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Wesdome suspends Kiena work on forest fire smoke risk
9th June 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Underground activities and surface exploration work at the Kiena mine, in Val d’Or, have been temporarily suspended, owing to the forest fires that are burning in Quebec. Chairperson and interim... 

Escondida copper mine conveyer belt faces pause after fire
Escondida copper mine conveyer belt faces pause after fire
9th June 2023 By: Reuters

 A conveyer belt at Chile's Escondida copper mine, the largest copper deposit in the world, will face a partial 100-hour pause due to a fire, an Escondida union source told Reuters on Thursday.... 

Partnership with German supplier bearing fruit
9th June 2023 By: Nadine James

Boiler and steam generator supplier Steam Generation Africa’s work and partnership with German industrial equipment supplier CERTUSS has resulted in numerous projects and opportunities considering... 

The Windfall camp in the Eeyou Istchee James Bay region
Wildfire evacuation order halts Quebec exploration projects
6th June 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Work on several Quebec exploration projects have grinded to a halt to comply with restrictions imposed by the government to deal with the regional forest fire situation. Late last week, the Quebec... 

Neale Hill, President of Ford Motor Company: Africa
Neale Hill
2nd June 2023

This week we profile Neale Hill, president for Africa at automotive manufacturer Ford Motor Company  

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Porta Plinth™: Revolutionising Pipe Support for the Mining Industry
1st June 2023

Are you tired of dealing with cumbersome steel or concrete pipe support cradles? TSS Global has developed the game-changing solution you've been waiting for, Porta Plinth™. Specifically designed... 

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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... 

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Smart fire-detection systems making headway
26th May 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

Amid the emergence of Industry 4.0, the need for smarter and more proactive fire detection systems to monitor assets and mitigate fire hazards is continuously increasing. These systems have become... 

KWG Resources morphs into Canada Chrome
19th May 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The owner of the Black Horse chromite project, int heh Ring of Fire, has announced that it will amalgamate with its wholly-owned subsidiary Canada Chrome Corporation (CCC). CCC’s assets will be... 

Ball valves launched
19th May 2023

Flow control products and services for global infrastructure markets provider Flowserve, announced the release of the Worcester 51/52 Series Reduced Port Flanged Ball Valves. 

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Industry 4.0 enables surge in automated firefighting solutions
12th May 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

In light of the emergence of Industry 4.0, automation and technology have become more prevalent in the fire prevention and protection industry, prompting an increase in demand for automated... 

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Couplings help mitigate fire hazards
12th May 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

With the South African mining industry being vulnerable to fire breakouts and explosions, local mechanical seals, pumps and complementary pumps product supplier Mechanical Rotating Solutions (MRS)... 

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Firm celebrates 35 years of safety
12th May 2023

This year marks the thirty-fifth anniversary of safety solutions provider Sperosens. “We could not be more excited to celebrate all that Spero Sensors and Instruments has accomplished, alongside... 

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Expo crossover to address all things safety
12th May 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

As more organisations and individuals realise the importance of addressing fire risks, there has been significant growth in the local fire market, making this year’s Firexpo – to be held at the... 

Food, beverage sector sees advantages of dry-type transformers
9th May 2023

The absence of oil in dry-type transformers make them attractive to the food and beverage sector, where the focus is on hygienic working conditions. David Claassen, Managing Director of dry-type... 

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Thungela builds new fire station, revamps taxi rank in Emalahleni
8th May 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

South African thermal coal business Thungela on May 4 handed over two completed social and labour plan (SLP) projects to the Emalahleni Local Municipality – the new Phola fire station and the... 

Gold mine fire in Peru kills 27
Gold mine fire in Peru kills 27
8th May 2023 By: Reuters

A fire in a small gold mine in southern Peru has left 27 people dead, authorities said on Sunday, in the country's single deadliest mining accident in more than two decades. In a statement, the... 

Zest WEG builds special transformers locally for solar farm
5th May 2023

A solar power generating facility recently developed by a South African gold mine has made use of Zest WEG’s locally manufactured transformers to serve this specialised application. Factors like... 

Barrick president and CEO Dr Mark Bristow with Tanzania President Samia Suluhu Hassan.
Barrick maintaining transition to cleaner energy, backing education initiatives
3rd May 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Gold and copper mining company Barrick is maintaining its transition to cleaner energy and supporting education initiatives, including in East Africa's Tanzania, the company said on Wednesday when... 

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IGO posts record financials
28th April 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Critical minerals company IGO has posted record financial results for the quarter ended March, with net profits after tax increasing 22% quarter-on-quarter. The ASX-listed company on Friday... 

Sierra Rutile signs off on tough quarter
28th April 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Operational issues has seen ASX-listed Sierra Rutile report a 13% fall in rutile production for the quarter ended March, with production reaching 32 000 t. Production in the March quarter was... 

Hive Hydrogen chairperson Thulani Gcabashe.
50 more R105bn Hive Hydrogen projects still not enough if demand projections continue, says GM
25th April 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The R105-billion investment pledge by Hive Hydrogen at President Cyril Ramaphosa’s fifth South Africa Investment Conference was the biggest by far, resulting in Engineering News & Mining Weekly... 

Anglo American CE Duncan Wanblad.
Copper drives up Anglo’s first-quarter production by 9%
25th April 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The production of the London- and Johannesburg-listed Anglo American group increased by 9% in the three months to March 31 compared with the same period in 2022, driven by the ramp-up of copper... 

Using Globally Proven Technology for your Employees Control of SAFE Work across the entire Mining Operation
24th April 2023

Using Globally Proven Technology for your Employees Control of SAFE Work across the entire Mining Operation Often, when talking about technologies for safer and smarter mining operations, we think... 

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Small end of JSE receives big boost with listing of ambitious Copper 360
21st April 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The small end of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) received a big boost on Friday with the listing of Copper 360, which has an ambition to be Africa’s next big copper play. The alluring deep... 

Company to capitalise on demand for container solutions
21st April 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

There is currently a significant global demand for containerised and mobile engineered solutions. These solutions include fully equipped and tested motor control centres and substations. The... 

Modern technology boosts construction deployment time
21st April 2023 By: Leah Shelene Asaram

Modern technology has transformed the construction industry, says diverse prefabricated deployment solutions company Turnkey Modular, which has implemented its robust Intelligent Component Design... 

Canada ready to become critical minerals provider - Minister
14th April 2023 By: Reuters

Canada is ready to become a reliable provider of critical minerals to its international allies including Japan, a senior official said, as the Group of Seven (G7) countries deem such minerals... 

Coca-Cola, partners rehabilitate 11 500 ha in water catchment areas
7th April 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

Coca-Cola South Africa, along with its partners, has collectively rehabilitated and improved land management practices across more than 11 500 ha as it reaffirms its commitment to conserving water.... 

Colloquium postponed until 2024
31st March 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

The Coaltech Research Association is working on 36 projects for the South African coal mining sector, following the local industry’s setbacks in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic that delayed... 

Peabody reports fire at Shoal Creek mine
30th March 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

US-based coal miner Peabody on Wednesday reported that a fire had broken out at its Shoal Creek mine, in Alabama. All personnel have been safety evacuated from the mine, which employs 419 people.... 

More work on regulation, codes, certification and standards needed for hydrogen economy
24th March 2023 By: Schalk Burger

If South Africa wants to develop a hydrogen economy, it cannot have ad hoc regulations, codes and standards (RCS) and certification systems. More work is required to develop RCS that address... 

Caracal announces new discovery of high-grade gold deposit in Kenya
22nd March 2023 By: Darren Parker

East African gold producer Caracal Gold has announced the discovery of a new high-grade zone above the current underground workings and above the areas drilled as part of the mineral resource... 

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Avantor advances laboratory services in Southern Africa
20th March 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

As South Africa’s mining industry continues to grow, mining laboratories are relied upon to provide high-quality testing, inspection and certification services that adhere to internationally... 

Large dry-type mini substation order for Trafo from DRC copper giant
17th March 2023

Signalling its recognised and specialist expertise in dry-type transformers, Trafo Power Solutions will this year design and deliver almost 50 mini substations to a growing copper mine in the... 

Woodlands Dairy water recovery plant saves 217 000m3 water
17th March 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

South African dairy manufacturer Woodlands Dairy has successfully commissioned a water recovery plant which has saved about 217 m3 of water. The plant, commissioned in March 2017, has recovered... 

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New recycling methods required for API
17th March 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

Owing to the highly solvent-intensive processes associated with active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) manufacturing, a single batch of APIs can use and generate significant amounts of waste.... 

US President Joe Biden
Biden to limit Arctic oil drilling ahead of Willow approval
13th March 2023 By: Bloomberg

President Joe Biden is limiting oil leasing in Arctic waters and sensitive areas of Alaska, taking steps to expand conservation as his administration prepares to approve a mammoth ConocoPhillips... 

Ontario names recipients of critical minerals innovation fund
8th March 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Ontario has announced the recipients of the Critical Minerals Innovation Fund, which is supporting research for extraction and processing technologies to build critical minerals supply chain.... 

Ontario Mines Minister George Pirie and Chief Bruce Achneepineskum of Marten Falls First Nation
Ontario approves First Nations-led plan for Ring of Fire road
7th March 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

The Ontario government has approved the terms of reference designed and submitted by First Nations for the all-season, multi-use road connecting to the proposed Ring of Fire mining development... 

‘It shouldn’t take 15 years to open a mine’: Ontario proposes mines act changes
6th March 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The Ontario government has introduced legislation to amend the Mining Act that, if passed, will attract more investment in the province’s mining sector while strengthening the made-in-Ontario... 

Leadership reshuffle at Wyloo’s Canada exploration unit Ring of Fire
2nd March 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Critical minerals explorer Ring of Fire has appointed a new leadership team, including CEO Kristan Straub and CFO Annie Sismanian. The new appointments follow the recruitment of Stephen Crozier,... 

A $1.5bn hoard of copper and cobalt is piling up in Congo
27th February 2023 By: Bloomberg

A growing pile of copper and cobalt worth about $1.5-billion is stranded in the Democratic Republic of Congo, caught up in a standoff over the future of one of the world’s biggest battery-metal... 

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Alcohol Breathalysers (Pty) Ltd. was established in 2004 with the aim to make available reliable, affordable and accurate digital breathalyzers to...

Universal Storage Systems (SA)
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South African leader in Steel -Racking, -Shelving, and -Mezzanine flooring. Universal has innovated an approach which encompasses conceptualising,...

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Sandvik Rock Processing Solutions

Sandvik Rock Processing Solutions is a leading supplier of equipment, tools, parts, service and solutions for processing rock and minerals in the...

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Education: Consulting with member companies to obtain the optimal benefits from their B-BBEE spending, skills resources as well as B-BBEE points


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