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Strenx® 700 performance steel takes your equipment performance above and beyond
22nd February 2022

Do you want your equipment to do more with less? For exceptional performance under extreme loads, Strenx® performance steel from SSAB can help your equipment last longer and stay stronger – and... 

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Cash-flush Kumba Iron Ore reports record earnings in exceptional year of delivery
22nd February 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Iron-ore mining and marketing company Kumba Iron Ore delivered record earnings of R64.6-billion in 2021, when it accumulated 47%-higher attributable free cash flow of R30.5 billion. The average... 

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Commodity prices drive BHP profits up
15th February 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Diversified miner BHP has reported a 50% increase in profit for the half-year ended December, amid higher commodity prices, but has warned of cost increases in the near future. Profit from... 

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Safety a critical aspect for materials handling
11th February 2022

Forklift dealer Criterion Equipment considers the safe operation of forklift trucks as one of the most critical aspects in materials handling in manufacturing, warehousing and distribution centres,... 

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New multipurpose forklift prioritises multipurpose handling
4th February 2022

Materials handling equipment supplier BLT WORLD’s latest addition to its Meclift variable reach trucks range, the Meclift ML1812R multipurpose forklift truck, has been designed to move safely and... 

Full stainless steel pump set from local specialist
3rd February 2022

Pump specialist and local Sykes distributor Integrated Pump Rental is breaking new ground for customers in corrosive environments, offering a pump solution that is built entirely from stainless... 

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New ownership brings new opportunities, says company
2nd February 2022 By: Simone Liedtke

In a largely male-dominated industry, Cooper and Cooper (trading as Engineering Supplies) is the next of, hopefully, many companies to boast women-owned credentials. 

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Appea calls for gas incentives ahead of federal budget
31st January 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (Appea) has called on the Australian government to encourage continued investment in secure, cleaner energy. Appea on Monday said... 

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Gold demand hits highest level in more than two years, council says
28th January 2022 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Market development organisation the World Gold Council’s (WGC’s) latest ‘Gold Demand Trends’ report shows that yearly demand, excluding over-the-counter markets, has recovered many of the... 

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Flexible girth-gear drive systems for Mpumalanga mill
28th January 2022 By: Darren Parker

Drive technology company SEW-Eurodrive has delivered four of its modern industrial girth gear drive systems to a mine in Limpopo for the refurbishment of the rotary scrubber. The order for four... 

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Miner’s transition plan to benefit all stakeholders
28th January 2022 By: Cameron Mackay

As part of diversified miner Sibanye-Stillwater’s development of renewable-energy projects, the miner has created an Infrastructure for Impact programme to benefit all its relevant stakeholders... 

Compact crane reaches higher-than-normal lifting height
28th January 2022 By: Natasha Odendaal

Condra has manufactured and delivered a complex crane with traditionally opposing specifications, namely compact dimensions and higher-than-normal lifting height. The 30/10 t double-girder electric... 

South32 warns of global Covid impacts
24th January 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Despite a strong December quarter, diversified miner South32 on Monday warned shareholders that labour shortages and freight bottlenecks would impact global operations this year. “We achieved a... 

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Hillside Aluminium could get green $0.03c/kWh lifeline by 2030 – Mallinson
18th January 2022 By: Martin Creamer

It’s all about South Africa focusing attention on the generation and storage of its wonderful African sunshine and prime African wind. It’s all about going hammer and tongs for these three letters,... 

Mantashe says DMRE committed to pursuing energy mix that ensures security of supply
14th January 2022 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) will continue to pursue an energy mix that will ensure security of supply, while remaining cognisant of the country’s international commitments... 

Indonesia hopes to decide on coal export resumption in coming days
10th January 2022 By: Reuters

Indonesia's government is hoping to reach a decision on resuming coal shipments "in the coming days", its energy minister said on Monday, as pressure mounts on the world's biggest thermal coal... 

Bowen Basin gas pipeline on the cards
6th January 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Queensland government on Thursday released the Bowen Basin Pipeline concept study, which investigated potential gas pipeline pathways and optimisation of the Bowen Basin’s gas reserves to... 

RTG welcomes openpit renewals in the Philippines
5th January 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX- and TSX-listed RTG Mining has welcomed an announcement by the Philippines Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) that the four-year ban on openpit copper, gold, silver and... 

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Gold 2021/22: Safe haven in a time of crisis
9th December 2021 By: Creamer Media Reporter

After declining in 2019, global gold production was further negatively impacted on by the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020, with overall output estimated to have fallen by 5.20% to 108-million ounces.... 

PGI notes uptick in consumer sentiment for precious jewellery in most markets
3rd December 2021 By: Simone Liedtke

Expected spending on precious jewellery has increased year-on-year, with the average expenditure on precious jewellery having grown in the third quarter, compared with the same quarter the previous... 

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Business as usual despite genset demand spike
3rd December 2021 By: Darren Parker

Generator set (genset) manufacturer Atlas Copco Power Technique business development manager Philip du Plessis says the business is always prepared to try to close any sale that comes its way,... 

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Company boasts substantial supply increase
3rd December 2021 By: Halima Frost

The  average monthly turnover and tonnage throughput of Zambia-based steel product supplier Afrope Zambia has increased sixfold since its acquisition by South African logistics and trading company... 

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Sugar factory expansion earns excellence award
3rd December 2021 By: Nadine Ramdass

Consulting engineering and project management company Bosch Projects was named a joint winner in the 2021 CESA Aon Engineering Excellence Awards, for the UCL 175 TCH Factory Expansion Project, in... 

Company provides new filtration solutions
26th November 2021

With the growing trend for diesel-fuelled equipment, industrial equipment supplier BMG has recognised a demand for the supply of cleaner, non-contaminated diesel and lubricant oils, says BMG fluid... 

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Rigging qualifications awarded to youth
26th November 2021

Last month, Italian energy company Enel Green Power South Africa (EGP RSA) announced that it had decided to help 20 unemployed youngsters from the Raymond Mhlaba district in the Eastern Cape... 

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Hochschild says key Peru mines to continue, shares gain
25th November 2021 By: Mariaan Webb

The CEO of London-listed Hochschild Mining has welcomed clarification from the Peru government that the precious metals miner’s key operations – Inmaculada and Pallancata – will continue to operate... 

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Support rolls in for Scarborough development
23rd November 2021 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Support has flooded in for oil and gas major Woodside’s decision to develop the $12-billion Scarborough and Pluto Train 2 liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects. Woodside and mining major BHP on... 

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Coal stocks lose ground after Glasgow climate deal
15th November 2021 By: Reuters

An international agreement to reduce coal use dragged miners' shares lower on Monday, but tight supply of the commodity provided a floor for a sector that has chalked up huge gains this year. UN... 

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Home brewing rises as industry uncertainty continues
12th November 2021 By: Darren Parker

Home brewing has grown significantly since the beginning of the Covid-19 lockdowns in March 2020, and the Beer Association of South Africa (Basa) welcomes an increasing interest in beer and beer... 

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Forklifts delivered to liquor logistics company
12th November 2021 By: Darren Parker

Industrial equipment distributor Shumani Industrial Equipment has completed the delivery of 54 forklifts to logistics service provider Liquor Runners for use at a major beer producer in South... 

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Condra making overhead crane for Angolan customer
5th November 2021 By: Schalk Burger

Crane and hoist manufacturer Condra Cranes is manufacturing a 10 t, wide-span overhead crane – for ship chandling company Dolphin Offshore Chandling’s new maintenance workshop at the Port of... 

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Peru protest leader won't lift Antamina mine blockade before talks
2nd November 2021 By: Reuters

The leader of a Peruvian community blocking a road used by copper miner Antamina said on Tuesday it would not lift its blockade until it had held talks over its demands with either the company,... 

Peru's government asks Congress for permission to hike mining taxes
28th October 2021 By: Reuters

Peru's leftist government on Wednesday asked Congress for authorization to overhaul the country's tax code with a focus on raising taxes on the mining sector, funds the administration wants to use... 

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Platinum's atypical alkaline electrolyser role lowering hydrogen cost outlook
26th October 2021 By: Martin Creamer

Platinum group metals (PGMs) are lifting the performance of an alkaline electrolyser, which is helping to lower the cost outlook of green hydrogen. PGMs have been incorporated in the catalytic... 

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Australian coal giant turns China ban into a win with shipments from US
22nd October 2021 By: Bloomberg

China’s ban on Australian coal imports has proved a boon for Sydney-listed Coronado Global Resources, one of the world’s top producers of the metallurgical variety that’s key to steelmaking. With... 

Positive outcome from government’s amendment to embedded generation
22nd October 2021

Renewable energy producer Genesis Eco Energy states that the promulgation of the Electricity Regulation Act (ERA) amendment, gazetted August 20, 2021, surprised many. “Business had been calling for... 

US revises EU steel proposal as tariff-hike deadline looms
13th October 2021 By: Bloomberg

The US has submitted a new proposal to the European Union to solve a Trump-era dispute on steel tariffs, offering more-generous terms, according to people familiar with the matter. The updated... 

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Pump range expansion beneficial to industry
8th October 2021

The proven Verderflex Dura hose pump series from industrial equipment supplier Verder Pumps, has grown. The new Verderflex Dura 65 hose pump replaces the popular Verderflex VF65, boasting 20% more... 

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New pumps series now available
8th October 2021

Multinational manufacturing company Atlas Copco has extended the WEDA electric submersible pump series to include slurry, drainage and sludge units, which feature several enhancements in a bid to... 

Tharisa cold commissions Vulcan recovery plant
5th October 2021 By: Donna Slater

JSE- and LSE-listed platinum group metals (PGMs) and chrome co-producer Tharisa reports that cold-commissioning of its R1-billion Vulcan ultra-fine chrome recovery and beneficiation plant has... 

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Hoists ordered for mine operation, maintenance
1st October 2021

Mining systems solutions provider Becker Mining South Africa’s distributor in Rustenburg, Tech-North Rustenburg, has secured an order for 26 Kito electric and manual chain hoists and accessories,... 

Miners welcome apprenticeship extensions
29th September 2021 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) has welcomed a decision by the federal government to expand support for apprenticeships, saying it will secure more commencements and completions delivering... 

Beach signs gas deal with BP, sets out future growth aspirations
28th September 2021 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Oil and gas major Beach Energy has struck a heads of agreement (HoA) with BP in Singapore, to sell its share of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the from Waitsia Gas Project Stage 2. Beach and JV... 

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