R/€ = 19.7323 Change: 0.0909
R/$ = 18.1636 Change: -0.0010
Au 2433.97 $/oz Change: 19.72
Pt 1055.80 $/oz Change: -38.70


Zimbabwe lithium miners table refinery plans under govt pressure

By: Reuters     Updated 5 hours ago Four lithium mining companies have tabled plans to produce battery-grade lithium in Zimbabwe, a government official said on Monday. Zimbabwe, Africa's top producer of lithium, which is used in electric vehicle batteries and to store renewable energy, is prodding miners to refine the mineral... 

Australia gas producers endorse govt strategy, warn of shortages this decade

By: Reuters     Updated 6 hours ago Australia's energy producers endorsed a government strategy to boost natural gas development, but warned the country still faces new gas supply shortfalls this decade while markets remain volatile due to global conflicts. Meg O'Neill, chair of the Australian Energy Producers, said the group... 

US lukewarm on G7 Russian diamond ban after industry backlash

By: Reuters     19th May 2024  The United States is re-evaluating the strictest elements of a ban on Russian diamonds from the Group of Seven major democracies, after opposition from African countries, Indian gem polishers and New York jewellers, seven sources said. The sanctions package, agreed in December and including a... 

Gem miner boosts local economy, socially uplifts

17th May 2024 As a measure for promoting enhanced transparency around the sharing of natural resource wealth with governments of host countries, Zambia’s single-largest producing emerald mine, gemstone miner Gemfields’ Kagem emerald mine paid almost a third of its revenue to the Zambian government in 2023. The... 

Solutions provider helps manage emissions reduction

By: Halima Frost     17th May 2024 As a company that delivers modern, efficient solutions for oil and gas burner and boiler installations, Combustion Technology prides itself on its continuous carbon reduction cognisance, both for its own operations and for those of its clients, says Combustion Technology MD Grant Renecle. He... 

Foundries resilient despite challenges – organisation

By: Lumkile Nkomfe      17th May 2024 Key industry support initiative the National Foundry Technology Network (NFTN) asserts that the health of the foundry sector has remained resilient despite significant challenges in recent years following the Covid-19 pandemic. An industry support programme hosted by the Council for Scientific... 

Company unveils latest pulse valve

17th May 2024 Pneumatic control device manufacturer SMC says that its new JSXF Series SmartVent pulse valve delivers higher impact force and reduced air consumption, making it ideal for use in mining applications. This valve features a springless robust elastometer diaphragm and optimized internal design. 

Firms unveils latest product industrial applications

By: Lumkile Nkomfe      17th May 2024 Industrial sensor and technology company, Senseca South Africa recently unveiled its FF series of flow switches for water, oil, gas and industrial applications, as well as for general industry where pump protection is required.  The company says that its 200-bar pressure and piston valve seat... 

Cape Town targeting this year as starting date for turning landfill waste into power

By: Irma Venter     17th May 2024 The City of Cape Town (CoCT) says it is moving closer to turning landfill waste into energy, with two projects that are designed to produce electricity from the combustion of landfill gas moving towards implementation. Landfill gas, primarily made up of methane, is produced when organic matter,... 

CNG Holdings

By: Yolande Botes     17th May 2024 CNG Holdings is a privately owned energy company operating in Southern Africa, specialising in providing environmentally-friendly energy solutions. Established in June 2008, we are dedicated to offering compressed natural gas (CNG) as an alternative fuel for industrial applications, power... 

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