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Anglo’s fuel-cell truck operating ‘akin to its diesel counterpart’ 

By: Irma Venter     5th December 2022 Anglo American’s big nuGen hydrogen-powered truck is currently functioning “akin in operation and cost to its diesel counterpart”, says Anglo American market development principal Fahmida Smith.  The global mining company in May unveiled its nuGen truck, with a 2 MW hybrid battery/hydrogen... 

De Beers appoints its first black-owned sightholder in South Africa

By: Marleny Arnoldi     5th December 2022 As part of diamond miner De Beers Group’s strategic objective of driving transformation in the local diamond sector, the group has appointed its first majority black-owned sightholder, Molefi Letsiki Diamonds (MLD), effective January 1 next year. Molefi Letsiki is an alumnus of De Beers’... 


2nd December 2022 Copper and heat-exchange materials are critical in the modern technological age, forming part of the many essential areas such as energy, heating and cooling, medical, decorative, electronics, farming and mining. You can rely on MetaleN for quality that adheres to strict international standards... 

Critical minerals strategy open for debate

By: Esmarie Iannucci     2nd December 2022 The federal government has released a discussion paper and opened public consultation on the future of the critical minerals industry in Australia. Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Madeleine King said the consultations would inform the government’s new Critical Minerals Strategy and... 

Company builds centralised control room for mine

By: Cameron Mackay     2nd December 2022 Engineering, integration and manufacturing company Iritron completed a 360° control room at a mine in the Northern Cape province this year. The control room is a showcase for the implementation of smart technology, digitalisation and mechanisation using smart control room equipment and... 

Multipurpose filter guarantees ‘exceptional’ results

By: Leah Shelene Asaram     2nd December 2022 Triple R – a cellulose-based cartridge/filter for removing all oil impurities – manufactured in Triple R’s fully automated factory in Ohira, Japan, guarantees 100% filtration. The Triple R filter optimises production expenditures, provides cost savings, improves machine reliability, increases... 

Specialist introduces new filter bag

By: Leah Shelene Asaram     2nd December 2022 Filtration supplier and specialist Filcon Filters released its new Jumbo Titan Filter bag last month. The new Jumbo Titan Filter bag is the ideal product to fundamentally address an age-old industrial problem of getting maximum life without the danger of the bag bursting, says Filcon Filters... 

ATEX-approved products provide safe solutions

By: Leah Shelene Asaram     2nd December 2022 To prevent the danger of combustible dust and gas explosions, and to create a safer environment, Nederman products sole distributor Envirox uses atmosphere explosible- (ATEX-) approved Nederman solutions to reduce the dangers associated with combustible dust. Combustible dust, also known as... 

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 adequate protection of equipment,” explains industrial equipment supplier BMG product specialist industrial... 

Company ‘unrivalled’ its new X-600 filter element

By: Leah Shelene Asaram     2nd December 2022 Sefar Group subsidiary and filtration company Sefar Filter Pure released its X-600 – a high-temperature pleated filter element – in January 2020. Despite being two years since its release, Sefar Filter Pure is the only manufacturer and distributor of the X-600, which is used in dust extraction... 

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