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Towards smarter and safer mining

Towards smarter and safer mining

Following South Africa’s promulgation of the mandatory use of proximity detection systems on trackless mobile machinery within high-risk areas at opencast mines, a local PDS manufacturer is positioned to offer not just a product...

August 2, 2016 By Munesu Shoko

Calling for more infrastructure spend

Calling for more infrastructure spend

Whereas South Africa has enjoyed a period of sound private investment into large building projects, focus also needs to be placed on the civil infrastructure that is needed to support these projects.

July 7, 2016 By Munesu Shoko

Giants in the ‘Land of Giants’

Giants in the ‘Land of Giants’

Located in Limpopo, South Africa, everything about De Beers’ Venetia mine is just a little bigger than the average, from the pit itself through to the equipment working on site, writes Leon Louw.

June 14, 2016 By Munesu Shoko

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Homegrown success: the story of Bell Equipment (Part 3)

Homegrown success: the story of Bell Equipment (Part 3)

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By the early 1980s, Bell’s manufacturing operation had outgrown the Empangeni facility and in 1984, a new custom-built factory located in Richards Bay was commissioned.

Homegrown success: the story of Bell Equipment (Part 1)

Homegrown success: the story of Bell Equipment (Part 1)

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Nestled amid the rolling hills and sugar plantations of northern KwaZulu-Natal, the small town of Empangeni is the birthplace of one of South Africa’s manufacturing icons and biggest success stories, Bell Equipment.

Homegrown success: the story of Bell Equipment (Part 2)

Homegrown success: the story of Bell Equipment (Part 2)

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The story of Bell Equipment began in 1954 when Irvine Bell and his new bride and company co-founder Eunice, settled in Zululand and founded a family-run engineering and machinery repair shop on his farm in Empangeni.

Bell Equipment forges southern African alliance with Kobelco

Bell Equipment forges southern African alliance with Kobelco

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Bell Equipment has signed an agreement with global excavator specialist Kobelco Construction Machinery, a division of Japan-based Kobe Steel Machinery, for the exclusive distribution and support of the Kobelco range of excavators


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