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DGC offers tailored corrosion solutions for various industries
Company expands industrial solutions through two partnerships
9th June 2023

Industrial service provider Dickinson Group of Companies (DGC) has emerged as a trusted industry leader in asset integrity management and has recently entered into two distribution agreements with... 

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Infrastructure projects critical to sector’s growth
9th June 2023 By: Halima Frost

The cement and concrete industry is stagnant and the only avenue for rejuvenation is the implementation of some of the infrastructure projects for which government has allocated over R900-billion,... 

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Event promotes sector research
9th June 2023 By: Halima Frost

Industry body Cement & Concrete South Africa (CCSA) will host its second biennial Young Concrete Researchers, Engineering and Technologists Symposium (YCRETS) from July 12 to 14. The event is aimed... 

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All-electric mixer launched, tested
9th June 2023

Global innovative and sustainable building solutions developer Holcim tested an all-electric concrete mixer truck last month. The eMixer was officially presented to the industry at international... 

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AfCFTA holds promise for SA exports, but implementation roadblocks remain
9th June 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

While the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement presents a significant opportunity to access a larger market for South Africa’s exports and the local manufacturing sector, industry... 

Construction starts on Phase 2 of Lesotho Highlands Water Project
9th June 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

Phase 2 of the long-awaited Lesotho Highlands Water Project (LHWP) has broken ground. LHWP Phase 2, building on Phase 1 that was completed in 2003, includes the construction of the Polihali dam and... 

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OLI Electrical Vibrators
9th June 2023

It is our drive for innovation and industry service that forces us to evaluate our product offerings to all sectors on a continual basis.  

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Ivanhoe achieves record copper production at Kamoa-Kakula
5th June 2023 By: Darren Parker

Copper miner Ivanhoe Mines' Kamoa-Kakula copper complex, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, has achieved a monthly production record of 35 856 t of copper concentrate during May.  Copper... 

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TCTA unpacks progress being made on key bulk water projects
2nd June 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

The Trans-Caledon Tunnel Authority (TCTA) has come a long way since being established in 1986 to fund and implement the South African portion of the Lesotho Highlands Water Project (LHWP), gaining... 

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Porta Plinth™: Revolutionising Pipe Support for the Mining Industry
1st June 2023

Are you tired of dealing with cumbersome steel or concrete pipe support cradles? TSS Global has developed the game-changing solution you've been waiting for, Porta Plinth™. Specifically designed... 

EU seeks critical minerals deals with more African countries
31st May 2023 By: Reuters

The European Union (EU) is in negotiations with Democratic Republic of Congo, a leading source of battery minerals, and aims for talks with other African countries to shore up its supplies of... 

China recovery bigger worry than EU carbon tax, Hindalco MD says
China recovery bigger worry than EU carbon tax, Hindalco MD says
26th May 2023 By: Bloomberg

The uncertainty over China’s economic recovery is proving to be a headwind for metal producers in the short-term even as the longer range demand outlook remains robust due to electrification and... 

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Big goals for construction event
26th May 2023

This year’s Big 5 Construct Southern Africa is being held with the aim of driving economic growth, recovery and transformation within Southern Africa’s construction industry. The Big 5 Construct... 

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Great White kaolin project, Australia
26th May 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Andromeda Metals proposes to be complete the project in four stages. 

Valve certified for hydrogen applications
19th May 2023

Multinational corporation Emerson has announced approval by testing, inspection, and certification company Bureau Veritas Italia of its BM6X Series Slam-Shut valve for use in applications with up... 

Robust hose meets requirements for various applications
12th May 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

Global hydraulic and industrial hose products manufacturer Alfagomma’s 740AA 85 bar high-pressure concrete pumping hose offers a range of benefits to customers and has been designed to suit their... 

Minister emphasises need for speedy implementation of infrastructure projects
12th May 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

As the Department of Public Works and Infrastructure (DPWI) provides updates on the various infrastructure projects under way, Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Sihle Zikalala says there is... 

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Crocodile River mine restart project, South Africa – update
12th May 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Eastplats has raised C$7.04-million through a rights offer to help fund its growth projects, with the Zandfontein underground project at the Crocodile River mine being a priority. 

Incoming CBAM could see African aluminium, iron exports plummet
11th May 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

The African Climate Foundation (ACF), together with the Firoz Lalji Institute for Africa, finds that the European Union’s (EU’s) incoming Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM) will impact... 

China slams Canada PM Trudeau's slave labour comment, threatens 'consequences'
5th May 2023 By: Reuters

China sharply criticized Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's comment that linked Chinese-produced lithium to slave labor, and warned Canada could face consequences if it continues "denigrating... 

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Copper mine flashes warning of 'huge crisis' for world supply
3rd May 2023 By: Bloomberg

Accompanied by tinny taped music and overall-clad workers, Rio Tinto Group executives and Mongolian officials gathered a kilometer beneath the freezing Gobi Desert earlier this year to open one of... 

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Contractor secures new orders from diamond mine
28th April 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Following its successful expansion of the sewage treatment plant of diamond miner Lucara Diamond’s Karowe mine in Botswana, water management contractors WEC Projects has secured further orders from... 

Chile to start lithium talks with SQM by mid-year to boost State control
25th April 2023 By: Reuters

Chile will start talks with SQM over its operations in the Atacama “this semester” to convince the world's No. 2 lithium mining company to sign onto a state-led public-private model, the economy... 

Glencore CEO Gary Nagle
Glencore CEO’s first big move: Chasing mining's toughest prize
24th April 2023 By: Bloomberg

Glencore's attempt to seal mining’s biggest deal in a decade has thrust new CEO Gary Nagle into center stage. Little known outside Glencore before taking the job nearly two years ago, the energetic... 

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Woodside production tumbles in first quarter
21st April 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Energy major Woodside has reported a 9% decline in production during the three months to March, compared with the previous quarter on the back of turnaround and maintenance activities. The... 

Modern technology boosts construction deployment time
21st April 2023 By: Leah Shelene Asaram

Modern technology has transformed the construction industry, says diverse prefabricated deployment solutions company Turnkey Modular, which has implemented its robust Intelligent Component Design... 

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Manufacturer accelerates autonomous drills transformation
21st April 2023

Mining and infrastructure equipment manufacturer Epiroc says it is continuously accelerating the transformation of the mining industry toward lower emissions, improved safety, and higher... 

MTN ‘hardening’ its sites as vandalism, theft shift from opportunistic incidents to organised criminality
14th April 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

MTN South Africa has accelerated its drive to ensure a resilient network as many of its towers are, in some cases, completely stripped, with the company spending over R1.5-billion this year. Teams... 

Clearing alien plant species helps to increase runoff to major Eastern Cape dams
14th April 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

Gamtoos Irrigation Board’s (GIB’s) years-long government-funded drive to improve water security in the Eastern Cape by clearing invasive alien plant species in the catchment areas of dams supplying... 

Chile to present large lithium investment plan for 2025-2030 this month
12th April 2023 By: Reuters

Chile's government will present its long-delayed national lithium policy in April and hopes it will generate significant investment during the second half of the decade, Economy Minister Nicolas... 

Anchor block construction on Msikaba bridge nears completion
7th April 2023 By: Irma Venter

The Concor-Mota Engil Joint Venture has almost completed the four massive concrete blocks that will anchor the Msikaba bridge in place. Concor project director Laurence Savage says the blocks... 

Gary Nagle says Glencore would like to engage with Teck further
Glencore is still pursuing Teck after $23bn bid rejected
4th April 2023 By: Bloomberg

Glencore is still pursuing its $23-billion proposal to buy Teck Resources and seeking talks with the Canadian company’s management, undeterred by firm rejections from both Teck’s board and... 

Professor Judith Kinnaird, the Visiting Professor of the School of Geosciences, and the co-director of Cimera at the University of the Witwatersrand.
Critical metals for low-carbon economy being studied across 12 universities
30th March 2023 By: Martin Creamer

A consortium across a dozen South African universities has the spotlight on critical metals for a low-carbon future. At a time when the mining world is focused firmly on the availability of... 

Contango wash plant in Zimbabwe now complete
28th March 2023 By: Darren Parker

London-listed natural resources development company Contango Holdings reports that construction of the wash plant at its Lubu coking coal project, in Zimbabwe, has been completed ahead of... 

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S Africa a key energy market
24th March 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Despite the disappointment for the local wind industry over the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP) Bid Window 6 – which did not approve any new wind... 

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Engineered wood a carbon-efficient material
24th March 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

The international construction industry is moving away from carbon-producing materials, such as steel and concrete, in favour of more sustainable materials. Engineered wood offers a multitude of... 

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Measuring wind resources for the energy transition
24th March 2023

Having pioneered the installation of meteorological measurement masts (met masts) at various locations to assess the wind data in Mpumalanga, almost immediately upon setting up offices in South... 

Afrimat moves to general mining on JSE
20th March 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Building materials and mining group Afrimat’s sector classification on the JSE has been reclassified to depict its business operations more accurately. Its classification on the JSE has changed... 

Newmont joins US Dept of Energy’s mine tailings carbon sequestering research
20th March 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Colorado-based diversified miner Newmont has partnered with the US Department of Energy (DoE) to explore a rapid electrochemical mineralisation to form dolomite (REMineD) approach for sequestering... 

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Jansen potash project, Canada – update
17th March 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

BHP has awarded several contracts at its Jansen potash project businesses that will help indigenous people benefit from its presence in the region. 

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Cooling towers for Kloof refrigeration plant expansion
17th March 2023

Thermal solutions specialist IWC has designed, fabricated and erected a new pultruded glass reinforced polyester (GRP) condenser cooling tower for multinational mining and metals processing group... 

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Indigenous-owned firms win Jansen contracts
10th March 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Diversified major BHP has awarded Wicehtowak Frontec Services (WFS), a joint-venture partnership between ATCO Frontec and George Gordon Developments (GGDL), a multi-year, base contract of... 

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Manufacturer focused on anti-theft, -vandalism signalling equipment
10th March 2023 By: Tracy Hancock

The prevention of vandalism and theft of rail infrastructure continues to be a significant money pit for the South African passenger and freight rail industry. State-owned entity Passenger Rail... 

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