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Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese
Australia joins global subsidy race with 'Future Made in Australia' plan
11th April 2024 By: Reuters

Australia will launch subsidies and incentives modelled on similar efforts in the United States and Europe to help the giant commodity exporter bolster domestic manufacturing and promote industries... 


Interwaste's new leachate and effluent treatment plant
Interwaste launches R100m leachate, effluent treatment plant in Delmas
10th April 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Waste management company Interwaste on April 10 launched its R100-million leachate and effluent treatment plant in Delmas, Mpumalanga. The company says the plant is the first of its kind in South... 


Ellies faces liquidation
10th April 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Manufacturing, trading and distribution company Ellies Holdings is likely to be liquidated, after the business rescue practitioner tasked with rescuing the company determined that there was no... 


Hydrogen economy, platinum group metals go together.
Platinum-linked green hydrogen set to be world’s ‘new oil’, Forbes article highlights
10th April 2024 By: Martin Creamer

There's no climate solution without hydrogen. It’s the missing piece of the clean energy puzzle, says a global CEO-led initiative that brings together leading companies with a united vision. This... 


Nordex Delta4000
Nordex increases its generation capacity in South Africa
9th April 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Turbine manufacturer Nordex Energy South Africa (NESA) says an additional 830 MW of operational capacity will start feeding into South Africa’s energy grid by mid-2025. The company on April 9... 


Volt’s funding pipeline exceeds A$150m
Volt’s funding pipeline exceeds A$150m
9th April 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Critical minerals and battery materials company Volt Resources has submitted multiparty bids for nondilutive funding that have the potential to deliver more than A$150-million to the company. Volt,... 


Orion sells $100m stake in Sweetwater Royalties
9th April 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Metals and materials investment firm Orion Resources Partners has announced the sale of a minority interest in private industrial minerals royalty Sweetwater Royalties to a Canadian pension fund.... 


OCP CEO Mostafa Terrab and Fortescue chairperson Andrew Forrest
Fortescue forges green hydrogen, ammonia partnership with OCP in Morocco
9th April 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Fortescue Energy, part of Australian iron-ore major Fortescue, on Tuesday unveiled a joint venture with Morocco-headquartered plant nutrition and phosphate-based fertiliser supplier OCP Group. The... 


The gold market hunts for answers behind bullion’s sudden surge
The gold market hunts for answers behind bullion’s sudden surge
9th April 2024 By: Bloomberg

Gold’s scorching run to an all-time high may seem easy to explain from a distance, given the fractious geopolitical climate and murky outlook for the global economy. The precious metal is famously... 


UK, US nuclear groups jointly win UK funding to further develop space micro-reactors
8th April 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

UK-based global major power and propulsion systems group Rolls-Royce and US-based major nuclear manufacturing and engineering group BWX Technologies (BWXT) have been awarded funding from the UK... 


Evolving sefa innovates, partners to grow South Africa’s SMME economy
Evolving sefa innovates, partners to grow South Africa’s SMME economy
8th April 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

Small Enterprise Finance Agency (sefa), an implementing agency of the Department of Small Business Development, is evolving, innovating, and partnering to assist in unlocking the potential of... 


Fortescue’s Gladstone electrolyser facility is not only a Queensland first, but also an Australian first.
Fortescue opens major Gladstone electrolyser manufacturing facility
8th April 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Mining and green energy company Fortescue on Monday opened the first manufacturing facility in Australia to build hydrogen electrolysers at commercial scale. The 15 000 m2 advanced manufacturing... 


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Newlyn launches R3.4bn multimodal rail terminal at Durban port
5th April 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Port logistics company the Newlyn Group on April 4 unveiled the Newlyn PX Bayhead rail terminal, strategically located next to the Port of Durban, aimed at opening intra-Africa and local trade and... 


A comprehensive approach to modernising manufacturing operations and how to overcome the fear of change
A comprehensive approach to modernising manufacturing operations and how to overcome the fear of change
5th April 2024

By Sarika Andhee, Marketing Leader at Schneider Electric Businesses are often hesitant to embrace change, particularly when it involves crucial operations. Many organisations and industries worry... 


TLT-Turbo Africa sales engineer Katlego Nchabeleng
Major ventilation installation completed by manufacturer
5th April 2024

During March, technology-driven mining and industrial fan and ventilation manufacturer TLT Turbo Africa has successfully implemented a major ventilation project within the platinum belt of South... 


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Regional growth prospects remain positive
5th April 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

Long-term growth prospects in West Africa remain positive, says security research organisation the Institute for Security Studies (ISS), with the scenarios emerging from its African Futures and... 


gas pipes leading to gas terminal
Role of gas in SA’s future energy mix under intense scrutiny
5th April 2024 By: Darren Parker

Given South Africa’s ongoing energy crisis, there remains much debate around whether gas should be included in the future energy mix and, if so, how much. Advocates argue that the fossil fuel is a... 


gas pipes leading to gas terminal
Role of gas in SA’s future energy mix under intense scrutiny
5th April 2024 By: Darren Parker

Given South Africa’s ongoing energy crisis, there remains much debate around whether gas should be included in the future energy mix and, if so, how much. Advocates argue that the fossil fuel is a... 


Employment and Labour Minister Thulas Nxesi
Labour dept to launch new programme to tackle unemployment
4th April 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Employment and Labour Minister Thulas Nxesi on April 4 announced that the Department of Employment and Labour (DEL) would launching a new Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) Labour Activation... 


Mattiq Product Management Head Dr Mike Ashley.
New electrochemical PGMs demand on way, iridium scarcity fears eased still further
4th April 2024 By: Martin Creamer

A far-reaching new drive is under way to ease iridium scarcity still further and, especially in the short term, demand for platinum group metals (PGMs) from electrochemical processes is on the way.... 


Copper rises to 14-month high as Powell affirms Fed rate stance
4th April 2024 By: Bloomberg

Copper rose to a 14-month high as expectations for US rate cuts and threats to supply added impetus to a rally that’s been underway since early February. It climbed for a fourth session on the... 


Offsite construction a key trend for 2024
Offsite construction a key trend for 2024
4th April 2024

The global offsite construction market is projected to top $235 billion by 2030, signifying a compound annual growth rate of almost 6% in the period from 2021 to 2030. This should hardly come as a... 


Schneider Electric unveils GoPact circuit breakers for non-critical applications aimed at the basic market
Schneider Electric unveils GoPact circuit breakers for non-critical applications aimed at the basic market
4th April 2024

Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, is launching two new products in its Go Series basic offering range – the GoPact MCCB and the... 


A Nordex wind turbine
Concrete towers selected for Impofu wind farm to bolster local content
4th April 2024 By: Terence Creamer

Enel Green Power South Africa has confirmed that the Nordex manufacturing facility being set up in Humansdorp, in the Eastern Cape, will produce concrete wind tower sections for the three new wind... 


IATA director-general Willie Walsh
IATA reports that strong air cargo growth continued in February
4th April 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

Global air cargo traffic, in year-on-year terms, increased by double digits for the third month in a row, in February, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) has reported. IATA is the... 


Always Moving: Engen launches new B2B brand positioning
Always Moving: Engen launches new B2B brand positioning
4th April 2024

Engen, a leading energy and solutions partner committed to enriching lives for a sustainable future, has launched its new business-to-business (B2B) brand positioning to solidify the company as the... 


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IRP 2023 could reset South Africa’s social and economic woes if implemented correctly
4th April 2024

By ACTOM Business Development Executive Mamiki Matlawa   The Draft Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) 2023 has faced criticism from some quarters for having gaps in its roadmap to shaping a... 


Bell Equipment Model 200 Grader
Bell Equipment advances contract manufacturing initiative
3rd April 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Heavy equipment manufacturer Bell Equipment has been growing its business organically by investing in the development and enhancement of products, increasing market share in key regions, such as... 


Rare earth oxides
IonicRE, Viridis to form JV to advance rare earth prospects in Brazil
3rd April 2024 By: Darren Parker

ASX-listed companies Ionic Rare Earths (IonicRE) and Viridis Mining and Minerals are to form a 50:50 joint venture (JV) company to advance rare earth separation business prospects in Brazil. The JV... 


Precise planning, clear goals and optimization key to Air Products’ Supply Chain success
Precise planning, clear goals and optimization key to Air Products’ Supply Chain success
2nd April 2024

As one of the leading manufacturers of industrial gas, Air Products has established a successful supply chain strategy, crafted from  industry experience, best practice and knowledge sharing by... 


Nedbank CIB Markets Research Head Arnold van Graan.
Current low PGM prices not reflective of supply/demand fundamentals – Nedbank CIB
2nd April 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Platinum group metals (PGM) prices, where they are now, do not reflect the medium to long-term supply demand fundamentals. Instead, they are driven by short-term distortions, which imply that a... 


Brand new fuel cell is platinum-catalysed.
New platinum-based hydrogen fuel cell as cheap to make as conventional car engine
2nd April 2024 By: Martin Creamer

The brand-new platinum-catalysed hydrogen fuel cell system that has just been released for passenger cars reveals that fuel cells can be as cheap to manufacture as internal combustion engines... 


Copper rises on nascent optimism over outlook for China economy
2nd April 2024 By: Bloomberg

Copper advanced to the highest level in more than a week as investors weighed upbeat factory data from top consumer China and the potential for output cuts by the country’s leading smelters.... 


Iron-ore’s reset lower to $100 heralds China’s new economy shift
Iron-ore’s reset lower to $100 heralds China’s new economy shift
2nd April 2024 By: Bloomberg

Iron-ore’s reset to around $100 a ton is indicative of a broader reshaping of China’s commodities markets that favors the new economy over the old. The steelmaking material plunged to $95.40 a ton... 


Top China lithium firms look past profit slump and vow expansion
Top China lithium firms look past profit slump and vow expansion
2nd April 2024 By: Bloomberg

Undeterred by slumping profits, China’s lithium giants are planning to grab a bigger slice of the market. Tianqi Lithium and Ganfeng Lithium Group reported sharp drops in 2023 net income last week... 


Kama more than doubles capacity in response to growing demand
Kama more than doubles capacity in response to growing demand
1st April 2024 By: Tracy Hancock

Turnkey solutions provider Kama Industries more than doubled its manufacturing capacity when it moved to a new facility in August last year to meet escalating demand for the company’s products,... 


An image of Aerial Monitoring Solutions' Eagle Owl Drone
Drone potential hindered by regulatory hurdles, lack of funding
29th March 2024 By: Nadine Ramdass

While the South African drone manufacturing sector could increase its participation in the international market, regulatory hurdles, as well as a lack of funding and government support, are some of... 


An image of a paper ream at a paper mill
Sustainability trend creates opportunities for paper producers
29th March 2024

The pulp and paper manufacturing industry holds a meaningful position in the landscape of South Africa's industrial sector, says industry association Paper Manufacturers Association of South Africa... 


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Hansen + Genwest
29th March 2024

Designers and manufacturers of transformers and switchgear Hansen + Genwest was founded in 1976, and supplied the first South African-designed and manufactured flameproof transformer in 1977. The... 


An image showing Rainbow Rare Earth's Phalaborwa mine gypsum stacks
Rainbow reiterates potential of South Africa, Brazil projects
28th March 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Rainbow Rare Earths is bullish about the potential of its Phalaborwa rare earths project in South Africa, as it is expected to be the highest margin rare earth elements (REEs) project in... 


Trina Solar team at Solar & Storage Live Africa 2024
Trina Solar one-stop shop for Africa’s solar power needs
28th March 2024 By: Tracy Hancock

With offices in Southern, West and East Africa, global leader in smart photovoltaic (PV) and energy storage solutions Trina Solar hopes to transform the African energy landscape by allowing its... 


Jiangxi Copper sees higher prices as it plans to raise output
Jiangxi Copper sees higher prices as it plans to raise output
28th March 2024 By: Bloomberg

Jiangxi Copper, China’s largest producer, said it expects prices to rise in the second half once the Federal Reserve cuts interest rates, while pledging to maintain double-digit growth in output... 


Supplying jetting equipment for the full market spectrum
Supplying jetting equipment for the full market spectrum
27th March 2024

High-pressure jetting and vacuuming equipment is used for a wide range of industrial cleaning applications, such as high pressure cleaning, sewer and stormwater line maintenance as well as vacuum... 


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