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Arup Recognised at SAICE National Awards 2018

By: Creamer Media Reporter      25th October 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The South African Institution of Civil Engineering (SAICE) honoured Arup with the national award for Technical Excellence for the PwC Tower at the 2018 national award ceremony.   The winning project, PwC Tower, is PwC’s new head office in Johannesburg. The building has already become an iconic... 

CESA Supports Government’s Infrastructure Fund in partnership with Private Sector

By: Creamer Media Reporter      25th October 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / In response to Minister Tito Mboweni’s Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) presented in Parliament today, Consulting Engineers South Africa (CESA) welcomes Government’s focus on infrastructure development in support of economic recovery and job creation. The organisation supports the... 

Phenomenal Growth For Cognitive Analytics

24th October 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The recently released EOH consolidated results for the previous financial year reveal key information about growth in the Information Technology (IT) industry. According to its reports, the technology service provider noted particular growth drivers within its industry. Not surprisingly, among... 

Phenomenal Growth For Cognitive Analytics

Huge Portals Delivered To Nelson Mandela Bay

24th October 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / A leading construction company has taken delivery of two Condra 60-ton portal cranes for its pre-cast yard in Port Elizabeth. The twin Class Three machines, each one weighing approximately 52 tons, are very large cranes with 30-metre spans and 9-metre lift heights.  They will be used for the... 

Innovation leads at 4th ATNS AVi Awards Ceremony

24th October 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Innovation was the core focus at last night’s ATNS AVI Awards Ceremony, where leaders in the aviation industry gathered at the Council for Science and Industrial Research (CSIR)  in Pretoria, South Africa - last night. The AVI Awards has grown from strength to strength over the past four years,... 

Parts.cummins.com launched as genuine online catalogue for Holset®, Fleetguard®, Onan and Cummins parts

24th October 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Cummins has launched its third wave of feature enhancements to parts.cummins.com. Users of Parts.cummins.com will now find the following new functionality: Global Search 

Parts.cummins.com launched as genuine online catalogue for Holset®, Fleetguard®, Onan and Cummins parts

Scholars beware: phishing fraudsters hunt for university credentials

24th October 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Kaspersky Lab urges academics to be careful online: the company's researchers have detected multiple cyberattacks hitting at least 131 universities in 16 countries, including South Africa, where several well-known universities have experienced at least one phishing attack in the past year. These... 

Jobs Fund spurs high-impact job creation with innovative performance-based investment of R100m in youth employment accelerator Harambee

24th October 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / With youth unemployment at a staggering 52%, the Jobs Fund is supporting the national drive for sustainable employment and inclusive growth with a R100m matched grant to Harambee Youth Employment Accelerator to scale up a social impact bond for jobs. Harambee has been a Jobs Fund partner for many... 

Globally Usable RFID Label for Metal Applications

24th October 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Readable on all Worldwide Frequencies: The New ((rfid))-DistaFerr Global Label from Schreiner ProTech With another new product development from its proven "RFID on Metal" label family Schreiner ProTech has solved a further challenge posed by globalization: The ((rfid))-DistaFerr Global Label has... 

PwC Tower stands proud at 2018 SAICE Awards

By: Creamer Media Reporter      24th October 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Multidisciplinary engineering firm, WSP in Africa, is elated to confirm that the PwC Tower received the prestigious Environmental Engineering Project accolade for the 2018 South African Institute of Civil Engineering (SAICE) Awards that were presented during the gala dinner earlier this month.... 

Community Development Agreements compulsory for mining in Malawi

By: Creamer Media Reporter      24th October 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / A new Mining Act anticipated to be promulgated in Malawi this year will make it compulsory for all mining companies to undertake Community Development Agreements (CDAs). Describing it as an “important change,” AECOM Senior Specialist Karien Lotter explains that companies must commit a... 

Pyrotec and The Age of Agile

By: Creamer Media Reporter      24th October 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The Age of Agile is the title of Steve Denning’s most recent book that describes a shift in business to adopt an agile mindset for management, leadership, innovation and narrative. Having taken root in the software development sector, Steve describes how the Agile Movement is now spreading... 

Engen’s service excellence acknowledged with award

24th October 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Engen has achieved the highest service score in the Petroleum Station category of South Africa's premier service excellence benchmark, the Ask Afrika Orange Index Awards. The Ask Afrika Orange Index Awards took place at The Venue in Melrose Arch, Johannesburg earlier this month. 

Engen’s service excellence acknowledged with award

Reducing commercial and industrial fire risks

By: Creamer Media Reporter      24th October 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Sprinkler systems remain the optimal manner in which to supress fires in commercial and industrial properties. While sprinkler system use in buildings dates back to the 19th century, they are in fact still the best manner to ensure the safety of lives and protect infrastructure. In light of the... 

‘Finish’ first: Timesavers' new deburring and grinding equipment on show at Euroblech 2018

24th October 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Euroblech is arguably the world's ultimate trade exhibition for all those involved in steel processing. This year, leading abrasive finishing solutions provider Timesavers is showcasing a number of new machines at Euroblech, including the popular 42 RB Series. This year, the utility of this... 

‘Finish’ first: Timesavers' new deburring and grinding equipment on show at Euroblech 2018

WorleyParsons supports local contractor constructing Heat Tolerance Testing Station at Venetia mine

By: Creamer Media Reporter      24th October 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Situated 80 km from Musina (formerly Messina) in the Limpopo Province, the Venetia diamond mine, which opened in 1992, is De Beers Consolidated Mines’ flagship operation. The mine is South Africa’s largest diamond producer, with an output of approximately 4Mct of diamond. De Beers is now in the... 

Modern Water signs AMBC collaboration for Africa

24th October 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Modern Water plc, the owner of leading technologies for water and wastewater treatment and for the monitoring of water quality, has entered into a collaboration agreement with WEC Projects (Pty) Ltd, a leading South African EPC (engineering, procurement & construction) contractor which... 

How to win a brand-new Polo Vivo with Engen

24th October 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Congratulations to the first of four lucky winners in the Engen’s Wheel of Fortune competition.
The brand-new Polo Vivo was handed over at Engen Maunde in Pretoria over the weekend.

Over the next week three additional lucky Engen customers stand the chance of winning a spanking new 1.4 Polo... 

How to win a brand-new Polo Vivo with Engen

Danone Southern Africa Joins Polystyrene Association Of SA

24th October 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Danone Southern Africa has become the latest producer of High Impact Polystyrene (HIPS) to join the Polystyrene Association of South Africa, a non-profit Product Recovery Organisation (PRO) representing the entire value chain of polystyrene packaging manufacturers, collectors and recyclers.... 

Danone Southern Africa Joins Polystyrene Association Of SA

MICROMINE’s mobile app update lets you get more control over your mine from your phone

24th October 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / MICROMINE is pleased to announce the latest version of its mobile app, Pitram Connect v1.2.2, is now available for download. The app is available now on the App Store for iPhone and iPad (iOS10 and above) and on Google Play for Android phones and tablets (6.0 Marshmallow and above). Pitram... 

Data centre design and build is evolving – here’s why:

24th October 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / By Jos Baart, Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Flexenclosure With new data centre capacity needed at an ever-accelerating pace, rushing the delivery of a new facility significantly increases risk. Find out how off-site construction, integration and testing prior to final on site commissioning... 

Data centre design and build is evolving – here’s why:

South African cloud adoption curve increases its trajectory

24th October 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Local cloud adoption on the rise The cloud adoption curve should plateau in South Africa, according to Andrew Cruise, managing director, Routed, a vendor neutral cloud infrastructure provider. As a result of the rapid digital transformation taking place, cloud engagement is on the increase... 

South African cloud adoption curve increases its trajectory

BBF Safety Group

By: Creamer Media Reporter      24th October 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / BBF Safety Group is proud to have been recognised in multiple categories at the recent Durban Chamber of Commerce KZN Exporter of the Year Awards held at the Durban International Convention Centre. The workplace safety solutions provider – who now exports to more than 20 countries globally - was... 

Air Products opens a new world to a Phalaborwa community with a new library

By: Creamer Media Reporter      24th October 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Air Products South Africa recently opened a library at the Lebeko High School which will also serve the greater community in the Mashishimale, in Phalaborwa. This project was completed in conjunction with the Palabora Mining Company (PMC) and the Palabora Foundation.   The library is situated... 

“Solar energy lighting the way for small businesses”

24th October 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Large shopping centres in urban hubs have been early adopters of the solar farming trend. With ample roof space and large daily energy usage, they are a perfect case study for the cost-saving benefits of solar power. However, the economic spinoffs of renewable energy are truly palpable in rural... 

SA HIPPO submersible slurry pump enters the USA steel manufacturing market.

By: Creamer Media Reporter      23rd October 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / After participating in the CIM 2018 held in Vancouver, Canada, HAZLETON PUMPS was requested to visit one of the largest steel manufacturers in Ohio, USA; being Timken Steel. Timken Steel applies their metallurgical and production expertise to manufacture high-performance seamless mechanical tube... 

A-Gas, CRS help major shopping centres keep cool and green

23rd October 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Commercial Refrigerant Solutions (CRS) of Johannesburg recently used the Rapid Recovery high-speed refrigerant recovery solution from A-Gas South Africa on a range of major projects. The two companies have been collaborating successfully for a year, ranging from Woolworths in Alberton to the... 

Mechanical Rotating Solutions installs Pump Floatation Device for Mpumalanga Coal Mine

23rd October 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Mechanical Rotating Solutions (MRS) has added Pump Flotation Devices (PFD) to their product offering in yet another move to offer a total turnkey solution to their clients. According to Franscois Steenkamp, CEO of MRS, the inclusion of Pump Flotation Devices is a natural extension of the... 

The future of jobs in a digital age

23rd October 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Time to embrace the opportunities presented by digitisation When looking at the impact of digital on the workforce, we need to view job creation in the emerging markets very differently. South Africa needs to embrace the opportunities for innovation and job creation.  

Resilient captains steer M&D Construction Group through economic turmoil

By: Creamer Media Reporter      23rd October 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / M&D Construction Group, a leading South African Level 1 Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment infrastructure specialist, continues to focus on recruiting and developing the leaders it needs to ensure future sustainability. Importantly, these leaders have to be able to navigate an increasingly... 

PwC Tower stands proud at 2018 SAICE Awards

23rd October 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Multidisciplinary engineering firm, WSP in Africa, is elated to confirm that the PwC Tower received the prestigious Environmental Engineering Project accolade for the 2018 South African Institute of Civil Engineering (SAICE) Awards that were presented during the gala dinner earlier this month.... 

PwC Tower stands proud at 2018 SAICE Awards

Shopping centre benefits from 30 per cent water and energy savings as a result of Optidrive Eco and OptiflowTM

23rd October 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / A major shopping centre near Jakarta, Indonesia is achieving at least 30 per cent savings in water and energy costs as a result of installing Invertek Drives Ltd’s OptidriveTM Eco variable frequency drives (VFD). The monthly water and associated energy costs at the Karawaci Shopping Mall, West... 

Shopping centre benefits from 30 per cent water and energy savings as a result of Optidrive Eco and OptiflowTM

Supplier Showcase Exhibition at Montecasino is keeping it local

23rd October 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The 3rd annual national Tsogo Sun Entrepreneurs Supplier Showcase Exhibition on 30 October in partnership with Proudly South African is focusing on ‘keeping it local’ – to encourage local buying, local manufacturing, and consequently, local job creation, all in the interests of local economic... 

Supplier Showcase Exhibition at Montecasino is keeping it local

Be in the driving seat of your fleet security

23rd October 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The Transport sector plays a key role in GDP contribution in the local and global environments, and is one of the key contributors to South Africa’s economy. If you think about it, almost everything that reaches the consumer has had a road experience, which means that the commercial transport... 

Be in the driving seat of your fleet security

Nature’s incredible ecosystems do not produce waste.

23rd October 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Rather, they are the ideal example of how nature reuses and recycles its embedded chemicals and nutrients, generating and regenerating the raw materials of life. For a sustainable planet, we need to start replicating these natural systems. This closing of the loop is what is called a ‘circular... 

Data Centre Management as a Service is a game changer

23rd October 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Riaan de Leeuw, VP for IT Division - Anglophone Africa, Schneider Electric Connectivity and data continue to transform the way that industries work, how companies interact and how people live. Data centres, server rooms and IT closets all play a critical role in making this happen. 

Debtech Ore Sorters For Jwaneng Large Diamond Plant

23rd October 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Two high-throughput X-Ray Transmission (XRT) ore sorters from De Beers Technologies SA (DebTech) have been installed at Debswana’s Jwaneng diamond mine, as key elements of its new Large Diamond Recovery Pilot Plant. According to Gordon Taylor, Head of DebTech, the XRT Coarse Concentrator Plus... 

This is (not) a drill

23rd October 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / How Cofense™ simulations play a key role in preparing your people against the threat of corporate phishing Over the past few years, phishing attacks that target us at work have grown in sophistication and credibility. While they still pop up every now and then, the days of badly written e-mails... 

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