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This page includes links to recordings and reports on webinars hosted by Creamer Media. In addition to hosting an ongoing series of webinars on key topics affecting South African industry and mining, Creamer Media Contract Publishing has a service whereby it partners with companies wishing to host their own webinars. Webinars arranged by Creamer Media are generally well attended and have wide viewership as they are promoted pre- and post-event to the readers of Engineering News & Mining Weekly. Webinars are also streamed live on Creamer Media’s YouTube channels.

Panellists who participated in the webinar are (from left) Mining Equipment Manufacturers of South Africa CEO Lehlohonolo Molloyi, Multotec CEO Thomas Holtz, Simera Trace technical director Kevin O'Neill, Epiroc digital solutions buisness line manager Vikesh Chiba and South African Capital Equipment Export Council CEO Eric Bruggeman.
Creativity, innovation keep South Africa’s mining tech manufacturing industry competitive
25th April 2024 By: Darren Parker

An admirable degree of creativity exists within the South African mining technology and equipment manufacturing sector, giving manufacturers the necessary flexibility to weather the significant... 

Accessing the growth potential of tailings retreatment and rehabilitation
Accessing the growth potential of tailings retreatment and rehabilitation
11th April 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

New research, developments in technology and advancements in equipment are unlocking significant growth opportunities in the extraction and treatment of tailings in South Africa. However, while... 

Panelists unpack the implications of new sustainability reporting standards for Africa
Panelists unpack the implications of new sustainability reporting standards for Africa
5th April 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

In the wake of increasing global attention on environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations, the significance of ESG reporting has never been more pronounced. The recently introduced... 

Experts who participated in Creamer Media's webinar on water
Experts propose private solutions to better capacitate municipalities for effective water management
28th March 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

As South Africa starts to experience more extreme weather events, such as floods, droughts and high-energy storms, the sustainability of public water systems becomes crucial; however, municipal... 

Speakers who participated in the webinar hosted by Creamer Media on March 13.
Local gas supplies not likely to come on stream in time for South Africa to avoid a 'gas cliff'
13th March 2024 By: Darren Parker

Although gas is widely regarded as a necessary part of South Africa’s future energy mix, Presidential Climate Commission (PCC) head of mitigation Steve Nicholls is not convinced that a reliable... 

Speakers who participated in Creamer Media's 'Mining Sustainability and Security in the South African mining industry' webinar
Tackling illegal mining key to sustainability of the mining industry
28th February 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Illegal mining is one of the biggest constraints threatening the sustainability of the South African mining industry and, while this challenge is considerable, it is not insurmountable. There are... 

IPP Office head Bernard Magoro
Grid constraint likely to translate to a renewables price premium, Magoro warns
24th January 2024 By: Terence Creamer

Independent Power Producer (IPP) Office head Bernard Magoro has signalled that the projects bid during the current seventh renewables procurement bid window could carry a price premium, as bidders... 

Experts agree ‘beyond compliance’ is the way forward for mining
Experts agree ‘beyond compliance’ is the way forward for mining
16th November 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

There is increasing pressure from stakeholders in all sectors for companies to improve their environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices, but the mining industry, in particular, has to... 

Participants who spoke during Creamer Media's October 18 webinar on the transport sector in South Africa
Competition, collaboration needed for an efficient logistics network in South Africa
19th October 2023 By: Schalk Burger

Competition is important to create efficiencies in the logistics and transport network, but collaboration is similarly necessary to ensure that all the public and private sector role-players can... 

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Experts highlight the potential of recoverable energy power generation
17th October 2023 By: Darren Parker

Significant additional clean electricity can be generated economically by combining dry and wet cooling technologies at power plants, Industrial Water Cooling (IWC) consulting and research and... 

The webinar was facilitated by Chris Whyte and the panelists include Yolandi Kruger; Bonte Edwards, Keith Anderson; and Suzan Oelofse.
Speakers deliberate waste management challenges amid moves to a circular economy
5th October 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

The concept of the circular economy has gained significant traction as a sustainable alternative to traditional linear economic models in recent years and is characterised by the principles of... 

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Innovation and collaboration take centre stage in decarbonisation
21st September 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Mining companies are leading the charge in decarbonisation, making significant strides. Yet, challenges persist, emphasising the need for collaborative efforts and innovation to strengthen this... 

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South Africa’s struggling water sector can learn from its peers
7th September 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

Solving South Africa’s water challenges demands multifaceted responses, with private sector participation, good governance and technology all having critical roles in ensuring the country’s future... 

Women in Business webinar
Common agenda needed to better address gender inequality
17th August 2023 By: Tracy Hancock

While working conditions for women have improved greatly compared with those of the previous generation, gender inequality is still a considerable issue locally and needs to be tackled uniformly by... 

Considerations, opportunities for South Africa’s entrenched automotive manufacturing industry
Considerations, opportunities for South Africa’s entrenched automotive manufacturing industry
26th July 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

South Africa’s automotive manufacturing sector has been a real success story for the country but there are several challenges and considerations that stakeholders must grapple with, as well as... 

Zikalala, panelists warn construction mafia poses an existential threat
Zikalala, panelists warn construction mafia poses an existential threat
20th July 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Organised crime, particularly in the construction sector, has become more prevalent, more violent and more organised in recent years, with “mafia” activity having become fully fledged across the... 

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Renewable energy skills shortage poses major challenge to sector’s growth
22nd June 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

The accurate determination of skills demand is becoming increasingly important as South Africa rolls out more renewable energy projects and transitions its energy system. Speaking during a... 

Small manufacturer support crucial to navigating South Africa’s difficulties
Small manufacturer support crucial to navigating South Africa’s difficulties
11th May 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

The inability to effectively reduce the crime rate, coupled with government interference in the manufacturing sector, slow economic growth, infrastructure deficiencies, and rising steel prices,... 

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The Business Case for ESG
26th April 2023

Companies are still struggling to understand environmental, social and governance (ESG), owing to a lack of education on the subject and the need to introduce and uphold identical standards... 

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Green hydrogen economy in South Africa growing from small projects
19th April 2023 By: Schalk Burger

While South Africa and the world are in the nascent stages of using sustainably produced, or green, hydrogen as an energy carrier, there are many projects across the emerging value chain... 

Speakers who participated in a Creamer Media-hosted webinar on challenges in water infrastructure and treatment
Water challenges a consequence of a multitude of external issues
30th March 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

While South Africa’s water sector challenges are vast, and longstanding, many external factors are impacting on the country’s ability to provide reliable clean quality water to all its citizens.... 

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Time is now to shift to transformational ESG partnerships in agriculture – panel
22nd March 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

With agriculture considered to be the foundation of civilisation and society, there must be a focus on transforming the agricultural sector from an extractive economy to a circular one, in which... 

Bongani Butheleze, Tabatha Chaves Matus, Jaco Schoeman and Luis Torres-Cruz
Collaboration has ensured an improved record for tailings facility safety, panel finds
28th February 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

With the volume of tailings deposits globally increasing at a faster rate than it did in the last century, it has become prudent for mining companies to ensure minimal risks to surrounding... 

Panel unpacks key considerations for increased energy security
Panel unpacks key considerations for increased energy security
2nd February 2023

With the private sector’s combined 9 GW of solar, wind, gas and battery storage projects in the pipeline, persistent loadshedding and an electricity tariff increase of 18.65% from April 1, it is... 

Lack of finance, security still plaguing South Africa’s transport industry – panel
Lack of finance, security still plaguing South Africa’s transport industry – panel
27th October 2022 By: Simone Liedtke

Considering recent developments – such as the Covid-19 pandemic and an economy trying to recover – professional body Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport South Africa president Elvin Harris... 

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Shell Lubricant Solutions working on ‘more than a few’ modern solutions
29th September 2022 By: Simone Liedtke

The evolution of technologies in various sectors require “more than a few” modern fuel and lubrication solutions, which means that the evolution of solutions needs to be aligned to the technologies... 

Rockwell Automation underscores the importance of maintenance to improve asset availability
Rockwell Automation underscores the importance of maintenance to improve asset availability
24th August 2022 By: Simone Liedtke

Considering that high-capital assets have such a huge impact on production, they cannot be under maintenance or downtime without production being affected to some extent. Unscheduled downtime or... 

Asset Performance Management for Mining - webinar recording
Asset Performance Management for Mining - webinar
22nd August 2022

Mining operations are fundamentally and rapidly changing. Chances are you rely on fewer staff on site – and have shifted resources to more integrated operations. But some things haven’t changed.... 

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Mining capital project success can be secured by implementing digital platform – webinar
7th April 2022 By: Simone Liedtke

The success of mining projects largely depends on thousands of interconnected decisions made every day, at every level, across multiple organisations, thereby making them highly complex. As such,... 

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Strong investment case for country’s mining sector, but issues must be addressed
30th March 2022 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

There are a myriad of opportunities that can be capitalised on in South Africa’s mining sector and there has been notable progress in improving the state of the industry; however, to further... 

Pinsent Masons partner Edward James
Companies must do fact finding if adversely mentioned in State capture report – Pinsent Masons advises
4th March 2022 By: Thabi Shomolekae

Pinsent Masons partner and white collar crime expert Edward James has advised companies to stay up to date with media reports about companies implicated in State capture and to check whether... 

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Investment needed for SADC’s rail infrastructure to compete with road transport – Derby
4th February 2022 By: Donna Slater

Rail operators in the Southern Africa Development Community region need to jointly and urgently ramp up investments into their respective rail infrastructure to enable trains to move quicker and... 

Policy, admin have a long way to go before ‘open’ energy market can thrive
Policy, admin have a long way to go before ‘open’ energy market can thrive
2nd February 2022 By: Marleny Arnoldi

While State-owned power utility Eskom is in the process of undergoing major structural changes and making strides to play its part in South Africa’s decarbonisation, some stakeholders believe there... 

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South Africa needs to embrace Ubuntu principles in going green, webinar hears
31st January 2022 By: Martin Creamer

In decarbonising and going green, South Africa needs to embrace the principles of Ubuntu and show humanity towards others. That view was expressed by Gold Fields South Africa executive VP Martin... 




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