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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... 


WRC CEO Dr Jennifer Molwantwa
New Siltation Management Short Learning Programmes launched
30th May 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

The Water Research Commission (WRC) and the University of Johannesburg (UJ) have partnered to launch six short learning programmes to address critical capacity development challenges in dam... 


Nature-based solutions could accelerate development, social equity – ECA
28th May 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Nature-based solutions present a unique way for Africa to accelerate the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals and Agenda 2063, while contributing to the conservation of the... 


Sovereign engineering manager Stephan Oosthuizen
Sovereign reaffirms commitment to CaaS with Energy Partners
28th May 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Building on the successful partnership at its further processing facility in Kariega, in the Eastern Cape, poultry producer Sovereign Foods has again entered into a 15-year Cooling-as-a-Service... 


Global aviation IT specialist enters the maritime sector
28th May 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

Global air transport IT solutions group SITA announced on Tuesday that it was expanding into the maritime sector, with the launch of its new subsidiary company, SmartSea. It also announced that... 


Floods in Johannesburg
Johannesburg one of 3 cities to benefit from Suncasa project tackling climate threats
28th May 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

The Scaling Urban Nature-Based Solutions for Climate Adaptation in Sub-Saharan Africa (Suncasa), a new three-year project, will undertake watershed restoration and adaptation actions in Dire Dawa,... 


Capital reveals 19% emissions reduction in inaugural sustainability report
28th May 2024 By: Darren Parker

London-listed mining services company Capital has published its inaugural Sustainability Report for the year ended December 31, 2023, wherein it is revealed that the group managed to reduce its... 


Hyland Europe, Middle East and Africa associate VP for sales Jean van Vuuren
Internal digital content serves as repository of truth for AI in companies – Hyland
27th May 2024 By: Schalk Burger

The current focus for businesses is to automate the ingestion and use of content, and to use the advent of AI to analyse it and create business value, Hyland Europe, Middle East and Africa... 


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... 


Transmission infrastructure
Wheeling progressing in South Africa, the rest of Africa
27th May 2024 By: Schalk Burger

The use of national electricity grids to wheel power from renewable-energy projects to demand centres is growing in Africa and helping to drive greater scale in the building of renewable-energy... 


Valuable use of ruthenium being researched.
Ruthenium highlighted again in what could be another big boost for platinum group metals
27th May 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Ruthenium, one of the six platinum-group metals (PGMs), is once again being given major research attention in view of it being exceptionally suited to uplifting the efficiency and sustainability of... 


Damaged pump with unaffected Vesconite Hilube bushings
Vesconite Hilube bearings resilient in hypochlorite environment
27th May 2024

At a Gulf Coast seawater cooling pump station, the resilience of Vesconite Hilube bearings in hypochlorite came to the forefront, showcasing their superiority in challenging environments. Sodium... 


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Your pumps are only as good as the last hose you fitted
27th May 2024

In today's rapidly evolving mining landscape, the imperative to accelerate production and increase profitability remains a constant challenge. Meeting escalating demands necessitates innovative... 


Is the modular data centre the answer to the technology industry’s land and energy crisis?
Is the modular data centre the answer to the technology industry’s land and energy crisis?
27th May 2024

By Faith Waithaka, Cloud and Service Provider Segment Sales Lead: Anglophone Africa at Schneider Electric According to research group,  McKinsey & Company, data centres are fast becoming an... 


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ALPLA, Re-Purpose partner to strengthen plastics cycle in South Africa
27th May 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Plastic packaging manufacturer and recycler the ALPLA Group and waste repurposing company Re-Purpose have announced a strategic partnership that is expected to advance sustainable packaging... 


Spanish Mountain employs technology to be more sustainable
27th May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Vancouver-based Spanish Mountain Gold has partnered with technology group Andritz and utility BC Hydro to reduce the carbon intensity of its proposed namesake mine in the Cariboo gold corridor, in... 


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Neasa asks Patel, Itac to stop imposing upstream steel import duties
24th May 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

The National Employers' Association of South Africa (Neasa) says government’s duties on imported steel only serve to support ailing primary steel producer ArcelorMittal South Africa (AMSA). Neasa... 


Inaugural Transport Evolution West Africa aims to showcase solutions to unlock regional trade in West Africa
24th May 2024

The transportation industry is the lifeblood of global commerce. Over the past few years, logistics across the West African region has played a key role in driving investment and growth within the... 


SA's Data Hub Future: Clean Energy is Non-Negotiable
24th May 2024

By Richard Doyle, MD, JUWI Renewable Energies Data centres are quickly becoming pivotal to South Africa's economic growth, supporting a digital transformation that is sweeping across Africa. As... 


Tourism Deputy Minister Fish Mahlalela
Tourism Transformation Fund has approved R272m of financing assistance
24th May 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

The Tourism Transformation Fund (TTF) has approved transactions to the value of R272-million since its inception in 2017. The TTF was launched as a collaborative effort between the Department of... 


Neil Woodyer
Aris Mining plans smaller-scale Soto Norte development, ups stake to 51%
24th May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Toronto- and New York-listed Aris Mining is set to increase its shareholding in the Soto Norte project, in Colombia, to a controlling interest of 51%. The company will acquire an addition31% joint... 


Trafo Power Solutions Managing Director David Claassen
Innovative transformer design for data centre in Nigeria
24th May 2024

The upgrade of a data centre in Nigeria has called for a custom-engineered dry-type transformer solution that can deal with, among other challenges, high level of voltage fluctuations. According to... 


Image of a Trio TC51 cone crusher from Weir Minerals
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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Agricultural chain solutions for sustainable production
24th May 2024

Farm equipment is exposed to extremely challenging conditions, with equipment required to perform at peak at the start of the season, after a long period of inactivity. Throughout the full crop... 


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German company optimistic on Southern African expansion
24th May 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

German original-equipment manufacturer (OEM) SEW-EURODRIVE is bringing products, solutions and technologies, along with support, training and skilled information, closer to its clients in the... 


South African organisations embracing GenAI as a catalyst for innovation
24th May 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

A new study, undertaken by independent technology research firm World Wide Worx in conjunction with Dell Technologies and Intel, has found that many large South African firms are starting to... 


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Technology emphasised as way to increase sustainable mining – Chamber
24th May 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

The Southern African - German Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SAGCC) highlights that the development of many countries in Southern Africa is linked to the mining sector. The organisation asserts... 


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Southern Africa always a key market – firm
24th May 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

With the trusted legacy of more than 150 years of Siemens engineering expertise, Innomotics is the backbone of reliable motion for industries and infrastructure worldwide. Amid the increased... 


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Mining’s shift highlighted in SmartMine IoT
24th May 2024

With the advent of Industry 5.0, which will be characterised by the fusion of digital technologies, data analytics and automation, mining and industrial consultant Schauenburg Systems asserts that... 


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Firm supplies anchors to Southern African mining
24th May 2024

Building and fastening manufacturer EJOT outlines that it has supplied the mining industry in Southern Africa with the "top-of-the-line” Liebig range of high-capacity concrete anchors. The Liebig... 


The above image depicts trainees of the Dickinson Group training programme that will enhance the local talent pool, assisting create a skilled local workforce that can reduce dependency on external expertise and enhance productivity
Furnaces group expands training initiative
24th May 2024 By: Lynne Davies

Global refractory and industrial solutions provider Dickinson Group of Companies (DGC) Africa aims to mitigate challenges – such as limitations in infrastructure, resource constraints and workforce... 


An image of the Mothae mine, which uses TOMRA sorters
Manufacturer highlights XRT sorting technology’s impact
24th May 2024

Mining sorting equipment manufacturer TOMRA Mining highlights that its XRT technology, powered by TOMRA Insight, has delivered significant results at the Mothae Diamonds operation, in Lesotho.... 


Remote Metering Solutions (RMS) chief commercial officer Frikkie Malan
Smart metering to drive energy efficiency
24th May 2024

The age-old practice of monthly meter readings is drawing to a close in the face of the modern world’s dynamic and fluctuating energy demands says utility metering management solutions provider... 


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Committed to strategic growth goals amid industry challenges
24th May 2024 By: Nadine Ramdass

Despite encountering various challenges – including commodity price volatility closely linked to global economic conditions and supply chain dynamics – metallurgy and process engineering company... 


Fortinet on track to train 1m cybersecurity specialists
24th May 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

Global cybersecurity solutions company Fortinet has reached 43% of its five-year ambitions of training one-million people in cybersecurity by 2026. According to the group’s 2023 Sustainability... 


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EJOT – Southern Africa’s Fastening Solutions Provider
24th May 2024

EJOT is a 102-year-old German fastening technology company and is a fastener specialist like no other. With venerable fasteners such as the PT screw for manufacturing with plastic, bi-metal... 


AESSeals
AESSEAL’s innovative sealing solutions drive sustainability in Botswana’s mining operations
24th May 2024

In a recent interview, AESSEAL South Africa MD Shane Chester discussed how the company is revolutionising the mining industry in Botswana with its innovative sealing solutions, focusing on the... 


Liquid steel furnace
Iron-ore briquette plant, Spain
24th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Vale and Hydnum Steel signed a memorandum of understanding in February 2024 to develop low-carbon solutions for steelmaking. 


Image of the Hombre Muerto West lithium project
Hombre Muerto West project, Argentina, Bolivia and Chile – update
24th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Galan Lithium has received commitments for an equity raising of A$14-million. 


Image of ITER with Alps in the background
International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor project, France – update
24th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A contract has been awarded to supply a further 12 outer vertical targets for the diverter to be used in the project. 


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... 


Schneider Electric launches EVLink e-mobility solution in Africa region as more countries eye transition to electric vehicles
Schneider Electric launches EVLink e-mobility solution in Africa region as more countries eye transition to electric vehicles
23rd May 2024

Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, has launched its electric vehicle (EV) charging solution in Africa, as several countries on the... 


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Schneider launches local EV charging solution
23rd May 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Energy management and automation company Schneider Electric has launched a local electric vehicle (EV) charging solution, to cater for African countries’ transition away from fossil fuel-powered... 


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