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Private sector helps provide acceptable air quality
21st July 2023

Amid ongoing loadshedding, members of the private sector are looking for ways to improve air quality during working hours owing to higher emissions being released as a result of State-owned utility... 

Sustainability through Optimisation
Sustainability through Optimisation
20th July 2023

Sustainability involves more than monitoring and reporting emissions. Understanding and controlling the entire process chain is crucial for prolonged maintenance and support. Through optimisation,... 

Aus joins methane mitigation alliance
19th July 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Australia has signed the joint statement on Accelerating Methane Mitigation from the Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Value Chain, joining the US, Japan, the Republic of Korea and the European Union.... 

Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies research fellow Sandy Lowitt
Opinion: Does this count as a just transition investment?
17th July 2023

In this article, Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies research fellow Sandy Lowitt writes about the limited discussions that have been held about how just energy transition financing will be... 

The B.E.D. Group received the Comtest Best Industrial Wholesaler 2022 Award, while its Middelburg branch won the Comtest Extra Mile Award
Fastener supplier wins two awards
14th July 2023

Fastener supplier The Bolt and Engineering Distributors (B.E.D.) Group has been recognised for its performance with two awards by test and measurement specialist Comtest. Comtest provides test and... 

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New vacuum gauge ensures process control and operational reliability
14th July 2023

The new Pirani Bayard-Alpert vacuum gauge PBR 360 offers increased accuracy, attractive service concept and longevity owing to its redundant filaments. Vacuum pumps manufacturer Pfeiffer Vacuum has... 

Anglo joins Zambian conference to discuss resource sector taxes
7th July 2023 By: Darren Parker

Diversified mining major Anglo American has joined representatives of government, civil society and other stakeholders in the mining sector at a global conference in Lusaka, Zambia, to discuss the... 

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Mobile calibration averts excessive downtime
7th July 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

Pressure, temperature, level, flow and force measuring technology company WIKA’s mobile calibration vehicles simplify the recalibration of installed instruments; its mobile calibration team... 

Hydro Power Equipment (HPE) director Ulrich Kienle.
Water power in underground mining has gone mainstream, says HPE
6th July 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The long-standing use of water to cool underground mines is increasingly providing the opportunity to apply the free water pressure head that this offers to energise mining equipment. High-pressure... 

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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... 

Large rolls of flat rolled steel, set for distribution to manufactures according to the Southern Africa Stainless Steel Development Association
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... 

Man with white hard hat operating Kito RX wire rope hoist in an industrial plant.
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,... 

An image of SAIMC director and CEO Johan Maartens
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... 

An image showing the security applications of Tech4IR's technology
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... 

a Kwatani screen
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... 

A conveyor system fitted with a 3d monitoring camera
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... 

An image depicting the PGW23 Industrial Internet of Things-ready burdon tube pressure gauge
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... 

An image depicting two people using their smartphones to scan barcodes
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... 

An image depicting Tsubaki 'Match & Tag' chains
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... 

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Yale Lifting Solutions
Yale Lifting Solutions

Yale Lifting Solutions is a leading supplier of lifting and material handling equipment in Southern Africa. Yale offers a wide range of quality...

Werner South Africa Pumps & Equipment (PTY) LTD
Werner South Africa Pumps & Equipment (PTY) LTD

For over 30 years, Werner South Africa Pumps & Equipment (PTY) LTD has been designing, manufacturing, supplying and maintaining specialist...

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ESAB South Africa

ESAB South Arica, the leading supplier of high-end welding and cutting products to the Southern African industrial market is based in...


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