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SAFER WORKING
Through the precise identification and quantification of noise sources, these tools pave the way for a safer and more regulated work environment
Sound level meters find local distributor
5th July 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

Local test and measurement company TANDM Technologies has introduced engineering company Brüel & Kjaer’s (B&K’s) wireless, smartphone-operated 2245 and 2255 sound level meters (SLMs) to the South... 


Company driving innovation in the pumps sector
5th July 2024

Whether operating in wastewater treatment facilities, dewatering on mines, irrigating in the agricultural sector or transferring fluids and slurries in the manufacturing sectors, pumps cannot do... 


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Bottlenecks affecting company’s operations
5th July 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

Local supply chain and logistics bottlenecks have significantly impacted on steel trading and distribution company Tradecore Steel’s manufacturing operations. These bottlenecks can be attributed to... 


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Onus on sector to optimise steel capacity – SAISI
5th July 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

Amid the mounting challenges of slow economic growth and increased steel imports, steel representative organisation the South African Iron and Steel Institute (SAISI) emphasises the need to address... 


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Partnership set to bolster African mine water sector
5th July 2024

Earlier this year Africa-focused pump supplier Tri-Pump signed an exclusive distributor agreement with US-based industrial equipment and dredging solutions manufacturer Ellicott Dredge Technologies... 


PHUMLA MAVUNDLA
MCS’ philosophy is to foster self-sufficiency that allows the shapers to plough back into their communities
Programme empowers young agricultural entrepreneurs in KZN
5th July 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

In a move aimed at bolstering youth entrepreneurship, youth empowerment initiative Metropolitan Collective Shapers (MCS) has launched its impactful programme in KwaZulu-Natal as it continues to... 


Chipo Mushwana, emerging innovation payments executive at financial services group Nedbank
Chipo Mushwana
5th July 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

This week we profile Chipo Mushwana, emerging innovation payments executive at financial services group Nedbank 


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NDT testing expert launches vendor inspection services
5th July 2024 By: Nadine Ramdass

Non-destructive testing (NDT) and inspection provider DEKRA Industrial South Africa (SA) has launched local vendor inspection and expediting services, leveraging its global vendor inspection... 


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Companies face compliance hurdles
5th July 2024 By: Nadine Ramdass

Despite various efforts to align South African standards with international standards to facilitate trade and international collaboration, challenges such as lack of compliance and enforcement, and... 


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Digitalisation offers possible solution to water challenges
5th July 2024 By: Lynne Davies

Addressing water challenges now is essential to avoiding significant future issues, says water solutions provider Modena Design Centres, adding that data and digitalisation are key to understanding... 


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Steel key to circular economy
5th July 2024

Not-for-profit trade organisation, the Hot Dip Galvanizers Association of South Africa (HDGASA) implores its members to embrace the important role that steel can play in promoting a circular... 


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Company awarded tender for 100-t crane
5th July 2024

Steel manufacturing corporation ArcelorMittal South Africa (AMSA) has awarded a tender for a 100-t engineered crane to Southern Africa’s largest crane company Morris Material Handling. Morris... 


Renewables project to power miner’s KwaZulu-Natal operations
5th July 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

Richards Bay Minerals (RBM), a division of diversified miner Rio Tinto, is set to receive 140 MW of renewable energy from the Khangela Emoyeni Wind Farm, in South Africa’s Western and Northern Cape... 


EXPANDED CAPABILITIES
Expanded warehouse capabilities at Tru-Trac’s facilities, ready to meet the growing demands of the mining and cement sector
Company upgrades KZN facilities
5th July 2024

Solid demand growth has led conveyor solutions innovator Tru-Trac to upgrade and expand its facilities at Richards Bay, in South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal province, and Middelburg, in Mpumalanga.... 


REWARDING ACHIEVEMENT
iKhokha recently achieved the MTN Financial App of the Year Award
Fintech app surpasses R2bn in disbursements
5th July 2024

KwaZulu-Natal-based fintech company iKhokha, which recently won the MTN Financial App of the Year Award, has disbursed more than R2-billion in working capital to its small- and medium-sized... 


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Unconsidered factors affecting water infrastructure
5th July 2024

When discussing South Africa’s water crisis, three considerations – namely history, the leveraging of technology and innovation, and the need to elevate water to ‘strategic priority’ status – are... 


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Moment of consequence?
5th July 2024 By: Terence Creamer

As is the case for the country as a whole, South Africa’s industrial development is at “a moment of fundamental consequence”, to borrow a line from President Cyril Ramaphosa’s inauguration speech.... 


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All South Africans must put shoulder to wheel to create essential economic growth
5th July 2024 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa’s national debate must be centred mainly on growing our economy as inclusively and as effectively as possible and this must be coupled to patriotic country-wide action at public sector... 


MTN South Africa, Huawei sign MoU on Net5.5G
5th July 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

Telecommunications company MTN South Africa and information and communication technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices provider Huawei are joining forces to promote the large-scale... 


Vodacom deploys mobile radio equipment to bolster network resilience in Egypt
5th July 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

Vodacom Group has deployed a triple-band mobile radio unit that will enable Vodafone Egypt to reduce the cost and speed of its 4G and 5G network deployment, energy consumption and tower load. The... 


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Consistent pipeline all that is needed to resuscitate SA construction
5th July 2024 By: Schalk Burger

A consistent and predictable pipeline of construction and infrastructure development projects, which must be underpinned by political support and leadership, is all that is necessary to accelerate... 


Suppple launches AI health bot for AU member States
5th July 2024 By: Irma Venter

Cape Town- and London-based technology company Suppple launched an AI health bot at Africa Health ExCon, held in Egypt in June. Suppple says the health bot will provide digital healthcare... 


Ford celebrates one-millionth Ranger, says PHEV production to start before year-end
5th July 2024 By: Irma Venter

Ford South Africa (SA) has celebrated the assembly of the one-millionth Ranger at its Silverton plant in Pretoria. While the first million bakkies took 24 years, the second million is set to happen... 


Save on compressed air with the Sandpiper EvolutionX and Versamatic Valor AODD pumps
Save on compressed air with the Sandpiper EvolutionX and Versamatic Valor AODD pumps
5th July 2024

In the ever-changing realm of fluid handling, technological progress plays a vital role in improving efficiency and dependability. The forefront of these advancements is represented by the... 


AESPump
AESPUMP South Africa forms strategic partnership with Andritz AG: A boost for local engineering markets
5th July 2024

AESPUMP is celebrated for its comprehensive pump solutions, including new pump sales, precise repairs, and the application of Belzona protective coatings. Since its founding in 2012, originating... 


Better wastewater management will reduce pressure on South Africa’s natural systems
Better wastewater management will reduce pressure on South Africa’s natural systems
5th July 2024

Climate change and failing infrastructure are placing greater pressure on South Africa’s scarce water resources, exacerbating the country’s water crisis and emphasising the need to better address... 


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Consistent pipeline all that is needed to resuscitate SA construction
5th July 2024 By: Schalk Burger

A consistent and predictable pipeline of construction and infrastructure development projects, which must be underpinned by political support and leadership, is all that is necessary to accelerate... 


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Richards Bay solar PV project, South Africa
5th July 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Transnet National Ports Authority plans to decarbonise its port operations under its renewable-energy purchase programme.  


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Umsinde Emoyeni Wind Farm, South Africa
5th July 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The project will supply Sibanye-Stillwater’s South African operations using the national grid through a secured wheeling agreement with State-owned power utility Eskom. 


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H2 Notos, Tunisia
5th July 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The project aims to produce green hydrogen using electrolysers powered by large onshore wind and solar projects, supplied with desalinated sea water. 


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Burnstone gold project, South Africa – update
5th July 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Capital investment has been deferred. 


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Green-economy projects, South Africa – update
5th July 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Discussions and investigations with regard to the projects are ongoing. 


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Kipushi zinc/copper/lead/germanium mine, Democratic Republic of Congo – update
5th July 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Ivanhoe Mines announced the completion of construction and the restart of the historiccal ultra-high-grade Kipushi mine on July 2. 


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Kusile power plant project, South Africa – update
5th July 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Unit 5 was transferred to Eskom's generation division on June 30. 


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Prieska Copper Zinc Mine, South Africa – update
5th July 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

An updated bankable feasibility study (BFS) will address perceived challenges associated with the 2020 BFS. 


Solar and wind installation
Sasol and Air Liquide large-scale renewable-energy project, South Africa – update
5th July 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Sasol and Air Liquide have procured about 690 MW of renewable-energy capacity from independent power producers. 


Gold ore from the Segele gold mine, in Ethiopia
Segele gold project, Ethiopia – update
5th July 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Akobo Minerals has successfully completed the construction of its processing plant. 


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TGME underground project, South Africa – update
5th July 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Theta Gold Mines received firm commitments from investors in June to raise a further A$4-million in equity funding to advance its TGME gold plant. 


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Tumas uranium project, Namibia – update
5th July 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Deep Yellow has appointed Nedbank as the mandated lead arranger and bookrunner to coordinate and arrange financing for the project. 


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Zondereinde solar photovoltaic project, South Africa – update
5th July 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The design and permitting phases are complete. 


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Zondereinde Western extension project, South Africa – update
5th July 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Northam Platinum has implemented several capital preservation initiatives, deferring certain workstreams pertaining to the project. 


Digital nomad visas could attract professionals, Endeavor South Africa says
4th July 2024 By: Schalk Burger

Entrepreneurial support organisation Endeavor South Africa says the South African remote work, or digital nomad, visa can help the local technology industry and entrepreneurs, and is a positive... 


Responsible investment and leadership emphasised at indaba
4th July 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Amid growing global demand for various minerals, such as nickel and copper, and Africa’s endowment thereof, Vale Base Metals non-executive chairperson Mark Cutifani recently discussed the... 


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