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Green hydrogen at sea on world-first offshore demonstrator platform  

By: Martin Creamer     23rd September 2022 The world’s first offshore green hydrogen production demonstrator platform has been positioned offshore of France. “This is the first time that renewable hydrogen will be produced at sea,” French company Lhyfe stated in a release to Engineering News & Mining Weekly. (Also watch attached Creamer... 

Complete electrification solutions from mine to port

22nd September 2022 We start with the best people, engineering expertise, and over a century of know-how in mine automation and electrification. Our customers’ vision, tasks, and needs define our integrated digital solutions and services, creating value and visibility – from mine to port and from plant to... 

Firefinch appoints new MD

By: Darren Parker     19th September 2022 ASX-listed gold miner Firefinch has announced the appointment of new MD Scott Lowe, with effect from October 17.   Lowe is a senior mining executive with extensive experience in the industry spanning more than 35 years in a range of commodities and countries.   

Fatal flaws

By: Terence Creamer     16th September 2022 The 40-page judgment delivered earlier this month by High Court Judge President Selby Mbenenge in relation to the granting and renewal of an oil and gas exploration right to Shell and partners off the Eastern Cape coast is worthy of reflection given its implications for project development in... 

Woodside advances ammonia studies with Japanese partners

By: Esmarie Iannucci     15th September 2022 A second phase feasibility study into an ammonia supply chain from Australia to Japan will be undertaken jointly by Australian energy major Woodside, and Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation (JOGMEC), Marubeni Corporation, Hokuriku Electric Power Co, The Kansai Electric Power Co, Tohoku... 

Woodside awaits Ministerial approval for Browse-NWS project

By: Esmarie Iannucci     15th September 2022 Australian energy major Woodside has published the final environmental impact statement (EIS) for the proposed Browse to North West Shelf (NWS) project. The final EIS includes responses to comments received during the public consultation process held over an eight-week period from December 2019... 

WBHO group's order book grows by 43%, African order book at record level

By: Schalk Burger     13th September 2022 JSE-listed construction and engineering company Wilson Bayly Holmes-Ovcon (WBHO) on September 13 said its order book had shown strong growth of 43% across all divisions and key regions for 2023 and beyond, and its Africa order book had reached a record levels of R1.44-billion for the 2023... 

Work on Los Pelambres desalination plant on hold

By: Mariaan Webb     12th September 2022 Work on the Los Pelambres desalination plant project, in Chile, has been placed on hold, to allow for the recovery of equipment that sunk when a construction platform collapsed last month. On August 15, tidal waves overturned a construction platform working on the marine works of the... 

Smart, efficient and cost-effective fire-suppression solutions from FOGMAKER South Africa on show at EMA 2022 

By: Simone Liedtke     9th September 2022 High pressure water mist fire suppression systems provider FOGMAKER South Africa is using Electra Mining Africa 2022 as a platform to showcase its renowned fire suppression systems, as well as to introduce new products and technologies to the mining industry. “Based on our past experience, this... 

Donaldson ‘still here, and here to stay’ 

By: Simone Liedtke     8th September 2022 Filtration company Donaldson has dedicated laboratories for developing its own filter media. The technology-driven filtration company has led the industry in this regard, says engine air product management manager Ivan Botha. The company’s aftermarket products are classified as premium... 

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