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Process Pipe
Process Pipe
9th July 2019

Process Pipe and its newly acquired company, CAB South Africa, has established a national footprint as a wholesaler and retailer of carbon and mild steel pipes, fittings and flanges in South... 


Stringent standards raising bar on emission reduction tech
Stringent standards raising bar on emission reduction tech
5th July 2019 By: Mamaili Mamaila

There is now more pressure on local industries than ever before to reduce local emissions to meet stringent environmental standards. 


Qld releases more gas exploration acreage
3rd July 2019 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Queensland government has awarded Authority to prospect (ATP) for gas on more than 1 510 km2 of land in the Surat Basin, paving the way future gas supply in the region. Natural Resources,... 


PIPES XII 
The conference – themed Not all plastics are alike – will take a closer look at the quality standards that govern the manufacturing and installation of high-performance plastic pipes and pipe systems
Countdown to pipes conference under way
28th June 2019 By: Mamaili Mamaila

The countdown to the 2019 PIPES XII Conference – which is hosted by industry body the Southern African Plastic Pipe Manufacturers Association (Sappma) – has begun.  


MANUFACTURING IN SIGHT 
Intensive roll-out of infrastructure spend by government would be the ideal catalyst to create demand locally and increase manufacturing capacity
Asian imports putting industry under pressure
28th June 2019 By: Mamaili Mamaila

A notable increase in welded small-bore tubes and seamless pipes from Asia is exacerbating the pressure which South Africa’s steel tube and pipe industry has been under during the past three years,... 


Rare Plastics
Rare Plastics
28th June 2019

Rare Plastics manufactures and distributes high-hensity polyethylene (HDPE) pipe, fittings and steel backing rings from its factory in Meyerton, Gauteng. Pipes are manufactured to SANS ISO 4427... 


New drive technology meets industry demands
21st June 2019

The current trend of rolling high-strength materials requires higher torque capabilities at the drive train in metallurgical plants and stainless steel technical services and products provider SMS... 


IMPROVED DESIGN
The Milwaukee M18 FMCS metal-cutting saw uses a Powerstate brushless motor, which improves the motor life of the tool by up to ten times that of the competition
Unique cutting tool enhancing SA projects
21st June 2019 By: Jessica Oosthuizen

Construction products and fastener distributor Upat, which exclusively distributes power tools manufacturer Milwaukee power tool products in Southern Africa, is supplying the Milwaukee M18 FMCS... 


Saving Earth with electric cars means wrecking a fragile desert
11th June 2019 By: Bloomberg

The oases that once interrupted the dusty slopes of the Atacama desert in northern Chile allowed humans and animals to survive for thousands of years in the world’s driest climate. That was before... 


KRIS VERGOTE
Multotec supports its products and regularly communicates with and visits clients
Minerals processing company sees growth opportunity in Moz
7th June 2019 By: Jessica Oosthuizen

Minerals processing specialist Multotec boasts an entrenched presence in Mozambique, having operated in the country’s mining sector for more than 15 years, and Multotec Mozambique regional manager... 


ECONOMIC ENDEAVOUR For some small mining companies it is much cheaper to do alluvial mining in the rivers
Manufacturer completes DRC alluvial mining equipment project
7th June 2019 By: Khutso Maphatsoe

Alluvial diamond mining equipment manufacturer PCF Engineering has completed a multimillion-rand project for a client active in the Tshikapa diamond field in the Democratic Republic of Congo, for... 


Lucapa launches next phase Lulu kimberlite search
6th June 2019 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Australia-based Lucapa Diamond Company has launched a $3.3.-million, 12-month exploration programme to locate the kimberlite source of the high-value alluvial diamonds that it currently mines at... 


New coatings range launched in S Africa
New coatings range launched in S Africa
31st May 2019 By: Halima Frost

Specialised construction product manufacturer a.b.e. Construction Chemicals announced its partnership last month with coatings supplier Rustopak to launch the a.b.e. Rustopak range. The range... 


HIGHLY COMMITTED 
Astore Keymak remains committed to technology and solutions for the chemical, petrochemicals and industrial space
Valves supplier to launch new products
31st May 2019 By: Mamaili Mamaila

South African thermoplastic valves supplier Astore Keymak is engaged in research and development activities with its suppliers to launch new FIP industrial valves for chemical applications every... 


Senex designated acreage in Surat basin for Australia-only gas supply
Senex designated acreage in Surat basin for Australia-only gas supply
28th May 2019 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Senex energy has been awarded preferred tender status by the Queensland government for natural gas acreage in the Surat basin. Mines Minister Dr Anthony Lynham said on Tuesday that the... 


NETWORKING OPPORTUNITY The construction expo provides unique opportunities for the industry with 9 500 construction professionals from over 45 countries coming together to do business
Growth in SA construction sector expected
24th May 2019

Since the highs last experienced just before the 2010 Soccer World Cup, the construction sector in South Africa and on the continent has yet to see an industry boom. South Africa experienced a... 


KNOWLEDGE IS POWER Ultra Control Valves will launch a course on water hydraulics with a focus on water hammer
Valves range will assist in reducing leaks
17th May 2019 By: Khutso Maphatsoe

Owing to water scarcity, water utility companies should be proactive in ensuring that pipe leaks are reduced and kept at an absolute minimum, says South African valves company Ultra Control Valves... 


Aumanat
Aumanat
17th May 2019 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Established in 1995 in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, as an agent for AUMA electric actuators, AUMANAT has developed into a complete valve automation solutions company. Acquiring a number of... 


DEFEATING THE DUST
I-CAT has completed 17 dust suppression projects in Africa in the past three months
I-CAT finalises dust management project in Guinea
17th May 2019 By: Jessica Oosthuizen

Environmental consultancy and product developer I-CAT finalised a dust management project on a bauxite mine – a first for the company – in Guinea last month. “This is a different ore than what we... 


Sewers could help clean the atmosphere
26th April 2019

Sewage treatment – an unglamorous backbone of urban living – could offer a cost-effective way to combat climate change by flushing greenhouse gases from the atmosphere. Last year, researchers at... 


Firm plans to deploy 400 natural-gas refuelling sites across SA
26th April 2019 By: Schalk Burger

Natural-gas distributor Delta Natural Gas (DNG) Energy is rolling out 400 natural gas refuelling sites across South Africa for the taxi and freight industries, which will provide an immediate cost... 


POWER RIDE
Skyriders’ rope access and drone solutions gives the company an edge in the industry
Software upgrade for Sky Eye Elios drones in the pipeline
19th April 2019 By: Mamaili Mamaila

Rope-access company Skyriders Access Specialists will partner with a local software company to advance the current software on its Sky Eye Elios drones, as it continues to refine the technology in... 


EMVAfrica
EMVAfrica
19th April 2019

EMVAfrica stocks and supplies industrial stainless steel pipes, tubes, fittings, flanges as well as valves and actuators. The powerful new EMVAfrica brand stems from the consolidation of three... 


Thorny River on track to become diamond producer by mid-2019
25th March 2019 By: Simone Liedtke

Aim-listed Botswana Diamonds has confirmed that its Thorny River diamond dyke project, in South Africa, remains on track to start bulk sampling and diamond production by the middle of this year.... 


US coal miners are shoveling more money than ever at investors
25th March 2019 By: Bloomberg

It’s not a great time to be a coal miner, but there’s never been a better time for their shareholders. US coal companies returned almost $3.7-billion in dividends and buybacks to shareholders in... 


Ity carbon-in-leach project, Côte d'Ivoire
Ity carbon-in-leach project, Côte d'Ivoire
22nd March 2019 By: Sheila Barradas

The first gold pour at the Ity carbon-in-leach project took place on March 18, ahead of schedule and under budget. 


First gold pour at Endeavour’s Ity completed ahead of schedule
First gold pour at Endeavour’s Ity completed ahead of schedule
19th March 2019 By: Simone Liedtke

The first gold pour at TSX-listed Endeavour Mining’s Ity carbon-in-leach (CIL) project, in Côte d'Ivoire, took place on March 18, four months ahead of schedule and under budget. The first pour... 


The coal miner who bet everything on US power markets and lost
The coal miner who bet everything on US power markets and lost
18th March 2019 By: Bloomberg

Eleven years ago, Cloud Peak Energy made an all-or-nothing bet its rivals were unwilling to match: that coal would remain indispensable to the US power sector. That gamble has now pushed it to the... 


MODI Mining
MODI Mining
1st March 2019

Established in 2011, Modi Mining has grown an average of 30% a year, earning founding owners and husband and wife team Motlapele Molefi and Sam Molefi the 2019 Sanlam and Business Partners... 


EXPANSION INTO PGMS MARKET 

The company hopes to use its signature range of products and services, such as vibrating screens, to capitalise on opportunities in the PGMs market this year
Aury Africa aims for expansion into PGMs sector
8th February 2019 By: Cameron Mackay

Screening and vibrating equipment solutions and services provider Aury Africa is planning to expand its operations into the platinum group metals (PGMs) market this year with the introduction of... 


Company revives mobile dewatering pump systems
1st February 2019

When called upon to refurbish two diesel powered mobile dewatering trailers, pump supplier Mechanical Rotating Solution (MRS) made sure that it put its own personal seal of quality on the product... 


BlueRock expands Kareevlei resource, grades
23rd January 2019 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Aim-listed BlueRock has updated its 2013 inferred level of confidence in the diamond mineral resource for the Kareevlei kimberlite cluster. The company owns and operates the Kareevlei diamond... 


HYSON CELLS 
 
The upflow anaerobic sludge blanket reactor process is below ground, which allows for natural insulation of the cone structures
Odourless treatment process produces energy, creates jobs
14th December 2018 By: Cameron Mackay

A new labour-based upgrade for wastewater management plants and acid mine drainage plants below ground – the upflow anaerobic sludge blanket reactor (UASB) process – can be used to produce potable... 


MICHAEL VAN NIEKERK
Generators can be a potential source of fire ignition, owing to the high temperatures of the manifold, if not stored correctly
Ventilation key to genset safety
7th December 2018 By: Mc'Kyla Nortje

Gensets that are stored indoors should be stationed in a well ventilated area to avoid the temperature of the genset rising too high, says fire risk management and support company ASP Fire CEO... 


Dickinson Group of Companies 2018 Expansion
5th December 2018 By: Creamer Media Reporter

 “Dickinson Group of companies’ strategy is to intentionally review alternative industries and complementary product and service offerings. By adopting this approach, the company continually... 


Safety assured for Vertical Drop delivery system
30th November 2018

Johannesburg-based supplier and manufacturer of explosives AEL Intelligent Blasting has pioneered the vertical drop emulsion delivery system which delivers the non-detonable base emulsion and... 


Tank blanketing key to prevent fire
30th November 2018

The storage of flammable liquids carries with it the need to put in place fire protection mechanisms, and tank blanketing is deemed one of the most effective ways of preventing fires in flammable... 


DMR initiates ground stability study in areas affected by illegal mining in Joburg
26th November 2018 By: African News Agency

The Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) said on Monday that it has initiated a ground stability study in the Johannesburg area with immediate effect. In a statement, the DMR said the study, which... 


GREATER DIAMETERS
Glass-reinforced plastic pipes can be manufactured at greater diameters and at a lower cost than high-density polyethylene pipes
GRP pipes more resilient in dewatering systems
23rd November 2018

Glass-reinforced plastic (GRP) pipes’ proven resilience in harsh terrains, extreme climates and unpredictable site environments make them the superior choice over high-density polyethylene (HDPE),... 


Aury Africa punts RFID as the future of asset management in mining
Aury Africa punts RFID as the future of asset management in mining
22nd November 2018

Remote mining operation environments add to the challenge when it comes to managing sophisticated assets such as high-frequency screens, feeders, and centrifuges. Here the key issue is to identify... 


KV1 grade at BlueRock’s Kareevlei exceeds expectations
20th November 2018 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Aim-listed BlueRock Diamonds has recorded a grade of 4.51 carats per hundred tonnes (cpht) at KV1 – one of five known diamondiferous kimberlite pipes at its Kareevlei mine, near Kimberley, in South... 


Advances in in-line analyser technologies provide accuracy, consistency and certainty
16th November 2018 By: Creamer Media Reporter

A significant benefit of in-line and on-line analysers is their ability to provide the continuous control needed to operate a mineral processing plant at optimal levels by obtaining critical... 


Construction industry depressed, but upturn expected
16th November 2018 By: Jessica Oosthuizen

South African thermoplastic valves supplier Astore Keymak depends on project and maintenance work, as the civil engineering and construction sector is depressed, says Astore Keymak compression... 


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