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First contract awarded at Coburn
3rd August 2020 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Mineral sands developer Strandline Resources has awarded a A$23-million contract to civil and mining contractor Macmahon for the construction of road access and bulk earthworks at the Coburn... 


Teck slashes guidance, Covid delays Chile expansion by up to 6 months
Teck slashes guidance, Covid delays Chile expansion by up to 6 months
23rd July 2020 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Canadian diversified miner Teck Resources said on Thursday that all its mines across Canada, Peru, Chile and the US, were producing and that it was gradually ramping up construction activities at... 


Mentis Die-Line walkways and planks installed around a drill vehicle
Vehicle-mounted drilling unit installed
17th July 2020

Positive-grip, pressed-section planks and walkways have been installed for the Chamber of Mines rescue drilling unit based at Colliery Training College (CTC) at eMalahleni in Mpumalanga. The... 


IronRidge completes Phase 2 drill programme at Côte d'Ivoire gold target
9th July 2020 By: Donna Slater

Aim-listed minerals exploration company IronRidge Resources reports that the initial second phase of its drilling programme at its Ehuasso gold target in Côte d'Ivoire has returned multiple... 


Raubex divisions see return to profitability
29th May 2020 By: Simone Liedtke

Infrastructure development and construction materials supply group Raubex managed to maintain sufficient capacity to participate in any improvement in the sector, while simultaneously undertaking... 


WEIR MINERALS’ Multiflo® Barge Solutions
13th May 2020 By: Creamer Media Reporter

For 40 years Weir Minerals has provided custom Multiflo® barge solutions for applications all around the world. The global team of barge and dewatering specialists provide custom solutions for... 


Greenvale weighs diversification at Alpha
7th May 2020 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Greenvale Energy on Thursday told shareholders that it will undertake an alternative exploration programme at its Alpha oil shale deposit, in Queensland, with the aim of diversifying... 


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... 


Teck Resources CEO Don Lindsay
Teck's first-quarter adjusted profit plunges 84%
21st April 2020 By: Mariaan Webb

Canada’s largest diversified miner, Teck Resources, on Tuesday posted an 84% drop in first-quarter profit, as the coronavirus pandemic hit prices hard for the commodities that the miner produces.... 


BWS-AWANDA - A partnership serving South African industry
21st April 2020 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The Buckau R. Wolf AG machine factory emerged from a shipyard founded in 1838 and changed to a mechanical engineering company through a number of mergers and portfolio changes. As from 1998 BWS... 


The global oil market is broken, drowning in crude nobody needs
30th March 2020 By: Bloomberg

The global oil market is broken, overwhelmed by an unmanageable surplus as virus lockdowns cascade through the world’s largest economies. Onshore tanks in many markets are full, forcing traders to... 


‘Nail in the coffin’: Era of big oil sands mines may be over
‘Nail in the coffin’: Era of big oil sands mines may be over
25th February 2020 By: Bloomberg

Canada’s oil sands industry may have already built its last big mine. The cancellation of Teck Resources’ Frontier project in northern Alberta -- which envisaged producing more crude than OPEC... 


Port of Cape Town
Astron’s Milnerton refinery meets deadline for producing very low-sulphur fuel oil
10th February 2020 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Energy company Astron Energy’s refinery has been successfully supplying ships in the ports of Cape Town and Richards Bay with low-sulphur fuel oil for the last month. The oil meets the stringent... 


Don Lindsay
Teck says 'anyone's guess' if Canada will approve oil sands project
29th January 2020 By: Bloomberg

The outcome of the Canadian government's pending decision on whether to approve Teck Resources' Frontier oil sands project is "anyone's guess," the company's chief executive, Don Lindsay, said on... 


a.b.e. invests in modernised production processes
a.b.e. invests in modernised production processes
24th January 2020

Building industry veteran, a.b.e. Construction Chemicals has introduced a modernisation policy of ‘best practice’ to maintain its leading position in the South African market, says Rob Winter,... 


Much Asphalt
Much Asphalt
13th November 2019

Much Asphalt is Southern Africa's largest commercial supplier of an extensive range of hot and cold asphalt products, with a track record of more than 50 years' service to the roads sector. Much... 


Colas
Colas
29th October 2019

Construction Materials Upstream from its construction and maintenance business, Colas operates in the production, distribution, sales and recycling of construction materials (emulsions, modified... 


A fortune lies in Canada’s oil sands. Many voters want to leave it there
A fortune lies in Canada’s oil sands. Many voters want to leave it there
17th October 2019 By: Bloomberg

At the Fish Place diner in Fort McMurray, booths are filled with oil workers in baseball caps and the parking lot is lined with pickup trucks sporting six-foot neon safety flags, a hallmark of the... 


BEST OF THE BEST CAPSA brings together the best technical know-how available on road construction and maintenance using bituminous material.
Association provides technical guidelines for bituminous material
4th October 2019 By: Khutso Maphatsoe

The Southern African Bitumen Association (Sabita) produces technical guidelines with regard to the use and application of bituminous material that are regularly updated with the most appropriate... 


BUILDING RELATIONS 
Actop Asphalt hopes that meeting with delegates will enable it to gain more insight into the asphalt industry internationally
Manufacturer looks forward to Capsa 2019
4th October 2019 By: Khutso Maphatsoe

Manufacturer of hot and cold asphalt Actop Asphalt regards the Conference on Asphalt Pavements for Southern Africa (Capsa) – of which the company is a sponsor – as an opportunity to show its... 


SECURE STEPS
Vital’s range of floor gratings reduces the potential for accidents caused by slippage
Mining construction using safe, quality materials
19th July 2019 By: Theresa Bhowan-Rajah

With the extensive range of fully serrated, multi-directional non-slip floor gratings, stair treads and safety handrails that manufacturer Vital Engineering supplies, the company is involved in... 


Mathe Group invests in new process to recycle retreaded tyre waste
19th July 2019 By: Irma Venter

The Mathe Group, one of South Africa’s largest used radial truck tyre recycling operations, has invested in a new multimillion-rand operation to recycle waste rubber from the retreading process.... 


Aveng disposes of Rand Roads business unit
12th July 2019 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Aveng has entered into a fully funded binding sale of business agreement with Ultra Asphalt for the sale of its Rand Roads business unit, subject to certain conditions. This followed a strategic... 


Introducing a global force in waterproofing to South Africa
Introducing a global force in waterproofing to South Africa
20th June 2019

We believe it’s time to think bigger when it comes to roofs. To push the boundaries of what’s possible and redefine what a roof can mean to all of us. It could be extra living space for your... 


Vent block sealer for coal mines and other uses
13th June 2019

A vent block sealer has been developed to assist coal mines to seal ventilation walls and air-crossings. The ventilation walls in a mine are usually made of concrete hollow blocks, clay bricks and... 


Dr Mehran Zarrebini
Mathe to commission new retread recycling plant at Hammarsdale
10th June 2019 By: Irma Venter

The Mathe Group, one of South Africa’s largest used radial truck tyre recycling operations, has invested in a new multimillion-rand operation to recycle waste rubber from the retreading process.... 


Connecting outlying Sekhukhune District to major urban nodes
14th May 2019 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The Roads Agency Limpopo (RAL) is forging ahead with the construction of a new road that will connect three villages in the mainly rural Sekhukhune District Municipality to two provincial roads,... 


Raubex uncertain about South African construction industry’s future
13th May 2019 By: Simone Liedtke

Infrastructure development and construction materials group Raubex’s 2019 financial year was characterised by a lack of work, coupled with violent community unrest that affected several of its... 


SAFETY FIRST 
The EHT cabling generates heat over the surface of the container, which in turn heats up the product inside the container
Electrical heat tracing viable safety precaution
12th April 2019

With the maintenance at particular temperatures during transportation of various products – such as containers and tanks carrying oil and bitumen acids – having become a critical part of realising... 


Colas South Africa
Colas South Africa
11th April 2019 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Colas South Africa is a company focused on innovative road surfacing products and technology. A subsidiary of the Bouygues Group, the international Colas Group, headquartered in France, is a world... 


Polymers can improve load-bearing, structural elements of roads
5th April 2019 By: Schalk Burger

Local polymer road solution company Romix has developed products that improve the performance of load-bearing and wear layers of roads while reducing the costs of construction and the impact on the... 


Lack of road maintenance could cost South Africa millions of rands – SARF president
4th April 2019 By: Simone Liedtke

Roads that are not properly and timeously maintained are costing South Africa millions of rands, as well as negatively affecting the economy and society, says South African Road Federation... 


South Africa lacks comprehensive road funding policy, fuel levy unsustainable – federation
27th February 2019 By: Marleny Arnoldi

South African Road Federation (SARF) president Saied Solomons says Finance Minister Tito Mboweni overlooked South Africa’s 750 000 km road network when he announced his 2019 Budget last week.... 


Raubex warns of 20% drop in FY earnings
12th February 2019 By: Simone Liedtke

Infrastructure development and construction materials group Raubex has warned that its earnings for the financial year ended February 2019, will fall by at least 20%, owing to continued weak... 


BUILDING ON FORMER GLORY 
Prieska produced 47-million tonnes of sulphide over 20 years and Orion can use the same processes as Prieska, but optimised through modern equipment and newer methodologies achieve greater heights
Prieska project edging closer to construction
14th December 2018 By: Nadine James

Dual-listed base metals miner Orion Minerals will release an updated Joint Ore Reserves Committee- (Jorc-) compliant resource statement for its Prieska zinc/copper project later this month. The... 


Astron Energy CEO Jonathan Molapo and Astron Energy regional transport and operations GM Danie Gouws open the new TTLR at Milnerton refinery
Astron commissions new R150m tank truck loading rack at Cape Town refinery
16th November 2018 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Astron Energy, formerly Chevron South Africa, officially opened its new tank truck loading rack (TTLR) at its Milnerton refinery, in Cape Town, on Wednesday. The facility took two years to... 


Colas South Africa
Colas South Africa
2nd November 2018

Colas South Africa is a company focused on innovative road surfacing products and technology. A subsidiary of the Bouygues Group, the international Colas Group, headquartered in France, is a world... 


Orion Minerals MD Errol Smart
Prieska mine reopening targeted for 2020
29th August 2018 By: Marleny Arnoldi

ASX- and JSE-listed Orion Minerals aims to reopen the Prieska zinc/copper project, in South Africa’s Northern Cape, in 2020. Orion MD Errol Smart told delegates attending the Africa Downunder... 


AM Resources to acquire 60% in Colombian gold property
11th June 2018 By: Marleny Arnoldi

TSX-listed AM Resources Corporation has signed an option agreement to acquire a 60% interest in a Colombian gold property and is seeking to raise $600 000 in a private placement on the TSX.  


Attention Must Be Paid To Appropriate Floor Grating Selection
Attention Must Be Paid To Appropriate Floor Grating Selection
6th June 2018

Floor grating is a critical element in process plants and similar structures, yet it is often the Cinderella of components when it comes to the design and engineering work. For this reason, Andrew... 


Ryazan bitumen binders plant modernisation – Phase 2 expansion, Russia
Ryazan bitumen binders plant modernisation – Phase 2 expansion, Russia
14th August 2015 By: Sheila Barradas

The first phase of the Ryazan project has resulted in the plant facilitating the pouring of bitumen materials into a technologically innovative form of packaging, known as Clovertainer. 


ANDREW SWART The mining industry could be facing a cliff if new mines and developments are not invested in
Mining companies continue to strive for excellence
20th February 2015 By: Dylan Stewart

North American mining companies are increasingly pursuing superior performance as they respond to low commodity prices, with innovation gaining in importance and energy costs being managed as a... 


Sasol wax expansion project, South Africa
Sasol wax expansion project, South Africa
20th February 2015

The project involves the construction of a new wax plant at the Sasol One site, in Sasolburg, in the Free State. 


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