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Whitehaven sees higher near-term coal prices
Whitehaven sees higher near-term coal prices
Updated 6 hours ago By: Mariaan Webb

Australian coal miner Whitehaven is forecasting higher metallurgical coal prices over the near and long term, citing production constraints of hard-coking coal from Australian producers, combined... 


The above image depicts the solar high masts from ZRW Mechanika
Solar equipment supplier illuminates S Africa’s informal settlements
19th July 2024 By: Lynne Davies

Solar energy and lighting solutions provider ZRW Mechanika has successfully combined LED technology with renewable solar power to create its portable solar systems to provide lighting for informal... 


Anglo cuts steelmaking coal outlook after Australian mine fire
Anglo cuts steelmaking coal outlook after Australian mine fire
18th July 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Diversified major Anglo American has revised its coal production guidance for year to account for the impact of a recent fire at the Grosvenor underground mine, in Australia. Due to the incident,... 


Duncan Wanblad shaking hands with Wits University vice-chancellor Professor Zeblon Vilakazi at the hand over of Anglo’s 47 Main street, Johannesburg building, to Wits Business School (WBS), with Anglo chairperson Nolitha Fakude (left) and  WBS head Prof Maurice Radebe (right).
We’ve delivered strong second-quarter production – Anglo CE
18th July 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Diversified mining company Anglo American on Thursday emphasised its embedding of operational resourcefulness across its asset base and highlighted its second-quarter performance as being strong.... 


The upfront capital cost of a transformer is only one aspect of the total cost of ownership over its lifecycle
Specify your transformer with total cost of ownership in mind
18th July 2024

Rather like a vehicle, the total cost of running and maintaining a transformer over its lifespan will be considerably higher than its purchase price; these other cost factors therefore deserve... 


Business interruption, energy crisis, climate change top oil and gas industry concerns
16th July 2024 By: Schalk Burger

Business interruption was named the top risk in the oil and gas sector by 45% of respondents to a survey conducted by insurance and risk company Allianz Risk Barometer. This was followed by the... 


Hive Hydrogen GM Colin Loubser
Green ammonia ousting coal in power stations, R105bn hydrogen developer reports
15th July 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Huge demand for green ammonia from power stations is being seen by the developer of South Africa’s R105-billion green hydrogen to green ammonia project in the Eastern Cape. But this new development... 


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New concrete fastener meets high-load demand
12th July 2024

Global fastener solutions manufacturer fischer India announced the launch of its pre-positioned undercut anchor, or FSU, which is a “ground-breaking addition” to fischer's line-up designed to meet... 


IFS Group
ISF Group: Redefining excellence in engineering and construction
11th July 2024

In the bustling landscape of engineering, procurement and construction (EPC), one name stands out for its unparalleled commitment to innovation, quality and transformative impact – ISF Group.... 


Successful steady-state operations under way after halted operations at Homase
8th July 2024 By: Darren Parker

Following the halting of operations at the Homase gold project, in south-western Ghana, in 2023, to review the design of the processing plant, Aim-listed gold producer GoldStone Resources has... 


Saps investigating the non-violent deaths of four SANDF soldiers at an Orkney mine shaft
8th July 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) has announced that the South African Police Service (Saps) is undertaking an investigation, in preparation for an inquest, into the deaths of four... 


Fire-suppression concerns mean Joburg Library remains closed until 2025
Fire-suppression concerns mean Joburg Library remains closed until 2025
8th July 2024

The City of Johannesburg closed the public library in the central business district in 2021 over safety concerns, mainly about fire suppression. A report into the building’s condition raised issues... 


Australian coal stocks rally on Anglo American mine explosion
Australian coal stocks rally on Anglo American mine explosion
5th July 2024 By: Bloomberg

Australian coal stocks are headed for their best week in years after a fire shut down one of country’s major mines, with Morgan Stanley seeing further upside for the commodity. Whitehaven Coal is... 


Anglo American extends pay for workers of fire-hit Australian mine
Anglo American extends pay for workers of fire-hit Australian mine
5th July 2024 By: Reuters

Australia's Mining And Energy Union has reached an agreement with Anglo American to extend pay until August-end for workers at its Grosvenor mine that was shut earlier this week due to an ongoing... 


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New software for designers and engineers
5th July 2024

The latest version of a cloud based software tool, the Peikko Designer Bolted Connection tool is now available in South Africa. The tool is a module in a software portfolio used to assist... 


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Downstream battery materials processing facility, Canada
5th July 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Wyloo Metal's proposed facility will provide the missing piece in Canada’s aspirations to develop a domestic electric vehicle battery supply chain. 


Location map of the Kouroussa project, in Guinea
Kouroussa gold project, Guinea – update
5th July 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Operations have fully resumed. 


Anglo considers options to sell coal assets after Australia fire
Anglo considers options to sell coal assets after Australia fire
3rd July 2024 By: Bloomberg

Anglo American is considering options to push ahead with a sale of its coal business after an explosion at its flagship Australian mine, including the possibility of selling individual assets or... 


Underground fire forces production suspension at Anglo American coal mine
Underground fire forces production suspension at Anglo American coal mine
1st July 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Global mining giant Anglo American has halted operations at its Grosvenor steelmaking coal mine in Queensland after an underground coal gas ignition over the weekend, prompting immediate evacuation... 


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Smart energy solutions for South African households
28th June 2024

Global PV inverter and energy storage system provider Sungrow Power Supply Co. says it aims to meet the backup needs of South African homes especially during periods of loadshedding. The company... 


Hudaco CEO Graham Dunford
Hudaco’s interim performance hampered by suspended loadshedding
28th June 2024 By: Darren Parker

Diversified consumer and engineering products group Hudaco has faced a challenging start to the 2024 financial year, with the reduction in loadshedding negatively impacting on some of its... 


Smart, safe battery systems
Huawei’s advanced smart PV power solutions prevent hazardous risks
28th June 2024

Renewable power sources have been credited with helping South Africa achieve its longest break from rolling black outs in four years. Elsewhere on the continent around 600 million people lack... 


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Hummingbird expects Kouroussa to reach commercial production in the third quarter
27th June 2024 By: Darren Parker

Despite unexpected challenges at Aim-listed Hummingbird’s Kouroussa gold mine, in Guinea, over the past year, including the fire at the national fuel depot in Conakry and the temporary suspension... 


Why Spray nozzles are essential for cooling processes
Why Spray nozzles are essential for cooling processes
27th June 2024

Spray nozzles are used to cool numerous industrial processes from stamping presses to freshly forged steel and from gas turbine inlets to power plant exhaust streams. But what is it about spray... 


Fire safety for exposed steel structures in buildings
Fire safety for exposed steel structures in buildings
24th June 2024

Exposed steel structures refer to the steel components within a building that are not sprinkler protected, covered or encased by other materials. These structures are often found inside buildings,... 


RCL vegan foods
RCL expects 75% y/y growth in headline earnings
24th June 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

JSE-listed consumer goods group RCL Foods expects to report a 75% year-on-year increase in headline earnings per share (HEPS) for the financial year ending June 30, supported by higher earnings in... 


Sungrow Smart Energy Solutions and First Class Aftersales Service Empower South Africans During Winter Challenges
Sungrow Smart Energy Solutions and First Class Aftersales Service Empower South Africans During Winter Challenges
21st June 2024

As South Africa prepares for the rigors of winter, including potential load shedding and blackouts, Sungrow reaffirms its commitment to providing reliable and sustainable energy solutions... 


A photo of the new Cape Town Station which has been re-imagined to house over 3 000 students and has sports grounds, a shopping centre and cinemas
Mixed-use project completed
21st June 2024

Privately owned construction company GVK-Siya Zama has worked “around the clock” to complete the redevelopment of Cape Town Station, in the Western Cape, into a mixed-use residential and retail... 


The above image depicts one of the Kwik Kit buildings supplied by Kwikspace
Prefab offering expanded with quick-assemble kits
21st June 2024 By: Lynne Davies

In the mining industry, where time is of the essence, there is a need for fast and efficient solutions when it comes to the construction of permanent structures or fully mobile units for temporary... 


Tunnel-boring machines for Polihali transfer tunnel inspected ahead of delivery to Lesotho
21st June 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

The tunnel-boring machines specifically designed and manufactured to excavate the Lesotho Highlands Water Project’s (LHWP’s) 38 km transfer tunnel from Polihali to Katse will soon be making their... 


Executive Mayor of Tshwane Cilliers Brink
City of Tshwane pushing ahead with plan to procure 1 000 MW by 2026
19th June 2024 By: Terence Creamer

The City of Tshwane is signalling its intention to proceed with plans to procure and/or revive 1 000 MW of electricity generation capacity by 2026 as part of a strategy aimed at improving security... 


South Africa unity government to include ANC and pro-business DA
South Africa unity government to include ANC and pro-business DA
14th June 2024 By: Reuters

The African National Congress and its largest rival, the pro-business Democratic Alliance, have agreed to work together in a government of national unity, senior DA negotiator Helen Zille told... 


South Africa Parliament convenes as talks on who will govern go down to the wire
South Africa Parliament convenes as talks on who will govern go down to the wire
14th June 2024 By: Reuters

South Africa's newly elected parliament convenes on Friday to choose the country's next president with the public still in the dark about which parties will join the African National Congress (ANC)... 


Barloworld profit dips as local mining industry slows
14th June 2024 By: Irma Venter

Barloworld’s South African businesses continued to face a myriad of challenging trading conditions, says CEO Dominic Sewela. Announcing the group’s financial results for the six months ended March... 


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Steel billet and precision casting foundry, South Africa
14th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A draft scoping study has proposed the refurbishment of the former Naledi Foundry, in Benoni, Gauteng. 


Image of the Eloise mine, in Australia
Eloise mine, Australia
14th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A copper/gold/silver mine in North Queensland, Australia. 


Polystyrene panels in cold storage facilities a fire risk
12th June 2024

In examining fire-safety issues related to polystyrene panels in cold storage, it is crucial to consider international standards and the inherent risks associated with this material, according to... 


Explosion at Quantum Foods feed mill kills one, injures two
11th June 2024 By: Darren Parker

An explosion at Quantum Food’s Malmesbury feed mill on June 10 resulted in the injury of three individuals, one of whom subsequently succumbed to his or her injuries. The two other injured... 


KZN floods 2022
Natural disasters emerge as top risk consideration for professionals in construction, property
11th June 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Thirty-eight percent of 3 000 risk management professionals and business leaders agree that natural catastrophes, fire and explosion risks are emerging as primary concerns in the engineering,... 


Anchor bolts provide security in bolted construction elements
7th June 2024

In a continuous drive for product improvement, specialist designer, manufacturer and supplier of structural and precast concrete construction elements Peikko South Africa has introduced the HULCO... 


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Berg gold project, Canada – update
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Surge Copper Corp has launched a metallurgical test programme for its Berg project. 


FlameBlock develops pioneer solution to extinguish lithium-ion battery fires
FlameBlock develops pioneer solution to extinguish lithium-ion battery fires
7th June 2024

Passive firefighting specialist FlameBlock has developed the FlameBlock Lithium Black (FLB), a uniquely formulated fire extinguishing agent designed specifically to extinguish lithium-ion battery... 


An image showing operations at Hummingbird's mine in Mali
Hummingbird bolstered by strong Mali performance, weathers Guinea challenges
4th June 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Aim-listed Hummingbird became a multi-asset, multi-jurisdiction gold producer in the full -year to December 31, with its Yanfolila mine, in Mali, performing strongly and meeting guidance, and the... 


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