R/€ = 17.02 Change: 0.00
R/$ = 16.88 Change: -0.01
Au 1754.14 $/oz Change: -8.90
Pt 907.00 $/oz Change: -13.50


Rig to revolutionise drilling

19th August 2022 Emerging drill rig manufacturer Geomagnetic Design has announced results from field trials on its specialty, patented reverse circulation (RC) and diamond GM1 drill rig. Now in advanced stages of research and development (R&D), field testing in Western Australia’s Pilbara Region have confirmed... 

Original parts a must – supplier

19th August 2022 Heavy lifting solutions provider Criterion Equipment, which specialises in the supply and support of TCM forklift trucks, stresses that the local market must invest in quality branded replacement parts. “We encourage consumers to take special care when sourcing spare parts for forklifts from... 

New-vehicle sales, exports surge – but compared with a weak July 2021

By: Irma Venter     19th August 2022 Domestic new-vehicle sales in July surged by 30.9%, to 43 593 units, compared with the same month last year. Naamsa | The Automotive Business Council warns, however, that last month’s  performance was distorted by the cyberattack on Transnet, as well as the widespread riots that plagued parts of... 

Shoprite to acquire 240 Scania Euro V trucks in the next 18 months  

By: Irma Venter     17th August 2022 Retail giant Shoprite has acquired 100 Euro V trucks from Scania Southern Africa, with another 140 units be delivered by the end of next year. The Euro-scale refers to the level of tailpipe emissions from a vehicle, with Euro 5 much cleaner than Euro II, which is the current South African... 

Opinion: A bird's eye view of the future of SA's energy landscape post COP 26

17th August 2022 In this article, attorneys Vaughn Harrison and Lucrecia Sadhaseevan write about South Africa’s energy landscape post COP 26, as well as the documents and processes that frame South Africa’s just energy transition process. 

Sanral to do special maintenance on N2 between Gamtoos, Van Stadens rivers

By: Schalk Burger     16th August 2022 The South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) will conduct a R196-million special maintenance project on the N2 between the Gamtoos and Van Stadens rivers, in the Eastern Cape. The project is expected to be completed by December 2023 and will include resurfacing of the 19 km stretch of... 

South Africa needs special unit to crack down on illegal mining, Mantashe urges

By: News24Wire      12th August 2022 Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe says the country needs a dedicated team to clamp down on illegal mining in South Africa, adding that it will take several years for the government to seal open mine shafts. Mantashe and Police Minister Bheki Cele were briefing the National... 

Training provider hosts programmes for women

By: Sabrina Jardim     12th August 2022 While the mining industry has progressed to be more accommodating towards women, those working in the mining industry are often expected to prove themselves to be as capable and competent as men, says specialist mining training provider Prisma Training Solutions metallurgy training manager Carol... 

ArcelorMittal to seek access to rail network amid a collapse in Transnet service 

By: Terence Creamer     12th August 2022 ArcelorMittal South Africa (AMSA) has confirmed that it will seek to secure third-party access to Transnet’s rail network as part of efforts to stabilise the logistics involved in supplying key raw materials, such as iron-ore, having experienced an intense period of rail disruption during the... 

Prospects for sustainable mining

11th August 2022 Mining of the future should be reliable, efficient and sustainable. At the bauma TALK, experts from the fields of science, standard setting and in- dustry shed light on important aspects of this requirement. 

Latest News


Latest Videos



Engineering News is a product of Creamer Media.

Other Creamer Media Products include:
Mining Weekly
Research Channel Africa

Read more


We offer a variety of subscriptions to our Magazine, Website, PDF Reports and our photo library.

Subscriptions are available via the Creamer Media Store.

View store


Advertising on Engineering News is an effective way to build and consolidate a company's profile among clients and prospective clients. Email

View options
Subscribe Now
Free daily email newsletter Register Now