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Arizona Hydrogen, US
31st May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Fortescue plans to build a hydrogen facility with a capacity of 11 000 t/y of liquid green hydrogen. 

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Cape Flattery silica sand project, Australia – update
31st May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The majority of the planned project development works have been suspended. 

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Poor roads, bad weather and weak used-car market dent Zeda’s profit
30th May 2024 By: Irma Venter

Poor road conditions, hail storms, a shortage of car parts and a deteriorating used-car market all managed to dent Zeda’s operating profit for the six months ended March 31. The integrated mobility... 

China President Xi Jinping
Post-Covid, China is back in Africa and doubling down on minerals
28th May 2024 By: Reuters

China's flagship economic cooperation program is bouncing back after a lull during the global pandemic, with Africa a primary focus, according to a Reuters analysis of lending, investment and trade... 

Multimodal Inland Port Association launched
27th May 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

The Multimodal Inland Port Association (MIPA), which seeks to address a critical need in South Africa’s logistics landscape, was launched in South Africa last week. The association aims to act as... 

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Adnoc, Aramco said to mull bids for Shell South Africa assets
24th May 2024 By: Bloomberg

Abu Dhabi National Oil and Saudi Arabia’s state oil producer Aramco are among companies weighing bids for Shell’s downstream assets in South Africa, according to people familiar with the matter.... 

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Redesigned wheeled plant concept introduced
24th May 2024

To meet the growing need for mobility and transportability of crushing and screening plants in both construction and mining, Weir Minerals Africa has introduced its modular wheeled plant (WMWP)... 

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Unintended consequences?
24th May 2024 By: Terence Creamer

It is highly unlikely that South Africa would have made the progress it has in stabilising electricity supply and setting in place initiatives to halt the collapse of the country’s... 

Air freight leads recovery in logistics sector in March, Ctrack index shows
24th May 2024 By: Irma Venter

After a notable decline in the first two months of the year, the Ctrack Transport and Freight Index (Ctrack TFI) in March increased to an index level of 119.7. This is an increase of 1.1% compared... 

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Peripheral ring road, Peru
24th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The Anillo Vial Periférico consortium comprising Ferrovial, Acciona and Sacyr, under concession, will design, finance, build, manage and maintain a 34.8 km urban toll road in Lima. 

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N2 Wild Coast Toll Road megabridge project – Msikaba bridge, South Africa – update
24th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Construction on the Msikaba bridge is set to progress this year, with several challenging technical activities to be tackled. 

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TNPA signs terminal operator agreement with Mnambithi Terminals in transformation deal
23rd May 2024 By: Darren Parker

State-owned Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) has signed a terminal operator agreement (TOA) with Mnambithi Terminals for the development of a liquid bulk facility at the port’s Maydon Wharf... 

Transport sector aims to secure 200 km stretch of N3 to protect freight, logistics operators
23rd May 2024 By: Schalk Burger

Companies and industry bodies in the freight and transport logistics industries, and communities and organisations along the 200 km stretch of the N3 highway from Howick to Harrismith, are... 

Transnet train
TFR operating company head raises concern over ‘high tariff’ signalled in draft Network Statement
23rd May 2024 By: Terence Creamer

Transnet Freight Rail (TFR) CEO Russell Baatjies has added his voice to industry-wide concerns being expressed about the high rail tariffs that would arise should the methodology included in a... 

Pakistan coal miners face expansion issue as China stops funding
Pakistan coal miners face expansion issue as China stops funding
23rd May 2024 By: Bloomberg

Chinese and other major lenders are increasingly reluctant to invest in Pakistan’s expansion of coal mines, according to the head of a local producer. “The real challenge for us is financing,”... 

DAF Driver Training ensures safe and efficient operations
DAF Driver Training ensures safe and efficient operations
23rd May 2024

To help its DAF Trucks customers improve their profitability, Babcock’s Transport Solutions business offers a comprehensive training programme that supports the correct driving methods which are... 

Copper frenzy draws mining giants to Argentina after Milei’s reforms
Copper frenzy draws mining giants to Argentina after Milei’s reforms
23rd May 2024 By: Bloomberg

Global mining heavyweights including Lundin Mining, Glencore and First Quantum Minerals are piling into Argentina as a new government intent on luring foreign investment propels the companies... 

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Junior coal miners bemoan logistics as single-biggest challenge to their survival
22nd May 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Logistics inefficiencies in South Africa are the single-biggest reason why junior mining companies are likely to fail, said midtier coal producer Ndalamo Resources. Ndalamo CEO Shammy Luvhengo... 

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CSIR simulation assisting in truck flow improvement on the N4 corridor
22nd May 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

A simulation model developed by a team at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), in Pretoria, is being used as a tool to improve the flow of trucks on the N4 road corridor.... 

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Falling EV sales are upending banker climate strategies
22nd May 2024 By: Bloomberg

Electric vehicles (EVs) have swiftly gone from a rare bright spot in the fight against climate change to a cause for concern. A slowdown in EV adoption has potentially huge implications for the... 

22nd May 2024

Sungrow hosted a roadshow on Monday 20 May at Willow Rock Value Canter c/o Solomon Mahlangu and Bendeman Boulevard Equestria, Pretoria. The aim of the road show was to showcase the clean energy... 

Air Products to play pivotal role in hydrogen mobility ecosystem
Air Products to play pivotal role in hydrogen mobility ecosystem
22nd May 2024

Industrial and specialty gas manufacturer and supplier Air Products South Africa is aiming to play a pivotal role in establishing a sustainable and thriving hydrogen mobility ecosystem in the... 

Upskilling and reskilling the transport industry at the 42nd annual SATC
21st May 2024

South Africa’s transport industry plays a critical role in the overall development of the country. However, the industry faces many challenges, including ageing infrastructure, skills shortage, and... 

SLIDING THROUGH TIME: Lubrication from Stone Age to Modern Age - part 3 of 4
21st May 2024

In part two of Lubrication from Stone Age to Modern Age (Technical Bulletin 89), we slid through 145 years of action-packed lubrication history and left off towards the end of the Gilded Age, full... 

Lift-off for Cape Hardy green fuels project as Amp and Iron Road finalise commercial agreements
Lift-off for Cape Hardy green fuels project as Amp and Iron Road finalise commercial agreements
21st May 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Canada-headquartered energy transition company Amp Energy has announced the development of the Cape Hardy Advanced Fuels Precinct, which entails green hydrogen, green ammonia and advanced fuel... 

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MinRes’ Onslow Iron project surges ahead with early ore shipment to Baowu
21st May 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Australian miner Mineral Resources (MinRes) has delivered the inaugural ore shipment from the Onslow Iron project to China Baowu Steel Group, outpacing expectations with an early arrival. The... 

Integrated transport: Why it matters and how it can be achieved
Integrated transport: Why it matters and how it can be achieved
20th May 2024

By Bongani Mthombeni No sector exists in isolation — transportation included. How towns, cities and countries move people, goods and services from place to place impacts how they function socially... 

Slicing Through Inefficiencies: Cutting Plant Downtime with the Victaulic Knife Gate Valve
Slicing Through Inefficiencies: Cutting Plant Downtime with the Victaulic Knife Gate Valve
20th May 2024

Victaulic is known for its forward-thinking approach when designing innovative products that enable customers to realize real savings in downtime and costs. With the introduction of their... 

Scrap metals
Get Steel invites comment on proposed foundry project in Benoni
17th May 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Local steel processing company Get Steel has invited interested and affected parties to submit comments on a draft scoping report into the refurbishment of the Naledi Foundry, in Benoni, Gauteng.... 

Development finance agency highlights Africa’s infrastructure needs and opportunities
17th May 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

The Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), which exists to catalyse private-sector investment in African infrastructure, on Friday released its latest report, State of Africa’s Infrastructure Report... 

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Specialised cement enhances road durability
17th May 2024

A composite cement formulation, engineered specifically for road construction and stabilisation tasks, is said to enhance the stability and strength of road materials by improving the properties of... 

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Collaborative exploration plan adopted
17th May 2024 By: Trent Roebeck

A cooperative exploration plan has been established between Zambia-Congo Copperbelt-focused copper explorer and developer Midnight Sun Mining and copper producer First Quantum Minerals (FQM) to... 

COUNTRY BOOST The aim of this new Zambia Country Strategy Paper is to support Zambia’s vision of speeding up its socioeconomic transformation to improve livelihoods
AfDB approves strategy paper
17th May 2024

Earlier last month, the board of directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group approved the Country Strategy Paper (CSP) for Zambia for 2024-2029, which sets out two priority intervention... 

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Rubber companies urged to go green
17th May 2024

There is a strong drive in and among rubber companies to exchange fossil fuels for renewable-energy sources, says steam and boiler service provider Associated Energy Services (AES). AES Gauteng... 

Startup to build 120 off-grid e-truck charging sites
17th May 2024 By: Irma Venter

Electric vehicle charging startup Zero Carbon Charge has launched a new subsidiary, Zero Carbon Logistics, which it says will roll out 120 off-grid solar photovoltaic (PV) electric truck charging... 

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Back River Gold – Goose mine gold project, Canada – update
17th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

First gold pour has been delayed. 

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Burnstone gold project, South Africa – update
17th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

All construction has been suspended. 

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Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant project, UK – update
17th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The first of eight steam generators has been delivered to the construction site. 

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Afrimat delivers strong full-year results, continuing growth
16th May 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

During its financial year to February 29, midtier mining and materials company Afrimat invested considerably in projects that are expected to yield fruitful returns and further strengthen diversity... 

Armand Eksteen
Pindulo Logistics introduces a new GM in strategic move toward excellence
16th May 2024

Logistics company Pindulo Logistics, an industry leader in providing innovative logistics solutions across sub-Saharan Africa, is thrilled to announce the appointment of Armand Eksteen as the... 

Transport Minister Sindisiwe Chikunga
UN Global Campaign for Road Safety launched in South Africa
15th May 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

In support of national and local authorities’ road safety initiatives, the UN Secretary-General's Special Envoy for Road Safety Jean Todt, in partnership with outdoor advertising company JCDecaux,... 

Seifsa president Elias Monage
Seifsa, unions commit to addressing access to housing for sector employees
15th May 2024 By: Schalk Burger

The Metal and Engineering Industries Bargaining Council (MEIBC) negotiations have concluded with a 7% wage increase over the next year for entry-level workers in the metals and engineering industry... 

Ken Brinsden says the collaboration with Albemarle has been extremely valuable.
Patriot and Albemarle’s downstream lithium collaboration ends
15th May 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Lithium exploration company Patriot Battery Metals will no longer pursue a downstream lithium processing partnership with shareholder Albemarle, it was announced on Wednesday. Patriot, which owns... 

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For over 60 years, VEGA has provided industry-leading products for the measurement of level, density, weight and pressure. As the inventor of the...


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