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Shell launches Dynaflex technology in South Africa

By: Anine Kilian     Updated 4 hours ago Shell South Africa on Thursday launched its next generation of advanced fuel formulations enhanced with Dynaflex technology. The Dynaflex technology includes a new additive for Shell V-Power 50 ppm. 

Sharp Pan African gold production rise on way

By: Martin Creamer     Updated 5 hours ago Gold-mining company Pan African Resources is looking forward to a much improved performance in 2018 with a substantial increase in gold production. The group’s gold production guidance for the financial year ending June 30, 2018, is 190 000 oz-plus, a 10% increase on 2017 gold production. 

MB Crusher, When Economy Rhymes With Ecology

     18th July 2017 A crusher bucket and a screening bucket at work on a Caribbean island The story and the project 

Petropavlovsk achieves 19% increase in H1 gold production

By: Anine Kilian     18th July 2017 Russia-focused gold miner Petropavlovsk’s gold production increased by 19% year-on-year to 232 400 oz in the six months ended June 30. The increase is supportive of the miner’s aim to produce between 420 000 oz and 460 000 oz for the full year.  

Specialist to showcase latest international developments

     14th July 2017 Global engineering company Sulzer will be highlighting the specialist services it has on offer for gas turbines operators and other rotating equipment at this year’s POWER-GEN & DistribuTECH Africa. 

Particulate matter a national concern

By: Simone Liedtke     7th July 2017 Owing to government’s 2020 target that air quality in all low-income settlements should be in full compliance with ambient air quality standards, mineral processing company MIP Process Technologies (MIP) MD Philip Hoff says particulate matter is, therefore, a national concern. 

Chevron refinery in Cape Town gets high pressure clean

     5th July 2017 Chevron’s refinery in Milnerton, Cape Town, underwent its annual shutdown during February and March this year, during which all critical path production equipment is maintained. High pressure industrial cleaning of the plant and equipment was conducted using equipment from South Africa’s leading... 

Acquisition creates larger industry opportunities

     30th June 2017 In April, construction and civil engineering contractor Esor acquired trenchless technology specialist Tuboseal, renaming it to Esor Tuboseal, which creates larger industry opportunities. 

Three-tier approach necessitated to tackle water losses

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     30th June 2017 A combination of proper water management systems, incentivisation, and solid water infrastructure will enable South Africa to address the prevalent problem of municipal water losses before reaching industrial and residential consumers, suggests smart technology and solutions provider Jasco Group... 

Canada's Gabriel Resources sues Romania for a record C$5.7bn

By: Henry Lazenby     29th June 2017 Canadian project developer Gabriel Resources is suing Romania for a record C$5.7-billion before the World Bank's International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), the TSX-listed company revealed on Thursday. The company hopes to tie up a drawn out dispute with the country’s... 

First Cobalt formalises transformative acquisitions to fuse Cobalt, Ontario mining camp

By: Henry Lazenby     28th June 2017 Explorer First Cobalt (FCC) has formalised binding letters of intent to acquire ASX-listed Cobalt One and fellow TSX-V-listed CobalTech Mining. The two deals will consolidate the Cobalt, Ontario mining camp under FCC and give the company control of about 10 000 ha for cobalt exploration and mining. 

Engen Chemicals secures X-PURGE exclusivity

     28th June 2017 Engen and PTT, the National Oil Company of Thailand, recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for Engen’s exclusive rights to a product called X-PURGE. At the signing ceremony in Cape Town, Engen was awarded the sole distribution rights for X-PURGE in South Africa. Dr Emma Mokoena,... 

Knysna residents, clean-up crews warned not to touch hazardous asbestos

By: News24Wire      27th June 2017 Residents and crews cleaning up after the Knysna fire not touch or work with any asbestos they find because it is a health hazard, the Eden District Municipality said on Tuesday. A specialist registered with the Department of Labour started an assessment last Thursday of the about 650 structures... 

Southern Africa’s first SDLG wheel loader continues to head operations at South African bulk terminals

     26th June 2017 The very first SDLG wheel loader, an LG958L, to be sold in southern Africa by regional dealer Babcock International, has now amassed some 5,000 operating hours in extreme conditions at South African Bulk Terminals (SABT) in Durban. Despite the workload already under its belt, the machine... 

Goscor Cleaning Equipment launches Kaivac at CleantexPulire 2017

     13th June 2017 Goscor Cleaning Equipment (GCE) launched the Kaivac No-Touch Cleaning® system at the CleantexPulire Trade Show at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand, Johannesburg, from 12 to 14 June. The Kaivac No-Touch Cleaning® system is described as a cleaning concept that aims to replace the... 

Slurrysucker Makes Quick Work Of Cleaning Tank On Platinum Mine

     13th June 2017 Integrated Pump Rental reports that its locally produced SlurrySucker Maxi dredge unit recently made quick work of desilting a process water tank at a local platinum mine. The ongoing build-up of slurry, due to inefficiencies in the thickener process, had become a major issue at this process... 

Why hygienic design of bearings is key to food safety

     12th June 2017 An emphasis on the hygiene element of the design of equipment can play an important role in controlling the safety of food products manufactured. However, applying this too broadly without focussing specifically on the hygienic design of the components part of the system, can potentially risk the... 

Pan African’s Elikhulu tailings project to deliver ‘exceptionally’ low cost organic growth

By: David Oliveira     9th June 2017 Focusing on low-cost, high-value organic growth projects has seen South African precious metals miner Pan African Resources prioritise the R1.7-billion Elikhulu tailings retreatment plant (TRP) project at its Evander gold mine, in Mpumalanga, which is expected to produce 689 000 oz of gold at an... 

Bagnell dam rehabilitation project, US

By: Sheila Barradas     9th June 2017 The project involves the structural upgrade of the Bagnell dam. 

ISSA Joins CleantexPulire to Expand African Market Value

     5th June 2017 Organisers of the CleantexPulire exhibition, e-squared publications (E2) and ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association, have announced a joint ownership agreement to collaboratively administer and promote future events. The agreement aims to reinforce and enhance this established African... 

SAB puts youth entrepreneurship in the spotlight as it announces SAB Kickstart finalists

By: Anine Kilian     2nd June 2017 South African Breweries (SAB) has announced the ten finalists for the 2016 class of its youth entrepreneurship programme, SAB KickStart Boost.   Up to R3.1-million in business support and funding has been awarded between the finalists.    SAB KickStart Boost provides established businesses... 

South African industries show interest in new flexible borescope

By: Schalk Burger     2nd June 2017 South African technical industries are showing interest in the new Gradient Lens Corporation’s Hawkeye V2 flexible borescope to conduct nondestructive testing and inspections of machines, products and components, says local reseller GP Agencies sales manager Lesley Scott. The flexible borescopes... 

Three padlock suppliers face collusion charges

By: Anine Kilian     1st June 2017 The Competition Commission has referred three companies – Cakaca, Southern Ambition and Zamantlane Construction and Cleaning – to the Competition Tribunal for prosecution over alleged price fixing and collusive tendering in relation to a tender issued by the City of Cape Town. The companies... 

Dango & Dienenthal SA

     26th May 2017 Dango & Dienenthal SA Pty Ltd (DDSA) started off by means of representation by K. Kling, which became a fully owned subsidiary of E.C. Lenning.  In 1982 the decision was taken to establish DDSA.  SKIMMING TECHNOLOGY Due to increasing demands in quality of molten and processed material, different... 

Peristaltic pump ideal for pharmaceuticals industry

By: Marleny Arnoldi     26th May 2017 Owing to the pharmaceutical industry requiring gentle pumping solutions, pump solutions supplier Verder Pumps South Africa emphasises the importance of the standard peristaltic pump for the pharmaceutical industry.  

Rope access services provided for coal-fired power station

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     19th May 2017 Industrial rope access specialist Skyriders Access Specialists is providing rope access services for State-owned power utility Eskom at its Kendal power station, located about 40 km southwest of Witbank, in Mpumalanga. Skyriders marketing manager Mike Zinn tells Engineering News that the company... 

Integrated Pump Rental Blasts Its Way To Success On Copper Mine

     11th May 2017 Integrated Pump Rental, in JV with EC mining, secured the contract to desilt four acid ponds at a copper mine in the DRC. This recent project follows on the successful completion of the cleaning up of two similar dams by the company at the same mine. Managing director of Integrated Pump Rental,... 

Reduced downtime, improved reliability with SMC’s 2/3 Port Media Separated Valve

     8th May 2017 SMC recently introduced a new 2/3 Port media separated LVMK20/200 valve series to its collection of over 12,000 basic products. The valve has been designed to prevent armature sticking and corrosion that in the past has led to equipment or valve failure. Brian Abbott, Product Manager at SMC... 

Precipitous platinum price plunge putting industry at risk 

By: Martin Creamer     5th May 2017 This week’s precipitous platinum price plunge to as low as $893/oz is putting the entire platinum industry at risk, making it essential that steady hands are placed on the tiller to ensure that a national patrimony is protected. While the entire industry has been accepting a lower-for-longer... 

Queensland unveils mine rehabilitation reforms

By: Esmarie Swanepoel     5th May 2017 The Association of Mining and Exploration Companies (Amec) has welcomed the Queensland government’s proposed reforms on mine rehabilitation and financial bonds for mines. The proposed reforms are the most significant upgrades to the resource sector’s financial assurance and rehabilitation... 

Avezzano mill – Line 2 rebuild and conversion project, Italy

By: Sheila Barradas     5th May 2017 The project will rebuild and convert the Burgo Group’s Line 2 into a modern brown-packaging-paper machine. 

Johannesburg to restore dignity to residents through job creation – Mashaba

By: Megan van Wyngaardt     3rd May 2017 The City of Johannesburg cannot continue accepting its projected 1.6% economic growth rate, as it will not be able to reverse the high rates of unemployment, Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba said on Wednesday, adding that the city needed to achieve a minimum of 5% economic growth by 2021. During... 

Atlas Copco’s AutoDrill 2 - automated drilling at its best

     3rd May 2017 “Mines that keep abreast of and implement the latest cutting-edge technology today are the mines that will still be around tomorrow,” says Regional Business Line Manager for Atlas Copco Drilling Solutions, Heino Hammann. “State-of-the-art technology is incorporated into both hardware i.e.... 

South Africans to pitch innovations at Vienna Energy Forum

By: Megan van Wyngaardt     2nd May 2017 Five South Africans will be representing South African clean technology initiatives at the Vienna Energy Forum (VEF), in Austria, in May, including two top performers from the Global Cleantech Innovation Programme for small- and medium-enterprises (SMEs) in South Africa (GCIP-SA). Each... 

Normal production resumes at Pan African’s Evander after shaft refurbishment programme

By: David Oliveira     26th April 2017 South African gold miner Pan African Resources has completed the R41.5-million stoppage and refurbishment programme for the 7 and 8 shafts at its Evander gold mine, in Mpumalanga, and normal production has resumed. During a media briefing at the mine this week, Pan African group mining engineer... 

Goscor Group to showcase agricultural solutions at NAMPO 2017

     25th April 2017 Industrial equipment supplier the Goscor Group, a part of Industrial Services Holdings (InServe), will have a major presence at Grain SA's NAMPO Harvest Day 2017 from 16 to 19 May near Bothaville in the Free State. Last year the 50th anniversary of the annual four-day event attracted a record 75... 

Becker Mining South Africa has recently donated 20 food hampers to El-Shammah, a local home for abandoned babies.

     25th April 2017 “El-Shammah, which is a three bedroom haven for abandoned and or unwanted babies, relies on donations and sponsorships, to be able to provide love, care and protection to babies,” says Nico de Lange, Becker Mining. “In tough economic times, it is even more critical that we find it in our hearts... 

Seismic event hits Newcrest’s Cadia mine

By: Esmarie Swanepoel     18th April 2017 A seismic event in the region of the Cadia gold operation, in New South Wales, has seen gold miner Newcrest Mining suspend operations at the mine. The seismic event occurred on Friday and an assessment of the damage caused is currently under way. 

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