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Hive Hydrogen GM Colin Loubser
Hive Hydrogen investment propels more economic opportunities in Gqeberha
10th June 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Energy company Hive Hydrogen’s incoming R105-billion green ammonia plant in the Coega Industrial Development Zone, in Gqeberha, will create major opportunities for green industrial development and... 


BME’s sanitary towel drive empowers schoolgirls
BME’s sanitary towel drive empowers schoolgirls
10th June 2024

With Youth Day soon to be celebrated again in South Africa, Omnia group company BME is supporting a reusable sanitary towel drive as part of its empowerment of girls through education. “Three out... 


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City of Tshwane, DWS sign an MoU to address water constraints
10th June 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

The City of Tshwane (CoT) and the Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) have formalised a strategic partnership through a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to tackle the city’s water challenges.... 


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Guinea signs agreement with Russian group to investigate use of floating nuclear reactors
10th June 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

The Republic of Guinea has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Russian State-owned nuclear energy and technology group Rosatom to explore the use of sea-based floating nuclear reactors... 


TotalEnergies, Air Products hydrogen deal uplifts platinum demand outlook still further
TotalEnergies, Air Products hydrogen deal uplifts platinum demand outlook still further
10th June 2024 By: Martin Creamer

A 15-year agreement involving the supply of an initial 70 000 t of green hydrogen a year has been signed by TotalEnergies and Air Products. TotalEnergies, which is active in some 120 countries and... 


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NLCC’s work to continue, freight sector poised to transform in next two years
10th June 2024 By: Irma Venter

Business Unity South Africa 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... 


Schneider Electric launches PowerLogic P7 power and control platform for complex and high-demand applications
Schneider Electric launches PowerLogic P7 power and control platform for complex and high-demand applications
10th June 2024

Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, has unveiled the latest device in its PowerLogic range of products – the PowerLogic P7 digital... 


Willem Strydom, Business Development Electronics Manager at SEW-EURODRIVE
SEW-EURODRIVE closes the loop with complete panel solutions
10th June 2024

In addition to its quality range of geared motors and related solutions, SEW-EURODRIVE South Africa is ‘closing the loop’ of products by offering customers electrical control panels as part of the... 


Speedier, greener lithium may be nine years away, Codelco says
Speedier, greener lithium may be nine years away, Codelco says
10th June 2024 By: Bloomberg

Codelco, the copper giant that’s about to become a major lithium player, delivered some cautious guidance on the timing of a cleaner, faster way to extract the battery metal in northern Chile. A... 


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On-The-Air (07/06/2024)
7th June 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Martin Creamer discusses platinum metals to rescue the environment and diamonds to be traceable. 


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Reflecting on Marokane's first 100 days as Eskom CEO
7th June 2024 By: Chanel de Bruyn

Engineering News editor Terence Creamer reflects on Dan Marokane's first 100 days in office as Eskom CEO and the direction Eskom is taking under his leadership.   


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Enhanced steel grade meets demanding needs
7th June 2024 By: Nadine Ramdass

Stainless steel producer Columbus Stainless, based in Middelburg, Mpumalanga, has improved on the “workhorse” 3CR12 utility steel by adding the high-strength 3CR12HP400 version to meet the... 


Additives protect gears in industrial transmissions
7th June 2024

Industrial equipment supplier BMG has introduced the Cera Tec high performance additives to its range of industrial lubricants. The additives offer significant resistance to high temperature and... 


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Kamoa-Kakula Copper Complex, Democratic Republic of Congo – update
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

First ore has been fed into the Phase 3 concentrator. 


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Kanyika niobium project, Malawi – update
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Globe Metals & Mining has reported that capital funding requirements for Phase 1 project development have been finalised. 


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Koeberg nuclear power plant steam-generator replacement project, South Africa – update
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The National Nuclear Regulator started with another round of hearings for the Koeberg long-term operation, or lifetime extension, project on June 3. 


Core sample from the Khemisset project
Khemisset potash project, Morocco – update
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Emmerson is working on getting environmental approval for the project. 


Drill core from Canyon Coal's Gugulethu mine
Menar coal and anthracite projects, South Africa – update
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Things are going according to plan at the Gugulethu mine project. 


Aerial view of the Hermosa project
Hermosa zinc/lead/silver project, US – update
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

South32 has awarded an engineering and procurement services contract to an Australian company. 


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Shirley Basin uranium project, US
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Shirley Basin will have the capacity to produce up to one-million pounds of triuranium octoxide a year. 


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Balama graphite project, Mozambique – update
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Syrah Resources has reported that production from Balama is being moderated until demand and price conditions warrant higher production levels. 


Plans for acceleration of Eskom’s transmission expansion falling into place – Scheppers
7th June 2024 By: Irma Venter

Eskom Transmission CEO Segomoco Scheppers says he believes the “pieces are falling into place” that will allow the power utility to “ramp up and move faster” in expanding the country’s constrained... 


FlameBlock develops pioneer solution to extinguish lithium-ion battery fires
FlameBlock develops pioneer solution to extinguish lithium-ion battery fires
7th June 2024

Passive firefighting specialist FlameBlock has developed the FlameBlock Lithium Black (FLB), a uniquely formulated fire extinguishing agent designed specifically to extinguish lithium-ion battery... 


Revolutionising corrosion protection: The power of Belzona’s innovative solutions
Revolutionising corrosion protection: The power of Belzona’s innovative solutions
7th June 2024

Corrosion is an insidious enemy of industrial assets, silently deteriorating structures, machinery and equipment across a range of industries. Whether it is the pipelines in an oil refinery, the... 


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Thunderbird mineral sands project, Australia – update
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Kimberley Mineral Sands continues to ramp up production and product shipments from Thunderbird. 


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Nyanzaga gold project, Tanzania – update
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Perseus Mining has completed the acquisition of the Nyanzaga gold project through the takeover of OreCorp. 


Location of Tumas uranium project tenements
Tumas uranium project, Namibia – update
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Deep Yellow has selected a contractor to deliver detailed engineering and engineering, procurement and construction management services for the Tumas uranium project. 


West Red Lake aims for Madsen restart in H2 2025
West Red Lake aims for Madsen restart in H2 2025
6th June 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

TSX-V-listed West Red Lake is gearing up for a big year in 2025. After bolstering its financings through recent fundraisings, the company is setting its sights on restarting the Madsen gold mine,... 


Save the Profit: Business Interruption
Save the Profit: Business Interruption
6th June 2024

Kobus van Niekerk and George Jennings Scope of Business Interruption Insurance 


Integrated Pump Technology is a leading provider of dewatering pump solutions in South and sub-Saharan Africa
Underpinning mining operations in Africa with pumping solutions
6th June 2024

Integrated Pump Technology is significantly enhancing mining operations across South and sub-Saharan Africa through its innovative pumping solutions and strategic distributor partnerships. The... 


Seifsa calls on political parties to prioritise the interests of the country
6th June 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

As political parties continue to engage with each other to form coalition partnerships, the Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of Southern Africa (Seifsa) says it joins the broader... 


Electra Mining Africa: where inspiration and innovation meet
Electra Mining Africa: where inspiration and innovation meet
6th June 2024

From drones to the Cloud to AI, the world is progressing at the speed of light. It’s not always easy staying on top of the latest innovations in your field. But at Electra Mining Africa 2024,... 


Professionalisation, mentorship in focus to drive sustainable infrastructure development
5th June 2024 By: Schalk Burger

Mentorship of new entrants and the professionalisation of practitioners will help people in the construction industry to excel and build roads, water infrastructure and houses that last, and build... 


Alley Roads’ Riverstone Mall kickstarts R600m development injection for Meyerton
Alley Roads’ Riverstone Mall kickstarts R600m development injection for Meyerton
5th June 2024

As part of its pipeline of 175 000 m2 of retail space earmarked for township and peri-urban areas across South Africa, property developer Alley Roads has unveiled its first retail development... 


Sandro Scherf, CEO of Pilot Crushtec, and Francois Marais, Sales and Marketing Director of Pilot Crushtec, receiving the award for 2nd place Lokotrack Distributor Award
Pilot Crushtec bags two prestigious awards from Metso
5th June 2024

At the recently ended Lokolaunch 2024, a global Metso customer and partner event held in Tampere, Finland, Pilot Crushtec International walked away with two prestigious awards – Best After Market... 


Rio Tinto Iron Ore CEO Simon Trott
Rio Tinto invests $143m in low-carbon ironmaking R&D facility
4th June 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Mining giant Rio Tinto has announced a $143-million investment to establish a research and development (R&D) facility in Western Australia to test the effectiveness of its low-carbon ironmaking... 


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Deep Yellow selects Ausenco as preferred EPCM contractor for Tumas
4th June 2024 By: Darren Parker

ASX-listed Deep Yellow has selected contractor Ausenco Services to deliver detailed engineering and engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) services for the company’s flagship... 


CIMIC and Hancock investments keep Vulcan momentum
CIMIC and Hancock investments keep Vulcan momentum
3rd June 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Lithium project development company Vulcan Energy has raised €40-million (about A$65-million) strategic investments through private placements that will keep the momentum going at its zero-carbon... 


Drilling on the Tiris project, in Mauritania
Aura starts dual funding workstreams to garner debt, strategic financing for Tiris
3rd June 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

ASX- and Aim-listed Aura Energy has started two funding workstreams to underpin the development of the Tiris uranium project, in Mauritania. The company aims to secure an integrated funding... 


EB Construction has built its reputation on its attention to detail and on the lasting quality of its workmanship
AfriSam quality cement EB Construction’s success
3rd June 2024

Taking an unconventional route into the construction sector, EB Construction’s Ben Wagner has built a solid contracting business that serves residential, commercial and industrial clients.... 


LS Double Helix turbines at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town
V&A Waterfront pilots ‘aesthetically pleasing’ small-scale wind turbines
3rd June 2024 By: Terence Creamer

Cape Town’s V&A Waterfront is pioneering the integration of small, low-noise vertical-axis wind turbines into its green electricity supply mix, following the installation of four 1-kW units within... 


Worley wins first South32 North America contract
31st May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Diversified mining company South32 has awarded Australian professional services company Worley an engineering and procurement services contract at the Hermosa project, in the US. Worley will be... 


Perseus progressing work streams at Nyanzaga project after buyout
31st May 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

ASX- and TSX-listed Perseus Mining has completed the acquisition of the Nyanzaga gold project, in Tanzania, through the takeover of OreCorp, chairperson and CEO Jeff Quartermaine informs. The... 


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