Bluhm Burton Engineering

Mine Ventilation and Refrigeration Specialists and VUMA Software Products

BBE Visit to China

Our visit to China provided a valuable insight into a number of ventilation and cooling challenges and initiated exploratory discussions with several contacts in coal, gold and copper...

BBE Visit to China

Successful Launch for VUMA Version 3.0

On 18 September 2006 VUMA version 3.0 was launched at a function held at the Kloof mine Country club. The features of the improved version 3.0 were demonstrated and new ideas for future...

Successful Launch for VUMA Version 3.0

BBE Management Signs Safety, Health and Environmental Policy

On his arrival at BBE in August 2006, Mr Willie Kruger, Safety Manager, assisted with the finalisation of BBE's Safety, Health and Environmental Policy. This policy will form the basis of BBE's...

BBE Management Signs Safety, Health and Environmental Policy

BBE awarded Turnkey project at Impala Platinum Mine, No 16&20 Shafts

No 16 Shaft BBE has been awarded a large turnkey contract to design, construct and commission a 16MW refrigeration plant and air cooler system at the mine's No. 16 Shaft. The installation...

BBE awarded Turnkey project at Impala Platinum Mine, No 16&20 Shafts

BBE Staff are Awarded the Mine Ventilation Society Prize for Paper Titled 'Thermal Storage and Cyclical Control of Mine Cooling Systems'

The presentation was made at the AGM of the Mine Ventilation Society of South Africa on 23 June 2006. The paper was published in the October/December 2005 issue of the Journal of the MVS,...

BBE Staff are Awarded the Mine Ventilation Society Prize for Paper Titled 'Thermal Storage and Cyclical Control of Mine Cooling Systems'

DSM Project at Mponeng mine awarded to BBE

Eskom Demand Side Management [DSM] have awarded BBE a turnkey contract to design, install and commission a large ice thermal storage system at AngloGold Ashanti's Mponeng Mine, located...

DSM Project at Mponeng mine awarded to BBE

Cold Air for AngloGold Ashanti's Obuasi Mine, Ghana

In May 2005, BBE were awarded the turnkey contract to build two 18 MW(R) bulk air coolers and associated refrigeration plant at AngloGold Ashanti’s Obuasi Mine in Ghana on a turnkey...

Cold Air for AngloGold Ashanti's Obuasi Mine, Ghana

VUMA-network [Version 3.0] Launch

VUMA-network 3.0 represents a streamlined, user-friendly and extremely robust software product with significant new developments and improvements compared to version 2.5. Network construction...

VUMA-network [Version 3.0] Launch

BBE Expands Business in Australia

BBE is currently involved in three separate refrigeration projects for Australian mines. The projects are at Rosebery Mine (Zinifex) in Western Tasmania, Argyle Diamond Mine (Rio Tinto)...

BBE Expands Business in Australia