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1 Jan 2022

Welcome to a new world. Welcome to WhyAfrica

Welcome to a new world. Welcome to WhyAfrica Travel restrictions and Omicron will slow us down, but never stop us. Africa will survive and continue trading and doing business, writes Leon Louw, founder and […]
27 Dec 2021

Why farmers should think electric

Why farmers should think electric Green technology like electric vehicles will catapult the African agricultural sector into the future, writes Leon Louw, WhyAfrica founder and editor.  Agriculture will play a […]
30 Nov 2021

Welcome to a new world. Welcome to WhyAfrica

Welcome to a new world. Welcome to WhyAfrica Travel restrictions and Omicron will slow us down, but never stop us. Africa will survive and continue trading and doing business, writes […]
15 Nov 2021

“Building Back” Africa’s supply chain

“Building Back” Africa’s supply chain For our second article in a series about women in the supply chain, WhyAfrica interviewed Azuka Okeke, CEO of the Africa Resource Centre for Excellence […]
28 Oct 2021

Shipping container crisis could continue until mid-2022

Shipping container crisis could continue until mid-2022 With 90% of the world’s goods transported by sea, the current shipping crisis has resulted in spiralling costs and bottlenecks in global supply […]
22 Oct 2021

South Africa’s shortage of truck drivers could become a risk

South Africa’s shortage of truck drivers could become a risk The July 2021 unrest in South Africa brought the threat of protest action to supply chains into focus. However, a […]
12 Oct 2021

Full life cycle monitoring of TSF by satellite

Full life cycle monitoring of TSF by satellite Satellite imagery is a flexible and cost-effective means of monitoring tailings storage facility sites (TSF) over the full life cycle, writes Sonja […]
12 Oct 2021

Are you looking to forge new business relationships in Ghana?

Are you looking to forge new business relationships in Ghana? Are you looking to forge new business relationships in Ghana? If you are looking to forge new business relationships in […]
28 Sep 2021

Bell Series V Tractor geared to meet expectations

Bell Series V Tractor geared to meet expectations After four years of development and testing of the new Bell Series V Haulage Tractor, the company’s Product Marketing Manager: Forestry and […]
21 Sep 2021

WhyAfrica to launch its first digital magazine

WhyAfrica to launch its first digital magazine A little more than a year after WhyAfrica was established, the company will launch its first ever digital magazine in November 2021. The […]
15 Sep 2021

A year of firsts for tire management

A year of firsts for tire management For Kal Tire’s Mining Tire Group, it has been a year of firsts and looking to the future of what it means to […]
18 Aug 2021

Meeting mining’s challenges

By Marcel Bruyns, Sales Manager, Axis Communications Africa 18 August 2021 – In terms of tough working environments, there aren’t many that are as challenging as mining. And the overriding […]
13 Aug 2021

Joburg gets red hot with opening of Africa’s second Radisson RED hotel

13 August 2021 – The cool barometer of Johannesburg’s already vibrant Rosebank district has hit RED hot with the opening of Radisson RED Johannesburg Rosebank. The first Radisson RED hotel […]
6 Aug 2021

Wärtsilä enables Nigerian food company to modernise power generation

06 August 2021 – The technology group Wärtsilä will supply fuel-flexible dual-fuel engines to extend, improve, and modernise power generation for a captive power plant at Nigeria’s oldest and largest […]
1 Aug 2021

Aucor Auctioneers puts Voorspoed diamond mine’s processing plant under the hammer

06 July 2021 – One of the most efficient diamond processing plants in South Africa will come under the hammer soon when Aucor Auctioneers closes the bid to sell the […]
13 Jul 2021

Alrosa introduces ground-breaking diamond tracing technology

13 July 2021 – Russian diamond company Alrosa has introduced ground-breaking diamond-tracing technology using non-invasive laser marking. Unlike traditional laser engraving, this laser marking cannot be destroyed or polished off. […]
29 Jun 2021

CSIR research boost indigenous biodiversity in South Africa

29 June 2021 – The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), an entity of the Department of Science and Innovation (DSI), is championing indigenous knowledge systems (IKS) research and […]
14 Jun 2021

Purchasing mining equipment at auctions in Africa has never been easier

By Leon Louw founder and editor of WhyAfrica 15 June 2021 – Mining auctions used to be a great place where miners mingled while looking for the best equipment at […]
30 May 2021

Sponsored content: Global Engineering & Mining Survey Services

Global Engineering & Mining Survey Services looks to expand into Africa 30 May 2021 – With more than 20 years of experience in the surveying industry, South African based Global […]
16 May 2021

Scatec enters into agreement with Torex Gold in Mexico

22 April 2021: Renewable power producer Scatec has entered into a lease agreement with mining company Torex Gold for a 8.5MW solar plant to provide renewable power to the Morelos […]
5 Apr 2021

A smart solution for transportation in the supply chain.

This article is sponsored by LIVE FR8.  05 April 2021 – With an increase in demand in the supply chain, the most efficient, affordable, smart transportation system for movement of […]
27 Feb 2021

Bell expands collaboration in autonomous control project.

27 February 2021 – A focus on improving ease of operation to provide more efficient and safer Articulated Dump Trucks (ADTs) has consistently kept South African equipment manufacturer Bell Equipment […]
18 Feb 2021

Chubb launches risk insurance in SA.

18 February 2021 – Global insurance company Chubb has launched its Civil Engineering Completed Risks (CECR) insurance offering to the South African market. CECR is aimed at medium to larger […]
17 Feb 2021

Surge in online activity to buy heavy equipment.

17 February 2021 – There has been a marked surge in online activity to buy heavy equipment in Africa and the Middle East over past year or two as construction […]
1 Feb 2021

Bell beefs up excavator range with heavy-duty 20-tonner.

02 February 2021 – South African based Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) Bell Equipment has beefed up its excavator range with a new Kobelco heavy-duty 20 tonnner.   Bell Equipment, the […]
20 Dec 2020

Smart technology for improved mine safety

20 December 2020 – A team at the University of Pretoria in South Africa has tested smart technology in an effort to improve mine health and safety in the future. […]
5 Dec 2020

Why you should invest in Africa?

05 December 2020 – After a year dominated by Covid-19, WhyAfrica believes that there are still many reasons why companies should invest in Africa. As the curtains come down on […]
28 Nov 2020

Bell future proofs underground ADTs

28 November 2020 – With their latest low-profile Articulated Dump Truck (ADT), South African based Bell Equipment has future proofed their underground ADT’s. Bell Equipment’s latest low-profile Articulated Dump Truck […]
28 Sep 2020

Borrowing from the ocean

28 September 2020 – Oranjemund in Namibia is an important site for the extraction of precious stones. Mining companies in this region have been borrowing from the ocean for a […]
12 Aug 2020

Top class training facility to open its doors in SA

A state-of-the-art construction training and trade-testing facility is set to open its doors in the Western Cape, South Africa in October. Tjeka Training Matters, a leading registered private Technical and […]