Mining in South Africa has been the main
driving force behind the history and development of Africa's most
advanced and richest economy.
It is the world's largest producer of chrome,
manganese, platinum, vanadium and vermiculite. It is also the
world's third largest coal exporter.
Control Techniques and the Mining Industry
The mining industry is demanding when it comes
to reliability, quality and service. Control Techniques has
successfully supplied many solutions to the mining industry. We
have worked directly with the mining houses and through project
houses and consultant.
The applications for variable speed drives are
wide spread in the mining industry. The most popular being:
In addition the latest technology in
communication protocols is necessary. The ability to provide high
power systems in small spaces is imperative.
To meet the stringent requirements of the
mining industry a supplier must be able to offer solutions that fit
all parts of the industry. Control Techniques offers a high
performance drive, the Unidrive SP, and a
compact drive, the Commander SK.