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Sal de Vida still set for 2022 start

By: Esmarie Iannucci     7th July 2020 Lithium miner Galaxy Resources on Tuesday said that it was still on target for Stage 1 ore production at the Sal de Vida project, in Argentina, in 2022, despite the Covid-19 pandemic impacting the development schedule of the project. Galaxy in April this year suspended operations at Sal de Vida... 

Airbus wins new generation satellite order form Australian telecoms group

By: Rebecca Campbell     6th July 2020 Airbus Defence and Space has been awarded an end-to-end turnkey contract for a telecommunications satellite by Australia’s leading satellite operator and number two telecommunications company, Optus. This is Airbus’ first contract from an Australian operator and is the fourth order for Airbus’... 

BEKA Schréder is excited to announce the launch of the LEDlume-midi XP. Together with the LEDlume-mini XP, we have created the LEDlume XP family.

By: Creamer Media Reporter      6th July 2020 The LEDlume XP offers optimised photometrical performance with a minimum total cost of ownership. It provides customers with the ideal tool to generate energy savings, improve lighting levels and reduce maintenance costs. The great variety of high-performance optics optimises the photometric... 

52 Katherine Street makes best use of its central, sloping site

6th July 2020 As if designing the award-winning Sasol Place on a curving site in Katherine Street, Sandton was not enough of a challenge for the Paragon Group, client Alchemy Properties tasked it to design a clearly-differentiated building at 52 Katherine Street, directly in front of the iconic Sasol... 

Roles of govt, business in restarting economy need clearer definition, says BLSA

By: Donna Slater     6th July 2020 In her weekly newsletter, Business Leadership South Africa (BLSA) CEO Busi Mavuso says a clearer perspective of the roles and responsibilities of business and government needs to be established as the country grapples with restarting its economy. She notes that, on one level, there are common... 

Lundin Gold provides 2020 outlook for Ecuador mine

By: Mariaan Webb     6th July 2020 TSX-listed Lundin Gold has issued a 2020 production guidance for its Fruta del Norte mine, in Ecuador, after confirming on Sunday that operations have resume. The mine is forecast to produce between 200 000 oz and 220 000 oz during the year, of which 150 000 oz to 170 000 oz will be produced in... 

Epiroc aims to halve carbon dioxide emissions in operations as part of 2030 goals

By: Schalk Burger     3rd July 2020 Mining and infrastructure equipment multinational Epiroc this week released its 2030 sustainability goals, which include halving carbon dioxide emissions from operations, transport and major suppliers, as well as from customers’ use of Epiroc equipment. "These are challenging targets, but we will... 

Mobility as a service using cellphones proposed for safe transport

By: Schalk Burger     3rd July 2020 Multinational engineering consultancy Royal HaskoningDHV has proposed using technology to monitor hotspots and ensure safe commuting, as well as reduce the need to increase the number of public transport vehicles to enable safe transport. Technology can help to manage supply and demand more... 

Capacity development, training continues with virtual meetings

By: Schalk Burger     3rd July 2020 Professional development nonprofit organisation The South Africa Road Federation (SARF) is delivering ten accredited courses using Microsoft Teams during July and August, with planning for courses later in the year also under way, SARF operations director Basil Jonsson says. South Africa’s road... 

Delta Realty’s Menlo Pinnacles Obtains a Four-Star Green Star Rating

By: Creamer Media Reporter      3rd July 2020 Delta Reality, with Delta Built Environment Consultants (Delta BEC) as its Green Star consultants, successfully obtained a four-star design rating for its Menlo Pinnacles development from the Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA). Delta Realty, the DELTA Group’s property development... 

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