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Vodacom launches recycled plastic SIM cards
5th November 2021 By: Natasha Odendaal

Vodacom is launching Eco-SIM cards made from recycled plastic in South Africa, as the company works to reduce its impact on the environment by halving its greenhouse-gas emissions by 2025. The... 

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Glencore reports major ferrochrome production recovery
29th October 2021 By: Martin Creamer

Diversified mining and marketing company Glencore expects its full-year 2021 adjusted earnings before interest and tax to exceed the top end of its forecast $2.2-billion to $3.2 billion a year... 

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Storage flexibility shown during turbulent time
29th October 2021 By: Cameron Mackay

Logistics company Unitrans has shown flexibility in meeting the warehousing and storage needs of customers – particularly amid the effects of Covid-19, and the looting in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng... 

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New manganese export terminal, South Africa
15th October 2021 By: Sheila Barradas

The Coega Development Corporation issued a request for proposal (RFP) on October 11, 2021, inviting experienced service providers to submit proposals for the development of a new manganese export... 

Second fire in a week hits South Africa's Richards Bay port
14th October 2021 By: Reuters

South Africa's port operator Transnet said on Thursday it was investigating a second fire in a week at the Richards Bay port, a commodities export hub, after a blaze broke out at a terminal there... 

Contract awarded to marine specialist
8th October 2021

Marine specialist services provider AMSOL Ghana was recently awarded a contract by Ghanaian oil and gas marketing company Ghana Oil Company (GOIL) that will further support continued indigenisation... 

Grindrod keen on potential private-sector participation opportunities at Transnet
8th October 2021 By: Irma Venter

A port that runs efficiently “can bring prosperity all around”, says Grindrod Freight Services CEO Xolani Mbambo. South Africa’s major ports are, however, currently ranked close to the bottom of... 

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Transnet building pipeline of transactions for private sector participation
7th October 2021 By: Terence Creamer

Transnet CEO Portia Derby says the State-owned group received a “fantastic” response to its two recent requests for information (RFIs) for private participation at the ports of Durban and Ngqura... 

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Saldanha Iron Ore Terminal shuts for ten-day maintenance
29th September 2021 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Transnet Port Terminals (TPT) has announced that the Saldanha Iron Ore Terminal’s ten-day planned maintenance shutdown started on September 28. Every year, the State-owned freight utility... 

Record 54 520 vehicles exported through Durban Car Terminal in August
24th September 2021 By: Irma Venter

Growing transshipments and improving new-vehicle exports from South Africa saw the Durban Car Terminal set a new record in August, with the facility handling 54 520 fully built units that month.... 

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Infrastructural challenges impede coal industry
17th September 2021 By: Nadine Ramdass

South Africa is a major coal-exporting country, with its coal sector also providing baseload capacity for the country. However, infrastructure challenges negatively impact on the local industry,... 

Infrastructure upgrades for eThekwini municipality
10th September 2021

Consulting engineers Bosch Projects and financial institution Bosch Capital – members of the Bosch Holdings group of companies – work closely with municipalities nationally to assist with upgrading... 

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Caltex to be rebranded
3rd September 2021

All petroleum brand Caltex-branded service stations in South Africa and Botswana are to be rebranded Astron Energy in one of the most significant and exciting events in the local fuel industry for... 

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Potash handling facility, Canada
3rd September 2021 By: Sheila Barradas

Westshore Terminals Limited Partnership is constructing infrastructure to handle potash from BHP’s Jansen potash mine, in Saskatchewan, until 2051. 

Japanese major launches hydrogen study in Qld
27th August 2021 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Japanese oil company ENEOS Corporation has struck an agreement with ASX-listed Origin Energy to study the development of a carbon-free hydrogen supply chain between Japan and Australia. The two... 

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Transnet, Minerals Council to strengthen cooperation to improve network operations
24th August 2021 By: Schalk Burger

State-owned Transnet and mining industry organisation Minerals Council South Africa have agreed to collaborate to ensure operational improvements across the freight system to get back to target... 

Hyperloop punted as less-polluting, efficient transport solution
20th August 2021 By: Irma Venter

Hyperloop Transport Technologies (HyperloopTT) has unveiled HyperPort, a high-speed cargo and freight solution which it says is “capable of increasing capacity and efficiency while decreasing... 

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Jansen potash project, Canada – update
20th August 2021 By: Sheila Barradas

BHP has approved $5.7-billion in capital expenditure for the Jansen Stage 1 potash project. 

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Westshore to start construction of potash facilities next year
17th August 2021 By: Mariaan Webb

Vancouver-based Westshore Terminals expects to start constructing infrastructure required to handle potash from the 4.35-million-tonne-a-year Jansen mine, in Saskatchewan, next year, the port... 

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BHP puts $5.7bn into Canada potash mine as it shifts to ‘future facing’ commodities
17th August 2021 By: Mariaan Webb

Diversified major BHP has approved $5.7-billion (C$7.5-billion) in capital expenditure for the Jansen Stage 1 potash project, in Canada. The investment is aligned with BHP’s strategy of growing... 

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Telecoms solutions solve connectivity challenges
13th August 2021 By: Nadine Ramdass

Mobile satellite telecommunications company Inmarsat aims to solve some of the Australian mining industry’s biggest connectivity challenges. Inmarsat products and services have been used across... 

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Letpadaung Copper Mine adopts integrated DMR and LTE solution for wide area voice communication and broadband video
12th August 2021

Letpadaung Copper Mine, in Myanmar, adopted an integrated digital mobile radio (DMR) and LTE solution for improved wide area voice communications and support for broadband video, environmental... 

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6th August 2021

A cyberattack rocked operations at container terminals operated by Transnet Port Terminals, causing fresh backlogs that had also developed during recent civil unrest and looting in KwaZulu-Natal... 

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Digital communications solution for mining: What it is and why it matters
5th August 2021

The mining and metals industry face a number of challenges including fluctuating demand for ores and metals, excess capacity and increased competition from competing materials, leading to weaker... 

Water crisis threatens iron-ore transport on key Brazil river
30th July 2021 By: Bloomberg

Drought is making one of Brazil’s most important river systems unnavigable, making it more challenging and costly for the commodities powerhouse to get grains and iron-ore out to global markets.... 

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Specialty containers create easy access
30th July 2021

Niche market container product supplier Specialised Container Agencies (SCA) has developed SCA Intermodal Side Tipper Bins that ensure quick, safe and cost-efficient bulk handling in rail and road... 

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Jansen potash project, Canada – update
30th July 2021 By: Sheila Barradas

BHP has signed an agreement with Vancouver-based Westshore Terminals to handle potash for its Jansen mine. 

Teck lowers FY coal guidance on BC wildfire rail disruptions
28th July 2021 By: Mariaan Webb

Canadian diversified mining major Teck Resources has lowered its full-year guidance for metallurgical coal by half-a-million tonnes, owing to wildfires in British Columbia disrupting coal... 

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BHP signs conditional port agreement for Canada potash mine
23rd July 2021 By: Mariaan Webb

Global mining major BHP has signed an agreement with Vancouver-based Westshore Terminals to handle potash for its Jansen mine, in Saskatchewan, Canada. This is according to the terminal operator,... 

Poor port performance costing South Africa money, jobs 
23rd July 2021 By: Irma Venter

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,... 

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Kazakhstan top 3 gold mine boosts productivity with broadband communication solution
22nd July 2021

Hytera’s Hytalk Push-to-Talk over Cellular (PoC) platform and terminals have enabled Kazakhstan mining company JSC AK Altynalmas to upgrade its communications system with a digital multimedia... 

Qld LNG export reaches record highs
Qld LNG export reaches record highs
8th July 2021 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Queensland has reported record annual liquefied natural gas (LNG) shipments from Gladstone for 2020-21, despite the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic. Treasurer and Minister for Investment Cameron... 

Rail cars seen near Lytton, British Columbia, Canada, on July 3. Devastating wildfires damaged rail lines.
BC wildfire-linked rail disruptions to hit Teck Q3 coal sales
7th July 2021 By: Mariaan Webb

Rail disruptions following last week’s devastating British Columbia wildfires have forced diversified miner Teck Resources to reroute coking coal shipments and the company has said that its... 

Bosch Holdings Celebrates 60 Years Of Innovation In Engineering
Bosch Holdings Celebrates 60 Years Of Innovation In Engineering
25th June 2021

It was inconceivable for the founders of Bosch Holdings in 1961 to have known that 60 years later, the company would have expanded into a global operation, offering consulting engineering, skills... 

Low global ranking of Port of Cape Town a concern – Maynier
11th June 2021 By: Donna Slater

The World Bank’s recent and inaugural ‘Container Port Performance Index 2020’ ranked the Port of Cape Town among the worst in terms of container port performance. The Port of Cape Town ranked... 

TNPA, CDC collaborate to accelerate infrastructure delivery
10th June 2021 By: Simone Liedtke

State-owned Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) has appointed the Coega Development Corporation (CDC) as the implementing agent for the migration of the manganese terminal and the liquid bulk... 

Tippers assist materials transport
28th May 2021 By: Khutso Maphatsoe

Niche container products supplier Specialised Container Agencies (SCA) designs and manufactures a range of containerised bulk materials handling equipment that ensures safe and efficient offloading... 

Court ruling paves way for Whitehaven expansion
Court ruling paves way for Whitehaven expansion
27th May 2021 By: Bloomberg

Australia’s pro-coal government and one of the country’s largest producers of the fossil fuel won a court battle against an 86 year-old nun and eight teenagers seeking to block a mine expansion... 

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The Bigen Group
21st May 2021

The Bigen Group has, since its inception 50 years ago, earned a solid reputation as an innovative, solutions-focused engineering and infrastructure development partner and employer of choice,... 

Vale unit fined over alleged Brazilian environmental irregularities
30th April 2021 By: Reuters

The Brazilian city of Itaguaí has fined a subsidiary of miner Vale for allegedly not complying with environment regulations, according to a statement from local authorities on Thursday. Companhia... 

Gas is the new coal with risk of $100bn in stranded assets
19th April 2021 By: Bloomberg

Natural gas is falling out of favor with emissions-wary investors and utilities at a quicker pace than coal did, catching some power generators unaware and potentially leaving them stuck with... 

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Saldanha Terminal invests R1.2m in additional dust suppressing canons
8th March 2021 By: Simone Liedtke

The Saldanha Bulk Terminal, in South Africa, has invested R1.2-million in two additional dust-suppressing cannons that will be used on ship loaders as cargo flows from the chutes to the vessel... 

5th March 2021

Following the City of Tshwane Council’s decision to adopt the Tshwane Automotive City (TAC) Masterplan into their region 1 - Regional Spatial Development Framework (RSDF) in February 2019, the TAC... 

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