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Toyota’s Kirby elected as new Naamsa president

By: Irma Venter     11th January 2021 The National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (Naamsa) has appointed Toyota South Africa Motors CEO Andrew Kirby as president following the retirement of BMW Group South Africa boss Tim Abbott at the end of last year. Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa MD Neale Hill... 

BHP partners with Toyota for electric vehicle trial at Nickel West

By: Donna Slater     8th January 2021 Diversified miner BHP and automotive manufacturer Toyota Australia have partnered on a new light electric vehicle (LEV) trial at BHP’s Nickel West operations in Western Australia. Under the partnership, a LandCruiser 70 has been converted from running on diesel to being fully electric through... 

New-vehicle sales down 29.1% in ‘extraordinary year’, says Naamsa 

By: Irma Venter     8th January 2021 An “extraordinary year” that has brought “unprecedented challenges” to South Africa’s economy has seen new-vehicle sales decline by 29.1%, says the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (Naamsa). This follows a 2.8% drop in sales in 2019. 

African Association of Automotive Manufacturers applauds AfCFTA launch

By: Irma Venter     7th January 2021 The Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) which was finalised at a virtual African Union (AU) summit in December, is an important milestone for the realisation of the African Association of Automotive Manufacturers’ (AAAM’s) vision, says the association in a statement. This vision is... 

Aluminium complex greases: why they make excellent multifunctional lubricants

4th January 2021 While no grease can truly be an “all-purpose” lubricant, aluminium complex grease is a valuable multifunctional, multipurpose product. Since they first came into the market in the 1960s, they have undergone numerous improvements, especially in terms of water resistance and thermal and mechanical... 

Rio invests in Canadian aluminium

By: Esmarie Iannucci     18th December 2020 Diversified major Rio Tinto has announced a $8.4-million investment to expand the recycling capacity of its aluminium operations in Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean, Quebec. The expansion would offer rolled product customers in North America a new, sustainable solution combining low-carbon and recycled... 

First Cobalt secures C$10m in public funding

By: Mariaan Webb     17th December 2020 Canada’s First Cobalt has secured C$10-million in public funding from the government of Canada and the government of Ontario, allowing it to accelerate the commissioning and expansion of its refinery in northern Ontario. The company will receive a C$5-million interest-free loan through the... 

Polish coal boss warns of unemployment jump if mines close too fast

By: Reuters     16th December 2020 A rapid closure of coal mines will lead to a jobless rate of up to 50% in some towns in Poland's southern coal region of Silesia, the chief executive of the country's biggest coal producer PGG said on Wednesday. Poland generates most of its electricity from burning coal and is the only European... 

FUCHS Lubricants Distributes Christmas Food Hampers Valued at R275 000

By: Creamer Media Reporter      15th December 2020 FUCHS Lubricants, manufacturers and distributor of lubricants and greases for the engineering, industrial, mining, automotive, food and transport industries, has delivered Christmas food hampers valued at R275 000 to various orphanage and homes in Gauteng. Each food parcel weighs about 50kg,... 

Metric Automotive cleaning components for OEMS

By: Creamer Media Reporter      15th December 2020 Metric Automotive Engineering now offers a cleaning service to OEMS for diesel engine components. Few OEMs have the equipment, resources or time to adequately clean components to the correct level of cleanliness required, and this prompted the company to offer this service. Identifying needs... 

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