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Focus on hygiene can contribute to health, safety

21st January 2022 Owing to high safety risks, mining is considered one of the most hazardous industries and, compared to 2020, South Africa, which has some of the deepest and oldest mines in the world, has already seen a 33% increase in mine deaths in the first half of 2021. This regression in safety has... 

Multimetal recycling plant construction under way

21st January 2022 Copper producer Aurubis AG and Düsseldorf-based metallurgical plant supplier SMS group, last year signed a contract for the construction of a multimetal recycling plant in the US. As Aurubis announced on November 10, 2021, construction of the new Aurubis recycling plant will start in mid-2022 in... 

Solar streetlight designed for longevity

By: Claire O'Reilly     21st January 2022 Last month, lighting solution manufacturer Beka Schréder began the first SOLARPOLE project roll-out in the country.  

Hillside Aluminium could get green $0.03c/kWh lifeline by 2030 – Mallinson  

By: Martin Creamer     18th January 2022 It’s all about South Africa focusing attention on the generation and storage of its wonderful African sunshine and prime African wind. It’s all about going hammer and tongs for these three letters, SWS, which stand for solar, wind and storage ­– and eight hours of storage is all we need, which is... 

Impacting the local community with donation of critical pre-term baby equipment at Kitwe Teaching Hospital

14th December 2021 The future of each child starts at the moment of birth. Unfortunately, not all babies are born full-term and are therefore exposed to numerous complications which can arise as a result of spending less time in their mother’s womb than is considered ideal. A preterm baby is any baby born before 37... 

Jonathan Shapiro

3rd December 2021 This week we profile Jonathan Shapiro, CEO of LESCO Manufacturing, a third-generation family-run business which is a South African producer and distributor of electrical products 

Froneman tells world of Sibanye’s confidence in hydrogen economy  

By: Martin Creamer     26th November 2021 Platinum group metals (PGMs) are poised to be a very significant underpin in the green hydrogen economy and Sibanye-Stillwater is intent on ensuring that the supply of PGMs is sustainable and that the company is part of the global climate change solution, Sibanye CEO Neal Froneman told a global... 

Manufacturer celebrates 10 years milestone

26th November 2021 Global manufacturer Tranter announces its tenth-year anniversary of providing parts and service for critical process heat exchangers to several well-known manufacturers in the dairy and juice industry.  


23rd November 2021 Sintech is an original equipment supplier of brakes and clutches to off-road, mining and industrial machinery, employing 42 people in Johannesburg and Durban. It offers excellent customer service, including:  Service Exchange Units  

Company leverages sorting technology to treat local mine dumps

By: Cameron Mackay     19th November 2021 Mining technology company Acrux Sorting Technology wants to use its sensor-based sorting technology to help local miners improve their environmental, social and governance (ESG) processes, as well as their bottom line, through resource enhancement, states Acrux Sorting Technology chairperson Sean... 

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