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Fuelling Industrial Success: The Undeniable Benefits of Premium Base Oils
Fuelling Industrial Success: The Undeniable Benefits of Premium Base Oils
26th March 2024

In the realm of industrial operations, where precision is paramount, and reliability is non-negotiable, one component’s importance should never be underestimated ­– lubricants. These fluids are... 


RS PRO launches Industrial Control and Communication range of 1 250 new products across more than 18 technologies
RS PRO launches Industrial Control and Communication range of 1 250 new products across more than 18 technologies
26th March 2024

A trading brand of RS Group plc (LSE: RS1), a global digitally-led provider of product and service solutions for industrial customers, has announced RS PRO’s new Industrial Control and... 


Bearings International boosts industrial solutions with premium I-MAK brand
Bearings International boosts industrial solutions with premium I-MAK brand
26th March 2024

The strategic alliance between Bearings International (BI) and I-MAK initiated in February 2019 signalled a new chapter in BI's mission to augment its selection of premium brand offerings in a bid... 


Synthetic lubricants for HVAC systems from FUCHS LUBRICANTS SOUTH AFRICA
26th March 2024

A range of synthetic lubricants for use in Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) systems is available from global lubricant manufacturer FUCHS. Its RENISO product range includes... 


Goldman says commodities to benefit as central banks cut rates
26th March 2024 By: Bloomberg

Commodities will advance this year as central banks in the US and Europe move to reduce interest rates, helping to support industrial and consumer demand, according to Goldman Sachs Group Inc. Raw... 


Revolutionizing Industries: Rio-Carb Promotes Sustainability with our R-C 700 Chromium Carbide Solutions
26th March 2024

Rio-Carb Pty Ltd, a leading innovator in industrial solutions, is making significant strides in promoting environmental sustainability using R-C 700 Chromium Carbide technology. The company's... 


African development finance institution secures its biggest ever debt facility
26th March 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

African infrastructure funding specialist, the Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), announced on Tuesday that it had successfully closed its largest ever debt facility. This is a $1.16-billion... 


US announces $6bn to clean up heavy manufacturing
US announces $6bn to clean up heavy manufacturing
26th March 2024 By: Bloomberg

The first new US aluminum smelter in 45 years may be built as part of about $6-billion in grants the Biden administration is awarding to companies in a bid to clean-up hard to decarbonise... 


Electricity Minister Kgosientsho Ramokgopa
Eskom board considers enlarging and extending Standard Offer Programme
25th March 2024 By: Terence Creamer

Electricity Minister Kgosientsho Ramokgopa reports that the Eskom board is considering lifting the current 1 000 MW allocation set aside for its Standard Offer Programme to 4 000 MW and extending... 


Lime farm, in Hoedspruit
First-quarter agriculture sentiment largely influenced by drought, public infrastructure deterioration
25th March 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

The Agricultural Business Chamber (Agbiz) and Industrial Development Corporation’s Agribusiness Confidence Index (ACI) has remained unchanged in the first quarter of the year at a level of 40.... 


Schneider Electric Collaborates with NVIDIA on Designs for AI Data Centres
Schneider Electric Collaborates with NVIDIA on Designs for AI Data Centres
25th March 2024

New reference designs will offer a robust framework for implementing NVIDIA’s accelerated computing platform within data centres Designs will optimise performance, scalability, and energy... 


US US Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm
$475m in US govt funding for clean energy projects on former mine land
25th March 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The US Department of Energy (DoE) has announced up to $475-million in funding for five projects in Arizona, Kentucky, Nevada, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia to accelerate clean energy deployment... 


Patel's misguided industrial policy hindrance to Black Industrialists
Patel's misguided industrial policy hindrance to Black Industrialists
25th March 2024

Authored: Bongani Mankewu Blurb: Minister Patel is phony and plays Machiavellian when he blames the failure of state-owned enterprises for the failure of black industrialists. 


The carbon capture pilot plant at the Kelvin power station
Companies unveil Kelvin power station carbon capture pilot project
22nd March 2024 By: Schalk Burger

The 600 MW coal-fired Kelvin power station, in Isando, Ekurhuleni, has installed a 300 m3/h flue gas emissions capturing pilot project, which removes carbon dioxide (CO₂), nitrogen oxides and... 


Nissan Africa president Joni Vila
Jordi Vila appointed Nissan Africa president
22nd March 2024 By: Schalk Burger

Automotive manufacturer Nissan has appointed Jordi Vila as Nissan Africa president. He currently serves as Nissan Europe sales and marketing divisional VP. Vila will succeed Nissan Africa president... 


One of Boliden's mines in Sweden
Boliden sees $48m hit to Q1 profit from strike in Finland
22nd March 2024 By: Reuters

Sweden's Boliden expects a hit of around 500-million crowns ($47.6-million) to its first-quarter operating profit from an ongoing industrial strike in Finland, the company said. Of the 500-million... 


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SQM supports water treatment startup with initial $1.27m investment
22nd March 2024 By: Darren Parker

UK-based engineering tech startup Salinity Solutions has secured a $1.27-million initial investment from battery-grade lithium chemicals producer Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile’s (SQM’s)... 


US President Joe Biden
Biden set to award billions to decarbonise US heavy industries
22nd March 2024 By: Bloomberg

The Biden administration is poised to award as much as $6.3-billion in dozens of grants to help hard-to-decarbonise industries cut emissions, according to people familiar with the matter. Details... 


water bubbles
SQM supports water treatment startup with initial $1.27m investment
22nd March 2024 By: Darren Parker

UK-based engineering tech startup Salinity Solutions has secured a $1.27-million initial investment from battery-grade lithium chemicals producer Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile’s (SQM’s)... 


Gates introduces Clean Master™ Plus pressure wash hose
Gates introduces Clean Master™ Plus pressure wash hose
22nd March 2024

Lighter more flexible high-pressure hose improves ergonomics, productivity and safety  LUXEMBOURG CITY – Gates (NYSE: GTES), a global manufacturer of highly engineered power transmission and fluid... 


Molefi Motuku, CEO of national mineral research organisation Mintek
Molefi Motuku
22nd March 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

This week we profile Molefi Motuku, CEO of national mineral research organisation Mintek  


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Mining innovators recognised
22nd March 2024 By: Halima Frost

In conjunction with this year’s yearly Investing in African Mining Indaba, held in Cape Town at the start of February, industry body Mining Equipment Manufacturers of South Africa (Memsa) held a... 



A portrait photo of Schneider Electric mining, minerals and metals industries president Rob Moffitt
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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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... 


UAE conglomerate seeks to gatecrash China's JCHX Zambian copper deal
21st March 2024 By: Reuters

A unit of International Holding Company IHC.AD, Abu Dhabi's most valuable company, is interested in acquiring Zambia's Lubambe Copper Mine, an asset that China's JHCX Mining has already agreed to... 


Image of the Tri-Pump Mud Cat solution
Partnership brings dredging technology to African mines
20th March 2024

A recently announced strategic partnership aims to address challenges faced by the mining sector in Africa through the implementation of innovative dredging technology. Tri-Pump, a provider of... 


Lebalelo is improving lives through water infrastructure for a thriving future in Limpopo
Lebalelo is improving lives through water infrastructure for a thriving future in Limpopo
20th March 2024

In celebration of Water Month and World Water Day, we at Lebalelo Water User Association (LWUA) reflect on our achievements in fulfilling our mandate of improving lives through the consistent... 


Renergen, Airsol deal now complete
20th March 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

Gas producer Renergen has completed all the required steps for Airsol, a company fully owned by SOL S, to invest in special bonds called convertible debentures. These bonds can be turned into... 


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Glencore sets 25% emissions reduction target in new climate plan
20th March 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Global miner Glencore confirms in its latest Climate Action Transition Plan (CATP) for 2024 to 2026, published on March 20, that it is on track to achieve its emission reduction targets of 15% by... 


Schneider Electric announces 2023 Global Alliance Partner Programme Award Winners
Schneider Electric announces 2023 Global Alliance Partner Programme Award Winners
20th March 2024

Awards honour Alliance partners that drive innovation in industrial automation and embrace EcoStruxure technology to deliver customer value  Celebrates ecosystem collaboration in IoT and... 


Bearings International fosters a segment strategy to keep customers ‘in motion’
Bearings International fosters a segment strategy to keep customers ‘in motion’
20th March 2024

Bearings International’s (BI) segment approach to the market places an intentional focus on key industries in South and Sub-Saharan Africa in a bid to optimise operations, enhance uptime and drive... 


Jonathan McKey, the company’s National Sales and Marketing Manager
SEW-EURODRIVE builds support, trust into Africa
20th March 2024

Companies in various sectors across Africa are wanting to harness the power of modern advancements in drive technology – and SEW-EURODRIVE is there with the solutions and the support. “Many... 


An image depicting the Solar Off-Grid range
Defy launches solar-powered off-grid fridge, freezer range
19th March 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Amid the compounding effects of loadshedding in South Africa and increasing concerns about climate change, appliance manufacturer Defy Appliances has launched its Solar Off-Grid fridge and freezer... 


The ROSE Foundation celebrates 30years of success in used oil recycling
The ROSE Foundation celebrates 30years of success in used oil recycling
19th March 2024

More than 1.5 billion litres of hazardous used motor oil has been kept out of the environment, thanks to the efforts of the ROSE Foundation (Recycling Oil Saves the Environment) which celebrates 30... 


Mesh networks- a multidirectional electrical superhighway
Mesh networks- a multidirectional electrical superhighway
19th March 2024 By: Dimpho Madiba

By Nishandra Baijnath, Systems Architect, Power Systems, Anglophone Africa at Schneider Electric Today, many power industry stakeholders are faced with mounting requirements for improved grid... 


Rand Water purification station
South African economic hub’s water system on verge of collapse
19th March 2024 By: Bloomberg

South Africa is facing the prospect of a breakdown in the water supply to its industrial heartland and most-populated region, adding to the woes of an economy battered by power outages, congested... 


Taxis parked at a taxi rank in Johannesburg
Draft public transport policy to provide guidance for existing, new subsidies
18th March 2024 By: Schalk Burger

The draft National Public Transport Subsidy Policy, which has been gazetted, is aimed at introducing outcomes-based planning for integrated public transport. There are currently no guidelines for... 


Sibanye-Stillwater completes acquisition of Reldan
18th March 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Diversified miner Sibanye-Stillwater's acquisition of the Reldan Group of Companies has been successfully concluded for a final cash purchase consideration of $155.9-million. Sibanye in November... 


Trade, Industry and Competition Minister Ebrahim Patel
64 companies to pledge to procure from black industrialists, says Patel
18th March 2024 By: Darren Parker

During the second Black Industrialists and Exporters Conference to be held later this week, up to 64 large companies are expected to make pledges to procure goods and services from black... 


Put sanctions on Russian-origin aluminium not on Rusal, industry group says
18th March 2024 By: Reuters

ndustry group European Aluminium wants the European Union to impose sanctions on aluminium supplied from Russia but not EU-based companies owned by Rusal which produces bauxite and alumina outside... 


Eletrobras and SMS group explore potential supply of renewable hydrogen to industries in Brazil
18th March 2024

Strategic Partnership: Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the production of green hydrogen (H2) by Eletrobras and examination of the use of green hydrogen in industrial processes Renewable... 


Image of a WEG Africa generator sets
Helping businesses select the right genset
16th March 2024

Despite the growing use of generator sets (gensets) to mitigate power disruptions, there is still confusion about how to choose the appropriate genset based on specific operational demands, notes... 


Sungrow's new three-phase inverters
Sungrow launches new three-phase battery/inverter system in South Africa
15th March 2024 By: Darren Parker

Solar power solutions company Sungrow has unveiled its three-phase inverter and battery energy solution in South Africa, featuring several new inverter models and battery options suited for both... 


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