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Exploration starts at Larisoro manganese mine
27th March 2024 By: Darren Parker

Exploration activities have started at the Larisoro manganese mine, in Northern Kenya, with Marula Mining exploration East Africa head Collins Aseto and his geological team having mobilised to site... 

AI, scarcity, power, and other datacentre trends
AI, scarcity, power, and other datacentre trends
27th March 2024

By Faith Waithaka, Cloud and Service Provider Segment Sales Lead: Anglophone Africa at Schneider Electric It’s easy to say that 2023 was the year of AI, or generative AI to be more specific.... 

Revolutionizing Industries: Rio-Carb Promotes Sustainability with our R-C 700 Chromium Carbide Solutions
26th March 2024

Rio-Carb Pty Ltd, a leading innovator in industrial solutions, is making significant strides in promoting environmental sustainability using R-C 700 Chromium Carbide technology. The company's... 

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Gilbarco Veeder-Root champions fuel efficiency, clean fuels, and diesel rebate solutions in mining
25th March 2024

In the demanding environment of the mining industry, achieving peak operational performance is crucial. Being a global leader in technology solutions original-equipment manufacturer (OEM), Gilbarco... 

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Botswana Diamonds achieves several positive developments in 2023
25th March 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Diamond miner Botswana Diamonds chairperson John Teeling has outlined some positive developments achieved by the company during 2023, including that a gravity survey has discovered a high-grade... 

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Huawei launches new commercial and industrial (C&I), residential smart PV and ESS solutions to African market
25th March 2024

Supplied by Huawei Digital Power Sub-Saharan Africa Region During the recently concluded Huawei Digital During Solar & Storage Live Africa 2024, Huawei released new smart PV products and solutions... 

AI is driving data centres to the edge
AI is driving data centres to the edge
22nd March 2024

By Ben Selier, Vice President, Secure Power, Anglophone Africa at Schneider Electric The data centre has become the cornerstone that links our digitally interconnected world. At the same time, the... 

Largo’s net loss widens to $32m, but incoming ilmenite output shows promise
22nd March 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Canada-headquartered vanadium miner Largo says its financial results continued to be adversely affected by lower vanadium prices in the year ended December 31, particularly a 22% year-on-year... 

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Compact pump reliable for seal flush applications
22nd March 2024 By: Lynne Davies

Boasting a compact, lightweight seal-less and multiple-diaphragm design that is hydraulically balanced and energy efficient, the hydra-cell pumps offered by pumps and liquid handling products... 

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Company leverages offering, expertise to ‘redefine’ S Africa’s energy industry
22nd March 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

As South Africa’s energy sector continues to grapple with climate change and an increasing demand for electricity, electromechanical equipment manufacturer ACTOM is making significant strides in... 

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New ore sorting tech launched at Indaba
22nd March 2024

Collection and sorting systems developer Tomra Mining launched its Tomra deep learning solution OBTAIN, which is suitable for high-capacity ore sorting, at the Investing in African Mining Indaba,... 

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Mining innovators recognised
22nd March 2024 By: Halima Frost

In conjunction with this year’s yearly Investing in African Mining Indaba, held in Cape Town at the start of February, industry body Mining Equipment Manufacturers of South Africa (Memsa) held a... 

Condra refurbishing Mpumalanga power station’s 39-year-old crane
22nd March 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

Crane manufacturer Condra Cranes is refurbishing a 40 t electric overhead travelling crane that was manufactured and commissioned 39 years ago. The 21-metre-span double-girder crane is used for... 

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New pumps range improves fluid handling productivity
22nd March 2024

Engineering products and services provider BMG has extended its range of Ingersoll Rand ARO fluid handling products to include the new EVO series diaphragm pumps, which are designed to enhance... 

AESPUMP and ANDRITZ AG collaboration is shaping the future
22nd March 2024

In the dynamic landscape of Southern Africa’s pump industry, a transformative collaboration between pump supplier AESPUMP and international technology group ANDRITZ AG is set to redefine standards,... 

Acquisition shows promising results, boosts product offering
22nd March 2024

German manufacturer specialising in vacuum pumps, blowers, systems and service, Busch Vacuum Solutions, has closed a strategic acquisition in the vacuum technology industry, having acquired... 

Lebalelo is improving lives through water infrastructure for a thriving future in Limpopo
Lebalelo is improving lives through water infrastructure for a thriving future in Limpopo
20th March 2024

In celebration of Water Month and World Water Day, we at Lebalelo Water User Association (LWUA) reflect on our achievements in fulfilling our mandate of improving lives through the consistent... 

Glencore-backed Peru zinc miner Volcan halts three mines over permits
Glencore-backed Peru zinc miner Volcan halts three mines over permits
20th March 2024 By: Reuters

Peruvian zinc, lead and silver miner Volcan, backed by global commodities giant Glencore, will halt activity at three of its mines in the country from Tuesday as it works on updating an operating... 

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AngloGold swings to loss on lower gold sales, higher costs
19th March 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Gold miner AngloGold Ashanti recorded a basic loss of $235-million or $0.56 a share, for the year ended December 31, 2023, compared with basic earnings of $233-million, or $0.55 a share, for the... 

Leadership transition at Poseidon Nickel
Leadership transition at Poseidon Nickel
19th March 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Having overseen the proposed sale of the Lake Johnston assets and implemented substantial cost-saving initiatives, CEO Craig Jones is departing Poisedon Nickel. “With the divestment of Lake... 

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Digital twins paving way to safer underground mining
15th March 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

Digital twins represent a “pivotal technological advancement” in underground mining, offering innovative solutions for safety, operational efficiency and environmental sustainability, says business... 

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Greater energy efficiency demand in growing food, bev industry
15th March 2024 By: Tracy Hancock

Demand for drive solutions specialist SEW-EURODRIVE’s energy efficient product offering is currently strong and increasing steadily with end-users in the growing food and beverage industry and the... 

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Bespoke reservoirs could enhance water security
15th March 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

In light of the water crisis and the growing demand for water supply in the country, leading solutions-based water reservoir manufacturer Videx asserts that the construction of tailor-made water... 

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Company aims to accelerate provision of basic human right
15th March 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

Amid South Africa’s water infrastructure crisis, global water solutions company Xylem says improving public awareness on water scarcity, quality and sustainability remain crucial in fast-tracking... 

VUMA Live integrates with existing supervisory control and data acquisition systems, streamlining its adoption for mine operators that are already familiar with such platforms
Software enhances underground mining safety
15th March 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

In its continuous endeavour to achieve operational excellence and uphold safety standards in the underground mining industry, global independent consultancy BBE has set a new benchmark with the... 

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Probiotic-based cleaning products now available
15th March 2024

In contributing to a healthier environment, biological cleaning solutions producer Bionetix International, a division of environmentally responsible corrosion control technologies developer Cortec,... 

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Specialised energy, water management programmes to be implemented
15th March 2024

Skills development authority, the Energy and Water Sector Education and Training Authority (Ewseta) says that it is developing and implementing specialised renewable-energy and water management... 

Huawei intent on unlocking potential of networks through commercialisation of 5.5G
15th March 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

Following the success of fifth-generation (5G) technology over the past five years, information and communications technology (ICT) giant Huawei aims to unlock the potential of networks and create... 

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Delba commits to excellence with its power generation division
15th March 2024

Global leader in engineering, repair and maintenance services Delba Electrical has a strong reputation for delivering high-quality solutions for rotating equipment across various industries. One of... 

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New service centre opened to back Normet Africa’s growth
15th March 2024 By: Tracy Hancock

To support the continued success of its African expansion, underground mining technology company Normet Africa has officially opened its custom-built 4 800 m2 service centre at the Equites... 

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15th March 2024

Since 1984 Sintech has supplied the South African market with clutches, brakes and engineering solutions for a range of applications in mining and mining-related industries. Sintech supplies... 

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New Afton mine, Canada
15th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A copper/gold mine in British Columbia, Canada. 

Comprehensive lubricant range for surface and underground mining
14th March 2024

A trusted partner of the global mining industry for over 85 years, FUCHS LUBRICANTS SOUTH AFRICA offers a comprehensive range of lubricants to meet the arduous requirements of surface and... 

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Capital achieves fourth consecutive year of strong growth
14th March 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Mining services company Capital CE Peter Stokes says the company is excited for the year ahead after "another great year" in 2023, in which it achieved growth for the fourth consecutive year,... 

 Beyond the panels
Beyond the panels
14th March 2024

By Thabang Byl, Buildings Segment Lead at Schneider Electric We’ve come a long way since the first solar deployments in business and residential areas. It’s become somewhat commonplace to see... 

China's top copper smelters agree on rare joint production cuts, sources say
13th March 2024 By: Reuters

Chinese top copper smelters on Wednesday came to a rare agreement to jointly embark on production cuts at some loss-making plants as they seek to cope with a shortage of raw material, according to... 

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West Wits ready for rapid development of Qala Shallows once funding agreements conclude
12th March 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

ASX-listed West Wits Mining has reported a cash and cash equivalent position of $1.4-million as at December 31, which, coupled with a proposed $15.8-million debt facility with the Industrial... 

Dartbrook back in production by mid-year, says AQC
Dartbrook back in production by mid-year, says AQC
12th March 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

The Dartbrook coal mine, in the Hunter Valley of New South Ales, will be back in production by the middle of 2024, after 18 years in care-and-maintenance. Australian Pacific Coal (AQC) is... 

China Copper seeks to acquire overseas mines amid tight supply, chairman says
12th March 2024 By: Reuters

China Copper, one of the country's leading producers of the metal, wants to acquire overseas mineral resources amid tight mined copper supply and rising demand, the company's chairman told Reuters... 

Worker dies in accident at Codelco's Radomiro Tomic mine in northern Chile
11th March 2024 By: Reuters

Chilean state-owned mining company Codelco said that a worker died in an accident on Friday afternoon at Radomiro Tomic copper mine in the country's north. Activities were suspended at the area of... 

Jorge Abelho, Director Technical Support at Pilot Crushtec
OEM parts will optimise costs and performance
11th March 2024

In the world of crushing and screening equipment maintenance and optimisation, the question of whether a spare part is merely a spare part is pivotal. Jorge Abelho, Director of Technical Support at... 

The patented Tru-Trac Taper Trough Tracker offers the ultimate in tracking performance on the load-carrying side of conveyor belts
Nearly 30 years of ‘Tru-Trac moment’ for conveyor users
11th March 2024

With belt misalignment remaining the biggest headache for conveyor system operators across a variety of bulk material handling industries, Tru-Trac has evolved from this valuable niche into a full... 

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Metso launches Concorde Cell flotation technology in Africa
8th March 2024 By: Darren Parker

Process and optimisation technology company Metso has launched the first of its Concorde Cell high-intensity pneumatic flotation units in Africa through local manufacturing partner Betterect, which... 

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