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SEW drives success of ECDriveS® at major automotive manufacturers

17th January 2019 South Africa has clinched its largest project to date for its ECDriveS® drive system for light-load conveyor technology. The project is for seven conveyors and 40 accumulation zones at a major automotive manufacturer in Gauteng. The latest order follows a demonstration project involving two small... 

Group Five to sell Everite, Sky Sands subsidiaries for R480m

17th January 2019 Construction firm Group Five will sell its Everite and Sky Sands subsidiaries to a consortium comprising Trinitas Private Equity and Agile Capital for R480-million. The subsidiaries form part of the firm's manufacturing cluster. 

Region’s biggest small business market access event coming to Bloemfontein

17th January 2019 The Free State Department of Economic Small Business, Tourism and Environmental Affairs (DESTEA) is partnering with Smart Procurement World to host the region’s first Smart Procurement World and Enterprise & Supplier Development (ESD) Expo. The event, which will be held on 20 March at PACOF’s... 

Investors put a further £1m in Cornish lithium project

17th January 2019 Investors in mining start-up Cornish Lithium have put another £1-million into the exploration company to continue its activities in south-west England and to drill exploratory boreholes to extract samples of lithium bearing brines. The company said in January last year that it needed about... 

TLT-Turbo African Consolidation Creates a Market First Turn Key Solution

17th January 2019 Following the launch of the TLT-Turbo Africa, in Q2 2018, German based ventilation firm, TLT-Turbo (GmbH), has concluded the consolidation of several South African based operations to become the continent’s first and only complete, turn-key mining, energy and industrial ventilation solutions... 

South African company building new smelter in Zimbabwe

17th January 2019 Foundry and engineering company Thos Begbie is working in the Great Dyke of Zimbabwe, close to the town of Shurungwi, where it is helping to construct the Unki platinum smelter, adjacent to a mining operation owned by platinum mining company Anglo American Platinum (Amplats). Thos Begbie was... 

First digital float switch with PNP/NPN signal and high accuracy

17th January 2019 Transistor instead of reed: As the first instrument of its kind, WIKA has launched a float switch with a PNP/NPN output signal. The model GLS-1000 detects the level of liquids with an accuracy of ≤ 1 mm. The digitised float measuring principle of the new WIKA level switch is implemented using... 

The Future of HR in Mining – Adapting to AI, Machine Learning and Robotics

17th January 2019 Regenesys Business School, in partnership with Mining Weekly, is hosting a discussion forum on “The Future of HR in Mining in a New Digital Age” on 7 February 2019. The discussion will take place from 08h00 to 10h00 at their campus in Pybus Road, Sandton. Regenesys is proud to announce that some... 

Gran Colombia FY output up 25%

17th January 2019 Canada-based Gran Colombia has delivered a 25% production increase in 2018, with output rising to 218 001 oz, surpassing the company’s initial guidance for the year. The Segovia operations, in Colombia, continue to be the key catalyst for the midtier miner’s gold production, with the operations... 

Chaarat extends Kapan closing date

16th January 2019 The closing date for the acquisition of the Kapan mine, in Armenia, has been extended to month-end, London-listed Chaarat reported on Wednesday. The $55-million transaction with fellow-listed Polymetal was meant to close on January 15, but will now close on January 31, owing to the “extended... 

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