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Sanlam Investments launches Sustainable Infrastructure Fund
17th September 2021 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Asset manager Sanlam Investments has launched a Sustainable Infrastructure Fund (SIF) that will invest in local projects for market development and job growth, with an emphasis on environmental... 

Harmony's Doornkop mine
Harmony reaches wage agreement with five unions
16th September 2021 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Trade unions Solidarity, the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union, the National Union of Mineworkers, Uasa and the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa have reached a... 

Infrastructure upgrades for eThekwini municipality
10th September 2021

Consulting engineers Bosch Projects and financial institution Bosch Capital – members of the Bosch Holdings group of companies – work closely with municipalities nationally to assist with upgrading... 

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Local manufacturers struggle to secure business from miners
10th September 2021 By: Nadine Ramdass

The local mining industry fails to consider smaller, local manufacturers’ products, which have the potential to extend the life of equipment, reduce wear and tear and, consequently, decrease... 

Municipality’s infrastructure services fulfil obligations
10th September 2021

Despite facing constant challenges, Knysna municipality’s infrastructure services directorate continues to fulfil its obligation of maintaining the municipal area’s integral infrastructure and its... 

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Pitt sets up barricades around the coalface
9th September 2021 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Federal Resources and Water Minister Keith Pitt has, for the second time this week, defended the role of coal in the Australian economy. Pitt said in a statement on Thursday that Australian coal... 

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Implats contributes R13bn in taxes, royalties to South African government
2nd September 2021 By: Martin Creamer

Platinum group metals (PGMs) mining and marketing company Implats has contributed about R13-billion in taxes and royalties to the South African government for the 12 months to June 30, Implats CFO... 

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Changing of the guard
20th August 2021

Changing of the guard  Bigen, a leading African infrastructure development group of companies, has announced the retirement of current CEO Dr Snowy Khoza, who has been at the helm since October 1,... 

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Marikana massacre commemorated with second yearly memorial lecture
17th August 2021 By: Donna Slater

The interdependence between business and stakeholders has never been more critical, nor has the need for collaboration to learn from past events and ensure they are never repeated,... 

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Online course gains momentum
13th August 2021 By: Anna Moross

The success of the South African Light Steel Frame Association’s (Sasfa’s)  online training course for light steel frame building (LSFB) contactors, presented in March, has resulted in the course... 

Sibanye to hold webcast series to aid healing and renewal in Marikana
11th August 2021 By: Schalk Burger

Precious metals mining multinational Sibanye-Stillwater is hosting a series of webcasts and live streams during August. “We believe that by co-creating a shared vision and delivering on tangible... 

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Tronox invests R2-million towards building houses in the community
5th August 2021

At Tronox, corporate citizenship is an integral part of our global business. One of our core values is to honour our responsibility to create value for stakeholders. As a global organisation, we... 

EFFICIENCY IS KEY BMG’s valves meet stringent quality and safety specifications and are highly efficient at mines to control and isolate abrasive slurries
Valve products reliable in harsh conditions
30th July 2021

Engineering Solutions provider BMG and valves manufacturer Abrasive Flow Solutions (AFS), which are part of the specialist distributor Engineering Solutions Group (ESG), play a significant role in... 

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Industrial properties remain resilient
30th July 2021 By: Nadine Ramdass

The industrial real estate sector has shown resilience during a period that has proven to be most volatile for the office property and retail sectors, says JSE-listed real estate investment trust... 

Diamond major releases inaugural impact report
30th July 2021

The world’s largest diamond miner by volume Alrosa, earlier this month released its first ever Impact Report, which summarises its social and economic progress in Yakutia – which hosts 90% of... 

China frictions steer electric automakers away from rare earth magnets
China frictions steer electric automakers away from rare earth magnets
19th July 2021 By: Reuters

As tensions mount between China and the United States, automakers in the West are trying to reduce their reliance on a key driver of the electric vehicle revolution - permanent magnets, sometimes... 

Years of hard work and perseverance are now paying off
SA-born pneumatic tech wins global award
16th July 2021

The coveted global Unicorn Cup final, for the start-up business with the highest investment potential, was won on May 13 this year by South African pneumatic technology pioneer Magnevane. Magnevane... 

INTERCHANGE Transport sector has 15 SIDS projects across the country
SIDS fast-tracks infrastructure- boosting projects
16th July 2021

As part of the Sustainable Infrastructure Development System (SIDS) methodology launched last year, the government announced 50 projects, along with 12 special projects, that the methodology has... 

Women encouraged to enter engineering field
16th July 2021 By: Natasha Odendaal

As the celebrations of the eighth International Women in Engineering Day (INWED), themed Engineering Heroes, wraps up for another year, South African engineers are encouraging more women to enter... 

The Big 5 construct Egypt hailed a success gathering industry professionals to reconnect In 2021
13th July 2021

The Big 5 Construct Egypt has concluded today having successfully provided a safe platform for the construction community to reconnect, revitalize business activities, and rebuild partnerships. The... 

The right call – Bigen appoints Luthando Vutula as new CEO
8th July 2021 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Leading infrastructure development Group, Bigen, is pleased to announce the appointment of Luthando Vutula, previously the CEO of Ubank, as the incoming CEO set to succeed Dr Snowy Khoza on 1... 

Sisulu asks engineers to contribute to SA’s development agenda
2nd July 2021 By: Donna Slater

In keynote address at a virtual seminar hosted by the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) earlier in June, Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu called on engineers... 

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Johannesburg Geology Museum laments threats, frustrations
30th June 2021 By: Marleny Arnoldi

The Geological Museum Association (GMA) has lamented the continued challenges, including theft, flood damage and lack of funding, experienced by the Johannesburg Geology Museum over the last... 

Stewarts & Lloyds Projects supplied all the piping and fittings for the fire protection system, hanging material and fire water system for Steyn City
Pipes, tubes demand strong in housing sector
25th June 2021 By: Darren Parker

Demand for piping and tubing from the housing sector has remained buoyant throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, says pipe and tube manufacturer Stewarts & Lloyds sales manager Clayton Greer. He... 

Sweet jobs harvest from small-scale  grower development project
Sweet jobs harvest from small-scale grower development project
25th June 2021 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Four years in, the R127-million Small-Scale Grower Cane Development project has recorded notable successes, with over 860 sustainable jobs created and 3 000 ha of cane developed on communal land... 

Minister of Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation, Lindiwe Sisulu
Minister Sisulu Calls On Engineers To Contribute To The Development Agenda Of The Country
21st June 2021

The Minister of Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation, Lindiwe Sisulu has called on engineers to patriotically contribute to the development agenda of the country. Minister Sisulu made this call... 

The Tsurumi KTX series is an explosion-proof model of the general KTZ series of dewatering pumps.
Flameproof pump sets delivered to local colliery
18th June 2021

Pretoria-based pump supplier and services company, Mechanical Rotating Solutions (MRS), delivered six flameproof mobile pump sets to a colliery in Mpumalanga in May. 

SA developer wins $4.5bn Ethiopia housing contract
18th June 2021 By: John Muchira

South African developer Property 2000 has won a $4.2-billion contract to build affordable houses in the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa. The project will involve the construction of 500 000 units... 

Copper’s supercharged rally creaks on signs of softer demand
Copper’s supercharged rally creaks on signs of softer demand
15th June 2021 By: Bloomberg

Copper’s stellar rally is starting to creak as investors unwind their bullish bets and evidence of demand weakness mounts in China’s powerhouse manufacturing sector. Prices plunged as much as 4.3%... 

Gold Fields’ South Deep, trade unions ink three-year wage deal
11th June 2021 By: Simone Liedtke

Gold Fields’ South Deep mine and trade unions the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) and Uasa, have concluded a three-year wage agreement for the period from March 1, 2021, to February 28, 2024.... 

Carbon dioxide is removed from our atmosphere by wood plantations during their rotations of seven to 20 years.
Timber’s viability overlooked by developers
11th June 2021

It is estimated that two-billion metres squared of new building stock will be required every year between 2019 and 2025 to keep up with urban development and population growth.  

Pioneers for sustainable urban regeneration
11th June 2021 By: Claire O'Reilly

An urgent shift from traditional market practice towards the ‘green industrial revolution’ is underway, hence specialised commercial property financial services company TUHF’s advocating for the... 

Australia poised to benefit from increased commodity demand - MCA
Australia poised to benefit from increased commodity demand - MCA
2nd June 2021 By: Esmarie Iannucci

A new report by the Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) has shown that Australia was poised to take advantage of the predicted increase in global demand for commodities. The MCA’s Commodity Demand... 

STRAIGHT FORWARD Local mining engineers like the tough, simple, local build because it is easier to service
New dryer range piques mining interest
28th May 2021 By: Darren Parker

The introduction of compressed-air equipment manufacturer Artic Driers International’s new SA Series heatless pressure swing air dryers has sparked significant interest in the South African mining... 

Wear-resistant conveyor introduced
28th May 2021

Designer and manufacturer of bulk handling equipment Flexicon has introduced a wear-resistant flexible screw conveyor which comprises a carbon steel conveyor tube, heavy-duty flexible screw, and... 

Bluejay says Greenland Minister reaffirmed support for mining
21st May 2021 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Aim-, FSE-listed and QTCQB-traded Bluejay Mining CEO Bo Stensgard said on Friday that he had held a positive meeting with Greenland’s mining Minister, who was appointed following the recent general... 

DEAN NARAINSAMY We are losing key resources and skills sets to emigration
Construction turnaround requires collaboration
21st May 2021 By: Darren Parker

Partnerships between the private and public sectors are paramount to turning the built environment and construction sectors around in South Africa, says engineering firm Aecom Africa programme cost... 

The Bigen Group
The Bigen Group
21st May 2021

The Bigen Group has, since its inception 50 years ago, earned a solid reputation as an innovative, solutions-focused engineering and infrastructure development partner and employer of choice,... 

Numsa, NUM says Eskom fails to 'engage meaningfully' in wage negotiations
20th May 2021 By: Donna Slater

Labour unions the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) and the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) on May 20 said State-owned power utility Eskom's management team had refused to... 

NUM seeks 15% wage increase in gold sector
20th May 2021 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) has submitted its key wage demands for the period from 2021 to 2023 to gold sector employers. It is seeking a 15% across the board increase in salaries and... 

LEI Principal Geology Consultant Siphelele (Siphe) Ntshangase
Hire jobless geologists to capture much-needed exploration data – LEI
19th May 2021 By: Martin Creamer

A strong call for unemployed geology graduates to be contracted to capture historic exploration data electronically has been made by Letaba Elihle Investments (LEI) principal geology consultant... 

The OPTIWAY is suitable for use in various industrial environments, including underground haulage, outdoor mining areas, and others
Company introduces robust luminaire
14th May 2021

Industrial lighting solutions provider BEKA Schréder has introduced “one of the most versatile and reliable” industrial light-emitting diode (LED) bulkhead luminaires: the OPTIWAY. The luminaire... 

BMG’s new NORD DuoDrive unit - an integrated geared unit that combines the recently launched NORD IE5+ synchronous motor and a single-stage helical gear unit in one compact housing - has been designed for optimum system efficiency.
New unit designed for efficiency
7th May 2021

Industrial products provider, BMG’s new NORD DuoDrive unit, an integrated geared unit that combines the recently launched NORD IE5+ synchronous motor and a single-stage helical gear unit in one... 

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For over 60 years, VEGA has provided industry-leading products for the measurement of level, density, weight and pressure. As the inventor of the...

Booyco Electronics
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Booyco Electronics, South African pioneer of Proximity Detection Systems, offers safety solutions for underground and surface mining, quarrying,...


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