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Renergen breaks ground at flagship gas project 

By: Simone Liedtke     26th November 2019 Emerging natural gas producer Renergen on Tuesday marked the start of the pipeline construction at its flagship Virginia gas project, in the Free State. Phase 1 of the Virginia project is expected to start producing liquefied natural gas (LNG) and liquid helium by 2021. This will be followed by... 

Steenkampskraal mine fully permitted for 2 700 t/y production

By: Marleny Arnoldi     22nd November 2019 What is considered to be one the world’s highest-grade rare earths mine, Steenkampskraal, in South Africa, has received all the necessary regulatory approvals to complete construction and be in production in 12 to 18 months. The mine’s infrastructure is currently 80% complete.  

7.5 Tons Of Vinyl Floor Off-Cuts Collected Thanks To Industry Collaboration

31st October 2019 Polyflor SA and Innovative Pvc Compounds, both members of the Southern African Vinyls Association (SAVA), joined hands recently to ensure that 7.5 tons of vinyl floor off-cuts are collected, of which 6 tons were recycled, following an installation at the Dr Pixley Ka Isaka Seme Memorial Hospital... 

ICON’s greenfield Sunderland Ridge Project utilising new Hydraulic Hammers and Crushers

25th October 2019 ICON Group are well on track to complete the civil services for the R20million Sunderland Ridge Ext 23 project situated in Centurion for Developers, Falcon Forest trading in association with API Property Group. This greenfield industrial development project is being developed to accommodate... 

CEO Circle selects BT Industrial as one of seven national champions

25th October 2019 Industrial solutions provider BT Industrial, with Kgomotso Lekola as Founder and Managing Director, recently received a prestigious CEO Circle Entrepreneurs 2019 Award. The adjudication panel consisted of Discovery CEO Adrian Gore as Chairman, Investec CEO Fani Titi, Vodacom CEO Shameel Joosub,... 

US coal giant Murray Energy faces default

By: Bloomberg     3rd October 2019 Murray Energy, the US coal giant that had pressed the Trump administration for help averting bankruptcy, may be headed toward default. The largest closely held coal miner in America failed to make multiple payments to lenders this week, the company said in a statement on Wednesday. Creditors... 

Steel tube association’s drive to open new export markets to receive boost

By: Simone Liedtke     26th August 2019 The Steel Tube Export Association of South Africa’s drive to open up more export markets for its members will receive a major boost when it participates in an outward selling mission (OSM) to Australia from September 1 to 7. The association’s CEO Keitumetse Moumakoe will be one of 25... 

SMS group upgrades walking beam furnace at Sidenor Basauri in Spain

26th July 2019 Increase of bloom reheating capacity for SBQ production  from 85 to 130 tons per hour   Sidenor Basauri, Spain, trusts in SMS group also for the stage-2 upgrade of its walking beam furnace, which will increase the furnace’s capacity from currently 85 tons per hour to 130 tons... 

Process Pipe

9th July 2019 Process Pipe and its newly acquired company, CAB South Africa, has established a national footprint as a wholesaler and retailer of carbon and mild steel pipes, fittings and flanges in South Africa, with branches in Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal and the Western Cape. Moreover, as Process Pipe & CAB... 

New drive technology meets industry demands

21st June 2019 The current trend of rolling high-strength materials requires higher torque capabilities at the drive train in metallurgical plants and stainless steel technical services and products provider SMS group’s drive technology meets this demand. “SMS group drive technology features rolling mill drive... 

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