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Halima Frost

Halima Frost

Halima Frost is a Creamer Media Reporter for Engineering News and Mining Weekly.

By Halima Frost

A large cement manufacturing plant with green landscape behind.

Infrastructure projects critical to sector’s growth

9th June 2023

The cement and concrete industry is stagnant and the only avenue for rejuvenation is the implementation of some of the infrastructure projects for which government has allocated over R900-billion,... 

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Event promotes sector research

9th June 2023

Industry body Cement & Concrete South Africa (CCSA) will host its second biennial Young Concrete Researchers, Engineering and Technologists Symposium (YCRETS) from July 12 to 14. The event is aimed... 

An open pit mine with various sloped and surface

Need for advanced slope stability tech realised

2nd June 2023

Having noted the industry’s need for more advanced slope stability, Seequent, the Bentley subsurface company, launched its advanced slope stability analysis tool, SLOPE3D, which empowers... 

A photo of Digital Industries CEO and software distributor IS³ MD Dion Govender

Supplier grows tech as sector evolves

2nd June 2023

Operational technology software provider AVEVA continuously strives to advance its technologies in the mining sector as both the local and global mining sectors evolve. AVEVA Select partner,... 

A generic image of a table covered in plans drawings and contracts with male and female hands assessing the pages on the table.

Contracting makes for global debate

26th May 2023

The question of whether engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) or engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) is a preferred or advisable contracting strategy in the South... 

A silhouette of construction workers pouring concrete at a construction site

Risk solutions provider growing African footprint

26th May 2023

Since its establishment in 2021, risk mitigation solutions provider Africa Speciality Risk (ASR) has set its sights on consolidating its underwriting activities in South Africa as part of its... 

Firm selected as supplier of choice

26th May 2023

A prominent South African property development firm has opted to use technology and connectivity provider Lighter Than Air Network’s (LTA’s) devices to monitor and capture critical environment... 

a rock made of copper ore being held in a mans hand in front of drilled ore samples.

Copper prospecting project uses dual growth strategy

19th May 2023

Chile-based junior miner Marimaca Copper is implementing a dual growth strategy for the Marimaca copper project, located in the Antofagasta region of the country, which has already reported a... 

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New accelerator programme gaining traction

19th May 2023

Since its inception six months ago, the JSE Junior Mining Accelerator Programme, which is being co-headed by Minerals Council South Africa, has already seen two emerging exploration firms being... 

A sheet of platinum bullion bars with one solitary gold bar on top

Coal, platinum of most interest in growing junior space

19th May 2023

Junior miner-generated revenue in 2022 proportionally exceeded that of other South African mining-generated revenue, according to Minerals Council South Africa junior and emerging miners desk lead... 

A photo of Roger Baxter speaking at an indaba podium with Bernard Swanepoel in the background.

Junior Indaba to highlight challenges, opportunities

19th May 2023

This year’s Junior Indaba event – aimed at explorers, developers and investors in the African junior mining sector – will feature a panel discussion on efforts to create a junior mining environment... 

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Yearly convention will address industry priorities

5th May 2023

Industry body The Road Freight Association’s (RFA’s) yearly convention, which will be held later this month, seeks to attract top executives in the trucking, logistics and warehousing sectors to... 

An emerald and metallic green electric truck manufactured by Volvo has been delivered to Morocco as a continent first

New electric trucks destined for S Africa

5th May 2023

On the back of delivering the first ever heavy electric truck to the African continent last month, global manufacturer Volvo says it will deliver its first FM electric truck tractor to a client in... 

A Truscan machine which uses high-resolution sample scanning and x-ray fluorescence to better asses ores, being manned by a male technician in PPE

Firm branches out, improves technology offering

21st April 2023

International exploration company Boart Longyear announced the launch of its new subsidiary Veracio, which will combine science and digital technologies in a single, integrated platform for the... 

Large rolls of flat rolled steel, set for distribution to manufactures according to the Southern Africa Stainless Steel Development Association

Sector stays sturdy despite challenges

7th April 2023

The stainless steel sector remains steadfast in its resilience, and is even more determined to fight for its well-deserved place in growing the South African economy, says Southern Africa Stainless... 

A construction site out in the bush with koppies in the background, where the refrigeration plant and fan station at Northam Platinum’s Zondereinde No 3 Shaft project in the western limb of the Bushveld Complex is being construvted

Shaft ventilation project making headway

31st March 2023

Mine ventilation, refrigeration and cooling engineering consultant BBE Group says it is on track to complete a turnkey project for the design and construction of the refrigeration plant and fan... 

a vertical view of the shaft at the Lucara Diamond Karowe mine in Botsawana with a man in a elevator bucket looking down at the camera man

Diamond miner releases underground expansion update

31st March 2023

Diamond exploration and mining company Lucara Diamond in February released its results for the year and quarter ended December 31, 2022, in which it updated stakeholders on the progress of the... 

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Technology speeding up distillation process

17th March 2023

Using vacuum cycling technology, local liquor manufacturer Doña Distillery has helped beverage producer and marketer Redford Beverages fast-track the development of its two new proudly South... 

A red carpet leading up to a newly revamped Tavern, The Spot 1818, in Soweto, as part of Heineken South Africa's Taverns of the Future initiative

Initiative sets out to improve tavern experience

17th March 2023

Earlier this month, multinational brewing company Heineken South Africa spearheaded the launch of an initiative, Taverns of the Future, at The Spot 1818 in Phiri, Soweto.  The Spot 1818 is one of... 

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Continued research makes for better die-cast materials

10th March 2023

Steel and technology group Voestalpine boasts a strong footprint in the supply of metals used in various die-casting applications and strives, through continuous research, to further expand its... 

Expansion to lithium production ongoing

24th February 2023

Aim- and NSX-listed Andrada Mining, formerly AfriTin Mining, says its pivot towards a focus on lithium production, having previously treated lithium as a by-product, is becoming increasingly more... 

A large openpit uranium mine in Namibia with mine trucks moving ore to the processing facility

Namibia’s current capacity unpacked - Institute

24th February 2023

The Namibian uranium sector is not only recovering from a global slump but is also, in fact, growing, owing to uranium prices improving amid positive supply and demand fundamentals, says Namibian... 

A sunset picture of a helicopter kicking up dust above the Elevate uranium mine in Namibia

Uranium demand growing on back of Paris Agreement

24th February 2023

Global analysts suggest that a greater uptake of nuclear power generation is expected in the future, in line with predictions that global utility uncovered uranium requirements will rise... 

A head and torso image of Dyna Training Namibia country head Hilma Haimbili

Demand for training increasing markedly

24th February 2023

Upskilling and empowerment company Dyna Training Namibia has noted a marked increase in demand for supervisory skills training in the country’s mining industry. Although its core clients focus on... 

The Fuchs Lubricants warehouse in Durban

Substantial stock moved through largest branch

17th February 2023

Lubricants manufacturer FUCHS Lubricants South Africa reports that almost 1 000 different products moved through its Durban, KwaZulu-Natal branch last year. The Durban branch, the largest in the... 

A photo of Schneider Electrics Building and company logo

New tech boosts energy, operational efficiencies

3rd February 2023

A manganese miner, in the Northern Cape, has reported a double-digit increase in energy and operational efficiencies since it implemented an Integrated Remote Operations Centre (iROC) designed by... 

A drive braking system manufactured by local cmpany Ringspann

New brake series available in sub-Saharan Africa

27th January 2023

The new MV industrial brake series from power transmission component manufacturer and distributor RINGSPANN South Africa has an innovative locking mechanism and applies clamping forces of up to 25... 

A man wearing PPE at the Marthinusen & Coutts manufacturing plant where they are manufacturing copper coils for many different industries

Coils and poles manufactured for client in Cameroon

27th January 2023

Electric motor repair service provider Marthinusen & Coutts finalised the manufacture and delivery of four new replacement field coils and poles for a 25 MVA 36-pole generator at a hydroelectric... 

A man wearing a  blue overall with the BMG logo on servicing a Danfoss drive

New drives added to extensive portfolio

27th January 2023

Advanced engineering manufacturer Danfoss has successfully added its IC2 and IC7 drives, released in the final quarter of last year, to its existing VLT and VACON range of drives. The drives will... 

A field of sunflowers at the Implats shaft 1 complex in South Africa

Prioritising energy security

16th December 2022

As part of its greater five-year, R50-billion capital investment programme to extend life-of-mine (LoM) development at several of its operations, platinum group metals (PGMs) miner Impala Platinum... 

A platinum processing plant in the sunset

Increased output attributed to facility expansion

16th December 2022

Aim-listed metals processing company Jubilee Metals Group’s Inyoni platinum group metals (PGMs) processing facility, in Gauteng, has successfully increased its operational output, subsequent to the... 

A concept image of a car seat in grey with yellow bushes at all points where a bush would be use, made of iglidur H5 high-performance plastic

Manufacturer launches new bushes material

9th December 2022

High-performance plastic products manufacturer igus launched its new range of alternative bushes for the automotive sector at this year’s manufacturing, energy and logistics trade show, Hannover... 

A sonic cone penetration testing unit drill rig onthe floor of a factory after being unpacked at the Geogroup offices in gauteng south africa

New implements to complement tailings testing portfolio

25th November 2022

Civil and mining geotechnical service provider GeoGroup has received the first of three new geotechnical surveying implements, which the company has commissioned to complement its range of tailings... 

A computer screen showing readings attained form a pipe or pump

Water stewardship key to sustaining mining sector

25th November 2022

Mines must use water stewardship to improve water conservation and water saving, thereby enhancing perception of the industry in the twenty-first century, says innovative solutions developer Xylem... 

Two workers assembling a valve on the floor, wearing PPE and using hand held tools

Specialist awarded testing, maintenance contract

11th November 2022

Industrial valves and pumps specialist Brimis Engineering was awarded a major service contract for the maintenance, refurbishment and testing of boiler safety valves for a power generating plant... 

Four large valves on a blue chevron background made by Variant Air and distributed by Stewarts & Lloyds

Local supplier adds valves to portfolio

11th November 2022

Steel, tube and valve supplier Stewarts & Lloyds’ Pipes & Fittings division has received its first consignment of vacuum break valves from local valve manufacturer Variant Air and has distributed... 

A group of workers with hardhats stood assessing a shelving system

New storage solution increases capacity at automotive giant

4th November 2022

Storage solutions manufacturer Acrow has successfully completed the installation of a new storage solution for global automotive company Toyota’s Africa Parts Centre in Boksburg, Gauteng. The... 

Software company uses tech to supply solutions

4th November 2022

Software company SYSPRO Africa announced last month that it was completing the implementation a new software system – almost 100% remotely from South Africa – for a manufacturing and warehousing... 

A woman holding a tablet wearing glasses working with a man looking at the tablet, in a warehouse environment

Company successfully moves stock without interruptions

4th November 2022

Outsourced solutions provider Programmed Process Outsourcing (PPO) moved more than 600 000 stock items to a new warehouse facility for a client in September while maintaining full sales capacity... 

A large element of a gas plant which was dismantled and transported by Lovemore Bros being offloaded and then placed on a ship using heavy materials handling machinery at he Richards Bay port

Ten-week project cements supplier storage capacity

4th November 2022

Heavy lifting and rigging specialists Lovemore Bros successfully concluded a substantial materials handling, stowage and delivery project of 73 parts weighing 307.1 t for a client based in Witbank,... 

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Renewables implemented at mines show promise

28th October 2022

Mining industry employers’ organisation Minerals Council South Africa says that, by the end of this year, mines in the country will have established the capacity and infrastructure to generate... 

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