As quarries and mines seek to improve their cost per


Paul Williamson, sales director Africa at IronPlanet. Paul Williamson, sales director


Sumitomo excavators form part of ELB Equipment’s product offering. A number of key criteria should form the basis of establishing or replenishing capital equipment fleets

New technologies – such as Cat DETECT and Cat Connect – have become available to safeguard worksites and better manage risk. Most contractors agree that

The effects of the low commodity price environment are compounded by the continued rise in operating cost. Low commodity prices and rising costs have kept

Barloworld Equipment was tasked to tow the aircraft off the uneven soft terrain to the tar apron. Barloworld Equipment recently called on the power of

Aldert Nieuwoudt, founding director of Advance projects, standing in front of a Komatsu PC200-8MO excavator. An enduring partnership that has thrived for a quarter of

In South Africa, Terex Trucks’ TA300, a compact and versatile ADT that can be used for various light mining and construction applications, has proven

50-65% of mining companies’ revenues is accounted for by capital and operating expenditures. Mining can play a vital role on the sustainable development of some

The battery and associated charging system is designed to reload the battery within two hours and to utilise opportunity charging to mitigate energy-related risk. South

The investment will further enhance expansion of dealer footprint and skills development on the continent. To further boost its dealer footprint, as well as providing

Plant hire is a tough business; hard on people and even harder on machines. However, when a significant fleet owner reveals that his replacement

Africa remains one of the most important sales regions for Dressta. Polish dozer manufacturer Dressta became part of Chinese OEM LiuGong in 2012. Leveraging on

Marius Pick, owner of Afrigrit (left) and Klaas Mahlangu, partner at Afrigrit, are impressed by their new LiuGong CLG856H loader recently purchased from Burgers

A Hitachi ZW250 front-end loader is used for stockpiling and loading customer trucks on site. Based on the understanding that a premium product offers premium

Several African miners have expressed the desire to move towards more mechanised and streamlined production for better information management systems that result in significant

European OEMs highlight that demand from markets outside Europe and the increasing importance of aftermarket services are two primary value-creating opportunities for the next

From left to right: Nico Louw, MD of Renico Group; Leon Schelvis, CSE Sales; Louis Nel, workshop manager at Renico Group; Jonathan Clark, Product

Support from SMT, the official Volvo distributor in Central and West Africa, also played a crucial role in Chirano opting for Volvo machines. Kinross Chirano

Pictured with Liviero’s new Liebherr PR 776 dozer are (from left to right) Louis Du Plessis (Liviero), Tendayi Kudumba (Liebherr-Africa), Richard Edwards (Liebherr-Africa) and

Maximum Equipment is a southern African plant hire business turned attachment and construction equipment dealer. Apart from their traditional earthmoving equipment hire businesses, local plant hire companies

Economic cycles may have their ups and downs, but some original equipment manufacturers stay focused on premium products. Economic cycles may have their ups and downs,

Trimble’s new 12.81 version of the GC900 Grade Control System is now available to the global market through its Sitech dealer footprint. A new version

The Doosan DX520LCA is a 51t machine which comes standard with a 3,5m³ bucket. The improved Doosan 50t size class excavator is the ideal choice

In 2015 the Volvo Group Southern Africa inaugurated an upgraded R60-million integrated regional parts distribution centre in South Africa. The Volvo Group is applying brakes