Saturday , February 24 2024

Business

SRK promote Amstrong, O’Brien

SRK Consulting has appointed partner and principal geologist (geotechnical) Robert Armstrong as a director in its South African Consulting Practice. Armstrong has been with the company since 2001, when he joined as a student geologist. He has been involved in geotechnical projects throughout Africa, as well as in countries includingArgentina, …

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Africa’s greatest gold mine attain top greenest spot

Kibali, the largest gold mine in Africa, is now also one of the greenest mines on the African continent, Barrick President and Chief Executive Officer, Mark Bristow announced recently. Much of the electricity that drives Kibali is already supplied by its three hydropower stations.  Once the mine’s new 16 megawatt …

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Wacker Neuson rollers fulfill customer’s soil, asphalt compaction

From the renowned RD series to the RTx trench roller and large RC soil compactor range, Wacker Neuson’s range of high-quality rollers typify the company’s brand promise – all it takes! Available to several markets within Sub-Sahara Africa, these rugged, versatile rollers incorporate an ergonomic design, innovative features, and cutting-edge …

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SKF unleashes raid to stamp out counterfeit bearings

Authorities, with collaborative support from SKF, recently conducted a large, highly effective raid action on a very well-known bearing seller of SKF bearings in Cape Town. The bearing seller, who has been on SKF’s radar for quite some time, has been selling counterfeit SKF bearings to numerous customers in the …

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Sunward South Africa unlocking new opportunities for growth

The Sunward Group, one of the top 50 construction equipment manufacturers in the world (being ranked 37th in the KHL Yellow Table 2023), offering world-class piling machines, drilling rigs, aerial work platforms, skid-steer loaders, crawler and wheeled cranes, mobile crushing stations, plus a complete range of (1t-95t) excavators has announced …

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Mining industry urged to invest in ‘disruptive’ digital technology

Digital technology stands to add significant value to the mining industry in terms of exploration, project evaluation, mine design, operations, closure, and post-closure phases. This is the view of Heinrich Jantzen, Senior Mining Advisor at Zutari. The leading consulting engineering and infrastructure advisory firm will be present at Mining Indaba …

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Winder Controls celebrates 50 years of innovation

Supporting innovation and focusing on the agile provision of solutions to its clients has ensured the ongoing success of shaft-hoisting specialist Winder Controls. This has led to a large installed base in multiple countries, with significant growth from our humble beginnings 50 years ago, says MD Tim Keegan. Winder Controls …

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Minerals Megatop: Could a “Super Region” Power the Global Energy Transition?

The world’s yearning for clean energy could find its answer in a surprising alliance: a minerals “Super Region” uniting Africa, the Middle East, and South Asia. This bold vision, championed by Wood Mackenzie, proposes pooling the vast mineral resources of these regions – home to critical elements for renewable technologies …

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WearCheck at Mining Indaba 2024

Specialist condition monitoring company, WearCheck, is showcasing its range of mining-related predictive maintenance techniques, products and services at the 2024 Investing in Africa Mining Indaba in Cape Town’s ICC from 5-8 February 2024. Technical manager, Steven Lumley, and a team of technical experts from WearCheck will be on hand to …

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Mining Indaba 2024 Gears Up for Disruption

Get ready for a seismic shift in African mining, as Mining Indaba 2024 prepares to rock Cape Town, South Africa, from February 5th to 8th. This year’s conference, aptly themed “Embracing the Power of Positive Disruption: A Bold New Future for African Mining,” promises to rewrite the script for the …

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