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Harbour Arch’s live-work-play concept includes refreshing affordable component
14th October 2022 By: Irma Venter

The first phase of the Melrose Arch mixed-use development opened in Johannesburg in 2001, more than 20 years ago. Since then, the concept of a city-within-a-city has gained traction, with the idea... 

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Reliable Power Transmission
14th October 2022

During the last 12 years, Level 2 BBBEE agricultural and industrial mechanisation equipment supplier AIM has focused on designing state-of –the-art equipment to introduce the latest technology into... 

LED Lighting Solution for Metical Square
6th October 2022

The Bank of Mozambique, in partnership with the Municipality of Pemba, has built the Metical Square on Wimbi beach in Pemba, Mozambique. This forms part of a countrywide rollout of monuments... 

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Energy and battery minerals driving Australian exports to record levels
4th October 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Australia’s resources and energy exports are forecast to reach a record A$450-billion in 2022/23, with the export of battery metals, including copper, nickel and lithium, expected to more than... 

Gear unit range for lifting drives launched
30th September 2022

Equipment supplier BMG has launched a new range of NORD MAXXDRIVE-XD industrial gear units, designed to enhance the efficiency of lifting gear used in many industries, including the mining sector.... 

The copper market is flashing signs of tight supply
8th September 2022 By: Bloomberg

Copper spreads are spiking in a signal that physical supplies remain tight despite global economic headwinds. The premium for cash copper over three-month futures on the London Metal Exchange rose... 

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Allbro discusses innovations for the future ahead of EMA 2022
1st September 2022

The world has changed over the last three years. Global trade has fragmented, posing new challenges for manufacturers. The distribution of technology has spread significantly in the last ten years. 

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Transnet and unions declare wage deadlock, strike looms
26th August 2022 By: Reuters

South Africa's Transnet announced on Friday a deadlock in wage negotiations, with two labour unions raising the prospect of a strike that could further cripple the State-owned logistics company and... 

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New Gauteng urban hub seeks to strike inclusivity, tech-savvy balance
26th August 2022 By: Darren Parker

The Lanseria smart city initiative, announced by President Cyril Ramaphosa in his 2020 State of the Nation Address, has steadily been gaining momentum over the past two years, despite setbacks... 

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Opinion: Beyond zama-zamas – new vision required for Gauteng mining belt
19th August 2022

In this article, project management, local government and property development advice and management services company Cadre Plan executive director and project lead on the Gauteng mining belt... 

Beyond Zama-Zamas – new vision required for Gauteng mining belt
19th August 2022

Reinier Minny – Executive Director of Cadre Plan and project lead on the Gauteng mining belt policy There is an alternative future for the Gauteng mining belt that offers solutions beyond the... 

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South Africans called on to apply for funding to build South Africa’s hydrogen economy
19th August 2022 By: Martin Creamer

A call for funding applications to be submitted for the development of the hydrogen economy is made in an advertisement placed today by South Africa’s Technology Innovation Agency (TIA), an entity... 

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Royal Bafokeng Platinum, NWDoE partner to deliver two new schools in Rustenburg
18th August 2022 By: Shannon de Ryhove

Platinum group metals mining company Royal Bafokeng Platinum (RBPlat) has provided a tangible example of its philosophy of “More than Mining”, by partnering with the North West Department of... 

Rights organisations are seeking accountability for failed Marikana housing
16th August 2022 By: Marleny Arnoldi

As this year marks the tenth anniversary of the Marikana Massacre, in which 34 mineworkers were killed by the South African Police Service during a protest at the Lonmin platinum mine, in... 

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Minerals Council clamps down on ‘procurement mafia’, says SLPs are being frustrated
16th August 2022 By: Marleny Arnoldi

On the ten-year anniversary of the Marikana Massacre, the Minerals Council South Africa says the good intent of mines’ social labour plans (SLPs), which are often a source of conflict that may... 

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UK coal mine dilemma pits energy crisis against green goals
14th August 2022 By: Bloomberg

In the far northwest corner of England, coal mining was so finished that the local museum paying tribute to the industry shut a few years ago after running into financial trouble. Yet at the... 

Strategy outlines constructive value of wood
5th August 2022 By: Cameron Mackay

The University of Pretoria (UP) has played a significant part in the Department of Trade, Industry and Competition’s (DTIC’s) Promotion of Timber Construction Steering Committee, which aims to... 

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Sibanye continues to make reparations at Marikana
15th July 2022 By: Darren Parker

After acquiring platinum producer Lonmin’s operations in 2019, diversified miner Sibanye-Stillwater continues to contribute to reparations for those community members who were affected by the... 

French-style labour deal poised to fuel South Africa inflation
8th July 2022 By: Bloomberg

The South African State-owned power utility’s inflation-beating pay deal struck with protesting workers sets a dangerous precedent for on-going public-sector wage negotiations that may add to price... 

Prime Minister Boris Johnson (pictured) on Wednesday sacked Michael Gove, who was expected to announce a decision on the coal mine on Thursday. Johnson earlier today resigned as party leader, but will remain as Prime Minister until a successor is in place.
British coal mine decision delayed amid political turmoil
7th July 2022 By: Reuters

A British government decision on whether to allow a new coal mine in Cumbria, northwest England, has been delayed amid political turmoil which saw the minister responsible for the relevant... 

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Supplier replaces pump seals at coal mine
1st July 2022 By: Sabrina Jardim

Mechanical seals, pumps and complementary pumps products supplier Mechanical Rotating Solutions (MRS) replaced expeller seals on centrifugal pumps at a coal mining company’s facility, in... 

Informal settlements near North West mining areas to be upgraded
24th June 2022 By: Yvonne Silaule

Informal settlements in the mining areas around the Bojanala and Dr Kenneth Kaunda districts, in the North West, will soon be upgraded as the provincial Department of Human Settlements sets out to... 

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War derails plan to ditch coal after UK championed global cuts
20th June 2022 By: Bloomberg

When the COP26 climate talks concluded in November, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson declared the world had reached a point of no return in phasing out coal. At the same time, Ukrainian Foreign... 

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Policy opportunity for rail infrastructure
17th June 2022 By: Sabrina Jardim

With South Africa’s reliance on commodity exports, which can be handled only in large volumes by rail, law firm Norton Rose Fulbright Africa director and transport head Malcolm Hartwell says rail... 

Beheadings show Islamist peril persists for Total in Mozambique
Beheadings show Islamist peril persists for Total in Mozambique
16th June 2022 By: Bloomberg

A fresh wave of attacks by an Islamic State affiliate in northern Mozambique has prompted the evacuation of the nation’s biggest solar power plant and threatens to further delay TotalEnergies'... 

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Quarrying under pressure, owing to lack of road builds
10th June 2022 By: Tracy Hancock

A lack of genuine infrastructure development over the past ten years has reduced demand for aggregates, placing significant pressure on local quarries, says construction materials supplier AfriSam.... 

Workers at Rusal's Guinea bauxite mine end strike, obtain salary rise
7th June 2022 By: Reuters

Striking employees of Russian aluminium giant Rusal's Guinea subsidiary Compagnie des Bauxites de Dian-Dian (COBAD) returned to work on June 2, one week after their protest action started, a union... 

Heavy-duty mechanical face seals offer dependable performance
3rd June 2022

Industrial equipment supplier BMG’s extensive range of seals and gaskets includes engineering group Trelleborg’s mechanical face (torric) seals, that have been specially engineered for rotating... 

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Firm launches new tech
3rd June 2022

Global leader in bulk handling equipment solutions Martin Engineering has launched its innovative N2 remote monitoring system for conveyor belt cleaners in countries across Europe, Middle East,... 

Chile's Boric pushes for unity amid challenges in first state of the union
2nd June 2022 By: Reuters

Chilean President Gabriel Boric struck a conciliatory tone and outlined his government's plans to tackle a slew of issues amid a sharp drop in his approval rating during his first State of the... 

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Far-reaching JSE reforms highlighted at exploration-focused Junior Indaba
1st June 2022 By: Martin Creamer

The June 1 launch of the JSE’s new Cutting Red Tape initiative to make listing on the JSE considerably easier, faster and more sustainable is twinning with JSE’s recent private placements... 

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JSE enters new era as it builds seamless digital marketplace
20th May 2022 By: Natasha Odendaal

The JSE is entering a new era as it leverages its wholly owned venture JSE Private Placements (JPP) to build a future-fit capital market delivering a seamless digital marketplace that matches... 

Pylon legs at N2 Msikaba Bridge project hydraulically jacked apart
6th May 2022 By: Irma Venter

The Msikaba Bridge project notched up an engineering milestone this month, when the south pylon legs were hydraulically jacked apart. The 580-m-long, stay cable bridge – which will span the... 

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Mbalula recommends a people-centred just transition
5th May 2022 By: Schalk Burger

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has said a just transition is about improving the lives and livelihoods of all South Africans, particularly those that are bearing the brunt of climate impacts,... 

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Zuma replaced Ramatlhodi with inexperienced 'Gupta minister' Zwane to do their bidding – Zondo
29th April 2022 By: News24Wire

It was clear that former president Jacob Zuma replaced Ngoako Ramatlhodi as mineral resources minister because he refused to cooperate with the Gupta family’s wishes, the State Capture Inquiry has... 

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Presidency receives fourth part of Zondo Commission's report into State capture
29th April 2022 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The Presidency on April 29 received the fourth part of the report of the Judicial Commission of Inquiry into Allegations of State Capture.   Secretary of the Commission Professor Itumeleng Mosala... 

Gauteng tables strategy to increase revenue collection
22nd April 2022 By: Natasha Odendaal

The Gauteng Provincial Government (GPG) has tabled a strategy aimed at boosting the collection of current revenue sources and enhancing the potential of new sources, without impacting negatively on... 

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Putin wants Russia to boost its use of metals to counter sanctions
21st April 2022 By: Reuters

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday called for structural changes in Russia's metallurgical industry to counter Western sanctions he said were starving it of some components and... 

US coal prices top $100/t for first time since 2008
US coal prices top $100/t for first time since 2008
5th April 2022 By: Bloomberg

US coal prices topped $100/t for the first time in 13 years as Russia’s war in Ukraine and the global energy crunch drive up demand for fossil fuels. Prices for coal from Central Appalachia surged... 

Bigen supports Mauritian Government in major social housing drive
1st April 2022

Established 50 years ago, the Bigen Group has earned a solid reputation as an innovative, solutions-focused infrastructure development Group invested in the future of Africa. With its Head Quarters... 

Gas and clean energy gets federal funding
30th March 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The federal government has set aside some A$1.3-billion of new investment in the 2022/23 Budget to maintain energy security, keep downward pressure on energy prices while reducing emissions.... 

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Office-to-housing conversions hold some potential, but conditions apply
25th March 2022 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

As South Africa looks to recover from the impacts of Covid-19, the viability of the trend of converting office buildings into residential properties is under scrutiny, with local and international... 

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Microtunnelling used to build pipeline
18th March 2022 By: Nadine Ramdass

The Farm 694 bulk civil engineering services project will, once completed, be the longest and largest diameter pipeline project constructed using microtunnelling in South Africa, says WSP in Africa... 

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