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Michelin aiming for 100% sustainable tyres

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     26th November 2021 Tyre manufacturer Michelin is committed to achieving on average 40% sustainable materials in its tyres by 2030 and 100% by 2050. The group outlined the challenges associated with creating a 100% sustainable tyre at its first Media Day, held at the group’s global Research and Development centre in... 

Recycled rubber can reduce environmental impact

By: Nadine Ramdass     26th November 2021 Recycled rubber manufacturer Xtyre Global provides patented products made from recycled tyres that can replace wood and plastic products, particularly in the industrial environment. Xtyre Global notes that its rubber pallets and safety products are ideal for the mining industry’s harsh conditions... 

Electric vehicles, battery chargers set to offer more sustainable mining

26th November 2021 Specialist mining services provider Becker Mining South Africa has been appointed distributor in Southern and Central Africa by leading mobile mining equipment supplier Miller Technology. Becker Mining South Africa now supplies and supports Miller’s new range of Relay electric mining vehicles –... 

Kropz’s Elandsfontein project remains on track, albeit tightly so

By: Simone Liedtke     23rd November 2021 Emerging African phosphate developer Kropz’s Elandsfontein project, in South Africa, remains on schedule, albeit tight, and within the original projected capital budget for commissioning next month. The Aim-listed producer on November 23 highlighted that these achievements “have been realised... 

High-strength belts work well in mining

19th November 2021 Engineering solutions provider BMG’s portfolio of Fenner power transmission components includes a range of high-strength friction transmission belts that offer dependable performance in demanding heating, cooling and ventilation applications in the mining sector. These transmission belts ensure... 

Dunlop launches new people carrier tyre

19th November 2021 Dunlop has launched the SP VAN01, a durable and fuel-efficient tyre for drivers and owners of minibus taxis, privately owned people carriers, vans and light trucks. 

Positioning Africa to become a global industrial hub

17th November 2021 After the ravages imposed by the global Covid-19 pandemic on African economies, increased trade is exactly what the continent requires in order to recover. 

Sika lends a hand to Methodist Church

5th November 2021 Sika SA is proud to be involved with an initiative that was all about the coming together of a dire need, some selfless people and a fantastic product. The Methodist Church in Newton Park, Pickering Street was having issues with an old roof. A previous torch-on membrane roof job was becoming... 

Company celebrates one year

By: Nadine Ramdass     5th November 2021 Specialists in the design and slurry related valves manufacturer Abrasive Flow Solutions (AFS) is celebrating its first year of business. “AFS was established by the Engineering Solutions Group (ESG) of investment holding and management company Invicta Holdings Limited, as part of the group’s... 

Absa PMI declines in October

By: Donna Slater     2nd November 2021 Financial services provider Absa reports that its seasonally adjusted purchasing managers’ index (PMI) declined further in October, falling to 53.6 from a downwardly revised 54.7 in September. As was the case in September, Absa notes that the business activity and new sales orders indices lost... 

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