R/€ = 17.55 Change: 0.03
R/$ = 15.49 Change: 0.03
Au 1812.89 $/oz Change: 0.61
Pt 984.48 $/oz Change: 15.48


ZAC Golf Day ignites spirit of giving 

26th November 2021 Zululand Anthracite Colliery (ZAC) hosted its annual golf day at the Richards Bay Country Club, in KwaZulu Natal. Now in its fourth year, the golf day was initiated to raise funds for various charities. The annual event was once more a resounding success, raising over R250 000 for charity.  The... 

LSFB creates faster, more economical construction

By: Claire O'Reilly     19th November 2021 Developers, local authorities and housing associations are quickly embracing steel framing technology, such as light-steel-frame building (LSFB), says the International Zinc Association Africa Desk (IZA Africa Desk).  

Solution offered for shaft cooling

By: Halima Frost     19th November 2021 Mining engineering turnkey solutions provider United Mining Services (UMS) Group has successfully completed the delivery of a fast, innovative solution for gold miner Harmony Gold’s Target 1 mine, which will optimise the shaft’s cooling capability. The Target 1 shaft is used to transport people,... 

Advanced plastics enhance equipment life

5th November 2021 Technologically advanced materials have revolutionised many applications in the industrial environment with engineered plastics able to outperform and outlast steel in heavy-duty applications such as bearings, bushes and protective housings. They have also enabled modern manufacturers to develop... 

Company provides application for linear heat cable in warehousing

29th October 2021 Equipment supplier Carrier Fire & Security is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of life safety equipment.  With industry-leading brands and products, the company has pioneered solutions for the modern world borne out of a legacy of knowledge and experience. 

Trans-Atlantic cable witnesses tenfold traffic increase since going live in 2018

By: Natasha Odendaal     29th October 2021 The South Atlantic Cable System (SACS) has reported significant tenfold increase in traffic since September 2018, when the 6 156 km intercontinental subsea cable went live, nearly halving latency between Africa and the Americas and opening an express digital connection to accelerate digital and... 

Zest WEG's installation of MV board minimises downtime

26th October 2021 In a process that minimised disruption to the customer’s plant, Zest WEG has supplied one of its locally manufactured MTW05 Medium Voltage (MV) switchboards to a gold producer in Gauteng. According to Zest WEG executive Bevan Richards, the choice was based on the panels’ compact dimensions,... 

UMS delivers on Target

19th October 2021 With design and contracting capabilities under the same roof, United Mining Services (UMS) is positioned to respond quickly to mining customers’ needs, and has the flexibility to address challenges of any size, big or small. UMS recently delivered a fast, innovative solution for Harmony’s Target... 

Innovation brings benefits and poses challenges  

By: Simone Liedtke     8th October 2021 Integrating technological innovation into mining industry practices can result in reduced costs, increased productivity and improved worker safety. However, it also presents an unexpected challenge, as replacement motors, in particular, are now bought as smaller iterations, and often do not fit... 

New asynchronous range available

8th October 2021 Industrial equipment supplier BMG’s team of electric motor designers and engineers has worked closely with global electric motor specialists to develop high-efficiency Synergy electric motors, to set the local benchmark for heavy-duty, high-efficiency motors, says BMG electric motors business... 

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