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Lexington confirms gold mineralisation extends beyond historical drill sites at Bothaville
23rd May 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Aim-listed Lexington Gold has completed 2 355 m of drilling at the Bothaville project, in South Africa’s Free State province, which proves the concept of A-Reef channels occurring on the site.... 


The final machining process
Vesconite Bearings delivers largest order to Netherlands customer
22nd May 2024

In May, Vesconite Bearings, a global leader in bearing and wear solutions, delivered its largest rudder bearing order to a customer in the Netherlands. The order, comprising four extra-large... 


Metals Australia granted drilling permits for Corvette River
21st May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Canada-focused Metals Australia has received all the required permitting approvals for a new drilling and trenching programme at Corvette River, in Quebec. The programme, which will include 10... 


SLIDING THROUGH TIME: Lubrication from Stone Age to Modern Age - part 3 of 4
21st May 2024

In part two of Lubrication from Stone Age to Modern Age (Technical Bulletin 89), we slid through 145 years of action-packed lubrication history and left off towards the end of the Gilded Age, full... 


Lithium miners shake up trading to tackle wild price swings
Lithium miners shake up trading to tackle wild price swings
20th May 2024 By: Bloomberg

The world’s lithium miners — facing an unprecedented demand surge and wild price swings — are shaking up the way the commodity is bought and sold. As lithium emerges as a linchpin of the global... 


Loyal Lithium raises cash for Quebec project
Loyal Lithium raises cash for Quebec project
17th May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

North America-focused, ASX-listed Loyal Lithium has reported “exceptionally strong demand” for its capital raise dedicated to exploration works at the Trieste lithium project, in James Bay,... 


Poseidon restarts Lake Johnston exploration after sales process ends
Poseidon restarts Lake Johnston exploration after sales process ends
17th May 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

ASX-listed Poseidon Nickel is getting back to exploration at the Lake Johnston project, in Western Australia, following a four-month hiatus while focusing on a sales process. Now that the heads of... 


BMG celebrates at Nampo 2024
BMG celebrates at Nampo 2024
14th May 2024

Nampo is going to be extra exciting for BMG this year. Not only is the company celebrating its 50th year in business, but the team has lots of action planned for its 2024 event at Nampo Park,... 


An image of Goldplat's operation in Benoni
Goldplat’s third quarter buoyed by strong performance of its Ghanaian operations
13th May 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Aim-listed Goldplat’s gold recovery operations in South Africa and Ghana achieved a combined operating profit for the third quarter, ended March 31, of £1.6-million (excluding listing and head... 


lithium ore
Zimbabwe leading the sub-Saharan African lithium mining boom
13th May 2024 By: Darren Parker

The past three years have witnessed a surge in hard-rock pegmatite lithium mining activity across Southern Africa, according to consultancy firm AmaranthCX. “While Zimbabwe has emerged as the... 


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Delba’s Field Services: Your trusted onsite solution for all electrical rotating equipment problems
10th May 2024

Electrical rotating equipment is the workhorse of modern industrial operations, powering a wide range of machinery across various sectors. However, like any complex mechanical system, electrical... 


Location map of the Ewoyaa project
Ewoyaa lithium project, Ghana – update
10th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Atlantic Lithium has reported initial assay results from the drilling completed so far this year at its Ewoyaa project. 


The rise of Vesconite Hilube bearings in the Mexican pump industry
The rise of Vesconite Hilube bearings in the Mexican pump industry
7th May 2024

Over the past six years, Vesconite Bearings has witnessed a significant uptick in its supply of bearings to Mexico ⎻ a testament to the growing recognition of Vesconite Hilube’s superiority over... 


Image of a heap of coal
Blackwater mine, Australia
3rd May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A coal mine on the traditional lands of the Gaangalu people, in the Queensland Bowen basin of Australia.  


Turnkey agriculture solutions from the ground up from Bearings International
Turnkey agriculture solutions from the ground up from Bearings International
29th April 2024

As a trusted partner to South Africa’s agricultural sector for some 66 years, Bearings International (BI) supplies integrated product and service solutions that ingrain the entire agriculture... 


Image of a lubrication system being used on a farm vehicle tyre
Lubrication management boosts agricultural equipment reliability
26th April 2024

A range of lubricants and application systems have been developed to address increased component wear in agricultural (agri) equipment, which is subject to harsh conditions and working environments... 


On lithium’s frontier, miners are betting on a greener second act
On lithium’s frontier, miners are betting on a greener second act
26th April 2024 By: Bloomberg

Against the arid, red dirt of the Australian Outback, the Mount Holland lithium mine emerges to approaching visitors as a colossal grey-tinged crater, with trucks the size of houses edging along... 


Water scarcity in South Africa threatens the agricultural sector and food security
Water scarcity in South Africa threatens the agricultural sector and food security
24th April 2024

South Africa is naturally a water-scarce country – among the 30 driest countries in the world. But, combined with unpredictable climate changes that tend towards hotter and drier conditions,... 


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Increased guarantee for motion plastics products
19th April 2024

Cologne, Germany-based motion plastics company igus now offers a guarantee of up to four years for all its products with a predictable service life. This is aimed at giving customers greater... 


1.136 billion in turnover, 6.7 per cent more customers and 247 new products at the Hannover Messe
1.136 billion in turnover, 6.7 per cent more customers and 247 new products at the Hannover Messe
17th April 2024

After two years of rapid growth totalling 57 per cent, igus was able to maintain its billion-euro turnover in 2023 despite the challenging global economic situation. In 2024, the company will... 


Shanta CEO Eric Zurrin
Shanta reveals ‘encouraging results’ for West Kenya exploration project
16th April 2024 By: Darren Parker

Aim-listed gold producer Shanta Gold has revealed “encouraging results” in an exploration update for the West Kenya project, in Kenya, for the fourth quarter of last year and the first quarter of... 


1914 – 2024: SKF South Africa celebrates 110 years of optimising customers’ rotational assets through its premium value solutions offering
1914 – 2024: SKF South Africa celebrates 110 years of optimising customers’ rotational assets through its premium value solutions offering
12th April 2024

Established in 1914 by Swedish Holding Company, SKF AB, SKF South Africa is proudly celebrating its rich 110 year heritage of delivering premium value solutions to customers across South and... 


Marula progressing sales agreements for Blesberg by-products
12th April 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Africa-focused mining and development company Marula Mining is now progressing sales agreements with Fujax UK and a number of other parties in South Africa for the sale of the by-product minerals... 


Image of an energy chain from igus
Lighter cable management system available
11th April 2024

A new lighter weight e-chain for cable management and protection applications with large unsupported lengths and high fill weights has been introduced by polymer energy chain manufacturer igus. The... 


Image of energy chains from igus
Lighter cable management system available
10th April 2024

A new lighter weight e-chain for cable management and protection applications with large unsupported lengths and high fill weights has been introduced by polymer energy chain manufacturer igus. The... 


Ascot begins ore processing at Premier
Ascot begins ore processing at Premier
9th April 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Canadian miner Ascot Resources has started ore processing at the Premier gold project (PGP) in British Columbia, marking a key milestone in commissioning the new mine. Rock was introduced into the... 


The gold market hunts for answers behind bullion’s sudden surge
The gold market hunts for answers behind bullion’s sudden surge
9th April 2024 By: Bloomberg

Gold’s scorching run to an all-time high may seem easy to explain from a distance, given the fractious geopolitical climate and murky outlook for the global economy. The precious metal is famously... 


PUMPING INVESTMENT
The investment in modern, efficient pump solutions can optimise sugar operations
Pumps crucial to sugar processing – supplier
5th April 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

As the sugar industry continues to evolve in a rapidly changing market landscape, the investment in modern, efficient pump solutions and effective maintenance practices will remain vital, says... 


An image of a Metso grinding mill facility
High-capacity grinding mill deal concluded
5th April 2024

Finland-based industrial machinery company Metso Corporation has been awarded an order to deliver an 18 MW semi-autogenous grinding (SAG) mill for the Phase 2 expansion at Canadian mineral... 


Reforms to cut red tape starting to bear fruit – Ramaphosa
5th April 2024 By: Irma Venter

President Cyril Ramaphosa believes that government’s efforts to cut the red tape holding back infrastructure development are beginning to bearing fruit. Delivering the keynote address at... 


SKF announces seizure of counterfeit products in Kaduna, Kano and Lagos, as part of its drive on anti-counterfeiting activities
SKF announces seizure of counterfeit products in Kaduna, Kano and Lagos, as part of its drive on anti-counterfeiting activities
4th April 2024

SKF Group, as a part of its ongoing initiatives to ensure genuine and reliable products to its customers, announced the seizure of a sizable number of products marked “SKF” from 5 counterfeit... 


KAROWE UNDERGROUND DEVELOPMENT
Lucara Diamond Corporation is expanding the Karowe mine to access the underground orebody, thereby extending the life-of-mine to at least 2040
Diamond miner progresses Botswana shaft sinking
29th March 2024

Diamond explorer and miner Lucara Diamond Corporation made significant shaft sinking progress in 2023 at its Karowe underground project, in Botswana, where the miner invested $101.3-million for the... 


MinRes to sell online in transparency push
MinRes to sell online in transparency push
28th March 2024 By: Bloomberg

Australian miner Mineral Resources will use a digital trading platform to sell parcels of spodumene concentrate, a lithium-bearing mineral, in an effort to bring transparency to the market. Joshua... 


SKF and eThekwini Municipality untap bright young minds
SKF and eThekwini Municipality untap bright young minds
27th March 2024

The Water and Sanitation Unit of eThekwini Municipality hosts a biennial student conference that is aimed at raising awareness in the field of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics... 


Just Share climate change engagement director Robyn Hugo
Draft IRP 2023 falls short in every aspect, says Just Share
25th March 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

As government considers the public comments made on the draft Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) 2023 up to March 23, shareholder activism organisation Just Share has called for a remodel of the... 


A construction site
PPPs are important to build quality infrastructure rapidly – Mavuso
25th March 2024 By: Schalk Burger

Public-private partnerships (PPPs) are an important mechanism to bring together the strengths of government and business, including the technical and management capabilities of the private sector... 


Nev Power
FBM to acquire Miriam lithium project, appoints Power as chair
25th March 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Perth-based Future Battery Metals (FBM) on Monday announced a strategic acquisition that consolidates its landholding near its flagship Kangaroo Hills lithium project in the Eastern Goldfields of... 


The above image depicts one of the hydra-cell pumps which provide a smaller equivalent flow/pressure performance when compared to that of larger pumps.
Compact pump reliable for seal flush applications
22nd March 2024 By: Lynne Davies

Boasting a compact, lightweight seal-less and multiple-diaphragm design that is hydraulically balanced and energy efficient, the hydra-cell pumps offered by pumps and liquid handling products... 


Image of SKF's updated Bearing Assist app on a mobile phone
Updated app ensures accurate bearing replacement
20th March 2024

Incorrect mounting can cause bearing failures, leading to increased maintenance costs and breakdowns, production downtime and losses.    To help owners and operators of rotating machinery overcome... 


Image of President Cyril Ramaphosa
Red tape reforms starting to bear fruit ­– Ramaphosa
19th March 2024 By: Irma Venter

President Cyril Ramaphosa believes that government’s efforts to cut the red tape holding back infrastructure development are beginning to bearing fruit. Delivering the keynote address at... 


Growth, profit, sustainability: How Sovereign Foods ticked all the boxes with one contract
Growth, profit, sustainability: How Sovereign Foods ticked all the boxes with one contract
16th March 2024

Welcome to Kariega, a picturesque town nestled in the Eastern Cape, where South Africa’s third largest fully integrated poultry producer, Sovereign Foods, recently found itself at a crossroads. 


Fish on production line
Greater energy efficiency demand in growing food, bev industry
15th March 2024 By: Tracy Hancock

Demand for drive solutions specialist SEW-EURODRIVE’s energy efficient product offering is currently strong and increasing steadily with end-users in the growing food and beverage industry and the... 


Vesconite Hilube bearings perform well in prototype testing for waste-truck ejection system
Vesconite Hilube bearings perform well in prototype testing for waste-truck ejection system
14th March 2024

Vesconite Hilube bearings have performed well in prototype testing on the chain pulleys of a waste truck's ejection system. This is according to Vesconite Bearings, a manufacturer of low-friction,... 


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