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Eskom targets JETP funds and partnerships for 2 GW clean-energy pipeline
Eskom targets JETP funds and partnerships for 2 GW clean-energy pipeline
14th June 2024 By: Terence Creamer

Having recently confirmed a decoupling of its just energy transition strategy from the decommissioning of its coal-fired power stations, Eskom is aiming to finalise business cases for a pipeline of... 


Lindian implements leadership changes to progress Malawi project
14th June 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

ASX-listed Lindian Resources has announced a cohort of board and leadership changes, effective immediately. Jack Fazio has resigned as nonexecutive director to assume a full-time role as project... 


Uniclox at Nampo 2024
Uniclox at Nampo 2024
14th June 2024

Biometric time and attendance and access control systems provider Uniclox senior sales executive Christo Wandrag talks to Engineering News about the role the company is playing in the... 


Dachser South Africa at Nampo 2024
Dachser South Africa at Nampo 2024
14th June 2024

Engineering News discusses how family-owned logistics provider Dachser South Africa is innovating to address the challenges that agricultural logistics face in South Africa with MD Detlev Duve at... 


ABinBev earns top honours for software implementation at XChange
ABinBev earns top honours for software implementation at XChange
14th June 2024

Celebrating[TK1]  30 years of community, creativity and connecting ABinBev walked away with the CEO Award for the effective use of AVEVA industrial software solutions at the 30th Xchange... 


Volt expands team to facilitate growth to field operations
14th June 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Lithium development and technology company Volt Lithium has appointed Dave Kimery as COO, Derek McFarlane as production engineer and field operations, and Greg Foofat as investor relations VP.... 


Plans for piloting independent transmission projects model
Plans for piloting independent transmission projects model
14th June 2024

Amid all the political upheaval, work is continuing with plans to pilot a model for introducing independent transmission projects. Engineering News editor Terence Creamer discusses the prospects.   


An image of train lines at Belle Ombre
Companies to improve railway operationality
14th June 2024 By: Trent Roebeck

Construction Group Enza Construction and electrical engineering and infrastructure development company Tractionel Enterprise are assisting in the process of reviving South Africa’s rail and freight... 


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Tech enhances tunnel safety
14th June 2024

Manufacturing company and surface specialist SURTECO states that it ensures greater safety in Norway's tunnels, owing to the preeminece of safety in tunnels, which is a priority in Scandinavian... 


An image of Orica's fully lead-fee electronic blasting systems
Lead removed from electronic blasting products
14th June 2024

Commercial explosives and blasting systems manufacturer Orica is expanding its lead-free non-primary explosives detonator (NPED) technology through the manufacturing of what it claims is the... 


An image of Impala Platinum's 16 Shaft at its Rustenburg operation
Miner champions local business, youth employment
14th June 2024 By: Nadine Ramdass

Amid a challenging economic landscape marked by scarce job opportunities, platinum group metals (PGM) mining company Impala Platinum Holdings Limited (Implats) remains committed to fostering local... 


SUSTAINED EFFORTS
The future of South Africa’s infrastructure depends on the sustained efforts to foster a skilled, innovative and adaptable engineering workforce
Strategic training vital
14th June 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

As South Africa continues to invest in its infrastructure, the role of institutions such as civil engineering industry body the South African Institution of Civil Engineering (SAICE) in providing... 


ACHIEVING IMPROVEMENTS
By addressing challenges and leveraging innovation, South Africa can achieve significant improvements in its infrastructure
Innovation, investment key to advance infrastructure growth
14th June 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

While challenges such as funding constraints and skills shortages persist, the roads and bridges sector is poised for growth through strategic investments and technological advancements. By... 


An image of Erudite electrical engineer Dr Mpho Sam Nkambule.
Engineer calls for urgent investment in youth
14th June 2024

Youth unemployment is a pressing issue in South Africa, with Statistics South Africa reporting that, in the first quarter of 2024, of the 10.3-million young people aged 15 to 24, a staggering 35.5%... 


Image of third concentrator plant at The Kamoa-Kakula project – in the DRC
Kamoa-Kakula Copper Complex, Democratic Republic of Congo – update
14th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Ivanhoe Mines has achieved first concentrate production at the Phase 3 concentrator. 


Location map of the Lindi Jumbo project
Lindi Jumbo graphite project, Lesotho – update
14th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Walkabout has produced and shipped its first consignment of on-specification graphite concentrate. 


Helium block at the Virginia poject
Virginia gas project, South Africa – update
14th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Renergen has completed the shutdown, checks, calibrations and corrective actions, and has restarted the facility. 


Image of graphite specimen
Orom-Cross graphite project, Uganda – update
14th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Blencowe Resources has signed its first nonbinding memorandum of understanding for natural large flake concentrate offtake from the project. 


Image of solar panels, wind turbines and transmission lines
Pilanesberg Platinum Mines renewable-energy project, South Africa – update
14th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Sedibelo Resources has entered into discussions with African Clean Energy Solutions for the construction of a solar farm. 


Image of headgear for Evander 7 Shaft Egoli ptoject
Evander Egoli project, South Africa – update
14th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Dewatering of Evander’s 7 Shaft Egoli project is ongoing.  


Location map of the Etango uranium project, in Namibia
Etango-8 uranium project, Namibia – update
14th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Bannerman Resources has announced a moderate increase in the preproduction capital forecast for the project.  


Image of Coral South FLNG vessel
Coral South floating liquefied natural gas project, Mozambique – update
14th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The project has achieved liquefied natural gas production above 3.4-million tons a year.  


Image of power lines and wind turbines
SunZia wind and transmission projects, US – update
14th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A US district judge has dismissed claims by Native American tribes and environmentalists who sought to halt construction along part of an energy transmission line that will carry wind-generated... 


Location map of the Wolfsberg project, in Austria
Wolfsberg lithium project, Austria – update
14th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

BMW has transferred $15-million to a subsidiary of Critical Metals Corp for the offtake of battery-grade lithium hydroxide from the project. 


I mage of hydrogen electrolysis plant and hydrogen fuel truck
Cape Hardy advanced fuels project, Australia
14th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The project is one of the leading green hydrogen, green ammonia and advanced fuel projects in the country, and will provide production at scale with up to 10 GW of planned electrolyser capacity. 


Image of US map/flag
Copper World Complex, US – update
14th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Hudbay Minerals has signed a letter of intent to enter into a project labour agreement for the construction of the Copper World mine.  


first deck segment was cast on the Northern abutment of the Senqu bridge.
Lesotho Highlands Water Project – Phase II, Lesotho – update
14th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Work has started on the remaining two major bridges to be built under Phase II. 


The 1 MW solar PV plant at the GWK maize mill
GWK's Christiana maize mill gets 1 MW solar PV system
13th June 2024 By: Schalk Burger

Independent power producer Decentral Energy has commissioned a 1 MW solar PV system at food producer GWK's Farm Foods Christiana maize mill. The ground-mounted, grid-tied solar PV system, which was... 


MRG enters into JV with Sinowin to develop mineral sands projects in Mozambique
13th June 2024 By: Darren Parker

ASX-listed MRG Metals has entered into a binding joint venture (JV) agreement with Chinese mineral investment companies Sinowin Lithium and Sinowin Lithium Cobalt (SLC) to develop its Mozambique... 


Bezant marks progress at Namibia project
13th June 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Aim-listed Bezant Resources has completed the chain of contractor services that will make up the Hope and Gorob mining operation, chairperson Colid Bird outlines in an update on the copper/gold... 


South Korea, Kazakhstan sign minerals deals as Seoul moves to diversify supply chain
13th June 2024 By: Reuters

South Korea has struck deals with Kazakhstan to allow its firms to explore for critical minerals in the Central Asian state, it said on Wednesday, as the home to major chip producers and leading... 


Aura raises Tiris uranium resource by 55%
12th June 2024 By: Darren Parker

ASX-listed Aura Energy has increased the mineral resources of its Tiris uranium project, in Mauritania, by 55% to 91.3-million pounds of triuranium octoxide (U3O8), up from the previously reported... 


Dekra Institute of Learning at A-OSH EXPO 2024
Dekra Institute of Learning at A-OSH EXPO 2024
12th June 2024 By: Tracy Hancock

Dekra Institute of Learning (IOL) Head of Training and Consulting Christopher Mörsner speaks to Engineering News at Africa's health and safety event, A-OSH EXPO South Africa 2024. The exhibition is... 


Rand Mutual Assurance at A-OSH EXPO 2024
Rand Mutual Assurance at A-OSH EXPO 2024
12th June 2024 By: Tracy Hancock

Specialist insurer for occupational injuries and diseases in mining and metals industries Rand Mutual Assurance (RMA) prevention head Dr Jessica Hutchings and RMA prevention programme manager... 


Glencore to back Indonesia nickel miner Ceria Nugraha before IPO
Glencore to back Indonesia nickel miner Ceria Nugraha before IPO
12th June 2024 By: Bloomberg

Indonesian nickel miner PT Ceria Nugraha Indotama is set to get backing from Glencore Plc to build a battery metal plant ahead of an initial public offering planned for next year. Glencore is in... 


PSA Africa at A-OSH EXPO 2024
PSA Africa at A-OSH EXPO 2024
12th June 2024 By: Tracy Hancock

Engineering News speaks to specialised safety equipment supplier PSA Africa branch manager Kerry van Kerken and MSA Africa business development consultant Ryno Pretorius at Africa's health and... 


Saryx at A-OSH EXPO 2024
Saryx at A-OSH EXPO 2024
12th June 2024 By: Tracy Hancock

Integration solutions specialist Saryx Engineering Group business development manager Steven Jeffery speaks to Engineering News about the company's compliance management system, HSEC Online®, at... 


Polystyrene panels in cold storage facilities a fire risk
12th June 2024

In examining fire-safety issues related to polystyrene panels in cold storage, it is crucial to consider international standards and the inherent risks associated with this material, according to... 


 Schneider Electric takes a holistic approach to youth development
Schneider Electric takes a holistic approach to youth development
12th June 2024

Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, is celebrating South Africa’s Youth Day on 16 June 2024 with several exciting and comprehensive... 


Daimler Truck Southern Africa launches electric heavy-duty trucks
Daimler Truck Southern Africa launches electric heavy-duty trucks
12th June 2024

Original-equipment manufacturer Daimler Truck Southern Africa (DTSA) has launched a line of electric heavy-duty trucks, the e-Actros range, as part of its Power Up electric mobility offering. 


Bannerman hikes Namibia uranium project capital cost estimate
Bannerman hikes Namibia uranium project capital cost estimate
11th June 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Uranium project developer Bannerman Resources has announced a moderate increase in the preproduction capital forecast for the Etango-8 project, in Namibia. This update follows the completion of the... 


An image showing Bühler's Johannesburg operation
Bühler pursuing sustainable solutions for food security, safety in South Africa, Africa
11th June 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Process solutions provider Bühler Southern Africa is looking to leverage the group’s global experience and innovation expertise, as well as its entrenched position in South Africa, to provide... 


Kamoa-Kakula, in DRC
Kamoa-Kakula Phase 3 concentrator achieves first production ahead of schedule
11th June 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Canada-headquartered miner Ivanhoe Mines has achieved first concentrate production at the Kamoa-Kakula operation’s Phase 3 concentrator, in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The Phase 3... 


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