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LIFTING EQUIPMENT ENGINEERING ASSOCIATION OF SA

• A recognised ECSA Voluntary Association (VA) •

LEEASA is a fully-fledged association devoted to the lifting industry across Southern Africa. Members hale from the crane, forklift, mobile elevated work platform, aerial and suspended access platform, chain hoists, rigging and lifting tackle arenas, etc. Primarily devoted to the LMI’s (Lifting Machinery Inspectors), and LME’s (Lifting Machinery Entities), the association considers safety paramount. As such it serves in an advisory capacity to the SABS, the Department of Labour, various training bodies and the industry at large. LEEASA is recognised by ECSA as a voluntary association. What’s in it for you:

As an Individual member who is registered as a Lifting Machinery Inspector (LMI), you may qualify for any concessionary fee granted by ECSA (this could save you over R1 000 a year).

and other training courses accredited by the association attract ECSA CPD points.

ECSA registered LEEASA members are awarded one Continuing Professional Development (CPD) credit each year. CPD is an ECSA requirement to retain registration.

Members benefit from the collective power of a recognised and established association and collective co-ordination in dealing with authorities in policy making and matters concerning the industry.

Members obtain a discount on LEEASA seminars. Both these

LEEASA has some 650 members (Individuals and Companies).

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LEEASA Occupational Health & Safety Act and Regulations LEEASA Mine Health & Safety Act and Regulations LEEASA Lifting Equipment Inspection & Legal Compliance Register

Available for purchase online at www.leeasa.co.za

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LIFTING EQUIPMENT ENGINEERING ASSOCIATION OF SOUTH AFRICA Head Office: 8 Boris Road, Bordeaux, Randburg, Johannesburg Tel: 074 900 8378 • www.leeasa.co.za Secretary: Arni Sommer • email: arni@leeasa.co.za

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Proprietor and Publisher: PROMECH PUBLISHING Tel: (011) 781-1401, Fax: (011) 781-1403 E-mail: bulkhandling@promech.co.za www.promech.co.za Managing Editor: Susan Custers Advertising Sales: Linda Patricio DTP: Anne Rotteglia and Tish van Niekerk Subscriptions: Please email us at accounts@promech.co.za if you wish to subscribe to “Bulk Handling Today” at R550,00 (excl postage and VAT) per year; R1 380,00 per year for Africa/Overseas. Printed by: Typo Colour Printing, Tel: (011) 402-3468 FSC (Forestry Stewardship Accreditation)

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The South African Institute of Materials Handling

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The South African Institute of Materials Handling (SAIMH) is a Non-Profit organisation set up with an objective to encourage the transfer of knowledge associated within the fields of Bulk Materials Handling (conveyors, stacker, reclaimers, tipplers, train loading systems, etc.) through a combination of seminars and networking sessions. The SAIMH is made up of professional engineers, each practising their trade in a variety of organisations who volunteer their time to execute the SAIMH’s objective. The main aim is thus to promote the advancement of the art, science, theory and practice of the Bulk Materials Handling principles and techniques.

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The multi-plate system built into the CST absorbs shock loads from the conveyor, protecting the motor, reducer, pulley assemblies, idlers and belt splices

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Chinese companies demonstrated one enormous advantage over other miners from both traditional and emerging countries: access to capital.

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A standout trait is the easy installation and maintenance of the unit, secured by two specially designed low-footprint brackets taking up only 50mm on either side of the mainframe

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Realignment is based on the basic principle of the belt contacting the raised portion of the roller first (the crown)

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