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Logistics provider Crossroads building on strengths  

By: Simone Liedtke     Updated 5 hours ago General freight, fuel and bulk logistics company Crossroads will be building on its strengths and honing its strategy this year to grow its business, improve operational efficiency and increase value-add to its customers. This strategy will significantly increase the company’s market share in the... 

No substitute for reliability, ROI

3rd February 2023 South Africa’s electricity crisis has made it more evident than ever that maintenance and planning should form the core of any industrial operation, says mining supplies company Mechanical Rotating Solutions (MRS). Many mining companies strive to improve the reliability of their operations, but... 

Small businesses in boiler servicing sector need support

By: Nadine Ramdass     3rd February 2023 With small businesses that service boilers and burners requiring support to manage challenges and grow within an industry that is dominated by larger, established companies and inadequately qualified companies, legislative structures need to be established to support new entrants in the market,... 

Consultants offer energy efficiency planning, implementation

3rd February 2023 Making a mine energy efficient requires plenty of planning, which ideally means proactively designing for efficiency from an early stage in a project, says consulting engineers and scientists SRK Consulting. “Many mining companies are embracing new technology for energy efficiency, but there is... 

Farmers seek new deal as loadshedding threatens industry and food security 

By: Marleny Arnoldi     3rd February 2023 The impact of loadshedding on the agriculture sector is evident at all levels of operation, including logistics and cold chain management, which necessitates urgent responses from farmers and government, lest food security and export sales are put at risk. A report by Nova Economics estimates... 

Adelaide Ruiters Mining And Exploration

By: Simone Liedtke     3rd February 2023 In furthering its hopes and ambitions for South Africa’s phosphates and agriculture sectors, junior miner Adelaide Ruiters Mining & Exploration (ARME) continues to advance its 37. 4-million-tonnes Zandheuvel Sedimentary Phosphate Mining and Beneficiation Project, in South Africa’s Saldanha Bay,... 

Ndlovu reflects on coal’s continued, changing role in society

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     2nd February 2023 Industry organisation the World Coal Association chairperson July Ndlovu has said the time has come for the world to accept that abated coal has a vital role to play in the long-term energy future. Speaking at the Southern African Coal Conference, in Cape Town, Ndlovu said there has never been a... 

The Power of Procurement in Mining

2nd February 2023 A Strategic Value Driver for Miners,  Communities and Stakeholders Procurement in the mining industry has the power to add or destroy value for mining companies, shape communities and impact all industry stakeholders. But we live in uncertain times where international supply chains are shifting... 

NECOM outlines plan for adding and recovering 8 800 MW in 2023 

By: Terence Creamer     31st January 2023 Initiatives being coordinated under the aegis of the National Energy Crisis Committee (NECOM) will seek to add about 8 800 MW of capacity to the South Africa’s electricity supply during the course of 2023 in an effort to reduce the intensity of loadshedding, a senior official from the NECOM... 

Blyvoor Gold secures approval for solar energy project

By: Martin Creamer     31st January 2023 Carletonville’s Blyvoor Gold Mine has announced the approval of the first phase of its solar energy project. Up to 40 MW will be generated near its mining operations on Gauteng’s West Rand, following Eskom’s first phase approval. 

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