R/€ = 16.71 Change: 0.04
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Slurry cleanup completed to DMRE’s satisfaction

13th May 2022 Local anthracite producer Zululand Anthracite Colliery (ZAC) reports that the coal slurry clean-up has been completed successfully to the satisfaction of the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE). The clean-up was undertaken largely through the use of manual labour, with excavators... 

Necsa starts process to replace venerable Safari-1 reactor

By: Rebecca Campbell     13th May 2022 The South African Nuclear Energy Corporation (Necsa) has, with the approval of Cabinet, started the process that should result in it acquiring a new nuclear research reactor, to replace its current Safari-1 research reactor. The new reactor, dubbed the multipurpose reactor (MPR), would, like... 

Pylon legs at N2 Msikaba Bridge project hydraulically jacked apart

By: Irma Venter     6th May 2022 The Msikaba Bridge project notched up an engineering milestone this month, when the south pylon legs were hydraulically jacked apart. The 580-m-long, stay cable bridge – which will span the 198-m-deep Msikaba Gorge – is located near Lusikisiki, in the Eastern Cape, and forms part of the South... 

Waterjet cutting services relevant for vessels, heat exchangers

By: Sabrina Jardim     22nd April 2022 Waterjet cutting service provider MAXJET processes baffle and tube plates up to a thickness of 50 mm, which are commonly used in vessels and heat exchangers. “Our process makes for simpler downstream works, while our cold cutting processes allow for materials to be processed without affecting... 

Austral hauls first ore from Anthill

By: Esmarie Iannucci     1st April 2022 Copper junior Austral Resources Australia has started ore haulage from its new Anthill mine, in Queensland, to the Mt Kelly processing plant. Austral told shareholders this week that Anthill ore will start processing through the Mt Kelly plant by the end of April. 

Control valves offer multiple advantages

11th March 2022 Triple Eccentric Valves, also known as Triple-Off-Set valves (TOV), are gaining  popularity owing to interest in zero leakage valves for open/close functionality. German valves manufacturer Zwick developed its TRI-SHARK Triple-Off-Set valves to extend its range and create an efficient high... 

Labelling a necessity to identify steel products

4th March 2022 Labelling or identifying steel products is an absolute necessity in today's global steel market owing to the fact that the tracking of steel has posed problems in the past as a result of the many processes and stages that steel goes through before reaching its destination. 

Adili Metal Trading

25th February 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... 

Duroxite® overlay products now available from SSAB in Sub-Saharan Africa

22nd February 2022 Duroxite® chromium carbide overlay (CCO) products safeguard equipment against wear in severe abrasive environments. The harder the abrasive material, the more Duroxite® is the solution. Duroxite® overlay products are made by welding a carbide-rich steel alloy on top of a steel plate. This... 

Local crane supplier optimistic about African mining 

By: Sabrina Jardim     11th February 2022 Expressing a positive outlook for the African mining industry in 2022, Condra Cranes MD Marc Kleiner, says the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has the potential for better resource development. The Gauteng-based company is a supplier of cranes and hoists to the DRC, and Kleiner notes that... 

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