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The above image depicts workers setting up the Wärtsilä power plant
Firm to operate power plant for Nigerian cement facility
7th June 2024

Innovative technology provider Wärtsilä has signed a ten-year operations and maintenance (O&M) agreement for a captive power plant to provide energy for a Nigerian cement production facility. The... 


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Shirley Basin uranium project, US
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Shirley Basin will have the capacity to produce up to one-million pounds of triuranium octoxide a year. 


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... 


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... 


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... 


syrah balama process plant
Graphite market challenges made 2023 tough for Syrah but the future looks promising
24th May 2024 By: Darren Parker

Unforeseen graphite market developments in 2023 cast a shadow on ASX-listed Syrah’s Balama graphite project’s sales and production momentum, while highlighting the company’s strategic position in... 


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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... 


Drill core from the Tulu Kapi project
Tulu Kapi gold project, Ethiopia – update
24th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The project has been formally launched. 


Kefi announces launch of Tulu Kapi project
20th May 2024 By: Darren Parker

Aim-listed gold and copper exploration and development company Kefi has announced that the Tulu Kapi Gold Mines (TKGM) board has formally launched the project. "Our launch timing is fortuitously... 


Image of offshore wind farm
BorWin6 project, Germany – update
17th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The project has recorded another record-breaking achievement. 


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Karowe underground project, Botswana – update
17th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Significant progress has been made. 


Image of Australia flag and periodic table symbols for lithium and tatalum
Kathleen Valley lithium/tantalum project, Australia – update
17th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

An engineering, procurement and construction contract has been awarded for two paste plants. 


Leveraging advances in technology to drive sustainable construction
Leveraging advances in technology to drive sustainable construction
15th May 2024

Morag Evans, CEO of Databuild Globally, the building and construction industry has been putting more emphasis on using energy-efficient technologies and equipment to reduce carbon emissions and... 


Machine Tools Africa highlights latest IT and Software for manufacturing market
Machine Tools Africa highlights latest IT and Software for manufacturing market
15th May 2024

New technological developments have thrust the local machine tools industry into a novel growth phase. The incorporation of automation and intelligent functions, as well as CNC machines for... 


Pratley to showcase its diverse adhesives range at NAMPO 2024
14th May 2024

Leading manufacturer Pratley will display its full range of industry-leading adhesives at SA Grain’s NAMPO Harvest Day 2024 from 14 to 17 May at Bothaville in the Free State, according to Mark... 


Glencore Coal launches Australia apprenticeship progamme
Glencore Coal launches Australia apprenticeship progamme
14th May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Glencore Australia has announced the opening of its 2025 apprenticeship programme for applications, inviting aspiring candidates to apply for an opportunity or skills development and hands-on... 


World Platinum Director of Research Edward Sterck
Platinum demand outlook pretty robust, World Platinum Investment Council highlights
13th May 2024 By: Martin Creamer

The outlook for platinum is one that's pretty robust, the World Platinum Investment Council (WPIC) has highlighted in its latest Platinum Quarterly, which shows the projection of the metal's demand... 


Image of Australia flag and periodic table symbols for lithium and tantalum
Kathleen Valley lithium/tantalum project, Australia – update
10th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Liontown is getting closer to first production at Kathleen Valley. 


Critical Importance of Machine Tools Market in Africa highlighted at Machine Tools Africa 2024
Critical Importance of Machine Tools Market in Africa highlighted at Machine Tools Africa 2024
9th May 2024

Machine tools are the foundation of modern manufacturing, providing essential equipment for the fabrication processes of all major manufacturing sectors, including automotive, aerospace,... 


Critical importance of machine tools market in Africa highlighted at Machine Tools Africa 2024
9th May 2024

Machine tools are the foundation of modern manufacturing, providing essential equipment for the fabrication processes of all major manufacturing sectors, including automotive, aerospace,... 


Ur-Energy gears up for Shirely Basin construction next year
7th May 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Dual-listed uranium producer Ur-Energy is set to begin major construction activities for its Shirley Basin project in 2025, paving the way for production to start in the following year. The... 


Growth in platinum jewellery demand continues in most key markets
6th May 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

In its latest Platinum Jewellery Business Review (PJBR) for the fourth quarter of 2023,  marketing organisation Platinum Guild International (PGI) has reported that India’s jewellery market... 


Gold nugget
Central banks, record first-quarter over-the-counter purchases support gold demand
30th April 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Continued exchange-traded fund (ETF) outflows drove gold demand, excluding over-the-counter (OTC) purchases, down by 5% year-on-year in the first quarter of this year to 1 102 t. However,... 


The above image depicts the team at Weba Chute Systems discussing a design
Firm reports on successful global turnkey projects
26th April 2024

With the promise that its customised transfer point solutions will always perform to expectations, transfer chute technology provider Weba Chute Systems tackles its turnkey projects in a highly... 


The abive image depicts the BMG Kabelschlepp cable carrier installation
New cable carriers ideal for harsh conditions
26th April 2024

Tsubaki chain, power transmission and motion control products distributor BMG supplies and supports Tsubaki Kabelschlepp cable carriers that have been developed to withstand operation in many... 


The above image depicts Fargo Steel Fabrication’s recently purchased Amanda Tube Laser has allowed the company to enter new markets, with the constant purchase of new machinery diversifying its capabilities, benefitting clients and markets
Fabricator offers one-stop solution
26th April 2024 By: Lynne Davies

Turnkey steel service centre Fargo Steel Fabrication aims to streamline the complexities that occur during engineered projects by eliminating the need for companies or individuals to utilise... 


Artist's impression of the Hinkley Point C NPP
Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant project, UK – update
26th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

GE Steam Power Systems has awarded a contract to provide electrical and instrumentation solutions for the project. 


Fluor’s Newly Appointed General Manager, Etienne Bredell, Aims for Strategic Growth in South Africa
Fluor’s Newly Appointed General Manager, Etienne Bredell, Aims for Strategic Growth in South Africa
22nd April 2024

Etienne Bredell, recently appointed General Manager of Fluor’s South Africa office, brings more than 30 years of industry knowledge to his role. Having joined Fluor in 2008, Bredell is experienced... 


CPM Group managing partner Jeffrey Christian
Over-optimistic, exaggerated expectations in platinum market can lead to bad investment decisions, says CPM
19th April 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Independent commodity research group CPM Group managing partner Jeffrey Christian has dispelled some of the common myths in the platinum market, which can lead to bad investment decisions on the... 


Green economy surge pushes 2023 silver industrial demand to new highs
Green economy surge pushes 2023 silver industrial demand to new highs
18th April 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Building upon the momentum of 2022’s surge in silver consumption for industrial applications, 2023 saw yet more record-breaking industrial demand, reaching 654.4-million ounces, fuelled by the... 


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... 


KAROWE UNDERGROUND DEVELOPMENT
Lucara Diamond Corporation is expanding the Karowe mine to access the underground orebody, thereby extending the life-of-mine to at least 2040
Diamond miner progresses Botswana shaft sinking
29th March 2024

Diamond explorer and miner Lucara Diamond Corporation made significant shaft sinking progress in 2023 at its Karowe underground project, in Botswana, where the miner invested $101.3-million for the... 


Hansen + Genwest post image
Hansen + Genwest
29th March 2024

Designers and manufacturers of transformers and switchgear Hansen + Genwest was founded in 1976, and supplied the first South African-designed and manufactured flameproof transformer in 1977. The... 


The newly launched Vanta Max and Vanta Core X-ray fluorescence (XRF) analysers one blue and one yellow
New analysers launched at Indaba
8th March 2024 By: Halima Frost

International elemental analysis company Innov-X Africa has taken delivery of the newly launched Vanta Max and Vanta Core X-ray fluorescence (XRF) analysers, which were showcased at this year’s... 


Image of Kusile power plant at night
Kusile power plant project, South Africa – update
8th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Eskom has insisted that it is on track to complete the repairs to the ducts in the west stack at the Kusile power station by December 2024. 


Exports drive Multotec’s local manufacturing expansion
Exports drive Multotec’s local manufacturing expansion
3rd March 2024 By: Tracy Hancock

To support the growth of its export business, South African mineral processing specialist Multotec has invested in the expansion of its facilities and now has about 80 000 m² of manufacturing and... 


An image of SA Bullion co-CEOs Imran and Clint O'Brien
Gold demand and price increase promising for industry
1st March 2024 By: Trent Roebeck

Gold has proven to be an enduring and reliable asset, especially during challenging times, with demand for gold by central banks remaining stable in 2023, which is likely to continue this year, say... 


MANUFACTURING INVESTMENT
Multotec has invested in manufacturing facilities and storage space to support the growth of its export business.
Firm wins Exporter of the Year award
1st March 2024

International minerals processing specialist Multotec has won the South African Capital Equipment Export Council’s (SACEEC’s) Exporter of the Year Award in the category for companies with a... 


Sylvania reports positive results despite lower PGM prices
22nd February 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Platinum group metals (PGMs) producer and developer Sylvania Platinum says its revenue and net profit for the 2023 financial year remained respectable, despite the impact of a significantly lower... 


Machine Tools Africa for everything that twists, turns, rotates, cuts, forms, bends or shapes
Machine Tools Africa for everything that twists, turns, rotates, cuts, forms, bends or shapes
21st February 2024

Africa’s biggest machine tools exhibition is taking place from 21-24 May 2024 at the Johannesburg Expo Centre in Nasrec and will be showcasing cutting-edge developments across the machine tool and... 


SU opens new avenues for localisation with high-tech micro-manufacturing machine
20th February 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

In a first-of-its-kind for Africa, the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering at Stellenbosch University (SU) has acquired a micro-manufacturing machine... 


A three story high reactor manufactured by Viva Engineering with people in PPE under it to show scale
Complex SA-DRC reactor project recognised
16th February 2024

The fabrication, in South Africa, of six large reactors for the Azmet Reactor project, being undertaken at a mine in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), is a “massive achievement” after it was... 


Image of the Kusile power plant
Kusile power plant project, South Africa – update
9th February 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Unit 5 of Kusile was synchronised to the national grid at the end of December 2023. 


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