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Quality festoon systems from Powermite – the life blood of bulk materials handling machines

Festoon systems are the life blood of mobile electric bulk materials handling machinery, feeding energy, data, air or fluids to these machines to keep them moving. As operations such as open cast and underground mines, quarries, stockyards, and ports greatly depend on the reliable operation of these machines, equipment longevity, maximum uptime and high productivity levels are fundamental to sustainable production and subsequently profitability.   “No matter how extreme and arduous the conditions, it is paramount that festoon systems maintain a reliable, efficient, seamless and uninterrupted…

Up the uptime with high quality electrical products from Powermite

Component, equipment and system specialist, Hudaco company Powermite, leads the southern African market in the supply of a fully comprehensive range of high quality, locally manufactured electrical products for a wide range of mining, marine and industrial machinery including mobile generators, pumps, welding machines, continuous miners, shuttle cars, tunnel borers, and transformers. According to Powermite Marketing Director, Donovan Marks, quality and reliability are prerequisite for extending the lifecycle of products operating in the notoriously stringent mining environment. “Increased product…

Powermite brings ‘Engineering Solutions’ to Electra Mining 2016

Powermite shone the spotlight on its ‘Engineering Solutions’ at this year’s Electra Mining with an impressive display of unique new cable glands, innovative couplers, reflective mining cables as well as a host of high quality, rugged electrical components. “Electra Mining presented us with the perfect platform to showcase our brand new own-branded product, the Orion AMPgland,” says Donovan Marks, Marketing Director of Powermite, a Hudaco company that specialises in components, equipment and systems engineering. “We expect this all-inclusive state-of-the-art cable gland which features…

Powermite – all things engineering

Powermite, a Division of Hudaco, has earned the reputation as a specialist engineering supplier of world-class components, equipment and systems to Southern Africa’s mining, marine, industrial and general engineering sectors. “From buffers for overhead cranes to couplers for motors, we combine best-in-class products with experience, expertise and product know-how to deliver engineered solutions to our valued customers,” says Marketing Director, Donovan Marks. The company’s extensive product portfolio includes energy supply systems, motorised and spring cable reels, container handling systems…

Africa’s largest plug and socket manufacturer under one roof

Component, equipment and system engineering specialist, Powermite’s range of electrical products manufactured locally by Ampco and Proof Engineering, are now combined under one roof in a new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility, enhancing products and service delivery. Ampco relocated to the manufacturing facility which is located on Johannesburg’s Westrand, in December 2013, and was joined in the November of 2015 by Proof Engineering and Azolite. “Pooling the talents and resources across both businesses has created the largest plug and socket manufacturer under one roof in Africa,”…

Complete Festoon/Catenary Solutions from Powermite

Powermite, part of the Hudaco Group, is a leading supplier of superior quality high-performance cable festoon systems for the efficient feeding of power, data, air, or fluids to keep mobile bulk materials handling and mining machinery moving. Powermite is a specialist supplier of electrical and mechanical equipment for moving machinery to local industry for close to 50 years. Since establishing a partnership with French multinational, Delachaux, and its Conductix-Wampfler operation, Powermite’s materials handling division has been distributing Conductix products including Cable Reeling Drums(CRD’s),…

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