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Apr 22, 2014
ESPOO, Finland … Power management company Eaton has revealed that more than 90 percent of the data centres in Denmark that use the company’s three-phase uninterruptible power supplies rated at 40 kW or more, are substantially reducing  energy costs by taking...
Apr 09, 2014
Buckton's near-service black shales.
Project development junior DNI Metals on Wednesday said that an initial evaluation of recovering scandium as a co-product of the polymetallic mining operations planned for its Buckton deposit, in Alberta, had concluded that by incorporating a scandium separation...
Mar 26, 2014
Copper miner Altona Mining has reported a 17% increase in the contained copper resource at its Kylylahti underground mine, which forms part of the Outokumpu copper project, in Finland. The resource for Kylylahti currently stood at 8.8-million tonnes, grading 1.33%...
Mar 21, 2014
ORDERED PRODUCT An Isogate WS knife gate valve, which incorporates a Linatex rubber sleeve, is one of the products to be supplied to the Trident project in Zambia
In addition to currently installing the major cyclone package at mining and metals company First Quantum Minerals’ new Sentinel copper project, in Northern Zambia, minerals solutions company Weir Minerals Africa has been awarded two more packages – one for...
Mar 18, 2014
Vantaa, Finland,– YASKAWA Electric Corporation , a global manufacturer of servomotors, controllers, inverters, and industrial robots, today announced that it will be the sole supplier of The Switch megawatt-class permanent magnet generator and full-power converter...
Mar 14, 2014
CADSYS Scandinavia, SolidCAM’s reseller in Denmark, will present the full power of SolidCAM and iMachining at the VTM2014 tradeshow, in April 2014. CADSYS Scandinavia ApS, resells SolidCAM and InventorCAM in Denmark, Sweden and Finland and will be exhibiting on...
Mar 14, 2014
On February 13, Fennovoima submitted its environmental-impact assessment report to the Ministry of Employment and the Economy.
Mar 11, 2014
• MasoSine pumps selected by Thimonnier for flexible pouch packaging machines • Two EcoSine EC25 pump heads used per machine The Thimonnier Company, a world leader in the design and manufacture of flexible pouch packaging machines, has integrated MasoSine EC25...
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Feb 17, 2014
The Switch, a leading supplier of megawatt-class permanent magnet generators, motors and frequency converters, received a significant order from WE Tech Solutions Oy of Vaasa, Finland for four permanent magnet (PM) shaft generators. Coupled together with WE Tech’s...
Feb 07, 2014
The project is currently in the planning stage.
Feb 07, 2014
Wärtsilä has signed a turnkey contract to supply an liquefied natural gas receiving terminal to be built in Tornio.
Jan 31, 2014
AT YOUR SERVICE Konecranes Southern Africa’s Johannesburg parts distribution team offers accelerated delivery services
Alberton-based lifting company Konecranes Southern Africa reports that it has established a full parts distribution centre, to service the African continent. The parts distribution centre, which became fully operational in June last year, will supply Konecranes parts...
Jan 17, 2014
Thirty-four cities from 14 participating countries have been selected from among 163 entrants in this year’s Earth Hour City Challenge (EHCC) to receive special recognition by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) for “impressive actions” on climate change. The...
Jan 06, 2014
Copper miner Altona Mining has more than halved its debt after making an early repayment of $10.45-million on its debt facility, and reducing the balance of the facility from $20.45-million to $10-million. The miner said on Monday that the debt reduction was funded...
Nov 19, 2013
Finnish steelmaker Ruukki on Tuesday opened a US headquarters in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and a new Canadian headquarters in Toronto, as it expands in North America. Kevin Kale, who the company said has 17 years of experience in the steel industry, would head the...
Nov 15, 2013
South Africa’s State-owned defence industrial group Denel is modernising most of its product offerings to increase its competitiveness in the international defence markets. “By 2018, Denel will have moved from its current position as a ‘good company’ to be a...
Nov 14, 2013
Nickel miner Western Areas has flagged the possibility of vending its Finnish exploration assets to Aim-listed Centurion Resources in exchange for shares in that company. If Centurion shareholders approve the deal, the company will be renamed FinnAust Mining, with...
Nov 08, 2013
CLEANING UP The DWA and Rand Water have removed 1 000 t of litter and debris from Hartbeespoort dam and its shores
Members of the media from Finland, Zambia, Nigeria, Serbia, Tanzania and the UK toured Hartbeespoort last month, to view best environmental practices in South Africa, Botswana and Namibia.
Nov 08, 2013
QUALITY FOCUS NEEDED The local trend of buying the cheapest plant components is having devastating long-term financial affects with regard to operational downtime
Far too much maintenance is being done at South African mines, which, in turn, has a negative effect on productivity in an already volatile sector,polyurethane moulding company Urethane Moulded Products (UMP) MD Trevor Carolin tells Mining Weekly. He points out that...
Nov 07, 2013
Sappi CEO Ralph Boëttger
Paper and packaging group Sappi continued efforts to reposition itself as a profitable business in a market with lower demand after reporting lower earnings for the year ended September. Sappi, which fell into the red with a loss of $162-million for the financial...
Oct 25, 2013
PLANNING AHEAD Fabrinox is continuously forming strategic partnerships with multinational companies, which supply products to mines, as Fabrinox manufactures on behalf of these companies
Sheet-metal component manufacturer Fabrinox intends to expand its footprint in Africa by partnering with multinational companies, which are already active in Africa or aim to secure a foothold on the continent, Fabrinox MD Andre Visser tells Engineering News....
Oct 23, 2013
NYSE- and TSX-listed Agnico Eagle Mines on Wednesday said its third-quarter net income slid 55% year-on-year to $47.31-million, or $0.27 a share, which was mainly owing to lower realised metal prices, and an extended maintenance shutdown at its Kittila mine, in...
Oct 22, 2013
Weholite is known world-over as the preferred structured wall pipe solution for various applications, from water distribution to gravity sewers, rehabilitation projects and manholes to marine pipeline applications. Now Marley Pipe Systems is bringing this renowned...
Oct 22, 2013
ASX-listed copper miner Altona Mining has increased its full-year production guidance following a record September quarter. The miner on Tuesday reported that its Outokumpu project, in Finland, had produced a record 3 381 t of copper equivalent, compared with the 2...
Oct 14, 2013
Using a unique model of collaboration in China, The Switch, supplier of megawatt-class permanent magnet generator and full-power converter packages, has set up with it’s partner Scanfil, a global contract manufacturer and systems supplier for professional...
Oct 07, 2013
South Africa’s information and communications technology (ICT) development landscape has moved up one position in the International Telecommunications Union’s (ITU’s) latest Measuring the Information Society (MIS) report rankings. The ICT development index...
Sep 23, 2013
According to the 2013 State of Broadband report, released by the United Nations (UN) Broadband Commission, 41% of individuals in South Africa used the Internet, which was above the world average of 35.7%. Worldwide, South Africa ranked ninety-second out of 192...
Sep 20, 2013
NKOMAZI SUGAR CANES Small-scale sugar growers (SSGs) in Mpumalanga typically produce 450 000 t/y of sugar cane, with more than 1 200 SSGs in the Nkomazi district
Engineering, management and specialist technical services group Aurecon, whose biomass-to-energy (B2E) project in Nkomazi, Mpumalanga, envisions the production of charcoal briquettes from sugar cane, is structuring propopals for funders to move the project from the...
Sep 19, 2013
Demand for South African ferro-chrome into Europe will decline as the European stainless steel industry is in full consolidation mode and companies are forced to keep operations as efficient as possible, Outokumpu Chrome VP ferrochrome sales Mauri Kauppi said ....
Sep 18, 2013
While South Africa’s economic freedom rating increased slightly, from 6.74 to 6.8 out of 10 over the past year, it still falls below the global average of 6.87, Canada-based Fraser Institute’s Economic Freedom of the World: 2013 Annual Report, which is based on...
Sep 17, 2013
The World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Report for 2013/14’s top-ten ranking for the effectiveness of South Africa’s antimonopoly policy, was encouraging, the Competition Commission said on Tuesday. South Africa had ranked at number eight, out of 148...
Sep 17, 2013
ASX-listed Kimberley Diamonds has signed a deal to buy fellow gem miner Mantle Diamonds, in a bid to acquire its Lerala project, in Botswana. Under the terms of the agreement, Kimberley would issue some 13.5-million new shares to Mantle shareholders in exchange for...
Sep 13, 2013
Skanska Finland has been awarded a contract for the construction of the bypass road.
Sep 11, 2013
Development of automation technology improves the utilization of real time data As raw materials and other resources become scarcer and plants look for new ways to be more efficient with energy use and operations, Metso is developing its offering in intelligent...
Sep 09, 2013
Copper miner Altona Mining has reported its first full year profit of A$12.6-million for the 2013 financial year, after production at its Outokumpu project was commissioned in July last year. Copper production for the full year reached 7 955 t, while gold production...
Sep 06, 2013
FIRST FOR AFRICAThe event is an international trade fair for construction machinery, building material machines, mining machines, construction vehicles and construction equipment
Never before has a trade fair in Africa experienced such high participation from a German national pavilion and, as a result, the German pavilion at the inaugural bauma Africa is the largest national pavilion Germany has ever had in Southern Africa, says...
Sep 06, 2013
The National Development Plan (NDP) is receiving vitriol from both the left and liberals these days. The left sees the NDP as being too market friendly, while the right sees it as being too Statist.
Sep 05, 2013
South Africa ranked fifty-third in the World Economic Forum’s (WEF’s) Global Competitiveness Index (GCI) for 2013/14, overtaking Brazil to place second among the five Brics countries, which also included Russia, India and China. South Africa, however, dropped one...
Aug 29, 2013
Copper miner Altona Resources has extended the mine life of its Kylylahti underground mine, in Finland, by more than a year, following an increased resource and reserve estimate. The ASX-listed Altona reported on Thursday that ore reserves at the Kylylahti mine,...
Aug 23, 2013
Position: VP and head of Africa region for Konecranes Group Main Activity of the Company: Material handling equipment manufacturing, sales and service
Aug 23, 2013
Renault Trucks reports that it has conducted the most stringent testing programme in its history on the open road and at its La Valbonne test centre site in France. The first deliveries of the new truck range will be made to customers at the end of September/early...
Aug 16, 2013
This is the last of three articles on a major challenge for South African policymakers and businesses – how to implement a new regime of carbon taxes to achieve the desired goal of curbing greenhouse-gas (GHG) emissions without placing a crippling burden on...
Aug 16, 2013
The South African Nuclear Energy Corporation (Necsa) has achieved a turnaround of more than R100-million in just one financial year, from a deficit of R75-million at the start of 2012/2013 to a surplus of R29-million at the end of 2012/2013. As a result, a planned...
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