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Imagine a world without fuel emissions… now you’re envisioning what Nel Hydrogen is making possible

11th June 2021 Nel is a global, dedicated hydrogen company, delivering optimal solutions to produce, store, and distribute hydrogen from renewable energy.  

Electrification, digitalisation and automation to increase mines safety and productivity

By: Donna Slater     10th June 2021 South African mines wanting to drive greater operational safety, productivity and sustainability, as well as increase mine life, should tap into electrification, digitalisation and automation, says engineering company ABB South Africa process industries division manager John Manuell. From a... 

Linatex hose reduces downtime and operating costs at Namdeb

10th June 2021 The installation by Weir Minerals Africa of a Linatex® 808 hard wall rubber hose with wear indicator system is reducing downtime and operating costs at Namdeb’s Sendelingsdrift treatment plant in Namibia. The challenge facing Sendelingsdrift was that it was changing out the incumbent competitor’s... 

GoviEx advances Mutanga uranium project

By: Simone Liedtke     28th May 2021 Mineral resource company GoviEx Uranium has executed a drilling contract with Zambia-based drilling company Hydro Tech Drilling & Exploration to undertake exploration and resource delineation drilling programmes at the company’s Mutanga uranium project, in Zambia. “With the reissued Chirundu... 

Li-ion batteries provide development opportunity for South Africa

By: Simone Liedtke     25th May 2021 As electric mobility and energy storage increases its share of the transport and energy sectors, the demand for batteries is rising, with lithium-ion batteries (LIB) dominating the market. While research by Trade & Industrial Policy Strategies (TIPS) indicates that South Africa’s vibrant venture... 

MacLean marks 30th anniversary of paradigm changer in underground mining

14th May 2021 Collingwood, Ontario [13 May 2021] – Safety, versatility, productivity, and quality of installation. Designed for a single operator, always working under protected ground, with a full shift’s worth of storage space for bolting consumables. The MacLean Bolter is the Ground Support Engineer’s... 

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 compact housing, has been designed for optimum system efficiency.  

Tlou to start Lesedi Phase 1, receives EIS approval for Boomslang

By: Schalk Burger     26th April 2021 Southern African energy development company Tlou Energy said that, following a recent capital raising, it has the necessary funds in place to start construction on the transmission line for its Lesedi project. It added that the Botswana Department of Environmental Affairs had approved the... 

Sanbrado, Burkina Faso new emulsion production facility

19th April 2021 On the 13 February 2021, the new Orica Burkina Faso emulsion production and storage facility located in Sanbrado, Burkina Faso, West Africa was commissioned, and the first emulsion produced. This was the culmination of a project originally conceived in 2019 for a 2-line NOISE ANE production... 

Tirupati Graphite to raise £10m to fast-track development plan

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     16th April 2021 Specialist graphite producer Tirupati Graphite, with operations in Madagascar and India, has announced a placing with institutional and other investors of 11-million ordinary shares to raise an aggregate gross amount of £10-million. Certain directors of the company are subscribing for shares... 

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