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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.

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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. 

Infrastructure and property development catalysts for industry growth

25th September 2009 Elevator installation and repair company Utility Elevators believes that infrastructure and property developments are fostering a healthy elevator and escalators industry in South Africa. 

KZN company under way with R6m lifts contract

25th September 2009 Southern African consultants in the elevators industry KZN Elevator Consultants has been awarded a contract valued at R6-million to modernise eight lifts for a property owners and management company. 

Vertical transportation maintenance is critical for safety

25th September 2009 Retail shopping mall Bedford Centre maintenance manager Martin Hoffman says that companies involved in the retail shopping centre’s vertical transportation units, such as its escalators and lifts, are committed to ensuring the safety of the users of these units 

Manufacturer benefits from local infrastructure projects

11th September 2009 Submerged arc welding consumable manufacturer specialist Vorarc Welding managing member George Vorster says that the company, being the only manufacturer of submerged arc welding wires and fluxes in South Africa, is greatly benefiting from local infrastructure projects.  

Institute focuses on skills development, elevating standards

11th September 2009 The Southern African Institute of Welding (SAIW) is stronger now than it has ever been in its 60-year history, says SAIW executive director Jim Guild.  


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