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Groundbreaking conveyor innovations
12th July 2024

A pioneering new range of belt trackers resulting from an extensive design, development and testing process, promises notable improvements in performance and reliability of conveyor systems.... 


William Gumede
GNU should ensure more consensus, accountability 
12th July 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

The formation of the national Government of National Unity (GNU) has seemingly created a positive and optimistic mood among investors and society, but the onus is on coalition parties to... 


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Cutting costs with pumps
12th July 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

Using efficient pumps that have undergone extensive testing, measured by agreed and approved key performance indicators, can result in operational savings, states slurry pump manufacturer Schurco... 


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Railway functionality hinges on fasteners
12th July 2024

Railway infrastructure stands as a testament to human ingenuity, connecting cities, nations and continents, says local fastener manufacturer and distributor Swagefast, adding that beneath the... 


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CE marked washer range offered by distributor
12th July 2024

The Swedish wedge-locking solutions manufacturer Nord-Lock range of securing washers, distributed and supported by industrial equipment supplier BMG, is reportedly the only brand on the market that... 


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Region poised to benefit from energy transition
12th July 2024 By: Nadine Ramdass

Southern and Central African countries have a significant opportunity to benefit from the anticipated high demand for energy-transition minerals, such as those used for renewable-energy systems,... 


ICC Genesis
12th July 2024 By: Riaan de Lange

First things first: ICC stands for ‘International Chamber of Commerce’, the biggest and most representative business organisation in the world, with more than 45-million members in more than 100... 


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Koruson 1 wind project, South Africa – update
12th July 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

About half of the turbine blades and other components required for the project have been delivered to site. 


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First SKA dish erected in the Karoo
10th July 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

The Square Kilometre Array (SKA) Observatory (SKAO) has announced that the first telescope dish for its SKA-Mid array has been assembled on site, in the Karoo region in the Northern Cape province.... 


Chile to open call for preferential pricing on Albemarle lithium in one month
Chile to open call for preferential pricing on Albemarle lithium in one month
10th July 2024 By: Reuters

Chile will open calls in a month for lithium component producers to compete for preferential pricing on lithium produced by Albemarle, the head of Chile's CORFO economic development agency said on... 


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New possibilities for the implementation of hydraulics for mobile machines
5th July 2024

Bosch Rexroth Africa company Hytec South Africa is expanding its range of electronic Open Circuit- (eOC-) capable pumps by introducing the new A10VO/60 axial piston pump. The pump is designed for... 


Company driving innovation in the pumps sector
5th July 2024

Whether operating in wastewater treatment facilities, dewatering on mines, irrigating in the agricultural sector or transferring fluids and slurries in the manufacturing sectors, pumps cannot do... 


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Bottlenecks affecting company’s operations
5th July 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

Local supply chain and logistics bottlenecks have significantly impacted on steel trading and distribution company Tradecore Steel’s manufacturing operations. These bottlenecks can be attributed to... 


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Pumps range addresses hard rock mining wear issues
5th July 2024

The GIW range of slurry pumps from South African division of pumps and valves maker KSB Pumps and Valves is designed to ensure optimal wear performance in harsh conditions found in hard rock mining... 


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Company awarded tender for 100-t crane
5th July 2024

Steel manufacturing corporation ArcelorMittal South Africa (AMSA) has awarded a tender for a 100-t engineered crane to Southern Africa’s largest crane company Morris Material Handling. Morris... 


Three-way company cooperation wins crane order
5th July 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

South African agricultural machinery manufacturer Rovic is modifying its shopfloor workflow to reduce component assembly times, improve staff safety and increase the rate of production. As the... 


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Consistent pipeline all that is needed to resuscitate SA construction
5th July 2024 By: Schalk Burger

A consistent and predictable pipeline of construction and infrastructure development projects, which must be underpinned by political support and leadership, is all that is necessary to accelerate... 


Save on compressed air with the Sandpiper EvolutionX and Versamatic Valor AODD pumps
Save on compressed air with the Sandpiper EvolutionX and Versamatic Valor AODD pumps
5th July 2024

In the ever-changing realm of fluid handling, technological progress plays a vital role in improving efficiency and dependability. The forefront of these advancements is represented by the... 


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Consistent pipeline all that is needed to resuscitate SA construction
5th July 2024 By: Schalk Burger

A consistent and predictable pipeline of construction and infrastructure development projects, which must be underpinned by political support and leadership, is all that is necessary to accelerate... 


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Kusile power plant project, South Africa – update
5th July 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Unit 5 was transferred to Eskom's generation division on June 30. 


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Pace of platinum-enabled green hydrogen adoption building up steadily worldwide
4th July 2024 By: Martin Creamer

The pace of platinum group metals- (PGM-) enabled green hydrogen generation and clean PGM-catalysed fuel cell electricity adoption is building up steadily worldwide. In a global online... 


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Minerals Council welcomes small input cost decrease for the mining sector in May
4th July 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Industry body the Minerals Council South Africa says mining input costs rose by 6.6% year-on-year in May, marking a 0.6 percentage point decrease compared with April. The decrease is a positive... 


Namibia Critical inks MoU for Lofdal thorium offtake
4th July 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

TSX-V-listed Namibia Critical Metals has signed a nonbinding memorandum of understanding with Copenhagen Atomics to sell thorium produced from the Lofdal heavy rare earth project.  


Subsidising costs for solar panel recycling will offset high costs in industry
3rd July 2024 By: Schalk Burger

Government and producer responsibility organisations could support the solar industry by subsidising the cost of recycling the PV panels and helping to establish recyclers. In this way, the... 


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Half of turbines for Koruson 1 wind farms delivered to site
3rd July 2024 By: Schalk Burger

About half of the 237 turbine blades and other components required for the Koruson 1 cluster of wind farms, being built on the border of the Eastern and Northern Cape provinces, have been delivered... 


Solar assembly
Decision to impose duties on PV modules met with mixture of surprise and support
3rd July 2024 By: Terence Creamer

The South African Photovoltaic Industry Association (SAPVIA) has expressed surprise at government’s decision to introduce a 10% import duty and rebate on “photovoltaic cells assembled in modules or... 


Gypsum stacks at Phalaborwa project
Rainbow signs royalty, equity agreement with Ecora, raising $10m for Phalaborwa studies
1st July 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

London-listed Rainbow Rare Earths has signed a share placing and royalty agreement with fellow-listed Ecora Resources, raising $10-million for Rainbow to proceed with studies at the Phalaborwa rare... 


Six Advantages Of Modular Data Centres
Six Advantages Of Modular Data Centres
1st July 2024

( Virtual Showroom )The local data centre market is poised for rapid growth, driven by the adoption of AI and mobile data. According to Amanda Venter, External IT Sales, Rittal SA, the market is... 


Smart, safe battery systems
Huawei’s advanced smart PV power solutions prevent hazardous risks
28th June 2024

Renewable power sources have been credited with helping South Africa achieve its longest break from rolling black outs in four years. Elsewhere on the continent around 600 million people lack... 


Top Babcock artisans rewarded with a trip to Sweden
Top Babcock artisans rewarded with a trip to Sweden
28th June 2024

For the second year running, Babcock has rewarded the top four artisans from its Equipment business with a trip to visit Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) factories and facilities in Sweden.... 


RC 700 Wear Liner Plate: Your Ultimate Solution for Enhanced Durability and Performance!
RC 700 Wear Liner Plate: Your Ultimate Solution for Enhanced Durability and Performance!
28th June 2024

( Virtual Showroom ) R-C700 is a critical component used in various industries to protect machinery and equipment from wear and tear caused by abrasive materials. R-C 700 liner plates are typically... 


MAJOR SERVICE The 50 000-hour component replacement project is intended to bring heavy-wear components back into a serviceable state that is in line with original equipment manufacturer specification
Electric shovels receive 50 000-hour service
28th June 2024 By: Halima Frost

A 50 000-hour component replacement project on one of the large 7495-series Caterpillar electric rope shovels owned and operated by diamond producer Debswana for its Jwaneng mine is going to plan,... 


NEW ERA
The scheduled start of underground production in the first half of 2028 is anticipated to bring a new era of high-value diamond recovery for Lucara
Underground expansion progressing towards 2028 start
28th June 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

With careful planning, innovative solutions and a dedicated team, diamond miner Lucara Diamond Corporation’s Karowe Underground Expansion Project (UGP) at the wholly owned  Karowe diamond mine, in... 


Jackwell Feris
Implementation of South Africa’s clean hydrogen ambition
28th June 2024

In the throes of a global energy transformation, South Africa emerges as a prominent player, leveraging its abundant renewable resources, particularly solar and wind power, to unlock the potential... 


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Hydrogen Valley Innovation Hub, South Africa – update
28th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Mitochondria has recently embarked on developing an electrolyser system for stationary applications. 


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Lesotho Highlands Water Project – Phase II
28th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The Senqu bridge is expected to be completed in early 2026. 


Amanda Lacaze
Lynas targets 2025 production for separated heavy rare earths at Malaysian facility
27th June 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

ASX-listed Lynas Rare Earths plans to start production of two separated heavy rare earths (HRE) products at its Malaysian facility by 2025. This marks a strategic shift as Lynas expands its product... 


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South African govt, stakeholders seek further WTO support in citrus industry's battle with the EU
26th June 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

The South African government and industry organisations have requested that two panels be established at a meeting of the Dispute Settlement Body (DSB) of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) to... 


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Citrus Academy launches targeted skills training programme
26th June 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Nonprofit training organisation the Citrus Academy has introduced a new Citrus SuperPower programme with which it aims to develop the skills and knowledge of supervisors, open new growth and... 


The Rhisotope Project at Wits is entering a new testing phase with the insertion of radioisotopes into 20 live rhinoceros
26th June 2024

After three years of meticulous and dedicated hard work, the Rhisotope Project at Wits University has successfully inserted low doses of radioisotopes into 20 live rhinoceros. In this final phase... 


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WEF highlights AI, cooling solutions, genomics, carbon capture as top emerging technologies
25th June 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

The World Economic Forum (WEF) has identified the ten technologies with the greatest potential to make a positive impact in the world in the next three to five years. The WEF unpacks these... 


Invicta reports increase in operating profit despite challenges
24th June 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

In its audited consolidated results for the financial year ended March 31, investment holding and management company Invicta Holdings reports that its operating profit grew by 8% to R702-million,... 


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Nestlé’s South African dairy farm, factory exemplifiers of group’s sustainability goals
24th June 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

As Swiss multinational food and drink processing conglomerate Nestlé’s seeks to reach its ambitious global target of waste-free operations and net-zero emissions by 2050, two of the group’s South... 


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For over 30 years, Werner South Africa Pumps & Equipment (PTY) LTD has been designing, manufacturing, supplying and maintaining specialist...

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The Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy

The SAIMM started as a learned society in 1894 after the invention of the cyanide process that saved the South African gold mining industry of the...

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SAIMC (Society for Automation, Instrumentation, Mechatronics and Control)
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VEGA Controls SA (Pty) Ltd

For over 60 years, VEGA has provided industry-leading products for the measurement of level, density, weight and pressure. As the inventor of the...

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