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High-calibre Speakers To Address Challenges Confronting The Metals And Engineering Indaba Starting Tomorrow

19th September 2018 High-calibre speakers – including Cabinet Ministers senior business leaders and labour leaders – will address delegates attending the fourth Southern African Metals and Engineering Indaba taking place at the IDC Conference Centre in Sandton tomorrow and on Friday. The Indaba, now in its fourth... 

Trevali refinances credit facility

19th September 2018 Zinc miner Trevali has refinanced its credit facility and managed to secure an improved pricing, which should save the miner up to $5-million over a four-year term, it announced on Wednesday. Trevali entered into an amended and restated credit agreement with a syndicate of lenders for a... 

ASX-hopeful Montem to develop Canada coking coal projects

19th September 2018 Montem Resources, a company with coking coal development projects in Canada, has announced its planned initial public offering (IPO) and listing on the ASX as it seeks to shore up funding for its brownfield projects in Alberta and British Columbia. The company has lodged its prospectus the... 

Excelsior shareholders give thumbs up to Spitfire merger

19th September 2018 The takeover of Excelsior Gold by Spitfire Materials has received shareholder backing, paving the way for the merger implementation to proceed. Excelsior shareholders approved the transaction on Wednesday. The Federal Court approval will be sought next week and, should that be given, the scheme... 

IoT development kit available from RS Components connects out of the box to advanced Cloud-services platform

19th September 2018 RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), a global multi-channel distributor, has introduced a Cloud-enabled development kit that kick-starts IoT-sensing projects by allowing users to collect and analyse data on a dashboard within minutes after unboxing. The... 

RS Components introduces portfolio of 2W and 3W DC/DC converters from Traco Power

19th September 2018 RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), a global multi-channel distributor, has announced the availability of new 2W and 3W DC/DC converters in the compact SIP-8 package. Manufactured by Traco Power, the devices target a range of general electronics design... 

RS Components introduces low-cost high-density PCB stacking connectors

19th September 2018 RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), a global multi-channel distributor, has introduced the Amphenol ICC BergStak® Lite 0.8 mm vertical mating PCB-to-PCB connector system. An economical yet versatile connector range with a multiplicity of configuration... 

Designed to disrupt

19th September 2018 Victaulic first disrupted the piping industry as far back as 1919, bringing about the concept of joining pipes with a mechanical bolted coupling in order to rapidly deploy fuel and water to the Allied Forces during World War I. This powerful, industry-changing idea laid the groundwork for... 

Activities restart at New Century’s port facility

19th September 2018 Queensland miner New Century Resources has started stockpiling zinc concentrate in its 80 000 t storage shed at the Karumba port, paving the way for exports to start and first revenue to be received this month. “The successful refurbishment and restart of activities at New Century’s port... 

Infrastructure specialist group sells OCON brick

19th September 2018 The Infrastructure Specialist Group (ISG) has announced the sale of clay brick manufacturer Ocon Brick to Willem Pienaar and his partner Mike Koch.   Albert Weber, CEO of ISG said “ISG regularly evaluates and reviews its operational activities to ensure that our long-term strategies and... 


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