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Skyriders to focus on African partners, new inspection technology in 2022

18th January 2022 Ongoing inspection, repair and maintenance for a major petrochemical producer, in addition to work at various pumped storage schemes and even a hydro power station for Eskom, was a major focus for Skyriders Access Specialists (Pty) Ltd. in 2021, comments Marketing Manager Mike Zinn. In terms of... 

Alcohol Breathalysers

18th January 2022 Alcohol Breathalysers was established in 2004 with the aim to make reliable, affordable and accurate digital breathalysers available to ensure that all businesses and individuals can gain access to alcohol testing equipment. The company offers the widest range of alcohol testers available in... 

GIBB oversees refurbishment of Nalubaale dam in Uganda

By: Creamer Media Reporter      17th January 2022 After being awarded the contract to design and oversee the refurbishment of the Nalubaale dam, in Uganda, in 2018, engineering firm GIBB said that construction deadlines were met, high technical standards were achieved and the project budget was not exceeded, despite the limitations brought on by... 

Rubber lining protects equipment against wear, but choose carefully

17th January 2022 Mines are well aware of the significant cost savings that can be achieved by using rubber to increase the wear life of equipment, however selecting the right product for the application is vital. Perhaps the first issue to clarify is that there is no single lab test to provide a definitive... 

Pratley stands firm with international and local market growth

17th January 2022 Shipping and supply-chain issues have led to a global shortage of a range of items and commodities. “The world is shopping around at the moment, and we have seen fairly substantial international interest in all of our products,” comments Pratley CEO Andrew Pratley, who was recently featured on... 

Vergelegen wine estate tests environment-friendly gum poles

By: Schalk Burger     14th January 2022 Wine producer Vergelegen Wine Estate, in Somerset West, is testing a new concept – environment-friendly eucalyptus poles that have not been chemically treated – in some of its vineyards The untreated poles have been installed in two blocks of vineyards, extending over 3.55 ha. These are planted... 

Galileo starts reviewing data on newly acquired Zambian project

By: Marleny Arnoldi     13th January 2022 London-listed Galileo Resources has asked independent consultants Addison Mining Services and GeoQuest to start compiling historical drilling data on the Luansobe copper project, in Zambia. Preliminary analysis suggests the deposit has a strike length of up to 3 km and extends to a depth of at... 

OT Threats are on the rise. Are you prepared?

13th January 2022 By Rick Peters, CISO Operational Technology North America at Fortinet For years, operational technology (OT) systems have been working to control everything from factories to transportation networks to utilities. But the reality is that most citizens don't think about these systems until there's... 

Africa joins race to acquire Pfizer's Covid-19 Paxlovid pills

By: Reuters     13th January 2022 Africa's top public health body said it was in talks with Pfizer about securing supplies of its antiviral Covid-19 pills for the continent, the latest to join the race for a drug seen as a potential game changer in fighting the virus. The Paxlovid medication was nearly 90% effective in preventing... 

Firering advances exploration, production activities in Côte d'Ivoire

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     13th January 2022 Aim-listed Firering Strategic Minerals has completed Phase 1 of an auger drilling and soil sampling campaign at its Atex dual lithium/coltan (tantalum) project, in Côte d'Ivoire. Auger drilling and soil samples have been prepared by the local branch of Intertek Group and forwarded to its Perth... 

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