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Seriti progressing Mpumalanga wind energy project as it transforms to diversified energy company
19th July 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Seriti Green, a Seriti Resources subsidiary, is progressing the country’s first majority black-owned wind farm, the Ummbila Emoyeni project in Mpumalanga, which would also mark the province’s... 

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19th July 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Founded in 1984, Weartech has established a highly-respected reputation as a trusted specialist supplier of welding, thermal spray and other speciality products.  Weartech offers a comprehensive... 

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Manufacturer introduces new conveyor belt cleaner
19th July 2024

In an effort to reduce dust carry-back and lower overall maintenance time, global leader of belt conveyor accessories Martin Engineering, has launched the next generation of secondary conveyor belt... 

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Coating tech protects critical equipment
19th July 2024

Laser-applied cladding technology provides robust and long-lasting coatings that enhance the performance and lifespan of critical components required for hydraulics, pneumatics and hydropower... 

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High flow, convenience, precision with hydraulic pumps
19th July 2024

Hydraulic electric pumps from industrial equipment supplier BMG’s Enerpac E-pulse pumps range offer intelligent automatic cycle functionality and an efficient power-to-weight ratio to ensure... 

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Solar equipment supplier illuminates S Africa’s informal settlements
19th July 2024 By: Lynne Davies

Solar energy and lighting solutions provider ZRW Mechanika has successfully combined LED technology with renewable solar power to create its portable solar systems to provide lighting for informal... 

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Cape Town’s Atlantis SEZ aiming to become green-industry heartland
19th July 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

This month, July, will see the Greentech-focused Atlantis Special Economic Zone (ASEZ) mark two milestones, namely the breaking of ground for the first new factory to be built there, and the start... 

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Vulindlela 2.0, green industrialisation, infrastructure at centre of GNU’s growth vision
18th July 2024 By: Terence Creamer

A second round of economic reforms under Operation Vulindlela, together with green industrialisation and scaled-up infrastructure development have been placed at the centre of the Government of... 

Weir Africa GM for crushing and screening products Tiisetso Masekwameng
Improved wheeled plant solution enhances portability, flexibility on mining sites
18th July 2024 By: Shannon de Ryhove

In response to shifting market demands and evolving customer needs, mining technology company Weir has undertaken a significant redesign of its wheeled plant solution, known as the Weir Modular... 

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Green ammonia ousting coal in power stations, R105bn hydrogen developer reports
15th July 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Huge demand for green ammonia from power stations is being seen by the developer of South Africa’s R105-billion green hydrogen to green ammonia project in the Eastern Cape. But this new development... 

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Cutting costs with pumps
12th July 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

Using efficient pumps that have undergone extensive testing, measured by agreed and approved key performance indicators, can result in operational savings, states slurry pump manufacturer Schurco... 

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Railway functionality hinges on fasteners
12th July 2024

Railway infrastructure stands as a testament to human ingenuity, connecting cities, nations and continents, says local fastener manufacturer and distributor Swagefast, adding that beneath the... 

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CE marked washer range offered by distributor
12th July 2024

The Swedish wedge-locking solutions manufacturer Nord-Lock range of securing washers, distributed and supported by industrial equipment supplier BMG, is reportedly the only brand on the market that... 

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Region poised to benefit from energy transition
12th July 2024 By: Nadine Ramdass

Southern and Central African countries have a significant opportunity to benefit from the anticipated high demand for energy-transition minerals, such as those used for renewable-energy systems,... 

Chile to open call for preferential pricing on Albemarle lithium in one month
Chile to open call for preferential pricing on Albemarle lithium in one month
10th July 2024 By: Reuters

Chile will open calls in a month for lithium component producers to compete for preferential pricing on lithium produced by Albemarle, the head of Chile's CORFO economic development agency said on... 

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Tru-Truc sets new standards for belt scale accuracy
9th July 2024

Conveyor belt scales are indispensable components for measuring bulk materials in mining and industrial operations – but their value is compromised if accuracy is poor. “The ability to measure... 

Company driving innovation in the pumps sector
5th July 2024

Whether operating in wastewater treatment facilities, dewatering on mines, irrigating in the agricultural sector or transferring fluids and slurries in the manufacturing sectors, pumps cannot do... 

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Bottlenecks affecting company’s operations
5th July 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

Local supply chain and logistics bottlenecks have significantly impacted on steel trading and distribution company Tradecore Steel’s manufacturing operations. These bottlenecks can be attributed to... 

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Pumps range addresses hard rock mining wear issues
5th July 2024

The GIW range of slurry pumps from South African division of pumps and valves maker KSB Pumps and Valves is designed to ensure optimal wear performance in harsh conditions found in hard rock mining... 

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Company awarded tender for 100-t crane
5th July 2024

Steel manufacturing corporation ArcelorMittal South Africa (AMSA) has awarded a tender for a 100-t engineered crane to Southern Africa’s largest crane company Morris Material Handling. Morris... 

Three-way company cooperation wins crane order
5th July 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

South African agricultural machinery manufacturer Rovic is modifying its shopfloor workflow to reduce component assembly times, improve staff safety and increase the rate of production. As the... 

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Consistent pipeline all that is needed to resuscitate SA construction
5th July 2024 By: Schalk Burger

A consistent and predictable pipeline of construction and infrastructure development projects, which must be underpinned by political support and leadership, is all that is necessary to accelerate... 

Save on compressed air with the Sandpiper EvolutionX and Versamatic Valor AODD pumps
Save on compressed air with the Sandpiper EvolutionX and Versamatic Valor AODD pumps
5th July 2024

In the ever-changing realm of fluid handling, technological progress plays a vital role in improving efficiency and dependability. The forefront of these advancements is represented by the... 

Platinum-enabled hydrogen fuel cell electric heavy duty vehicles active at Los Angeles port.
Pace of platinum-enabled green hydrogen adoption building up steadily worldwide
4th July 2024 By: Martin Creamer

The pace of platinum group metals- (PGM-) enabled green hydrogen generation and clean PGM-catalysed fuel cell electricity adoption is building up steadily worldwide. In a global online... 

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Minerals Council welcomes small input cost decrease for the mining sector in May
4th July 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Industry body the Minerals Council South Africa says mining input costs rose by 6.6% year-on-year in May, marking a 0.6 percentage point decrease compared with April. The decrease is a positive... 

Namibia Critical inks MoU for Lofdal thorium offtake
4th July 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

TSX-V-listed Namibia Critical Metals has signed a nonbinding memorandum of understanding with Copenhagen Atomics to sell thorium produced from the Lofdal heavy rare earth project.  

Zandre de Witt, Portfolio Specialist for RMS and Digitilisation at Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions
Sandvik steps up remote monitoring for better mining
3rd July 2024

While the ability to remotely monitor the performance and condition of mining equipment is not new, Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions has taken great strides in applying data analytics and... 

Gypsum stacks at Phalaborwa project
Rainbow signs royalty, equity agreement with Ecora, raising $10m for Phalaborwa studies
1st July 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

London-listed Rainbow Rare Earths has signed a share placing and royalty agreement with fellow-listed Ecora Resources, raising $10-million for Rainbow to proceed with studies at the Phalaborwa rare... 

RC 700 Wear Liner Plate: Your Ultimate Solution for Enhanced Durability and Performance!
RC 700 Wear Liner Plate: Your Ultimate Solution for Enhanced Durability and Performance!
28th June 2024

( Virtual Showroom ) R-C700 is a critical component used in various industries to protect machinery and equipment from wear and tear caused by abrasive materials. R-C 700 liner plates are typically... 

MAJOR SERVICE The 50 000-hour component replacement project is intended to bring heavy-wear components back into a serviceable state that is in line with original equipment manufacturer specification
Electric shovels receive 50 000-hour service
28th June 2024 By: Halima Frost

A 50 000-hour component replacement project on one of the large 7495-series Caterpillar electric rope shovels owned and operated by diamond producer Debswana for its Jwaneng mine is going to plan,... 

The scheduled start of underground production in the first half of 2028 is anticipated to bring a new era of high-value diamond recovery for Lucara
Underground expansion progressing towards 2028 start
28th June 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

With careful planning, innovative solutions and a dedicated team, diamond miner Lucara Diamond Corporation’s Karowe Underground Expansion Project (UGP) at the wholly owned  Karowe diamond mine, in... 

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Implementation of South Africa’s clean hydrogen ambition
28th June 2024

In the throes of a global energy transformation, South Africa emerges as a prominent player, leveraging its abundant renewable resources, particularly solar and wind power, to unlock the potential... 

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Lynas targets 2025 production for separated heavy rare earths at Malaysian facility
27th June 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

ASX-listed Lynas Rare Earths plans to start production of two separated heavy rare earths (HRE) products at its Malaysian facility by 2025. This marks a strategic shift as Lynas expands its product... 

Harmonic filters and the quest for power quality in utility environments are an integral part of the transition to clean energy generation
Harmonic filters and the quest for power quality in utility environments are an integral part of the transition to clean energy generation
21st June 2024

By Wesley Govender, Digital Power Services Lead at Schneider Electric While there is a growing need for renewable energy as countries around the globe seek to reduce their dependency on fossil... 

The Tru-Trac belt tracker offers a long term solution that corrects belt misalignment
Tru-Trac showcases groundbreaking conveyor innovations
21st June 2024

As global leaders in solutions for conveyor belt misalignment, Tru-Trac will excite visitors to Electra Mining Africa this year with a whole new range of belt trackers among its innovative... 

Firms can boost sustainability through maintenance
21st June 2024

In a press release published last month, national welding supply store franchise Unique Welding commented that the welder is widely regarded as the “premier athlete” within the realm of metal... 

Tunnel-boring machines for Polihali transfer tunnel inspected ahead of delivery to Lesotho
21st June 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

The tunnel-boring machines specifically designed and manufactured to excavate the Lesotho Highlands Water Project’s (LHWP’s) 38 km transfer tunnel from Polihali to Katse will soon be making their... 

Key EV battery material can come from a surprising source: methane
20th June 2024 By: Bloomberg

Graphite is key to manufacturing the lithium-ion batteries that power everything from electric cars to smartphones. While China is the world’s top producer and exporter of the crystalline carbon,... 

Europe’s EV battery plans fade on China price war, US subsidies
Europe’s EV battery plans fade on China price war, US subsidies
20th June 2024 By: Bloomberg

In 2019, France and Germany agreed to pump billions of euros into a plan to boost Europe’s battery industry and catch up with China and the US. Five years later, that effort is running out of... 

China is building Europe battery supply in Morocco, VW unit says
19th June 2024 By: Bloomberg

China is building a battery supply chain for Europe in Morocco, as the continent struggles to develop its own industry to feed electric-car manufacturing, PowerCo’s operations head said. “We don’t... 

Chile lithium projects garner interest from over 50 companies
Chile lithium projects garner interest from over 50 companies
19th June 2024 By: Reuters

More than 50 companies have expressed interest in developing lithium projects in Chile, Finance Minister Mario Marcel said on Tuesday, after the government called for proposals for a range of salt... 

Groundbreaking research supports coal industry safety standards
Groundbreaking research supports coal industry safety standards
14th June 2024

Kangra embraced proactive steps towards ensuring the safety of its workforce and South Africa’s coal sector with the recent completion of a simulated underground emergency procedure at its mine in... 

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Tech enhances tunnel safety
14th June 2024

Manufacturing company and surface specialist SURTECO states that it ensures greater safety in Norway's tunnels, owing to the preeminece of safety in tunnels, which is a priority in Scandinavian... 

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Schauenburg SmartMine IoT

SmartMine IoT has been developed with the mining industry in mind, to provides our customers with powerful business intelligence and data modelling...

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Werner South Africa Pumps & Equipment (PTY) LTD

For over 30 years, Werner South Africa Pumps & Equipment (PTY) LTD has been designing, manufacturing, supplying and maintaining specialist...

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Universal Storage Systems (SA)

South African leader in Steel -Racking, -Shelving, and -Mezzanine flooring. Universal has innovated an approach which encompasses conceptualising,...


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