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Company invests in driver, vehicle management systems
15th March 2024 By: Halima Frost

Specialist transport group Unitrans continues to invest heavily in various event-based in-vehicle management systems (IVMS) to ensure the safety of its drivers, fleet and cargo in its chemical and... 


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Programme targets underprivileged youth
15th March 2024 By: Halima Frost

Commercial fuels, lubricants and oils retailer Shell Downstream South Africa has invested over R30-million in its science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) bursary programme to help... 


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Industry body condemns fuel adulteration
15th March 2024

Industry body the South African Petroleum Industry Association (Sapia) has affirmed in a statement released in January that it condemns the adulteration of diesel with illuminating paraffin. It... 


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Pipe network needs upgrading – association
15th March 2024

Industry body Southern African Plastic Pipe Manufacturers Association (Sappma) is calling for government to prioritise an investment in plastic pipes as a sustainable solution to South Africa’s... 


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Specialised energy, water management programmes to be implemented
15th March 2024

Skills development authority, the Energy and Water Sector Education and Training Authority (Ewseta) says that it is developing and implementing specialised renewable-energy and water management... 


LOCAL LAUNCH
The first products to launch in South Africa include, among others, the Komatsu single boom ZJ21 jumbo drill rig and the Komatsu ZB21 medium-class bolter
Underground hard rock equipment launched locally
15th March 2024 By: Donna Slater

Mining and industrial machinery developer and manufacturer Komatsu launched, at this year’s Investing in African Mining Indaba, held in February in Cape Town, three new models in its underground... 


Fatima-Joyce Packery, CEO of PF Africa Mining
Fatima-Joyce Packery
15th March 2024 By: Martin Zhuwakinyu

This week we profile Fatima-Joyce Packery, CEO of PF Africa Mining, which operates ferrochrome recovery plants 


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South Africa’s key export markets need to be watched with ceaseless vigilance
15th March 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Platinum group metal basket prices are dangerously down in part because of eyes being taken off changed situations in key markets. For instance, the rhodium price has suffered badly because the... 


Cape Town aims to invest R43bn in infrastructure over next three years – mayor
15th March 2024 By: Irma Venter

Cape Town mayor Geordin Hill-Lewis says the city will invest R43-billion in infrastructure over the next three years. The ten-year project pipeline is valued at R120-billion. 


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Not so quiet revolution
15th March 2024 By: Terence Creamer

For several years, the roll-out of rooftop solar, batteries and inverters has been referred to as South Africa’s quite revolution. While Eskom struggled to keep the lights on and government battled... 


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Empowering South Africa’s water future: A strategic vision by EWSETA
15th March 2024

In the dynamic landscape of South Africa’s water sector, the Energy and Water Sector Education and Training Authority (EWSETA) stands at the forefront of transformative initiatives to fortify the... 


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New service centre opened to back Normet Africa’s growth
15th March 2024 By: Tracy Hancock

To support the continued success of its African expansion, underground mining technology company Normet Africa has officially opened its custom-built 4 800 m2 service centre at the Equites... 


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Rotocarb
15th March 2024

Founded in 2016, activated carbons producer Rotocarb was established with the goal of servicing the carbon-based water purification needs of South Africa. Today, Rotocarb stands as an innovative... 


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Bengwenyama platinum group metals project, South Africa
15th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A scoping study has shown the project to have very attractive economics, with results justifying a prefeasibility study already under way. 


Exxaro media briefing.
Wind generation up, solar operational soon, Exxaro reports
14th March 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Group wind power generation last year increased by 8% and the Lephalale solar power project is on its way to being operational in the first quarter of next year, Exxaro CE Dr Nombasa Tsengwa... 


Comprehensive lubricant range for surface and underground mining
14th March 2024

A trusted partner of the global mining industry for over 85 years, FUCHS LUBRICANTS SOUTH AFRICA offers a comprehensive range of lubricants to meet the arduous requirements of surface and... 


Theta secures all approvals to start mining in South Africa
14th March 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

ASX-listed Theta Gold says it has received all approvals to start mining at Mining Right (MR) 83, which includes the Beta, CDM and Frankfort mines, in South Africa's Mpumalanga province.   


Bushveld receives another R56m from Southern Point
14th March 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Vanadium producer Bushveld Minerals, which is listed on the London's Aim market and operates in South Africa, has received a further R56.3-million, about $3-million, from Southern Point Resources... 


The Vertrex modules to be supplied to the Merak 1 project
Trina Solar, SOLA and WBHO collaborate on 135 MW solar plant for ARM
14th March 2024 By: Schalk Burger

Shanghai-listed solar photovoltaic company Trina SOLAr, renewable energy project developer SOLA and civil engineering and construction company WBHO Construction will build the 135 MW Merak 1 SOLAr... 


South32 shuffles Australia lead team deck
14th March 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

As South32 prepares for the impending sale of the Illawarra metallurgical coal mine, the company has announced changes to its lead team in Australia. Jason Economidis, currently South32 COO for... 


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Innovation for development
14th March 2024

Boosting socio-economic development in South Africa through research and innovation, is at the core of the Department of Science and Innovation’s (DSI) mandate.  


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MineShift highlights the importance of advancing African beneficiation
14th March 2024 By: Tracy Hancock

The need to ensure that Africa realises the vast potential for socioeconomic upliftment presented by the on-continent beneficiation of its abundant endowment of precious-metals and stones was... 


Speakers who participated in the webinar hosted by Creamer Media on March 13.
Local gas supplies not likely to come on stream in time for South Africa to avoid a 'gas cliff'
13th March 2024 By: Darren Parker

Although gas is widely regarded as a necessary part of South Africa’s future energy mix, Presidential Climate Commission (PCC) head of mitigation Steve Nicholls is not convinced that a reliable... 


Work under way at the Black Rock manganese operation.
New level of Transnet transparency much improved – ARM
13th March 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Since the new leadership at State rail enterprise Transnet has began engaging with South Africa's mining industry, the level of transparency has been “much, much improved”, according to African... 


Unctad develops digital solution to promote new critical mineral discoveries
13th March 2024 By: Schalk Burger

To prevent a production gap of critical and energy minerals amid burgeoning demand to keep global warming within the 1.5 °C targeted under the Paris Agreement, the United Nations Conference on... 


Orion's Prieska mine
Orion pleased with its interim performance
13th March 2024 By: Darren Parker

JSE- and ASX-listed Orion Minerals says it has successfully navigated a pivotal development stage in the six months ended December 31, 2023, having transformed from being a pure explorer and... 


Burgundy Diamond Mines CEO and MD Kim Truter
Burgundy CEO believes his diamond company is undervalued
13th March 2024 By: Darren Parker

ASX-listed Burgundy Diamond Mines (BDM) CEO and MD Kim Truter believes the company is trading at a significant discount, presenting a real opportunity for investors. “At some point, the market is... 


Jupiter MD Brad Rogers
Jupiter scoping study shows strong case for North America-based plant
13th March 2024 By: Darren Parker

ASX-listed Jupiter's newly released scoping study evaluating the opportunity to supply high-purity manganese sulphate monohydrate (HPMSM) to the electric vehicle (EV) battery market has yielded... 


Navigating the supply chain for Scope 3 emissions
Navigating the supply chain for Scope 3 emissions
13th March 2024

By Ben Selier, Vice President, Secure Power, Anglophone Africa at Schneider Electric It is encouraging to note that datacentres across the globe are taking proactive steps to incorporate renewable... 


Pump and dredging specialist IPR has become a one-stop solutions provider representing key global pump brands
IPR grows its offering to make customers more productive
13th March 2024

Having built its reputation as a responsive and reliable partner in the field of dewatering, heavy duty slurry pump and dredging, IPR is now well positioned to provide customers with all they need.... 


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Africa’s biggest freight rail market set for private operators
13th March 2024 By: Bloomberg

Africa’s biggest freight rail market is on the cusp of being transformed by private operators, the head of the operator of the continent’s largest rolling-stock fleet said. The South African... 


Marula announces major mining tenement expansion for graphite projects in Tanzania
12th March 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Battery metals miner Marula Mining’s partner on the NyoriGreen graphite project, in Tanzania, has submitted applications for eight new mining and prospecting licences. Marula agreed with its... 


Redox One CEO THOMAS GEBAUER
Tharisa launches its Redox One energy storage business
12th March 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Integrated resource group Tharisa has launched its Redox One business, which develops long-term energy storage solutions that incorporate the raw materials produced by Tharisa. The company says its... 


African Rainbow Minerals Executive Chairperson Dr Patrice Motsepe.
Right things are being done with Transnet, right things will be done with Eskom – Motsepe
12th March 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Dr Patrice Motsepe, the founder and chairperson of diversified mining company African Rainbow Minerals (ARM), has expressed confidence in the direction being taken by South Africa’s State transport... 


East Africa’s sustainability journey – the road ahead is clear
East Africa’s sustainability journey – the road ahead is clear
12th March 2024

By Carol Koech, Strategy Director, Sustainability & Thought Leadership – Schneider Electric International Operations. In a time when countries are proactively moving toward more sustainable... 


Schneider Electric launches Pro-Retailer Channel Programme in South Africa as a boost for indirect partners
Schneider Electric launches Pro-Retailer Channel Programme in South Africa as a boost for indirect partners
12th March 2024

Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, is launching its Pro-Retailer Channel Programme in the South African market aimed at supporting the... 


Critical Metals appoints Gordon Thompson as nonexecutive director
12th March 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Mining company Critical Metals, which is developing the Molulu copper/cobalt mine, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), has appointed Gordon Thompson as nonexecutive director and... 


Pensana sends samples to South Africa for metallurgical test work
11th March 2024 By: Darren Parker

London-listed Pensana has announced that a carbonatite 4.7% total rare earth oxide (TREO) bastnaesite sample from Coola and a 4.8% TREO-enriched laterite sample from Sulima West, both in Angola,... 


From left Orion Resource Partners’ Andrew Ham, Rigel’s Stephen Saunders, Aurous CEO Richard Floyd, Citi’s Michael Cramer, and Citi South Africa’s Flint McGregor.
South African gold producer to go public in combination with US group
11th March 2024 By: Martin Creamer

South African gold producer Aurous, which owns and operates the Blyvoor gold mine and the Gauta tailings retreatment project on Gauteng's West Rand, has announced plans to go public through a... 


Gold Fields' Khanyisa solar plant at South Deep
Gold Fields to build its biggest renewable energy project yet at St Ives
11th March 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

JSE- and NYSE-listed Gold Fields’ board has approved a A$296-million, or $195-million, renewable energy project to be built at the St Ives mine, in Western Australia. The plant, comprising 42 MW... 


Australia gold production dips, but Close says nothing to worry about
Australia gold production dips, but Close says nothing to worry about
11th March 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Australian gold production reduced by 3%, or 9 t, to 304 t last year, Melbourne-based gold mining consultant Surbiton Associates reported on Sunday, but director Dr Sandra Close said that the drop... 


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... 


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