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Unified brand for United Mining Services

26th July 2021 Six years after the acquisition of industry icon Shaft Sinkers and its design counterpart METS (Mining Engineering Technical Services), the UMS (United Mining Services) Group is ready to present a new, united face to the mining industry.  The UMS Group divisions are now operating as UMS Shaft... 

Wits to host two short courses to empower mining leaders

By: Donna Slater     26th July 2021 The Wits Mining Institute (WMI) will be hosting two of its Empowering Leaders short courses, in a face-to-face format, from August 23 to 28. The first course will focus on long-term systems thinking and planning in the minerals sector, equipping leaders with skills and insights to understand,... 

CAS battery enters local market

By: Claire O'Reilly     23rd July 2021 German riveting and processing technology company Gesipa recently introduced the Cordless Alliance System (CAS) battery to the South African market. CAS is used in tools such as Gesipa’s Accubird Pro, Powerbird Pro and Firebird Pro rivnut tools. 

Project management firm upgrades sugar factory

23rd July 2021 Consulting engineering and project management solutions company Bosch Projects was appointed by wattle bark miller and sugar producer UCL Company to undertake three major projects for the recent expansion at its sugar factory in Dalton, KwaZulu-Natal. Bosch Projects is a member of the... 

Hybrid solar installation completed in Zimbabwe

By: Halima Frost     23rd July 2021 The active partnership between South Africa-based solar solutions provider Blockpower SA and German-managed microgrid integrator Dhybrid has resulted in the completion of a 1.4 MWp, 1 MVA, 480 kWh hybrid solar system at an agriculture estate, in Zimbabwe. The Tanganda Tea Company, which operates... 

Poor port performance costing South Africa money, jobs 

By: Irma Venter     23rd July 2021 The time currently wasted at the Durban port, owing to poor performance and inefficiency, is having a direct impact on employment generation, poverty reduction and economic growth in South Africa, says Martin Humphreys, the global lead for transport connectivity and regional integration at the... 

Oil and gas companies have role to play in lower-carbon economy 

By: Tracy Hancock     22nd July 2021 The aim of the decarbonisation transition is not to make the oil and gas industry obsolete, in an effort to achieve a low-carbon economy by 2050, , says leading global professional services company Accenture in Africa strategy and consulting senior manager for energy Yu-Feng McConnachie. 

SA needs to be doing more to avert a catastrophic water crisis

22nd July 2021 South Africa is rapidly approaching a water crisis with potentially catastrophic consequences. After decades of mismanagement and a lack of maintenance the country’s water infrastructure is crumbling 

Miners benefit from new govt grant

By: Esmarie Iannucci     22nd July 2021 A number of resources companies will benefit from the federal government’s near A$50-million in funding for projects that will help grow Australian businesses and create new jobs. The matched funding from the A$1.3-billion Modern Manufacturing Initiative will support eight companies in the... 

BHP reports record iron-ore outputs

By: Esmarie Iannucci     20th July 2021 Major BHP has reported record iron-ore production from its Western Australian operations, while the Olympic Dam operation, in South Australia, also posted its highest annual copper production since the mine was acquired in 2005, along with its highest ever gold production. BHP on Tuesday... 

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