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Condra clinches second maintenance crane order from Sappi’s Saiccor Mill
24th May 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

Crane manufacturer Condra Cranes is manufacturing a second maintenance crane for turbine maintenance duty at Sappi’s Saiccor Mill, in Umkomaas, KwaZulu-Natal. This followed an order last year, and... 


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WEG
12th April 2024

Founded in 1961, WEG has grown into a global solutions provider of industrial electrical technologies. WEG is one of the largest electric motor manufacturers in the world producing more than... 


Rare earth oxides
IonicRE, Viridis to form JV to advance rare earth prospects in Brazil
3rd April 2024 By: Darren Parker

ASX-listed companies Ionic Rare Earths (IonicRE) and Viridis Mining and Minerals are to form a 50:50 joint venture (JV) company to advance rare earth separation business prospects in Brazil. The JV... 


Installing higher efficiency motors can help address energy crisis
2nd February 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

Energy-intensive industries, such as mining, are increasingly seeking out ways to reduce energy consumption, and the use of the latest motor and drive technology can play a significant role.... 


Firm hails efficiency plan’s stance on electric motors
26th January 2024

Plan to apply the Minimum Energy Performance Standards (MEPS) for low-voltage electric motors in South Africa have been hailed by solutions provider WEG Africa as an exciting step toward energy... 


WEG
WEG
26th January 2024

Founded in 1961, WEG has grown into a global solutions provider of industrial electrical technologies. WEG is one of the largest electric motor manufacturers in the world producing more than... 


Fanie Steyn, Manager Electric Motors at WEG Africa
WEG Africa applauds energy standards that drive motor efficiency
17th January 2024

In a country where most electric motors are not energy efficient, the announcement by South Africa’s government of its plans to introduce Minimum Energy Performance Standards (MEPS) is not a day... 


Platinum’s use as an actuator material is being investigated
8th December 2023 By: Darren Parker

Nanoporous platinum, a platinum matrix containing tiny pores to increase energy conduction, has recently been created in large quantities for the first time, for trial use as an actuator material,... 


Mkango to build 25 MW of solar at Songwe Hill
13th November 2023 By: Darren Parker

Rare earth element (REE) mining company Mkango aims to build three solar photovoltaic plants with a combined capacity of 25 MW at its Songwe Hill project, in Malawi, to provide sustainable... 


Delba Electrical:  Your preferred service partner
Delba Electrical: Your preferred service partner
8th November 2023

Delba Electrical is a renowned company that specializes in the refurbishment of electrical rotating machines. For six decades, Delba has been at the forefront of repairing electric rotating... 


A large electric motor sat on the ground sealed in an orange corrosion proof and fire retardant paint at a mine in Africa
Collaboration to develop heavy-duty motors
13th October 2023

Industrial products supplier BMG’s electric motor designers and engineers have collaborated with global electric motor specialists to develop the Synergy IE3 range of electric motors that meet... 


Cape Town crane manufacturer ups production to meet rising demand
13th October 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

Cape Town-based crane manufacturer BB Cranes is ramping up production as orders from general industry and consulting engineers increases. According to a statement released by BB Cranes parent... 


Hydrogen-powered aviation company ZeroAvia secures support from major groups
18th September 2023 By: Rebecca Campbell

Zero emission aviation company ZeroAvia announced on Monday that its latest funding round has been led by major international groups, namely Europe-based global aerospace group Airbus, UK-based... 


VITAL ROLE
South Africa’s agricultural sector plays a vital role in the country’s economy, contributing significantly to employment, food security and export revenue
Company driving innovation in agricultural sector
11th August 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

South Africa’s agricultural sector plays a vital role in the country’s economy, contributing significantly to employment, food security and export revenue. The industry, therefore, stands to... 


Delba’s 60th Anniversary Celebration
Delba’s 60th Anniversary Celebration
14th July 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

For six decades, Delba has been at the forefront of the repair of rotating electrical machines, earning the reputation as one of the industry’s most trusted and reliable service providers. As the... 


Head shot of Bearings International GM Christian Chipamaunga.
Supplier on the pulse of market’s needs
7th July 2023 By: Bridget Lepere

  Industrial solutions supplier Bearings International (BI) has been supplying industrial power transmission products to the sugar industry for 65 years, with its chains selection for the sugar... 


Report highlights the relative materials intensity of technologies required for the net-zero transition, such as offshore wind turbines
Mining, refining, smelting investment of up to $4tr by 2030 needed to support net-zero shift – report
6th July 2023 By: Terence Creamer

As the world accelerates the deployment of climate technologies in support of the net-zero transition, there is a risk that materials supply might not scale at the required speed, a new McKinsey &... 


Nickel is expected to face shortages of between 10% and 20% by the end of the decade.
McKinsey adds to warnings of metals shortages for clean energy
5th July 2023 By: Bloomberg

McKinsey & Co. joined the growing chorus warning that metals considered key to the clean-energy transition face shortages in coming years, potentially suppressing the adoption of electric cars,... 


Isidoro Del Piccolo
Delba Electrical celebrates 60 years of rich history, innovation and commitment to customer satisfaction
5th July 2023

For six decades, Delba has been at the forefront of the repair of rotating electrical machines, earning the reputation as one of the industry's most trusted and reliable service providers. As the... 


ECO EMITTER
It is an engineered device designed to provide corrosion protection for sensitive assets
Firm promotes multimetal corrosion protection
9th June 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

Branching from US manufacturer Cortec’s EcoEarth line, the EcoEmitter is a specially engineered device designed to provide corrosion protection for sensitive assets such as electronic and optical... 


ALWAYS AVAILABLE
The WEG IE4 and IE1 motors available in stock to service customers
TCO contracts reduce costs, boost efficiency
2nd June 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

The latest National Energy Regulator of South Africa- (Nersa-) approved price increase of 18.55% means that the cost of electricity is now 63.08% more expensive than in April 2019, says motor and... 


ALPHA MOTORS
Alpha Motors, a Bearings International brand, is manufactured by TechTop
Company expands market share
2nd June 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

Industrial products supplier Bearings International is expanding its market share in South Africa’s electric motor industry through its continued commitment to providing reliable, energy efficient... 


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A$50m in grants awarded to critical mineral projects
18th May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The federal government has approved nearly A$50-million in a second round of grants to accelerate the development of 13 critical minerals projects, which Resources Minister Madeleine King said... 


ENHANCED BENEFITS
By working with reputable manufacturers and experienced suppliers, users of agricultural equipment can improve efficiency, reduce costs, and enhance their operations significantly
Use of soft starters, VSDs in irrigation beneficial
5th May 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

Implementing modern electric motor control technology in the agriculture industry has become increasingly important to improve efficiency throughput, reduce downtime, reduce waste, and drive... 


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Is there a future for exoskeletons in SA mining?
5th May 2023 By: Darren Parker

While the world’s attention has been focused on the exponential advances being made in robotics and artificial intelligence, technological development in mechanical exoskeletons has largely been... 


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Is there a future for exoskeletons in SA mining?
5th May 2023 By: Darren Parker

While the world’s attention has been focused on the exponential advances being made in robotics and artificial intelligence, technological development in mechanical exoskeletons has largely been... 


International partnerships critical to critical minerals - King
13th April 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Federal Resources Minister Madeleine King has highlighted the importance of international partnerships, specifically those with Japan and the US, in developing Australia’s critical minerals... 


5TPH DMS Test Plant Completed through Industry Collaboration
3rd April 2023

(Virtual Showroom): Mid-tier minerals and metals process engineering company, Consulmet, has completed the construction of a unique five-ton-per-hour Dense Media Separation (DMS) test plant at its... 


Ursula von der Leyen and Joe Biden meet in Washington in March
US and Europe wrangle over green subsidies to avoid a trade war
3rd April 2023 By: Bloomberg

As European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen sat in the Oval Office last month she gushed before the cameras about the US Inflation Reduction Act. “It’s great that there’s such a massive... 


BMW SA adds new i7 to EV mix, says iX1 to follow later this year
17th February 2023 By: Irma Venter

The total battery electric vehicle (BEV) market in South Africa grew by 137% in 2022, says BMW Group South Africa (BMW SA). Just under 420 BEVs were sold in South Africa in the first 11 months of... 


Zest WEG
Zest WEG
17th February 2023

Zest WEG, a subsidiary of leading Brazilian motor and controls manufacturer WEG, is committed to the development of the African region, and has been servicing the continent for over 40 years.... 


A large open pit operation at night being lit up with flood lights and masts
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... 


Mkango and CoTec sign loan and equity investment agreements
1st February 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Dual-listed rare earths developer Mkango Resources said on Tuesday that it had signed definitive agreements with Canada-based mining issuer CoTec Holdings for a £2-million convertible loan, a... 


Scholz visits South America in a race with China to get lithium
30th January 2023 By: Bloomberg

Chancellor Olaf Scholz is hoping his trip to Latin America this weekend will help Germany secure additional supplies of the lithium that car giants like Mercedes-Benz Group AG and Volkswagen need... 


Mobility solutions highlighted at global event
27th January 2023

Global technical equipment, drive and braking systems manufacturer Voith presented its solutions for the mobility shift in commercial vehicles at the IAA Transportation Expo held in Hannover,... 


Suzuki unveils its first electric concept, mulling local introduction
27th January 2023 By: Irma Venter

Small-car specialist Suzuki has unveiled its first all-electric concept vehicle. The Japanese carmaker says the eVX – emotional versatile cruiser – is a compact sports utility vehicle (SUV) that... 


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Zest WEG
27th January 2023

Zest WEG, a subsidiary of leading Brazilian motor and controls manufacturer WEG, is committed to the development of the African region, and has been servicing the continent for over 40 years.... 


An underground power station
Research team develops plans to use old mines as power generating plants
13th January 2023 By: Donna Slater

An international team of researchers have developed a method to store kinetic energy, which can later be converted to electrical energy, using decommissioned underground mines. The Underground... 


Partnership formed to use Boliden’s low-carbon copper in ABB’s electric motors
15th December 2022 By: Donna Slater

Engineering company ABB is partnering with Swedish mining and smelting company Boliden to use low-carbon copper in the production of its electromagnetic stirring (EMS) equipment and high-efficiency... 


Toyota to evaluate local customers’ response to RAV4 plug-in hybrid in new pilot initiative
9th December 2022 By: Irma Venter

Following the introduction of the RAV4 GX hybrid last year and the RAV4 hybrid E-Four this year, Toyota South Africa Motors (TSAM) says it will test the local market’s response to the RAV4 plug-in... 


SEW-EURODRIVE South Africa, a specialist in drive and control technologies, moved into its new state-of-the-art 26 000-m2 headquarters complex in Aeroton, Johannesburg.
New high-tech African facility for SEW-EURODRIVE
7th December 2022

SEW-EURODRIVE South Africa, a specialist in drive and control technologies, moved into its new state-of-the-art 26 000-m2 headquarters complex in Aeroton, Johannesburg, earlier this year. The new... 


An image depicting the interior of an EV truck
Company produces first local EV truck
25th November 2022 By: Sabrina Jardim

Electric vehicle (EV) solutions provider Applied Electric Vehicle Energy Reticulation Systems Africa (Aeversa) subsidiary Iron Energy is nearing the completion of the first locally assembled 8 t... 


Iluka and Northern Minerals strike Browns Range deal
26th October 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Rare earths miners Northern Minerals and Iluka have struck a strategic partnership agreement over the Browns Range project, with Northern Minerals announcing a A$78-million funding package. Under... 


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