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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... 


Grundfos at Nampo 2024
Grundfos at Nampo 2024
31st 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,... 


SAFEQUIP at Nampo 2024
SAFEQUIP at Nampo 2024
31st May 2024

Engineering News talks to fire safety solutions and products supplier SAFEQUIP MD Pierre Malherbe at Nampo 2024, held from May 14 to 17, near Bothaville, in the Free State, about how the company is... 


Electricity, logistics reforms in the spotlight as coalition govt looms
Electricity, logistics reforms in the spotlight as coalition govt looms
31st May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Engineering News editor Terence Creamer discusses the coalition scenarios facing South Africa as the election results are being tallied and what this could mean for the reforms under way in... 


Chile's ENAMI aims to break ground on first lithium project by 2028
31st May 2024 By: Reuters

Chile's State mining firm ENAMI aims to start construction on its first lithium project in the country as soon as 2027 or 2028, company chief Ivan Mlynarz told Reuters, part of the government's... 


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Mine consultancy offers software suite for streamlining mine management
31st May 2024

On the back of mine health and safety remaining an international talking point, mining industry operational software solutions provider Mineware Consulting has developed an innovative AI-powered... 


Red SEW-EURODRIVE motors
Invest in IE3 motors before MEPS enforced
31st May 2024 By: Tracy Hancock

The time is right for South Africa and Africa, in general, to invest in IE3 motors, especially with minimum energy requirement standards (MEPS) expected to come into effect by the end of the year,... 


ESSENTIAL EXPERTISE
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... 


An image of B2K’s managing director, Ross Trevelyan, and the CEO of IWIS Drive Systems Germany, Dr Frank Mitzschke, signing the IWIS distribution agreement in Germiston in February 2024
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... 


A pharmacist dispensing HIV/Aids medication
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... 


Graphite ore shard
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... 


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