Capital Equipment News February 2023

CONTENTS Capital Equipment News is published monthly by Crown Publications Editor: Adriaan Roets Advertising manager: Elmarie Stonell Design: Ano Shumba



Publisher: Karen Grant

25 How to stay on the road when the tides have turned 31 New report addresses ‘Factory Blindness’ in SA

COMMENT 2 Asset management is more important than we think cover story 4 18 years of Maximum Equipment TIPPERS 8 Keep tippers in tip-top condition GRADERS 12 The longevity of Caterpillar graders Lease equipment 16 Reducing downtime with full maintenance lease equipment SMART COMPACTION 22 Smart compaction at your fingertips SCREENING 26 Recycling goes hand-in-hand with screening 28 WORKING AT HEIGHTS The key to providing safe working environments at height MAINTENANCE 32 Wacker Neuson is on a roll

Deputy publisher: Wilhelm du Plessis

Circulation: Karen Smith


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mining news 34 Mining Indaba interest not slowing down 34 Australian mine hauls more than 100 million tonnes autonomously 35 A bid to make natural resources more inclusive 35 Digital systems adds value to mines CONSTRUCTION NEWS 36 A voice in the local steel industry 36 An additional 9 540 construction jobs in Coega 37 Reliable funding is key for construction SMEs 37 A boost in hydrodemolition TRANSPORT NEWS 38 Water transport on the move 38 Time to combat road fatalities 39 Local assembly plans for electric panel van and bakkie 39 RMI and Automechanika are building momentum

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Total circulation Q3 2022: 12 695

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