R/€ = 17.01 Change: -0.04
R/$ = 14.26 Change: -0.04
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WPIC says fuel cells for trucks are picking up speed

By: Marleny Arnoldi     Updated 2 hours 4 minutes ago The World Platinum Investment Council (WPIC) has reiterated its advocacy for hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) as a solution towards sustainable mobility. In a release, the council explains that the transport sector is huge and that it is critical to the European Union’s (EU’s),... 

Black-women-owned platinum fuel cell group working on 15 deployment projects  

By: Martin Creamer     23rd June 2021 Majority black-women-owned platinum fuel cell venture Bambili Energy is working on 15 hydrogen and fuel cell-linked deployment projects that are expected to be completed by March next year. Bambili CEO Zanele Mavuso Mbatha is a former key shareholder in Incwala Resources, which partnered with... 

On-The-Air (18/06/2021) 

By: Martin Creamer     18th June 2021 Sasol’s revelation at this week’s ‘SA Tomorrow’ conference has boosted the outlook for hydrogen; South Africa’s manganese was this week given huge recognition by the US; and 300-plus mines have been assessed in a sweeping move to save lives and protect the environment. 

Sasol able to produce green hydrogen within 24 months – CEO   

By: Martin Creamer     17th June 2021 Synthetic fuels and chemicals company Sasol is in a position to be able to produce green hydrogen within the next 24 months, Sasol CEO Fleetwood Grobler said on Thursday. Grobler was responding to Absa group industrials research head Christina Steyn, who moderated an SA Tomorrow panel discussion... 

Lafarge SA, Volvo Trucks SA launch initiative to establish women-owned truck operations

By: Irma Venter     11th June 2021 Building materials company Lafarge South Africa and Volvo Trucks South Africa have joined forces with other stakeholders to launch the AccelerateHer initiative, aimed at speeding up the development of women-owned truck operations in the country. Ten women from KwaZulu-Natal will be selected for... 

SYSPRO 8 Supports Umfolozi Sugar Mill’s Digital Transformation Journey

1st June 2021 Company Profile Based in South Africa’s northern KwaZulu-Natal region, Umfolozi Sugar Mill (USM) was established in 1916 and is a leading producer of Very High Polarity (VHP) brown sugar for local as well as export markets. The company is committed to delivering a high-quality product that... 

Lucky number 100 for DAF

28th May 2021 When you’re running truck fleets in the hundreds, optimal fuel consumption, low maintenance costs and minimum breakdowns are the all-important criteria that logistics operators look for in a truck. Ticking all these boxes and then some, the brand-new DAF XF trucks fit this bill for a leading... 

Shoprite to expand solar-powered refrigeration fleet by 39 trucks 

By: Irma Venter     20th May 2021 The Shoprite Group will, by the end of June, have added 39 solar-powered refrigerated rigid trucks to its existing solar-powered fleet of 749 trailers, says group sustainability manager Sanjeev Raghubir. “It’s the first time we are adding solar-power nitrogen refrigerated rigid trucks to our... 

PGM prices soar as demand recovers amid supply disruption, new report says  

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     17th May 2021 The platinum market is forecast to move back into surplus this year, despite a 27% gain in autocatalyst demand, according to estimates published in chemicals company Johnson Matthey’s latest platinum group metals (PGM) Market Report. South African platinum supplies are expected to rebound by... 

New technologies transforming mining, metals industry – ICMM 

By: Martin Creamer     14th May 2021 New technologies are transforming the mining and metals industry, making it cleaner and safer, says the International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM), which is progressing an 'innovation for cleaner, safer vehicles' initiative. The initiative brings together 28 of the world’s leading mining... 

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