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Digital, ESG embraced to add new life to operations
9th June 2023

Digital transformation is imperative for mining, serving as the “seamless thread” through all the mining value chain processes, and enhances safety and health, security, production, and workforce... 

Dr Mthandazo Ngwenya
Corporate Social Responsibility - an ever-increasing role in Corporate Strategy
8th June 2023

By Dr Mthandazo Ngwenya, MD: Bigen Development Advisory and Impact The growth of international human rights law in recent times, first targeting government actions and later corporations, are one... 

Mining entrepreneur and SSC Group founder Fred Arendse
ESG risks in the mining sector
25th May 2023

The qualification and quantification of environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks and uncertainties across the mining lifecycle continue to gain more prominence and relevance in the business... 

Born in Cape Town and now cleaning waterbodies worldwide – meet the WasteShark
5th May 2023 By: Irma Venter

It’s like a Roomba for water, and it has its roots in Cape Town. If you don’t know what a Roomba is, it is a robotic vacuum cleaner that hoovers your carpets and floors autonomously.  

LASE Industrielle Lasertechnik GmbH
LASE Industrielle Lasertechnik GmbH
28th April 2023

LASE Industrielle Lasertechnik GmbH and Dwyka Mining Services are proud to showcase their revolutionary partnership at Tech*Carnival-23. By combining DWYKA’s expertise in mining operations with... 

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Sector stays sturdy despite challenges
7th April 2023 By: Halima Frost

The stainless steel sector remains steadfast in its resilience, and is even more determined to fight for its well-deserved place in growing the South African economy, says Southern Africa Stainless... 

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Company drives innovation despite challenges involved
31st March 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

Coal-focused original-equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in South Africa are facing increasing pressure, owing to the loss of critical expert resources to overseas markets and the continued divestment... 

BHP partners with Chinese majors on copper chains
29th March 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Diversified miner BHP will partner with two of China’s leading copper producers, China Copper and Daye Nonferrous, on the development of a more sustainable and responsible copper value chain. The... 

The things you need to know about Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) Risks in the Mining Sector
24th March 2023

The Mining Indaba 2023 which took place last month in Cape Town, from February 6 to 9, highlighted efforts of all sectors to reduce or eliminate activities that have a negative impact on the planet... 

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AESPUMP: Leading pumping solutions company providing expert repair services
24th March 2023

AESPUMP is a leading provider of pumping solutions, offering top-quality repair and maintenance services for all types of pumps, compressors, and fans. Established in 2012, the company was founded... 

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Measuring wind resources for the energy transition
24th March 2023

Having pioneered the installation of meteorological measurement masts (met masts) at various locations to assess the wind data in Mpumalanga, almost immediately upon setting up offices in South... 

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Constructed wetlands to be completed by this month
17th March 2023 By: Leah Shelene Asaram

A system of three constructed wetlands (CWs) was built in gravel-like beds to establish a microbial consortium using plants that essentially ‘eat’ chemical components in discarded wastewater. The... 

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First wire rope hoist ordered
3rd March 2023 By: Tracy Hancock

Mining infrastructure systems supplier Becker Mining South Africa has sold its first Kito RX wire rope hoist to a processing plant in Rustenburg, in the North West, after launching the range in... 

Current climate regulations not driving change fast enough
3rd March 2023 By: Leah Shelene Asaram

Carbon-related regulation is increasing worldwide, alongside increased public scrutiny and demand for emissions reporting, specifically for large emitters, such as mining and related industries,... 

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Society encourages individuals to keep up with automation
17th February 2023 By: Leah Shelene Asaram

Despite the loss of 1.7-million jobs, owing to automation, the ‘The Future of Jobs 2020’ report predicts that automation will create about 97-million new jobs globally by 2025; it is, therefore,... 

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Company expands footprint in smelting industry
17th February 2023 By: Leah Shelene Asaram

Pressure, temperature, level, flow and force measuring technology company WIKA South Africa is expanding its footprint in Africa to provide instrumentation solutions for ore smelting operations.... 

AID Renewables
AID Renewables
10th February 2023

Established in 2004, AID Renewables provides expert training, services, and equipment for wind turbines, including work-at-height courses and personal protective equipment. 

Chile's environmental regulator files charges against Antofagasta Minerals
8th December 2022 By: Reuters

Chile's SMA environmental regulator on Wednesday said it had filed two charges against Antofagasta Minerals' Centinela copper deposit due to its impact on a water source and local wildlife. One... 

Dust-A-Side launches hybrid monitoring solution
Dust-A-Side launches hybrid monitoring solution
20th November 2022 By: Tracy Hancock

Dust control management specialist Dust-A-Side, headquartered in Pretoria, has introduced a comprehensive dust monitoring solution that offers particulate matter (PM) 2.5 and PM 10 real-time... 

Countries set to bolster global methane pledge at climate summit
8th November 2022 By: Bloomberg

The European Union (EU) and US put methane on the map at COP26 in Glasgow — declaring the potent greenhouse gas a threat to Paris Agreement temperature goals and insisting emissions of it must be... 

VEGA South Africa Opens New Headquarters in Lanseria  
4th November 2022

15,000 square-meter headquarters is a key investment in the company’s customers, employees, and community. (Lanseria, JHB) November 1st, 2022 – VEGA South Africa. - a leading supplier of level,... 

ESG – Not all ‘washing’ is squeaky clean
18th October 2022

It should always be a good thing if companies say they are implementing ESG practices and principles.  Right?  Let’s face it, though: this is the real world and in the real world, theory and... 

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Metrology, innovative tech can advance manufacturing sector
14th October 2022 By: Cameron Mackay

For consumers to benefit from fair trade – and to achieve efficient component manufacturing and effective protection of the environment – all measurements performed during the production and... 

The presenters at Creamer Media’s ESG-focused webinar this week (from left to right starting at the top) Melanie Naidoo-Vermaak; Shannon de Ryhove; Sarah Cooper; Kurt Roelandt; Tsakani Mthombani and Lael Bethlehem
ESG needs to be embedded within an organisation for long-term success, sustainability
13th October 2022 By: Simone Liedtke

When considering how to make environment, social and governance (ESG) a real driving force that helps to shape the work of companies, gold miner Harmony Gold sustainable development group executive... 

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Fibre sensing technology offers improved security for myriad of industries
7th October 2022 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Digital value chain solutions provider Tech4IR is aiming to leverage the versatility of its fibre sensing security application, to build a footprint of this technology in South Africa, and provide... 

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Company offers condition-monitoring capability
7th October 2022 By: Darren Parker

Vibrating-equipment manufacturer Kwatani is embracing the Fourth Industrial Revolution by providing condition-monitoring capability to complement its service offering. Increasingly, customers are... 

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Camera for material monitoring launched
7th October 2022

The mining division of integrated mining solutions provider Hexagon introduced its HxGN MineMeasure Detect – a three-dimensional camera hardware, software and data solution – earlier this year. The... 

Woodside signs up to zero methane emissions initiative
23rd September 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Energy major Woodside has become the first Australian company to join the Aiming for Zero Methane Emissions Initiative. By signing the initiative Woodside is committing to striving to reach... 

ESG Africa Conference Aims to Tackle Key Issues Relating to ESG in Africa
22nd September 2022

Registrations are open for the inaugural edition of the ESG (Environmental, Social, Governance) Africa conference, the first face-to-face event of its kind in Africa.  The event, which will take... 

HEALTH SNAPSHOT Wearable monitoring devices detect and monitor data from the user.
Wearable monitoring device prioritises workers’ health and safety
6th September 2022 By: Mariaan Webb

Accidents and incidents result in financial losses of millions of rands and hours spent on claim documentation. Elite Vine, a South African technology firm launched in 2016, together with Valecus... 

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Industry is digitalising
2nd September 2022 By: Sabrina Jardim

The introduction of the Fourth Industrial Revolution has shifted the focus towards enabling better monitoring of some critical and noncritical processes in the food and beverage industry, with... 

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OMRON is shaping traceability in food and beverage packaging
2nd September 2022

In the food and beverage packaging industry, authenticity is essential. Consumers need to know that the foods they are purchasing consist of the things listed on their labels, because food... 

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Tsubaki ‘match and tag’ service used in sector
2nd September 2022

Modern machinery used in the food and beverage sector often requires chains of the same length to be used in pairs or other multiples. For these applications, specialists from industrial equipment... 

BHP is a major exporter of iron-ore and metallurgical coal.
BHP urged to step up climate advocacy by shareholder activists
30th August 2022 By: Bloomberg

Australian mining giant BHP Group should “proactively advocate” for stronger climate policy, according to a new shareholder resolution lodged by an activist investor group. The resolution, lodged... 

The RHINO autonomous drillstring-mounted geophysical sensor provides a reliable source of information about the rocks being drilled, unaffected by the bit, rig or driller
Geophysical sensor remains unmatched
19th August 2022 By: Tracy Hancock

Mining and infrastructure solutions company Orica has yet to see anything similar to its RHINO autonomous drillstring-mounted geophysical sensor on the market since introducing the first version in... 

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16th August 2022

For over 60 years VEGA has provided industry-leading products for the measurement of level, density, weight and pressure. As the inventor of the modern radiation-based measurement system and the... 

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Company expects to benefit from its diverse portfolio offering
12th August 2022 By: Mandisa Nyathi

In spite of chemical supply chain constraints, flow measurement and calibration technology company Wika expects to benefit from its diverse portfolio offering to provide quality instrumentation for... 

The ET3 system comprising a multichannel data logger, precision thermocouples and a thermal barrier that enables the logger with a screen and logging system laid out in display
Tracking system well received locally
12th August 2022 By: Halima Frost

Automation and control solutions provider Raytek & Control (R&C) Instrumentation says its newest heat tracking system, the Easy Track 3 (ET3), has been well received by the local automotive... 

New probe developed
12th August 2022

Japanese multinational electrical engineering and software company Yokogawa Electric Corporation has developed an explosion-proof version of its TDLS8200 probe type tunable diode laser... 

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Tech yields beneficial tools for farms
12th August 2022 By: Nadine Ramdass

Software company Aerobotics is pioneering solutions, such as its Aeroview infield mobile application and computer vision for the precision farming of perennial crops, as more growers look to... 

Barrick CE Dr Mark Bristow.
Barrick takes lead in holistic ESG integration amid ‘greenwashing’ scepticism
8th August 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Gold and copper mining company Barrick has taken the lead in integrating the various aspects of environmental, social and governance (ESG) to ensure holistic and objective measurement, Barrick CEO... 

Cape Town rolls out pilot project to give QR codes, residence certificates to informal homes
5th August 2022 By: Irma Venter

The City of Cape Town’s Informal Settlements Department have marked a thousand structures in the Bosasa Phase 2 development in Mfuleni with a Quick Response (QR) code and city-specific paint. Field... 

ESG – Taking a ‘beyond compliance’ approach. What it means and why it matters
25th July 2022

ESG (Environmental, Social, Governance) has evolved from decades of focus on sustainable development and is increasingly becoming a critical business imperative.  ESG is often associated with how a... 

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Our Easy Access Chute concept was developed to reduce the risks related to liner maintenance. Currently, replacing wear liners require that...

Environmental Assurance (Pty) Ltd.
Environmental Assurance (Pty) Ltd.

ENVASS is a customer and solutions-driven environmental consultancy with established divisions, serviced by highly qualified and experienced...

Goodwin Submersible Pumps Africa (Pty) Ltd
Goodwin Submersible Pumps Africa (Pty) Ltd

Goodwin Submersible Pumps Africa is sole distributors for Goodwin electrically driven, submersible, abrasion resistance slurry pumps.

Condra Cranes
Condra Cranes

ISO-certified Condra manufactures overhead cranes, portal cranes, cantilever cranes and crane components: hoists, drives, end-carriages, brakes and...


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