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Weir Minerals Africa

Weir Minerals is committed to delivering market-leading products and services. Our whole project, whole process solutions are designed to meet both the technical and commercial challenges of customers operating within the global mining and minerals processing industry. Weir Minerals delivers end-to-end solutions for all mining, transportation, milling, processing and waste management activities. We are specialists in delivering and supporting a wide range of slurry equipment solutions, including pumps, valves, hydrocyclones, wear-resistant linings and de-watering products.


Special Offer on Research Briefs

10th August 2022 Creamer Media’s Research Channel Africa published a series of Mid-Year Briefs that investigates key developments in some of South Africa’s key industrial and mining sectors.  

Stewarts & Lloyds takes on a national blanket drive

8th August 2022 Stewarts & Lloyds, has been serving the South African market since 1903 and for close to 120 years has been supplying only the best steel, pipe, roofing, fencing, hardware and irrigation and pumps products. Having grown and expanded to service the market nationally- and now more recently... 

Chile sinkhole grows large enough to swallow France's Arc de Triomphe

By: Reuters     8th August 2022 A sinkhole in Chile has doubled in size, growing large enough to engulf France's Arc de Triomphe and prompting officials to order work to stop at a nearby copper mine. The sinkhole, which emerged on July 30, now stretches 50 meters (160 feet) across and goes down 200 meters (656 feet). Seattle's... 

Tribunal approves SFF’s buyout of an interest in bpSA’s Cape Town Terminal

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     3rd August 2022 The Competition Tribunal has unconditionally approved the large merger whereby the Strategic Fuel Fund (SFF) intends to acquire an interest in the assets of bp Southern Africa’s (bpSA’s) Cape Town Terminal. Upon the implementation of the proposed transaction, SFF and bpSA will have joint control... 

Akkuyu nuclear power plant project, Turkey – update

By: Sheila Barradas     29th July 2022 The first safety-related concrete has been poured for Unit 4 of the Akkuyu nuclear power plant. 

Kinross expects FY production at low-end of guidance

By: Mariaan Webb     28th July 2022 Canada-based Kinross has increased production in the second quarter, producing 453 978 gold-equivalent ounces (GEOs) in the three months ended June, mainly owing to higher grades and throughput at the Tasiast mine, in Mauritania. The miner cautioned, however, that its full-year production would... 

Some relief for SA with 'sizeable' fuel price cuts coming

By: News24Wire      27th July 2022 South Africans will be getting some relief at the petrol pumps with fuel price cuts in August, the department of mineral resources and energy confirmed on Wednesday. According to the latest data from the Central Energy Fund, petrol prices currently look set for cuts of between R1.19 and R1.22 per... 

IPR to the rescue in water contamination emergency

26th July 2022 A quick response recently saved the day for an IPR customer, who needed an urgent contaminated water bypass.  “We immediately sent a pump rental quote following the customer’s call, and specified four Sykes CP150 medium head dewatering pumps,” says Andre Strydom, rental development manager at... 

Commission recommends approval of SFF’s buyout of 50% stake in Cape Town Terminal

By: Schalk Burger     22nd July 2022 The Competition Commission has recommended to the Competition Tribunal that it approve, without conditions, the State-owned Strategic Fuel Fund’s (SFF’s) acquisition of  a 50% interest in the Cape Town Terminal from oil and gas multinational BP Southern Africa. The Cape Town Terminal, located in... 

Load shedding spells trouble for water supply

22nd July 2022 By Mr Larry Crisp Communications Manager, Department of Water and Sanitation, Free State Electricity has become an integral part of our daily lives. We use it to warm our water through geysers or kettles, it powers our lights when it’s dark but most importantly, the pumps that are used to pump... 

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