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Chinese OEM supports Aury Africa with second major visit

15th February 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The parent company of Aury Africa, Dadi Engineering Development Group (DDEDG), holds the African market in such high regard that senior management will pay a second visit to South Africa from 13 to 22 February. The aim of the visit is to engage with potential customers in the mining industry,... 

EM launches cost-effective smart-building retrofit system

15th February 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Retrofitting older building stock with ‘smart’ automation solutions is now possible with the latest Hager system introduced locally by leading supplier ElectroMechanica (EM). Known as coviva, the system does not require extensive construction work in order to be installed, or even additional... 

EM launches cost-effective smart-building retrofit system

Engineering News iPhone and Android Apps available for free download

By: Creamer Media Reporter      15th February 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Creamer Media’s readers continue to be part of the mobile revolution.  Over 20% of Creamer Media’s online readers view the websites on their mobile devices. To cater for this growing mobile readership Creamer Media offers an Engineering News Online app for iPhone and Android users.  These apps... 

Engineering News iPhone and Android Apps available for free download

Companies at Mining Indaba panic about 1 March 2019 deadline for Mining Charter implementation and compliance with the NEMA Financial Provision Regulations, says Alusani® Course Leader

By: Creamer Media Reporter      14th February 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Mining Charter The Mining Charter 2018 was a hot topic at the recently held Mining Indaba in Cape Town. With the proposed changes to BEE requirements which prescribes how mining companies are required to involve communities and women in their management and ownership structures, many companies... 

Virtual Gas Network – The Game Changer Announcement

By: Creamer Media Reporter      14th February 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / It is a first for S.A and it is all happening at the African Energy Indaba 2019 Hold onto your hats Engineers this is a big one! 

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Pick N Pay Trials A R5 Reusable Bag – Made From Green Plastic Bottles

14th February 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Reducing plastic waste one bag at a time.  Pick n Pay is trialling the lowest priced reusable bag yet in South Africa, as an affordable reusable alternative to plastic carrier bags. 

Pick N Pay Trials A R5 Reusable Bag – Made From Green Plastic Bottles

Growsmart enters its tenth year of boosting the education performance of primary school children

14th February 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The prestigious Growsmart literacy competition, a leading education initiative by Growthpoint Properties in collaboration with the Western Cape Department of Education (WCED), has kicked-off its tenth year. The annual programme is focused on elevating the literacy, story writing, numeracy,... 

Growsmart enters its tenth year of boosting the education performance of primary school children

An early diagnosis for the crane under a microscope: A deep look into the crane machinery at Germany’s Palm paper factory

14th February 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Konecranes investigates the hoisting gears of the critical overhead cranes at the Palm paper factory, with Oil Analysis and Crane Reliability Study (CRS)  Churning out corrugated base paper: The paper machine 6 (PM6) at the Palm paper factory in Wörth am Rhein, Germany, annually produces some... 

Emira’s positive dividend growth continues with on-target half-year performance

14th February 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Emira Property Fund today reported a 3.1% year-on-year increase in distributions for its half-year ended 31 December 2018, improving its distribution growth, delivering on its market guidance, and continuing its upward dividend growth trajectory. Its consistent set of interim results deliver on... 

Emira’s positive dividend growth continues with on-target half-year performance

Motheo Construction Group Exits Telecoms Business.

14th February 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Motheo Construction Group (Motheo) in 2016 was approached by Mpumelelo Ndimande and Muzi O’Muhle Gamede with a view to assisting them with their interests in the Telecoms space. Having studied the business case, an agreement was reached and Motheo Telecoms came into being in 2017. With the... 

Improving Conditions for Solar Energy Investment in Ethiopia

14th February 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / By Kieran Whyte, Partner and Head of the Energy, Mining & Infrastructure Practice, Mike Webb, Senior Associate, Baker McKenzie Johannesburg, and Yibeltal Shiferaw, on secondment from Tadesse Kiros Law Offices (TKLO) in Ethiopia Project Landscape 

SMS group supplies high-performance Compact Cold Mill to Marcegaglia

14th February 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Digital assistance system improves yield Marcegaglia Ravenna S.p.A. has contracted SMS group 

SMS group supplies high-performance Compact Cold Mill to Marcegaglia

Increasing mining operation productivity with Haultrax automation solution

14th February 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Mining in the same way that has been the norm for the past decade has kept the industry in a state of productivity stagnation. By using automation solutions that leverage the intellectual property of employees, together with the processes and equipment deployed by mining operations, productivity... 

More Professionals In Search Of A Better Work Life Outside Of South Africa, Global Study Reveals

14th February 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / More young South African working professionals are willing to relocate for work compared to their contemporaries around the rest of the world, according to new research by the The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and The Network, in association with CareerJunction. The study, which surveyed 366,000... 

More Professionals In Search Of A Better Work Life Outside Of South Africa, Global Study Reveals

ECSA Voluntary Association recognition for ITC-SA

14th February 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The Institute for Timber Construction South Africa (ITC-SA), South Africa’s professional body for the engineered timber construction sector, has been recognized as a Voluntary Association in line with the newly-gazetted Voluntary Associations Recognition Framework, which came into effect in 2018.... 

ECSA Voluntary Association recognition for ITC-SA

Tsogo Sun scoops 19 TripAdvisor Travellers Choice awards in 2019

14th February 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Thirteen Tsogo Sun hotels and resorts www.tsogosun.com/hotels have won 19 TripAdvisor Travellers Choice Awards this year in various categories, as voted by world travellers on criteria that include remarkable quality, service and value. MAIA Luxury Resort & Spa in the Seychelles won in the Top 25... 

Tsogo Sun scoops 19 TripAdvisor Travellers Choice awards in 2019

Robot Kamaz is opening its computer vision eyes

14th February 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / VIST Group (subsidiary of ZYFRA Group) mutually with Nazarbayev University and KAMAZ launched a robotized towing truck project. A fifth-wheel towing truck Kamaz Neo will be equipped with computer vision systems that will allow it to detect a range of objects like people, animals, traffic... 

Robot Kamaz is opening its computer vision eyes

Quantum leap as Transportation Components now supplies to OEM Henred Fruehauf

14th February 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Transportation Components, a recognised leader in the distribution of Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) components to the aftermarket, has taken the quantum leap to a whole new level, with its recent appointment as the supplier of Duroline brake linings to the well-known OEM Henred Fruehauf,... 

Quantum leap as Transportation Components now supplies to OEM Henred Fruehauf

SEW-EURODRIVE (Pty) Ltd. drives assembly-line extension at major automotive manufacturer

13th February 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The MOVITRANS® contactless energy transfer system from SEW-EURODRIVE (Pty) Ltd., in conjunction with its MOVIPRO® SDC decentralised drive, position, and application controller, have played a critical role in an assembly-line extension at a major automotive producer in Port Elizabeth. The big... 

SEW-EURODRIVE (Pty) Ltd. drives assembly-line extension at major automotive manufacturer

Electrifying! Wacker Neuson and Kramer at Bauma 2019

13th February 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / At Bauma 2019, international construction equipment manufacturer Wacker Neuson Group will be taking visitors on an electrifying tour of its vast product portfolio. The zero emission range will be one of the main attractions at the Wacker Neuson and Kramer stand.   “Bauma is and always has been... 

SAPICS Fighting The Supply Chain Skills Crisis

13th February 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Reflecting its commitment to tackling the supply chain skills crisis head on, SAPICS, The Professional Body for Supply Chain Management, recently hosted the 11th annual Supply Chain Management Education Excellence Awards. This event recognises individuals, organisations and educators who are... 

SKF completes previously announced divestment of L&AT business, resulting in a net gain of SEK 1.2 billion

13th February 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Previously announced divestment results in a net gain of SEK 1.2 billion. Unrelated to the divestment, impairments of assets and customer settlement costs totalling approximately SEK 300 million to impact operating result in Q4 2018. SKF has completed the previously announced divestment of its... 

BI partners with OVK to offer its Agri-Smart solution to farmers

13th February 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Leading supplier Bearings International (BI) is extending its footprint in the agricultural industry by partnering with OVK of Ladybrand. The partnership will see BI’s products and services for the sector available at the co-operative’s 57 branches countrywide. The partnership is the culmination... 

BI partners with OVK to offer its Agri-Smart solution to farmers

Total Announces Ground-breaking Oil Discovery 175km Off the Southern Coast of South Africa

By: Creamer Media Reporter      13th February 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The recent gas condensate discovery by Total South Africa, 175km off the southern coast of South Africa, has set the stage for a significant contribution to the nation’s economic development as it will assist in reducing dependency on imports of oil and gas, notwithstanding the considerable... 

Desoutter Industrial Tools Benchmarks with the Delta Cart II

13th February 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Desoutter Industrial Tools recently sold a Delta Cart II precision tool bench, to a key customer in the automotive manufacturing industry. The first one of its kind in Africa, places tool management, verification and calibration at the customer’s fingertips. “Efficient tool management,... 

Desoutter Industrial Tools Benchmarks with the Delta Cart II

Special Engineering News edition to commemorate 25 years of democracy in South Africa

By: Creamer Media Reporter      12th February 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Special Engineering News edition to commemorate 25 years of democracy in South Africa On April 26, 2019, Engineering News will publish a Special Focus Edition to commemorate 25 Years of Democracy in South Africa. 

Proudly South African Trend Group supports local suppliers, contractors

12th February 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Trend Group has fine-tuned its business model in the local market, which means not only that it has evolved an in-depth understanding of the construction industry, but has formed key relationships with local contractors, guaranteeing that it can secure the best products in terms of price and... 

Proudly South African Trend Group supports local suppliers, contractors

Absa launches first-to-market vertical student cards

12th February 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Absa has become the first bank to issue new-look vertical cards to student customers. As the academic year commences, students who bank with Absa will become the first to enjoy the benefits of the game-changing vertical card.  From February 2019, the new card is being rolled-out to our... 

Tourvest Acquires Local Travelex Assets To Create South Africa’s Largest Forex Provider

12th February 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The Financial Services division of integrated tourism group Tourvest has acquired the South African assets of global forex provider Travelex, creating the biggest independent foreign exchange business in South Africa.  The deal, concluded earlier this year following Competition Commission... 

Using your financial year end as a planning tool

12th February 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The trick, according to Suran Moodley, Ariston Global’s group managing director, strategy and organisational capacity, is not to see your financial year end as a looming tax burden, but rather as an opportune time to plan for the new business year.  “The end of a financial year for most... 

Believe in yourself and work hard advises top Gauteng matric

12th February 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Gauteng’s top Engen Maths and Science School (EMSS) matriculant, Skhumbuzo Mbatha has a secret weapon to ensure his success – an absolute belief in himself, which saw him improve from just 6% in mathematics in grade 9 to an outstanding mark of 92% in his final matric exam. Skhumbuzo eventually... 

SKF TKSU 10 provides an air-tight solution!

12th February 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / When a local vehicle manufacturer experienced air leaks in the pneumatically operated components and systems of the specialised vehicles they construct, the company turned to SKF for assistance. As a global frontrunner in the supply of bearing technology and services, SKF was able to offer a... 

SKF TKSU 10 provides an air-tight solution!

Siemens working with WestPark to build first industrial and business park in Africa wholly powered by renewable energy

By: Creamer Media Reporter      12th February 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Siemens today announced it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with WestPark Enterprises to develop an expandable microgrid solution for the fast-growing industrial and business park based in Takoradi, Western Ghana. The WestPark aims to eliminate many of the challenges faced by... 

Concrete fasteners have successfully adapted to meet the ever-changing regulations related to protecting the environment.

12th February 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / While maintaining their original design concepts, anchors have evolved over the decades to offer improved safety and upgraded support for conservation concerns. The original lead anchors utilized lead tape because lead was easily melted and poured into molds. Once in a solid state, the lead would... 

Macro Engineering Starts 2019 with Record Sales

12th February 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Film and sheet extrusion machinery supplier Macro Engineering & Technology Inc. (Canada) has had an excellent start to the year 2019. Following the success of launching Macro's new line Quadex (Bi-axially oriented multiple-bubble lines) in 2018 and adding two new agents in Spain, Portugal, and... 

UT wall-thickness measurement soars with Elios Sky Eye technology

12th February 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The sky is definitely not the limit for the Skyriders Elios Sky Eye confined-space inspection technology from Skyriders Access Specialists (Pty) Ltd. The company recently deployed the collision-resistant drone on a roof-replacement project for a major industrial client, in conjunction with... 

Eaton affirms alternative energy at 2019 Africa Energy Indaba

By: Creamer Media Reporter      12th February 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT /  Eaton Electric is pledging its support for Africa’s drive to ramp up alternative energy solutions at the 11th annual Africa Energy Indaba taking place on 19 – 20 February 2019 at the Sandton Convention Centre. Leading figures and global experts in Africa’s energy sector will convene at the... 

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