R/€ = 17.37 Change: 0.04
R/$ = 17.93 Change: 0.03
Au 1643.66 $/oz Change: -23.93
Pt 858.50 $/oz Change: -34.00


Valve demand up amid mining uptick

By: Tracy Hancock     16th September 2022 Demand from the Zambian mining industry for valves, and actuator technology manufacturer AR Controls’ product offering, is stable and increasing since Hakainde Hichilema became the seventh President of the country in August last year, says AR Controls CEO Julien van Niekerk. “Demand is relatively... 

Control-based upgrades popular among processing plants

By: Sabrina Jardim     9th September 2022 Upgrading existing control infrastructure reduces downtime – often caused by faulty infrastructure – and is frequently requested by processing plants, says automation company Iritron divisional manager Gerhard Greeff. “Troubleshooting and fault-finding become easier after upgrades because panels... 

Elcometer faces decline in demand

By: Leah Shelene Asaram     9th September 2022 High-quality corrosion instrumentation supplier British Allied Manufacturers Representatives (BAMR) CEO Graham Duk says the shutdown of oil refineries, including Engen oil refinery in Durban, in KwaZulu-Natal, has had a negative impact on the demand for Elcometer instrumentation. World leading... 

New Age Engineering Solutions

9th September 2022 Founded 19 years ago, New Age Engineering Solutions has established its reputation as a top structural, mechanical, electrical, instrumentation and piping (SMEIP) service provider.  As a proudly South African company, New Age Engineering Solutions is a truly transformed organisation at both the... 

Group of companies collaborate on delivering innovative solutions in the industrial space

By: Simone Liedtke     2nd September 2022 Using innovative solutions that reduce project risk and increase productivity will help to drive schedule and budget compliance, says mechanical contractor Prommac. This focus, it adds, also will see “happy employees [being] more likely to give their best in all aspects of their work” as a... 

Electra Mining Africa enables business to make connections that matter

30th August 2022 The theme of this year’s Electra Mining Africa exhibition is ‘Make Connections That Matter.’ While networking is a great way to interact and exchange information, making real connections offers the first step to building the enduring and beneficial relationships that matter to business. “Electra... 

Informative seminars by leading industry experts at Electra Mining Africa

30th August 2022 More than 650 local and international exhibitors will converge on the Expo Centre, Nasrec, in Johannesburg for Electra Mining Africa taking place from 5-9 September. In addition to the new products and technologies that will be on display, there is much learning to be gained at the event this... 

Zest WEG

16th August 2022 Zest WEG, a subsidiary of leading Brazilian motor and controls manufacturer WEG, is committed to the development of the African region, and has been servicing the continent for over 40 years.  Leveraging best practice engineering and manufacturing capabilities, we offer a range of standard... 

Back in person: Virtual events no match for face-to-face connections - Electra Mining organisers 

By: Mariaan Webb     16th August 2022 Virtual events, conferences and meetings rapidly became the norm during the coronavirus pandemic, forcing businesses to adapt to a new reality as health concerns took top priority. While online gatherings were accepted with gusto in the thick of the Covid-19 pandemic, trade shows, exhibitions and... 

New features, products and learning at this year’s Electra Mining Africa

15th August 2022 Celebrating 50 years this year, Electra Mining Africa is pulling out all the stops to deliver an event that continues to serve as an essential and valuable meeting place for the entire industry. A place where buyers and sellers come together to connect face-to-face and where innovative products,... 

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