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CHROME CONDITIONING
Chromium can be used in a chemical coating process known as chrome plating whereby a thin chromium layer is applied to a raw metal substrate
Chrome highlighted for resistance properties
9th February 2024

With stainless steel considered a “marvel of modern engineering”, owing to its involvement with products ranging from kitchen appliances to surgical instruments, independent corrosion and failure... 


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Waning perceptions of drinking water quality underline need for urgent intervention
9th February 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

While the majority of South Africans perceive their water to be safe to drink, their confidence in water services and quality has been deteriorating over the last decade, a water services barometer... 


Construction of Stellantis’ R3bn Coega auto assembly plant poised to start in May
9th February 2024 By: Irma Venter

Construction work on Stellantis’ assembly plant in the Coega Special Economic Zone, in the Eastern Cape, should kick off in May, says the vehicle manufacturer’s new CEO, Mike Whitfield. The start... 


Manta Freight Logistics
Manta Freight Logistics
9th February 2024

South Africa-based freight forwarding specialist Manta Freight Logistics offers a comprehensive, seamless logistics and transport service across a wide range of industries. Manta Freight uses all... 


Aerial viw of the Simandou project
Simandou iron-ore project, Guinea – update
9th February 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Guinea’s National Transition Council has approved a joint venture between Rio Tinto, China-backed Winning Consortium Simandou and government. 


South African flag and R2 coin
Sacci business confidence index shows incremental improvements
8th February 2024 By: Darren Parker

The South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Sacci) has revealed that its business confidence index (BCI) for December last year reached a notable 112.1, marking the second-highest level for... 


A hydropower plant and related infrastructure
Mozambique’s $80bn energy overhaul to tap Zambezi’s power
8th February 2024 By: Bloomberg

Mozambique is seeking to become one of Africa’s biggest hydropower producers and launch a green hydrogen industry. The government plans to add 14 000 MW of hydropower capacity, with the bulk of... 


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Busa seeks govt's backing on private sector support to resolve energy, logistics crises
8th February 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Business organisation Business Unity South Africa (Busa) has outlined its expectations for President Cyril Ramaphosa’s State of the Nation Address tonight, with the first being a call for a clear... 


Durban Automotive Cluster launches applications for Business Accelerator
7th February 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

The Durban Automotive Cluster (DAC) has opened applications for its Business Accelerator Programme – spearheaded by the support of the eThekwini municipality and automotive companies, including... 


Gold-plate South Africa
Goldplat’s Ghana business excels while South African op stumbles
7th February 2024 By: Darren Parker

Aim-listed mining services group Goldplat has reported an “exceptional” second quarter at its gold recovery business in Ghana, achieving an operating profit of £1.82-million, up from about... 


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Tim Schlick to succeed Huw Daniel as PGI CEO
7th February 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Platinum marketing organisation Platinum Guild International’s (PGI’s) long-time CEO Huw Daniel will retire at the end of March, after 21 years with the organisation. Having started his tenure in... 


Ivanhoe Mines executive chairperson Robert Friedland.
Crucial to combine agricultural development with mining, Indaba hears
7th February 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Africa is going to have a huge amount to do to help solve the world’s climate change problems, Toronto-listed Ivanhoe Mines executive chairperson Robert Friedland emphasised in his far-reaching... 


Hitachi showcases offering at Mining Indaba
Hitachi showcases offering at Mining Indaba
7th February 2024

Hitachi Global Air Power is a leading global industrial compressed air manufacturer building the machines that power industry. Headquartered in Michigan City, Indiana, its compressed air solutions... 


Agrico post
S&D pipe SANS 791 certification: Draft 1
7th February 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Agrico adds SANS 791-certified sewage and drain pipe to its product offering. We are proud to announce that Agrico received SANS 791 certification for the production of sewage and drain (S&D) pipe. 


Shoprite launches new robotics labs for local high schools
Shoprite launches new robotics labs for local high schools
7th February 2024

As part of the first phase of technology support for various schools around South Africa, the Shoprite Foundation facilitated the launch of two fully equipped robotics laboratories at the Mountview... 


Mining companies embrace COP28 commitments, charting sustainable path for mining industry
Mining companies embrace COP28 commitments, charting sustainable path for mining industry
7th February 2024 By: Shannon de Ryhove

In the wake of COP28, the United Nations Climate Change Conference that took place at the end of 2023, the global mining industry is witnessing a transformative shift towards sustainability. The... 


National food loss, waste reduction strategy on the cards
6th February 2024 By: Schalk Burger

The Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment’s (DFFE's) Draft Strategy for Reducing Food Losses and Waste, published for comment in September 2023, will likely result in a newly... 


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New Naledi Clinic to accommodate more patients
6th February 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

The Johannesburg Development Agency (JDA), on behalf of the City of Johannesburg, has been building the new state-of-the-art Naledi Clinic in Soweto, Gauteng, that will serve as a primary... 


Wine industry calls for balanced taxes, improved law enforcement
6th February 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Ahead of the forthcoming State of the Nation Address (SoNA), nonprofit advocacy organisation South Africa Wine highlights issues that it says require immediate attention for the betterment of the... 


De Beers CEO Al Cook with Endiama CEO Ganga Junior at Investing in African Mining Indaba.
Angola’s diamond sparkle brightened by new De Beers deal
6th February 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Diamond mining and marketing company De Beers is to collaborate with Angola on opportunities to increase diamond production, support alluvial mining sector and enhance social development for the... 


Energy Council CEO James Mackay
Energy Council welcomes IRP extension, calls for strong reform message in SoNA
6th February 2024 By: Terence Creamer

Energy Council CEO James Mackay has welcomed the decision of the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy to extend the comment period for the draft Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) 2023 by a month... 


A cobalt mining operation in the DRC
US DFC boosts Congo funding, bids to de-risk world's top cobalt supplier
6th February 2024 By: Reuters

The US International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) said it was scaling up financing and guarantees for mining projects in Democratic Republic of Congo, to help de-risk and unlock private... 


Duncan Wanblad
Anglo CEO says he can run sprawling miner better than any activist
6th February 2024 By: Bloomberg

Anglo American’s boss said he’s the best person to reshape the century-old miner — if needed — as slumping commodity prices pressure its sprawling operations and spark murmurs about activist... 


Anglo American CEO Duncan Wanblad
Anglo CEO urges resilience, partnerships amid global disruptions
6th February 2024 By: Shannon de Ryhove

Multinational mining company Anglo American is focusing on partnerships with its host nations to grow the mining industry and remain resilient through disruptions, said CEO Duncan Wanblad during... 


DTSA incoming CEO Maretha Gerber
DTSA appoints Gerber CEO   
5th February 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Heavy-duty vehicle manufacturer Daimler Truck South Africa (DTSA) has appointed Maretha Gerber to succeed Michael Dietz as CEO and president of the company. Dietz will be taking up a position in... 


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Black Soldier Fly factory recycles agroprocessing waste
5th February 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Agri-tech company Maltento is transforming South Africa's recycling landscape by breeding black soldier flies to convert agroprocessing waste, including spent grains from the beer industry, into... 


President Cyril Ramaphosa at the Mining Indaba.
South Africa’s mining industry now 39% black-owned, Mining Indaba hears
5th February 2024 By: Martin Creamer

In 2004, the year South Africa’s far-reaching Mining Charter was first introduced, black ownership in South Africa’s globally recognised mining industry stood at a negligible 2%. This has now leapt... 


Schneider Electric launches five new certifications within its EcoXpert Partner Program Covering Data Center & Critical Infrastructure Training
Schneider Electric launches five new certifications within its EcoXpert Partner Program Covering Data Center & Critical Infrastructure Training
5th February 2024

Channel Partners Have Access to Global Skills Development Ecosystem for Competency Training Pathways  the global leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, has... 


DWS, Salga, Cogta to review water service delivery mechanisms in municipalities
5th February 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS), the Department of Corporative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) and the South African Local Government Association (Salga) are establishing a... 


Shell new country chair reaffirms commitment to mining
Shell new country chair reaffirms commitment to mining
5th February 2024

Mining Weekly talks to newly appointed Shell Downstream South Africa country chair for South Africa Aluwani Museisi on the first day of the Investing in African Mining Indaba. Museisi succeeds... 


Biden’s natural gas export project freeze is a 'mistake', Exxon CFO says
5th February 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

The Biden administration’s decision to halt new natural gas-export licences is a “mistake” that will slow efforts to reduce climate-damaging emissions, according to Exxon Mobil. “Reducing... 


A hydrogen fueling station
WPIC highlights South Korean hydrogen market as driver for platinum demand
2nd February 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

The World Platinum Investment Council (WPIC) is encouraged by the South Korean government’s more to accelerate the country’s transition to a clean hydrogen economy and its advancement of the... 


Jocelyn Evans
Opinion: Addressing fire safety concerns – a critical examination of regulatory compliance in public buildings
2nd February 2024

In this article, South African Institution of Civil Engineering (Saice) members Jocelyn Evans and Professor Richard Walls reflect on the complex issues surrounding fire safety regulatory compliance... 


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More openness around bewildering IDC manganese decision would be most welcome
2nd February 2024 By: Martin Creamer

The decision of South Africa’s State-owned Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) to financially back a Canada-owned Botswana-based battery manganese facility rather than a highly accomplished... 


Seascape Marine Services donates inboard engine
2nd February 2024

Maritime solutions provider Seascape Marine Services has donated a Yanmar inboard diesel engine to the False Bay Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) College’s Yacht and Boat... 


An image depicting the Nord Lock
High strength bolting solutions offered for marine services
2nd February 2024

Industrial equipment supplier BMG’s Nord-Lock Expander System pivot pin components offer dependable solutions that combat the challenges of lug wear in the marine and shipping sector. Pivots, which... 


Mchunu warns of hardline approach towards nonconforming water-service authorities, municipalities
2nd February 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

While the Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) is offering comprehensive and collaborative support for underperforming water services authorities (WSAs), mayors and municipalities, Water and... 


Multibillion-rand Cape Winelands Airport aims to receive first passengers in 2027  
2nd February 2024 By: Irma Venter

 Cape Town’s proposed second big commercial airport, Cape Winelands Airport (CWA), should receive its first passengers in 2027, says RSA.Aero MD Nick Ferguson. RSA.Aero is the project developer,... 


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Collaboration and grid investment key to making 2024 a turning point in SA’s power crisis
2nd February 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

If South Africa’s energy investment programmes and reforms continue, the energy availability factor (EAF) for State-owned utility Eskom’s coal fleet does not decline, and business partnerships and... 


Imge of gold nuggets
Donlin gold project, US – update
2nd February 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Novagold Resources and Barrick Gold have yet to reach consensus on the path forward for the project. 


There is no substitute for economic growth, Deloitte says ahead of 2024 Budget
1st February 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

A tight balance is expected for this year’s National Budget as South Africa’s woes continue; however, a significant, or fundamental, raising of taxes is not expected, with a tightening hold on... 


Five-year multinational project kicks off to advance the circular economy in the textile industry
Five-year multinational project kicks off to advance the circular economy in the textile industry
1st February 2024

“The World Bank estimates that nearly 20% of global wastewater comes from textiles,” said United Nations Industrial Development Organization Project Administrator, Franchesca Beru at an inception... 


Report reveals decline in entrepreneurial activity in South Africa post-pandemic
1st February 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

According to the latest ‘2023 Global Entrepreneurship Monitor South Africa’ (GEM SA) report, released on February 1, South Africa’s early-stage entrepreneurial activity has declined to below... 


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