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Education integral to solving manufacturing industry’s skills shortage

By: Simone Liedtke     26th June 2019 Solving the skills challenge in South Africa’s manufacturing industry and working towards its solution will require not only the identification of the skills needed now to meet short-term demand, but also the identification of the skills that will be needed in the future, a panel of speakers,... 

Atlas Copco South Africa moving with the 4IR times

By: Marleny Arnoldi     26th June 2019 Amid a global rise in smart factories that form part of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, industrial equipment supplier Atlas Copco South Africa is taking its vision of a smart factory to a higher level. The company calls its concept the “Smart Connected Assembly – Powered by Data” and says it... 

Kibo acquires 100% of Bordersley power generation project

By: Creamer Media Reporter      26th June 2019 Africa-focused energy company Kibo Energy on Wednesday announced that it had acquired a direct 100% interest in the shovel-ready Bordersley reserve power generation project, in the UK, sending its share prices on the JSE and LSE higher. The Bordersley project will comprise a 5 MW gas-fuelled... 

Acacia fails to change Barrick’s view on mine plans 

By: Mariaan Webb     26th June 2019 London-listed Acacia Mining’s near-5 000-word rebuttal of claims by its parent company over mine plans for its gold operations in Tanzania has failed to change Barrick Gold’s view. The Toronto-headquartered miner, which is trying to buy out minority shareholders in Acacia without paying a... 

Exxaro says Eskom woes to hit coal production

By: Reuters     26th June 2019 Exxaro Resources expects its coal production to fall by 5% by volume in the first half of 2019, mainly due to reduced demand from struggling state-owned power utility Eskom, it said on Wednesday. It added it expects domestic coal demand and pricing to remain stable for the remainder of the year,... 

Shareholders approve Woodlark consolidation

By: Esmarie Iannucci     26th June 2019 ASX-listed Geopacific Resources will consolidate its holding in the Woodlark gold project, in Papua New Guinea, after receiving approval to acquire partner Kula Gold’s stake in the project. Geopacific in March this year announced plans to gain full ownership of Woodlark by issuing Kula... 

Millennium produces first sulphide gold

By: Esmarie Iannucci     26th June 2019 Gold miner Millennium Minerals on Wednesday reported that the Stage 1 sulphide plant expansion at its Nullagine gold project, in Western Australia, has delivered its first gold. CEO Peter Cash told shareholders that all early results from the sulphide circuit had been very positive, indicating... 

Locally Manufactured Warman® WBH® Pump Meets Productivity Demands

25th June 2019 Blurb for online publication The locally manufactured Warman ® WBH® range of pumps provides access to the latest slurry pumping technology, ensuring that productivity demands are met. 

New methods and processes for greater sustainability

25th June 2019 SMS group brings the future of metallurgical plant construction to life at METEC 2019 in Düsseldorf and invites visitors to exchange ideas SMS group, world market leader in plant construction and mechanical engineering for the steel and nonferrous metals industry, will be exhibiting as the... 

Group Five chair, three directors quit amid business rescue

By: African News Agency      25th June 2019 Embattled construction engineering company, Group Five, on Tuesday announced the resignation of four directors, including board chairperson Nonyameko Mandindi with immediate effect.  The group said that other non-executive directors who have resigned were Michael Upton, Edward Williams and Cora... 

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