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Thungela delivers strong financial performance despite rail, price headwinds
18th March 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Thermal coal exporter Thungela Resources says it delivered a resilient performance for the year ended December 31, 2023, which underpinned strong cash generation and a robust net cash position.... 


Critical Mineral Resources raises £250 000 to develop Moroccan permit
15th March 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Exploration and development company  Critical Mineral Resources has conditionally raised about £250 000 through the placing of 12.2-million new ordinary shares in the company and 8.02-million... 


Platinum cathode required in PEM fuel cells to convert hydrogen to electricity. Heraeus infographic.
Major new gigafactory fuel cell thrust enlivening demand outlook for platinum
15th March 2024 By: Martin Creamer

A major new fuel cell thrust in North America is enlivening the outlook for platinum and helping the world advance further along the road to net zero. Emphasising that the advancement of the... 


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Company invests in driver, vehicle management systems
15th March 2024 By: Halima Frost

Specialist transport group Unitrans continues to invest heavily in various event-based in-vehicle management systems (IVMS) to ensure the safety of its drivers, fleet and cargo in its chemical and... 


Cape Town aims to invest R43bn in infrastructure over next three years – mayor
15th March 2024 By: Irma Venter

Cape Town mayor Geordin Hill-Lewis says the city will invest R43-billion in infrastructure over the next three years. The ten-year project pipeline is valued at R120-billion. 


2024 Car of the Year finalists announced
15th March 2024 By: Irma Venter

The South African Guild of Mobility Journalists (SAGMJ) has announced the 18 finalists of the Old Mutual Insure 2024 Car of the Year (COTY) competition. “We eagerly await the upcoming competition... 


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Bengwenyama platinum group metals project, South Africa
15th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A scoping study has shown the project to have very attractive economics, with results justifying a prefeasibility study already under way. 


Exxaro media briefing.
Wind generation up, solar operational soon, Exxaro reports
14th March 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Group wind power generation last year increased by 8% and the Lephalale solar power project is on its way to being operational in the first quarter of next year, Exxaro CE Dr Nombasa Tsengwa... 


Prime Minister Anthony Albanese
Rare earths miner wins A$840m in funding from Australia
14th March 2024 By: Bloomberg

Arafura Rare Earths will receive A$840-million in funding from the Australian government to create the nation’s first combined mine and refinery for minerals that are crucial to the clean-energy... 


 Beyond the panels
Beyond the panels
14th March 2024

By Thabang Byl, Buildings Segment Lead at Schneider Electric We’ve come a long way since the first solar deployments in business and residential areas. It’s become somewhat commonplace to see... 


Wet feed has contributed to crusher failures at Westgold's Fortnum and Tuckabianna. Repairs at both plants have been completed.
Heavy rainfall halts gold mines in parts of WA
14th March 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Recent heavy rainfall in parts of Western Australia has presented challenges for gold mines in the region, with some suspending operations owing to adverse weather conditions, impacting on their... 


Work under way at the Black Rock manganese operation.
New level of Transnet transparency much improved – ARM
13th March 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Since the new leadership at State rail enterprise Transnet has began engaging with South Africa's mining industry, the level of transparency has been “much, much improved”, according to African... 


In 2023, CEVA Logistics won the award for the “Most Innovative Supply Chain Project”. Pictured are (from left): Nicola Stewart, Cynthia Nkosi, Glynis Jordan, Terrence Martin and Nicholas Somerai from CEVA Logistics, with Africa Supply Chain Excellence Awards director Liesl de Wet
Supply chain professionals wishing to have their achievements recognised and help to raise the standards of supply chain management across Africa have just two weeks left to enter this year’s prestigious Africa Supply Chain Excellence Awards
13th March 2024

With entries closing on 27 March 2024, the organisers of this annual showcase are urging African supply chain professionals to get their submissions in soon and help to shape the future of supply... 


CCMI boosts revenue with sale of Bull River stockpiled material
13th March 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

TSX-V-listed Canadian Critical Minerals (CCMI) has received additional revenues from the sale of stockpiled copper, gold and silver mineralised material at the Bull River mine (BRM), in British... 


East Africa’s sustainability journey – the road ahead is clear
East Africa’s sustainability journey – the road ahead is clear
12th March 2024

By Carol Koech, Strategy Director, Sustainability & Thought Leadership – Schneider Electric International Operations. In a time when countries are proactively moving toward more sustainable... 


Broad-based weakness evident in the logistics sector – Ctrack index
Broad-based weakness evident in the logistics sector – Ctrack index
12th March 2024 By: Irma Venter

After increasing somewhat in December, the Ctrack Transport and Freight Index (TFI) declined notably in January to a level of 119.3 – a drop of 2.1% compared with December’s 121.9. The extent of... 


A simple framework to measure the impact and success of infrastructure projects
A simple framework to measure the impact and success of infrastructure projects
12th March 2024

By Mr. Olebogeng Manhe, Chairman of Gap Infrastructure Corporation   Infrastructure projects provide essential services and other benefits to people from all walks of life, and play an integral... 


TNPA invests in road rehabilitation project at Port of Durban
11th March 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

The intensified pressure posed by an influx of trucks on the Port of Durban’s road infrastructure has prompted State-owned utility Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) to invest R233-million on... 


Lotte Aluminium Materials USA and SMS group agree on a strategic partnership for a logistics and digitalization package for the new greenfield aluminum cathode foil plant in Kentucky
11th March 2024

SMS group's digital package to be seamlessly integrated onto third-party systems Fully automatized order execution, tracking, handling and quality evaluation on pass level Fully configurable... 


Business Unity South Africa president Mxolisi Mgojo
Mgojo says collaborative efforts will enable Transnet to report higher volumes than initially forecast
8th March 2024 By: Terence Creamer

Business Unity South Africa president Mxolisi Mgojo reports that the collaboration between business and government to turn around the performance of Transnet could result in the struggling... 


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Springpole gold project, Canada – update
8th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

First Mining has received construction permits for a temporary winter road to the exploration camp site. 


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Challenges have resulted in significant disruptions and inefficiencies in the country’s transportation network
Local expertise needed to address challenges
8th March 2024

Despite having the most advanced railway system on the continent, with about 30 000 km of track, the South African rail and transportation sector is currently facing numerous significant... 


Excise duty hikes a given
8th March 2024 By: Riaan de Lange

How many fingers do you have? A hint, when pointing your finger at someone else, you have three pointing back at you, as the adage goes. Want to reconsider your answer once you have finished... 


Ctrack index points to another year of ‘fairly subdued’ transport-sector growth
8th March 2024 By: Irma Venter

The Ctrack Transport and Freight Index (Ctrack TFI) forecasts “another year of fairly subdued growth for the transport sector”. This is based on the assumption of mediocre economic growth in South... 


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Cape Winelands Airport, South Africa
8th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

RSA.Aero aims to construct Cape Town’s second, big commercial airport. 


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Burnstone gold project, South Africa – update
8th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Consistent with the requirements of Sibanye’s capital allocation framework, the project will be delayed and is expected to ramp up again during 2025.  


Graphite from the Lindi Jumbo graphite project
Lindi Jumbo graphite project, Tanzania – update
8th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Commissioning is progressing according to plan. 


Infrastructure Fund chief investment officer Mohale Rakgate
Fund requesting RFPs for infrastructure projects worth R70bn
7th March 2024 By: Nadine James

Infrastructure Fund chief investment officer Mohale Rakgate has reported that various strategic projects identified through government, and in previous Sustainable Infrastructure Development... 


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‘It’s not all doom and gloom in our space’ – WBHO boss
6th March 2024 By: Irma Venter

With a total pipeline of work of R240-billion, up from R211-billion in June, Wilson Bayly Holmes-Ovcon’s (WBHO’s) short- to medium-term future “should be okay”, says CEO Wolfgang Neff. “It’s not... 


An image of Sapra vice chairperson Lebo Ramolahloane
Petrol price increase poses risks to other industries
5th March 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

South Africa’s food security is in the spotlight, with current weather conditions posing enough of a threat to farmers to cause a potential yield loss of their crops, following the heatwaves and... 


Toll gantries on a Gauteng highway
Gauteng reiterates exit of GFIP tolling by end March
5th March 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

The Gauteng provincial government (GPG) has approached financial institutions to raise money required to honour its contractual obligations ahead of the March 31, 2024, target date to scrap the... 


Red Rock selected as location for Ontario lithium refinery
Red Rock selected as location for Ontario lithium refinery
5th March 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Clean technology company Rock Tech has selected the former Norampac paper mill site in Red Rock as the location to develop Ontario’s first lithium refinery. Rock Tech, which is listed on the... 


A truck with the Bidvest International Logistics logo
Bidvest grows trading profit, declares dividend, pursuing further acquisitions
4th March 2024 By: Schalk Burger

JSE-listed diversified services, trading and distribution company Bidvest recorded an 8.8% year-on-year increase in revenue to R62.2-billion andan 11.8% increase in trading profit to R6.5-billion... 


An image showing a factory worker with a tyre at the Mathe Group factory
Mathe Group expands capacity to produce more rubber crumb for roads
4th March 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

The use of large amounts of recycled rubber crumb for the manufacture of road surfaces and related products is propelling South Africa towards a circular economy where waste products are used to... 


An image depicting an Actom NECRT
ACTOM Distribution Transformers secures order to supply NECRT units to Kamoa copper mine
4th March 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

ACTOM Distribution Transformers recently secured an order for the supply of its neutral electromagnetic couplers with earthing resistors and an auxiliary transformer (NECRTs) to the Kamoa copper... 


Image of the work currently under way at the Bayside Canal upgrade
Bayside Canal R87m upgrade on track
4th March 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

Progress is being made on the City of Cape Town’s (CoCT's) R87.5-million upgrade of the Bayside Canal, from Blaauwberg road to the Rietvlei in Tableview, in the Western Cape. Work is expected to be... 


Machinery heralds more efficient, environment-friendly practices
1st March 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

In a significant development for the construction sector, machine industry group Husqvarna has introduced a new range of advanced machinery, which machinery distributor Superb Construction Systems... 


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Is the era of the flying taxi finally about to dawn?
1st March 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

The concept of small, usually unconventional, aircraft, carrying small numbers of passengers, weaving their way through towering skyscrapers and speeding over suburbs, has been a staple of... 


African shared mobility sector to almost double in size by 2030 – report
1st March 2024 By: Irma Venter

The size of Africa’s shared mobility market, which includes services such as ride-hailing, scooter or e-bike rentals, as well as car-sharing, will almost double by 2030, creating an additional 550... 


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Is the era of the flying taxi finally about to dawn?
1st March 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

The concept of small, usually unconventional, aircraft, carrying small numbers of passengers, weaving their way through towering skyscrapers and speeding over suburbs, has been a staple of... 


TFR train
Business sees appointment of Phillips as key step in accelerating Transnet Recovery Plan
29th February 2024 By: Terence Creamer

Organised business says the appointment of a permanent executive team at Transnet – led by CEO Michelle Phillips, who has been acting in the role since September and who has been with the utility... 


President Cyril Ramaphosa to Open SIDSSA 24
29th February 2024

SIDSSA 2024 will bring new energy projects to the market for investment and infrastructure-led socioeconomic growth. South African President Cyril Ramaphosa will open the Sustainable Infrastructure... 


Road Freight Association revs up for annual conference at Arabella Hotel, Golf & Spa
Road Freight Association revs up for annual conference at Arabella Hotel, Golf & Spa
29th February 2024

The Road Freight Association (RFA) is gearing up for its annual conference, which this year takes place in the picturesque town of Hermanus in the Western Cape. The three-day event, held from May... 


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