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The patented Tru-Trac Taper Trough Tracker offers the ultimate in tracking performance on the load-carrying side of conveyor belts
Nearly 30 years of ‘Tru-Trac moment’ for conveyor users
11th March 2024

With belt misalignment remaining the biggest headache for conveyor system operators across a variety of bulk material handling industries, Tru-Trac has evolved from this valuable niche into a full... 


Concorde Cells
Metso launches Concorde Cell flotation technology in Africa
8th March 2024 By: Darren Parker

Process and optimisation technology company Metso has launched the first of its Concorde Cell high-intensity pneumatic flotation units in Africa through local manufacturing partner Betterect, which... 


African Rainbow Minerals Executive Chairperson Dr Patrice Motsepe.
We are committed to confronting climate change – ARM
8th March 2024 By: Martin Creamer

African Rainbow Minerals (ARM) executive chairperson Dr Patrice Motsepe said during Friday’s presentation of dividend-yielding results that his diversified mining company is committed to... 


Women leaders in BME ignite change in blasting industry
8th March 2024

Celebrating International Women's Day, BME reflects on its efforts to champion gender diversity and empowerment in the mining sector. Shaping this narrative at BME, part of the JSE-listed Omnia... 


Women leaders in BME ignite change in blasting industry
8th March 2024

Celebrating International Women's Day, BME reflects on its efforts to champion gender diversity and empowerment in the mining sector. Shaping this narrative at BME, part of the JSE-listed Omnia... 


MC Mining receives off-market cash takeover proposal
8th March 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Coal miner MC Mining’s share price on the JSE rose by more than 6% on March 8, after announced that it had received a letter from fellow coal miner Vulcan Resources outlining a non-binding proposal... 


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On-The-Air (08/03/2024)
8th March 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Martin Creamer talks about iron-ore, manganese and platinum use. 


How we Inspire Inclusion on International Women’s Day
How we Inspire Inclusion on International Women’s Day
8th March 2024

By Nimmita Maharaj, Diversity and Transformation Director, Anglophone Africa at Schneider Electric Gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls are central to addressing some of the... 


Marnus Koorts, General Manager Pump Products at Weir Minerals Africa
Lifecycle approach with OEM parts for sustainable pumping solutions
8th March 2024

Capital equipment like pumps operate only as well as their components and wear parts allow, so it makes little sense to risk this performance by installing a replicated part. “Mining and other... 


MADE TO LAST
KREBS Technequip knife gate valves are designed to provide long service life and easy maintenance
Valves are critical components that should not be overlooked
8th March 2024 By: Tracy Hancock

Viewing valves as insignificant components and, consequently, failing to procure the most suitable solution for a robust application is a common occurrence that impacts negatively on the uptime of... 


Precision investment castings
New owners of precision casting company drive technology, skills investment
8th March 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Following a takeover of Rely Precision Castings by a new group of shareholders, the company is undergoing a renewed market expansion drive with investment into technology, and development of a... 


LEONARD DE VILLIERS
Challenges have resulted in significant disruptions and inefficiencies in the country’s transportation network
Local expertise needed to address challenges
8th March 2024

Despite having the most advanced railway system on the continent, with about 30 000 km of track, the South African rail and transportation sector is currently facing numerous significant... 


DENYS HOBSON
Global growth is expected to be subdued, if not stagnant, in 2024
Close collaboration essential to ensure competitive market, industry
8th March 2024

Global growth is expected to be subdued, if not stagnant, in 2024, and amid this slow growth and some challenging market conditions, global trade is also expected to be sluggish, says financial... 


EXTENDING CAPABILITIES
Invincible Valve's in-house manufacturing capability has been increased with addition of a new factory in close proximity to its existing facility in Knights, Germiston
New factory brings component outsourcing in-house
8th March 2024 By: Lynne Davies

Having bought a new factory in close proximity to its existing factory in Knights, Germiston, valve products and ancillary equipment manufacturer Invincible Valves has developed a new machine shop... 


SCOTT EDMUNDSON
By creating an international registry for recognising and enforcing creditor and lessor rights, these treaties aim to reduce financing costs and risks
Immediate actions needed to foster a more competitive rail industry
8th March 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

South Africa’s rail sector is faced with unprecedented challenges that threaten its operational viability and economic contribution, says law firm Webber Wentzel partner Scott Edmundson, who says... 


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Sizable trunnion cast for SAG mill breakdown
8th March 2024 By: Halima Frost

Mill roll and ring manufacturer South Africa Roll Company (Sarco) has delivered what it believes to be the largest locally cast semi-autogenous grinding (SAG) mill trunnion casting to grinding mill... 


The new IBL 3000 dry ice blasting machine sold by Dry Ice Blasting Solutions
Dry ice blaster popular in cleaning applications
8th March 2024 By: Halima Frost

With more than 30 units of the Intelblast (IBL) 3000 having been sold to foundries, forges and die-casting companies across South Africa, blasting machine manufacturer Dry Ice Blasting Services... 


The newly launched Vanta Max and Vanta Core X-ray fluorescence (XRF) analysers one blue and one yellow
New analysers launched at Indaba
8th March 2024 By: Halima Frost

International elemental analysis company Innov-X Africa has taken delivery of the newly launched Vanta Max and Vanta Core X-ray fluorescence (XRF) analysers, which were showcased at this year’s... 


Water technology firm, association ink MoU
8th March 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

Water technology company Xylem and the African Water and Sanitation Association (AfWASA) have embarked on an innovative partnership, formalising their strategic and cooperative collaboration... 


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Environmental concerns cloud mineral sands mining
8th March 2024 By: Nadine Ramdass

With the mineral sands mining industry continuing to grow in South Africa, noncompliance with environmental regulations could become significantly costly for the environment and mining companies.... 


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South Africa’s mining industry must be given a new ticket to ride
8th March 2024 By: Martin Creamer

The decline of South Africa’s mining industry must be vigorously arrested by giving the flagging sector a new ticket to ride. Bureaucratic hoops must be reduced to a minimum and critical minerals... 


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Teraco moves to grow and green SA data-centre footprint
8th March 2024 By: Schalk Burger

Digital transformation is happening in every industry and digitalisation of the economy is intensifying the need for highly available, and sustainable, information and communication technology... 


Ctrack index points to another year of ‘fairly subdued’ transport-sector growth
8th March 2024 By: Irma Venter

The Ctrack Transport and Freight Index (Ctrack TFI) forecasts “another year of fairly subdued growth for the transport sector”. This is based on the assumption of mediocre economic growth in South... 


'Asian brothers' coming to SA 'with a force', says Motus boss
8th March 2024 By: Irma Venter

Motus’ stable of imported vehicle brands – Hyundai, Kia, Renault and Mitsubishi – all experienced a tough six months towards the end of last year. Speaking at the company’s financial results... 


VWSA could announce third production model this year, expects uptick in 2024 car market
8th March 2024 By: Irma Venter

Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) will hopefully this year receive the final confirmation on the production of a third model at the Kariega plant, says MD Martina Biene. This third model will... 


Volkswagen SA spends big to counter loadshedding, now sole Polo supplier
8th March 2024 By: Irma Venter

Volkswagen Group South Africa, now trading as Volkswagen Group Africa (VWA), is investing R55-million to generate 3 MW in additional solar energy for its assembly plant in Kariega, in the Eastern... 


NO CARBON CRUNCH: The Presidency has expressed confidence that South Africa will meet its greenhouse gas emission reduction targets even if it keeps some coal-fired plants, such as the one pictured here, open beyond their current decommissioning dates. “It’s not about stopping decommissioning,” Rudi Dicks, head of the project management office in the Presidency, said last month. “It’s about delaying decommissioning until we have sufficient generating capacity and reserve margins.” Photograph: Bloomberg
NO CARBON CRUNCH
8th March 2024 By: Terence Creamer

The Presidency has expressed confidence that South Africa will meet its greenhouse gas emission reduction targets even if it keeps some coal-fired plants, such as the one pictured here, open beyond... 


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Progress, but too slow
8th March 2024 By: Terence Creamer

There is growing impatience over the slow pace at which the South African government is moving to harness the $11.6-billion in concessional loans and grants pledged by several developed countries... 


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SWASAP railway axle manufacturer
8th March 2024

Manufacturer and supplier of railway axles Swasap is a proudly South African-owned broad-based Black Economic Empowered company that is committed to expanding education and skills to develop... 


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Burnstone gold project, South Africa – update
8th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Consistent with the requirements of Sibanye’s capital allocation framework, the project will be delayed and is expected to ramp up again during 2025.  


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Two Rivers Platinum Mine Merensky project, South Africa – update
8th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A review of the project is under way. 


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Volspruit platinum group metals project, South Africa – update
8th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Sylvania Platinum has announced the completion of a mineral resource estimate. 


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Wolfsberg lithium project, Austria – update
8th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Critical Metals is focusing on the project's future construction and commissioning. 


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Zondereinde Western extension project, South Africa – update
8th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Northam Platinum has implemented several capital preservation initiatives at the project. 


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Marula Phase 2 life-of-mine extension, South Africa – update
8th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Zimplats has slowed down the extension project. 


Minerals Council highlights progress and challenges of women in mining
7th March 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

With the United Nations having designated the theme of this year’s International Women’s Day as ‘Invest in women: Accelerate progress’, Minerals Council South Africa president and chair of the... 


Elemental Energy’s Dereck Armstrong.
Stationary hydrogen power highlighted as major solution by Toyota fuel cell-using developer
7th March 2024 By: Martin Creamer

When Engineering News & Mining Weekly covered last month’s local launch of BMW’s first hydrogen car fleet on South Africa's roads, we discovered that BMW’s hydrogen refilling station in Midrand is... 


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Kilimapesa restart on track following mill relining in January
7th March 2024 By: Darren Parker

Progress at the Kilimapesa mine, in Kenya, is on track since the relining of the mill in January and the restart of production, London-listed Caracal Gold CEO Robbie McCrae has said. “We look... 


Murray & Roberts CEO Henry Laas
M&R weighing capital-light re-entry into Australian mining market
7th March 2024 By: Terence Creamer

JSE-listed Murray & Roberts (M&R) says it still intends to regain a foothold in the Australian mining market, which it lost when RUC’s Australian holding company entered voluntary administration in... 


Mantengu to issues shares to settle R7.5m creditors balance
7th March 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

JSE-listed Mantengu Mining will issue 4.98-million shares to its creditors, to settle its R7.5-million creditor balance. This comes as certain parties to loan contracts, which the company... 


Schneider Electric unveils affordable EasyLogic building management system product range
Schneider Electric unveils affordable EasyLogic building management system product range
7th March 2024

Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, has unveiled its EasyLogic Building Management System (BMS) range, designed for basic building... 


DRA Global director Val Coetzee
DRA Global promotes Coetzee to executive director position
7th March 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Engineering consultancy DRA Global has appointed nonexecutive director Val Coetzee as director of process and technology – an executive position – effective immediately. He will oversee the... 


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