipment manufacturer is a key step in the journey towards sustainable productivity enhancements. According to Willie van Wyk, general manager at FLSmidth, the company’s range of Krebs slurry pumps come with a range of maintenance... 

Bolted Thickeners Are The Future – FLSMIDTH

15th January 2018 The concept of bolted thickeners is growing in popularity. According to FLSmidth senior account manager Ricus van Reenen, this is a fit-for-purpose, high quality dewatering solution with reduced project construction risk and duration. These benefits resulted in FLSmidth securing an order in July... 

Cement grinding plant, Rwanda

By: Sheila Barradas     8th December 2017 Prime Cement is building a 700 000 t/y grinding plant in Musanze, in the Northern Province of Rwanda. 

FLSmidth launches new, modular Reflux Classifier plant 

30th November 2017 Minerals and cement industry equipment and services supplier FLSmidth has officially launched its modular Reflux Classifier plant, which is suitable for fines gravity separation applications. Mia Breytenbach has the details. 

ISO Bearings

10th November 2017 Boksburg-based bearings supplier ISO Bearings is the South African importer and distributor of the ISO and LYC bearings brands and ancillary equipment. The company’s product portfolio offers solutions for the mining, agriculture, general engineering, earthmoving, food processing,  railways and... 

Repackaged technology to serve local minerals market well – FLSmidth 

By: Dylan Slater     15th September 2017 The repackaging of established technology to process mined minerals is set to serve the local market well, according to mining and cement process technology company FLSmidth.  

Flsmidth Goes Local In Ghana With New Office Opening

11th September 2017 FLSmidth is further entrenching its Africa footprint with the opening of a new subsidiary company in Accra, the capital of Ghana. According to Deon de Kock, FLSmidth country head in South Africa and vice president in Sub-Saharan Africa, the move has been made in response to the company’s critical... 

Beware The Pursuit Of Short Term Savings On Maintenance

31st July 2017 While reducing costs during the economic downturn has been a harsh reality for most of the mining sector, companies need to be careful not to slash plant maintenance budgets to the detriment of their operation’s long term health. “Pursuing short term savings can be foolhardy if it undermines the... 

Belo Sun stock sinks on another Brazilian interim suspension order

By: Henry Lazenby     12th April 2017 The TSX-listed stock of Brazil-focused project developer Belo Sun Mining lost more than 18% on Wednesday morning, following an announcement that the Brazilian Federal Regional Court has issued an interim suspension order halting construction of the flagship Volta Grande project pending completion... 

Flsmidth Leverages Software For Smart Control

26th January 2017 Conveyors are the arteries of any bulk materials handling system. Irrespective of whether undertaking new conveyor construction or an upgrade, it is not only necessary to have access to in-depth engineering and design knowledge, it is critical to be able to execute a project no matter how remote... 

Flsmidth Reshaping The Customer Experience

28th November 2016 The decision by FLSmidth’s South African business to reshape the way it serves its customer base underpins its belief that greater end-user engagement with OEMs like itself will ensure improved operational performance at plants. Terence Osborn, who recently assumed the role of Commercial Manager... 

Flsmidth Package Solution For Husab.

25th July 2016 The Counter Current Decantation thickener circuit at Swakop Uranium’s Husab Project demonstrates the potential of an FLSmidth package solution. Designed and supplied by FLSmidth, this CCD circuit has the largest diameter thickeners of its kind to be installed on the African continent in this type... 

Leading Oem To Showcase Brands At Electra Mining Africa

1st July 2016 FLSmidth has long been a leader on the African continent with its suite of minerals processing, materials handling and cement processing solutions, and its participation at Electra Mining Africa 2016 will underpin the importance that this region continues to have for the company. An in-depth... 

Flsmidth Plays Critical Role In Commissioning Of Mill At Zcmc

22nd March 2016 Technical capability, depth of experience and expertise as well as the ability to communicate across international language and cultural divides has seen FLSmidth successfully oversee the installation and commissioning of the second ball mill for Zangezur Copper Molybdeum Combine. ZCMC, one of... 

Flsmidth Enables Quick Access To Gravity Separation Plant

4th December 2015 One of the major advantages of the FLSmidth Modular REFLUX™ Classifier Plant, which is suitable for fines gravity separation applications, is that it can be configured for specific requirements and is quick to install and commission on site within a relatively short period of time. This... 

Massive 660 Cubic Metre Flotation Cell Offers Industry Cost Advantages

8th September 2015 With the need to address declining grades and the pressure to reduce capital costs as well as operational costs, original equipment manufacturers must continue to leverage technology to provide solutions for the mining industry. This is according to Frank Traczyk, director of flotation at... 

Flsmidth Completes Early Engineering For Ivanplats Platreef Project Winders

12th May 2015 FLSmidth recently completed the early engineering contract for the production, service and auxiliary winders for Ivanplats Platreef Project No2 Shaft. The early engineering of the three separate winders was necessary to facilitate the design of the headframe structure by Murray & Roberts... 

Crane specialist completes Zim project, invests R600m in fleet revamp

By: Pimani Baloyi     17th April 2015 South Africa-based mobile crane hire company Johnson Crane Hire’s (JCH’s) heavy-lifting division in January completed a heavy lift project at platinum mining major Impala Platinum’s Zimbabwe-based subsidiary Zimplats’ Selous Metallurgical Complex for global engineering company FLSmidth. JCH’s... 

Johnson Crane Hire Successfully Completes Heavy Lift For Mill Changeout At Zimplats’ Selous Metallurgical Plant

11th February 2015 Johnson Crane Hire’s Heavy Lift Division has completed a major heavy lift project at Zimplats’ Selous Metallurgical Complex in Zimbabwe for client FLSmidth. The mechanical contractor was Competitive Construction Services of Vanderbijlpark, Gauteng. The project was completed Lost Time Injury (LTI)... 

‘One Source’ Focus Sees Flsmidth Poised To Supply Complete Coal Handling Preparation Plant

27th November 2014 Original equipment manufacturer FLSmidth is poised to supply a complete Coal Handling Preparation Plant for a junior mining company. “We have been given limited detailed engineering release, pending completion of project funding for execution, which is anticipated for early this year,” Terence... 

Flsmidth Offers Rotary Kiln Services Close To Customers

16th April 2014 Since launching a local service unit in South Africa dedicated to providing on-site services for rotary kilns and two-pier vessels in the sub-Saharan minerals and cement markets two years ago, FLSmidth has established a far-reaching list of references throughout the region, providing services for... 

Maintenance contract achieves early gains

15th November 2013 Supplier to the global cement and mineral industry FLSmidth has reduced unplanned outages by more than 5% since implementing a maintenance contract six months ago at diamond miner Debswana’s Jwaneng diamond mine, in Botswana. Jwaneng is a long-standing FLSmidth customer and has bought a variety... 

Highly competitive tender secured – director

By: Jonathan Rodin     8th November 2013 Bearings supplier and installer OE Bearings, the Southern African agent for Split Roller Bearings (SRB), has been awarded the tender to supply split bearings for Phase 2 of Brazilian mining company Vale’s Moatize coal mine, in Tete, Mozambique. 

Company Announcement: FLSmidth's Counter Current Decantation Circuit at Husab will be the Biggest in Africa

By: Creamer Media Reporter      19th June 2013 Swakop Uranium’s new counter current decantation circuit, designed and supplied by FLSmidth for the mining company’s new Husab Project, will be the biggest of its kind installed on the African continent to date 

Screen manufacturing accuracy emphasised

By: Zandile Mavuso     12th April 2013 Global engineering company FLSmidth expects its new Vibro Optimax wire to assist in manufacturing screens accurately to meet the strict specifications of screening media used to recover minerals in the mining industry. 

Verde Potash completes process testwork

By: Henry Lazenby     4th December 2012 TSX-listed Verde Potash has completed a four-week processing trial at rotary kiln provider FLSmidth, during which 42 t of ore was processed to fine-tune the potassium chloride (KCl) production process that would be used at the company’s Cerrado Verde project, in Brazil. The testing allowed for... 

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