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Metair won’t build lithium-ion plant in South Africa unless it secures offtake deal
2nd April 2021 By: Irma Venter

Newly appointed Metair CEO Riaz Haffejee says the group is in a “good position” to be a “good partner” to a lithium-ion (li-ion) battery manufacturer in South Africa, or to partner with a vehicle... 


Impala Platinum group executive: refining and marketing Sifiso Sibiya
South African-developed fuel cell passing tests at Implats refinery
29th March 2021 By: Martin Creamer

A South African-developed stationary hydrogen fuel cell is doing well as it is put through a testing phase at the Impala Platinum (Implats) refinery, group executive: refining and marketing Sifiso... 


UPLIFTING
The mini straddle carriers are capable of lifting containers two high for efficient stacking
New straddle carriers now available in Africa
26th March 2021

Earlier this year, South Africa-based equipment supplier BLT World announced the launch of its new Mobicon 2HL series mini straddle carriers in Africa. Mobicon container handlers – key machines in... 


Countrywide
Countrywide
12th March 2021

Countrywide specialises in the repair of tractors, forklifts, earth moving equipment, cranes, load-haul-dump (LHD) machines, graders, loaders and  flameproof underground mining machinery.  We have... 


BRYAN PERRIE
Keeping the floor clean, maintaining the joint sealant and filler and timeous repair of any damage will ensure a long life span of concrete floors
Correct concrete vital for industrial flooring
26th February 2021 By: Theresa Bhowan-Rajah

With the construction of industrial floors requiring concrete with characteristics entirely different from that of concrete for vertical structures, it is important to use the correct material in... 


KEEP IT MOVING
The payload capacity of the HD-1500 enables transportation of large automotive components such as car chassis and voluminous pallet size payloads
New addition to mobile robot offering introduced
5th February 2021

Last month, electronics company Omron announced the launch of the HD-1500, the strongest and latest addition to the company’s series of mobile robots. The new HD-1500 boasts a heavy payload... 


DESIGNED FOR GREATNESS
Criterion Equipment’s range of TCM forklift trucks is designed for high efficiency, safe operation, low maintenance requirements and extended service life
Company ensures dependable systems for its customers
5th February 2021

Forklift dealer Criterion Equipment, exclusive distributors of TCM forklift trucks in Southern Africa, works closely with companies in almost every sector, including specialists in the fast moving... 


CREATIVE SOLUTIONS 
Through flexible Moffett truck-mounted forklifts, the Shamrock Handling Concepts team offers customers creative solutions to logistics challenges, by ensuring deliveries arrive safely on time, in perfect condition and at the most economic price
Forklifts offer increased safety, productivity
5th February 2021

As companies try to streamline business activities owing to Covid-19, it has become more important to take extra care to maintain pristine hygiene standards throughout the supply chain, highlights... 


US climate change drive bodes well for platinum, says WPIC
27th January 2021 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Vowing to ‘build back better’, US President Joe Biden has placed climate change high on his administration’s agenda, with plans to achieve 100% clean energy and to commit to net zero by 2050.... 


Top from left, Henry Sanderson and Neal Froneman. Bottom from left, Graham Kerr and Natascha Viljoen.
Hydrogen fast-tracking will be quicker than imagined – Sibanye-Stillwater
30th October 2020 By: Martin Creamer

The fast-tracking of the hydrogen economy will be much quicker than most people have imagined, Sibanye-Stillwater CEO Neal Froneman said at the Financial Times (FT) Commodities Mining Summit, where... 


Top from left, Henry Sanderson and Neal Froneman. Bottom from left, Graham Kerr and Natascha Viljoen.
Hydrogen fast-tracking will be much quicker than imagined – Sibanye-Stillwater
19th October 2020 By: Martin Creamer

The fast-tracking of the hydrogen economy will be much quicker than most people have imagined, Sibanye-Stillwater CEO Neal Froneman said at the Financial Times (FT) Commodities Mining Summit, where... 


Local industrial equipment market to drop by 30%, says EIE Group’s Malherbe
9th October 2020 By: Irma Venter

New-unit sales in the South African industrial equipment market will decline by an estimated 30% this year, says EIE Group operations director Chantell Malherbe. Most of this drop will come from... 


Ultimate in power and performance: Sandvik presents the world’s first 18 tonne battery loader, the LH518B
30th September 2020 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Sandvik is introducing its new battery-electric loader, the 18 tonne LH518B. The all new loader is the result of Sandvik’s decades of engineering expertise, matched with Artisan Vehicle’s... 


POWER HOUSE
CHASE Technologies is developing a standby power system that will be powered by LiFePO4 batteries
Li-ion developments driving standby power system
25th September 2020 By: Theresa Bhowan-Rajah

With the increasing demand and overall benefits of lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries, industrial Li-ion battery supplier CHASE Technologies is developing a standby power system. 


Liviero Offers to Purchase: Trucks & Civils Machinery
Liviero Offers to Purchase: Trucks & Civils Machinery
22nd September 2020

PRIVATE TREATY OFFERS – To Submit offers to purchase, see link to offer document below 


POSITIVE MARKET IMPACT 
CHASE Technologies’ is looking to convert 50% of the current local electric forklift market from lead-acid batteries to LiFePO4 batteries
Company underlines lithium-ion forklift battery benefits for warehouses
11th September 2020 By: Cameron Mackay

Local industrial lithium-ion battery distributor CHASE Technologies GM Brent Frazer explains that the company’s lithium-ion phosphate (LiFePO4) battery packs for forklifts present a more... 


Countrywide Gearbox Repairs
Countrywide Gearbox Repairs
28th August 2020

Countrywide Gearbox Repairs specialises in the repair of Flame Proof tractors, 120G Graders, forklifts, earth moving equipment, cranes, load-haul-dump (LHD) machines,  loaders and  underground... 


CLEAN HANDLING
The highest demand for lithium-ion-powered forklifts has been from fast-moving consumer goods applications that require clean environments for food
Rising demand for lithium-ion-powered forklifts anticipated
14th August 2020 By: Cameron Mackay

“The demand for lithium-ion-powered forklifts is increasing locally, owing to companies wanting to reap the benefits of energy efficiency and cost effectiveness, as well as in preparation for... 


Long-term rental agreement for 43 machines
24th April 2020 By: Mc'Kyla Nortje

Materials handling equipment supplier Goscor Lift Truck Company (GLTC) has delivered 43 machines on a 60-month, long-term rental contract to tyre manufacturer Sumitomo Rubber Industries. The... 


The number of indirect jobs totals 90 000
PGMs to play ever-increasing roles in greener, cleaner world
21st February 2020 By: Martin Creamer

Platinum group metals (PGMs) mining company Anglo American Platinum is convinced that PGMs are poised to play increasingly significant roles in a greener, cleaner world, driven by favourable new... 


The number of indirect jobs totals 90 000
PGMs to play ever increasing roles in greener, cleaner world – Anglo Platinum
10th February 2020 By: Martin Creamer

Platinum group metals (PGMs) mining company Anglo American Platinum is convinced that PGMs are poised to play increasingly significant roles in a greener, cleaner world, driven by favourable new... 


RAISING THE BAR The new models of JAC forklifts will enter the South African market this year
New forklift models for South African market
7th February 2020 By: Darren Parker

Local forklift and compressor distributor Avir is introducing four new Chinese JAC forklift models to South Africa this year. One of these new models is a special edition 3 t forklift for loading... 


SA crane company buying local, expanding globally
24th January 2020 By: Rebecca Campbell

South African company Condra Cranes & Hoists remains committed to supporting the local manufacturing industry, company MD Marc Kleiner tells Engineering News & Mining Weekly. “We buy locally from... 


WiPo Wireless Power
WiPo Wireless Power
1st November 2019

WiPo Wireless Power is an advanced technology startup company that produces wireless charging solutions for ultra-high powered industrial devices such as drones, electric forklifts and factory... 


Tin demand likely to contract this year – association
17th October 2019 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Although refined tin use grew by 2% year-on-year in 2018, the International Tin Association (ITA) expects demand to contract for this year, primarily as a result of an unstable macroeconomic... 


Getac SelectTM Delivers Comprehensive, Specialised Solutions to Customers Across a Wide Range of Sectors and Applications
8th October 2019 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Getac has today announced the launch of its new Getac SelectTM program, offering a fast and reliable way for customers to solve complex IT challenges. Getac SelectTM combines carefully chosen,... 


Place your bid on highly sought-after mining equipment and more from Skorpion Zinc Mine
30th September 2019 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The Namibian mine Skorpion Zinc have once again mandated GoIndustry DoveBid SA (GoIndustry) to dispose of their surplus assets. These will include CAT Rigid Dump Trucks, CAT FELs, CAT bulldozers,... 


Warehousing the future – all tech and no people?
25th September 2019 By: Creamer Media Reporter

With fully autonomous warehouses unlikely in South African in the medium term, how can supply chains still benefit from such technologies? Futurists have taken to predicting that in the next few... 


Fuel cells offer emission-free electricity in decarbonising world
Fuel cells offer emission-free electricity in decarbonising world
20th September 2019 By: Martin Creamer

Proton exchange membrane (PEM) fuel cells, which use platinum catalysts, are the consensus fuel cells of choice for road transport because of their low operating temperatures, high efficiencies,... 


Fuel cells offer emission-free electricity in decarbonising world
Fuel cells offer emission-free electricity in decarbonising world
20th September 2019 By: Martin Creamer

Proton exchange membrane (PEM) fuel cells, which use platinum catalysts, are the consensus fuel cells of choice for road transport because of their low operating temperatures, high efficiencies,... 


ALL THE HYPE
Mobile and stationary fuel cell exports are on the increase globally
Fuel cell export figures on the rise
20th September 2019 By: Halima Frost

Washington-based global advocacy organisation Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Energy Association (FCHEA) tells Mining Weekly that the US Department of Energy (DoE) reported a global increase in fuel cell... 


360 Load Testing Services
360 Load Testing Services
13th September 2019

360 Load Testing Services was established in 2017 as a professional load testing company and prides itself on consistently meeting and exceeding customer expectations.  The company aims to provide... 


Company receives approval for lifting equipment testing
13th September 2019 By: Khutso Maphatsoe

Mechanical engineering company Brimis Engineering has received approval from the Department of Labour (DoL) to perform statutory load testing and certification on various lifting equipment. “As an... 


Forklift equipment supplier invests R45m in STR fleet
16th August 2019

Forklift equipment supplier Criterion Equipment has embarked on a short-term rental (STR) fleet renewal programme for materials handling equipment manufacturer TCM – encompassing a R45-million... 


Fuel cell forklift at Impala Platinum's hydrogen refuelling station.
Platinum-using buses, forklift trucks gaining rapid ground worldwide
14th August 2019 By: Martin Creamer

Fuel cell electric vehicle (FCEV) technology, which relies on platinum catalysis, is gaining rapid ground across the world, Mining Weekly Online can today report. FCEV growth is taking place in... 


KEEPING PACE Technologically, the South African automotive industry is starting to conform to global best practice
Modular solutions a growing trend in sector
26th July 2019 By: Tracy Hancock

The adoption of decentralised technologies, which increase the modularity of vehicle manufacturing production lines, is a growing trend in the global automotive industry, with more local... 


SPRAY DAY
The fast drying epoxy allows for shorter intervals between coats
New epoxy primer for heavy-duty equipment
31st May 2019

This month, global coatings manufacturer Hempel launched a new epoxy primer for heavy duty equipment and trucks called Hempaprime Shield 700 HS. Hempaprime Shield 700 HS is specifically designed to... 


TANDEM LIFT
Two 2.9 t cranes and a 6 t crane in a tandem lift move an imported fish tank
Rising demand for versatile mini cranes
10th May 2019 By: Schalk Burger

There is growing demand for the versatile and compact Unic Spider Mini Cranes in South Africa’s construction and mining sectors, says local distributor B & B Group CEO Bob Fogg. The cranes range... 


STAIN AND SLIP RESISTANT Concrete can achieve a high-quality and aesthetically pleasing polished finish
Demand for concrete flooring continues to increase
12th April 2019 By: Thabi Shomolekae

The demand for concrete flooring continues to grow at a robust rate, as more commercial, retail and residential customers opt for polished concrete, says diamond tools and equipment manufacturer... 


CROWN JEWEL
The V&A Grain Silo Complex project was once an agricultural silo for grain storage, and is now features prominently in the silo district development
Firm’s design breathes new life into industry
23rd November 2018 By: Simone Liedtke

Multidisciplinary consulting engineering firm Arup was commended for its finalist entry of the V&A Grain Silo Complex façade in the architectural category at the 2018 South African Steel Awards,... 


Hydrogen economy, PGM-based tech offers decarbonised alternative for energy system – Amplats
13th November 2018 By: Simone Liedtke

With the world’s current energy system reliant on carbon-intensive fossil and other fuels, with the associated negative impact on climate change and global warming, Anglo American Platinum... 


ONE-STOP SHOP
Providing a full range of services increases client satisfaction
Wide range offering increases client satisfaction
21st October 2016

Industry-leading rigging capabilities combined with a full range of services from storage to a bond facility and custom-made crating, can ensure client satisfaction, says machine movers and rigging... 


END-TO-END STRATEGIC OPPORTUNITY 
Viewing the warehousing and storage industry as an entire supply chain rather than siloed disciplines
Need for industry to reconsider production, storage and distribution
21st October 2016 By: Sascha Solomons

As large amounts of working capital continue to be tied up in high inventory levels, which is often paired with slow reaction times to market changes, beverage company Coca-Cola Beverages South... 


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