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An image of Francois van Loggerenberg addressing portable skills training programme participants
Mining company empowers youth through trade training
21st June 2024

Empowering young people through skills development is crucial for fostering progressive and sustainable socioeconomic activity, and laying solid foundations within communities, and is an essential... 


An image of one of Comau's robotic machines
Firm launches robots for industrial processes at US event
21st June 2024

Industrial automation and robotics company Comau debuted its new S-Family of “small yet powerful” robots at Automate 2024 – North America’s leading automation show. The event took place from May 6... 


Location map of the Longonjo mine, in Angola
Longonjo neodymium/praseodymium project, Angola – update
21st June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Pensana has reported that containerised 350-person accommodation facilities have arrived in Angola. 


A Skydio drone and Boston Dynamics robot dog
Dwyka highlights new drone technology at showcase
20th June 2024 By: Darren Parker

Mining technology company Dwyka Mining Services has announced the launch of several new drone technology services through its partnerships with drone technology companies Wingtra, Emesent and now... 


Solar in SA: There’s still huge untapped potential, especially with the right supporting software
Solar in SA: There’s still huge untapped potential, especially with the right supporting software
20th June 2024

South Africa has embraced solar PV in a big way. In 2023 alone, the country imported R17.5 billion worth of solar panels, representing 5 000MW of potential energy, as businesses and private... 


Fortress reports positive operational performance amid logistics demand, disposals and capital recycling
20th June 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Real estate company Fortress Real Estate Investments says healthy logistics demand, disposals of noncore assets and effective capital recycling continue to drive its positive operational... 


RMB helps drive South Africa’s sustainability journey with financing for Umsinde and Khangela wind farms
20th June 2024

RMB has played a pivotal role in two 140MW renewable wind energy projects that have reached financial close.  Umsinde Emoyeni Wind Farm (“Umsinde”) and Khangela Emoyeni wind farm (“Khangela”) will... 


Rolls-Royce unveils hybrid electric powerpack for armoured vehicles
18th June 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

UK-based global major power and propulsion systems group Rolls-Royce has announced that its Germany-based Power Systems division had launched a hybrid diesel and battery-electric powerpack concept... 


Thungela Resources active in Mpumalanga.
Thungela poised to spend R3.9bn capital in South Africa
18th June 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Johannesburg Stock Exchange-listed Thungela Resources is poised to spend R3.9-billion worth of capital in South Africa going forward. An estimated R1.3-billion of this capital expenditure (capex)... 


V&A executive manager: operations André Theys
V&A Waterfront signs deal to raise green-electricity contribution to 70% by 2026
18th June 2024 By: Terence Creamer

Cape Town’s V&A Waterfront has signed a ten-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with Etana Energy for 43 GWh of renewable energy yearly, which will result in wind and solar supplying 70% of the... 


From fossil to renewables – Nigeria’s journey starts today
From fossil to renewables – Nigeria’s journey starts today
18th June 2024

By Obinna Uche, Sales Director, Power Systems Division at Schneider Electric Anglophone West Africa Like many of its counterparts across the globe such as the US, China and Japan, Nigeria is still... 


An image showing a rig at the Dasa project
Global Atomic’s Niger project nearing financing from US development bank
18th June 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

TSX-listed Global Atomic is on the verge of securing financing for the development of the Dasa uranium project in Niger. Among the approaches is a proposed $295-million debt financing led by a US... 


Eskom CEO Dan Marokane
NTCSA on track to begin trading on July 1, Marokane says
14th June 2024 By: Terence Creamer

Eskom CEO Dan Marokane has confirmed that the National Transmission Company South Africa (NTCSA) is on track to begin trading on July 1 and that the new entity was being set up to operate as a... 


Bibiani sulphide recovery plant long-lead items expected by mid-August – Asante
14th June 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Ghana-focused Asante Gold has reported substantial progress at its sulphide recovery plant at the Bibiani gold mine, with the principle long-lead equipment expected to be delivered to site by... 


enCore and JV partner Boss launch uranium production at Alta Mesa
enCore and JV partner Boss launch uranium production at Alta Mesa
14th June 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Nasdaq- and TSX-V-listed enCore Energy has announced the successful startup of production at the Alta Mesa uranium central processing plant (CPP) and wellfield, in south Texas. With the restart of... 


Image of Coral South FLNG vessel
Coral South floating liquefied natural gas project, Mozambique – update
14th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The project has achieved liquefied natural gas production above 3.4-million tons a year.  


Image of liquid steel
Steel billet and precision casting foundry, South Africa
14th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A draft scoping study has proposed the refurbishment of the former Naledi Foundry, in Benoni, Gauteng. 


first deck segment was cast on the Northern abutment of the Senqu bridge.
Lesotho Highlands Water Project – Phase II, Lesotho – update
14th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Work has started on the remaining two major bridges to be built under Phase II. 


Containerised 350-person accommodation facilities arriving onsite at Longonjo
Pensana appoints new Longonjo construction manager as site works progress
13th June 2024 By: Darren Parker

Rare earths mining company Penansa has announced the appoinment of Luigi Bruni as construction manager for the site team at the Longonjo rare earths project, in Angola. Bruni brings practical... 


Bezant marks progress at Namibia project
13th June 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Aim-listed Bezant Resources has completed the chain of contractor services that will make up the Hope and Gorob mining operation, chairperson Colid Bird outlines in an update on the copper/gold... 


Eskom's Hex grid-battery installation
South Africa urged to integrate successful global grid-battery strategies to support roll-out
12th June 2024 By: Terence Creamer

South Africa should consider ways to replicate strategies employed in regions such as South Australia and California to facilitate an accelerated uptake of grid batteries, which a new International... 


Liberty Two Degrees COO Jonathan Sinden
L2D reports sustainable operational performance on retail assets
11th June 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Despite the current economic climate presenting slowing growth, characterised by high inflationary pressure, increasing costs of property rates, the lack of delivery of basic utilities such as... 


Solar PV panels installed at the Engen Meadowridge fuel station
Solar PV panels rolled out at 150 Engen fuel stations in Southern Africa
11th June 2024 By: Schalk Burger

Solar power provider SolarSaver, which serves as fuel retailer Engen's official solar provider, has installed solar PV systems at 150 Engen Petroleum fuel stations across Botswana, Namibia and... 


KZN floods 2022
Natural disasters emerge as top risk consideration for professionals in construction, property
11th June 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Thirty-eight percent of 3 000 risk management professionals and business leaders agree that natural catastrophes, fire and explosion risks are emerging as primary concerns in the engineering,... 


Schneider Electric launches PowerLogic P7 power and control platform for complex and high-demand applications
Schneider Electric launches PowerLogic P7 power and control platform for complex and high-demand applications
10th June 2024

Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, has unveiled the latest device in its PowerLogic range of products – the PowerLogic P7 digital... 


New Porgera Limited and Barrick Niugini Limited country manager Karo Lelai (left) hands over the second donation of relief supplies from the Porgera mine to Dorothy Kukum, director of community development with the Enga provincial government, on June 3.
Barrick and Zijin contribute $1m to PNG landslide relief efforts
10th June 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Mining companies Barrick Gold and Zijin Mining – joint venture partners in the Porgera mine – have jointly contributed $1-million to help communities in Papua New Guinea’s Enga province in the wake... 


An image showing Kropz's Elandsfontein mine
ARC portfolio companies demonstrate resilience in challenging conditions
7th June 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

JSE-listed African Rainbow Capital (ARC) Investments says that, despite an unfavourable macroeconomic environment for the quarter ended March 31, several portfolio companies have demonstrated... 


Business profitability can be maximised by adopting proactive consulting and maintenance contracts
7th June 2024

By Nontu Mkhize, Offer Marketing Manager at Schneider Electric Facilities often neglect services and after-sales support until they face operational issues, highlighting the need to shift focus to... 


Image of Dartcom headquarters
Quality, design key to taking fibre to underserved markets
7th June 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Underserved, low income and rural areas are the next frontier for fibre network operators; however to ensure high quality fibre connectivity is viable for these regions, quality components and... 


An image of a bridge being built over a canyon
Cost-effective corrosion technology excels in harsh climates
7th June 2024 By: Nadine Ramdass

Corrosion control specialist Cortec’s migrating corrosion inhibitors (MCIs) technology offers a cost-effective solution to extend structural service life in high-temperature areas, such as those in... 


Anchor bolts provide security in bolted construction elements
7th June 2024

In a continuous drive for product improvement, specialist designer, manufacturer and supplier of structural and precast concrete construction elements Peikko South Africa has introduced the HULCO... 


Image of Koeberg nuclear power station
Koeberg nuclear power plant steam-generator replacement project, South Africa – update
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The National Nuclear Regulator started with another round of hearings for the Koeberg long-term operation, or lifetime extension, project on June 3. 


Image of gold nugget
Coyote gold operation, Australia – update
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The immediate funding required to start major refurbishment works and mining activities at its Paulsens gold mine had been secured. 


Schematic of the Rosemont gold project
Rosemont Stage 3 underground mine project, Australia
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The Rosemont Stage 3 underground project will extend the Rosemont South production area with the installation of associated infrastructure to support reserve growth and life extensions. 


Image of uranium ore
Shirley Basin uranium project, US
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Shirley Basin will have the capacity to produce up to one-million pounds of triuranium octoxide a year. 


Image of BESS, wind and solar facility
Risk Mitigation Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme, South Africa – update
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Environmental activist nonprofit organisation the Green Connection has taken the National Energy Regulator of South Africa and the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy to court to “force”... 


Sigfox SA appointed to support South Africa’s transition to smart water meters
5th June 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

National Treasury has selected Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity service Sigfox South Africa’s network to underpin South Africa’s new smart water meter ecosystem. The tender, commonly known as... 


Guascor Energy 56HM stationary gas engine
Decentral completes installation of gas-powered minigrid for manufacturer in Pretoria
4th June 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Distributed energy solutions company Decentral Energy has installed a 1.3 MW stationary gas engine and diesel generator at a fast-moving consumer goods manufacturer’s premises, in Rosslyn,... 


The screens, which are crucial for maintaining the integrity of the intake water by preventing vegetation from clogging up the turbines used for electricity generation
Vesconite Bearings assists with hydroelectric weed extraction in New Zealand
4th June 2024

A Vesconite and Vesconite Hilube wheel and bushing combination has been deployed at a prominent hydroelectric company in New Zealand, expanding a growing set of hydroelectric reference cases for... 


LS Double Helix turbines at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town
V&A Waterfront pilots ‘aesthetically pleasing’ small-scale wind turbines
3rd June 2024 By: Terence Creamer

Cape Town’s V&A Waterfront is pioneering the integration of small, low-noise vertical-axis wind turbines into its green electricity supply mix, following the installation of four 1-kW units within... 


Image of a HULCO anchor bolt
Anchors secure bolted construction elements
31st May 2024

Specialist designer, manufacturer and supplier of structural and precast concrete construction elements Peikko South Africa has introduced a range of anchor bolts for securely anchoring concrete,... 


Red SEW-EURODRIVE motors
Invest in IE3 motors before MEPS enforced
31st May 2024 By: Tracy Hancock

The time is right for South Africa and Africa, in general, to invest in IE3 motors, especially with minimum energy requirement standards (MEPS) expected to come into effect by the end of the year,... 


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Mixtec provides proactive aftermarket services such as maintenance, repairs and audits, including for third-party equipment
Skilled engineers key to customer satisfaction
31st May 2024

Industrial agitator and mixing specialist Mixtec’s dedicated field sales representatives, supported by consulting engineers specialising in mining applications, “resolutely” work to provide... 


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