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Trade Fair for Water, Sewage, Refuse and Recycling

2nd October 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Have You Heard? Three leading trade fairs, IFAT Africa, analytica Lab Africa and food & drink technology (fdt) Africa are co-locating. What are the challenges currently facing the African market? 

Mars Changing How It Does Business One Year From Launch Of $1b Sustainable In A Generation Plan

1st October 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Mars Multisales Africa, a division of Mars Incorporated (Mars), a global family owned food, well known for producing global brands such as M&M’s®, Snickers®, Pedigree®, Whiskas®, Royal Canin®, Orbit® & Airways® gum, Royco® and many more, is proud to announce the progress made on the company’s... 

Umhlanga’s N2/M41 Interchange – Connecting Communities, Improving Lives

By: Creamer Media Reporter      1st October 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Roads are the hallmark of a progressive society and have profound impacts on the communities they serve. The almost complete Mount Edgecombe N2/M41 Interchange at uMhlanga on KwaZulu-Natal’s rapidly expanding North Coast, is one such development that will have a significant impact on this area’s... 

NitraLife's nitrogen generation helps cut fabrication costs locally and in Africa

1st October 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / In a breakthrough for the leading South African manufacturer of nitrogen generators, NitraLife, the company is proud to announce that it has exported a NitraCut nitrogen generator into Africa. To date, this is the first generator of this type to be exported pan-Africa. First Cut, South Africa's... 

NitraLife's nitrogen generation helps cut fabrication costs locally and in Africa

Large new TOMRA x-ray sorter

1st October 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / A game changer for mineral processing he TOMRA COM XRT 2.0 machine with higher belt speed and through-put as well as heavy ining 

Large new TOMRA x-ray sorter

Weir Minerals Pontoon Solution At Madagascar Mine

1st October 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Regular engagement with Rio Tinto’s QIT Madagascar Minerals (QMM) operation and a good understanding of local conditions allowed Weir Minerals Africa to provide the optimal solution to the customer’s recurring challenge on a process pond. According to Weir Minerals Africa’s Dewatering Product... 

Weir Minerals Pontoon Solution At Madagascar Mine

Babcock and ZAC partnership a success story

By: Creamer Media Reporter      1st October 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Striving to find effective, flexible solutions to customers’ unique needs underpinned Babcock’s recent partnership with Zululand Anthracite Colliery (ZAC). Earlier this year ZAC celebrated an impressive average of 5 000 machine hours worked in the space of just one year, with zero downtime while... 

Renewable Energy Projects Are ‘Home Ground’ For Raubex Infra

1st October 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Renewable energy infrastructure specialist Raubex Infra is looking forward to the rollout of public-private solar and wind energy projects this year and is excited about Energy Minister Jeff Radebe’s announcement of a fifth bid window to be launched in November. “Our work in the renewable energy... 

Renewable Energy Projects Are ‘Home Ground’ For Raubex Infra

Strikes And Their Economic Consequences

1st October 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Perfect Word Consulting (Pty) Ltd After conducting intensive research* into the topic of strikes and labour unrest, the Mandela Initiative came to several conclusions. One of these was that the right to strike is made up of a delicate balance between the power of firms and the rights of... 

Fourth Industrial Revolution Upon Us

1st October 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / We are living in a connected society where most people have access to smart mobile devices. Having quick access to information has become an extension of our existence. We have begun to see internet access, among other things, becoming cheaper and far more accessible than ever before. Technology... 

Fourth Industrial Revolution Upon Us

Cranes For Tankhouses

1st October 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The African market for tankhouse cranes is flourishing, with strong demand in a geographical band stretching from the Equator to the Tropic of Capricorn.  For end users of this type of crane, the main concern remains the same – prompt and effective after sales service. Tankhouse cranes are... 

Cranes For Tankhouses

South Africa’s food and beverage industry a key driver for future economic growth

By: Creamer Media Reporter      1st October 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / With South Africa having the most advanced and refined food and beverage market on the African continent, Frost & Sullivan believes in a 4%-7% estimated growth in the sector by 2020. The agricultural, agro-processing and food and beverage industries provide an abundance of opportunity for... 

Latest products and technologies revealed at Electra Mining Africa

By: Creamer Media Reporter      1st October 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Over 850 exhibitors showcased their latest new innovations, products and services at one of the world’s biggest mining and industrial trade exhibitions. Held at the Johannesburg Expo Centre in Nasrec from 10-14 September, leading players in the mining, manufacturing, automation, electrical and... 

SMEC Africa at Future Energy East Africa Conference, Nairobi

By: Creamer Media Reporter      1st October 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / SMEC Africa participated in the Future Energy East Africa Conference held in Nairobi’s Kenyatta International Conference Centre from 12 – 13 September.  The conference is the largest such regional event and provides a platform for public and private stakeholders to engage in discussions around... 

The Digital Virus: Have you been vaccinated?

By: Creamer Media Reporter      1st October 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / A study conducted by researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is showing that humans are to blame for the spread of the digital virus commonly referred to as fake news. While it has been easy for governments and everyday persons to blame bots (automated or non-human... 

Engen Refinery Emergency Exercise

28th September 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Engen Refinery places the highest premium on safety and carries out regular emergency response exercises to test and perfect preparedness for dealing with incidents that could potentially put people at risk. As such, plant personnel supported by emergency services conducted a major simulated... 

Engen Refinery Emergency Exercise

Reducing Customisations For Greater Manufacturing Efficiency

28th September 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Customisation is often sold as a software benefit. “It is tailor-made, unique and built only for your organisation” – these were the constant and reliable sentiments of the past. While bespoke software design certainly had its place in history, as the pace of innovation in tech continues to rise,... 

Reducing Customisations For Greater Manufacturing Efficiency

Rand-Air's MIRS training investment – 'generating’ the power behind top-quality staff

28th September 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / In the 45 years since Rand-Air’s inception, this market-leading compressed air and generator rental business has not only maintained a stringent focus on the quality of its products  and customer service – but also the quality of the people who provide the critical interface between the company... 

Rand-Air's MIRS training investment – 'generating’ the power behind top-quality staff

Motherwell Passenger Rail a potential boon for Port Elizabeth

28th September 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Designed by GIBB Engineering and Architecture, the Motherwell Passenger Rail Corridor (MPRC) in the Eastern Cape is one of PRASA’s largest rail projects. The MPRC, when constructed will be a major benefit for Port Elizabeth and could lead to other important developments, such as the upgrading of... 

Motherwell Passenger Rail a potential boon for Port Elizabeth

Track and trace with PackVerifi

28th September 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Track and trace technology ensures that brand owners can track their products throughout the supply chain and, among other things, protect their shipments against counterfeiting. To do this, product coding and marking is essential for providing traceability information that is displayed on... 

Full rope-access inspection service deployed at major petchem plant

28th September 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The full suite of inspection services from Skyriders was on display recently at a maintenance project at a major petrochemical producer in the Free State. “This was definitely a first for us, given the extent of the rope-access services required,” Skyriders Marketing Manager Mike Zinn comments.... 

Full rope-access inspection service deployed at major petchem plant

AECOM continues to build on its track record in the rail industry

28th September 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Integrated infrastructure development company AECOM plays a key role in identifying the need for railway projects, conceptualising these, assessing the feasibility, undertaking the planning, designing the services and infrastructure, assisting with the procurement, and then managing the... 

AECOM continues to build on its track record in the rail industry

Reducing Customisations For Greater Manufacturing Efficiency

28th September 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Customisation is often sold as a software benefit. “It is tailor-made, unique and built only for your organisation” – these were the constant and reliable sentiments of the past. While bespoke software design certainly had its place in history, as the pace of innovation in tech continues to rise,... 

Comstor Southern Africa now to offer SolarWinds to resellers in South Africa

28th September 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Comstor Southern Africa is pleased to announce that customers in South Africa now, as a result of the extension of its distribution contract, have access to the full range of end-to-end IT infrastructure management software solutions from SolarWinds. SolarWinds dramatically simplifies the process... 

SAIMechE Elects First Female President

28th September 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The South African Institution for Mechanical Engineers (SAIMechE) recently voted in their new National Council members for the 2018-2020 session at their AGM on 8 August 2018, electing Prof Debby Blaine as their new President.  Debby is an Associate-Professor at Stellenbosch University, in the... 

Supplier Grow Conference

By: Creamer Media Reporter      28th September 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / “Technology is a gift from God. After the gift of life, it is probably the greatest of Gods gifts. It is the mother of civilisations, of arts and of sciences” Freeman Dyson The South African mining and engineering sector is encumbered and, in most cases, declining. Jobs continue to be shed as old... 

Engen helps tackle unemployment through Learnership programme

27th September 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / In response to increasing unemployment rates in South Africa, Engen are running various campaigns to recruit candidates for learnerships, which are based on business and industry needs. To date, Engen has trained over 500 artisans and professional drivers, who are now licensed to trade in various... 

Johnson Controls Enterprise Management platform gives building owners and operators powerful new tools to showcase energy conservation

27th September 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Johnson Controls has expanded the capabilities of its comprehensive, analytical, cloud-based optimisation platform, Enterprise Management (EM), by introducing several new features. The new platform integrates with Johnson Controls Metasys Building Management (BMS) solution as well a number of... 

How to use SEIFSA indices for Contract Price Adjustment (CPA)

27th September 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Congratulations you have just landed a very big tender contract! Despite this significant achievement you are unsure on how to proceed with the process, and different questions come to mind 

How to use SEIFSA indices for Contract Price Adjustment (CPA)

Trafigura Group helps re-establish historic African trade route

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     26th September 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Independent commodity trading group Trafigura has successfully taken the first step towards reopening one of Africa’s most historic trade routes, with a train journey that ended in the Angolan port of Lobito on Saturday, September 22. A cargo of 800 t of copper blister, bought by Trafigura from... 

Cummins Filtration Africa Middle East produces best in class coolant and air filtration

26th September 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Cummins Filtration’s coolant and air filtration production plant in Woodmead, Johannesburg is the most modern in the Cummins Group globally. Apart from producing products of world-class quality, the facility also prides itself on its exemplary safety record since being established in 2015. The... 

ELB partners with US Kymeta Corporation Global access, anytime, anywhere, while on the move

26th September 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / ELB Engineering Services (Pty) Ltd (ELB) is pleased to announce the appointment of Kymeta Corporation (Kymeta) based in Redmond, Washington, USA as a technology partner. Kymeta has been recognized for its disruptive technology that is making mobile communications more accessible and secure... 

ELB partners with US Kymeta Corporation Global access, anytime, anywhere, while on the move

President Highlights Importance of Infrastructure Development

26th September 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / On Friday, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced his plan to establish a public-private infrastructure fund as part of the nation’s recovery plan in an effort to revive the nation’s sluggish economy after the country entered a recession in the second quarter of this year. “With a view to unlocking... 

New visa laws don’t go far enough - BARSA

26th September 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The Board of Airline Representatives of South Africa (BARSA) has noted the details provided by the Minister of Home Affairs, Mr. Malusi Gigaba, regarding the relaxation of visa requirements to the country, which forms part of the economic stimulus and recovery plan announced by President Cyril... 

Technical excellence places PERI on top form in construction industry

26th September 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / One of the largest manufacturers and suppliers of formwork and scaffolding systems in the world, PERI’s key focus in South Africa is innovation and technical excellence to assist its customers in cutting construction costs. PERI South Africa’s value proposition of service and customer benefit... 

Technical excellence places PERI on top form in construction industry

REMA TIP TOP and VULCTECH: Spectacular New Development for Brazil

26th September 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / On behalf of REMA TIP TOP AG, VULCTECH GmbH has delivered an impressive innovation to Brazil. The REMA TIP TOP subsidiary from Altdorf specializes in the development and production of high-end vulcanizing presses for splicing of conveyor- belts. With the new vulcanizing press Vulcpress IVE,... 

REMA TIP TOP and VULCTECH: Spectacular New Development for Brazil

Triumph for Triomf Primary, the first Growsmart Eastern Cape champions!

26th September 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The first-ever Growsmart Eastern Cape champion is Triomf Primary. The school claimed the prestigious Growsmart winner’s title out of 60 competing schools and after coming through two tough tie-breaker rounds in the finals of this life-changing literacy competition. Triomf Primary emerged... 

Triumph for Triomf Primary, the first Growsmart Eastern Cape champions!

New regulations clamping down on toxic waste

26th September 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / New regulations governing the disposal of hazardous waste are kicking in, obliging manufacturers to comply with much stricter standards than in the past. The authorities at hazardous waste landfill sites are enforcing the new rules and, in recent months, have rejected many samples of the same... 

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