R/€ = 16.74 Change: 0.02
R/$ = 15.81 Change: 0.05
Au 1846.23 $/oz Change: 32.84
Pt 967.00 $/oz Change: 38.50


Johnson Matthey predicts smaller platinum surplus, palladium and rhodium deficits

By: Reuters     17th May 2022 A surplus in the platinum market should shrink this year and the palladium and rhodium markets are likely to move back into deficit, Johnson Matthey said in a report on Monday. The three metals are used in autocatalysts that reduce emissions from vehicle engines, with platinum also used in other... 

Efficient trucks added to fleet

By: Halima Frost     13th May 2022 Heavy lifting and rigging specialist Lovemore Bros added four new trucks from global truck manufacturer Volvo to its heavy lifting and materials handling fleet. Lovemore Bros heavy rigging manager Shane Hawyes says the benefit of the acquisition is threefold. 

John Deere Construction

13th May 2022 John Deere Construction is here, and we are excited to help you in your quest to build Africa. We offer a wide range of easy to service machines, aftermarket solutions and finance options. Our nationwide dealers are well trained to support our customers throughout the region.   Having started... 

The future of mining in South Africa

12th May 2022 Mining can’t continue as it has: that’s the core of this year’s Mining Indaba with a theme that centres on greening a historically harmful industry. With carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere at their highest levels ever, Barloworld Equipment is well aware of the monumental changes needed to... 

Minimum of 14 000 jobs a year from South Africa’s first hydrogen corridor 

By: Martin Creamer     11th May 2022 South Africa’s first hydrogen corridor now under development has the potential to generate a minimum of 14 000 jobs, $400-million in gross domestic product and $900-million in taxes a year by 2050. In an addition, there is potential to grow platinum group metal (PGM) demand by between 1% to 2%... 

Wärtsilä tech ensures increased efficiency, reliability 

By: Simone Liedtke     9th May 2022 In leading the transition towards a decarbonized and 100% renewable energy future, innovative technology leader Wärtsilä Energy assists its customers by developing market-leading technologies, which include the likes of future-fuel enabled flexible power plants and hybrid solutions, or even... 

Anglo American unveils a prototype of the world’s largest hydrogen-powered mine haul truck - a vital step towards reducing carbon emissions over time

6th May 2022 Anglo American plc (“Anglo American”) today unveils a prototype of the world’s largest hydrogen-powered mine haul truck designed to operate in everyday mining conditions at its Mogalakwena PGMs mine in Limpopo, South Africa. 

Italian Club chooses Bedfordview specialist to keep lights on

By: Tracy Hancock     15th April 2022 The Italian Club Johannesburg, in Bedfordview, has invested about R1-million in the installation of a fully automated 275 kVA generator from privately-owned generator specialist Elegen to power its facilities during electricity outages and load-shedding.   The club researched several companies... 

Imagine a world without fuel emissions… now you’re envisioning what Nel Hydrogen is making possible

13th April 2022 Nel is a global, dedicated hydrogen company, delivering optimal solutions to produce, store, and distribute hydrogen from renewable energy.  

Power provider grows West Africa market share

By: Halima Frost     8th April 2022 Power plant designer and manufacturer USP&E Global says the West Africa region currently contributes about 20% to 30% of its yearly revenue. “This figure should continue to grow, owing to an increase in modern solutions being delivered to the region,” USP&E Europe, Middle East and Africa MD Johan... 

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