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Southern Africa part of Germany’s platinum-boosting green hydrogen strategy  

By: Martin Creamer     2nd August 2021 Green hydrogen, which can be generated and then used with the help of Southern Africa’s platinum group metals (PGMs), is a topic that has gained a lot of importance in recent months in the context of limiting global warming and meeting the world’s decarbonisation goals. In Germany, the increased... 

G4S: Security beyond just access control in Mining and heavy industry

30th July 2021 Mining is a hazardous occupation with elevated risks of injury, and the emphasis placed on health and safety has never been greater. G4S has a proud history of providing security at some of the world’s biggest mines.   Our mining security solution has evolved over many years, from access control... 

Water crisis threatens iron-ore transport on key Brazil river

By: Bloomberg     30th July 2021 Drought is making one of Brazil’s most important river systems unnavigable, making it more challenging and costly for the commodities powerhouse to get grains and iron-ore out to global markets. The Parana River Basin in central Brazil is experiencing its worst water crisis in 91 years,... 

Pandemic can spur innovation in property sector

By: Nadine Ramdass     30th July 2021 Although the pandemic has made it difficult for commercial and industrial property stakeholders to plan effectively for the future, this has led to great innovations, new approaches and renewed opportunities, says engineering services consulting firm WSP Africa regional director Johan Piekaar.... 

Industrial properties remain resilient

By: Nadine Ramdass     30th July 2021 The industrial real estate sector has shown resilience during a period that has proven to be most volatile for the office property and retail sectors, says JSE-listed real estate investment trust Redefine Properties national asset manager for industrial Johann Nell. The resilience is a result of... 

Commercial property industry set to improve

By: Nadine Ramdass     30th July 2021 The commercial property sector is set to improve once Covid-19 restrictions are eased and the South African economy has navigated its way through the harshest of the pandemic’s impact, says commercial real estate agency Black Pepper Properties director Simon Black. The office market has been... 

Altron SI partners with co-location data centre provider Teraco

By: Natasha Odendaal     30th July 2021 JSE-listed Allied Electronics (Altron) subsidiary Altron Systems Integration (Altron SI) has partnered with vendor-neutral colocation data centre provider Teraco Data Environments. The partnership will enable Altron SI to offer its customers a secure data environment within the most... 

Highveld Industrial Park

By: Creamer Media Reporter      30th July 2021 Specialising in providing solutions for all industrial space requirements, Highveld Industrial Park (HIP) offers the ideal location for local, regional and national businesses that require manufacturing, metallurgical, warehousing and office facilities.  HIP, situated close to eMalahleni in... 

Kumba working with Transnet to fix tracks so that rail speed can be lifted  

By: Martin Creamer     27th July 2021 Anglo American group mining company Kumba Iron Ore, which on Tuesday reported a superb set of record half-year results, is working with Transnet to refurbish the iron-ore export line so that trains can travel at a higher average speed than the current 30 km/h. In the six months to June 30,... 

UMS leads the way forward for women in mining

27th July 2021 While it is clear that women in mining are a minority, and that long-term thinking is needed to increase accessibility and development of women in the mining sector, companies such as United Mining Services (UMS) are leading the drive towards inclusivity. Digby Glover, CEO of the UMS Group, says... 

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