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Talk of the town at Indaba
29th September 2023

The Manufacturing Indaba, being held in October, endeavours to promote positive changes in sub-Saharan Africa’s manufacturing landscape – a source of livelihood for millions of people and leading... 


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NAACAM Show hits top gear
29th September 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

With this year’s National Association of Automotive Component and Allied Manufacturer (NAACAM) Show, driven by the Tshwane Economic Development Agency (TEDA) and held on August 30 and 31, having... 


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Qld miners concerned about skills and rising costs - report
27th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Skilled worker shortages, government policy settings, rising costs and global economic conditions are among the main concerns for Queensland resources companies, according to a report by the... 


Embracing digital tools to improve efficiency
22nd September 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

The South African mining industry is increasingly integrating digital tools to improve efficiency and control operation costs, representing a significant shift from previous years where digital... 


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WGC members take action to improve gold supply chain transparency
19th September 2023 By: Darren Parker

The World Gold Council (WGC) has announced that its members, which account for the majority of the world's large-scale gold miners, have committed to taking steps towards providing enhanced... 


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Digitalisation drive
15th September 2023 By: Lynne Davies

By incorporating advanced technology, such as Internet of Things (IoT) technology, into pump systems, pumps manufacturing specialist Verder Pumps South Africa can assist with pump monitoring. This... 


Mining and Resources in Europe: The quest for sustainability and innovation as Germany and Finland head down under for IMARC 2023
6th September 2023

Germany, often hailed for its technological prowess and commitment to environmental sustainability, finds itself at a crossroads when it comes to its mining and resources future.   Historically,... 


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South Africa’s nonrevenue water rising to worrying levels
25th August 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

South Africa’s nonrevenue water (NRW) is rising to unsustainable levels, with nearly half the water piped through the country’s infrastructure being lost through leaks, theft or nonpayment.... 


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Better resources, collaboration required to tackle mine security as illegal mining spikes
11th August 2023 By: Nadine James

Illegal mining has grown in scale and complexity, forcing mine security personnel and law enforcement to adapt as traditional security measures become obsolete. Additionally, the sophistication of... 


Mercedes, Super Group unveil blueprint for luxury dealerships
11th August 2023 By: Irma Venter

Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA) has unveiled the second of its local dealerships to have adopted the German carmaker’s new ‘luxury’ retail brand appearance, launched globally in 2018, and in... 


IoT can help businesses, households streamline energy consumption – Vodacom Business subsidiary
11th August 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

While the Internet of Things (IoT) is well known for its capabilities in bridging the physical and digital worlds and improving the running of industry and homes, its capacity for energy... 


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Better resources, collaboration required to tackle mine security as illegal mining spikes
11th August 2023 By: Nadine James

Illegal mining has grown in scale and complexity, forcing mine security personnel and law enforcement to adapt as traditional security measures become obsolete. Additionally, the sophistication of... 


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Harmony - Women in Mining
11th August 2023

Harmony’s inspiring women’s voices are leading the change At Harmony, we are committed to addressing important social issues such as gender diversity in our workforce. 


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Artificial intelligence is a big driver of global restructuring in terms of addressing shortages of critical skills, especially in the automotive industry
Distributor drives future solutions in automotive industry
28th July 2023 By: Bridget Lepere

Plastics machinery and ancillary equipment provider GreenTech Plastics Machinery says its injection-moulding machines can now incorporate recyclable materials when manufacturing various parts and... 


Universal locos approved in European Corridor
28th July 2023

Global provider of integrated urban solutions with over 50 years of experience, Alstom, and leasing provider and asset manager of rolling stock in Europe, Northrail AG have completed a framework... 


Digital technologyʼs role in education in sub-Saharan Africa
21st July 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

Digital technologies and connectivity can play a critical role in improving African education systems, but only if the right support mechanisms and policies are in place, research by Vodacom Group,... 


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Battery-driven portable screw compressor unveiled
14th July 2023

Solutions provider Atlas Copco unveiled its new battery driven portable screw air compressor, the B-Air 185-12, at Atlas Copco’s ‘Journey to a Sustainable Future’ event in Antwerp, Belgium, in May... 


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Compressor control solutions offer optimisation, increased efficiency
14th July 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

Automation technology and solutions specialist Rockwell Automation offers solutions for controlling and protecting compressors; these solutions improve energy efficiency, optimise machine... 


Resourcing Tomorrow, Accelerating the Energy Transition: Full conference agenda out now
11th July 2023

Resourcing Tomorrow, taking place in London from November 28th to 30th has just launched the 2023 programme, dedicated to accelerating the energy transition and addressing the challenges of moving... 


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KITE 2023 promises to be ‘bigger and better’
7th July 2023 By: Bridget Lepere

The KwaZulu-Natal Industrial Technology Exhibition, also known as KITE, will be held at the Durban Exhibition Centre from July 18 to 20 for the fortieth consecutive year.  Attendance numbers are... 


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The initiative will also unlock new sources of revenue for the institute, which until now has relied largely on membership fees for its income
‘Brand for hire’ concept raises profiles
7th July 2023

An innovative Southern African Institute of Steel Construction (SAISC) initiative will give member companies and other industry professionals the opportunity to directly benefit from its... 


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Mining’s inability to absorb youth raises questions about its sustainability
16th June 2023 By: Nadine James

High youth unemployment, combined with a national skills shortage and the fact that just over a third of the population is between 15 and 35 years old, means that South Africa – already contending... 


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Mining’s inability to absorb youth raises questions about its sustainability
15th June 2023 By: Nadine James

High youth unemployment, combined with a national skills shortage and the fact that just over a third of the population is between 15 and 35 years old, means that South Africa – already contending... 


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Coal still relevant despite backlash – investment firm
9th June 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

Despite the prevailing global transition away from coal-based forms of energy, the fossil fuel remains crucial in supplying baseload energy and powering critical industries, says mining investment... 


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Digital, ESG embraced to add new life to operations
9th June 2023

Digital transformation is imperative for mining, serving as the “seamless thread” through all the mining value chain processes, and enhances safety and health, security, production, and workforce... 


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Supplier grows tech as sector evolves
2nd June 2023 By: Halima Frost

Operational technology software provider AVEVA continuously strives to advance its technologies in the mining sector as both the local and global mining sectors evolve. AVEVA Select partner,... 


Resourcing Tomorrow
30th May 2023

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Machine safety can reduce downtime
26th May 2023

Today’s manufacturers are under pressure to be more flexible, reduce downtime, increase efficiency and, above all, keep personnel safe. These efforts are complicated by yet another requirement: the... 


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Expos to discuss safety, Industry 4.0
26th May 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

With 2023 marking 30 years of Securex South Africa and 13 years of A-OSH EXPO, this year’s events – to be held at the Gallagher Convention Centre from June 6 to 8 – will showcase various security... 


Digital solutions key to improving service delivery in South Africa – Altron Karabina
26th May 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

Digital solutions can help South Africa improve service delivery and strengthen governance, says Altron Karabina senior specialist: key accounts manager Murunwa Mashamba. Critical to the success of... 


Study presents considerations for service and solutions providers in the mining industry
25th May 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Mandela Mining Precinct Real-Time Information Management System programme manager JJ Verhaeghe has outlined key insights for the manufacturing industry, gleaned from learnings from a survey on the... 


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Transitions present opportunities for African miners, manufacturers
24th May 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

There are three broad transitions under way that are likely to have a considerable impact on the mining and manufacturing sectors in South Africa and Africa, especially given the demand for... 


Green transition's exponential demand for metals, minerals.
Mining council zeroing in on aluminium, copper, silicon, steel in accelerating circular economy
23rd May 2023 By: Martin Creamer

In setting up to accelerate a global circular economy, the International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) will be focusing on the value chains of wind turbines and solar photovoltaic panels and... 


Satellite services ‘primed’ to fill connectivity gap in Africa – Liquid
19th May 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

The role that satellite services can play in Africa’s journey to sustainable growth, inclusivity and economic prosperity cannot be understated, says Liquid Satellite CEO and Liquid Dataport chief... 


Redefining resource mobilisation with Orica Digital Solutions Business
17th May 2023

Orica, one of the world’s leading mining and infrastructure solutions providers and trusted partner and technology pace-setter, continues to reinforce its commitment to innovation and value... 


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Moving into the future with ‘controlled pneumatics’
12th May 2023

Automation company Festo has further developed its compressed air technology to make its pneumatics sustainable, resource saving and energy efficient. While the production of tyres and wafers are... 


Epiroc announces second green bond issuance
4th May 2023 By: Darren Parker

Original-equipment manufacturer Epiroc has announced its second green bond issuance to fund the continued development of sustainable products and solutions. The bond, issued on May 3, in Stockholm,... 


MMP advancing applied research
28th April 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

The Mandela Mining Precinct (MMP) has shifted its focus from an investment and research perspective, and is now more focused on applied and longer-term research, as opposed to early-stage... 


Two autonomous drill rigs owned by Epiroc on the surface of a mine
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... 


South African miners still finding their feet on their digital journeys
12th April 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Professional services firm PwC has confirmed in the second edition of its 'State of Digital Transformation in the South African Mining Industry: Ten Insights into the Fourth Industrial Revolution... 


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VUP remains on schedule amid energy crisis
7th April 2023 By: Tracy Hancock

Major diamond miner De Beers’ $2.1-billion Venetia Underground Project (VUP) is on track to start production in the second half of this year, despite the National State of Disaster, declared to... 


Additional 8.56bn m3 of wastewater must be retreated each year to meet SDGs by 2030, says ABB
7th April 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

New research has revealed that global wastewater treatment capacity needs to increase by 8.56-billion cubic metres every year to meet the 2030 ambitions outlined in the Sustainable Development... 


White Paper identifies industry stats and forecasts
31st March 2023

For the past three years, business leaders and organizations have faced an unyielding procession of challenges. As we usher in 2023, many of those challenges persist, and new ones are emerging.... 


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