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SITECH SA has been appointed as the exclusive dealer for Loadscan® in the African territory

28th June 2022 Over 20 years ago, Loadscan® invented and patented the original load volume scanner, and since then has been the market leader in providing certified, accurate and reliable load information in various industries. They are the only volumetric scanning manufacturer with internationally recognised... 

Remote solution makes alcohol testing more accessible

By: Cameron Mackay     27th May 2022 Alcohol testing equipment supplier Alcohol Breathalyser’s new iSober Breathalyser application (app) and cloud service will contribute to making alcohol testing solutions more affordable and accessible for remote workers and drivers. The iSober app and cloud service is a Bluetooth breathalyser... 

Necsa starts process to replace venerable Safari-1 reactor

By: Rebecca Campbell     13th May 2022 The South African Nuclear Energy Corporation (Necsa) has, with the approval of Cabinet, started the process that should result in it acquiring a new nuclear research reactor, to replace its current Safari-1 research reactor. The new reactor, dubbed the multipurpose reactor (MPR), would, like... 

Risk reduction and decision support for financial investments in solar PV projects

13th May 2022 The CSIR Energy Centre commissioned a quality and reliability laboratory for testing solar photovoltaic (PV) module reliability in accelerated timeframes to support local manufacturers, project developers, system owners, and lenders in the PV value chain. The lab features accelerated stress test... 

Kinross provides new 2022 production guidance

By: Mariaan Webb     11th May 2022 Canadian bullion producer Kinross on Tuesday provided a new production guidance to reflect the pending divestments of its Russian and Ghana assets. With these pending sales, and the close of the acquisition of Great Bear Resources, the group’s overall portfolio has been re-balanced, with about... 

Underground surveying critical in mining

6th May 2022 Specialist utility services company Bosch Munitech provides specialist utility services that include underground utility detection (UUD) which is essential for providing accurate information on underground infrastructure for many sectors, including the mining industry. 

Mincor eyes May start for Kambalda

By: Esmarie Iannucci     29th April 2022 Nickel developer Mincor Resources is gearing up to start production at its Kambalda operations, in Western Australia, in May this year, after reaching an agreement with the Nickel West division of major BHP to update the terms of an ore tolling and offtake purchase agreement (OTCPA). Under the... 

Clients planning to close many renewable energy project deals this year – Nedbank CIB  

By: Martin Creamer     11th April 2022 While Africa is blessed with great natural sun and wind resources, it has about 600-million people living without access to electricity, which is one of the biggest impediments to the continent’s economic growth. Renewable energy is available to put an end to this impediment, as it can provide... 

Digital platform contributes to successful implementation of mining capital projects

By: Simone Liedtke     11th April 2022 The success of mining projects largely depends on thousands of interconnected decisions made every day, at every level, across multiple organisations, thereby making them highly complex. As such, inefficiencies and risks can inevitably lead to additional project costs and delays that can grow... 

Mid East contracts for SA vehicle navigation system

By: Irma Venter     8th April 2022 Pretoria-based electronics company Etion Create has clinched two contracts in the Middle East for its locally developed CheetahNAV vehicle navigation system. The military navigation system was on display at the World Defense Show, held in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, in March. 

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