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BI field service, engineering division adds extra value to customer operations

Updated 2 hours 31 minutes ago Leading supplier Bearings International (BI) is establishing a field service and engineering division to be able to offer its large mining and industrial customer base a structured, tailor-made value proposition for all of their service and repair requirements, explains GM Christian Chipamaunga.... 

Lindi Jumbo project on track

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     26th October 2021 ASX-listed graphite developer Walkabout Resources says its mine construction schedule at the Lindi Jumbo graphite mine, in Tanzania, is on track. An engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for the Lindi Jumbo graphite process plant has been concluded with Yantai Jinpeng Mining... 

Pandemic presents risk, opportunities for businesses, says BLSA CEO

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     26th October 2021 The Covid-19 pandemic and associated uncertainty have led to a number of opportunities and risks for the country and for the continent, Business Leadership South Africa (BLSA) CEO Busisiwe Mavuso said in a keynote address at Deloitte Africa’s Risk Conference 2021 on October 26. In terms of... 

Parties sign terms of reference to catalyse mining industry modernisation  

By: Donna Slater     26th October 2021 Representatives of the Mandela Mining Precinct (MMP) and five labour unions on October 26 signed an agreement on the terms of reference for the parties to collaborate on modernising the South African mining industry, resulting in the formation of the MMP – Organised Labour Consultative (OLC)... 

Isuzu updates govt on R1.2bn plant investment, new D-Max ready for 2022 launch 

By: Irma Venter     26th October 2021 Isuzu Motors South Africa (IMSAf) this week welcomed the Minister of Trade, Industry and Competition Ebrahim Patel to its plant in Struandale, Gqeberha. Patel previously visited Isuzu in 2019, shortly before the announcement that the Japanese manufacturer would invest R1.2-billion into its... 

Platinum's atypical alkaline electrolyser role lowering hydrogen cost outlook 

By: Martin Creamer     26th October 2021 Platinum group metals (PGMs) are lifting the performance of an alkaline electrolyser, which is helping to lower the cost outlook of green hydrogen. PGMs have been incorporated in the catalytic coatings of the electrodes of the prototype Advanced Alkaline Electrolyser (AAE) alkaline electrolyser... 

Shumani mini golf day raises R50 000 for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

26th October 2021 One of the most common forms of cancer among women in South Africa is breast cancer. In order to raise awareness of the importance of early detection in contributing to effective treatment and a positive prognosis, October has been designated Breast Cancer Awareness Month by the National... 

City reports steady progress on Selby BRT depot

By: Schalk Burger     26th October 2021 The City of Johannesburg (CoJ) says the Selby Rea Vaya bus rapid transit (BRT) depot is progressing towards practical completion in one of the heavier industrial nodes in the inner city. The depot will minimise traffic congestion between depots and route starting points and will also be used for... 

The impact of rising fuel prices on South African industry – and how the new CAT® 966 GC can make a difference

26th October 2021 The impact of rising fuel prices on South African industry – and how the new CAT® 966 GC can make a difference Fuel price increases are not a new phenomenon – South Africans have been facing them for years. But the rate at which they’re currently increasing is alarming, and it’s having a knock-on... 

Makwa-IT and Cisco bring cutting edge technology to the Diepsloot community

26th October 2021 Cisco and Makwa-IT have today come together to tackle the grassroot development challenges faced in South Africa through the announcement of their support of the Wot-if? Trust who manage and initiate a number of programmes and projects based on expressed community needs with a focus on CSI,... 

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