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Australia to issue credits for carbon capture
1st October 2021 By: Reuters

Australia set rules on Friday for the issue of carbon credits for projects to capture and store (CCS) the pollutant, aiming to spur more such projects and help meet the nation's target to cut... 


BI launches bearings for demanding applications
1st October 2021 By: Natasha Odendaal

Bearings and power transmission products distributor Bearings International has launched a new bearing solution for demanding applications in industries such as cement, fertiliser, power... 


  	A photo of Plastics SA sustainability director Douw Steyn and Clean Surf Project member Smphiwe Shozi picking up litter on a beach
Pressure on municipalities key to recycle culture
24th September 2021 By: Darren Parker

The quality of waste management in South Africa is improving, but citizens need to continue putting pressure on municipalities and their respective communities – especially in rural areas – to... 


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Equipment procurement shakeup
24th September 2021 By: Claire O'Reilly

Owing to rising commodity prices and subsequent efforts to ramp up production, the mining industry is focused on the availability of larger earthmoving equipment, ensuring that equipment disposal... 


Qld gas set to power the economy - report
20th September 2021 By: Esmarie Iannucci

An independent report commissioned by the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (Appea) has found that fully unleashing Queensland’s gas industry potential could result in a... 


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Committed. Capable. Consistent. Coal.
17th September 2021

Aproud member of the Botswana Stock Exchange, we are a coal mining and trading company pioneering the Botswana coal industry. We are committed to providing high-quality coal to industrial customers... 


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Aluminum powers toward $3 000 as supply snarl supercharges rally
13th September 2021 By: Bloomberg

Aluminum powered toward $3 000 a ton amid expectations that supply disruptions are here to stay, while demand keeps rising. The metal notched yet another 13-year high on Monday after rising 15%... 


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National collaboration essential to win share of green hydrogen market, say debaters
13th September 2021 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa’s early mover advantage in green hydrogen would fade and become ineffective over time without a collaborative, collective and holistic national approach that assures the export of... 


Coal-fired plant achieves five years of supply
10th September 2021

Zambia’s largest coal-fired thermal power plant, owned by coal mining company Maamba Collieries Limited (MCL) and located in the Sinazongwe district, in the Southern province, last month celebrated... 


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Supply chain solutions provider fills industry gaps
10th September 2021 By: Theresa Bhowan-Rajah

The current challenge facing the freight, logistics and warehousing industry is that companies do not provide a full service offering and offer only one service, such as transport, in the supply... 


Afrimat’s acquisition of Gravenhage assets gets Competition Commission’s green light
3rd September 2021 By: Donna Slater

The Competition Commission has unconditionally approved a proposed merger in which manganese miner Afrimat Manganese intends to acquire certain assets from Thabazimbi Joint Venture’s (TJV’s)... 


Acquisition improves manufacturing capability, export ability
3rd September 2021 By: Cameron Mackay

Industrial equipment supplier Fabchem Mining entered into a written agreement to acquire original-equipment manufacturer (OEM) VULA Drilling last month. Fabchem will complete the acquisition once... 


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Important link between South Africa’s mining industry and its public capital markets is broken
27th August 2021 By: Martin Creamer

With South Africa needing more listings on its stock exchanges, what can be done to encourage companies in general and junior mining companies in particular to go public? A lot of the building... 


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Association highlights the importance of transport
27th August 2021

African Rail Industry Association CEO Mesela Nhlapo has over 20 years of experience in manufacturing and technical business development and has been the CEO of the African Rail Industry Association... 


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IDC in discussion on the introduction of an exploration fund – Demana
23rd August 2021 By: Martin Creamer

The Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) is in discussion on the introduction of a fund to underpin much-needed exploration in South Africa. This was stated by Reginald Demana, the IDC’s head... 


Sandwich belt high angle conveyor on show
20th August 2021

Conveyor systems manufacturer Dos Santos International (DSI) will be exhibiting at MINExpo International this year in Las Vegas, Nevada, in the US. The company will occupy booth #25515 and will... 


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Australian miners accelerate green investment amid net-zero flurry
13th August 2021 By: Esmarie Iannucci

With the rise of environmental activism and greater investor interest in environmental and social governance, Australian miners and the Australian government have started to give greater priority... 


Development of student accomodation by Sage Properties
Online course gains momentum
13th August 2021 By: Anna Moross

The success of the South African Light Steel Frame Association’s (Sasfa’s)  online training course for light steel frame building (LSFB) contactors, presented in March, has resulted in the course... 


Cement producers apply for tariff protection against imports
13th August 2021 By: Irma Venter

The domestic cement industry is waiting for a response from the International Trade Administration Commission of South Africa (Itac) on its application for tariffs to be levied on imported cement... 


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Vital buys Canadian rare earth projects
11th August 2021 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Vital Metals has signed a binding term sheet with triple listed Quebec Precious Metals Corporation (QPM) for the acquisition of QPM’s 68% interest in the Kipawa heavy rare earth... 


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Njombo Lekula
6th August 2021

This week we profile Njombo Lucky Lekula, MD: South Africa and Botswana at PPC, a manufacturer and distributor of cement, concrete and related materials 


A round of the 2022 Formula E race to be staged in Cape Town
6th August 2021 By: Irma Venter

Cape Town is to host a round of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship, says Jaguar and e-Movement. e-Movement is the promoter of the Cape Town race, set to follow events in Saudi Arabia and Mexico. 


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Anton Paar
6th August 2021

Anton Paar has a long history of providing high-end laboratory instruments: density meters, refractometers, polarimeters, viscometers, rheometers and instruments for material characterization.... 


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Australia Minister laments EU's CBAM, warns of 'new wave of protectionism'
4th August 2021 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The federal government on Wednesday warned that the European Union’s (EU’s) push to impose a carbon tax on imports would be detrimental to Australia’s export industry. “At a time when liberal... 


Ramelius sells Kathleen Valley royalty
2nd August 2021 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed gold miner Ramelius Resources has struck a A$30.25-million deal with fellow-listed Liontown Resources over the lithium royalty at the Kathleen Valley lithium project. The royalty was... 


AfriSam quality construction materials on site
Manufacturer stresses need for quality materials during downturn
30th July 2021 By: Cameron Mackay

Amid strained economic conditions, contractors are opting to buy cheaper and lower-quality building materials, such as cement, to reduce costs, which cement manufacturer AfriSam cementitious... 


3CR12 grade steel train wagon transporting coal
Production surplus meets growing rail industry demand
30th July 2021 By: Theresa Bhowan-Rajah

Although stainless steel supplier Columbus Stainless can meet South Africa’s stainless steel material demands in all sectors, including the railroad industry, the apparent stainless steel... 


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Industrial properties remain resilient
30th July 2021 By: Nadine Ramdass

The industrial real estate sector has shown resilience during a period that has proven to be most volatile for the office property and retail sectors, says JSE-listed real estate investment trust... 


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Integrated Air Solutions - Compressed air systems
30th July 2021

Year of Formation and Background to Founding: Founded in 2016, Integrated Air Solutions (IAS) is the exclusive regional sales and service partner for ELGi Equipment Limited, a leading global air... 


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Metals make climate change mitigation possible – Citi Research
23rd July 2021 By: Martin Creamer

In a rapid electrification scenario, metals have the ability to bring about the reduction of close to 1 000 gigatonnes (Gt) of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2050, Citi Research states in... 


ONSAN REFINERIES AND PORT INFRASTRUCTURE
Domestic companies have focused on refining
South Korea attractive for exploration spend
23rd July 2021 By: Nadine Ramdass

South Korea has numerous advantages that make it attractive for exploration investment, says privately owned polymetallic mining company Korean Metals (KME) MD Chris Sennitt. KME directors have... 


MCA questions EU's new carbon tax
16th July 2021 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) has cautioned on the use of a carbon tariff on imported materials, as the European Commission adopted a proposal for a new Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism... 


The Big 5 construct Egypt hailed a success gathering industry professionals to reconnect In 2021
13th July 2021

The Big 5 Construct Egypt has concluded today having successfully provided a safe platform for the construction community to reconnect, revitalize business activities, and rebuild partnerships. The... 


PPC CEO Roland van Wijnen
PPC mulls several low-carbon opportunities as it shows signs of business stabilisation
9th July 2021 By: Terence Creamer

Cementitious products manufacturer PPC is considering several initiatives aimed at lowering the carbon footprint of its operations and products as its far-reaching organisational and financial... 


Public finance institutions can play key role in just transition to sustainable industries - CER
6th July 2021 By: Schalk Burger

Environmental advocacy organisation the Centre for Environmental Rights (CER) conducted a case study of the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) as part of efforts to assess the role public... 


Fortescue chairperson Andrew Forrest
FFI flies through June targets
6th July 2021 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The energy arm of iron-ore major Fortescue, Fortescue Future Industries (FFI) on Tuesday announced that it had completed all of its key projects targeted for June 30, as part of its initial... 


KfW issues RFI for €200m South African green-hydrogen programme
KfW issues RFI for €200m South African green-hydrogen programme
2nd July 2021 By: Terence Creamer

A request for Information (RFI), aimed at gathering information on potential green hydrogen project opportunities in South Africa, has been released. The RFI has been issued by the Council of... 


Hydrogen a massive opportunity for Australia – Woodmac
2nd July 2021

New data by advisory firm Wood Mackenzie (Woodmac) has shown that low-carbon hydrogen could become a $50-billion to $90-billion export industry for Australia in 2050. Australia rates consistently... 


Caterpillar, steelmakers jump as Biden deal buoys demand view
Caterpillar, steelmakers jump as Biden deal buoys demand view
25th June 2021 By: Bloomberg

Caterpillar led gains in the Dow Jones Industrial Average and steelmakers surged as President Joe Biden’s bipartisan $579-billion infrastructure deal buoyed the outlook for US demand.... 


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Bearings International
25th June 2021

Industrial solutions provider and distributor Bearings International (BI) has supplied customers with total solutions for 64 years. Its extensive product range includes bearings and seals, chains... 


PRECISION IS KEY Light steel framing is faster than masonry building and results in a lot less waste, while being dimensionally accurate, and providing neater finishes
ABT used to build new house
18th June 2021

It is refreshing to encounter a home owner that is confident enough to specify alternative building technology (ABT) for building their new house. Home owner Donald Keys appointed light steel frame... 


Germany launches €200m green hydrogen programme  for South Africa
Germany launches €200m green hydrogen programme for South Africa
18th June 2021 By: Terence Creamer

On behalf of the German government, the German development bank KfW has initiated a programme of up to €200-million in size to support the establishment of green hydrogen projects in South Africa... 


Hydrogen a massive opportunity for Aus - Woodmac
17th June 2021

New data by advisory firm Wood Mackenzie (Woodmac) has shown that low-carbon hydrogen could become a $50-billion to $90-billion export industry for Australia in 2050. Australia rates consistently... 


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