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Pt 1043.00 $/oz Change: 5.40


New high-tech African facility for SEW-EURODRIVE 

30th November 2022 SEW-EURODRIVE South Africa, a specialist in drive and control technologies, moved into its new state-of-the-art 26 000-m2 headquarters complex in Aeroton, Johannesburg, earlier this year. The new complex more than triples the floor and factory space that was available at its previous premises. 

South Africa unveils R300bn green-hydrogen pipeline as it states ambition to be ‘destination of choice’ 

By: Terence Creamer     29th November 2022 A R300-billion investment pipeline has been identified under South Africa’s Green Hydrogen National Programme, which has been designated as a Strategic Integrated Project (SIP) for accelerated development under the country’s Infrastructure Development Act. Speaking at the South Africa Green... 

WSP and SLR Consulting oversee the complete design and construction of the Gold Fields South Deep Gold Mine Doornpoort Tailings Storage Facility (TSF)

29th November 2022 Two market leading professional firms sustain a successful collaborative relationship over 10+ years, bringing deep-technical expertise, innovation and project oversight to Gold Fields South Deep Gold Mine.  In 2007 Golder Africa (now WSP in Africa) and Metago (now SLR Consulting) were appointed... 

Sibanye starts building €359m lithium hydroxide refinery in Finland

By: Marleny Arnoldi     28th November 2022 Precious and battery metals producer Sibanye-Stillwater has announced that it will proceed with construction of the Kokkola lithium hydroxide refinery, on the west coast of Finland, as part of the overall Keliber lithium project. This follows after Sibanye increased its interest in the Keliber... 

South Africa’s mining market is dynamic and fast-moving, Siemens Large Drives finds  

By: Martin Creamer     25th November 2022 South Africa is a super dynamic and super fast-moving market, says Siemens Large Drives global solutions head Oliver Beck, who has just completed a week of discussions with customers to highlight sustainability solutions for mining. From his perspective, South African mining economy is at the... 

E-series tankers improve competitiveness

By: Leah Shelene Asaram     25th November 2022 Newly adapted water tankers complement local equipment manufacturer Bell Equipment’s competitiveness and have promoted ease and accuracy in mining and construction by increasing remote monitoring capabilities, providing automated diagnostics, improving control mechanisms and enhancing overall... 

Hydrogen engine paves way for net-zero targets

By: Sabrina Jardim     25th November 2022 Power technology provider Cummins released its zero-carbon hydrogen internal combustion engine (H2-ICE) concept truck, powered by the B6.7H hydrogen engine, at this year’s International Automobile Exhibition (IAA) transportation conference, which was held from September 20 to 23 in Hannover,... 

Company strives for sustainability

By: Sabrina Jardim     25th November 2022 Local tyre manufacturer Bridgestone South Africa is working to decarbonise its energy sources and reduce its manufacturing carbon footprint by 50% by 2027. “We use raw materials that are produced sustainably, wherever practical, and focus on sourcing locally rather than importing to reduce the... 

Company produces first local EV truck

By: Sabrina Jardim     25th November 2022 Electric vehicle (EV) solutions provider Applied Electric Vehicle Energy Reticulation Systems Africa (Aeversa) subsidiary Iron Energy is nearing the completion of the first locally assembled 8 t electric commercial truck. The truck is a multiplatform EV drive train that is chassis agnostic – the... 

New govt report calls for ‘solid timeframes’ for updating of IRP2019 

By: Terence Creamer     24th November 2022 A new report into the progress government is making in implementing the current five-year Medium-Term Strategic Framework, from 2019 to 2024, has confirmed that energy unavailability represents the single biggest risk to doing business in South Africa, by undermining investor confidence and... 

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