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No injuries or fatalities reported in Germiston train fire

By: News24Wire      Updated 1 hour 31 minutes ago No injuries or fatalities were reported after a train caught fire in Dinwiddie, Germiston, on Tuesday, according to Ekurhuleni Emergency Medical Services (EMS). "We received a call at 06:30, saying a train was on fire... next to the Scaw Metals company. 

Zambian President threatens Glencore, Vedanta with 'divorce' 

By: Bloomberg     17th May 2019 Zambian President Edgar Lungu threatened to “divorce” the domestic copper units of Vedanta Resources and Glencore after the companies said they’d curb operations in the Southern African nation. The threat marks an escalation in tensions between the mining industry in Africa’s second-biggest... 

SA companies aren’t reaping the benefits of asset management, says Alusani® Course Leader

By: Creamer Media Reporter      15th May 2019 Many companies in South Africa have created textbook examples of how not to lead the way in terms of managing their assets. Large building and infrastructure projects require ongoing planned maintenance, there is simply no way to get around it.  These costs can either be planned for upfront... 

East African company Société Pétrolière expands LPG business

By: Simone Liedtke     14th May 2019 East African Société Pétrolière (SP) has, through the installation of eight liquified petroleum gas (LPG) storage and cylinder filling plants, doubled Rwanda’s LPG storage and filling capacity. Each of these facilities has a storage capacity of 20 m3 and is capable of filling about 1 000 bottles... 

INITIATE INTERVIEW: “We want to be a part of ‘EmPOWERing Africa’. Training, coaching and mentoring of the youth is critical to the success of our future economy”

By: Creamer Media Reporter      14th May 2019 Exclusive interview with Shane Pereira, Business Development Executive at Lesedi Nuclear Services, sponsors of the Initiate! Impact Challenge that is taking place at African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa at the CTICC from 14-16 May. The Initiate! 3-day challenge is for postgraduate students... 

Noront expects ‘lengthy’ enviro permitting phase for ferrochrome plant

By: Mariaan Webb     13th May 2019 Development company Noront Resources has settled on a site for the ferrochrome plant that it plans to build to treat ore from its chromite mines in the emerging Ring of Fire camp, but the junior is expecting “lengthy” environmental assessment phase and says commissioning of the facility is still... 

Clover rises above tough trading environment

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     10th May 2019 JSE-listed Clover continues to increase its markets share in various categories on the back of marketing investments and additional trade support, boding well for its future performance, despite weaker trading conditions than in the previous year. In a statement on Friday, the company indicated... 

Rising demand for versatile mini cranes

By: Schalk Burger     10th May 2019 There is growing demand for the versatile and compact Unic Spider Mini Cranes in South Africa’s construction and mining sectors, says local distributor B & B Group CEO Bob Fogg. The cranes range from 1 t to 10 t cranes, and many are small enough to fit through doors and into confined construction... 

Securex co-locates with two trade shows

By: Khutso Maphatsoe     10th May 2019 Building on the success of Securex 2018, in conjunction with A-OSH EXPO, Specialised Exhibitors has this year introduced Facilities Management Expo as another co-located show alongside Securex and A-OSH. “The combination of three shows under one roof broadens the scope for exhibitors and... 

Another exciting A-OSH EXPO beckons as exhibitors finalise their plans for the 2019 show

9th May 2019 It’s shaping up to be another bumper edition of the continent’s leading occupational health and safety (OHS) show as this year’s A-OSH EXPO exhibitors finalise their marketing and stand planning. If your working life and interests lie in the OHS arena, book time in your calendar for this year’s... 

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