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Image of Kusile power station
Kusile power plant project, South Africa – update
31st March 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment Barbara Creecy has granted Eskom an exemption from certain requirements in terms of its application to build temporary stacks at Kusile. 


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Civil Confidence Index boosted by improved activity
29th March 2023 By: Irma Venter

The First National Bank (FNB)/Bureau for Economic Research (BER) Civil Confidence Index has increased to a more than six-year high of 42 in the first quarter of the year, up from 31 in the fourth... 


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Lindi Jumbo graphite project, Tanzania – update
3rd March 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Walkabout Resources has reached an agreement with earthmoving and civils contractor TNR that will allow for the completion of the earthworks and civils portion of the Lindi Jumbo graphite mine. 


Walkabout secures civil deal in Tanzania
28th February 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Walkabout Resources has reached an agreement with earthmoving and civils contractor TNR that would allow for the completion of the earthworks and civils portion of the Lindi Jumbo... 


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Kusile power plant project, South Africa – update
24th February 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The North Gauteng High Court, in Pretoria, has granted a preservation order freezing a slew of properties and vehicles allegedly bought from the proceeds of a corrupt tender at the Kusile power... 


Premier's Zulu lithium, tantalum project nears completion
22nd February 2023 By: Donna Slater

Diversified miner and developer Premier African Minerals CEO George Roach reports that the company's Zimbabwe-based Zulu lithium and tantalum project is on track to produce spodumene concentrate... 


JG Afrika assists in maintaining the N1/N4 toll road for Bakwena Platinum Corridor Concessionaire
JG Afrika assists in maintaining the N1/N4 toll road for Bakwena Platinum Corridor Concessionaire
21st February 2023

By Emma Day, Executive Associate at JG Afrika (Pty) Ltd Entrusted with the Pavement Management System for Bakwena Platinum Corridor Concessionaire, JG Afrika is helping to maintain the N1/N4 Toll... 


Image of the Polihali Commercial Centre at the LHWP II
Lesotho Highlands Water Project – Phase II – update
17th February 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Preparatory stages of construction of the Polihali commercial centre at Masakong are under way. 


DRDGold CEO Niël Pretorius
Strong gold price helps DRDGold mitigate lower production
15th February 2023 By: Darren Parker

South African gold producer DRDGold has reported a 6% revenue growth for the six months ended December 31, 2022, thanks to favourable gold prices. The company's revenue grew to about R2.65-billion,... 


Shipment of equipment from China resumes for Walkabout’s Tanzanian mine
6th February 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

ASX-listed Walkabout Resources announces that the latest batch of equipment it has ordered has left China, bound for the Lindi Jumbo graphite mine, in Tanzania. Shipment of equipment for the... 


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Kusile power plant project, South Africa – update
3rd February 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Eskom is expecting to operate temporary stacks on the three units at Kusile, which will bypass the flue-gas desulphurisation system. 


Image of the Kusile power station
Kusile power plant project, South Africa – update
27th January 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Eskom has said it will approach the Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment for an exemption to temporarily bypass the flue gas desulphurisation units at the Kusile power station. 


New yard crane for Mpumalanga refinery
25th January 2023

(Virtual Showroom): Condra has completed a 32-ton, 30-metre span container handling crane for Manganese Metal Company (MMC), the Mbombela-based metal refinery. The working element of a... 


Condra completes 32 t yard crane for Mpumalanga refinery
16th December 2022 By: Natasha Odendaal

Crane manufacturer Condra Cranes has completed a 32 t, 30-metre-span container handling crane for Mbombela-based metals refinery Manganese Metal Company (MMC). MMC’s gantry was delivered on... 


Peel Hunt bullish on Tharisa’s heavy spend on Karo in full-year 2023
12th December 2022 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

In a note on London-listed Tharisa, UK investment bank Peel Hunt says the key takeaway from Tharisa’s results was its $260-million Karo capital expenditure (capex) guidance for full-year 2023. “At... 


New yard crane for Mpumalanga refinery
6th December 2022

(Virtual Showroom): Condra has completed a 32-ton, 30-metre span container handling crane for Manganese Metal Company (MMC), the Mbombela-based metal refinery. The working element of a... 


Pensana reports early works are progressing well at Saltend, Longonjo
28th November 2022 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Rare earths developer Pensana reports that construction is progressing well at both its Saltend rare earths processing hub, in the UK, and its Longonjo rare earths mine, in Angola. The enabling... 


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Company to supply civils companies
18th November 2022 By: Cameron Mackay

Local steel products supplier Stewarts and Lloyds formed Stewarts and Lloyds Projects & Contracts – a new addition to the Stewarts and Lloyds Group – to support the local civil engineering industry... 


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Kusile power plant project, South Africa – update
11th November 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

Eskom has reported severe damage to a chimney at Kusile in the latest blow to the beleaguered power station. 


Construction of Polihali dam and transfer tunnel set to start
4th November 2022 By: Natasha Odendaal

The construction of the Polihali dam and Polihali transfer tunnel is set to start after the award of the two contracts by the Lesotho Highlands Development Authority (LHDA). The award of two of... 


Image of mounds of rare earths
Saltend Chemicals Park rare-earth oxide separation facility, UK/Angola – update
4th November 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

Pensana has progressed to the construction phase at its Longonjo rare earths mining project, in Angola, and its Saltend processing hub, in the UK. 


Pensana pleased with move to construction at both Longonjo, Saltend
26th October 2022 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Tim George, the CEO of London-listed Pensana says the company is delighted to have moved into the construction phase at both its Longonjo rare earths mining project, in Angola, and its Saltend... 


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Sun International breaks ground on new Sun City development
26th October 2022

Sun International has broken ground on a R295-million expansion at its iconic Sun City resort, in the North West. Natasha Odendaal visited the site. 


Zutari renews its focus on mining, petrochemicals and manufacturing under the resources umbrella
25th October 2022

What do mining, petrochemicals and manufacturing have in common? They are all critical market sectors contributing to sustainability and quality of life for millions. Now leading consulting... 


Sun International breaks ground on R295m expansion project at Sun City
21st October 2022 By: Natasha Odendaal

Sun International has broken ground on a R295-million expansion at its iconic Sun City resort, in the North West. Forming part of its Sun Vacation Club (SVC) – one of South Africa’s leading... 


Image of Kusile power station pylons/dry cooling
Kusile power plant project, South Africa – update
21st October 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

A fire damaged one of the generating units that has not yet been synchronised to the grid at Kusile on October 14.  


Image of platinum mining truck
Karo Platinum project, Zimbabwe – update
21st October 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

The earthworks contractor has started clearing the site for earthworks terracing to begin in December 2022. 


Bernard Pryor and Phoevos Pouroulis.
Karo platinum project taking off in Zimbabwe with solar power tailwind
14th October 2022 By: Martin Creamer

A multi-phased development approach is being adopted at the Karo Platinum project in Zimbabwe, where a 17-year opencast mine is to be built with a timeline to deliver its first ore to mill in July... 


Toyota Material Handling
4th October 2022

Sika SA are proud to have developed two amazing new floor products and to see one of them being used for the first time on a project. Toyota Material Handling, forming part of CFAO Equipment South... 


The Makhado pit
Makhado hard coking coal project, South Africa
30th September 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

MC Mining has launched a rights issue to raise A$40-million for the project. 


MC Mining to raise A$40m for Makhado
MC Mining to raise A$40m for Makhado
27th September 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Triple listed MC Mining has launched a 1.012-for-1 fully underwritten pro-rata renounceable rights issue to raise funds for its Makhado hard coking coal project, in South Africa. The ASX, Aim, and... 


Front end planning fundamental to realising full cost benefits of off-site modular construction
19th September 2022

Modularisation has taken centre stage as a highly efficient, productive, cost effective and safe solution for constructing green and brown field plants worldwide. This strategy allows for the... 


Sustaining the future of the civil engineering industry SAICE recognises excellence, announces winners of annual awards event
9th September 2022

The South African Institution of Civil Engineering (SAICE) hosted its annual awards ceremony on Thursday, 1 September, celebrating individuals and organisations, as well as its members, who have... 


Lindi Jumbo still on track - Walkabout
2nd September 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Construction of the Lindi Jumbo graphite project, in Tanzania, remains on track for first production for the first half of 2023, despite owner Walkabout Resources’ recent funding woes. Walkabout... 


Santos MD and CEO Kevin Gallagher
Santos announces FID on $2.6bn Alaska oil project
17th August 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Oil and gas major Santos has announced a positive final investment decision (FID) on the $2.6-billion Pikka Phase 1 project, in Alaska, as the company reported record first half results. Santos’... 


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Lesotho Highlands Water Project – Phase II – update
12th August 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

The three-year construction of the Senqu bridge is set to start soon. 


Assays reveal multiple high-grade zones at Premier’s Zulu project
26th July 2022 By: Donna Slater

Diversified explorer and developer Premier African Minerals reports that recent drilling at its Zulu lithium and tantalum project, in Zimbabwe, has intersected multiple thick high-grade zones.... 


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Mutirikwi hydropower project, Zimbabwe
22nd July 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

The project entails the construction of a mini hydropower plant at the Lake Mutirikwi reservoir. 


Meters supplied for water project
8th July 2022 By: Halima Frost

Steel and tube supplier Stewarts & Lloyds Pipes & Fittings is supplying water meters, manufactured by international manufacturing group Honeywell Kent, to a residential area in Vryburg, in the... 


A number of 12-meter-long blue water pipes on a truck set for delivery at a water works
Pipe supply proves manufacturer’s metal
1st July 2022 By: Halima Frost

Steel and tube supplier Stewarts & Lloyds Pipes & Fittings have successfully delivered over 1.4 km of pipe to a project in Tshwane – cementing its position as a leading pipe supplier in Africa. The... 


Technicrete and Rocla chosen for Eye of the South Estate project
21st June 2022

Set amongst the unspoilt rolling hills, grass and woodlands that surround the Eikenhof, Midvaal area, south of Johannesburg, the Eye of Africa Golf and Residential Estate has been developed to... 


Image of Kusile power plant
Kusile power plant project, South Africa – update
17th June 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

Eskom’s actions to rectify major boiler defects at its newly built Medupi and Kusile power stations are improving the plants’ energy availability factor. 


Image of Medupi units
Medupi power station project, South Africa – update
17th June 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

Eskom’s actions to rectify major boiler defects at its newly built Medupi and Kusile power stations are improving the plants’ energy availability factor. 


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