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The Steven’s Croft biomass power station in Lockerbie, Scotland in the UK
Boiler rebuild to be delivered to biomass power station
17th May 2024

Flow control solutions developer Valmet announced in April that it would deliver a major boiler rebuild to the Steven’s Croft biomass power station in Lockerbie, Scotland in the UK, which is... 


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MetaleN
3rd May 2024

Local manufacturer Metalen produces heat exchanger tubes in various alloy inner tubes with copper or aluminium fins in lengths of up to 15 m. An ISO9001 certification ensures controlled processes... 


China copper gauge at zero offers stark warning to metal bulls
24th April 2024 By: Bloomberg

A key measure of Chinese copper demand just sank to zero, another sign that global prices are not balanced with what buyers in the biggest market are prepared to pay. Premiums paid on imported... 


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Breaking ground: expanding our product range
5th April 2024 By: Yolande Botes

Leading stainless-steel supplier ENERGYMetals is expanding its product range to include instrumentation fittings and tubes. Renowned for its expertise in stainless steels, ENERGYMetals has... 


An image of SkyBUG's drone system for dispersing beneficial insects
Drones deliver predator bugs for sustainable pest control
29th March 2024

Wine producer Vergelegen wine estate, in Somerset West, has partnered with collaborative venture SkyBugs to test the use of drone-delivered beneficial insects to control pests in its vineyards.... 


Put sanctions on Russian-origin aluminium not on Rusal, industry group says
18th March 2024 By: Reuters

ndustry group European Aluminium wants the European Union to impose sanctions on aluminium supplied from Russia but not EU-based companies owned by Rusal which produces bauxite and alumina outside... 


BME MD Ralf Hennecke
BME to start local manufacturing of blasting technology in Western Australia
8th March 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Having actively built its foundation in the Australian mining market over the past decade, global blasting and explosives specialist BME is ramping up its footprint and capability with facilities... 


Concorde Cells
Metso launches Concorde Cell flotation technology in Africa
8th March 2024 By: Darren Parker

Process and optimisation technology company Metso has launched the first of its Concorde Cell high-intensity pneumatic flotation units in Africa through local manufacturing partner Betterect, which... 


Reducing corrosion in waste heat boilers
2nd February 2024

The corrosion of waste heat boilers (WHBs) – which are crucial in the recovery and use of heat generated as a by-product by non-ferrous pyrometallurgical plants globally – has a detrimental impact... 


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Inside Bell Heavy Industries
26th January 2024

Project engineering and contract manufacturing company Bell Heavy Industries (BHI) is a new name in engineering and fabrication in South Africa, but its clients are in trusted, experienced hands.... 


EU adopts 12th package of sanctions against Russia
18th December 2023 By: Reuters

The European Union (EU) Council has adopted a twelfth package of sanctions against Russia, the European Commission said in a statement on Monday, after Austria gave its final approval over the... 


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Tech enhances mill productivity
8th December 2023

Several sugar mills in KwaZulu-Natal have received productivity-enhancing benefits following installations of manufacturer of engineering consumables and components Bosch Projects’ new dimple tube... 


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Hilube needle-bearing kit welcomed by market
8th December 2023

Argentinian distributor for Vesconite, Vesconite Hilube and Vesconite Superlube low-friction bearing materials VesArg is proud to announce the acceptance of the Vesconite Hilube needle-bearing kit... 


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MetaleN
1st December 2023

Local manufacturer Metalen produces heat exchanger tubes in various alloy inner tubes with copper or aluminium fins in lengths of up to 15 m. An ISO9001 certification ensures controlled processes... 


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Non Ferrous Metal Works (NFM)
17th November 2023

Non Ferrous Metal Works (NFM) Group is one of the leading non-ferrous metallurgical manufacturers and suppliers in Southern Africa. With its head office and production facilities situated south of... 


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Converter plants beneficial
27th October 2023

With a focus on future-oriented stainless steelmaking, metallurgical industry plant supplier SMS group offers converter steel plants for carbon and stainless steel worldwide. This includes complex... 


An IWC background
Experts highlight the potential of recoverable energy power generation
17th October 2023 By: Darren Parker

Significant additional clean electricity can be generated economically by combining dry and wet cooling technologies at power plants, Industrial Water Cooling (IWC) consulting and research and... 


Éléonore supplies Royal Canadian Mint's new single-mine gold maple leaf coin
Éléonore supplies Royal Canadian Mint's new single-mine gold maple leaf coin
5th October 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The Royal Canadian Mint has partnered with leading gold producer Newmont to introduce its newest gold bullion coin completely sourced from a single mine. The 2023 $50 1 oz. 99.99% Pure Gold Maple... 


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Scientists develop sustainable alternative to traditional building materials
4th August 2023

Scientists have developed a way to grow building materials using knitted moulds and the root network of fungi as a potential alternative to traditional building material. The composite, called... 


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MetaleN
14th July 2023

Copper and heat-exchange materials are critical in the modern technological age, forming part of the many essential areas such as energy, heating and cooling, medical, decorative, electronics,... 


COVID CAUSE AND EFFECT
The post Covid-19 lockdown phase saw an acute shortage of hot rolled coil, which compromised the demand of the steel tube and pipe mills over successive quarters
Non-competitiveness, non-use plague South African steel industry
7th July 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

The current state of the South African steel industry is one where a lack of competitiveness and the non-use of its installed production capacity continue at a concerning rate, relative to other... 


Manufacturing Excellence Award winners - Nico Mkhari of NTGR Engineering, SAM Kader of Buraaq Mining Services, Eugene Els CEO of Afromix, Johann Jordaan awards sponsor Syspro, Lehlohonolo Molloyi MEMSA CEO, Sayeeda Mayat of Buraaq, Muhammad Kudoos from Buraaq (absent Bell Equipment)
MEMSA brings together key mining, manufacturing industry role players and equipment manufacturers at 2023 Mind Shift Conference & Awards
7th July 2023

South Africa has a long intertwined history of mining as well as the manufacture of equipment for mining and has been a site for innovation for the mining industry since its early beginnings.... 


Panoramic's quick-fix at Savannah fails
29th June 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Nickel miner Panoramic Resources’ initial efforts to repair a crack in the filter press pressure plate at the Savannah process plant, in Western Australia, has proven unsuccessful. In mid-June,... 


ENERGYMetals – A division of EMVAfrica
ENERGYMetals – A division of EMVAfrica
27th June 2023

ENERGYMetals is a distinguished division of EMVAfrica, with a strong commitment to excellence and a comprehensive understanding of the industrial and manufacturing markets. ENERGYMetals has... 


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Allied International
5th May 2023

Allied International was founded in 2000 in Nibbiano Val Tidone, Italy, and became Allied International Group in 2001.  Allied South Africa was established in 2012 as the local subsidiary in... 


Mapping solution wins US health, safety award
28th April 2023

Australia-headquartered drone autonomy and mapping expert Emesent’s Hovermap ST has won the metal industry sector category in the 2022 NIOSH Mine Safety and Health Technology Innovation Awards, the... 


Company’s four sugar projects completed
7th April 2023

Member of Bosch Holdings Bosch Projects completed four major projects at a sugar factory in Dalton, KwaZulu-Natal last year. These projects comprised of engineering, procurement and construction... 


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Boiler tube cleaning equipment to the rescue
24th March 2023 By: Leah Shelene Asaram

Boilers have to be cleaned regularly to keep power plants and other equipment operating efficiently because ash build-up forms slag deposits on the boiler tubes, acting like a layer of insulation,... 


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System efficiently used to detect leaks
3rd February 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

The Inspecta Automatic Purge System (APS) is a cost-effective, ambient-air purge system that does not require compressed air or an additional power source to remove the fly ash build-up within the... 


New tech predetects leaks
3rd February 2023

South Africa experiences regular power outages that are often blamed on power generators being shut down owing to boiler tube leaks, but a well-established and proven solution is available from... 


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New dimple tube tech set to improve heat exchanger performance
2nd December 2022

Dimple Tube technology – developed and patented by Bosch Projects, part of the Bosch Holdings group of engineering, construction and operations management companies – is set to transform the... 


Adili Metal Trading
Adili Metal Trading
25th November 2022

Whilst our business may be new, our leaders and management have been in the industry for over 45 years. We’ve seen, been leaders of and experienced the ins and outs of the local and global... 


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Non Ferrous Metal Works
18th November 2022

Non Ferrous Metal Works (NFM) Group is one of the leading non-ferrous metallurgical manufacturers and suppliers in Southern Africa. With its head office and production facilities situated south of... 


A large element of a gas plant which was dismantled and transported by Lovemore Bros being offloaded and then placed on a ship using heavy materials handling machinery at he Richards Bay port
Ten-week project cements supplier storage capacity
4th November 2022 By: Halima Frost

Heavy lifting and rigging specialists Lovemore Bros successfully concluded a substantial materials handling, stowage and delivery project of 73 parts weighing 307.1 t for a client based in Witbank,... 


Image of cut steel in a facility
Product range, upgrades help company in turbulent market
14th October 2022 By: Cameron Mackay

Local steel products supplier Stewarts & Lloyds is constantly focusing on expanding its product range, with one of the largest and most comprehensive range of products in the local market when... 


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MetaleN
9th September 2022

Copper and heat-exchange materials are critical in the modern technological age, forming part of the many essential areas such as energy, heating and cooling, medical, decorative, electronics,... 


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Brasco emphasizes the importance of dust-control, filtration equipment management
7th September 2022 By: Simone Liedtke

A combination of lost knowledge and the loss of skilled workers has caused many companies to neglect maintenance of dust-control equipment, which industrial filtration company, Brasco Group,... 


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Hardox® wear plate
1st September 2022

Quarrying and open-pit mining operations deliver some of the Africa’s toughest wear challenges. Throughout the whole production flow, Hardox® wear plate’s superior wear resistance translates to... 


A green hydrogen economy depends on this little-known machine
22nd July 2022 By: Bloomberg

Solar power depends on the solar cell. Wind power, the wind turbine. The key to the green hydrogen economy is a little-known machine with a name out of 1950s sci-fi — the electrolyser. And after a... 


An image depicting the AlcoNCP distillery
Ex-classified lighting solution for alcohol manufacturer
22nd July 2022

Lighting manufacturer BEKA Schréder has supplied a light-emitting diode (LED) solution for alcohol manufacturer AlcoNCP in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal. This new lighting installation needed to comply to... 


An Image of men at a pipeline testing station
Petrol refinery closures affect testing company
8th July 2022 By: Mandisa Nyathi

The move from a hybrid petrol-producing country to a petrol-importing country is increasingly becoming a challenge for South Africa, as many companies have been shut down or bought out, says... 


Meters supplied for water project
8th July 2022 By: Halima Frost

Steel and tube supplier Stewarts & Lloyds Pipes & Fittings is supplying water meters, manufactured by international manufacturing group Honeywell Kent, to a residential area in Vryburg, in the... 


A number of 12-meter-long blue water pipes on a truck set for delivery at a water works
Pipe supply proves manufacturer’s metal
1st July 2022 By: Halima Frost

Steel and tube supplier Stewarts & Lloyds Pipes & Fittings have successfully delivered over 1.4 km of pipe to a project in Tshwane – cementing its position as a leading pipe supplier in Africa. The... 


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Booyco Electronics
Booyco Electronics

Booyco Electronics, South African pioneer of Proximity Detection Systems, offers safety solutions for underground and surface mining, quarrying,...

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GreaseMax
GreaseMax

GreaseMax is a chemically operated automatic lubricator.

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Booyco Electronics
Booyco Electronics

Booyco Electronics, South African pioneer of Proximity Detection Systems, offers safety solutions for underground and surface mining, quarrying,...

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SMS group
SMS group

At SMS group, we have made it our mission to create a carbon-neutral and sustainable metals industry.

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