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Paratus, Starlink see success in Mozambique
5th June 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

The integration of Starlink’s service offering in Mozambique has been highly successful, particularly for businesses in need of dependable Internet connectivity in remote areas, Paratus Mozambique... 

The hidden value of waste in the renewable energy ecosystem
The hidden value of waste in the renewable energy ecosystem
5th June 2024

Author: Shirley Webber: Coverage Head - Resources and Energy, Absa CIB “China's manufacturers are pumping out so many solar panels that the resulting global glut has caused prices to tank. Solar... 

A tree plantation
Carbon removal needs to quadruple to meet climate goals, researchers say
5th June 2024 By: Reuters

Governments need to plant more trees and deploy technologies that will quadruple the amount of carbon dioxide removed each year from the atmosphere in order to meet global climate goals, a team of... 

Guascor Energy 56HM stationary gas engine
Decentral completes installation of gas-powered minigrid for manufacturer in Pretoria
4th June 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Distributed energy solutions company Decentral Energy has installed a 1.3 MW stationary gas engine and diesel generator at a fast-moving consumer goods manufacturer’s premises, in Rosslyn,... 

Global airline profitability up for this year – but so are airline expenses
4th June 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

At its AGM in Dubai, the global representative body for the airline industry, the International Air Transport Association (IATA), announced that its profitability forecast for the worldwide airline... 

Enhancing Efficiency and Safety: Level and Pressure Measurement in Petrochemical Distillation Units
Enhancing Efficiency and Safety: Level and Pressure Measurement in Petrochemical Distillation Units
4th June 2024

(Virtual Showroom) - In the challenging environment of petrochemical plants, precision and reliability are of utmost importance when it comes to measuring the level and pressure within distillation... 

Greener Mining: Achieving Efficiency and Environmental Responsibility through Water Management Strategies
Greener Mining: Achieving Efficiency and Environmental Responsibility through Water Management Strategies
4th June 2024

(Virtual Showroom) - The National Water Act of 1998 in South Africa has put in place stricter regulations on water management, including for the mining sector which is a significant source of water... 

An image showing operations at Hummingbird's mine in Mali
Hummingbird bolstered by strong Mali performance, weathers Guinea challenges
4th June 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Aim-listed Hummingbird became a multi-asset, multi-jurisdiction gold producer in the full -year to December 31, with its Yanfolila mine, in Mali, performing strongly and meeting guidance, and the... 

FUCHS’ lubricants for the sugar sector on show at Sugar Mac 2024
4th June 2024

Lubricants play a critical role in the sugar industry, from the initial crane yard through to the entire crushing, crystalising and packaging processes. Lubricants prevent wear and damage to... 

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GovChat founders’ new venture, Suppple, lists in Luxembourg in £200m IPO
4th June 2024 By: Irma Venter

IT and AI company Suppple Plc in May witnessed its £200-million initial public offering (IPO) on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange (LuxSE) in Europe. Suppple will be required to comply with LuxSE rules... 

The Imperative of Infrastructure Development in Africa
4th June 2024

Africa stands at the precipice of unprecedented growth and transformation, and infrastructure development is at the heart of this evolution. The need for robust infrastructure in Africa cannot be... 

Report reveals tax transparency, exchange of info progress in Africa
3rd June 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

The ‘2024 Tax Transparency in Africa’ report shows that improved tax transparency, exchange of information (EOI) and related measures have enabled an increase in fiscal revenue for African... 

True North makes management changes
3rd June 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Australian copper company True North Copper on Monday announced the appointment of Bevan Jones as MD and Craig Gouws as CFO. Jones, a seasoned operations officer, has more than 30 years of... 

IATA reports SAF production accelerating, but it needs to grow even faster
3rd June 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

At its AGM in Dubai, the International Air Transport Association (IATA – the global representative body for the airline industry) reports that global sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) production... 

EB Construction has built its reputation on its attention to detail and on the lasting quality of its workmanship
AfriSam quality cement EB Construction’s success
3rd June 2024

Taking an unconventional route into the construction sector, EB Construction’s Ben Wagner has built a solid contracting business that serves residential, commercial and industrial clients.... 

Ministers and key stakeholders in the Mining and Power industries to attend WAMPEX and WAMPOC 2024
3rd June 2024

WAMPEX (West African Mining and Power Exhibition), now in its 17th year and organised in partnership between dmg events, EPI and The Ghana Chamber of Mines, will take place at the AICC and Grand... 

Precium co-founder and CEO Ruaan Botha.
Payments platform Revio rebrands to Precium
3rd June 2024 By: Schalk Burger

South African enterprise payments platform startup Revio has rebranded to Precium in a move made to signify its growth from a local processor to a global payments platform. Precium experienced... 

LS Double Helix turbines at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town
V&A Waterfront pilots ‘aesthetically pleasing’ small-scale wind turbines
3rd June 2024 By: Terence Creamer

Cape Town’s V&A Waterfront is pioneering the integration of small, low-noise vertical-axis wind turbines into its green electricity supply mix, following the installation of four 1-kW units within... 

MTN reflects on 30 years of operations
31st May 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

As telecommunications giant MTN marks three decades of operations, it highlights the profound impact it has had. The group was established in 1994 as a small South African startup with 20... 

South African Air Force Denel Rooivalk attack helicopters deploy flares from their defensive aids suites during a display
South African company’s electronics module has achieved the highest TRL rating
31st May 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

South African original design manufacturer electronics company Etion Create (part of Reunert Applied Electronics) has announced that its VF370 3U OpenVPX single board computer (SBC) module has been... 

SAFEQUIP at Nampo 2024
SAFEQUIP at Nampo 2024
31st May 2024

Engineering News talks to fire safety solutions and products supplier SAFEQUIP MD Pierre Malherbe at Nampo 2024, held from May 14 to 17, near Bothaville, in the Free State, about how the company is... 

image of people around a computer to show Simulation equipment used in Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions training
Skills training to keep up with mining technology advances
31st May 2024

The rapid development of mining technology necessitates continuous training to ensure that operators and maintenance teams keep up with the capabilities of mining equipment. Sandvik Mining and Rock... 

Students should use AI to interrogate knowledge, not just answer questions, IT experts advise
Students should use AI to interrogate knowledge, not just answer questions, IT experts advise
31st May 2024 By: Schalk Burger

AI-based systems can provide personalised learning experiences, as well as identify students' strengths and weaknesses and adjust teaching to better facilitate and accelerate learning, IT industry... 

An image of a plant in the digital twin format
Digital twins as test beds for planning
31st May 2024 By: Trent Roebeck

Digital twins can, and should, be used by mine operators as a “testing ground for analysis and scenario planning”, as well as to provide real-time feedback through Internet of Things (IoT) sensors... 

An image of a machine on a mine site
Acquisition boosts asset, fleet management solutions
31st May 2024

Mining technology solutions provider Datamine aims to expand its asset and fleet management solutions for mining, industrial and construction operations, through its parent software development... 

An image of a mineworker in an underground mining operation
Mine consultancy offers software suite for streamlining mine management
31st May 2024

On the back of mine health and safety remaining an international talking point, mining industry operational software solutions provider Mineware Consulting has developed an innovative AI-powered... 

Engineers bring essential expertise in geotechnical engineering, risk assessment and regulatory compliance
Consultancy drives mining standards innovation
31st May 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

By prioritising safety, sustainability and efficiency, mining consulting company Baletsema Mining Services MD Bokang Kelepa says the company adheres to international safety and environmental... 

The above image depicts a truck that makes use of the JustWeighs system that provides coal producers with the ability to tract tonnages from pit to plant without the use of manual weighbridge slips
AI weighbridge solutions combat coal corruption
31st May 2024 By: Lynne Davies

Weighbridge automation solutions provider JustWeighs recently developed and launched its new AI and surveillance equipment to combat coal transportation corruption and illicit trading. The company... 

The above image depicts Manta Freight Logistics CEO Michael Tziranis
Single point-of-contact for efficient logistics
31st May 2024 By: Lynne Davies

A streamlined freight logistics management process, offered by integrated freight logistics solutions company Manta Freight Logistics, is being positioned as a possible solution to combat ongoing... 

he above image depicts the Metso Crush
Standardised conveyors improve productivity
31st May 2024

In April, sustainable technologies solutions provider Metso launched a productised version of its FIT in-plant, and Foresight, overland conveyors for reliable material transportation in the mining... 

An image of B2K’s managing director, Ross Trevelyan, and the CEO of IWIS Drive Systems Germany, Dr Frank Mitzschke, signing the IWIS distribution agreement in Germiston in February 2024
Specialist expands in sub-Saharan Africa
31st May 2024 By: Nadine Ramdass

Following its acquisition of chain solutions manufacturer IWIS Drive Systems South Africa in November last year, industrial supplies specialist Bearings 2000 (B2K) has become the exclusive... 

A more robust engineering workforce can drive technological advancements and operational efficiencies in mining
Upliftment of engineers critical to industrial development
31st May 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

There is a critical need for broader educational reforms to encourage and increase the potential for take-up of engineering as a career among youth, including the country’s mining sector, which... 

RMB Corvest executive Geoff Wilmot say on a stool in a grey suit
HVACR firm acquired to bolster portfolio
31st May 2024 By: Halima Frost

As a way of meeting the growing need for energy efficient heating and cooling solutions, South African corporate and investment bank Rand Merchant Bank (RMB) Corvest has partnered with UK... 

SRK Consulting's approach has adapted to evolving needs, incorporating new factors into the core of its technical decision-making processes
Enhancing mining sustainability through tech expertise
31st May 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

Amid an industry-wide shift towards more sustainable mining practices, engineering consultancy SRK Consulting says that the significance of environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors in... 

AI-powered fintech solutions changing the way people in Africa transact
31st May 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

Artificial intelligence (AI) has the potential to propel the financial technology (fintech) industry into a new era of financial inclusion, and Africa is already developing innovative solutions... 

South African online retail shows considerable growth
31st May 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

South Africa’s online retail sector is on track to reach the R100-billion mark by 2026, with online retail having experienced significant growth in 2023. The local online retail sector surged to... 

31st May 2024

Since 1984 Sintech has supplied the South African market with clutches, brakes and engineering solutions for a wide range of applications and across a wide spectrum of industry both domestically... 

BUTEC services director Robbie Di Giovampaolo.
BUTEC positioning itself as significant player in Southern Africa
31st May 2024

A s one of Africa’s largest  electro mechanical contractors and facility management service providers, BUTEC aims to solidify its position as a significant player in the Southern African market... 

Santam acquires home services marketplace Kandua
30th May 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Short-term insurer Santam has acquired Kandua, an online marketplace company for home services. Kandua will merge with Santam’s existing home service offering, Home+, forming a wholly owned,... 

Another Successful Harvest Day - Engen and Nampo celebrate 40+ years together
Another Successful Harvest Day - Engen and Nampo celebrate 40+ years together
30th May 2024

Engen, a proud gold sponsor of the Nampo Harvest Day, celebrated its long-standing partnership with the event by welcoming visitors to its interactive stand and ever-popular Vintage Tractor Museum... 

Sibanye-Stillwater secures fourth power purchase agreement.
Sibanye clinches yet another renewable energy purchase agreement
30th May 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Johannesburg- and New York-listed Sibanye-Stillwater has concluded its fourth renewable energy power purchase agreement (PPA). The green metals and gold producer has reached financial close for an... 

Agricultural activity
ARC stresses need for farmers’ access to finance, insurance in light of growing climate risk
30th May 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

With the agriculture sector’s 33-million smallholder farmers contributing 70% of Africa’s food supply, it is pertinent that more innovative financing mechanisms are created as the continent... 

Representatives from the AFC, Alstom and MetroKin sign MoU
Africa Finance Corporation signs MoU with Alstom to deliver rail project in the DRC
30th May 2024 By: Darren Parker

Infrastructure financier the Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) and sustainable mobility company Alstom have signed a memorandum of understanding to propel the development of the Kinshasa MetroKin... 

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