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An image of Afrimat CEO Andries van Heerden
Afrimat delivers strong full-year results, continuing growth
16th May 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

During its financial year to February 29, midtier mining and materials company Afrimat invested considerably in projects that are expected to yield fruitful returns and further strengthen diversity... 


Higher Education & Training DDG Zukile Mvalo
PGM-boosted green hydrogen backed by resolute South African govt's commitment
16th May 2024 By: Martin Creamer

The production of green hydrogen, which is most effectively generated when catalysed by platinum group metals (PGMs), has profound economic and social implications, including job creation, skills... 


Wilmar edible oils refinery in Richards Bay IDZ celebrates Phase 1 operationalisation
Wilmar edible oils refinery in Richards Bay IDZ celebrates Phase 1 operationalisation
16th May 2024

Wilmar is a Singaporean-listed multinational company that has operationalised R1.27-billion Phase 1 of its edible oils refining plant (Wilmar Processing SA) located in the Richards Bay Industrial... 


Uninterrupted steam assured during Sasol shutdown: A case study
Uninterrupted steam assured during Sasol shutdown: A case study
16th May 2024

Industrial complexes like Sasol One, in Sasolburg, have scheduled shutdowns every three to five years to allow critical maintenance and plant upgrades to be performed.  


The Silent Threat in the Workplace: Is your business safe from electrical hazards?
The Silent Threat in the Workplace: Is your business safe from electrical hazards?
16th May 2024

Every year, R7 billion is paid out by the Compensation Fund and Rand Mutual Assurance to address occupational injuries and diseases in South Africa. This statistic highlights the pressing need for... 


Sun Silver gleams on ASX debut with Nevada project
15th May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Nevada-focused Sun Silver on Wednesday listed on the ASX, following an oversubscribed A$13-million initial public offering (IPO). The company’s stock more than doubled on its first day trading on... 


Seifsa president Elias Monage
Seifsa, unions commit to addressing access to housing for sector employees
15th May 2024 By: Schalk Burger

The Metal and Engineering Industries Bargaining Council (MEIBC) negotiations have concluded with a 7% wage increase over the next year for entry-level workers in the metals and engineering industry... 


Automated mining vehicles
Half of mining industry still resisting AI integration
15th May 2024 By: Darren Parker

At least half of heavy machinery users within the global mining industry still rely primarily on manual supply chain management tools, with 40% still using manual tools for operational planning,... 


An image of Nedbank Corporate Social Responsibility executive head Poovi Pillay
Nedbank launches R10m Indalo Fund
15th May 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Finance institution Nedbank on May 15 announced the launch of the R10-million Indalo Fund at the Indalo Inclusive Symposium at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research in Pretoria. The... 


CHIETA CEO Yershen Pillay
State mining training authority backing green hydrogen skills centre creation
15th May 2024 By: Martin Creamer

“We’re very excited to announce that we’ll be establishing the first centre of specialisation of green hydrogen skills,” South Africa’s Chemical Industries Education and Training Authority (CHIETA)... 


Transitioning to sustainability: The holistic conversation at Enlit Africa
15th May 2024

Enlit Africa focuses on the key sustainability transition narrative, highlighting the role of green business and investment with the global launch of the UNDP Africa Green Business & Financing... 


Stellantis assembly-plant site being readied for construction – dtic
Stellantis assembly-plant site being readied for construction – dtic
15th May 2024 By: Irma Venter

The Coega Development Corporation (CDC) has started to prepare the site at the Coega Special Economic Zone for the construction of the new Stellantis vehicle-assembly plant, says the Department of... 


An automotive component factory in the TASEZ
Tshwane Automotive SEZ celebrates training of first cohort of youth
15th May 2024 By: Schalk Burger

The Tshwane Automotive Special Economic Zone (TASEZ) on May 14 celebrated the first cohort of 526 local youths trained in safety, health, environment and quality to participate in different parts... 


Industry leaders to deliver World Class seminars at Machine Tools Africa
Industry leaders to deliver World Class seminars at Machine Tools Africa
15th May 2024

Industry leaders from across the manufacturing and machine tools market will deliver a programme of world-class, free-to-attend seminars at Machine Tools Africa 2024, taking place at the Expo... 


US President Joe Biden
US tariffs on minerals leave out markets that China dominates
15th May 2024 By: Bloomberg

President Joe Biden just unveiled sweeping tariffs on a range of Chinese imports, including more than two dozen industrial raw materials. But the administration is being careful to avoid the... 


Latest trends in Machines Tools market on display at Machine Tools Africa
Latest trends in Machines Tools market on display at Machine Tools Africa
14th May 2024

Machine tools is an integral part of the manufacturing industry, and directly impacts the economy of any country. The machine tools sector in Africa provides numerous prospects for investment,... 


Well testing ahead of gas flow to the generator
Kinetiko thrilled with successful onshore gas-to-power demonstration in South Africa
14th May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

ASX-listed Kinetiko Energy has successfully demonstrated that it can produce gas-to-power (GtP) from an onshore natural gas resource at its Amersfoort project, in Mpumalanga, South Africa. The... 


Pratley to showcase its diverse adhesives range at NAMPO 2024
14th May 2024

Leading manufacturer Pratley will display its full range of industry-leading adhesives at SA Grain’s NAMPO Harvest Day 2024 from 14 to 17 May at Bothaville in the Free State, according to Mark... 


Big 5 Construct South Africa 2024: The gateway to the country’s construction sector
14th May 2024

South Africa's construction sector is projected to grow thanks to government’s National Development Plan 2023, with numerous mega projects happening in all nine provinces; projects such as Mtentu... 


Treasurer Jim Chalmers
Australia to invest A$22.7bn in renewable energy, critical minerals
14th May 2024 By: Reuters

The Australian government on Tuesday announced a A$22.7-billion package to boost domestic manufacturing and renewable energy as the country seeks to reduce its reliance on foreign suppliers for key... 


platinum ingots
PGMs to face continued supply constraints, low prices – report
14th May 2024 By: Darren Parker

Precious metals consultancy Metals Focus’ new ‘Platinum Group Metals (PGM) Focus 2024’ report, which offers a comprehensive analysis of the PGM industry, indicates that the rest of the year will be... 


Trade, Industry and Competition Minister Ebrahim Patel
dtic seeks to create a competitive medical technology industry with new master plan
14th May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Trade, Industry and Competition Minister Ebrahim Patel has launched the Medical Technology (MedTech) Master Plan, which is aimed at creating a proficient and competitive medical technology industry... 


Sungrow Signs Distribution Agreements with Herholdt’s and ARB in South Africa
Sungrow Signs Distribution Agreements with Herholdt’s and ARB in South Africa
14th May 2024

Sungrow, the global leading PV inverter and energy storage system provider, has solidified its presence in South Africa’s renewable energy sector with two significant agreements recently inked. The... 


The Kookaburra graphite project has the second largest known graphite resource on South Australia’s Eyre Peninsula.
Graphite miner Lincoln joins EU trade mission
14th May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Graphite miner Lincoln Minerals CEO Jonathon Trewartha will participate in an Australia government-led trade mission to the European Union (EU) in early June. During the trade mission, Lincoln... 


Atlantic Lithium is now trading on the GSE.
Lithium miner debuts as Ghana’s first listing in two years
14th May 2024 By: Bloomberg

Australian-based Atlantic Lithium, which is developing Ghana’s first lithium mine, has taken a step toward raising capital from equity investors in the country. The company has listed all its... 


Top critical mineral miner CBMM sees opportunity in EV batteries
14th May 2024 By: Bloomberg

A Brazilian company focused on mining a metal used to strengthen alloys is betting that its mainstay product can also play a key role in improving electric vehicle batteries. Cia. Brasileira de... 


From left, CHIETA CEO Yersen Pillay, Higher Education and Training Department DDG Zukile Mvalo, and Nedbank CIB Head of Infrastructure, Energy and Telecommunications Mike Peo.
Green energy presenting South Africa with massive reindustrialisation chance – Nedbank
13th May 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Green electrons and green molecules are presenting South Africa with a massive opportunity to reindustrialise, Nedbank CIB head of infrastructure, energy and telecommunications Mike Peo told the... 


Seifsa, Numsa conclude three-year metals, engineering sector wage agreement
13th May 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

After three formal engagements, the Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of Southern Africa (Seifsa) and trade union the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) have concluded... 


Energy Security: An African Priority at Enlit Africa 2024
13th May 2024

Enlit Africa creates a space for companies to collaborate, taking control of the energy security conversation and redefining its potential in Africa. 


Kefi nears construction start at Tulu Kapi
13th May 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

London-listed Kefi Gold and Copper says the remaining finance syndicate approval process in respect of the Tulu Kapi project, in Ethiopia, is on track for final approvals this month. The company... 


World Platinum Director of Research Edward Sterck
Platinum demand outlook pretty robust, World Platinum Investment Council highlights
13th May 2024 By: Martin Creamer

The outlook for platinum is one that's pretty robust, the World Platinum Investment Council (WPIC) has highlighted in its latest Platinum Quarterly, which shows the projection of the metal's demand... 


Residents of the oil sands hub of Fort McMurray, in Alberta, have been asked to prepare to leave.
Western Canada blazes cause evacuations, air quality concerns
13th May 2024 By: Reuters

The season's first major wildfires have spread to roughly 10 000 ha across Western Canada on Sunday as authorities issued an evacuation order for a community in British Columbia and warned of poor... 


Treasurer Jim Chalmers
Australia’s Budget will boost critical minerals, Treasurer says
13th May 2024 By: Bloomberg

Australia’s budget will feature a bigger boost for the nation’s critical minerals industry, Treasurer Jim Chalmers said, describing the lucrative market as a “golden opportunity” just days ahead of... 


MRC plans to sell SA mineral sands mine as focus shifts to graphite
MRC plans to sell SA mineral sands mine as focus shifts to graphite
10th May 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

ASX-listed Mineral Commodities (MRC) has announced a decision to divest its interest in the Tormin mineral sands mine in South Africa to allow the company to focus its efforts on graphite assets... 


Aluminium vehicle body panels in an assembly plant
Logistics, NEVs in focus for next phase of automotive industry growth
10th May 2024 By: Schalk Burger

Efficient logistics to move vehicles and automotive components up and down the value chain and adapting the local industry to new energy vehicles (NEVs) is crucial to shape the trajectory of the... 


AFC-led consortium financing large-scale road infrastructure development in Angola
10th May 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

The Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) announced on Friday the signing of a €381.5-million financing package for road transport infrastructure development in Angola. The AFC, founded in 2007, serves... 


ATNS, CSIR making important progress in their joint passive radar project
10th May 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

South Africa’s national air traffic control (ATC) agency, Air Traffic and Navigation Services (ATNS), and the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), have started joint measurement... 


Savannah could request compulsory land acquisitions for Portuguese lithium project
Savannah could request compulsory land acquisitions for Portuguese lithium project
10th May 2024 By: Reuters

London-based Savannah Resources will if necessary ask Portugal's government to authorise compulsory land acquisitions for its planned lithium mines in the country's north, CEO Emanuel Proenca said,... 


Scatec's Kalkbult solar plant
Opinion: A symphony of solutions – South Africa’s tech-agnostic energy mix
10th May 2024

In this article, renewable energy solutions provider Scatec sub-Saharan Africa project development VP Alberto Gambacorta writes about the need for South Africa to adopt a technology-agnostic and... 


ENHANCED INTERFACE
The Omniplus IO-link transmitters are specifically tailored for precision in oil flow measurements
New tool released
10th May 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

In a strategic move that signifies a pivotal enhancement in the confluence of digital and analogue technologies within the hydraulics and pneumatics sectors in South Africa, flow measurement... 


PURPOSE-BUILT
The purpose-built facility in Sebenza, Edenvale, spans more than 3 000 m2 of workshop and warehouse space
Hydraulic engineering firm revolutionising industry standards
10th May 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

In response to growing industry demands, hydraulic repair service provider Dosco Precision Hydraulics has carved itself a niche as a leader in the supply and repair of hydraulic pumps and motors,... 


TESTED AND APPROVED
The Type 2200 is field-tested for reliability and proven performance, while simultaneously providing energy savings
New electric pneumatic control valve introduced to market
10th May 2024

Custom solutions provider Bellofram Precision Controls’ new Type 2200 electric-pneumatic control valve is a tailored solution that is customisable to fit unique operational needs of specific... 


An image of World Wide Industrial and Systems Engineers MD Muhammad Ali
Virtual training key to cost-effective skills development
10th May 2024 By: Nadine Ramdass

The mining industry is increasingly turning to virtual reality (VR) training to equip employees with essential skills in a simulated environment that mimics real-life conditions while reducing... 


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