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Rittal’s After-Sales Service Plans Improve Productivity and Deliver a Competitive Advantage

By: Creamer Media Reporter      23rd January 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / When investing in your products and systems, you take meticulous care to select the right product - from the right manufacturer at the right price. Once installed, it’s easy to overlook the maintenance and aftercare associated with these costly purchases. More than just the initial investment,... 

R200 billion earmarked for infrastructure development in KwaZulu-Natal

22nd January 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The KZN Construction Expo will be taking place at Durban Exhibition Centre in Durban from 20 to 21 February 2019.   With more than R200 billion government expenditure earmarked for infrastructure development in KwaZulu-Natal over the next seven years and R35 billion set aside for the Port... 

Rocket challenge targets local coding skills

22nd January 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Addressing the growing skills gap within software development, local information technology value added distributor, Axiz has sponsored the Rocket APT Challenge and encouraged 39 students to participate in the regional round of the Rocket.Build coding challenge. This comprises 40% of the total... 

Rocket challenge targets local coding skills

Afrox invests R150m in state healthcare

22nd January 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Southern Africa’s leading gases supplier looking to expand filling facilities to meet demand of new contract Afrox is in full swing upgrading its service facilities at hospitals across South Africa as part of the company’s R150 million investment strategy to deliver on the state healthcare tender... 

Afrox invests R150m in state healthcare

Growth in fire engineering a hot topic for ASP Fire in 2019

22nd January 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / 22 January 2019: With insurers placing greater demands on businesses to comply with all relevant fire-safety standards and regulations, ASP Fire has employed two new fire engineers to enhance its service offering in this regard. Citing fire engineering as a key growth area, ASP Fire CEO Michael... 

Growth in fire engineering a hot topic for ASP Fire in 2019

BI, Gondolier collaborate on Jonnesway toolbox for farmers

22nd January 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Such is the relationship between leading distributor Bearings International (BI) and Gondolier, importer of Jonnesway Professional Tools, that the two companies have collaborated on a toolbox aimed at the specific requirements of the agricultural industry. This comprehensive toolbox, containing... 

BI, Gondolier collaborate on Jonnesway toolbox for farmers

Cybercrime trends and Financial Services

22nd January 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / By Doros Hadjizenonos, Regional Sales Director for Fortinet in South Africa The same concept holds true for cybercrime and the Financial Services industry. At the end of the day, regardless of who the ultimate victim of a cyberattack is, the end goal of most cyber events continues to be financial... 

Best in education as University of Mali chooses Landia pumps

22nd January 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Despite being ranked as one of the world’s most economically challenged nations, the West African country of Mali has opted to install four top quality pumps at a new university campus in the country’s capital, Bamako. Designed and manufactured by Landia of Denmark, the four pumps will be housed... 

Best in education as University of Mali chooses Landia pumps

Seamless assembly line production with smart CONNECTivity

22nd January 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The Connect, an industrial smart hub, recently unveiled by electric assembly tools specialist, Desoutter Industrial Tools, is poised to transform assembly line production. This innovative multi-tool management unit raises the connectivity bar, boosting flexibility, uptime and productivity. The... 

Seamless assembly line production with smart CONNECTivity

Parker Hannifin introduces externally monitored pneumatic safety exhaust valve for emergency stop and fault conditions

By: Creamer Media Reporter      22nd January 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Parker Hannifin, the global leader in motion and control technologies, has introduced a new safety exhaust valve that rapidly exhausts compressed air in the event of a fault condition or when a machine has an emergency stop. The P33 is designed for two-channel control architectures and is... 

Milpark MBA accreditation an African first

21st January 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Stadio Multiversity institution recognised by global MBA body South African higher education institution Milpark Education recently achieved international accreditation of its contact and online MBA, from the renowned Association of MBAs (AMBA), confirming Milpark Business School’s standing as... 

Why OE Quality Matters for Aftermarket Fuel Filters

By: Creamer Media Reporter      21st January 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / When it comes to replacing the fuel filter element on a light commercial vehicle such as the Ford Transit, Parker Racor ensures the job is simple, fast and foolproof thanks to a patented compound bayonet fitting system. The tip here, however, is that only by using Racor aftermarket elements,... 

Mobile Hot-Mix-In-A-Bag Oven Trailer Combo Optimises Labour-Intensive Road Repairs

21st January 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / With the aim of assisting the Gauteng Department of Roads and Transport’s (GDR&T) Tswelopele Contractor Development Programme in the Tshwane region, leading local asphalt expert National Asphalt has developed a comprehensive solution that optimises labour in construction without compromising... 

Education is key to success – EC’s top Engen Maths and Science School matric

21st January 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The Eastern Cape’s top Engen Maths and Science School (EMSS) matric graduate, Libhongo Mko lives by the philosophy that hard work and dedication will open doors. It is this belief that saw him come out as the top learner in the Eastern Cape EMSS classes with five distinctions, including 90% for... 

Education is key to success – EC’s top Engen Maths and Science School matric

IMDH to tender its Namibian marine rough diamond production in Antwerp with Bonas - February 2019

By: Creamer Media Reporter      21st January 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / IMDH to tender its Namibian marine rough diamond production in Antwerp with Bonas - February 2019 Bonas-Couzyn NV and International Mining and Dredging Holdings (Pty) Ltd (IMDH) are pleased to announce that from February 2019 onwards, they will be offering IMDH’s Namibian marine-mined rough... 

New Wesbank Premises Paved By Technicrete

21st January 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / On the N12 Treasure Route, 185 kilometers south of Johannesburg, you will arrive in Klerksdorp and find new shopping centres, health care clinics, banks and a burgeoning motor vehicle industry that have been developed to meet the expanding community and business requirements of the area.... 

New Wesbank Premises Paved By Technicrete

New Healthcare Clinic Paved By Technicrete

21st January 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Health care clinics by their very nature have an enormous amount of foot traffic that requires safe, sturdy, attractive and long-lasting paving. The new Jouberton Community Clinic, a primary health care centre in Klerksdorp, North West Province, sought paving that offered these features and were... 

New Healthcare Clinic Paved By Technicrete

Digital disruption transforms insurance

21st January 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / According to Shingie Maramba, Business Development Manager at SilverBridge, South African insurers must embrace digital disruption and the associated technologies to remain competitive and provide customers with a more immersive experience. “Even though digitalisation has been part of boardroom... 

Digital disruption transforms insurance

Concor Boosts Safety And Targeted Enterprises In Eastern Cape Road Project

18th January 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Safety of both pedestrians and motorists has been boosted by Concor Infrastructure’s rehabilitation of the R75 double-carriageway between Port Elizabeth and Uitenhage, while the project has had considerable positive spinoff for local small targeted enterprises. The project, which began in May... 

Concor Boosts Safety And Targeted Enterprises In Eastern Cape Road Project

New Healthcare Clinic Paved by Technicrete

By: Creamer Media Reporter      18th January 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Health care clinics by their very nature have an enormous amount of foot traffic that requires safe, sturdy, attractive and long-lasting paving. The new Jouberton Community Clinic, a primary health care centre in Klerksdorp, North West Province, sought paving that offered these features and were... 

The Vanguard Collection’s Growth Continues

17th January 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The Vanguard Collection, a leading brand of exclusive flooring products, has announced expansive additions and refinements to its ranges to further enhance the Collection’s offering to designers and home-owners. The new additions to The Vanguard Collection are: 

The Vanguard Collection’s Growth Continues

SEW drives success of ECDriveS® at major automotive manufacturers

By: Creamer Media Reporter      17th January 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / South Africa has clinched its largest project to date for its ECDriveS® drive system for light-load conveyor technology. The project is for seven conveyors and 40 accumulation zones at a major automotive manufacturer in Gauteng. The latest order follows a demonstration project involving two small... 

Region’s biggest small business market access event coming to Bloemfontein

By: Creamer Media Reporter      17th January 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The Free State Department of Economic Small Business, Tourism and Environmental Affairs (DESTEA) is partnering with Smart Procurement World to host the region’s first Smart Procurement World and Enterprise & Supplier Development (ESD) Expo. The event, which will be held on 20 March at PACOF’s... 

A.B.E. Flooring System Also Used For Walls At Douglas Greeen Winery

17th January 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Three components of a.b.e. Construction Chemicals’ popular abecote flooring system were used for both new flooring and walls at the Douglas Green Winery in Wellington in the Western Cape. a.b.e. is part of the Chryso Southern Africa Group. 

First digital float switch with PNP/NPN signal and high accuracy

By: Creamer Media Reporter      17th January 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Transistor instead of reed: As the first instrument of its kind, WIKA has launched a float switch with a PNP/NPN output signal. The model GLS-1000 detects the level of liquids with an accuracy of ≤ 1 mm. The digitised float measuring principle of the new WIKA level switch is implemented using... 

Planning and the impact of clauses on price escalations

15th January 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / SEIFSA’s mission is clear: the organisation intends to help companies, especially in the metals and engineering industries, to strive effectively to attain sustainability for their businesses. This goal extends to giving Managers the specific tools and skills to deal with uncertainty and change.... 

Planning and the impact of clauses on price escalations

Skills, experience and passion: a perfect fit for 10X

15th January 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Mokgadi Skwambane, who joined 10X Investments as Institutional Business Development Manager on 1 January 2019, brings a powerful combination of financial services expertise and a passion to educate and empower South Africans.  The University of KwaZulu Natal Bachelor of Commerce graduate joins... 

Skills, experience and passion: a perfect fit for 10X

Understanding damage tolerance in hybrid bearings

15th January 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / New research by SKF could make hybrid bearings more cost-effective and reliable, paving the way for their use in a wider range of applications. Gothenburg, Sweden, 19 December 2018: Hybrid bearings, which combine hardened steel rings with rolling elements made of high-performance ceramic... 

KZN scores a hat-trick with top three EMSS School performers

15th January 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Engen have announced the top learners for 2018 who attended the Engen Maths & Science School (EMSS) programme, and revealed that the matric EMSS class of 2018 attained an impressive 93% pass rate against the national pass rate of 78.2%. The EMSS programme offers additional Maths, Science and... 

KZN scores a hat-trick with top three EMSS School performers

Weir Mineral’s Cavex® Hyrdocyclone Shines In Diamonds

15th January 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The successful performance of Weir Minerals’ Cavex® hydrocyclones at a diamond mine in South Africa’s Northern Cape Province has proved the technology’s applicability in dense medium separation (DMS) plants treating diamondiferous material. In her presentation to the Southern African Institute of... 

Weir Mineral’s Cavex® Hyrdocyclone Shines In Diamonds

Safety First With Durable Mentis Floor Grating

15th January 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Liability claims from slips, trips and falls in the workplace can be financially debilitating and have an extremely negative impact on the reputation of a business. Considered the most frequent cause of injuries in the workplace, these incidents can result in serious downtime and even closure of... 

Safety First With Durable Mentis Floor Grating

Growing readymix markets with Chryso technology

15th January 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Leveraging its admixture technologies and its growing range of value-added products, CHRYSO Southern Africa is helping its readymix customers expand their markets despite the flat conditions in the construction sector. According to Deon Klopper, sales manager readymix segment at CHRYSO Southern... 

Growing readymix markets with Chryso technology

Leuze 10 Series Offers High Tolerance To Different Materials

15th January 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Engineered with a high tolerance to different materials, the Leuze 10 Series optical sensors detects objects and measures distances with an incredible accuracy of +/-30 mm. Available from Countapulse Controls, these high performance sensors have an operating range of up to eight metres. The high... 

Leuze 10 Series Offers High Tolerance To Different Materials

Commodity-Wide Success For Kwatani Screens

15th January 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The recent orders won by vibrating screen and feeder specialist Kwatani have cemented its reputation as the leading South African original equipment supplier (OEM) with a truly cross-commodity footprint. Kwatani’s custom engineered products are now in some of the world’s largest mines, and many... 

Commodity-Wide Success For Kwatani Screens

Debtech X-Ray Diamond Recovery Technology To Sierra Leone

15th January 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Working in collaboration with project house Paradigm Project Management, diamond processing technology specialists DebTech is supplying its well-proven X-ray diamond recovery technology to the Tongo diamond mining project in Sierra Leone, currently being developed by Newfield Resources Ltd.... 

Debtech X-Ray Diamond Recovery Technology To Sierra Leone

How The Reflux™ Classifier Increases Mining Productivity

15th January 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Delivering high levels of recovery, while managing large throughput efficiently is no easy job. So how exactly does FLSmidth’s REFLUX™ Classifier (RC™) achieve this? And, importantly, can it benefit your mining operations? Concisely, the RC is the slurry based gravity separator designed... 

How The Reflux™ Classifier Increases Mining Productivity

Multotec Brings Value Of Spirals To More Minerals

15th January 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Experience in the field and in its test laboratory has allowed Multotec Process Equipment to prove the economic impact of applying spiral concentration technology to high value minerals used in cellular phones and electric cars. “A number of customers mining minerals such as copper, lithium, tin... 

Multotec Brings Value Of Spirals To More Minerals

Weba Chute Systems Signs Up Distributor In Canada

15th January 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Weba Chute Systems has announced the appointment of FWS Bulk Material Handling as the official distributor of Weba Chute Systems and Solution in Canada. The signing of this latest licence agreement underpins the South African OEM’s strategy of extending its global reach. Mark Baller, managing... 

Weba Chute Systems Signs Up Distributor In Canada

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