Bühler to exhibit at MTE Richards Bay and MTE Gweru

6 June 2024
From bulk handling to chain conveyors, Bühler Johannesburg will exhibit its specialised solutions at two key MTE exhibitions. The focus at MTE Richards Bay will be the OEM’s ship loaders and unloaders, while MTE Gweru will highlight its conveyor chains and accompanying maintenance offering.
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“These exhibitions provide valuable opportunities for industry professionals to connect, learn about innovations, and showcase their products and services. If you are interested in mining, technology, and industrial solutions, these events are worth exploring, the MTE expos are a must,” comments Louis Anderson, CS Sales Manager, Bühler Johannesburg.

The Bühler Portaload stationary ship loader is a high-throughput ship loader for grain and raw materials. Its efficient loading system cuts down berthing times, reduces installation costs, and loads a wide range of ships up to Post-Panamax class. The mobile Portaload has a high throughput of 800 tph to 3 000 tp.

It can provide short berthing times and is a reliable loader for bulk materials. The Bühler Portalink is a continuous mechanical ship unloader designed for the reliable and efficient unloading of grain, oilseed, and derivatives. It has a maximum unloading throughput of up to 1 300 tph.

Bühler’s chain conveyors set new standards for service life, sanitation, and versatility, with throughputs of up to 1 200 tph. Bühler Johannesburg provides sales and after-sales service across Sub Saharan Africa. Its professional service engineers are available 24/7 to assist in reducing plant downtime.

In addition, Bühler Johannesburg offers project execution services for smooth implementation of client solutions. The Johannesburg location houses state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities that also supplies assemblies for machines and production plants globally. Bühler has service stations in Johannesburg, Cape Town, Lusaka, and Maputo that offer spare and wear parts, roll re-fluting, and die refurbishment.

MTE Richards Bay in KwaZulu takes place on 13 June at John Ross College. MTE (Mining and Technical Exhibitions) celebrated its 30th anniversary in 2023. Since 1993, it has organised exhibitions at mines and industrial operations across Southern Africa. Richards Bay itself is home to several important mining and industrial operations, including sugar, acid, harbour, and paper and pulp operations.

MTE Gweru takes place on 30 July in the Midlands Province, Zimbabwe. Here the MTE expo focuses on the underground Unki platinum mine, which has one of the largest platinum reserves in Zimbabwe Unki mine is fully mechanised and has both conventional on-reef and walling and tramming sections.

Media contacts:

Taryn Browne, Head of Marketing, Southern Africa

Bühler (Pty) Ltd.

Bühler Southern Africa

Phone: +27 11 801 3500

Mobile: +27 66 307 4618

E-mail: taryn [dot] browne [at] buhlergroup [dot] com


Burkhard Böndel, Head of Corporate Communications

Bühler AG, 9240 Uzwil, Switzerland

Phone: +41 71 955 33 99

Mobile: +41 79 515 91 57

E-mail: burkhard [dot] boendel [at] buhlergroup [dot] com


Dalen Jacomino Panto, Media Relations Manager

Bühler AG, 9240 Uzwil, Switzerland

Phone: +41 71 955 37 57

Mobile: +41 79 900 53 88

E-mail: dalen [dot] jacomino_panto [at] buhlergroup [dot] com


Katja Hartmann, Media Relations Manager
Bühler AG, 9240 Uzwil, Schweiz
Mobile:  +41 79 483 68 07 
E-mail: katja [dot] hartmann [at] buhlergroup [dot] com



About Bühler

Bühler is driven by its purpose of creating innovations for a better world, balancing the needs of economy, humanity, and nature in all its decision-making processes. Billions of people come into contact with Bühler technologies as they cover their basic needs for food and mobility every day. Two billion people each day enjoy foods produced on Bühler equipment; and one billion people travel in vehicles manufactured using parts produced with Bühler solutions. Countless people wear eyeglasses, use smart phones, and read newspapers and magazines – all of which depend on Bühler process technologies and solutions. Having this global relevance, Bühler is in a unique position to turn today’s global challenges into sustainable business.

As a technology partner for the food, feed, and mobility industries, Bühler has committed to having solutions ready to multiply by 2025 that reduce energy, waste, and water by 50% in the value chains of its customers. It also proactively collaborates with suppliers to reduce climate impacts throughout the value chain. In its own operations, Bühler has developed a pathway to achieve a 60% reduction of greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 (Greenhouse Gas Protocol Scopes 1 & 2, against a 2019 baseline).

Bühler spends up to 5% of turnover on research and development annually to improve both the commercial and sustainability performance of its solutions, products, and services. In 2023, some 12,500 employees generated a turnover of CHF 3.0 billion. As a Swiss family-owned company with a history spanning 164 years, Bühler is active in 140 countries around the world and operates a global network of 105 service stations, 30 manufacturing sites, and Application & Training Centers in 25 locations.