A vibrating cone crusher is capable of crushing rigid materials such as rocks and has a base, a bowl assembly, a transmission assembly, an inertial The first crusher is designed by brothers in U.S. however the first invented crusher cannot satisfy the modern crushing theory.
The first jaw crusher was invented by Eli Whitney Blake It was named and patented the Blake crusher in 1858 In crusher Blake employed a toggle which was the principal mechanism of the crusher
The swimming pool vacuum cleaner was invented by Ferdinand Chauvier, a hydraulics engineer who came to South Africa from the Belgian Congo in 1951. Chauvier quickly realised that there was a huge market for taking the hassle out of cleaning swimming pools, and went about inventing a machine that would do the job automatically, efficiently .
Kimberley was also home to Africa's first stock exchange in 1881, South Africa's first hotel with electricity, the first state school for paraplegics, the first direct dialling telephones, the first female judge (Justice Leonora van de Heever), the first drive-in and the first professional nursing academy.
When the South African government realised that South Africa had minimal oil reserves, this led to the South African Coal Oil and Gas Corporation (mining). mining is the world’s first – and largest – oil-from-coal refinery and it provides 40% of the country’s fuel. 3. Heart Transplant
Reflecting its commitment to expanding its local crusher capability, Weir Minerals Africa recently commissioned the world’s first Enduron® SP cone crusher at a local gold waste rock aggregate plant. Early results indicate that this new technology has significant potential for smaller miners and aggregate producers alike, delivering all the performance characteristics these markets have come
The second longest single trough belt conveyor is the 26.8-kilometre-long (16.7 mi) Impumelelo conveyor near Secunda, South Africa. It was design by Conveyor Dynamics, Inc. in based in Bellingham, Washington, USA and constructed by ELB Engineering based in Johannesburg South Africa.
Analysis of 210 stone tools from the site of Kathu Pan in South Africa shows that people were probably hunting with stone-tipped spears by about 460,000 years ago, roughly 200,000 years earlier .
Jaw crusher has a long history and belongs to traditional crushing equipment. Its motor drives the eccentric shaft to rotate via V-belt pulley, the movable jaw carry out periodical complex .
South African art has always taken on the unique flavour of the country, from the 4 000-year-old cave paintings of the San Bushmen – the richest collection of rock art in Africa – to the homegrown conceptual art movement that sprang up as apartheid came to an end in the 1990s.
PROUDLY SOUTH AFRICAN: Invented in Springs in 1974, the Kreepy Krauly, above, was the first commercially successful pool vacuum cleaner. SA inventions clean the world’s pools By Mike Bruton Sep .
The controversial 1913 Land Act, passed three years after South Africa gained its independence, marked the beginning of territorial segregation by forcing black Africans to live in reserves and .
First human heart transplant On December 3, 1967, 53-year-old Louis Washkansky receives the first human heart transplant at Groote Schuur Hospital in Cape Town, South Africa.
Translated from the Afrikaans meaning 'apartness', apartheid was the ideology supported by the National Party (NP) government and was introduced in South Africa in 1948. Apartheid called for the separate development of the different racial groups in South Africa.
Who Invented Steel? Although steel was first discovered around the 3rd century BC in ancient India, Sir Henry Bessemer created a way to standardize the process in 1856. Steel made prior to this time was called crucible steel, it was costly to make but of high quality.