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By isolating the recovery environment, Commvault mitigates the risk of reinfection
Company revolutionising cyber resilience in S Africa, SADC region
19th July 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

By providing a secure, scalable and cost-effective recovery solution, software company Commvault Systems is empowering organisations in South Africa and the Southern African Development Community... 

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Coating tech protects critical equipment
19th July 2024

Laser-applied cladding technology provides robust and long-lasting coatings that enhance the performance and lifespan of critical components required for hydraulics, pneumatics and hydropower... 

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Solar equipment supplier illuminates S Africa’s informal settlements
19th July 2024 By: Lynne Davies

Solar energy and lighting solutions provider ZRW Mechanika has successfully combined LED technology with renewable solar power to create its portable solar systems to provide lighting for informal... 

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Square Kilometre Array project, South Africa/Australia
19th July 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The first telescope dish for the SKA-Mid array has been assembled on site, in the Northern Cape.  

Critical oversight of quality and safety in EPC contracts
Critical oversight of quality and safety in EPC contracts
18th July 2024

By Jaco Viljoen :Project Director at TDS Projects Group Due to the complex, often dangerous nature of mining operations, selecting an expert engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) partner... 

SKF and Duracar announce strategic partnership to advance sustainable electric vehicle technology
SKF and Duracar announce strategic partnership to advance sustainable electric vehicle technology
18th July 2024 By: Dimpho Madiba

SKF, a global leader in bearing technology and manufacturing, is pleased to announce a new strategic partnership with Duracar, an innovative company specializing in light electric vehicles (LEVs).... 

Heads Of State, Ministers, CEOs And Stakeholders To Convene At Global African Hydrogen Summit To Platform Solutions To Critical Challenges For The Continent
18th July 2024

The inaugural Global African Hydrogen Summit, themed From Ambition To Action: Fuelling Africa’s Green Industrial Revolution, will take place from 3 – 5 September 2024 in Windhoek, Namibia, and will... 

Duncan Wanblad shaking hands with Wits University vice-chancellor Professor Zeblon Vilakazi at the hand over of Anglo’s 47 Main street, Johannesburg building, to Wits Business School (WBS), with Anglo chairperson Nolitha Fakude (left) and  WBS head Prof Maurice Radebe (right).
We’ve delivered strong second-quarter production – Anglo CE
18th July 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Diversified mining company Anglo American on Thursday emphasised its embedding of operational resourcefulness across its asset base and highlighted its second-quarter performance as being strong.... 

Student teams take top prize in 2024 Xylem Global Student Innovation Challenge
18th July 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

More than 4 400 student innovators from 150 countries have proposed new solutions to water and sustainability threats in this year’s Xylem Global Student Innovation Challenge. Teams from the... 

Beapo Named Finalist for Africa Supply Chain Excellence Awards 2024!
18th July 2024

Beapo is thrilled to announce its selection as a finalist for the AfricaSupply Chain Excellence Awards 2024. This prestigious recognition celebrates organisations excelling in supply chain... 

Huawei Exhibition at the 2024 Pan-African Data Centres Exhibition and Conference
Diversified Computing Centres, Enabling a Green and Smart Africa
18th July 2024

The 2024 Pan-African DataCentres Exhibition and Conference took place this week at the Sandton Convention Centre. At this gathering nearly 3,000 global data centre energy customers, as well as 120... 

Mitigating challenges for Southern African agribusiness as new African markets open
Mitigating challenges for Southern African agribusiness as new African markets open
18th July 2024

Johannesburg, South Africa - Intra-regional trade dynamics in Southern Africa are changing. The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), a landmark trade agreement, promises opportunities for... 

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Komatsu centre leveraging data to improve mining equipment performance on-site
17th July 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Mining and industrial machinery developer and manufacturer Komatsu’s Smart Services Centre, in eMalahleni, is capitalising on data to assist coal mining companies to optimise productivity, ensure... 

Inside First Battery's Benoni battery recycling plant
First Battery showcases 80 t/d lead-acid battery recycling plant
17th July 2024 By: Schalk Burger

Automotive and industrial battery manufacturer First Battery on July 17 took media on a tour of its battery recycling facility in Benoni Industrial Sites, in Ekurhuleni, where it recycles 80 t of... 

Unisa, Inqaba Biotec launch next-generation DNA sequencing platform
17th July 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

The University of South Africa (Unisa) has launched Africa’s first next-generation DNA sequencing  platform, the PacBio Revio, which was developed in collaboration with Inqaba Biotec. The... 

Agriculture Minister John Steenhuisen
Agbiz encouraged by Steenhuisen’s commitment to advancing industry master plan
17th July 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Industry body the Agricultural Business Chamber of South Africa (Agbiz) has described Agriculture Minister John Steenhuisen’s maiden Budget Vote speech to be “valuable and focused on relentless... 

Precision agri with drones
Survey confirms farmers remain innovative during crisis periods
17th July 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

A survey conducted by the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) finds that more than two-thirds of local agribusinesses managed to implement innovative activities between 2019 and 2021, despite... 

Schneider Electric secure power division cooling innovation and strategy director Maurizio Frizziero
Liquid cooling crucial for power-intensive AI data centres
17th July 2024 By: Darren Parker

Liquid cooling technology is critically important for the future of data centres, technology company Schneider Electric secure power division cooling innovation and strategy director Maurizio... 

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UFS works with council, govt to support more ‘climate smart’ research
17th July 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

The University of the Free State (UFS) has, together with the Agricultural Research Council (ARC) and the Department of Agriculture established four new research chairs within the Faculty of... 

RSR opens National Rail Safety Awards nominations
16th July 2024 By: Schalk Burger

The Railway Safety Regulator (RSR) will host the inaugural National Rail Industry Awards on October 24, at the Houghton Hotel, in Johannesburg, and has opened nominations for the awards, which will... 

Vertiv Unveils Next-Generation UPS to Support High Capacity, High Availability AI Power Demands in Room and Prefabricated Deployments in All World Regions
Vertiv Unveils Next-Generation UPS to Support High Capacity, High Availability AI Power Demands in Room and Prefabricated Deployments in All World Regions
16th July 2024

The Vertiv™ Trinergy™ UPS is also available as a component of the new Vertiv™ PowerNexus solution, close coupled with Vertiv™ PowerBoard Switchgear for reduced footprint and maintenance.  As global... 

Improved operational performance drives increase in Northam’s full-year refined output
16th July 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

JSE-listed Northam Platinum achieved a 10.3% year-on-year increase in total equivalent refined platinum, palladium, rhodium and gold (4E) metal production from its own operations for the financial... 

Newmont's Brucejack mine is located in the Golden Triangle
C$195m BC highway upgrade to benefit minerals-rich Golden Triangle
16th July 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

The mineral-rich Golden Triangle of British Columbia received a boost on Monday, with the announcement of a C$195-million highway infrastructure upgrade that will support the development of mining... 

CILT South Africa and CILT Zimbabwe Call for Speakers: Unlocking Sub-Saharan Africa's Potential at Futuroad Expo
CILT South Africa and CILT Zimbabwe Call for Speakers: Unlocking Sub-Saharan Africa's Potential at Futuroad Expo
16th July 2024

The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) is hosting a first-of-its-kind joint conference between its South Africa and Zimbabwe branches at the Futuroad Expo in Johannesburg, from... 

Drones deliver medicine, mail, money and spare parts to hardest-to-reach locations
Drones deliver medicine, mail, money and spare parts to hardest-to-reach locations
15th July 2024

Drone technology is taking off and cargo drones are being used successfully in supply chains around the world, to deliver things ranging from critical medicines, mail and money to spare parts and... 

SANRAL - Fostering youth entrepreneurship
SANRAL - Fostering youth entrepreneurship
15th July 2024

By Lwando Mahlasela Nurturing youth entrepreneurship and business development 

Navigating AI’s Impact on the Future of Work
Navigating AI’s Impact on the Future of Work
15th July 2024

By Vanisha Balgobind: talent and organisation lead for Accenture in Africa As artificial intelligence (AI) continues to revolutionise industries globally, South Africa suddenly finds itself at a... 

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DWS and strategic partners urge industries to reduce water demand, fix water leaks
15th July 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

Through the South Africa-Denmark Strategic Sector Cooperation (SSC) on water, the Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) and its partners are actively engaging with industries to prioritise water... 

NRF environmental data node wins prestigious award
12th July 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

The National Research Foundation (NRF), which is the agency responsible for supporting and promoting scientific and technological research in South Africa by means of funding, human skills... 

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Heating, ventilation and cooling solutions for mines
12th July 2024

Specialist in heating, ventilation and cooling (HVAC) solutions Booyco Engineering says it is set to advance its offering of standardised and bespoke designs for heavy duty mining applications,... 

World Platinum Investment Council CEO Trevor Raymond.
Shanghai Week's platinum futures poised to manage price risk, boost demand
12th July 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Platinum’s appeal is being bolstered by its wide discount to gold, increasing industrial applications, and inclusion on the critical mineral lists of many countries, World Platinum Investment... 

An infrastructure project under construction
Cesa, Aon state need for infrastructure resilience as Engineering Excellence Award finalists are announced
12th July 2024 By: Schalk Burger

Industry organisations Consulting Engineers South Africa (Cesa) and professional services and management consulting firm Aon South Africa have announced the finalists for the Cesa Aon Engineering... 

Platinum Group Metals CEO Frank Hallam.
Platinum mine developer working with govt on export of concentrate to Saudi Arabia
12th July 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Toronto- and New York-listed Platinum Group Metals, the near-term objectives of which are to advance the Waterberg project in Limpopo to a development and construction decision, is working with the... 

Unlocking Africa's Green Growth Potential
12th July 2024

As the world shifts towards sustainable development, Africa stands at the forefront of green growth opportunities that promise to drive economic prosperity while preserving the environment.... 

Altron to launch ICT skills-focused education trust
12th July 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Altron is pursuing a new broad-based black economic empowerment (BBBEE) ownership transaction that will result in the launching of a sustainable information and communications technology (ICT)... 

Glenn Orsmond
Crash and Burn: A CEO's crazy adventure in the South African airline industry – Glenn Orsmond
12th July 2024

You'll never think of flying in South Africa in the same way again.  This is an insider’s tale of the South African airline industry over the past thirty years, as told by Glenn Orsmond, and... 

Andrada Mining’s focus on Namibia is the result of the region's strategic importance in the global shift towards energy transition technology-related minerals
Set to transform Namibian lithium production
12th July 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

African technology metals mining company Andrada Mining, which has its roots in exploring the rich geologies of Southern Africa, is poised to become a pivotal player in the global lithium supply... 

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ESG highlighted in company’s operations
12th July 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations have evolved beyond the business-as-usual approach to shape its operational ethos, highlights Rand Refinery CEO Praveen Baijnath. Rand... 

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Railway functionality hinges on fasteners
12th July 2024

Railway infrastructure stands as a testament to human ingenuity, connecting cities, nations and continents, says local fastener manufacturer and distributor Swagefast, adding that beneath the... 

Supplying the largest vacuum pump to the world
Vac-Cent Services
12th July 2024

Local pump manufacturer Vac-Cent Services was founded in 1987 to retain the manufacturing license for Nash liquid ring vacuum pumps and compressors and related products in South Africa, following... 

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Rand Water’s ‘reimagination’ of value chain in execution
11th July 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

Water utility Rand Water is working towards “reimagining” South Africa’s water sector – and its own value chain – by leveraging advanced technologies and new innovations that could help solve the... 

IFS Group
ISF Group: Redefining excellence in engineering and construction
11th July 2024

In the bustling landscape of engineering, procurement and construction (EPC), one name stands out for its unparalleled commitment to innovation, quality and transformative impact – ISF Group.... 

‘5-in-1 Trade Show’ brings important industries, buyers and sellers, together
‘5-in-1 Trade Show’ brings important industries, buyers and sellers, together
10th July 2024

This year’s event is set to be one of the biggest Electra Mining Africa exhibitions to date with over 850 companies exhibiting across six exhibition halls and four sizable outside exhibit areas.... 

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