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Arcadia appoints new project manager for Namibia mine
21st June 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

ASX-listed Arcadia Minerals has appointed Eugene Coetzee as project manager to oversee the construction of the Swanson tantalum mine, in Namibia. Coetzee brings more than three decades of hands-on... 


BUTEC unveils rebranding strategy
21st June 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

As part of a rebranding strategy to showcase its full spectrum of services, electromechanical contractor and facility management services provider, BUTEC Group has rebranded its subsidiaries in... 


Kendal among the stations for which an exemption from the MES timeframes and limits will be sought
Eskom to apply for MES exemptions for four coal stations that will operate beyond 2030
21st June 2024 By: Terence Creamer

Having secured permission to operate five aged power stations under existing minimum emission standards (MES) plant limits until their closure in 2030, Eskom has confirmed that it will be applying... 


RS South Africa is celebrating Women in Engineering on INWED 2024
21st June 2024

Encouraging young women to pursue STEM careers International Women in Engineering Day (INWED), an annual event that celebrates the incredible contributions of women engineers worldwide, marks its... 


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On-The-Air (21/06/2024)
21st June 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Martin Creamer discusses investment stories and clean, green electricity. 


Andrada CEO Anthony Viljoen
Andrada reports higher tin, tantalum production for the quarter ended May 31
21st June 2024 By: Darren Parker

Aim-listed Andrada Mining, which owns operations in Namibia, has announced a 14% quarter-on-quarter increase in saleable tantalum concentrate production to 9 t for the quarter ended May 31, which... 


Tshwane's energy procurement plans
Tshwane's energy procurement plans
21st June 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Engineering News editor Terence Creamer discusses the City of Tshwane's plans to procure 1 000 MW of new electricity generation capacity and how it is likely to proceed with the procurement... 


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Deal signed to test battery-powered haul trucks
21st June 2024

Forming part of its initiatives to reduce carbon emissions, iron-ore and nickel major Vale and mining equipment manufacturer Caterpillar have signed an agreement to test battery electric trucks and... 


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Fatalities draw attention to health and safety standards
21st June 2024 By: Halima Frost

Recent tragic events, resulting in the loss of over 40 construction workers' lives across three sites last month, have brought heightened attention to both the wellbeing of construction personnel... 


Ingrid Osborne, CEO of Saryx
Ingrid Osborne
21st June 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

This week we profile Ingrid Osborne, CEO of Saryx, which specialises in integration solutions for industrial control and automation, ICT, rail monitoring, and document management and compliance 


Streamlined PPP framework could unlock infrastructure investment
Streamlined PPP framework could unlock infrastructure investment
21st June 2024 By: Darren Parker

In February, the National Treasury asked for public comments to be submitted in respect of the newly drafted amendments to the National Treasury Regulations (NTR) 16, and key elements of municipal... 


Logistics Crisis Committee’s work to continue, freight sector poised to transform in next two years
21st June 2024 By: Irma Venter

Business Unity South Africa (Busa) president Mxolisi Mgojo says he is confident that work within the National Logistics Crisis Committee (NLCC) will continue as political parties grapple to form a... 


SKID WITH CLOSED CONTROL ROOM Parnis strives to push the boundaries of innovation and these transformative enclosures stand as a testament to our commitment to excellence and are designed with meticulous precision and engineering prowess
Engineering with integrity
21st June 2024

Parnis Manufacturing specialises in serving the medium to heavy engineering market, boasting a wealth of experience in this industry since 1975. Its products are meticulously crafted to meet... 


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High-purity alumina First project, Australia
21st June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The refinery will at scale be one of the largest HPA refineries in the world. 


Streamlined PPP framework could unlock infrastructure investment
Streamlined PPP framework could unlock infrastructure investment
21st June 2024 By: Darren Parker

In February, the National Treasury asked for public comments to be submitted in respect of the newly drafted amendments to the National Treasury Regulations (NTR) 16, and key elements of municipal... 


Location map of the Bengwenya project
Bengwenyama platinum group metals project, South Africa – update
21st June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A prefeasibility study drilling campaign has emphasised the robustness of the upper group two reef. 


Drill samples from the CK gold project, in the US
CK gold project, US – update
21st June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

US Gold has received a key permit, further advancing its development efforts. 


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Goulamina lithium project, Mali – update
21st June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Leo Lithium has received conditional approval from the Mali government for the sale of its remaining 40% stake in Mali Lithium BV to China’s Ganfeng Lithium. 


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Hydrogen Valley Innovation Hub, South Africa – update
21st June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The fuel cell manufacturing facility will be located in the Vaal Special Economic Zone and form part of the wider Hydrogen Valley Innovation Hub development concept. 


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Hyphen green hydrogen project, Namibia – update
21st June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Belgium, the Netherlands, Japan and South Korea have all shown interest in concessional financing. 


Location map of the Salares Norte project, Chile
Salares Norte gold project, Chile – update
21st June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Gold Fields has revised its group-wide full-year production guidance downward, owing to the early onset of winter. 


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Tiris uranium project, Mauritania – update
21st June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Aura Energy has increased the mineral resources of the project by 55%. 


Omnia at Nampo 2024
Omnia at Nampo 2024
20th June 2024

Engineering News talks to Omnia agriculture division MD Mandla Mpofu about the opportunities technology is unlocking in the local agricultural landscape and how the company is contributing to the... 


Celebrating 40 Years of Unparalleled Partnership: Goscor Lift Trucks and Crown Equipment
Celebrating 40 Years of Unparalleled Partnership: Goscor Lift Trucks and Crown Equipment
20th June 2024

Goscor Lift Trucks (GLT), a prominent name in materials handling solutions, proudly commemorates four decades of a robust partnership with Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world's leading... 


This Prieska mine chamber was blasted in the 1970s.
Green copper, vapour refining envisaged at Orion’s Northern Cape base metals mines
20th June 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Green copper and clean smelting and refining are envisaged at Orion Minerals’ quickly advancing base metals mines in South Africa’s well-endowed Northern Cape province, which has historically... 


Dr Nicole Taylor, onboard the SA Agulhas II
Stellenbosch researcher investigates seasickness, using an app she developed
20th June 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

Contrary to much popular opinion, many sailors and other professional seafarers suffer, to greater or lesser degrees, from seasickness when they re-embark on sea voyages. Suffering dizziness,... 


Zutari helps clients navigate JET and ESG balancing act
Zutari helps clients navigate JET and ESG balancing act
20th June 2024

As the world faces an unprecedented energy crisis requiring technical expertise, creativity, and collaboration, leading consulting engineering and infrastructure advisory firm Zutari supports... 


Dewatering specialist IPR will be showcasing the benefits of its rental pump solutions at Electra Mining Africa 2024, backed up by global OEMs including Atlas Copco and Toyo
IPR (Integrated Pump Rental) showcases rental as answer to dewatering, slurry and sludge
20th June 2024

Cost effective and agile rental solutions for dewatering will take centre stage at IPR’s (Integrated Pump Rental) exhibition stand at Electra Mining Africa this year, as well as its quality range... 


Executive Mayor of Tshwane Cilliers Brink
City of Tshwane pushing ahead with plan to procure 1 000 MW by 2026
19th June 2024 By: Terence Creamer

The City of Tshwane is signalling its intention to proceed with plans to procure and/or revive 1 000 MW of electricity generation capacity by 2026 as part of a strategy aimed at improving security... 


South African aircraft maintenance company to set new record this year for heavy checks
19th June 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

South African aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) concern, ExecuJet MRO Services South Africa, announced on Wednesday that it was on course to establish a new company record for... 


Corobrik sets out plans for its Rietvlei operations
Corobrik sets out plans for its Rietvlei operations
19th June 2024

Brickmaker Corobrik has outlined its plans for accessing prime clay at its Rietvlei operations, assuring that while it needs to remove coal deposits, it has no intention of becoming a coal... 


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Latest Cesa survey highlights urgency of joint public, private effort on infrastructure
18th June 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Consulting Engineers South Africa (Cesa) on Tuesday released its Bi-Annual Economic and Capacity Survey (BECS) findings, revealing a stark 22% decline from July to December of 23, marking the... 


Modernising South Africa’s electricity to end load shedding must be done with the inclusion of renewable energy sources
Modernising South Africa’s electricity to end load shedding must be done with the inclusion of renewable energy sources
18th June 2024

By Herman Mare, General Manager Protection and Control at ACTOM In South Africa today, a reliable and stable electricity supply is essential for both businesses and households. However, persistent... 


Explore STEM with STEMulator: A gift to the nation’s youth
Explore STEM with STEMulator: A gift to the nation’s youth
18th June 2024

The National Science and Technology Forum (NSTF) is excited to launch the latest version of STEMulator, a free virtual platform designed to spark interest in Science, Technology, Engineering, and... 


Transforming industry into data-centric organisations
Transforming industry into data-centric organisations
18th June 2024

Industrial groups must evolve into data-centric organisations to establish a digital, interoperable, and resilient industrial value chain, as advocated by Tim Sowell, Chief Strategy and Innovation... 


AltGen’s Fireside Chats: Realistic Timelines for Green Hydrogen Projects in Africa
AltGen’s Fireside Chats: Realistic Timelines for Green Hydrogen Projects in Africa
18th June 2024

There’s so much to talk about...when it comes to green hydrogen that we have decided to host a series of Fireside chats. For this first session, we will be discussing some of the challenges that... 


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.   


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