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Engen Computer School Alumnus’s Success Motivates Fellow Students

13th November 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Engen computer school students writing their final assessments got an unexpected boost when alumnus Siyabonga Cele arrived to share the good news that he had secured a job at King Shaka International Airport – only because he’d undergone exactly the same training. Cele’s timely arrival offered... 

Verder no. 1 in the top-100 Dutch manufacturing industry

By: Creamer Media Reporter      13th November 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Verder has been elected by Management Team as the number one (#1) brand in the Dutch top-100 Made in Netherlands manufacturing industry report. The first edition of the top-100 was published in 2013 and at that time Verder ranked at number three (#3). In the years that followed the company... 

Advanced fischer ACT System from Upat is ideal for complex façades

13th November 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The fischer ACT (Advanced Curtain Wall Technique) System, distributed locally by Upat, allows for the effortless and cost-effective design and installation of attractive, complex façades, which are increasingly a major architectural feature of iconic building projects. Upat National Product... 

Discovering The Future Of Construction At The Big 5

13th November 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The largest and most influential construction event in the Middle East is coming back on 26-29 November at the Dubai World Trade Centre with an impressive array of new features. Under the theme “Shaping the future of construction”, The Big 5 2018 will introduce never seen before technologies and... 

FLSmidth launches a completely re-engineered trommel chassis and associated screen media package

13th November 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The new trommel designs have been engineered using Finite Element Analysis (FEA) design calculations to ensure they are structurally sound and will offer excellent service life. The screening media has been custom designed to be less than 25kg per piece which provides safe handling and fast... 

Innovative Crane Makes Cyclone Maintenance Easy And Safe

13th November 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Ever aware of the handling complexities during cyclone maintenance, Multotec Process Equipment has developed an innovative jib crane installation which can be mounted on top of the cyclone cluster distributor. This then facilitates removal and installation of the cyclones and any other component.... 

SA manufacturer wins Sassda Export Award

By: Creamer Media Reporter      12th November 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Heavy-duty Slurry pump manufacturer Hazleton Pumps® has won the Export Achievement Category at the bi-annual Southern Africa Stainless Steel Development Association (Sassda) Columbus Stainless Awards for 2018. Through the design and development of new products, HAZLETON PUMPS® is set to grow as a... 

Precast concrete industry at the forefront of SCMs

By: Creamer Media Reporter      12th November 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Immense strides have been made by leading role players in the global precast-concrete industry to manufacture high quality elements for the construction of more robust final structures. This mitigates the need for maintenance and repair and, in so doing, negating the use of finite resources and... 

Bosch Ulwazi - EIT Programme meets requirements for professional registration with ECSA

By: Creamer Media Reporter      12th November 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Bosch Holdings - multi-disciplinary consulting engineers – provides the highest standards of service in every area of business, and honours the promise of its slogan, ‘Innovative people. Exceptional results’. “Since its inception in 1961, Bosch Holdings has made a substantial investment in its... 

Powermite’s ProAlloy zinc couplers provide peace of mind against theft

12th November 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Plugs, sockets and couplers required for the electrical cable connection to bulk mobile equipment are infamous for their high theft risk. Subsequent replacement costs are compounded by downtime and production losses. To counter this problem, Powermite has designed a patented ProAlloy coupler to... 

Powermite’s ProAlloy zinc couplers provide peace of mind against theft

Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) Feature: Some of SA’s 10X Businesses on The Path to Scale

By: Creamer Media Reporter      12th November 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / 10X-e’s founder, Jason Goldberg shares his thoughts on scaling in an emerging economy and pays tribute to Award-winning companies who are on the Path to Scale.! Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) takes place from 12 – 16 November 2018 and in an emerging market that needs to create millions of new... 

SA landfill sites a ticking timebomb

By: Creamer Media Reporter      12th November 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Economic development, population growth and rapid urbanisation continues to contribute to an increase in waste generation, placing continued pressure on South Africa’s landfill sites. The Department of Environmental Affairs (“DEA”) says 98 million tonnes of waste is deposited across South... 

A look at youth mentorship during Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) A look at youth mentorship during Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW)

By: Creamer Media Reporter      12th November 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Global Entrepreneurship Week kicks off from 12 November – 16 November. Around the world, entrepreneurs are carving out their paths and are taking matters into their own hands. Back home, Futureproof wants to instil a culture of curiosity, tenacity and risk taking in every South Africa – young or... 

Epiroc supports Kimberley Ekapa Mining in South Africa on their digitalization journey

12th November 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Mobilaris Mining Intelligence (MMI) from Epiroc enables superior situational awareness to oversee a mining operation in all its complexity. Kimberley Ekapa Mining will use MMI to embrace mine digitalization and create a superior decision support system to proactively enhance safety and increase... 

Epiroc supports Kimberley Ekapa Mining in South Africa on their digitalization journey

The Role of Renewable Power in Meeting Africa’s Energy Needs

12th November 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / In response to improving energy security and adhering to international climate change policies that are profoundly transforming the energy industry, The World Energy Council (WEC), the South African National Energy Association (SANEA), NEPAD Planning & Coordinating Agency (NPCA) and South African... 

ROCOL gearbox lubricant from BI helps combat water ingress

9th November 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The food and beverage, pharmaceutical, and other clean environments require NSF H1-grade lubricants for hygiene and health and safety purposes. ROCOL Rapid Demulse 220 from leading supplier is ideal for such demanding applications. This is a non-toxic, high-performance gearbox lubricant designed... 

ROCOL gearbox lubricant from BI helps combat water ingress

ebiexperts Welcomes South Africa Qlik Master Reseller Throughout Africa

9th November 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Specialist Business Intelligence (BI) software product development company,  QVAuctor – ebiexperts, recently announced its new distribution partnership with South Africa Qlik Master Reseller (SAQMR, SAQlik). “I am very excited by the partnership with ebiexperts. At SAQMR we are focused on... 

ebiexperts Welcomes South Africa Qlik Master Reseller Throughout Africa

Allied Steelrode: Stretching steel, capacity and competitiveness with second stretcher leveller

9th November 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Local steel major Allied Steelrode made history in 2015 with the purchase and commissioning of South Africa's very first dedicated stretcher leveller. This machine was ordered from Red Bud Industries, the leading original equipment manufacturer (OEM) in the United States. The stretcher leveller,... 

Allied Steelrode: Stretching steel, capacity and competitiveness with second stretcher leveller

PASA plays important role in rejuvenation of Joburg inner city

9th November 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Paragon Architects South Africa (PASA), part of the Paragon Group of architecture and interior architecture companies, has played an important role in the rejuvenation of the Johannesburg inner city with its conversion of the former ANC Shell House headquarters at 51 Plein Street into a 563-unit... 

Allied Steelrode: Stretching steel, capacity and competitiveness with second stretcher leveller

9th November 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Local steel major Allied Steelrode made history in 2015 with the purchase and commissioning of South Africa's very first dedicated stretcher leveller. This machine was ordered from Red Bud Industries, the leading original equipment manufacturer (OEM) in the United States. The stretcher leveller,... 

thyssenkrupp Technical Training Academy opens doors to education and innovation

9th November 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions South Africa proudly hosted the official opening of its Technical Training Academy situated at their Service Centre in Chloorkop. The company extends a sincere thank you to Naledi Pandor, Minister of Higher Education, for her participation in the prestigious... 

thyssenkrupp Technical Training Academy opens doors to education and innovation

Schauenburg’s CSR Program supports The People for Ukajede Foundation with R520 000

8th November 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Schauenburg Systems, as part of the Schauenburg International–Africa Group, acknowledges Corporate Social Responsibility as an important component of its corporate citizenship and as such believes in the sustainable development of previously disadvantaged individuals and communities in South... 

Schauenburg’s CSR Program supports The People for Ukajede Foundation with R520 000

Chicago Pneumatic generates wave at KwaZulu-Natal MTEs

8th November 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Chicago Pneumatic, a leader in high-performance compact tools and equipment, travelled to the coast to display its generator prowess at the KwaZulu-Natal Mining & Technical Exhibition (MTE) held in Pongola on 16 October 2018 and Richards Bay on 18 October 2018. The company gave away its... 

Chicago Pneumatic generates wave at KwaZulu-Natal MTEs

The world’s first truly integrated tele-ultrasound to empower the next generation of healthcare professionals in South Africa

8th November 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Philips and the University of Johannesburg (UJ), Faculty of Health Sciences  recommit to strengthening South Africa’s health system through world-class clinical education and training Ongoing collaboration at UJ’s state-of-the-art Medical Simulation Lab has imparted critical care skills and... 

ISG Paves The Way For Upmarket Living In Polokwane

8th November 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / A little bit of magic is to be found just outside of Polokwane in the form of The Aloes Lifestyle Estate, which since inception in 2010, has continued to expand its upmarket residential and retirement living concept. The tranquil and exclusively designed estate contracted Technicrete and Rocla... 

ISG Paves The Way For Upmarket Living In Polokwane

Engineered For Simplicity And Reliability

8th November 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Suitable for a wide range applications such as time control, position indication, control of rotation speed and batch counting, the Hengstler Tico 772 multifunctional counter is extremely easy to use. Available from Countapulse Controls, this electronic preset counter has been engineered for... 

Engineered For Simplicity And Reliability

Decreasing Downtime And Increasing Safety With Superior Floor Grating Products

8th November 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Maintenance and unplanned downtime cost companies billions of rands annually. While not all factors can be controlled, ensuring plant structures and equipment are kept in good condition are primary contributors to a productive and profitable operation. Not only does the choice of appropriate... 

Decreasing Downtime And Increasing Safety With Superior Floor Grating Products

GEM Kathu supplies three SANY excavators to the AMG Group

8th November 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Goscor Earth Moving (GEM) Kathu, part of the Goscor Group, has continued its growth in the important Northern Cape mining region with the recent delivery of three SANY SY500H excavators to the AMG Group (Africa Mining Group) in September. This major new manganese-mining client currently has a... 

Engen Learn programme provides critical life-skills

8th November 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Engen, in collaboration with FUEL Online Training, has delivered a record 3.5 million training interventions to Engen forecourt attendants around the country since its inception in 2013. The training focuses on job skills and competencies related to customer service as well as critical... 

Engen Learn programme provides critical life-skills

How CISOs Can Maintain Corporate Privacy Even as Employees Adopt Emerging Technologies

8th November 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Doros Hadjizenonos, regional sales director at Fortinet in South Africa Today’s workforce is increasingly comprised of millennials and other tech-savvy individuals that are accustomed to using technology in every aspect of their lives. As new technology emerges, this group of employees expects a... 

How CISOs Can Maintain Corporate Privacy Even as Employees Adopt Emerging Technologies

Mauritanides 2018 posts 30% increase in sponsors & exhibitors with majors BP, ExxonMobil & Shell participating for first time

8th November 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Mauritanides, the largest and only biennial mining and energy conference and exhibition held in Mauritania since 2010, has posted a strong 30% increase in sponsors & exhibitors compared to the previous 2016 edition. With one more month to go, the final number of sponsors & exhibitors is expected... 

Chicago Pneumatic displays “mooi” generators in the North West

7th November 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Following months of crowd-gathering at the successful Mining & Technical Exhibitions (MTEs), Chicago Pneumatic once again exhibited its highly sought after CPPG5 portable generator at the Mooinooi MTE in the North West Province on 27 September 2018. Chicago Pneumatic possesses decades of... 

Chicago Pneumatic displays “mooi” generators in the North West

Is there a duty on employees to "snitch" on their fellow colleagues if they become aware they are committing workplace misconduct or crime?

7th November 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The subject heading above is all but related to a difficult concept of "derivative misconduct", which lies in an employee’s failure to offer reasonable assistance to an employer to disclose information about individuals, the wrongdoers, who are responsible for the primary misconduct. Derivative... 

Is there a duty on employees to

Building future-proof CIO capacity crucial for SA progress

7th November 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The role of the CIO is evolving fast, and CIO upskilling and new ICT skills pipelines must be a focus if SA is to stay abreast of global development, say leading SA CIOs. Speaking ahead of the annual Institute of Information Technology Professionals SA (IITPSA) President’s Awards, which recognise... 

NUVO™ welcomes new director of strategy and corporate planning.

7th November 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / In today’s business world, the only constant is change. Amidst the backdrop of colossal fluctuations of economy, our ability to adapt is paramount to current and future success. In the words of Steve Jobs, “innovation is the ability to see change as an opportunity, not a threat”. NUVO™ is a... 

NUVO™ welcomes new director of strategy and corporate planning.

Atlas Copco Industrial South Africa receives outstanding award for its Leadership Role in the Green Building Economy

7th November 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / On 14 September 2017 the Green Building Design Group introduced the Green Public Sector Awards during its 5th Going Green Conference which took place in Pietermaritzburg, KZN. The focus of this conference is to award companies and industry participants that are promoting and leading the... 

Atlas Copco Industrial South Africa receives outstanding award for its Leadership Role in the Green Building Economy

Engen Ikhwezi Convenience Centre opens in Mthatha

7th November 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Engen Ikhwezi, which officially opened on 26 October, offers a wide range of convenience to customers and is more like a mini-food hall, offering the people of Mthatha, a variety of yummy goodness 24/7. Customers can enjoy a diverse range of fast food, including a Steers, Debonairs Pizza, Corner... 

Engen Ikhwezi Convenience Centre opens in Mthatha

Is Basic Sanitation a Human Right?

By: Creamer Media Reporter      7th November 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / From 2005 to 2017, Human Rights Watch conducted research in countries such as China, Russia, Nepal, South Africa, India and America to assess the levels of sanitation and other basic human rights. Senior women’s rights researcher at Human Rights Watch, Amanda Klasing, said, “The way people are... 

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