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Zero Carbon Charge signs MoU with Free State govt on EV charger rollout
20th May 2024 By: Irma Venter

Zero Carbon Charge (Zero CC) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Free State provincial government on the introduction of what it describes as a “network of solar-powered,... 


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Indaba aims to unlock junior mining potential
17th May 2024 By: Lynne Davies

Mineral resources, energy and mining conference specialists Resources 4 Africa (R4A) envision junior miners playing a crucial role in meeting the rising demand for critical minerals and metals, in... 


Memsa CEO Lehlohonolo Molloyi standing at a podium addressing delegates and speakers at last year’s Mind Shift Conference
Conference drives mining innovation, skills
26th April 2024 By: Halima Frost

The second yearly Mind Shift Conference, hosted by industry association Mining Equipment Manufacturers of South Africa (Memsa), will delve into innovation, digital technology and skills in the... 


key challenges hindering manufacturing growth in Africa in 2024
key challenges hindering manufacturing growth in Africa in 2024
11th April 2024

As Africa strives for economic advancement, the manufacturing sector remains a critical driver of growth and development. However, several challenges continue to impede the sector's expansion... 


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South Africa’s water availability on the edge
8th April 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

Various factors can lead to a rapid decline in South Africa’s water availability, according to Water and Sanitation Deputy Minister David Mahlobo, who reiterated the need to diversify the water... 


Human Settlements Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi
Old govt buildings to be converted into homes for State employees
5th April 2024 By: Darren Parker

Human Settlements Minister Mmamaloko Kubayi wants to convert old and unused government buildings into residential properties for government employees. She said this was part of an effort to do away... 


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Cesa emphasises Infrastructure Indaba’s significance
5th April 2024

Industry body Consulting Engineers South Africa (Cesa) CEO Chris Campbell emphasised the significance of the Cesa Infrastructure Indaba, which was held in Cape Town on March 19 and 20. “As we... 


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Awards return following pandemic interruption
5th April 2024

Industry association Southern Africa Stainless Steel Association (Sassda) is set to mark its sixtieth anniversary with the return of the Sassda and Columbus Stainless Steel Awards. The Covid... 


Indaba produces biodiversity economy action plan to address sector challenges
28th March 2024 By: Schalk Burger

The Biodiversity Economy and Investment Indaba, held this week, resulted in the development of a programme of action to address the challenges in the biodiversity sector as part of the National... 


President Cyril Ramaphosa
Indigenous resources must benefit South African communities, says Ramaphosa
26th March 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

With a global emphasis on sustainability and the effects of climate change becoming more apparent, President Cyril Ramaphosa described the sustainable use of biodiversity as the “pillar of rural... 


Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment Minister Barbara Creecy
Creecy stresses importance of protecting the environment while growing the biodiversity economy
25th March 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Amid increasing emphasis on sustainability, this year’s inaugural Biodiversity Economy and Investment Indaba emphasises the importance of growing the South African biodiversity economy under the... 


Infrastructure procurement in focus at consulting engineering conference
25th March 2024 By: Schalk Burger

During industry organisation Consulting Engineers South Africa's (Cesa's) recent Infrastructure Indaba, procurement of goods and services emerged as a critical theme of discussion, underscoring the... 


AEI 2024 Sets the Stage for Africa’s Sustainable Energy Future
AEI 2024 Sets the Stage for Africa’s Sustainable Energy Future
25th March 2024

Africa stands on the brink of an energy transformation that promises to redefine its economic landscape while ensuring no one is left behind in the transition to a low-carbon economy. 


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New ore sorting tech launched at Indaba
22nd March 2024

Collection and sorting systems developer Tomra Mining launched its Tomra deep learning solution OBTAIN, which is suitable for high-capacity ore sorting, at the Investing in African Mining Indaba,... 



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Operational efficiencies highlighted at Indaba
22nd March 2024

The message from global energy management and automation supplier Schneider Electric at this year’s Investing in African Mining Indaba – held in Cape Town, South Africa in early February – stressed... 


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SRK celebrates its half century of innovation in mining
22nd March 2024

It has been 50 years since SRK Consulting founders Oskar Steffen, Andy Robertson and Hendrik Kirsten started their consulting business in Johannesburg.  The world was a different place in 1974, but... 


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Unprecedented crime levels threaten mining’s sustainability
22nd March 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Amid South Africa’s ticking of all the boxes for a fertile environment for organised crime – economic inequality, rampant crime, widespread government corruption and poorly performing State organs... 


BW8 last under IRP 2019, nuclear ambitions not a pipe dream – Mantashe
22nd March 2024 By: Irma Venter

Bid Window 8 of government’s Renewable Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme will be the last bid window under the Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) 2019, says Mineral Resources and Energy... 


FIDIC CEO Dr Nelsono Ogunshakin and CESA CEO Chris Campbell
World falling short of needed sustainable infrastructure investment, says FIDIC
19th March 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

In an address delivered during the Consulting Engineers South Africa (CESA) Infrastructure Indaba, in Cape Town, on March 19, International Federation of Consulting Engineers (FIDIC) CEO Dr Nelsono... 


LOCAL LAUNCH
The first products to launch in South Africa include, among others, the Komatsu single boom ZJ21 jumbo drill rig and the Komatsu ZB21 medium-class bolter
Underground hard rock equipment launched locally
15th March 2024 By: Donna Slater

Mining and industrial machinery developer and manufacturer Komatsu launched, at this year’s Investing in African Mining Indaba, held in February in Cape Town, three new models in its underground... 


Industrial Gas Users Association of South Africa executive director Jaco Human
Industrial gas users prepare to make ‘orderly transition’ case at crunch gas-cliff meeting
14th March 2024 By: Terence Creamer

The creation of a formal public-private platform to assess solutions to a pending “gas cliff” for industrial consumers in South Africa points to the fact that the issue is finally being taken... 


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Built Environment Indaba to address substandard project delivery, other challenges
12th March 2024 By: Darren Parker

Poor-quality projects, site invasions and inadequate transformation are some of the key issues that will be addressed at the inaugural Built Environment Indaba, which will be held at the Gallagher... 


construction workers on scaffolding
Construction sector mafia targeting executives as well
12th March 2024 By: Darren Parker

The impact of the construction mafia is starting to be felt higher up the food chain, with Black Building Council in the Built Environment (BBCBE) president Danny Masimene noting that executives... 


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On-The-Air (08/03/2024)
8th March 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Martin Creamer talks about iron-ore, manganese and platinum use. 


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... 


Transmission lines
Trading, transmission key factors in a liberalised South African electricity market
7th March 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

With the liberalisation of the South African electricity market, energy trading will become increasingly important. So highlighted Investec Project Finance Director Franca Sandham. She was... 


The Jeffreys Bay wind farm
World Bank is supporting the rollout of distributed renewable energy in Africa, globally
6th March 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

Distributed renewable energy (DRE) is going to be essential to achieve the goal of universal access to energy by 2030, both in Africa and globally. So highlighted World Bank Energy Sector... 


Transmission infrastructure in South Africa
New fund to finance cross-border electricity transmission in Southern Africa
6th March 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

The Southern African Power Pool’s (SAPP’s) Regional Transmission Infrastructure Financing Facility (RTIFF) will be managed by climate-focused blended finance fund manager Climate Fund Managers... 


Energy Council of South Africa CEO James Mackay
Real progress being made against loadshedding in recent months, says Energy Council CEO
5th March 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

The number of hours of loadshedding in South Africa has been cut by 67% over the past three-and-a-half months, Energy Council of South Africa CEO James MacKay highlighted on Monday evening. He was... 


Bid Window 8 the last under IRP 2019, nuclear ambitions not a pipe dream – Mantashe
Bid Window 8 the last under IRP 2019, nuclear ambitions not a pipe dream – Mantashe
5th March 2024 By: Irma Venter

Bid Window 8 of government’s Renewable Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme will be the last bid window under IRP 2019, says Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe. “We’ll... 


Menar MD Vuslat Bayoglu
South Africa's Menar clinches mining MoU with government of Gabon
5th March 2024 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa’s consistently advancing mining investment company Menar has signed a memorandum of agreement with the government of Gabon. “We think that Gabon is one of the promising countries when... 


DFC unpacks key to client satisfaction
DFC unpacks key to client satisfaction
4th March 2024

Valves supplier Dynamic Fluid Control (DFC) channel sales executive Belinda Rossouw shares insights into her role in understanding client needs, building and nurturing relationships, educating... 


DFC discusses what drives its innovation
DFC discusses what drives its innovation
4th March 2024

Valves supplier Dynamic Fluid Control (DFC) COO Mlungisi Cele sheds light on key aspects of the company's approach to innovation, competition, operational excellence, industry trends and... 


Africa Energy Indaba 2024 kicks off next week
1st March 2024

The stage is set for the much-anticipated Africa Energy Indaba 2024, Africa's premier energy conference and exhibition, taking place next week. This flagship event promises to convene industry... 


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Circular economy solutions showcased
1st March 2024

A range of mining and industrial product, technology and service solutions were recently featured by SKF at the Mining Indaba 2024, highlighting the company’s drive towards a circular economy and... 


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Witwatersrand basin project – Qala Shallows Phase 1 – South Africa – update
1st March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

South African development finance institution the Industrial Development Corporation has started work to complete its due diligence investigation as part of its proposed R300-million debt facility... 


Africa Energy Indaba: “Ensuring energy security in African nations.”
29th February 2024

Global energy experts will convene in Cape Town this March for the annual Africa Energy Indaba, an event of paramount importance amidst local and global developments shaping the continent's energy... 


FUCHS LUBRICANTS SOUTH AFRICA produces local lubricant for wind turbine maintenance
28th February 2024

A single wind turbine requires 600 to 800 litres of lubricant per gearbox, which means selecting the correct product for reduced maintenance and increased lifespan is critical. With the 16th... 


JON STANTON The demand for a significant increase in global copper production requires a multifaceted approach
Solutions provider aims to enhance mining productivity more sustainably
28th February 2024 By: Shannon de Ryhove

Global engineering solutions provider Weir aims to assist the mining industry to meet the surging global demand for critical minerals and metals in a more sustainable way. It aims to do this... 


Engen celebrates another successful Mining Indaba
Engen celebrates another successful Mining Indaba
22nd February 2024

As a progressive energy and solutions partner committed to enriching lives for a sustainable future, Engen was thrilled to participate in yet another successful 'Investing in Africa' Mining Indaba,... 


New Technologies Available to Solve Africa's Energy Crisis
New Technologies Available to Solve Africa's Energy Crisis
21st February 2024

Africa Energy Indaba to host riveting discussions and showcase technologies covering deployment of energy innovations to bridge continental energy gaps 


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South Africa’s IDC begins due diligence work for Qala Shallows project funding
21st February 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

South African development finance institution the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) has begun work to complete its due diligence investigation as part of its proposed R300-million (about... 


DRDGOLD’s business model is ESG in action
DRDGOLD’s business model is ESG in action
20th February 2024 By: Tracy Hancock

Considering that environmental, social and governance (ESG) aspects have become increasingly important over the years, especially in the mining industry, gold producer DRDGOLD emphasises that its... 


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