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Truco opens branch in Accra, Ghana

In light of the country’s growing mining and agricultural industries, Truco is opening a new branch in Accra, Ghana. The new branch, opening early

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Truco Awarded Contract to Supply Victaulic Products in Tanzania

As a Victaulic distributor to the local and African markets, Truco offers customers the full range of over 16 000 Victaulic products. This includes plain end HDPE couplings, standard grooved rigid and flexible couplings as well as grooved shouldered couplings for steel piping. Victaulic is the world leading producer of mechanical pipe joining solutions.

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Truco's super gold line hose provides more length and strength in air and water transfer

The enhanced wall reinforcing of Truco’s super gold line hose is enhancing the effectiveness of water and air transfer applications by offering a high-quality rubber hose that can form longer lengths while demonstrating increased longitudinal strength.

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Truco's Welding Hose Used by SA's Top Companies

Truco has recently supplied large quantities of its welding hose solution to two of South Africa’s largest welding, gas and cutting companies. These large orders, ranging from 3 000 to 10 000 metres respectively, are in line with the recent increased demand Truco is experiencing for its welding hose – which is now in excess of 6 000 metres ordered each month.

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Environmentally-friendly HDPE Piping from Truco

Transvaal Rubber Company (Truco) has recently introduced a new range of environmentally-friendly High Density Polyurethane (HDPE) piping to its industrial hose offering. This easy-to-install locally-manufactured range of piping features high chemical-, corrosion- and abrasion-resistance and is non-toxic – making it ideal for all water transfer, agricultural and mining applications.

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Truco Appointed Victaulic Distributor

Transvaal Rubber Company (Truco) has recently been appointed as an official African distributor of Victaulic – a world leading producer of mechanical pipe joining solutions, including grooved fittings and couplings.

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Print your brand’s logo on a Truco industrial hose

For bulk orders larger than 5 000 metres, Transvaal Rubber Company (Truco) will print your brand’s customised artwork on its entire range of industrial rubber hose and PVC hose for free. This brand recognition is vital in helping companies keep their competitive edge in today’s economy.

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Electra Mining Africa 2014 a hit for Truco

Truco (Transvaal Rubber Company) reaffirmed its status as a leading supplier of industrial rubber products to the African industrial and mining markets at this year’s Electra Mining Africa showcase with an impressive stand, interactive display and dedicated sales team.

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High pressure hose range

Constantly expanding its hoses range to provide a holistic conveyance solution for all Africa’s industries, Truco’s new high pressure hoses reflect the company’s tradition of enhancing productivity through long-lasting, reliable performance in rugged, abrasive conditions.

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Truco is set to impress on its return to Electra Mining Africa 2014

Truco (Transvaal Rubber Company) is returning to Electra Mining Africa this year to showcase a number of new products and to display its entire range of industrial rubber products – reaffirming its status as Africa’s leading rubber products supplier to mining and industrial markets for the past 100 years.

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Truco supplies branded rubber floor tiles to all SA industries

Owning to their extreme versatility and manoeuvrability, Transvaal Rubber Company (Truco) has supplied its branded rubber floor tiles to all of SA’s prominent industries. Available in any colour and any size, Truco is able to print your brand’s logo directly onto the interlocking tile – giving you an aesthetically pleasing way to brand your showroom, workshop or office space on durable PVC rubber.

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New Steel Cord Bucket Elevator Belt

Truco (Transvaal Rubber Company) has introduced the first locally-produced steel cord bucket elevator conveyor belt in South Africa. It has been specifically designed and constructed for heavy-duty, vertical conveyance applications.

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Truco Aces SABS Audit

Truco’s manufacturing facility in China was recently audited by the SABS in order to reaffirm its official SANS accreditations and certifications for its range of conveyor belts. 

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Company launches new abrasion-resistant hoses and matching pontoons

Rubber manufacturing specialist Transvaal Rubber Company (Truco) developed new high-abrasion-resistant rubber dredging hoses last month to be used in mining operations, reports Truco MD John Tait.

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2 Brand New Steel Cord Lines Added to Truco’s
Manufacturing Facility

Transvaal Rubber Company (Truco) is now able to supply more steel cord conveyor belts, faster, due to its recent manufacturing facility upgrade. This upgrade is valued at R20 million and includes two new steel cord conveyor belt lines.

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Truco Supplies Conveyor Belting For Burkina Faso
Gold Mine

Transvaal Rubber Company (Truco) has supplied conveyor belting to the value of
R1.2 million to Protea Conveyors for use in a new Burkina Faso goldmine.

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Truco Adds Gaskets To Product Range

Truco (Transvaal Rubber Company) has announced the addition of gaskets to its product
range for the industrial and mining markets.

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Truco Awarded R2,1-M Order

Transvaal Rubber Company (Truco) has been awarded an order valued at over R2-million
to supply hoses and reusable split flange couplings to a platinum mine, in the ...

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Truco Announces The Addition of Rubber Bellows
To Their Product Range

Truco is now supplies a complete range of rubber pipe bellows, or expansion joints,
available in sizes from a 50nb to 1500nb.

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Truco Launches Shot Blast Hose

Leading South African rubber specialist Truco has announced the launch of its sand
and shot blast hose.

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Truco – Using Expertise To Meet Specialised Demands

Transvaal Rubber Company (Truco) manufactures and supplies a host of quality
products to the industrial market. This, coupled with the company’s expertise and
focus on satisfying customer requirements, has seen Truco establish relationships
with clients worldwide.

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Truco Supplies Hoses To De Beers

New Generation Diamond Mine Transvaal Rubber Company (Truco) – recently
supplied bends and 10 bar pulp and slurry hoses, valued at half-a-million rand and
totalling ...

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Truco Wins Large Fender Order

Truco KZN, associate company of Transvaal Rubber Company (Truco), has been
awarded a R5-million tender to supply five sets of tug boat fenders, which will be
used on new tug boats ordered by the Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA).

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Truco Supplies R18-Million Conveyor Belting To Lumwana

Transvaal Rubber Company (Truco) has delivered conveyor belting to the value of R18-million
to the Lumwana copper project in Zambia. The deal was awarded through tender.

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Truco Announces Large Order Wins in Africa

Transvaal Rubber Company (Truco) has announced a number of large order wins
for the supply of pulp and slurry hoses to new mining operations in Africa.

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Truco Supplies Marine Systems for Harbour Infrastructure

Trelleborg Marine Systems (incorporating Fentek), represented locally by rubber
specialist Truco (Transvaal Rubber Company) is now able through its marine
division Table Bay Rubber Company, to manufacture and supply quick release
hooks and bollards, designed and built to suit most docks, jetties and wharves.

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Truco Lands Single Largest Rubber Hose Order
In Africa To Date

To Date In what is believed to be the single largest order for industrial rubber pulp & slurry
hoses on the African Continent to date, Transvaal Rubber Company (Truco) has recently
supplied products totalling ...

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Truco Installs New Conveyor Cutting Machine

Transvaal Rubber Company (Truco) has installed a new conveyer belt slitting machine
valued at over R300 000 to improve delivery times and reduce wastage.

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Truco Secures Major Chunk Of Regional Rubber Contracts

Transvaal Rubber Company (Truco) has secured a large majority of the contract based
orders for small and large bore industrial hose available in the southern African market,
involving ...

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Truco Sinks Its Teeth Into Massive Export Drive

A strong flow of recent orders has meant that Transvaal Rubber Company (Truco) is
now focusing on over 70 new mining projects mostly into Africa for the supply of rubber
hose and rubber sheeting material.

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