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Premier terminates KME Plant, Honey Badger transactions

By: Simone Liedtke     17th April 2019 Aim-listed Premier African Minerals on Wednesday said it would not proceed with the proposed conditional acquisitions of 50% of the KME Plant and 50% of the equity in Honey Badger Resources (HBR), until there is some finality on the RHA Tungsten mine’s future. As a result, both transactions with... 

Babcock bears the load

4th April 2019 Defying the laws of gravity is all in a day’s work for Babcock’s plant hire business as their heavy lift mobile cranes continue turning challenges into triumphs. Most recently, Babcock put a 600-tonne Liebherr LG 1550 lattice boom crane to the test in a project involving the precise placement of... 

Mpeke Plant Hire acquires four machines from Bobcat Cape Town

6th March 2019 A major trenching and loading contract has seen plant-hire company Mpeke Plant Hire acquire its latest batch of equipment from Bobcat Cape Town. Mpeke Plant Hire started off in 2014 as an enterprise development initiative. However, since 2017 it started renting out machines throughout the Western... 

Premier to recommence drilling at Zimbabwe project

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     26th February 2019 Aim-listed Premier African Minerals will recommence drilling at its wholly-owned Zulu lithium and tantalum project, in Zimbabwe. Mobilisation will begin immediately and drilling is expected to begin as soon as mobilisation is complete and seasonal rains permit, the company announced in a... 

Premier agrees to amended terms for KME acquisition, welcomes Ministry’s financial assistance

By: Simone Liedtke     14th February 2019 The board of Aim-listed Premier African Minerals has agreed to amended terms with KME Holdings for the proposed acquisition of KME’s assets and has, in addition, agreed to terms for the acquisition of 50% of the equity in the Zimbabwe-based near-term gold producer Honey Badger Resources (HBR).... 

Wacker Neuson hosts its first Dealer Summit on Sub-Sahara African soil

29th January 2019 Construction equipment and compact machines specialist, Wacker Neuson South Africa, considers its dealer network integral to upholding customer service excellence.  “Our dealers are our primary route to market and are perfectly positioned to deliver our comprehensive product and service portfolio... 

Resilient captains steer M&D Construction Group through economic turmoil

By: Creamer Media Reporter      23rd October 2018 M&D Construction Group, a leading South African Level 1 Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment infrastructure specialist, continues to focus on recruiting and developing the leaders it needs to ensure future sustainability. Importantly, these leaders have to be able to navigate an increasingly... 

Kemach JCB’s commitment to service builds long-term customer relationships

5th October 2018 Kemach JCB’s strong service ethic provides a solid foundation on which the company builds and maintains sound long-term relationships with customers like Lusthof Civil & Plant Hire. Founded by Anton Schonken, Lusthof Civil & Plant Hire specialises in quarry and gravel road building projects,... 

Aury Africa enters into empowerment deal with Nkomose Consulting

20th September 2018 Screening and vibrating equipment solutions and services provider Aury Africa has concluded a Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) agreement with 100% black-owned local services company Nkomose Consulting Engineers & Projects. The B-BBEE deal aims to align Aury Africa with the... 

Cat construction machinery keeps Motheo on the road on N4 project

8th August 2018 Brand-new Caterpillar construction machinery from Barloworld Equipment has been deployed by the Motheo Construction Group’s civils division on a R500 million contract to upgrade and rehabilitate a 40 km section of the N4 from Belfast to Machadadorp in Mpumalanga. The civils division is... 

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