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Rope access quickly restores coal flow in Mpumalanga silo
Rope access quickly restores coal flow in Mpumalanga siloLeading rope access specialist Skyriders has successfully completed a maintenance project of a large coal silo at a power station in Mpumalanga. The silo, which houses 10 000 tonnes of coal, needs to be cleaned at least once a year. The coal that builds up due to various issues such as moisture, needs to be removed before blockage occurs. Rope access is by far the most cost effective and less time consuming way of inspection and maintenance compared to traditional access systems. Skyriders undertook work on the various silos at the power station and began maintenance on the last silo in the beginning of December 2015 and completed it in the mid-February 2016 due to outage schedules. The physically demanding task required the specially trained technicians to access the silos from the top. Skyriders marketing manager Mike Zinn notes that silos experience various areas of coal buil
Payen performs under pressure
Payen performs under pressureFederal-Mogul Motorparts, a division of Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: FDML) today announced that it boasts a deep-rooted heritage in South Africa, with a considerable amount of aftermarket and OEM gaskets and heatshields manufactured locally at the Payen plant in Port Elizabeth since 1
Creating sustainable mining jobs amid global market turmoil
Creating sustainable mining jobs amid global market turmoilDespite sluggish global commodity prices that continue to cause an ongoing slump in the mining industry – skills transfer and job creation have been empowering local employees at the Mopani Copper Mine in Zambia, thanks to a joint venture between Redpath Mining SA and Rig Resources Zambia.
Top-of-the-range wastewater filtration systems for mining practises
Top-of-the-range wastewater filtration systems for mining practisesEnvironmental compliance is being enforced stringently upon industries as water becomes an increasingly scarce and expensive commodity. Recycling water for re-use in work processes has become a viable alternative to pure treatment and discharge for many companies required to comply with strict water
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