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Sunstone to sell stake in Finland lithium project

By: Donna Slater     5th May 2021 Australia-headquartered gold and copper miner Sunstone Metals has agreed to sell its 83.6% stake in its Finland-based lithium project to Canada-headquartered explorer and developer United Lithium for a total consideration of A$879 000 – inclusive of 490 000 shares. As such, Sunstone has signed a... 

Scopa halts probe into claims of racism and abuse of power against Eskom's De Ruyter  

By: News24Wire      7th April 2021 Parliament's Standing Committee on Public Accounts has put on hold its inquiry into allegations lodged against Eskom CEO André de Ruyter by suspended chief procurement officer Solly Tshitangano. The committee scheduled a meeting on Wednesday, during Parliament's constituency period, to discuss... 

New warehouse structure erected with bolted tech

By: Darren Parker     2nd April 2021 Construction connection technology supplier Peikko South Africa completed its scope of work on the new car spare parts supplier Spare Pro warehouse in Germiston, Johannesburg. Peikko South Africa was contracted to provide a bolted connection solution for the 18 500 m2 facility, which is highly... 

Turning the water you have into the water you want

23rd March 2021 Local wastewater management company Waste Water Ability’s new membrane technology – vibratory shear enhanced processing (V-SEP) – has made it possible to filter streams containing suspended solids without fouling problems exhibited by conventional membrane systems. The company employs V-SEP for a... 

Pandemic’s implications will continue to depend on the evolution of macroeconomic conditions - Unctad

By: Simone Liedtke     19th March 2021 Although warnings about the spread of viruses have become more frequent in recent years, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (Unctad) laments in its latest trade and development report update that “nobody anticipated the arrival of Covid-19 or its dramatic global impact”.... 

Premier granted exclusive prospecting order for Zimbabwe project

By: Creamer Media Reporter      12th March 2021 Aim-listed Premier African Minerals has been granted an exclusive prospecting order (EPO) over an area that encompasses the Zulu lithium and tantalum claims in the Fort Rixon district of Zimbabwe for a period of three years. "I am deeply appreciative of the Zimbabwe Government for the granting of... 

Alcohol, tobacco industries bemoan excise tax increase

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     25th February 2021 The South African alcohol industry, including the National Liquor Traders Council (NLTC), South African Liquor Brandowners Association (Salba), Vinpro, the Consumer Goods Council of South Africa (CGCSA), retailers and manufacturers, have noted their concern about Finance Minister Tito Mboweni’s... 

Job initiative to train youths to install solar geysers made from recyclable materials

By: Schalk Burger     12th February 2021 Youth employment organisation Lulaway's social impact division Lulalab Foundation has developed a youth employment initiative that trains youths to assemble, install and maintain gravity-fed solar geysers that are made from recycled materials in informal settlements. The pilot phase of the... 

Mercedes-Benz South Africa signs e-sports partnership with ATK  

By: Irma Venter     12th February 2021 Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA) and local electronic sports (e-sports) company ATK has announced the first-ever motorsport partnership to encompass e-sports teams, events and gaming spaces in the country.  MBSA will be the first motorsport sponsor for a South African e-sports team, entering the... 

Robust planetary gearboxes for long service

By: Creamer Media Reporter      10th February 2021 The G3 full line of planetary gearboxes from Zest WEG are among the world’s most robust and capable of running for 10 years before major servicing is required. With an output torque range from 400kNm to 8,750kNm, the range boasts bearings designed for over 100,000 hours of operation. These... 

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