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Kefi announces launch of Tulu Kapi project
20th May 2024 By: Darren Parker

Aim-listed gold and copper exploration and development company Kefi has announced that the Tulu Kapi Gold Mines (TKGM) board has formally launched the project. "Our launch timing is fortuitously... 


GVK-Siya Zama-constructed student accommodation block in Cape Town
GVK completes 20-storey student housing block in Cape Town
20th May 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Privately owned construction company GVK-Siya Zama has completed construction of a 20-storey, 3 000-bed student accommodation block in Cape Town. The 77 000 m2 development also includes 6 700 m2 of... 


Braintree continues to push boundaries and unlock potential with 5th consecutive LS Retail Diamond Partner accolade
Braintree continues to push boundaries and unlock potential with 5th consecutive LS Retail Diamond Partner accolade
20th May 2024

Leading IT solutions provider, Braintree, one of the largest and most strategic partners in Africa, has been awarded LS Retail Diamond Partner Status for the fifth consecutive year. LS Retail... 


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Vumacam surveillance tech yields 10% boost in crime interceptions, arrests in Gauteng
20th May 2024 By: Darren Parker

The Gauteng provincial government (GPG) has reported a “substantial impact” on criminal activities across the province has been achieved 100 days into the rollout of its surveillance project, which... 


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Famous Brands reports bump in revenue, while profits decline for 2024 financial year
20th May 2024 By: Darren Parker

Branded food services franchisor Famous Brands has reported an 8% increase in revenue to R8-billion for the financial year ended February 29, although a 6% decrease in profit to R812-million and a... 


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Implats concludes a new empowerment transaction at Impala Rustenburg, Impala Bafokeng
20th May 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

JSE-listed Impala Platinum (Implats) has concluded a series of agreements, facilitating the implementation of a broad-based black economic empowerment (BBBEE) transaction at its Impala Rustenburg... 


Hermosa stands out as the sole advanced mining project in the US capable of producing two federally designated critical minerals – zinc and manganese.
DoD dollars to help drive domestic manganese production at South32's Hermosa
20th May 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

The US Department of Defense (DoD) has awarded diversified miner South32’s Hermosa project, in Arizona, $20-million to support domestic manganese production. The money will be matched with a... 


European Ferrochrome Benchmark price to be discontinued
20th May 2024 By: Darren Parker

JSE-listed chrome producer Merafe Resources has advised that the quarterly European Ferrochrome Benchmark (EUBM) price will be discontinued with effect from June. The company will, therefore, no... 


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.... 


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Steady increase in demand for MyCiTi bus service
17th May 2024 By: Irma Venter

The latest audited statistics on MyCiTi ridership in and around Cape Town show that there is an increasing demand for the bus service. “It took some time for the service to settle in again after... 


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Solutions for sustainable water management
17th May 2024

A range of dragline, garden hose and plastic valve boxes suitable for applications in the agricultural, irrigation, mining and residential sectors is now available to meet a growing demand for... 


MTN South Africa CEO Charles Molapisi
Opinion: World Telecoms Day – MTN celebrates 30 years and looks towards 2054
17th May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

In this article, MTN South Africa CEO Charles Molapisi writes about the telecommunication group's impact over the past 30 years, as well as its future plans. 


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Battery energy storage for microgrids
17th May 2024

A new battery energy storage system (BESS) engineered to be part of a flexible and scalable architecture, has recently been announced by Schneider Electric. The energy management and automation... 


The great business retreat
17th May 2024 By: Martin Zhuwakinyu

The announcement last week by oil giant Shell that it is to divest from downstream operations in South Africa seems to have been a godsend to the political opposition, which did not waste time in... 


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Tech expertise shortage in junior mining
17th May 2024 By: Lynne Davies

There is a shortage of expertise in the specialised domain of junior mining – a situation that is compounded by South Africa’s so-called brain drain, as skilled professionals seek jobs elsewhere,... 


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Lighting essential to mining health, safety
17th May 2024 By: Trent Roebeck

South African luminaire and lighting products manufacturer BEKA Schréder, through its continual supplying of solutions to African mining operations, industrial clients, infrastructure providers and... 


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BMG will be participating at the Machine Tools Africa exhibition
Distributor to launch new products at Machine Tools expo
17th May 2024

Power transmission and motion control products distributor BMG will be participating at the Machine Tools Africa exhibition, which will be held at the Johannesburg Expo Centre at Nasrec, from May... 


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Solutions provider helps manage emissions reduction
17th May 2024 By: Halima Frost

As a company that delivers modern, efficient solutions for oil and gas burner and boiler installations, Combustion Technology prides itself on its continuous carbon reduction cognisance, both for... 


The Steven’s Croft biomass power station in Lockerbie, Scotland in the UK
Boiler rebuild to be delivered to biomass power station
17th May 2024

Flow control solutions developer Valmet announced in April that it would deliver a major boiler rebuild to the Steven’s Croft biomass power station in Lockerbie, Scotland in the UK, which is... 


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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... 


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Firm showcases industrial valve range
17th May 2024

Industrial equipment supplier BMG has presented its range of industrial slurry valves, which has been designed to cope efficiently in harsh conditions. This range includes robust butterfly and... 


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Company unveils latest pulse valve
17th May 2024

Pneumatic control device manufacturer SMC says that its new JSXF Series SmartVent pulse valve delivers higher impact force and reduced air consumption, making it ideal for use in mining... 


Spending on telecoms services forecast to decelerate this year
17th May 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

While global spending on telecommunications and pay television (TV) services increased during 2023, growth started slowing in the second half of the year, with expectations that it will slow... 


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CNG Holdings
17th May 2024 By: Yolande Botes

CNG Holdings is a privately owned energy company operating in Southern Africa, specialising in providing environmentally-friendly energy solutions. Established in June 2008, we are dedicated to... 


Combustion Technology
Combustion Technology
17th May 2024

As the market leader in oil and gas burners and boiler installations, Combustion Technology strives to provide world-class, environment-friendly solutions to meet any combustion and heating... 


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Flamanville 3 European pressurised reactor project, France – update
17th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

EDF teams have started to load the nuclear fuel assemblies into the reactor vessel. 


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Goulamina lithium project, Mali – update
17th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Leo Lithium announced its exit from the project on May 8, 2024. 


Aerial view of the Hermosa gold project
Hermosa zinc/lead/silver project, US – update
17th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The federal permitting process has started. 


The real cost of non-OEM hoses in mining
The real cost of non-OEM hoses in mining
16th May 2024

In any industrial operation, achieving the delicate balance between cost efficiency and profitability is paramount. Nowhere is this more evident than in the mining industry, where the relentless... 


Eskom says key revision number rollover project on track
16th May 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

State-owned Eskom says its key revision number rollover project is progressing well, with 3.61-million, or 52%, of the 6.9-million prepayment meters already recoded as of May 15. The main Eskom... 


RMB provides bespoke $100m funding package to Powerfleet
16th May 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Financial services provider Rand Merchant Bank (RMB) acted as the sole mandated lead arranger and funder of a $100-million funding package for global telematics business Powerfleet. The entity was... 


Powerfleet Inc leverages synergies, unlocks value with bespoke $100m funding package from RMB
16th May 2024

RMB acted as the Sole Mandated Lead Arranger and Funder of a USD100m funding package to Powerfleet Inc ("Powerfleet"), a global telematics business listed on the Nasdaq, with a secondary listing on... 


Ensuring food security in South Africa through enhanced cybersecurity for farmers
Ensuring food security in South Africa through enhanced cybersecurity for farmers
16th May 2024

Technology has improved productivity, efficiency, and communication in every industry across the globe, and agriculture is no exception. Once considered a traditionally low-tech industry, the... 


Uninterrupted steam assured during Sasol shutdown: A case study
Uninterrupted steam assured during Sasol shutdown: A case study
16th May 2024

Industrial complexes like Sasol One, in Sasolburg, have scheduled shutdowns every three to five years to allow critical maintenance and plant upgrades to be performed.  


Amazon’s launch in SA reinforces country’s position as investor-friendly destination
Amazon’s launch in SA reinforces country’s position as investor-friendly destination
16th May 2024

The recent launch of Amazon.co.za in South Africa goes far beyond providing customers in the country with a new online experience. While retail and e-commerce disruptions are inevitable, Amazon’s... 


President Cyril Ramaphosa signing the controversial NHI Bill into law at a Union Buildings ceremony
Ramaphosa acknowledges fear over NHI but describes signing as ‘pivotal moment’
15th May 2024 By: Terence Creamer

President Cyril Ramaphosa acknowledged the fear that his signing of the National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill into law had generated in and address during a signing ceremony held at the Union... 


Persistent corruption concerns reflect letdowns during sixth administration – Corruption Watch
15th May 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Nonprofit monitoring organisation Corruption Watch (CW) has confirmed in its latest report that there are significant concerns about the impact of corruption in the country, particularly a marked... 


Embracing circular economy principles in the built environment to unlock the potential of a renewable water sector
15th May 2024

By Walter Wales, Head of WaterSolve at Remote Metering Solutions (RMS). With its potential for renewable practices, the water sector holds the key to a critical transition. A paradigm shift is... 


Santos to sack 200 employees as project approvals slow
Santos to sack 200 employees as project approvals slow
15th May 2024 By: Reuters

Santos, Australia's No. 2 independent gas producer, on Wednesday said it will remove around 200 roles in Western Australia, Northern Territory, and Timor-Leste unit due to sluggish project... 


Dipula Income Fund CEO Izak Peterson
Dipula reports improved metrics, hones in on solar
14th May 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

JSE-listed real estate investment trust Dipula Income Fund has reported improved operational and financial metrics, as well as strategic gains in a period that marked the first phase of its new... 


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Organisations call ‘rushed’ NHI Bill an electioneering ploy
14th May 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Business Leadership South Africa (BLSA) has again expressed concern about the National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill on the eve of its planned promulgation by President Cyril Ramaphosa’s. Signing the... 


Coalition govts must be studied, debated for understanding, improvements – SAIIA
Coalition govts must be studied, debated for understanding, improvements – SAIIA
14th May 2024 By: Thabi Shomolekae

South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA) researcher Isabel Bosman said on Tuesday while coalition governments are unusual or outside the norm, they could be considered a natural... 


Latest trends in Machines Tools market on display at Machine Tools Africa
Latest trends in Machines Tools market on display at Machine Tools Africa
14th May 2024

Machine tools is an integral part of the manufacturing industry, and directly impacts the economy of any country. The machine tools sector in Africa provides numerous prospects for investment,... 


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