Fire Suppression
Fire

Water mist tech sparks industry interest

The use of water mist fire-suppression technologies has been increasing as more land-based applications have been identified and the benefits of such technologies are being realised by industry leaders and experts, says environmental solutions company I-CAT mechanical engineer Jeanri van Tonder.

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Planting Solutions
Planting

Offering diversified with new crop input solution

Environmental management company I-CAT will soon launch agricultural and forestry input solution Cyflo, as part of its product offering, targeting existing and potential clients, says I-CAT Planting Business Unit head Rachelle Botha.

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Planting Solutions
Planting

New fertiliser tablet for forestry

Plant’NGo is a slow-release planting fertiliser tablet that provides nutrients that are effective in stimulating growth and development of newly planted seedlings, as well as young and established trees.

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Dust Suppression
Dust

I-CAT

I-CAT supplies tailor-made dust suppression technologies for both the mining and construction industries, implementing dust mitigating solutions for haulage roads, in plant areas as well as dormant and active tailing dams.

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Fire Suppression
Fire

Austrian institute verifies local suppression system

Environmental solutions company I-CAT Fire Solutions in January this year commissioned the Institut fur Brandschutztechnik und Sicherheitsforschung, or the Institute for Fire Protection and Security Research (IBS Institute) in Linz, Austria, to certify the suitability of its fire suppression system for large transformers.

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Dust Suppression
Dust

Effective dust suppression from I-CAT

I-CAT offers highly-effective dust suppression systems for mines, based on extensive research and development, coupled with affordability. It is able to provide end-to-end integrated dust-management solutions that comply with all relevant industry regulations and standards.

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Dust Suppression
Dust

I-CAT reiterates the benefits of dust suppression systems

As dust suppression systems remain a grudge buy for many dust-emitting operations such as quarries and mines in Africa at large, South African supplier I-CAT reiterates that, apart from just meeting legislative requirements, the benefits of efficient and effective dust suppression systems are many and proven. Lourens Jansen van Rensburg, director at I-CAT, a South African supplier of dust suppression systems since 2008, says benefits of efficient and effective dust suppression systems are proven and multip

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Dust Suppression
Dust

Sustainable solutions for water-strapped mines

According to the latest data released by the Department of Water Affairs’ (DWA) “Weekly State of the Reservoirs” report, the reserves of water storage facilities nationwide have dropped from 76,8% full in 2014, to just 65,3% full as of 2 November 2015. More worryingly, the report revealed that the levels dropped from 66,2% full to the current 65,3%, within the space of just one week.

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Dust Suppression
Dust

Dust suppression solutions to help achieve ‘Zero Harm’ status

Government, mining houses and trade unions are working together to eliminate industry fatalities by 2020, following amendments to Chapter 16 of the Mine Health and Safety Act Regulations agreed to by all parties in late-2014 at the Mine Health and Safety Tripartite Summit. All parties that attended the Summit have prioritised the health and safety of workers, as well as the mining sector’s moral obligation to do all that is possible to achieve ‘Zero Harm’ status.

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