R/€ = 17.31 Change: -0.02
R/$ = 15.29 Change: -0.02
Au 1841.78 $/oz Change: 0.48
Pt 1024.00 $/oz Change: -12.50


Solution to sewage treatment facility issues

21st January 2022 Tarcron Projects was appointed by Musina municipality in the Vhembe district to find a sustainable solution that would be fit for purpose, robust and simple for the small municipality to operate and maintain. 

Lesotho Highlands Water Project – Phase II – update

By: Sheila Barradas     21st January 2022 The construction of permanent housing, a visitors’ lodge and associated infrastructure at the Polihali Village is set to start this month. 

Busa asks Mbalula to review regulations preventing road transport of high-cube containers

By: Donna Slater     20th January 2022 Business Unity South Africa (Busa) is requesting Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula to urgently review applicable regulations that make it illegal to transport high-cube shipping containers on South African roads. High-cube containers are the same length (12.19 m) and width (2.44 m) as a standard... 

Cyber-risks a major concern for South African, African businesses – Allianz

By: Schalk Burger     18th January 2022 Cyber-risks are the biggest concern for companies globally, in South Africa, Africa, the Middle East and Nigeria in 2022, and the threat of ransomware attacks, data breaches or major information technology outages are of greater concern to companies than business and supply chain disruption,... 

Shipping companies had a $150bn year, economists warn they’re also stoking inflation

By: Bloomberg     18th January 2022 Ocean shipping rates are expected to stay elevated well into 2022, setting up another year of booming profits for global cargo carriers – and leaving smaller companies and their customers from Spain to Sri Lanka paying more for just about everything. The spot rate for a 40-foot container to the... 

Suspected cable thief killed in shootout with police at Mpumalanga power station

By: News24Wire      13th January 2022 Three suspected cable thieves have been arrested and one died after a shootout with police in Mpumalanga. Police spokesperson Brigadier Selvy Mohlala said police were informed that the trio was stealing copper cables at Matla Power Station in Kriel on Wednesday. 

Silver Bullet Mines on track to commission modular pilot plant

By: Donna Slater     6th January 2022 TSX-V-listed silver, gold and copper explorer and developer Silver Bullet Mines (SBMI) is progressing with the construction of a 125 t/d modular pilot plant in Arizona, in the US, and is on track to start commissioning of the plant in the first quarter of this year. Currently, over 90% of the... 

Arqomanzi sets out plans to creditors for Lily, Barbrook mines’ business rescue

By: Donna Slater     5th January 2022 South African miner Arqomanzi on January 5 held a briefing with other creditors of the Lily and Barbrook mines to demonstrate its proof of funding for resuming operations at the two mines. Arqomanzi is seeking to assume the business rescue rights and take control to reopen the Lily and Barbrook... 

DP World Luanda launches digital tracking platform 

By: Irma Venter     5th January 2022 DP World Luanda, which has the concession to manage and operate the Port of Luanda’s multipurpose terminal (MPT), in Angola, has launched a new digital tracking platform, called CARGOES Flow. CARGOES Flow, designed by DP World’s Technology Group, is a digital cargo tracking platform which enables... 

Arqomanzi to present Lily, Barbrook mine-focused plans next month

By: Simone Liedtke     15th December 2021 A briefing will be held on January 5 for the creditors of the Lily and Barbrook gold mines, during which South African miner Arqomanzi said it would present proof of funding, besides other information. To be held virtually, the creditors briefing will see Arqomanzi present details of the... 

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