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Sep 17, 2014
Lafarge Africa, Finland's Wartsila and the World Bank's IFC have agreed to build a 220 MW gas-fired power plant in Nigeria to boost electricity supplies, they said on Wednesday. The trio said in a statement their plan was to help fast-track increased power supplies...
Sep 05, 2014
The Areva-Siemens consortium has informed Teollisuuden Voima Oyj of an updated schedule for the Olkiluoto 3 European pressurised reactor project.
Sep 04, 2014
Aug 22, 2014
European airliner manufacturer Airbus’ latest design, the A350 XWB, recently completed a short period of flight tests in South Africa. The aircraft involved, MSN5, was undertaking route proving trials in order to demonstrate the new type’s readiness to carry out...
Aug 20, 2014
A global transportation price index has ranked South Africa the cheapest overall for bus, trains and aeroplane travel for every 100 km out of 51 countries. Online platform GoEuro compared the average price a 100 km of rail, road or air movements between the most...
Aug 18, 2014
The Switch, a supplier of megawatt-class permanent magnet generator and full-power converter packages for wind power and other renewable energy applications, has received repeat PM shaft generator orders from WE Tech Solutions of Finland, a customer in the marine...
Aug 06, 2014
In his State of the Nation Address (SoNA) in June, President Jacob Zuma fleetingly highlighted government’s support of a strategy to raise nuclear generation capacity in South Africa (quoting the potential for the addition of over 9 000 MW of nuclear capacity), while...
Aug 06, 2014
Outotec, a global minerals and metals processing service and technology provider, is pleased to announce the opening of its Western USA office in Denver, Colorado. Outotec's Canada based North America Market Area President, Marcus Horn, oversees the facilities now...
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Jun 23, 2014
From humble beginnings as a traditional lock manufacturer supplying the Nordic region, ASSA ABLOY celebrates 20 years as a global leader in total door opening solutions. 1994, the year that South Africa celebrated its first free and democratic election, ASSA in...
Jun 19, 2014
Serial local manufacturing of State-owned defence group Denel Land Systems’ (DLS’) Badger infantry combat vehicle was expected to start within the next 24 months, with operational testing and evaluation progressing as planned, DLS CEO Stephan Burger said on Thursday....
Jun 17, 2014
Canadian base metals miner First Quantum on Tuesday announced that it would buy copper explorer Lumina Copper for about C$470-million in a cash and scrip deal that would give it control of the Taca Taca copper/gold/molybdenum project, in Argentina. The proposed...
Jun 09, 2014
Tenova Mining & Minerals Group company Tenova Bateman sub-Saharan Africa has been awarded the the front end engineering design (FEED) contract for the on-site refining of nickel concentrates into a mixed nickel cobalt hydroxide (MHP) product at Mondo Minerals’...
May 26, 2014
ASX-listed junior Dragon Mining has signed a definitive purchase agreement with TSX-listed Aurion Resources over its Kutuvuoma and Silasselka gold projects, in Finland. Under the terms of the transaction, Dragon Mining would receive six-million shares in Aurion,...
May 23, 2014
Neste Oil has two hydrogen production units at its Porvoo refinery and the plan is to replace output from the older of these production units with a new, more efficient hydrogen production unit.
May 16, 2014
Russian nuclear fuel fabricator Tvel, part of the Russian State-owned Rosatom nuclear energy group, is offering Eskom its TVS-K type of nuclear fuel assembly. The South African national electricity utility operates two nuclear power reactors at its Koeberg power...
May 07, 2014
Copper miner Altona Mining has reported a 13% contained copper increase and a 25% contained gold increase at its Kylylahti underground mine, in Finland. “This is the second successive increase in reserves. We expect infill and extension drilling to continue this...
Apr 30, 2014
Global demand for kaolin is forecast to rise 3.3 percent per year to 28.7 million metric tons in 2017, valued at $4.4 billion.  Growth in kaolin sales will accelerate as economic conditions improve worldwide, especially in recession-impacted North America and Western...
Apr 30, 2014
Composites Evolution has joined forces with Jacomp Oy to offer its Biotex range across Finland and Estonia. With over 10 years’ experience of composite design and development, Jacomp Oy imports high-quality products from carefully selected suppliers for many fields...
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 Sentinel...
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 stand...
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 pumps...
Mar 07, 2014
The combined heat and power plant will replace the 50-year-old coal-fired power plant in Naantali.
Mar 05, 2014
Copper miner Altona mining on Wednesday announced a profit before tax of A$12.4-million for the six months ended December 31, reflecting a period of continued production and profit growth at its Finnish operations alongside a strengthening balance sheet. Altona’s...
Mar 04, 2014
The perception of Australia’s mining policy framework improved in 2013, as Western Australia entered the top-ten rankings of Canadian think-tank Fraser Institute’s yearly survey of mining and exploration companies. While the policy perception index (PPI) of each of...
Mar 04, 2014
Alberta remains the most attractive jurisdiction for mining investment in Canada, according to the yearly global survey of mining executives released by Canadian public policy think-tank the Fraser Institute. For the second consecutive year, Alberta ranked first in...
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 WE...
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 EHCC...
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 ‘great...
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....
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