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Image of the Gugulethu coal project
Menar coal and anthracite projects, South Africa – update
24th November 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Menar, telecommunications group MTN and technology giant Huawei have teamed up to bring fifth-generation technology to the Gugulethu colliery. 

Rough emeralds recovered in Zambia
URA raises £1m to restart South African emerald mine
21st November 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

London-listed URA Holdings has raised £1-million in an accelerated bookbuild to restart operations at its 74%-owned Gravellotte emerald mine, in South Africa's Limpopo province. The funds were... 

University of the Free State’s Shimla Park Rugby Field illuminated by OMNIBLAST-E floodlights with lighting control
Smart Sports Lighting Solution for University’s Sports Fields  
21st November 2023

BEKA Schréder is proud to have supplied the LED lighting solution with lighting control for the University of the Free State’s Shimla Park Rugby Field and soccer field. The University of the Free... 

Picture of Zimbabwe map/flag
Zulu lithium/tantalum project pilot plant, Zimbabwe – update
17th November 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Premier African Minerals has advised that its Zulu project should be in full production in January next year. 

Drill core from the Makuutu project
Makuutu rare earths project, Uganda – update
17th November 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

IonicRE expects to produce its first mixed rare-earth carbonate early in the first quarter of next year. 

Marula advances Tanzanian, South African projects
16th November 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

As Africa-focused Marula Mining works to expand lithium ore processing capacity at its Blesberg lithium and tantalum project, in South Africa’s Northern Cape province, the company loaded and hauled... 

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... 

Image of Menar CIO Cleavon Moothoosamy, MTN's Tumi Chamayou and Huawei South Africa's Jason Shao MoU Signing_1022
Partnership paves way for new smart mine
16th November 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

Private investment company Menar, telecommunications group MTN and technology giant Huawei have once again teamed up to bring fifth-generation (5G) technology to a newly-developed mine in... 

Premier halts concentrate shipments for two months to allow for plant builds
14th November 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

London-listed Premier African Minerals has advised that its Zulu lithium and tantalum project, in Zimbabwe, should be at full production in January next year. The company has been progressing... 

luminaires and SERIES 40 LED bulkheads ensure that the area is well illuminated to provide a sense of safety and wellbeing
Lighting Solution for Dube TradePort Warehouse
14th November 2023

BEKA Schréder is proud to have supplied the lighting solution for one of the new warehouses situated at the Dube TradePort close to Durban, South Africa. ​​Dube TradePort is a Special Economic Zone... 

Gold plat operations
Loadshedding results in dip in Goldplat’s South African operating profit
10th November 2023 By: Darren Parker

Aim-listed gold recovery company Goldplat has reported a £77 000 year-on-year drop in operating profit for three months ended September 30 – the first quarter of its 2024 financial year – as a... 

The company’s specialists advise on correct valve selection and installation for every application
Company’s innovative approach helps solve industry challenges
10th November 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

Within industrial product supplier BMG's expansive collection of industrial slurry valves lies a diverse selection of pinch valves meticulously engineered to regulate the movement of liquids,... 

The above image depicts a solar photovoltaic array
Reducing grid reliance to reduce costs
10th November 2023

With loadshedding impacting productivity and income generation, and increasing safety and security risks, investing in solar photovoltaic (PV) has become more common. Consequently, getting a... 

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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... 

Sigombeni Rural Portable Water System
The project involved the installation of a gravity-fed pipeline stretching 5.6 km from the Mtilane river to Sigombeni
Strategic valves, fluid control hub for Mbombela
10th November 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

In response to a market need for specialised services within the fluid control industry, steel, tube and engineering product supplier Stewarts & Lloyds has established a standalone branch in... 

Hudaco partners with Indian firm to bring branded energy solutions to South Africa
10th November 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

India-based energy solutions brand Luminous Power Technologies and South Africa’s Hudaco Energy have teamed up to bring a new range of applicable energy solutions to South Africa. The official... 

Serco’s Gauteng premises now fully solar powered
10th November 2023 By: Irma Venter

Truck and trailer body-building company Serco is now fully powered by solar energy at its Boksburg facility in Gauteng. The installation consists of a 150 kW hybrid solar system with 370 x 405 W... 

Image of mounds of phosphates
Ardmore phosphate rock project, Australia – update
10th November 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Centrex Metals has made a substantial cut to its capital expenditure guidance for the expansion of the Ardmore phosphate mine. 

A Blue Motovario Motor Gearbox unit which is being imported by Madacan to supply South Africa's mining sector.
Larger premises boosts stockholding
9th November 2023 By: Halima Frost

Industrial electrical, electronic and mechanical product supplier Madacan Africa started operations last month at its new premises in the Northlands Business Park in Northriding, which is almost... 

An image showing ACTOM Industry securing a contract to upgrade the drive and control system of a man-winder at a gold mine
ACTOM Industry secures contract to upgrade winder drive, gold system at Ghanaian gold mine
8th November 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

After many years of trying to break into the Ghana gold mining market with its modern mine winder drive and control systems, mine winder experts ACTOM Industry late last year achieved a... 

THT has potential to be Denison's second Athabasca ISR mine
7th November 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Uranium exploration company Denison Mines has completed its inaugural in-situ recovery (ISR) field test programme within The Heldeth Tue (THT) uranium deposit at its 67.41%-owned Waterbury Lake... 

The White Mesa uranium mill in Utah
Energy Fuels preparing 4 uranium mines for production
6th November 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

US-based critical minerals company Energy Fuels is preparing four of its convention uranium mines production, CEO Mark Chalmers reported on Friday. Together, these mines have the ability to... 

Image of drill core from the Makuutu rare earths project
Makuutu rare earths project, Uganda – update
3rd November 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

IonicRE hopes to make a final investment decision on the project by the second half of 2024. 

Entrance to the Priseka mine
Prieska copper/zinc project, South Africa – update
3rd November 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Orion Minerals is continuing its transition to mine developer and operator at the Prieska mine. 

BME’s smart, safe technology for loading blastholes
BME’s smart, safe technology for loading blastholes
1st November 2023

The productivity and safety of BME’s mobile manufacturing units (MMUs) is enhanced by smart technology, making real-time data available on the loading of bulk emulsion into blastholes. Smart MMUs... 

BurnStar CEO Dr Johan Brand with test reactor.
Hydrogen plant buildout plan under way at metals smelter in Rustenburg
1st November 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Work has begun on the development of a hydrogen plant at the smelting site in Rustenburg of Ironveld, the London Aim-listed speciality metals producer. The required funds have been raised to... 

Orion is developing three complementary base metal production hubs in the Northern Cape.
Orion advancing towards operational commencement at Prieska in Northern Cape
31st October 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Johannesburg- and Sydney-listed Orion Minerals has continued its transition to mine developer and operator at the Prieska copper/zinc mine in South Africa’s Northern Cape. The diversified base... 

Investment firm launches solar-focused funding
27th October 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

Investment firm Bravura Energy has launched a Solar Fund for the exclusive investment in solar photovoltaic (PV) projects. The fund generates income through triple net power purchase agreements... 

Sun City’s newest high-end development nears completion
27th October 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

Sun International’s R295-million Lefika Villas development is 85% complete and fully booked one year after breaking ground on the expansion at its iconic Sun City resort, in the North West. The... 

The process sheet for the Araguaia project
Araguaia ferronickel project, Brazil – update
27th October 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Construction progress continues at Araguaia. 

Image of drill core from the Makuutu rare earths project
Makuutu rare earths project, Uganda – update
27th October 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Uganda Directorate of Geological Survey and Mines has approved the granting of a large-scale mining licence. 

The introduction of Vesconite Hilube’s lantern ring applications prolonged lifespan and reduced maintenance efforts
Better hydro efficiency through pump, turbine tech
20th October 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

Early attempts to replace conventional metallic-type lantern rings with polymers, such as nylon, yielded discouraging results compared to metallic lantern rings in the water engineering industry,... 

Choride salts/rare earths
Cummins Range rare earths project, Australia
20th October 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

An enhanced scoping study has proposed a three-stage development development approach. 

The Grindex Magnum pump's dependable design combined with its ease of maintenance has earned it a favoured position with customers worldwide
Grindex’s Magnum pump offers unparalleled heavy-duty drainage capability
19th October 2023

In the two decades since its launch, Grindex’s Magnum pump has emerged as the first choice for heavy-duty drainage tasks across a myriad of applications in the construction, mining and quarrying... 

Woodside posts solid quarter
18th October 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Oil and gas major Woodside has reported an 8% increase in production for the quarter ended September, with production reaching 47.8-million barrels of oil equivalent. The company on Wednesday... 

An IWC background
Experts highlight the potential of recoverable energy power generation
17th October 2023 By: Darren Parker

Significant additional clean electricity can be generated economically by combining dry and wet cooling technologies at power plants, Industrial Water Cooling (IWC) consulting and research and... 

A rendered image of the jaw crusher feed chute
Northern Cape mine smooths flow with Weba Chute
17th October 2023

Specialist transfer point company, Weba Chute Systems is working with a mine in the Northern Cape to improve material flow. The mine has ordered two custom engineered chutes from Weba Chute... 

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... 

Image of a four chamber jet pump
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.... 

Image of a silver cutter fan
Cutter fans enhance performance in pump agitation
13th October 2023

The integration of innovative features in pump design has significantly enhanced performance and efficiency, with significant benefits for lowering total cost of ownership. One such component, the... 

Railway project midway to completion
13th October 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

Japan-based railway signal and track maintenance equipment manufacturer Hayashi Soji is midway through the second phase of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) railway project in South... 

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... 

An mage of ACTOM Signalling's equipment next to a railway line
Local manufacturers poised to support sector
13th October 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

Local manufacturers are well positioned to support the South African railway and transportation sector through products, services and maintenance support tailored to the specific needs of the... 

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