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Scratching the surface – trends in opencast mining today

 By Matthew Wood

Although transport in opencast mining is not a new topic to MMPR, we investigate some of the latest innovations and industry news that relevant to today’s standards and expectations.


The best kind of crane is one that requires minimum labour.

Lifting to new heights

By: Matthew Wood – writer

Cranes vary across applications from simple maintenance to full production, and type – be it maintenance cranes for pump stations or ladle cranes. Although cranes are commonplace to the mining industry, there are those finer details that often get overlooked, and which ultimately have an impact on health and safety, energy savings and cost efficiency.


Textar Brake Discs now available in singles


Traditionally packed in pairs, Textar brake discs are now available as single units to address local demand from retailers and consumers.


Working with water: Namibia’s ports

In the spirit of celebrating economic expansion across Africa, we emphasise on some of the finer points of Namibia’s ports, harbours and sections of the Atlantic Ocean of which it borders, to illustrate what all is happening today.


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