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High tech launches from SEW-Eurodrive at Electra Mining

11th August 2022 Visitors to this year’s Electra Mining Africa exhibition in Johannesburg will be spoilt for choice as SEW-EURODRIVE South Africa unleashes more technology to drive productivity and efficiency.  

Royal Bafokeng looking to R1.6bn off-balance-sheet spend on 98 MW solar plant  

By: Martin Creamer     10th August 2022 Platinum group metals (PGMs) mining company Royal Bafokeng Platinum (RBPlat) is looking to off-balance-sheet capital expenditure of R1.6-billion for a 98 MW solar power plant. The photovoltaic (PV) plant will further buffer RBPlat and the region from load-shedding into the future should it prove... 

“Senegal faces key technology decisions in its search for the optimal gas-to-power strategy”

8th August 2022 By Joonatan Huhdanmäki, Senior Analyst, Energy, Wärtsilä On the back of its recent and substantial oil and gas discoveries, Senegal is now preparing to ensure that its vast natural gas resources will help meet future electricity demand and put an end to the excessive electricity prices... 

MCA calls for nuclear inclusion

By: Esmarie Iannucci     5th August 2022 The Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) has called for the inclusion of next generation nuclear technologies to be considered as part of the Australian energy mix. MCA CEO Tania Constable said this week that these technologies could play an important role in building Australia’s economic... 

Diamond mine sewage plant near completion

5th August 2022 Water and wastewater treatment solutions provider WEC Projects announced in June that it would soon complete the installation of a new WEC Model B packaged sewage treatment plant at the Mothae Diamond Mine, located in the Maluti mountains 214 km from Maseru, in Lesotho. The mine is 70% owned by... 

Comprehensive range of engineering solutions provided to various industries globally

By: Simone Liedtke     1st August 2022 Established in 1978, UV+IR Engineering continues to adapt its products to customers’ special requirements offering numerous design, manufacture, install and commission options for various engineering solutions. UV+IR Engineering’s host of turnkey solutions includes its mineral driers range, which... 

Marula reports successful site visit to Nkombwa Hill, Zambia

By: Darren Parker     27th July 2022 Highlights from a site visit to the Nkombwa Hill niobium and tantalum, rare earth elements and phosphate project in Zambia, and the resulting comprehensive summary, have proven to be “massively successful”, AQSE-listed mining investment company Marula Mining CEO Jason Brewer has said, noting that... 

Unleashing a design beast

27th July 2022 Technology which dramatically decreases labour is now at South Africa’s fingertips as Gismo, sole Southern African distributor for Sikla, introduces siFramo to the construction and industrial industries. siFramo is a trailblazing modular steel support system which dramatically reduces the time,... 

Dry-type transformers prove worth in booming data centres

26th July 2022 The growth of data centres in South Africa has been rapid in recent years, with exacting requirements related to safety and reliability being placed on all relevant equipment. This has created special opportunities for the application of dry-type transformers.  According to Trafo Power Solutions... 

A green hydrogen economy depends on this little-known machine

By: Bloomberg     22nd July 2022 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 century of obscurity, the electrolyser’s moment has come. 

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