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Gold mine receives containerised water treatment plants
1st December 2023

Endeavour Mining Corporation’s Lafigué gold mine, which is located about 120 km northeast of Bouake, in Côte d’Ivoire, has been equipped with three water treatment plants that will be fed raw water... 


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Proper filtration improves profitability, productivity
1st December 2023 By: Lynne Davies

Fluid contamination occurs at every level of the production process, entering lubricants and acting as a “silent thief”, mostly undetected and resulting in increased operating costs and a reduction... 


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Efficient filtration for transport
1st December 2023

Industrial supplier and distributor BMG’s filtration product specialist Hanli Schutte notes that BMG supplies and supports a comprehensive range of Fleetguard filters – manufactured by Cummins... 


Electric-car makers can stop worrying so much about lithium
Electric-car makers can stop worrying so much about lithium
30th November 2023 By: Bloomberg

Lithium’s price slump over the past year has been as dramatic as its climb — and it’s probably not finished yet. The battery material’s benchmark price in China is now down about 80% from its... 


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Finding immediate steel alternatives a concern as AMSA prepares to wind down longs unit
29th November 2023 By: Terence Creamer

ArcelorMittal South Africa (AMSA) has indicated that it will enter discussions with buyers of its noncommodity long-steel products in an effort to limit the disruption that is set to arise because... 


Chvaletice is a waste-to-value recycling and remediation opportunity involving reprocessing old tailings from a decommissioned mine.
Euro Manganese secures $100m for Czech project
29th November 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Dual-listed Euro Manganese has signed definitive agreements with OMRF, which is managed by Orion Resource Partners Group, for $100-millio in nondilutive financing to advance its Chvaletice... 


The Karowe processing plant
Lucara sets lower 2024 production guidance, appoints CFO
29th November 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Diamond miner Lucara Diamond Corp, which has appointed Glenn Kondo CFO and corporate secretary, with effect from January 1, expects to mine between 3.6-million and 4.6-million tonnes and recover... 


Battery prices are falling again as raw material costs drop
Battery prices are falling again as raw material costs drop
27th November 2023 By: Bloomberg

As the auto industry grapples with how to make affordable EVs, the task may get easier by one key metric. Battery prices are resuming a long-term trend of decline, following an unprecedented... 


The above image depicts the Pick n Pay Distribution Centre East Port project that earned a place in the Guinness World Records for the innovative solutions for handling and installation required of the unprecedented roof sheeting lengths
Local sector a major player
24th November 2023

The Southern African Institute of Steel Construction’s (Saisc’s) 2023 Steel Awards highlighted the collaboration between steel value chain participants, including architects, designers, engineers... 


TRISTEN WINTERSHOVEN
Self-lubricating bushings have emerged as the preferred choice for the side-tipper industry
Self-lubricating bushings transforming side-tipper landscape
24th November 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

A prominent South African side-tipper truck manufacturer has substantially raised its monthly orders for South African bearings manufacturer Vesconite Bearings’ self-lubricating bushings, which... 


MUNRO SERIES-M
Munro Vehicles has completed the first pre-production model of its white Series-M utility all-electric 4x4
Electric 4 × 4 enters production
24th November 2023

Scotland-based automotive manufacturer Munro Vehicles announced the completion of the first pre-production model of its white Series-M utility all-electric 4x4 earlier this month. The vehicle is a... 


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TÜV SÜD awards first ISO 19443 certificate in South Africa to Allweld Nuclear & Industrial
24th November 2023

In a first for TÜV SÜD South Africa, ISO 19443 certification, a quality management standard specific to the nuclear industry, has been attained by engineering solutions company Allweld Nuclear and... 


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Elevate your mining operations with WilsonPro
23rd November 2023

Telecommunications equipment supplier Bolton Technical, the trusted distributor for WilsonPro Amplifiers, is addressing the long-standing cellular connectivity challenges in the mining industry... 


Mine dumps in South Africa
Mine closure lacks adequate social integration – research
22nd November 2023 By: Darren Parker

New research on mine closures in South Africa has shown that there remains a lack of integration of social development, which continues to pose a risk to long-term regional development beyond... 


Multotec undertook several environmental clean-up projects that yielded positive outcomes demonstrating the potential in environmental rehabilitation
Multotec eyes environmental clean-up projects as test work yields successful results
22nd November 2023

While the modern world simply cannot function without mining and industrial operations, environmental rehabilitation is an essential and sustainable response to the man-made destruction of the... 


A taxi retrofitted into an EV with SANEDI's assistance
SANEDI's pioneer conference showcases initiatives to tackle energy challenges
21st November 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Mineral Resources and Energy Deputy Minister Dr Nobuhle Nkabane has emphasised the need to invest in science, technology and innovation to grow South Africa’s economy and to address the country’s... 


Jacques Farmer
Transforming South Africa's Mining Industry Through Specialist Training Providers
21st November 2023

By Jacques Farmer, Managing Director at PRISMA Training Solutions  As mining operations transition to modern methods, it is crucial to ensure workers can adapt to thrive in this new landscape.... 


Lithium explorer Kali says IPO attracts high-profile individuals
Lithium explorer Kali says IPO attracts high-profile individuals
20th November 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Western Australia-focused lithium explorer Kali Metals, the spin-out of ASX-listed Kalamazoo Resources and TSX-listed Karora Resources, has closed its initial public offering (IPO), following... 


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Automotive 2023: Navigating change
20th November 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Creamer Media’s ‘Automotive 2023: Navigating Change’ report places South Africa’s automotive industry in context. It discusses the effect that the semiconductor shortage has had on the sector,... 


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Zulu lithium/tantalum project pilot plant, Zimbabwe – update
17th November 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Premier African Minerals has advised that its Zulu project should be in full production in January next year. 


EMERGENCY DRILL
The swift and effective response of emergency services is critical to safeguarding communities
Miner ups community investment
17th November 2023

As part of its several corporate social investment (CSI) initiatives, iron-ore major Kumba Iron Ore's Sishen mine, in South Africa’s Northern Cape province, celebrated Arbor Month by initiating a... 


A large box of processed copper hangbars for a client
Loophole harming sector
17th November 2023 By: Halima Frost

Although illegal mining, theft of equipment and infrastructure, and a lack of fully functional local copper mines affect South Africa's copper sector, the prevailing export of scrap copper through... 


A segmented image of a Schurco Slurry Pump wet end pump made using a special polyurethane compound
Copper mine receives 20 new pumps
17th November 2023 By: Halima Frost

Heavy-duty centrifugal slurry pump manufacturer Schurco Slurry has successfully supplied 20 new pumps to a copper mine, in the Northern Cape, and has received an order for spares – valued at over... 


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Agriculture 2023: Surging costs threaten sustainability
16th November 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development Minister Thoko Didiza tabled a R17.20-billion budget for her department in the 2023/24 financial year in May 2023, including transfers to provincial... 


Grindex Bravo pumps are specifically designed to excel in applications where pumping fluids with high concentrations of abrasives, such as sand and stones, is required
Grindex Bravo pumps tackles tough slurry challenges head-on
16th November 2023

Pumping slurry is a demanding task for any pump due to the abrasive nature of the materials involved. The wear and tear on pump components can result in high maintenance and repair costs, leading... 


Illustration of green hydrogen pilot plant.
Germany funding green hydrogen pilot plant in Namibia
16th November 2023 By: Martin Creamer

A green hydrogen pilot plant and refuelling station, to gain scientific insights into the upscaling green hydrogen technologies and to ensure a high safety level for the hydrogen economy, is to be... 


Infinity Lithium wins €18.8m govt grant for San José
Infinity Lithium wins €18.8m govt grant for San José
13th November 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

The Spanish government has awarded Infinity Lithium a €18.8-million grant to advance the San José project, the Australia-listed company reported on Monday. The Ministry of Industry, Trade and... 


KREBS® Technequip® knife gate valves offer reliable performance in the most demanding applications
Technequip® knife gate valves a cut above
13th November 2023

Long regarded as a leading brand in abrasive slurry applications, KREBS® Technequip® knife gate valves now allow less stockholding of spares through the enhanced interchangeability of components.... 


PROBLEM SOLVING
The company’s specialists advise on correct valve selection and installation for every application
Company’s innovative approach helps solve industry challenges
10th November 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

Within industrial product supplier BMG's expansive collection of industrial slurry valves lies a diverse selection of pinch valves meticulously engineered to regulate the movement of liquids,... 


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Predictive maintenance part of total service
10th November 2023

The introduction of a structured maintenance management programme, which can be implemented in-house, or partially outsourced to a professional organisation, is critical to maximising production... 


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Bearings manufacturer discusses technical paper at US conference
10th November 2023

Bearing selection plays a critical role in vertical turbine pump (VTP) performance, but application, medium and bearing material should also be considered during pump manufacturing or... 


COMPREHENSIVE SOLUTIONS
Bilfinger Intervalve Africa and Steinmüller Africa are able to provide comprehensive solutions for power, mining, petrochemical and pulp and paper industries
Supplier improves efficiency, productivity
10th November 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

Valves supplier Bilfinger Intervalve Africa (BIA) has succeeded in improving the steam system of a paper mill, thereby increasing efficiency and productivity as well as reducing operational costs,... 


The above image depicts the high-frequency pulsating valves, that operate without compressed air, and produce a precise, mist-free oil application, removing the need for an extraction system
New spray increases energy efficiency
10th November 2023

Sustainability has propelled the creation of new technologies, with the economical use of energy resources becoming an important objective within metalworking companies, says fluid technology... 


CleanTech progressing PFS for Chile project
8th November 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Exploration and development company CleanTech Lithium (CTL) is progressing the prefeasibility study (PFS) at its Laguna Verde project, which will incorporate the results from extensive test work... 


Launch of Outdoor Solar Sports Lighting Solution
Launch of Outdoor Solar Sports Lighting Solution
6th November 2023

BEKA Schréder is excited to announce the launch of their new outdoor SOLAR sports lighting solution, the SOLARFLOOD-SPORT! This new solar lighting solution provides a high performing, robust option... 


Goodfellow outlines ways platinum/iridium wires are benefiting the medical industry
3rd November 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Research and industrial markets supplier Goodfellow highlights the “exceptional” properties of platinum/iridium alloys, which make the alloys suitable for use in electronics within the medical... 


China’s grip on Africa's minerals sparks a US response
China’s grip on Africa's minerals sparks a US response
3rd November 2023 By: Bloomberg

The US is going full steam ahead in its effort to catch up with China in a part of the world that’s become central to the green transition: Africa’s “Copperbelt". Loaded with minerals critical to... 


A new battery powered Toypta forklift being driven by a woman in PPE
Battery-operated forklifts offer sustainability in warehousing
3rd November 2023

As the world looks towards a more sustainable future, more businesses are being guided by regulations to reduce carbon emissions. For example, in applications such as food storage and handling,... 


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Supplier addresses challenges through product offering
3rd November 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

The mining industry requires innovative and automated solutions to mitigate the impact of various challenges, which industrial product supplier Bolts and Engineering Distributors (B.E.D.) provides... 


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Mintek’s AMAZEMET acquisition to support SA’s additive manufacturing ambitions
3rd November 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Mintek’s latest technological acquisition, the AMAZEMET rePowder ultrasonic atomisation and alloy development machine, is an extremely advanced piece of equipment that is expected to strengthen and... 


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Lady Loretta mine, Australia
3rd November 2023 By: Nadine James

Lady Loretta is a lead/zinc/silver mine that is nearing the end of its life. 


Marnus Koorts, GM Pump Products at Weir Minerals Africa
Unlocking effective dewatering: Mastering fundamental solutions
2nd November 2023

With every mine or quarry site needing to evaluate dewatering requirements at some point, it is important to determine the exact nature of potential water problems to inform the design of a... 


The Chrysos PhotonAssay delivers fast, accurate gold analysis
Chrysos, MSALABS to provide PhotonAssay technology to Barrick's mine sites
31st October 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

ASX-listed Chrysos Corporation and International laboratory business MSALABS – a subsidiary of London-listed Capital – have entered into an agreement to provide Chrysos' PhotonAssay technology to... 


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