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Sabrina Jardim

Sabrina Jardim

Sabrina Jardim is a Creamer Media Features Journalist for Engineering News and Mining Weekly.

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Gibela celebrates completion of one-hundredth X’trapolis Mega train for PRASA

4th July 2022 Rail transport consortium Gibela on July 4 unveiled the one-hundredth X’trapolis Mega commuter train it is building for the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA). Gibela, whose shareholders are Alstom, Ubumbano Rail and New Rail Africa, in 2013 signed a R53-billion contract to supply... 

Supplier replaces pump seals at coal mine

1st July 2022 Mechanical seals, pumps and complementary pumps products supplier Mechanical Rotating Solutions (MRS) replaced expeller seals on centrifugal pumps at a coal mining company’s facility, in Mpumalanga, at the end of April and beginning of May; the pumps were registering poor mean time between... 

Local pumps manufacturer details successes

1st July 2022 Submersible industrial pumps manufacturer Amandla Pumps manufactures and designs its pumps locally, enabling the company to meet specific customer demands. The company has a state-of-the-art machining facility, equipped with computer numerical controlled equipment to accurately manufacture its... 

Energy transition highlighted at Indaba

24th June 2022 With the energy transition in mining having been topical at this year’s Investing in African Mining Indaba, advisory firm Deloitte participated in discussions such as self-generation opportunities available for mining companies amid issues of local energy supply. “The ability to self-generate up... 

Remote sensing specialist successful at Indaba

24th June 2022 Berlin-based remote sensing technology specialist ILV participated in the Investing in African Mining Indaba for the first time this year, owing to the company’s involvement in different African and Middle East mining projects. Projects in the region include contracts awarded in Algeria, the... 

Firm hosts successful event at Indaba

24th June 2022 Global auditing and consulting firm Mazars participated in guest speaker sessions and hosted a joint event for more than 100 guests with financial services company Investec at this year’s Investing in African Mining Indaba, held in May. “We found the Indaba to be a great opportunity to interact... 

Decarbonisation strategies necessary for mining

24th June 2022 Global climate consultancy the Carbon Trust attended this year’s Investing in African Mining Indaba, and supported a World Bank Climate-Smart Mining Initiative round table event. Carbon Trust director Christelle van Vuuren, manager Renata Lawton-Misra, and senior analyst Reinhardt Arp attended as... 

Investment for global mining hub sought

24th June 2022 At this year’s Investing in African Mining Indaba, Saudi Arabia was represented by a high-level delegation from its Ministry of Industry and Mineral Resources (MIM), led by Minister Bandar Al-Khorayef, and including senior representatives from the Saudi Industrial Development Fund, the Saudi... 

Mining transformation pivotal for sector

24th June 2022 This year’s Investing in African Mining Indaba was an important opportunity for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Industry and Mineral Resources (MIM) to share its mining transformation experience, says Saudi Arabia’s Mining Affairs Vice Minister in the MIM Khalid Al-Mudaifer. “This... 

Rail infrastructure challenges abound

17th June 2022 Train operators are working to restore the condition of South Africa’s rail network, including trains and stations, which is in “dire straits”, says Railway Safety Regulator (RSR) chief operations officer Tshepo Kgare. “The ageing infrastructure and limited capacity to move more goods and... 

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