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Supplier launches 450 new products 

By: Mamaili Mamaila     27th May 2020 Electrical switchgear supplier ElectroMechanica (EM) launched the latest edition of its product catalogue this year. A new catalogue is launched on average every two years. 

ELB shareholders vote in favour of Australian business disposal

By: Marleny Arnoldi     26th May 2020 JSE-listed capital equipment and solutions provider ELB Group will proceed with selling its Australian business, after a majority of shareholders voting in favour of the disposal. The company hosted a general meeting on May 25 for shareholders to vote on the proposed disposal of ELB Australia.  

Long-duration clean energy storage ideal for mining microgrids

By: Creamer Media Reporter      23rd May 2020 Reliable, cost-effective energy supply 24x7 is an essential resource for successful mining operations, whether grid-connected or off-grid.  In Africa, reliability of utility-sourced electricity is becoming more and more of a challenge, while off-grid diesel generation and the cost and logistics... 

WEIR MINERALS’ Multiflo® Barge Solutions

By: Creamer Media Reporter      13th May 2020 For 40 years Weir Minerals has provided custom Multiflo® barge solutions for applications all around the world. The global team of barge and dewatering specialists provide custom solutions for everything from tailings management and water reclamation, to specially engineered solutions to meet the... 

Kibo increases Mozambique land holding to expand energy projects

By: Donna Slater     12th May 2020 Africa-focused energy company Kibo Energy has acquired 345 ha of land adjacent to its Benga power plant project, in Mozambique's Tete province. Alongside hosting a 150 MW to 300 MW thermal power plant, which is being developed as part of a joint venture agreement with local energy company... 

Re-evaluating, adapting practices are key to value creation in unfamiliar world

By: Creamer Media Reporter      8th May 2020 Johannesburg-based consulting company Practara provides independent advisory services to junior, mid-tier and major companies in the minerals sector. It provides clients with practical yet innovative solutions to assist with strategic decision-making regarding their mining assets – particularly... 

Siemens ready to help Africa with digitalisation challenges

By: Shannon de Ryhove     5th May 2020 The effects of digitalisation are different worldwide, and Africa is no exception. German multinational Siemens senior VP for Digital Industries in Southern and Eastern Africa Ralf Leinen says that, for the first time, Africa has an opportunity to use smart technology to transform entire... 

Sulphide project at Simberi under review

By: Esmarie Iannucci     5th May 2020 Gold miner St Barbara will undertake a feasibility study (FS) into a sulphide project at its Simberi operation, in Papua New Guinea, after a prefeasibility study (PFS) proved positive. The PFS, which was completed in March this year, built on a 2016 PFS, and showed that the sulphide project... 

Australian government establishes A$300m hydrogen fund

By: Esmarie Iannucci     4th May 2020 The Australian government has announced the establishment of a A$300-million Advancing Hydrogen Fund that will finance projects focused on growing a clean, innovative and competitive hydrogen industry in Australia. The fund will back projects that align with priorities under the National... 

Lucapa restarts work at Lulo

By: Esmarie Iannucci     1st May 2020 Diamond miner Lucapa has restarted operations at its Lulo diamdond mine, in Angola. Operations at Lulo were reduced in early April to only essential services after a State of Emergency was declared in Angola in order to contain the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic. 

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