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The Coronavirus and Emerging Technologies in Africa

By: Creamer Media Reporter      30th May 2020 The Coronavirus pandemic will forever change the way we do things.  The future for those returning to work will look very different to before, with emphasis on distancing, sanitization and disinfection.   

Fortescue facing compensation claims after High Court ruling

By: Esmarie Iannucci     29th May 2020 Iron-ore major Fortescue Metals on Friday moved to assure shareholders that a decision by the High Court of Australia to deny the company leave to appeal an earlier ruling on a native title determination would not affect the current or future mining operations at the Solomon Hub, in the... 

Safety in the office environment

By: Creamer Media Reporter      28th May 2020 “As a company we need to ensure we keep each other safe and adhere to legislative requirements,” says Marius Geyer, General Manager Operations, Bidvest International Logistics Wrench Road. The company’s four-storey Wrench Road office in Isando was home to 300 employees before lockdown. “Employee... 

Resuming operations safely post COVID-19

By: Creamer Media Reporter      27th May 2020 Worksafe steps for organisations to protect their people and avoid the legal consequences of getting it wrong As the return to the ‘new normal’ workplace starts to become the focus for many organisations as lockdown measures relax, International SOS urges businesses to make sure that the return... 

Long-duration clean energy storage ideal for mining microgrids

By: Creamer Media Reporter      23rd May 2020 Reliable, cost-effective energy supply 24x7 is an essential resource for successful mining operations, whether grid-connected or off-grid.  In Africa, reliability of utility-sourced electricity is becoming more and more of a challenge, while off-grid diesel generation and the cost and logistics... 

US donates 730 000 masks for South Africa's health department

By: Donna Slater     15th May 2020 The US government, through the US Department of Defense’s Defense Threat Reduction Agency’s Biological Threat Reduction Programme (BTRP), has procured and started distributing 729 000 protective masks to South Africa’s Department of Health (DoH) to help curb the spread of Covid-19. The masks,... 

Transnet converts healthcare trains to bolster Covid-19 testing in underserviced areas

By: Donna Slater     14th May 2020 State-owned Transnet’s corporate social investment unit Transnet Foundation has converted two of its healthcare trains, Phelophepa I and II, into mobile Covid-19 testing stations, The trains will be used to increase testing for Covid-19 in some underserviced areas in the Eastern Cape and... 

Healthcare trains converted into mobile Covid-19 testing units as the Solidarity Fund partners Transnet to save lives

14th May 2020 The Covid-19 testing capacity in some underserviced areas in the Eastern Cape and Kwazulu-Natal will receive a boost from two Transnet healthcare trains, which have been converted into mobile Covid-19 testing stations.  The Solidarity Fund, together with the Transnet Foundation and the National... 

Early career African scientists awarded UK funding for postdoctoral research 

By: Rebecca Campbell     13th May 2020 South Africans are among the 29 early career African scientists who have been selected to receive research funding under the Future Leaders – African Independent Research (Flair) programme for 2020. Other recipients come from Cameroon, Ethiopia, Ghana, Madagascar, Sudan and Uganda. The 29... 

WEIR MINERALS’ Multiflo® Barge Solutions

By: Creamer Media Reporter      13th May 2020 For 40 years Weir Minerals has provided custom Multiflo® barge solutions for applications all around the world. The global team of barge and dewatering specialists provide custom solutions for everything from tailings management and water reclamation, to specially engineered solutions to meet the... 

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