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SANY SY335 medium excavator for Kgagamela Project CC chrome mine
18 September 2019
SANY SY335 medium excavator for Kgagamela Project CC chrome mine

A small contractor that runs a chrome-mining operation adjacent to the Twickenham Mine near Burgersfort in Mpumalanga, Kgagamela Project CC, has acquired a SANY SY335 medium excavator from Goscor Earth Moving (GEM). This is a harsh mining application, and perfectly suited to the ruggedness of the machine, GEM Sales Consultant Murray Leith comments.

“This is a particularly tough mineral, and it makes for a rough mining environment. All equipment has to be highly durable, which is where SANY’s philosophy of only using world-class components like Isuzu engines and Kawasaki hydraulics comes into its own,” Leith explains. The SY335 was delivered to site in August, and is already hard at work.

The Burgersfort area is serviced from the GEM Nelspruit branch, which has all necessary spares and technical support to assist its customers for their routine maintenance and any emergency breakdown requirements. It is this fast turnaround and 24/7 responsiveness that distinguishes GEM in a highly-competitive business environment, Leith highlights.

Kgagamela Project CC represents a new type of emerging contractor seeking to make inroads into the local mining industry. With a relatively small operation at the outset, it has its sights set on sustained expansion in the future. Therefore it is critical for GEM to establish a longstanding relationship with such clients, not only in terms of equipment supply, but in being able to offer its experience and expertise.

“Emerging contractors such as these are always looking to take on new equipment, which is where our access to Goscor Finance is a major advantage for us. It is our responsibility to meet our clients’ requirements with the best solutions possible,” Leith stresses.

The SANY SY335C medium excavator features an auto deceleration system that reduces fuel consumption by 5% to 10%. When an operation stops for 3.5 seconds, the engine speed drops automatically to idle level, and maintains this idling state.

The strengthened structure makes it an efficient and robust machine for a range of applications. The dual-pump, dual-circuit constant power control system means that the Isuzu engine outputs a continuously strong operating force.

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