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Shannon de Ryhove

Shannon de Ryhove

Shannon de Ryhove is Media Partnership Manager and Contributing Editor for Engineering News and Mining Weekly.

By Shannon de Ryhove

Breaking down barriers for women in manufacturing

13th March 2024

South Africa’s manufacturing industry is a domain that is often perceived as male-dominated, where women face unique challenges entering and thriving. However, industrial and specialty gas... 

Deep Space Initiative executive director and founder Sara Sabry

How to advance African participation in the space industry

11th March 2024

As the global space industry continues to expand, with new technological advancements and groundbreaking discoveries, it is crucial to address the question of how African countries, including South... 

Weir Group CEO Jon Stanton says the demand for a significant increase in global copper production requires a multifaceted approach

Solutions provider aims to enhance mining productivity more sustainably

28th February 2024

Global engineering solutions provider Weir aims to assist the mining industry to meet the surging global demand for critical minerals and metals in a more sustainable way. It aims to do this... 

A strategic aim of the MHSC is the resolution to achieve zero harm within the mining sector

MHSC aims to empower women, ensure health and safety in mining industry

15th February 2024

National public entity the Mine Health and Safety Council (MHSC) has outlined ambitious goals to transform the mining industry by fostering gender diversity and prioritising the health and safety... 

Komatsu’s 4800XPC rope shovel is not only an engineering marvel but once fully assembled, will also be the first of its kind in Africa

Heavy equipment manufacturer adopts cutting-edge innovations for sustainable mining

13th February 2024

Leading heavy equipment manufacturer Komatsu provided insights into the company's pioneering development in the mining sector during an exclusive interview at the Investing in African Mining... 

TOMRA's ground-breaking software, known as OBTAIN, is a cutting-edge solution that leverages deep learning

TOMRA unveils revolutionary deep learning solution, aims to transform ore sorting technology

12th February 2024

Sensor-based ore sorting technology provider TOMRA has unveiled its latest innovation for high-capacity ore sorting at the Investing in African Mining Indaba exhibition in Cape Town, South Africa.... 

Schneider Electric Mining, Minerals and Metals Segment Lead for Anglophone Africa Johan Pretorius

Schneider Electric heads positive disruption in mining industry through sustainable energy solutions

12th February 2024

Global energy management and automation leader Schneider Electric offers valuable insights into emerging technologies which are set to revolutionise the environmental impact of the mining industry.... 

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Reshaping the mining landscape: Future transformations and global energy impact

9th February 2024

Accounting and advisory firm BDO’s 2024 Mining Report, which has just been published, offers a deep dive into the latest trends, challenges and opportunities in the UK and global mining sectors.... 

ICMM President Rohitesh Dhawan in conversation with Natural Resource Governance Institute Africa director Nafi Chinery at Investing in African Mining Indaba.

ICMM announces initiative to simplify responsible mining standards

7th February 2024

In a significant move towards accountability and transparency in the global mining industry, the International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) has unveiled plans to consolidate responsible... 

Innomotics South Africa CEO Tim Walwyn

Innomotics revolutionises industry with integrated solutions

7th February 2024

Global technology and innovation leader Siemens is making waves in the mining industry with the launch of Innomotics as an independent motors, large drives and solutions powerhouse for the... 

Mining companies embrace COP28 commitments, charting sustainable path for mining industry

Mining companies embrace COP28 commitments, charting sustainable path for mining industry

7th February 2024

In the wake of COP28, the United Nations Climate Change Conference that took place at the end of 2023, the global mining industry is witnessing a transformative shift towards sustainability. The... 

Komatsu joins Williams Racing as the British team's Principal Partner in Formula One from the start of the 2024 season

Komatsu and Williams Racing reignite historic partnership

7th February 2024

Leading heavy equipment manufacturer Komatsu has signed a multi-year deal with Williams Racing to become the principal partner of the British team from the start of the 2024 FIA Formula One World... 

Anglo American CEO Duncan Wanblad

Anglo CEO urges resilience, partnerships amid global disruptions

6th February 2024

Multinational mining company Anglo American is focusing on partnerships with its host nations to grow the mining industry and remain resilient through disruptions, said CEO Duncan Wanblad during... 

Bridging the climate finance gap through collaboration and innovation

1st February 2024

Government, labour, business, and civil society must collaborate and innovate if South Africa is to raise the R535 billion required to meet its NDC target by 2030.  In light of estimates that South... 

The Vesconite Bearings team at the SACEEC Exporter of the Year Awards ceremony

Vesconite Bearings clinches SACEEC Exporter of the Year Award in XX-large category

22nd November 2023

Leading manufacturer of low-friction self-lubricating bearings and wear materials Vesconite Bearings is pleased to announce its success at the South African Capital Equipment Export Council... 

“Deliberately targeting women” in Engineering

“Deliberately targeting women” in Engineering

14th November 2023

These are the words of Deputy President Paul Mashatile, who in October 2023 said, “we agreed that there is a need to ensure that we deliberately target women to consider entering the engineering... 

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Four decades of experience make HIMOINSA the best solution for the mining industry

13th October 2022

Generator manufacturer HIMOINSA, a Spain-based company in partnership with the Yanmar Global Group, believes that it is experience from 40 years in the industry that makes it the best solution for... 

Sandvik's new high-tech head office facility, workshop and manufacturing complex in Kempton Park, east of Johannesburg

Sandvik officially launches its new high-tech Khomanani manufacturing facility

9th September 2022

Multinational mining and mineral processing equipment manufacturer Sandvik launched its new high-tech head office facility, workshop and manufacturing complex in Kempton Park, east of Johannesburg,... 

To watch a video of SYSPRO Africa’s exhibitor lounge at Electra Mining Africa, scan the QR code.

Exhibitor lounge offers relaxing space to network, do business

23rd August 2022

Enterprise resource planning software provider SYSPRO Africa is once again sponsoring the exhibitor lounge at this year’s Electra Mining Africa trade show after a successful first rendition of the... 

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Royal Bafokeng Platinum, NWDoE partner to deliver two new schools in Rustenburg

18th August 2022

Platinum group metals mining company Royal Bafokeng Platinum (RBPlat) has provided a tangible example of its philosophy of “More than Mining”, by partnering with the North West Department of... 

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Machining capabilities at Free State factory - probably the largest in SA

18th August 2022

South African wear parts manufacturer Vesconite Bearings has increased its Virginia-based factory capacity and ramped up its three-, four- and five-axis machining capability in line with expected... 

Zest WEG’s customised mill drive solutions include special features for mill operations, such as frozen charge detection software

Local manufacturer offers extensive knowledge on drive solutions

28th May 2021

Local electrical equipment manufacturer Zest WEG offers extensive applications knowledge, underpinned by its local capabilities, to customers across a range of industries. Adding value to its large... 

The ClippInn product secures a vehicle without making any changes to the vehicle’s doors and interior

Local manufacturer produces discreet armouring for passenger cars

16th April 2021

An increased concern for the safety of people in light passenger vehicles is driving local safety glass manufacturer South African Bullet Resistant Glass (SABRG) to extend its operations to the... 

Stewarts & Lloyds group director Derek Franks

Stewarts & Lloyds commits to B4SA’s #Payin30 campaign

3rd March 2021

Steel products supplier Stewarts & Lloyds has added its support to the Business4SA initiative by committing to pay small and medium enterprise (SME) suppliers within 30 days of the date of supplier... 

City of Ekurhuleni hosts forum to improve city planning

City of Ekurhuleni hosts forum to improve city planning

3rd February 2021

The City of Ekurhuleni (CoE) celebrated World Town Planning month at the end of 2020 by bringing together role-players in the planning fraternity to exchange ideas that improve city planning. City... 

Covid-19 requires new ways of doing business

Covid-19 requires new ways of doing business

28th August 2020

Business-to-business (B2B) news organisation Creamer Media, publisher of Engineering News & Mining Weekly, has launched a new Web-based interactive platform called the Virtual Showroom.  The... 

The showroom enables SACEEC members to display their products, services, branding and contact details to a targeted audience

SACEEC joins all-access, global platform through Virtual Showroom

28th August 2020

The South African Capital Equipment Export Council (SACEEC), which represents the capital equipment and project sector for new projects and the aftermarket, has entered into an agreement with... 

Get going with galvanizing: new book for engineers from IZA

Get going with galvanizing: new book for engineers from IZA

3rd July 2020

The International Zinc Association (IZA) will launch its new publication, The Essentials of Galvanizing, during a webinar hosted by Creamer Media Contract Publishing on July 15, 2020. The... 

ROY ROCHE Multotec aims to be part of Brazil’s ambitions to expand its economy

Multotec expands global reach into South America

3rd July 2020

South African minerals processing company Multotec is expanding its global reach by investing in South America, where almost 30% of the world’s foreign direct investment is being funnelled. “South... 

Siemens ready to help Africa with digitalisation challenges

Siemens ready to help Africa with digitalisation challenges

5th May 2020

The effects of digitalisation are different worldwide, and Africa is no exception. German multinational Siemens senior VP for Digital Industries in Southern and Eastern Africa Ralf Leinen says... 

Large pumps fleet offers fast turnaround for rental customers

20th March 2020

Specialist pump rental company Integrated Pump Rental has reported a steady increase in the demand for rental pumps over the last four months, mainly owing to the start of the rainy season.... 

Company to unpack copper wire rod plant at inaugural wire conference

8th November 2019

Metallurgical industry plant and integrated systems provider SMS group will present its modular compacROD copper wire rod plant during the inaugural Africa Wire, Cable & Tube Conference, for which... 

PRECISION PLANNING Johnson Crane Hire heavy lift and support cranes were used for the installation at height of heavy equipment, requiring precision planning and lifting on a confined site

Holistic approach to lifting projects saves time, money

19th April 2019

Germiston-based mobile crane hire company Johnson Crane Hire tells Engineering News that the heavy lifting capacity of the company’s modern mobile crane is transforming industrial project roll-out.... 

It is imperative that industry and government work together to approach Industry 4.0 as an opportunity to establish new training and apprenticeship programmes

Now is the time to focus on Industry 4.0 – CEA chairperson

22nd February 2019

With 2019 ushering in new executive leadership at employer and employee representative association, the Constructional Engineering Association of South Africa (CEA), chairperson Rajen Govender... 

Hazvinei Munjoma, the regional director for the Africa branch of the International Zinc Association, discusses the association’s initiatives. (Camera & Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Photographer: Dylan Slater. 12/11/2018)

Global association aims to build sustainable future for zinc

14th December 2018

Global association the International Zinc Association (IZA) was created in 1991 by a group of leading zinc producers who are guided by the principle of undertaking actions that positively influence... 

KIM SCHOEPFLIN Kwatani’s success lies in its ability to engineer a customised, robust vibrating equipment solution at a proven lowest cost of ownership

Manufacturer ensures top quality screens for iron-ore sector

7th December 2018

Vibrating and original-equipment manufacturer (OEM) and supplier Kwatani has successfully custom-engineered and manufactured about 1 000 of its robust vibrating screens and feeders in the iron-ore... 

TwinPower generator doubles the power, flexibility of containerised gensets

7th December 2018

Sustainable productivity solutions provider Atlas Copco Power Technique’s new prime power TwinPower containerised generators, the QAC 1100 and QAC 1450, are a well-suited power solution for... 

Local manufacturer supplies backup power to new Sandton development

7th December 2018

Local manufacturer Zest WEG Group’s Cape Town-based generator set (genset) division is in the process of commissioning two 11 kV, 2 000 kVA gensets for a mixed-use property development in Sandton,... 

Supporting industry associations adds value – CMA

23rd November 2018

To ensure the use of high-quality precast concrete products in the market, it is vital for professionals and manufacturers of products related to the built environment to realise the value of... 

Industry associations offer innovative opportunities for precast manufacturers

23rd November 2018

Leading construction materials company AfriSam, who has been producing quality construction materials for over 80 years, strongly believes that industry bodies, such as the Concrete Manufacturers... 

CMA membership offers significant advantages

23rd November 2018

As a leading supplier of innovative infrastructure products to the construction and mining industries in Southern Africa, the Infrastructure Specialist Group (ISG), which represents precast... 

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