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Large hydrocyclone cluster for gold project in West Africa
23rd February 2024

Weir Minerals Africa recently manufactured a 20-way cluster of Cavex 500 CVX hydrocyclones, specifically tailored to the classification and processing requirements of a gold project in West Africa.... 

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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Firm emphasises valorisation
23rd February 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

To advance circularity and sustainability in the rubber manufacturing industry, leading rubber crumb manufacturer Mathe Group emphasises a strong focus on valorising waste rubber as a means of... 

Man in hard hat assessing Enduron high-pressure grinding rolls
Smarter mining key amid current market conditions
23rd February 2024 By: Tracy Hancock

Despite the boon of improved uranium demand, overall, depressed commodity prices and costly operating conditions are emphasising the need for Namibian mining companies to ensure that they mine a... 

Tyre manufacturer to invest $90-million in hydraulic hose production plant
23rd February 2024

German technology company Continental in January announced an investment of $90-million towards the construction of its new plant for hydraulic hose for industrial purposes in the west-central... 

Firm looks to diversify recycled product range, seeks new markets
23rd February 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

Germiston-based rubber recycling company Dawhi Rubber Recycling, which has been in the rubber crumb business for 14 years, is conducting research into new innovations such as tyre-derived fuel,... 

A three story high reactor manufactured by Viva Engineering with people in PPE under it to show scale
Complex SA-DRC reactor project recognised
16th February 2024

The fabrication, in South Africa, of six large reactors for the Azmet Reactor project, being undertaken at a mine in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), is a “massive achievement” after it was... 

Manufacturing production increased by 0.7% y/y in December
8th February 2024 By: Schalk Burger

Manufacturing production increased by 0.7% year-on-year in December, Statistics South Africa reports. The largest positive contributions were made by petroleum, chemical products, rubber and... 

Agrico post
S&D pipe SANS 791 certification: Draft 1
7th February 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Agrico adds SANS 791-certified sewage and drain pipe to its product offering. We are proud to announce that Agrico received SANS 791 certification for the production of sewage and drain (S&D) pipe. 

Sanland Equipment’s Trevor Heaphy
Pilot VS100 crusher gains rapid traction in New Zealand
7th February 2024

Sanland Equipment, the Pilot Crushtec dealer in New Zealand and the Pacific Islands, reports a rapid uptake of the Pilot Modular VS100 vertical shaft impactor (VSI) since its market launch in 2021.... 

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Precision engineering firm tallies up project portfolio
2nd February 2024 By: Trent Roebeck

Bay Engineering is an outsourced engineering and jobbing shop, based in Benoni, that specialises in steel pipe fabrication and welding, computer numerical control (CNC) turning and milling and... 

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... 

The Cape Town Container Terminal
TPT reports Cape Town Container Terminal improvements
30th January 2024 By: Schalk Burger

State-owned Transnet Port Terminals (TPT) says the Cape Town Container Terminal reached a high of 17 moves an hour during a single shift in the past week despite fluctuating productivity, and 2 388... 

Lerato Ramanala, Product Manager Hydrocyclones at Weir Minerals Africa
Large 20-way Cavex® hydrocyclone cluster for gold project in West Africa
25th January 2024

Weir Minerals Africa recently manufactured a 20-way cluster of Cavex® 500 CVX hydrocyclones. This hydrocyclone delivers exceptional operational efficiencies, reduced wear and consistent... 

Image of the Husqvarna TF 545DE diesel tiller
Multi-tasking tiller for small farmers
21st January 2024

A multi-tasking diesel tiller is set to be a game-changer for small-scale and light agriculture farmers, offering a versatile and cost-effective solution for a range of tasks. The TF 545DE diesel... 

Continued need for Vesconite overseas as US pumps industry demand grows
Continued need for Vesconite overseas as US pumps industry demand grows
21st January 2024 By: Tracy Hancock

The US pumps industry is showing great demand for wear components supplied by bearings manufacturer Vesconite Bearings, which was recently acknowledged at the 2023 South African Capital Equipment... 

An image depicting the  Ngqura Container Terminal
Operators to run a full three-berth operation at the Ngqura Container Terminal
19th January 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

The Ngqura Container Terminal (NCT), in the Eastern Cape, has recruited 36 lifting equipment operators to run a full three-berth operation when South Africa’s citrus season begins in April. The... 

Azmet Reactor project: a precise and praiseworthy victory for South Africa’s steel sector
Azmet Reactor project: a precise and praiseworthy victory for South Africa’s steel sector
16th January 2024

Fabricating six massive reactors that are over three storeys high in Gauteng and then transporting these more than 2 500 kilometres to a mine in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) - where all... 

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Construction machinery dealership for Mauritius
12th January 2024

Yellow Metal Machine Rental has recently been appointed as an official Wacker Neuson dealer in Mauritius. The company’s machine rental business was originally opened in Mauritius by MD Dave Alcock... 

Polasa chairperson Sagren Moodley
Powerline industry warns it may not survive until grid roll-out ‘feast’ given current investment ‘famine’
13th December 2023 By: Terence Creamer

The Power Operations & Leadership Association of Southern Africa (Polasa) believes the famine-then-feast profile of Eskom’s execution plan for the roll-out of new transmission infrastructure will... 

Manufacturing output up 2.1% y/y in Oct
12th December 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Manufacturing production increased by 2.1% year-on-year in October, Statistics South Africa has revealed. The largest positive contributions were made by the petroleum, chemical products, rubber... 

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’... 

An image depicting Henkel and Hudson Rubber signing the agreement at the recent NAACAM Show 2023.
Partnership enables local manufacture of vehicle sealing, acoustic solutions
8th December 2023

Chemicals and consumer goods company Henkel South Africa is partnering with Hammanskraal-based rubber and plastics manufacturer Hudson Rubber, in Gauteng, to locally fabricate Henkel’s vehicle... 

A straddle carrier
Spares deal expected to boost performance of straddle carriers at congested DCT Pier 2
7th December 2023 By: Terence Creamer

Transnet Port Terminals (TPT) has concluded a seven-year agreement with four original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) for the supply of critical spares for equipment across its terminals, including... 

Seifsa president Elias Monage
Opinion: The collapse of the Steel Master Plan and disintegration of industry
1st December 2023

In this opinion article, Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of Southern Africa (Seifsa) president Elias Monage writes about the importance of the steel industry and the challenges the... 

Durban Container Terminal landside operations
Durban Container Terminal increases working hours to clear backlog, amongst other measures
30th November 2023 By: Darren Parker

The Durban Container Terminal (DCT) Pier 2 has increased the ship working hours at some of its berths over the last few days to clear the backlog of vessels at anchor, Durban Terminals has... 

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... 

Busa, B4SA raise deep concerns over lack of due process on NHI adoption
27th November 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Business Unity South Africa (Busa) and Business for South Africa (B4SA) have written to the National Council of Provinces (NCOP), as well as to Deputy President Paul Mashatile to raise their deep... 

Tega Industries Africa CEO Vishal Gautam
Wear liner manufacturer Tega ventures into capital equipment production
22nd November 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Mining engineering solutions company Tega Industries Africa will start manufacturing capital equipment following its acquisition of US-based McNally Sayaji Equipment.  The merged and rebranded Tega... 

South African Association of Freight Forwarders CEO Juanita Maree
SAAFF warns of rising port-congestion costs
22nd November 2023 By: Terence Creamer

The South African Association of Freight Forwarders (SAAFF) estimates that the current congestion at South Africa’s ports is costing at least R124-million a day in direct and indirect costs. With... 

The Durban Container Terminal
No ‘overnight’ solution to vessel congestion at Durban container terminal
20th November 2023 By: Terence Creamer

The prevailing backlog of ships at anchorage outside the country’s largest container terminal is currently forecast to be cleared only by the end of February amid persistent equipment shortages and... 

South Africa's Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment Minister Barbara Creecy
Women are leading the fight to stop climate change
16th November 2023 By: Bloomberg

Over the past few years, international climate policy has been shaped largely by a close-knit group of politicians in the twilight of their careers. Now leaders from beyond the traditional... 

Gold One mine: Situation tense as police fire rubber bullets at protesting AMCU workers
13th November 2023 By: News24Wire

The situation remains tense at Gold One mine in Springs, with police firing rubber bullets and teargas at protesting AMCU workers. Workers affiliated with AMCU have been gathering at the mine since... 

The company’s specialists advise on correct valve selection and installation for every application
Company’s innovative approach helps solve industry challenges
10th November 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

Within industrial product supplier BMG's expansive collection of industrial slurry valves lies a diverse selection of pinch valves meticulously engineered to regulate the movement of liquids,... 

An image depicting bearings
Bearings manufacturer discusses technical paper at US conference
10th November 2023

Bearing selection plays a critical role in vertical turbine pump (VTP) performance, but application, medium and bearing material should also be considered during pump manufacturing or... 

Image of care tyre manufacturing plant
Dunlop trye plant upgrade, South Africa
10th November 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The project involves the modernisation and improvement of the Dunlop plant in KwaZulu-Natal. 

Food, beverage sector fuels manufacturing output decrease in September
9th November 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) reports that manufacturing production decreased by 4.3% year-on-year in September. The largest negative contributors for the month were food and beverages, which... 

image of the Port of Cape Town
Port of Cape Town agricultural exports heading for a crisis, warns Western Cape govt
7th November 2023 By: Irma Venter

The Western Cape is heading for an export crisis at the end of the year, warns Western Cape Finance and Economic Opportunities Minister Mireille Wenger. “With the good rains we have experienced,... 

President Cyril Ramaphosa
Agoa extension would provide certainty for investment, expansion in African countries – Ramaphosa
6th November 2023 By: Thabi Shomolekae

President Cyril Ramaphosa noted on Monday that if extended beyond 2025 for a lengthy period, and if used more effectively, the African Growth and Opportunity Act can contribute significantly to the... 

Multotec’s flame-resistant rubber screen panels self-extinguish in under 60 seconds
Flame-resistant screen media innovation sparks safer mining
3rd November 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

Hot work on screen decks during plant maintenance poses a significant risk, as fires in mining not only endanger lives, but also lead to substantial downtime and financial losses. In response to... 

New technology on show at Propak Cape reflecting latest industry trends
18th October 2023

Packaging design and innovation forms the cutting edge of modern product marketing and 2023 has seen a host of new packaging trends emerge that are revolutionising product packaging. The latest... 

Latest technologies for the growing food and beverage industry showcased at Propak Cape 2023
18th October 2023

The local food and beverage sector is the most significant component of South Africa's manufacturing industry, involving agriculture and agro-processing. The local sector is experiencing increasing... 

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Werner South Africa Pumps & Equipment (PTY) LTD

For over 30 years, Werner South Africa Pumps & Equipment (PTY) LTD has been designing, manufacturing, supplying and maintaining specialist...

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Hanna Instruments (Pty) Ltd

We supply customers with practical affordable solutions for their testing needs. Our products include benchtop, portable, in-line process control...

Immersive Technologies
Immersive Technologies

Immersive Technologies is the world's largest, proven and tested supplier of simulator training solutions to the global resources industry.

Booyco Electronics
Booyco Electronics

Booyco Electronics, South African pioneer of Proximity Detection Systems, offers safety solutions for underground and surface mining, quarrying,...


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