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15 November 2018 Rio-Carb successfully revamps storage bins at smelter furnace
A successful project by Rio-Carb to revamp storage bins at a smelter furnace in the North West Province with Chromium Carbide (CrC) material has extended the lifespan of these bins from 12 months up to seven years...
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2 October 2018 Rio-Carb invests in hi-tech machines to boost its hard-facing capability
Chromium Carbide (CrC) wear solutions provider Rio-Carb of Alrode has invested in state-of-the-art precision rotating equipment, column-and-boom positioning equipment, and plasma gouging and preparation in order to...
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29 August 2018 Tempo Mineral Processing offers DMS cyclone refurbishment service
With the mining industry under increasing pressure to cut costs and increase productivity, Tempo Mineral Processing offers a unique service whereby Dense Medium Separation (DMS) cyclones can be refurbished for even...
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13 July 2018 Professor Anele Mngadi joins Rio-Carb as non-executive director
Wear engineering solutions provider Rio-Carb is pleased to announce that Professor Anele Mngadi (PhD) has agreed to join the company as a non-executive director.
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20 June 2018 Rio-Carb Founder commissions academic research into the future of SA mining
Mr. Martin Maine, Founder and Managing Director of Rio-Carb, Alrode Chromium Carbide (CrC) wear-solutions provider, has identified a gap in the mining sector in the form of a lack of local beneficiation in the...
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18 May 2018 Rio-Carb appoints new Finance Manager to oversee its diversification
Wear-engineering specialist Rio-Carb from Alrode in Johannesburg has appointed Iwan Pretorius as its new Financial Manager, with immediate effect. Pretorius has a BA (Psychology) from the University of Johannesburg...
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4 April 2018 Full range of wear solutions for materials-handling applications
From impact to sliding abrasion, Rio-Carb has a full range of wear solutions for a range of materials-handling applications.
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26 February 2018 Rio-Carb puts the brakes on chute wear at the plant-design stage
While chute design tends to be ubiquitous, the fact that minerals-processing plants cater for a diverse array of commodities, from diamonds to coal, gold, platinum group metals (PGM) and iron ore, means that there...
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26 January 2018 Rio-Carb is a one-stop shop for complete wear solutions
A number of innovations adopted successfully in 2017 has seen Rio-Carb become a one-stop shop for all wear solutions, in addition to supplying a range of wear materials.
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17 August 2017 Rio-Carb repositions itself as a total wear-solutions provider
Rio-Carb of Alrode, Johannesburg is repositioning itself as a total solutions provider, based on promoting Chromium Carbide as providing the lowest total cost of ownership for complete wear solutions in the mining...
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