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Shannon de Ryhove

Shannon de Ryhove

Shannon de Ryhove is Media Partnership Manager and Contributing Editor for Engineering News and Mining Weekly.

By Shannon de Ryhove

Weir Group CEO Jon Stanton says the demand for a significant increase in global copper production requires a multifaceted approach

Solutions provider aims to enhance mining productivity more sustainably

28th February 2024

Global engineering solutions provider Weir aims to assist the mining industry to meet the surging global demand for critical minerals and metals in a more sustainable way. It aims to do this... 

A strategic aim of the MHSC is the resolution to achieve zero harm within the mining sector

MHSC aims to empower women, ensure health and safety in mining industry

15th February 2024

National public entity the Mine Health and Safety Council (MHSC) has outlined ambitious goals to transform the mining industry by fostering gender diversity and prioritising the health and safety... 

Komatsu’s 4800XPC rope shovel is not only an engineering marvel but once fully assembled, will also be the first of its kind in Africa

Heavy equipment manufacturer adopts cutting-edge innovations for sustainable mining

13th February 2024

Leading heavy equipment manufacturer Komatsu provided insights into the company's pioneering development in the mining sector during an exclusive interview at the Investing in African Mining... 

TOMRA's ground-breaking software, known as OBTAIN, is a cutting-edge solution that leverages deep learning

TOMRA unveils revolutionary deep learning solution, aims to transform ore sorting technology

12th February 2024

Sensor-based ore sorting technology provider TOMRA has unveiled its latest innovation for high-capacity ore sorting at the Investing in African Mining Indaba exhibition in Cape Town, South Africa.... 

Schneider Electric Mining, Minerals and Metals Segment Lead for Anglophone Africa Johan Pretorius

Schneider Electric heads positive disruption in mining industry through sustainable energy solutions

12th February 2024

Global energy management and automation leader Schneider Electric offers valuable insights into emerging technologies which are set to revolutionise the environmental impact of the mining industry.... 

BDO Partner, Head of Natural Resources and Energy

Reshaping the mining landscape: Future transformations and global energy impact

9th February 2024

Accounting and advisory firm BDO’s 2024 Mining Report, which has just been published, offers a deep dive into the latest trends, challenges and opportunities in the UK and global mining sectors.... 

ICMM President Rohitesh Dhawan in conversation with Natural Resource Governance Institute Africa director Nafi Chinery at Investing in African Mining Indaba.

ICMM announces initiative to simplify responsible mining standards

7th February 2024

In a significant move towards accountability and transparency in the global mining industry, the International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) has unveiled plans to consolidate responsible... 

Innomotics South Africa CEO Tim Walwyn

Innomotics revolutionises industry with integrated solutions

7th February 2024

Global technology and innovation leader Siemens is making waves in the mining industry with the launch of Innomotics as an independent motors, large drives and solutions powerhouse for the... 

Mining companies embrace COP28 commitments, charting sustainable path for mining industry

Mining companies embrace COP28 commitments, charting sustainable path for mining industry

7th February 2024

In the wake of COP28, the United Nations Climate Change Conference that took place at the end of 2023, the global mining industry is witnessing a transformative shift towards sustainability. The... 

Komatsu joins Williams Racing as the British team's Principal Partner in Formula One from the start of the 2024 season

Komatsu and Williams Racing reignite historic partnership

7th February 2024

Leading heavy equipment manufacturer Komatsu has signed a multi-year deal with Williams Racing to become the principal partner of the British team from the start of the 2024 FIA Formula One World... 

Anglo American CEO Duncan Wanblad

Anglo CEO urges resilience, partnerships amid global disruptions

6th February 2024

Multinational mining company Anglo American is focusing on partnerships with its host nations to grow the mining industry and remain resilient through disruptions, said CEO Duncan Wanblad during... 

LIFE EXTENSION The Palabora copper mine Lift II expansion project is expected to extend the life of mine to at least 2038

MRC, PMC reach new depths in Lift II ventilation shaft project

15th December 2023

Underground mining contractor Murray & Roberts Cementation and its client, copper miner Palabora Mining Company (PMC) celebrate a significant milestone in their partnership as they approach the... 

INNOVATION Innovative approaches including tailored concrete mixes, have far-reaching implications for the future of shaft sinking projects in the mining industry

Innovation, safety pave way for success

15th December 2023

As underground mining contractor Murray & Roberts Cementation and its client, copper miner Palabora Mining Company (PMC) continue their journey towards the 1 200-m mark in the construction of the... 

WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT Palabora Copper is adjacent to the iconic Kruger National Park, making wildlife management a crucial aspect of its operations

Project commits to people, wildlife

15th December 2023

While the main goal of copper miner Palabora Mining Company’s (PMC’s) Lift II expansion project is to enhance and optimise its mining operations, it has also become a catalyst for substantial... 

Sandvik's new high-tech head office facility, workshop and manufacturing complex in Kempton Park, east of Johannesburg

Sandvik officially launches its new high-tech Khomanani manufacturing facility

9th September 2022

Multinational mining and mineral processing equipment manufacturer Sandvik launched its new high-tech head office facility, workshop and manufacturing complex in Kempton Park, east of Johannesburg,... 

To watch a video of SYSPRO Africa’s exhibitor lounge at Electra Mining Africa, scan the QR code.

Exhibitor lounge offers relaxing space to network, do business

23rd August 2022

Enterprise resource planning software provider SYSPRO Africa is once again sponsoring the exhibitor lounge at this year’s Electra Mining Africa trade show after a successful first rendition of the... 

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Royal Bafokeng Platinum, NWDoE partner to deliver two new schools in Rustenburg

18th August 2022

Platinum group metals mining company Royal Bafokeng Platinum (RBPlat) has provided a tangible example of its philosophy of “More than Mining”, by partnering with the North West Department of... 

Zest WEG’s customised mill drive solutions include special features for mill operations, such as frozen charge detection software

Local manufacturer offers extensive knowledge on drive solutions

28th May 2021

Local electrical equipment manufacturer Zest WEG offers extensive applications knowledge, underpinned by its local capabilities, to customers across a range of industries. Adding value to its large... 

The ClippInn product secures a vehicle without making any changes to the vehicle’s doors and interior

Local manufacturer produces discreet armouring for passenger cars

16th April 2021

An increased concern for the safety of people in light passenger vehicles is driving local safety glass manufacturer South African Bullet Resistant Glass (SABRG) to extend its operations to the... 

Covid-19 requires new ways of doing business

Covid-19 requires new ways of doing business

28th August 2020

Business-to-business (B2B) news organisation Creamer Media, publisher of Engineering News & Mining Weekly, has launched a new Web-based interactive platform called the Virtual Showroom.  The... 

The showroom enables SACEEC members to display their products, services, branding and contact details to a targeted audience

SACEEC joins all-access, global platform through Virtual Showroom

28th August 2020

The South African Capital Equipment Export Council (SACEEC), which represents the capital equipment and project sector for new projects and the aftermarket, has entered into an agreement with... 

Get going with galvanizing: new book for engineers from IZA

Get going with galvanizing: new book for engineers from IZA

3rd July 2020

The International Zinc Association (IZA) will launch its new publication, The Essentials of Galvanizing, during a webinar hosted by Creamer Media Contract Publishing on July 15, 2020. The... 

ROY ROCHE Multotec aims to be part of Brazil’s ambitions to expand its economy

Multotec expands global reach into South America

3rd July 2020

South African minerals processing company Multotec is expanding its global reach by investing in South America, where almost 30% of the world’s foreign direct investment is being funnelled. “South... 

Siemens ready to help Africa with digitalisation challenges

Siemens ready to help Africa with digitalisation challenges

5th May 2020

The effects of digitalisation are different worldwide, and Africa is no exception. German multinational Siemens senior VP for Digital Industries in Southern and Eastern Africa Ralf Leinen says... 

Large pumps fleet offers fast turnaround for rental customers

20th March 2020

Specialist pump rental company Integrated Pump Rental has reported a steady increase in the demand for rental pumps over the last four months, mainly owing to the start of the rainy season.... 

Company to unpack copper wire rod plant at inaugural wire conference

8th November 2019

Metallurgical industry plant and integrated systems provider SMS group will present its modular compacROD copper wire rod plant during the inaugural Africa Wire, Cable & Tube Conference, for which... 

PRECISION PLANNING Johnson Crane Hire heavy lift and support cranes were used for the installation at height of heavy equipment, requiring precision planning and lifting on a confined site

Holistic approach to lifting projects saves time, money

19th April 2019

Germiston-based mobile crane hire company Johnson Crane Hire tells Engineering News that the heavy lifting capacity of the company’s modern mobile crane is transforming industrial project roll-out.... 

It is imperative that industry and government work together to approach Industry 4.0 as an opportunity to establish new training and apprenticeship programmes

Now is the time to focus on Industry 4.0 – CEA chairperson

22nd February 2019

With 2019 ushering in new executive leadership at employer and employee representative association, the Constructional Engineering Association of South Africa (CEA), chairperson Rajen Govender... 

Hazvinei Munjoma, the regional director for the Africa branch of the International Zinc Association, discusses the association’s initiatives. (Camera & Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Photographer: Dylan Slater. 12/11/2018)

Global association aims to build sustainable future for zinc

14th December 2018

Global association the International Zinc Association (IZA) was created in 1991 by a group of leading zinc producers who are guided by the principle of undertaking actions that positively influence... 

KIM SCHOEPFLIN Kwatani’s success lies in its ability to engineer a customised, robust vibrating equipment solution at a proven lowest cost of ownership

Manufacturer ensures top quality screens for iron-ore sector

7th December 2018

Vibrating and original-equipment manufacturer (OEM) and supplier Kwatani has successfully custom-engineered and manufactured about 1 000 of its robust vibrating screens and feeders in the iron-ore... 

TwinPower generator doubles the power, flexibility of containerised gensets

7th December 2018

Sustainable productivity solutions provider Atlas Copco Power Technique’s new prime power TwinPower containerised generators, the QAC 1100 and QAC 1450, are a well-suited power solution for... 

Local manufacturer supplies backup power to new Sandton development

7th December 2018

Local manufacturer Zest WEG Group’s Cape Town-based generator set (genset) division is in the process of commissioning two 11 kV, 2 000 kVA gensets for a mixed-use property development in Sandton,... 

Supporting industry associations adds value – CMA

23rd November 2018

To ensure the use of high-quality precast concrete products in the market, it is vital for professionals and manufacturers of products related to the built environment to realise the value of... 

Industry associations offer innovative opportunities for precast manufacturers

23rd November 2018

Leading construction materials company AfriSam, who has been producing quality construction materials for over 80 years, strongly believes that industry bodies, such as the Concrete Manufacturers... 

CMA membership offers significant advantages

23rd November 2018

As a leading supplier of innovative infrastructure products to the construction and mining industries in Southern Africa, the Infrastructure Specialist Group (ISG), which represents precast... 

Connecting international expertise to South African opportunities

12th October 2018

European alliance partner company GC Top Technologies — an Italian company based in South Africa — aims to connect international suppliers of the best available technologies with South African... 

Opportunities abound for Italian entrepreneurs expanding into Africa

12th October 2018

The Italian-South African Chamber of Trade and Industries says Italian companies are becoming increasingly positive about the opportunities offered by South Africa, which is being acknowledged as a... 

CAME Group parking solutions for revenue generation

12th October 2018

Global technology company CAME, a group well-known in Italy and worldwide, has been operating in the home and building automation sector for over forty years. Cutting-edge technologies, soundness,... 

Poorly designed chutes can lead to increased operating costs

28th September 2018

Mines and process plant operators need to fully understand the total cost of ownership of all elements within an operation, and should be especially aware of the knock-on effect that a... 

Pumps range displays benefits across applications

14th September 2018

Innovative engineering has resulted in minerals industry supplier FLSmidth’s new Krebs slurryMAX split-case slurry pump gaining a strong foothold in slurry applications across Africa. The company... 

High efficiency drives versatile pump set

14th September 2018

Pump solutions specialist Integrated Pump Rental recently completed the assembly of an electrically driven Sykes XH150 pump set, which it exhibited at this year’s Electra Mining Africa exhibition.... 


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