Mining Mining


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.  

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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.

Customer Solutions

The applications for variable speed drives are wide spread in the mining industry. The most popular being:

  • Winders
  • Pumps
  • Fans
  • Conveyors
  • Crushers
  • Mills

In addition the latest technology in communication protocols is necessary. The ability to provide high power systems in small spaces is imperative.

Product Solutions

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.