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High-pressure heat exchangers becoming key in Africa

Local manufacturer and maintenance service provider of utility-scale pulverised coal steam generators Steinmüller Africa is now offering turnkey solutions for both shell and tube heat exchangers – both the header type and the tube sheet type are offered. These heat exchangers are not only integral components of power generation, petrochemical and process plants, but also […]

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AMSA confirms another round of steel price increases from May 1

Steel producer ArcelorMittal South Africa (AMSA) has confirmed yet another round of price increases on both flat- and long-steel products, announcing average increases of 10% from May 1 and reinforcing what has become an established pricing trend since the start of 2016. However, acting CEO Dean Subramanian has again insisted that the latest increases have […]

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GWK invests R400m in Northern Cape agriprocessing facility

Farmer-owned agribusiness GWK on Monday unveiled its R400-million GWK Farm Foods wheat mill, pasta plant and biscuit factory in Modder River, the Northern Cape, which was was completed on time and within a deviation of less than 2% of original cost projections.   Of the R400-million, R60-million was invested in expanded silo capacity to service […]

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Investment in drones, wearables to expand across African mines Back

The use of drones, wearable technology and real-time video training are expected to gain traction in mines across Africa over the next two years, as a new survey by online data, analysis and advisory services firm Timetric’s Mining Intelligence Center (MIC) shows growing interest in next-generation technologies. The ‘Technology Investment Priorities in African Mining 2016’ […]

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Cheaper oil forces South Africa to rework biofuels subsidy

South Africa’s biofuels funding incentive is being revamped over concerns that it is unaffordable after a halving of global crude oil prices over the past year, officials said on Tuesday. A net importer of crude, Africa’s most advanced economy wants biofuels initially to meet 2%, or around 400-million litres, of the country’s annual fuel consumption […]

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Weak oil price exacts toll on Sasol’s earnings

South African energy and chemicals group Sasol confirmed on Friday that its earnings for the financial year to June 30, 2015, would be down on the previous year, despite a strong operational performance – the weaker result was largely attributed to the sharp fall in the oil prices during the period. Headline earnings a share […]

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Coal terminal in R1.34bn equipment replacement drive

The private-sector-owned Richards Bay Coal Terminal (RBCT) on Thursday announced a R1.34-billion equipment replacement project to boost South Africa’s coal supply chain and replace aging equipment with minimal impact on the business of the coal terminal. To be replaced after 39 years of service will be two stacker reclaimers and two shiploaders plus the reconfiguration […]

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Atmospheric water provides bottled water alternative

Sustainable drinking water solutions provider Cirrus Water Management (CWM) installs atmospheric water generators as a healthier alternative to bottled water, which is also more cost effective and features a much-reduced carbon footprint. A gas and mining exploration project, in Mozambique, installed an atmospheric water generator in January this year. Other projects using the generators include […]

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Platinum Power to build $845m hydropower project in Cameroon

Morocco’s Platinum Power, a subsidiary of US private equity firm Brookstone Partners, plans to invest 500-billion CFA francs ($845.87-million) to build a hydroelectric project in Cameroon, the company said. Platinum Power signed a framework public–private partnership agreement with the Cameroonian government on Wednesday to build a 400 MW capacity complex in Makay, in the country’s […]

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