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African central banks set to hold rates with focus on growth

By: Bloomberg     24th January 2022 Central banks in some of Africa’s biggest economies will likely look past high inflation and US policy tightening and hold interest rates over the coming weeks to shore up their recoveries from the Covid-19 stasis. Since monetary policy makers on the continent last met, US consumer prices soared... 

RGM Cranes

21st January 2022 With over 30 years’ experience, RGM Cranes is the unparalleled expert in overhead cranes and gantries in Africa. We offer turnkey packages from gantries, cranes, electric chain hoist to lifting equipment solutions.  We have partnered with European agents Guralp Vinc, Planeta-Hebetechnik and ABM... 

Hillside Aluminium could get green $0.03c/kWh lifeline by 2030 – Mallinson  

By: Martin Creamer     18th January 2022 It’s all about South Africa focusing attention on the generation and storage of its wonderful African sunshine and prime African wind. It’s all about going hammer and tongs for these three letters, SWS, which stand for solar, wind and storage ­– and eight hours of storage is all we need, which is... 

Mantashe says DMRE committed to pursuing energy mix that ensures security of supply

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     14th January 2022 The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) will continue to pursue an energy mix that will ensure security of supply, while remaining cognisant of the country’s international commitments to respond to climate change, Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe said during a... 

Sarens is the global leader and reference in crane rental services, heavy lifting, and engineered transport

12th January 2022 At Sarens Siba, we have the noble mission to be the reference in crane rental services, heavy lifting, and engineered transport for our clients in the region of Southern Africa.  With state-of-the-art equipment and value engineering, we offer our clients creative and intelligent solutions to... 

Rethinking business processes around the cloud is key to digital transformation

12th January 2022 By Sumit Kumar Sharma, Enterprise Architect and Head of Advisory Services at In2IT Traditional on-premise application landscape is steadily being replaced by cloud-based infrastructure or Software-as-a-Service. This transformation has been ongoing but was rapidly accelerated over the past two... 

Indonesia hopes to decide on coal export resumption in coming days

By: Reuters     10th January 2022 Indonesia's government is hoping to reach a decision on resuming coal shipments "in the coming days", its energy minister said on Monday, as pressure mounts on the world's biggest thermal coal exporter to end a ban imposed 10 days ago. "In the past week we have done stocktaking and we hope in... 

Bowen Basin gas pipeline on the cards

By: Esmarie Iannucci     6th January 2022 The Queensland government on Thursday released the Bowen Basin Pipeline concept study, which investigated potential gas pipeline pathways and optimisation of the Bowen Basin’s gas reserves to support the East Coast gas market for export and domestic use. The study also investigated opportunities... 

RTG welcomes openpit renewals in the Philippines

By: Esmarie Iannucci     5th January 2022 ASX- and TSX-listed RTG Mining has welcomed an announcement by the Philippines Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) that the four-year ban on openpit copper, gold, silver and complex ore mining would be lifted. RTG said in a statement this week that the lifting of the ban,... 

Inflation menace vs pandemic recovery: central bank guide for 2022

By: Bloomberg     4th January 2022 Global central banks are set to spend 2022 diverging, as some take on the menace of inflation and others stay focused on boosting economic growth. The pandemic remains a risk to demand the world over, but after triggering a recession in 2020, its subsequent igniting of price pressures has also... 

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