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PEM® Self-Clinching Nuts and Studs for Use in High-Strength Thin Steel Sheets

2nd November 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Provide Permanent Threads for Automotive Component Attachment Applications PEM® self-clinching SH™ nuts and HFLH™ studs from PennEngineering® can successfully install in high-strength thin steel sheets to provide permanent threads for mating hardware in automotive component attachment applications. 

AfriSam Celebrates The Beauty Of Concrete Through Its Inaugural Concreativity Award

2nd November 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / AfriSam announced the winners of its inaugural ConCreativity challenge at a prestigious awards ceremony held at Zeitz MOCAA, the largest museum of contemporary African art in the world, on 26 October 2018. Celebrating the various forms and potential of concrete, ConCreativity invited South... 

South African company building new smelter in Zimbabwe

By: Victor Moolman     2nd November 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Foundry and engineering company Thos Begbie is working in the Great Dyke of Zimbabwe, close to the town of Shurungwi, where it is helping to construct the Unki platinum smelter, adjacent to a mining operation owned by platinum mining company Anglo American Platinum (Amplats). Thos Begbie was... 

South African company building new smelter in Zimbabwe
Photo by Duane Daws
ADVANCING UNKI SMELTER Thos Begbie has completed several parts of the Unki platinum smelter being constructed in Zimbabwe

Epiroc has agreed to acquire Fordia Group Inc., a Canadian manufacturer of exploration drilling tools.

2nd November 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Fordia Group is based in Montreal, Canada, and has sales in more than 70 countries. It provides exploration drilling tools such as diamond bits, down-the-hole tools, drill rods and drill casings, as well as water treatment systems and pumps, used by mining houses and drilling contractors. Its... 

Plastics machinery and equipment

By: Creamer Media Reporter      2nd November 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Van’s Auctioneers will host a big auction with a large variety of machines and equipment that is used in the manufacturing of plastics on 6 November 2018. Amongst the high-value items on offer will be two 2007 Garber Plast Film Blowing Installation and Extruder machines, three Bandera LD-fim with... 

MacLean continues technology development investment with hiring of Patrick Marshall

By: Creamer Media Reporter      2nd November 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / MacLean Engineering’s push to develop and integrate leading edge automation and digitalization technologies across its fleet of mobile mining equipment is bolstered by the hiring of Patrick Marshall, who serves in the role of Director of Mining Technology. Marshall is based out of MacLean’s head... 

Northern Star’s Beament caps off golden year with Legend Award

1st November 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Northern Star Resources Executive Chairman Bill Beament has capped of a remarkable period of success for the company by being awarded the Mines and Money Legend in Mining at the International Mines and Resources Conference in Melbourne. Mr Beament joins industry luminaries such as Andrew Forrest,... 

Do mid-tier miners do it better?

1st November 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The gold price has remained relatively stable at around US $1200 and $1400 an ounce since 2013, so why is the GDX Index, which measures the performance of the largest gold producers, currently down 70 per cent?  Speaking at IMARC in Melbourne, Evolution Mining Executive Chair Jake Klein said the... 

Hyundai Construction Equipment & Cummins

1st November 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Develop Electric Powered Mini Excavator Prototype Cummins Inc. and Hyundai Construction Equipment (HCE) announced today they have jointly developed an electric powered mini excavator. 

Hyundai Construction Equipment & Cummins

Supply and install a Mitel PABX and telephony system at the Municipal Infrastructure Support Agent which includes maintenance and support for a period of 36 months.

By: Creamer Media Reporter      1st November 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Africa Supply and install a Mitel PABX and telephony system at the Municipal Infrastructure Support Agent which includes maintenance and support for a period of 36 months. Gauteng: Department of Co-operative Governance: Municipal Infra- structure Support Agent (MISA 

IFAT Africa: environmental technologies exhibition gets broader scope in 2019

1st November 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / IFAT Africa, Africa’s leading trade fair for water, sewage, refuse and recycling, will have a broader scope next year, when this key event is co-located for the first time with food & drink technology Africa (fdt Africa) and analytica Lab Africa. Presented by leading international exhibition... 

Anglo American Platinum completes acquisition of Mototolo joint venture

1st November 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Anglo American Platinum confirms the completion of the acquisition of both Glencore Operations South Africa Proprietary Limited’s (“Glencore”) 40.2% interest and Kagiso Platinum Ventures Proprietary Limited’s (“Kagiso”) 9.8% interest in the Mototolo joint venture (“Mototolo JV”). With effect from... 

Africa Power Vision to Form Integral Component of Africa Energy Indaba 2019

1st November 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The annual Africa Energy Indaba 2019 will cover a wide range of topics pertinent to Africa’s energy industry. The Africa Power Vision is amongst these topics and will be conveyed through a comprehensive discussion led by industry experts, investors, policy makers and government representatives.... 

Paragon Interface wins international design award for 1 Discovery Place

1st November 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Interior architecture company Paragon Interface, part of the Paragon Group, was declared Office Design Winner for 1 Discovery Place in Sandton at the prestigious SBID International Design Awards 2018, held at the Dorchester Hotel in London in the UK on 26 October. This represents major global... 

Paragon Interface wins international design award for 1 Discovery Place

Parallel Wireless to enable Telesol to provide best-in-class 4G wireless services

1st November 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Virtualized 4G Open RAN to enable fast wireless broadband to citizens and businesses Parallel Wireless, Inc., a leader in connecting things and people with an end-to-end 2G, 3G, 4G, and 5G Open network solutions by making deployments as easy and as cost-effective as Wi-Fi, today announced a... 

Plastics Machinery and Equipment

By: Creamer Media Reporter      1st November 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Van’s Auctioneers will host a big auction with a large variety of machines and equipment that is used in the manufacturing of plastics on 6 November 2018. Amongst the high-value items on offer will be two 2007 Garber Plast Film Blowing Installation and Extruder machines, three Bandera LD-fim with... 

+NRF B-COMPLEX FIZZY – instant energy boost

By: Creamer Media Reporter      1st November 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / With modern day stress and fast pace living, it is difficult to maintain high levels of energy necessary to keep going all day long.  NRF B-Complex fizzy is a delicious,cranberry flavoured effervescent tablet with antioxidants which helps to boost energy effectively.  A tablet should be taken... 

Artificial Intelligence: It’s in your home

By: Creamer Media Reporter      1st November 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The term ‘artificial intelligence’ has been dominating headlines and conversations. It is the technology that’s about to change the way the working world works. The technology with the ability to streamline processes, cut costs and transform business potential. What few people realise is that... 

Port of Richards Bay Floating Dock Receives Green Stamp of Approval

31st October 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) has given Transnet National Ports Authority’s (TNPA) Port of Richards Bay the green light to construct its long-awaited multi-million-rand floating dock infrastructure. The new R1.4 billion floating dock facility, which will be located at the port’s... 

Port of Richards Bay Floating Dock Receives Green Stamp of Approval

DRDGOLD Upbeat About Far West Gold Recoveries Commercial Success

31st October 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / “Our Share Could Evolve Into A Growth Stock” DRDGOLD Limited (DRDGOLD; JSE,NYSE: DRD) says it believes the commercial success of its new Far West Gold Recoveries project may lift the company’s profile in the investment domain, positioning it for growth and evolving its share into a “growth” stock. 

Save the date: Securex South Africa 2019 set to continue on integrated physical and cybersecurity path

31st October 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / On the back of the most successful Securex South Africa expo to date in 2018, Africa's leading security and fire trade exhibition will return to Gallagher Convention Centre in Johannesburg for its 26th edition from 14 to 16 May 2019. “Securex South Africa 2018 drew in over 7,000 visitors, a more... 

Save the date: Securex South Africa 2019 set to continue on integrated physical and cybersecurity path

Miners welcome budget statement

31st October 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Surface mining association, Aspasa, has welcomed the Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement’s (MTBPS) that aims to contain expenditure and implement meaningful reforms aimed at achieving sustainable and inclusive economic growth. Aspasa director, Nico Pienaar, says the economy is going through a... 

Shot Blast Resistant Laser Marking for the Automotive Industry

By: Creamer Media Reporter      31st October 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Laserax’s new patent-pending process is a game changer for customers looking to achieve foolproof lean traceability Quebec City, Canada. Laserax launched its exclusive patent-pending shot blast resistant laser marking process at the 2018 Die Casting Congress & Exposition, which took place from... 

Software & The Treadmill Of Continuous Improvement

31st October 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / In the world of software development, continuous research, development and product upgrades are the name of the game. As the world continues to digitise, and Industry 4.0 drives rapid development, software providers are hard pressed to keep pace and ensure their solutions remain relevant,... 

Software & The Treadmill Of Continuous Improvement

Tshwane banana ripening facility chooses York YVWA chiller from Johnson Controls

31st October 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The Tshwane Fresh Produce Market sells on average about R15 million in produce every day. Banana sales account for 11% of this figure. About 1.3 million kilograms of bananas are processed weekly by the state of the art banana ripening facility at the market. This facility is responsible for... 

Tshwane banana ripening facility chooses York YVWA chiller from Johnson Controls

TBCSA welcomes R294 billion investment into SA economy

30th October 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The Tourism Business Council of South Africa (TBCSA) welcomes the announcement of investment commitments totalling R294 billion at the recently-concluded inaugural Investment Conference hosted by President Cyril Ramaphosa in Sandton. TBCSA believes that the commitments, once converted into live... 

Tomra Sorting Recycling Creates Managerial Role To Strengthen Focus On New Plastics Economy

30th October 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / New appointment reflects TOMRA’s full commitment to the ambitious vision for a circular economy TOMRA Sorting Recycling has promoted Business Development Engineer László Székely to the newly-created post of Head of New Plastics Economy. This initiative reinforces TOMRA’s commitment to the aims of... 

Stainless awards provide welcome boost to local sector

30th October 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The winners of the 2018 Sassda Columbus Stainless Awards have been announced at a glittering banquet in Fourways, Johannesburg with 189 entries from 53 companies resulting in a stellar list of more than 60 finalists. Speaking at the event, Sassda Executive Director John Tarboton said; “This year,... 

Stainless awards provide welcome boost to local sector

Specialist contractor establishes the benchmark in specialised lining applications

By: Creamer Media Reporter      30th October 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / BKV Holdings devised a novel means of installing a Polyurea waterproofing over a Perlite cement fire-rated screed to wall system at a newly-built power station, and this approach has since become the standard on other similar projects. Perlite cement screeds are more porous than conventional... 

ELB and NOVATEC forms partnership to combine innovation and new technologies into engineered solutions

By: Creamer Media Reporter      30th October 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / ELB Engineering Services (Pty) Ltd (ELB) is pleased to announce a partnership agreement between ELB and NOVATEC New Technologies (NOVATEC), based in Labin, Croatia. NOVATEC is a computer engineering, process automation and system integration company and active in the South African market since... 

Atlas Copco WEDA 50+ and 60+ pumps take dewatering solutions to the next level

30th October 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Atlas Copco has solidified its place at the forefront of the pumps industry with the introduction of WEDA 50+ and 60+ dewatering pumps. These pumps have been designed to provide customers with enhanced levels of performance alongside improved efficiency, hassle-free maintenance as well as... 

Atlas Copco WEDA 50+ and 60+ pumps take dewatering solutions to the next level

Sustainable mining is a force for good: Butler

30th October 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Mining needs to embrace its role as an agent of change for good – and tell the story of how it does this better – if it wants to continue to compete for investment dollars and talent in the future, according to International Council of Mining and Metals CEO Tom Butler. Speaking at the... 

Engen helps Work4You graduates enter the labour market

30th October 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Seven Engen sponsored bursars proudly received their graduation certificates at the Work4You Spring Stakeholders celebration in Salt River on October 24th. Cape-based NGO Work4You offers crucial work-training opportunities for persons with cognitive disabilities, significantly boosting employment... 

Engen helps Work4You graduates enter the labour market

Alliance Sensors Group Releases Two New LVDT Signal Conditioners

30th October 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Alliance Sensors Group has developed into “The Name in LVDT Signal Conditioning” due to the constant improvements and advancements made to its line of LVDT signal conditioners. Alliance Sensors Group was founded by Harold and Howard Schaevitz, widely known as the first family of LVDTs. The... 

SKF Cooper bearings get a facelift

30th October 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / SKF Cooper split roller bearings will get a brand new look with new colour, product markings and box design starting 1 November 2018. The new SKF Cooper dual product branding and identity will be applied for all split roller bearings. The change from the current Cooper product brand and identity... 

World’s safest construction and mining truck debuts at IMARC

30th October 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Scania Australia revealed the new XT mining and construction range next-generation trucks at Melbourne’s International Mining and Resources Conference (IMARC) today, giving the industry the first opportunity to examine the extra-tough truck in the metal. The all-new extra-tough Scania XT delivers... 

Epiroc affirms its automation expertise with unveiling of new Regional Application Centre

30th October 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Epiroc proudly introduces its new Regional Application Centre (RAC), which aligns with the OEM’s ongoing focus on meeting customers’ growing pursuit to elevate uptime, boost productivity, improve safety and shrink operating costs through the implementation of technology. Based in five key cities... 

Epiroc affirms its automation expertise with unveiling of new Regional Application Centre

Cities warned to improve resilience of entire water basin to avoid risk of running out of water – Arup report launched

By: Creamer Media Reporter      30th October 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Increasing numbers of cities worldwide risk reaching Day Zero, with taps running dry, and exacerbating the effects of climate change, unless they start actively managing and improving the resilience of their entire water basins, warns a new report by global engineering consultancy Arup.   Cape... 

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