Volvo CE is exploring the viability of electromobility with its LX1, a prototype wheel loader, and the HX1, a concept autonomous, battery-electric and cab-less

About 75-85% of hydraulic system failures can be traced to fluid contamination. It feels like yesterday when Equipment Africa first hit your internet browsers in

Burgers Equipment & Spares’ recent move to a larger, own facility in Pomona, Gauteng, is part of its overall strategy to elevate customer service

Electra Mining comes at a time when miners are in dire need of new ways that can help improve processes on sites. This week, Electra

Original equipment manufacturers and their dealers are continuously evolving to become one-stop shops for their customers’ equipment needs. The continuously challenging operating landscape is prompting

Preventative maintenance translates into increased machine availability on site. I recently visited a mine site in South Africa where a fleet of more than

The flexibility of plant hire can be the right solution for construction contractors battling to cope with few and far between projects. That times are

Bell Equipment is one great example of South African engineering expertise at its best. I recently had the opportunity to visit a leading a South

Today’s mines are increasingly getting mechanised, with automated systems becoming popular by the day The downward trend of the commodity prices spell doom for the

A MultiOne compact wheel loader, for example, can be fitted with over 170 in-house attachments. To remain competitive in today’s challenging economic environment, construction and

2006 was a fantastic year for the South African construction sector. Contractors were getting ready to start building the large stadia for Soccer World

The current regulations for diesel machines, specifically for opencast mines, are only a warning mechanism. The PDS needs to warn the driver that there’s

I recently had the opportunity to meet with a representative ofa leading original design manufacturer (ODM) that specialises in collision avoidance technologies for a

The general construction excavator market is generally an overtraded market in southern Africa. Tough market conditions continue to put both original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and

The reason why machinery can work well beyond expected lifecycles is three way; proper personnel training, thorough maintenance schedules and good operators. I recently visited

Due to the tough times most mines, quarries and their related contractors find themselves operating in, it’s understandable that many have continuously stalled, skipped

To optimise the lifecycles of their equipment, both mining and construction equipment owners are resorting to refurbished or used equipment One thing for certain is

Quality brands rely on quality dealers with the necessary infrastructure to keep machines operating round-the-clock. There is a very important reason for the credence we

Fleet operators of today are concerned about their equipment’s ability to maximise uptime and production efficiency. I recently had a conversation with a senior representative

Several new launches at bauma 2016 highlighted the need for intelligent machines Particularly last year there was big talk about the growing preference for low-

We have often heard how African equipment users are fast following in the footsteps of their European counterparts in the uptake of compact gear. Bauma

Many mines are slashing their research and development budgets as a result of the challenging economic circumstances they find themselves in. However, this opens