R/€ = 20.3266 Change: -0.0554
R/$ = 19.1063 Change: 0.0124
Au 2344.54 $/oz Change: -47.30
Pt 932.30 $/oz Change: -11.20


Orica’s fully lead-free non-electric detonator range available now

Updated 2 hours 34 minutes ago Following the successful launch of Orica’s groundbreaking Exel™ Neo, the world’s first fully lead-free non-electric detonator range last year, Orica's manufacturing facility in Gyttorp, Sweden, has achieved a significant milestone by transitioning all capsule production to Exel™ Neo. This marks a... 

Multotec to showcase its innovative sampling technologies and competencies at the 11th World Conference on Sampling and Blending

Updated 3 hours ago With its extensive array of products, skills, expertise, and knowledge, Multotec will be participating in the 11th World Conference on Sampling and Blending, taking place from the 21 to 23 May 2024, in South Africa. The event will offer valuable insights for academics, manufacturers, engineering... 

Mayur secures $155m for PNG lime project

By: Mariaan Webb     22nd April 2024 Australia-listed Mayur Resources on Monday announced complete funding for its flagship Central Lime Project (CLP), marking a step towards positioning Papua New Guinea as a major lime exporter in the Australasian region. The financing, totaling $155-million, has been secured through a combination... 

MacLean marks Mine-Mate milestone

19th April 2024 BT3 BOOM TRUCK DELIVERED TO NORTHERN MANITOBA MINE, 20 YEARS AFTER LAUNCH OF MACLEAN UTILITY VEHICLE PRODUCT LINE With the delivery of a BT3 Boom Truck to a base metal miner in Thompson, Manitoba, MacLean is marking the 20th anniversary of the launch of its Mine-MateTM utility vehicle (UTV)... 

Decarbonised iron production possible using sodium, company says

By: Darren Parker     19th April 2024 A new process being pioneered by energy companies such as Israel-based Helios and Netherlands-based Alkalium proposes the use of sodium metal rather than coal or hydrogen to refine iron-ore into direct reduced iron (DRI). Traditionally, iron is beneficiated by mixing iron-ore fines with coal. The... 

Robotics, AI beneficial for business

19th April 2024 The manufacturing industry is currently at the doorstep of a transformational era, one marked by the seamless integration of robotics, artificial intelligence (AI), and augmented reality or virtual reality (AR/VR), says GridRaster co-founder and COO Dijam Panigrahi.   This fusion is “not merely a... 

Track busways more efficient than traditional systems

19th April 2024 Electrical and digital specialist Legrand avers that its track busway system is an efficient and flexible alternative to traditional power distribution systems that lack flexibility in adapting to changes. Legrand states that a reliable and flexible power distribution system is an essential... 

Driller foresees revenue boost with strong order book

By: Halima Frost     19th April 2024 Boring and drilling services provider Master Drilling is optimistic its revenue for this year will improve on the back of a strong order book, the company reported during its 2023 full-year results presentation, held last month. Master Drilling COO Roelof Swanepoel reported that the company’s... 

E-waste now the fastest growing waste stream globally

By: Natasha Odendaal     19th April 2024 Electronic waste (e-waste) has now become the fastest-growing form of waste worldwide, as consumers shed more than 50-million metric tonnes of e-waste each year – equating to about 7 kg of e-waste a person – with only 17% properly recycled. Most e-waste is either dumped, burnt or unaccounted for,... 

The transformative impact of automation on LV and MV switchgear

19th April 2024 The advent of automation in the electrical industry has revolutionised the functionality and efficiency of low voltage (LV) and medium voltage (MV) switchgear in secondary reticulation.  Automation has not only streamlined operations but also enhanced the safety and reliability of power... 

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