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Megan van Wyngaardt

Megan van Wyngaardt

Megan van Wyngaardt is Creamer Media Senior Contributing Editor Online for Engineering News and Mining Weekly.

Tel: +2711 622 3744


Millions invested 
in local boiler part manufacturing 

4th December 2009 South African power equipment supplier Hitachi Power Africa has invested R904-million in increasing boiler-part manufacturing facilities in South Africa. 

Innovation improves on traditional storage

30th October 2009 Warehousing and storage marketing and management company Storage Genie has introduced an innovative container, that aims to improve on the traditional methods of storing goods. 

Corrugated pallets to help reduce carbon footprint

30th October 2009 Corrugated pallet manufacturer CX Pallets, located in Johannesburg, reports that there is ever increasing pressure on companies to reduce their carbon footprint and incorporate more environment-friendly products in the supply chain. 

Industry challenged, but growth expected

30th October 2009 Specialists in the transport and storage of hazardous goods Stobel Warehousing & Distribution says that, while the warehousing and storage industry is taking strain as a result of the recession, it believes that the industry has started showing signs of improvement and will be healthy again. 

Cement producer focuses on reducing its environmental footprint

23rd October 2009 With the introduction of a new environmental policy, cement producer AfriSam is focusing on reducing its energy use and on using alternative fuels to decrease its overall environmental footprint. 

Manufacturer secures 

23rd October 2009 Black-empowered construction materials manufacturer Afrimat has secured several contracts for significant infrastructure projects in South Africa. 

South Africa gears up for 2010

16th October 2009 With the 2010 FIFA Soccer World Cup only eight months away, the conference venues and services industry is preparing for this event. South African Tourism board chairperson Jabu Mabuza says that the board expects about 300 000 visitors during this period. Local and international press and... 

Exciting period for conference industry draws near

16th October 2009 African events organiser Specialised Exhibitions believes that, for the conference industry to be successful, it is critical to select an exhibition that is aimed at the right target audience for its needs and brand. 

Conference to provide 
platform for opportunities for growth

16th October 2009 The hospitality industry is showing healthy growth in spite of the current economic climate says financial services provider First National Bank tourism head Pieter de Bruin. 

Hotel group 
conference services

16th October 2009 The international hotel group Hilton’s local branches, the Hilton Durban and the Hilton Sandton have, relaunched one of their biggest meetings promotions to aid organisations with face-to-face meetings. 


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