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Canadian system to help Aussie miners' environmental performance
3rd March 2021 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Members of the Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) will systematically introduce the Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM) system to further improve site-level performance through regular and... 


ZOOMING INTO SAFETY 
Over the years, the importance of safety has grown substantially, whereby laws and regulations governing the smelter and metals sector have become stricter
Safe and reliable steel production even more crucial
26th February 2021

High temperatures, molten metals and heavy loads are some of the challenges faced during steel production, says industrial instrumentation and automation multinational Endress+Hauser. 


Impact Capital Africa founder and CEO Brett Wallington
Impact investing principles could solve ESG challenge – Wallington
25th February 2021 By: Schalk Burger

The mining sector is well positioned to apply impact investment principles to achieve environmental, social and governance (ESG) targets and shareholders increasingly expect large JSE-listed mining... 


GIEL BEKKER
In the mining sector, we have already witnessed the application of digital twins, but this tool is still new with many lessons still to be learned
Digital tech advances project management
19th February 2021 By: Theresa Bhowan-Rajah

Since the development and application of critical chain methods, no real new project management techniques have been developed, but information, digital and design technologies have accelerated.... 


CAN YOU HANDLE THE LOAD 
Load-turning function achieves maximum safety as an optional feature, which eliminates the need for any additional engineering
New load-turning function for cranes
5th February 2021

In order to enhance safety during complex task such as horizontally moving heavy components for indoor cranes, industrial equipment supplier Demag has introduced a new standard function for its... 


NMISA contributes to environmental impact assessments through analyses of soil samples at derelict and ownerless mines
NMISA contributes to environmental impact assessments through analyses of soil samples at derelict and ownerless mines
29th January 2021

There are approximately 6000 derelict and ownerless mines in South Africa. These mines pose serious possible environmental damage such as the contamination of water resources and dust that could... 


Green energy a macroeconomic imperative, says VW’s Kamuhinda
22nd January 2021 By: Irma Venter

Green technology, electric cars included, are coming to Africa not just because of the Paris Climate Change Agreement, but because Africa has a problem of energy supply, says Volkswagen Africa... 


Wastewater treatment for all industries
15th January 2021

Owing to decades of experience in the water and wastewater treatment industry, and a dedicated portfolio of solutions, instrumentation company Endress+Hauser can help make industrial wastewater... 


Glencore enters partnership with Tre-Altamira to expand satellite monitoring across its TSFs
15th December 2020 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Diversified miner Glencore has entered into an agreement with commercial services provider Tre-Altamira to expand satellite monitoring to more than 110 of its tailings dams worldwide, which... 


An engineering student and Professor Johan Joubert alongside UP's portable emissions measurement system
UP conducts real-time emissions testing to help inform policy
11th December 2020 By: Marleny Arnoldi

The Centre for Transport Development, within the University of Pretoria’s (UP’s) Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology, has acquired a system that can measure vehicle... 


A$11bn of LNG projects waiting in the wings - WoodMac
10th December 2020

Some $11-billion worth of gas projects were poised for a final investment decision (FID) in Australia in 2021, new data by analyst Wood Mackenzie (WoodMac) has shown. With liquefied natural gas... 


A structured approach to the development and implementation of an AM scorecard
7th December 2020 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Measuring and managing performance in an organisation is vital in driving an organisation towards success. Management requires fact-based decision making which relies on authentic performance... 


Redefining Mine Ventilation Efficiency & Cost Savings
27th November 2020 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Despite the challenges presented in 2020, TLT-Turbo Africa continues to redefine ventilation for mining operations across the continent. Their customised and pro-active approach to ventilation... 


CSIR and asphalt industry construct test road using local fillers, recycled tyres
27th November 2020 By: Irma Venter

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and private company Much Asphalt have successfully constructed a section of road using locally available micro-fillers and recycled tyres.... 


Power of modern technology in logistics sector
Power of modern technology in logistics sector
26th November 2020 By: Yolande Botes

An ambitious, multi-phase digitalisation and automatisation project has provided unparalleled visibility process at SA’s largest mineral freight logistics company Grindrod. Keyrus, a leading... 


CLEAN PAPER 
Equipment malfunctions in pulp and paper mills can, in most instances, be traced back to poor maintenance
Machine maintenance in paper mills made easy
13th November 2020

Volatile global economic conditions and even tougher regulations are making it increasingly difficult for pulp and paper producers to protect their operating margins. As a result, mills are looking... 


BARRY BREDENKAMP
The economic benefits of energy efficiency are indisputable and will assist companies that are re-starting their operations
Pandemic prompts local focus on energy efficiency
6th November 2020 By: Cameron Mackay

Owing to Covid-19, the South African National Energy Development Institute (Sanedi) has witnessed an increase in the number of new applications from companies for the Section 12L Energy Efficiency... 


The best flowmeter solution for Mining
The best flowmeter solution for Mining
30th October 2020

As the technological leader in non-invasive flow measurement with ultrasonics, FLEXIM strives to offer flexible, reliable, and accurate measurement systems. For over 30 years, FLEXIM has set the... 


Combatting SA’s water crisis
29th October 2020 By: Creamer Media Reporter

By Raymond Obermeyer, Managing Director, SEW Eurodrive South Africa’s water crises has been well documented in recent years. What has become increasingly apparent is that there is no single water... 


Maintenance management in mining is essential
23rd October 2020 By: Khutso Maphatsoe

With the lockdown causing severe restrictions for mining operations in South Africa, mining companies have had to revisit strategic planning and adjust objectives for the current financial year,... 


AWARD WINNING 
FRAGTrack is an automated fragmentation measurement device that accurately and reliably measures rock size and fragmentation after the blasting stage in mining and quarrying
FRAGTrack wins international Good Design award
16th October 2020

Explosives and blasting systems provider Orica announced last month that its innovative fragmentation measurement technology FRAGTrack was awarded a Good Design accolade in the engineering... 


The best flowmeter solution for Mining
The best flowmeter solution for Mining
15th October 2020

As the technological leader in non-invasive flow measurement with ultrasonics, FLEXIM strives to offer flexible, reliable, and accurate measurement systems. For over 30 years, FLEXIM has set the... 


Weba Chute Systems leverages the power of three-dimensional (3D) scanning technology
3D scanning paves way to quality chute solutions
12th October 2020

With the power of three-dimensional (3D) scanning technology, transfer point specialist Weba Chute Systems & Solutions ensures there are no surprises when designing and installing its solutions.... 


New system creates predictive maintenance
9th October 2020

Water technology company Xylem Africa has announced the launch of the Flygt MAS 801 Pump Monitoring system. 


Multotec Wear Linings
Multotec Wear Linings
9th October 2020

Multotec Wear Linings manufactures a com-plete range of wear solutions for pipelines, bunkers, chambers, transfer points and chutes in bulk materials handling and classification applications,... 


Introducing PIOX: the durable flow measurement solution for harsh industrial applications
Introducing PIOX: the durable flow measurement solution for harsh industrial applications
7th October 2020 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Reliable flow monitoring is the cornerstone of any successful minerals processing operation. Having real-time, accurate insight into your process is critical, and FLEXIM’s latest solution, PIOX S,... 


Next Generation Cat® 785 mining truck advances efficiency and productivity for lower costs
Next Generation Cat® 785 mining truck advances efficiency and productivity for lower costs
2nd October 2020

The Next Generation Cat® 785 mining truck enhances operator safety and performance, provides more intuitive and predictable operation, delivers faster and easier access to data, and streamlines... 


LOCAL IS LEKKER 
NEPEAN has locally developed a range of standard plant conveyors with the aim of delivering these conveyors in as short as possible time to the market at competitive pricing
Company raises bar with innovative components
2nd October 2020 By: Mamaili Mamaila

Engineering, mining services and industrial manufacturing specialist NEPEAN Conveyors recently unveiled two ground-breaking conveyor component solutions in South Africa - a conveyor belt monitoring... 


GREAT PERFORMANCE 
The X-250 delivers high performance to Al alloys, without compromising speed and accuracy on all the other alloys
Analyser allows for accurate aluminium alloy testing
25th September 2020

Handheld analyser producer SciAps’ X-250 analyser measures magnesium (Mg) and silicon (Si) up to ten times faster than any other X-ray gun, with better sensitivity for highly accurate aluminium... 


Gammatec
Gammatec
25th September 2020

Gammatec NDT Supplies specialises in manufacturing, marketing, sales and support for the non-destructive testing (NDT) industry.  Part of NTP Radioisotopes, a state-owned company and subsidiary of... 


Energy and Emissions Reductions Minister Angus Taylor
Australian miners comment on Morrison’s tech roadmap
22nd September 2020 By: Mariaan Webb

Australian resources companies are already developing and trailing a number of technologies identified in the Technology Investment Roadmap and will play a critical role in mining the minerals... 


COST-EFFECTIVE
SciAps offers a range of XRF analysers that provide cost-effective solutions for the mineral exploration and mining industries
Analyser integral to explorers
11th September 2020

The handheld portable X-ray fluorescence spectroscopy (XRF) analyser has become a common tool for field geoscientists, and is being used in a range of applications, says analysing and... 


REDUCED RISK
H2scan’s Gen5 transformer-specific hydrogen analyser provides real-time DGA
System available for transformer monitoring
11th September 2020

Pretoria-based industrial technology and solutions provider RTS Africa Technologies (RTS) has recently announced the increased availability of its Gen5 System, developed specifically for... 


Ericsson, Unicef to map school Internet connectivity in 35 countries
11th September 2020 By: Natasha Odendaal

Ericsson and the United Nations Children’s Fund (Unicef) are planning to map Internet connectivity gaps at schools in 35 countries, including South Africa, by the end of 2023 in a first step to... 


Not Just Another Fuel System – The Jigsaw Cloud-Based Fuel Management Technology
Not Just Another Fuel System – The Jigsaw Cloud-Based Fuel Management Technology
10th September 2020

The fuel management industry has undergone a sea of change in the last 10 years. With the advent of a reliable mobile phone data network and universal access to the internet, the industry has... 


HANDLING THE PRESSURE	
Now able to manufacture locally, the company can now meet increased local demand for digital pressure gauges
Company manufactures locally, improves lead time and quality
4th September 2020 By: Cameron Mackay

Industrial pressure- and temperature-gauge manufacturer SA Gauge started to manufacture its own digital pressure gauges this year to ensure that it is not affected by import lead times and exchange... 


Ukwazi Expands Engineering Capability
31st August 2020 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Mining specialists, Ukwazi, today announce the addition of multi-disciplinary engineering services to their portfolio of mining and processing solutions. The project development and delivery (PDD)... 


ARM executive chairperson Dr Patrice Motsepe
ARM earnings up, dividend declared
31st August 2020 By: Martin Creamer

The headline earnings of diversified mining company African Rainbow Minerals (ARM) increased by 6% to R5 534-million for the financial year to June 30. A final dividend of R7 a share is declared,... 


PRIVATE PARTICIPATION
Getting private-sector companies to fund laser research and development at local universities is expected to change the landscape dramatically
More local laser R&D needed
28th August 2020 By: Tracy Hancock

South Africa is not placing enough focus on laser research and development (R&D), especially in the private sector, but there is hope, says the director of the Laser Research Institute (LRI) within... 


The Corrego do Feijao tailings dam collapse, in Brumadinho, left the nearby river polluted
Global Industry Standard on Tailings Management puts communities at the forefront
21st August 2020 By: Marleny Arnoldi

The Global Tailings Review (GTR) on August 5 launched the Global Industry Standard on Tailings Management, which aims to ensure tailings dam failures are a thing of the past. The GTR was... 


The Corrego do Feijao tailings dam collapse, in Brumadinho, left the nearby river polluted
Global Industry Standard on Tailings Management puts communities at the forefront
5th August 2020 By: Marleny Arnoldi

The Global Tailings Review (GTR) on August 5 launched the Global Industry Standard on Tailings Management, which aims to ensure tailings dam failures are a thing of the past. The GTR was... 


5G launch brings opportunities, 4G remains critical
31st July 2020 By: Natasha Odendaal

As several telecommunications groups launch fifth-generation (5G) technology, highly attractive opportunities for South African consumers, carriers and the information and communication technology... 


SUPERIOR QUALITY 
The proven quality of Pfeiffer Vacuum products ensures a long service life as well as lower operating costs
Company introduces quiet, dry pumps range
10th July 2020

The HiScroll models from vacuum pump manufacturer Pfeiffer Vacuum’s new range of scroll pumps are oil-free, hermetically sealed vacuum pumps with high nominal pumping speeds of between 6 m³/h and... 


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Booyco Electronics, South African pioneer of Proximity Detection Systems, offers safety solutions for underground and surface mining, quarrying,...

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