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One of the fundamental achievements of BEAMS is its ability to analyse data to detect patterns which could indicate unsafe behaviour
Booyco Beams: Enhancing safety and productivity in mining operations
19th September 2023

Today, modern technology has become an integral part of mining operations, ensuring safety and improving productivity. Booyco Electronics, a leading player in proximity detection solutions, is at... 


Liontown awards final construction contract at Kathleen Valley
13th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Lithium developer Liontown Resources has awarded a A$100-million wet plant structural, mechanical, piping (SMP) and electrical and instrumentation (E&I) contract to ASX-listed Monadelphous at its... 


WearCheck expands its skilled workforce  
WearCheck expands its skilled workforce  
7th September 2023

Condition monitoring specialist company, WearCheck, provides a range of predictive maintenance services to help extend the life of industrial machinery, including the scientific analysis of used... 


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Kemerton lithium plant, Australia – update
28th July 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Albemarle has awarded a contract worth almost A$200-million to engineering company Monadelphous Group as part of the expansion of the Kemerton lithium hydroxide plant. 


Albemarle awards major contract at Kemerton
25th July 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Critical minerals company Albemarle has awarded a near A$200-million contract to engineering company Monadelphous Group as part of the expansion of the Kemerton lithium hydroxide plant in Western... 


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Compressor control solutions offer optimisation, increased efficiency
14th July 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

Automation technology and solutions specialist Rockwell Automation offers solutions for controlling and protecting compressors; these solutions improve energy efficiency, optimise machine... 


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Mobile calibration averts excessive downtime
7th July 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

Pressure, temperature, level, flow and force measuring technology company WIKA’s mobile calibration vehicles simplify the recalibration of installed instruments; its mobile calibration team... 


Increased interest in XRF, OES from steel sector
7th July 2023 By: Nadine James

Portable X-ray fluorescence (XRF) and Optical Emission Spectroscopy (OES) equipment provider Innov-X-Africa has noted increased interest in its products from the steel sector, with salesperson... 


Control project improves boiler efficiencies
9th June 2023 By: Nadine James

Experienced boiler and energy plant operations and maintenance service provider Associated Energy Services (AES) is currently monitoring the performance of a recently completed project that... 


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Firm celebrates 35 years of safety
12th May 2023

This year marks the thirty-fifth anniversary of safety solutions provider Sperosens. “We could not be more excited to celebrate all that Spero Sensors and Instruments has accomplished, alongside... 


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West Musgrave base metals project, Australia – update
12th May 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Contractor GR Engineering Services has been awarded two contracts at the project. 


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Balranald critical minerals development, Australia
12th May 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Iluka Resources' Balranald development is focusing on the rutile- and zircon-rich West Balranald deposit, which also contains material quantities of rare-earth minerals. 


ONGOING SUPPORT
A five-person team from WEC Projects oversaw the installation of the plants and provided training to operators during the commissioning stage
Contractor supplies sewage treatment plants for Ghana developments
28th April 2023

Local water and wastewater treatment engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor WEC Projects has completed the design, engineering and supply of new sewage treatment plants for... 


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Safer tailings deposition cannot be a tick-box exercise
28th April 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

With the local and global mining industries still reeling from tailings dam failures in recent years, the solutions cited for more responsible tailings management are collaboration, consistent... 


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Safer tailings deposition cannot be a tick-box exercise
28th April 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

With the local and global mining industries still reeling from tailings dam failures in recent years, the solutions cited for more responsible tailings management are collaboration, consistent... 


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Manufacturing company stresses expert tanker control systems benefits
21st April 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Automation and expert control systems can provide health and safety benefits for tanker filling practices, says engineering, integration and manufacturing company Iritron divisional manager Gerhard... 


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Experience required for Industry 4.0
21st April 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

With the rise of Industry 4.0 and a subsequent increase in the regulation of engineers and technologists, more experience is required from professionals operating in relevant fields, says Society... 


GR Engineering wins West Musgrave contracts
14th April 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Contractor GR Engineering Services has been awarded two contracts worth a combined A$312-million at copper miner Oz Minerals West Musgrave project, in Western Australia. Under the contracts, GR... 


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Collaboration has ensured an improved record for tailings facility safety, panel finds
28th February 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

With the volume of tailings deposits globally increasing at a faster rate than it did in the last century, it has become prudent for mining companies to ensure minimal risks to surrounding... 


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Society encourages individuals to keep up with automation
17th February 2023 By: Leah Shelene Asaram

Despite the loss of 1.7-million jobs, owing to automation, the ‘The Future of Jobs 2020’ report predicts that automation will create about 97-million new jobs globally by 2025; it is, therefore,... 


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Company expands footprint in smelting industry
17th February 2023 By: Leah Shelene Asaram

Pressure, temperature, level, flow and force measuring technology company WIKA South Africa is expanding its footprint in Africa to provide instrumentation solutions for ore smelting operations.... 


New ecofriendly blaster instrument introduced
17th February 2023 By: Leah Shelene Asaram

High-quality corrosion instrumentation supplier BAMR introduced the ecofriendly Bristle Blaster Cordless instrument – a product of blasting solutions company MontiPower – to the local market in... 


Zest WEG
Zest WEG
17th February 2023

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.... 


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System efficiently used to detect leaks
3rd February 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

The Inspecta Automatic Purge System (APS) is a cost-effective, ambient-air purge system that does not require compressed air or an additional power source to remove the fly ash build-up within the... 


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Idaho Cobalt Operations, US – update
3rd February 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Jervois Global has warned of a cost and schedule blow-out at its Idaho Cobalt Operations. 


ICO impacted by weather and skill shortages
ICO impacted by weather and skill shortages
30th January 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Dual listed Jervois Global has warned of a cost and schedule blow-out at its Idaho Cobalt Operations (ICO), in the US. The company on Monday told shareholders that while underground mine... 


Pilbara Minerals appoints chief development officer
27th January 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Lithium miner Pilbara Minerals has appointed John Stanning to the newly created position of chief development officer to oversee all of the company’s corporate development, growth and exploration... 


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Zest WEG
27th January 2023

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.... 


BBE Projects on track to complete major ventilation, refrigeration project at Evander Gold Mine
13th January 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Bluhm Burton Engineering (BBE) Projects is working on Phase 2 of a turnkey underground refrigeration project at Pan African Resources’ Evander Gold Mines No 8 Shaft, which it says will enable the... 


BBE on track to complete a major ventilation and refrigeration project at Evander Gold Mine
13th January 2023

Bluhm Burton Engineering Projects (BBE) is currently working on phase 2 of a turnkey underground refrigeration project at Pan African Resources’ Evander Gold Mine No. 8 Shaft, which will enable the... 


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New space weather centre to provide real-time solar storm forecasts
16th December 2022 By: Rebecca Campbell

For the South African National Space Agency’s (SANSA’s) Hermanus facility, 2022 has been the year of space weather – in August, its new Space Weather Centre (SWC) began operations, although its... 


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Hydraulic systems need filtration
2nd December 2022

“Hydraulic systems - which operate under extremely high pressures with tight tolerances - are susceptible to wear from abrasive particles and therefore require efficient filtration to offer... 


VEGA South Africa Opens New Headquarters in Lanseria  
4th November 2022

15,000 square-meter headquarters is a key investment in the company’s customers, employees, and community. (Lanseria, JHB) November 1st, 2022 – VEGA South Africa. - a leading supplier of level,... 


Electra Mining Africa saw thousands of buyers and sellers coming together at the Expo Centre in Nasrec, Johannesburg
Electra Mining Africa welcomes over 30 000 visitors to first post-Covid expo
7th October 2022

Celebrating 50 years this year, Electra Mining Africa saw thousands of buyers and sellers coming together at the Expo Centre in Nasrec, Johannesburg, from September 5 to 9 to meet in-person and see... 


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South African Astronomical Observatory has added important capabilities this year
7th October 2022 By: Rebecca Campbell

The South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO), a ‘business unit’ of the National Research Foundation, is focused on optical astronomy and formally came into being in 1972, although it can... 


EXCEEDING EXPECTATIONS
Zambia’s acceptance of the IncoValves and Controls range, whose design is based on lowering the total cost of ownership for end-users and increasing uptime, has exceeded AR Control’s expectations
Valve demand up amid mining uptick
16th September 2022 By: Tracy Hancock

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... 


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Control-based upgrades popular among processing plants
9th September 2022 By: Sabrina Jardim

Upgrading existing control infrastructure reduces downtime – often caused by faulty infrastructure – and is frequently requested by processing plants, says automation company Iritron divisional... 


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Elcometer faces decline in demand
9th September 2022 By: Leah Shelene Asaram

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... 


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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... 


Prommac offers innovative maintenance, shutdown and multi-discipline project solutions
Group of companies collaborate on delivering innovative solutions in the industrial space
2nd September 2022 By: Simone Liedtke

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... 


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... 


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... 


Zest WEG
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.... 


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