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Invictus raises cash for Zim oil and gas hunt
6th June 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Invictus Energy has raised A$12.75-million from a share placement to sophisticated and institutional investors to fund further oil and gas exploration in Zimbabwe. Under the placement,... 

Business join forces against proposed job legislation
6th June 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

A number of industry bodies, including the Minerals Council of Australia (MCA), the Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association (Appea) and the Australian Chamber of Commerce and... 

Woodside reports fatality at North Rankin
2nd June 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Oil and gas major Woodside on Friday reported a fatality at the North Rankin Complex, offshore Western Australia. The company reported that a contractor was critically injured during work activity... 

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Company expands market share
2nd June 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

Industrial products supplier Bearings International is expanding its market share in South Africa’s electric motor industry through its continued commitment to providing reliable, energy efficient... 

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Manufacturer innovates for energy, growing industries
2nd June 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

The ongoing energy supply crisis in South Africa has put the spotlight on the importance of reliable and efficient renewable-energy systems, and the role of the mechanical seal industry in... 

Ascent announces intention to bid for Amur Minerals
1st June 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

European and Latin America-focused Ascent Resources on Thursday revealed that it had approached the board of Amur Minerals, which is a cash shell following its disposal of its Russian nickel asset... 

Paladin unaware of pending legislative changes in Namibia
31st May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Uranium developer Paladin Energy on Wednesday moved to allay shareholder concerns following reports that the Namibian government was considering taking a stake in oil and gas companies operating in... 

Woodside awards decomissioning contracts
31st May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Oil and gas major Woodside has awarded offshore decommissioning contracts for the subsea infrastructure at the Enfield, Griffin, Stybarrow and Echo Yodel oil and gas fields offshore Western... 

Climate battle looms as Alberta Premier Smith takes aim at Trudeau after election win
30th May 2023 By: Bloomberg

Alberta's re-elect conservative leader Danielle Smith has put herself on a collision course with Canada's Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau over climate policies that would weigh on the... 

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Risk solutions provider growing African footprint
26th May 2023 By: Halima Frost

Since its establishment in 2021, risk mitigation solutions provider Africa Speciality Risk (ASR) has set its sights on consolidating its underwriting activities in South Africa as part of its... 

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... 

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SARENS thriving in a changing industry
25th May 2023

SARENS, a family-owned business founded in 1955 and headquartered in Belgium, has undergone a significant transformation in recent years that has allowed it to decentralise its way of working,... 

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Santos rejects human rights violation claims
25th May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Oil and gas major Santos has rejected allegations of human rights breaches, following allegations of such at its Barossa gas project, its Darwin liquefied natural gas (LNG) life extension project,... 

Santos shakes up executive team
24th May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Oil and gas major Santos has announced a range of executive appointments as part of its corporate restructure announced last year. Alan Stuart-Grant has been appointed to the Executive committee... 

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Offshore oil and gas continue to make waves
24th May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

A new report from the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) has highlighted the growth of Australia’s offshore gas industry. The AIMS Index of Marine Industry 2023 noted that despite the... 

Valves must be hydrostatically tested by the valve manufacturer to ensure no leaks
Firm provides tips to avoid rust
19th May 2023

Ball valves, gate valves, globe valves, butterfly valves, check valves, and valve assemblies are all common and critical components in the oil and gas industry. Their job of regulating hazardous... 

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Tim Biesemans – Regional Director
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Hans De Langhe – Regional Fleet and Operations Manager
Deon Van Der Pas – Regional HR Manager
Global crane leader Sarens thriving in changing industry
19th May 2023

SARENS, a family-owned business founded in 1955 and headquartered in Belgium, has undergone a significant transformation in recent years that has allowed it to decentralise its way of working,... 

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Santos leaving no stone unturned in carbon battle
18th May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Oil and gas giant Santos has called on the government to support a range of low-carbon technologies as part of efforts to reach net zero. Speaking at the Australian Petroleum Production &... 

Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe
South Africa needs oil, gas, nuclear, as well as renewables – Mantashe
17th May 2023 By: Rebecca Campbell

Delivering the keynote address at the Enlit Africa conference in Cape Town on Wednesday, South African Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe reported that the current moratorium on... 

Walyering condensate deal signed with Santos
17th May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Strike Energy has signed a condensate processing and sales agreement with oil and gas major Santos, providing a monetisation route for its Walyering gas field development. Strike and... 

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Appea calls for national CCUS strategy
17th May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The oil and gas industry has called on the federal government to jointly develop a national carbon capture, utilisation and storage (CCUS) strategy. Speaking the Australian Petroleum Production &... 

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Wood Mackenzie calls for greater collaboration in oil and gas
16th May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Research firm Wood Mackenzie has urged Australia’s oil and gas industry to urgently fast-track the creation of energy “super basins” to provide a pathway to greater sustainability and cut... 

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King calls for collaboration on govt initiatives
16th May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Australian government has urged the oil and gas sectors to partner with the government to scale-up Australia’s net zero ambitions, while the government works to implement a range of recently... 

Moomba CCS tracking on time - Santos
16th May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Oil and gas major Santos this week reported that its Moomba carbon capture and storage (CCS) project was progressing at pace and on track for delivery in 2024. The company told shareholders that... 

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Specialist fabricator stronger than ever in tough market conditions
12th May 2023 By: Tracy Hancock

While the local economic climate weighs heavily on many manufacturers, specialist fabrication company Efficient Engineering’s order book has never looked better. “We've never experienced such an... 

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Hydraulic tools deliver accuracy in demanding applications
12th May 2023

Industrial equipment supplier BMG offers a range of solutions from bolted solutions specialist Nord-Lock including Boltight hydraulic bolt tensioning tools.  These can be used to tighten bolts... 

WA budget delivers another surplus
11th May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Western Australian government on Thursday reported a budget surplus of A$3.3-billion in 2023-24, with a surplus position maintained over the next four years, supporting a record A$39-billion in... 

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NT budget unveils magnitude of mining contribution
10th May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Northern Territory Budget has revealed that mining continued to be the largest contributor to the economy, with 31.7% of gross state product (GSP) sourced from the sector in 2021-22. In its... 

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Resources drives Budget to surplus
10th May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The federal Budget had delivered a A$4.2-billion surplus, a significant turnaround from the A$32-billion deficit unveiled last year, with the government announcing a range of investments to fund... 

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Aus to invest A$2bn on hydrogen future
10th May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Australian government has unveiled a A$2-billion investment into a new Hydrogen Headstart program to scale up development of Australia’s renewable hydrogen industry. Climate Change and Energy... 

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Biggest African bank cites energy needs in fossil fuel defense
9th May 2023 By: Bloomberg

Standard Bank Group, Africa’s biggest lender by assets, defended it’s investment in fossil-fuel projects, saying tthe continent’s energy needs have to be balanced with climate concerns. The... 

EU climate chief Frans Timmermans
Phasing out fossil fuels has not worked. Europe has a new idea for COP28
8th May 2023 By: Bloomberg

Near the end of the United Nations climate summit in Sharm El-Sheikh last year, European Union climate chief Frans Timmermans offered a grand bargain to break the deadlock in the two-week... 

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Resources sector welcomes Qld CSG support
5th May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The resources sector has welcomed the Queensland government’s response to the GasField Commission Queensland (GFCQ) Report into coal seam gas- (CSG-) induced subsidence. The state government this... 

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Huawei forecasts $3.4bn spend on digital transformation
5th May 2023 By: Zandile Mavuso

Chinese multinational technology corporation Huawei expects that spending on global digital transformation will reach $3.4-trillion by 2026, as more than 170 countries and regions are developing... 

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Allied International
5th May 2023

Allied International was founded in 2000 in Nibbiano Val Tidone, Italy, and became Allied International Group in 2001.  Allied South Africa was established in 2012 as the local subsidiary in... 

Climate-smart mining: Making ‘smart energy’ transition work
Climate-smart mining: Making ‘smart energy’ transition work
4th May 2023

Media is full of climate-smart mining, and the trend of the world turning to renewable energy for a carbon-neutral future. As a German company founded in 1830, NEUMAN & ESSER (NEA GROUP) has been... 

Biggest commodities traders doubled profits to $77bn in 2022
4th May 2023 By: Bloomberg

Some of the world’s biggest commodities traders doubled their profits to around $77-billion last year as global energy prices soared following the easing of pandemic restrictions and Russia’s... 

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Helping meet South Africa’s energy challenges with world record gas power technology
4th May 2023

South Africa is striving to meet its energy needs. Increasing maintenance requirements on existing and ageing infrastructure, high levels of investment and capital required for new energy assets,... 

Invictus raises funds for Zim oil hunt
3rd May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Upstream oil and gas company Invictus Energy has launched a share purchase plan (SPP) to raise up to A$10-million to fund exploration at its 80% owned Caborsa Bassa project, in Zimbabwe. The SPP,... 

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Santos signs MoUs to support Bayu-Undan
3rd May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Oil and gas major Santos has signed four memoranda of understanding (MoUs) for the proposed storage of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from third parties to underpin the initial development of the... 

Santos extends PNG LNG deal talks with Kumul
1st May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Oil and gas major Santos has extended its exclusivity period with Papua New Guinea (PNG) national oil and gas company Kumul Petroleum Holdings over the sale of a 5% stake in the PNG liquefied... 

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Woodside urges fiscal stability at AGM
28th April 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Oil and gas major Woodside has warned that fiscal uncertainty in Australia could prevent the company from making further investments. Speaking at the company’s annual general meeting,... 

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Local gas projects support gas economy
28th April 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

South Africa’s significant natural gas reserves and extensive gas infrastructure exemplify the country’s potential to develop a natural gas industry, says research and strategy firm Birguid senior... 

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