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De Lille emphasises importance of infrastructure for long-term development 

By: Schalk Burger     24th May 2022 Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille, during her budget vote speech to Parliament on May 24, emphasised the importance of building and maintaining infrastructure to support national economic development objectives. "Infrastructure is vital for the wellbeing of our... 

Supplier provides innovative cleaning method

By: Cameron Mackay     20th May 2022 Cleaning chemicals supplier O3 Chemicals has developed two cleaning chemicals specifically for heating, ventilation, air-conditioning and refrigeration (HVACR)  equipment, the first of which is called Smart Air, and the second Smart Finish. The chemicals are designed to remove mould and bacteria... 

SKF promotes safe food production with the introduction of Food Line bearings that set industry standards in hygiene design  

16th May 2022 The Food & Beverage industry have to comply with stringent regulations to ensure the production of safe food. Companies apply numerous safety practices such as the use of hygienically designed ‘food grade’ machines and equipment in a bid to protect their food products during the manufacturing and... 

SAVA registers as packaging PRO to deal with post-consumer waste

16th May 2022 The Southern African Vinyls Association (SAVA) has registered as a Producer Responsibility Organisation (PRO) with the Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment (DFFE) in order to represent the interests of the PVC packaging producers operating in South Africa. According to SAVA Chief... 

Sutherland SALT telescope                                                              

16th May 2022 The Southern African Large Telescope (SALT) is the largest single optical telescope in the southern hemisphere. It is situated at the South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO) field station, near Sutherland in the Northern Cape province. Funded by a consortium of local and international... 

Elikhulu solar photovoltaic power project, South Africa – update

By: Sheila Barradas     13th May 2022 The solar plants started supplying electricity to the Elikhulu surface retreatment operations on May 6. 

Lesedi continues to execute projects in mining industry 

By: Simone Liedtke     12th May 2022 Multi-disciplinary projects organisation Lesedi Nuclear Services is active at clients in the mining sector and has, over the last six years, executed several projects for mining industry clients focusing on support systems in mining processes. These include, among others, a focus on environmental... 

Full start-up date remains unsure at Toyota SA plant; production loss at 45 000 units 

By: Irma Venter     11th May 2022 Toyota South Africa Motors (TSAM) has resumed operation of its catalytic convertor export line and will, in the next few days, also open the Hino truck assembly line. This follows extensive flooding at the Prospecton plant, in Durban, a month ago. TSAM notes, however, that it will take some time... 

Pan African successfully commissions 10 MW solar PV plant at Evander

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     10th May 2022 Gold miner Pan African Resources says the 10 MW solar photovoltaic (PV) plant at its Evander gold miner started supplying electricity to the group’s Elikhulu surface retreatment operations, as part of its hot commissioning process, on May 6. The solar PV plant, situated at Evander, will provide... 

Mandela Mining Precinct focusing on rebuilding mineral extraction industry - director 

By: Simone Liedtke     9th May 2022 The Mandela Mining Precinct (MMP) focuses on, among others, facilitating the rebuilding of the mineral extraction industry, as well as research, development, and innovation (RDI) within South Africa. Within these focus areas, MMP director Johan Le Roux notes that the organization focuses on... 

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