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Engineers bring essential expertise in geotechnical engineering, risk assessment and regulatory compliance
Consultancy drives mining standards innovation
31st May 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

By prioritising safety, sustainability and efficiency, mining consulting company Baletsema Mining Services MD Bokang Kelepa says the company adheres to international safety and environmental... 


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Standardised conveyors improve productivity
31st May 2024

In April, sustainable technologies solutions provider Metso launched a productised version of its FIT in-plant, and Foresight, overland conveyors for reliable material transportation in the mining... 


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Specialist expands in sub-Saharan Africa
31st May 2024 By: Nadine Ramdass

Following its acquisition of chain solutions manufacturer IWIS Drive Systems South Africa in November last year, industrial supplies specialist Bearings 2000 (B2K) has become the exclusive... 


ROBUST WORKFORCE NEEDED
A more robust engineering workforce can drive technological advancements and operational efficiencies in mining
Upliftment of engineers critical to industrial development
31st May 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

There is a critical need for broader educational reforms to encourage and increase the potential for take-up of engineering as a career among youth, including the country’s mining sector, which... 


RMB Corvest executive Geoff Wilmot say on a stool in a grey suit
HVACR firm acquired to bolster portfolio
31st May 2024 By: Halima Frost

As a way of meeting the growing need for energy efficient heating and cooling solutions, South African corporate and investment bank Rand Merchant Bank (RMB) Corvest has partnered with UK... 


EVOLVING LEGACY
SRK Consulting's approach has adapted to evolving needs, incorporating new factors into the core of its technical decision-making processes
Enhancing mining sustainability through tech expertise
31st May 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

Amid an industry-wide shift towards more sustainable mining practices, engineering consultancy SRK Consulting says that the significance of environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors in... 


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Unpacking the conditions for meeting burgeoning copper demand
31st May 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

With copper demand expected to increase from 28.3-million tonnes in 2020 to 41-million tonnes by 2040 at a compound yearly growth rate of 1.85%, and many regions gearing up supply chains for... 


Stellantis plant site being readied for construction
31st May 2024 By: Irma Venter

The Coega Development Corporation (CDC) has started to prepare the site at the Coega Special Economic Zone for the construction of the new Stellantis vehicle-assembly plant, says the Department of... 


Sintech
Sintech
31st May 2024

Since 1984 Sintech has supplied the South African market with clutches, brakes and engineering solutions for a wide range of applications and across a wide spectrum of industry both domestically... 


BUTEC services director Robbie Di Giovampaolo.
BUTEC positioning itself as significant player in Southern Africa
31st May 2024

A s one of Africa’s largest  electro mechanical contractors and facility management service providers, BUTEC aims to solidify its position as a significant player in the Southern African market... 


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Elk Creek superalloy material project, US – update
31st May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

NioCorp Development has reported that electrifying the Elk Creek mine could be a game-changer for the critical minerals project. 


Location map of the Etango project
Etango-XP/ Etango-XT projects, Namibia – update
31st May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Bannerman is advancing front-end engineering design, among other plans for the project. 


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Unpacking the conditions for meeting burgeoning copper demand
31st May 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

With copper demand expected to increase from 28.3-million tonnes in 2020 to 41-million tonnes by 2040 at a compound yearly growth rate of 1.85%, and many regions gearing up supply chains for... 


Machine Tools Africa puts on a world-class show with exceptional technology advancements on display
Machine Tools Africa puts on a world-class show with exceptional technology advancements on display
30th May 2024

Thousands of visitors from across the country attended Machine Tools Africa eager to see the latest machinery, products, services and technologies that South Africa has to offer. The show last took... 


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Research project launched into telemedicine and HIV/Aids management in South Africa
30th May 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

How effective is telemedicine as a differentiated service delivery model for the prevention of HIV/Aids in South Africa? This is the question to be addressed by a PhD researcher at Stellenbosch... 


Atalaya names new chairperson
30th May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

London-listed Atalaya Mining has announced Neil Gregson as new chairperson of the board, succeeding Roger Davy at the company’s annual general meeting late next month. Gregson, currently a senior... 


Wilmar opens operational phase 1 of large edible oils refinery in Richards Bay IDZ
Wilmar opens operational phase 1 of large edible oils refinery in Richards Bay IDZ
30th May 2024

Multinational agribusiness Wilmar Processing has completed the operational phase 1 of its edible oils refinery in Richards Bay. Schalk Burger has the story. 


WRC CEO Dr Jennifer Molwantwa
New Siltation Management Short Learning Programmes launched
30th May 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

The Water Research Commission (WRC) and the University of Johannesburg (UJ) have partnered to launch six short learning programmes to address critical capacity development challenges in dam... 


Sovereign engineering manager Stephan Oosthuizen
Sovereign reaffirms commitment to CaaS with Energy Partners
28th May 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Building on the successful partnership at its further processing facility in Kariega, in the Eastern Cape, poultry producer Sovereign Foods has again entered into a 15-year Cooling-as-a-Service... 


Globe says Kanyika capital funding requirements finalised at $46m
28th May 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Australia-listed Globe Metals and Mining has reported that capital funding requirements for Phase 1 project development at its Kanyika Niobium project, in Malawi, have been finalised at an... 


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Blencowe continues to advance graphite prequalification work, expects offtake agreements soon
28th May 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

As London-listed Blencowe Resources advances the definitive feasibility stage of the Orom-Cross graphite project, in Uganda, towards production near the end of 2025, the company has had various... 


Oil and gas industry body shines spotlight on Angolan market
28th May 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

The African Energy Chamber (AEC) has highlighted the opportunities provided by Angola’s oil and gas industry. The Chamber points out that oil and gas forms the lynchpin of the Angolan economy and... 


Lithium Universe confirms its procurement strategy for Québec lithium refinery project
28th May 2024 By: Darren Parker

ASX-listed Lithium Universe has confirmed that it will adopt a “same equipment, same supplier” procurement strategy for its Bécancour lithium refinery project, in Québec, Canada. This follows a... 


Valuable use of ruthenium being researched.
Ruthenium highlighted again in what could be another big boost for platinum group metals
27th May 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Ruthenium, one of the six platinum-group metals (PGMs), is once again being given major research attention in view of it being exceptionally suited to uplifting the efficiency and sustainability of... 


AMSA CEO Kobus Verster
Just Share unhappy that its question was not addressed at AMSA’s AGM
27th May 2024 By: Darren Parker

Nonprofit activist organisation Just Share has accused ArcelorMittal South Africa (AMSA) of sub-par AGM governance because the chairperson closed the company’s AGM on May 24 before addressing a... 


Perseus gets back to drilling in Sudan as conflict eases
27th May 2024 By: Darren Parker

ASX- and TSX-listed Perseus Mining has restarted drilling work at its Meyas Sands gold project, in Sudan. This initial drill programme, which restarted on May 20, is aimed at testing high-priority... 


Grundfos at Nampo 2024
Grundfos at Nampo 2024
27th May 2024 By: Tracy Hancock

Global pump manufacturer Grundfos water utilities regional product manager Stephan Venter speaks to Engineering News about the role the company is playing in the digitalisation of agriculture,... 


Stellantis assembly-plant site being readied for construction – dtic
Stellantis assembly-plant site being readied for construction – dtic
27th May 2024 By: Irma Venter

The Coega Development Corporation (CDC) has started to prepare the site at the Coega Special Economic Zone for the construction of the new Stellantis vehicle-assembly plant, says the Department of... 


steel in warehouse
Neasa asks Patel, Itac to stop imposing upstream steel import duties
24th May 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

The National Employers' Association of South Africa (Neasa) says government’s duties on imported steel only serve to support ailing primary steel producer ArcelorMittal South Africa (AMSA). Neasa... 


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On-The-Air (24/05/2024)
24th May 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Martin Creamer talks about exploration and green hydrogen. 


Hawsons Iron appoints new CEO
24th May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Iron-ore developer Hawsons Iron has appointed Tom Revy as CEO, replacing Bryan Granzien who is retiring. Revy has more than 35 years’ experience in the resources sector, having previously held... 


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Building local skills to grow manufacturing sector
24th May 2024

Technology and service supplier FLSmidth affirms its commitment to growing the manufacturing sector and its support base across the African continent through its investment in skills development at... 


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Eskom seeks to reserve grid capacity for publicly procured IPP projects
24th May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Engineering News editor Terence Creamer discusses Eskom's application to the National Energy Regulator of South Africa, seeking permission to preserve and reserve grid capacity for publicly... 


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Firm lauds foam dousing system viability
24th May 2024

German proportion system operator FireDos asserts that its foam proportioning systems are fit for mining in Southern Africa. The company boasts a variety of foam proportioning systems ranging from... 


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German company optimistic on Southern African expansion
24th May 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

German original-equipment manufacturer (OEM) SEW-EURODRIVE is bringing products, solutions and technologies, along with support, training and skilled information, closer to its clients in the... 


An image of people networking at LiftEx 2023
SaaS platform appointed headline sponsor at lifting event
24th May 2024

Professional body Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) announced, in a press release last month, that it has appointed critical asset management software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider... 


South African organisations embracing GenAI as a catalyst for innovation
24th May 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

A new study, undertaken by independent technology research firm World Wide Worx in conjunction with Dell Technologies and Intel, has found that many large South African firms are starting to... 


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Southern Africa always a key market – firm
24th May 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

With the trusted legacy of more than 150 years of Siemens engineering expertise, Innomotics is the backbone of reliable motion for industries and infrastructure worldwide. Amid the increased... 


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Environmental research underscores firm’s regional efforts
24th May 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

Engineering and mining advisory group DMT Kai Batla asserts the need for a continued focus on promoting environmental consciousness, and extensive research and development within its operations.... 


Condra clinches second maintenance crane order from Sappi’s Saiccor Mill
24th May 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

Crane manufacturer Condra Cranes is manufacturing a second maintenance crane for turbine maintenance duty at Sappi’s Saiccor Mill, in Umkomaas, KwaZulu-Natal. This followed an order last year, and... 


The image depicts the DC Furnace AFC supplied to Elemental
DC furnaces aid autocatalyst recovery
24th May 2024 By: Lynne Davies

The recycling of used automotive catalytic converters (autocatalysts) has become economically and environmentally important in the wake of autocatalysts becoming one of the most significant... 


 	Mike Benfield, Group CEO of Macsteel Service Centres South Africa
Mike Benfield
24th May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

This week we profile Mike Benfield, Group CEO of Macsteel Service Centres South Africa, a merchandiser and distributor of steel and value-added steel products 


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Committed to strategic growth goals amid industry challenges
24th May 2024 By: Nadine Ramdass

Despite encountering various challenges – including commodity price volatility closely linked to global economic conditions and supply chain dynamics – metallurgy and process engineering company... 


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