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Kusile power plant project, South Africa – update
20th October 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Kusile Unit 5 is being prepared for synchronisation to the grid towards the end of December. 


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Pupkewitz/Walvis Bay Werner Pumps Impi Combi trucks handover and training
19th October 2023

Werner Pumps, leading South African manufacturer of high-pressure jetting and vacuum equipment, recently handed over its first custom truck-mounted combination jetting and suction unit, built in... 


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Water – Midyear Brief 2023
18th October 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The Water – Midyear Brief 2023 is a two-page synopsis of key developments in the sector over the past 12 months. The brief posits that South Africa’s water security challenges are intensifying,... 


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Hydrogen – Midyear Brief 2023
18th October 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The Hydrogen – Midyear Brief 2023 is a two-page synopsis of key developments in the sector over the past 12 months. The sector is still in its infancy but presents a vital opportunity for South... 


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Construction – Midyear Review 2023
18th October 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The Construction – Midyear Review 2023 is a three-page synopsis of key developments in the construction sector over the past 12 months, which is yet to recover to pre-Covid-19 pandemic levels of... 


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Platinum – Midyear Brief 2023
18th October 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The Platinum MYB is a three-page synopsis of key developments in the platinum group metals market over the past 12 months, including details of South Africa’s supply and demand, and mergers and... 


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Iron-Ore – Midyear Brief 2023
18th October 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The Iron-Ore Iron-Ore – Midyear Brief 2023 is a two-page synopsis of key developments in the iron-ore market over the past 12 months, including South Africa’s iron-ore production and the rail... 


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Gold – Midyear Brief 2023
18th October 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The Gold – Midyear Brief 2023 is a two-page synopsis of key developments in the gold market over the past 12 months, which experienced a glittering ascent in the first half of 2023, asserting its... 


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Coal – Midyear Brief 2023
18th October 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The Coal – Midyear Brief 2023 is a three-page synopsis of key developments in South Africa’s coal sector over the past 12 months. The sector still dominates the country’s energy mix, however, it is... 


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Pumps – Midyear Brief 2023
18th October 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The Pumps – Midyear Brief 2023 is a three-page synopsis of key developments in the pumps market over the past 12 months, which has been on a growth trajectory for years, with the trend expected to... 


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Manufacturing – Midyear Brief 2023
18th October 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The Manufacturing – Midyear Brief 2023 is a three-page synopsis of key developments in the global manufacturing sector over the past 12 months, which continues to surpass the performance of... 


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Steel – Midyear Brief 2023
18th October 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The Steel – Midyear Review 2023 is a three-page synopsis of key developments in South Africa’s steel sector over the past 12 months, which finds itself under great pressure, owing to a prolonged... 


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Roads, Rail & Ports – Midyear Brief 2023
18th October 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The Roads, Rail & Ports – Midyear Brief 2023 is a three-page synopsis of key developments in South Africa’s roads, rail and ports sector over the past 12 months. It examines the increasing concerns... 


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Agriculture 2023 – Midyear Brief 2023
18th October 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The Agriculture – Midyear Brief 2023 is a two-page  synopsis of key developments in the agriculture sector over the past 12 months. It focuses on current food price inflation in South Africa, as... 


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Ford celebrates four-million engine production milestone at Struandale
18th October 2023 By: Darren Parker

Car manufacturer Ford’s Struandale engine plant, in Gqeberha, in the Eastern Cape, has produced its four-millionth engine – a 2 ℓ four-cylinder bi-turbo diesel engine that will be installed in a... 


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Automotive – Midyear Brief 2023
17th October 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The Automotive Midyear Brief is a two-page synopsis of key developments in the automotive sector over the past 12 months. It provides an overview of the promising future of electric vehicles and... 


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Family-owned business pioneers pumping solutions for four decades
13th October 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

With over four decades of experience in the development of pumping solutions, family-owned company Creamers Lubrication Products, which owns Pumprite and is based in Alrode, has firmly established... 


Solar pumps can increase crop yield
13th October 2023

A new study, led by the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) under the research project Renewables for African Agriculture (RE4AFAGRI), published in Environmental Research... 


Firm expands East African footprint
13th October 2023

Niche industrial pumping solution company Verder Pumps South Africa has confirmed that it will be expanding its footprint and network in Namibia and Kenya with two new distribution partners – Aqua... 


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Four-chamber pump offers new capabilities
13th October 2023

Leading critical water technology company Xylem has enhanced its innovative Flojet VersiJet Series industrial motor-driven diaphragm (MDD) pumps with the introduction of a new, four-chamber model.... 


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Cutter fans enhance performance in pump agitation
13th October 2023

The integration of innovative features in pump design has significantly enhanced performance and efficiency, with significant benefits for lowering total cost of ownership. One such component, the... 


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Extending reliability through proactive solutions
13th October 2023

Leader in pump and fluid engineering Sulzer attended the Asia-Pacific International Mining Exhibition (AIMEX) 2023 at the Sydney Showground last month, displaying its comprehensive pump and service... 


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Collaboration to develop heavy-duty motors
13th October 2023

Industrial products supplier BMG’s electric motor designers and engineers have collaborated with global electric motor specialists to develop the Synergy IE3 range of electric motors that meet... 


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Station bypass pumps can withstand any emergency
13th October 2023

Following the Category 3 Hurricane Irma’s widespread destruction across southwest Florida, in the US, in September 2017, the City of North Port needed immediate funding to improve the overall... 


Cape Town crane manufacturer ups production to meet rising demand
13th October 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

Cape Town-based crane manufacturer BB Cranes is ramping up production as orders from general industry and consulting engineers increases. According to a statement released by BB Cranes parent... 


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Kusile power plant project, South Africa – update
13th October 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Eskom has confirmed that Unit 3 at the Kusile coal-fired power station is providing 720 MW for the electricity grid. 


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Support for mill circuit pumps
12th October 2023

Weir Minerals Africa says that technical support and selecting the correct mill circuit pump are critical to ensuring optimal performance of a mill circuit. The company asserts that its solutions... 


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City of Joburg outlines ambitious plans to mitigate water shortages
10th October 2023 By: Sane Dhlamini

Joburg Water Networks Senior Manager Logan Munsamy on Tuesday laid out a range of plans that the municipality would undertake as it deals with critical water supply challenges across various... 


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Pumps pivotal in dewatering at power station
6th October 2023

Three 32 kW electrically driven two pole pumps are to be deployed in dewatering applications at a major Mpumalanga coal-fired power station. The Faggiolati stainless steel submersible pumps are... 


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Commission recommends Tribunal approve ACSA's acquisition of bpSA's aviation fuel supply assets at two airports
5th October 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The Competition Commission has recommended that the Competition Tribunal unconditionally approve the proposed transaction whereby the Airports Company South Africa (ACSA) intends to acquire the... 


Wind sector in South Africa at risk of being seen as exclusive
4th October 2023 By: Rebecca Campbell

South Africa’s wind energy industry was in danger of being seen as an exclusive sector, Energy and Water Sector Education and Training Authority CEO Mpho Mookapele warned, in her keynote address to... 


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Carbon pricing is key to delivering global emissions cuts, IMF says
3rd October 2023 By: Bloomberg

Higher temperatures and more intense storms haven’t changed the fundamental challenge of climate policy: Countries around the world must find politically feasible ways to zero out emissions without... 


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Versatile amphibious pumps
30th September 2023

Amphibious heavy-duty pumps are designed to operate in dry or submerged environments, making them suitable for a range of applications in the mining, oil and gas, construction and agricultural... 


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Kusile power plant project, South Africa – update
29th September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment Minister Barbara Creecy has upheld the decision of the National Air Quality Officer to permit the temporary operation of the Kusile coal power station using... 


Xylem Successfully Host the Xylem Africa Partner Conference 2023
28th September 2023

Partners from across the water sector gather to discover the best ways they can solve water problems for their customers. Africa overflows with precious resources, and water is the most precious of... 


Stellantis pumps $90m into Argentina Lithium
Stellantis pumps $90m into Argentina Lithium
27th September 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Automotive group Stellantis is making an investment in Argentina Lithium, partnering with the TSX-V-listed mining company to advance lithium project in the South American nation. Stallantis... 


Magnetite Mines closer to securing water for Razorback
27th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Iron-ore developer Magnetite Mines is a step closer to a water solution for its Razorback project, having been granted approval from the South Australian Cabinet to progress to Step 2 of the... 


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Nithio invests in farming and irrigation technology
26th September 2023 By: Darren Parker

African energy finance platform Nithio has invested in solar irrigation and farming technology solutions company SunCulture. The investment was made through Nithio investment vehicle Nithio FI,... 


Cape Town crane manufacturer wins provincial orders
Cape Town crane manufacturer wins provincial orders
26th September 2023

(Virtual Showroom): A steadily increasing order intake from general industry and consulting engineers has led BB Cranes of Cape Town to step up production to meet demand. The upgrading of water and... 


The UK is one of the South African automotive industry's top vehicle export destinations.
UK pushes back new petrol car ban by five years
26th September 2023 By: Bloomberg

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak softened key parts of the UK government’s green agenda, including a ban on petrol car sales, as he set out what he called a “new approach” to tackling climate change.... 


Grundfos solutions for sustainable commercial buildings
Grundfos solutions for sustainable commercial buildings
22nd September 2023

In the intricate world of modern commercial buildings, efficiency reigns supreme. Engineers and operators continually grapple with challenges in the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning... 


Premier’s Zim lithium mine to resume operations
Premier’s Zim lithium mine to resume operations
21st September 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Aim-listed Premier African Minerals has completed the installation of the RHA ball mill at its Zulu lithium and tantalum project, in Zimbabwe. This includes all necessary feeds and discharge... 


SKF TMBH 5 Bearing Heater – an energy-efficient solution for easy roller bearing installation    
SKF TMBH 5 Bearing Heater – an energy-efficient solution for easy roller bearing installation    
19th September 2023

The SKF TMBH 5, one of the smallest, most portable induction heaters on the market, incorporates cutting-edge technology and design features to heat roller bearings weighing up to 5kg that are... 


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