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King of the Hills jumps final hurdle

By: Esmarie Iannucci     15th December 2020 The Western Australian Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety has approved gold miner Red 5’s mining proposal for the King of the Hills gold mine. Red 5 on Tuesday said that all approvals to start construction of the processing facility is now in place, and the engineering,... 

BEKA Schréder wins Best Corporate Social Responsibility Award

By: Creamer Media Reporter      10th December 2020 BEKA Schréder is proud to have won the Best Corporate Social Responsibility of the Year Award at this year’s SEIFSA Awards for Excellence. BEKA Schréder was given this recognition for the work they have done in uplifting a community in one of the more impoverished areas of the country. BEKA... 

Bigger not always better with gensets – OEM

By: Marleny Arnoldi     4th December 2020 Bigger is not always better when considering generators (gensets) and standby power, and it is vital that site-specific power requirements and conditions are taken into account during the design phase of these power supply products, says local manufacturer Zest WEG.  

The changing dynamics of African mining and energy

By: Creamer Media Reporter      24th November 2020 By Melodie Michel, Reporter, Energy and Mines The business case for adding renewables to the energy mix should be a no-brainer for African mines: solar generation is widely available and has the potential to improve the reliability of power systems and reduce the risks associated with... 

Bushveld nears construction of solar plant at Vametco mine  

By: Marleny Arnoldi     11th November 2020 Aim-listed Bushveld Minerals continues to progress with the hybrid minigrid project being developed at the Vametco vanadium mine, near Brits, on the Western Limb of the Bushveld Complex in South Africa. The project comprises 3.5 MW of solar photovoltaic (PV) generation and 4 MWh of vanadium... 

Hydrogen economy presents considerable opportunities for South Africa, but social compact imperative 

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     6th November 2020 There is considerable potential for South Africa to be a supplier of green hydrogen and leverage its platinum group metals (PGM) resources; however, it is imperative that there is a social compact when building this industry, a panel of speakers noted during independent think tank, the Mapungubwe... 

Bearing isolators faring well in bearings sector

6th November 2020 Bearings distributor BMG tells Engineering News that its Garlock Klozure and Guardian Bearing Isolators have fared notably well subsequent to being introduction to the BMG range of isolators. A bearing isolator is an advanced sealing solution that is used to protect bearings on rotating equipment... 

Goldplat's South African, Ghanaian operations post higher profits

By: Marleny Arnoldi     23rd October 2020 Aim-listed gold producer Goldplat has posted solid profits from its South African and Ghanaian operations of £1.1-million and £280 000, respectively, for the quarter ended September 30. This compares with the £1-million profit posted by the South African operations and the £23 000 profit posted... 

FlexaTec - new flexible LED light strip from HELLA

By: Creamer Media Reporter      22nd October 2020 The new flexible LED light strip from HELLA for industrial applications is available in different section lengths and can be combined to a length of up to 80 or 100 meters depending on the country. It is available as both 110 and 230 V AC version   and is made of a non-flammable material (PVC... 

Introducing PIOX: the durable flow measurement solution for harsh industrial applications

By: Creamer Media Reporter      7th October 2020 Reliable flow monitoring is the cornerstone of any successful minerals processing operation. Having real-time, accurate insight into your process is critical, and FLEXIM’s latest solution, PIOX S, offers just that. PIOX S realises accurate and continuous flow, density, and concentration... 

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