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Astron Energy supports the critical mining sector through innovative solutions

By: Creamer Media Reporter      17th May 2024 As a leading energy company and key player in the South African mining industry, Astron Energy is at the forefront of the latest innovations and technology being deployed in the mining sector. Astron Energy’s theme for 2024, Unlocking New Ways, is a testament to how the company sees itself able... 

Machine Tools Africa to play crucial role in education, skills development

By: Simone Liedtke     17th May 2024 The upcoming Machine Tools Africa 2024 exhibition will serve as a comprehensive platform for showcasing the latest innovations in machine tools and related technologies. It also plays a crucial role in education and skills development, which is vital for sustaining industrial growth in South Africa. 

Distributor to launch new products at Machine Tools expo

17th May 2024 Power transmission and motion control products distributor BMG will be participating at the Machine Tools Africa exhibition, which will be held at the Johannesburg Expo Centre at Nasrec, from May 21 to 24. BMG’s stand – Hall 6, F10 – will showcase the company’s comprehensive range of quality... 

Indaba aims to unlock junior mining potential

By: Lynne Davies     17th May 2024 Mineral resources, energy and mining conference specialists Resources 4 Africa (R4A) envision junior miners playing a crucial role in meeting the rising demand for critical minerals and metals, in an African context. According to R4A CEO Paula Munsie, through the upcoming Junior Indaba, which... 

Potential for growth for midtier miners

17th May 2024 Following the recent 2024 State of the Nation Address (Sona) and Budget Speech coal producer Ndalamo Resources believes that there is the potential for growth and resilience among midtier mining companies. “These speeches underscored key points directly affecting our sector. Firstly, the... 

Rubber companies urged to go green

17th May 2024 There is a strong drive in and among rubber companies to exchange fossil fuels for renewable-energy sources, says steam and boiler service provider Associated Energy Services (AES). AES Gauteng regional manager Jordan Smith and AES operations associate director Ray Lund work closely with rubber... 

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. 

Mining-focused manufacturers see innovation as key to survival and future growth

By: Sabrina Jardim     17th May 2024 Amid the challenges of loadshedding, logistical constraints and volatile commodity prices, South Africa’s mining-focused manufacturers and equipment suppliers view ongoing innovation, including embracing digitalisation and artificial intelligence (AI), as increasingly central to their survival... 

Combustion Technology

17th May 2024 As the market leader in oil and gas burners and boiler installations, Combustion Technology strives to provide world-class, environment-friendly solutions to meet any combustion and heating challenges. Combustion Technology’s unwavering dedication to innovation is showcased through cutting-edge... 

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