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Pratley stands firm with international and local market growth

17th January 2022 Shipping and supply-chain issues have led to a global shortage of a range of items and commodities. “The world is shopping around at the moment, and we have seen fairly substantial international interest in all of our products,” comments Pratley CEO Andrew Pratley, who was recently featured on... 

Avoid unplanned downtime with a planned maintenance programme

13th January 2022 Unplanned downtime has serious consequences in nearly every single industry. According to a report published by Senseye titled ‘The True Cost of Downtime’, Fortune Global 500 manufacturing and industrial companies lose close to US$1 trillion due to unplanned downtime each year, squandering an... 

AECOM to leverage ‘Think and Act Globally’ strategy to unlock growth in 2022

12th January 2022 As the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, AECOM is justifiably proud of its involvement with the Tema Port expansion project in Ghana. One of the biggest infrastructure projects of its kind on the continent to date, AECOM recently received an ENR Global Best Projects Award 2021 for... 

Metrorail to resume services between Fish Hoek and Simon's Town stations

By: Schalk Burger     4th January 2022 Metrorail Western Cape will resume services between the Fish Hoek and Simon’s Town stations on January 5. This means all 29 stations between the Retreat station and the Simon’s Town station will be fully operational, the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA) said on January 4. 

Sibanye suspends operations at safety-impacted South African mines, adjusts guidance

By: Donna Slater     15th December 2021 JSE- and NYSE-listed precious and battery metals miner Sibanye-Stillwater has revised its operational guidance for this year, primarily as a result of various safety-related interventions and measures that have been implemented to reinforce the group’s primary priority of safety. A group-wide... 

Hummingbird ramps up Yanfolila operations after public disorder incident

By: Donna Slater     15th December 2021 Aim-listed gold miner Hummingbird Resources reports that, with its Mali-based Yanfolila mine returning to operations on December 1, after being shut for six days as a result of illegal roadblocks and public disorder near the mine, mining and processing operations have now restarted. The miner is... 

Danfoss Africa webinar for African market discusses DrivePro® services for food and beverage industry

15th December 2021 The expected lifecycle of an AC drive is long and contains diverse phases, each with different characteristics and requirements. From engineering and dimensioning for a new installation through procurement, delivery and installation to the long usage phase, all activities contribute to the value... 

NSK innovation overcomes long-standing bearing challenge in the mining industry

14th December 2021 NSK has used its extensive problem-solving capabilities and experience to provide mines and quarries with the solution to a long-standing problem. Many conveyors operating in the hostile environment of a mine suffer from the premature failure of bearings on the head, tail, drive and tensioning... 

Set up to assist with sewerage service delivery

13th December 2021 With local government elections having taken place in early November, “service delivery” is a phrase on many South Africans’ lips as new municipal leaders step into office. Sebastian Werner, Managing Director at Werner Pumps, says the company is poised to assist with service delivery solutions... 

TurboDirect SA

10th December 2021 Name of company and activity – TurboDirect SA is the largest original equipment (OEM) manufacturer and turbocharger importer, distributor and repairer in South Africa, holding genuine brand turbocharger distribution agencies directly with the international manufacturers. Most memorable moment of... 

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