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Mistra executive director Joel Netshitenzhe
Mistra reiterates call for PGMs Exchange as hydrogen economy looms
28th August 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Think tank the Mapungubwe Institute for Strategic Reflection (Mistra) has reiterated its call for the formation of a Platinum Group Metals (PGMs) Exchange in South Africa, given that many... 

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Draft Freight Logistics Roadmap promised by year-end
28th August 2023 By: Terence Creamer

A new ‘Freight Logistics Roadmap’ is currently undergoing an internal government consultative process for publication before the end of the year, the latest Operation Vulindlela progress update... 

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China’s dominance a key factor in renewable energy subsidy wars
28th August 2023 By: Darren Parker

One of the primary catalysts for the prevalent global emergence of subsidies within the renewable energy sector stems from the dominance of China, research firm BMI Research operational risk... 

Tshiamiso Trust collaboration helps reduce pipeline of deferred, incomplete claims 
25th August 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Compensation fund Tshiamiso Trust CEO Dr Munyadziwa Kwinda has noted that collaboration with the Medical Bureau for Occupational Diseases (MBOD), mining consultancy TEBA and the departments of Home... 

Sibanye-Stillwater chief sustainability officer Themba Nkosi
SLP approach to community development too narrow
25th August 2023 By: Darren Parker

Mining company Sibanye-Stillwater says that viewing social and labour plans (SLPs) as the driver for community development is too narrow an approach. Rather, the driver should be enduring social... 

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Trust, patience see Maputo port yield record results – Grindrod
25th August 2023 By: Irma Venter

The Port of Maputo is reaping the results of an $800-million investment that has taken the port from handling five-million tons overall in 2007, to a record 27-million tons last year, says Grindrod... 

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On-The-Air (25/08/2023)
25th August 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Martin Creamer discusses Thungela’s tree planting, renewables, rail 

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Start-up develops alternative critical minerals production
25th August 2023 By: Bridget Lepere

A partnership between Canadian net-zero mining start-up Tersa Earth and geological exploration and mining consulting company Trigteq is paving the way for a feasible solution to cost effectively,... 

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Coal major navigates green transition
25th August 2023 By: Bridget Lepere

One of South Africa’s top five coal-producing mining companies, Exxaro Resources, with a diversified portfolio of major projects in the minerals and energy sectors, is driving its plans to boost... 

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Emissions predicted to increase with EV boom
25th August 2023 By: Bridget Lepere

As electric vehicles (EVs) gain traction, the strain on electricity supply, especially national power grids, will be more, with an increase in the carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions associated with... 

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Upping social impact
25th August 2023

While large investments are made in ensuring compliance with environment, social and governance (ESG) reporting standards, recording initiatives taken in respect of ESG, more attention needs to be... 

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Forestry nonprofit launches videos
25th August 2023

Non-profit forestry organisation, She Is Forestry SA, which promotes and uplifts women across the forest and forest product sector, launched a series of videos at their yearly Women in Forestry... 

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Ex-SANDF captain becomes solar panel plant manager
25th August 2023

Sustainable energy products developer Ener-G-Africa’s (EGA’s) latest all-women-led and -staffed solar manufacturing facility is a first-of-its-kind, as it is the only small solar panel plant to be... 

Offtake options advanced for Waterberg project
25th August 2023

While focusing on the development of its Waterberg project, located on the Northern Limb of the Bushveld Complex in South Africa, mining company Platinum Group Metals is advancing discussions and... 

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Refurbishment under way at Kriel
25th August 2023 By: Halima Frost

Thermal solutions specialist Industrial Water Cooling (IWC) is working with State-owned power utility Eskom on the refurbishment of two natural draught cooling towers at its Kriel power station, in... 

TSF cyclone offers durability, flexibility
25th August 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

Minerals processing specialist Multotec has designed its tailings storage facility (TSF) GV cyclones for use in extreme weather conditions and being able to withstand considerable pressure spikes,... 

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Platinum major expands renewable energy roll-out
25th August 2023 By: Bridget Lepere

Zimbabwe-based platinum group metals (PGMs) producer Zimplats, a subsidiary of PGMs major Impala Platinum, is midway through the construction of a $37-million, 35 MW solar plant at its Selous... 

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Transparency emphasised
25th August 2023

With major mining companies from across the world having come under pressure to demonstrate that their practices are responsible and, with transparency in the gold mining sector being necessary to... 

Nissan set to end NP200 production next year
25th August 2023 By: Irma Venter

Nissan South Africa (SA) will end production of the NP200 half-ton bakkie in March next year, says Nissan SA country director Kabelo Rabotho. This follows 16 years of production at Nissan’s Rosslyn... 

Much pricier Mtentu Bridge construction restarts five years after Aveng walkout
25th August 2023 By: Irma Venter

The South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) has announced the restart of construction work on the R4.05-billion Mtentu Bridge contract, in the Eastern Cape. The Aveng Strabag joint... 

Stanlib acquires 51% of solar and battery platform
25th August 2023 By: Irma Venter

Stanlib Asset Management has acquired 51% of Solareff, through its Stanlib Infrastructure Fund II.  Stanlib Asset Management is a local investor in sustainable infrastructure. 

Suzuki SA’s car parc reaches 200 000-plus vehicles
25th August 2023 By: Irma Venter

Suzuki Auto South Africa (Suzuki SA) in July handed over the keys to its 200 000th vehicle, ending the month with sales of 4 361 units. This means that overall South African sales for the Japanese... 

Constant reinvention key for businesses to stay ahead of the curve in rapidly evolving digital era – Accenture
25th August 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

In the rapidly evolving digital era, companies not only need to undertake digital transformation, but it is becoming increasingly critical for companies to become constant reinventors of every part... 

Payment24 expands into new industries and regions
25th August 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

As South African specialised payment solutions firm Payment24 continues to expand into new regions, while adding products and solutions to its portfolio, it is also branching out into other... 

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South Africa’s nonrevenue water rising to worrying levels
25th August 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

South Africa’s nonrevenue water (NRW) is rising to unsustainable levels, with nearly half the water piped through the country’s infrastructure being lost through leaks, theft or nonpayment.... 

Commissioning of Zimbabwe ferrochrome plant under way
25th August 2023 By: Martin Zhuwakinyu

A novel smelting plant that produces ultra-low-carbon, high-grade ferrochrome at a fraction of the time it takes conventional facilities is being wet-commissioned at the African Chrome Fields (ACF)... 

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Ongoing distortions
25th August 2023 By: Terence Creamer

As has been highlighted in this column previously, South Africa’s energy transition has become a highly contested topic and is, thus, a hotbed for the spreading of misinformation and ‘fake news’.... 

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We must use our geoscience data to create value-adding minerals and energy jobs
25th August 2023 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa’s minerals energy complex can be turned to very positive account with the correct creation and analysis of enhanced geoscience data. Exploration, mining and renewable energy can go... 

Monitech and J.H. Fletcher a new strategic partnership
Monitech and J.H. Fletcher a new strategic partnership
25th August 2023

Mining solutions supplier J. H. Fletcher & Co. (Fletcher) confirms that Monitech has been contracted as a Fletcher original equipment manufacturer- (OEM-)  authorised parts distributor and repair... 

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Fluor - Women in Industry
25th August 2023

HSE Director Charleen Kruger is a respected long-term employee of Fluor in South Africa, an American multinational engineering, procurement and construction firm. Kruger is responsible for managing... 

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Actom - Women in Industry
25th August 2023

Moreka Gomez Position and company name: Financial Manager of LH Marthinusen (Denver Branch) Main activity of company: Repairs and maintenance service of transformer, motors and fans Date and place... 

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BVI - Women in Industry
25th August 2023

Farah Bawa - Civil Engineer Farah Bawa works as a project leader in the civil services department at BVi Consulting Engineers. Born on  4 December 1992 in Cape Town, she focuses mainly on township... 

Marita van den Bergh
Optimising project execution for critical infrastructure: The Eskom experience
25th August 2023

As one of South Africa's leading State-owned enterprises, Eskom plays a crucial role in supplying electricity to millions of people and supporting the nation's economic growth.  Efficient project... 

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Building bridges: Fashioning a future for women in construction and engineering law
25th August 2023

Krevania Pillay is a Senior Associate in the Construction & Engineering sector at leading corporate and commercial law firm Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr (CDH). In 2023, Pillay was recognised as a... 

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Colossal Concrete Products - Women in Industry
25th August 2023

Gwen Mahuma-Madida – Chief Executive Officer Gwen Mahuma-Madida is owner of Mahuma Investment Holdings (Pty) Ltd (MIH), an investment company with interests in the steel and Infrastructure sectors. 

CSIR’s wonderful water women
CSIR’s wonderful water women
25th August 2023

Dr Yolanda Tancu  –  Senior Researcher Dr Yolanda Tancu, armed with a PhD in analytical chemistry from Rhodes University, seamlessly marries her academic expertise with her role as a water... 

Investec - Women in Industry
Investec - Women in Industry
25th August 2023

Diane Frey Position: Investec For Business Account Executive  Date of birth: 29 May, Johannesburg Education: Bachelor of Commerce, University of the Witwatersrand Management style: I lead by... 

Lesedi Nuclear Services - Women in Industry
Lesedi Nuclear Services - Women in Industry
25th August 2023

Sipokazi Luzipo Khoza Lesedi Nuclear Services electrical engineer Sipokazi Luzipo Khoza is a shining example of determination and ambition. Born on October 12, 1992, in the small Eastern Cape town... 

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Liberty Two Degrees - Women in Industry
25th August 2023

Yongie Ntene Position: Chief People & Culture Officer Personal best achievement: I have done my best in consciously and deliberately raising my children to be kind. Our world can do with a whole... 

Nissan - Women in Industry
25th August 2023

Mamokhele Sebatane - Nissan South Africa Communication Coordinator and Digital Communications Specialist Date and place of birth:  4 July 1988, in Bloemfontein, South Africa Education: As an... 

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Nmisa - Women in Industry
25th August 2023

Dr Nwabisa Takata Scientist at the National Metrology Institute of South Africa (NMISA) under the Chemical, Material and Medical Metrology division. Main activity of company: The main activity of... 

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Notefull Engineering - Women in Industry
25th August 2023

Bongiwe Nkosi Position: Welder Personal best achievement: Having the opportunity to work at Notefull Engineering has been transformative. It has enabled me to achieve personal milestones such as... 

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Swanson tantalum/lithium project, Namibia
25th August 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Arcadia Minerals plans to mine the D-pegmatite and E F-pegmatite deposits using opencast mining methods. 

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Multotec, recognised industry leaders in metallurgy and process engineering help mining houses across the world process minerals more efficiently,...

Hudaco Power Transmissions
Hudaco Power Transmissions

Formerly known as Bauer Geared Motors South Africa, the company was founded in 1984 as the sole distributor in Southern Africa of the Bauer Geared...

DACHSER Intelligent Logistics
DACHSER Intelligent Logistics

Global logistics company DACHSER offers transport logistics, warehousing, contract logistics and industry-specific solutions in two business fields...

Booyco Electronics
Booyco Electronics

Booyco Electronics, South African pioneer of Proximity Detection Systems, offers safety solutions for underground and surface mining, quarrying,...


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