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US climate change drive bodes well for platinum, says WPIC 

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     27th January 2021 Vowing to ‘build back better’, US President Joe Biden has placed climate change high on his administration’s agenda, with plans to achieve 100% clean energy and to commit to net zero by 2050. Underlining its intent, the US re-joined the Paris Climate Agreement, an international treaty on climate... 

Hydrogen-powered aviation preparing for takeoff – study 

By: Martin Creamer     2nd July 2020 Hydrogen as an energy source will play a key role in transforming aviation into a zero-carbon/climate-neutral system over the next few decades, an independent study states in estimating that the first short-range hydrogen-powered demonstrator could be developed by 2028 if sufficient investments... 

Op-ed: We must speak up and act to end racial inequality

By: Creamer Media Reporter      12th June 2020 Tom Linebarger, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Cummins Inc. The past few weeks have been difficult. We are horrified and angered by the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis and the other acts of discrimination and violence against Black people that we have seen across the United States.... 

Accelerated business activity could follow lockdown slowdown

By: Darren Parker     1st May 2020 Following a “drastic” slowdown in sales, rentals and aftermarket support in the agriculture sector during the Covid-19 lockdown in South Africa, equipment supplier Goscor Earthmoving (GEM) national sales manager Kevin Purcell expects that business will either return to normal in the sector once... 

Cummins West Africa Ltd. relocates to new bespoke facility in Lagos

14th November 2019 Cummins West Africa Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cummins Inc., a NYSE (CMI) listed, Fortune 200 company, has relocated to a new bespoke facility in Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria. For Cummins, the largest independent diesel engine manufacturer in the world, the move sends a strong signal that Nigeria... 

Wearne Quarries Natal expands with two SANY front-end loaders

18th October 2019 An aggregate and readymix supplier based in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal has taken delivery of two SANY SYL956 five-ton front-end loaders (FELs) from Goscor Earth Moving (GEM) as part of its ongoing expansion programme. The SANY machines are ideal for this rugged application at Wearne Quarries... 

Truck makers in South Africa show optimism with new product launches

27th September 2019 Domestic and export sales of trucks and buses in South Africa remain stagnant in an environment of tight trading conditions, but several local manufacturers are obviously still optimistic about the future as they announced new models and plans to increase sales volumes at the Futuroad truck and... 

Earthmoving supplier launches new excavator series

27th September 2019 Earth-moving and construction equipment supplier High Power Equipment (HPE) Africa has launched two new series of excavators from automotive manufacturer Hyundai, namely the R480LC-9S range and R330LC-9S machines. Both series are designed for high performance in tough conditions in various... 

Cummins Closes on its Acquisition of Hydrogenics:

12th September 2019 Hydrogenics Strengthens Cummins’ Fuel Cell Capabilities & Adds New Hydrogen Production Technologies Cummins Inc. today announced that it closed on the previously announced acquisition of fuel cell and hydrogen production technologies provider Hydrogenics Corporation. 

Cummins QSK95 engines power expansion projects at Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority

28th August 2019 A pair of Cummins QSK95 engines are helping power expansion projects at the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA). GPHA is the national port authority of Ghana, responsible for the governance, maintenance, and operation of the country's ports. These ports have seen a dramatic increase in... 

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