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Panaco's established operations in the key mining centres of Lubumbashi and Kolwezi ensure efficient stockholding allowing easy access to WEG products
WEG partnership with Panaco strengthens presence and boots growth in the DRC
29th August 2023

The strengthened presence of WEG in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) through its strategic alliance with Panaco, its Value-Added Reseller (VAR), has proven to be highly successful. Thierry... 

Diamcor continues to mitigate loadshedding impacts in South Africa
16th February 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Canadian-headquartered Diamcor Mining’s focus during the interim period ended December 31, continued to be on managing costs and optimising operational hours to minimise the effects of loadshedding... 

Marula Mining CEO Jason Brewer.
Lithium sales from South Africa on track to begin this month, Marula Mining reports
12th January 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Sales of lithium processed out of stockpiles at the Blesberg project in the Northern Cape are expected to commence this month. “We’re on track for the first delivery of a thousand tons through to... 

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Solar helps mine reduce costs, decarbonise, mitigate loadshedding
16th December 2022 By: Cameron Mackay

The construction of gold miner Gold Fields’ 50 MW Khanyisa solar photovoltaic (PV) plant at its South Deep gold mine was completed in August this year, and Gold Fields executive VP Martin Preece... 

A photo of Zest WEG equipment being delivered
Zest WEG poised for African growth
7th September 2022 By: Simone Liedtke

After a decade-long expansion of its manufacturing capabilities in South Africa, Zest WEG, the South African subsidiary of Brazil’s WEG Group, is well placed to extend its already extensive... 

Energy solutions for mining
Energy solutions for mining
2nd September 2022

Microgrids are a good energy solution for mines A microgrid is a combination and coordination of generation, storage and load assets in a power system that is completely customised and self-sustained. 

ON THE ROAD Zest WEG will showcase its mobile substation capabilities at Electra Mining Africa.
Zest WEG poised for African growth after decade-long expansion of SA manufacturing
23rd August 2022

After a decade-long expansion of its manufacturing capabilities in South Africa, Zest WEG, the South African subsidiary of Brazil’s WEG Group, is well placed to extend its already extensive... 

Zest WEG poised for African growth
4th July 2022

After a decade-long expansion of its manufacturing capabilities in South Africa, Zest WEG, the South African subsidiary of Brazil’s WEG Group, is well placed to extend its already extensive... 

An image of maintenance of Gas-to-power equipment
Increased interest in gas-powered generators
17th June 2022 By: Nadine Ramdass

Since the lifting of the own-generation licence threshold to 100 MW, interest in using gas for embedded power generation has increased significantly, says gas engine and hybrid power plant... 

An aerial image of the Eureka mine development in Zimbabwe, and its the HIMOINSA generators
Power provided for Zim gold mine
22nd April 2022

Gensets manufacturer HIMOINSA Southern Africa was selected to provide a build, own, operate, transfer (BOOT) power solution in the form of 12 MW diesel generator spinning reserve power for fold... 

Location map of the Warrawoona gold project, in Australia
Warrawoona gold project, Australia – update
28th January 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

Calidus Resources has signed an agreement with Zenith Pacific for the construction of a 4 MW solar farm with 3.5 MW battery energy storage system at its Warrawoona gold project. 

Calidus looks at solar solutions for Warrawoona
24th January 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Gold developer Calidus Resources has inked an agreement with Zenith Pacific for the construction of a 4 MW solar farm with 3.5 MW battery energy storage system at its Warrawoona gold project, in... 

Is your power backup investment failsafe when Eskom load shedding strikes?
9th December 2021

Wave after wave of load shedding has hit the country, as you would have experienced, no doubt. This has resulted in incidents where service providers and businesses in all industries have been... 

A photo of an Atlas Copco QES genset being lowered by crane and guided by a worker in PPE
Business as usual despite genset demand spike
3rd December 2021 By: Darren Parker

Generator set (genset) manufacturer Atlas Copco Power Technique business development manager Philip du Plessis says the business is always prepared to try to close any sale that comes its way,... 

A photo of three gensets side by side in a room.
Genset failure can be dangerous
3rd December 2021

Generator set (genset) failure owing to a lack of proper maintenance poses a significant business risk, says fire safety company ASP Fire CEO Michael van Niekerk. Backup power supply systems such... 

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Hybrid renewable energy power system
3rd December 2021

South Africa based Lindon Corporation has diversified into the power systems market with integrated renewable energy power containers in collaboration with leading Scottish system designer Motive... 

Screenshot of Chris Griffith taken during online Gold Fields presentation in August 2021.
Construction of 40 MW South Deep solar plant under way – Gold Fields
20th August 2021 By: Martin Creamer

The construction of the 40 MW solar power plant at South Deep gold mine in Gauteng is under way. “We’ll deliver South Deep’s solar plant in the second quarter of next year,” Gold Fields CEO Chris... 

The new HGY-25, available in 50 Hz and 60 Hz, is powered by natural gas, delivering 28 kVA of continuous operation power
New gensets developed
9th April 2021 By: Mc'Kyla Nortje

Vertical manufacturer HIMOINSA developed a gas-powered generator set with maintenance periods that stretch for up to 10 000 hours, or 14 months of continuous work, highlights HIMOINSA Southern... 

Aggreko to implement hybrid power solution for Gold Field’s Salares Norte in Chile
20th January 2021 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Mobile and modular power solutions provider Aggreko has signed a ten-year contract with global miner Gold Fields to provide a 25.9 MW hybrid solar and thermal power solution for the Salares Norte... 

The installation, with remote monitoring and remote access, ensures that the client has full control over the system remotely
Company ready for larger-scale projects
15th January 2021 By: Darren Parker

With the global trend of microgrid hybrid power solutions, solar solutions company Vert Energy was presented with a unique opportunity by property development company O’Nit Developments, whose... 

In addition to cost savings, optimal design for the intended purpose also helps avoid delays in standby power kicking in during power failures for critical operations
Bigger not always better with gensets – OEM
4th December 2020 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Bigger is not always better when considering generators (gensets) and standby power, and it is vital that site-specific power requirements and conditions are taken into account during the design... 

The range was designed to produce a competitively priced, versatile and modular genset that is fast and easy to install
Genset range equipped with built-in automatic transfer switch panel
4th December 2020 By: Mc'Kyla Nortje

In response to market requirements for a stationary quality genset (generator set), power solutions provider HIMOINSA launched the new HS stationary genset range in October.   HIMOINSA Southern... 

Caledonia's Blanket gold mine, in Zimbabwe
Caledonia lifts second-quarter output, Central Shaft project progressing slower than planned
13th August 2020 By: Marleny Arnoldi

NYSE- and Aim-listed Caledonia Mining has reported a 30% year-on-year increase in profit to $9.2-million for the quarter ended June 30. Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and... 

Cummins – A global power leader during times of crisis
Cummins – A global power leader during times of crisis
8th May 2020

Cummins Inc., a global power leader, is a corporation of complementary business units that design, manufacture, distribute and service diesel and natural gas engines and related technologies,... 

According to Frost & Sullivan a growing interest in gas-powered generator sets has been experienced in Europe
Cleaner power demand boosts gas genset sales
17th April 2020

Stringent environmental regulations, declining gas prices and increasing demand for flexible transmission of renewable power have sparked a growing interest in gas-powered generator sets (gensets)... 

Pharmaceutical firms can power their manufacturing plant using Himoinsa’s rental options
Generator company awarded second energy contract
17th April 2020 By: Halima Frost

Power solutions provider HIMOINSA Southern Africa was awarded a substantial power supply contract for an international pharmaceutical manufacturing facility, based in South Africa, which will be... 

Is your power backup investment failsafe when Eskom load shedding strikes?
12th March 2020 By: Creamer Media Reporter

A wave of load shedding is hitting the country again, as you would have experienced, no doubt. This has resulted in incidents where service providers such as OR Tambo International Airport, Chris... 

Centenary milestone spurs  ‘new dawn’ for genset specialist
Centenary milestone spurs ‘new dawn’ for genset specialist
14th February 2020 By: Mamaili Mamaila

Global diesel and alternative fuel engines supplier Cummins celebrated its hundredth year in 2019, which Cummins South Africa application engineer Rodney Naidoo states has resulted in a “new dawn”,... 

New Luika connected to Tanesco grid
20th December 2019 By: Mariaan Webb

East Africa-focused Shanta Gold’s New Luika gold mine, in south-west Tanzania, has successfully connected to the State power grid . The initial connection represents about 10% of the mine’s power... 

Rolls-Royce is to procure gas-powered generator sets and cogeneration modules in the 250 kW to 550 kW power range with and without heat extraction
Company to procure gas-powered gensets from specialist
6th December 2019

The power systems business unit of global industrial technology company Rolls-Royce sealed a contract of cooperation with gas-powered generator specialist 2G Energy which covers the mutual supply... 

Jozi Power buys back shares from G5
20th May 2019 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Jozi Power, the mining power station and transformer rental specialist, bought back the entire 29% stake held by its largest shareholder, a subsidiary of Group Five, currently in business rescue.... 

Mining industry supports AIMEX as visitor registrations officially launch
9th May 2019 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The Australia Federal Election campaign has so far seen all sides of politics weighing in on where they see the future of mining heading in this country. As that takes place, the industry itself is... 

The Doosan generator is one of the long term - mid range - solutions Zest WEG offers
Generator supplier helps combat load-shedding impact
26th April 2019 By: Halima Frost

With inconsistent power supply being an ongoing issue for companies in South Africa, electrical products supplier and local manufacturer Zest WEG Group offers synchronised generator sets (gensets)... 

Cummins launched the HSK78G gas generator series last month
Company launched natural gas gensets at electricity show in Dubai
26th April 2019 By: Halima Frost

Global power leader Cummins launched its latest global offering – the HSK78G gas generator series – at the Middle East Electricity show, held at the Dubai World Trade Centre, in the United Arb... 

If installed and maintained correctly, a genset can minimise operational costs on site
Company making inroads into embedded generation generators
26th April 2019 By: Halima Frost

The global trend of moving towards decentralised embedded generation has encouraged power solutions manufacturer Himoinsa to work with its research and development (R&D) teams to enable its... 

UPWARD TRAJECTORY Mining companies are expected to leverage increased competition between independent power producers for more cost-effective hybrid solutions
Cost benefits to boost mines' adoption of renewable hybrids
22nd February 2019 By: Nadine James

As various projects have demonstrated the value of renewables for reducing diesel, heavy fuel oil (HFO) and gas consumption, mining companies could now benefit from a significant cost reduction... 



Weir Minerals Africa and Middle East
Weir Minerals Africa and Middle East

Weir Minerals Africa is a global supplier of excellent minerals solutions, including pumps, valves, hydrocyclones, wear-resistant linings,...

Sandvik Rock Processing Solutions
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...

Universal Storage Systems (SA)
Universal Storage Systems (SA)

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


FlameBlock is a proudly South African company that engineers, manufactures and supplies fire intumescent and retardant products to the fire...


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