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Hydraulic systems need filtration

2nd December 2022 “Hydraulic systems - which operate under extremely high pressures with tight tolerances - are susceptible to wear from abrasive particles and therefore require efficient filtration to offer adequate protection of equipment,” explains industrial equipment supplier BMG product specialist industrial... 

Construction company contributes to DRC mine accommodation

By: Cameron Mackay     2nd December 2022 South African construction company Moladi has supplied its removable, reusable, recyclable and lightweight plastic formwork mould construction system for miner Ivanhoe Mines’ Kamoa copper mine, in Kolwezi in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The plastic injection-moulded panel formwork... 

Zimbabwe says China's Tsingshan to set up lithium operations

By: Reuters     30th November 2022 Zimbabwe has signed an agreement with Tsingshan Holdings Group, which plans to set up lithium mining and processing operations in the southern African country, President Emmerson Mnangagwa said on Tuesday. Tsingshan, one of the world's top nickel producers, is currently building a $1-billion... 

Chalmers warns of narrow critical mineral supply chains

By: Esmarie Iannucci     25th November 2022 Federal Treasurer Jim Chalmers has warned of the dangers of a constrained supply chain for the critical minerals sector, warning that the sector could become hostage to geopolitical competition and conflicts. Speaking at the Australian Critical Minerals Summit, in Sydney, Chalmers said that as... 

SAICE decries Sanral tender awards as Chinese score most of the work

By: Irma Venter     18th November 2022 The South African Institution of Civil Engineering (SAICE) says it is “deeply concerned” by the recent awarding of tenders by the South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) to joint ventures (JVs) led by foreign companies.  Sanral earlier this year cancelled five of its major tenders... 

Sumitomo Metal aims to boost battery materials output

By: Reuters     17th November 2022  Japan's Sumitomo Metal Mining  aims to increase its capacity to produce cathode battery materials and to broaden its range of products to meet rising demand from the electric vehicle (EV) sector, its president said on Thursday. The company, which supplies the nickel-cobalt-aluminium (NCA)... 

Specialist recommends bearings for extreme conditions

11th November 2022 Industrial equipment supplier BMG specialists recommend HKT split cylindrical roller bearings for dependable use in extreme conditions, including applications above ground, underground and in underwater environments. BMG’s high-performance HKT split cylindrical roller bearings – which have been... 

Hydrogen set to play key role in hard-to-abate transport sectors

By: Schalk Burger     11th November 2022 Green hydrogen’s value lies in decarbonising difficult-to-abate sectors, such as heavy vehicle mobility and industrial processes, and heavy vehicle transport is seen as a lead market, owing to the relatively high price of diesel and the carbon limits that are being imposed in various... 

Triple Flag to buy peer Maverix Metals in $600m deal

By: Reuters     10th November 2022 Triple Flag Precious Metals Corp said on Thursday it would buy smaller peer Maverix Metals in a deal valued at $606-million to cement its position as the fourth-largest senior streaming and royalty company globally. The company said it expects the deal to add to its net asset value as well as... 

SEW-EURODRIVE installs girth gears for Venetia scrubber upgrade

3rd November 2022 Drive technology specialist SEW-EURODRIVE is installing four of its large segmented girth gear systems at De Beer’s Venetia Diamond Mine in Limpopo province. 

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