High power fans for Ghanaian mine

TLT ACTOM has been awarded the main underground ventilation fans contract for the mining expansion project at Newmont Ghana Gold’s Subika mine in Ghana. The contract is for the manufacture and supply of two 850 kW axial flow underground ventilation fans. An additional two 185 kW bulk air cooler fans to serve the main shaft of Subika’s new underground mine will be supplied separately. Delivery of […]

Local wire plant upgraded

Wilec has installed two new state-of-the-art magnet wire enamelling machines at its Midrand production facility. These machines will enhance production efficiency and offset rising input costs. The new machines, comprising two production lines  each, replace 40-year old copper magnet wire enamelling lines at the plant. The first machine went into operation in mid-September 2017, while the second commenced production in November. The acquisition of the two new […]

Switchgear company embraces local manufacture, diversification

Elias Monage, the CEO of Afika Group – a 100% black-owned company – says his company, which through its subsidiary Afika Power, recently acquired Powertech Switchgear and Powertech QuadPro, will differentiate itself by localisation and diversification. Monage says the company plans to open a factory to manufacture panels and structures for CTs and VTs in […]

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