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Bushveld group advances vanadium redox flow battery plans through Enerox deal 

By: Marleny Arnoldi     13th November 2019 Aim-listed Bushveld Minerals’ 84%-owned subsidiary Bushveld Energy has signed a term sheet agreement with CellCube Energy Storage Systems to acquire all issued shares in Enerox for €11-million. A Bushveld Energy-led consortium has been granted exclusivity until the end of February 2020 to... 

Automotive component makers to invest R2.4bn in South Africa  

By: Irma Venter     12th November 2019 Eight auto component manufacturers will invest R2.4-billion in their South African operations as they either expand their footprint, or gear up for new business opportunities, says National Association of Automotive Component and Allied Manufacturers (Naacam) executive director Renai Moothilal.... 

Isuzu announces R1.2bn investment in next-gen bakkie programme  

By: Irma Venter     11th November 2019 Isuzu Motors, of Japan, has confirmed that it will be investing R1.2-billion in the production of its next-generation one-ton bakkie in South Africa, while an additional total local parts and content value of R2.8-billion should be generated through the lifecycle of the assembly programme. This... 

Tiger Brands to sell value-added meats business

By: Marleny Arnoldi     8th November 2019 JSE-listed Tiger Brands has started a formal due diligence process towards selling its value-added meat products (VAMP) business. The company started an evaluation of the role of the VAMP business within the group’s portfolio in 2017, given the business’ unique value chain and the perishable... 

Manufacturer targets product releases, skills development

By: Cameron Mackay     8th November 2019 Solar energy equipment supplier Microcare plans to share its local story of innovation, job creation and skills development next year during its thirtieth year of manufacturing in South Africa and aims to celebrate with product releases and support for even higher standards of solar equipment... 

Toyota to invest R2.4bn to produce new passenger car in Durban

6th November 2019 Toyota South Africa Motors (TSAM) will invest R2.43-billion in the production of a new passenger car at its Prospecton plant, in Durban. The model has not been named. 

UK govt's investment in small nuclear reactor programme confirmed

By: Rebecca Campbell     6th November 2019 Britain’s quasi-autonomous national research and development agency UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) confirmed on Tuesday that it had released £18-million in funding to a British industrial consortium developing a small modular nuclear reactor (SMR). The consortium, which has been working on the... 

Royal IHC offers bespoke solutions for African ports

By: Marleny Arnoldi     5th November 2019 Innovative maritime equipment and services provider Royal IHC says Africa is developing at a challenging time, where the need for greater African economic integration is urgent. At the same time, China seeks growth in Africa and Russia and the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development... 

Weba Chute Systems

5th November 2019 Effective transfer of materials in chutes is a pressing issue for all mines. With the spotlight firmly on increasing productivity through more effective discharge of materials, coupled with minimising downtime and maintenance, solutions are critical to sustainability. With over 4 000 transfer... 

RTS Africa Technologies principal H2Scan opens new Environmental Conditioning Laboratory to further 'refine' hydrogen detection in gas process streams

1st November 2019 Hydrocarbon fuels are essential for our daily existence. However, extracting usable fuels from crude oil is a complex process in which hydrogen plays a cardinal role, as the correct levels of hydrogen in a refinery process stream largely determine the quality of the final product. “At RTS Africa... 

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