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Teck provides metallurgical coal update
7th October 2022 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Toronto-listed Teck Resources said on Thursday that its third-quarter steelmaking coal sales were 5.6-million tonnes, which was within its revised guidance of 5.5-million to 5.9-million tonnes.... 

Transnet declares force majeure for third time in 15 months
7th October 2022 By: Bloomberg

State-owned ports and freight rail operator Transnet declared force majeure on the same day that strike action began, the third time Transnet has taken this drastic step since July last year. “At... 

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Local supplier awarded conveyor distributorship
7th October 2022

Bulk materials handling specialist BLT WORLD has announced that it was appointed a distributor of materials handling manufacturer Convir stockpiling equipment in Southern and Central Africa earlier... 

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Gugulethu construction is still on track to kick off this year
30th September 2022 By: Tracy Hancock

Construction of the almost R600-million opencast phase (Phase 1) of coal exploration and mining company Canyon Coal’s Gugulethu colliery is planned to start this year, subject to market conditions... 

Teck cuts Q3 coal guidance, reports Elkview outage
Teck cuts Q3 coal guidance, reports Elkview outage
21st September 2022 By: Mariaan Webb

Canadian diversified major Teck Resources has lowered its third-quarter steelmaking coal sales guidance, following an outage at the Elkview plant and labour action at Westshore Terminals. The... 

Hydrogen key part of green economy, but as part of diversified energy ecosystem
7th September 2022 By: Schalk Burger

While hydrogen is expected to become a key element of the green economy worldwide, owing to the need to significantly reduce greenhouse-gas emissions to limit climate change within a short space of... 

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ssLNG plants available locally
2nd September 2022

Designers and suppliers of liquified natural gas (LNG) equipment PolaireTech’s modularised small-scale plants for the liquefaction of natural gas to produce LNG are now available in South Africa.... 

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Melco rolls from strength to strength thanks to bulk unit handling capabilities
30th August 2022 By: Simone Liedtke

Goods conveying is a critical aspect of production, packaging and distribution of numerous large consumer products and industrial components, says conveyor equipment manufacturer Melco Conveyor... 

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Germany's Scholz kicks off Canada visit focused on minerals, energy
23rd August 2022 By: Reuters

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz met with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday morning in his first meeting of a three-day trip focused on cultivating alternative sources of critical... 

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Confusing signals
29th July 2022 By: Terence Creamer

Given the high levels of mistrust and misinformation in energy markets currently it has become increasingly difficult to discern what is required to improve the situation in the short-term, while... 

Port Elizabeth Car Terminal sets new export record
15th July 2022 By: Irma Venter

The Port Elizabeth Car Terminal has moved 5 700 export vehicles in a single vessel.  This is the highest volume ever moved through the terminal, and surpasses the previous record of 4 500 export... 

Coal imports pour into energy-starved Europe from around the globe
Coal imports pour into energy-starved Europe from around the globe
5th July 2022 By: Bloomberg

A hunt by Europe’s coal consumers to replace Russian cargoes with shipments from across the globe has boosted imports to a key hub by more than a third, helping to fill severely depleted... 

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Cost-effective electrical termination solutions for construction industry
10th June 2022

Industrial products and adhesives manufacturer Pratley offers a range of cost-effective electrical solutions available to assist contractors in a recovering construction industry. “It is important... 

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Gas and coal both required to stymie energy crunch, says Australia's King
7th June 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Newly appointed Resources Minister Madeleine King is looking at Australian gas producers to increase supply to domestic markets, but has also noted that coal-fired power stations would be essential... 

Hytera showcases innovative security communications solutions at Securex South Africa
27th May 2022

Johannesburg - Hytera (SZSE: 002583), the global leading provider of professional communications equipment and solutions, announced its participation in the Securex South Africa 2022 that will take... 

Durban car terminal volumes jump on used and budget-car imports
29th April 2022 By: Irma Venter

The Durban Car Terminal (DCT) has set a new yearly record of handling 531 755 fully built-up units over the 12-month period ended March 31.  The recovery from Covid-19 is happening sooner than... 

KZN floods force Grindrod to suspend operations at five sites for weeks
29th April 2022 By: Irma Venter

JSE-listed freight and logistics group Grindrod says its container depots, terminals and warehouse facilities in and around central Durban have been heavily impacted on by the recent floods in... 

Madagascar welcomes best-in-class communication solutions from Hytera
20th April 2022

Hytera (SZSE: 002583), the global leading provider of professional communications equipment and solutions, held a user experience seminar in Radisson Blu Hotel, Antananarivo. Co-hosted with leading... 

Russia’s war in Ukraine puts global energy transition at crossroad
Russia’s war in Ukraine puts global energy transition at crossroad
19th April 2022 By: Bloomberg

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is upending the global transition away from fossil fuels in the fight against climate change. In some ways, the war is slowing the shift and giving old energy new... 

Desert Bloom attracts Japanese investment
13th April 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Japanese energy giant Osaka Gas has entered into a joint development agreement at the $10.75-billion Desert Bloom hydrogen project, in the Northern Territory. The agreement will see Osaka Gas and... 

Don't expect US miners to replace Russian coal in Europe
Don't expect US miners to replace Russian coal in Europe
5th April 2022 By: Bloomberg

US coal miners including Peabody Energy are surging as the European Union proposes banning imports of the fuel from Russia. But it will be difficult, if not impossible, for them to fill the... 

Cargo handling capacity expanded
1st April 2022

Bulk and breakbulk handling facility Manila Harbor Center (MHC), the largest in the Port of Manila in the Philippines, is expanding its cargo handling capacity with the completion of eco-friendly... 

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Expansion considered at Maputo Port
1st April 2022

The global coal demand, which peaked in mid-2021, is still reaching price record highs due to the major surge in coal prices worldwide. In response to the increasing demand for export capacity, the... 

Academic warns of impending unemployability quandary unless workers become digitally savvy
1st April 2022 By: Natasha Odendaal

The threat of an unemployability crisis is looming if the current mismatch between the skills South Africans have and the jobs that are available is not addressed. Unemployability is quickly... 

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Internationally available pump comes to S Africa
25th March 2022 By: Halima Frost

The South African division of global manufacturer KSB Pumps and Valves this year announced the introduction of its KSB Delta Macro series to the local market. The series is designed for large flow... 

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Gas to play critical role in South Africa’s energy transition
25th March 2022

Given growing decarbonisation expectations and the decline in renewable power generation costs, multinational industrial company General Electric (GE) sees gas playing a critical role in South... 

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Businesses gain strong growth momentum with Hytera next generation digital radios
17th March 2022

Hytera’s ground-breaking H Series of DMR terminals integrate the latest advances in hardware and software technology to put ultra-reliable, highly ergonomic radios with greatly enhanced... 

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Billionaire Friedland banks on Liberia’s railway to tap Guinean iron
11th March 2022 By: Bloomberg

A mining company controlled by billionaire Robert Friedland is counting on getting access to a Liberian railway in order to develop its Nimba project in neighbouring Guinea, one of the largest... 

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East Coast gas demand to fall - Woodmac
9th March 2022

The uptake in renewable energy could see gas demand from Australia’s East Coast decline by some 60% in 2050, depending on the pace of the energy transition, said advisory firm Wood Makenzie... 

US coal prices soar as war drives commodities rally
8th March 2022 By: Bloomberg

Concerns of a looming global shortage of coal are driving up prices in every US region that has access to export markets. Potential sanctions on Russia, a key supplier, have buyers around the... 

Germany may extend coal use to replace Russian gas
28th February 2022 By: Bloomberg

Germany could extend its use of coal as the country rethinks its energy plans in the aftermath of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, according to Economy Minister Robert Habeck. The former co-leader of... 

South Africa urged to improve its ability to receive ultralarge container vessels
18th February 2022 By: Irma Venter

A new generation of ultralarge container vessels has been sailing the oceans in recent years. Container ships such as the Madrid Maersk, COSCO Shipping Universe, OOCL Hong Kong and Ever Golden can... 

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Safe and reliable radio communications for the oil industry
17th February 2022

The oil and petroleum industry requires safe, robust and reliable communications to support efficient day-to-day operations, enhance productivity and to coordinate a fast and effective response to... 

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Red tape delaying R90bn investment in ready-to-go projects – Minerals Council
14th February 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Red tape is delaying investment worth R90-billion in ready-to-go mining-related projects, at a time when the South African economy is in desperate need of such projects proceeding, to create jobs... 

Increased capacity on the cards for Maputo, Matola drybulk terminals
14th February 2022 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

JSE-listed Grindrod’s sub-concessioned facilities, the Maputo and Matola Drybulk Terminals, are considering the expansion of their respective footprints, the Maputo Port Development Company... 

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Mixed reaction from business to SoNA
11th February 2022 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Business organisation Business Leadership South Africa CEO Busi Mavuso says business was hoping for a greater sense of urgency and stronger commitment from President Cyril Ramaphosa’s State of the... 

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Transnet highlights turnaround at Richards Bay Bulk Terminal
17th January 2022 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

The loading rate of vessel MV Braverus at 1 205 t/h for a total of 167 341 t of magnetite, which was completed on January 14, is an early indicator of recovery at the Richards Bay Bulk Terminal,... 

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Biden halts federal aid to coal, oil and gas projects overseas
13th December 2021 By: Bloomberg

The Biden administration has ordered an immediate halt to federal support for coal plants and other carbon-intensive projects overseas, a major policy shift designed to fight climate change and... 

Woodside to team up with Viva in Geelong
9th December 2021 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Oil and gas major Woodside has entered into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with energy company Viva Energy to progress discussions on capacity rights at Viva Energy’s proposed liquefied... 

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Teck cuts Q4 coal sales guidance, says copper shipments also at risk
6th December 2021 By: Mariaan Webb

Diversified miner Teck Resources has reduced its fourth-quarter coking sales guidance by up to 1.2-million tonnes and has warned that 4 500 t of contained copper in concentrate sales are also at... 

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July riots temporarily halt sugar production
3rd December 2021 By: Nadine Ramdass

KwaZulu-Natal is a primary location for South Africa’s sugar production and the riots in July resulted in sugar production coming to a halt. Although sugar producer Tongaat Hulett Sugar South... 

WA and Port of Rotterdam weigh hydrogen links
30th November 2021 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Western Australian government has inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Europe’s largest sea port, the Port of Rotterdam, to collaborate on renewable hydrogen. The two parties will... 

British Columbia miners warn of some disruption following heavy rains
19th November 2021 By: Simone Liedtke

Transportation routes to dual-listed miner New Gold’s New Afton mine, in British Columbia, have been affected by the recent heavy rains, flooding and mudslides. However, the flooding, has up until... 

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