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Flexible copper busbar for local industry
11th April 2024

The Cubic range of Cu-flex flexible copper busbars is now available from Referro Systems, an authorised distributor of Rockwell Automation products in South Africa. This follows Rockwell... 


NextSource's battery anode facility site in Mauritius
NextSource starts pilot-scale work at new battery anode site in Mauritius
11th April 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

TSX-listed NextSource Materials has made progress with the development of a battery anode facility in the Freeport Zone of Port Louis, Mauritius. Following a comprehensive process, the company... 


IPR’S pump rebuild facility plays a pivotal role in the lifecycle management of pumping equipment, offering a cost effective alternative to the outright purchase of new equipment
IPR enhances operational efficiency with pump rebuild solutions
11th April 2024

In the current economic climate, where reducing operating costs is paramount, IPR's advanced pump servicing, repair, rebuild and refurbishment capabilities emerge as a critical solution for... 


The Two Rivers PGM mine
PGM miners overcoming challenges to build new mines
11th April 2024 By: Schalk Burger

South African platinum group metal (PGM) miners are overcoming challenges and building new mines locally, albeit in phases, to derisk some of these promising tier-one projects. PGM mining industry... 


Tautinge (Tau) Matheus Festus
Pindulo Logistics unveils strategic leadership appointment
11th April 2024

Logistics company Pindulo Logistics, a pioneer in redefining logistics through innovation and strategic leadership, proudly announces the appointment of Tautinge (Tau) Matheus Festus as Business... 


Peninsula selects contractor for Lance uranium plant expansion
Peninsula selects contractor for Lance uranium plant expansion
11th April 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Peninsula Energy, the project owner of the Lance uranium mine in Wyoming, has appointed US-based engineering, procurement and construction services group Samuel as the contractor for the plant... 


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Flexible copper busbar for local industry
10th April 2024

The Cubic range of Cu-flex flexible copper busbars is now available from Referro Systems, an authorised distributor of Rockwell Automation products in South Africa. This follows Rockwell... 


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Environment-friendly solutions for Southern Africa’s mining sector
10th April 2024

Atlas Copco Power Technique highlights that its move towards environment-friendly products marks the company's commitment to supporting more sustainable practices, reducing carbon emissions, and... 


Joburg Water assures of quality as it upgrades lab power, equipment
10th April 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

Johannesburg Water on Wednesday assured residents of the City of Johannesburg (CoJ) that the drinking water it provides is of the highest possible quality. The water utility, responsible for the... 


An agricultural plantation with pivot irrigation equipment
Gearboxes for local farm irrigation
10th April 2024

A comprehensive gear solution for centre pivot irrigation systems encompassing supply, installation and servicing of both the centre drive and wheel drives and as the drive technology to power the... 


Namibian president Dr Nangolo Mbumba alongside Hyphen CEO Marco Raffinetti
Hyphen deploys MetMasts to model energy yield for Namibia green hydrogen project
9th April 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Green hydrogen development company Hyphen Hydrogen Energy is investing €2-million on its MetMast Measuring Campaign, which makes use of meteorological masts (MetMasts) to precisely model the energy... 


Huawei Fusionsolar launches Luna 2.0 solar solution in South Africa
Huawei Fusionsolar launches Luna 2.0 solar solution in South Africa
9th April 2024

Supplied by: Huawei Digital Power Sub-Saharan Africa Region Leading global digital power and product solution vendor, Huawei has launched its innovative Fusionsolar Residential Luna 2.0 solar... 


Karst MD Guy Richards.
Use underground mines for electricity storage, optimise mine water use – Karst Hydro
8th April 2024 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa’s many underground mines can be used as batteries that store the clean electricity that the water descending for cooling can provide. At the same time, the local community could end up... 


Fortescue’s Gladstone electrolyser facility is not only a Queensland first, but also an Australian first.
Fortescue opens major Gladstone electrolyser manufacturing facility
8th April 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Mining and green energy company Fortescue on Monday opened the first manufacturing facility in Australia to build hydrogen electrolysers at commercial scale. The 15 000 m2 advanced manufacturing... 


NGV Gas Celebrates 10 Years of Milestones and Innovation
8th April 2024 By: Dimpho Madiba

Langlaagte, South Africa, March 13, 2024 – NGV Gas, a subsidiary of CNG Holdings, celebrated a significant milestone on March 13, 2024, commemorating its 10-year anniversary since the opening of... 


Peter Grosskopf: 'I’ve never seen it dislocate quite like this.'
Biggest gold miners are missing out on bullion's record run
8th April 2024 By: Bloomberg

The world’s biggest gold miners are at risk of missing out on the metal’s record run after spending billions of dollars to become the obvious home for bullion-focused investors. Despite gold... 


The next breakthrough must be zero fatality
Mines investing R46m to put an end to fall-of-ground fatalities
5th April 2024 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa’s mining industry is investing R46-million in an action plan to eliminate fall-of-ground (FoG) fatalities. The FoG action plan is being implemented through Minerals Council South... 


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Equipment for optimum turf maintenance
5th April 2024

Smith Power Equipment has represented turf care brand Toro for over 30 years in the Southern Africa region and Turf brand manager for Toro Bruce Chambers explains that, over the years, the turf... 


An image showing loadshedding impacts
Nersa approves revised NRS electricity loadshedding code of practice
5th April 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

The National Rationalised Specifications (NRS) Association of South Africa has announced the approval of the NRS 048-9, Edition 3, Electricity Supply – Quality of Supply: Code of Practice (NRS CoP)... 


Image of Toro turf equipment used at a golf course
Equipment for optimum turf maintenance
5th April 2024

Smith Power Equipment has represented turf care brand Toro for over 30 years in the Southern Africa region and Turf brand manager for Toro Bruce Chambers explains that, over the years, the turf... 


Image of a containerised dispensing unit from Bosch Rexroth Africa
Lubrication dispensing system customised for specific applications
5th April 2024

A customised lubrication system was recently supplied by Bosch Rexroth Africa to meet the specific requirements of an earth-moving equipment supplier, but the company says the solution can be used... 


An image showing the Newlyn Group unveileng the Newlyn PX Bayhead rail terminal
Newlyn launches R3.4bn multimodal rail terminal at Durban port
5th April 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Port logistics company the Newlyn Group on April 4 unveiled the Newlyn PX Bayhead rail terminal, strategically located next to the Port of Durban, aimed at opening intra-Africa and local trade and... 


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Paving trains lead the way to faster road construction
5th April 2024

A chain of pavers, compactors and rollers can be used in conjunction to create a ‘paving train’ that can enhance efficiencies in surfacing, compacting and finishing roads to exact specifications,... 


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Structa Konsult
5th April 2024

Structa Konsult is a consulting eng-ineering company specialising in the evaluation, design and certification of a range of industrial and civil structures.   Established in 2014, Structa Konsult... 


SAʼs smartphone shipments surge 29%
5th April 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

Smartphone shipments in South Africa in 2023 expanded 29%, driven by robust shipments in the second half of the year, intensified competition among Chinese original-equipment manufacturers (OEMs)... 


MPUMALANGA FACILITY
The integrated facility has been instrumental in advancing stainless steel production and application
Mill highlights benefits of stainless steel for sugar industry
5th April 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

Using stainless steel in the sugar industry, where processing conditions can be particularly corrosive, has proven to be an effective solution in mitigating wear-related challenges, says South... 


An image of Norbert Neumann, Ahmed Ould Mohamed and Mohamed Haidalla
Mauritanian iron-ore plant deal concluded
5th April 2024

Innovative technological and mining solutions provider TAKRAF Group recently concluded the signing of an extensive project with Mauritanian mining and industrial company Societe Nationale... 


PUMPING INVESTMENT
The investment in modern, efficient pump solutions can optimise sugar operations
Pumps crucial to sugar processing – supplier
5th April 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

As the sugar industry continues to evolve in a rapidly changing market landscape, the investment in modern, efficient pump solutions and effective maintenance practices will remain vital, says... 


TSUBAKI TITAN CHAIN 
Advanced design features of the Titan series not only extend service life of the chain, but also reduce maintenance costs and minimise downtime
Firm highlights solutions for productivity, safety
5th April 2024

Safety regulations demand that the installation of incline conveyor belts must include the fitting and use of one or more devices to prevent run-back or run-on, to prevent injuries caused by... 


An image of a Metso grinding mill facility
High-capacity grinding mill deal concluded
5th April 2024

Finland-based industrial machinery company Metso Corporation has been awarded an order to deliver an 18 MW semi-autogenous grinding (SAG) mill for the Phase 2 expansion at Canadian mineral... 


An image of the N'’GENIUS 316LM4N grade wrought mech properties
Agreement extends stainless steel reach
5th April 2024 By: Nadine Ramdass

Austenitic stainless steels specialist N’GENIUS Materials Technology has reached an agreement with UK-based stainless steel manufacturer Project Pipeline Supply (PPS) to sell and distribute... 


TLT-Turbo Africa sales engineer Katlego Nchabeleng
Major ventilation installation completed by manufacturer
5th April 2024

During March, technology-driven mining and industrial fan and ventilation manufacturer TLT Turbo Africa has successfully implemented a major ventilation project within the platinum belt of South... 


An image of mining haul trucks
Regional growth prospects remain positive
5th April 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

Long-term growth prospects in West Africa remain positive, says security research organisation the Institute for Security Studies (ISS), with the scenarios emerging from its African Futures and... 


Image of gold bars
Songjiagou mine, China
5th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A gold mine in the Muping-Rushan gold belt, in Shangdong province. 


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OLI South Africa
5th April 2024

Making business simpler for customers, while going global with a first-class product, has proved successful in establishing industrial vibration technology supplier OLI as the world’s top-selling... 


Elandfontein project
Elandsfontein phosphate project, South Africa – update
5th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Kropz is ramping up to steady-state production. 


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Kola potash project, Congo-Brazzaville – update
5th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Kore Potash plans to use the proceeds of a convertible loan to advance work on the project. 


Location map of the Longonjo project
Longonjo neodymium/praseodymium project, Angola – update
5th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Pensana has reported that preparatory works are advancing smoothly. 


Image of gold pour
Salares Norte gold project, Chile – update
5th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Production has started. 


Image of Virginia gas project at night
Virginia gas project, South Africa – update
5th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Renergen has reached the final stages of its helium system integration. 


Image of periodic table symbol for uranium
Amarillo Grande uranium/vanadium project, Argentina
5th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A preliminary economic assessment on the Ivana uranium/vanadium deposit at the project has demonstrated robust economics for a surficial mining operation. 


TPT outlines actions to support 15% growth in citrus exports during 2024 season
TPT outlines actions to support 15% growth in citrus exports during 2024 season
4th April 2024 By: Terence Creamer

Transnet Port Terminals (TPT) reports that it has recruited 200 additional cargo coordinators and has set up dedicated lanes for refrigerated containers at all KwaZulu-Natal container terminals in... 


Image of a PRASA station
PRASA restores five more rail corridors partially
4th April 2024 By: Irma Venter

The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA) says it has restored another five Metrorail corridors across Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal and the Western Cape. These rail services were interrupted by... 


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