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Opinion: Combatting climate change with green energy solutions for Africa

15th October 2021 In this opinion article, Standard Bank head of sustainable finance, wholesale clients Greg Fyfe and head of power, wholesale clients Rentia van Tonder write that Africa has no choice but to join the global drive toward limiting greenhouse-gas emissions; however, the continent must facilitate a... 

Dry running conveyors help food and beverage sector

15th October 2021 Engineering solutions provider BMG’s light materials handling division supplies and supports a range of dry running conveyor components for the food and beverage sector, offering high productivity, low energy and reduced water consumption, as well as a safe and hygienic work environment.  

Imagine a world without fuel emissions… now you’re envisioning what Nel Hydrogen is making possible

14th October 2021 Nel is a global, dedicated hydrogen company, delivering optimal solutions to produce, store, and distribute hydrogen from renewable energy.  

Prospect confirms new game plan for Arcadia

By: Esmarie Iannucci     11th October 2021 The staged optimised feasibility study (OFS) of the Acradia lithium project, in Zimbabwe, has confirmed the economic viability of the project, said ASX-listed Prospect Resources. The OFS considered the construction of two 1.2-million tonne a year modules, resulting in low up-front capital costs,... 

MCA calls for SMRs in Australia energy mix

By: Esmarie Iannucci     7th October 2021 The Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) has called for serious consideration to be given to advanced nuclear technologies like small modular reactors (SMRs), in Australia’s energy future. “Even with conservative assumptions that include higher than expected construction costs, SMRs could be... 

Metso Outotec wins Canadian cobalt refinery contract

By: Mariaan Webb     5th October 2021 Canada’s First Cobalt has awarded a contract to mineral processing and metal refining solutions company Metso Outotec for the design and manufacturing of solvent extraction cells, as well as technical support for the layout of a new solvent extraction plant and its process control. The solvent... 

Argosy says Rincon remains on track

By: Creamer Media Reporter      1st October 2021 Australia-listed Argosy Minerals reported on Friday that the Rincon project, in Salta, Argentina, remained on track for first commercial production of battery quality lithium carbonate product by the middle of next year. In an operational update, the company stated that the 2 000 t/y lithium... 

Technology that treats municipal wastewater to reusable quality being tested in South Africa

By: Natasha Odendaal     1st October 2021 WEC Projects has been selected by the Water Research Commission (WRC), under the South African Sanitation Technology Enterprise Programme (Sastep), to test a new off-grid sanitation system with the intention of commercialising it in South Africa. The NEWgenerator, which was developed by the... 

Cameco signs MoU to establish uranium supply for Polish reactors

By: Esmarie Iannucci     24th September 2021 TSX-listed uranium miner Cameco, along with GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH), GEH SMR Technologies Canada (GEH SMR Canada) and Synthos Green Energy (SGE) will jointly evaluate the potential of establishing a uranium fuel supply chain in Canada capable of servicing a potential fleet of BWRX-300... 

Spillage solutions encouraged for mines

24th September 2021 Oscillating systems technology manufacturer OST-Africa’s range of materials handling, screen and transmission products includes a spillage solution designed to prevent production losses across diverse sectors.  

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