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Iron-ore price contributes to Afrimat’s ‘best ever’ financial position
Iron-ore price contributes to Afrimat’s ‘best ever’ financial position
27th May 2021 By: Marleny Arnoldi

JSE-listed openpit miner Afrimat’s diversification strategy, along with a particularly strong iron-ore price, have supported the company’s overall profitability and ability to generate cash,... 


Afrimat CEO Andries van Heerden
Afrimat diversifies further with acquisition of near-development manganese project
21st May 2021 By: Donna Slater

JSE-listed diversified miner Afrimat has entered into a purchase agreement with Aquila Steel and Rakana Consolidated Mines for the acquisition of a 100% stake in the Gravenhage manganese mining... 


CONCRETE ASSURANCE
Quality is not only about the product delivered but also the entire value chain
Direct cement sales to industry drop
21st May 2021 By: Darren Parker

About 30% of cement sales in South Africa are going directly to the construction industry for construction projects, which is down from about 50% being sold directly to the construction industry... 


The building achieved an As-Built 6-Star Green Star-rating, which is the highest GBCSA sustainability accreditation
Managing green-building strategies during construction crucial for ratings
9th April 2021 By: Schalk Burger

Constantly managing, monitoring and aligning construction costs against budget when implementing Green Star sustainable building-rating initiatives helps developers to achieve the objective... 


PPC reports better financial, debt position
PPC reports better financial, debt position
31st March 2021 By: Schalk Burger

Cement, aggregates and building materials company PPC has reduced its South African debt to R1.64-billion from R1.92-billion for the eleven months to the end of February. It has also achieved 90%... 


Largescale recycling is still some way off in SA
18th March 2021

The demand for recycled building materials in South Africa remains low as a result of the country’s plentiful supply of primary aggregates making it difficult for recyclers to compete in the open... 


Sika achieves breakthrough in concrete recycling by developing a ground-breaking new process
8th March 2021 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Sika has developed a new, ground-breaking recycling process for old concrete. The old concrete is broken down into the individual parts gravel, sand and limestone in a simple and efficient process,... 


JRA working to improve asphalt plant's performance
5th March 2021 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The Johannesburg Roads Agency’s (JRA) is taking steps to improve the performance of the asphalt plant it launched in 2018. The agency notes that the plant has been experiencing operational... 


Space-age challenge for Concor at Meerkat
22nd February 2021

Scientists will soon gain even further insights into the evolution of galaxies in the universe as the MeeRKAT telescope array is expanded. This is an exciting project presenting some unique... 


V-shaped economic recovery to help surface miners recover, says economist
9th February 2021 By: Donna Slater

With signs of a V-shaped economic recovery, economist Dr Roelof Botha says the surface mining industry will recover in line with hard lockdown’s ending and increased demand for building materials.... 


Spring back for SA’s surface miners
9th February 2021

Esteemed economist, Dr Roelof Botha, says it will be all systems go when South Africa’s surface miners return to work in the New Year, as the strong recovery continues since the end of... 


Raubex
Raubex
29th January 2021

Firmly entrenched as an Africa-based diversified heavy engineering company, Raubex Group continues to excel as a world-class player in the heavy construction sector, with a focus on infrastructure... 


Wearne appoints new FD
14th January 2021 By: Donna Slater

Building materials company Wearne has appointed Norman Janse van Rensburg FD, with effect from January 14. He is a chartered accountant who completed his articles at professional services firm PwC... 


Belzona products are formulated to repair and protect equipment in the mining and quarrying industry
Abrasion protection in the toughest environments
11th December 2020

Harsh operational environments and tough heavy-duty surface and underground mining processes can lead to the early failure of slurry pumps used in the transportation of abrasive solids in large... 


PPC’s cost containment bears fruit, contributes to R610m interim profit
PPC’s cost containment bears fruit, contributes to R610m interim profit
8th December 2020 By: Marleny Arnoldi

After what had been a difficult start to the financial year, JSE-listed cement manufacturer PPC managed to turn a profit of R610-million for the six months ended September 30, which was a 77%... 


Solid results, despite Covid-19
4th December 2020

Openpit mining company Afrimat released its interim results for the six months ending on August 31, in October. The group, which has built up a track record of “excellence in small-scale mining and... 


South African Express Airways SOC (Ltd) – Assets Going To Auction.
4th November 2020 By: Creamer Media Reporter

GoIndustry DoveBid Africa will be hosting the SA Express auction on the 18th November 2020 closing at 16:00 SA Time. SA Express was placed in Provisional Liquidation in May 2020. GoIndustry DoveBid... 


Metso Outotec to sell Vereeniging operations
3rd November 2020 By: Simone Liedtke

Consultations evaluating the closure or other alternatives related to former Metso Outotec operations in Vereeniging, South Africa, have been concluded and resulted in the decision to divest the... 


PERFORMANCE PRIORITISATION
AfriSam is the pioneer of producing highly extended concrete without compromising performance parameters
Emphasis placed on supplying products to address industry issues
30th October 2020 By: Simone Liedtke

South Africa’s civil structures are in dire need of improved performance and longevity, hence building materials company AfriSam’s emphasis on supplying quality products that “go beyond current... 


Afrimat CEO Andries van Heerden
Afrimat's diversification strategy paying off
29th October 2020 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Openpit miner Afrimat reported an 11% year-on-year increase in operating profit for the six months ended August 31, despite a 9.4% year-on-year decrease in revenue. The company also ended the... 


Vauramo to lead Metso Outotec to 2023; group unveils strategic, financial targets
28th October 2020 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Pekka Vauramo will continue as president and CEO of Metso Outotec Corporation until the end of 2023. Metso Outotec, a process technology, equipment and services company serving the minerals, metals... 


Concrete that works fine – without any sand
Concrete that works fine – without any sand
27th October 2020

No-fines concrete (NFC) is obtained by eliminating the fine material – sand - from the normal concrete mix. Instead, single-sized coarse aggregates are surrounded and held together by a thin layer... 


Metso Outotec starts operations - partner for positive change for tomorrow’s aggregates, minerals, metals and recycling industries
Metso Outotec starts operations - partner for positive change for tomorrow’s aggregates, minerals, metals and recycling industries
22nd October 2020

As sustainable processing of the world’s natural resources is becoming a norm within the industries, Metso Outotec is driving the transformation.  Metso Outotec, a unique new company with... 


Concrete trumps on municipal sport and recreational projects
13th October 2020 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Concrete remains one of the preferred building materials for the construction of grandstands for sports and recreational facilities in previously marginalised areas of Limpopo. This is considering... 


MTN, Telecom Infra Project partner to evolve MTN’s transport infrastructure
8th October 2020 By: Creamer Media Reporter

JSE-listed MTN Group and Telecom Infra Project (TIP) have joined forces to support the evolution of MTN’s communication transport infrastructure, which will become a platform for future revenue... 


ALL PART OF THE PROCESS
At the symposium, topics covered will include improving operating economics and profits across various minerals
Virtual symposium pending for wet processing industry
2nd October 2020

Wet processing equipment manufacturer CDE has announced plans to host a virtual trade event for the global materials wet processing industry. Continuing its engineering insights education series,... 


MechProTech (Pty) Ltd.
MechProTech (Pty) Ltd.
2nd October 2020

MechProTech (MPT), your Original Equipment Manufacturer and supplier of mineral processing solutions, tailormade to your unique needs. MPT’s equipment is sized and designed for, amongst others, the... 


ADVANCE MECHANISMS 
M515 trommels are designed to clean rocks in all weather conditions
Trommel supply available throughout continent
25th September 2020

Trommel technology leader MDS trommel screens and apron feeders, which have been designed especially for mineral processing and recycling applications, are available throughout Africa from branded... 


Mining bucks growth trend
Mining bucks growth trend
3rd September 2020 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The resources sector has proven to resilient during the Covid-19 pandemic, bucking the trend to deliver positive growth in the June quarter, new data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS)... 


Streamline supply chain to keep mines viable, urges B&E
22nd July 2020 By: Creamer Media Reporter

As mining companies cut back in efforts to remain viable under Covid-19’s demanding conditions, crushing and screening specialist B&E International proposes a bold new approach that streamlines... 


Alstom launches new Mastria mobility orchestration solution
3rd July 2020 By: Schalk Burger

Transport and rail multinational Alstom has launched a new version of multimodal supervision and mobility orchestration solution Mastria, which uses artificial intelligence (AI) to provide... 


Capacity development, training continues with virtual meetings
3rd July 2020 By: Schalk Burger

Professional development nonprofit organisation The South Africa Road Federation (SARF) is delivering ten accredited courses using Microsoft Teams during July and August, with planning for courses... 


Metso Outotec can drive industries towards responsible use of natural resources
1st July 2020 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Metso Minerals, a subsidiary of global industrial company Metso, has officially merged with Finnish-listed technology company Outotec. The merger has formed a leading process technology, equipment... 


AVI BHOORA Demand for aggregate material from the quarrying operations that produce them will continue to decline
Miner works at lower capacity owing to demand, not legislation
19th June 2020 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Demand for premium-grade aggregate material is dwindling and so is production from quarrying operations, says building material company AfriSam.  


SQUEAKY CLEAN 
Cleaning at critical points is necessary, however, the majority of time previously spent cleaning is now available for productive work at the plant
Dust, spill control now an attainable solution
19th June 2020

Plant operators want to eliminate dust and spills on belts and transfers as well as minimise maintenance requirements of the conveyor system. Further, the ability of plants to efficiently cope with... 


Kogi's Nigerian operations impacted by Covid-19 prevention measures
17th June 2020 By: Donna Slater

ASX-listed iron-ore miner Kogi Iron reports that, although no employees of its Nigeria-based subsidiary KCM Mining, its Nigeria-based Agbaja Cast Steel project or the greater Agbaja plateau... 


Concor paves the way for remote Botswana mine
17th June 2020 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Tackling the demanding conditions of Botswana’s Kalahari Desert, Concor Infrastructure is nearing completion of a 35 km access road for the Khoemacau Copper Silver Starter Project. Concor is also... 


A LONG ROAD AHEAD
Concrete roads have a relatively maintenance-free life of up to, and beyond, 30 years
Concrete solutions for rural roads
5th June 2020

With poor rural gravel roads causing horrific accidents, technical service provider The Concrete Institute (TCI) MD Bryan Perrie says there is substantial scope for more low-volume concrete roads... 


WATER WORKS 
Benoni’s Northmead elevated water reservoir is the largest elevated type in Gauteng and one of the biggest in South Africa
Company supplies products for new Gauteng reservoirs
22nd May 2020 By: Mamaili Mamaila

A variety of products supplied by construction products specialist a.b.e. Construction Chemicals are being used for several new major water reservoir projects currently under construction in Gauteng. 


Aspasa director Nico Pienaar
Miners learning lessons from global Covid-19 experiences
12th May 2020 By: Simone Liedtke

Information gathered from across the globe is paving the way for South Africa’s surface mines to prevent the spread of the Covid-19 disease in the workplace and mitigate its effects during and... 


Post Covid-19 unity is required
6th May 2020

With businesses across the globe entering uncertain times amid the Covid-19 pandemic, it is vital that industry sectors stand together and rebuild in a structured and sustainable way. Planning is... 


a.b.e. products widely used for waterproofing in KZN
29th April 2020

Products supplied by a.b.e. Construction Chemicals – part of the Chryso Southern Africa Group - were used for the waterproofing of several new projects in KZN. Rafique Hoosen, Technical Sales... 


What material can the MB-HDS shafts screener process? Let’s have a look at construction sites around the world
1st April 2020

The new MB-HDS shafts screener is versatile, enabling you to process a wide range of different materials directly on site without additional costs. 


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