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Manufacturer introduces new conveyor belt cleaner
Updated 1 hour 56 minutes ago

In an effort to reduce dust carry-back and lower overall maintenance time, global leader of belt conveyor accessories Martin Engineering, has launched the next generation of secondary conveyor belt... 

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Skills development, transfer a focus for manufacturer
Updated 1 hour 56 minutes ago By: Lumkile Nkomfe

The requirement to employ and train young people within its operations, coupled with the transfer of industry knowledge, are focuses of hydraulic equipment manufacturer Ndoukhulu Hydraulic and... 

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Solar equipment supplier illuminates S Africa’s informal settlements
Updated 1 hour 56 minutes ago By: Lynne Davies

Solar energy and lighting solutions provider ZRW Mechanika has successfully combined LED technology with renewable solar power to create its portable solar systems to provide lighting for informal... 

Kumba Iron Ore CE Mpumi Zikalala
Kumba Iron Ore expecting half-year earnings to be 24% to 29% lower
18th July 2024 By: Martin Creamer

The basic earnings of iron-ore mining company Kumba for the six months to June 30 are expected to between 24% and 29% lower than for the first six months of last year. The decreased R6 847-million... 

Mastering power systems for seamless operations – a game changer for Consumer-Packaged Goods
Mastering power systems for seamless operations – a game changer for Consumer-Packaged Goods
18th July 2024

By Brighton Mwarehwa: Offer and Marketing Director – Power Systems Business Unit at Schneider Electric Pushing the boundaries of efficiency is an imperative for   production and distribution in the... 

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Komatsu centre leveraging data to improve mining equipment performance on-site
17th July 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Mining and industrial machinery developer and manufacturer Komatsu’s Smart Services Centre, in eMalahleni, is capitalising on data to assist coal mining companies to optimise productivity, ensure... 

Council reiterates importance of compliance with amended guidelines on mandatory COP
17th July 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

The Minerals Council South Africa has reiterated the implications of the Amended Guideline for the compilation of a mandatory code of practice (COP), which was first published in July 2023. The... 

Webinar - Health & Safety in Industry & Mining
Webinar - Health & Safety in Industry & Mining
17th July 2024

Creamer Media has assembled a panel of top industry experts to unpack Health and Safety in Industry and Mining during our webinar on August 14, 2024, at 14:00. Facilitated by South African... 

Bougainville Copper CEO and MD resigns
16th July 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

David Osikore has resigned as MD and CEO of Bougainville Copper (BOC), the ASX-listed company reported on Tuesday. Osikore has stepped away from the day-to-day management duties to deal with a... 

Sibanye-Stillwater CEO Neal Froneman
Sibanye features on FTSE4Good index for the ninth consecutive year
16th July 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

JSE- and NYSE-listed miner Sibanye-Stillwater has once again made it onto British financial organisation the Financial Times Stock Exchange (FTSE) Russell Group’s sustainability index. The... 

President Cyril Ramaphosa
Carbon intensity of our economy has become unsustainable - Ramaphosa
15th July 2024 By: Terence Creamer

The carbon intensity of our economy has become unsustainable, President Cyril Ramaphosa writes in his latest weekly newsletter, published ahead of his address to a climate finance symposium being... 

How talent management can become a silver bullet to voluntary attrition
How talent management can become a silver bullet to voluntary attrition
12th July 2024

By Yewande Ayowole-Oso, Talent Leader, Anglophone Africa at Schneider Electric It reads like a paragraph from a history book; first there was the Great Resignation, followed by the Great... 

Mining plays a crucial role in economic development and contributing to global supply chains
Meeting challenges requires strategy rethink
12th July 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

In 2023, the global mining sector, including key players in Africa, faced a dual threat of falling commodity prices and rising operational costs, which pressured the financial performance of the... 

Meet some of the speakers at this year's Women & Leadership in Mining Conference
Meet some of the speakers at this year's Women & Leadership in Mining Conference
11th July 2024

Join these women in mining at the NH Collection Hotel, Sandton during women’s month – sharing their leadership tips and insights during 2-day conference – organisers Pinpoint Stewards Mining... 

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United Mining Services Group: Value driven solutions to the mining and mineral processing markets
11th July 2024

United Mining Services Group (UMS Group) provides the expertise to allow mining companies to access their most challenging ore bodies and extract minerals safely and efficiently. UMS Group has the... 

Atlantic reports Ewoyaa fatality
10th July 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Aim- and ASX-listed Atlantic Lithium reports that a member of the workforce at its Ewoyaa lithium project, in Ghana, was fatally injured on Tuesday. Site activities have been suspended. The... 

AECI Group CEO Holger Riemensperger
AECI to sell Animal Health business as it shifts focus to core competencies
10th July 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Mining explosives and chemicals company AECI has signed an agreement for the sale of its Animal Health business, as a going concern, to Nutreco International, whose South African subsidiary is... 

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Anglo American MCPP yielding positive results
9th July 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Four-and-a-half years since its launch, the Anglo American Municipal Capability and Partnership Programme (MCPP) is yielding results in helping to strengthen municipalities in the areas where the... 

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US miners push Washington to revive long-dormant Bureau of Mines
7th July 2024 By: Reuters

Mining trade groups plan to push Washington to revive and expand the long-dormant Bureau of Mines, an effort aimed at streamlining how the US government regulates and supports critical minerals... 

Renewables project to power miner’s KwaZulu-Natal operations
5th July 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

Richards Bay Minerals (RBM), a division of diversified miner Rio Tinto, is set to receive 140 MW of renewable energy from the Khangela Emoyeni Wind Farm, in South Africa’s Western and Northern Cape... 

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Unconsidered factors affecting water infrastructure
5th July 2024

When discussing South Africa’s water crisis, three considerations – namely history, the leveraging of technology and innovation, and the need to elevate water to ‘strategic priority’ status – are... 

Suppple launches AI health bot for AU member States
5th July 2024 By: Irma Venter

Cape Town- and London-based technology company Suppple launched an AI health bot at Africa Health ExCon, held in Egypt in June. Suppple says the health bot will provide digital healthcare... 

Schneider Electric Energy Access Asia & Spark+ Africa closes US$3.75M Series A investment in ATEC for Global South Expansions
Schneider Electric Energy Access Asia & Spark+ Africa closes US$3.75M Series A investment in ATEC for Global South Expansions
4th July 2024

ATEC, a global leader in IoT-enabled electric stoves, raises US$3.75M Series A for expansion across Asia and Africa. SEEAA is an impact fund dedicated to investing in start-ups that work towards... 

Kumba appoints new independent nonexecutive director
3rd July 2024 By: Darren Parker

Diversified mining major Anglo American’s Kumba Iron Ore subsidiary has announced the appointment of Neo Violet Mokhesi as an independent nonexecutive director with effect from July 1. She will... 

Zandre de Witt, Portfolio Specialist for RMS and Digitilisation at Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions
Sandvik steps up remote monitoring for better mining
3rd July 2024

While the ability to remotely monitor the performance and condition of mining equipment is not new, Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions has taken great strides in applying data analytics and... 

South Africa’s wastewater operations need firm footing
South Africa’s wastewater operations need firm footing
2nd July 2024

By Peter Marumong, Cluster WWW Segment Leader at Schneider Electric Foundation, building blocks, groundwork; all hopeful words used to kick off the start of projects, developments and establish... 

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Optimise transfer points to lower total cost of ownership
2nd July 2024

The efficiency and reliability of transfer points are pivotal in lowering the total cost of ownership (TCO) on mines and minerals processing plants. These transfer points, where materials move from... 

Ransom resigns from Perseus board due to ill health
1st July 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

David Ransom, nonexecutive, independent director of Perseus Mining, has tendered his resignation effective June 30, citing health reasons. Perseus, an Australian company operating three gold mines... 

Businessmen shaking hands
Dealmakers optimistic on global M&A prospects despite sluggish growth
28th June 2024 By: Reuters

Global mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity grew at a sluggish pace in the second quarter, yet many dealmakers are upbeat, forecasting transactions will pick up in the second half of 2024.... 

28th June 2024

Since 1984 Sintech has supplied the South African market with clutches, brakes and engineering solutions for a range of applications in mining and mining-related industries. Sintech supplies... 

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Dump truck redesigned to improve surface mining
28th June 2024

Last month, heavy equipment manufacturer John Deere announced that it has redesigned its 410 P-Tier Articulated Dump Truck (ADT) with upgrades to its design and productivity performance, following... 

Jarmi Steyn, COO at Canyon Coal
Jarmi Steyn
28th June 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

This week we profile Jarmi Steyn, COO at Canyon Coal, a coal exploration, mining and processing company 

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Despite big obstacles, AfCFTA viewed as key to weaving new trade and industrial tapestry
28th June 2024 By: Martin Zhuwakinyu

In the grand tapestry of international commerce, Africa’s 55 nations have stood as individual threads rather than a unified fabric of economic opportunity. But a new era of collaboration being... 

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Menar coal and anthracite projects, South Africa – update
28th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Two of the projects are now fully licensed. 

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Hummingbird expects Kouroussa to reach commercial production in the third quarter
27th June 2024 By: Darren Parker

Despite unexpected challenges at Aim-listed Hummingbird’s Kouroussa gold mine, in Guinea, over the past year, including the fire at the national fuel depot in Conakry and the temporary suspension... 

Paper to practice - optimising pulp and paper industry water management
Paper to practice - optimising pulp and paper industry water management
27th June 2024

By Peter Marumong, Cluster WWW Segment Leader at Schneider Electric Pulp and paper manufacturing is a major industry, with a global output valued at approximately USD 580 billion.  It is also a... 

South Africa could leverage its potent solar and wind resources to power green manufacturing
‘Second wave’ of Operation Vulindlela set to prioritise ‘green and digital’ growth
25th June 2024 By: Terence Creamer

The ‘second wave’ of government’s Operation Vulindlela initiative is poised to be widened to include additional structural reforms to those that have been pursued to date in electricity, freight... 

Barrick Gold chairperson John Thornton
Business model of Western mining industry needs new power, London Indaba highlights
25th June 2024 By: Martin Creamer

New power is needed by the Western mining industry, which is still functioning on a trailing old power business model. This was highlighted at Tuesday’s London Indaba, where a spotlight was shone... 

How access to electricity can speed up community potential and growth
How access to electricity can speed up community potential and growth
24th June 2024

By Ajibola Akindele, Country President, Nigeria, Schneider Electric West Africa It is in our very nature to take things for granted.  Cooked food on our table and our favourite TV series, all with... 

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Service, sustainability underpin FLS quality portfolio
24th June 2024

Supporting customers in achieving optimal plant performance is today more vital than ever, in the face of inflationary cost increases and volatile commodity markets. These concerns are behind FLS’s... 

University of Fort Hare Vice-Chancellor Professor Sakhela Buhlungu (left) and South Africa President Cyril Ramaphosa.
Global gold mining major highlights academic partnership with South Africa’s Fort Hare
21st June 2024 By: Martin Creamer

The University of Fort Hare, where the offspring of mineworkers were the first graduates, has agreed a R12.5-million, initial ten-year academic partnership with gold mining major AngloGold Ashanti,... 

Construction of Booyco HVAC systems underway
Keeping mining cool, complaint and cost-effective
21st June 2024

With its quality reputation for robust HVAC solutions for rail and defence, Booyco Engineering has built a strong reference base in mining – which is set to grow further as the company streamlines... 

Firms can boost sustainability through maintenance
21st June 2024

In a press release published last month, national welding supply store franchise Unique Welding commented that the welder is widely regarded as the “premier athlete” within the realm of metal... 

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