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John Deere continues focus on innovation, technology
19th April 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Equipment manufacturer John Deere South Africa will continue to focus on pursuing innovation on its machines and technology as it looks to strengthen its footprint in Africa. This was outlined by... 


Conditions challenging, but some green shoots emerging – MBA North
Conditions challenging, but some green shoots emerging – MBA North
19th April 2024 By: Irma Venter

Last year was one of the most challenging years the Master Builders Association (MBA) North has ever experienced, with many of its long-standing members entering business rescue or closing their... 


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AI, robotics play important role in demolition sector
19th April 2024

Demolition robots are a relatively new form of professional service robot used in the demolition sector to demolish buildings at the end of their life cycle. These mobile robots leverage a range of... 


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Robotics, AI beneficial for business
19th April 2024

The manufacturing industry is currently at the doorstep of a transformational era, one marked by the seamless integration of robotics, artificial intelligence (AI), and augmented reality or virtual... 


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Bayside Canal upgrade, South Africa
19th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The upgrade will increase the capacity of the canal. 


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Lhyfe Wallsend, UK
19th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Lhyfe aims to cut thousands of tonnes of carbon dioxide with the project, thereby supporting the UK’s net-zero ambitions. 


Rio, Saudi Arabia said to vie for stake in First Quantum mines
18th April 2024 By: Bloomberg

Rio Tinto Group and Saudi Arabia’s state-backed Manara Minerals Investment Co. are among suitors considering bids for a stake in First Quantum Minerals’ Zambian copper mines, according to people... 


Green economy surge pushes 2023 silver industrial demand to new highs
Green economy surge pushes 2023 silver industrial demand to new highs
18th April 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Building upon the momentum of 2022’s surge in silver consumption for industrial applications, 2023 saw yet more record-breaking industrial demand, reaching 654.4-million ounces, fuelled by the... 


Equatorial Guinea President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo
Africa’s oldest oil-rich dictatorship has a succession problem
18th April 2024 By: Bloomberg

Two South African engineers working in Equatorial Guinea’s offshore oil fields were preparing to return home in February 2023 when they were arrested for cocaine trafficking and thrown in jail,... 


NRF to participate in significant African-European scientific collaboration forum
17th April 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

The National Research Foundation (NRF) will participate in the fourth AERAP Africa-Europe Science Collaboration Forum, which will be hosted by the South African Embassy in Brussels, Belgium, next... 


A copper smelter in Zambia
Zambia copper mines hit by State utility’s warning of power cuts
17th April 2024 By: Bloomberg

Zambia’s State power utility has served notices of force majeure on supply of electricity to some mines, according to an industry association, threatening additional pressure on a copper market... 


Drought in corn field
African Risk Capacity to pay out insurance to drought-affected Southern African farmers
17th April 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Farmers in Mozambique and Zambia are being impacted by one of the worst droughts in decades, United Nations (UN) assistant secretary-general Reena Ghelani has said as she met with stakeholders to... 


MTN, Huawei launch joint technology innovation lab
17th April 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

Telecommunications giant MTN Group and information and communication technology group Huawei have jointly launched Technology Innovation Lab to accelerate digital transformation and sustainable... 


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... 


Australian PM Anthony Albanese
Alpha HPA and Renascor score A$585m in loans for critical minerals projects
17th April 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese on Wednesday announced the federal government’s support for two critical minerals projects in Queensland and South Australia, a move aimed at fostering... 


Gina Rinehart
Rinehart takes stake in Lynas Rare Earths, shares jump
17th April 2024 By: Reuters

Australia's richest person, Gina Rinehart, become a substantial shareholder in Lynas Rare Earths, the largest producer of rare earths outside of China, an exchange filing showed late on Tuesday.... 


The Oyu Tolgoi copper mine in Mongolia
Rio Tinto copper boss says building mines is better than buying
17th April 2024 By: Bloomberg

Rio Tinto Group’s copper head says he sees much more value in building mines rather than buying existing assets — comments that may disappoint industry observers anticipating another spate of... 


Canada unions brace for 2025 labour crunch in oil sands maintenance season
17th April 2024 By: Reuters

Annual maintenance on Canada's oil sands plants is forecast to cause no more disruption than usual this year, but trade union officials are warning of a labour crunch during Alberta's 2025... 


Airbus satellite
Digital Earth Africa breaks barriers to participation in space economy
16th April 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

The Research Institute for Innovation and Sustainability (RIIS) has been appointed as the interim host for the pan-African Digital Earth Africa Programme Management Office. Digital Earth Africa... 


Philip Pascall was a savvy and charismatic leader
How a $10bn mine became a cautionary tale for the energy transition
16th April 2024 By: Bloomberg

When the group of mining executives arrived at Panama’s regal Palacio de las Garzas, they were ushered past the ornate, wood-paneled ceremonial rooms and straight to the private office of the... 


Environment Minister Tanya Plibersek
Australia to establish EPA as part of environmental law reforms
16th April 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

In a move to bolster environmental protection measures, Environment Minister Tanya Plibersek announced on Tuesday the establishment of an Environment Protection Agency (EPA) as part of the Albanese... 


Securing telcos’ future through tech transformation
Securing telcos’ future through tech transformation
16th April 2024

By Nitesh Sing, Communications, Media, and Technology (CMT) lead for Accenture, Africa As South African telecommunications companies grapple with significant challenges, hope is on the horizon.... 


Codelco aims to land partner for Maricunga lithium by next year
Codelco aims to land partner for Maricunga lithium by next year
16th April 2024 By: Reuters

Chile's State-run miner Codelco plans to select a partner for a future lithium project in one of the country's top salt flats, Maricunga, in the first quarter next year, Chairman Maximo Pacheco... 


Speakers outline opportunities for PGMs in the hydrogen market
15th April 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Hydrogen could play a key role in addressing South Africa’s pressing energy challenges and platinum group metals (PGM) will have a pivotal role to play in the hydrogen economy, as the metals are a... 


IonicRE MD Tim Harrison
IonicRE subsidiary mulls expansion of Belfast magnet recycling demo plant's capacity
15th April 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Amid significant demand for the production of rare earth oxides (REOs) from magnet recycling, which is currently essentially non-existent in the Western world, Ionic Technologies International, a... 


Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment Minister Barbara Creecy
South Africa seeks to secure global plastics pollution treaty by balancing competing interests – Creecy
12th April 2024 By: Schalk Burger

South Africa will seek to secure a legally binding global plastics pollution and marine litter treaty in negotiations at upcoming global meetings by balancing competing demands, Forestry, Fisheries... 


EY Africa strategy and transactions leader Quintin Hobbs
Opinion: Moving from hype to reality – how green hydrogen’s role in the energy transition is evolving
12th April 2024

In this article, EY Africa strategy and transactions leader Quintin Hobbs writes about the growth in green hydrogen demand and the related growth in electrolyser demand. It is now clear that green... 


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... 


Gary Woolley, Chief Commercial Officer at Comsol
Why Upgrading to Business-Grade Broadband Connectivity is Vital for SMEs
12th April 2024

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) need to move away from consumer grade fixed mobile services to business grade services, to achieve the performance and reliability they need to keep their... 


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Work continues on Rooiwal, Klipdrift water infrastructure upgrade, refurbishment
12th April 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

The refurbishment of the Rooiwal wastewater treatment works and the upgrade of the Klipdrift water treatment works in Hammanskraal is well underway, with Water and Sanitation Minister Senzo Mchunu... 


A generic image of manganese ore on a loading bay
Manganese remains a key critical mineral
12th April 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

Manganese will continue to play an important role in the commodities value chain because of its use in steel and batteries, says French multinational mining and metallurgy company Eramet. The... 


Cape Town’s MyCiTi depot construction 65% complete
12th April 2024 By: Irma Venter

The City of Cape Town (CoCT) says construction work on two new MyCiTi depots, located on the corner of Spine Road and Mew Way between Khayelitsha and Mitchells Plain, is now 65% complete. City... 


Image of water flowing
uMkhomazi water project – Phase 1, South Africa – update
12th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The project aims to augment the in-deficit uMgeni system to 608-million cubic metres a year. 


Mineral Resources and Energy Deputy Minister Dr Nobuhle Nkabane
Symposium highlights importance of supporting SMMEs, DMRE to provide funds
11th April 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Amid several challenges facing the South African mining sector, such as loadshedding and logistics constraints, small, medium-sized and microenterprises (SMMEs) are crucial for the growth of the... 


Emerging mohair farmers boosted by new Eastern Cape support programme
11th April 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

A new initiative, the Mohair Industry Support Programme (MISP), was launched in the Eastern Cape province on Thursday. MISP is a result of the signing of a three-year memorandum of understanding... 


The Two Rivers PGM mine
PGM miners overcoming challenges to build new mines
11th April 2024 By: Schalk Burger

South African platinum group metal (PGM) miners are overcoming challenges and building new mines locally, albeit in phases, to derisk some of these promising tier-one projects. PGM mining industry... 


Joburg Water assures of quality as it upgrades lab power, equipment
10th April 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

Johannesburg Water on Wednesday assured residents of the City of Johannesburg (CoJ) that the drinking water it provides is of the highest possible quality. The water utility, responsible for the... 


DBSA CEO Boitumelo Mosako
DBSA launches African Journal of Infrastructure Development
10th April 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Development finance institution the Development Bank of Southern Africa this week held its second yearly Infrastructure Research Colloquium at the DBSA Campus, in Midrand. The colloquium provided a... 


Work under way on Oxford Parks Block 2A Phase 1
Concor stresses green building practices in its new Rosebank project
10th April 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

South African construction group Concor has highlighted progress at its Green Star V2-rated Oxford Parks Block 2A Phase 1 project, in the Johannesburg suburb of Rosebank. Work started in February... 


Concor has kicked off construction on Oxford Parks Block 2A Phase I in the vibrant Rosebank area
Concor kicks off Oxford Parks Block 2A Phase I project
10th April 2024

Concor has commenced construction on Oxford Parks Block 2A Phase I, located at the heart of Rosebank. The company is leveraging its expertise in project management and fast-paced programming for... 


FUCHS LUBRICANTS SOUTH AFRICA aims to be world’s most sustainable lubricant solutions provider
10th April 2024

Aiming to be the world’s most sustainable lubricant solutions provider is the driving force behind FUCHS’ sustainability initiatives, says Esther Seabi, Sustainability Director at FUCHS LUBRICANTS... 


Tharisa CEO Phoevos Pouroulis
Tharisa reports strong operational performance for the March quarter
10th April 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Platinum group metals (PGMs) and chrome miner Tharisa performed well, operationally, in the quarter ended March 31, CEO Phoevos Pouroulis says. The company produced 35 300 oz of PGMs in the quarter... 


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