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Image of a Perforex machine in operation at Rittal South Africa
Manufacturer expands local operations
19th July 2024

Enclosure and housing systems supplier Rittal South Africa is set to expand its modification centre in Edenvale, Johannesburg. The company installed a BC 1007 HS Perforex machine in April 2023,... 


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Improving efficiency in bulk materials handling
19th July 2024

Uncontrolled discharge in bulk materials handling can lead to reduced efficiency, increased downtime and increased costs. Weba Chute Systems asserts that custom-engineered transfer chutes are key... 


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State-of-the-art power solutions to be showcased
19th July 2024

The latest advancements in hybrid power solutions encompassing renewable energy and energy storage, as well as innovative electric motors and drive technology, will all be on display at this year’s... 


Pratley products a winner for on-the-go repairs at Dakar Rally participant
Pratley products a winner for on-the-go repairs at Dakar Rally participant
19th July 2024

When Wessel Bosman drove across Africa in 2016 in a Ford F250, little did he realise he would end up stranded in a remote location and in extreme temperatures following a gasket head problem.... 


Copper output from Chile's Codelco this year to top 2023, chairman says
Copper output from Chile's Codelco this year to top 2023, chairman says
19th July 2024 By: Reuters

Codelco chairman Maximo Pacheco said on Thursday that the state-run copper giant expects production this year to outdo 2023, with recovery expected in the second half of the year. "We have... 


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Weartech
19th July 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Founded in 1984, Weartech has established a highly-respected reputation as a trusted specialist supplier of welding, thermal spray and other speciality products.  Weartech offers a comprehensive... 


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Manufacturer introduces new conveyor belt cleaner
19th July 2024

In an effort to reduce dust carry-back and lower overall maintenance time, global leader of belt conveyor accessories Martin Engineering, has launched the next generation of secondary conveyor belt... 


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Company reintroduces high efficiency scrubber for industrial processes
19th July 2024

Industrial machinery and solutions company Metso is reintroducing the high efficiency scrubber for efficient scrubbing of off-gas impurities in nonferrous and ferrous metallurgical processes and in... 


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Technology company introduces new dust cannon
19th July 2024

Leader in atomised mist technology and dust control solutions BossTek has introduced a powerful, mobile, mid-sized dust control cannon, in response to input from customers across the demolition and... 


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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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High flow, convenience, precision with hydraulic pumps
19th July 2024

Hydraulic electric pumps from industrial equipment supplier BMG’s Enerpac E-pulse pumps range offer intelligent automatic cycle functionality and an efficient power-to-weight ratio to ensure... 


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Manufacturer highlights challenges, capabilities
19th July 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

A lack of access to finance and the fluctuating price of steel is constraining hydraulic equipment supplier Ezindaleni Hydraulics and Engineering’s manufacturing capabilities as it takes on work... 


Jacques van Tonder, executive director and COO of Vedanta Zinc International
Jacques van Tonder
19th July 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

This week we profile Jacques van Tonder, executive director and COO of mining company Vedanta Zinc International  


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Koeberg nuclear power plant steam-generator replacement project, South Africa – update
19th July 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

South Africa’s National Nuclear Regulator board has approved a 20-year life extension for Koeberg Unit 1. 


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Air and Lab Products Africa
19th July 2024

Air filter supplier and distributor Air and Lab Products Africa (ALPA) is the proud agent and distributor for air filter producer Camfil. Camfil Industrial Air Cleaners offer a comprehensive... 


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Cape Town’s Atlantis SEZ aiming to become green-industry heartland
19th July 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

This month, July, will see the Greentech-focused Atlantis Special Economic Zone (ASEZ) mark two milestones, namely the breaking of ground for the first new factory to be built there, and the start... 


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Segovia Operations, Colombia
19th July 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A gold/silver mine Antioquia, Colombia. 


DWS promises minimal disruption as six-month maintenance closure of Lesotho Highlands tunnel nears
19th July 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

As the imminent six-month closure for scheduled maintenance of the Lesotho Highlands tunnel draws closer, the Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) assures that it is ready and that all... 


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Cape Town’s Atlantis SEZ aiming to become green-industry heartland
19th July 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

This month, July, will see the Greentech-focused Atlantis Special Economic Zone (ASEZ) mark two milestones, namely the breaking of ground for the first new factory to be built there, and the start... 


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... 


Kumba Iron Ore CE Mpumi Zikalala
Kumba Iron Ore expecting half-year earnings to be 24% to 29% lower
18th July 2024 By: Martin Creamer

The basic earnings of iron-ore mining company Kumba for the six months to June 30 are expected to between 24% and 29% lower than for the first six months of last year. The decreased R6 847-million... 


Mastering power systems for seamless operations – a game changer for Consumer-Packaged Goods
Mastering power systems for seamless operations – a game changer for Consumer-Packaged Goods
18th July 2024

By Brighton Mwarehwa: Offer and Marketing Director – Power Systems Business Unit at Schneider Electric Pushing the boundaries of efficiency is an imperative for   production and distribution in the... 


The upfront capital cost of a transformer is only one aspect of the total cost of ownership over its lifecycle
Specify your transformer with total cost of ownership in mind
18th July 2024

Rather like a vehicle, the total cost of running and maintaining a transformer over its lifespan will be considerably higher than its purchase price; these other cost factors therefore deserve... 


South Africa needs nuclear engineering expertise…now
South Africa needs nuclear engineering expertise…now
18th July 2024

Bertie Jacobs South Africans must have ownership of nuclear technology. Without properly trained people, South Africa will face a major problem with nuclear waste. South Africa should not rely on... 


Kenmare MD Michael Carvill
Kenmare on track to achieve full-year guidance
17th July 2024 By: Darren Parker

Titanium and zircon producer Kenmare Resources has confirmed in a July 17 trading update for the quarter and half-year ended June 30, that it is on track to achieve its full-year guidance on all... 


Critical Mineral Resources acquires project in Morocco
17th July 2024 By: Darren Parker

Exploration and development company Critical Mineral Resources (CMR), which is focused on critical metals and minerals, has signed an exclusive option to acquire the Igli project, a high-grade... 


Improved wheeled plant solution enhances portability, flexibility on mining sites
Improved wheeled plant solution enhances portability, flexibility on mining sites
17th July 2024

In response to shifting market demands and evolving customer needs, mining technology company Weir has undertaken a significant redesign of its wheeled plant solution, known as the Weir Modular... 


Rand Water nearing completion of extensive maintenance
17th July 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

Water utility Rand Water is entering the final phase of its extensive proactive maintenance project, which is expected to be completed July 29. The group reported, on the afternoon of July 16, that... 


BHP posts second straight year of record iron-ore production, beats estimates
BHP posts second straight year of record iron-ore production, beats estimates
17th July 2024 By: Reuters

BHP Group on Wednesday reported record annual iron-ore production for a second consecutive year, helped by improved weather conditions and higher contribution from its South Flank operations in... 


Vale sees iron-ore output at high-end of 2024 guidance after Q2 rise
Vale sees iron-ore output at high-end of 2024 guidance after Q2 rise
17th July 2024 By: Reuters

Brazilian miner Vale expressed confidence on Tuesday that it would reach the high-end of its 2024 guidance for iron ore production after output increased in the second-quarter. The company, one of... 


Venture sells Riley iron-ore mine
16th July 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

ASX-listed Venture Minerals has sold the Riley iron-ore mine to Goldvalley Brown Stone for A$3-million. The Riley mine, in Tasmania, has been on care and maintenance since 2021. 


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... 


Rittal South Africa discusses expansion plans amid increased demand
Rittal South Africa discusses expansion plans amid increased demand
16th July 2024

By Simone Liedtke – Creamer Media’s Social Media Editor & Senior Features Writer ( Virtual Showroom ) In response to growing demand and increased production needs, manufacturer Rittal South Africa... 


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Ngqura terminal takes delivery of new haulers to increase citrus loading rates
16th July 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

As part of State-owned Transnet Port Terminal’s (TPT’s) focus on improved reliability and efficiency, the Ngqura Container Terminal (NCT) has taken delivery of 50 new haulers to increase citrus... 


Energy Partners CEO Manie de Waal
Hybrid power system takes Heidelberg Mall offgrid
16th July 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Energy company Energy Partners (EP) has successfully delivered a 3.2 MW, 3.1 MWh hybrid power project for the Futuregrowth Community Property Fund- (Comprop-) owned Heidelberg Mall, in Gauteng. The... 


Angola national flag
Consortium receives maiden vessel at Port of Lobito as concession takes shape
16th July 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

The Lobito Atlantic Railway (LAR) consortium has received the first vessel at the Port of Lobito’s mineral terminal, marking the start of the group’s port operations in Angola. LAR is the... 


Williamson diamond mine at steady state.
Petra expects diamond prices to show modest recovery in 2025
16th July 2024 By: Martin Creamer

With market fundamentals providing pricing support in the medium- and longer-term, London-listed diamond mining and marketing company Petra Diamonds expects diamond prices to show modest recovery... 


Akamai and Exclusive Networks Africa join forces to bring software-based microsegmentation security benefits to African organisations
Akamai and Exclusive Networks Africa join forces to bring software-based microsegmentation security benefits to African organisations
16th July 2024

Cybersecurity specialist Exclusive Networks Africa has announced a new local partnership with Akamai Technologies, the cloud company that powers and protects life online, with a view to assisting... 


Koeberg nuclear power station
Nuclear Regulator grants Eskom permission to extend life of Koeberg Unit 1 to July 2044
15th July 2024 By: Terence Creamer

South Africa’s National Nuclear Regulator (NNR) board has approved a 20-year life extension for Koeberg Unit 1, but has deferred a decision on the nuclear power station’s Unit 2 until late 2025,... 


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‘Unconscionable’ to return money to Treasury instead of fixing potholes – Creecy
15th July 2024 By: Irma Venter

Transport Minister Barbara Creecy says “immediate attention” will be given to the “critical issue” of the underspending of funding allocated to road maintenance and road construction by both... 


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Redefine executes on water resilience strategy
15th July 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

As concern increases over the possibility of further water outages in South Africa, JSE-listed Redefine Properties is developing further storage capacity and enhancing existing backup capacity, in... 


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

By Lwando Mahlasela Nurturing youth entrepreneurship and business development 


Gauteng Finance and Economic Development MEC Lebogang Maile
Gauteng Provincial Treasury aims to tackle challenges, boost infrastructure
15th July 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

South Africa’s biggest provincial economy, and the fourth biggest economy in Africa, continues to face significant challenges, including unemployment and a high cost of living. Gauteng’s... 


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