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Supplier leveraging industry experience to carve out market segment
Supplier leveraging industry experience to carve out market segment
19th August 2022 By: Simone Liedtke

Industrial equipment supplier Caslad is leveraging its industry experience and contacts to solidify themselves as a large player within the light industrial and materials handling market segment.... 


Collaboration to jointly distribute Messer Cutting Systems products
19th August 2022

In 2019, fastener specialists Bolt and Engineering (B.E.D) entered into an agreement with capital equipment manufacturer and distributor First Cut, according to which B.E.D. and First Cut would... 


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Four companies have come together to underscore the importance of awareness, knowledge and training across all sectors of the local compressed gas value chain
Conference calls for improved safety and training, launches revolutionary leak-proof oxyfuel system
19th August 2022

The joint Safety Unites: Compressed Gas Safety Conference held June in Johannesburg, represented a collaboration by the fastener specialists Bolt and Engineering Distributors (B.E.D.) Group,... 


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Zulu lithium/tantalum project pilot plant, Zimbabwe – update
12th August 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

Fabrication, site design and construction are under way. 


Maintenance the key to efficient HVAC on mining machines
10th August 2022

Lack of attention to maintenance on heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems on mobile mining equipment such as dump trucks, excavators, dozers and drill rigs can cost mines dearly.... 


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Cabinda phosphate fertiliser plant, Angola – update
5th August 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

The definitive feasibility study and project approvals are expected in the third quarter of this year. 


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Kathleen Valley lithium/tantalum project, Australia – update
5th August 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

Liontown Resources is confident that it can execute its Kathleen Valley project within the set timeframe and within the project's new budget. 


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Segele gold project, Ethiopia – update
5th August 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

Akobo Minerals has reached an agreement with South African company IW Mining to operate the Segele mine. 


Premier receives $18.1m in funding for Zulu pilot processing plant
3rd August 2022 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Aim-listed Premier African Minerals has concluded the definitive transaction documents in respect of the marketing and prepayment agreement with Suzhou TA&A, and is in receipt of about... 


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Pensana appoints heavyweight project delivery team to realise rare earth projects
2nd August 2022 By: Marleny Arnoldi

London-listed Pensana has appointed an eight-person project delivery team, dedicated to the execution and commissioning of its Longonjo rare earths mine, in Angola, and its Saltend refinery, in the... 


Akobo appoints South African company as mining contractor for Ethiopia mine
1st August 2022 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Scandinavia-based gold exploration and boutique mining company Akobo Minerals has reached an agreement with South African company IW Mining to operate the underground mine at Segele, in Ethiopia.... 


Location map of the Kathleen Valley lithium/tantalum project
Kathleen Valley lithium/tantalum project, Australia – update
29th July 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

Liontown Resources has awarded an engineering, procurement and construction management contract to engineering firm Lycopodium Minerals at its Kathleen Valley lithium project. 


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Hydraulic solutions for Africa
22nd July 2022

Equipment supplier BMG’s regional service centres (RSC), which are situated in the major city centres and commercial nodes throughout the country, play a critical role by providing engineering... 


Rendering of proposed NICO pit, mill and camp site in the Northwest Territories
NICO gold/cobalt/bismuth/copper mine project, Canada – update
22nd July 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

Fortune Minerals has secured an extension to the option period to buy the JFSL Field Services brownfield site, in Alberta, where it plans to build the NICO hydrometallurgical refinery. 


Syrah posts solid quarter in Moz
21st July 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Graphite miner Syrah Resources has reported a solid quarter of production at its Balama operation, in Mozambique, during the three months to June. Balama produced 44 000 t of graphite during the... 


Fortune extends purchase option for Nico refinery site
15th July 2022 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Toronto-listed Fortune Minerals has secured a two-month extension to the option period to purchase the JFSL Field Services brownfield site, in Alberta, where it plans to construct the Nico... 


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Prices driving upgrades, maintenance
15th July 2022 By: Nadine Ramdass

The current steep increase in commodity prices has led to mining clients’ upgrading and maintaining their equipment to reduce downtime and maximise output, says steel fabricator Hydra Arc project... 


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Leakproof oxyfuel system launched at compressed gas safety conference
15th July 2022 By: Natasha Odendaal

A partnership between industry peers has resulted in the launch – and shortly, the distribution worldwide – of a new triple-patented oxyfuel system, described as a revolutionary step forward for... 


Coal mine looks to Weba design for refit Chutes
11th July 2022

(Virtual Showroom): When a coal mine in South Africa’s Mpumalanga province needed to replace its high maintenance conventional transfer chutes, it looked to Weba Chute Systems for the best... 


Location map of the Kathleen Valley lithium/tantalum project
Kathleen Valley lithium/tantalum project, Australia – update
8th July 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

Liontown Resources has signed a lithium supply agreement with Ford Motor Company. 


Kwatani casts the spotlight on innovation and digitalisation
4th July 2022

In response to the innovation imperative in the mining sector, Kwatani will use Electra Mining Africa 2022 – to be held at the Johannesburg Expo Centre from 5 to 9 September – as the ideal platform... 


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Industry body assures job security for welders
24th June 2022 By: Halima Frost

Despite a marked increase in the uptake of robotic welding systems, owing to Covid-19 and the fast-tracking of automation, artisanal welding will never be completely replaced, says Southern African... 


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Hydra Arc: Welding
24th June 2022

Established in 1987, Hydra Arc has grown from being a supplier of specialised welders into a leading refinery maintenance, turnaround specialist, steel fabrication and construction company,... 


Sandvik customers welcome new crushing solution
13th June 2022

Quarry owners have given an enthusiastic reception to two new Sandvik static crushing solutions – the Reborn plant and the FastPlant™ – which both offer fast delivery times and substantial cost... 


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Company produces over 1Mt of corrosion resistant steel
10th June 2022 By: Halima Frost

Stainless steel manufacturer Columbus Stainless, based in Middelburg, Mpumalanga, says that it has produced more than one-million tons of its 3CR12 chromium-containing corrosion-resistant stainless... 


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Hydra Arc
10th June 2022

Specialised welding and mechanical maintenance company Hydra Arc is currently conducting highly specialised plant maintenance on a coal-fired power plant in Secunda, in Mpumalanga.  The welding and... 


Location map of the Kathleen Valley project
Kathleen Valley lithium/tantalum project, Australia – update
10th June 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

Liontown and electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla have executed a full-form agreement for the supply of spodumene concentrate from the Kathleen Valley lithium project. 


The FastPlant™ offers fast delivery times and substantial cost savings.
Sandvik customers welcome new crushing solutions
9th June 2022 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Quarry owners have given an enthusiastic reception to two new Sandvik static crushing solutions – the Reborn plant and the FastPlant™ – which both offer fast delivery times and substantial cost... 


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New system benefits mining operations
3rd June 2022 By: Sabrina Jardim

Global mining specialist and supplier of equipment and systems for openpit and underground mining, bulk materials handling and minerals processing company TAKRAF has introduced a materials handling... 


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BHP's neighbours to benefit from wind fences
2nd June 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Mining major BHP has awarded contracts for Australia’s first wind fences, designed to reduce dust emissions as part of BHP’s A$300-million air quality commitment. The fences will be built in Port... 


The trusted manufacturing partner for the agricultural industry
13th May 2022

For the past 28 years, proudly South African manufacturer Fabrinox has been a trusted partner of choice for the agricultural industry. Our wide range of capabilities includes the manufacturing of... 


Multotec’s subsidiaries in Botswana, Mozambique, Zambia and Ghana employ over 200 local people
High expectations drive Multotec’s Africa journey
12th May 2022 By: Simone Liedtke

Two decades of concerted investment in subsidiaries across Africa gives minerals processing equipment specialist Multotec a world class foundation from which to serve mines. Multotec MD Jaco du... 


Fortescue signs A$90m contract with Schlam
11th May 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Iron-ore major Fortescue Metals has awarded mining services provider Schlam, a multi-million-dollar supply agreement for both its product services divisions. The contract will see Schlam... 


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Kathleen Valley lithium/tantalum project, Australia – update
6th May 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

South Korea-based LG Energy Solutions has signed a binding offtake agreement for 100 000 t f spodumene concentrate from the Kathleen Valley operation. 


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Microgrid, agriculture repurposing projects initiated for Komati
6th May 2022 By: Cameron Mackay

Following socioeconomic impact studies and community engagement, State-owned power utility Eskom has initiated the first three of its repurposing projects for the coal-powered Komati power station,... 


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Weartech
6th May 2022 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Founded in 1984, Weartech has established a highly-respected reputation as a trusted specialist supplier of welding, thermal spray and other speciality products.  Weartech offers a comprehensive... 


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A Century of Doing Good
3rd May 2022

Rand Refinery, which turned 100 during the Covid-19 pandemic, continues to reshape value and pioneer change 


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ERP solutions can mitigate industry challenges
29th April 2022 By: Sabrina Jardim

Software development company SYSPRO assists fabrication businesses by providing enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions that assist in delivering consistency throughout the value chain, from... 


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Fasteners, bearings and welding equipment all within supplier’s ambit
29th April 2022 By: Sabrina Jardim

Fasteners, bearings and welding products and equipment are relevant for the metal fabrication sector, which is built on cutting metal and welding it. If metal cannot be bolted together with... 


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Merger results in beneficial services
29th April 2022 By: Sabrina Jardim

Abrasives supplier First Cut and gas safety training and equipment company Gas Safety International’s (GSI’s) aim - through their merger of interests – is to mitigate the challenges in the metal... 


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New look and feel
29th April 2022 By: Terence Creamer

Dear valued reader, Those of you who receive the physical Engineering News & Mining Weekly magazine will no doubt have noticed already that we have made a fairly dramatic change to our paper. 


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Woodside posts solid quarter
26th April 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Oil and gas major Woodside has delivered a solid quarter of production as it readies for a merger with diversified miner BHP’s petroleum assets. Production volumes for the three months to March... 


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Yanfolila processing plant maintenance cuts Hummingbird’s first-quarter output
25th April 2022 By: Darren Parker

Aim-listed gold producer Hummingbird Resources produced 15 548 oz of gold at its Yanfolila mine, in Mali, for the quarter ended March 31, compared with the 18 181 oz produced in the fourth quarter... 


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