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DGC offers tailored corrosion solutions for various industries
Company expands industrial solutions through two partnerships
9th June 2023

Industrial service provider Dickinson Group of Companies (DGC) has emerged as a trusted industry leader in asset integrity management and has recently entered into two distribution agreements with... 

Amplats hands over water projects to Thabazimbi communities
8th June 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

Mining group Anglo American Platinum has handed over three new water infrastructure projects to the residents of Thabazimbi, in Limpopo. As part of the company’s social and labour plan commitments... 

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Porta Plinth™: Revolutionising Pipe Support for the Mining Industry
1st June 2023

Are you tired of dealing with cumbersome steel or concrete pipe support cradles? TSS Global has developed the game-changing solution you've been waiting for, Porta Plinth™. Specifically designed... 

University of the Witwatersrand’s Wits Mining Institute DigiMine Laboratory head Ahsan Mahboob.
Sibanye-Stillwater funding Wits University’s carbon storage brainstorming ‘techathon’
22nd May 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Johannesburg- and New York listed platinum group metals, green metals and gold mining company Sibanye-Stillwater is funding a brainstorming ‘techathon’ on the challenge of storing carbon in... 

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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... 

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Diavik A21 underground project, Canada
12th May 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Rio Tinto plans to mine below the existing A21 openpit at the Diavik diamond mine. 

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Crocodile River mine restart project, South Africa – update
12th May 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Eastplats has raised C$7.04-million through a rights offer to help fund its growth projects, with the Zandfontein underground project at the Crocodile River mine being a priority. 

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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... 

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Manufacturing company stresses expert tanker control systems benefits
21st April 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Automation and expert control systems can provide health and safety benefits for tanker filling practices, says engineering, integration and manufacturing company Iritron divisional manager Gerhard... 

Booyco Engineering's Bush Cooler saves mines costly downtime
13th April 2023

Replacing large non-ferrous alloy bushes in mining equipment like cone crushers can be time consuming and expensive, but Booyco Engineering’s Bush Cooler provides an innovative solution to this... 

Company’s four sugar projects completed
7th April 2023

Member of Bosch Holdings Bosch Projects completed four major projects at a sugar factory in Dalton, KwaZulu-Natal last year. These projects comprised of engineering, procurement and construction... 

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MULTI ALLOYS: A division of EMVAfrica
7th April 2023

Established in 1997, MULTI ALLOYS is a leading stockist of duplex stainless steel, nickel alloys and specialised metals in the South African market and focuses on the supply of these... 

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Local cloud-based innovation network for quality H20
17th March 2023

Water leaks and non-revenue water, dysfunctional water and wastewater infrastructure, high-cost water treatment technologies, poor water planning and accountability, dwindling water resources and... 

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New crawler excavators maintain high quality
3rd March 2023

Construction equipment supplier HPE Africa’s line-up of earthmoving equipment now includes automotive manufacturer Hyundai’s HX220HD crawler excavators. These machines, which are manufactured in... 

Rand Water unveils largest-of-its-type reservoir in Ekurhuleni
3rd March 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

Rand Water has unveiled a new 210 Mℓ post-tensioned concrete reservoir in Benoni, Ekurhuleni, deemed to be the largest of its type in South Africa. The next largest reservoir of its type is a 200... 

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Merlin diamond project, Australia – update
3rd March 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Lucapa Diamond Company has struck a gas supply heads of agreement with ASX-listed Armour Energy for the Merlin project. 

Multotec celebrates 10 years of operating, expanding and giving back to the community in Mozambique 
2nd March 2023

Multotec Services Mozambique Lda, recently celebrated 10 years of operating in the Southern African country, where it established a branch to service clients in the coal fields in the Tete... 

Authorised SKF Distributor Bolt and Engineering’s improved lubrication solution extends bearing life for leading North West Mining group  
2nd March 2023

A TLSD System 24 automatic lubrication solution installed by SKF authorised distributor, Bolt and Engineering (B.E.D.) Distributors Group, has substantially improved the bearing life of vibrator... 

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Opinion: Perfecting the art of water delivery for future generations
27th February 2023

In this article, Rand Water CE Sipho Mosai writes about water shortages and how to improve water delivery for future generations. 

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Tailings dam failures often stem from ‘production over safety’ pressures, says academic
24th February 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Ever since the Brumadinho tailings dam collapse, in Brazil, in 2019, which claimed the lives of 270 people and led to massive environmental damage, there has been a spotlight on how mining... 

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Rio extends mine life at Diavik
24th February 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Diversified miner Rio Tinto has extended the mine-life at its Diavik diamond mine, in the Northwest Territories of Canada, announcing a $40-million investment in the first phase of underground... 

Lucapa secures gas source for Merlin
20th February 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Diamond miner Lucapa Diamond Company has struck a gas supply heads of agreement (HoA) with ASX-listed Armour Energy for its Merlin diamond project, in the Northern Territory. Armour Energy on... 

Superior building delivers quality houses quickly and cost-effectively
8th February 2023

The multi-award winning Moladi Building System is enabling houses and other structures of a superior quality to be built in record time and at a fraction of the cost of conventional building... 

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Investment needed to keep industry afloat
3rd February 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

Loadshedding is creating production problems and increasing the cost of scrap, but government’s lack of investment in renewing old piping systems and constructing new networks remains one of the... 

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Company relocates as part of growth strategy
3rd February 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

As part of its ongoing growth strategy, pipe and hose supplier Astore Keymak relocated its Cape Town branch to a more modernised premises in the Western Cape in November 2022. “Astore Keymak Cape... 

Geosynthetics offer durability for concrete structures
3rd February 2023

Geosynthetic products manufacturer and supplier Fibertex South Africa’s geosynthetic solutions encompass controlled permeability formwork (CPF) liners, which are designed for concrete surface... 

Company develops low-cost, low-maintenance water treatment system
27th January 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

Water treatment company GAST Clearwater has developed a water treatment system to improve water quality globally without the use of obnoxious chemicals, biological components or membranes. The... 

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Chvaletice manganese project, Czechia – update
20th January 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Euro Manganese has signed an offtake termsheet with electric vehicle battery manufacturer Verkor for the sale of high-purity manganese sulphate monohydrate from its Chvaletice manganese project. 

Cape Town calls for reduced water use on the back of this year’s below-average rainfall
16th December 2022 By: Natasha Odendaal

The City of Cape Town has set a proactive water savings target, based on this year’s below average rainfall, until the next rainy season. Despite there being no immediate cause for concern about... 

Botswana Diamonds reports project development progress
8th December 2022 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Aim-listed Botswana Diamonds (BOD) believes there are big opportunities for diamond exploration and development in South Africa and the company is focusing on what it considers the best... 

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Barclays coal plan exposes reach of Biden’s Inflation Reduction Act
1st December 2022 By: Bloomberg

The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) is starting to change the way bankers view their climate targets. Barclays, one of Europe’s biggest coal financiers, said its analysis of the IRA has led it to... 

Copper’s biggest mystery is finally cracking
Copper’s biggest mystery is finally cracking
28th November 2022 By: Bloomberg

The warnings keep getting louder: the world is hurtling toward a desperate shortage of copper. Humans are more dependent than ever on a metal we’ve used for 10 000 years; new deposits are drying... 

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Company to supply civils companies
18th November 2022 By: Cameron Mackay

Local steel products supplier Stewarts and Lloyds formed Stewarts and Lloyds Projects & Contracts – a new addition to the Stewarts and Lloyds Group – to support the local civil engineering industry... 

Coal miners pay highest US dividend as prices soar to records
17th November 2022 By: Bloomberg

Coal is paying off for investors. Miners of the fossil fuel are raking in cash and paying out hefty dividends, with shares surging as the global energy crisis boosts coal prices to record highs.... 

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Local supplier adds valves to portfolio
11th November 2022 By: Halima Frost

Steel, tube and valve supplier Stewarts & Lloyds’ Pipes & Fittings division has received its first consignment of vacuum break valves from local valve manufacturer Variant Air and has distributed... 

South Africa’s lack of urgency in introducing cadastre system decried
11th November 2022 By: Nadine James

Orion Minerals CEO Errol Smart offered the familiar refrain of South Africa’s mining industry needing a functional and accurate cadastre. “We cannot manage our minerals with a GIS system,” he said... 

Coal giant Peabody likely to pay dividend in 2023, analyst says
8th November 2022 By: Bloomberg

Peabody Energy, the biggest US coal miner, will probably start paying dividends next year after using growing cash holdings to pay off debt, according to Lucas Pipes, an analyst with B Riley... 

DMRE's general lethargy still hindering exploration activity
28th October 2022 By: Nadine James

Orion Minerals CEO Errol Smart offered the familiar refrain of South Africa’s mining industry needing a functional and accurate cadastre. “We cannot manage our minerals with a GIS system,” he said... 

Valentine receives Fisheries Act authorisation, bridge replacement gets started
25th October 2022 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Toronto-based gold company Marathon has received authorisation from Fisheries and Oceans Canada for the Valentine project, in central Newfoundland. The authorisation allows Marathon to proceed... 

The current water crisis facing South Africa has created new opportunities and there is plenty of room to adopt and embrace new technologies
S Africa can ease effect of natural disasters through technology
21st October 2022 By: Tracy Hancock

Deploying “cutting-edge” solutions at South Africa’s water treatment plants will assist the country in mitigating the severe impact of natural disasters, such as the drought in Nelson Mandela Bay,... 

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Product range, upgrades help company in turbulent market
14th October 2022 By: Cameron Mackay

Local steel products supplier Stewarts & Lloyds is constantly focusing on expanding its product range, with one of the largest and most comprehensive range of products in the local market when... 

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US steps away from flagship lithium project with Berkshire
5th October 2022 By: Reuters

In a February meeting with mining executives, President Joe Biden laid out an aggressive goal for the United States to produce more of its own minerals for the electric vehicle revolution in ways... 

Chvaletice manganese project, Czechia
Chvaletice manganese project, Czechia
30th September 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

The project is uniquely positioned to provide a secure, traceable and responsibly produced supply of high-purity manganese products to the European electric-vehicle market. 

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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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