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MLT Group announces new generation of Super-Screw range for conveyor splicing
29th August 2022 By: Simone Liedtke

The new generation of manufacturer MLT Group’s Super-Screw range allows for a reduction in conveyor downtime, while also improving productivity, the company says, noting that it is “an optimal way... 


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BTECH Process, Diemme® Filtration partner for joint exhibition at EMA 2022
26th August 2022 By: Simone Liedtke

Liquid/solid solutions provider BTECH Process and filtration specialist Diemme® Filtration will be undertaking their first joint exhibition in South Africa at the 2022 iteration of the bi-annual... 


Supplier leveraging industry experience to carve out market segment
Supplier leveraging industry experience to carve out market segment
19th August 2022 By: Simone Liedtke

Industrial equipment supplier Caslad is leveraging its industry experience and contacts to solidify themselves as a large player within the light industrial and materials handling market segment.... 


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South Africans called on to apply for funding to build South Africa’s hydrogen economy
19th August 2022 By: Martin Creamer

A call for funding applications to be submitted for the development of the hydrogen economy is made in an advertisement placed today by South Africa’s Technology Innovation Agency (TIA), an entity... 


FLSmidth’s acquisition of TK Mining to conclude end of August
12th August 2022 By: Darren Parker

The final closing of mining engineering, equipment and services company FLSmidth’s acquisition of multinational engineering company ThyssenKrupp’s mining business TK Mining will take place on... 


Anglo American Platinum sustainable impact head Stephen Bullock.
Environmental, social and governance elevating to safety-equalling status, mining webinar hears
11th August 2022 By: Martin Creamer

The shift from linear to circular value chains has the potential to impact all aspects of mining and requires a rethink, Anglo American Platinum sustainable impact head Stephen Bullock has told a... 


Platinum-based fuel cells key for heavy-haul industry – WPIC
4th August 2022 By: Donna Slater

The World Platinum Investment Council (WPIC) reports that interest in using hydrogen fuel cells in the heavy-haul industry is growing rapidly, with several interesting developments currently under... 


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President Ramaphosa’s got it right, says ex-Eskom CEO on new energy plan
1st August 2022 By: Martin Creamer

African Rainbow Energy and Power CEO and former Eskom CEO Brian Dames concurs fully with the energy plan unveiled by President Cyril Ramaphosa. “I think he’s got it right,” was Dames's summing up... 


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Purpose-built drive solutions for African mining
29th July 2022

Motors and drives original-equipment manufacturer (OEM) SEW-EURODRIVE notes the completion of the new multimillion local assembly facility in Johannesburg has resulted in lead time advantages.  The... 


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John Deere brings redesigned ADT to South African shores
28th July 2022 By: Donna Slater

Heavy equipment manufacturer John Deere’s South African branch, having been in the country for 140 years, launched its redesigned 41.8 t, 460 series articulated dump truck (ADT) to the domestic... 


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Radical renewables, hydrogen ramp-up needed, coal energy transition day hears
27th July 2022 By: Martin Creamer

A radical ramp-up of renewable energy and green hydrogen capacity will be needed by 2040 to take South Africa towards a net-zero climate change commitment, the Coal & Energy Transition Day heard on... 


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Diamond miners require supportive regulation
17th June 2022 By: Mandisa Nyathi

Government needs to provide regulatory laws that protect the interests of natural diamond owners with the rise of laboratory-grown diamonds in the market, Aim- and BSE-listed Botswana Diamonds MD... 


THE FUEL EFFECT
Quarries can no longer absorb rising operational and transport costs, which will directly impact on the cost of mining per ton
Aggregate prices to rise with fuel price
10th June 2022 By: Tracy Hancock

The rising cost of fuel in the wake of the Russia-Ukraine conflict is placing increased pressure on South Africa’s quarries, which are at pains to limit the impact on the price of their aggregates.... 


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Increased efficiency cuts carbon, advances net-zero path, research finds
8th June 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Like all other key industries, mining is having to advance along a net-zero path as part of the global decarbonisation drive. Gone are the days when innovation and financial improvement can be sold... 


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New system benefits mining operations
3rd June 2022 By: Sabrina Jardim

Global mining specialist and supplier of equipment and systems for openpit and underground mining, bulk materials handling and minerals processing company TAKRAF has introduced a materials handling... 


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Acquisitions strengthen contractor’s capability
3rd June 2022

The global mining platform of engineering and mining contractor Murray & Roberts has significantly extended its capabilities over several years with two key acquisitions in the US and Australia,... 


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Group acquires conveying systems company
3rd June 2022

Leading international manufacturer of intralogistics systems in the field of conveying and loading systems, sorting and distribution the BEUMER Group has acquired supplier of conveying systems and... 


An image depicting the blue and yellow TAKRAF maintenance cart on a steep 26% decline section at a copper mine, in the US
Mining specialists active in energy transition
3rd June 2022 By: Sabrina Jardim

In light of the global energy transition, global mining specialist and equipment supplier for openpit and underground mining, bulk materials handling and minerals processing TAKRAF is guided by... 


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Firm launches new tech
3rd June 2022

Global leader in bulk handling equipment solutions Martin Engineering has launched its innovative N2 remote monitoring system for conveyor belt cleaners in countries across Europe, Middle East,... 


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Alliance promotes citizen-owned firms in fuel
27th May 2022

In a ground-breaking development for the Botswana oil and gas industry, leading diamond producer Debswana and national oil body Botswana Oil have entered a strategic partnership that is aimed at... 


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Hydrogen can be stored in existing fossil fuel infrastructure for years, world webinar hears
26th May 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Hydrogen can be stored in existing fossil fuel infrastructure for years if need be, giving it the potential to become a universal energy carrier in the same way as oil is now but without the... 


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Platinum-boosted South African hydrogen electrolyser leaps ahead
25th May 2022 By: Martin Creamer

The proof-of-concept of the platinum group metals-boosted advanced alkaline electrolyser – the AAE ­– has been successfully completed by Hydrox Holdings of Randburg in a pioneering achievement that... 


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Dwyka gets its clients hands on technology to showcase capability
24th May 2022 By: Donna Slater

In its endeavours to “make tech tangible”, mining technology company Dwyka Mining Services hosted a mining technology showcase on May 18 to get clients and potential future clients physical... 


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Metso Outotec launches new padded truck body
23rd May 2022 By: Darren Parker

Industrial technology company Metso Outotec has launched its new truck body, which is a one-piece, lightweight, hybrid truck bowl that combines the benefits of high-strength steel and rubber. It... 


Caterpillar eyes energy transition as growth driver for mining business
18th May 2022 By: Reuters

Construction equipment maker Caterpillar believes demand for critical minerals as the clean energy transition gathers pace will translate to solid returns for its mining business, CEO Jim Umpleby... 


Minexx appoints responsible sourcing manager
17th May 2022 By: Donna Slater

Minerals blockchain platform Minexx has appointed Dominique Kayigire responsible sourcing manager – a newly created position – to further accelerate the company’s ability to secure mineral supply... 


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World Coal Association favours just energy transition to net zero future
5th May 2022 By: Martin Creamer

The World Coal Association, and its member companies, are in favour of a just transition to a net zero future, World Coal Association chairperson July Ndlovu said on Thursday. In his keynote... 


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Northam a step closer to extending Zondereinde mine’s life
28th April 2022 By: Donna Slater

Platinum group metals (PGM) miner Northam, through drilling contractor Master Drilling, completed drilling of the No 3 Shaft at its Zondereinde mine on April 27, thereby extending the life of the... 


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President Ramaphosa to deliver keynote address at Mining Indaba 2022
20th April 2022 By: Martin Creamer

President Cyril Ramaphosa will deliver a keynote address at the 2022 Investing in African Mining Indaba, which takes place in Cape Town from May 9 to 12. The attendance of Ramaphosa, who will speak... 


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Green finance taxonomy to help investors make green project decisions – law firm
5th April 2022 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa’s first green finance taxonomy will help investors and financial institutions make more informed decisions on ‘green’ projects, say Webber Wentzel’s Patrick Heron and Joon Chong. Heron... 


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