R/€ = 17.08 Change: 0.00
R/$ = 16.78 Change: 0.00
Au 1775.14 $/oz Change: -15.04
Pt 937.50 $/oz Change: -2.00


Concrete parking lots offer numerous benefits

By: Nadine Ramdass     5th August 2022 While the initial construction cost of concrete parking is slightly higher, compared to asphalt parking, the maintenance costs of the former, for commercial and industrial properties, are minimal, says consolidated industrial body Cement & Concrete SA CEO Bryan Perrie. He adds that concrete... 

Compressors delivered to cement factory

By: Halima Frost     15th July 2022 Compressed air solutions provider Integrated Air Solutions (IAS) has successfully delivered and commissioned two compressors, from air-compressor manufacturer ELGi, to one of South Africa’s largest cement factories. The order consisted of one ELGi EG-90, 90 kW oil-injected air compressor and an... 

Perpetua begins work on cleaning up historic Stibnite mining area

By: Darren Parker     13th July 2022 Nasdaq-listed Perpetua Resources hosted a ground-breaking ceremony on Tuesday to mark the beginning of early clean-up activities and water quality improvements at the historic Stibnite mining district in Idaho. The ceremony was attended by community members, government officials and local... 

Eastplats positions new mining method to reopen CRM before year-end 

By: Donna Slater     8th July 2022 Having completed a new long-term plan and mine redesign study, JSE- and TSX-listed midtier platinum group metals (PGMs) miner Eastplats envisages restarting mining operations at its flagship PGMs and chrome operations, Crocodile River Mine (CRM), in South Africa’s North West province in the third... 

Hino SA restarts production after Durban floods

By: Irma Venter     1st July 2022 Hino South Africa (SA) has restarted truck assembly at its plant in the Toyota Prospecton manufacturing complex, in Durban, following extensive flooding in April. The remainder of the Toyota plant remains in recovery mode. 

Eightfold surge in profits in 2020 sees Shumani clinch major business award

23rd June 2022 An eightfold surge in profits during 2020, the height of the Covid-19 lockdown in South Africa, has seen Shumani Industrial Equipment awarded the 2021 Goscor Business Unit of the Year Award. Outstanding new equipment forklift sales, combined with a large contribution from the expanded rental... 

Woodside solves supply chain conundrum with innovative design

By: Esmarie Iannucci     14th June 2022 Oil and gas major Woodside has helped to design a one-of-a-kind offshore caisson cleaning and inspection tool (CCAIT) that allows safe and cost-effective remote inspection of critical equipment on its offshore platforms. The system was designed, developed and deployed in less than 12 months via... 

Circular economy prompting steel, oil, carbon recovery from end-of-life mine truck tyres  

By: Martin Creamer     6th June 2022 Highest and best use of ultra-large end-of-life mine truck tyres is being brought about by a change to the model in which resources are mined, made into products, and then become waste. Just one of these giant tyres can weigh 4.5 t and stand 14 feet tall. Put five of the 63-inch variety into a... 

On-The-Air (03/06/2022) 

By: Martin Creamer     3rd June 2022 The Johannesburg Stock Exchange this week helped the economy by cutting red tape and facilitating private capital raising. Sedibelo Platinum this week announced its commitment to green hydrogen as part of cleaning up of platinum. 

Copper furnace component supply in final stage

By: Halima Frost     3rd June 2022 South Africa-based foundry and engineering company Thos Begbie has shipped the last of three batches of copper furnace components to a metal smelting and recycling firm, in Germany. The third and final batch was shipped last week and arrived at its destination on time. 

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