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Aug 28, 2015
Have you heard of Mikta? No, me neither – until very recently. (If you had heard of Mikta, congratulations! You have been keeping a sharp eye on international developments.) Mikta is, of course, an acronym: it stands for Mexico, Indonesia, the Republic of (South)...
Aug 25, 2015
Mobile substation technology has been used in South America for many years and WEG Brazil has an established reputation for the supply of this technology with an extensive footprint of successful installations. Zest Energy was responsible for bringing this technology...
Aug 21, 2015
ACTIVE APPLICATION The Advanced Fire Information System currently has 30 pilot projects worldwide
To achieve its aim of increasing global interest in its satellite-based Advanced Fire Information System (AFIS), South African research institute the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) launched AFIS in East Africa three months ago and plans to...
Aug 19, 2015
The National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (Naamsa) has cut its forecast for new-vehicle sales for the year by 32 500 units. In its second quarter review of business conditions in the domestic automotive market, published this week, Naamsa...
Aug 18, 2015
Altaaqa Global, a leading global provider of large-scale temporary power services, has appointed energy industry veteran, Julian Ford as Chief Commercial Officer (CCO), effective July 1, 2015. As the company’s CCO, Ford’s remit is to ensure that Altaaqa Global...
Aug 14, 2015
BETTER BUILDING PRACTICES Saisc offers training courses to improve the workmanship of its members
Steel construction industry promoter  the Southern African Institute of Steel Construction (Saisc) believes its renewed strategic focus involving increasing its presence in the rest of the African continent will help the local steel construction industry survive the...
Aug 13, 2015
The restart of reactor No 1 at the Sendai nuclear plant, in Japan, this week was potentially a harbinger of a rising tide for the uranium industry, underpinned by China’s rapidly expanding fleet of nuclear reactors and other countries seeking to expand their nuclear...
Aug 07, 2015
Overload control statistics for 2014 show that just more than 2-million vehicles were weighed at South African weighbridges, with 20%, or 416 364, of these overloaded, says Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) Built Environment network asset...
Aug 07, 2015
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Jul 17, 2015
JOSUA LE ROUX Air Products South Africa new polycarbamide technology provides colour, ultraviolet stability and low temperature curing
Industrial and specialty gas products and chemicals supplier Air Products South Africa (SA) has recently introduced its new polycarbamide technology, designed for flooring applications, which provides colour, ultraviolet stability and low temperature curing, says GM...
Jul 16, 2015
Goscor Hi-Reach is proud to introduce a first-of-its kind heavy duty, tough and versatile work-at-height machine to the Southern African agricultural and forestry sectors. Capable of generating at least twice the output of one person on a conventional ladder, the...
Jul 15, 2015
With this product series for outputs of 160 kW to 13 MW, LOESCHE Thermo-Prozess GmbH has its own compact burner series for industrial applications. With an integrated combustion air fan and burner control system, LTP thereby supplements its existing burner product...
Jul 13, 2015
The brand is celebrating its 40th anniversary – a success story that tells of great international acclaims and vehicles that have come to symbolise commercial transport around the world. The website www.iveco40.com offers people the chance to celebrate Iveco’s 40th...
Jul 13, 2015
Dormer Pramet has established a strong foundation for the future after a productive first 12 months following its creation last year. The global company was founded in 2014 following the merger of round tools manufacturer Dormer Tools and cemented carbide tooling...
Jun 25, 2015
Sefapanosaurus
South African and Argentinian palaeontologists have named a 200-million year old dinosaur from South Africa‚ “Sefapanosaurus”‚ from the Sesotho word “sefapano”. The researchers from South Africa’s University of Cape Town (UCT) and the University of the Witwatersrand...
Jun 23, 2015
Overload control statistics for 2014 show that just more than 2-million vehicles were weighed at South African weighbridges, with 20%, or 416 364, of these overloaded, says Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) Built Environment network asset...
Jun 15, 2015
Flake graphite prices continued to come under pressure in May, as Chinese efforts to reduce stockpiles saw prices for lower-value grades slip further, London-based research house Benchmark Mineral Intelligence said in a new report on Monday. Benchmark analyst and MD...
Jun 05, 2015
MILESTONE POWER STATION Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Africa predicts future power station build prospects being smaller in comparison to Eskom’s Medupi and Kusile power stations
The sheer size of the boilers being installed at State-owned power utility Eskom’s Medupi and Kusile power stations might not be repeated in Africa again, owing to future build prospects indicating a requirement for smaller boilers, says power systems company...
Jun 04, 2015
An emerging 15% supply gap could signal a prolonged upturn in the uranium price through to 2024, Canadian uranium major Cameco said on Thursday. A decline in secondary sources of yellowcake was forcing the market to increasingly rely on primary suppliers, which, when...
 
 
 
 
Jun 01, 2015
South Africa’s logistics costs reached R393-billion in 2013, equating 11.1% of the country’s gross domestic product (GDP), which does not compare well with the figures of North America, at 8.8%, and Europe, at 9.2%, Stellenbosch University’s (SU’s) newly launched...
May 29, 2015
The Yuty in situ recovery (ISR) project, one of two projects owned by US uranium producer and project developer Uranium Energy Corp (UEC) in Paraguay, is the third project to enter the exploitation phase since the country's current mining law was promulgated in 2007....
May 27, 2015
Canadian mineral processing firm Inca One has started trading on the Santiago Stock Exchange, Venture (SSEV) market, giving it access to the Latin American Integrated Market (MILA), Latin America’s largest stock-trading platform. “Listing on the SSEV and giving Inca...
May 22, 2015
Uranium explorer U3O8 Corp has appointed well-known institutional investor David Franklin to its board with immediate effect. Franklin brought to the board a proven record of mining investment experience that would help U3O8 Corp expand its investor reach and...
May 22, 2015
South Africa’s crude steel production dropped by a sizeable 17.2% year-on-year to an estimated 530 000 t in April, amplifying a global trend that saw world steel production decline by a comparatively marginal 1.7% to 135-million tons in the fourth month of the year....
May 20, 2015
Triple-listed gold producer B2Gold has secured a new $350-million revolving credit facility (RCF) with a syndicate of international banks to repay its existing $200-million RCF, of which $125-million had been drawn as at March 31, and for general corporate purposes....
May 19, 2015
Aim-listed gold miner Armadale has appointed Dr Andrew Tunks as a nonexecutive director, effective immediately. The Africa-focused company said Tunks was well placed to support its active development strategy, with proven experience in identifying and developing gold...
May 08, 2015
Apr 22, 2015
HIDROSTANK has supplied innovative reinforced polypropylene chambers to the expansion works of the Panama CANAL, one of the great engineering feats of the XXI century. In August 2009, the Panama Canal Authority awarded the design and construction of the third set of...
Apr 17, 2015
CONDRA 40 T CRANE With advanced control technology, Condra's 40 t crane reads the hook’s location to within an accuracy of 2 mm
South Africa-based multinational crane manufacturing company Condra in November delivered locally designed and manufactured maintenance cranes to the R3.5-billion De Hoop dam in Sekhukhune, Limpopo. Condra MD Marc Kleiner tells Engineering News that the company...
 
 
 
 
Apr 13, 2015
A new publication and web story from the Energy and Minerals Institute the University of Western Australia and Knowledge Society.Western Australia has a new story to tell.  It is the story of the technology and ingenuity that have underpinned the massive economic and...
Apr 03, 2015
SHADAB RAHIL The low-cost of deployment and the use of existing equipment at fuel retailers has resulted in good demand for the Payment24 system in developing markets
The Payment24 fuel payment and driver management system can be deployed using existing equipment and system present at most fuel station forecourts, and the system is in demand in developing countries. Information and communications technology company Paradigm will...
Apr 03, 2015
MAN Truck & Bus South Africa (MTBSA) has unveiled a grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) rooftop system at its assembly facility in Durban, making it the first carbon-neutral MAN plant in the world. The 580 kW, 2 320-panel, 6 300 m2 system is capable of generating...
Apr 01, 2015
Putting the ‘B’ in BRICS, the group of five major emerging national economies of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, it seemed as if Brazil was finally fulfilling its destiny to become South America’s global powerhouse in the latter half of the 2000s. As...
Mar 31, 2015
Project developer Guyana Goldfields (GGI) on Monday said construction of its $249-million Aurora gold project, in Guyana, South America, was in top gear and progressing on schedule and within budget, with the first gold pour on track for mid-2015. As of December 31,...
Mar 27, 2015
DRAINING RESOURCE The World Economic Forum’s ‘Global Risks 2015’ report rates water crises as “the greatest risk” worldwide, with water scarcity also being a key risk
Despite a global understanding and emphasis on water as a scarce resource, South Africa is not taking sufficient cognisance of the future risk of water security and its potential impact on business, and the domestic, industrial and mining sectors, says research and...
Mar 19, 2015
Mar 19, 2015
Preventative maintenance is essential to ensure the longevity of trommel screens. “Multotec has had trommel screens running for over ten years that are still operational,” Anthony Yell, screening product manager, says. Customers can return trommel screens for...
Mar 18, 2015
MAN SA's new solar rooftop
MAN Truck & Bus South Africa (MTBSA) on Tuesday unveiled a grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) rooftop system at its assembly facility in Durban, making it the first carbon-neutral MAN plant in the world. The 580 kW, 2 320-panel, 6 300 m2 system is capable of...
Mar 09, 2015
 
 
 
 
Feb 27, 2015
World crude steel production reached just under 1.7-billion tonnes at the close of 2014 – up by 1.2% from 2013 figures, says steel industry association body the World Steel Association (worldsteel) adding that, last year, the Middle East, which is the smallest region...
Feb 23, 2015
Moderate growth across all Wilson Bayly Holmes-Ovcon (WBHO) business segments has resulted in an 11%, or R14.7-billion, increase in revenue from continuing operations in the six months ended December 31, the JSE-listed construction company reported on Monday. The...
Feb 20, 2015
Freeport-McMoRan Oil & Gas (FM O&G), the subsidiary of NYSE-listed Freeport-McMoRan, will immediately establish commercial production from its Highlander discovery, onshore in South Louisiana, after “highly favourable reservoir characteristics” were obtained from a...
Feb 20, 2015
FAW has started the production of truck bodies at a new body shop facility, located next to its Coega-based truck assembly plant, in the Eastern Cape.
Feb 12, 2015
South America-focused gold producer Yamana Gold has reported a significant net loss for the second consecutive quarter, as impairment charges for Brazilian mines and charges for newly enacted Chilean taxes have weighed on the bottom line.  For the three months ended...
 
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