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TRANSFORMATIVE SOLUTION
3D concrete printers offers transformative solutions to the challenges faced by the construction sector
3D concrete printer stands to benefit South African construction
1st March 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

The development of fit-for-purpose machinery, made in South Africa and for African conditions, such as three-dimensional (3D) concrete printing, stands to offer the construction industry enhanced... 


Prefab buildings provider celebrates five decades
1st March 2024

Prefabricated buildings provider Kwikspace is celebrating more than five decades of delivering tailor-made solutions across diverse industries. With expertise spanning schools, clinics, mining,... 


Fish being released into the Loskop Dam Nature Reserve
Thungela launches fish breeding facility in Mpumalanga
23rd February 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Coal producer and exporter Thungela on February 23 launched a fish breeding facility at the Loskop Dam Nature Reserve, in Mpumalanga. The facility was pursued in congruence with efforts to restore... 


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Appian appoints UK politician as strategic adviser; forms partnership with SAFE
21st February 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Investment adviser Appian Capital has appointed Dominic Raab as senior strategic adviser on global affairs. In this newly created role, he will support Appian on geopolitical strategy and risk,... 


 Local procurement should be top of mind in mine-owned solar power projects
Local procurement should be top of mind in mine-owned solar power projects
21st February 2024

By David Sullivan, Divisional CEO at LH Marthinusen, a division within the ACTOM Group Many mines in South Africa are currently in the early stages of planning and obtaining approval for their... 


BHP CEO Mike Henry
Worst of inflationary wave over, says BHP CEO
20th February 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Diversified mining group BHP CEO Mike Henry has expressed confidence in a more favourable economic outlook for 2024, declaring that the worst of the global inflationary wave is over. BHP, which on... 


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2024 could be ‘turning point’ for infrastructure sector
16th February 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

Amid an evolving political landscape and the imminent challenges of an upcoming national election, Consulting Engineers South Africa (Cesa) underscores the critical need to expedite infrastructure... 


A group of core samples listed and on display at last years PDAC
PDAC to focus on new industry fundamentals
9th February 2024

This year’s Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) convention, will include a key programme that will help miners understand how to navigate environmental, social and governance... 


China is oversupplied with commodities as deflation persists
8th February 2024 By: Bloomberg

China’s commodities markets are heading into the Lunar New Year break on a glum note, with deflation embedded on both the consumer and producer sides of the economy. Weak aggregate demand is the... 


New Vodafone-Microsoft partnership aims to scale generative AI, digital and cloud services
2nd February 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

Vodafone and Microsoft have entered into a new 10-year strategic partnership to scale generative artificial intelligence (AI), digital services and cloud services. The far-reaching partnership will... 


Santos and Barossa JV partners invest in Aboriginal communities
1st February 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Oil and gas major Santos and its joint venture (JV) partners in the Barossa gas project on Thursday announced they would invest up to A$10-million in Northern Territory coastal Aboriginal... 


Following several advances in 2023, LHWP Phase II moves into final construction phase
26th January 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

The Lesotho Highlands Development Authority (LHDA) has made much progress on the Phase II of the Lesotho Highlands Water Project (LHWP) after a milestone year. During 2023, the project marked many... 


Resources community funding welcomed but more needed
25th January 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The Queensland Resources Council (QRC) has welcomed the Queensland government’s allocation of A$118.2-million under the Resources Community Infrastructure fund towards projects in coal-producing... 


Richard Adkerson
Freeport-McMoRan's profit beats estimates on strong copper production
25th January 2024 By: Reuters

Copper miner Freeport-McMoRan beat Wall Street estimates for fourth-quarter profit on Wednesday, helped by strong production and higher prices for the red metal, sending its shares up about 6% in... 


new police vehicles for SAPS
Seriti donates R6.5m worth of vehicles to Emalahleni SAPS
23rd January 2024 By: Darren Parker

Coal mining company Seriti Resources’ Seriti Community Trust has handed over ten new vehicles worth R6.5-million to the South African Police Service (SAPS) in Emalahleni, Mpumalanga. The vehicles... 


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Eastern Cape megabridges making steady construction progress after initial setbacks
19th January 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Following delays and setbacks in recent years, roads parastatal South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) restarted works last year on the Mtentu and Msikaba megabridges, in the Eastern... 


Author:  Dr Mthandazo Ngwenya, MD: Development Advisory and Impact at the Bigen Group.
Increasing complexity and cost dynamics of socioeconomics on mega infrastructure projects
16th January 2024

Many governments recognise the importance of undertaking large-scale and high-impact infrastructure projects as a significant lever to develop their people and allow for expanded access to... 


Rio Tinto's iron-ore operations in WA
WA resources sector drives record budget surplus despite green tape, says CME
19th December 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The Chamber of Minerals and Energy (CME) of Western Australia (WA) says the release of the WA government’s mid-year budget review is further confirmation that the state's resources sector is the... 


COLLABORATIONThe Palabora copper mine Lift II expansion project is expected to extend the life of mine to at least 2038
MRC, PMC reach new depths in Lift II ventilation shaft project
15th December 2023 By: Shannon de Ryhove

Underground mining contractor Murray & Roberts Cementation and its client, copper miner Palabora Mining Company (PMC) celebrate a significant milestone in their partnership as they approach the... 


POSITIVE RESULTS
Construction of the trial pit is showing positive results with the bulk materials mined being used for further metallurgical testwork
Project delays first ore until June 2025
15th December 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

The Karo platinum project, in Zimbabwe – a joint venture between the government of Zimbabwe and Karo Mining – is set to mark a significant milestone with the anticipated arrival of the first ore in... 


Rio Tinto says it is optimistic about China's growth - state media
Rio Tinto says it is optimistic about China's growth - state media
12th December 2023 By: Reuters

Global miner Rio Tinto is optimistic about China's economic growth potential and will stick to its long-term strategy there, its chairman, Dominic Barton, said after a rare meeting on Tuesday with... 


ITHUBA is changing lives one family at a time over the festive season
ITHUBA is changing lives one family at a time over the festive season
8th December 2023

ITHUBA, South Africa’s esteemed National Lottery Operator, is proud to showcase a continuation of it’s national housing initiative. A passionate proponent for the upliftment of communities at a... 


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Hilube needle-bearing kit welcomed by market
8th December 2023

Argentinian distributor for Vesconite, Vesconite Hilube and Vesconite Superlube low-friction bearing materials VesArg is proud to announce the acceptance of the Vesconite Hilube needle-bearing kit... 


Stats SA economic statistics deputy director general Joe de Beer
Economy moves 'sideways' with marginal 0.2% contraction in GDP
5th December 2023 By: Darren Parker

Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) has reported a marginal 0.2% contraction in gross domestic product (GDP) for the third quarter, compared with the second quarter, and a contraction of 0.7%... 


With the new lighting solution, the school is now able to extend playing times into the evening.
Smart Lighting Solution for School’s Astro Hockey Field  
29th November 2023

BEKA Schréder has supplied the smart LED floodlighting solution for Durbanville High School’s Astro Hockey Field in Cape Town, Western Cape. Durbanville High School was established in 1827, in the... 


Iron-ore falls as China warns of more supervision to curb prices
Iron-ore falls as China warns of more supervision to curb prices
27th November 2023 By: Bloomberg

Iron-ore declined after its longest streak of weekly gains since January, hit by Beijing’s latest warnings about increased market supervision as its seeks to curb price rises. The steelmaking... 


Codelco chairperson Maximo Pacheco
China’s booming copper output leaves less space for Codelco
17th November 2023 By: Bloomberg

Codelco, the world’s biggest copper producer, is shipping less of the metal to China after a burst of new domestic capacity in the Asian nation, according to the Chilean company’s chairman Maximo... 


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Delayed Lesotho Highlands project key to plugging Gauteng water-supply gap
17th November 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

The long-anticipated second phase of the Lesotho Highlands Water Project (LHWP Phase II) broke ground this year, with ambitions of providing Gauteng and surrounds with a much-needed boost in water... 


Grindex Bravo pumps are specifically designed to excel in applications where pumping fluids with high concentrations of abrasives, such as sand and stones, is required
Grindex Bravo pumps tackles tough slurry challenges head-on
16th November 2023

Pumping slurry is a demanding task for any pump due to the abrasive nature of the materials involved. The wear and tear on pump components can result in high maintenance and repair costs, leading... 


Iron-ore hits $130 for first time since March on China stimulus
15th November 2023 By: Bloomberg

Iron-ore futures in Singapore touched $130 a ton for the first time since March on improving demand for steel in China, which is considering a new wave of stimulus to shore up the struggling... 


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Predictive maintenance part of total service
10th November 2023

The introduction of a structured maintenance management programme, which can be implemented in-house, or partially outsourced to a professional organisation, is critical to maximising production... 


The above image depicts the high-frequency pulsating valves, that operate without compressed air, and produce a precise, mist-free oil application, removing the need for an extraction system
New spray increases energy efficiency
10th November 2023

Sustainability has propelled the creation of new technologies, with the economical use of energy resources becoming an important objective within metalworking companies, says fluid technology... 


NUM logo
De Beers, NUM sign five-year wage deal
3rd November 2023 By: Darren Parker

Diamond mining company De Beers has signed a five-year wage agreement with the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) following months of negotiations facilitated by the Commission for Conciliation,... 


De beers group and national union of mineworkers sign a historic FIVE-YEAR wage deal
3rd November 2023

De Beers Group today signed a historic 5-year wage agreement with the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) following months of negotiations facilitated by the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation... 


WA’s net zero ambitions need urgent actions, says CME
30th October 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Some of Western Australia’s biggest and most strategic resource projects are at risk owing to uncertainty as to whether the state’s new low emissions, reliable and cost-competitive energy system... 


Inside Diamond Mining Icons - Joint Ventures between Botswana and De Beers
27th October 2023

In many ways Botswana is a small country, but the exception is diamond mining in which the global center of gravity shifts inward. The country has the second largest reserves after Russia’s Alrosa... 


Anglo American Strategy & Sustainability Director Helena Nonka.
Anglo carbon emissions cut by transition to 100% renewables in South America
25th October 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The transition of Anglo American to 100% renewable electricity supply across its South America operations has helped the London- and Johannesburg-listed diversified mining company to reduce its... 


WATER SECURITY
By acknowledging the fundamental right to clean water, South Africa can secure its water future
Company empowers communities
20th October 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

Amid challenges of population growth and recurring droughts, the need for swift, cost-effective, and sustainable water provision solutions in South Africa has never been more critical, states... 


The Reko Diq project is capable of producing 200 000 t of copper and 250 000 oz of gold a year for more than half a century.
Gold billionaire Sawiris eyes stake in $7bn Reko Diq mine
16th October 2023 By: Bloomberg

Egyptian billionaire Naguib Sawiris, who has forged a fortune in telecom and gold, is eyeing an investment in Barrick Gold's $7-billion Reko Diq copper/gold project as he looks to expand his... 


X.e series agitator on display, painted red
Local agitator order a world first for global drive engineer
13th October 2023 By: Tracy Hancock

Drive engineering specialist SEW-EURODRIVE South Africa has secured the world’s first order for its new X.e series agitator unit, launched in July, from a participant in the South African mining... 


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Four-chamber pump offers new capabilities
13th October 2023

Leading critical water technology company Xylem has enhanced its innovative Flojet VersiJet Series industrial motor-driven diaphragm (MDD) pumps with the introduction of a new, four-chamber model.... 


A large electric motor sat on the ground sealed in an orange corrosion proof and fire retardant paint at a mine in Africa
Collaboration to develop heavy-duty motors
13th October 2023

Industrial products supplier BMG’s electric motor designers and engineers have collaborated with global electric motor specialists to develop the Synergy IE3 range of electric motors that meet... 


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Station bypass pumps can withstand any emergency
13th October 2023

Following the Category 3 Hurricane Irma’s widespread destruction across southwest Florida, in the US, in September 2017, the City of North Port needed immediate funding to improve the overall... 


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