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Cesa underlines importance of collaboration in tackling infrastructure challenges
27th February 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

There are myriad, well-documented challenges facing the country’s major infrastructure, ranging from the built environment to water and energy, and key to addressing this will be collaboration and... 


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SGB-Cape Announces Strategic Partnership with ICR Group
26th February 2024

SGB-Cape a renowned leader in industrial services, proudly announces a significant milestone in its 75th year of operation with the establishment of a strategic partnership with ICR Group, a global... 


Weir Minerals Africa
Weir Minerals Africa
23rd February 2024

Market leader in slurry handling equipment, Weir Minerals Africa, has an unrivalled installed base of its Warman centrifugal slurry pumps across Africa. The company offers a wide range of slurry... 


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Embracing new tech in marine diamond mining
23rd February 2024

To increase the net present value (NPV) of Namibia’s marine diamond mining sector, four strategies – economies of scale, economies of scope, productivity and efficiency improvements, and... 


Sylvania reports positive results despite lower PGM prices
22nd February 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Platinum group metals (PGMs) producer and developer Sylvania Platinum says its revenue and net profit for the 2023 financial year remained respectable, despite the impact of a significantly lower... 


Mt Gibson makes big profit jump on strong Koolan Island performance
21st February 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Iron-ore miner Mount Gibson on Wednesday reported an aftertax net profit of A$138.7-million in the half-year to December 31, compared with A$7.4-million in the corresponding period. The... 


The collapse of the tailings dam in Mariana in 2015 caused a mudslide that killed 19 people and severely polluted the Rio Doce river.
Vale to follow BHP on new provisions over dam failure, analysts say
15th February 2024 By: Reuters

Brazilian miner Vale is expected to hike its provisions after BHP Group flagged a $3.2-billion impairment related to the failure of a dam operated by their joint venture Samarco, analysts said.... 


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Hino to double solar energy output at its Durban plant
13th February 2024 By: Irma Venter

Hino South Africa (SA) will this year double the energy output from the solar roof panel project at its truck assembly plant in Durban, says VP Anton Falck.  “Currently the roof panels provide 600... 


Trend toward digitalisation continues
9th February 2024 By: Lynne Davies

Materials handling firms have traditionally relied on paper-based processes, however, as these processes are staggeringly manual, time consuming, highly inefficient and prone to human error,... 


Cape Town recovers 53 km of stolen cable, 1.2 t of metal
9th February 2024 By: Irma Venter

The City of Cape Town’s (CoCT’s) specialist metals theft unit, the Copperheads, recovered more then 53 km of stolen cable during the last six months of 2023. The unit says it executed 404... 


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High strength bolting solutions offered for marine services
2nd February 2024

Industrial equipment supplier BMG’s Nord-Lock Expander System pivot pin components offer dependable solutions that combat the challenges of lug wear in the marine and shipping sector. Pivots, which... 


3D ADVANTAGES
Schurco’s cast high chrome slurry pump parts are manufactured using accurate three-dimensional modelling
Efficient pump refurbishment reduces downtime, costs
2nd February 2024

The unexpected breakdown of essential equipment, such as pumps, can often entail significant downtime and substantial financial losses. Recognising this critical challenge, pump supplier Schurco... 


Impala Rustenburg's 11 Shaft
Infrastructure repairs to Impala Rustenburg’s 11 Shaft to be completed by end-Feb
31st January 2024 By: Chanel de Bruyn

Platinum group metals (PGMs) miner Impala Platinum (Implats) says infrastructure repairs to Impala Rustenburg’s 11 Shaft are expected to be completed by the end of February, with the build-up to... 


Ramelius upgrades 2024 gold guidance
Ramelius upgrades 2024 gold guidance
30th January 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Australian miner Ramelius Resources has upgraded its production guidance for the 2024 financial year, following a strong first half in which it produced 124 047 oz at an all-in sustaining cost... 


Brazil state prosecutor urges Vale, BHP to settle over dam disaster
30th January 2024 By: Reuters

Miners Vale, BHP and their joint venture, Samarco, should strike a deal to compensate for a deadly dam disaster in 2015 or risk paying a lot more in court, the Minas Gerais state prosecutor general... 


Cape Town’s Copperheads unit recovers 53 km of stolen cable, 1.2 t of metal
Cape Town’s Copperheads unit recovers 53 km of stolen cable, 1.2 t of metal
29th January 2024 By: Irma Venter

The City of Cape Town’s (CoCT’s) specialist metals theft unit, the Copperheads, has recovered more than 53 km of stolen cable during the last six months of 2023. The unit says it executed 404... 


Gauteng transport department ‘deeply concerned’ about traffic light vandalism
29th January 2024 By: Darren Parker

The Gauteng Department of Roads and Transport has expressed “deep concern” regarding a recent surge in vandalism and theft targeting traffic signals within the province. In a statement issued on... 


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Night loadshedding escalates to Stage 3 
29th January 2024 By: News24Wire

Loadshedding will jump to Stage 3 at 16:00 Monday after a delay in the return to service of two generating units. "Over the past 24 hours, five generation units were taken offline for repairs.... 


Nornickel forecasts 2024 nickel output drop after 5% fall in 2023
Nornickel forecasts 2024 nickel output drop after 5% fall in 2023
29th January 2024 By: Reuters

Russian metals producer Nornickel on Monday said it expected another drop in nickel output in 2024, following on from a 5% fall last year, as geopolitical risks continue to affect the company's... 


Brazil orders Vale, BHP and Samarco to pay $9.7bn in damages for dam disaster
Brazil orders Vale, BHP and Samarco to pay $9.7bn in damages for dam disaster
26th January 2024 By: Reuters

A Brazilian federal judge ruled that miners Vale and BHP and their joint venture Samarco must pay 47.6-billion reais ($9.67-billion) in damages for a 2015 tailings dam burst, according to a legal... 


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Mining sector experiencing innovative shifts
26th January 2024

To support the evolving industry, and with deep roots in Africa, mining tyre services provider Kal Tire is participating as a partner at this year’s Investing in African Mining Indaba – to be held... 


Delba Electrical
Delba Electrical’s large machine division offers expert medium and high voltage rotating machine repairs and rewinding
26th January 2024

Rotating machines repairer Delba Electrical stands at the forefront of innovation in the field of electrical rotating machine repairs, boasting a cutting-edge facility specifically designed for the... 


Plaintiffs demand €582m from TÜV Süd over Brazil dam burst
25th January 2024 By: Bloomberg

More than 1 400 plaintiffs are demanding over €582-million in damages from German industrial inspector TÜV Süd over its alleged role in the deadly collapse of a dam in Brazil, their lawyers said on... 


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Shell to exit Nigeria's onshore oil after nearly a century
16th January 2024 By: Reuters

British energy major Shell has agreed to sell its Nigerian onshore oil and gas subsidiary in Nigeria to a consortium of five mostly local companies for up to $2.4-billion, after nearly a century of... 


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Pump tackles tough slurry challenges
12th January 2024

The challenging conditions in slurries require pumps that are robust and reliable, to ensure effective pumping of fluids with high concentrations of abrasives, such as sand and stones. The abrasive... 


Durban Container Terminal
Durban Container Terminal Pier 2's performance improving but ‘not out of the woods’
11th January 2024 By: Darren Parker

The Durban Container Terminal (DCT) Pier 2 has averaged single-digit vessels at anchor over the last two weeks, having earlier ensured that all priority cargo across the retail, automotive, energy... 


Lucky Friday silver mine restarts production
Lucky Friday silver mine restarts production
11th January 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The Lucky Friday silver mine, in Idaho, has restarted production, after repairs were completed following an underground fire last year, precious metals miner Hecla reported on Thursday. Lucky... 


new conveyor at Richards Bay Bulk Terminal
Richards Bay Bulk Terminal conveyor repairs remove 400 coal trucks from roads
10th January 2024 By: Darren Parker

One of three conveyor belts damaged in the October 2021 fires has returned to full operation at the Richards Bay Bulk Terminal, in KwaZulu-Natal, and will prioritise the handling of coal exports.... 


Particulate matter is soot generated while burning coal and emitted through the plants’ stacks or chimneys
Eskom soot pollution is at a 31-year-high, 42 times worse than China
19th December 2023 By: Bloomberg

Coal-fired power plants operated by South Africa’s state utility are emitting pollutants that primarily cause respiratory diseases such as asthma at almost 42 times the intensity of those in... 


Infrastructure Rehabilitation: Sarnia Road Bridge Project
Infrastructure Rehabilitation: Sarnia Road Bridge Project
14th December 2023

The Sarnia Road Bridge (B112), located within the eThekwini municipality between the suburbs of Bellair and Hillary, is a vehicular bridge that runs over the N2 and carries traffic along the M10... 


Seven RTGs being delivered to the Cape Town Container Terminal
Cape Town Container Terminal receives seven additional gantry cranes
12th December 2023 By: Schalk Burger

The Cape Town Container Terminal (CTCT) took delivery of seven pre-used rubber-tyred gantry cranes (RTGs) on December 11. The acquisition of the RTGs is part of State-owned Transnet Port Terminals’... 


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Expansion helps enhance efficiencies
8th December 2023

Industrial products supplier BMG relocated its regional service centre and opened two new facilities in September, with BMG KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) regional manager Keith van Wyk noting that the... 


CUSTOMISED COMMITMENT
The success of mine care-and-maintenance depends on a commitment to customising services to meet the specific needs of every mine
Care, maintenance solutions customised for opencast mining
8th December 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

Reliable and adaptable services during care-and-maintenance phases in mining are crucial, says multi-disciplinary mining services and opencast mining contractor Zizwe Opencast Mining, emphasising... 


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Clips manage cables on solar power systems
7th December 2023

Cabling clips engineered to fasten cables beneath a photovoltaic (PV) solar module frame are regarded as essential for organising and securing AC and DC cables in all types of solar power systems.... 


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Opinion: Climate – lead, follow or get out of the way
6th December 2023

In this opinion article, Shoprite group sustainability manager Sanjeev Raghubir writes that conferences are necessary for progress on crucial issues facing humankind, but on the existential crisis... 


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Delba Electrical's large machine division offers expert medium and high voltage rotating machine repairs and rewinding
30th November 2023

Rotating machines repairer Delba Electrical stands at the forefront of innovation in the field of electrical rotating machine repairs, boasting a cutting-edge facility specifically designed for the... 


Sugar beet field
Agriculture records good year of income, jobs growth in 2022
29th November 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) finds in its latest Agriculture Survey for 2022 that the sector generated R450-billion in income for the year, compared with R404-billion in income generated for... 


The Port of Cape Town
Cape Town container terminal clears most of vessel backlog
29th November 2023 By: Schalk Burger

The Cape Town Container Terminal (CTCT) has cleared most of its backlog, berthing vessels on arrival with only one vessel at anchor, State-owned Transnet Port Terminals (TPT) reports. The terminal... 


Shipping container
100 000 containers now stuck outside three SA ports - as new penalties and price hikes loom
29th November 2023 By: News24Wire

In recent weeks, container ships have been bypassing the congested and delay-ridden Cape Town harbour to berth at the Port of Port Elizabeth in Gqeberha and the Ngqura (Coega) port, reports the... 


The Westwood operation
Westwood mine, Canada
24th November 2023 By: Nadine James

Westwood is Iamgold’s only underground mine. 


Shumani opens Cape Town office to service the Western Cape region
23rd November 2023

Shumani Industrial Equipment, the largest black-owned and managed industrial supplier of its kind in South Africa, officially launched its Cape Town regional office on 17 July, under the management... 


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High-tech wind turbine blade inspections
22nd November 2023

Swiss unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) technology company Sulzer Schmid has introduced its latest 3DX AutoPilot, upgraded with a new image capturing system and designed to ensure exceptionally clear... 


Engen employees help support Aged Valley Home in Lavender Hill
Engen employees help support Aged Valley Home in Lavender Hill
21st November 2023

Moved by a visit to Aged Valley Home in Lavender Hill, Engen employee Giannina San Giorgio used the company’s Employee Community Partnership Programme (ECPP) to rally colleagues to support their... 


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