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Demand for the heavy-duty Grindex Mega pump in dewatering applications continues across the Southern African market
Grindex Mega – Unrivalled solution for heavy duty dewatering
10th July 2023

Demand for the heavy-duty Grindex Mega pump in dewatering applications continues across the Southern African market, particularly in across-border countries like Zambia, and the DRC. Justin Bawden,... 


Coal
Contango signs 20 000 t/m coal offtake agreement with TransOre
10th July 2023 By: Darren Parker

London-listed natural resource development company Contango Holdings has entered into a new offtake arrangement with mineral trader TransOre International for the sale of up to 20 000 t a month of... 


Head shot of Bearings International GM Christian Chipamaunga.
Supplier on the pulse of market’s needs
7th July 2023 By: Bridget Lepere

  Industrial solutions supplier Bearings International (BI) has been supplying industrial power transmission products to the sugar industry for 65 years, with its chains selection for the sugar... 


‘Ground-breaking’ projects completed for retail giant
7th July 2023

Water management solutions provider Sewtreat has successfully completed two “ground-breaking” projects at fast moving consumer goods retail giant Pick n Pay's Eastport Logistics Park, in Kempton... 


Image of man next to ferrochrome
Ferrochrome Furnaces smelting complex refurbishment, South Africa – update
7th July 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Ironveld completed the first sales of metal products from its Rustenburg smelter in June, as planned. 


Report highlights the relative materials intensity of technologies required for the net-zero transition, such as offshore wind turbines
Mining, refining, smelting investment of up to $4tr by 2030 needed to support net-zero shift – report
6th July 2023 By: Terence Creamer

As the world accelerates the deployment of climate technologies in support of the net-zero transition, there is a risk that materials supply might not scale at the required speed, a new McKinsey &... 


The Phase 1 and 2 concentrator plants at Kamoa-Kakula
Kamoa-Kakula sets another copper concentrate production record
5th July 2023 By: Darren Parker

TSX-listed Ivanhoe Mines' Kamoa-Kakula copper complex in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) produced a record 103 786 t of copper concentrate in the second quarter, compared with the 93 603 t... 


Successful Barrick partnership keeps gold shining for Mali
3rd July 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

The 26-year-long partnership between gold miner Barrick Gold Corporation and the State of Mali has built the country’s gold mining industry into a world leader and positioned it strongly for... 


Bolivia taps China, Russia's Rosatom in bid to unlock huge lithium riches
Bolivia taps China, Russia's Rosatom in bid to unlock huge lithium riches
30th June 2023 By: Reuters

Bolivia has signed lithium agreements with Russian state nuclear firm Rosatom and China's Citic Guoan Group, the South American country's government said on Thursday, as it looks to develop its... 


The El Teniente operation, in Chile.
Electrical accident at Chile's El Teniente copper mine leaves one dead
30th June 2023 By: Reuters

An electrical accident at Codelco's El Teniente mine in central Chile, the company's largest copper mine, left one dead, the state-owned mining giant said in a statement on Thursday. Codelco said... 


New system launched for large hose guidance
30th June 2023

In March, high-performance plastic products manufacturer igus launched its new E4Q e-chain with extender crossbars for the safe guidance of large hoses. The E4Q e-chain with extender crossbars is a... 


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SARENS thriving in a changing industry
27th June 2023

SARENS, a family-owned business founded in 1955 and headquartered in Belgium, has undergone a significant transformation in recent years that has allowed it to decentralise its way of working,... 


KYLE BOHNSACK
All installations are done according to best practice regarding environmentally sound installations
Renewables drive sustainable development
23rd June 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

Comprehensive energy audits and advanced lithium-ion batteries have enabled renewable energy company Blockpower to ensure a stable and high-quality power supply for The Emerald development, in... 


LIGHTING CONTROL
The Schréder ITERRA lighting control solution is suitable for all industrial and large area applications.
Bluetooth lighting solution suitable for industrial applications
23rd June 2023

Remote control solution Schréder ITERRA offers site managers a robust, cost-effective and futureproof platform to run their infrastructure with the utmost flexibility for adapting lighting to any... 


BHP will need carbon credits to meet net zero target
BHP will need carbon credits to meet net zero target
21st June 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Diversified miner BHP on Wednesday told shareholders that the company would likely need to make use of high-integrity carbon credits to offset greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions which could not be... 


Labour shortages nips at Lynas in Kalgoorlie
20th June 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Rare earths miner Lynas has highlighted labour shortages as a potential challenge to the development of its Kalgoorlie rare earths processing facility. The company this week noted that... 


Drilling excellence paves way for Ivanplats’ Platreef Project vent shaft
19th June 2023

The dual purpose use of the new ventilation shaft at Ivanplats’ Platreef Project near Mokopane required extreme pilot hole accuracy – so it called in specialist Murray & Roberts Cementation. The... 


Cape Town’s solar PV applications reach record level
16th June 2023 By: Irma Venter

The appetite for rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) installations has reached record levels in Cape Town, with March now the best month on record for new applications to install solar energy, says... 


Image shows ASX building
Kalium Lakes flags funding needs
14th June 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Kalium Lakes on Wednesday told shareholders that the company would require additional long-term funding for its Beyondie sulphate of potash (SOP) project over the next two financial... 


Unearthing efficiency in the Mining Industry with leading solutions from Festo
13th June 2023

In the Mining Industry, the use of a reliable detonator cord winder can be the difference between a successful, profitable and safe operation or a disaster. Without the proper equipment, the cord... 


C$1.4bn smelter upgrade Rio Tinto's biggest aluminium investment in more than a decade
C$1.4bn smelter upgrade Rio Tinto's biggest aluminium investment in more than a decade
12th June 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Diversified major Rio Tinto on Monday announced a C$1.4-billion expansion of its AP60 aluminium smelter at the Complexe Jonquière, in Quebec – its most significant investment in its aluminium... 


GE Vernova’s Gas Power business hosts Aeroderivative Users Conference
GE Vernova’s Gas Power business hosts Aeroderivative Users Conference
12th June 2023

GE Vernova’s Gas Power business hosted a Sub-Saharan Africa Aeroderivative Users Conference in Tanzania with the theme, “Building capacity and supporting energy security with Aeroderivative gas... 


Chevron marks milestone at Gorgon
Chevron marks milestone at Gorgon
12th June 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Gorgon liquefied natural gas (LNG) joint venture marked the first production of gas from its Stage 2 development last week, off the coast of Western Australia. The Stage 2 development expands... 


Image of piles of phosphate
Cabinda phosphate project, Angola – update
9th June 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The project has been granted key environmental approval licences for construction activities. 


ECO EMITTER
It is an engineered device designed to provide corrosion protection for sensitive assets
Firm promotes multimetal corrosion protection
9th June 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

Branching from US manufacturer Cortec’s EcoEarth line, the EcoEmitter is a specially engineered device designed to provide corrosion protection for sensitive assets such as electronic and optical... 


Image of lithium ore
Olaroz mine, Argentina
9th June 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

A lithium mine in the Jujuy province of northern Argentina. 


HIGH-TECH OFFERING CERTUSS steam generators enable a highly flexible steam supply while saving energy
Partnership with German supplier bearing fruit
9th June 2023 By: Nadine James

Boiler and steam generator supplier Steam Generation Africa’s work and partnership with German industrial equipment supplier CERTUSS has resulted in numerous projects and opportunities considering... 


Cabinda clears environmental hurdle
2nd June 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Cabinda phosphate project, in Angola, has been granted key environmental approval licenses for construction activities, owner Minbos Resources said on Friday. The company told shareholders... 


ALWAYS AVAILABLE
The WEG IE4 and IE1 motors available in stock to service customers
TCO contracts reduce costs, boost efficiency
2nd June 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

The latest National Energy Regulator of South Africa- (Nersa-) approved price increase of 18.55% means that the cost of electricity is now 63.08% more expensive than in April 2019, says motor and... 


OPTIDRIVE FAMILY
iTek Drives offers Optidrive products at prices up to 25% lower than competitors
Centre to enhance Optidrive knowledge
2nd June 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

Germiston-based variable frequency drives (VFD) distributor iTek Drives last month inaugurated a training centre aimed at transferring and enhancing knowledge related to Optidrive product... 


Image of AESSEAL conducting training sessions
Manufacturer innovates for energy, growing industries
2nd June 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

The ongoing energy supply crisis in South Africa has put the spotlight on the importance of reliable and efficient renewable-energy systems, and the role of the mechanical seal industry in... 


An image of the NORD MAXXDRIVE XD
Durable drives for belt conveyor systems
2nd June 2023

Industrial equipment supplier BMG reports that its NORD Maxxdrive-XT industrial gearboxes, launched at the Electra Mining trade show in 2022, have been well received by leaders in bulk logistics,... 


Image of gold nugget and dust
Monte do Carmo gold project, Brazil – update
2nd June 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Cerrado Gold has received the first licence in a three-stage licence process to bring its Monte Do Carmo project into production.  


Cerrado receives preliminary licence for Brazil project
30th May 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Toronto-based gold producer Cerrado Gold has received the first licence in a three-stage licence process to bring its Monte Do Carmo project, in Brazil, into production. The preliminary licence... 


Menar MD Vuslat Bayoglu.
Construction phase of Menar’s new R600m colliery project is in full swing
26th May 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The construction phase of the new Gugulethu Colliery is in full swing. “We’ve started working on the box cut with the anticipation that first coal will be extracted sometime around July/August this... 


Image shows hydrogen container and wind turbines
CQ-H2 gets A$117m funding boost
26th May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The federal and Queensland governments on Friday announced joint funding of some A$117-million for the further development of the Central Queensland Hydrogen (CQ-H2) project at Gladstone. The... 


REFRACTORY INSTALLATION
This service is focused on maintaining better furnace performance by ensuring high-quality refractory materials are used
Firm supplies innovative furnace solutions for heating needs
26th May 2023

Comprehensive furnace services provider Dickinson Group of Companies, which was founded in 1910, has a strategic focus on meeting the heating demands of its clients, and in so doing, has become a... 


3 gents in a facility holding a large white plane like drone
German developer, research centre form JV
26th May 2023

German developer Wingcopter, an operator of delivery drones, and Hamburg-based ZAL Center of Applied Aeronautical Research have announced a development partnership. Together, they intend to explore... 


Typical overhead crane under test in Condra’s factory
Company to manufacturer unique crane for diamond mine
26th May 2023

Crane manufacturer Condra is set to manufacture a 15-t suspension crane of unusual configuration as one of two overhead cranes ordered for underground use at a Botswana diamond mine. The second... 


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Property owners view rapid solar roll-out as key to navigating loadshedding crisis
26th May 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

As the energy crisis in the country incrementally worsens, the ramifications are considerable for property owners, who are having to resort to various options to limit the impact of prolonged... 


Marula highlights Kinusi progress
23rd May 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Tanzania-focused miner Marula Mining says its activities on site at the Kinusi copper project are progressing well, ahead of mining activity, which is planned to start by June 30. Mining activity... 


LED Retrofit Lighting Solution for Ga-Segonyana Municipality  
23rd May 2023

BEKA Schréder has supplied the LED retrofit lighting solution for street- and highmast lighting for Ga-Segonyana Municipality in the Northern Cape Province. Highmast Lighting 


Starlink enterprise sales director Phillip van Essen at the Dwyka Tech*Carnival, hosted at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand
Starlink addresses issue of presence in S Africa at Dwyka Tech*Carnival
19th May 2023 By: Tracy Hancock

The ambition of Elon Musk’s global satellite Internet service Starlink is to be available worldwide, said Starlink enterprise sales director Phillip van Essen at the Dwyka Tech*Carnival this week... 


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