R/€ = 19.7902 Change: -0.0688
R/$ = 18.1471 Change: -0.1563
Au 1977.60 $/oz Change: 7.78
Pt 984.94 $/oz Change: 12.52


Robbers pull off multimillion-dollar copper heist in Chilean port

By: Reuters     13th January 2023 A group of armed men in Chile stole several shipping containers filled with copper that belonged to state-owned giant Codelco on Wednesday, adding pressure over shipments security in the world’s largest copper producer. The assailants took 13 containers that were destined for China from San... 

Adili Metal Trading

25th November 2022 Whilst our business may be new, our leaders and management have been in the industry for over 45 years. We’ve seen, been leaders of and experienced the ins and outs of the local and global metallurgical industry. Translated from Swahili, Adili means ethical and just. Morality and order. These... 

Liner manufacturer driving innovation

25th November 2022 Internationally recognised manufacturer of abrasion-resistant liner materials for the mining, chemicals and power generating industries Rio-Carb notes that its R-C 700 Chromium Carbide Overlay (CCO) liner plate and Impact plate range strive to deliver top quality to its African mining clientele.... 

Babcock introduces new Volvo EC550E in southern Africa

24th November 2022 Following its global debut at the start of this year, the much-awaited Volvo EC550E crawler excavator is now available in southern Africa. Ideal for mining, quarrying and large infrastructure projects, the new 55-t class machine delivers up to 35% more productivity and a 22% improvement in fuel... 

Economic conditions challenge industry

By: Leah Shelene Asaram     30th September 2022 The softer demand for aluminium transport applications, such as trailers, tankers and tippers, amid the current tough economic climate has made the recovery of the transport industry to pre-lockdown levels even tougher, according to steel merchandiser and distributor Macsteel CEO Mike Benfield.... 

New products and technology developments at thyssenkrupp

6th September 2022 Comminution specialist thyssenkrupp has rewritten the crushing and grinding technology rule book with the introduction of the High Pressure Grinding Rolls (HPGR) Pro. 

Hardox® wear plate

1st September 2022 Quarrying and open-pit mining operations deliver some of the Africa’s toughest wear challenges. Throughout the whole production flow, Hardox® wear plate’s superior wear resistance translates to extended service life between repairs or replacement of parts. Hardox® wear plate cuts down on weight... 

Pumps group plans southern African expansion

26th August 2022 Participation at Electra Mining Africa 2022 will serve to underpin Integrated Pump Technology’s drive to increase its footprint in Africa. This is according to GM Jordan Marsh, who says that in the less than ten years since the company secured the Grindex pump distributorship for southern Africa,... 

Prices driving upgrades, maintenance

By: Nadine Ramdass     15th July 2022 The current steep increase in commodity prices has led to mining clients’ upgrading and maintaining their equipment to reduce downtime and maximise output, says steel fabricator Hydra Arc project management office manager Tyrone van Heerden. While rising costs have had a negative impact on the... 

Hydrogen highlighted as ‘slam dunk’ of heavy haul 

By: Martin Creamer     13th July 2022 What will be Australia’s biggest electrolyser – a platinum-using proton exchange membrane or PEM electrolyser – is on order to provide green hydrogen Down Under at a time when the planet’s lightest molecule is being highlighted as the ‘slam dunk’ of heavy-haul transport in a decarbonising world.... 

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