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Amplats unpacks lower production expectations, Mogalakwena plans

By: Marleny Arnoldi     9th December 2022 Platinum group metals (PGMs) miner Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) has revised downward its production expectations for 2023, in line with new operating conditions. The company’s metal-in-concentrate (M&C) production guidance has been revised downward to between 3.6-million and 4-million... 

10 000th unit rolls off assembly line at FAW Trucks’ Coega plant

By: Irma Venter     9th December 2022 The 10 000th truck assembled at FAW Trucks South Africa’s plant in Coega – a JH6 28.500FT, 6 x 4 AMT truck tractor – has rolled off the assembly line. This follows the start of assembly in 2014, in an investment valued at R600-million.  

Anglo invests $200m to accelerate zero emissions haulage solution 

By: Martin Creamer     7th December 2022 Diversified mining company Anglo American has signed a binding agreement with First Mode, the specialist engineering technology company it partnered to develop the nuGenTM technology. The agreement is intended to accelerate the commercialisation of the climate-friendly truck and includes Anglo... 

Anglo’s fuel-cell truck operating ‘akin to its diesel counterpart’ 

By: Irma Venter     5th December 2022 Anglo American’s big nuGen hydrogen-powered truck is currently functioning “akin in operation and cost to its diesel counterpart”, says Anglo American market development principal Fahmida Smith.  The global mining company in May unveiled its nuGen truck, with a 2 MW hybrid battery/hydrogen... 

Ford ‘remains engaged’ with Transnet on development of southern rail corridor

By: Irma Venter     2nd December 2022 Ford South Africa remains “actively engaged” with government and its rail arm, Transnet, to enable vehicle and component transport to and from the Gqeberha port, says Ford Motor Company Africa president Neale Hill. “Frustratingly so we seem to make progress, and then it all seems to retreat. 

In Peru's hills, an artisanal miner boom frustrates Big Copper's plans

By: Reuters     1st December 2022 In the hills of Tapairihua in Peru's Andes, Samuel Retamozo and other artisanal miners have found a rich seam of copper on their indigenous community's land. Armed with temporary government permits, they started exploiting it earlier this year. There's just one problem - the seam is within the... 

How Holcim is using Komatsu’s iSite fleet management system to drive production and safety breakthroughs – and reduce CO2 emissions

1st December 2022 As a global leader in sustainable and innovative building and construction solutions, Holcim is committed to driving its operations towards net zero. Over the past two years the company has been implementing a ground-breaking fleet management system set to play a key role in achieving its aims.... 

Imagine a world without fuel emissions… now you’re envisioning what Nel Hydrogen is making possible

30th November 2022 Nel is a global, dedicated hydrogen company, delivering optimal solutions to produce, store, and distribute hydrogen from renewable energy.  

Sasol focusing on three green-hydrogen clusters in South Africa 

By: Terence Creamer     29th November 2022 Sasol energy business VP Priscillah Mabelane reports that the JSE-listed group has identified three priority clusters for the roll-out of its green hydrogen strategy, while also supporting government with plans to develop Boegoebaai, in the Northern Cape, into a green hydrogen and derivatives... 

Amplats progressing with Hydrogen Valley value addition

By: Donna Slater     29th November 2022 The Hydrogen Valley project has helped platinum group metals miner Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) map out a blueprint for the ‘art of the possible’ for green hydrogen to develop and scale up in South Africa, Amplats market development principal Fahmida Smith has noted. The Hydrogen Valley... 

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