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Energy efficient solutions for loadshedding
26th January 2024

South Africa’s electricity problems have left the country without power for many hours a day, causing grave difficulties for businesses and households, notes power generation and electromechanical... 


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Underground hard rock equipment launched
26th January 2024

Set to be launched at this year’s Investing in African Mining Indaba is underground hard rock mining machinery from mining and industrial machinery developer Komatsu, following an expansion of its... 


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Processing solutions manufacturer optimistic for African mining
26th January 2024 By: Halima Frost

Despite economic challenges globally, international minerals processing specialist Multotec Group remains optimistic about the future of mining in Africa and the company is looking forward to a... 


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Circularity promoted
26th January 2024 By: Halima Frost

Bearings manufacturer and distributor SKF South Africa intends to promote its continuous drive towards reliability improvements and a circular economy to attendees of this year’s Investing in... 


Firm hails efficiency plan’s stance on electric motors
26th January 2024

Plan to apply the Minimum Energy Performance Standards (MEPS) for low-voltage electric motors in South Africa have been hailed by solutions provider WEG Africa as an exciting step toward energy... 


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Equipment boosts compressed air quality
26th January 2024

Compressed air quality is a frequently neglected topic, but contaminated compressed air (c/air) is almost as bad as no compressed air.   However, two products offer solutions to these air quality... 


Condra supplies electric hoists, overhead cranes and chain blocks to Platreef mine
26th January 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

Cranes manufacturer Condra Cranes has delivered electric hoists, two overhead cranes and a number of chain blocks to Canada-based Ivanhoe Mines’ South African subsidiary Ivanplat’s Platreef... 


Bell Equipment founder’s grandson named CEO
26th January 2024 By: Irma Venter

Bell Equipment has appointed Ashley Jon Bell (41), grandson of company founder Irvine Bell, as new group CEO, effective January 1. This follows the July resignation of outgoing group CEO Leon... 


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Inside Bell Heavy Industries
26th January 2024

Project engineering and contract manufacturing company Bell Heavy Industries (BHI) is a new name in engineering and fabrication in South Africa, but its clients are in trusted, experienced hands.... 


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IPR
26th January 2024

IPR, previously known as Integrated Pump Rental, is recognised across the SADC region as the pump, heavy-duty slurry handling and dredging specialist, operating across all sectors including... 


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Murray & Roberts Cementation
26th January 2024

Murray & Roberts Cementation, part of the Murray & Roberts group, is a top-tier underground mining contractor headquartered in Johannesburg, serving Africa. 


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Sandvik Rock Processing Solutions
26th January 2024

Sandvik Rock Processing Solutions, a business area within the Sandvik Group, is a prominent provider of equipment, tools, parts, services and solutions for rock and mineral processing in the mining... 


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Sintech
26th January 2024

Since 1984 Sintech has supplied the South African market with clutches, brakes and engineering solutions for a range of applications in mining and mining-related industries. Sintech supplies... 


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Pilot Crushtec
26th January 2024

With over three decades of experience in the crushing, screening and materials handling industry, Pilot Crushtec International is not only an approved distributor of world class leading brands such... 


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Haib copper project, Namibia – update
26th January 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Koryx Copper has filed an updated preliminary economic assessment technical report. 


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Jadar lithium-borates project, Serbia – update
26th January 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The government of Serbia wants to hold further talks with Rio Tinto about the project. 


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Kansanshi mine – S3 expansion project, Zambia – update
26th January 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

First Quantum Minerals has reiterated its commitment to delivering the S3 project. 


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Kola potash project, Congo-Brazzaville – update
26th January 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The Summit Consortium has advised that the financing proposal for the total construction cost of the project will be provided for Kore within six weeks of the engineering, procurement and... 


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Peak mine, Australia
26th January 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A gold/copper mine in Cobar, central west New South Wales, Australia 


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New public-private rail corridor agreement already boding well – RBCT
25th January 2024 By: Martin Creamer

The three-month-old mutual cooperation agreement that the private-sector-owned Richards Bay Coal Terminal (RBCT) signed with State rail enterprise Transnet in November is already boding well, RBCT... 


Atlantic completes Stage 1 of its offtake partner process
25th January 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Africa-focused lithium exploration and development company Atlantic Lithium has completed Stage 1 of its competitive offtake partnering process to secure funding for a portion of the remaining 50%... 


Sasol posts firm production performance despite market challenges
25th January 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Petrochemicals giant Sasol says its results and performance for the first half of the 2024 financial year – the six months to December 31 – continued to be impacted on by a volatile macroeconomic... 


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Tyre stakeholders team up against illicit tyre trade
25th January 2024 By: Irma Venter

The South African Association of Freight Forwarders, the South African Tyre Manufacturers Conference (SATMC), the Tyre, Equipment and Parts Association (Tepa) and the Tyre Importers Association of... 


Empowering the Future: Africa Energy Indaba to Explore Strategies for Transitioning to Sustainable Energy
Empowering the Future: Africa Energy Indaba to Explore Strategies for Transitioning to Sustainable Energy
25th January 2024

The upcoming Africa Energy Indaba is set to be a transformative event, focusing on strategies and innovations applicable to Africa, for transitioning to sustainable energy.  Scheduled for 5 – 7... 


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Which tank cleaning nozzle is right for you?
25th January 2024

Tanks and mixers are used during the production processes in most industries. While the products in the tanks vary, the challenge remains the same: how to clean your tank efficiently?  


Lerato Ramanala, Product Manager Hydrocyclones at Weir Minerals Africa
Large 20-way Cavex® hydrocyclone cluster for gold project in West Africa
25th January 2024

Weir Minerals Africa recently manufactured a 20-way cluster of Cavex® 500 CVX hydrocyclones. This hydrocyclone delivers exceptional operational efficiencies, reduced wear and consistent... 


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Exciting lineup of speakers at Investing in African Mining Indaba 2024
25th January 2024

Mining Indaba is the pinnacle event for promoting long-term investment in African mining. Attracting a broad and prominent speaker lineup, including industry professionals, policymakers, and... 


Clarens becomes the first South African town to introduce load curtailment
24th January 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Clarens, in the Free State, has become the first town in South Africa where residents are now equipped to manage their own electricity load through load curtailment. The town is already gearing up... 


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Downstream companies implore ArcelorMittal South Africa, govt to avoid long steel plant closures
24th January 2024 By: Darren Parker

The South African downstream steel industry has urgently appealed to both steel producer ArcelorMittal South Africa (AMSA) and the government to find immediate solutions that will allow the... 


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Slimline precast wall system offers many benefits
24th January 2024

Precast concrete construction techniques are said to have many advantages over conventional on-site concrete construction, particularly in repetitious elements such as wall panels and support... 


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Minerals processing industry gets more choice
24th January 2024

Global mill liner and wear parts manufacturer Tega Group has acquired McNally Sayaji Equipment Limited, a minerals processing equipment manufacturer, to offer a more comprehensive solution for... 


McClean Lake uranium mining to restart
McClean Lake uranium mining to restart
24th January 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

The McClean Lake Joint Venture (MLJV) will restart uranium mining operations, targeting 800 000 lb of uranium oxide (U3O8) in 2025, Orano Canada and Denison Mines announced on Wednesday. Mining at... 


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Manufacturer secures new clients despite challenges
24th January 2024 By: Halima Frost

Despite the negative effects of illegal mining and copper scrap exports on the confidence levels of international investors and clients, South Africa-based foundry and engineering company Thos... 


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Germany’s KfW donates equipment to South Africa’s public healthcare system
24th January 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Minister of Health Dr Joe Phaahla will, on January 25, preside over an official handover ceremony of mobile health clinics, cold chain and information technology equipment from the German... 


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Seriti donates R6.5m worth of vehicles to Emalahleni SAPS
23rd January 2024 By: Darren Parker

Coal mining company Seriti Resources’ Seriti Community Trust has handed over ten new vehicles worth R6.5-million to the South African Police Service (SAPS) in Emalahleni, Mpumalanga. The vehicles... 


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Jubilee achieves ‘robust’ second-quarter production performance
23rd January 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Metals processing company Jubilee has delivered a robust second-quarter operational performance and remains on track to meet its guidance for the full 2024 financial year. Chrome concentrate... 


EAIF commits billions to Sonatel’s receivables-backed bond
23rd January 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG) company, the Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF), has committed XOF23.5-billion to a XOF75-billion receivables-backed bond issued by... 


China, in comic strip, warns of 'overseas' threats to its rare earths
22nd January 2024 By: Reuters

hina's chief intelligence agency posted on social media a comic strip featuring foreign-looking characters secretly extracting rare earths, in a story portraying the country's strategic metals... 


Dartbrook coal mine to restart after 18 years on care and maintenance
Dartbrook coal mine to restart after 18 years on care and maintenance
22nd January 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

After 18 years in care and maintenance, the Dartbrook coal mine in the Hunter Valley is poised for a restart, Australian Pacific Coal (AQC) interim CEO Ayten Saridas announced on Monday. The... 


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Multi-tasking tiller for small farmers
21st January 2024

A multi-tasking diesel tiller is set to be a game-changer for small-scale and light agriculture farmers, offering a versatile and cost-effective solution for a range of tasks. The TF 545DE diesel... 


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First-in-Africa electric compressor for Madagascar
21st January 2024

Atlas Copco has supplied the first E-AIR electric compressor in Africa to its distributor in Madagascar.  The electric compressor is designed to provide clean, quality air without harmful fuel... 


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Feed mixer benefits livestock farmers
21st January 2024

Using the correct livestock feeding system can impact the health of a herd, explains KwaZulu-Natal- based dairy farmer Dylan Eagleston.   Eagleston asserts that the Trioliet feeding wagon offers... 


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Modular substations and dry-type transformers support renewable energy projects
21st January 2024

Modular substations and dry-type transformers offer a number of advantages for renewable energy projects such as those relying on solar and wind power, says Trafo Power Solutions’ David Claassen.... 


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